Episode 4 - Interview with Sunshine Jones (Part 2)

INFO

In this special 3-part series of the Groovebox Society Podcast, we interview Sunshine Jones. We’ll take you on a 3-hour deep dive into the mind of one of the most experienced practitioners in the art of live electronic music performance. Forget the documentaries, forget YouTube and Wikipedia - this man has lived it for real, and even after 3 decades of actually working in the trenches, he is more excited than ever and it is clearly evident in this extensive interview.

PART 2

In part 2 of our interview Mark talks with Sunshine Jones about a decade of Dub Tribe, remaining true to autonomy, man vs. machine and the music, performance 101 - essentials and philosophy of a live performance, when things go wrong, the pros and cons of doing it full-time, Sunshine’s return from disaster.

Coming up in Part 3…

How to co-exist with DJs, music made with grooveboxes, vocals in the mix?, Emu Command Station, the search to match the MT-8, word association, Sunshine’s tracking methods, Tablets/Smartphones? The amazing Octatrack and Sunshine’s track, “Lelek”.

Missed Part 1?

Missed part one of our interview? You can find it here: https://grooveboxsociety.com/podcastepisodes/2017/8/15/episode-3-interview-with-sunshine-jones-part-1

Where to find Sunshine Jones Online

Sunshine Jones website: http://sunshine-jones.com/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/sunshine-jones/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPJYDXMFOgUwAwqH7oG3GpQ
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sunshine_Jones
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sunshine.jones.love

Episode 3 - Interview with Sunshine Jones (Part 1)

INFO

In this special 3-part series of the Groovebox Society Podcast, we interview Sunshine Jones. We’ll take you on a 3-hour deep dive into the mind of one of the most experienced practitioners in the art of live electronic music performance. Forget the documentaries, forget YouTube and Wikipedia - this man has lived it for real, and even after 3 decades of actually working in the trenches, he is more excited than ever and it is clearly evident in this extensive interview.

Part 1

In part 1 of our interview Mark talks with Sunshine Jones about his early beginnings as a musician, music technology and the evolution of going "solo". Mark and Sunshine Jones discuss the early influential instruments, such as the Alesis MMT-8, and some of the pioneering artists in electronic music performance. They even discuss the infamous term "Live PA". 

Coming up in Part 2…

A decade of Dub Tribe, remaining true to autonomy, man vs. machine and the music, performance 101 - essentials and philosophy of a live performance, when things go wrong, the pros and cons of doing it full-time, Sunshine’s return from disaster.

Coming up in Part 3…

How to co-exist with DJs, music made with grooveboxes, vocals in the mix?, Emu Command Station, the search to match the MT-8, word association, Sunshine’s tracking methods, Tablets/Smartphones? The amazing Octatrack and Sunshine’s track, “Lelek”.

Where to find Sunshine Jones Online

Sunshine Jones website: http://sunshine-jones.com/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/sunshine-jones/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPJYDXMFOgUwAwqH7oG3GpQ
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sunshine_Jones
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sunshine.jones.love

Episode 1 - Welcome to the GrooveboxSociety.com

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Welcome to the first episode of the GrooveboxSociety.com Podcast. This episode marks the official launch of the Groovebox Society, an online artist collective and community of electronic musicians creating music with groove boxes and other hardware based synthesizers. 

In this month's podcast we are featuring six artists who are part of our collective, each showcasing a unique sound. The artists this month have a diverse collection of tools ranging from traditional groove boxes, to modular synthesizers to iPads. 

Be sure to check out each of our artist's linked below in the show notes to find out more information about their tools and their music. 

Artists in this Month's Podcast

Benjamin Mauch - Animate. Distress
Eurorack Modular, Moog Mother 23, Prophet 12 and Reaktor. 

Sum_1_L’s - Gimme a cid please
Korg ESX-1, (2x)x0xbox, Arturia Microbrute, Doepfer Dark Energy2, Alesis Midiverb3, Roland Tr-8

Seqfreq - Distant Origin
Electribe ESX-1, Lexicon MX-400, FMR RNC

Doctor Heckle - The First Trap House on Mars
Teenage Engineering PO-14

Bruce Beer Drive - 26 Minutes
iPad mini with Retronyms Tabletop and  iPad based synthesizers. 

Dynamic Interplay - Heiligenschein
Emu Command Station, Korg EMX-1, Waldorf Blofeld, Korg EA-1 through Tech 21 Flyrig 5

Fitness - Dust
Novation Circuit, Volca Keys and Bass. Moog Minitaur

Upcoming Episodes

Stay tuned to upcoming episodes as we interview several artists, discussing the tools they use for music creation and show us how they created the tracks featured on the podcast.