MM Spotlight: Artist Interview with ‘Smash’

How did you get to where you are today ? I have a degree in animation but then I discovered music production and audio engineering and gravitated towards it in my mid twenties. My journey has taken me to living and training in the Caribbean, starting off as a studio assistant and then working up to being a producer and engineer. After 4 years abroad, I’m no residing back in the UK running a studio and also Lecturing at the Academy of Contemporary Music teaching music production and audio engineering. Where do you originate from? I was born in England, my mother is from Trinidad and my dad is from Mauritius. When did you start a career music? I have always been into music, that transformed into DJ-ing in my teens, but it was just a hobby. After obtaining my BA in Animation thats when I started to get into music production and I started taking it seriously. How did you first get into music ? After graduating with my degree in animation I was doing a freelance Job in Brixton. It was in a complex that housed many offices and studio spaces. A lot of then were occupied by […]

MM SIZZLING NEW RAP: 100 dances on Tik Tok and 30k Streams is just the start for ‘Katrina Kusa’ Ft. Indian Trap’ as she rises in the Trap world with delicious new single ‘Ta$te It’

American author, actress, songwriter and singer Katrina Kusa is making waves with her debut single ‘Ta$te It’ Prod. By Indian Trap. The single ‘Ta$te It’ continues to grow with having over 30K streams on Spotify and a now trending remix with over 100 dances on TikTok. ‘Ta$te It’ is an infectious hip-hop song that features Katrina Kusa’s confident, yet playful tone atop Indian Trap’s signature ground-breaking production. Katrina calls out her haters in the song with a catchy hook that you will not be able to get out of your head. Produced by Indian Trap, the production features traditional Indian sounds combined with modern day trap and hip-hop elements creating a soundscape like no other.  MM SIZZLING NEW RAP:  100 dances on Tik Tok and 30k Streams is just the start for ‘Katrina Kusa’ Ft. Indian Trap’ as she rises in the Trap world with delicious new single ‘Ta$te It’ – MuzicMirror Rapping comes naturally to Katrina Kusa, who has always had a way with words. The 16-year-old artist is most famous for her award-winning novel, The Kingdom of the Lizards, which was released in 2014. In 2019, Katrina had the opportunity to work on a music project in Los […]

‘Lewis Monbarn’ produces exquisite sounds and beats that will transport you to a new world with his inspiring ‘Omen’

“Lewis Monbarn’ produces exquisite sounds and beats that will transport you to a new world with his inspiring  ‘Omen” – Muzicmirror UK At the time of composing a year of reflection and learning had passed. Popularly known as Lodewyck, legendary producer Lewis Monbarn takes flight with his debut album Omen. Lewis Monbarn’s affinity for music has been a lifelong affair. He began creating electronic music at twelve years of age and has grown to be a moving force in the house music scene, getting the support of many international djs and having most of his releases on top of the charts. It is with this same creativity that we find his debut album Omen to be an exceptional item. Monbarn is able to build an exemplary musical landscape that encompasses elements of industrial, electro, jungle, and psychedelia into the framework of house music. Monbarn’s production on Omen takes a cinematic route that keeps his audience intrigued with each and every transition. Omen’s exotic and tribal grooves amid post-modern measures of keyboard and synth create an aspiring view of the world through music. Monbarn infuses chants and other “sacred” voice sounds throughout Omen for increased continuity. Omen by Lewis Monbarn is […]

Muzicmirror Film Spotlight: Watch episode 2 of #THAMESTIMES the new exciting series following the studio and boat life-work blend of ‘The Caligaris’

The brand new single from ‘The Caligaris’ is entitled ‘Circles’ and is out now on Ginger and Pickles Productions. To support the release ‘The Caligaris’ are producing and presenting a monthly series of short films about their exciting studio and boat life-work blend and surviving in an ever-changing music industry. #THAMESTIMES will also be broadcast as a weekly Radio Show on London FM Digital every Thursday at 7 p.m. Who are the Caligaris ? The Caligaris consist of Russell and Louise Caligari. The format of the films are 10 minute shows about their boat adventures to numerous destinations, food, culture, guest chats, unplugged performances, interviews, world issues and much more. Aston Microphones are sponsoring the series so make sure to look out for updates on their social media platforms. You can also read an interview with The Caligaris on their official website. London FM Digital are very happy to announce that we are also broadcasting and hosting the entire #thamestimes series and are excited to announce the second episode. In the second episode Russell and Louise talk to Edwards and Young. Joel Edwards is Futuretone 72 who’s song ‘Be my Melody’ is current being used for a Macdonald’s global advertising […]

Scottish Producer Pools Extensive Experience To Launch His New Album

Reole, with jazz and the Creole of his youth in Louisiana at his roots, likes to keep it real for his jazzy, soulful and funky productions by discovering underground singer songwriters to complete his unique sound of digital processing, using tubes and valves and his own secret ingredients. Texture The in-house producer for audio company Zendell, who create TV commercials for clients including Sony, Suzuki, Yahoo and FIFA, has sought underground singers and songwriters to bring texture and flavour to tracks on his forthcoming album. Reole, a Scottish music producer who lived for a short time in New Zealand, takes his name from Creole, a music style based on folk, which originated in his childhood New Orleans in the 18th Century. Born in Scotland and raised in New Orleans, Reole started his musical life playing brass in the Mardi Gras parades. Reole then joined Ritchie Ruftone on pirate radio and today he produces for Ruftone, who has won both the UK DMC Championships and UK Battle for World Supremacy heats two years running Reole is cutting vinyl to prepare Ruftone to defend his title this year at the O2 in Greenwich. Mainland In March 2013, Reole unleashed his first album Ya […]