The Mindset of
Making Music

WITH KEITH MILLS

FMM019 – Create Your Future

So you have your vision. You know where you need to be and who to be in order to achieve that vision but you’re not exactly sure of the how. There must be someone or something that can help you with it? What if I told you there is? In this episode, we’ll be looking at…

FMM018 – Blindly Going Around In Circles

When you wake up in the morning, do you feel… A. Excited and motivated to smash out your goals and create music? Or… B. Do you feel like you’re just going around in circles? Doing the same thing everyday and not really getting anywhere? If your answer is B, then this episode is for you!…

FMM017 – Mha Iri: The Workflows & Mindset of a Techno Producer

Mha Iri’s drive and appetite for success has launched her career to spectacular heights in a short space of time. In under 3 short years not only has she been topping the Beatport Techno charts, but regularly DJ’s alongside some of the best Techno artists in the world. So what is her secret to such…

FMM016 – Mha Iri: The Business of Becoming A Pro

From a singer-songwriter in Scotland to becoming a full-time producer and DJ in the land of Oz, this Techno DJ & Producer has climbed the charts and clubs at a phenomenal rate! Let’s give it up for none other than… MHA IRI In this two-part podcast, we dive into Mha’s workflow, production techniques, her experience…

FMM015 – Mixdown: Your Eyes Are the Danger

Picture this. You’re in your studio. You’re finishing your mixdown. You look at your spectrum analyzer and it looks all good, but something inside you is saying otherwise. It doesn’t sound right but it looks right. So what’s going on? Your eyes are deceiving you…. In this episode, I talk about a very common mistake…

FMM014 – The Quantity Versus Quality Debate

What’s more important quality or quantity? What if I tell you that you don’t have to choose! That this is one of those cases where you can have your cake and eat it too. In this episode, we tackle the age-old debate of quality versus quantity. But rather than pitting them against each other, I…

FMM013 – Ghost Writing : The Moral Outrage

In this episode, we look into a seriously contentious topic: Ghostwriting. There’s a lot of social media outrage and backlash when a DJ or Producer are found out to be working with someone else that’s doing most or all of their production work. Having been a ghost writer, a DJ, and having years of experience…

FMM012 – All the Gear, No Idea

Getting sucked into the cycle of buying newest tools and gear is easier than you might think. But the question is…… Is it worth it? In this episode, I look at how our creativity and productivity can suffer when we stock up on unneeded plugins and production tools. Plus, I discuss some of the things…

FMM011 – Weaken Your Demons with RAIN

Anxiety, Perfectionism, Frustration. We all have experienced this in one form or another, but what can we do when these feelings start creeping in? What if I told you there’s a tool you can use every time to help you overcome these feelings? In this episode I discuss a technique that has helped me personally…

FMM010 – The Masterplan

Trying to control every part of the music production journey can not only make the process boring and uninteresting, but it can also hinder creativity. Being an Electronic music producer, you tend to wear a lot of different hats and this can often be overwhelming. So we try to find ways of making the process…

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