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Stay Indie: 4 Ways To Sound Unique And Fresh


Posted By : Alecia Bex, Posted On : July 15, 2020

Stay Indie: 4 Ways To Sound Unique and Fresh

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Indiehitmaker prides itself on making meaningful partnerships to help our artists build momentum. This is an article written by Alecia Bex, writer for Primesound.org. The organization’s mission is to help consumers find the most incredible sounding musical implements for beginners, scholars, and professionals alike.

If you’re an aspiring musician it can be difficult to find your place in the market. Thanks to modern technology, anyone will be able to start creating and posting music. To make sure that you stand out, you’ll need to make something that’s fresh. There are a few ways that you can create your own unique sound.

 

1. Try Using Instruments In Creative Ways

Each instrument has many ways that it can be played to sound unique. For example, it’s most common to play your guitar with your fingers or by using a pick. But what if you were to try playing it with a bow, or tapping on it to form a beat? Once you start to think like this, you’ll discover that each instrument will be able to be played in many different ways. For an even more creative instrument, you can venture out into the world to try to record interesting sounds. For example, you might want to use a jackhammer as a backing beat. As you’re doing this, not everything will work. However, it’s still important to play around with new techniques and sounds.

2. Try A New Style

Often musicians can get sucked into one particular genre. However, this can often be a constraint. Because of this, you might want to perform a track in multiple different genres. This will often allow you to hear the song in a new way. You don’t need to release these versions of the song, but it can be a lot of fun to play around with the different styles.

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3. Change The Editing

One of the most successful ways to add something unique to your song is by playing around with the way you edit it. Thanks to modern technology, there are more editing options to explore than ever. For example, you might want to try adding in sound effects. In other cases, you might want to slow down the track or speed it up. To make this editing process easier, you might want to use a midi- keyboard. This will give you lots of ways to manipulate the tracks. If you’re unfamiliar with this tool and what to know what to look for when buying one, check out this midi-keyboard compilation.

4. Try A New Way Of Songwriting

It’s common for musicians to have developed a particular way of writing songs. However, it can become easy to fall into a pattern, where your songs start to lose their identity. If this is happening, you might want to consider changing the way that you approach songwriting. For example, if you were used to working alone, you might want to bring in a partner. Conclusion Being willing to experiment with your music will allow you to stand out, remaining unique. While not everything will work, it’s important to continue to take creative risks. So, use some of these tips to start playing around with your music to develop a fresh sound.

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