In this episode Natalia talks with Ka(ra)mi, the multi-instrumentalist, producer and DJ. We talk about how Ka(ra)mi learned to compose and arrange music from a young age, her unique experience spending a year in Cuba studying music and dealing with feelings of not being good enough when starting her DJ career. She is a coach at the Helvetiarockt Music Lab beatmaking workshop.Listen
Musicians in Conversation
Natalia Anderson talks with female, non-binary, trans and intersex musicians and DJ’s based in Switzerland about their music and creative processes. A new episode is released every second Friday.
In this episode Natalia talks with Billie Bird. She is a guitarist, singer songwriter, composer, performer and coach at the Helvetiarockt Songwriting Camp. We discuss the benefits of trying out lots of instruments, why music is such a vital form of expression for her and why impatience is the worst for artists.Listen
In this episode Natalia talks with Martina Berther, the incredibly talented and versatile bassist and multi-instrumentalist. We discuss what it takes to be a good bass player, Martina shares tips on becoming a session musician and we also ask how we can encourage more women, intersex, non binary and trans musicians to study jazz.Listen
In this episode Natalia talks with Evelinn Trouble, winner of the Swiss Music Prize 2018, guitarist, singer songwriter, all round creative and Helvetiarockt Bandworkshop Coach. We discuss the importance of communication and honesty in band relationships, managing yourself vs having a manager, and saying what you want as a musician.Listen
In this episode Natalia talks with Anna Aaron, who is a coach at the Music Lab Song Sketches Workshop. She is an award winning singer and producer and has her own label, called Bambient Records. We discuss feeling like an outsider after returning to Switzerland as a child, using digital platforms when releasing your music, and making meaningful connections in the music industry.Listen
In this episode Natalia talks with Bone Black (DJ, Producer) about Gqom music, Bone Black’s residency in Johannesburg, South Africa and the importance of sharing your network and uplifting others. They also give practical advice on how to start an association in Switzerland!Listen
In this episode Natalia talks with Laura Livers (Pianist, Composer) about what it takes to study music to a high level and getting over the embarrassment of showing your work. Laura also shares practical advice when it comes to ownership of songs when collaborating with other artists.Listen
In this episode Natalia talks with Leila Moon (DJ, Producer, Songwriter) about her school life, self esteem and how to be your own best friend. They also talk about the creative process behind her song “Dansoz” which came out of the theater piece of the same name, by actress and dancer, Tümay Kilincel. Leila was responsible for the music production and musical direction.Listen
About Natalia Anderson
Musician, DJ and Journalist
Natalia started out in the music scene playing guitar, singing and later DJing in London’s vibrant music scene. She has since taken her party sounds to Switzerland and continues to DJ under the name NAT FRM LDN. Natalia enjoys talking about music as well as playing it and worked as a VJ / TV presenter and music journalist for various events and platforms in the UK and beyond.
Concept: Natalia Anderson in collaboration with Helvetiarockt
Presented and Produced by: Natalia Anderson
Music by: Juli Lee