Editing is arguably the most important skill set that a music producer can have today. I talk to many music producers who struggle with finishing their music, often placing the blame on a lack of musicianship, lack of resources, tools and technology. Although all of the aforementioned topics are important aspects of music production, today’s music production game is actually an editor’s game.
In this episode of the Tru Sound Creators podcast, we’ll dig deeper into the importance of building up your editing skills and how these skills can position you for greater success.
Key points in this episode:
1.) Most professional audio applications rely on some degree of post production and editing before being released to the public.
2.) The practice of editing forces you to pay closer attention to details.
3.) Editing can oftentimes be the best way to program realistic articulations with MIDI based instruments.
4.) Mastering the art of editing can help you to develop more patience with the process of music production.
5.) Dynamic mixes can be achieved through detailed editing and automation.
6.) Editing is paramount to sound design.
7.) There is always a demand for talented editors; If you’re a great editor then you’re a great finisher.
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