What is your weakest skill as a producer?

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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby TheMalenEst » 22 Sep 2012 06:41

Only good thing im starting to get good at is Mastering and Mixing. i also can't come up with my own sounds but hay, i have only been doing this for 2 months :)
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby MRPPony » 23 Sep 2012 00:04

XXDarkShadow79XX wrote:
Habanc wrote:Creating what I want.

I can come up with these awesome tunes in my head, and once I set out to make them I simply can't due to my ass-backwards ability at sound design. I think I register for top 10 worst sound designers, and as such my synths never sound like they do in my head. Then I give up or create something with what I can do.


This. I am the same way.


Ditto. I'm moving out of EDM for a little bit and try making "normal" music but chances are the outcome would be the same. So long as I can make something that sounds good to me, usually I'm okay with the outcome.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby SimGretina » 23 Sep 2012 01:47

Losing interest in my projects probably?.. :/ and then leaving them to dust for celestia knows how long lol
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby XXDarkShadow79XX » 24 Sep 2012 13:48

GAAAH I CAN'T STOP PLAYING BORDERLANDS 2 FOR 5 FREAKING SECONDS I SWEAR IT'S ON AS I'M TYPING THIS!
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Mr. Bigglesworth » 16 Dec 2012 01:59

Melody. I need to learn how to do that better. I have a musical mind, but melody kinda escapes me :T
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby SpyPie » 16 Dec 2012 14:41

Successfully collaborating with people

Everything else I can learn probably :/

But I've only ever done one Collaboration
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Nine Volt » 16 Dec 2012 14:43

This^^

For the life of me I cannot collab. I mean, I've only tried one but still...

I just feel like I work far better alone
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby randomblockfilms » 17 Dec 2012 10:39

Nine Volt wrote:I just feel like I work far better alone


i agree wif dis. i have never done a colab and i think it would be fun, but I've never fully tried to because i just feel that it would be to hard trying to encorporate communication with another human being into a song. lol

but yeah i think motivation would be my hardest thing. i understand a lot of music theory and how ableton works n all but its hard to make something creative i guess. i have ideas for songs but never make em cause i think they arn't gonna be as good as i hope. but hopefully i can get over that :D
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Pickslide1992 » 19 Dec 2012 00:52

An addendum to my last post: Procrastination is my latest Achilles heel. Doesn't matter if you;re the best producer who ever graced the pony music scene, if you procrastinate, you're gonna have a bad time.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby vladnuke » 19 Dec 2012 01:40

SimGretina wrote:Losing interest in my projects probably?.. :/ and then leaving them to dust for celestia knows how long lol

Oh, like nothing else.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Doofcake » 19 Dec 2012 08:31

Writing anything I'm happy with >:C
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby eClypse » 19 Dec 2012 08:39

Making a good mixdown is still my biggest weakness. I can create the sounds, I want to, I'm fine with melodies and I can put an idea into my projectfile but I'm never satisfied with my mixdown.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby NickelDare » 19 Dec 2012 14:29

2 Things..
First.. Always got this kick ass tune in your head, rush to my PC, fire up FL Studio...
Suck so hard at recreating that I forget the tune... get sad, close FL Studio...
Second.. I may be quite OK in Orchestral Songs.. but I actualy want to produce Electro songs...
I guess the hardest part on Electro is creating the synths.. DUH!
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby K3WRO » 19 Dec 2012 22:44

SimGretina wrote:Losing interest in my projects probably?.. :/ and then leaving them to dust for celestia knows how long lol


This.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Motivfs » 19 Dec 2012 23:51

Sound Design, absolutely terrible, I vow to go and learn a shitton starting yesterday. Transitioning is still an issue for me but I am getting better, and still need to learn more music theory....
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby DJ NTD » 20 Dec 2012 00:39

Probably audio quality or finalization. There are small cracks in the spectrum that more top-of-the-line producers seem to fill, and I can never put my finger on it.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Genkar » 26 Dec 2012 16:26

For me it's hard dubstep drops and stuff like that. I find it difficult to comprehend making something so intricate.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Pewter Robot » 27 Dec 2012 00:10

It seems like I'm good at pretty much everything I need to make pro-level music, but when I put everything together into a song, it just does't sound as good as it should, most of the time. I don't know why. I think it's because of my limited experience.
I always enjoy doing something until I have to.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Navron » 29 Dec 2012 10:06

I originally struggled with sound design, but now I think I've gotten a decent grasp on it.

Now my biggest problem lies in having too many things going on at once.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby itroitnyah » 29 Dec 2012 11:55

^^^ Struggling with sound design is my major problem, as well as drum mixing if you can't tell by my signature, lol
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Stu Beef » 31 Dec 2012 02:53

I don't understand technology.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Nine Volt » 01 Jan 2013 17:24

Kyoga you are so knowledge...
teach me how magnets work, o mighty knower of things that do things

So weakest skill... now that would have to be either working with others (collabing or IRL, I'm good with taking fair/harsh criticisms though) or EQing. Mixing I'm apparently good at though, just not EQ.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby LFP » 01 Jan 2013 17:34

I think I've mentioned this somewhere hut mixing and mastering is where I lack mostly, I find sound design and melodies way too much fun to actually read up on mixing XD

I try to put as much effort as possible into mixing my songs as of recently though just so I can evolve in that area.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby Xane » 01 Jan 2013 18:52

Mixing and Mastering is my weakest point... which is quite unfortunate, considering that's what an entire track depends on.
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Re: What is your weakest skill as a producer?

Postby CaptainFluffatun » 01 Jan 2013 19:27

Orchestral: mixing
Electronic: sound design
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