Music is what you make it

So Many Hats. The Art of Making a Record On One’s Own

After finishing up his European tour, Omar Velasco has graciously provided us with some insight into his process of making a record. A big supporter of collaboration and “the magic that can be created with a group of resonant people,” the worldly Velasco, has now embarked on a solo career. With his debut album, Golden Child, now

THE SCARY “S” WORD: Redefining Success as a Musician

I am not interested in money. I just want to be wonderful. – Marilyn Monroe I’m fortunate to have had, early on in my life, a close-up view of this industry’s most important element: talent. Spending my childhood with my dad at Trident Studios and seeing influential artists such as The Beatles, Queen and David Bowie

Co-writing: Two Pens are Better Than One

  There’s sometimes a stigma associated to co-writing – as if there’s a purity to the “solitary creator” in music. We’d like to dispel the bad reputation of co-writing and say, categorically, these lone geniuses are a dime a dozen. All you have to do is look to some of your biggest musical idols like

#TrackdPicks: Songs We’re Listening To Right Now

The Trackd team is a group of passionate musicians, and music lovers – you of course already know that. We want to share with you what we’ve been listening to over the past few weeks. Check out some of our highlights below, and let us know what’s been keeping your ears warm lately on Twitter.

The Anatomy & Politics of a Hit Song

Touting his supreme confidence, Ice Cube once said, “If It was all about me, I’d do a whole lot of pop records, make a whole lot of money.” For Ice Cube, and many other people who share this belief, producing a popular song is a choice. From this perspective, some musicians have decided to make

Calling all Collaborators – Show us your Best!

As of February 2, 2016 – there have been over 150,000 minutes of music recorded in Trackd, with over 50,000 projects currently on the go. We think that’s pretty awesome, so this month we want to do something to reward you! For the month of February, Trackd will be giving every user that records and