“Sans la musique, la vie serait un erreur.” – Nietzsche knew what he was talking about: Without music life would be a mistake. Our friends from the music and culture blog Et Musique Pour Tous share this philosophy. Their blog is dedicated to quality, not traffic. It has built a reputation as being influential amongst music supervisors and other tastemakers.
Each week we’ll be picking an Indaba member to feature on the blog, in a specially curated section. Check it out and submit your music now!
Calling all songwriters! The new web-series “The Russian Spy” is looking to create a production library of music here on Indaba. We’re looking for all kinds of music, but especially cinematic music that incorporates modern electronic and dubstep elements.
“The fact that the great Bootsy Collins stumbled over what I had done musically is so special!” regales Simon. “This is a beautiful moment in my life.”
As the Grand Prize Winner of the opportunity, Daigle won a Bootsy Collins Orange Star Signature Warwick Bass, a lifetime membership to Bootsy Collins’ Funk U, a video chat with Boosty, had his remix included on an MP3 player in the Funkship time capsule to be opened in the year 3000, plus some exciting merchandise.
“The Russian Spy” is a new comedy series about a female spy who kicks butt, and gets her butt kicked. It tackles the problem of the Global Energy Crisis and guarantees three things: action, charm and fun! Right after hitting the web, the series sky-rocketed to nearly 3,000 followers on Twitter already. It has 170,000 views on YouTube and is quickly growing a dedicated viewer base.
Indaba Media and “The Russian Spy” teamed up to have members of Indaba Sync provide music for their episodes. The first one that shows this exciting collaborations was launched just yesterday.
Check it out, stay tuned and watch our amazing members rise to the top.
Today, we would like to share two video tutorials, in which Pensado goes over the ten top mixing mistakes and refers directly to his listening experience at Indaba. He criticizes several steps and actions participants did for no, or not the right reason, such as panning, compression or other effects.
Dave discusses the following ten problem areas: 1) Energy and Emotion, 2) Determine What Elements Are Important, 3) Have A Focused Idea Or Plan, 4) When To Be Inventive And When Not To Be Inventive, 5) Balance, 6) Panning, 7) EQ, 8) Effects For No Reason, 9) Compression For No Reason, 10) Compete By Standing Out.