23 Search Results for Tag: Artist Interview

6 Ways I’ve been Staying Productive As A DJ During Lockdown’ – Mel Low D

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

Staying Productive with Remy Sounds

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

‘5 things I wish I’d known when I started streaming’ – Jared from Shaping The Silence

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?’

Interview with Kristen Olsson – Music to Escape Reality

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.

Interview With First the Winter – Video Playlist

Andrew, founder of musicto.com talks with Aili and Jimmy from Washington state based First the Winter about Identity.

Interview with Easy Comes Home

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…

5 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started My Music Career

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…

Dr Rubberfunk Interview

It was only ‘A Matter Of Time’ till the good Dr Rubberfunk returned and once again he’s brought Jalapeno’s rising star and hopeful Grammy nominee Izo Fitzroy

Interview With Jakebob – Sam Sharp

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?..

Interview With Hector Tamburi of Ekhtronic – Henry González

Would you introduce yourself to our audience?

Hi everyone my name is Hector Tamburi and I am the one behind Ekhtronic

Where do you live and what do you currently do for a living?

I’m always traveling for a few months, right now I am in Argentina. I work with other bands in the studio, Live shows and Dj sets.

What’s your first musical memory?…

Interview With Blake Byrd of FLOCK – Date Or Dance

Last week I had the pleasure of catching up with Blake Byrd from the band FLOCK. Their new single “Date or Dance” is already out streaming on Spotify – if you’re up for some high energy pop with a feel good groove that’ll take you back to your High School Prom (or even to your forthcoming engagement!) – you gotta check it out – it’s a blast.

(Re)Mixing It Up – An Interview with Save the World Featured Artist SWACQ

As a music curator, I’m sent a lot of music. But every so often, I’m hit with something that completely stops me in my tracks. Dutch producer SWACQ’s remix of ‘Faded Away‘ by Sweater Beats & Icona Pop is well and truly Music to Save the World! to (you can read about why here,) and had rightly been our featured track for the month of October.

With a catalogue that spans a huge range of styles and includes collaborations with the likes of Tiësto, Nicky Romero and Justin Mylo not to mention the frequent spins on the iconic Hardwell on Air collections – SWACQ is clearly a force to be reckoned with in the world of electronic music…