|Identity, Vision, and Intention
Who are you ?
What is your mission ?
What are you trying to express ?
How are you going to get this done ?
(Artist comparison) + (Contrasting artist comparison) with a heathy dose of (Unique differentiator)
->put this together, you now have a pretty good idea in just one sentence of at least where you might be heading.
- Choose an artist similar to you
maybe they have certain elements about what they do that is similar to what you do or maybe they have been an influence on you.
- Choose a contrasting artist
somebody that is also an influence on what you do, and has something to do with the work that you’re doing.
But is as far away from that first artist as humanly possible so that we have a nice contrast.
- Choose your unique differentiator
this could be almost anything.
|Artist Identity Workshop
- Musical identity
pallet of emotions
vocal style or timbre
instrumental style or timbre
- Lyrical identity
subject matter and message
level of intimacy
type of language: coloquial, reginal, urban, contry
charaters and setting
- Personal identity
attitude, visual image, back story
|Producer identity workshop
- Genres and Clients
- The “Hang” Factor
- Creating a safe spaces
- Special skills
musical ability, writing, arranging, etc.
- Techinical skills
engineering, editing, mastering, etc.
- Personal skills
attention to detail, organization, etc.
|What is your identity as a producer ?
|What is your artistic intention ?
||what emotion am I trying to convey right now?
what story am I trying to tell?
|Giving and receiving feedback