The Finish More Music Podcast

The Finish More Music Podcast

Keith Mills, founder of the Finish More Music system, reveals the creative strategies and mindsets he teaches to thousands of music producers so you can write more and better music, ready to release and share with the world. Discover workflow hacks to speed up your writing process, mindset approaches to overcome avoidance, procrastination and perfectionism, and compositional techniques to help you take your underground dance music productions to the next level.

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October 16, 2023 54 mins

Discover how to escape being stuck with the same cycling thought patterns that keep you living in the past so that you can set yourself up for success in music and every other area of your life.

The reason why people use time as an excuse.  ‘I don’t have enough time’, ‘I’ve wasted to much time and I’m running out of time’  - and how to dispel the lies that we tell ourselves in order to create an abundance ...

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Today we are going to be talking about tearing holes in the fabric of reality and collapsing time.

 

Nope, it’s not sci-fi. 

 

This is something you have access to. And easy access to.

 

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In today's episode we have a controversial conversation that I would love to have your input on.

 

Rob from Team FMM is convinced that hardware has been knocked off it’s perch…

 

 …and that the future lies in the box and therefore we should all focus on software going forwards.

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Today we welcome Ambient and Electronica producer John Hayes to the show.

 

John is currently signed on a three-album deal to the excellent Nettwerk label alongside artists such as Sasha and il:lo.

 

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Are you open to exploring something a bit leftfield?

 

We all know that there are ways to get into a creative headspace at the start of a writing session that will help us to be more productive in that session…

 

And maybe you are already making good use of many of them…

 

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In this episode, we’re asking the question - has it all been done before?

 

Have we reached the frontier of music and there are no new genres, sounds, or musical directions to pursue?

 

Given the amount of music in the world and the hundreds of genres and subgenres that exist, it would be easy to conclude that the answer is...

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In today’s episode, we’re going to be exploring that question.

 

Said another way:

 

Just because a particular genre lights you up to hear it in a club or on your phone, does that mean it’s the music you were put on this planet to make?

 

…or could it be that holding on to the belief t...

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Today we’re meeting a familiar foe but in a surprising new way.

 

The enemy in front of us is distraction, and we’ve uncovered some new research that shows that everything we thought we knew about distractions and their impact on creatives is actually way worse. 

 

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No matter how organised and self-disciplined you are, change is inevitable. 

 

And, as a result, that will shake up your routine.

 

This episode is all about the inevitable breaks that from time to time we are forced to take away from our regular creative sessions.

 

Whether it...

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Nobody wants their art to be a stressful frustrating anxiety-inducing experience.

 

And yet I’ve noticed so many creatives bring this upon themselves by creating their own studio paralysis.

 

In this episode, we’re going to be exploring a strange phenomenon that will hamper your ability to make progress with the piece of mu...

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Today we are entertaining one of Spain’s finest House Music Producers, KPD.

 

With hundreds of releases to his name on the world's biggest labels from Defected to Toolroom AND with one of his singles reaching Read more

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Today we are going to be talking about mistakes…

 

… particularly mistakes my wife Ana has made.

 

And let me tell you, they’ve cost us a few quid!

 

But… they have also revealed a profound lesson for me and a way of thinking about mistakes that,...

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September 5, 2022 25 mins

 

Today we are going to be talking about sabotage!

 

Specifically, how we often sabotage our chances of success by worrying, avoiding, and procrastinating on the things that we really want to achieve.

 

Maybe you know you’re doing this regularly, maybe you can see that you are starvin...

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August 29, 2022 32 mins

This is the second part of a double-header focussing on what it takes to get your music signed on the labels you love, and the shortcuts to get you there fast.

 

Previously we heard the perspectives of established artists in the scene learning how to get noticed, and the pitfalls they...

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In this episode, we’re talking about getting your music out into the world

 

…so that you get to impact and share your creativity with others.

 

I decided a great way to do this would be to search through our podcast interviews and curate the most powerful lessons

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It’s not often we have a bonafide pioneer of dance music on the podcast…

 

Today I’m in conversation with house music legend Jesse Saunders who holds the impressive accolade of releasing the first ever House record…

 

…planting the seed that sprou...

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Travis Stewart is the gift that keeps on giving… 

 

Having left you dangling with one hell of a cliffhanger last week, now’s your chance to pick up where we left off…

 

…and dive into part two of our conversation with Travis Stewart aka Machinedrum Read more

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Today we are in conversation with Travis Stewart aka Machinedrum

 

Travis debuted his Machinedrum Moniker in 2001 when he was only 18 years old and has consistently pushed creative boundaries with his music for the last 2 decades.

 

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In this second part of our reactions podcast, we dig into a topic that is continuously raising its ugly head…time.

 

This is an area that relates to all of us and brings with it all kinds of anxiety…

 

Are you spending more time than you need to on your music and how can you save time...

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What is influencing your music? Are you stealing like a thief or an artist?

 

Has your sound found you yet?and just what is YOUR sound?

 

This week’s podcast saw a return of the Team Takeover with Terra a...

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