What’s The Point?
What's the Point of Being an Artist? With Elle Exxe
Season 1, Ep. 2
You want to be an artist, but these days being an artist is tough - so what's the point? We talk to independent artist and songwriter Elle Exxe about the many challenges she faces and how she's managing to navigate a rapidly changing industry.
What's the Point of Recording Music? With Katie Tavini
Season 1, Ep. 4
Recording music is an art, but with so little money to be made from it now, what's the point? We talk to Katie Tavini, who's mastered albums for artists such as Arlo Parks, We Are Scientists, Nadine Shah and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, about her career as studio to mastering engineer, from the passion in the process, to the creative and financial challenges producers now face and the importance of keeping the faith.
What's the Point of Writing Music? With Kojo Samuel
Season 1, Ep. 3
Anyone now can write and release a song, and once you've released it, there's very little money to be made from publishing income. In the digital age, being a creator is tough. So what's the point? In this episode we talk to Kojo Samuel, songwriter, composer, producer and Musical Director for artists such as Stormzy, Jess Glynn and Rita Ora. As well as Stormzy's famous Glastonbury performance, he discusses the importance of diversifying and nurturing a love of creating music, what ever form that takes.