How to get started in producing your own music

Thomann has released a brand new video and audio podcast series, which hopes to delve into many different areas of the music industry giving the listeners and viewers some insight and tips on how to get started.

In this episode, Backstage Pass invites Produce Like A Pro's Warren Huart to share his experiences on how to get started with making your own music. You will find plenty of anecdotes and some handy tips on recording your own tracks on a budget.

The second instalment also looks into the pitfalls and tips for sending your music to potential producers, building a community and how much gear you really need to use when starting out.

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Backstage Pass is a weekly audio and video podcast which aims to cover topics for newcomers and upcoming artists who want to take the next step in the music business.

There will be different guests from label managers, independent artists to booking agents, radio presenters and more, all imparting the knowledge gained within their chosen fields.

The entire show should serve as a guide, showing the music industry from different perspectives and giving advice on how to push on in your music career.

You can check out the first episode below, a primer for the series, which gives you a bit more insight into the show's host, Leeds-based musician, Hannah Trigwell.

Simon Arblaster
Video Producer & Reviews Editor

I take care of the reviews on MusicRadar and Future Music magazine, though can sometimes be spotted in front of a camera talking little sense in the presence of real musicians. For the past 30 years, I have been unable to decide on which instrument to master, so haven't bothered. Currently, a lover of all things high-gain in the guitar stakes and never one to resist churning out sub-standard funky breaks, the likes of which you'll never hear.