Interview: Ben Arthur on the New Dubway Sessions SongCraft Series

Ben Arthur, singer/songwriter, author, and one of the team behind the new MPV SongCraft tutorials explains how these "reality-TV" style music production tutorials were born and what they'll grow into.  

Ben Arthur is a singer songwriter, and one of the team behind the popular Dubways Days projects as well as the stunning new video-tutorial series for SongCraft: Producing Lauren Balthrop. The tutorial focuses on capturing and documenting the entire creative and technical process of creating a real song. In these tutorials, Ben collaborates with a talented artist to write a song from scratch. Once written, studio owner and producer, Al Houghton, captures it. Then Mike Creore, studio owner and engineer, polishes it into a finished product. It's a novel concept and one that I'd highly recommend checking out. A genuinely unmissable tutorial for anyone interested in audio production!

During the early production stages of this title, I caught up with the multi-talented Ben Arthur to find out how this whole idea was conceived, how it works and more...

RS: Tell us about your background and your current musical projects.

BA: I've been doing the professional musician thing for 20 years now. My newest record, '

Rounik is the Executive Editor for Ask.Audio & macProVideo. He's built a crack team of professional musicians and writers to create one of the most visited online resources for news, review, tutorials and interviews for modern musician and producer. As an Apple Certified Trainer for Logic Pro Rounik has taught teachers, professional... Read More


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