Introducing upcoming artists and new music
HOUSE OF TALENTS
In this documentary series, we follow the journey of six emerging artists from across Europe who come together for an exclusive songwriting experience in Barcelona. There, they live in a villa filled with instruments and a home studio with a mission to collaborate, create music and perform live.
EPISODE 1: WRITING & COMPOSING
Six upcoming artists who haven’t met before arrive at the House of Talents in Barcelona. They form teams of two and start their mission to create songs in three days, leading up to a final performance of their work in an intimate concert. The first episode captures the beginning of this creative journey, from the artists getting to know each other, to writing lyrics and composing melodies.
EPISODE 2: STUDIO TIME
On the second day in the House of Talents, the artists get the chance to experiment with their tracks in the villa’s home studio. Producer Jesus supports them with refining song layers and exploring new instruments. Yamaha artist Miki Santamaria pays a visit to support the new talents in their creative process.
EPISODE 3: FINAL PERFORMANCE
On the final day in the House of Talents, the artists get ready to perform the songs they have been working on the past days. In an intimate concert, they showcase their results in front of each other.
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