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078 - Balancing Time and Value: Insights for Music Professionals

Published August 29, 2023

"As a musician, you are a business. Business is what you are doing. You are not on a salary." - Jan 'Yarn' Muths

About the host:

With over 2 decades of experience, Jan 'Yarn' Muths discusses music business, gear and techniques. He interviews top producers and successful musicians. The podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in music production and advancing their music career.


In this episode:

  • What I learned from my business coach, and how you can benefit from it, too

  • The business case of being a professional in the music industry

  • The time / value ratio

  • There's no way forward without it: The crucial transfer of energy

  • How to work out which production tasks you should do yourself, and when it's worth outsourcing



Gear used to produce this episode:


Contact the podcast host Yarn at

Transcript (auto-generated by a robot - please forgive the occasional error):


Disclaimer: The Production Talk Podcast is independent of (and not related to) my teaching responsibilities at SAE.

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