Author: Simon Laffy

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Make Better Music 82: Monetizing Music (Part Two)

Working musician Simon Laffy ponders the recurring problem of making music pay...

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Make Better Music 81: Monetizing Music

Doing it for the love will only last so long. What happens when you have to eat? How to make better music, and make money doing so....

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Make Better Music 80: The Art of Remixing (Part Two)

Be careful to maintain the integrity of the original piece, while at all times striving to produce something new. ...

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Make Better Music 79: The Art of Remixing (Part One)

A luxurious wonderland of musical mystery and adventure that both complements and embellishes...

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Make Better Music 78 :The Recording Process (Part Three)

Music is more about making people connect emotionally with your message than being impressed by your playing ability...

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Make Better Music 77: The Recording Process (Part Two)

Style should transcend technique, but it cannot replace it...

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Make Better Music 76 : The Recording Process

No matter how boring, frustrating, agonising or infuriating it may seem simply going over and over the parts to be recorded, the value of that repetitive hand-eye/finger-digit movement will bring to...

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Make Better Music 74 : Collaboration

The ability to listen, appreciate, evaluate and contribute towards a fellow-musician’s creativity is a high order skill and the rewards often completely justify the effort....

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Make Better Music 75 : The Producer

It is a rare gift indeed to successfully carry your own music throughout the entire creation process....

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Make Better Music 74: Notes on Composition

When approaching a music writing session, have some sense of the idea you intend to reveal...

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Make Better Music 73: Mindful Qualities

Quality requires a mindfulness and quietness to allow ideas to form, take shape, emerge and grow...

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