15 Mental Models All Producers Should Know About

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“A mental model is an explanation of someone’s thought process about how something works in the real world. It is a representation of the surrounding world, the relationships between its various parts and a person’s intuitive perception about his or her own acts and their consequences. Mental models can help shape behaviour and set an approach to solving problems (akin … Read More

Pushing the Boundaries with Zac Waters

Sam MatlaCreativity, Podcast, Workflow & Creativity%s Comments

It speaks volumes for the talent of a producer when they can create across multiple styles and genres, and in Episode 32 of the EDM Prodcast, Sam Matla sits down with Zac Waters who has masterfully done exactly that. Pioneering his own sound fusing Melbourne influences with other genres like trance, and even recently having a majorly successful psy-trance release … Read More

36 Production Tips from Future House Artists

Sam MatlaArrangement & Composition, General, Mixing and Mastering, Workflow & Creativity%s Comments

In March, we launched Start to Finish: Uplifting Trance. Next month (May), we’re launching a very special edition of Start to Finish with renowned producer Hyperbits. The genre of that upcoming course is future house, so I figured it’d be a great idea to get in touch with a bunch of future house producers and ask them for a production tip … Read More