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Szabi, a Budapest-based producer is our artist of the month

Posted on February 6, 2017 by Eastaste Eastaste

“Its all about positive energies and raising the vibes.” Read our short Q&A with Szabi!     How did your band come to being? I always wanted to create a project that is personal and explores my own ideas. During the past ten or so years I had many drafts and demos circulating around in my […]

TOP 10 albums from 2016 in Eastern Europe by Eastaste A&R, Daniel Somlo

Posted on December 19, 2016 by Eastaste Eastaste

10. Moonlight Breakfast – Time     Do you like to clap? Well, if yes then you should give “Time” a listen. Cheerful pop music with a hint of swing that will definitely make you dance like a child when you’re home alone. So put it on, be sure that no one can see you […]

Our artist of the month is Thank You Baudelaire, an indie-rock-dance band from Belgrade, Serbia

Posted on December 2, 2016 by Eastaste Eastaste

“We’d give them the lyrics and then dance with them so that they can feel the songs the way we do…” read our short Q&A with Thank You Baudelaire   How did your band come to being? Alex (bass) and Pavle (guitar) have played together in several bands since high school. After they started TYB there […]

Our artist of the month is Otherside, a purely soul, free and electric, Bucharest born project.

Posted on October 24, 2016 by Eastaste Eastaste

“Our mind is set to make music for absolutely everyone and our greatest thoughts go especially to people who make the best of what was given or taken away from them”. Read our short Q&A with Otherside.   How did your band come to being? We’ve worked together before and in December 2014 we decided to […]

Szerelem első hallásra

Posted on June 29, 2016 by Eastaste Eastaste

Hello reklámfilm-rendezők, ügynökségi producerek, kreatívok! Hányszor fordul elő, hogy egy új reklámhoz írtok egy scriptet majd a treatmentbe zenei referenciának beraktok egy iTunes top 10-es dalt, vagy egy obskurus 8.0+ pontos Pitchfork számot, amit hónapok óta repeaten hallgattok? Hányszor fordul elő, hogy az ügyfélnek elsőre beakad ez a zene és olyan dallamtapadása lesz, hogy hallani […]

LET’S MAKE IT CLEAR…MUSIC LICENSING TUTORIAL FOR FILMMAKERS AND VIDEOGRAPHERS (part 2) – From who, which rights do you need to obtain?

Posted on June 9, 2016 by Eastaste Eastaste

  In our previous tutorial, you could learn about the situations in which you need to license music, and what are the exceptions. In this blogpost you can discover, from who, and exactly which rights do you need to obtain.   The anatomy of a song   Let’s start with the fact, that apropos of […]

“If you’re a fisherman, you wanna go to the sea” – Notes on a music conference

Posted on September 4, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

I’ve been to the Jerusalem Music Conference last week, where about two dozens of music industry pro’s were flown in from companies like Coda, Glastonbury, Primavera, Q Magazine, Brooklyn Vegan, CMJ, ITB, United Islands, Windish Agency, Exit Festival, Mighty Sound, Full Steam, Friendly Fire, BMG, Mercury Records and so on. The aim of the conference was […]

Composer Q&A: Stroon

Posted on August 3, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

1. Can you describe your journey to music-making? When I was about four I would often try to play guitar but my parents didn’t see any reason to allow me that. So when I was fourteen I started playing guitar, got involved in a few guitar-music bands and when I was about twenty I naturally switched to electronic […]

Composer Q&A: Makunouchi Bento

Posted on July 24, 2012 by Eastaste Eastaste

1. Can you describe your journey to music-making? Since discovering electronic music, we’ve always been drawn to its unlimited sound design possibilities, so we’ve started playing with sounds the minute we got our hands on our first computers. After a few years of toying with dancefloor-oriented music, we teamed up to do something different, a […]