|"Being able to express yourself is a way to deal with everyday problems. It's a way to keep kids out of trouble. It’s something no one can take away from you. Money is not the only pay off available when making music."|
The basic building blocks in any track are rhythm and melody. Learning music theory is good, but once you know it, you can find ways to make it work to produce the music you want to make.
It is important to have a general knowledge of music and sound whether your making music for yourself or for the industry.
You don't have to have the latest programs and tools in order to make music, no matter what the industry says.
Master your tools and software. It comes in many different forms, ranging in various prices. It doesn't matter which one you prefer, ProTools, Reason, Fruity Loops, or any other product on the market, in the end, they all do the same thing. Mastering the use of the software is key. Once mastered, you can make the software do what you need in order to produce high quality music.