I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

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I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by COSM » Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:47 am

I am very happy to release a new free eBook - Ten Ways to Keep the Creative Juices Flowing - A Guide for Electronic Producers.

I get asked so often about ways to stay motivated and actually get tracks finished, so I decided to invenst some energy into putting together a pretty comprehensive guide.

I hope you enjoy it.

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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by Klinikal » Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:56 am

Nice! Downloading now.
Thanks Tom! :D

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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by rluk » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:51 am

Good stuff as always.
Thank you Tom!

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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by bkwsk » Wed Sep 05, 2012 3:35 pm

Thanks Tom, grabbing that now.

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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by beats me » Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:07 pm

Thanks Tom. I’ll check it out later.

I reckon traveling the world to play festivals can be motivating. :)

Posting tracks to SoundCloud that maybe have a 24 hour chance of being listened to, not so much. :x

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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by H20nly » Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:09 pm

awesome Tom! thanks..

stay 8)

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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by djadonis206 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 5:59 pm

beats me wrote:Thanks Tom. I’ll check it out later.

I reckon traveling the world to play festivals can be motivating. :)

Posting tracks to SoundCloud that maybe have a 24 hour chance of being listened to, not so much. :x
Bingo! I found I'm most motivated after long nights of clubbing and djing

I'm less motivated after long days at work

But the eBook is great! Thanks

Btw - new expensive hardware is highly motivating as well! LOL!
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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by yur2die4 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:14 am

Thank you! I have enjoyed your vids on many occasions :D

And this is a great read haha

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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by djadonis206 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:18 am

Hey - I'm reading this on the bus now on my way home from work. It's really good
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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by wascal » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:51 am

That was an interesting read, cheers :)

I've recently found (by accident) that the best way to me to actually finish tunes was for my hard drive with over 2 years worth of projects to suddenly die on me. I've gone from procrastinating over about 40 unfinished tunes in a never ending cycle of, as you say 'ant-fucking' (lol), to starting and finishing tunes in a matter of days - Mainly by limiting myself to working on one track at a time ;)
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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by RabidC » Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:28 am

i wish i spent the same amount of time making music that you take to teach people how to make music.

Your tips and lessons have improved my workflow so much. Thank you

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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by Theo Void » Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:12 am

Just read it. Good stuff as always!! Thank You

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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by djadonis206 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:28 am

The eBook inspired me to figure out how to use the Follow Action plug-in in Live. Totally makes things interesting and lets me jam on the Machinedrum.

Jam session, no efx - just Machinedrum and the Minitaur and the follow action plug-in. and my headphones http://soundcloud.com/djadonis206/machi ... ession-pt2
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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by 1.A.M. » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:02 am

Very good and interesting read !
Mighty Tom strikes again ! :D
Thanks !

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Re: I wrote a free eBook on how to stay focused and finish tunes

Post by camoz » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:50 pm

thank you very much indeed, tom

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