Is EDM dead or is EDM life?
This is the question I asked myself when I first thought of this post.
But I didn't want to just dig through sales charts and concert attendance.
I wanted to know what people around the world were actually searching for.
So to find the answer, I turned to Google. Here's what I found out.
When I first started my production career, I would obsess over what equipment my favorite producers were using.
I reckoned that if I could get my hands on the same equipment as them, maybe I too could sound like Moby or Tiesto.
(Little did I know then that the only way to sound like my favorite producers was good 'ol hard work and talent.)
That early obsession, however, turned into a fascination with producers and the equipment they use. I've been tracking what headphones, keyboards, production software, synths, and monitors my favorite producers use.
That's exactly what I'm going to share in this post.
When you’re starting out, one of your biggest challenges as a musician is getting heard.
It doesn’t even matter how good (or bad) you are; bloggers, influencers and tastemakers are just too inundated with requests to give you a listen.
For most musicians, the process to get heard goes something like this:
The good news is that I’ve taken care of step #1 and #2.
In this post, I’ll share a list of 100 different blogs that will listen to your music. I’ll also share my tips for pitching your tracks based on my experience as a musician and a marketer. Continue reading