The Top 5 Flypaper Articles From November 2022

If you’re new here, Flypaper is Soundfly’s daily blog for music learning, motivation, and inspiration, with articles, interviews, and lessons on all kinds of topics from music production to mixing, composing, songwriting, music business and history, and everything in between.

If you’re a regular here, well you already know all that; and we probably owe you a heartfelt “Thank You” for stopping in to read a post every now and then.

Either way, it’s hard to keep up with everything being published on the internet from day-to-day, so here’s a quick feature of the Top 5 most read new blog posts this past month right here on Flypaper. As always on our website, you should encounter a little bit of just about everything. Enjoy!

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5. Essential Mastering Tips for the Bedroom Producer

home computer setup for music production

By Ike Iloegbu

It IS possible to produce exceptional-sounding masters from your bedroom, here’s how to level up your home audio production skills and tools. Read the article here.

4. The Art of Networking in the Music Industry

two young people talking at a mixing desk

By Kaitlyn Raterman

Here’s our ultimate guide to building your relationships and support network in an industry that can be all too cruel to the artists within. Read the article here.

3. 10 Films and TV Shows With Distinctive Sonic Worlds

10 film and movie posters (discussed below in the post)

By Ian Temple

These days, scoring for film and TV is as much about the sound palette a composer uses as it is about the music itself. Here are 10 examples. Read the article here.

2. How to Create a Minimum Viable Brand (MVB) to Attract Fans

singer in the studio with a full band

By Aaron Trumm

Based on a concept from The Lean Startup, using the MVB perspective can be an enormous asset for growing your indie music brand. Read the article here.

1. 6 Analog Synth Companies You’re Probably Missing Out On

6 of our favorite synths

By Aaron Trumm

With the analog revival, dozens of companies are reissuing and reinventing the nostalgic sounds of analog synth modules. Here are six. Read the article here.

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