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EP28 - Alaia D'Alessandro (Tres Leches)

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Release Date: 02/11/2020

EP35 - Sean Foe & Emily Koo (Echo Ravine) show art EP35 - Sean Foe & Emily Koo (Echo Ravine)

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Sean Foe and Emily Koo from Echo Ravine call in from Tacoma this week and tell us what it was like getting into the Seattle music scene after moving from Massachusetts, how their sound and style has evolved over the years with different bandmates, and how they wrote and recorded their amazing new record that will hopefully be released soon.   Listen to Sean and Emily’s music here:   If you enjoy the podcast, it really helps us out when you subscribe, rate, and review the show on iTunes. Thank you so much for listening!   Find us online and stay in touch here: Email:...

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EP34 - Justin Tamminga (Assertion, Pig Snout, Blind Guides, Dying Trades) show art EP34 - Justin Tamminga (Assertion, Pig Snout, Blind Guides, Dying Trades)

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My guest this week is Justin Tamminga from the bands Assertion, Pig Snout, Blind Guides, and Dying Trades.  If that wasn’t enough to keep him busy, Justin is also a well known local music teacher who has created a special program engineered towards people on the autism spectrum.  Listen in to hear us talk about his background in playing and recording music, and to hear us pick up where we left off with William Goldsmith on all things Assertion.   Follow all of Justin’s bands here:   Assertion: https://assertion.bandcamp.com Pig Snout: Blind Guides:...

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EP33 - Emily McVicker (Singer, Songwriter) show art EP33 - Emily McVicker (Singer, Songwriter)

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I thought we could all use a lil boost in positivity and joy right about now, so this week I’m bringing out a secret weapon, Emily McVicker!  We actually recorded this interview before all of this COVID19 stuff, and listening back, I found it somewhat therapeutic to listen to a normal conversation about music and being a musician.  That, plus Emily’s infectious energy make this a great pick me up that I needed and I thought you might too.   Follow Emily on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emilymcvickermusic/ Follow Emily on Facebook (and check out her new show Coffee and...

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EP32 - Dick Rossetti (Ball Bag) show art EP32 - Dick Rossetti (Ball Bag)

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The semi-iconic Dick Rossetti joins us this week to talk about all things Ball Bag, Twink the Wonder Kid, Squirt, and more!  Hear us explore Dick’s inspiration for writing lyrics, what he thinks of the current state of radio, and how he champions the smaller cities and towns often overshadowed by Seattle.   Listen and follow Dick’s band Ball Bag here:   https://www.facebook.com/BALLBAGUSA/ https://www.instagram.com/ballbagrenton/ https://twitter.com/BallBagRenton https://youtu.be/OqddujuefhI   If you would like to watch Dick’s documentary, Semi-Iconic, (which I highly...

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EP31 - Alexander EP31 - Alexander "theZim" Zimmerman (Word on the Street Podcast)

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We’ve got podcast veteran, theZim on this week’s episode!  Tune in to hear us share stories of interviewing and documenting the Seattle music scene, how theZim applies his creativity to so many different mediums, and how he’s stayed true to his passion through the unexpected twists and turns in his life.   Follow theZim on social media: YouTube: www.  Instagram: Tiktok: Email: Word on the Street Podcast:   If you enjoy the podcast, it really helps us out when you subscribe, rate, and review the show on iTunes. Thank you so much for listening!   Find us online...

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EP30 - Nancy Guppy (Art Zone, Almost Live!) show art EP30 - Nancy Guppy (Art Zone, Almost Live!)

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We are so lucky to have Nancy Guppy on this week's podcast!  Hear us talk about Nancy's background in comedy writing and performance, her perspective on the local art community, and how she answers the question, "Nancy Guppy is..."   Watch her show Art Zone on the Seattle channel here:   Nancy will also have her own visual art on display at Solo Bar (200 Roy St, Seattle, WA 98109) from April 30th - June 30th 2020.  Come check out her original collages!   If you enjoy the podcast, it really helps us out when you subscribe, rate, and review the show on iTunes. Thank...

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EP29 - Jake Uitti (Writer) show art EP29 - Jake Uitti (Writer)

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Jake Uitti is our featured guest this week!  Hear Jake and I talk about the hustle of doing the small stepping stone projects that lead to the bigger passion projects, the importance of writing a good band bio, and having to give it up to Dave Matthews!   Read up on Jake's work here: Watch the latest episodes of Video Bebop here:   If you enjoy the podcast, it really helps us out when you subscribe, rate, and review the show on iTunes. Thank you so much for listening!   Find us online and stay in touch here: Email: solvingsoundspodcast@gmail.com Facebook: Instagram: ...

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EP28 - Alaia D'Alessandro (Tres Leches) show art EP28 - Alaia D'Alessandro (Tres Leches)

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We’re back with a new episode featuring the multi-talented Alaia D’Alessando!  We cover a lot of ground in this one, including Alaia’s musical background and evolution, film making history, and attitudes towards fear and over coming challenges.  Other topics include playing the saxophone with your knee, having parents that rock harder than you, and the science behind frequencies and vibrations!   Hear Alaia’s band Tres Leches here: Get tickets to the Tres Leches’ vinyl release show at the Tractor Tavern on April 17th here: Watch Alaia’s documentary Phonic Seattle...

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EP27 - Don Farwell (Suitcase) show art EP27 - Don Farwell (Suitcase)

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Today, I finally give the people what they want and speak to the most requested and most mentioned person on the podcast, the wizard himself, Don Farwell.    Don and I dive deep into his history as a musician and cover everything that has lead up to a new record with his reformed band, Suitcase.  Some of the points we touch on are playing shows with bands that sound nothing like yours, what it means to carry one with a band with a different line up, and we recognize a lot of the #friendsofthepod who have helped both Don and I out along the way.   Pre-order a vinyl copy of...

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EP26 - Brent Amaker & Darci Carlson (Brent Amaker Deathsquad) show art EP26 - Brent Amaker & Darci Carlson (Brent Amaker Deathsquad)

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It’s a double feature this week with two heavy hitters - Brent Amaker and Darci Carlson!  Tune in and hear us talk the challenges of forming a super group, unique percussive techniques in the studio, and why posting pictures of your food on Instagram can help your band!   Follow Brent Amaker Deathsquad: instagram.com/BrentAmakerDeathsquad   In the episode, Brent said the best way to support him was by telling a friend about him and his music, and googling his name to find your preferred way of listening to his music, so do that!   Learn more about Darci and her solo...

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We’re back with a new episode featuring the multi-talented Alaia D’Alessando!  We cover a lot of ground in this one, including Alaia’s musical background and evolution, film making history, and attitudes towards fear and over coming challenges.  Other topics include playing the saxophone with your knee, having parents that rock harder than you, and the science behind frequencies and vibrations!

 

Hear Alaia’s band Tres Leches here: https://tresleches.bandcamp.com

Get tickets to the Tres Leches’ vinyl release show at the Tractor Tavern on April 17th here: https://www.ticketweb.com/event/tres-leches-album-release-w-tractor-tickets/10354055?pl=tractor

Watch Alaia’s documentary Phonic Seattle here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q43fsrpYZe4

 

If you enjoy the podcast, it really helps us out when you subscribe, rate, and review the show on iTunes. Thank you so much for listening!

 

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