Ignoring Pressure and Focusing on the Important

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Focus

This guest post is from Mikael Wills, producer/DJ and label manager at Get Loaded Records. You can check him out on Facebook.  The other week I had a conversation with a friend of mine who is an established DJ and I realised what I ended up saying to him was something that a lot of other people could probably benefit from. The … Read More

30 Ways to Find Inspiration for Your Music

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After a long day you sit down at your desk and open up your DAW to start a new track. It’s been weeks since you last had the opportunity to produce and you’re just itching to get something out. 30 minutes later you realize you haven’t really done anything. It just doesn’t feel right. You haven’t got any ideas – … Read More

Task-Based Music Production – Overcome Creative Blocks, Push Through Boundaries, and Get Stuff Done

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  Some say that art should flow, that it shouldn’t be forced, but rather, freely release itself from the mind and soul. This is all well and good, yes, but what about when it doesn’t? Do we wait? Wait months on end? Surely there’s an alternative? I think there is. It’s what I like to call ‘task-based’ music production. Sounds … Read More