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Analog Thoughts in a Digital World (from 424 Recording)

Analog Thoughts in a Digital World (from 424 Recording)

By Mike Parish
424 Recording presents Analog Thoughts in a Digital World, a podcast about creativity and the pursuit of the artistic life. A new season begins January 2021 with monthly episodes every third Thursday documenting our upcoming year of Dawless recording. Join Mike and Jason on Discord (https://discord.gg/h3pHAG5) if you want in or just want to hang out!
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S4 E7 DAWless 2021 Recap
Jason and Mike sit down for the first time in a while to recap where they've been and how the rest of the DAWless year went for each of them. Check out the new Fall Song Challenge Compilation at https://424recording.bandcamp.com/ Check out Mike at https://424recording.com/ Check out Jason at https://jasonelambeth.com/
25:12
February 04, 2022
S4 E6 Taking a Break
We talk taking breaks and hitting the nature scene. Follow along and join in at the 424 Recording Discord. Order Mike's new tape at https://becoolcowboy.bandcamp.com/ Check out Mike at https://424recording.com/ and https://www.patreon.com/424recording/ Check out Jason at https://www.patreon.com/jasonelambeth
39:40
May 20, 2021
S4 E5 Is DAWless Recording About Nostalgia?
Jason and Mike take a trip down memory lane. Jason realizes that maybe he's been in a mid-life crisis and Mike tries to talk him off the ledge. Follow along and join in at the 424 Recording Discord. Order Mike's new tape at https://becoolcowboy.bandcamp.com/ Order Jason's new print at https://redred.bandcamp.com/ Check out Mike at https://424recording.com/ and https://www.patreon.com/424recording/ Check out Jason at https://www.patreon.com/jasonelambeth
28:06
April 15, 2021
S4 E4 Is DAWless Recording Cost Prohibitive?
Mike and Jason talk about the cost of going DAWless. Follow along and join in at the 424 Recording Discord. Check out Mike at https://424recording.com/ and https://www.patreon.com/424recording/ Check out Jason at https://www.patreon.com/jasonelambeth
22:10
March 18, 2021
S4 E3 Dawless Songwriting: 2 Months In
Check out the Fall Song Challenge at https://424recording.bandcamp.com/album/fall-song-challenge-2020. Follow along and join in at the 424 Recording Discord. Check out Mike at https://424recording.com/ and https://www.patreon.com/424recording/ Check out Jason at https://www.patreon.com/jasonelambeth
27:10
February 18, 2021
S4 E2 Going Dawless: Our 2021 Guidelines
We're going Dawless (as you already know) and so we're sitting down and mapping out some guidelines for our year of recording without computers. Follow along and join in at the 424 Recording Discord. Check out Mike at https://424recording.com/ and https://www.patreon.com/424recording/ Check out Jason at https://www.patreon.com/jasonelambeth
31:16
January 21, 2021
S4 E1 We're Going Dawless in 2021
We open a new season of Analog Thoughts in a Digital World with a plan, we're going dawless for the entirety of 2021. Follow along and join in at the 424 Recording Discord. Check out Mike at https://424recording.com/ and https://www.patreon.com/424recording/ Check out Jason at https://www.patreon.com/jasonelambeth
27:07
December 17, 2020
S3 E1 Morning Pages: One Year In
I've been doing something called Morning Pages for the past year. It's a daily writing practice with a lot of benefits. This is a bonus episode of Analog Thoughts; not sure if we'll be doing anything on a regular basis but it's the unofficial start of Season 3. Enjoy! If you want to help support all the things at 424 Recording, check out my website https://424recording.com for some affiliate links to zZounds You can also support the channel at https://patreon.com/424recording where I'm writing blog posts on creative thoughts each month
08:03
August 21, 2020
S2 E16 "Will you still be making stuff at the age 65/beyond? The importance of keeping the lights on."
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about whether we'll still be making stuff beyond the age 65 and the importance of keeping the lights on. Recommendations: - White Fence https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Is_Growing_Faith - The Raincoats https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Raincoats https://www.amazon.com/Raincoats-33-Book-126-ebook/dp/B074KTBWST/ref=dp_kinw_strp_1 Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
36:29
April 09, 2020
S2 E15 "Do you or have you ever meditated? Books vs. ebooks? Analog or digital?"
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about meditation and analog vs. digital media and attention span. Recommendations: - The Gift - Lewis Hyde http://www.lewishyde.com/publications/the-gift - Chord Organ Tapes (tape label) https://chordorgantapes.bandcamp.com/ Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
30:48
March 26, 2020
S2 E14 "Have you found “your voice?” Do you use a scheduler or planner? Software or analog?"
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about finding your voice as a creative person and whether or not we use planners and if they're digital or analog. Recommendations: - Elliott Smith https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliott_Smith Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
34:59
March 12, 2020
S2 E13 "Have you ever tried a 100 day challenge? Or even a 30 day challenge? Maybe a 365 day challenge!? Do you like sports?"
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about the 30 day creative challenges and whether we watch sports or not. Recommendations: - Stranger than Fiction - Will Ferrell, Maggie Gylenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Spoon https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stranger_than_Fiction_(2006_film) - Florist - Emily Alone https://florist.bandcamp.com/album/emily-alone Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
28:07
February 27, 2020
S2 E12 "If someone asks “what do you?” at a party, what’s your response? Video games vs. playing music."
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about the how to respond to people who ask you what you do and ignorance is bliss: should we just play video games instead of music? Recommendations: - Radio Shack Recording Book https://www.amazon.com/Recording-Great-Audio-Peter-Utz/dp/B000KK27PG - Negative Space (short film) A Film by Tiny Inventions ‘Short of the Week’ https://youtu.be/KI2lsdXJQ40 Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
23:05
February 13, 2020
S2 E11 "If we lived in a post apocalyptic wasteland, do you think you’d still find time to be creative? Jason's rapid fire questions."
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about post apocalyptic wastelands and if we'd still find time to be creative in them. Also, Jason asks some quick questions. Recommendations: - Austin Kleon, Keep Going https://austinkleon.com/keepgoing/ - Michael Azerrad, Our Band Could Be Your Life https://www.amazon.com/Our-Band-Could-Your-Life/dp/0316787531 Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
31:59
January 30, 2020
S2 E10 "Do you ever suffer from imposter syndrome? Creativity as a muscle?"
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about imposter syndrome and a metaphor regarding creativity as a muscle. Recommendations: - Sorcerer’s Orphan http://podcast.rhinofy.com/theflaminglips/ - Suzanne Collins - The Hunger Games https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hunger_Games Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
23:35
January 16, 2020
S2 E9 "Have you ever tried to make something popular? What comes first, the words or the music?"
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about aiming for the mass market for your art vs. making stuff for fun and in terms of songwriting, what comes first, the words or the music? Recommendations: - Ready Player One - Ernest Cline https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ready_Player_One - Women - Public Strain https://womenband.bandcamp.com/album/public-strain Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
27:47
January 02, 2020
S2 E8 "Does exercise affect your creative life? What's the correlation between mental illness and art?"
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about the importance of adding exercise to your daily routine to aid in creativity and the correlation between mental illness and people who create art. Recommendations: - Bean Trees - I Was There (James Dunn S1 E21) https://beantrees.bandcamp.com/album/i-was-there - EarthQuaker Devices Bows https://www.earthquakerdevices.com/bows Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
29:00
December 19, 2019
S2 E7 "What's the deal with people contacting Painted Blonde Tapes? If you had infinite time would you just waste it?"
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about follow/unfollow culture when it comes to people submitting tracks to Jason's label and the question of infinite time: would you just wind up wasting time if you had more if it available to you? Recommendations: - Jeanines https://jeanines.bandcamp.com/album/jeanines - Using Your Portable Studio, Peter McIan https://www.amazon.com/Using-Portable-Studio-Peter-McIan/dp/0825614376 Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
27:37
December 05, 2019
S2 E6 "How does sharing the creative process inform your work? Have you ever felt like giving up?"
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk about how sharing the creative process informs our work and if we've ever felt like giving up on our artistic pursuits. Recommendations: - People Are the Enemy Podcast  https://peoplearetheenemy.libsyn.com/ - Austin Kleon, Show Your Work https://austinkleon.com/show-your-work/ Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
37:12
November 21, 2019
S2 E5 "Would you ever play a show again? Or should we just be on YouTube?"
In this week's episode, Jason and I talk playing shows vs. just having a YouTube channel. Recommendations this week: Thurston Moore Interview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ndJ-rbsKTY Dan Tarnowski's Chapbook - http://dtarnowski.com/all/ Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
24:18
November 07, 2019
S2 E4 "How do you overcome post-project blues? Have you ever experienced creative burnout?"
In episode four of Analog Thoughts in a Digital World, Jason and I talk about overcoming the post-project blues and if we've ever experienced creative burnout. Recommendations this week: Sad Eyed Beatniks / Paisley Shirt Records - https://paisleyshirtrecords.bandcamp.com/album/music-from-big-white 12 Monkeys - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12_Monkeys Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
27:45
October 24, 2019
S2 E3 "How does nostalgia inform the creative process? How do you break out of creative ruts?"
In episode three of Analog Thoughts in a Digital World, Jason and I talk about nostalgia and how it informs the creative process as well as how we break through creative ruts. Recommendations this week: Guil's tape, Loin. Check it out here: https://guillaumealtamira.bandcamp.com/ Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
18:02
October 10, 2019
S2 E2 "Do you journal? Is naivety useful in terms of music and creativity?"
In episode two of Analog Thoughts in a Digital World, Jason and I discuss keeping a diary/journal and naivety in terms of music and creativity. Recommendations this week: Pen and Paper Parquet Courts - Wide Awake: https://youtu.be/eZXS8Jpkiac Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
18:55
September 26, 2019
S2 E1 "Why did Jason start a label? Why are we still doing this?"
In the first episode back since the end of the 424 Podcast, Jason and I kick off the new season and new format and new podcast, Analog Thoughts in a Digital World, discussing why he started a label and why, in our thirties, we are still pursuing the artistic life. Recommendations this week:  Lomelda - M for Empathy: https://lomelda.bandcamp.com/album/m-for-empathy Enter the Gungeon: https://dodgeroll.com/gungeon/ Connect with us on Instagram @424recording and @paintedblondetapes Support the podcast on Patreon at https://patreon.com/424recording or snag a tape at https://paintedblonde.com
19:42
September 12, 2019
Episode #038: The Final Episode - "Are You Experimental?"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In the final episode of the podcast, I talk about the importance of approaching life and creative projects as an experiment. Thanks to all my listeners, supporters, and interviewees who came along on this experimental journey with me! Make sure you do something you want to do today. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
21:40
March 21, 2019
Episode #037: Starting a Podcast as a Musician/YouTuber
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about my reasons for starting a podcast as a musician/YouTuber and what I've learned after 36 weeks of consistently showing up.  Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
28:08
March 14, 2019
Episode #036: "On Impatience"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about the growing trend of impatience in the Internet/smart phone era and why cultivating patience in an impatient world will be the equivalent of having a superpower. I also discuss a strategy for life and creativity called, "moving like a tank," or moving at a slow, crawling speed, crushing everything in your path. Are you in it for the long game with your goals? Or will your impatience cause you to give up? Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
19:16
March 07, 2019
Episode #035: "You Dirty Procrastinator"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about my interest in procrastination and productivity and how I serendipitously found a book on the subject at the library. The book is called The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey and seems like a fresh breath of air in our productivity/hustle porn addicted era. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
23:06
February 28, 2019
Episode #034: "Do You Have to Figure Anything Out?"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about my preoccupation with needing to make sense of the world by figuring out perceived problems that may or may not exist and that may or may not have actual solutions. The book I'm reading this week is Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard, rock climber and founder of Patagonia. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
19:26
February 21, 2019
Episode #033: "Rebel Without a Clue"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about the dangers of romanticization and romanticizing your creative life. Also, I read Robert Rodriguez's, Rebel Without a Crew, a book about using what you've got to do what you want to do. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
28:47
February 14, 2019
Episode #032: "Hurry Up and Fail"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about Ed Catmull's book, Creativity Inc., and a few platitudes that struck me while reading it. The idea of "Hurry Up and Fail" works on a number of levels: work fast, as much as possible, and fall hard to get better at your craft and work fast before your brain kicks in and deters you from working at all.  Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
22:14
February 07, 2019
Episode #031: "Turn Your Doubts Into Superpowers"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about how I've been turning my doubts into superpowers. I was feeling kind of lost last week following the two week break I took from the channel this month. After sitting with the thoughts for a bit, I've had a breakthrough, using the lost feelings and doubts as fuel to make some new art. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
22:49
January 31, 2019
Episode #030: "On Feeling Lost"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about having taken off for two weeks and how that's made me feel more lost in my personal and creative life than ever. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
27:19
January 24, 2019
Episode #029: "What If You Did the Opposite?" (Taking Off For Two Weeks!)
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about my reasons behind taking off from the channel and the podcast for the next two weeks. It's a simple phrase but a powerful one: what if you did the opposite? The podcast will be back on Thursday, January 24th 2019. Have a great two weeks! Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
15:57
January 03, 2019
Episode #028: "Take the Power Back in 2019"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about how 2018 was probably the most important year of my adult life. I made some big changes and had some realizations and I want to invite you to take the power back in 2019. Don't be a victim of the external world or your own life in 2019. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
33:07
December 27, 2018
Episode #027: Pat Fitzgerald
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with my old friend, Pat Fitzgerald, of Six7 and My Place Pizza in Poughkeepsie, NY. We talk about the importance of showing up as a creative, consumerism and the bunk values it proliferates, meditation, and finding the flow in whatever it is you're doing. Check out Pat's band Six7 on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Six7rock/ And on Instagram @six7rock And for all things My Place Pizza https://www.facebook.com/My-Place-Pizza-117289934956132/
46:08
December 20, 2018
Episode #026: "What's Your Definition of Success?"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about why it's important to define your own level of success, why lots of money and lots of followers are bad ways to define your success, how to go about determining what it is you want while avoiding the running of other people's races, and a quote from Bob Dylan (that I always thought was Ben Franklin) sneaks in at the end. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
22:13
December 13, 2018
Episode #025: "Quantity Over Quality"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about the importance of producing quantity over quality as a creative and musician, especially when you're first starting out. A quote from Ira Glass, the Buddhist philosophy Shoshin ("Beginner's Mind"), Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 Hour Rule, and a story about Picasso make appearances. Damn, I referenced a lot of stuff this episode! Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
20:20
December 06, 2018
Episode #024: "SMART Goals"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about SMART Goals and how to achieve the goals you want to achieve. SMART is an acronym meaning Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time Bound. SMART Goals are a great way to bridge the gap between where you are and where you want to be. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
28:43
November 29, 2018
Episode #023: "What's the Best Social Media Platform for Creatives?"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, Tim and I chat about social media platforms and how they've changed over the years. We discuss the current landscape of social media, why YouTube is the best social media platform for musicians, and where the current consolidation of social media companies may very well lead us. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
29:20
November 22, 2018
Episode #022: "Scattershot vs. Targeted"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! In this episode, I talk about recent thoughts I've been having about my output as a musician and YouTuber, why it's important to keep evolving and challenging yourself as an artist, and why I think the era of social media is coming to an end. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
36:36
November 15, 2018
Episode #021: James Dunn
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with James Dunn, a lofi acoustic rock indie musician, about 4-tracks, creative inspiration, what it's like being the older dudes in the music scene, Mac Demarco, and where we're gonna be going from here. Check James out at beantrees.bandcamp.com & iseedemonsinthewoodgrainbandcamp.com You can also check out the art collective he is a part of at swampyouthcollective.bandcamp.com And a south Jersey label his friend Clay runs weekendtapes.bandcamp.com
01:45:19
November 08, 2018
Episode #020: Mike Foerster
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with Mike Foerster, a software developer and musician/YouTuber from Canada. We talk Gear Acquisition Syndrome, making YouTube videos, Tim Hortons, cameras and lights, and why the Canada Revenue Agency only accepts iTunes gift cards as payment. Check Mike out on YouTube at "The MPF Project" Fid Mike on Instagram @thempfproject Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
01:19:47
November 01, 2018
Episode #019: "Celebrate Your Victories"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! This week, I recorded a solo talk about celebrating your victories. It's important to try and "be here now" and be your own cheerleader when it comes to appreciating the things you've done. I have a bad habit of not taking a moment to be grateful for the things I've accomplished, no matter how big or small. I recorded this episode in my car about an hour before it was released at sunrise on a mountain; you can check out the video on the channel! Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
22:17
October 25, 2018
Episode #018: "Fear and Self-Doubt"
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! A new week and a new format change: this week, I talk about the fear and self-doubt I'm experiencing regarding all things 424 Recording. I also talk a bit about how these types of thoughts affected me in the past and what I'm doing now to combat them. Fear and self-doubt is something everyone experiences and is a necessary part of the creative process. Support the podcast at patreon.com/424recording Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording Download my free guide for Overcoming Gear Acquisition Syndrome at 424recording.com
25:31
October 18, 2018
Episode #017: Freddie Webber (Pt. 2)
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with UK musician and podcaster, Freddie Webber. This is the second part in a two part series in which we discuss YouTube strategies, Kemper Amps and Gear Acquisition Syndrome, the importance of trying things out, and Freddie's dream collaboration with Ed Sheeran. Check out Freddie's podcast, "Are you Freddie For This?" wherever you listen to podcasts Follow Freddie on Instagram @freddiewebber Check out Freddie's music at freddiewebber.com
01:19:22
October 11, 2018
Episode #016: Freddie Webber (Pt. 1)
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with UK musician and podcaster, Freddie Webber. This is the first part in a two part series in which we discuss YouTube strategies, Kemper Amps and Gear Acquisition Syndrome, the importance of trying things out, and Freddie's dream collaboration with Ed Sheeran. Check out Freddie's podcast, "Are you Freddie For This?" wherever you listen to podcasts Follow Freddie on Instagram @freddiewebber Check out Freddie's music at freddiewebber.com
01:11:06
October 04, 2018
Episode #015: Mike Jacobs
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with singer/musician Mike Jacobs. We talk about giving up, balancing the pursuit of music with a career, how everything you do informs your path in life, the importance of side projects, and the double edged nature of pursuing music. Listen to Mike's tracks at soundcloud.com/noizemonger Collaborate with Mike at bandmix.com/mike9000
49:41
September 27, 2018
Episode #014: Sean-Paul Pillsworth
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with musician/engineer Sean-Paul Pillsworth of Nightmares For a Week and Leaning Tree Studio. We talk about his experience recording Kyle and the Pity Party, being in a touring band, signing to an indie label, his approach when working with bands, and how the landscape surrounding musicians has changed over the last two decades.  You can contact Sean-Paul at leaningtreestudio@gmail.com  Check out his work with KatPP at kyleandthepityparty.bandcamp.com  And check out Nightmares For a Week at nightmaresforaweek.bandcamp.com
33:18
September 20, 2018
Episode #013: Just a Trick (Art Chat w/ Tim)
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! This past week, I released an EP at becoolcowboy.bandcamp.com called Just a Trick. I have a chat with Tim Lampasona, who created the artwork for the EP, as well as the covers of each of the singles as they were released on 424recording.bandcamp.com. We talk about Tim's inspiration for the art and our long-term collaboration on the artwork and songs of Be Cool Cowboy. Check out Just a Trick (which includes a download of all the artwork we discuss) at becoolcowboy.bandcamp.com Follow 424 Recording on Instagram @424recording
23:01
September 13, 2018
Episode #012: Surmiser
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with grunge punk rockers, Jay Andersen, Tom Matthews, and Lukas Lerner of Surmiser. We talk about their songwriting process, their recent EP and upcoming single, how they approach playing shows, DIY spaces, and how geography may or may not affect their music. Check out Surmiser on the web at surmiser.bandcamp.com And follow Surmiser on Instagram @surmisermusic
46:57
September 06, 2018
Episode #011: Gregory Lay
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with actor/writer/producer Gregory Lay whose acting credits include Adjustment Bureau, Forever, Blue Bloods, Law & Order: SVU, and Person of Interest among other films and TV shows. Greg recently collaborated with Sean Cunningham (Ep. #003) and Mary Catherine Greenawalt (Ep. #004) on the independent dramedy, Hudson. We talk about his experience working on that film, how he disconnects from the noise of cities and social media, the wisdom and humility that develops with experience and age, and the importance of figuring out what drives you as a creative individual. Check out Greg on the web at gregorylayactor.com IMDB at https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1796507/ And follow Greg on Instagram @thegregorylay Learn more about Hudson on Instagram @hudsonthefilm
52:12
August 30, 2018
Episode #010: Dan Tarnowski
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with artist and poet, Dan Tarnowski. Dan and I grew up together and in the late aughts, collaborated on On Lives, a blog dedicated to creating artwork on a daily basis. We reminisce about that project, get nostalgic about early 2000's indie rock culture, talk about figuring out what you want to do by doing things that you don't want to do, Dan's upcoming projects, and the generation of positive and supportive artists that populate the creative landscape today. Check out the remnants of On Lives at onlives.net Follow Dan on Instagram and Twitter @indiediaspora
01:00:30
August 23, 2018
Episode #009: Noir Et Blanc Vie (Pt. 2)
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with YouTuber and musician, Noir Et Blanc Vie. This is the second part in a two part series in which we discuss the importance of having a creative support system, embracing your uniqueness as an artist and individual, why emulating other people's success can be a problem, discovering who you are thru creativity and YouTube, and why Twix is Stephen's dream channel sponsor. Check out Stephen's channel at youtube.com/noiretblancvie Follow Stephen on Instagram and Twitter @noiretblancvie
01:36:46
August 16, 2018
Episode #008: Noir Et Blanc Vie (Pt. 1)
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with YouTuber and musician, Noir Et Blanc Vie. This is the first part in a two part series in which we discuss the inspiration behind Stephen's channel, what it's like making YouTube videos on a regular basis, burnout, the great synth mystery of our era, what it's like working with brands, and our shared fanboyism for James Rolfe of cinemassacre.com. Check out Stephen's channel at youtube.com/noiretblancvie Follow Stephen on Instagram and Twitter @noiretblancvie
01:38:53
August 09, 2018
Episode #007: Tim Lampasona
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with entomologist and artist Tim Lampasona. We talk creative ambitions, hobbies, the parallels between meditation and creation, Be Cool Cowboy art, why post-rock is the best music for getting work done, what it's like to be a bug man, and why "the cloud" is the stupidest name for a service that's supposed to keep your data secure. You can follow Tim on Instagram @timbug417 And check out our band John Wilkes Phone Booth at jwpb.bandcamp.com
32:53
August 02, 2018
Episode #006: Brian Lee
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with ambient artist and music educator, Brian Lee of Yellow Rainbow. We talk field recordings, meditation, taking care of your mental and physical health as a creative, the pursuit of happiness, and navigating the disconnect between where you are and where you want to be. You can follow Brian on Instagram @yellowrainbowmusic Listen to Brian's latest album at yellowrainbow.bandcamp.com
36:55
July 26, 2018
Episode #005: BoBeats
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with Swedish YouTuber and Electronic Musician, BoBeats. We talk managing social media as a creative, the Elektron Digitakt, work-life balance, the origins of BoBeats, young Bo's musical journey, and how a little touch of madness is never a bad thing. You can find BoBeats at youtube.com/bobeatsmusic You can follow BoBeats on Instagram @bobeats Twitter @bobeatsmusic Facebook at facebook.com/bobeatsmusic http://bobeatsmusic.bandcamp.com
01:07:13
July 19, 2018
Episode #004: Mary Catherine Greenawalt
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with actor/producer/musician Mary Catherine Greenawalt about the origins of the 424 Recording theme song (”Down Low”) which she cowrote with Sean Cunningham (Episode #003). We also talk songwriting, creative collaboration, and an upcoming film she acted in and produced called Hudson. I also find out about a secret soundcloud page... You can follow MCG on Instagram @immarycath Check out, Motels, Mary and Sean’s band on Soundcloud @ soundlcloud.com/motels-2
24:42
July 12, 2018
Episode #003: Sean Cunningham
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! I have a chat with Sean Cunningham, a director and musician from LA, about his new plan to release his unreleased catalog of 30 second songs recorded over the past 10 years as short music videos on Instagram. We also talk creativity, perfectionism, and Vimeo. This is a special episode, as Jay and I took off this week for the July 4th holiday. If you wanna catch the live recording of the show, come thru youtube.com/424recording Wednesdays at 7pm EST. Ask us your home studio and lofi recording questions live on the show!
24:15
July 05, 2018
Episode #002: Patch Cables, Synth Fix, Live Band Rec, Tapes
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! Jay and I answer questions from the channel regarding patch cables (good, bad, and ugly), whether or not Jay would be willing to repair Brian's synth, recording a live band with a Tascam 424, and 4-track crackle, re: tapes and heads. If you wanna catch the live recording of the show, come thru youtube.com/424recording Wednesdays at 7pm EST. Ask us your home studio and lofi recording questions live on the show!
32:22
June 28, 2018
Episode #001: The First Episode
Welcome to the 424recording.com podcast! Jay and I talk about the show format, repairing old guitar amps, new vs. old cassette decks, and much more! If you wanna catch the live recording of the show, come thru https://youtube.com/424recording Wednesdays at 7pm EST. Ask us your home studio and lofi recording questions live on the show!
34:50
June 21, 2018