Jon Aldersea

Producer, Film & Promo maker, Motion Graphic Artist

Jon Aldersea is a creative and experienced film maker, music and radio programme producer who specialises in motion graphics and graphic design. A renowned session drummer, percussionist and keyboard player whose life has revolved around the creative construction of music, design, videos, and recording resulting in a vast portfolio of projects and clients. He has filmed in Europe, Oman and the Southern States of America. For sixteen years he ran a retro art, recording and music studio facilities based in the historic courtyard within the fantastic grounds of the Trentham Estate, Staffordshire, England. He has a wide knowledge in visual art, photography, film, music, and graphics where he continues to work as a freelancer producing first-class packaging, pictures, logos, recordings, music promos and film promotion for many satisfied clients, bands, artists and independent organizations. Clients have included:- Sony/BMG, RCA, BBC ‘TimeWatch’ Series (1 Episode) BBC Pebble Mill Radio Drama Dept. BBC Top Of The Pops (Video wall graphics 91), BBC Radio Stoke, BSKYB Sky Digital, Radio London International, Radio Caroline, Channel 5, Chrysalis Records, IE Management, Stoke City Community Trust, Network Records, Squirrel Records. Jon‘s recording and graphics company are Goldphone Recordings/Creative Media based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire England.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Otherworldly, spiritual depth, creative inspiration

What is your music dream?

Music is my dream

If you could change the world - what would you start with?


Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Aladdin Sane

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Brian Eno David Bowie Nico The Velvet Underground Joy Division The Doors David Lynch Tangerine Dream Nick Drake Brian Wilson Tony Visconti George Martin Ennio Morricone Klaus Schulze Andy Warhol Burt Bacharach Syd Barrett

What inspires you to make music?

The inner and outer channel

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Truth, Intrigue, honesty, depth, integrity

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Interesting, the invisible energy of connection and beyond

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Bring back smoking in pubs and venues, open smaller venues again, pay a decent fee to the musicians, abolish all X-Factor/The Voice type programmes. More independent labels and agencies are needed.

What do you think of Drooble?


What frustrates you most as a musician?

False commercial crap. Closed doors, Inflated egos who can play but have nothing to say or express really. Piped Piper audiences or the general sheep.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

A few decent and innovative artists and bands. Generally very bleak though.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

People expect music for free, so its still hard to get a larger exposure to new and original music that is cutting and interesting. Either join a tribute band or play 'Blues' to the mass. Then you'll have your larger audience.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.