Who can answer my producing questions?
How can online communities support my learning and projects?
How can I learn from or contribute to online communities?
Forums and online communities can be great for getting help from others. Let’s take a look at what’s available!
Take a look at the following forums and communities. Spend 2 – 3 minutes with each one:
- Sound Design StackExchange
- FutureProducers Forum
- The Producers Forum
- ios Music Production Reddit group
- IDM forums
Think about the following questions and then discuss with someone in your own community (friend, peer, mentor, trusted adult, family member etc.)
- Why do you think some forums might be useful for certain questions and some forums more useful for other questions?
- Which forum could be best to find out about equipment?
- Which forum could be best to find out about how to record a voice or instrument with the best quality sound?
- What topics do you think you could find out about on the forums?
Share What you Learned
- Link to the forum you like best
- Explain why you think this forum could be helpful to you