Music Podcast

Ep 58: BD shares New Music from BD+theChics

In this special first time Episode Branden Daniel shares his bands New Singles before they come out on FRI July 29th and tells you this listener fun details about the recording of the music, the making of the music and a bit about what's behind the writing of the songs. This is a first, it may be an only - we'll see. Enjoy!

BD+theChics Record Release Show FRI July 29th @ Neumos w/ the Hoot Hoots, the West & DJ Goo Goo Buy Tickets here:

Songs: BD + the Chics

1. Do It to Death

2. Willie William

3. My Fault

Buy Branden Daniel & the Chics Music here: https://brandendanielandthechics.bandcamp.com/

Ep 57: King Khan & the Shrines


King Khan tells BD and friends about his start with Montreal band The Spaceshits where he met Mark Sultan. He shares many stories about playing live, how the music of Sun Ra made music spiritual for him, the similarities between food and music and much, much more.

Buy King Khan & the Shrines Music: http://kingkhanmusic.com  

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Ep 56: Sam Watts - Ghosts I've Met

Ep 56: Sam Watts - Ghosts I’ve Met
Sam tells BD about his start in design and how he found himself hanging with Musicians. He talks about his time busking in NYC Subway stations. They talk cell phones and how they’re changing good ideas, the fleeting enjoyment of successful songs and even get into the inspiration behind one of Sam’s new singles “Between the notes”.

Buy Ghosts I’ve Met New Album “Night Repairs” June 30th: https://ghostsivemet.bandcamp.com


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Ep 55: Oscar - OPIUO

Ep 55: Oscar - OPIUO
Oscar tells BD about his interest in music from a young age and how he never dreamed of making a living as a musician. How putting a band together to perform his music live was “terrifying”. He even talks about the evolution of his song writing and how he’s making music now with less reliance on his previous sound banks.

Buy OPIUO’s New Album Omniversal: http://opiuo.com


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Ep 54: Joshua & Dune - Duke Evers / Ben Roth - BOD

Ep 54: Joshua & Dune - Duke Evers / Ben Roth - BOD
Joshua, Dune and BD talk guitar shops in Seattle, Guitar & Skateboard Catalogs from yesteryear. Josh tells his story, talks about his early influences and how he started out dissecting other peoples songs to learn how to write his own.

Buy Duke Evers Music: http://dukeeversmusic.com

Ben Roth from BOD tells BD about his music community that now spans the nation but started with his classmates at Tacoma School of the Arts, how it got him to NYC. They talk about playing small towns and how they can make for better crowds than big cities.

Buy BOD Music: https://bodcamp.bandcamp.com


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Ep 53: Alex Robert - Black Whales

Ep 53: Alex Robert - Black Whales
Alex tells BD about his partnership with his former drummer and Black Whales co-founder Davey Brozowski. He gives insight into his unusual writing method of recording and layering first and letting the song build. They discuss writing in times of frustration or challenge and how it’s difficult to write when “happy”. Alex explains his discomfort singing in the studio and how he may be a “Introverted-Extrovert”.

Buy Black Whales’ Music: http://blackwhales.bandcamp.com


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Ep 52: Robbie Grey - Modern English

Ep 52: Robbie Grey - Modern English
Robbie tells BD about the writing of Modern English’s first record ‘Mesh & Lace’, how they were unaware of traditional songwriting technique “We called them pieces”. How they reformed the original line up for this tour after Bassist Mick Conroy moved back to England. They even get into themes in the band’s songs and how “I Melt With You” is a Cold War inspired song.

Buy Modern English Music and tickets: http://www.modernenglish.me

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Ep 51: Kid Congo Powers

Ep 51: Kid Congo Powers
Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds are touring behind their New Album when Kid and BD spoke in the green room of the venue they were playing in Seattle. Kid talks about recording their Albums in an old school in Kansas. He speaks candidly about his friendship with Jeffrey Lee Pierce of the Gun Club. Winding up with the Cramps and what he learned from them. The fun he had in Berlin with Nick Cave and much more.

Buy Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds' Music: http://intheredrecords.com/collections/kid-congo-and-the-pink-monkey-birds

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Ep 50: Coco Columbia

Ep 50: Coco Columbia
Coco tells BD about being a perfectionist and how songwriting is the perfect outlet for her. How she charts all of her music before it makes it to an instrument, “Writing backwards” as she puts it and how it causes some unusual chord progressions. Her early days as a Jazz Drummer/student and how she thinks of herself more as a “Facilitator” than a frontwoman/singer.

Buy Coco Columbia’s Music here: https://cococolumbia.bandcamp.com

Featured Song "Fire Doesn't Burn Itself" from Sam Flax's Album Age Waves: https://samflax.bandcamp.com/album/age-waves

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Ep 49: Scott Reitherman - Pillar Point

Ep 49: Scott Reitherman - Pillar Point
Scott tells BD about his love of song Intros, the differences he finds in making electronic music from his earlier guitar driven rock band days. He describes his past with his band Throw Me The Statue and how he wound up making the first Pillar Point Record. They agree on “short sets” for new bands and how Encores aren’t for everyone. Scott also tells the story of how he came to work on his latest album with Kevin Barnes from Of Montreal.

Buy Pillar Point’s Music here: https://www.polyvinylrecords.com/artist/pillar_point

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Ep 48: Nick Wold - Dreamers

Ep 48: Nick Wold - Dreamers
Nick tells BD about starting out on Alto-Sax and loving Jazz so much he went to NYU and majored in it until he started his first rock band in Brooklyn. Nick talks about how he’s learning to write with simplicity, his first co-write experience and his song writing experience with James Iha, formerly of the Smashing Pumpkins.

Buy Dreamers’ Music here: http://www.dreamersuniverse.com


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Ep 47: Kim West & Ryan Devlin - Smokey Brights

Ep 47: Kim West & Ryan Devlin - Smokey Brights
Kim & Ryan tell BD about recording their latest record at a B&B outside Portland. They talk about vocal discipline and preparing for shows. Kim reveals that she almost went into Politics and they discuss Omnichords! Rock Docs, Music Videos and much more.

Buy the Smokey Bright’s Music here: http://www.smokeybrights.com

Ryan’s other band mentioned in this Episode: https://houndsofthewildhunt.bandcamp.com/

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Ep 46: Julia Shapiro - Chastity Belt/Childbirth

Ep 46: Julia Shapiro - Chastity Belt/Childbirth
Julia tells BD about how she feels she went to College to meet her band members in Chastity Belt. How she and members of Tacocat and Pony Time started their side project Childbirth. Why she doesn’t recommend taking yourself too seriously and finally she shares one of the scariest tour stories about being “gassed” in France.

https://chastity-belt.bandcamp.com/

https://childbirth.bandcamp.com

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Ep 45: Jason Dodson - The Maldives

Ep 45: Jason Dodson - The Maldives
Jason tells BD about how his New Record had to come out. How he accidentally put together and concept record and how that relates to Movie making. The importance of “knowing your role” and being able to listen. They even get into a bit of dish about various bands and frontmen of Seattle.

Find the Maldives’ New Record “Mad Lives” here: http://www.themaldivesmusic.com

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Ep 44: Scott Yoder - Solo Artist formerly of the Pharmacy

Ep 44: Scott Yoder - Solo Artist formerly of the Pharmacy
Scott tells BD about how a Bike Accident that broke his wrist drove him to make his New LP “Looking back in blue”. Why going solo was a pursuit of honesty for him. Weird people of Harrisburg, PA in his childhood before moving to Vashon Island in the Puget Sound. Recording his new record as Live as possible and the Police Block Party that inspired a new music video concept.

Buy Scott Yoder’s Debut LP “Looking Back In Blue” here: http://scott-yoder.com

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Ep 43: Lace Cadence - The Flavr Blue

Ep 43: Lace Cadence - The Flavr Blue
Lace tells BD about the start of his collaboration with Parker and later Hollis to make the Flavr Blue. The competitiveness in the Rap world and how that pushed him to make music. How they got the fraise “Synthesized Love Notes” that in part turned into and album name. The time they played the Brooklyn Bowl and Questlove tweeted about them. Why he and the group are intent on bending the rules in songwriting.

Buy The Flavr Blue’s Music: https://squareup.com/market/theflavrblue

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheFlavrBlue
 

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Ep 42: Ben Harwood - Hobosexual

Ep 42: Ben Harwood - Hobosexual
Ben tells BD about his delicate and intricate live gear set up and how he prevails the challenges it presents. When he asked himself “What does the audience want?” and how that’s shaped what he does. How he discovered his falsetto voice. Most importantly what he trying to give the listener with Hobo’s music.

New Hob

Hobosexual 7” “Illegal Sensations” out 4/16/16
https://hobosexualmusic.bandcamp.com

Hobosexual Songs in this Episode: “BMX” & “Squish it!” - 2013’s Hobosexual II

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Ep 41: Joe Reineke - The Meices/Alien Crime Syndicate

Ep 41: Joe Reineke - The Meices/Alien Crime Syndicate
Joe tells BD about how he got from a little town in Florida to making records in San Francisco. How he started his recording studio in Seattle. What he knows now that he wished he'd known in the early years of his career and why it's so hard to get a "Live" sound with a band in the recording studio.

Orbit Audio Recording Studio
www.orbitaudiorocks.com

http://seattlerecordingarts.com

Ep 40: Daniel Blue - Motopony

Ep 40: Daniel Blue - Motopony
Daniel tells BD about his willingness to suck at the beginning of the song writing process and the importance of that attitude in creativity. He shares how he wound up recording at Abbey Road Studios. They talk about an artist’s delicate relationship to song structure and theory. Plus, Daniel asks BD the thought provoking question “What would you do if you’d peaked already?”

Buy Motopony’s Music: www.motoponymusic.com/

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Ep 39: Zach Marley - Prison

Ep 39: Zach Marley - Prison
Zach tells BD about Prison getting back together after his wedding. What he learned from growing up with a Mother who was a Professional Opera Singer and Science Fiction Novelist. Why he thinks is takes confidence to write and the importance of simplicity in Songwriting.

Buy Prison’s Music: https://prison.bandcamp.com/

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