HOW TO: EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR PRODUCER

If it’s your first time in the studio with a producer, you may not be too sure of what to expect. The first thing is to not feel too intimidated. Good producers will understand what you’re wanting even if you don’t know the correct terms. These tips on effective communication with your music producer will get you the right results…

JULY 2021 ARTISTE OF THE MONTH – MIKEL CAPRIANO

It is Artisan’s pleasure to introduce our July, Artiste of the Month. Award winning dancer, actor, and (most importantly) musician, the talented… Mikel Capriano (Mike Capri). Mike has spent many long days, locked up in the Rhodium Studio with our engineer Simon, chipping away on a collection of folk-pop singles Mike has written for his film & TV projects. We had a chat with Mike in the studio, as he works on his next single ‘Just to Say Hello’…  

JANUARY 2021 ARTISTE OF THE MONTH – ADAM BRAND

Multi-award winning country music artist Adam Brand has been frequenting the studio over the last month, since moving back home to WA. Adam has been friends with our very own Director, Patrick Carre, for over 30 years, with this giving them the perfect opportunity to reconnect and collaborate on new projects. We wanted to take the opportunity to feature Adam as our first Artiste of the Month for 2021!

WHEN THE PRODUCER IS YOU! PT2

Believe it or not, if you’re engaging a recording studio to record your next single or EP, you’re actually playing the role of the music producer! Most studios charge an hourly rate, so preparation is essential to save you time and money in the long run. To help you skill up to the challenge, here are a few tips for when the producer is you…

FEBRUARY 2021 ARTISTE OF THE MONTH – PERRY P

Starting 2021 off with a bang – our Artiste of the Month Perry P has recently exploded into the Perth scene with the release of his debut single and accompanying music video for latest track, Starr Alpha. We’ve had the pleasure of working with Perry over the last twelve months, having worked on recording, vocal production, mixing and mastering for Starr Alpha among other tracks. We had a chat to Perry about his time in the studio and his musical journey so far…

WHEN THE PRODUCER IS YOU! PT1

Believe it or not, if you’re engaging a recording studio to record your next single or EP, you’re actually playing the role of the music producer! Most studios charge an hourly rate, so preparation is essential to save you time and money in the long run. To help you skill up to the challenge, here are a few tips for when the producer is you…

HOW TO: APPROACH A DEMO

Interested in making a demo recording of your music, but not sure what’s the next step? Well we have you sorted. Through our experience working in a recording environment and chatting with musicians on the daily, we have identified the reservations an artist feels when approaching a demo. So as a response, we have put together this article to help navigate musicians on their options when making a demo.

MARCH 2021 ARTISTE OF THE MONTH – FR MARK BAUMGARTEN

Born and raised in Perth WA, our Artiste of the Month, Father Mark Baumgarten, is bringing his music to the church.  He is currently working as the parish priest at St Francis Xavier Parish in Armadale, after being ordained to the priesthood in 2014. Recently inspired by the lockdown, Fr Mark is back in the studio working to re-discover his new style of music, as he works towards releasing his new song in time for Easter. Earlier this month we had a chat about his musical journey and plans…

HOW TO: DIY YOUR NEXT MUSIC CAMPAIGN

If you’re a budding musician, the thought of having a publicist to manage a release campaign for you could be a dream come true. However, without realising it, there’s a good chance that you have the necessary skills to create and manage a campaign yourself. All you need is a little bit of patience and practice, and you’ll have your publicity and promotional skills down to a tee when it comes time to release your music.

APRIL 2021 ARTISTE OF THE MONTH – RODRIGO DE ORUETA

For the month of April, we are celebrating Chillean singer/songwriter, Rodrigo De Orueta. Across the last year, Rodrigo has been working hard with Simon and Pat in the studio on his project, Manda Temita, featuring his two new singles: Pasan Los Años and Encumbrados. The project has been a learning curve for both Pat and Simon as they experienced collaborating internationally for the first time with Rodrigo’s best friend Gaston, who is co-producing and arranging instrumentals all the way in South America. We had a chat with Rodrigo to discuss his musical journey, his experience working at Artisan and collaborating…