Tag Archives: Producer

The 10 Best Drum Patterns Every Producer Should Know

Knowing how to play and program drum patterns is one of the most essential skills in music production. The ability to work with the most popular and best drum patterns not only opens up new moods and feelings in your music, it also helps you start new projects and ideas quicker. But what are the … Continue reading The 10 Best Drum Patterns Every Producer Should Know

Producer Gareth Jones, Mixing ITB Acceptance, And Fake Streaming Artists On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

My guest on the podcast this week is producer/engineer Gareth Jones, who’s a pioneer in the use of cutting edge digital equipment, sampling technology, and synthesizers. Gareth produced five albums for techno innovators Depeche Mode and six albums for synth-pop superstars Erasure, and many more.  As the mixer of John Foxx’s seminal album Metamatic, he realized that an artist could truly define his … Continue reading Producer Gareth Jones, Mixing ITB Acceptance, And Fake Streaming Artists On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Producer and Mixer Managers: Guiding Audio Careers [MixCon Panel]

Join five top music industry insiders as they discuss the role of Producer Managers. Moderated by Maureen Droney and sponsored by the Producer & Engineers Wing of the GRAMMY foundation. Find out what they do to help their clients get ahead, their criteria for getting onto their roster, how to Read more… The post Producer … Continue reading Producer and Mixer Managers: Guiding Audio Careers [MixCon Panel]

‘Producer & Mixer Managers: Guiding Audio Careers’ Panel Premieres Wednesday, 10/14, MixCon 2020

MixCon 2020 is about more than just mix walkthroughs: This year’s virtual conference is also providing valuable business insights. On Wednesday, October 14th, at 3 PM ET, MixCon 2020 will debut a FREE-to-attend, essential panel sponsored by the Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing (P&E Wing) with “Producer Managers: Guiding Read more… The post ‘Producer … Continue reading ‘Producer & Mixer Managers: Guiding Audio Careers’ Panel Premieres Wednesday, 10/14, MixCon 2020

An Internet Minute, Recycled Plastics For Acoustics, And Producer Mark Plati On My Latest Podcast

My guest on the podcast this week is Mark Plati, who’s worked with a wide range of major artists including Prince, David Bowie, Janet Jackson, Talking Heads, Fleetwood Mac, the Bee Gees, The Cure and many others. Mark was initiated into the New York City music scene working under the tutelage of dance music legend Arthur Baker in … Continue reading An Internet Minute, Recycled Plastics For Acoustics, And Producer Mark Plati On My Latest Podcast

Legendary Rock Producer Martin Birch Has Passed

If you ever listened to a hard rock album from the 70s and 80s, chances are it was produced by Martin Birch. The producer had long running relationships with Iron Maiden (10 albums), Deep Purple (10 albums), Fleetwood Mac (9 albums), Whitesnake (9 albums), Rainbow (5 albums), and pairs of albums with both Blue Oyster … Continue reading Legendary Rock Producer Martin Birch Has Passed

What is a Music Producer? Culture Club Producer Steve Levine Explains

Every musical project is the result of a group of collaborators working together. Even when the artist is the star of the show, there’s always a handful of skilled professionals to support their vision and make it work. Behind the scenes you’ll find mix engineers, session musicians and most importantly, producers. But the producer’s role … Continue reading What is a Music Producer? Culture Club Producer Steve Levine Explains