6 January 2023Just when guitarist Steve Fall, vocalist/bass player Lucy Di Santo, Dan Cornelius reunited their Canadian post-punk rock band ON, the pandemic hit. But that didn’t stop them. Musicto curator Jane Asylum chats with Steve Fall about the band and making a record during Covid, and zeroes in on a few of the powerful tracks on their explosive self-titled album.
12 July 2022
How does a young singer-songwriter kickstart her career during a pandemic? Jane Asylum asks this question and more during her email chat with new German indie artist, Izy Bandha
22 May 2020
Professional DJ Mel Low D shares 6 things she’s been doing to stay productive during lockdown, with tips that apply to creatives all round
22 May 2020
In this six minute youtube video, producer, DJ and festival runner Remy Sounds shares some of the ways he’s been staying productive during lockdown
21 May 2020
In this post, Jared shares ‘five tips for how to start and improve your live stream as a musician. Lately, it’s become very important for musicians to live stream, but how can you make your stream stand out?’
4 March 2020
You find a lot of different characters in the music business. There’s no shortage of try-hards and dreamers, trying to ‘make it big’ for reasons only their own ego understands. It’s always refreshing then to chance upon someone who is here for the right reasons—for the love of the craft, for the desire to create beautiful art.
Kristen Olsson is one such person. From writing songs on Martha’s Vineyard to singing jazz in New Orleans, it’s clear that for her, music isn’t a vain pursuit of followers or streams. For her, music is a way of life. It’s who she is.
It’s all about identity.
4 March 2020
Andrew, founder of musicto.com talks with Aili and Jimmy from Washington state based First the Winter about Identity.
22 January 2020
Christian: I think the EP came simply because I had a decent amount of songs on my hard drive that I liked. I try to listen to a lot of different genres and I want my music to reflect my listening habits. I’ll really take from anything that inspires me, so my process usually leaves me with a wide variety of songs and styles. I would feel a bit like I’m betraying my style if I only released one song; that’s just not how I think, and it wouldn’t be an accurate depiction of who I am as a musician…
17 January 2020
We live in a truly unique time to be musicians. The internet has so dramatically altered the landscape that those who dominated the horizon as recently as a decade ago barely recognise it anymore. I cut my teeth on the music scene back when the social utility of the internet was barely more than a few MySpace pages and MSN screen names, and it was common knowledge that the only way to ‘make it’ in this business was to land a major record deal. To put it simply, it was the kind of pursuit that was regarded as little more than an airy pipe dream, and to believe otherwise was to be very foolish indeed…
24 September 2019
Recently Sam from the music to Make You Wobble playlist had the chance to chat with fellow Producer and MC Jakebbob about his current release: Wold Whistle Dub:
Sam: (about wolf whistle) What made you revisit the track you originally released on Southpoint as an instrumental with the new vocal structure?..