Sunday, September 27, 2020

WOTS Version 209 with Patrick Nehoda

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we have the good fortune to catch up again with Patrick Nehoda. Patrick and I talk about and catch up on a lot of things. Patrick told me all about his new record, forming the band and recording the music. We also talked about the pandemic and how it's been affecting all of us. Patrick also gave us a thorough breakdown of what the music scene in Nashville is like. I also asked Patrick his thoughts on how often to play shows and how Nashville feels about black out time. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

***The conversation with Patrick starts at 10:00.

Featured music:
"But Anyways..." off But Anyways... by Nehoda
"Dear Mr. President" by Nehoda

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


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Sunday, September 20, 2020

WOTS Version 208 with Warning: Danger!

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we talk with Warning: Danger! Mark Ostler and Ryk Lambert of Warning: Danger! join the podcast and chat it up. We talk about smoke, heat, music, masks and more. Mark and Ryk tell us how they are approaching releasing music during the pandemic, and what it's been like doing interviews on podcasts to get the word out. Mark and Ryk tell us about touring and we get some stories from the road. They also tell us some of their up coming plans, putting out more music and videos. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

*The conversation with Warning: Danger! starts at 10:00

Featured music:
"Astroid" by Warning: Danger off Astroid
"F**k it All" by Warning: Danger off Astroid

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

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

WOTS Version 207 with Rachael Ferguson

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we talk with Rachael Ferguson. Rachael tells us how she has been living during this pandemic time. We discuss the shows she likes to watch and the games she plays as well as what she has been doing creatively. She also shares with us how Pink Lotion formed and how they are continuing to create and share music. Rachael also tells us some of her thoughts around Black Lives Matter and the protests. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

*The conversation with Rachael starts at 8:45.

Featured music:
"Activated" by Pink Lotion
"Portland" by Clutch Douglass 

Learn more here:

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

WOTS Version 206 with Sessions In Place

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we talk with Oliver Stellfox, Austin Glass, and Ben Strickland of Sessions In Place. Oliver, Austin and Ben gave us a comprehensive deep dive into Sessions in place, how it started, why they do it, and what they hope for it. They told us some experience working with the artists, and some of their favorite moments so far. We also get a chance to get to know Oliver, Austin and Ben a little better and what they have been doing during the pandemic. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Sessions In Place starts at 10:00

Featured music:
"Wyld" by Page Turner recoded live at Sessions In Place (video https://youtu.be/psjXyKjSGqo)
"Go On" by Fred recorded live at Sessions In Place (video https://youtu.be/UJ-VdJL8Jb8)

Learn more here:
https://www.facebook.com/SessionsInPlace/
https://www.youtube.com/c/sessionsinplace


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Thursday, July 23, 2020

WOTS Version 205 with Immensity Crumb

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we talk with Immensity Crumb. It was great to catch up with Brenden and Jennifer Smith of Immensity Crumb. They tell us about how they have been living during pandemic times, what it's like to distance school with their children, what it's been like interacting with other people, and how they stay sane through all of it.  We also talk about Immensity Crumb, the new album, ideas for performing while social distancing, and future plans for the band.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Immensity Crumb starts at 10:00

Featured music:
"Evacuation Route" by Immensity Crumb off Immensity Crumb Sings 9 Wedding Favorites
"Theme From the Production" by Immensity Crumb off Immensity Crumb Sings 9 Wedding Favorites

Learn more here:
https://www.facebook.com/ImmensityCrumb/
https://immensitycrumb.bandcamp.com/


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Monday, July 20, 2020

WOTS Version 204 with Cha Wilde

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we talk with Cha Wilde. Cha told us what it's likes to have her hands in so many different creative outlets including; music, painting, podcasts, YouTube and more. She tells us what her priorities are and how she finds balance between all of them. We also talk about the release of her latest album during the pandemic, and how the pandemic has affected her creative process. Cha tells us about the vision she has for her music and performances that she would like to make in the future. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Cha starts at 10:00

Featured music:
"Call Me Wilde" by Cha Wilde off The Sound of Freedom
"Delivered to Earth on a Rainbow" by Cha Wilde off Chill Lightening Rainbow

Learn more here:
https://chawilde.com/


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Friday, July 10, 2020

WOTS Version 203 with Brent Lyons

On this version of the Word On the Street Podcast we talk with Brent Lyons. Brent also hosts his own podcast called Solving Sounds.  Brent tells us about his experience being a podcast host, what are some of the best and worst parts of hosting a podcast.  As two white podcasts hosts we talk about how the protests, Black Lives Matter, and social justice has affected our podcasts and how that will inform what we do in the future. Brent also talks about how the pandemic has impacted the podcast and his life. We also talk about his music, meditation, and Bandcamp vs. Spotify. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Brent starts at 10:00.

Featured music:
"You Are Real" by Brent Lyons
"Re-Forget" by Brent Lyons

Learn more here:
https://solvingsounds.libsyn.com/
https://www.facebook.com/SolvingSoundsPodcast/
https://www.instagram.com/solvingsoundspodcast/


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Monday, July 6, 2020

WOTS Version 202 with Quinton Morris

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we have the opportunity to talk with Quinton Morris. Quinton and I had a great conversation, we got a little backstory of playing music at Renton High School and why South King County is important to him. The bulk of the conversation is about his non profit The Key to Change. He told us about some current and future goals as well as what it's like to run a non profit.  Quinton also shared stories about how he is handling the pandemic and also how his students have been handling the pandemic and having conversations around race. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Quinton starts at 10:00

Featured music:
Sonata no. 3 in G minor by Joseph Boulogne (Chevalier de Saint-Georges) Performed by Quinton Morris.

Learn more here:
http://www.keytochangestudio.org/
https://www.instagram.com/keytochange/
https://www.instagram.com/qimorris/


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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

WOTS Version 201 with Kate Tucker

On this version of Word On the Street we are talking with Kate Tucker. I am super excited to get the chance to meet and talk with Kate about a bunch of her artistic endeavors. We talked about how the pandemic has affected her, we learned that she practices meditation and this has helped her when she has been forced to be alone during the pandemic. She also told us about her new set of music "Singles Club" which she is donating proceeds to United Way for Covid Relief.  Kate also shared her experience documenting the story of Walter Delbridge through a film and publishing his poems. Also how reflecting on Black Lives Matter has informed this project. I also asked Kate why she prefers Apple Music over Spotify. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Kate starts at 10:00

Featured music:
"A Little Bit of Love" by Kate Tucker
"love Somebody" by Kate Tucker

Learn more here:
https://www.katetucker.net/
https://www.instagram.com/katetuckermusic/
Singles Club videos


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Sunday, June 28, 2020

WOTS Version 200 with Payge Turner

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we have a conversation with Payge Turner. Payge and I talk about life as a creative during a pandemic and how she has been processing and expressing during it. We also talk about Black Lives Matter, Payge gives us her thoughts on it and what she feels is important about it. Payge also tells us about her experience as a musician regarding topics such as social media, Spotify, and live streaming during the pandemic. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Payge starts at 9:49

Featured music:
"Matter" by Payge Turner off Sleep Walker
"Gave My Love" by Payge Turner off Sleep Walker

Learn more here: 
Sessions in Place interview and live performance https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=962364190852843



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Friday, June 26, 2020

WOTS Version 199 with Dark Smith

On this version of the Word On the Street Podcast we are joined by Dark Smith. Lia, Ashe, and Danny of the band take a moment over zoom to share their experiences with me. I started off by asking them what they do to decompress from the pressure and stress of the world especially considering the pandemic and Black Lives Matter. They then shared some thoughts on how they have been handling the pandemic, and what has happened to their creative process because of it.  We also had an extensive conversations around Black Lives Matter and the CHOP and how this moment has affected them. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Dark Smith starts at 9:45

Featured music:
"Killer Whale" by Dark Smith off Degressive
"Take A Picture It'll Last Forever" by Dark Smith off Degressive

Learn more here:


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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

WOTS Version 198 with Tekla Waterfield

On this Word On the Street podcast we talk again with Tekla Waterfield.  It was great to catch up with Tekla, she talks to me about how she has been processing the pandemic and Black Lives Matter. We talked about how the pandemic has informed some of her choices for expressing artistically.  She also told me her experience with Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) and some of the things she noticed while there. I also asked Tekla how some of these topics have informed her as an artist, and if there is a struggle with the content and expressing message.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

*The conversation with Tekla starts at 10:00

Featured music:
"Alright" by Tekla Waterfield
"Let There Be" by Tekla Waterfield

"Alright" video version 

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


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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

WOTS Version 197 with Velvet Jupiter

On this Word On the Street podcast we talk with the band Velvet Jupiter. Dave Cook, Michael Knapp, Jon Heintz, and Miles Hubbard talk about the way they have been handling the pandemic and how they have maintained being a band during it. We talked about their new EP and their plans to put out more music. They also shared their thoughts around the best ways to put out music, including the success they have found on Bandcamp. I also asked for their reflections on the Black Lives Matter protests and CHOP in Seattle. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

*The conversation with Velvet Jupiter starts at 9:56

Featured music:
"Dirty Water" by Velvet Jupiter off Velvet Jupiter
"Doom" by Velvet Jupiter off Velvet Jupiter

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


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Saturday, June 13, 2020

WOTS Version 196 with Hillary Fretland

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we talk with Hillary Fretland. Hillary and I had a great conversation about thoughts around Black Lives Matters, the Covid-19 pandemic, and what it's like being a musician during this time. She told me about her album release video production, what went into it and how it has informed future live streaming ideas. We also talk about how she feels connected the the Seattle music community, and how she feels supported as a person and as a musician. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Hillary starts at 10:00

Featured Music:
"Fourth of July" by Fretland off Fretland
"I Still Care" by Fretland off Fretland

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


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Saturday, May 30, 2020

WOTS Version 195 with Katrina Kope

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we welcome back Katrina Kope. Katrina and I chop it up about all sorts of things.  I asked Katrina what she has been doing to relax during the pandemic, she mentioned her practice of songwriting so we dug into the topic. One of the main themes that wove itself in and out of the podcast was getting songs placed so we broke down what Katrina is doing to learn more about song placement and licensing. Katrina also told us about her relationship with her van Simone, and how it's an important part of her lifestyle. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Katrina starts at 9:39

Featured music:
"Desert Air" by Purr Gato off Our Electric Universe
"Head Above Water (live)" by Katrina Kope

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Friday, May 29, 2020

WOTS Version 194 with Boy Deluxe

On this version of Word On the Street we are catching up with Hope Simpson and Drew Murray of Boy Deluxe.  Hope and Drew are good friends of the podcast and we are so excited to have them back on. We jump right into how everyone is handling the pandemic and what it means for their music and art. Drew recently quit smoking and we looked at how being able to do that related to the practice of being an artist. Hope and Drew gave us a compare and contrast of the Seattle and Los Angeles music communities. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

* The conversation with Hope and Drew starts at 9:58

Featured Muisc:
"Bait" by Boy Deluxe
"Creeps" by Boy Deluxe

Learn more here:
https://linktr.ee/boydeluxe
https://www.instagram.com/boydeluxe_/


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Thursday, May 28, 2020

WOTS Version 193 with Aeon Corvidae and Chris Patocka

On this version of Word On the Street we talk with Aeon Corvidae and Chris Patocka. Aeon and Chris are both return guests on the podcast, it's great to have them back! We talked about our feelings around social media, what we think of it and how to use it especially during the pandemic. Aeon and Chris told us about their new band Girl King, how it formed and some of their plans for it. We also discussed how we have been affected by the pandemic as artist and people. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

*The conversation with Aeon and Chris starts at 9:29

Featured Music
"Bad Weather" by Girl King
"No One" by Aeon Corvidae off Lapis Caterpillar

Learn more here:
https://aeoncorvidae.bandcamp.com/
https://www.instagram.com/aeon_corvidae/


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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

WOTS Version 192 with Cliff Barnes aka DJ Seabefore

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we have Cliff Barnes aka DJ Seabefore.  Cliff and I go way back to the days of Franklin High School in Seattle class of 95!! Cliff lets us know how he and his family have been handling the pandemic and what has been the biggest disruption because of it. We talked about his radio show Central Sounds on Hollow Earth Radio. Cliff also told us about producing music and being a DJ including telling us about one of his favorite moments as a DJ. I also asked Cliff about Black Lives Matters, and if he could share his thoughts on the subject. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

*The conversation with Cliff starts at 9:55

Featured Music:
"Curmudgeon" by Fro Magnum Man off Curmudgeon
"Drop Top (Northwest Remix)" by E-Dawg off 45 Nobody's Safe... Mixtape

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Sunday, May 24, 2020

WOTS Version 191 with Dave Larson

On this version of the Word On the Street Podcast we catch up with Dave Larson.  This is the second time Dave has been on the podcasts. We start off with a little Star Wars talk what we liked and didn't like about "Rise of Skywalker" also some thoughts about the Mandalorian. Dave lets us know how the pandemic has affected his life and work, what he is doing and how he is thinking about it. We also get nerdy about podcasting and Dave tells us about his love of treasure hunting and how that is related to his new show Quarterbash. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

*The conversation with Dave starts at 8:43

Featured Music:
“Misery” by Ten-O-Seven off Chainsaw Orchestra
“Souvenir” by Screwjack off Screwjack / The Entropy Project

Learn more here:
http://www.nobodysnose.com/
http://www.quarterbash.com/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSfLey8pYh-AosZQpIlQu3w


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Sunday, May 17, 2020

WOTS Version 190 with Greg Pattillo

On this version of WOTS we talk with Greg Pattillo. Greg and I went to high school together so we start off with a little reminiscing about high school and how it has impacted his music and life.  Greg shared with us many ideas and philosophies around music as it relates to classical, jazz and other forms. We talked about Project Trio how it formed, what it is, and how it will possibly live in a post pandemic world. We touched on his experience with youtube, playing music in New York city subways, beat box flute, and so much more. I hope you enjoy this conversation with Greg as much as I did.

*The conversation with Greg starts at 8:23

Featured music:
"Sweet Pea" by Project Trio
"Hotel Crazyness" by Greg Pattillo (Video



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Saturday, May 16, 2020

WOTS Version 189 with Rowan Star Chamberlain

On this version of the WOTS podcast we catch up with Rowan Star Chamberlain. Rowan and I talk about living in a pandemic and how we are processing through anxiety because of it. We also talk about Rowan's most recent band Shame Banger and how she performs her vocals as it relates to the masculine and feminine. Rowan tell us about her new van Priscilla and her plan to travel with it to her family in upstate New York. We also spend some time talking about Live Louder, Rowan's life coaching platform. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
“Shame Banger” by Shame Banger off Broken Together
“Broken Together” by Shame Banger off Broken Together

Learn more here:
https://www.instagram.com/rowan_starchamber/
https://blog.liveloudercoaching.com/
https://shamebanger.bandcamp.com/releases


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Sunday, April 26, 2020

WOTS Version 188 with Ian Sides

On this version of the WOTS podcast we catch up with Ian Sides.  Ian tells us how he has been dealing with life in quarantine, how he is staying connected to his life as an artist and musician, and his daily routine. We also talk about the decision to live out of his van for a while and what he learned from it. Ian now lives in Los Angeles, so we talked about the misconception of the LA lifestyle. He also shared music from his bands Sad Cave and Boy Deluxe. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
“Death For Breakfast” by Sad Cave
“Bait” by Boy Deluxe

Learn more here:
https://sadcave.bandcamp.com/releases
https://www.nanuberks.com/
https://www.instagram.com/boydeluxe_
https://www.instagram.com/iansides
https://patrickgalactic.bandcamp.com/


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Sunday, April 19, 2020

WOTS Version 187 with Heather Thomas

On this version of WOTS we catch up with Heather Thomas.  This is the third time Heather has been on the podcast so we did not need to do any backstory ideas.  We spent the whole hour of talking directly related to how Heather has been dealing with, reacting to, and processing the fact that we are in the midst of a global pandemic. She tells us some of what happened to her when she first heard about Covid-19 and we spend most of the time talking about what her plans are moving forward.  We talk about how she plans to continue recording, giving lessons, creating new content and music and more. I hope you enjoy catching up with Heather as much as I did.

Featured music:
“I Am the Desert” by Heather Thomas off Open Up
“When I Was Young” by Heather Thomas off Open Up

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


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Sunday, April 12, 2020

WOTS Version 186 with Intisaar Jubran

On this version of WOTS we have Intisaar Jubran.  Intisaar and I talked about how the Covid-19 quarantine is effecting her work, music and life. We also talked about her evolution as a musician and what some of her current goals are.  Intisaar told us how she defines support, her impressions of the Seattle music community, what success is to her, and more. I hope you enjoy this conversation with Intisaar as much as I did.

Featured music:
“Cold Front” by Intisaar off Borrowed Ground
“Dracula” by Intisaar off Borrowed Ground

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


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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

WOTS Version 185 with Patrick Galactic

Alright we are back from a long break to talk to Patrick Galactic.  We talked about Covid-19, his most recent EP "No Future No Fear", we talked about his philosophy around putting out music, the difference between playing live and recordings, and so much more. Hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

Featured music:
"Something Less Than Nothing More" by Patrick Galactic off No Future No Fear
"Celestial" by Patrick Galactic off No Future No Fear

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

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