Making music is more accessible than ever due to the low cost of gear. But it's not without its pitfalls. The difficulty is in learning how to use the equipment and be creative and focused with it.
If you're feeling tortured in your soul, don't let it consume you and paralyse your creativity. By using your imagination you can transform emotions into music and sound and have fun in the process.
Producing an album is no easy task. With that in mind, here's nine patterns and pitfalls it's better not to follow during the process. These would make good new year resolutions for every producer.
Timo Preece, Ableton certified trainer and writer for Ask.Audio, experienced the recent Loop event at Ableton HQ in Berlin. Aimed at the creative musician, this event left quite an in impression!
If you're suffering from writer's block there's good and bad advice around on the net. So, we asked 5 successful producers and artists what they do when facing a creative drought. Essential reading.
In this video interview with Electronic Beats, Fort Romeau talks about his take on music making and how he approaches it with samples and synthesis. Well worth a watch.
Don't be stuck in your studio. There's a world of inspiration beyond your four walls. Now that laptops, iPads & controllers can fit in your backpack it's easier than ever to explore & create anywhere.
Some of us don't find Christmas to be the most enjoyable time... if you'd prefer to hibernate through the next couple of days we can help! G. W. Childs shows how sound can put you to sleep.
No pain, no gain? There's truth to this popular saying. But, often pain is something to avoid! G. W. Childs looks at how your studio ergonomics and creativity are positively related.