Creative Strategies: Music Production, Inspiration, and Industry Advice

In this creative strategies roundup, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek offers some solid knowledge and music industry advice that will help you be more productive in the studio and more effective in promoting your music. 

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Quality as Marketing

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explains that the quality of a product can make up for the lack of a marketing budget.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: The Path of Most Resistance

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek shares some insight on how to separate yourself from the pack of other producers by putting in the extra effort.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Finish More Songs Pt. 1

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek shares an unorthodox composition technique that will help you finish your productions.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Finish More Songs Pt. 2

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek shares another unorthodox composition technique that will help you finish your productions.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: How to Eat an Elephant

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explains that the best creative approach is taking it one day at a time as opposed to setting lofty goals.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Imperfectionism

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek breaks down the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi and the value of imperfection in art.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Buy Less Gear

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek breaks down the essential kit list for creating quality electronic music.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Genre and Community

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explains that genre-based communities can be beneficial to a musician’s career.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Slow Down

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explains that you don’t need to try and keep pace with the social media world when your aim is to make art.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Do The Wrong Thing

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek  explains that failing is a natural part of finding your path success.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Never, Later, or Now?

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek offers some techniques for overcoming procrastination and getting things done.

 

Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Enhance Productivity and Creativity

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explores the idea of giving yourself limits to enhance productivity and creativity.

Creative Strategies w/ Shadetek: Collapsing the Possibility Space and Letting Go

Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: Input and Output

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explains that you only get out what you put in when it comes to the creation process.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Stop Wishing, Choose Yourself

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek encourages you to stop waiting to be discovered.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: Fear of Trying

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explores the idea that fear may be getting in the way of accomplishing your goals.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: Finishing is a Skill

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explores strategies to help you complete your creative projects.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: The Power of Limitations

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explains that limitations in your workflow can lead to a more prolific output of work.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: Quality Is Not Enough

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explains why quality is not enough to differentiate you as an artist in today’s landscape.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: Copying, Learning, and Creativity

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explores how you can benefit from copying, and how to avoid some common pitfalls.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: Get Ready to Fail

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explains that the fruits of action only become available when you perform your prescribed duty.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: The Art of Decision Making

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explains how decision making is at the core of what makes an artist an artist.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: Choosing an Artist Name

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek offers some sound advice on how to choose an artist name that is both memorable and true to your identity.

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: It’s Not Going to Get Easier

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek offers some straight-talk on how to face the battles of creativity. 

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Creative Strategies for Producers w/ Matt Shadetek: The Power of Sharing Your Music for Free

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek discusses some major economic changes that musicians are facing. As a solution Shadetek offers the power of sharing your music for free.

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Creative Strategies for Music Production w/ Matt Shadetek: Facing The Void (The Icarus Deception)

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek discusses Seth Godin’s latest book, The Icarus Deception, and the idea of facing the void of possible failure as a necessary process for finding new creative territory.

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Creative Strategies for Music Production w/ Matt Shadetek: Music as a Team Sport

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek suggests collaboration with others as one of the keys to growth as an artist.

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Creative Strategies for Music Production w/ Matt Shadetek: Self-Reliance for Success

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek offers some creative strategies that will help you be more productive in the studio and more effective in promoting your music. Matt also explores the idea of self-reliance in order to get your goals accomplished.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Music Licensing for Film, TV, and Video Games

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek interviews Grammy-nominated music supervisor and Dubspot consultant Barry Cole about licensing opportunities for music in today’s media landscape.

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Creative Strategies for Music Production w/ Matt Shadetek: How to Be More Productive

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek offers his insight on how be more productive in the studio and more effective in promoting your music.

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Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Music Producers, Stop Making Secret Songs!

In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek addresses the fear that comes with letting your art go freely into the world and offers some suggestions that will help you be more productive in the studio and more effective in promoting your music.

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