Another Spotify playlist curated by AlbrechtProductions – “German Rap/Hip Hop”. The German urban music scene including rap/hip hop has a long history and went through radical style changes regarding the beats and lyrical content. The playlist shall give you a taste of all those different stages of German rap history. Whether or not you are able to understand its lyrics, enjoy the journey!Continue reading →
Vampr, initially released in May 2016, is a location-based mobile platform that was developed to facilitate networking, music discovery and communication between creatives of the music industry such as musicians, songwriter, producers or other industry professionals. The startup was founded by the two Australian musicians Josh Simons and Barry Palmer and is based in Los Angeles. Being part of Apple’s “Best of 2017” app list, Vampr facilitated over 3,5 million connections between creatives until November 2018. In the following, we will take a closer look at the app’s functionality and use.Continue reading →
Summer is just around the corner! That bags for a new playlist created by AlbrechtProductions to be played on the upcoming pool, beach or at all other outdoor parties and meetups. Hot hip-hop tunes are ready to be played as your soundtrack for probably the best time of the year. Enjoy the sun and have fun! We will extend the playlist as we usually do so stay tuned on Spotify 😉Continue reading →
I spent a bit of my free time again to browse through my vinyl collection and randomly picked three old records and a more recent one to briefly talk about those. If you missed the vinyl selection of the 2019’s first quarter, feel free to read that article first. Enjoy the following presentation of the next four records of my vinyl collection.Continue reading →
Today’s article will introduce tools and frameworks to you that can help you to build a successful (project) team. While doing so, the overall objective is to find the ideal team composition with team members that complement each other in terms of professional skills and character attributes. That should lead to in this blog often mentioned increase in productivity and efficiency. The topic of an ideal team and work environment became more and more relevant for me over the past years. I realised the importance of a well-performing, reliably-working team in the past of working with a lot of different characters and skill sets on several music productions or other professional and academic projects. If you are in the lucky position to have the opportunity to select your team members on your own, I am sure you will not want to miss a well-performing team anymore if you had one once. In the following, you find my recommendations and tips to achieve exactly that.Continue reading →
This time I went through my Spotify archive of playlists that were created years ago and found one that perfectly complements the current playlist collection. Although I did not smoke Hookah since years, I just retained the original playlist name not to change the playlist’s vibe and intention back in 2015. Since then, the playlist was filled with appropriate hot urban music. So, enjoy another Spotify playlist “handcrafted” by AlbrechtProductions!Continue reading →
Being more and more active in collecting vinyl recently and buying new vinyl releases that are worth it from my point of view because of their songwriting and production qualities led me to the idea of a new blog article series. From now on, I want to present you four records per quarter that are more or less randomly selected from my record collection. My intention behind this new article series is to introduce my followers to a broader spectrum of music from different centuries, especially because many of my younger readers might not have listened to that music and centuries before. I am still young with 24 years, but you will see that I am quite “matured” regarding my music knowledge and taste, thanks to my parents. In each article of the series old records (from between the 70s to 90s) and at least one “new” vinyl (from 00s to date) will be presented as part of the quarter collection. Enjoy the journey through different genres and centuries 😉Continue reading →
In the winter, it is the best time to relax in your comfy living room and – occasionally – watch some TV. That is the reason why I want to recommend some of my favourite music documentaries to you this time. Music documentaries are not only interesting if you are into music but are also super inspiring and motivating if you are an upcoming artist, music producer or audio engineer. Regardless of whether the documentaries are about living or passed-away legends, hip-hop, soul or rock – all of those will make you want to be a part of the music’s history.