|The Mind Orchestra|
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We talk with Nick Gent of The Mind Orchestra
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Notes from the interview:
Tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!
online recording sessions and file sharing
debut album came out in November, but been working together for 3 years
"world music" - folk, dub, funk...everything they link.
Nick does mixing and production
interaction on an organic level
"basically, just show up"
some musicians showed up on 7 tracks
Where we discussed Kompoz and more: music-manumit-podcast-down-rathole
Where did the project name originate?
It's music for the mind.
How do you decide?
some songs had over 100 tracks
What drew you to Creative Commons?
indaba and Jamendo both came to Nick’s attention about the same time
CC is becoming mainstream
What are your other projects, if any?
Not still doing music under The Golden Dawn: the-golden-dawn
quite a range of stuff
there is a bit of journeying into other people's souls
Why do you use the the license you use?
As freely as possible, without relinquishing any attribution
"Paying it forward"
sometimes are fearful of the financial incentives
Have you thought about playing anything live?
maybe some day. New York, Italy... maybe a threesome
maybe some crowdfunding some time...maybe next album!
Who are some people you think we should try to get on the show (aka, who are the important people in Creative Commons music today)?
only one doing it under CC
Macroform - meditations: https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/4116/macroform
double vinyl and double CD
Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
The 10 Emotions is the working title
a healing album with "weird" instruments
closing track: https://www.jamendo.com/en/track/1165391/nomad
about traveling and Nick’s experiences. a global collective conscious
Wherever we are we are we can be at home.