Technology has made it easier and more affordable for the average person to produce and distribute his or her own content, empowering artists and eliminating old gatekeepers. This in turn has created countless opportunities for success but left artists to their own devices in achieving it. To some, this new era means the death of the art of recording and filmmaking. We disagree. To us it means that the power structure has changed; the control is in the hands of content creators. With “The Sea In Between,” Mason Jar Music would like to offer our own vision for a possible future of distributed media: a full audio-visual album. In essence, an LP of sights and sounds. This film represents a labor of love for us. Together with the intrepid Josh Garrels, his wife and toddlers in tow, we filmed and recorded a dozen live performances in less than a week and have woven them together with documentary vignettes exploring Josh’s hand-built career, the process of collaborating on Mayne Island, and
I loved The Sea In Between! This is a great doco to watch, or even just have on in the background, the music is amazing and it's brilliant being able to see that creative process. This paired with the beautiful setting of Mayne Island made for a brilliant documentary. Also, I found the 'Live From Mayne Island' album on Spotify and it's now one of my regular go-to's! Definitely recommend.