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 ...

How to Process Vocals Like a Pro (6-Step Guide)

Figuring out how to properly process vocals can be one of the most challenging (and sometimes frustrating) topics for music producers. Each type vocal is different and unique in its own way, which means each vocal you work with will need its own unique processing chain to sound as professional as vocals used in tracks by artists like KSHMR, The ...

Overcoming Perfection, Building Your Brand, and Reaching New Listeners With Patrick Reza

In this episode I spoke with Patrick Reza. Patrick is a producer I've been listening to for years, first discovering his early dubstep remixes In this episode, we discuss how to finish more tracks, keep your listeners engaged, and even how to maximize your development as a producer. Patrick also provides advice on how to differentiate yourself as an artist, ...

Workflow Secrets, Mixing Mistakes, and Continual Learning With Tom Frampton

In this episode of The Sound.Academy Podcast I spoke with Tom Frampton of Mastering the Mix. Tom is an experienced producer, mixing and mastering engineer, and plugin designer. He has mastered tracks for some of the biggest artists in the music industry, and his next-level plugins are used in studios all around the world. Tom has built a career around helping producers ...

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 ...

Layering Tips From Illenium, Brooks, Claude VonStroke and Hyperbits

In this tutorial we go through layering tips from Illenium, Nicky Romero, Brooks, Claude VonStroke and Hyperbits. Each artist provides their own unique perspective on how to layer basses or synths together, and goes through how they used this approach in one of their tracks. Links to all resources discussed In the Studio with Hyperbits: Creating 'Piana' Claude VonStroke Music Production ...