Inspiration linklist #3 — tips from Dr. Dre, Pharrell Williams, Angel Olsen and more!

This week we have Dr. Dre sharing tips for aspiring music producers, a documentary about the art of music recording, Pharrell Williams’ masterclass and more!

1) Dr. Dre in the studio sharing his learnings

2) Richard Ashcroft on his creative process and the new album

“Creating something in the studio is the biggest buzz” — Richard Ashcroft on his creative process.

“A lot of writing can be done in a cupboard, you don’t need a great view. No comfort, just get on with it.” Richard Ashcroft talks about the recording and writing process behind his new album.

3) Soundbreaking — documentary about the art of music recording

“The eight-part series explores the art of music recording, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the birth of brand new sounds. Featuring more than 160 original interviews with some of the most celebrated recording artists of all time, Soundbreaking explores the nexus of cutting-edge technology and human artistry that has created the soundtrack of our lives.”

4) Pharrell Williams’ Masterclass with Students at NYU Clive Davis Institute

5) Song Exploder episode #90 with Angel Olsen

In this episode (sponsored by Soundtrap), Angel Olsen takes apart the song “Shut Up Kiss Me.” She breaks down how she recorded it live in the studio with her band, and how she tried things with her voice that she’d never done before.

Until next week!