In this episode, Frequent (Nolan) shares production tips, his music background, the mental aspects of being a producer, one of the best explanations of Nyquist Theory, why you shouldn't consider using templates, joining music collectives vs. labels, why you should get better at mixing and mastering your own tracks, and more. COPYCATT also joins later in the episode for some fun and random conversation.
Born and raised in Colorado, Frequent (Nolan) has left his mark on various niches of electronic music. He's brought his sound anywhere from busted out warehouses and underground clubs to massive venues and festival stages. His more prominent performances include Red Rocks, Coalesce, and Infrasound among others. Nolan has also shared the stage with recognized artists like Tipper, Amon Tobin / Two Fingers, Jade Cicada, Illenium, Chee, Kursa, and more.
In 2013 Frequent spearheaded the music collective UPSCALE, which he runs to this day alongside Hudson Lee. Since its creation, UPSCALE worked with countless influential artists including names like KOAN Sound, Mr Bill, Au5, COPYCATT, Vorso, and many more. As of recently UPSCALE has brought many of its artists together from around the globe to perform at curated events across the US and Canada.
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This episode was recorded at KMG Studios in Denver, CO. Many thanks to Drew Dugan and the crew for letting us crash this amazing space.
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