Build your own song over tracks from artist and musician Kota The Friend. He’ll join music journalist Nadeska Alexis to talk about how he got started making music at a young age and how he makes beats using Logic Pro X. You’ll get hands-on with iPad to deconstruct Kota’s song and add simple loops in GarageBand. Then he’ll perform songs from his latest album, FOTO.
Music Lab: Beat Making and Mixing with Kota The Friend
Kota The Friend
Guitarist, keyboardist, and bassist Kota The Friend writes and produces his own music. He has been featured in Billboard Magazine, Fader, Nylon, and more. His fourth album, FOTO, is out now.
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Journalist and Beats 1 Host
Nadeska Alexis hosts a weekly music and culture show on Beats 1 radio on Apple Music. She is the moderator and producer of Everyday Struggle on Complex. Previously, she was a hip-hop writer for MTV News.
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