Gab Strum: Empower the Artist, Being DIY, and Japanese Wallpaper
This week's guest is producer, songwriter, and recording artist Gab Strum. Gab releases music under the moniker Japanese Wallpaper, as well as writes and produces for other artists. Based out of Melbourne, Australia, he's found success on Triple J radio with several of his tracks as well as some of his productions. Including "Forces" featuring Airling and "In Motion" by Allday. His latest album "Glow" came out at the end of 2019 and has been followed up by a slew of new singles over the last year. We have a great chat about the artist's perspective of a mix, touring, and defining success in a way that fits your path.
In this episode, we'll dig in on...
Getting back the first mix
The Suzuki Method and ear training
Dealing with imposter syndrome
Triple J radio
Supporting an artist's vision, instead of telling them what their vision should be
Defining success in way that fits your path
Record labels and avoiding making decisions via committee
The Australian music scene vs American music scene
The duality of a musically and technically great mix
Building relationships on the touring circuit
Handling your own playback during tour
Protecting your hearing
The importance of a great monitor and FOH team.
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