The first thing I usually get asked as a composer is, where do you start when you write a new piece? Unfortunately there is no definitive answer to that question as each piece is uniquely different. In my second ballet, La Feuille Qui Tombe, I started writing 3 minuets into the overture specifically for bassoon, clarinet and cello, but for my massive tone poem Levensverhaal I started halfway through the second of two parts with a solo organ. Needless to say there is no set way to write a piece of music. This however doesn't mean I can't walk you through the necessary steps.
If you’re a producer, you’ll know that the search for the magic button is absolutely real.
LARI the ghost here back again with Part 2 on how to make a "Juice Wrld" Type Beat on iPhone GarageBand iOS APP. On our last tutorial, I showed you how to create an 8 bar loop from scratch. In today's tutorial I will be showing you how to take that 8 bar loop and arrange it into a full track instrumental.
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Welcome to Part 1 of "How to make a Juice WRLD (Rest in Peace) / Wavy Trap Type Beat using ONLY your iPhone. If you own an iPhone then you may or may not be familiar with the app called "Garageband" (Apple Only).
Until recently, I had a big problem: I was standing still in my creative life.
You don’t often hear this when you’re talking about a creative product, but I believe that if you’re in the beginning stages of learning how to make music, quantity actually tops quality.
It's a fresh new year so why not set yourself a challenge? Learn to play the flute? I have played professionally as a flautist all over England for years and the joy and satisfaction it brings me is just incredible! So you accept the challenge? Keep reading.. I love sharing my advice and tips with budding flautists!
One of the hardest parts of being creative for me is the resistance that comes attached to every project. Not only is it always lurking, but there’s an abundance of it, and if you’re not careful it can destroy your sessions.
Welcome to my first track breakdown!
In my previous post 7 Music Production Tips I Wish I’d Paid More Attention To, I talked about 7 pieces of advice that I should have listened to but didn’t. In this post, I’m going to talk about the things that I did (or still) do that I wish I hadn’t.
So, you wanna be in a band. You play an instrument well, you sing, you are ready to rock. For many, playing in a band is a return to something you loved. Maybe you were a musician in college, or had that singer songwriter tour post graduation. Somehow, it got lost with life, marriage, family, home, and bills. But now, you're ready- willing and able. Let's do this!