We caught up with Tate to talk about his music. At Indiy we champion musicians.

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What do you enjoy most about being an independent musician?

Being able to freely make music how I want and when I want!

If we were to peek over your shoulder, what does your studio look like? What gear do you typically use?

Honestly I’m just making music in my bedroom

I got my pc, headphones, and mic…

In all reality that’s all you need!

Do you enjoy recording and production, or do you like performing live and promotion?

I love recording it’s so fun to do!

How would you want people to describe your latest project in a tweet?

“Something new”

Do you plan your music releases, or do you just finish a song and release it?

I don’t really plan anything out…

I get it then drop it!

However, with my new album, it will be dropping next month sometime

What can we expect from you within the next 6 months? Any releases planned? Future gigs?

I’d say expect 3 albums!

I’m always recording!

Are you planning any videos for your music? Are there any videos we need to know about!?

Currently I’m not doing any videos!

I think I’m gonna wait…

Are there any collaborations, past or future, that you are excited about?

There are a few people I’m excited to have on my album…stay tuned for it!

What inspires your creative process?

Being sad…being alone

I’m jus’ tryna help other people out and have fun!

What are your top three favorite albums of all time & why?

Goodbye and Good Riddance, Cry Baby, and The Two of Us Are Dying

These albums really inspired me and each of the artists themselves got me interested in making music

I take inspiration from all my favorite artists!

Who makes up your existing creative team?
i.e. photographers, video directors, social media managers, paid media specialists, stylists, hair, and makeup…Name someone who you think deserves a special shout-out?

Myself and ohhmyjawrrsh…

None of this would be possible without him!

And finally Tate, where can we find you on social media?

Soundcloud – Tate

Youtube – Tate

Instagram – @tatum._.rutledge

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Andrea

Andrea graduated from Roehampton University and The BRIT School, whose globally recognized alumni include Adele, Katy B, Ella Eyre, FKA Twigs, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Katie Melua, Kate Nash and the Rizzle Kicks. She takes her love of the arts and entertainment industry to provide useful information to upcoming musicians, helping them navigate the industry and avoid making costly mistakes. She actively mentors our current contributors. Andrea has qualifications in Content Marketing and also manages our collaborative playlists for independent artists

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