So, you’re ‘clear on your sound’, you’ve found your genre and direction. It’s now time to find the right music producer. That person with the skills to help make your song sound great! Where do you start? Will they love your song as much as you do? How do you know what you’re really needing?
In this age of the “music producer/artist”, it can be a bit of a minefield. A lot of these people are more concerned about their commercial success, rather than your work. This can lead to your song, EP, or album turning out nothing like what you were hoping for.
To the right music producer, it’s all about the song and how it can sound great, while keeping the artist’s vision in mind. These types of producers, are well versed in many styles and genres. For example, Multi-grammy award winning producer “Rick Rubin” has produced names like Run-DMC, Neil Diamond, Slayer and even Ed Sheeran. All totally different musical styles. They’ll bring fresh musical ideas and vocal arrangements to the table that’ll bring your songs to a level ready for commercial success. Alternatively, they’ll also be honest enough to tell you if they’re not suited to the sound you’re going for. Their role is to make the whole process as smooth as possible and to avoid any of the pitfalls that you may make if you’re not as experienced.
You’ll be placing a bit of trust in them so with your songs so don’t be afraid to ask to hear previous work they’ve done, they should be only too happy to show you.
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