In my first article of this series I presented contrasting arguments on the importance of production quality, and the appropriateness of various levels/types of productions. From that article, I hope we all came to agreement that many levels of production quality are appropriate, and that ultimately, knowing your audience and reacting to their needs is crucial.
As one of the stated goals of the Linescratchers site is to “raise the bar” of quality for our musical community, I will devote much of my articles in this series to improving the quality of our productions. However, I will also continue to explore ideas related to all levels of production quality. Please keep in mind that these articles are written to appeal to a broad audience and I can’t possibly write specifically to every genre, audience, and situation. I’m just trying to give you some basic principles to consider. Continue reading “Music Production and Sound Quality: Start at the Source!”