Ken Hada, of the podcast I Had A Conversation, had a conversation with Dren McDonald. “Longtime friends and musical collaborators, guitarist Dren McDonald and drummer Ken Hada, delve deep into the fascinating realms of the creative process, audio engineering, AI, and composition. With their combined decades of experience in the music industry, the duo brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to this engaging episode. One of the key focal points of this podcast is the creative process. Drawing from their own experiences as professional musicians, Dren and Ken explore the intricacies of inspiration, how to overcome creative blocks, and the importance of fostering a nurturing environment for artistic growth. They delve into the often-misunderstood concept of ‘finding your voice’ as a musician.” Find their chat here.
McDonald – who is best known for his video game music compositions as well as his collaborative electronic project polyheDren – recently released Pterous, a massive multi-tracked instrumental guitar album. It’s at radio now.