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IN CONVERSATION: GUY JONES

Guy Jones is a musician in the most extreme sense of the word. Through years of practice he has developed an intricate understanding of music and its theory. Exploring countless musical avenues from self-teaching the Cello to being a fully fledged rockstar in their band LibraLibra, Guy has experience in each corner of the industry. In their latest venture, Guy takes on the role of teacher as he brings 1-2-1 bespoke sessions to South Lanes Studios. Alice sat down with Guy to get a deeper understanding of who they are and a flavour of their taste as Guy brings an update to the latest edition of Behind The Playlist.  How did you get into music?  I didn’t get into music properly...

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT // THE CASE FOR FESTIVALS AS SPIRITUAL EVENTS

2022 has brought festival season back, and it's arrived with a vengeance. A time of year when the energy is unmatched as thousands of music lovers migrate to fields across the country to release their inhibitions and witness some incredible live music. The buzz of a music festival is an unrivalled high, one that can be felt for weeks post-event and is contagious enough to be transferred to the unlucky folks who choose not to partake. The feelings generated and experienced during festival season are ones that I believe can only be measured against one other cultural phenomenon - spiritual events. Knowing my audience, I realise I could be preaching to the choir, but if not, give me a chance...

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BEHIND THE PLAYLIST // SAM WEBB

Every month, Behind The Playlist chats to members of our community to get a taste of their taste. This edition has been curated by South Lanes Studios own Sam Webb. One of our talented in-house Sound Engineers, known for a fondness for fat riffs. Sam is a lover of those hard, heavy rock sounds but don’t let the hardcore reputation fool you, he’s also got a soft spot for George Michael. Here’s his take on Behind the Playlist. What’s Your Current Most Played? Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve My favourite thing about this tune is the big sound of the strings. This is one pretty song!    Favourite Brighton Band? Wasp In The Room - Signature Gold I like the attitude...

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BEHIND THE PLAYLIST // ADRIAN BUNN

Every month, Behind The Playlist chats to members of our community to get a taste of their taste. This edition has been curated by South Lanes Studios own Adrian Bunn. One of our talented in-house Sound Engineers, Adrian is renowned for his innovative and creative methods of recording and producing. A lover of music from across the spectrum, Adrian is particularly inspired by sounds from the psychedelic realm. Here’s his take on Behind the Playlist. What’s Your Current Most Played? Shipping Yard - Mossy I really like the production on this track. I found it in a Stuart White mixing masterclass on YouTube and I just really rated it! Stuart White is up there as one of my favourite engineers....

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