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Beth’s guest is music producer, Ted Talk speaker and composer for Cinematic Prog Rock band Ostura, Danny Bou-Maroun. Beth and Danny explore the differences between composing for yourself versus for someone else and also working as an independent artist compared to with a label. Danny gives his advice about how to keep motivated on a long term project and speaks about the process involved in creating The Room, Ostura’s latest album.
- 01.02 - What was Danny’s worst job?
- 01.53 - Beth and Danny chat about the challenges of being a freelancer and wanting to take work which can compromise you artistically
- 02.14 - How does Danny Bou-Maroun find composing music for visual media - commercials, tv and film vs writing music for his band?
- 04.32 - How a chance encounter led to Ostura end up working with Universal Music and the changes that brought compared to being an independent artist
- 06.05 - What motivates Danny Bou-Maroun to make music with Ostura?
- 07.04 - Why don’t Ostura play many live shows?
- 08.10 - Does Danny prefer writing or playing live for people?
- 08.33 - Danny tells the podcast about the lives of himself and Elia Monsef in the film industry
- 10.00 - Beth asks Danny why Ostura chose to release their latest concept album The Room as a continuous story
- 12.33 - What can listeners expect from the next Ostura album?
- 13.19 - How personal to Danny are the themes behind The Room
- 15.05 - Challenges of creating and finding the Ostura sound
- 16.16 - Danny speaks about finding a balance in creative collaboration with Elia Monsef - do they always agree?
- 18.59 - What advice does Danny have for anyone who wants to produce their own album?
- 20.09 - How does Danny Bou-Maroun stay motivated?
- Beth Roars: Website YouTube Instagram Twitter Facebook Patreon
- Danny: Instagram Facebook Youtube TED Talk
- Ostura: YouTube Instagram Facebook Twitter Website
- The Room Album
- Elia Monsef: Facebook Twitter
- Charles Assaf: provided artwork for Ostura - Facebook
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