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15 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Study Music Production at University

It’s 50% producing music and 50% untangling wires.

1. Immediately being introduced to genres of music you weren’t previously aware existed.

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2. And unashamedly taking control of every single playlist from here on out.

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3. Constantly fighting over studio space.

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4. And often ending up in there over night.

Sometimes it’s the only available option.

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5. Never being able to listen to music without picking apart how it was recorded, mixed and mastered.

Me all the time.. Lol.. #musicproducer #MusicProducerProblems #Music #beats #NoMusicNoLife

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6. The pain of realising you’ve forgotten your headphones.

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7. Or of listening back to your old productions.

So cringe.

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8. Having actual nightmares about losing your music before you’ve saved it.

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9. The nerves you feel when working with the expensive microphones for the first time.

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10. Or when you have to let the entire class listen to your work.

“Will they like it?” “Will they think I’m weird?” “What if it actually is terrible?”

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11. Finding it harder to decide on a genre for your music than actually produce it.

“Is it house? But it sounds like it might be deep house? No, its definitely house… I think?”

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12. Spending the first half an hour of your studio session untangling cables.

This is precious studio time 🙃

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13. The frustration of working for hours on music worth only 2 bars.

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14. Or of thinking something sounds amazing only to play it back and hate it.

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15. And, of course, that feeling when the mix is just right.

👌

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