Advance Your Own Music Production
Knowledge & Skills...
Do you want to learn how to produce music?
Music production schools can offer you a foundation for your music producer career. You'll discover you have a range of courses available to you both offline and online.
You'll find however that good courses are often quite expensive and you may not have the funds available to attend these schools right now. You shouldn't let this stop you!
You'll find some ideas below which you can
use right away to cultivate your music production skills.
Learn everything you can about producing music...
You can teach yourself a lot about production when you use the leverage made available to you by the Internet.
There are many areas you want to cover to become a good music producer such as music theory, music tech, recording and even music business topics. Your effort is more than made up for by the pleasure you get when you make your own music or produce music for other artists.
So, what do you need to learn about?
You'll find you need at least a basic music theroy knowledge to produce your music. A good way to learn music is to learn to play an instrument. This isn't vital though it will make a difference to your understanding of music which you can then apply to production.
You can learn to play guitar, which is one of the most popular instruments, with free guitar lessons online.
You'll also find some great free guitar lessons on YouTube.
The piano or keyboard is also used a lot in computer music production because of the versatile ways you can use it as a controller when you make your music with MIDI, so this is another instrument many musicians choose to learn.
Lynne May offers you free online keyboard lessons and further music lessons you can start with today without needing to pay a sweet cent.
You also want to learn about writing music, recording music, mixing music and the production process with the help of production tutorial sites, articles and tips you'll find on the Web.
You can visit online producer forums to ask questions about specific topics you want help with. You should be able to find forums which focus on the exact type of music you want to produce.
I have also collected some great resources which you can use to make your own music online here.
You can always do a good course at a music college or school and you should consider this option should you have the time and money.
Otherwise, you should start with self-taught music making and progress as you have time. You can in this way set a foundation for your music career as you will learn what's needed to produce high quality music.
You can never say you know it all when it comes to producing music because the technology and music scenes change all the time. It's an art just to be able to keep up with such rapid change!
Musicians and producers, even the best ones, constantly learn new things to stay on top of their genre and make fresh music for their audience.
Remember, your music production ability is your responsibility, and your progress will depend on how much time and energy you put in to your craft.
So, take it easy, but take it!
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