Director Ford Fairchild Talks About The Chaotic Process Of Creating A Music Video | The High Notes

Director Ford Fairchild sits down to chat about how he is feeling about the release of Brooke Eden’s music video for “Got No Choice.” As you can imagine, directing a music video comes with a lot of hard work and chaos along the way.

Check out the official music video for Brooke Eden – “Got No Choice”:
© Video clips courtesy of This Is Hit, Inc. d/b/a BBR Music Group
Directed by: Ford Fairchild

The High Notes sits down with Country Music icons, up-and-coming artists, stagehands, tour managers, and all the people who make Country Music what it is to see how they prepare for the day before a career milestone.


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How to Be a Successful Music Producer

Music is a great way to communicate information, get people in touch with beauty, enrich our communities, provide entertainment, and help us understand the world around us. It accomplishes so many things, but it also has a very specific purpose.

Production, Facts & Artists

As a producer you are responsible for bringing an artist’s songs to life and getting them on the market. You can do this by scouting for talent, proposing projects to artists and recording their tracks. Then you can market the project and sell it through a variety of platforms including CDs, tapes, vinyl, iTunes, streaming services, internet radio, etc.

Listen To Your Music Often, Not Just Objectively

A good producer is constantly listening to their work so that they can improve upon what they have already done and make their next track even better than the last one. This is not just a self-indulgent thing to do, it’s also a great way to figure out what works and what doesn’t!

Genres And Festivals

A producer will also be very familiar with the genres that they work in and will often have a wide range of knowledge about the different styles of music, and can easily blend genres together to create unique music. This is a big part of what makes some producers more successful than others.

Music is very personal, so it’s important for you to be able to express yourself through your music and share your stories with the world. It’s not about how much money you make or who your audience is, but it’s about creating something that connects with your listeners on a deeper level and helps them to express themselves.

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