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Music Production Made Simple Podcast by GratuiTous (Riley Weller) - FL Studio Podcast

#030 – The Evolving Template

April 12, 2020

With the release of my new book called “FL Studio Ultimate Template Creation Guide“, I wanted to reveal some best practices I’ve discovered over the years. The biggest point I’m wanting to get across to you is to be MINDFUL of your actions behind this template. Yes, templates can save you time, but you have […]

Music Production Made Simple Podcast by GratuiTous (Riley Weller) - FL Studio Podcast

#029 – Keeping it Real No Matter What

April 4, 2020

In this episode, we talk about a couple things related to music production, but more of just an update of where I've been.

Music Production Made Simple Podcast by GratuiTous (Riley Weller) - FL Studio Podcast

#028 – Managing Your Monies and Paying Taxes

February 6, 2020

You may have never thought to make money through your music, but for those who are just starting out to actually capture some capital in this industry, here's some tips I've discovered to keep my finances in check when dealing with online income. But here's my disclaimer: I am not a tax professional. Please do not listen to any of my advice on taxes, money, or any finance stuff! Please seek professional guidance from a trained professional! I hope this gives some solid help in staying organized with your taxes!

Music Production Made Simple Podcast by GratuiTous (Riley Weller) - FL Studio Podcast

#027 – Collaborating in the Music Industry

January 23, 2020

Collaborating can bring huge potential growth to your brand and music career, but.. it doesn't come without its downsides. In this episode I talk about my own personal experiences with collaborating, and how it's accelerated my growth within the music industry, various ways to collaborate, and how to properly reach out to a potential candidate you'd like to collaborate with!

Music Production Made Simple Podcast by GratuiTous (Riley Weller) - FL Studio Podcast

#026 – Learning How to Research Effectively

January 12, 2020

You may not think about it, but being a music producer requires A LOT OF KNOWLEDGE! Nowadays, with us being "bedroom producers", we actually take on the role of many trades to create our music.

Music Production Made Simple Podcast by GratuiTous (Riley Weller) - FL Studio Podcast

#025 – Playing Piano as a Beatmaker

December 12, 2019

Trying to learn the piano for music production from watching YouTube videos that teach you classical piano techniques? Sadly, these videos/techniques don't fully relate to us beatmakers playing the piano.

Music Production Made Simple Podcast by GratuiTous (Riley Weller) - FL Studio Podcast

#024 – Making a Career Out of Music Online

December 2, 2019

In my decade within the audio industry, I've discovered it's very hard and discouraging, if you let it. In this episode, I discuss how I first started making money in the audio industry with my online endeavors, and how things have evolved over the years.

Music Production Made Simple Podcast by GratuiTous (Riley Weller) - FL Studio Podcast

#023 – Sleep and Audio Interfaces

November 23, 2019

In this episode, we discuss the importance of a healthy sleep schedule to keep a clear mind and stay focused. In addition, we also talk about an audio interface, what features are important to buy one, and thinking about how you as a beatmaker go about creating your music.

Music Production Made Simple Podcast by GratuiTous (Riley Weller) - FL Studio Podcast

#022 – How Easy MIDI Makes It

November 15, 2019

After receiving MANY questions about how to use a MIDI Keyboard to make beats, I decided to put together some resources for you. This episode discusses why MIDI is so powerful for producers.