Friday, January 8, 2021

WOTS Version 214 with Nate Louis

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we talk with Nate Louis.  It was great having another podcaster on WOTS. Nate broke down why he started his podcast Raised on Rhythm, and what he wants to get out of it. We talked about his band Blade Palace and some of the strategies they are implementing to create music and content during the pandemic. I asked Nate about what he feels about the Seattle music community, having started his podcasts and performed music in it. Nate and I also talk about our experiences being rideshare drivers. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

The conversation with Nate starts at 9:39

Featured Music:
"Tone Deaf" by Blade Palace off Disconnect
"Massive Soul Overhall" by Asterhouse off Soul Vs. Skin

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Monday, January 4, 2021

WOTS Version 213 with Dan Ray

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we talk with Dan Ray of Dan's Tunes. Dan tells us all about her music journalism website "Dan's Tunes". Before we get into that conversation I asked Dan about her relationship with social media and which platform she is most likely to doom scroll on. We also talked about how the pandemic and the fight for social justice during 2020 effected the content on Dan's Tunes as well as her personal life. Dan also gave us some suggestions, and tips on what musicians can do for their music from the perspective of a music journalist. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

The conversation with Dan starts at 6:00

Featured Music:
"Louder (Black & Proud)" by Marshall Law Band off 12th & Pine
"B.Y.O.G." by David's Van off Intervention

Learn More Here:
https://danstunesseattle.com/


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Thursday, December 24, 2020

WOTS Version 212 with Mitch Etter

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we talk with Mitch Etter. Mitch is in the band Hi Crime and host of the Show & Tell podcast. Mitch tells me a little about what life was like growing up just outside of St. Louis Missouri and some of the controversy around local food especially midwest pizza. We get into his band Hi Crime, what some of the plans are for it, a little bit of how it formed and how they have had some success in the local scene by getting their songs featured on KEXP. I also ask Mitch about his podcast Show & Tell, why he started and what he has learned from it. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did. 

The conversation with Mitch starts at 10:00.

Featured Music:
"World's Fair" by Hi Crime
"Out the Window" by Hi Crime off Foreign Hours EP

Learn More Here:
https://hicrime.bandcamp.com/
https://www.youtube.com/hicrime
https://hicrime.com/


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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

WOTS Version 211 with Jake Sele and Matt Williams

On this version of the WOTS - Word On the Street we talk with Jake Sele and Matt Williams. Jake and Matt tell me about meeting at Cornish College of the Arts and what they took away from their experience there. We get nerdy about their podcast "Music Sucks and I Want to Die", they tell me why they started and what they want out of it. They also tell me about their experience being musicians in the time of covid. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

The conversation with Jake and Matt starts at 9:00.

Featured Music:
"Ready Or Not" by Bear Axe off Last Call
"The Early Adventures of Pro Fresh" by Spontaneous Rex

Learn More Here:
Music Sucks and I Want To Die on YouTube


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Sunday, November 1, 2020

WOTS Version 210 with TBASA

On this version of the Word On the Street Podcast we talk with TBASA. TBASA and I start it off with a chat about how are Seahawks are doing this year and we try to predict how they will fair against the 49ers, how did we do?  We then spend some time talking about how he is accessing his creativity during the pandemic including his contribution to Weird At Night by Patrick Galactic. TBASA tells us about his comic 100 to 46 about the upcoming election, where it came from, and why he is making it. We close out the pod with a conversation about Star Wars and The Mandalorian. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

*The conversation with TBASA starts at 10:00

Featured Music:
"The QAnon Con" by TBASA off 4 Track Limitations or Demos For a Band I Will Never Form
"Something Says" by TBASA off Shorn Of Artifice

Learn More Here:
https://tbasa.bandcamp.com/
https://www.instagram.com/timbasaraba/

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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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