The Mindset of
Making Music

WITH KEITH MILLS

FMM090 – Why are you writing music anyway?

No person at the top of their game could have got to where they are if they weren’t able to tap into the reason why they do what they do when things aren’t working out. As music producers we can sometimes feel like everything is going against us – creative challenges, writer’s block, no inspiration…

FMM089 – Matthew Benjamin & Belinda Matwali

“Feeling more balanced is going to spark your creativity…when you’re mentally balanced, emotionally balanced, spiritually balanced, your creativity is like the flower that comes out of all the work that you’re doing.” We’re back for a VERY special episode of the Finish More Music Podcast this week as I’m joined once again by Matthew Benjamin…

FMM088 – When Doing Less is Doing More

“A stuffed diary is counter-productive.” Today we’re going to be talking about one of the BIGGEST lies that we can tell ourselves – that filling every single hour of our day with productive work is the only way to get the most done. We often hear tales of successful people who have got to where…

FMM087 – The Curse of Overthinking

“The only way to become a great artist is to take action and to do it regularly. Surrender to the process” Today we’re talking about the curse of overthinking, of getting stuck in your head, dragging yourself down, and seeing no progress with your music. If that sounds menacing, well, it is. Because the lack…

FMM086 – Tom Schippers: How just one thing can change everything

“If you just keep pushing forward, build your habits, and be dedicated, you’re going to get there. It’s going to happen.” It’s the final instalment of our special case study series here on the Finish More Music Podcast, and I can think of no one better than today’s guest, Tom Schippers, to round off what’s…

FMM085 – Inside the minds of FMM Producers

This week on the Finish More Music Podcast we’re doing something a little different: I’ve asked the members of Finish More Music to share the ONE thing that’s been transformational for them as a music producer. And what’s come out of it is astonishing… A whole bunch of open, honest, and heartfelt stories told straight…

FMM084 – Justin Hancock: Create Smarter, Not Harder

Letting music into your life makes the rest of your life better We’re back for another special case study edition of the Finish More Music Podcast, where this week I’m joined by a rising star of the FMM community – Justin Hancock. I brought Justin on the show because he exemplifies just how much you…

FMM083 – What it takes to become a creative

Sharing is essential to creativity First things first. The fact that you’re reading this means that you’re serious about your music.  Whether you’re a DJ that wants to start playing your own tracks, or you’re a producer that wants to see your idols dropping your music, taking your music seriously is something that so many…

FMM082 – Riigs: Your Creative Process Is Everything

It’s another special edition of the Finish More Music Podcast this week, where I’m shining a light on another outstanding member of the FMM community.  Riigs, AKA Mark Allin, left behind a jet-setting corporate career to pursue his dream of becoming a music producer… But as is the same with many new producers, Mark was…

FMM081 – The Difference That Makes The Difference

We can nearly always achieve more by doing less. The answer is to be more effective or more efficient, or to take a completely different approach We all want to accomplish new and exciting things with our music. And we all want to be proud of what we create and share what lights us up…

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