This week, Mickey Valen sat down to talk.
Mickey Valen is a classically skilled musician and producer who’s launched on labels like CloudKid and Lowly Palace, and his music Meet Me (feat Noe) at present has almost 60M performs on Entice Nation’s YouTube Channel.
We begin off with Mickey Valen’s background, taking a look at his late entry into the manufacturing world. He studied music in school, however he didn’t begin producing till after college whereas he was working a company 9-5.
We take a look at how he grew his manufacturing expertise on the facet, and the way he ultimately made the leap to working full-time on music. He acquired his begin producing for vocalists, and he reveals how he constructed these connections early on with out an artist venture.
On the manufacturing facet, we spent some time speaking about his songwriting course of. Regardless that Mickey Valen is classically skilled, he feels this hurts him at instances.
He discusses how all producers, irrespective of their principle data, ought to method songwriting. He additionally walks by way of his favourite distortion plugins, how he provides inventive and background textures, and what his writing course of appears to be like like when working with vocalists.
We additionally focus on easy methods to embrace the troublesome and annoying components of being a producer, the professionals and cons of shifting to Los Angeles, and among the hidden streams of revenues accessible to producers.
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