|Music Careers Mentoring Program|
|Location:||Sacramento, CA USA|
|Occupation:||Turntablist, Composer, Scratch DJ Instructor|
|mp3||Lifer Than Large Remix
Kwotecast Episode 1
Kwote is a professional turntablist, composer and scratch DJ instructor from the San Francisco Bay Area.
He has a wide range of influences, including but not limited to:
D-Styles, Toadstyle, Myka 9, Hip Hop Kclan, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Weather Report, Pat Metheny, Stanley Clark, Tangerine Dream, Autechre, Jason Becker, Marty Friedman and Tom Hess.
In 2010 Kwote was featured with multiple artists throughout the world on a guitar based compilation entitled: 'Shrouded In Sound'.
His primary background in music began in 1996 as a Hip-Hop DJ. Over the course of a year, Kwote discovered the thrill of scratching and commenced to put much more effort towards those ends. By 2002, he had multiple open turntable sessions throughout the Bay Area and Los Angeles under his belt and was ready to embark on his path of turntablism based music production. Over time Kwote found it essential for his art to expand with the acquisition of a modular synthesizer. This led him to involvement in multiple independent releases and airplay on various podcasts in 2008-2009.
In early 2009, Kwote began playing electric guitar and soon found out how much transferable knowledge could be used towards realizing his goals in scratching.
Kwote has been mentored by Tom Hess as a member of Tom's music career development program. A stellar program where challenges that lead to opportunities for growth and success are plentiful. It was during this time in Tom's mentoring program that he realized how important it was for him to share his knowledge of scratching with others. Kwote now regularly releases free instructional articles and eBooks for Turntablists of all skill levels.
Kwote is always looking for ways to progress in everything he does. Thus, he regularly invests tons of time and dedication into improving as a turntablist, composer and scratch DJ instructor. His ultimate mission is to inspire others to not only enjoy life, but to live their dreams to the fullest.
Want To Finally Make It In The Music Business?
A great deal of musicians attempt to build their music careers on their own and wind up not succeeding.
Why does this exactly?
Typically, musicians are likely to concentrate on how to earn money, how to advertise themselves, get their music to sell, establish connections with other musicians, and so on.
Having said that:
These things only come into play when you recognize how the most successful musicians think and what they do with their expertise to expand their careers.
This is the key puzzle-piece that is missing from most inexperienced musicians' attitudes and is why they end up not working in music at all.
Exactly where do you learn about these details? A music business coach.
Having a music business trainer is one of the fastest ways to guarantee success in your career.
The reason why is simple: they already know how to attain your musical goals because they have either done them themselves or helped others to accomplish them.
Get trained with a mentor now to save yourself lots of wasted time and money.