This week's Playlist of the Week comes from David N Slater, aka Musical Artizan, another indie artist who is doing his bit to support other musicians. Musical Artizan - Indie Songs does exactly what it says on the tin - it's a collection of songs by indie artists. David's tunes have a classical slant and can be…Read more Playlist of the Week (2018/25)
This week's POTW is Lis from Adra Sengué, who is from the beautiful Baden-Württemberg region of Germany, which I have happy memories of visiting on several occasions. (There's also an almost-parallel playlist on Soundcloud). Adra is a music fan and also manager at Rogalist Records, an independent electronica record label. Rogalist, in its own words,…Read more Playlist of the Week (2018/23)
I don't think I should really be surprised by how I've been feeling this last week or so - I worked extremely hard over a sustained period of several weeks in order to reach my self-imposed deadline to finish the Survival album and finally be able to move on to working on other projects. (It…Read more Singing The Post-Album Blues
Thanks to W.Wang’s World Commentary for interviewing me! I thought it would be cool to share it on my blog, too 🙂
Interview Thursday is back, and this week I’m featuring electronic artist and producer Jacky Stoneygate from East Midlands, UK! Here below is the interview:
W.: Please tell us an introduction of yourself!
Jacky Stoneygate: I grew up in Leicestershire, England and was fascinated by music and musicians from a very early age. My first proper musical instrument was a guitar, when I was 8, which was very exciting but I can still remember doing the homework after the first lesson with painful fingers, frustration and tears! Thankfully it got easier! Later, I dabbled with sequencing software and a 4 track tape machine, dreaming of making an album of my own songs. It took a long time, but now I make music which aims to give the listener some head-space to stop, unwind and think more deeply about life and the world around them.
W.: What makes you start your music career?
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This week's POTW is KevOz's Pianoscapes, on Spotify, which features (wait for it...) piano-centred music. KevOz is an independent musician that has been heard by millions of people, because some of his music is used at Tokyo's Disneyland. His music is difficult to categorise - it has a quirky mixture of styles and influences, but…Read more Playlist of the Week (2018/21)