Sunday, March 28, 2021

WOTS Version 216 with Slender Dan

On this version of the Word On the Street Podcast we talk with Slender Dan. Heather Dickson and Patrick Ahern make up the band Slender Dan. We start of the conversation talking about coffee, growing plants and cooking, and we learn Patrick can microwave anything! They tell us about how they have been living and creating during the pandemic and how it informed their art both emotionally and practically. Heather and Patrick tell us how they see Sender Dan as a creative project and how making videos for the music is an important part of that. I hope you enjoy this conversation with Slender Dan as much as I did.

A short 15 min conversation with Katrina Kope starts at 5min
the conversation with Slender Dan starts at 20min

Featured Music:
"Well Accomplished Man" by Slender Dan of The Waking Life EP
"Cycle" by Slender Dan off The Waking Life EP

Learn more here:
https://www.instagram.com/slenderdanofficial/
https://linktr.ee/slenderdan


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Friday, March 5, 2021

WOTS Version 215 with Carrie Akre

On this version of the Word On the Street podcast we talk with Carrie Akre. We start off the podcast talking about podcast philosophies. Then Carrie gives us a deep dive into becoming a life coach. Why she started it, what she wants from it, and what it has been like so far. Mixed into the conversation we learn about Carrie's life as a musician and where she is now in her musical journey. We close out the podcast with a few lightening round questions, what carrie does to past the time, like what books she is reading, and more. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did. 

Featured Music:
"Runaround" by Goodness off Goodness
"Wrestle It Out (feat Danny Newcomb)" by Carrie Akre off Passage

Learn more here:
http://www.betweenpodcast.com/
https://www.instagram.com/akrecarrie/

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Thank you to the current Patreon supporters please visit their links:
Matthew B. http://www.mbacherart.com/
Rowan C. https://www.instagram.com/livelouderr/
Michael K. https://velvetjupiter.bandcamp.com/
Brenden S. https://www.facebook.com/ImmensityCrumb

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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