Producer Talk with Bass Kleph

Bass Kleph

Producer Talk is your music production podcast. Each episode features interviews with top DJs, Music Producers, Mix Engineers, Record Labels, and more. Find out what makes them tick and learn how to make your music better, and build your career as an artist.

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Tommy is the drummer from the world famous Motley Crue, but he’s also a DJ and producer and has written and played in many other projects like Nine Inch Nails, Rob Zombie, Incubus, and some of his own, such as Methods Of Mayhem, Electro Mayhem, and his 3 solo albums. He’s toured all over the globe, lived the dream, and generally defined what it means to be a world famous rockstar. In the interview we talk about the universal truths of rock and electronic music, what makes a great drum beat, building a following, switching genres, and some studio tips n tricks. https://www.instagram.com/tommylee/ Listen to ANDRO https://open.spotify.com/album/5hkZhXTPhLJ0YDmkzZ3oLR?si=_P32dvUlRKWMLgUMHtTwsg https://www.instagram.com/motleycrue/    

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Mar 15

1 hr 12 min

They’ve released on Still For Talent, Bedrock, Katermukke, & Einmusika, done remixes for Stephan Bodzin, Boris Brejcha, & Tocadisco, & performed in Tomorrowland, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Australia and all across the globe. ⁠ ⁠ In the interview we talk about Techno, arpeggios, arranging, how to be underground but still catchy, and much more. ⁠ https://masterclassdnoxandbeckers.com/ing https://soundcloud.com/d-nox_beckers D-Nox https://www.instagram.com/djdnox/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/1TqcQwnBqloJrKkGs4l4LT?si=xYnKU7H0T_aeaKjGeRtSZA https://www.facebook.com/dnoxofficial Frankey & Sandrino https://www.instagram.com/frankey_and_sandrino/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/50AWbCtpX2Hk9qnocJ34gk?si=-X_d0A4PTSSa_mS2grczzg https://www.facebook.com/frankeyandsandrino    

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Feb 24

1 hr 8 min

Today’s special guest is Haus Of Panda. The inventor of Speed House. He’s released on Ultra, Musical Freedom, & Brooklyn Fire, and done remixes for Knife Party and Tommy Sunshine.  His music is supported by… Tiesto, Diplo, Alan Walker, Jauz, and his debut EP entitled “Speed House,” had 3 tracks charting in the Beatport Top 100 simultaneously.  In the interview we talk about sound design, finishing songs, mixdowns, mindset, developing your own sound, getting signed and of course, Speed House

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Jan 20

1 hr 8 min

Today’s special guest is Jon Pegnato but you might know him from his projects including LA RIOTS, Cobra Effect, & Hotmouth   He’s released on Atlantic, Capitol, Interscope, Foolsgold, Dirty Bird, Spinnin, and performed worldwide at huge festivals including EDC, Coachella, and Burning Man.   In the interview, we talk about groove, music theory, & how to write fast.    We also talk about some big mistakes that a lot of new producers are making, and what they should do instead.    Check out his new course 60 MIN SONGS   Use the code PODCAST60 to get 10% off at checkout.  

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Sep 2020

1 hr 26 min

Today’s special guest is Mark Yardley from the world famous kings of Breakbeat, The Stanton Warriors   They've released on OWSLA, XL Recordings, collaborated with Big Daddy Kane, Twista, & Eska, performed at Coachella, Glastonbury, Burning Man and Ultra and remixed Claude Von Stroke, Fat Boy Slim, Busta Rhymes, and many more.   This interview is huge. In fact it is the longest ever episode of Producer Talk.    We cover so many topics from writing to mentality, to the industry and more   FOLLOW MARK YARDLEY & STANTON WARRIORS https://stantonwarriors.com https://www.peakproducertraining.com https://www.instagram.com/stantonwarriors/  

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May 2020

1 hr 38 min

Today’s special guest is Ed Brew from a new company called Label Radar   They specialize in connecting artists with record labels, and promoters. Their company caught my eye as we all know how difficult the process of demo submission can be. The industry has been needing an easier way for a while now, and this, might just be it.    In the interview, we talk about exactly what Label Radar is and how it can help, but Ed also shares advice for artists trying to get signed, insight on where the music industry is heading, and answers questions like... should you start your own label, should you do free releases, and more.   Basically, If you are trying to get signed right now, this is the episode for you. https://www.labelradar.com/

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Jan 2020

53 min 38 sec

Brux has released on Dim Mak, and Fools Gold, colab’d with Matroda and Madeaux, remixed PNAU, and had huge success with The Billboard charts and on Australia’s national radio station Triple JJJ In the interview, we talk about how this fellow Australian launched and maintains such a successful new project while keeping her identity secret. We also talk about managers, collaborating, the gear she uses, playing live, her struggles and how she got past them. FOLLOW BRUX www.instagram.com/itsbrux/ www.basskleph.com  

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Nov 2019

59 min 40 sec

Today’s special guest is Deepchild.   He has remixed New Order and Books Shade, released on Get Physical, BBE, Sleaze, Leisure System, Future Classic and many more.  Plus he’s done a bunch of amazing albums and toured all over the world including Panorama Bar.  Often as a live electronic act.    In the interview, we talk about how this fellow Australian broke into Berlin and Berghain, what you need to know before playing live, his sound design secrets, and how you can actually make your music sound better by doing less.   https://www.instagram.com/deepchild/   https://deepchild.bandcamp.com   https://soundcloud.com/deepchild   for more on Bass Kleph https://www.basskleph.com  

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Oct 2019

1 hr 39 min

Today’s special guest is JoeySuki! In the interview we talk about how he organized a collab with Hardwell, what grew his career, how he helps producers with Artist Coaching, and his top tips for how you should approach the mentality of YOUR music and YOUR career.   https://www.instagram.com/joeysuki/   https://www.instagram.com/artistcoachingnl/   https://www.artistcoaching.nl   for more on Bass Kleph https://www.basskleph.com  

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Oct 2019

48 min 6 sec

Today’s special guest is Morgan Page   This GRAMMY-nominated producer ]has dozens of hit releases,  has racked up hundreds of millions of plays, and charted multiple Billboard, Beatport, and US Dance Radio #1s.   He’s performed at major festivals across the world, including Coachella, EDC, Electric Zoo, Burning Man, and Ultra Music Festival. He also has his own radio show called ‘In The Air’ that has broadcasted weekly for over eight years, and is approaching episode number 450!   In the interview we talk about the future of music technology, how he finds his singers and produces his vocals, what equipment he uses and why he got rid of most of it, what makes something catchy, the importance of feedback, how to sustain success, how to find inspiration, mixdown tips, and more.    FOLLOW MORGAN PAGE: https://www.instagram.com/morganpage/   Morgan Page Quick Tips mpquicktips.com     more info on Bass Kleph www.basskleph.com

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Sep 2019

1 hr 23 min

Today’s special guest is Dj Yoda. He’s a multi-award-winning hip-hop dj and producer, headlining festivals and clubs around the world. He also regularly pushes the boundaries of music, art and performance. especially with his audio visual turntablist performances. In the interview we talk about his Audio Visual live show, how he finishes music so fast, why you should colab more, why sonic character is important, how to sound unique, how to start right in turntablism, and much more FOLLOW DJ YODA: https://www.instagram.com/djyodauk/   more info on Bass Kleph > www.basskleph.com

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Sep 2019

54 min 22 sec

Today’s special guest is Will Clarke. He regularly releases on Claude Von Strokes label Dirty Bird, and has also released on True Soul, Octopus, & Relief Records. In the interview, we talk about how he became part of the Dirty Bird family, how he naturally developed a unique sound, his sound design techniques, how he designs his songs for DJing, and the art of simplicity. FOLLOW WILL CLARKE: https://www.instagram.com/djwillclarke/ more info on Bass Kleph > www.basskleph.com

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Aug 2019

1 hr 30 min

Today's special guest is Le Castle Vania. He’s signed records to Mau5trap, toured with Deadmau5, and scored music for John Wick 1, 2, and the trailer of 3. He’s also the head of the audio department for First Contact, a video game development studio that has created games for Sony Playstation, & Oculus.   FOLLOW LE CASTLE VANIA: https://www.instagram.com/lecastlevania/   more info on Bass Kleph > www.basskleph.com

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Aug 2019

1 hr 22 min

Today’s special guest is Dave Winnel. He’s signed records to Armada, Axtone, Big Beat, Warner Music, Revealed Recordings, SIZE, and Def Jam, and collaborated with Armin Van Buuren, Kryder, Marcus Schossow Fenix Pawl, and more. In the interview, we talk about how to go from a small town DJ/Producer to an internationally touring professional. Dave also shares his top tips for sound design, mixdown, how he starts his songs, and what makes a good song. FOLLOW DAVE WINNEL: https://www.instagram.com/davewinnel/ For more info on Bass Kleph www.basskleph.com

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Jul 2019

1 hr 8 min

In this 5th episode, I interview Cazztek. He’s signed tracks to Tchami’s label Confession, and Martin Garrix’s label STMPD, played multiple times in Ibiza and all over the states. In the interview, we talk about what it is like to launch a new artist project, his tips for sound design, mixdown and much more. More info on Cazztek https://www.instagram.com/cazztek/ https://twitter.com/cazztek   For more info on Bass Kleph www.basskleph.com

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Jul 2019

55 min 36 sec

In this 3rd episode, I interview Jonny Sonic from The Potbelleez. They are a hugely successful house music band from Australia. Not only have they been big in the clubs, but they successfully conquered the mainstream radio waves, the charts, and the advertising sync licensing world. In the interview we talk about their big breaks, how they were so successful at getting their songs on commercials, what makes a good radio song, Jonny’s new Mentoring company, and much more. So, let’s get into it. More info on Jonny Sonic: https://www.instagram.com/jonny_sonic/ For more info on Bass Kleph www.basskleph.com

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Jul 2019

1 hr 7 min

In this 3rd episode, I interview Nicholas Thayer about his many diverse projects such as playing bass and keyboards in The Bloody Beetroots, writing with Motley Crew, film and ballet scoring, releasing on OWSLA, sound design, composition, and mixdowns. This interview is packed with tips and great stories too. More info on Nicholas Robert Thayer www.nicholasrobertthayer.com https://bloodybeetroots.com   For more info on Bass Kleph www.basskleph.com

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Jun 2019

1 hr 12 min

In this 2nd episode, I interview Grammy-nominated singer, producer, and songwriter Bright Lights. We talk about Vocal production, songwriting, mixdown techniques, and how to work well with singers. More info on Bright Lights. www.instagram.com/brightlights333/ TikTok = Brightlights 333 www.tiktok.com/share/user/216068247832408064 For more info on Bass Kleph www.bassklpeh.com

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Jun 2019

1 hr 9 min

In this first episode of the new podcast format, I interview Hook Sling. We talk about his top mixdown tips, and his success with Galantis, NERVO, Axwell and more. Follow Hook N Sling - https://www.instagram.com/hooknsling/ Get FREE plugins - https://www.basskleph.com/podcastvip If you like the show, please leave a review on iTunes :)

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May 2019

1 hr 7 min