Episode 30 - Mark de Clive-Lowe

Mark talks about his early years, his progression through genres, jazz, how he started with electronic music, finding his voice, and harnessing the power of expression.

We also discuss his gear, his live setup, his preferred hardware & software, live sampling, live producing, signal flow, improvisation and collaboration.

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Episode 29 - Our Worst Gigs 2

This week is the second installment of ‘Our Worst Gigs’ - where previous guests of the podcast share their most painful, embarrassing and hilarious gig stories!

We have an incredible lineup for this episode and some unbelievable stories from all levels of gigs - from busking on the street, right up to major international tours and record label showcases.

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Episode 21 - Producing and Recording (feat. Zorran Mendonsa)

This week we’re talking about producers and recording.

The role of a producer, pre-production, getting ready for the studio and how to find a killer guitar tone.

We’re going to touch on some secrets for recording bass, alternative ideas for recording drums, and you’ll get a tip about some awesome drum software.

Also, we go into creating a conducive atmosphere in the studio, advice on how to stay relaxed while recording, and how to translate your live energy into your recording.

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Episode 20 - Gig Prep - Ruth Power (Piano Picnic)

This week Ruth and I have a few drinks and discuss getting ready for gigs.

We talk about rehearsal, set-lists, gear, clothing, punctuality, working the room and getting drunk. You’ll hear appearances from two French Bulldogs and a herd of cows, and if you watch on YouTube you get to watch the sunset with us!

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Episode 18 - 'How It Happened' - Paul Martin (Axe Attack/Devilskin)

Paul shares how he got started in music and radio, and why he’s a supporter of unsigned talent.

He talks about forming Devilskin and their rise to fame, why they started their own label, and the advantages of management, and how to achieve success.

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