The Rekids regular takes to the S2S hot seat to discuss sampling, monitoring and the challenge of knowing when enough is enough.
So you’ve registered your label and you’ve got your releases lined up, but what’s the next step? DJ, producer and label boss Sharooz guides you through contracts, copyright and collecting your cash.
The German producer, mastering engineer, DJ and label manager chats exclusively to S2S.
Drum sequencers, multiple monitors and the importance of reading the contract all come up in conversation with the silver-haired maestro, who – like many of us – still feels his studio setup is far from perfect.
In a digital world the unsolicited demo still remains a popular way to discover new musical talent. But what makes a good demo and how do you decide which labels to send it to? David Felton reports.
The Phats & Small founder, label owner, Mobo winner and super producer talks to us about the importance of patience, the health of the music business, and the pleasures of working in the best industry around.
It’s the artist’s ultimate dream: setting up their own label. And there’s never been a better time to do it. But how do you get your tracks to the big online distributors, and how do you build a name in a saturated market? We follow La Bombe records into the digital jungle.
How do you enter the saturated club night market in a global recession and make a success of it? London-based promoter Barry McManus talks us through the factors that make or break a new night.
Successful producers are often a mix of musician, publicist, marketing guru and accountant – but you’ll need all these skills if you’re serious about selling your music, writes S2S’s Sharooz