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This week we're happy to have (once again) our home slice Fernando Chillar. We'll be discussing copyright and try to dig deep into what that means, as well as what artists, producers and other musicians need to put in place for themselves.

We're also joined by the voice of Makesi Joseph, our in-h…

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Fernando Chillar has been a frequent name on this podcast and his information and contributions have been of extremely high value not just to us, but to you the listeners as well. He has pointed out in this episode two critical points that often artistes, producers, beat makers, arrangers and many …

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Another legend graces us on our this week.......ANSON PRO! Let us just say that the man has provided us some major insight as to how his workflow has been and where his work is headed in the future! Anson Pro, like Advokit Productions, is another household name that has swept the music industry by …

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March 18, 2022

FTMP S4 E10 ft. Jehiah

This week’s episode is pivotal and a followup conversation to Advokits comments on copyright, owning your master's and operating in the business. It takes note of methods to which artists can protect both their creations as well as take the proper steps to utilizing other people’s content.


You al…

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The legendarious (our own word) Kit Israel of Advokit Productions......YES that Kit, the writer if some of Trinidad and Tobago's biggest hits included "Kan Kan Riddim" (which features artistes such as Olatunji, Benjai & H2O Phlo, Flipo, King Bubba, Sekon Sta, Darnella), "Folklore Riddim" (which fe…

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March 5, 2022

FTMP Hey! DJ (Edited)

We're following up on Episode 7! Tune in and continue our discussion with Mr. Ible and Uncle Berry (walking hard drives of musical knowledge) on samples and the art of sampling. We'll be looking at a few examples from the 80s and 90s, as well as hearing unrestrained opinions about today's music fro…

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Feb. 25, 2022

FTMP S4 E7 - Hey! DJ P1

The episode we have ALL been waiting for! This week we have a chat with Mr. Ible (Kemi's Dad) and Uncle "Berry" about samples. We call them "walking hard drives of musical knowledge". The reason being is that they were Dj's (Disc Jockeys) throughout the early 70's, dealing with Vinyls, storing your…

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This is Part II of the birthday celebration with Kemi! Today, our resident writer continued lining up the surprises with guest performances by Aaron Ifill Jehiah Hope, Roisha Edwards, La Reine Williams, Habbika Lopez- Roberts, and Renee Wilson- Philo! This episode shows us that Trinidad is FULL of …

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By now, we know that every February around this time, we celebrate the birthday of our founder and host. This time around, we are celebrating two weeks of birthday energy with her! We surprised her with the sweet sounds of the LEGENDARY Shannon Francois. It was a lovely wait to begin the pre-birthd…

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Vocal care is often something that goes missed by up-and-rising practitioners in the industry. In one of our previous episodes, we did a brief overview as to things that may cause vocal change and damage, as well as pointed to some of the most prominent vocals and their individual evolutions over t…

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In this episode, we analyze and discuss all of the possible scenarios to which an up and rising artist can make in the business. The music industry can be extremely difficult to navigate if inexperienced, as well as finding the fans who will support you.

Drop a comment....what are some of the mist…

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Music is probably the most consumed media in the world. Even though songwriters can claim certain creative rights, profits go to those who own the rights to a song. Imagine this: a track costs $0.99 and attracts millions of purchases. The company or individual with its ownership rights is in to col…

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DID YOU MISS US?! Welcome to Season 4! We're kicking off the season with an in-house discussion about vocal quality. How do our favourite idols sound as they age? Are today's acts actually talented, or are their producers doing the most?

This episode is hosted by Kemi, Adriel and Louise.

MERCH I…

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Dec. 18, 2021

FTMP S3 Finale Part 1

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WE'RE AT THE END OF OUR THIRD SEASON!!

It's Christmas, so we're celebrating with a little music and a re-cap of our favourite Season 3 moments! Thank you for your unwavering support. We couldn't do it without you!

OUR PLAYLIST:

Chenko - Take Ah Shot | https://youtu.be/mkUFlCYamxs
Jenelle Cook -…

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This week we caught up with Jenelle Cook of the Cook's, to talk about their latest release "Christmas Come Again" ft Jason Manswell and background vocals by Keston Rosales. The Cook's have been creating music across all genres to spread their message of hope and love. The duo are also set to releas…

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What value do you place on gigging musicians? This week, host Kemi sat down with Jehiah Hope, a usual face and voice on this podcast to talk about a prominent issue in the local scene: the value of musical performances, and whether or not, musicians also value themselves and their skills. Let's jus…

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It's Episode 17, folks! This week we're talking to Jehiah Hope - a dear friend of this podcast! He's a composer, flautist, educator, producer and sound engineer. He's been composing for well over a decade and credits his ABRSM Grade 5 theory exam prep for launching his composition journey.

In thi…

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This week we had the absolute HONOR of having a conversation with Ms. Alicia Jaggasar who is the current President of the National Parang Association of Trinidad and Tobago. She enlightened us as to all thing parang.

Follow the National Parang Association of Trinidad and Tobago here:
https://www…

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Lyrix is up to a lot. He's recently relocated and is intent on taking his career to the next level. He's releasing a new EP soon, and it's been in the works since 2018. Given that he's in a new place that embraces hip-hop, he's adjusting to the new norm around him.

Please, SUPPORT YOUR BOY.

Fin…

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This week we feature Cory KayCe. He was a guest on Season 2, to which we gave you the introduction. He "zoomed" with host Kemi Ible this time around to touch base with him regarding his recent release "Breakdown" ft Illusionist and other upcoming projects. Cory also has a podcast on Spotify called …

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Dr. Ray Anthony Holman
In the midst of passionate advocacy for the Steelpan to be officially proclaimed as the national musical instrument of Trinidad and Tobago, it is easy to identify the erudite composer, arranger, soloist and bilingual educator Ray Holman as its foremost Ambassador for he has t…

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In this week's episode, we're having another chat with the gentlemen behind 'Heal Our Land'. Heal Our Land (or HOLA) - Michael Germain, Paul Seaforth and Anthony Duncan. The show was originally recorded in 2016 and headlined local pannist Felix Roach. Performers at this event included members of th…

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