Do Producers Earn Money?

Answering the most frequently asked questions about producers according to YouTube’s auto-complete search function, including…

Do producers own masters?
Do producers make money?
Do producers use presets?
Do producers have to clear samples?

I keep screwing up my audio levels, so sorry about that. It’s mostly fixed but still crummy in places. Not up to my normal standard so sorry about that!

Music Theory Is Dumb

Some people feel overwhelmed by music theory while others are eager to learn as much as they can. But, why? What good is music theory if it’s not applied directly to music creation or music performance?

Alternate title: People Are Dumb.

This video features snippets of my interview with 12Tone Videos – here is the full-length, 30-minutes interview. Also, here’s a link to 12Tone’s channel.

Phasing

Exploring Phasing through traditional music score and digital audio manipulation. Phasing as a super cool composition technique which is used to great effect in minimalism and abstract pieces of music but can be equally useful and intriguing in modern music too.

The scoring software is Guitar Pro 7 and the DAW is Cubase 8.5

How To Write A Christmas Song

Want to write your own Christmas Single? This is the post for you!

In this first part we’re looking at the most festive instruments, pick a key and find some chords.

In part 2, we look at lyrics, rhythm and song structure.

And to finish, here is my finished Christmas Single: Button Bashing Christmas