Does Good Production Actually Matter?

You love making music, but you're not sure if production matters. What kind of an effect does good (or bad) production have on your career?

It takes a lot of effort and money to work with skilled engineers and producers… Deciding whether it’s worth it is ultimately up to you. Your goals as an artist absolutely need to be considered, because what you want from your music directly impacts the product you need to deliver to your fans.

Listen now to learn about the production bell curve and why it’s important for bands seeking mainstream success to invest in proper production for their music!

What you’ll learn:

  • When production matters (and when it doesn’t)
  • How to get more fans
  • Why most people will tell you they don’t care about production
  • Keeping your DIY ethos while hiring outsiders for production
  • How your genre dictates your production needs
  • The difference between “good lofi” vs “bad lofi”

A chart showing why production matters more for mainstream artists than fringe artists



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