Published January 3, 2023
"You don't even notice the bass. It's just providing such a beautiful harmonic foundation that's linking in so beautifully with the drums and the other instruments" - Dr. Barry Hill
About the guest:
Dr. Barry Hill is a bass player and Senior Lecturer in Music at Southern Cross University in Lismore, Australia. He is a renowned musician and educator, having played with many notable Australian artists. Dr. Hill's expertise in bass playing and music education makes him an invaluable resource for his students and the wider music community.
In this episode:
Barry's academic career
How Barry got interested in humans imitating machines
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in music
Barry's past projects (The Bird, CyberBass) and current projects
Getting your instrument set up for comfortable playing
Pedal boards - blessing or curse?
Kick and bass - friends or foes?
The mindset of successful musicians
Gear mentioned in this episode:
Contact the podcast host Yarn at mixartist.com.au
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Disclaimer: The Production Talk Podcast is independent of (and not related to) my teaching responsibilities at SAE.