This blog will discuss the most useful skills to land that foot-in-the-door music production internship in the short term. Some of these skills are obvious but difficult. Some of these are far less obvious but easy!
Since much of modern music is no longer reliant on these major studios, this can make it tricky for a new engineer or producer to figure out how to learn the basic skills and connect with solid mentorship. This is where modern audio engineering schools enter.
Just like everything else in the industry, there is no foolproof template to follow to get work! Many (maybe even most) producers have fallen into their role by being successful in other areas.
In this blog, we’ll talk about what mixing and mastering is, how they differ, and the overlapping skillset that allows an audio engineer to manage both tasks.