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An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz: 2 Making Great Music

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Overview

Learn the secrets of making great music that makes its way into the hands of music biz movers and shakers.

The music business is built around great songs by great artists. The music business exists to bring those songs to life. Managers, producers, engineers, record labels, promoters, publishers, and concert venues: They're all there to help connect music with audiences. But the songs don't write themselves.

This installment of An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz is designed for songwriters who want to make great music, and for industry professionals who want to understand the process behind it. Music insider Steve Rennie provides tips on what makes a great song, what a successful writing process looks like, the costs involved in recording, and the role of a producer. Steve's experience, and his honest take on the industry, will help anyone interested in getting their music into the hands of music biz movers and shakers.

Syllabus

1. Making Great Music
  • Intro
  • What makes a great song?
  • Here's what the pros say
  • The process of writing great songs
  • Finding your true north as a writer
  • Intro and cost to record
  • Role of the producer
  • Making it happen
  • Judging the music

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Steve Rennie

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