https://youtu.be/sIgoHrBIWto Answering the most frequently asked questions about producers according to YouTube's auto-complete search function, including... Do producers own masters? Do producers make money? Do producers use presets? Do producers have to clear samples? I keep screwing up my audio levels, so sorry about that. It's mostly fixed but still crummy in places. Not up … Continue reading Do Producers Earn Money?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaFnYgXp-c4 Today we're talking about modesty, ensemble and context.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9b9PEd44D4 I sit down with 12Tone Videos to talk about their journey towards becoming a YouTube content creator and share advice for musicians and composers. 12Tone's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/12tonevideos You can also listen to this interview as a podcast - check out ep2 of the LTGuitarist podcast: Spotify Google Podcasts Breaker Anchor Overcast
Social media is ruining our lives, right? Well maybe, but! A minor adjustment we can make to our social media habits, which can have very real affects on our musical careers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0V5bq0QFeg
Creating a mini-feature on the Cambridge Jazz Festival got me thinking about genres and how we categorise music - does the name of the genre of music you make really matter? Or is it just a short-hand people use to know whether or not they might like listening to something? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPXrtIxnkPQ Here's some links to … Continue reading The Unimportance of Genre
Yep, that's it. Release day. Today I release Irradiated Hamster Alert as Blue Alatar. The album represents about 8 years of work on-and-off, much of which took place this last year. The album is available on most music apps, (incl Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer), as well as ones that I manage: ReverbNation and BandCamp. You can pay-what-you-like for … Continue reading Release Day!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xes6wLdhMDU I get a bit bored of receiving messages inviting me to beta test "the next groundbreaking music platform". In this video I talk about why that is and what kind of new websites I'd quite like to see.