Interview with Brian Tyler

8Dio Artist Spotlight. Answers by Brian Tyler / Questions by Troels Folmann. December 2012. Tell us a little bit about your musical background- and influences? My background in music came from me playing drums and piano as a young child. My grandmother was a pianist and I was influenced by her and

Interview with Neal Acree

Artist Spotlight: Neal Acree/ Questions by Troels Folmann. December 2012. Introduction Neal Acree is an award winning film, television and video game composer whose work includes the massively popular game franchises World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, shows like Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis,Witchblade and over 25 feature films. A

Interview with Jeff Rona

8Dio Artist Spotlight. Answers by Jeff Rona / Questions by  Troels Folmann. June 2013. Tell us a little bit about your musical background- and influences? How did you get into the business? I’ve been making music in one way or another most of my life. I grew up listening to classical and

Meet Mark Deustsch & The Bazantar

This video goes behind the scenes on the 8Dio recordings of Mark Deutsch’s Bazantar. The Bazantar was designed and constructed by world reknowed artist, Mark Deutsch and there is only one in existence. The core of the Bazantar is a heavily modified 5 string upright bass. The instrument has 4

Music Made with Rain

Story: I am becoming increasingly fascinated with the idea of creating music out of purely organic sources. It started with music made with bees, but this time around I wanted to record something even more vital, namely water … rain … raindrops. Droplets have many interesting physical properties. One of them