Sonic Summer is nearly here! Beginning this Friday, June 22nd, Dot will be leading a select group of artists from around the world in an online program to create new music, develop business strategies for independent artists, and amplify each creator's authentic voice.
Through every decision we make, we have the opportunity to choose love over fear. Courage and bravery aren't traits that a few chosen people are born with. They are like muscles that can be exercised and developed over time with consistent practice.
We sat down with the Andorra-based engineer Jared Leopard (founder/lead engineer at Club Can’t Hear) to talk plugins, common mixing mistakes, and healthy workflow practices. Read the full conversation below!
"Sex is sacred. It wants to be delightful. It wants to be healing and pleasant; it is creative and expansive. I pray that this is all possible for people who do it and that we keep learning from each other, owning our voices, speaking our truth, and staying open."
Dot recently teamed up with Lucky Brand to share her influences, the stories behind her instruments, and new music video for "Silence Is Golden." Read the full feature and check out her style picks for this season here.
It’s 3:28 AM on one of those restless nights, and your chattering mind doesn’t seem to care about the fact that you have to be awake in a few hours. Just as you finally begin to slip through the edges of consciousness into dreamland, BAM. You’re hit with an idea for the most epic song hook of all time (or at least of the past few weeks of writing attempts). Now you find yourself facing the age-old decision...
In an age of uncertainty within the music industry and beyond, an artist’s ability to effectively manage their finances is of greater importance than talent or ability when building a stable career or future of long-term success...
This month, we interviewed Alpha Pup / Dome of Doom artist Huxley Anne to learn more about her influences, pre-show rituals, and her original score of Radka Salcmannova’s LAFW show this Fall. Read the full conversation below!
This month, we interviewed Unspeakable artist Kelleia to learn more about how her unique travel experiences and background in dance have influenced the music she creates. Read the full conversation below!
Form and arrangement are two closely related aspects of a song that can be the most challenging to come up with during the writing process. To help with this, I like to imagine the final song as the experience of going on a drive, where form and arrangement come together to create a moving journey for the listener...