John Dote' Record Producer / Promoter
Article by Du-Ani Schwartz / For many artists the purpose of their practice is to explore the human condition and the seemingly infinite questions of existence that may plague us through our lifetime. To be able to convey these ideas visually is a gift to the viewer and recording producer John Dote' has leveled the playing field through his music with a string of amazing talent from Las Vegas; offering a space to reflect on our connections with those around us and our environment. The intricate mechanical structures produced and mastered by John Dote' perform repetitive motions which project familiar social traits back to the viewer. We interviewed him about his work for this issue, and how removing a human presence allows us to each consider our own personal place within the sphere of life. For other artists featured in this issue, it is human relationships which pin us together. Themes of language, family, love and physicality and experiences are all explored through their own individual visions. And the moment was of this vision was all documented from the studio of John Dote' in Las Vegas.
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John Dote' is focused on local and nationwide recording artists, entrepreneurs, and professionals who add to his cultural development and anyone passionate about fostering a creative, thoughtful life through music production in his 24 track studio in Las Vegas.. He believes that beauty surrounds us every day in ways that you would never expect through the music industry and wants to help you see it and create the soundtracks that enrich peoples lives. His goal is to break news or to feature the newest hip and trendy things, and to show you how to achieve a little extra beauty in all aspects of your life and how our local and national artists and entrepreneurs can make it in the industry. In creating a magazine like Dote', we have created an outlet for writers, musicians, and a large variety of hip hop, pop and rap music to showcase themselves not only in promotion but in purpose. We want to tell their stories. A record producer or music producer has a very broad role in overseeing and managing the recording and production of a band or performer's music. In this case, Dote' plays that role.
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Dote's RECORDING ARTISTS HAVE GRACED THE STAGES OF AMERICAN IDOL, AMERICAS GOT TALENT & SOUL TRAIN and many more.
Producers also often take on a wider entrepreneurial role, with responsibility for the budget, schedules, contracts, and negotiations. In the 2010s, the recording industry has two kinds of producers with different roles: executive producer and music producer. Executive producers oversee project finances while music producers oversee the creative process of recording songs or albums.
In most cases the music producer is also a competent arranger, composer, musician or songwriter such as Dote' (credited with 13 gold record awards), who can bring fresh ideas to a project. As well as making any songwriting and arrangement adjustments, Dote' as a producer often selects or gives suggestions for the raw recorded tracks and edits and modifies them with hardware and software tools and creates a stereo or surround sound "mix" of all the individual voices sounds and instruments., and techniques, as signaled by the work they are already doing.