50 minutes | Sep 3rd 2020

#150: Seth Hills on Boosting Your Creativity And Finding A Signature Sound

Show Notes: edmprod.com/150 This week, Seth Hills sat down to chat on the EDM Prodcast. Seth Hills is a Dutch DJ and producer who’s released on labels like STMPD RCRDS, Revealed Recordings, and Axtone Records. We start off with Seth Hills background, discussing Seth’s transition from guitar hero expert to musician and producer. He exclusively produced hardstyle for the first few years, and he explains why he moved away from it to the more open club-centric style he’s writing now. He also breaks down why he avoided attending a music school, choosing to attend a marketing school instead, and how he got his first tracks signed to Revealed Recordings. Later on, Seth explains how he fell into ghost producing and how it helps him stay more creative as an artist, and what the process was for signing with Martin Garrix’s STMPD RCRDS. On the production side, Seth Hills explains what his writing and production workflow looks like. He breaks down how he produces such creative arrangements, explaining how he uses synths, samples, and post processing to build his memorable drop sections. He also explains his approach to mixing, offering his best advice on how to achieve a professional quality mixdown. Later on, Seth discusses how he’s been making the most of the pandemic situation. He also breaks down the exact steps he took to find his signature sound, offering his best advice for artists that are still looking for theirs. Connect with Seth Hills: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SethHillsMusic Twitter: https://twitter.com/SethHills Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sethhills/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5nFt7a5Du2MkdAr1KniXh7 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/sethhillsmusic
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