Music production is not an easy task. You have to work hard day in and day out for the production of the perfect lyrics, perfect melody and a perfect song.
Musicians often look for inspiration from different things in life but the reality is that the best inspiration comes from music. Therefore, to help you get back on the track here are a couple of inspirational tips that will help you in producing the best music.
Loosen your mind
It often happens that what we have thought of a melody in our mind does not come out that way and it frustrates us. The key is to relax and keep your mind cool. Having a different aspect of what you thought might help you produce something fresh and new to the world of music. So keep trying something new with a spark of inspiration to it.
Close your eyes and open your ear
Once you have produced music and now you want to experience what it feels like you must close your eyes. It means that when your visual sense is working then hearing sense is given second priority. So to really feel the music, close your visual sense so you can truly hear what you have produced.
Instead of thinking of a perfect melody and beats, it is better to start randomly. We have often noticed that when you start forming a melody without thinking, throw some beat, percussion, and loops a perfect track comes out of it. This trick will help build your imagination and you will be able to produce some of the best and worth saving melodies.
It is a great way of learning how to produce songs. It will also allow you to gain the attention of your audience. Remixing the songs means that you are challenging yourself to create something new from the old best songs.
Lay it out
It often happens that you struggle either with the layout of the track or with the melodies. In such cases, you can gather inspiration and ideas from the tracks of your favorite artists. Copying the hard work of someone else is not cool so avoid that at all costs.
Just understand the way they have created such a hit song and break down the song into layers and understand how they have changed the riffs. This tip will help you solve the problems that you are facing.
Do not force creativity
Creativity and inspiration do not come when forced. Therefore, it is advised that do not make music when you are not feeling like it. Sometimes you might have to force yourself because of project deadlines. However, keep in mind that it might do you harm leaving you angry and frustrated.
Make your production house a place that invites you every time and surrounds yourself with stuff that inspires you the most. In this way, you can become the owner of some of the best music albums.
In honor of my parents’ recent visit to New York and a strange conversation with my mother concerning the Rolling Stones, I’ve been thinking about what I consider to be “parent” music, and not just Rolling Stones, Beatles, Elton John and whatever light folk or quirky side-thing (country, Saturday Night Fever soundtrack) parents just sort of quietly enjoy. I’m talking about absolutely, universally lame adult music that attaches plastic explosives to the bridges across the generation gap. I gotta ask, which is the most notorious “lame” band?
Underappreciated in the public eye, over appreciated at the Grammy Awards (which themselves are underappreciated in the public eye, because they’re worthless) – yes, songwriters truly have it all. They actually don’t, I just figured I’d conclude my introduction to legendary writers with a coldly cliched line. Which actually makes it brilliant, I’m pretty sure. Go vote.