Tag: critiques

  • Words Matter: How to Ask and Give Advice With Respect

    Words Matter: How to Ask and Give Advice With Respect

    A quick masterclass on giving and receiving advice with respect, empathy, and professionalism; a must for musicians in today’s industry.

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  • The Difference Between Good and Bad Feedback

    The Difference Between Good and Bad Feedback

    Most musicians today suffer from some level of self-doubt, whether latent or utterly crippling. Learning to interpret feedback is a priority.

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  • A Musician’s Guide to Listening With Empathy

    A Musician’s Guide to Listening With Empathy

    A healthy meditation on active listening, whether to give or receive feedback, that incorporates objectivity, positivity, and empathy.

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  • Feedback: How to Deal With Exposing Your Songs to the Public

    Feedback: How to Deal With Exposing Your Songs to the Public

    Learning how to take criticism and seek out honest feedback does not come naturally to us musicians, here’s how and why it’s important.

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  • Befriend Your Inner Critic

    Befriend Your Inner Critic

    How to create a positive, working relationship with your inner voice, and not succumb to the self-critiques that can damage your confidence.

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  • Critiquing Creative Work with a Growth Mindset

    Critiquing Creative Work with a Growth Mindset

    + Pursue your dreams faster with a Soundfly Mentor! Share your musical goals with us and we’ll pair you up with a professional musician, engineer, educator, or music industry veteran who will help you achieve them in a customized four-week session. This article originally appeared on Ethan Hein’s blog. I’m in the process of doing some large-scale writing about the […]

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  • 5 Tips for Giving Constructive Music Feedback

    5 Tips for Giving Constructive Music Feedback

    + Pursue your dreams faster with a Soundfly Mentor! Share your musical goals with us and we’ll pair you up with a professional musician, engineer, educator, or music industry veteran who will help you achieve them in a customized four-week session. As musicians, we all have been asked to give feedback on our fellow musicians’ works-in-progress, finished music production, […]

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  • 6 Top Places to Get Pro Feedback on Your Songs

    6 Top Places to Get Pro Feedback on Your Songs

    Feedback can be a valuable tool in a songwriter’s toolbox. Especially for new writers, gathering advice from professional songwriters can give your song a big leg up. Most importantly, getting feedback on your songs is instrumental (pun intended) in helping you grow as a songwriter. A pro will be able to point out ways to make your […]

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