Upstream #44 Live Music Show Premiered Tonight!

Upstream Edition 44 premiered tonight at 8pm UK Time on Trust The Doc TV!
It’s an hour of the hottest new music with live clips and videos presented by Neil March of Fresh on the Net and Trust The Doc Media.

There are some great videos by some great artists! Watch back and read the comments in the chatroom. The video for my latest song “Never Let You Go” is featured too!

Upstream Edition 44 features music and interviews by the following artists:

@ChrisALM1

@SharonLazibyrd

@LostChimes

@ievadubova

@fetokaki

@HugsarY

@MusicOfSoundUK

@dazetheband

@mstrstmsc

@smallhaus_sound

@nickhaeffner

@MariDangerfield#ThePGs

@seanohaganmusic

@Kiffie8

@liverpoolsynth

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I’m closing my Beatstars beat store

Beat store Closing down sale!

Hello Dear Reader!

I’ve taken the difficult decision to close my Beatstars account and store this time next month (April 2021), so all my beats at beatstars.com/mistrust are now available at reduced prices. I no longer have the time to make beats for rappers & producers/artist on a regular basis, hence the decision to close the account.

I’ve found it really difficult to do the promotion to generate any sales or licensing on the platform, in other words, I still haven’t made any sales 🙄.. If any producers, rappers, and artists out there are looking for beats, head over to my beatstars page and get some new beats before I close my beats store for good!!!

Good News!

The good news (for some!) is that I’m continuing to make new music! I’ve just bought an AKAI MPK Mini Play MK3 MIDI keyboard with built-in speakers (check out my unboxing video here), and making some new songs.

Mistrust Music

You can listen to some of my old songs on my main MistrustMusic website, as well as Bandcamp, Soundcloud, and more!

Presave on Spotify

I’ve started to upload my back catalogue on to Spotify and other streaming sites, starting with “Never Alone” (written and recorded in 2005). I’ve now added “Paul, the Phone is ringing”, which features “Mrs. B”, who provided the eponymous sample… The track is the 2020 remastered version, and is released on Spotify on May 21, 2021.

You can pre-save the track to your Spotify library by clicking this link here:

Loopcloud 6 has now arrived!

I’ve just read that Loopcloud version 6 has now been released! It has a number of new features including AI harmonic and rhythmic file-matching, improved search, better workflow, new FX, and much more.

What is Loopcloud?

Loopcloud is a cloud-based music sample store, made by Loopmasters who have been selling sample packs for years. The idea is that instead of buying a whole pack of samples that you won’t use everything in, you can buy individual files with credits, when you need them. Loopcloud has a desktop app which connects directly to the store, and also integrates with your DAW. This allows you to play samples in time with your own projects and use the app audition new sounds on the fly.

I’ve been using Loopcloud on and off for a few years and would recommend it to anyone looking for a cloud-based sample store. I can’t wait to try out the new features!

Read more about Loopcloud 6 at Loopcloud.com

Look out for my forthcoming post about Loopcloud and how I use it in my music production.