Thursday, September 21, 2017

WOTS Version 152 with Wonder #2

Today Wonder came over to Studio Twelve Hundred to record for the second time on the podcast. We talked extensively about touring.  That was the bulk of the conversation, Wonder brought us up to date on her current tour, why to do it, philosophies around it, and what it's like showing up at a venue for the first time.  We also talked about what kind of shows Wonder likes best, how she creates her arrangements for covers, and so much more!!!! I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Strings" by Wonder off This Far Alive
"The Cracks In Your Skin" by Wonder off This Far Alive

Learn more here: http://www.iamwonder.net/

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

WOTS Version 151 with Actionesse

Today in my intro I pour you into my mind.  I am making some changes to the podcast at least on outlook.  Tune in find out what's up!

We had the mighty Actionesse on the podcast.  Joel Kenworthy, Paddy Moran, and Ian Reed of the band visited Studio Twelve Hundred while they were on tour. We talked all about the tour, why they are on it what expectations they had going into what has changes since being on it. We talked about the importance of networking with bands in other cities and how to do it.  We also got into their recordings and got some backstory on the process of recording the band.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"You'll Get Your Money" by Actionesse off Fortune
"Ice Palace" by Actionesse off Fortune

Learn more here: https://www.actionesse.com/

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

WOTS Version 150 - WOTS Radio #14

Celebrating Podcast #150.  I tell stories and play songs. Three hours of awesome!!!

“Here We Go” by Duke Evers off Velvet Hips
https://dukeevers.bandcamp.com/

“Too Soon Too Far” by TBASA (unreleased as of recording this podcast)
https://tbasa.bandcamp.com/

“Fire” by Soltree off Stardust
https://soltree.bandcamp.com/

“Irene” by Courtney Marie Andrews off Honest Life
http://tunes.mamabirdrecordingco.com/album/honest-life

“I Am That I Am” by Devils Hunt Me Down off In Medias Res II
https://devilshuntmedown.bandcamp.com/

“Two-Time” by Monsterwatch off Blabbermouth
https://monsterwatch.bandcamp.com/

“Carolina” by Heather Thomas off People in Places
https://heatherthomas.bandcamp.com/

“Deadline” by Dirty Dirty off Deadline
https://sodirtydirty.bandcamp.com/

“Finger on the Pulse” by Wonder off This Far Alive
https://wondertruly.bandcamp.com/

“Project 3” by Skyrocket Daydream off Skyrocket Daydream
https://skyrocketdaydream.bandcamp.com/

“Chase the Clouds” by Erik Blood off Lost in Slow Motion
https://erikblood.bandcamp.com/

“Pretty Teeth” by Ever So Android off The Civil
https://eversoandroid.bandcamp.com/

“Feathers” by The Flavr Blue off Love Notes
https://theflavrblue.bandcamp.com/

“Tender” by Tangerine off Sugar Teeth
https://tangerinetheband.bandcamp.com/

“I Can’t Wait to Get Your Clothes Off” by Susy Sun off Susy Sun EP
https://susysunmusic.bandcamp.com/

“Noble Eyes” by Among Authors off I am Become
https://amongauthors.bandcamp.com/

“Fallin’” by Scarlet Parke off Long Night
https://scarletparkemusic.bandcamp.com/

“Zero, The Fool” by Spit in the Well off Zero
https://spitinthewell.bandcamp.com/

“Things Like This” by Wooky
https://wookyofficial.bandcamp.com/

“Never Enough” by C-leb & the Kettle Black off Flat Black
https://c-lebsounds.bandcamp.com/

“Fade To Black” by Tiny Messengers off Tiny Messengers EP
http://kimomuraki.com/

“Gotta Go” by Ten Miles Wide off The Gross
https://tenmileswide.bandcamp.com/

“Love vs Tragedy” by Heels to the Hardwood off Love vs Tragedy
http://www.heelstothehardwood.com/

“Go Limp” by Intisaar off Borrowed Ground
https://intisaar.bandcamp.com/

“No” by Great Grandpa off Plastic Cough
https://greatgrandpa.bandcamp.com/

“Home” by Whitney MongĂ© off Stone
https://whitneymongemusic.bandcamp.com/

“Pull the Pin” by Patrick Galactic off Running from the Sun
https://patrickgalactic.bandcamp.com/

“Daylights Gone” by Motopony off Welcome You
http://www.motoponymusic.com/

“White Wizard” by Year of the Cobra off …In The Shadows Below
https://yearofthecobra.bandcamp.com/

“Anak Ko” by Charms off Human Error
https://charmsrock.bandcamp.com/

“Don’t Feed the Birds” by General Mojo’s off How Hollow a Heart
https://generalmojomusic.bandcamp.com/

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

WOTS Version 149 with Thomas Erwin

On todays podcast I continue "Zim's Tips" with a somewhat deep dive on the importance of and how to use YouTube.  I would love to hear if you agree or disagree with what I have to say.  Post your thoughts in the comments!

We have Thomas Erwin as our guest on the podcast today.  Thomas is a musician and podcaster.  We sat down in his apartment in the University District and talked about his band Niagara Moon and his podcast Talkin About The Passion.  He filled us in on what brought him to Seattle and his impressions of the local music community.  We got into why he started the podcast and how it's been going for him, and so much more.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Eating Peaches" by Niagara Moon off Eating Peaches
"Nothing Is Coming From Me" by Niagara Moon off Eating Peaches

Learn more here: https://www.niagaramoonmusic.com/

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

WOTS Version 148 with Hunter Venturo and Nathan Reno

So last week I brought up the important places to have a presence on the internet.  Today I get nerdy about the most important one, Facebook.  I talk about how to make the most of Facebook in a grass roots way. Let me know if you agree or disagree.

I got together with Hunter Venturo and Nathan Reno, we talked about their band Woodshed.  We got into their first two recordings and their plans for more. We talked about what it's like being a band in Arlington and the community that supports it.  We also talk about some goals as a band.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Trains' Comin'" by Woodshed off Hands In The Sky
"Hands In The Sky" by Woodshed off Hands In The Sky

Learn more here: https://www.woodshedband.com/

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

WOTS Version 147 with Quiet

Today I break down some ideas regarding social media and the best places to focus your energy to expand your music career. Check out what I have to say.  Do you agree or disagree? let me know in the comments of this post!

We have Quiet on the podcast. We sat down with three members of the band Avtar, Aeon, and Eamon in their rehearsal space at the Olympic Foundry. We got nerdy on their latest release, their plans to create and release more music, going on an open mic/networking tour, and more. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Last Note" by Quiet off Walk Into The Night
"Lunacy" by Quiet off Walk Into The Night

Learn more here: https://xxquietxx.bandcamp.com/

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

WOTS Version 146 with Scott McKinley

We are up to my third tip or suggestion, however you want to look at it, on ways to do more with your music career.  Today I give you my take on the importance of touring. Let me know if you agree or disagree with my assessments!

This time on the podcast we have Scott McKinley.  I got together at his place in Lake Stevens and we talked about his label CaviGold Records, his involvement with Robert Lang Studios, and Hemp Fest. Scott gave us really good insights on what artist should consider when planning how to take their music to the next level. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Lost Again" by Terry McDermott
"When It All Burns" by Everybody Panic!

Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/CaviGoldRecords

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

WOTS Version 145 with Erin Rae Murray and Cody Rose

Continuing my investigation on what are best practices for being a successful musician in our current climate of being a musician.  My second tip to advance your career as a musician is to see your music career through an entrepreneurial lens.  Listen to my thoughts on it then let me know if you agree or disagree with my assessments.

This time on the podcast we have Erin Rae Murray and Cody Rose.  We sat down at Grumpy D's Coffee House in Ballard, Erin and Cody told me all about their band Honey Mustard.  We got in depth about the band, we got caught up with what they have accomplished so far and some of the goals of what's next, we talked about what it's like to be a two piece verses a band, they told me about their writing process. We also talked about the every changing and increasing rolls of what it means to be a musician in our time and how it relates to social media. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Long Are The Days (Live)" by Honey Mustard off Back Shack #1 (video)
"Gotta Getta Hold" by Honey Mustard off The Debut EP

Learn more here: http://www.honeymustardmusic.com/

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

WOTS Version 144 with Ilen Halogram and Audrey Lane

I am changing up the podcast. I did a bit of a longer intro and caught you up on why I am doing this podcast.  I am also starting to give tips on what I believe are key aspects of progressing your music career.  Today I talk about the importance of having a great recording and why it's the most important part of being a musician. Do you agree or disagree? Post in the comments on this post in facebook. I look forward to having a conversation with you.

Today on the podcast I talk to Ilen Halogram and Audrey Lane.  I took a ferry ride to Bainbridge Island to meet up with Ilen and Audrey to talk about I Am Halo.  We talked about what it's like living on Bainbridge, where did I Am Halo come from, how to create a multi media experience including virtual reality with music.  We also talked about Ilen's head trauma and how it effected her music and what it's been like since. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Thunderbird" by I Am Halo off I Am Halo
"Gate Of The Snake" by I Am Halo, Produced by Drumspyder

Learn more here: https://www.csonicpalace.com/

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

WOTS Version 143 with Among Authors

This week on the podcast we have Among Authors.  I got together with Ian Ketterer, Jonathan Livingston, Jason Ketterer, and TJ Grant in their basement rehearsal space.  We got caught up on the completion of their album, working with Andrew Joslyn, pressing to vinyl, and what's next.  We also talked about the ideas around touring, licensing, and the ever growing list of things musicians need to do in our current climate of the industry.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"The Overture" by Among Authors off I Am Become
"Lure" by Among Authors off I Am Become

Learn more here: http://amongauthors.com/vinyl-iambecome/

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

WOTS Version 142 with Dirty Dirty

This week on the pod we talk to Dirty Dirty.  I sat down with Ian Forrester and Drew Shreve in their rehearsal space as they were loading out for a gig.  This week is a shorter one but we had enough time to talk about the new recording, how it spans three drummers, and how Drew is fitting in to the band.  We also talked about some goals of the band and their killer promo videos produced by Drew's brother Chris Shreve. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Tick Tick Tick" by Dirty Dirty off Deadline
"So Wild" by Dirty Dirty off Deadline

Learn more here: http://dirtydirtymusic.com/

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

WOTS Version 141 with Asterhouse

This week on the podcast we have Asterhouse.  I got together with John and Russ Thornburg, and Julio Posada at John and Russ's parents basement. We talked about the new album, finding good producers to work with, and advice either welcome or unwelcome they have gotten as a young band.  We also talk about their goals as a band, perception of confidence, and ideas around touring.  I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"The Only Ghost" by Asterhouse off Errors That Smile
"The Modern Death" by Asterhouse off Errors That Smile


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Seattle Weekly Poll: http://seattleweekly.secondstreetapp.com/bos17/gallery/66658801/

Thursday, June 29, 2017

WOTS Version 140 with Below Blackstar

Today on the podcast we get together with the band Below Blackstar.  Jason, Gerard, Debra, Jessica, Christopher, and Skye invited me over to their rehearsal space and we got to know all about the band and the mushrooms growing in the band room as well as how the band fits in the Seattle music community.  We also got some stories about how these musicians met and what being apart of Below Blackstar means to them. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"red / shades of red [reprise]" by Below Blackstar off Under A Concrete Sky
"blue-hued sleep-deprived love song" by Below Blackstar off Under A Concrete Sky

Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/belowblackstarmusic/

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Seattle Weekly Poll: http://seattleweekly.secondstreetapp.com/bos17/gallery/66658801/

Thursday, June 22, 2017

WOTS Version 139 with Araless

This week on the podcast I talk with Araless.  I got together with Araless at his house in Greenwood we talked all about the scene and his music. We talked about where he feels his sound and ideas fit within the Seattle hip hop and music community.  We also talked about what is to come with Araless and forming a live band and the sound he is creating with it and the goals to tour and get out of the local community with it. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Robots" by Araless off Proletariat Rock
"Attention" by Araless off Symbiosis

Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/araless

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Seattle Weekly Poll: http://seattleweekly.secondstreetapp.com/bos17/gallery/66658801/

Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/alexanderthomas2015

Thursday, June 15, 2017

WOTS Version 138 with Kelly & Alton Fleek

This week on the podcast we talk to The Spider Ferns.  Kelly, Alton and I got together at Porchlight Coffee & Records and talk about the band, how it fits in the landscape of the Seattle music community, defining success, and presenting a multi media experience.  We also talk about ideas around touring, the culture of the scene, and how to make a show more then a show.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Stronger Still" by The Spider Ferns off Safety
"Worlds Will Fall" by The Spider Ferns off Safety

Learn more here: https://www.thespiderferns.com/

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

WOTS Version 137 with Heather Thomas

Today on the podcast we visit the Friend Zone with Heather Thomas! Heather and I sit down in her basement music studio and chat about her new album.  We take a deep dive on all facets, the songs, the ideas, the release show and more! We also talk a bit about support as an artist and get some ideas about what's next for Heather and her career as a musician. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"People in Places" by Heather Thomas off People in Places
"Leanna" by Heather Thomas off People in Places

Learn more here: https://www.heatherthomasmusic.com/

You can find, subscribe, rate, and review the podcast on iTunes for iOS, Google Play Music, Stitcher Radio and Spreaker for Android.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

WOTS Version 136 with Justin Froese

Today on the podcast we have Justin Froese.  Justin came over to Studio Twelve Hundred and we talk about life, recording music, releasing vinyl and get the state of Justin! We also get a comparison of the San Diego and Seattle music communities, plus I ask Justin why he makes music.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Finally Here" by Justin Froese off Fireflies
"Assalaam Alaykum" by Justin Froese off Fireflies

Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/JustinFroeseMusic

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The Struggle Video: https://youtu.be/ba00Si_o8QY

Thursday, May 25, 2017

WOTS Version 135 with Kings Of Cavalier

Today on the podcast we talk to Kings Of Cavalier.  Reed, Ian, and Ben tell us all about the band.  We talked about the revolving bass player, the new album, and their song writing process and inspiration as a band. We also got to know the members of the band deeper and why they play music and what their goals are. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"The Whole Tree" by Kings Of Cavalier off Sacred Fruit
"The Struggler" by Kings Of Cavalier off Sacred Fruit

Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/KingsOfCavalier

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The Struggle Video: https://youtu.be/ba00Si_o8QY

Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/alexanderthomas2015

Thursday, May 18, 2017

WOTS Version 134 with Allison and Carlos Tulloss

Today on the podcast we get together with Allison and Carlos Tulloss of Screens.  We talked about how they met, how the band formed, and what crystal skully music is. We also talked about the culture of the electronic and rock communities, the filters people listen to music through, and using visuals during live performances.   I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Otter Pops" by Screens off The Hooded Pink Falcon
"Night Controler" by Screens off The Hooded Pink Falcon

Learn more here: http://www.screenstheband.com/

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

WOTS Version 133 with Dallen & Silas

Today on the podcast we get to talk to Dallen & Silas.  We met up with Dallen & Silas at Silas's day job in Tacoma, WA.  They tell us all about the music they are creating, how they formed, the philosophy around their name, and what outlets they are designing their sets for. We also talked about the goals they hope to achieve through music, shifting thinking around how to support and we get caught up with Silas and what's happening with Strive Creative Coalition. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Ice Cream" by Dallen & Silas
"Hang Time" by Dallen & Silas

Learn more here: https://www.dallenandsilas.com/

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Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, May 4, 2017

WOTS Version 132 with Ahren Lanfor

Today on the podcast we talk to Ahren Lanfor.  Ahren and I got together in his studio inside Hush studio in Tacoma WA.  We talked about what got Ahren into producing and engineering, what his approach to working with bands is and some of his goals as a producer.  We also talked about the culture of Tacoma vs. Seattle, his involvement with Real Art Tacoma, and a little about what got him into music. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured Music:
"Tretment Plan" by Counter/Balance off newbrighton + Counter​/​Balance Split EP
"Brave Page" by newbrighton off newbrighton + Counter​/​Balance Split EP
"With The Wind Upon My Face" by Of Sleep off Earth And Dust

Learn more here: http://www.ahrenlanfor.com/

You can find, subscribe, rate, and review the podcast on iTunes for iOS, Google Play Music, Stitcher Radio and Spreaker for Android.

Please support the podcast, subscribe to the Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/thezim




Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, April 27, 2017

WOTS Version 131 with Robin Fairbanks

Today on the podcast we have Robin Fairbanks. Robin and I got together and talked a lot of the behind the scenes ideas to consider when in a band.  We talked about her experience managing for bands including Fox and the Law and drops her knowledge on best practices for working with a manager and how to manage yourself until the time comes when someone will work with you. We also got some back story on Robin and the many fields of the industry she has worked in including being a standup comedian and writing for SMI Seattle music Insider.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured Music:
"Drive You Home" by Bradford Loomis off Bravery and the Bell
"Go Slow" by The Hollers off The Hollers

Learn more here: https://seattlemusicinsider.com/author/rockinrobin/
 
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"Success In Seattle Music Pt. 1 - The 4 Types"  https://youtu.be/pigyehPwMaQ

Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, April 20, 2017

WOTS Version 130 with Michael Gill and Andrew Ginn

Today on the podcast we have Michael Gill and Andrew Ginn.  They tell us about Plus One Presents, booking in Missoula Montana,  working with the W hotel, and booking for the Central Tavern.  We also talked about Andrews band Colorworks and we got in on working with the Upstream Music Festival. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured Music:
"Daydreams" by Colorworks off Dreams of Mangoes
"Tamarack" by Tiny Plastic Stars

Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/plusonepresents/
 
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 Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, April 13, 2017

WOTS Version 129 with Ten Miles Wide

Today on the Podcast we have Ten Miles Wide.  John Beckman, Ryan Thornes, Will Andrews, Jake Carden and I sat down before their show at Studio Seven to talk music.  We talk how they feel they fit in the Seattle music scene, we talked about their tour kick of show and we broke down the recording.  We also got a brief recap of how the band formed and the addition of Jake.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured Music:
"The Gross" by Ten Miles Wide off The Gross
"The  Mothership" by Ten Miles Wide off The Gross
"Gotta Go" by Ten Miles Wide off The Gross

Learn more here: http://www.tenmileswideband.com/
 
You can find, subscribe, rate, and review the podcast on iTunes for iOS, Google Play Music, Stitcher Radio and Spreaker for Android.

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 Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, April 6, 2017

WOTS Version 128 with Seattle DJ Academy

Today on the podcast we have Seattle DJ Academy. I sat down with Eva, Shane, Evan and Avory and talked all about the academy, we talked how this group of people came together to create the current incarnation of the academy and what inspired Eva to begin the academy in the first place.  We also talked about what students can expect when joining the academy, fostering an environment of creativity, support and impact, and what is to come for the academy.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured Music:
"CrouchCast Year End 2016 Remastered" by Shane Vander Vos

Learn more here: http://seattledjacademy.com/
 
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 Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, March 30, 2017

WOTS Version 127 with Sean Moe

Today on the podcast we have Sean Moe of Stereo Creeps.  Sean tells us about the uncool ranch, recording music, and putting out vinyl, tapes and compact disks.  I also asked my four questions: why do you play music, who has been your best support, what is your goal as a musician, and when I say "the Seattle music scene" what do you think of? I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured Music:
"Tapping The Walls" by Stereo Creeps off Cassette
"Bits" by Stereo Creeps off Cassette

Learn more here: https://stereocreeps.bandcamp.com/
"Choose Your Weapon" video: https://youtu.be/q8t5ZxBqxz4

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 Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, March 23, 2017

WOTS Version 126 with Craig Suede and Greg Olson

Today on the podcast we talked to Happy Heartbreak.  Craig Suede and Greg Olson were on tour with their band and stopped by Studio Twelve Hundred.  We talked about the tour, how it was going the expectations for the remainder of it, and we broke down the differences of the Seattle and San Diego music communities. I also asked them my 3 questions.  Why do you play music? Who has been your biggest support? What is your personal goal with your music journey. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured Music:
"Building Houses" by Happy Heartbreak off Highways and Cityscapes
"Daylight Savings" by Happy Heartbreak off Highways and Cityscapes

Learn more here: https://happyheartbreak.bandcamp.com/releases

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 Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, March 16, 2017

WOTS Version 125 with Tanya Marissa Paul & Ian McKagan

Today on the podcast we talked to Tanya Marissa Paul & Ian McKagan of the Sun Giants.  Tanya and Ian came to San Diego to play a show with their band and we had a chance to catch up on the adventure.  We got into some of the back story of the band, why they came to SD for a one off show, also a little info on Paulapalooza.  I also asked my 4 questions to Tanya and Ian. Why do you make music? Who has been your biggest support? What is your personal goal in music? What do you think of when I say "the Seattle music scene".  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured Music:
"Electric Mistress live at Big sound Productions" by the Sun Giants
"First of Seven" by the Sun Giants off 7" Split w/ The Deadrones

Learn more here: http://www.thesungiants.com/

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Come to theZim's 40th birthday at the High Dive March 19th >>> https://www.facebook.com/events/228115557652730/ theZim & Arock, Among Authors, Honor Hall.

Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, March 9, 2017

WOTS Version 124 with Travis Michael Anderson

Today on the podcast we have Travis Michael Anderson.  Travis tells us about life in Eugene Oregon, what he currently does as a swiss army knife i.e. IT, project manager and event manager, and more.  We also talked about working for Tower Records as an event manager and classical buyer,  and we talked Decibel Festival.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured Music:
"Two Dots" by Lusine off A Certain Distance
"Mourning View"  by Travis Michael Anderson Collaboration with The Sight Below

 Learn more here: https://soundcloud.com/tm-anderson

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Come to theZim's 40th birthday at the High Dive March 19th >>> https://www.facebook.com/events/228115557652730/ theZim & Arock, Among Authors, Honor Hall.

Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, March 2, 2017

WOTS Version 123 with David John

Today on the podcast we have David John.  David John is the singer and main songwriter of Heels to the Hardwood. We talked about the new album from Heels to the Hardwood, what it means to entertain, and the importance of video for music. We also talked about ideas around social networking, the influences of Heels to the Hardwood and so much more.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured Music:
"Keep On Fighting" by Heels to the Hardwood off Love vs. Tragedy
"Nevada Woman"  by Heels to the Hardwood off Love vs. Tragedy

 Learn more here: http://www.heelstothehardwood.com/

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Come to theZim's 40th birthday at the High Dive March 19th >>> https://www.facebook.com/events/228115557652730/ theZim & Arock, Among Authors, Honor Hall.

Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, February 23, 2017

WOTS Version 122 with Sean De Tore

Today on the podcast we have Sean De Tore.  We get to know Sean and learn all about his show the Mixtape/the Remix on KIRO radio and mynorthwest.com, what got him interested in podcasting and the local music community.  We also got to take a deep dive on what our impressions of the Seattle music scene is like.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Desiree" by Smokey Brights off Hot Candy
"Give Me Your Hands" by Lonely Mountain Lovers off Blood

Learn more here: https://soundcloud.com/the-mixtape-2

You can find, subscribe, rate, and review the podcast on iTunes for iOS, Google Play Music, Stitcher Radio and Spreaker for Android.

Please support the podcast, donate! Click the Patreon or PayPal button on the side bar of the website http://www.wotspodcast.com/.




Come to theZim's 40th birthday at the High Dive March 19th >>> https://www.facebook.com/events/228115557652730/ theZim & Arock, Among Authors, Honor Hall.

Alexander Thomas: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlexanderThomas2015

Thursday, February 16, 2017

WOTS Version 121 with Chris Estey

Today On the podcast we talk to Chris Estey of Big Freak Media. Chris tells us all about his career in the music industry, the Temple of Dead Media, and what got him started as a publicists. We also talked about the difference between a label and a publicists, writing for Three Imaginary Girls, and so much more.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did. 

Featured music:
"Tech Boys" by The Gods Themselves off Be My Animal
"Datura Love Diet" by Drunken Sufis off Pala Pala

Learn more here:  https://www.bigfreakmedia.com/

You can find, subscribe, rate, and review the podcast on iTunes for iOS, Google Play Music, Stitcher Radio and Spreaker for Android.

Please support the podcast, donate! Click the Patreon or PayPal button on the side bar of the website http://www.wotspodcast.com/.




Come to theZim's 40th birthday at the High Dive March 19th >>> https://www.facebook.com/events/228115557652730/ theZim & Arock, Among Authors, Honor Hall.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

WOTS Version 120 with Devils Hunt Me Down

Today on the podcast we talk to Devils Hunt Me Down.  Matthew Bentley, Christopher Allen Bicknell, Callum Dickson, Ian Side and I all breath and have a good time as we sat down on Christopher's couch and talked about the band. We talk about how the band left the basement, how to take care of the "beast", and reading each others minds.  I also had the members of the band answer my four questions; Why do you make music? Who has been your biggest support? What is your goal or wish as a musician? What do you think when I say "Seattle music scene"? I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"The Greatest Joke Ever Told" by Devils Hunt Me Down off A Subperceptive Dose
"En Passant" by Devils Hunt Me Down off A Subperceptive Dose

Learn more here:  https://devilshuntmedown.bandcamp.com/

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Come to theZim & Arock's next show this will be theZim's 40th birthday party!!! At the High Dive in Seattle, ticket link >>>> http://www.highdiveseattle.com/event/1422372

Thursday, February 2, 2017

WOTS Version 119 with Wynne C Blue & Ron Allen

Today on the podcast we have Wynne C Blue and one of her Troublefakers, Ron Allen. I asked Wynne and Ron four questions, these questions where; why do you make music, who has been your biggest support in your musical journey, what is the one thing you want for your music career, and when I say "the Seattle music scene" what do you think of?  It took the entirety of the podcast to answer those questions, within the answers to the questions we got to know some back story on Wynne and Ron, ideas around touring, details about the band, thoughts around anxiety, and so much more.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Confessions" by Wynne C Blue and her Troublefakers
"Four Stars On Expert" by Wynne C Blue and her Troublefakers off Good To Drive

Learn more here:  https://troublefakers.wordpress.com/

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As mentioned in the podcast if you want to learn more about politics here is the Congressional Dish podcast. http://www.congressionaldish.com/

Thursday, January 26, 2017

WOTS Version 118 with Taryn Rene Dorsey

Today on the podcast we have another amazing woman from the scene! Taryn Rene Dorsey and I sat down at Bedlam Coffee in Belltown and had a great conversation.  We talked about Wiscon, Sessions of She, POC as Fuck, and NightTraiN.  We also talked about setting up benefit shows, Hoodstock, Fly Moon Royalty, got some back story on Taryn and why she makes music and so much more.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"My First Day" by Wiscon off My First Day 2017
"Wake Up" by Wiscon off Wake Up
"Huntress" by NightTraiN off Mating Call

Learn more here:  http://www.wisconseattle.com

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

WOTS Version 117 with Iris Chamberlain

Today on the podcast we chat again with Iris Chamberlain.  We had Iris on about a year and a half ago with her band Spit In The Well.  Iris catches us up on Spit In The Well, talks to us about her YouTube channel Snake Power, being a web developer and manifesting our goals. We also talk about Bleeding Heart Militia, song writing, the power of language and so much more.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"The Tower Reversal" by Spit In The Well off Zero
"A Modest Proposal (For Trump)" by Iris Chamberlain

Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/SnakePowerBlog

You can find, subscribe, rate, and review the podcast on iTunes for iOS, Google Play Music, Stitcher Radio and Spreaker for Android.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

WOTS Version 116 with Don Farwell

Today on the podcast we talk with Don Farwell.  Don Farwell is owner of Earwig Studio in Wallingford.  We learn what got him interested in opening a studio, becoming an audio engineer and producer, and producing a show featuring bands recorded at Earwig called Earfest!  We also got some back story on Don, where he is from and what got him into music and more! I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Telepathic Postcards" by Steve Bergstrom
"Choose Yr Weapon" by Stereo Creeps off CASSETTE

Learn more here: http://earwigstudio.com/

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

WOTS Version 115 with Tekla Waterfield

Today on the podcast we are at Caffe Appassionato talking to Tekla Waterfield.  Tekla told us about being raised in a hippy household in Alaska, her first exposure to music, moving to Sacramento and what brought her to Seattle.  We also talked about her old band Boulevard Park, taking lessons on guitar her solo music and so much more.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Granite Creek (Red Dress)" by Tekla Waterfield off This Night Life Is Wearing On Me
"Like A Secret" by Tekla Waterfield off This Night Life Is Wearing On Me

Learn more here: http://www.teklawaterfield.com/

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