VINCENT SEBASTIAN

Curriculum vitae / portfolio

 

Contact

E : vincent@latinjams.net

P : 0405 473 949

www.vincentsebastian.com

 

Education

 

Bachelor of Sound and Music Design

2012-Current University of Technology

 

Diploma of Music Business

2011-2012 TAFE Ultimo

 

Bachelor of Psychology

2000-2005 Macquarie University

 

 

Experience

 

Music Industry

 

Professional Musician/ Composer/ Band Leader, 2004-Present

This role includes performance, songwriting, and local, national and international touring. Other activities include appearing at festivals, video clips, studio recordings, teaching, corporate events, songwriting, promotional work,  interviews, and photo-shoots.

 

Sound Designer- Freelance 2015-Present

This role includes sound design and composition for theater, television, and film. Example of works can be obtained in the works section.

 

Recording Studio Assistant

REC Studios, Sydney, 2014-2015

This casual role includes setting up microphones, mixing, editing, using outboard hardware and software, and directing talent.

 

Jaminajar Narabeen,  2013-2014

This casual role includes setting up microphones, maintenance of studio, and client liaison.

 

Music Warehouse Coordinator

Didgeridoo Records Annandale, 2003-2005

Music catalogue management and distribution.

 

Radio

 

Radio Host

Cubanismo , Eastside FM Paddington, 2013-2015

In this casual role, I organised the production and music of the show. It included special segments, historic information, and making radio stings and field recordings.

 

Radio Host/ Producer

Tribalismo Radio, Bondi FM, 2015

This weekly radio program focused on electronic music and local issues. Roles included production of the show, interviews, and co-hosting. 

 

Radio Host/ Producer

Ritmo, 2SER FM,  Ultimo, 2005-2008

This successful weekly program ran for 4 years in a daytime timeslot. It included regular guests, special segments, new music, and interviews. Activities included production of show, promotional recordings, and music selection.

 

Events

 

Event Production

AV360  Pyrmont. 2010-2012

Set up/pack down of PA and AV equipment, organisation of warehouse

stock, office duties, transportation.

 

Event Coordinator/ Booking Agent

Latinjams Sydney 2008-2012.

This role was in my own entertainment agency business. It included a variety

of roles including website management, artist & corporate liaison, event

coordinator, social media, poster/ flier design, press releases.

 

Entertainment Manager

Tatlers Kings Cross, 2005-2010

In this role I worked closely with the owner to consistently create and administer events for the venue. I was given creative liberty to execute ideas and introduce new clients and collaborators to the venue. I was responsible for one of their largest profit margins recorded at the venue, doubling their Saturday night bar takings to $20000. I also increased their days of weekly operation. Activities included organisation of monthly entertainment roster, event management, artist liaison, payroll, promotions, and flier designs.

 

Entertainment Manager.

Lansdowne Hotel Broadway 2002-2004

In this role I was in charge of managing the entertainment and execution of events at the venue. I also created a resident Friday night event from 2003-2004 that consistently yielded 350-400 people. Activities included event management and creation, artist liaison, promotions.

 

Teaching

 

Corporate Percussion Workshop,

Commonwealth Bank

Hunter Valley 2014

 

Percussion Workshops

Rainforest Music Festival

Kuching, Malaysia, 2010

 

Percussion Workshops

Bellingen Music Festival,

Bellingen, 2012

 

Kids Drumming Workshop

Children’s Deaf Society,

Gladesville, 2011

 

Percussion Workshop

Disadvantaged Schools Initiative

Blacktown High School

2010, 2011

 

 

Publications

 

Radar magazine, Issue 18, 2013

Music Reviews

 

 

Skills

 

Leadership

  • band leader

  • event team leader

  • workshop leader

 

Writing

  • promotional material copy

  • radio stings copy

  • high distinction average in university essay writing

  • magazine publication

  • songwriting

 

Software

  • Logic Pro

  • Pro Tools

  • MS Office

  • Adobe Design Illustrator

  • iMovie

  • Mac

 

Languages

  • English

  • fluent Spanish

 

 

 

Works

 

Alien Shirt Commercial-

Sound Design & Composition

Commissioned by Tre Media Asia/Sweden

 

Islamic War Scene

Sound Design

Commissioned by Prairie Dog Films

 

Cochabamba

Composition

Written by Vincent Sebastian and Merenia Gillies

Performed by Reyes De La Onda

 

The Deep Dream

Produced by Vincent Sebastian

Film: romancing Sydney

Commissioned by Anmol Mishra

Musicians: Adm Ventoura, Danny Pliner, Mike Raper, Dan Wallace, Giorgio Rojas

 

Descarga De Los Reyes

Produced by Vincent Sebastian

Film: Romancing Sydney

Commissioned by Anmol Mishra

Musicians: Adm Ventoura, Danny Pliner, Mike Raper, Giorgio Rojas, Vincent Sebastian

 

Tonight’s the Night

Produced by Vincent Sebastian

Released on Prison Entertainment

London 2014

 

Tupacamaru

Produced by Vincent Sebastian

Performed by Vincent Sebastian, Danny Pliner, Pat Torres

 

 

Background

 

Home Studio

 

I work from my  home studio that contains the following equipment:

 

Hardware

Apollo Quad Audio Interface

2 X Classic Api Pre-amps

2 X Purple Audio Action Compressors

Harrison 32 Equailizer

Sync Gen II Pro clocking device

Maschine

Roland VX 5050 Sound Module

Strymon Blue Sky Reverb Pedal

KRK VST monitors plus sub woofer

Moog Sub 37 Synthesiser

Dave Smith Prophet 8 Synthesiser

VSL Modular Synthesiser

Dave Smith Tempest Drum Machine

Arturia Microbrute

AKG 414 microphone

Rode NT1 microphone

Shure Drum microphones

2 X Yorkville Elite Speakers

Macbook Pro

 

Software

Waves plugins

Universal Audio plugins

Arturia V3 Collection

SPL

Brainworx

Massive

Razor

Plus more

 

Interests

Indigenous cultures, modular synthesisers,

non-fiction books, traveling, meditation, animals,

psychology.

 

Referees

Available on request

 

 

Career Objective

 

Professional

  • To work in a passionate team environment

  • To increase my skills and knowledge of mixing, sound design, composition.

  • To accomplish professional work that is of a high level of excellence.

 

 

Personal

  • To collaborate and learn from accomplished people in the field.

Showreel 2015.

Team Building Music Workshop

Westpac,

Sydney, 2004, 2005, 2007

 

Resident Music Advisor

Oxfam Youth Ambassador Conference

Parramatta, 2006

 

Afro-Cuban Music Workshop

North Sydney Community Center,

North Sydney, Term 4, 2009

 

Ancient Rhythms Percussion Workshops

Dance Central,

Chippendale, 2011-2014

 

Music and Drum Workshops

Glebe Town Hall,

Glebe, 2009-2011

Hardware

  • compressors

  • preamps

  • equalizers

  • PA

  • synthesisers (includes modular)

  • Drum machines

  • Sequencers

 

Instruments

  • percussion (congas, cajon, bongos, timbales, bata, bells, snare, djembe, surdo, rebollo, etc)

  • voice 

  • DJing 

 

Social Media

  • Facebook

  • You Tube

  • Soundcloud

  • Google

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present

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