Barry Southgate has supported major US R&B artists when touring Australia, including the legendary Brian McKnight. In this conversation, I talk to Barry about his time with his idol, and himself becoming a finalist on the Australian Idol competition. We also chat about his time beyond the reality show, and how he independently produced his … Continue reading
True success is well and truly earned, and that journey means taking initiative and simply getting things done. Songwriter, producer and vocalist Barry Southgate is living by these rules. His motto is ‘bring change somewhere’, which is a simple yet profound philosophy. As an independent artist with a solid fan base, he’s producing his own … Continue reading
From the UK, Jay Sean is a record producer, who is also a singer, songwriter and rapper who has had huge commercial international success. Inspired by American Hip Hop music, Sean talks about his earlier influences in music, and his signing with US label Cash Money Records. Jay Sean is popularly know for his songs, … Continue reading
The good people at Gibson invited the Music Producers Forum to check out Sydney Northern Beaches indie band Stone Parade at the Oxford Art Factory. Battling one of Sydney’s coldest nights, a miss guided GPS device and peak hour traffic was well and truly worth the effort.