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How Important Is Music Theory In Electronic Music Production?

November 15th, 2018 by

Mark Polishook Electronic Music Production

We Ask The Expert, Dr. Mark Polishook

For musical beginners and even experienced musicians, the worlds and genres of electronic music making and production can be confusing. So in this post, we’ve asked Dr. Mark Polishook, a renowned jazz pianist, electro-acoustic musician and self-confessed synthesiser technology addict, the question we hear time and time again:

How important is music theory when it comes to electronic music production?

Here’s what Mark had to say on the topic… (more…)

10 Tips on Composing Music

November 1st, 2017 by

composing music studio
Writing songs is usually a personal process. What works for you may not work for others, which is why most composers write their song.  Writing songs is the process of discovering sound, melody, and lyrics that harmoniously complement each other. With this in mind, here are 10 tips on composing music: (more…)

How To Turn On Your Muse To Write A Perfect Song

November 6th, 2016 by

Perfect Song - When inspiration does not come to me I go halfway to meet it. - Sigmund Freud

This motivational phrase shows that it is extremely important to find a muse before the beginning of each business, especially a creative one like the perfect song.

Inspiration comes to us unconsciously after experienced emotions or feelings. It is a sense of  absolute concentration and commitment which is accompanied by special enthusiasm and emotional rise.

It is harder for adults to find an inspiration than for children. Unfortunately, an experience prevents us from believing in miracles but without it, a muse is transformed into an ordinary accounting.

From a realistic point of view of an inspiration — is a feeling when an experience and the dreams about desirable future are connected. (more…)

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  • Songwriter Tip:

    Once a song is finished, the time has come to decide about the credits, i.e., who did what and how the proceeds from your work will be shared. While doing this at this moment will run the risk of destroying the mood, it is vital to the well being of the relationship between you and your collaborators that you ‘get it down on paper.’ This will prevent at the least an ugly breakup of a good friendship and at worst an ugly lawsuit.