The Mindset of
Making Music

WITH KEITH MILLS

FMM175 – David Penn: Having the Courage to Follow Your Own Creative Path

As a music producer it’s all too easy to be influenced by trends, and to end up switching tracks to what’s popular at the moment. My guest today chose to back himself, staying true to his path and having the confidence in himself to go for what he really wanted to go for and remain…

FMM174 – Josh Butler on Finding Your Flow

With releases on Defected, Toolroom, Solid Grooves… Josh Butler is, without doubt, one of the UK’s premier House talents. I sat down with him to cover the full spectrum of what it takes to be a pro artist… …finding creative flow state, methods for inspiration, road testing tracks, and tips on how to boost your…

FMM173 – Azpecialguest : Flipping the Switch From Spinning Your Wheels to Accelerating Towards Success

We continue this week with our second special episode hearing about the journeys and lessons from the producers inside of the FMM community. And today I’m delighted to be speaking to Jonas Klugel who produces and DJs under the name Azpecialguest. Jonas has had an incredible 12 months, a very accomplished DJ, recently nominated best…

FMM172 Kakura – Having a Creative Impact in This World

Today is a very special episode of the series in which we’re going to be hearing about the journeys and lessons from some of our producers from the FMM community. And I’m super excited to share these journeys with you because they’ll give you the opportunity to learn from producers just like you… Producers who…

FMM171 Don’t Break the Chain: Building the Habits of Excellence

One of the things I’ve noticed that affects so many struggling music producers, and maybe you can relate, is that they have so many false starts. They show up every day for a short period of time…. …And then it’s back to the same old distractions that get them frustrated, overwhelmed, and with absolutely nothing…

FMM170 Open Mic: YOUR Questions, MY Answers

We’re flipping the script on you today, quite literally! It’s always super valuable to hear straight from the horse’s mouth, so we’re turning the tables and passing the virtual mic into your hands, to dive into your burning questions. In today’s episode we invited you, our listeners, to direct the topics that we would cover…

FMM169 – Hearing Loss: It Could Happen to You! My Experience and Road to Recovery.

What would you do if you suddenly lost your hearing? What impact would this have on your abilities as a music producer? These things can hit us suddenly and without warning… And leave you reassessing many aspects of your life! When I recently and unexpectedly experienced a sudden onset of hearing loss, combined with tinnitus…

FMM168 – Why Most People Fail to Follow Through on Their Goals and What to Do About It

A boxer can train hard, spar hard, and still not win the world title on their next shot.  But who is more likely to win it on the shot after that?  Is it the person who put that work in or the person who didn’t? We have to have absolute belief that we can hit…

FMM167 – Podcast reactions: Agree or Disagree?

This week’s podcast took an unexpected turn… When two members of my team decided to give their own commentary on my podcasts! Now it’s all well and good me giving you my opinions and thoughts each week but I’m always curious to hear others’ takeaways. And that’s exactly what I got this week I was…

FMM166 – Messages to You From Future You

How can you show up in a new way to move from procrastinating to finishing? …to getting signed on the biggest and best labels in your genre?  Well, the best way to discover this is to hear from people who’ve made these leaps… …and made them in a short period of time. The producers in…