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We talk with musician Michael Lovatt
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Notes from the interview.
Berlin! the mecca of electronic music, but also a rock scene
Tom and Michael talk about Ireland just a bit.
Lived in Greece for 15 years
Michael also lived in the states for 10 years
Creative people more inclined to move.
A few Irish people in Berlin
Tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!
DJing twice a week to DJing once a month
producer first and foremost
started DJing in 2004
that’s retro...what???? (says Tom)
Wax Trax comes up again
My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult
“Man Should Surrender”
Nothing too big on moving the DJing...mostly in Berlin. You have to
The problem with bands is...
Dead Skulls -- Icelandic
“Never going to stop making music” -- Michael
Bandcamp is good.
Lovatt met people on Soundcloud...but focus is changing
not a community feeling anymore
Soundcloud tablet app is just resized
Soundcloud bringing subscription? Perhaps! soundcloud-may-become-paid-subscription-service
played at Soundcloud festival in Ireland
more comments in the past
Soundcloud getting into recommendations. Maybe that doesn’t work with music?
Bandcamp has good players
Discoverability was good on Soundcloud. Less good on bandcamp
Bandcamp does have fan version.
What drew you to Creative Commons?
Free Download: http://michaellovatt.bandcamp.com/album/free-downloads
One or two free tracks a year.
You get to see what people do with it!
Surfing with a GoPro
Albany rose garden tour
How do you even license things? Maybe we’ll talk about that on the Lawcast
copyright tied to death is morbid says Tom
Why do you use the the license you use?
let people use things!
Tom likes the two tracks a year concept.
Might as well be CC if you are giving it away!
What are your other projects, if any?
graphic designer by day!
radio jingles are disheartening!
Deeper Shades of House out at the end of June: itunes
broken beat techo
Brazilian trip hop with Brazilian singers!
Portuguese rap is good!
Urban Response: https://soundcloud.com/urbanresponse
Need a break from house and techno sometimes!
Just stop at the 90%! Mixing is hard!
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)?
Releasing some stuff...if she’s giving it away, do it under CC!
Closing Track: “Summer” CC BY-SA
or summer-feat-robyn-bromfield if you prefer bandcamp
might be 4 or 5 years old, but the vocal release was released on March 17, 2015.