Whether you like it or not, your personality is a unique musical style. You might know what kind of music you enjoy, but does it match your personality? Music is a personal experience for most people. What you listened to as a kid is probably not the same as what you listen to now. When our parents drove us around town, we most likely listened to classical music as well. Those lyrics were imprinted in our minds if our parents sang along to the latest country anthem in the house. You probably remember all of your parents’ absolute favorite songs’ lyrics to this day.
However, as a musician, you are exposed to various musical styles, which encourages you to experiment with different genres, sounds, and instruments. These are all beneficial because they allow you to step out of your comfort zone while also better understanding yourself and the musical identity you want to pursue in the future.
However, because music has no set rules, defining your own sound can be challenging, especially in today’s world, where millions of other artists are vying for attention. So, here are a few music experts’ tips on discovering and developing your unique sound.
Know Your Musical Style
The musical style has no definite “meaning,” but it refers to how people express themselves through music.
Indie, jazz, hip-hop, pop, metal, country, and various other hybrid musical genres are all available. To stand out in the industry, the real challenge is to find one that fits your skills and personality while being unique and authentic.
Listen To a Variety of Musical Genres
Listening to various music genres allows you to become acquainted with multiple, sometimes mixed, musical styles, eventually discovering your personal one. If you go with rock, you should look into the various genre subdivisions that make up the rock musical style. Metal, alternative rock, hard rock, and a variety of other genres are included.
Follow The Musician You Admire
You can follow the artists you like and admire in addition to listening to songs.
If you like music from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, David’s songs are worth listening to. He is a well-known professional songwriter, producer, and co-founder of the pop/rock non-touring studio recording group “Crosswindz.”
When you follow your idols and musical influences and let them inspire you as you search for your unique style, you can take elements of your favorite artist’s style and incorporate them into your chosen style, even if their genre is entirely different from yours.
Who is David Mobley?
David Mobley is a professional songwriter, producer, and entrepreneur passionate about music. He’s the co-founder of the pop/rock non-touring studio recording group “Crosswindz.” He has also produced, financed, arranged, and composed numerous hit singles and albums throughout the 50+ years of his music career.
David is not just your ordinary run-of-the-mill entrepreneur or songwriter/producer/musician, but a human who cares about other humans. He lives a life where he hasn’t spent half a century working for just himself and his gain, but working with and helping others be how they would like to become.