7 Best Articles on Music Production
The most useful articles on music production from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Music Production Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on music production by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- How Japanese Technology Shaped Dance Music
- Uncovering How Streaming Is Changing the Sound of Pop
- This music production tool is the reason why all new music sounds the same
- The Secrets of Successful Podcast Music
- The innovators who revolutionized Black music
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New to #music production? These articles make an excellent introduction.
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How Japanese Technology Shaped Dance Music
There’s no denying that Japanese hardware - synthesizers, drum machines, and DJ gear - has exerted a huge influence on dance music. How did this island nation come to dominate music production and…
The innovators who revolutionized Black music
From creating message music to production advances, what Philadelphia International Records cofounders Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff built still has impact.
Uncovering How Streaming Is Changing the Sound of Pop
Hit-making songwriters and producers reveal the ways they are tailoring tracks to fit a musical landscape dominated by streaming.
Cryptocurrency’s latest use case: Music production?
Influencers Estefannie and Look Mum No Computer collaborate to produce music based on crypto's market fluctuations.
This music production tool is the reason why all new music sounds the same
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These are some of the most-read long-form articles on music production.
The Secrets of Successful Podcast Music
The producers, hosts, and composers behind This American Life, S-Town, Radiolab, and more on how they use music to enhance—but not manipulate—a listening experience.
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