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EP18 - JD Richards (Pilot to Bombardier, Bullet In Your Head)

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Release Date: 05/14/2019

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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EP25 - Ruby Lucinda (No Baby, Thunderpussy) show art EP25 - Ruby Lucinda (No Baby, Thunderpussy)

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I learned so much from Rudy Lucinda this week!  Check out our conversation and hear how to keep dirty laundry on tour in check, how to relax and allow music to flow through you, and how to fit a full drum kit into a Prius!   Stay up to date on Ruby’s social media: https://www.instagram.com/ruby.lucinda/   Check out Ruby’s band No Baby here: https://www.instagram.com/nobabynobaby/   And watch the video for their latest single BREACH here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5XfATUPxCc&t=1s   If you enjoy the podcast, it really helps us out when you subscribe, rate,...

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EP24 - Shaina Shepherd (BEARAXE) show art EP24 - Shaina Shepherd (BEARAXE)

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On this episode of the podcast, Shaina Shepherd talks with us about ways to engage an audience, how to keep your show fresh and original so the same fans keep coming out, and I finally find out the story behind the name BEARAXE!   Stay up to date on BEARAXE’s Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/bearaxeband/, https://www.instagram.com/bearaxeband/.    Including the upcoming show that Shaina discusses in the podcast: https://www.facebook.com/events/1070876266635070/   Go to her website to hear her solo music, as well as her collaborations with The Flock:...

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EP23 - Iris Chamberlain (Go Golgotha Go, Red Lektroid, Spit in the Well) show art EP23 - Iris Chamberlain (Go Golgotha Go, Red Lektroid, Spit in the Well)

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Iris Chamberlain sits down and talks with us about creative ways to promote your band, how to support a local music scene, and sheds light on how hard it is keep a band together!   Support Iris’ new band here :https://www.instagram.com/go_golgotha_go/ Check out her coaching company for musicians here: https://www.liveloudercoaching.com Stay up to date on Teen Music & Radical Wellness here: https://teenmusicradicalwellness.com/teen-bands/     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...

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EP22 - William Goldsmith (Sunny Day Real Estate, The Fire Theft, Assertion) show art EP22 - William Goldsmith (Sunny Day Real Estate, The Fire Theft, Assertion)

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William Goldsmith talks with us about his evolving approach to the drums, how collaborating can lead to writing better music, and how he won’t let my compliments to go to his head.   Follow William’s new band Assertion on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/assertionband/   Check out William’s interview on the Trap Set Podcast hosted by Joe Wong: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/094-william-goldsmith-sunny-day-real-estate-the-fire-theft/id958778095?i=1000377152058   If you enjoy the podcast, it really helps us out when you subscribe, rate, and review the show on...

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EP21 - Chris Ballew (The Presidents of the United States of America, Casper Babypants) show art EP21 - Chris Ballew (The Presidents of the United States of America, Casper Babypants)

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On this episode, Chris Ballew shares his secrets about putting on a good rock show, the hard work of constantly creating, and the art of staying positive and putting everything in perspective.   Stay up to date on Chris’ music and upcoming shows with Casper Babypants here: babypantsmusic.com   Catch all of Chris’ visual artwork and ambient music here: chrissballew.org   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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EP20 - Troy Nelson (KEXP, The Young Evils, Black Daisy Comedy, Killroom Records) show art EP20 - Troy Nelson (KEXP, The Young Evils, Black Daisy Comedy, Killroom Records)

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Don’t let the soft, soothing tones of Troy Nelson’s voice fool you, you haven’t got it dialed to 90.3 KEXP.  Check out my in depth conversation with Troy where we talk about the trials and tribulations of an indie band trying to make a living, how to ride the thin line of writing pop songs, and how to (not) get a job at KEXP.   Hear Troy from 3pm to 6pm on Saturdays on KEXP: https://kexp.org Listen to his band The Young Evils: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2h7lPDxSa1wWR09XVN7HuN?si=s5LBsm8QQI-fxeUkYOYOHQ Watch his comedy series Black Daisy: ...

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EP19 - Barrett Jones (Laundry Room Studio) show art EP19 - Barrett Jones (Laundry Room Studio)

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I traveled to Laundry Room Studios to talk with Barrett Jones about how he became an engineer, how he was able to make one person sound like a full band well before pro-tools, and we get an inside look at what it’s like to be a sound guy at a rock club!   Learn more about Laundry Room Studios: http://www.laundryroomstudio.com Watch the Laundry Room Live video series: https://www.youtube.com/user/laundryroomstudio/ Stay up to date on Barrett’s band, The Hula Bees: https://hulabees.bandcamp.com/   If you enjoy the podcast, it really helps us out when you subscribe, rate, and review...

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EP18 - JD Richards (Pilot to Bombardier, Bullet In Your Head) show art EP18 - JD Richards (Pilot to Bombardier, Bullet In Your Head)

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JD Richards talks with us about his approach to lead guitar and theory, the business side of music, and how he’s learning to write orchestra compositions and sound design for video games.   Check out Pilot to Bombardier and be sure to click on the individual songs to see the different images that JD mentions in our conversation: https://pilot2bombardier.bandcamp.com.    Get tickets to their upcoming show on May 24th at the Columbia City Theater: https://www.facebook.com/events/322141461760990/   Stay up to date on Bullet in Your Head here:  ...

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JD Richards talks with us about his approach to lead guitar and theory, the business side of music, and how he’s learning to write orchestra compositions and sound design for video games.

 

Check out Pilot to Bombardier and be sure to click on the individual songs to see the different images that JD mentions in our conversation: https://pilot2bombardier.bandcamp.com. 

 

Get tickets to their upcoming show on May 24th at the Columbia City Theater: https://www.facebook.com/events/322141461760990/

 

Stay up to date on Bullet in Your Head here: 

https://www.facebook.com/Bullet-in-Your-Head-RATM-Tribute-491863610874771/

 

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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