Mixing Many musicians have the most fun in this stage. Once you’ve written the song and recorded all of the parts, you can turn what you’ve produced so far into your musical masterpiece. It can take years to be adept at mixing. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it, however. In fact, you should get started as soon as you can to get a feel for the possibilities.
You may be happy with the verse and feel that you’ve hit on a really catchy chorus. However, there needs to be more some sort of buildup. If, for example, verse 1 has just vocal and guitar, verse 2 may add the drums and bass, and vocal harmonies and the synths may be introduced in the first chorus.
For anyone new to making music, here we’ll go into the six stages of production, so you know what you’re in store for.
If you’d love to write your own songs but have felt hindered due to a lack of knowledge of musical theory, we’ll attempt to address it here. You may have a musical talent, such as singing or playing the drums, or are just beginning your musical journey and would love to write songs. While it can help, it isn’t a requirement to know your musical notations to create your very own melody. Lyrics and rhythm Musicians who have been reading sheet music for years may well find it natural to figure out song structure, harmonies, and vocal patterns due to years spent dedicating themselves to their particular craft. Rhythm Work […]
One of the best ways to become a better songwriter is to master how to write great lyrics. If you’ve only recently decided that song writing is the path for you, however, you might find that lyric writing isn’t as easy as you first thought that it was. This especially may be true if you have little to no experience in other forms of creative writing, such as poetry. That doesn’t mean that you can’t do it, however. Here is a step-by-step guide on writing great song lyrics. Jot down whatever comes to you There are numerous ways to begin. One way is to note down whatever comes to your […]
An area that can sometimes introvert a songwriter is genre. You may not know which genre you’re is actually in- are you in pop or are you in contemporary folk? Maybe you love, and are strong in, each genre. If you’re struggling on which one to focus on, however, it can cause you to feel troubled to the degree that you can’t get started and just write. Which genre? The process of choosing a genre can be a frustrating one, particularly if you’re trying to decide between some of the bigger ones, such as pop and folk. Each style has its own approach to lyrics, melody, and production. So being […]