Semaphore Music

By Chris Castle

This post is a running version of the individual posts on Record Producer Agreements from the MusicTechPolicy blog.  As we post a few single topics on MTP we will add to this post so eventually you will have the complete article all in one place.  You may link to this post, but do not copy it.

Your record producer is probably the most important member of your creative team.  Good record producers understand the physics of sound, but also understand the dynamic of performance and the craft of songwriting.

Your record producer is in many ways a member of your band, and is essentially the creative partner in your recordings.  A good producer helps you understand when you are “ready” to go into the studio both in terms of your own performance as a musician or vocalist and whether your creative direction and songs are “ready”—meaning you…

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