In this 35th episode of The EDM Prodcast, Sam Matla chats with legendary trance artist Bjorn Akesson. A veteran of music production, Bjorn takes us through his journey from starting with simple software and hardware through until today, and offers valuable advice for novice and skilled producers alike. Having perfected his sound while freely experimenting with it, he shares extremely important insight on the creative process and manipulating energy in productions.
What we talk about:
- How to find the right constructive feedback from the right people
- The importance of following your instincts in the creative process
- Dealing with negative response and elitism within musical subgenres
- Creating and manipulating energy in your productions
- The differences in creating original music versus creating remixes
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Bjorn Akesson on the Web:
The Music Marketing Academy
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Until next time, have fun producing!