Pick Yourself

The podcast that helps you build
a meaningful electronic music career

About Pick Yourself

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My mission with this podcast is to empower you with the strategies, mindset, tactics and tools you need to establish yourself in the electronic music scene. If you believe in self-growth, this is for you.

Instead of offering you quick and easy hacks to exploit the latest social media trend, Pick Yourself is focusing on the things that truly matter: Producing remarkable music in a sea of noise, establishing meaningful relationships with the right people in the music industry, and building an artist brand that stands out.

Meet Your Podcast Host

Philip Röder

Mixing & Mastering Engineer, Coach

With over a decade of experience in the professional music industry, Philip is your perfect virtual mentor on this journey.


He offers mixing and mastering services 
as well as 1 on 1 coaching.

Blog Posts of Pick Yourself

Every episode of Pick Yourself appears in written form as well. These articles contain all of the information from the podcast episodes, including action steps and links to relevant resources.

How To Get Better At Mixing (5 Easy Steps)

If you‘re an electronic music producer and you want to get better at mixing, this episode of Pick Yourself is exactly what you need. I‘m going to walk you through 5 steps that will help you create better mixes than ever. Subscribe to the show: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts Creating better ...

9 Critical Success Habits of Music Producers & DJs

In this episode of Pick Yourself, we’re going to look at the most critical success habits of music producers and DJs. These 9 routines can make or break your artist-career. Integrating them into your life has the power to transform your ambitious dreams into real-life wins. Subscribe to the show: ...

How To Overcome Writer’s Block As A Music Producer

In this episode, you’re going to learn how to overcome writer’s block as a music producer once and for all. Since the dawn of time, artists have been struggling with this problem. Staring at a blank piece of paper (or DAW session), trying to force yourself to produce something worthwhile ...

What Is The Best DAW For Electronic Music?

My clients often ask me questions like “what is the best DAW for Electronic Music” or “can you recommend a DAW for producing techno”. Since I don’t believe that there’s a one-size-fits-all solution for everybody, I’m going to walk you through the process of choosing the right DAW for your ...

Are Record Labels Still Relevant?

In this episode, we’re discussing a question I often get: Are record labels still relevant? The music industry has changed dramatically in the last ten years and artists have more possibilities than ever before to self-release music. But does that mean labels aren’t relevant anymore? Let’s find out! Subscribe to ...

Art vs. Capitalism And How to Escape The Dilemma

Every artist has to face the dilemma of art vs. capitalism at some point. Can you survive by making great art while ignoring what actually sells? Do you have to compromise on the artistic side of things in order to have some level of success? Let’s find out. Subscribe to ...

Generate Song Ideas In Electronic Music Like A Pro

It can be hard to come up with new song ideas again and again. As an electronic music producer, this can be especially difficult. Many songwriting-“formulas” of other genres don’t apply here so you have to be willing to experiment. In this episode, I’m going to show you my five ...

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