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Finding Your Sound

Updated: Jan 29, 2019

Written By: Sam Moses

Every artist or producer has had trouble figuring out their sound at one point in their careers. This article shares my experiences finding my sound and what I learned to help you find yours. So let's talk about following your gut, trusting yourself, and not being afraid people won't like what they hear.

“Fuck shit up”, Joe said.

I was sitting at the console in the south of France at Mix With the Masters, where Joe Barresi (Chevelle, Queens of the Stone Age, Tool, Coheed and Cambria,) and Andrew Scheps (Adele, U2, Beyonce, Red Hot Chili Peppers) began to listen to my mixes.

I was sweaty. I was nervous (cue Eminem song). After three minutes and twenty seven seconds we reached silence.

I looked at them, they looked at me, and Joe said “That was really good, but I was super bored, you gotta fuck shit up”. Andrew felt the same way.