#7: Ditch the Template; Break the Routine

Let's play devil's advocate to our last episode on streamlining and maximizing our music production time. Today I want to go against a lot of important productivity tips, such as creating templates, routines, and patterns, in order to find new inspiration. Breaking a routine and changing patterns can allow us to climb out of a rut and see things with new perspective. 

For today's episode, let's ditch the template and break the routine!

#6: Maximizing Your Music Production Time

#5: Let's Get Time on Your Side

How do you find time to make music? We all live busy lives. Producing music is so time-consuming! Here are some tips, techniques, and tricks you can use to find and maximize your time for making music.

#4: To Go Pro or Not To Go Pro

Do you want to make a living making music? Yea? Really? Are you sure? 

What does it mean to "go pro?" What are the positive and negative consequences of success? Here are some thoughts on what it means to become a professional, as well as a surprisingly relevant reading of Shakespeare's "To Be or Not To Be" soliloquy in Hamlet.

#2: Make Bad Music

Are you having trouble moving tracks forward and finishing them? Perhaps you need to make bad music. Here are some words of encouragement to see your projects, even if they are not your best, to the end.

Show Notes: Links to things mentioned in the episode.

Social Story Songs with Brian and Chris

Cuckoo (for his #Jamuary2017 challenge)

My #Jamuary2017 Tracks:

#1: Lessons From My Journey

Welcome to the Music Production Podcast! This podcast is an informal and unrehearsed exploration of topics related to music production, recording, songwriting, and creativity. 

The first episode deals with some important lessons I learned along the way. I hope you enjoy it. Please leave your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions in the comments below.