Venus Theory: The Problem with Your Creative Career - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 109

Published on:

13th Mar 2024

Venus Theory: The Problem with Your Creative Career

Venus Theory is a sound designer, musician and content creator. His sound design work can be found in products from companies like UVI, Lunacy Audio, Arturia, and Spitfire Audio. On YouTube, his videos have inspired hundreds of thousands of creators and given them the tools and mindsets they need to a build their careers.

In this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • The Power of Practice and Why You Have to Start Bad
  • What it Takes to Sustain a Creative Career
  • Why More Musicians Should Identify as Creators
  • The Importance of Being Clear of the Goal of What You’re Doing Is
  • The Root of Creative Envy
  • How to Quantify What Makes a Gig Worth Doing
  • Why Doing What You’re Passionate About is the Way to Success

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Guest: Venus Theory

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Stephen Boyd

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About the Podcast

Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Host Travis Ference chats with music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, musicians, and songwriters about the tips, tricks, mindsets, and ideas that helped them define their careers.
Conversations exploring creativity, productivity, and career growth in the music industry. Join in each week as Travis sits down with some of the industry’s best and brightest to discuss the mindsets and strategies that they use in their careers every day.
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Travis Ference

Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.