The Mindset of
Making Music

WITH KEITH MILLS

FMM022 – The Learning Trap

So you’re finally finishing tracks on a regular basis… But you have this feeling that something is missing, some technical skill that can elevate your music to the next level… So you tell yourself… “Maybe I should learn some compression or sound design. That’s bound to help my music sound better! Let me see what…

FMM021 – Is your relationship holding you back?

As passionate music producers, by the very nature of making music, we can often be locked away in isolation, spend a lot of time alone in the studio, or even share the room with someone while we listen back to our latest project in our headphones This can sometimes cause friction between ourselves and our…

FMM020 – Habischman: I Don’t Like Excuses in Life

 From his humble beginnings in Iran to becoming one of the biggest names in techno, this man has faced and overcome some of the biggest barriers in life to get to where he is now! Let’s give it up for… HABISCHMANI expect you already more than know the name, but just in case…Iman has releases…

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…

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