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Join SonicScoop's Justin Colletti and guests to explore best practices for running a creative business in audio, music and other creative fields. From tips and tutorials on music production and audio engineering, to business masterclasses, interviews with heavy hitting producers, engineers, researchers, journalists, creative entrepreneurs and more, the weekly SonicScoop podcast is unlike any other.
 
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6 Figure Creative

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6 Figure Creative is a podcast that helps freelance creatives earn more money by doing what they love. If you’re trying to avoid the never-ending grind of a 9–5, or just want to earn more money doing what you do best (creating), 6 Figure Creative is your new favorite show! Join hosts Brian Hood and Chris Graham as they explore topics such as mental health, finances, sales, marketing, time management, the digital nomad lifestyle, and more.
 
Tape Notes is a podcast about the art and craft of music production. Hosted by John Kennedy, each episode reunites an artist and producer to talk about the highlights of their collaboration in the studio. Their conversations lift the lid on every stage of the creative process, from kindling the first spark of a song idea, through decisions on style and instrumentation, to finessing the final product. Full of fascinating anecdotes, the conversations also feature early demo versions and stems ...
 
Hosted by the hyperactive music producer Oxygenfad each episode we talk to a new artist about their stories and how they do what they do. There is a human, beautiful side to the show when people talk about struggles they had to go through but there is also a gigantic nerd element to the show when we talk about 90's DOS trackers, DAWs, VSTs, and the best foam to use when building your own sound proofed studio. There is always something to learn from each episode and the takeaways will help yo ...
 
My name is Jamie Lidell and I'm gonna delve into the heady magic of creating music in a modern studio, probe the depths of production, get tech crazy with mixing tricks, studio skills and equipment. I'll be joined by fellow musicians, engineers and all-round audiophiles who kindly share their tips, stories and ingenious insight from the bizarre world of music production. I shall answer questions and seek knowledge from other music makers on a quest to discover how to make things sound RIGHT. ...
 
Keith Mills, founder of the Finish More Music system, reveals the creative strategies and mindsets he teaches to thousands of music producers so you can write more and better music, ready to release and share with the world. Discover workflow hacks to speed up your writing process, mindset approaches to overcome avoidance, procrastination and perfectionism, and compositional techniques to help you take your underground dance music productions to the next level.
 
Hosted by George Louvis, Stuff From the Vault is a podcast that gives you inside information on the music business, the recording process, gems of information about records you love and "inside the studio" stories of some great known and unknown recordings. Occasionally we will also explore some great pop culture stories from the 60's, 70's and 80's. You can listen here, or watch on our website - www.stufffromthevault.com
 
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GPU Audio is a Digital Sound Processing platform that unlocks a standard Graphics Processing Unit to handle audio production with next-gen performance capabilities. GPU Audio dramatically enhances performance by offloading processing from a computer's CPU to its GPU. I spoke with Jonathan and Sasha of GPU Audio as they shared the potential of GPU A…
 
Have you ever had one of those awkward situations with a crush where you were TOTALLY into them, but you weren’t sure if they were into you? Yeah... That sucks. Unfortunately, there’s nothing we can do to help you there since we give business advice instead of dating advice. What we CAN help you with is the client equivalent of that situation. Here…
 
In this episode, John heads to Miloco’s The Yard Studios to catch up with The Chainsmokers, Alex and Drew, talking through how they wrote, recorded and produced their latest album ‘So Far, So Good’. Giving us a glimpse into their Hawaii writing sessions and drunken nights in the studio, the duo share the initial sparks and early ideas (both good an…
 
As a music producer it’s all too easy to be influenced by trends, and to end up switching tracks to what’s popular at the moment. My guest today chose to back himself, staying true to his path and having the confidence in himself to go for what he really wanted to go for and remain authentic. David Penn (Defected, Glasgow Underground) is a house mu…
 
Jim Hustwit is a music producer who creates bespoke music compositions for film, television, and advertising through his company LARP Music. He has worked for companies like BBC, Universal, and Apple. Jim is the host of the Sync Music Matters Podcast. I had a great talk with Jim about his work producing music for sync licensing. Jim spoke about the…
 
Client acquisition is a nerdy marketing term that basically boils down to one thing: getting clients. While the idea is simple, our freelance community seems to be deathly allergic to client acquisition. I get it... None of us got into this game because we wanted to become marketers. We do this because we love spending all day every day doing what …
 
With releases on Defected, Toolroom, Solid Grooves… Josh Butler is, without doubt, one of the UK’s premier House talents. I sat down with him to cover the full spectrum of what it takes to be a pro artist… …finding creative flow state, methods for inspiration, road testing tracks, and tips on how to boost your chances of having labels listen to and…
 
It's a first here at HOWA. YES I've a returning guest ...... Si Bonobo ! He was here before on EP29 and now he's back to walk us deep into the making of his latest live show. It's an amazing spectacle, with a full band, ample electronics, guest vocalists, wonderful immersive visuals and a very ambitious, scalable delivery. Huge stuff! Was a treat t…
 
Jeff Cooper is a music and audio software developer. For the past few years, he has worked for AudioKit Pro, producing musical apps and building block tools that other developers can use to make their own apps. Jeff and I spoke about the release of AudioKit's VHS Synth iOS synthesizer app. VHS Synth uses samples of synthesizers recorded to VCR to c…
 
Ouch. Does your mix suck? Here are the top 10 reasons why you might feel that way, and what you can do about it. Justin Colletti has coached thousands of mixers through his online courses, mix coaching calls and mastering services, and has identified the biggest factors that hold them back from realizing their full potential. Thanks to GPU Audio fo…
 
If you're doing anything worth a damn, you will eventually hit a point of burnout. There's literally no way to avoid this happening from time to time. The question is "how do you handle it"? Some of us just put our heads down and keep working, trying to pretend we're fine. Others completely withdraw to "recover", but they lose all momentum. This ep…
 
We continue this week with our second special episode hearing about the journeys and lessons from the producers inside of the FMM community. And today I’m delighted to be speaking to Jonas Klugel who produces and DJs under the name Azpecialguest. Jonas has had an incredible 12 months, a very accomplished DJ, recently nominated best new Danish artis…
 
What is the best way to compress vocals? How about compressing drums? Compression on bass? Pianos? ...Compressing the mix bus?? Justin Colletti reveals all in this new free episode on how to compress EVERYTHING. Want to go even deeper? Check out the new full length course Compression Breakthroughs at https://compressionbreakthroughs.com Thanks to i…
 
Keppie Coutts has one of my favorite YouTube channels, "How to Write Songs." Keppie studied and taught at Berklee College of Music. Her latest work is on a new audiobook/album Mothertongues. Keppie was commissioned to write songs and music around the theme of motherhood for the audiobook. Keppie and I spoke about her songwriting process and the cha…
 
“I’m a failure. I should just give up. This industry is oversaturated. I could never compete with the other people in this city. I will never be good enough” If you’ve ever had thoughts like this, then you may have a dangerous condition known as a “Fixed Mindset.” This is where you believe your skills, abilities, and talents are capped. “I can neve…
 
Today is a very special episode of the series in which we’re going to be hearing about the journeys and lessons from some of our producers from the FMM community. And I’m super excited to share these journeys with you because they’ll give you the opportunity to learn from producers just like you… Producers who have BIG ambitions, and who’ve wrestle…
 
Thomas Pipolo, aka Pip, is a pop artist, singer-songwriter, and NFT curator who sold $20k worth of his ‘Backstage Pass’ NFTs within 24 hours. As an advocate for blockchain technology in the music industry, Pip will be launching one of the first ‘on-chain’ record labels, Cotton Candy Records, to help artists build and grow their music careers on the…
 
Are you trying to find more work in mixing, mastering or music production? Justin Colletti offers some key concepts for landing more clients and working on more satisfying projects. ►Get Compression Breakthroughs here: https://compressionbreakthroughs.com ►Get Mixing Breakthroughs here: https://mixingbreakthroughs.com ►Get Mastering Demystified her…
 
Ever meet someone who's able to earn more than they need while still having time to enjoy their lives...without stress weighing them down? A successful, carefree person is a surprisingly rare person to meet. It seems like people are either constantly working while neglecting their personal lives, or their personal life seems solid but their busines…
 
One of the things I've noticed that affects so many struggling music producers, and maybe you can relate, is that they have so many false starts. They show up every day for a short period of time…. …And then it's back to the same old distractions that get them frustrated, overwhelmed, and with absolutely nothing to show for themselves. Successful p…
 
Jeremy Bongiorno has been a musician for over 15 years. From touring the country in a 5-piece band to producing his own sounds at home, he’s seen all sides of the industry. On his site Studio Frequencies, he strives to help independent producers navigate the complicated worlds of music production, studio equipment, and even music marketing. Jeremy …
 
First of all please send music, comments and jokes to lidellmakeswaves@gmail.com and I’ll check em :) Feel free to join the pod patreon for the best sounds and max patches in the known universe and all that! link HERE Let's get on with the show! Ive been lucky enough to work with Daniel on my album Compass (2010) where he overdubbed a stack of thes…
 
What do you do when your income hits a plateau? Do you... (A). Give up and move on to a new career (B). Keep going but try something new in your business (C). Keep doing the exact same thing for 8 years straight and keep getting the same result If you chose option C, then congrats, you're probably in what we call "zombie land". This is the place wh…
 
We’re flipping the script on you today, quite literally! It’s always super valuable to hear straight from the horse's mouth, so we’re turning the tables and passing the virtual mic into your hands, to dive into your burning questions. In today’s episode we invited you, our listeners, to direct the topics that we would cover and to steer the directi…
 
Music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music are amazing for listeners. But, are they worthwhile for artists? Justin Colletti dives into the numbers and recommends better ways to use them in your career. ►Get Mixing Breakthroughs here: https://mixingbreakthroughs.com ►Get Mastering Demystified here: https://MasteringDemystified.com…
 
If you've been stuck at 4 or 5 figures per year as a freelancer, there's likely one ingredient that is holding you back from growth. Without this ingredient, it is 100% impossible to get clients, grow your income, and get past the 6 figure mark (if that's your goal). In this week's episode of the 6 Figure Creative Podcast, my buddy Mark Eckert and …
 
What would you do if you suddenly lost your hearing? What impact would this have on your abilities as a music producer? These things can hit us suddenly and without warning… And leave you reassessing many aspects of your life! When I recently and unexpectedly experienced a sudden onset of hearing loss, combined with tinnitus and other ringing artef…
 
Elisa Di Napoli is a hypnotherapist, songwriter, and best-selling author of Dare to Be Seen. She helps performing artists command the stage and magnify their presence so they can share their gifts with their audience and shine their light on the world. Elisa and I spoke about the causes of stage fright and performance anxiety, as well as how to tra…
 
How do you go from "nickel and dime" $200-$500 projects to premium $10,000-$20,000 projects as a freelancer? To be honest, the answer is "you don't". You first need to make the shift from "freelancer" to "business owner". Lydia Kerr of Telltale Design Co made this transition in her highly-saturated market, and the results are jaw-dropping. Within 4…
 
Not all mixing advice is created equal. Some of the most often repeated pieces of bad mix advice have a small kernel of truth in them... and a seed of destruction. Justin Colletti highlights his favorite (or least favorite) pieces of advice around mixing. What are yours? ►Get Mixing Breakthroughs here: https://mixingbreakthroughs.com ►Get Mastering…
 
A boxer can train hard, spar hard, and still not win the world title on their next shot. But who is more likely to win it on the shot after that? Is it the person who put that work in or the person who didn’t? We have to have absolute belief that we can hit the goal. …because if you don't believe that a thing is possible, you won't go all in. And a…
 
Julie Kathryn is a songwriter, sound designer, and producer under the name I Am Snow Angel. Julie is known for her exciting live electronic performances and sound design work for Ableton, Cherry Audio, and others. Her new album, Lost World, will be released on May 6, 2022. Julie and I spoke about her new music, live performance, and sound design. W…
 
I feel like I’ve been very close to meeting Marta for sometime now. When I went to the Sonic Ranch and met Brad Cooke he was mentioning this amazing woman who was a tape whisperer and I was determined to meet her. She sounded like the coolest! I had also heard her name through the master of mastering, Heba Kadry and then she sounded even more like …
 
In my last day job, I busted my ass for two years slinging video games at a chain called Gamestop. I never missed a day of work, I always hit my upsell targets each month (getting people into our rewards program), our regulars like me, and my manager loved me. After two solid years of "kissing ass and kicking ass" there, I had worked my way up from…
 
This week’s podcast took an unexpected turn… When two members of my team decided to give their own commentary on my podcasts! Now it’s all well and good me giving you my opinions and thoughts each week but I’m always curious to hear others’ takeaways. And that’s exactly what I got this week I was away travelling to see family overseas. Rob and Terr…
 
Want an honest chance of making a living in music or music production? You have to stop approaching it with a 20th century mindset. Music and studio production is a participant sport, not a spectator sport, says Justin Colletti. Here's what that means, and the 5 ways to make an income off of music. ►Get Mixing Breakthroughs here: https://mixingbrea…
 
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