Noah Neiman on Balancing Work with Music and Increasing Productivity

In this episode, I sit down with Noah Neiman, one of my favorite producers at the moment and someone who’s been making waves in the scene with releases on major labels like Armada Music and Enhanced.

Here’s the thing though – he’s also a doctor. I thought he made music full time (I mistakenly asked him during the interview about the moment when he decided to pursue music full time, and he politely informed me he wasn’t doing it full time). So, in addition to diving into technical stuff like how he processes his leads, we also talk at length about how to increase your output by using routines.

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What we talk about:

  • Balancing work and music
  • Increasing productivity with routines
  • Knowing the sound of your speakers/headphones/room
  • Connecting different sounding parts of a song
  • Coming up with ideas for melodies
  • Layering and processing lead sounds
  • Picking strong source material & tuning samples
  • Advice for aspiring producers
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