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Starting A Party In A Big City: Trutopia Shares How NightMayors Became London’s Biggest House Party

7 December 2022

Contents Plucking the courage & going for it Start small Consistency Do something different! Mailing list One of the best ways to get your own brand as a DJ out to the world is by hosting your own party and bringing in bigger DJs to headline while you play supporting slots. This model is easy […]

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How Having A Clean Music Studio Effects Creativity: An In-Depth Interview With Hexcal

1 December 2022

I know more than my fair share of music producers who are the eclectic and eccentric type, and I will be the first to admit that I count myself as one of them. There’s something a bit Romantic about a studio desk covered in scattered synths and production paraphernalia as you frantically throw ideas at […]

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5 Lessons In Musical Collaboration: Biesmans Shares What He Learned While Making The Watergate 28 Compilation

22 November 2022

Collaborating with other artists and producers can be a fantastic way to kickstart your career, gain new fans, and learn invaluable lessons about producing music. But it can also be a task that is easier said than done. Because when two creatives get in a room to accomplish a single task, many more variables are […]

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The Meaning Of Story: A Podcast Interview With PR Guru Franz Hilberath

22 November 2022

Contents Who Is Franz Hilberath?   Why Telling A Story Is Hard For Artists How Music Producers Can Find Their Story What Having A Unique Story Is Crucial To Success In The Music Industry WHAT IS THE MAGNETIC MEANING PODCAST? Webster’s dictionary defines the word ‘Story’ as one of the following: An account of imaginary or […]

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Why Every Producer Needs To Learn Spatial Audio: Spatial’s Monica Bolles’ Career Advice For Artists

15 November 2022

Spatial audio has been on a slow rise in popularity over the past few years, and more and more clubs, venues, and corners of the industry are starting to notice. Yet the number of producers and audio engineers willing to learn how to mix in this new medium hasn’t kept pace with how fast the […]

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How DJs Can Make Money On Twitch: Doc Brown Shares How To Get Paid For Your Music

15 November 2022

Contents Stream Doc Brown’s Latest Remix Below TWITCH ISN’T A ONE-WAY PLATFORM. BRANDING IS EASY. MODERATION & AUTOMATION: SET IT & (DON’T) FORGET IT. THE ANALYTICS ARE INSANE. YOU CAN MAKE SOME MONEY WITH THE RIGHT CONTENT. Throughout the Pandemic, Twitch has been the go-to place for people to hear their favorite DJs do their […]

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Why Producers Should Collaborate: Joris Delacroix and Joachim Pastor Talk About The Benefits Of Producing A Track Together

14 November 2022

Music production is a solitary art. You spend thousands of hours alone in your studio, honing your craft and presenting it to the world, ideally playing your dance tracks to crowds and at gigs.  But as much of a solo craft as it is, producers can find endless benefits from teaming up and collaborating with […]

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lau.ra Shares Her Tips On Landing A Featured Vocal On A Dance Track

27 October 2022

Contents Stream ‘Burnt Letters’ By lau.ra Below 1. Be a good singer  2. Be able to record and produce your own vocals professionally  3. Be flexible 4. Ask for a demo fee 5. Always ask for final approval  While vocalists have never been more in demand by producers, vying for vocal placements in the dance […]

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5 Submithub Alternatives To Get Your Music On Spotify Playlists And Music Blogs

26 October 2022

Music promotional is essential if you ever want to get out of the garage and catch attention from the masses Contents LISTN.LIVE INDIE MUSIC ACADEMY PARTNERED PROJECTS GROOVER BOOST COLLECTIVE Every day there seem to be more and more ways for artists to promote their music. It can be hard to know who to trust […]

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Lessons You Can Only Learn After Writing An Album: Brigade Share Their Newfound Wisdom On The Process

15 October 2022

Contents Stream Brigade’s Debut Album Below Check Out State Funding Get People Involved And Pay Them Stop Building Your Studio Take Time Off And Work In A Studio Away From Your Hometown Make A Plan And Then Work Step By Step Creating the first album is a massive milestone in any artist or group’s career. […]

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Q&A with Artist Manager Keith Harris OBE: Point Blank Music Futures 22 @ fabric

14 October 2022

The event, which took place on May 18th from 11 am – 4 pm, saw music and education giants give Point Blank’s past, current and future students the best advice on how to progress their careers and step inside the music industry. During the event, there were stands from key players in the industry, including […]

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How To Write Spoken Word For Music Production: Two Poets Share Their Secrets

13 October 2022

Rashad thePoet (front center) and S-Wrap (front left) share their wisdom of spoken word in music… Contents Stream Their Single, ‘A New Day,’ Below: What can spoken word poetry add to a song you are producing? Which themes are best to explore when you know it will be set to music? How is spoken word […]

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