Improve Music Production Skills

In this video Freddie from Distinct Mastering discusses ways to improve your music production skills and gives top 9 tips for music producers. These tips are the backbone of music production and will help tremendously if you are getting started in your music production career.


0:00 Start
00:46 Organize Your Workflow
01:17 Stay Organized
01:50 Consistency Is Key
02:06 Pick the Right Sounds
02:32 Learn Your Tools
02:57 Gain Staging Is Important
03:34 Use a Reference Track
04:32 Finish Your Tracks
05:01 Be Patient


  1. Organize Your Workflow – Setting up workflows for efficiency is key to getting music production done in a timely manner.
  2. Stay Organized – Staying organized in your DAW / production session saves on a lot of headaches down the road.
  3. Consistency Is Key – Being consistent with music production creates repetition and repetition leads to skill.
  4. Pick the Right Sounds – Picking the right sounds can make or break your track so pay close attention to the sounds themselves.
  5. Learn Your Tools – Make sure you have a solid understanding of audio engineering and the tools available to use in your music production.
  6. Gain Staging Is Important – Having a consistent level across hardware and plug ins is key to making sure you’re getting the most out of your recordings, gear and software.
  7. Use A Reference Track – References tracks can help you determine how close you are to a professional and quality song.
  8. Finish Your Tracks – Finishing your tracks can get you good at all areas of the music production process.
  9. Be Patient – Getting good at music production takes time.

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