Artist spotlight - Cabela and Schmitt


One of the great privileges of doing what we do at MySphera is our constant interaction with amazing musicians, bands, singers/songwriters, rappers & producers. The guys at Cabela and Schmitt are a exactly these kind of musicians; Amazing sound, unique musical style, great knowledge of the music industry & interesting insights on the ever changing world of independent musicians. That's why it was a no-brainer to interview them as part of our artist spotlight series:

1. Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

We are a trio of friends, songwriters/composers who have been collaborating for over 40 years.

We come from the heart of the United States and humble beginnings.

Our only goal as a group at this stage in our lives is to share with others what we have so freely and abundantly been given.

2. What got you started with music?

Have loved listening and enjoying music from a very young age. Making music a part of every day life just came naturally. 3. Can you tell us a bit about your creative process?

Inspirations come somewhat effortlessly. New sounds matched up with great beats get ideas moving quickly. Collaborating with partners is a fun way to share the experience. 4. Can you please share 5 influences on your music (not necessarily musicians)?

The Beatles, Eagles, Beach Boys and great music throughout the past.

Parents & friends. 5. What are 3 platforms you can't live without?

Cakewalk Sonar, Native Instruments, Addictive Drums are a few tools that come to mind. 6. label or independent?

Independent all the way!

7. YouTube or Spotify?

Both are very useful. 8. What are your goals when you release a new album/song?

Maximum impact! Get as many people to listen to it as soon as possible. 9. How do you achieve them?

Radio, Spotify, SoundCloud, YouTube, email, Social media, independent curators, etc. We have a network of wonderful people who help make this happen. 10. Can you share a personal advice to all the upcoming musicians out there?

Never give up doing what you love to do.

Be in control of your own future and do the work.

Go beyond following the crowd and be creative.

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