Eso gives a brief overview of what you'll be learning on your path to become a Master MC in this exclusive Master class from one of Austrlia's most successful and pioneering Hip Hop voices.
ESO BACK STORIES PART 1
Eso shares his journey to become a global MC with stories of the early days of Bliss n' Eso, first songs on tape decks and first gigs on milk crates, to worldwide tours and how Hip Hop made it all happen. #LearnYourCraft
ESO BACK STORIES PART 2
Eso talks about his childhood, finding his authentic voice and how a chance childhood encounter in LA that would change his life and shape his creative passions for life. #OzoneRIP
RHYME, FLOW & FREESTYLE
Eso shares his early writing and rhyming techniques as an emerging MC, the importance of learnign new words, his experience of freestyling and the creative freedom it requires.
SONG WRITING PROCESS
Eso breaks down his approach to songwriting and gives examples of his process. #DontLetMeClickMyFingers
HOW TO MAKE BEATS
Tips to finding beats when starting out, studio experiements with his live band, the importance of your beats having a vibe that guides your writing, demonstrates how 4/4 beat and bar structure informs the dynamic of your writing.
VERSE, CHORUS, CYPHERS
Eso goes deep about how personal and unique the writing and performing experience is, and should be for every artist. He shares some specific approaches to writing and co-writing Choruses and discusses the importance of expressing your authentic Hip Hop voice. #NoRules
WHAT IS A REAL MC
Eso discusses the powerhouse KRS1 song "THE MC" and how it's an entire education in the magical forces involved in being a real MC.
THE PROCES OF RECORDING AND MIXING
Eso demystifies what you need to start making music, describes the Bliss n Eso "AirBnB" recording experience, and their hands-on approach to mixing and mastering.
HOW TO START PERFORMING
Ok you've got a handful of songs, and you want to perform then.... now what? Get Eso's insight in what it takes to deliver a great performance, how it changes as you get busier with more and more shows and some tips on microphone technique.
HOW TO MAKE A MUSIC VIDEO CLIP
Eso shares his excitement and passion for creating music videos, tips on how to balance imagination vs budget, how to find the right production team and stories from music video shoots around the world.
MARKETING OF YOUR CREATION
Eso relates the story of how Bliss n Eso marketed their first mixtapes when starting out, the lengths they went to get their music heard. He shares ideas for how to get heard in today's open internet marketplace.
In signing off, Eso shares his personal philosophy in what's required of an Artist to find success, happiness and the miracles life has to offer. The pros and cons of the music industry, record company influence, addiction and songwriting with meaning. #DevilOnMyShoulder #SongsCanChangeLives