In this episode of People in Music, Brad from Energy Groove Radio interviews Chris Hancock.
Chris has worked as a music producer, audio engineer, DJ, radio presenter, electronic music label manager and educator with over 15 years’ experience in the music industry. He has been a founding member of acclaimed hip-hop label Elefant Traks, boutique electronic music label The Frequency Lab, and the 107 Projects in Redfern.
On top of this he is also an accomplished sound engineer, and has worked with many notable engineers and artists throughout his time at Megaphon Studios and Music Feeds.
01:11 Chris’ start in the music industry and the beginnings of Elefant Traks
03:02 The rise of Australia’s hip hop scene
04:22 Advice when setting up your own record label
05:53 How can people find great music in such a diverse market?
07:27 The Frequency Lab
09:34 Lessons learned and managing The Frequency Lab
12:02 107 Projects
14:39 Why is it important for artists to show each other their work?
15:45 Music playing a role in other art mediums
17:40 What Chris has enjoyed about working in a recording studio
21:55 Working with artists in the studio
24:36 What is Chris up to now?
26:00 Advice for working in the music industry