Entries by jomar

Producer: Oak Felder

Oak Felder is a Grammy winning songwriter producer that has shaped the sound of Pop and R&B music in the 2000’s to this present day. He has worked with artists such as Alicia Keys, Chris Brown, Usher, Demi Levato, Ariana Grande, Miguel, Rhianna, Jason Derulo and The Chain Smokers.

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Abbey Road Studios: The First Steps Inside

31 Oct 2019: In the celebrating of the 5th year of graduates from the Abbey Road Institute, Music Producers Forum was invited to join in the festivities at the most iconic studio in the history of modern popular music. For me it was my first walk through Abbey Road Studios, a walk through music history […]

Collaborative Songwriting – 5 Invaluable Tips

Combing creative forces with someone else is often a tricky exercise. It requires a bit of mutual trust and respect between the writers, and if not done wisely, can have catastrophic results both from creative and business points of views. We asked no.1 hit song writer, author and songwriting coach Mark Cawley for some tips, […]

Thoughts and Things – July – August 2019

From Jomar @ Music Producers Forum Here’s a well overdue update. A Summer in Europe meant that I have had time to reboot and relaunch Music Producers Forum’s website. I’ve been working on a cleaner layout and a simpler content structure so finding articles can be easier. That being said, the editorial direction remains quality […]

Production Foundations: The Recording Team

With today’s tight budgets or with the domestic productions, we have to cover more tasks in the recording process. A traditional high end budget music production will enlist a team of highly specialised studio professional, working towards the same goal of producing that great song. As we all try to cover other roles, its important […]

Song Analysis of Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus’s fourth studio album Bangerz in 2013 featured one of her hit songs “Wrecking Ball”. The song was written by Henry Walter, Kiyanu Kim, Lukasz Gottwald, Maureen McDonald, Miley Cyrus, Mozella McDonald, Sacha Skarbek and Stephan Moccio. David Penn of HitSongsDeconstructed.com breaks down how the songwriting techniques, structure and chorus contributed to making Wrecking Ball […]