Main reasons I decided to leave steady life in Germany for dynamic South Korea in 2017

 

I initially went to Korea to visit a friend (ok, and to check some K-Pop concerts 🙂), but as soon I returned to Berlin, I found myself packing and booking another flight back to Seoul.

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Review of my favorite k-pop places and experiences in Seoul, South Korea

In Seoul latest k-pop hits are blaring from everywhere: shops, cafes, restaurants… It’s hard not to experience k-pop at as fullest, but in this post I will provide my favorite “k-pop” places.

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A bit about my worldwide trips, oriental culture, music production, Ableton & Apple, people I met, things I learned and discovering new sound in 2016

 

My Korean friends always tell me that when an opportunity arises, you need to react upon it as quick as possible. So I did, and here are some of my favourite experiences in 2016.

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Review of the fan meeting concert of South Korean boy band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, on 12th November 2016 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul

As soon as I decided to come to Korea, I started to search for the hottest k-pop concerts in Seoul. I went big and picked up BTS, due to their remarkable new album “Wings” and amazing music video for the song “Blood, Sweat and Tears”.

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5 first impressions after my arrival to Seoul, the capital of k-pop and one of the world’s greatest centres for music and technology

 

It’s been just three days since I arrived to Korea, but the experience is so intense, that I feel like it’s been weeks. I’ve been mostly hanging around Gangnam, a popular hippy district and a home of some main k-pop companies, such as S.M. Entertainment and JYP Entertainment.

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Review of the songwriting conference Songs Con in Berlin on 8.10.2016

 

I didn’t stumble upon David Guetta and Max Martin, like I did at ASCAP Expo 2016 in Los Angeles earlier this year, but it was indeed a unique and valuable experience.

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Will voice synthesis technology replace human singers?

Remember the days when musicians actually had to go to the studio and play real instruments? What if I told you that even recording vocals will become the matter of past?

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Simple steps for overcoming songwriting blockage, finding creative inspiration, and writing better lyrics and melody

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5 best resources for A&R managers, music publishers, artists and others looking for awesome songs online

 

These tips come from my experiences as songwriter, band manager and though my connections. They apply mostly for finding songs for a recording artist, but may be helpful for TV/film/game placement.

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Ableton Live 9 or Apple Logic Pro X? Comparing and choosing professional music production software that fits your needs

 

My background

I’ve been using Logic Pro X for 3 years for producing songwriting demos. Although I am not a full time producer, for my hi-quality demos I do the following operations:

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