The Color Of Air
A podcast about the musical journey
info_outline Episode 42: Alec Head 03/29/2019
Episode 42: Alec Head Greg talks with Alec Head of the bands Ghostbound and Kosmodemonic to discuss music, acting, and wrestling! Songs Played: The Wildest Of Rivers - Ghostbound - All Is Phantom The Gallivanter - Ghostbound - All Is Phantom ghostbound.bandcamp.com This is a Ret Con Recordings production. Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi www.colorofair.com www.retconrecordings.com email@example.com facebook.com/colorofairpodcast @TheColorOfAir
info_outline Episode 41 - Yvette Young 02/09/2019
Episode 41 - Yvette Young Greg talks with Yvette Young about the NAMM experience and a plethora of other topics and tangents. Along with the debut of some Technical Difficulty music after Skype crapped the bed. Songs Played: shibuya (feat. San Holo) - Covet - effloresce Yearn - Yvette Young - Piano EP This is a Ret Con Industries production. Darius Carter Theme Song written and performed by Greg Massi www.colorofair.com www.retconindustries.com firstname.lastname@example.org facebook.com/colorofairpodcast @TheColorOfAir
info_outline Episode 40: Terran Olson 02/01/2019
Episode 40: Terran Olson Greg sits down with Terran Olson to discuss his current project Vesper Moth, their time living together and in maudlin of the Well/Kayo Dot, and Terran’s unabashed love of synthesizers (insert sound of Terran grumbling). Songs Played: Fool’s Circle - Vesper Moth - A Sea Become Winged Still Life With Stoneware Jug, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread - Vesper Moth - A Sea Become Winged This is a Ret Con Industries production. Darius Carter Theme Song written and performed by Greg Massi www.colorofair.com www.retconindustries.com email@example.com facebook.com/colorofairpodcast @TheColorOfAir
info_outline Episode 39 - Mindmaze 10/19/2017
Episode 39 - Mindmaze Greg talks with Sarah, Jeff, and Rich from PA band Minimize to discuss their growth over the last few years which has led to their most recent album Resolve, as well as getting them the opportunity to tour with Armored Saint and Saxon! Also we hear about their amazing W.A.S.P. cover set from last year and Sarah’s experiences singing on stage with Kip Winger! Songs Played: Sign Of Life - MindMaze - Resolve Abandon - Minimize - Resolve This is a Ret Con Industries production. Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi www.colorofair.com www.retconindustries.com firstname.lastname@example.org facebook.com/colorofairpodcast @TheColorOfAir
info_outline Episode 38 - Walter Sickert And The Army Of Broken Toys! 10/12/2017
Episode 38 - Walter Sickert And The Army Of Broken Toys! Greg sits down with Walter Sickert, Edrie Edrie, and Jojo Lazar of Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys to discuss all the aspects of their diverse and eccentric creative stamp on the Boston Music Scene. From their start as a duo with Walter Sickert and Edrie Edrie to the powerhouse ensemble that they are today making records, scoring silent movies, making theater productions and even playing the planetarium! Songs Played: Come Black Magic - Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys - Come Black Magic Dull Boy - Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys - Come Black Magic This is a Ret Con Industries production. Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi www.colorofair.com www.retconindustries.com email@example.com facebook.com/colorofairpodcast @TheColorOfAir
info_outline Episode 37 - The Music of Capitol Wrestling! 10/07/2017
Episode 37 - The Music of Capitol Wrestling! The Color of Air returns! In this episode, Greg gives a huge update on what he has been up to all these months. He discusses the launch of www.retconindustries.com and his involvement with Capitol Wrestling as their official composer. Then he gives you a guided tour through 7 of the custom themes he has made for Capitol Wrestling and gives you little insights into the creative process behind them! capitolwrestling.com for tickets and info capitolwrestling.bandcamp.com to purchase any of the themes you heard and many more! Songs Played: Capitol Wrestling Theme - Greg Massi I Am Colossal - Greg Massi Pain Train A Comin - Greg Massi Champion of the 1% - Greg Massi Sex Sells But Who’s Buying - Greg Massi Forever United - Greg Massi (feat. Shannon Kelly) Endgame - Greg Massi This is a Ret Con Industries production. Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi www.colorofair.com www.retconindustries.com firstname.lastname@example.org facebook.com/colorofairpodcast @TheColorOfAir
info_outline Episode 36 - Steph Sparrow 11/12/2016
Episode 36 - Steph Sparrow This week, Greg is talking to Steph Sparrow, Doctor of Music, Synth/Keyboard Player, Vocalist, and Tattoo Artist extraordinaire about the various avenues she has explored in her multi-faceted career in music. We talk the joys and pitfalls of being metalhead in academic music programs, getting back at your professors through original music, tour stories, and much more! Songs Played: Helsott - Helsott - Woven the enigma of my bleeding heart - sroM - one This is a Ret Con Recordings production. Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi www.colorofair.com www.retconrecordings.com email@example.com facebook.com/colorofairpodcast @TheColorOfAir
info_outline Episode 34 - Michael J. Epstein & Sophia Cacciola Part 2 04/21/2016
Episode 34 - Michael J. Epstein & Sophia Cacciola Part 2 Greg meets up again with Michael J. Epstein and Sophia Cacciola to discuss their newest movie project, Blood Of The Tribades, as well as talking about their growth as filmmakers and storytellers over the course of 3 movies. Also, we discuss the state of the arts scene here in Boston and their decision to leave and seek out new adventures in LA.
info_outline Episode 31 - Ryan Adams of NightBitch! 07/25/2015
Episode 31 - Ryan Adams of NightBitch! Greg sat down with Ryan Adams of CT sleaze-rockers Nightbitch after a matinee afternoon gig in New Haven, CT. He forgot to change the batteries but was able to get 30 mins with Ryan to discuss the origin of the sleaze, the CT metal scene from the late 90’s, being a college radio metal DJ, and all sorts of other other stuff!
info_outline Episode 30: The Terrible Album Club 07/08/2015
Episode 30: The Terrible Album Club Happy 1 year anniversary to The Color of Air! Greg comes back after a hiatus with a special episode. He sits down with his Concilium bandmates Paris and Chris in this special crossover event with their own amazing podcast called The Terrible Book Club! In this episode they decide to form the Terrible Album Club and the subject of their discussion is Styx’s 1983 album Kilroy Was Here.
info_outline Episode 29 - Mike McKenzie 05/07/2015
Episode 29 - Mike McKenzie Greg sits down with Mike McKenzie of The Red Chord to discuss various topics including embarrassing moments meeting your idols, Mike’s detailed knowledge of Christian metal bands, and oh yeah Mike’s prolific music career with The Red Chord, Stomach Earth, Unraveller, Nightkin, and a bunch more!
info_outline Episode 28 - Rob Potylo 04/30/2015
Episode 28 - Rob Potylo This week, Greg sits down with Boston songwriter, comedian, filmmaker, all around creative type Rob Potylo to talk about his journey over the last 15 years encompassing various things such as his first notoriety as his comic alter ego Robbie Roadsteamer, his stint on WBCN and subsequent firing, his solo career as Rob Potylo, his hit YouTube show Quiet Desperation, and his current living and creative situation taking residence at the EMF rehearsal building in Cambridge, MA.
info_outline Episode 26 - Musk Ox 04/16/2015
Episode 26 - Musk Ox Today Greg interviews Nathanael Larochette the guitarist/composer of the band Musk Ox as well as guitarist of the band The Night Watch. We discuss Nathanael's musical journey towards developing his technique and creating his style as well as discussing the origins of The Night Watch and his collaborations with Woods Of Ypres and Agalloch.
info_outline Episode 25 - John Mitchell 04/09/2015
Episode 25 - John Mitchell Greg’s guest this week is guitarist/vocalist/songwriter/producer John Mitchell (Arena, It Bites, Frost*, Kino) to discuss his most recent project called Lonely Robot. He discusses how the project came together as well as talking about his roots as an engineer and his love of boats and Jaguars.
info_outline Episode 24: Arjen Anthony Lucassen 03/19/2015
Episode 24: Arjen Anthony Lucassen On this week’s episode, Greg talks with Arjen Anthony Lucassen the mastermind behind Ayreon, Star One, and many others to discuss his latest project The Gentle Storm which is a collaboration with Anneke Van Giersbergen. Greg also talks to him about the initial years of trying to get Ayreon going, his work methods, and gear! Special thanks to Jon and Jeff at InsideOut America for their help arranging the interview and the permission to share some of the new music with The Color Of Air listeners!
info_outline Episode 23: Jeff Wagner 03/12/2015
Episode 23: Jeff Wagner On this week’s episode, Greg talks with Jeff Wagner author of the recently published Peter Steele biography Soul On Fire as well as Mean Deviation which goes through the history of progressive metal. They discuss his books, Peter Steele, Jeff’s definition of “progressive” versus “Prog” and all sorts of other great musical discussions.
info_outline Colorful Topic 3: Received Ideas 03/11/2015
Colorful Topic 3: Received Ideas Greg opens up a discussion examining received ideas and how they play a part in our development as music fans and listeners. Don't know what he means by "received ideas?" Take a listen to a long winded explanation and send in a response and share your thoughts!
info_outline Episode 22: Josh Strawn 02/27/2015
Episode 22: Josh Strawn This week, Greg talks with Josh Strawn, guitarist and singer of Vaura as well as being one of the main members of Azar Swan. They discuss his own musical journey, catch up on current musical projects he has in the works as well as his new life down in the Big Easy. Also Greg gives an update on his unsuccessful attempt at RPM 2015 as well as discussing the most recent Topic Of The Week.
info_outline Episode 21: Colin Marston 02/07/2015
Episode 21: Colin Marston Greg gets Colin Marston (Gorguts, Dysrhythmia, Behold...The Arctopus, and many more) on the phone to discuss how he began his career as an engineer and how he manages to find time to be so creative and prolific and still run a successful studio business.
info_outline Discussion Topic: What Does Avant-Garde Mean To You? 02/02/2015
Discussion Topic: What Does Avant-Garde Mean To You? Posing the question to you the listener on what the term avant-garde means to you or ithe use of sub-genres in general. Do you find them helpful or are they overused?
info_outline Episode 19 - Sacha Dunable 12/13/2014
Episode 19 - Sacha Dunable Greg chats with Sacha Dunable the guitarist/singer from Intronaut and Dunable Guitars to discuss reflections on his bands 10th anniversary, how he got into the guitar-making business, future plans for Intronaut, and guitar effects pedals. Gear Geeks rejoice!
info_outline Episode 17 - Second Grave 10/23/2014
Episode 17 - Second Grave On this week’s show, Greg introduces you all to the band Second Grave out of Worcester and sits down with guitarist/singer Krista Van Guilder and guitarist Christopher Drzal to discuss all matter of things including their history in the local metal scene, home ownership tips, and how it is to be in a band with your spouse. Plus great tunes!
info_outline Episode 16 - Catherine Capozzi 10/16/2014
Episode 16 - Catherine Capozzi This week Greg sits down to chat with guitarist and composer Catherine Capozzi to discuss all the various projects she has been involved with such as Axemunkee, All The Queen’s Men, Ziaf, Darling Pet Munkee as well as her soundtrack work on the movie Ten and her current project Bring Us Your Women. As well she throws in tales of growing up in Waterbury, CT, partying with French diplomats, and meeting Brian May.