Music Publishing – An interview with Mel Redmond

The wonderful, talented and knowledgeable Mel Redmond explains what music publishing is, how to get a publishing deal and what makes a great song (sort of).   How do you get a publishing deal? This is hard to do, it’s harder than ever before. Generally a publisher will not go out there and look for…

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Video Diary – Day 2

I thought it would be interesting to document the creative process of making an album in video diary form.

It is pretty scary because, in my experience, a lot of ‘bad’ music gets made along the way. Showing this will probably make people think that I am a totally rubbish producer and composer. However, I am so interested in what will happen as a result of showing the insanity behind the process that I cannot resist.

I hope you like it, feel free to comment and say what you like.

Biggest thanks and love, Matty

Video Diary – Day 1

I thought it would be interesting to document the creative process of making an album in video diary form.

It is pretty scary because, in my experience, a lot of ‘bad’ music gets made along the way. Showing this will probably make people think that I am a totally rubbish producer and composer. However, I am so interested in what will happen as a result of showing the insanity behind the process that I cannot resist.

I hope you like it, feel free to comment and say what you like.

Biggest thanks and love, Matty

On Creativity In conversation with David Gauntlett.

If you want to look at becoming more creative, then here is my talk on Creativity at the Uni of Westminster. It’s probably better than the new Warcraft film and Me Before You but I doubt it is as good as Bridge of Spies which blew me away.  

A Creative Breakthrough

“There are things you know you know And things you know you don’t know And things you don’t know you don’t know” Donald Rumsfield Creativity is not only about finding the right answer, it’s also about finding the right question. I knew that I was in a creative rut, that was part of the reason…

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New song that I co-wrote with Gris De-lin

Hello everyone, here is a song that I co-wrote with the alternative singer, Gris De-lin. We used some pretty experimental techniques when songwriting. Instead of taking a passive approach to the creative process, we instigated a forceful inspiration phase, where, for three days we played around on new ideas and employed no evaluation at all.…

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