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Exclusive Interview With DJ JACKIE CHAN


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Please tell our readers who you are and what you do?


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How would you describe your influences and how have they changed over the years?


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What´s new right now?


he three main questions (for those of you who are SUPER BUSY) and MANY MORE OPTIONAL questions. Note: All questions are crowdsourced from our community and anyone can submit interview questions.
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Exclusive Interview With UBITIQ



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✈️ 🌎 3️⃣0️⃣ Indigenous C͚A͚N͚A͚D͚I͚A͚N͚ …. I 💙 #EDM! "The best is yet to come."
My Name is Joey Sagutch. Self-taught. Started mixing and uploading music as U4iXXX in Oct 2016. I changed name to Ubitiq in September 2017. I grew up loving electronic dance music and always dreamed of being able to spin. I mix something daily almost and since I started I have all my recordings saved and it was uploaded to soundcloud before listening to it. I had no idea what I was doing but within the first month I was getting plays on my tracks.



How would you describe your influences and how have they changed over the years? Do you feel that changing tastes over years as artistic growth? ?


My influences 90's dance/future house/rap/house/deep/club music/rock/
Benassi bros, Tiesto, Deadmau5, Steve Murano, Chris Lake, Global Deejays, Robin Schulz, Robin S, Sam Feldt, Chris Sheppard, and Mc Mario.
I discover new artists from my friends, Spotify, and other online charts/music sites.
Music is my Life and I love to dance.




What´s new right now?


I would love help in starting a crowdfunding campaign.
My tracks were approved for play on RAI Radio & RadioPushersTV recently but I can't afford to pay for my campaign.
Follow me on Instagram & Twitter : @ubitiq
I mixxx and upload regularly to my profiles on Soundcloud. Please check the Link Below.



What was the biggest mistake you made when you started making music and what would be the number one tip you could give to a newcomer musician?


Record every mix. Upload. tweet it and share it everywhere.

Never Doubt Yourself!


How do you promote yourself? Do you have any specific promotion tips for other musicians?


I have promoted myself on Twitter, The Next Big Sound, mixcloud, fanburst, audiograb, radioairplay, and to Soundcloud reposters.
I have not spent any money on promotion.

Tip: Upload and tweet your tracks regularly…. it helps if you already have a following and use other apps like crowdfire and commun.it to build engagement and following.



We meet again in one year. What has changed?


i dont have a concrete plan. I am 100 percent committed to making music and in 12 months, I hope to be living my dream because the best is yet to come.


https://www.facebook.com/ubitiq




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Exclusive Interview With chldrns



Please tell our readers who you are and what you do?


hi! thank you so much for having me here! i'm chldrns, i'm mexican, born not very long ago, and i've been making music on my computer and putting it up on the internet for a bit more than two years now. i don't really know how to describe my music but trap and hip hop are my main influences. i always try to make something different from what i always hear. if you haven't listened to what i do feel free to check out the links below!



How would you describe your influences and how have they changed over the years? Do you feel that changing tastes over years as artistic growth? ?


at first i wanted to be a big room dj and make this high energy festival music, then that became old and i started getting into tropical house, which along trap is what i started producing at first. a while passed and then i heard about soulection and started digging into these amazing artists on soundcloud which very much influenced my sound. as of now i try to take inspiration from anything and my sound has evolved a lot as it will continue to.




What´s new right now?


right now i'm working on some releases and i may start putting some stuff up on spotify and like platforms. maybe spotify exclusive stuff?? i have 11 beats going for lease on TRAKTRAIN for all the rappers and singers out there! stay tuned. i also have a sample pack in the works which should be pretty dope. i really appreciate everyone's support and the recent response on my music. it's amazing to see people digging my work. i'll leave all the links to my social media below as well as my paypal in case anyone wants to take their support a step further. 🙂



What was the biggest mistake you made when you started making music and what would be the number one tip you could give to a newcomer musician?


this is still a mistake i make but never try to sound exactly like someone else. i can tell from experience that the tracks that have had the greatest response are the tracks were i go on full creativity mode and do whatever the fuck i want with. yes, influence yourself with good music, but always aim to be genuine. if you don't, you'll never find that signature that will mark your music as yours.


http://www.facebook.com/chldrns




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http://www.paypal.me/chldrns


Exclusive Interview With Korky Buchek



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We are a dynamic duo compiled of two devilishly good looking young men called Peter Sabbagh and Tom Elliott. Together we are Korky Buchek and have been making music, DJing and dropping panties since we left school.



How would you describe your style and genre?


A little pinch of everything. (future music will help cement this statement)




Who are your biggest influences and idols … and why? Do you have any idols? Are you a super fan of anyone? (Dead or alive, musician or non-musician)


Like our music and DJ sets we love to showcase our versatility with that comes a pretty wide spectrum when it comes to what we listen to. Peter: Goldlink, Travis Scott, Carlos Santana. Tom: IAMDDB, Ocean Alley, The Radiators.




What´s new right now? What should our readers know about that is coming up from you?


We are billed for a festival slot soon, but that’s not yet announced, otherwise we are kinda holding off until embark on our Enter The Kork EP Tour – but every night in the studio is a fucking party.


https://www.facebook.com/korkybucheks/




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Our Exclusive Drunken Coconut Interview – Find out how to get your music heard!

Everyone knows that sadly talent isn´t enough to “make it” in this saturated world of “me too” producers and artists. A few months ago while browsing through some Facebook Groups I discovered a free downloadable guide called “Sacred Coconut Writings” which peaked my interest. It was full with really valuable info so I decided to further investigate who these guys were and if they were legit. Turns out they´re two very friendly and super competent canadians.  When they told me about their newest plans i decided I just HAD to interview them.  So without further ado please enjoy the interview with The Drunken Coconut.


Who are you and what do you do?


Our company, The Drunken Coconut, is a Canadian music marketing company and blog that specialize in a variety of services for any and all music personal. We are a two person team consisting of Ryan Thompson and Ariel Carter. We are home to the worlds first, highest, and only monetized download gate system “The Husk” and the revolutionary new growth platform “Grow With Us”.

We launched our company in April of 2016 with a goal to make our company the most transparent, safe, trustworthy, and beneficial service available in the industry. We are constantly innovating and bringing new platforms and educational content to help everyone in the music industry become more knowledgeable, alert, and to be able to achieve their goals.
When we first talked about launching our company we had to address all the issues today’s artists, labels, and various other music personal face. The biggest issues we saw were: Revenue streams and being able to obtain a high revenue source easily, Growth across social media, connecting with curators/blogs, branding, distribution, and (the biggest one of all) finding a company that you felt comfortable with. There are too many scams out there and the industry is so big and saturated, it seems impossible to know where to start. This is why we created The Drunken Coconut, to solve all of these issues while keeping it straight forward and transparent for everyone.

From your perspective: What is a typical mistake that artists make?

Since our launch back in April 2016, we have seen countless mistakes artists make but we want to focus on two very common and crucial mistakes that artists continually make. If you are one of the artists or individuals who has made these mistakes do not feel bad, as even we made these mistakes. As simple as they are, they are crucial to avoid in the future.

1) Branding & Content: The number one thing you have to do before anything is to create a solid, and professional brand that represents you. We see thousands of artists jump the gun too fast and skip this important step. You cannot do anything or get anywhere in this industry if you do not have a brand of some sort. You need to be able to pitch to industry professionals and various contacts and without a brand, you are going to find it very difficult to move forward. Make sure all your socials are branded the same and all links work, make sure it is professional looking and you take no shortcuts, and make sure you have high-quality content. We cannot stress this enough. You need to start your first step on a strong note. Skipping this or giving it 50% is not acceptable. You will just be causing more work for yourself in the future.

2) Spending money on promotion/ads without doing research: This is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, problem we see. Artists finish their track and are excited to get to the promotion stage. They look up the first company or individual who offers something enticing and just pay. It isn’t long before they take to social media saying they have been scammed and received fake statistics or none at all. We get it, there are thousands of sketchy/scammy sites out there that offer, what seems to be, amazing deals and services. Our advice to you, and we cannot stress this enough, is to do a bit of research on the company you are about to pay. Spend 10-20 minutes looking for more information, reach out to them, ask for testimonials, etc etc. If anything feels off to you then it’s safe to say that you should look somewhere else.

This also goes for marketing of any kind. When you are about to spend money on advertising, promotion, or whatever service you need, make sure to research everything you can. You don’t want to end up losing money on something that could have been avoided. We would also recommend to reach out to a few different companies or platforms to compare. Shop around before diving into something unknown.

These two major issues are what we have spent thousands of hours creating the solutions for. Everything we do is to help you. We make sure you are ready to go with your brand before you spend money and we have created two innovative and revolutionary platforms to help you earn revenue and grow insanely fast with absolutely no contracts or catches attached.

What makes you different from others in the field?

What makes us truly different and unique from everyone else, is our platforms. We launched two of the most powerful and revolutionary platforms to help unlimited music industry personal with revenue and growth. We run and own the download gate “The Husk” and the growing advertising platform “Grow With Us”. These two platforms are the first and only of their kind and have helped tens of thousands of music personal across the world.

“The Husk” is the world’s first and only monetized download gate platform. It is 100% free to use and will stay this way forever. We actually pay you to grow. You heard that right. We pay you 10 cents per follower gained through your gates. That means for every ten followers you earn $1. This platform is the easiest and highest monetized platform in the entire industry. You will find the link below.

“Grow With Us” is the most efficient way to grow your SoundCloud and Spotify accounts. This is the only advertising platform in the industry that allows you to take control of your own growth, pay what you want when you want, track live statistics, create unlimited campaigns, and doesn’t require any knowledge of marketing. It is a self-sustained platform. You are in total control. This platform just launched in June 2017 and has been fully endorsed by Headphone Activist and Tipsy Records. It is also used by Big management (Randy Jackson), Falling Apple, Steve Void, and thousands more! We also would like to let you all know that we are always open to meeting and hearing from new individuals and companies. We pride ourself on helping in any way we can and creating new, long lasting relationships. We are all about positivity.


What should our readers do next?

If you are still with us, we wanted to give you a ton of freebies and bonuses today to help get you on your way in this crazy, yet awesome industry. Below you find links to our download gate and growth platforms, official website and blog, testimonials, and our Sacred Coconut Writings which contain over 120 pages of educational content provided in labeled folders for your convenience (PDF format). We are providing those who sign up with our “Grow With Us” platform a special 30% bonus on your first deposit. Who doesn’t love free money?

We provide you with the most efficient and effective tools to help you with your future endeavors. If you have any questions regarding anything don’t be afraid to reach out or follow us on any of our social media pages!

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Exclusive Interview With Zute



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My name is Joe Pizzuto also know by “Zute”. I was born and raised in New Jersey now currently living in Miami. I have been rapping for about 8 years now and slowly building my way up.



How would you describe your style and genre?


When it comes to the genre of rap and hip hop I would say I’m very versatile in all forms of the art. I can go from rapping on a trap beat to a jazz beat to and old school 808. You chose.




Who are your biggest influences and idols … and why? Do you have any idols? Are you a super fan of anyone? (Dead or alive, musician or non-musician)


Some of my biggest influences in rap would be Eminem being my biggest since he was the first rapper I ever heard back in 5th grade. Besides him Dave East, Mos Def, Wutang, Meek Mill, and several more.




What´s new right now? What should our readers know about that is coming up from you?


For now currently I just released a new project titled “Self Made EP” out on SoundCloud. I am slowly trying to build my following so I can reach out to more fans and spread the love and music to others. Check me on Instagram, Twitter and soundcloud.



What has been your biggest challenge right now? Have you been able to overcome that challenge? If so, how?
My biggest challenge recently has been getting my music to have good quality and a good sound. Haven’t had the right audio engineering yet. Soon I will perfect it.






Exclusive Interview With Sanlee



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Hi! My name is David and I go by the stage name Sanlee.

I make music that I feel like making. Usually the music that I make is melodic because that's what clicks with me. I am ethnically South Korean but I grew up in a small city in Indonesia. Growing up I was always interested in music until I decided to take it seriously a few years ago. Ever since then I have been pursuing music that I enjoyed listening to.



How would you describe your style and genre?


I would say my music style and genre varies based on how I feel when I start working on a project. Usually I like to make music that has interesting melodic elements but it really depends. If I were to categorize my music, my music genres usually end up within the genres: House, Downtempo, Melodic Trap, Future Bass.




Who are your biggest influences and idols … and why? Do you have any idols? Are you a super fan of anyone? (Dead or alive, musician or non-musician)


I am a huge fan of Kučka, Le Youth, Medasin, ODESZA, and Porter Robinson




What´s new right now? What should our readers know about that is coming up from you?


I just released a new remix a few weeks ago, and I have an EP that I am working on that will be out somewhere within the next 2 months. I am very active on Instagram, and SoundCloud so make sure to check them out and let me know what you think of my music and photography (a small hobby of mine).



How do you get gigs? Can you share any tips?
I usually get e-mails asking me to play. I'd say focus on the music and the gigs will come to you.

What has been your biggest challenge right now? Have you been able to overcome that challenge? If so, how?
Creativity Block, my tip is to work through it and there will be a spark of creativity that helps you overcome it.

http://www.facebook.com/sanleemusic




http://www.facebook.com/sanleemusic


http://www.instagram.com/sanleemusic


Exclusive Interview With DarkMatta



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DarkMatta are a Five piece Drum&Bass Live Act. Consisting of Live Drums/Synths/MC/Vocals/Turntablism
Producing Funky/UpBeat Drum&Bass Vibes With HipHop Crossovers, Performing Live Shows/Radio Across the UK.

Supported By BBC Introducing DarkMatta Feature in BBC Showcase's/Live Lounge Sessions/Interviews

DarkMatta recently were Awarded Track of the Week on Best of British Unsigned with there Song *Sweet Sensation ft FullMarx, Song of the Day on BluNation Vape Uk with *Get to Know You* + Making Regular appearances on Rough Tempo Radio with There MC *Sy DMC*

Members:

*SyDMC – MC/Host*
*Bluebelle – Vocalist*
*ediT – Drums/Production*
*Cosmic Velocity – Synths/Production/MC*
*DJ Jonny Jazz – Turntablist/Scratch*

DarkMatta Perform in Gig's across Southeast & London Supporting Acts Such as London Electricity Big Band, North Base, Gorgon City, Gentlemans Dubclub, The Egg, Zion Train, Slamboree, Atomic Hooligan, DJ Brockie + More..



How would you describe your style and genre?


It’s a D&B fusion – upbeat, melodic, jazzy, funk drum and bass/hip-hop
crossover with light and dark textures, and amazing energy – best experienced live!




Who are your biggest influences and idols … and why? Do you have any idols? Are you a super fan of anyone? (Dead or alive, musician or non-musician)


We are Massively Influenced by Electronic Live Bands Such as Rudimental, Pendulum, Wilkinson Live, London Electricity Big Band, Disclosure. To name a few. its Amazing to hear Electronic Music being Broken down and Performed Live on Stage.




What´s new right now? What should our readers know about that is coming up from you?


DarkMatta Just Performed There Debut Glastonbury Festival, Bringing the Live D&B act to The Glade Area, Glastonbury Festival, June 2017

We Have Just Finished Production on Our ForthComing Drum&Bass Project Featuring Legendary Jungle/D&B Vocalist *David boomah*
This is Production in Collaboration with Up+Coming Artist/Producer *Treack* The Track is Liquid/Dub Drum&Bass Fusion + Will be Released in October 2017 with an Entourage of Remix's from some Top D&B Producers. We are Also working Hard on a New EP to Come Out this Year with Music Videos + Festival Performances throughout 2018!

Follow Us on FaceBook for Live D&B/MC/Vids/EP/LiveLounge + more / www.facebook.com/darkmattauk


How do you promote yourself? Do you have any specific promotion tips for other musicians?
As Artists We like to Collaborate and Work with Others to Create new Sounds an bring New ideas to the Table. I think its a Great way to Get your Sound out there and get your Projects heard by more Music fans. We Collaborate with Other Vocalists on Tracks, MC's, Some times Producers for the Beats and a great way to get your tracks heard is to Send stems and give Producers Opportunities to Make Remix's of your Favourite tracks.

http://www.facebook.com/darkmattauk




http://www.facebook.com/darkmattauk


http://www.darkmattauk.bandcamp.com


Exclusive Interview With J. Esq



Please tell our readers who you are and what you do?


I'm J. Esq. Singer/Songwriter/Producer from Baltimore, Md. I am here to bring back R&B Soul to the forefront.



How would you describe your influences and how have they changed over the years? Do you feel that changing tastes over years as artistic growth? ?


It all started with New Edition. They showed me that black kids from the hood could make it happen. They're my first memory of seeing young black men being shown in a positive light. And then there was JODECI. They completely blew my mind and erased anything I ever thought or felt music to be. They showed me that I could do anything I wanted as long as I did it with feeling. Then there's Luther Vandross, Donny Hathaway, Michael Jackson, R. Kelly. The list goes on and on




What´s new right now?


Currently putting the finishing touches on my debut album. Been working on it for quite a while and I'm excited to finally be in route to release it



What was the biggest mistake you made when you started making music and what would be the number one tip you could give to a newcomer musician?


I don't think there have been mistakes made as much as there have been lessons learned



How do you get gigs? Can you share any tips?


Open Mics are really good ways to introduce yourself and your sound. From there just building relationships with Dj's, promoters, other artists. Just gotta do the ground work


What has been your biggest challenge right now? Have you been able to overcome that challenge? If so, how?


I think just getting the music heard by the masses has been the most difficult



We meet again in one year. What has changed?


I've revived R&B Soul


http://www.facebook.com/jesqmusic




http://www.facebook.com/jesqmusic


http://www.instagram.com/jesq_music


Exclusive Interview With SAANKT



Please tell our readers who you are and what you do?


I'm SAANKT, Delhi (India) based music producer and DJ. I've been producing since almost 3 years now. I had the passion and love for music but it was after I graduated that I decided to finally take music seriously and as a career. It wasn't easy. I decided to quit my handsome banking job to give my all to music. Took me a while to learn and have a clear vision. There's no looking back since then. Best decision it was!



How would you describe your influences and how have they changed over the years? Do you feel that changing tastes over years as artistic growth? ?


Since my early age, I was very curious towards music and its different style. I was exposed to dance music when I was 15 years old and It took my breathe away! So much that I got involved in exploring it more and more and that's how I started developing a taste and love towards house music.
My influences or taste hasn't changed much but it has matured over years I would say.
I have a list of artists that I admire. I always watch their set lists. I use soundcloud and youtube all the time mostly to find new music. I also have very few like minded music enthusiasts friend who expose me to some really good music.




What´s new right now?


Currently I'm totally into production and I want to give my 24×7 into it. There's so much to learn!
I had played many gigs in the past but slowly I realized I need to produce really really great music first in order to get a long term career. So, I'd stopped playing gigs initially to give my 24×7 into music as i said before and I started loving it so much.
But now soon, I'll be heading out to play some gigs and start off again as a DJ. But first I need to complete all my pending tracks.
Yes, I have a big list of new music coming up. Lots of collaborations and my solo tracks. This time I have got high hopes. 🙂



What was the biggest mistake you made when you started making music and what would be the number one tip you could give to a newcomer musician?


I think the biggest mistake I did while starting was that I hurried things up. Music making and career needs sometime, patience and a lot of practice.


What has been your biggest challenge right now? Have you been able to overcome that challenge? If so, how?


Biggest challenge to me right now is the promotional, marketing and business part of music. I am learning things using books, online articles/videos and I know I'll overcome those.



We meet again in one year. What has changed?


Yes! I always have a plan. I have a few list of my dream labels that I want my music to release on.


http://www.facebook.com/saanktmusic




http://www.facebook.com/saanktmusic


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