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What does a music producer do, anyway ?

The term ‘music producer’ means different things to different people. Some are musicians, some are engineers, some are remixers. So what does a music producer actually do ? In very pragmatic terms, the producer is a ‘project manager’ for the recording, mixing and mastering process. She has an overall vision for the music, the sound and the goals of the project, and brings a unique perspective to inspire, assist and sometimes provoke the artists. The producer should make the record more than the sum of it’s parts – you could almost say she is trying to create musical alchemy. Every producer brings different skills and a different approach, and this can make what they do difficult to summarise. In this post I’ve identified seven distinct types of record producer to try and make this clearer. We book some of the top music and video producers in the game today check some of them out below!

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