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Cheap Flight - a diary of bangupstate and LDB

Cheap Flight - a diary of bangupstate and LDB

By Cheap Flight - bangupstate
This is a diary of (at this point) 2 recording projects, Leaderdogs for the Blind + bangupstate, with Derek Cilibraise, Geoff Laforet, and Lyndon Perry. Also featuring Ryan Richardson, friend, mentor, attorney and manager extraordinaire.
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S2E30 Derek Goes to Whoville
This episode was recorded on October 23, 2020. Derek, Ryry and Lp discuss a sundry of topics, from D's recent vacation (and travel snags), souvenir shops and sugary treats, Cindy Lou Who's band, to the passing along of the Feel This EP project to the mastering phase. We also discuss artists in this era hitting on (or not) the big social topics that are increasingly urgent and (hopefully, at this point) impossible to side step. #LDB2020 - - Recommends Derek - Element, nature (no link, just go outside to navigate it) Ryry - Series, Eli Roth's History of Horrors Lp - EP, Feel This by Leaderdogs for the Blind (link coming soon!) - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - - LDB on Facebook - - - LDB on IG
42:43
October 24, 2020
S2E29 What part would you bleep?
This episode was recorded on September 25, 2020. Geoff has priority issues and is thusly absent. Derek, Ryry and Lp discuss proper censorship and ask an AI philosopher many of life's important questions. Also, we finally answer the question, "Is ramen good for you?" #LDB2020 - - Recommends Derek - AI, PhilosopherAI.com Ryry - TV, Unnecessary Censorship by Jimmy Kimmel Live Lp - ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - - LDB on Facebook - - - LDB on IG
32:42
October 9, 2020
S2E28 Aurora, the New Sprout
This episode was recorded on September 18, 2020. Lp and Ryry get the party started. Geoff drops in. Lp's mic cuts out. Derek drops in. Lp drops back in. This episode is SO 2020.  And we all are happy to welcome the new Laforet on the planet, Aurora! #LDB2020 - - Recommends Derek - Food, Nature Valley granola bars  Ryry - TV, Policing the Police Geoff - Things he can't have, Sleep Lp - Documentary, The Social Dilemma - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - - LDB on Facebook - - - LDB on IG
54:43
October 8, 2020
S2E27 Ryry got tha Hoobastank
Geoff (✅), Derek (✅), Ryry (✅), Lp (✅). This episode was recorded on Friday, July 31, 2020. #LDB2020 endures... for better or worse. Get caught up on the journey. - - Recommends Derek - Online clinic, John Mayer Berklee Clinic Ryry - Podcast, Bob Lefsetz Podcast   Geoff - Band, American Hifi Lp - Book, Why We Sleep - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - - LDB on Facebook - - - LDB on IG
53:36
August 2, 2020
S2E26 My Tortoise is Getting Cooked Down Here
Geoff (✅), Derek (✅), Ryry (✅), Lp (✅). This episode was recorded on Monday, July 13, 2020. It's the usual #LDB2020 suspects up to the usual tomfoolery. - - Recommends Derek - Composer, Ennio Morricone Ryry -   Documentary, Sound City Geoff - Netflix joint, Dark Lp - YouTube documentary, Nevermind the Garbage, Here's Butch Vig - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - - LDB on Facebook - - - LDB on IG
49:16
July 14, 2020
S2E25 Just D the TeleNurse
Geoff (✅), Derek (✅), Ryry (✅), Lp (✅). This episode was recorded on Thursday, June 19, 2020. We catch up, have a lot of laughs and general mayhem, and talk a bit about the #LDB2020 project. - - Recommends Derek - Movie, Minority Report Ryry -   Series, Jordan Peele's the Twilight Zone Geoff - YouTube channel, Punk Rock MBA Lp - YouTube playlist, Mass Appeal's Rhythm Roulette  Lp (ball hog) - Netflix series, They've Gotta Have Us - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - - LDB on Facebook - - - LDB on IG - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
53:52
June 27, 2020
S2E24 Wipe Your Area
Geoff (✅), Derek (✅), Ryry (✅), Lp (✅).  This episode was recorded on Thursday, June 19, 2020. We catch up, have a lot of laughs and general mayhem, and talk a bit about the #LDB2020 project. - - Recommends Derek - Series, Kitchen Nightmares Ryry - Podcast, The Bible for Normal People Geoff - A piece of kit, WarmAudio WA87 Lp - Anything that Killer Mike touches (Run the Jewels, Trigger Warning, this impassioned impromptu speech, etc.) - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind  - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
57:53
June 19, 2020
S2E23 We Only Moved the Line
Geoff (✅), Derek (✅), Ryry (✅), Lp (✅). This episode was recorded on Thursday, June 4, 2020. As such, how could we not talk about what is going on outside all of our windows, from Texas to Milwaukee to Windsor to Toronto. It is clear... we did not end division, we only moved the line. And you have to wonder which direction the line is moving.  - - Recommends Derek - Series, Space Force Ryry - Video, Sherif Chris Swanson of Flint, MI shows how it should be done! Geoff - Bevvy, Shave and a Haircut Lp - Gretsch Guitars! - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind  - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
40:56
June 14, 2020
S2E22 Urgent Message from a Nigerian Prince
Get your checkbooks out! - - Recorded Monday, May 25, 2020. Since Ryry and I (Lp) caught up (S2E7), we have been going back in the time machine to piece together the story of how we all (Derek, Geoff, Ryry and I) ended up working the project that was Leaderdogs circa 1996 (in support of the debut and only reckid, Lemonade). This week, again, again, Ryry and Lp were supposed to talk about how they met IRL. Instead, we essentially recorded a very Seinfeld-esque episode where we talking about everything... and nothing. - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
47:50
May 26, 2020
S2E21 They're Out There!
Geoff (✅), Derek (✅), Ryry (✅), Lp (✅). We take an inventory of "what ya drinking?" and talk about LDB fans, REX Records (RIP), Patreon ideas, and recommends! Also, check out the Bloody Beast! - - Recommends Derek - Series, Mandalorian Ryry - Podcast, ObviousPop  Geoff - Series, Season 6 of Bosch Lp - Logic Pro X (with the 10.5 update!) - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind  - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
52:08
May 21, 2020
S2E20 Yellow & Black States
BFAM = Brothers from another mother - - Recorded Sunday, May 17, 2020. Since Ryry and I (Lp) caught up (S2E7), we have been going back in the time machine to piece together the story of how we all (Derek, Geoff, Ryry and I) ended up working the project that was Leaderdogs circa 1996 (in support of the debut and only reckid, Lemonade). This week, again, Ryry and Lp were supposed to talk about how they met IRL. But as per yoozh, we go with the flow instead and chat about some Leaderdogs fans (they're out there!), and the idea of launching a Patreon page for the project. - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
45:36
May 17, 2020
S2E19 It Knocked My Monocle Out!
Geoff (✅), Derek (✅), Ryry (✅), Lp (✅). We are talking about what we're drinking, a COVID-19 update, 'Restless,' 'Back,' and so much more! - - Recommends Derek - Reckid, VanWeezer  Ryry - Series, Community Lp - Podcast, Deconstruct with Mikee Bridges  Geoff - Sips, Fresca + Titos! - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind  - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
1:08:50
May 15, 2020
S2E18 Brothers From Another Mother's Day
BFAM = Brothers from another mother - - Recorded Sunday, May 10, 2020. Since Ryry and I (Lp) caught up (S2E7), we have been going back in the time machine to piece together the story of how we all (Derek, Geoff, Ryry and I) ended up working the project that was Leaderdogs circa 1996 (in support of the debut and only reckid, Lemonade). This week Ryry and Lp were supposed to talk about how they met IRL. As the conversation progressed, we got caught up in the change (read: progress) from late 80's rock to the early 90's sound, and the standout bands (or songs... or albums) that marked that change. - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
42:54
May 11, 2020
S2E17 I Gotta Bass
Roll call: Geoff (here), Derek (here), Ryry (here), Lp (yep). We are talking TP inventory, collaboration (again), the fact that Derek has a bass, and some plans to release 'Restless' in the near(ish) future. - - Recommends Derek - Movie, The Lighthouse Ryry - Documentary, Netflix vs. the World Lp - Podcast, People in Your Neighborhood Geoff - App, Filmic Pro - - Get connected!  BANGUPSTATE   Leaderdogs for the Blind  - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
51:30
May 6, 2020
S2E16 Ryry and Derek
BFAM = Brothers from another mother - - Since Ryry and I (Lp) caught up (S2E7), we have been going back in the time machine to piece together the story of how we all (Derek, Geoff, Ryry and I) ended up working the project that was Leaderdogs circa 1996 (in support of the debut and only reckid, Lemonade). This week Ryry and Derek recount their early connections and a sundry of gatherings, most of which involved pizza. - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
52:05
May 3, 2020
S2E15 Just Slappin' the Skins (PLUS!)
The gang is all here, and this time we talk a lot about collaboration. As Derek remarks, "There's a lot more to Geoff than just slappin' the skins..." Mr. Laforet submitted some spiffy programming for a new Leaderdogs (LDB20/20) song, 'Restless.'  Also, we have a website! Check out leaderdogsfortheblind.com. - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - Leave us a voice message (or else).
25:53
May 1, 2020
S2E14 Ryry and Geoff (BFAM)
BFAM = Brothers from another mother - - Since Ryry and I (Lp) caught up (S2E7), we have been going back in the time machine to piece together the story of how we all (Derek, Geoff, Ryry and I) ended up working the project that was Leaderdogs circa 1996 (in support of the debut and only reckid, Lemonade). This week Ryry talks about how he met Geoff, their time as DJ's for a truly groovy radio show, and more.  - - Get connected! BANGUPSTATE  Leaderdogs for the Blind - - Leave us a voice message (or else).  
47:15
April 26, 2020
S2E13 Back On the Cow
The gang (Geoff, Derek, Ryry, Lp) is all here for: TP inventory LDB.com status Restless status Derek and Ryry's total pet count The next track to attack Recommends And those 📢 Recommends 📢 are: Geoff - Code Orange Ryry - Rick Springfield w/ Vance DeGeneres The Guide to Songwriting Deaw - The Band Royale Lp - Clips (the app) Dig the podcast? Subscribe, like, review and share! Leave a voice message (link below). BANGUPSTATE Leaderdogs for the Blind
36:13
April 22, 2020
S2E12 Ryry the Tall Guy
Ryry (Ryan Richardson) and I (Lp) finally get back to some LDB history in this episode recorded on April 19, 2020. We recorded 2 weeks prior, but technical snafus prevented us from publishing. Tech sich: SORTED. So Ryry gives us some personal background, his early draw to music, DJ'ing at the roller rink (remember those?), and his foray into entertainment law.  🔗 Links 🔗 Bill Withers on Soul Train SkratchBastid's Withers set 📢 Recommends 📢 From Ryry: Mike Roe's CoRoenosphere From Lp: Mortal's debut, Lusis Dig the podcast? Subscribe, like, review and share! Leave a voice message (link below).  BANGUPSTATE Leaderdogs for the Blind
38:01
April 19, 2020
S2E11 Serious (LDB) Bidness
We nearly called this episode "Recycled TP." Tune in to find out why. Anywho, the gang (Derek, Geoff, Ryry, Lp) is all here for a serious (as if) meeting about Leaderdogs for the Blind business on this Tuesday, April 14, 2020. We provide our weekly TP inventory report, a load of random impressions, and get down to some real business. Real decisions were made while real tomfoolery ensued. The big news? WE HAVE OUR OWN DOT COM! Thanks, Ryry. Check out bangupstate online, Instagram or Twitter. Coming soon... all the socials for Leaderdogs for the Blind. Want to weigh in on our next episode? DL the Anchor app, search for our "Cheap Flight" page, and tap the "+ Voice message" button.
40:18
April 15, 2020
S2E10 Create or Consume with Ryry
Ryan Richardson (Ryry) and I (Lp) let the conversation steer itself, talking about the balance between creation and consumption.  And all the girlies said he's pretty fly for a Ryry! Recommends "You Made It Weird" with Pete Holmes (this link is for Apple Podcasts... bus search for it wherever you get your podcasts) "Crashing" TV show with Pete Holmes S45 E16 of SNL, the first ever not live from New York!
43:04
April 13, 2020
S2E9 Zencastr!
Our band all grows up. We switched to Zencastr for recording, which raises the bar for our podcast production quality. We talk about shopping at gas stations for entertainment, TP inventory and about the Leaderdogs for the Blind follow up to ‘Lemonade’ these 25 years later.
40:19
April 7, 2020
S2E8 Tortoise Greens
Ryry is in the building! Derek, Geoff and Lp catch up with Ryan Richardson for a quick 30 via Zoom. Check out S2E7 where I (Lp) catch up with Ryan and explain his contribution to our recording project from the mid-90's, Leaderdogs for the Blind.  Its the first time since... a long time ago that we’ve all been in the same “room” together. Check out bangupstate online, Instagram or Twitter. Want to weigh in on our next episode? DL the Anchor app, search for our "Cheap Flight" page, and tap the "+ Voice message" button. 
31:08
March 30, 2020
S2E7 Ryry Bourbon - Catching Up
I (Lp) catch up with Mr. Ryan Richardson, the man, the myth, the legend. Ryan played a HUGE role in the launch of the 1995 record ‘Lemonade,’ the debut (and to date only) for the recording project Leaderdogs for the Blind. He was our legal counsel, manager and marketing guru. This is the first of a mini-series with Ryry as we work on a follow-up record these 25 years later.
1:09:35
March 30, 2020
S2E6 Reminiscing
NOTE: we are experimenting by recording via Zoom, then using the audio for this podcast and video for... something else. We'll keep working on the setup for the sake of quality. On Sunday, March 23, 2020, our pal Ryan Richardson posted a video on YouTube with snips and clips of Leaderdogs for the Blind circa 1996. This, of course, gave us stuff to talk about. We went dancing in the dark, walking through the park and reminiscing. Recommends (or not) Derek does not recommend Steven King's miniseries The Stand. Geoff does not recommend calling an introvert to check up on them during this era of social distancing. Maybe check up on your extrovert pals instead. Lp does recommend the Calm app.
32:08
March 23, 2020
S2E5 - My Corona
The entire world is at a stand still. Geoff, Derek and I discuss life in lock down as COVID-19 continues it’s world tour.
32:33
March 18, 2020
S2E4 What is a Spotify?
Derek, Geoff and I try to answer this important question along with whether to meetup in 2020, when and where? Imagine a Leaderdogs for the Blind reunion 25 years after the debut, Lemonade. We promise this episode will not steal your joy.
55:47
March 11, 2020
S2E3 Limonada cont’d
This is the second half of the March 2, 2020 conversation between Derek, Geoff and I regarding a new Leaderdogs for the Blind record. Here we discuss the long lost masters from Lemonade (circa 1995) and what to do with the old video footage in Geoff’s attic.
33:29
March 6, 2020
S2E2 Limonada
Derek, Geoff and I discuss the 2020 race to a renewed nation, er, Leaderdogs record.
29:03
March 3, 2020
To LDB or not to LDB
That is the question. Though the recording for our previous act, Leaderdogs for the Blind, has been out of print for over 20 years, it recently surfaced in the form of a YouTube review. Who knew? And so we discuss. Oh, then we talk about the advantages of *not* using social media (bonus?).
54:17
February 25, 2020
Episode 17 - To Key Change or Not (NLMDA)
Derek and Lp talk PRS guitars, then Geoff joins to discuss a key change for the Depeche Mode cover, Never Let Me Down Again.
23:31
October 7, 2018
Episode 16 - Anchor, I Hope You Never Let Me Down Again
Geoff, Derek and Lp talk about the process of recording from 3 different zip codes.
24:27
October 5, 2018
Episode 15 - Pop the Cork (Señor Jealousy release
The guys discuss the debut release, Señor Jealousy,our process and what to expect next.
31:32
September 3, 2018
Epi 12 - The Dinner Party
If you could invite one guest (from any point in history) to dinner, who would you invite? Geoff, Derek and Lp discuss.
29:40
May 3, 2018
Epi 11 - Let’s Talk Movies
Derek, Geoff and Lp catch up and discuss their favorite movies of all time. This episode goes to 11.
40:39
April 11, 2018
Episode 10 - The Easters
Derek, Geoff and Lp chat for 30 min. on Easter Sunday, 2018, about the weather and other things going on in life.
29:43
April 1, 2018
Epi 9 - 1st Show, Fave Show
March 9 - Derek, Geoff and Lp discuss the first ever concert attended, favorite ever and why.
37:26
March 10, 2018
Epi 8 - I Wanna Rock
Derek reveals a crazy dream, and the 3 of us (Derek, Geoff, Lp) tell our stories about how we became musicians.
41:19
March 1, 2018