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The Producergirls crew share 10 production tips

E.M.M.A., Ikonika, P Jam, Nightwave and Dexplicit are here to help

  • Louis Anderson-Rich
  • 2 March 2017

Producergirls is the artist collective founded by DJ and producer E.M.M.A. which is focused on getting young women into music production.

The London-based, Liverpool-born artist, who has released records on Astral Plane Recordings and Coyote Records, started the project last year as a way to address the gender imbalance in the music industry.

Described as a project for the “girls who’ve ever heard a shit tune in the club and thought ‘I can do better that that’”, the 600+ applications E.M.M.A received for the first workshop showed there was an appetite for the concept.

The first workshop was held in London and featured E.M.M.A., P Jam, Dexplicit and Ikonika as mentors covering beats, melody, arrangement, and mixing.

The second workshop take place in Glasgow this weekend with Nightwave joining the collective. Ahead of that event the whole gang were kind enough to reveal their top production tips.

"Generally speaking, it's good to learn the rules of production, but also fine to break them," said E.M.M.A. "No one person uses software in the same way. Quite often you find there are multiple ways of achieving a desired result, too." Dive in below.

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