Zurab Kostava on genre hopping and Tbilisi, Georgia’s peculiar music scene
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Zurab Kostava on genre hopping and Tbilisi, Georgia’s peculiar music scene

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Zurab Kostava is a musician and composer from Tbilisi, Georgia. His keen ear for music has led him towards genres as diverse as electronica, jazz, classical, rock, and R&B. There’s lots to be said about finding something interesting and inspiring in any style of music, and Zurab has a natural gift for doing so. We took the opportunity to ask him about genre hopping, his view on the music scene in Tbilisi, the musical projects he’s currently into, his production…

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It’s difficult to rise above the noise | Brian Hazard from Passive Promotion

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We were lucky to meet Brian Hazard. He is a well-known artist with over 20 years of experience promoting his 9 Color Theory albums. Brian is also a mastering engineer (and owner of Resonance Mastering) in Huntington Beach, California. We had a word with him and thought it will be a great idea to share the talk with you. His Passive Promotion blog emphasizes “set it and forget it” methods of music promotion, along with a few tips on mixing.…

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Owain has had 2 major heart operations in one life time, and his passion has always been music.

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Owain Williams says “I’am lucky to be here after all I been through in life. Music has helped me a lot, to get through hard times”. He really likes to experiment with electronica-influenced hip-hop beats. If this doesn’t sound rare enough, he grew up as a metalhead in the UK, taking in all that Iron Maiden and 80’s heavy metal goodness. We had to ask him how he turned the way he is now plus some other music making questions.…

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Composer Daniel Goldstein on the music that comes from within

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Daniel Goldstein is an 18-year old Israeli composer and arranger with a wide and diverse taste in music. He grew up on equal parts classical music and 80s pop to become a beast of an indie musician who lives and breathes music. Daniel is the kind of passionate, devoted guy we’ll always love to have on Drooble, so we couldn’t miss the opportunity to ask him a bunch of questions. Naturally, he came up with the most interesting answers! Check…

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Live For Dawn on spreading compassion through heavy metal

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Live For Dawn is a metal band from St. Louis, USA. It plays its heavy tunes with the goal of spreading compassion and courtesy through music – which doesn’t sound typically metal, but there’s a message. We are intrigued by the four-piece, influenced by modern heroes like Periphery, Avenged Sevenfold, and Five Finger Death Punch. We asked the bunch a few questions and they happily obliged! Introduce yourselves and the band to our readers My name is Michael Bast, I…