Morocania shares his early days prior to the DJ sets & music collaborations [Artist Spotlight]
There is no straight, well-labeled path to achieving success in any career. We all learn and grow each day, and the best platform to learn from is one that exposes you to many challenges. Such was the case for Morocania, a Moroccan come “World citizen” DJ and artist. At eight, he moved with his family to the United States of America. The move helped him take a bold step in touring and living in various regions worldwide.
Like most of us have ambition and passion for achieving our dream job, so was the case for the guru. At thirteen, his zeal to become a music producer was intense but remained unrealistic. To shape his pathway, he took the bold
Step of investing in property with the explicit goal of growing his social networks. After gaining financial stability, he could join DJ school, learn how to produce music, and later get into the music industry.
He learned some tips and tricks along the learning curve that helped shape his music career. It includes; learning to train your ears, learning the music instruments, acquiring a digital audio workstation, creating music, and networking with artists.
Learning to Train Your Ears.
Take time and listen to music from different eras taking note of the style and tones. Analyze each of them based on the trends, popularity, and obscure. Critically evaluate what makes the various genres and the music qualities unique. The technique will help you learn to recognize the pitch, harmony, and tempo. You can independently do this or enroll in a music school and get the guidance of the music teacher.
Learning the Music Instruments
A music producer must learn to play different instruments such as drums, piano, shakers, and guitar. It is also essential to learn to read the music sheet. You can start by familiarizing yourself with the songs you already know how to sing and checking the chord progression. Use the knowledge learned to creatively process your piece while listening to the different combinations of tones.
Acquiring a Digital Audio Workstation.
The rapid technological change has made it easier for people to explore various music productions. Upcoming music producers nowadays use the downloadable Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) that has enabled them to familiarize themselves with the software used in recording and producing music. Since technology has its challenges due to its complexity at first, however, through various online tutorials, one can easily learn multiple features quickly and easily.
Creating Your Music
Morocania believes it doesn’t matter at what stage in the music career ladder you are in; each music producer’s fundamental and core value is the ability to create their own music. Making original music is critical in keeping with the trends that tend to change with changes in the generation’s tastes and preferences. Considering the niche, you aim to attract, it is vital to get fine details of what is best consumed by such age brackets and how best you can use the information to create the best fit.
Image Credit: Morocania