How to Finish More Tracks, Find Inspiration and Build Your Brand with Birthdayy Partyy

In this episode I spoke with brothers Jon and Bryan who are the two producers that make up the duo Birthdayy Partyy. I first came across their music almost a year ago on SoundCloud when I heard their first single “Unwrapped.” I was immediately hooked on their unique sound design and creative branding, and have continued to be more and ...

How to Get Organized, Be More Productive, and Build Your Career As an Artist with Syence

In this episode I spoke with Zach who is one of the two producers that make up the duo Syence. Zach is an extremely talented producer and has helped build the duo’s following to more than 176,000 monthly listeners on Spotify and features with some of the biggest electronic blogs and curators there are. Zach also is a core member ...

Mixing Techniques, Reverb Strategies, and Advanced Sound Design with Zen World

In this episode of The Sound.Academy Podcast we spoke with Zen World. Zen runs one of the largest music production channels on YouTube, teaching millions of producers each year. He also is the Founder of Evolution of Sound, and even teaches production at Symmetry Music Academy. Zen does feedback streams with hundreds of music producers each week, so he's very ...

How to Finish More Tracks, Keep it Simple, and Break Through the Noise with Parker

This week I spoke with Parker, who’s an amazingly talented producer that creates all kinds of melodic bass music. We talk all about his workflow and approach to production. One thing that really sparked my curiosity was how many amazing tracks Parker releases. His output is higher than any other artist I know of, so I had to ask him ...

Remix Techniques, Sidechain Tricks, and Successful Collaborations with Crystal Knives

This week on the podcast we spoke with Crystal Knives, real name Spencer Mutsch, who is quickly becoming very well known for his incredibly melodic bass-driven tracks. It was his ability to make really unique and catchy remixes that first caught my attention, but it should be no surprise that his original tracks are just as exceptional. During our discussion ...

How to Strategically Approach Songwriting, Sound Design, and Promotion with Dack Janiels

Meet Dack Janiels. ? He is a successful music producer, internationally-touring DJ, and label owner. He started producing when he was just 16 and hasn’t looked back since. In this post, you’ll learn how Dack accelerated his learning and growth as a producer, as well as strategies to ensure your music gets heard by the right people. Specifically, you’ll learn: The …

How To Make Your Drums More Unique and Interesting

The way drums are arranged and processed can vary so much between genres and especially between producers, but in this episode we really tried to tease out some techniques that we think will be applicable to any type of production. In this episode, you'll learn: How to make your drums more interesting Ways to add groove and swing to your ...