Xylo Aria talks to Caro C about her personal journey as a music artist and how it gave her the incentive to create Music Production for Women (MPW), providing online music industry training for female musicians across the globe and the opportunity to interact in forums and at events.
00:00 - Introduction
02:20 - The Inspiration Behind MPW
06:47 - Getting Set Up
13:15 - The Courses On Offer
16:16 - Building The Team
21:56 - The Joys And The Challenges
30:48 - Future Plans
33:25 - How To Get Involved
Xylo Aria - Biog
Xylo Aria is an artist, producer and the founder of online learning platform Music Production for Women (MPW). Through MPW, she is determined to break down barriers women face when approaching music tech by creating a supportive and safe learning space. Since launching in 2019, MPW has taught in excess of 7,000 women from over 120 countries, partnered with global brands and earned Xylo a Top 50 East London Innovator of 2020 award, a finalist place in the 2022 Australian Business xCellence Awards and a place on the SheSaidSo Top 100 Alt Power list. In addition to her work with MPW, Xylo produces music which ties in her Indian Carnatic roots with contemporary downtempo moods.
Interviewer: Caro C - Biog
Described as a "one-woman electronic avalanche" (BBC) and a "sonic enchantress" (BBC Radio 3), Caro has been making her own brand of sensual electronica since the late '90s, reared on a diet of black music, Warp Records and Björk.
Caro currently finds herself in ample musical mischief in the Manchester creative mycelium and beyond — making music, teaching, producing podcasts as well as being the instigator and project manager of electronic music charity Delia Derbyshire Day.
Delia Derbyshire Day Charity: https://deliaderbyshireday.com
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