The Mindset of
Making Music

WITH KEITH MILLS

FMM032- No Discipline, No Success

In my time in the music industry as a DJ, Producer and Mentor, people have always asked me what they need to do in order to be successful. There is no simple answer to this question, but from my interactions and research of some of the most successful people on the planet, there is an…

FMM031 – Mental Superpowers

In the last episode of this podcast series I focussed on the powerful benefits of listening more to your inner coach and ignoring the negative inner bully in your life. Now you have found your inner coach and started focusing on the positive vibes they bring to the table, your aim is to powerfully enhance…

FMM030 – 30% More Energy For Your Music

Do you sometimes wish you had more energy and mental bandwidth in your life that you can apply towards your life goals and musical passions? Finding this extra energy can often be a challenge, even when we improve our diets, exercise more and get better sleep! So what is it that is draining your spare…

FMM029 – The Burden of Expectation

When it comes to music, we all want to enjoy our creative time and we all want to enjoy being in the studio as much as possible.  However, sometimes it’s great, sometimes it’s amazing and sometimes it just plain sucks!  We’ve all experienced the downsides at some point and one of the common reasons I…

FMM028 – Being Crushed By Overwhelm

Have you ever been in that magical flow when you are writing music, where you’re completely in the zone and somehow it feels like your music is writing itself? It’s an amazing state to be in! But then suddenly you begin to feel overwhelmed at the task in hand. Anxiety, stress, and frustration kick in…

FMM027 – Who said you have to do it all?

There is a common myth amongst music producers that when it comes to our music production, that we have to do it all or else it’s cheating. But what if I tell you, you don’t have to. For years and years the commercial music industry has seen a division of processes with different people responsible…

FMM026 – Are You Coachable

Having been a mentor and teacher for over a decade, one of the most frustrating and infuriating experiences is coming across someone I am coaching who is within touching distance of reaching their goals, but they refuse to listen valuable advice to help them cross that finish line. They have everything set up and ready…

FMM025 – Busy People Get More Done

Over the last 10 years I have taught over 3000 students about music production, creativity, mindset and workflow.  During my time coaching and mentoring others, the number one excuse for people not chasing their dreams and not writing the music they love is…. “I don’t have enough time to make music!” Well I simply call that…

FMM024 – Less is Definitely More

You’re in your studio, you’re listening to your track and you just kind of feel; Hmmm, I think it’s missing something. So you go into your library, threw in some more drums, more fx, more melodies, more, more, more… hoping to make it better but… It sounds worse than what it was 20 minutes ago….

FMM023 – Mac VS PC: There Can Only Be One

There is no doubt that in this day and age having the right equipment in the heart of your music production is crucial.  The central hub of the vast majority of Electronic Musicians is their computer. So, It’s time for you to invest and it’s time to make a choice. But how do I know…

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