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DAW Wars: Revenge Of The Synth

analog synths in electronic music

“What’s behind this analog synth craze?” “What has analog got over great soft synths like Serum / Massive / Sylenth?” These are questions I’ve been asked lately. Just when the music software and DAW makers thought they had the market cornered, vintage analog synth makers have been coming back with a vengeance… But WHY? Here’s […]

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7 Habits Of Successful Producers

7 habits of successful producers

Ever wonder how some producers can be so damn “prolific”? I bet you know a producer who’s always smashing out new tracks, collabing, touring and sharing new stuff with the world… Here are 7 secret habits they use to consistently achieve such monumental feats: 7. They’re Proactive AF This type of producer knows the importance […]

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How To Complete Songs (& Why You Aren’t)

how to complete songs

Many producers aren’t sure how to complete songs. Have you experienced this? “Luke, how can I complete more songs? My hard drive is full of unfinished tracks just gathering dust…” I get questions like this all the time from producers all over the world. (Interestingly, our members who have taken our start to finish courses […]

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Are You Making These Music Production Mistakes?

No matter how advanced you are at music production, there are common music production mistakes that every producer makes… Are you making any of these music production mistakes? 1. Trying to produce a track without having any strong musical ideas 2. Focusing too much on sound design instead of songwriting 3. Now organizing your DAW, files […]

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The #1 Reason Why Producers Plateau

I was first introduced to Ableton Live back in 2001 by my good friend Dan. We used to spend hours in his home studio making tunes night after night. I’d been making music for about five years in my AKAI sampler and Propellerheads Reason. Dan was completely new to making music inside the computer. But […]