Arrangement, Songwriting, and Motivation with $aturn

In this episode, I sit down with the talented producer and vocalist $aturn. He makes incredible music, which is even more impressive when you learn he’s just 19. We talk about how he developed so quickly, his motivation for making music, the best way to learn proper arrangement, and much more. I had a blast recording this episode, and I hope you’ll enjoy it too.

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Show notes:

  • His background (4:39)
  • How he excelled so quickly (6:25)
  • Advice from Just a Gent (7:41)
  • Opting out of college (8:35)
  • What motivated him (11:32)
  • Lani Rose (14:07)
  • Balancing multiple projects (15:07)
  • Songwriting (16:01)
  • Workflow (17:01)
  • Arrangement (19:16)
  • Frustrations with the industry (22:25)
  • Doing music out of love (24:37)
  • Beginner mistakes (27:34)
  • How to start with zero fans (29:53)
  • Creative block (31:57)
  • What’s up next for $aturn (34:34)

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