Where music meets technology

Where music meets technology

The podcast for tech-minded music lovers. Do you want to learn how to use technology to make your musical journey more pleasant ? Then this podcast is for you. We will talk about methods, equipment, gear and systems you can utilise to learn and make music for life. We will cover aspects of technology related to music on an ongoing basis. The tech we have in this modern world is amazing but can be overwhelming. Hopefully we can help you make it all work in your favour so you can make amazing music ! All walks of musical life welcome: aspiring musicians, DIY artists, hobbyists, experienced music professionals or just curious about music and technology in general.

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May 10, 2021 39 min
During a recent AES event, 3 types of remote music collaboration were discussed:
- Virtual studios
- Live Jamming
- Marketplace networking

In this episode I will briefly describe their definitions, and explore my experiences with each one of them and their future.

AES Melbourne April Meeting:
https://www.aesmelbourne.org.au/april2021mtg/

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During a recent interview about cover songs, we went into the topic of music royalties and left some loose ends. In this episode I will clarify the current structure for music royalties and breakdown the various sources of income you can get as a composer and as a musician.

This is from a DIY musician standpoint, so not going deep into the legal terms, just clearing the air so the current scheme of things is understood.

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April 26, 2021 32 min
In this episode I interview Jonathan Stone from Rocket Songs

Take your music career to the next level !

Rocket Songs is the only place to legally get the best songs from the top songwriters from around the globe.

Let's hear the details from him.

Rocket Songs website
https://www.rocketsongs.com

If you want to discuss this topic further, or need support with your Home Studio:
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April 18, 2021 41 min
In this episode I interview Florian Richling from ForTunes

"The must have insights app for music makers"

By bringing playlist data and social media analytics together, this app will help you in managing your musical career.

We all know how hard it is to keep track of all these things. So this is an app made by musicians for musicians.

Let's hear what Florian has to say about it.

ForTunes website
https://www.fortunes.io

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April 12, 2021 54 min
In this episode I interview Luke Mendoza, the CMO of Beatchain.

"Powerful Tools To Help Independent Artists Unleash Their Full Potential"

By bringing music distribution, social media promotion, website design and fan management under one umbrella, this company is trying to improve the chances for DIY musicians and Independent artists.

Beatchain website
https://beatchain.com

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March 30, 2021 23 min
What started in Garage Band with my son sleeping on my lap became a massive hit !

Well, not yet :-)

But in this episode I will explain how I went from idea to recording, and the producing and publishing the song.

Hope this will get you going with your own songs !

Here is the link to the song on YouTube
https://youtu.be/8XG-_d0YXqE

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March 24, 2021 42 min
Books are still one of the best ways to get the information you need.

On professional audio this is also true. Some of the best books in the business are the ones by Bobby Owsinski. From recording, mixing and mastering all the way to explaining how hit songs work, he has covered a lot of ground in music production.

In this podcast I will comment some of the best bits and why I think these books are mandatory reads for DIY or professi...
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Lately the boundaries of what is considered a Home Studio have changed.

We are capable of producing content with a scale and a quality standard that were only possible in the past if you had a production company behind you.

So let's look closely at some of the activities that fall under the Home Studio category:
- Music practice and production
- Remote collaboration
- Podcast production
- Audiobooks and voice overs
- Teaching online
- ...
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If you are a DIY musician and composer, you’re wondering: can I make money with my music? While there are other ways to make money, two popular options are stock music sites, and streaming (with downloading to a minor extent these days).

They are different approaches and strategies, so let’s discuss each one of them.

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https://audiogeek11.com/podcast/68

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March 2, 2021 31 min
200 Workshops, 35 Concerts, 35 Jams.

The famous Boston, MA event is now online and you can join from virtually anywhere on the planet.

In this episode I will describe the event and what are the benefits for you.

For additional notes go to:
https://audiogeek11.com/podcast/67

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February 25, 2021 44 min
Artists performing together live across the Internet.

Syncspace is another platform that leverages on existing technology to deliver just that - the opportunity to jam online and even create virtual live concerts

Let's hear the details on how this works on this exclusive interview.

For additional notes go to:
https://audiogeek11.com/podcast/66

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Yet another option for online jams, SonoBus offers a different take, with peer-to-peer groups configured via an elegant app with cool settings and tweaks at your fingertips

In this episode we will discuss what this app has to offer

For additional notes go to:
https://audiogeek11.com/podcast/65

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After consulting many teachers and reading about different methods and approaches to learn the guitar, I've collected my own thoughts on how to organise your practice time and make sure you are having fun and making progress at the same time.

In this episode I will share these experiences with you.

For additional notes go to:
https://audiogeek11.com/podcast/64

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During the NAMM Believe in Music event, quite a few sessions touched on the topic of remote music education

In this episode I will discuss and explore some of the best tools to optimise your music education setup

For additional notes go to:
https://audiogeek11.com/podcast/63

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January 27, 2021 39 min
This year, winter NAMM went virtual via the Believe in Music Week event

In this episode I will discuss the sessions I've attended, and how you can benefit from what I saw.

- Summary
- MIDI 2.0
- Basics of Signal Flow
- Creating Ensembles in a Virtual Environment
- Vaideology with Steve Vai
- Home Recording for the metal guitar player with Glenn Fricker
- Igniting a Music Career Post Covid
- Producing Remotely in COVID Times
- Livestreami...
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JamKazam already existed prior to the pandemic. Back when I started researching tools for online rehearsals, it didn't work well for me in Australia, but did work reasonably well for friends I have in America.

Since then their services have been expanded, with more servers and also a few paid subscription options.

In this episode I will review the tech information I've received from them and also from some users around the gl...
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JamKazam already existed prior to the pandemic. Back when I started researching tools for online rehearsals, it didn't work well for me in Australia, but did work reasonably well for friends I have in America.

Since then their services have been expanded, with more servers and also a few paid subscription options.

Let's review those in this episode.

For additional notes go to:
https://audiogeek11.com/podcast/60

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January 5, 2021 29 min
There are many solutions for remote collaboration and recording, which are now growing in importance due to the isolation caused by the pandemic.

Audio Movers are one of the leaders of the pack.

In this episode we will:
- Discuss basic configuration and usage
- Advance into cool optimisation tips

For additional notes go to:
https://audiogeek11.com/podcast/59

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December 22, 2020 36 min
As we approach the end of a very unique year, let's review what changed in the way we do DIY music and what are the next possible steps in this ever changing industry.

One thing is for sure: the show will go on !

For additional notes go to:
https://audiogeek11.com/podcast/58

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Latency and musicians are not best friends…

We know how hard it is to play on time if you experience latencies on your DAW…. and it's one of the major challenges of online jams.

But exactly how much latency is tolerable ? Let's discuss the results of an academic study on the subject, and also my own experiences.

For additional notes go to:
https://audiogeek11.com/podcast/57

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