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Crate Digging

Crate Digging

By Crate Digging

Each episode we interview a new guest about their record collection. Why they collect, how they got started and what are their grails! This is a The Soundtrack production.
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EP 8 - The Darcys
EP 8 - The Darcys
This is the season finale of Crate Digging, we have on Wes Marskell from the Canadian synth pop duo The Darcys. We talk about how Wes probably was too young to be listening to Steely Dan, how he tripped and spilled his coffee all over the floor at Rotate This, selling test pressings of the band's albums and working with artists such as Leah Fay, Ralph and Tafari Anthony. Follow The Darcys on Twitter and Instagram.  Listen to The Darcys podcast The Glory Days.  Crate Digging is a Soundtrack production, produced by Dakota Arsenault and Gemma Mastroianni. Original music by Jared Burke and graphic design by Stephanie Prior. Visit The Soundtrack for more great content! Follow The Soundtrack on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
26:24
September 09, 2021
EP 7 - Fast Romantics
EP 7 - Fast Romantics
Nick McKinlay is the drummer for the indie rock band Fast Romantics, but also plays with A Band Called Max, Sportsfan, Rouge Tenet, and many others. We talk about how he has more records than the rest of the band combined, how his dad got rid of his entire collection except for Led Zeppelin albums and how in a time of need he sold all his OG pressings of Mars Volta albums and got ripped off for them. If you live in Ontario or Quebec make sure you check out Fast Romantics on tour. Check out Nick's work composing theme music for the 155 Podcast. Follow Nick McKinlay on Instagram, and follow Fast Romantics on Twitter and Instagram.  Crate Digging is a Soundtrack production, produced by Dakota Arsenault and Gemma Mastroianni. Original music by Jared Burke and graphic design by Stephanie Prior. Visit The Soundtrack for more great content! Follow The Soundtrack on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
01:02:03
September 02, 2021
EP 6 - Junia-T
EP 6 - Junia-T
On this EP we have Polaris Prize nominated artist, rapper and producer Junia-T. You likely know him from his hit debut album Studio Monk or possibly as Jessie Reyez's tour DJ. We talk about him owning just about everything Sergio Mendes ever put out, record stores that don't let you test their product out and how he just missed out on a $200 record that appeared in a dollar bin. We also broke some news about a vinyl release for Studio Monk near the end of the show.  Follow Junia-T on Twitter and Instagram. Crate Digging is a Soundtrack production, produced by Dakota Arsenault and Gemma Mastroianni. Original music by Jared Burke and graphic design by Stephanie Prior. Visit The Soundtrack for more great content! Follow The Soundtrack on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
22:34
August 26, 2021
EP 5 - DJ Waves
EP 5 - DJ Waves
We're back from a brief break! On this EP we have DJ Waves joining the show. She's a talented DJ who can be seen spinning at afterparties for the hottest concerts at Budweiser Stage and at clubs around Toronto. We talk about her not appreciating her dad's record collection, what a Vampyros Lesbos is and what the differences are between DJing with vinyl and with MP3s.  Read about DJ Waves record collection when she wrote about it last year for The Soundtrack. Follow DJ Waves on Instagram, Spotify and on Soundcloud. Crate Digging is a Soundtrack production, produced by Dakota Arsenault and Gemma Mastroianni. Original music by Jared Burke and graphic design by Stephanie Prior. Visit The Soundtrack for more great content! Follow The Soundtrack on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
44:42
August 19, 2021
EP 4 - The Beaches
EP 4 - The Beaches
All four members of Toronto based rock outfit, The Beaches join the show. Listen as Leandra, Kylie, Jordan and Eliza talk about how they stole records from their parents, how Kylie can't be trusted to not ruin other peoples albums, how Jordan judges a store based on their classical music section and how Leandra made a big deal about finding a deluxe Beatles album on a filmed shopping trip when it turned out she already owned it. The Beaches just released a fantastic EP Future Lovers and are heading out on tour later this year.  Follow The Beaches on Twitter and Instagram. Crate Digging is a Soundtrack production, produced by Dakota Arsenault and Gemma Mastroianni. Original music by Jared Burke and graphic design by Stephanie Prior. Visit The Soundtrack for more great content! Follow The Soundtrack on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
26:30
July 29, 2021
EP 3 - Carlo V
EP 3 - Carlo V
On this third episode of Crate Digging, we are joined by Carlo V who really puts the fan in fanatic. He has an immense collection of not just records, but CD's, posters and general memorabilia. He talks about his massive 700+ record collection (which includes about 100 pieces of just The Supremes members), an emotional journey into how he got started collecting, trading rare artifacts and the online fan community at large.   Follow Carlo and his record collection on Instagram.  Crate Digging is a Soundtrack production, produced by Dakota Arsenault and Gemma Mastroianni. Original music by Jared Burke and graphic design by Stephanie Prior. Visit The Soundtrack for more great content! Follow The Soundtrack on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
50:09
July 22, 2021
EP 2 - The Zolas
EP 2 - The Zolas
On this second episode of Crate Digging, Zachary Gray, lead singer and guitarist for the Vancouver based indie rock band The Zolas joins the show. The Zolas have released three full length albums, and are in the midst of putting out several new singles in the midst of a new album roll out. We talk about how Eric Clapton is overrated, bringing your own records to play at a bar (while wanting to impress the DJ) and being gifted records from within your own music scene.  Follow The Zolas on Instagram where they just announced tour dates. Crate Digging is a Soundtrack production, produced by Dakota Arsenault and Gemma Mastroianni. Original music by Jared Burke and graphic design by Stephanie Prior. Visit The Soundtrack for more great content! Follow The Soundtrack on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
37:49
July 15, 2021
EP 1 - Gemma Mastroianni
EP 1 - Gemma Mastroianni
On the debut episode of Crate Digging host Dakota Arsenault interviews the founder and Managing Editor of The Soundtrack, Gemma Mastroianni. Gemma is a recent convert to the world of vinyl and we have a blast chatting about how she resisted the temptation for so long, her disdain for rude shopkeepers, how her goal is to own every Radiohead album and a fun story about picking up an Alvvays record in an unusual spot.  Crate Digging is a Soundtrack production, produced by Dakota Arsenault and Gemma Mastroianni. Original music by Jared Burke and graphic design by Stephanie Prior. Visit The Soundtrack for more great content! Follow The Soundtrack on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
35:07
July 08, 2021
Crate Digging Season 1 Trailer
Crate Digging Season 1 Trailer
Crate Digging is a brand new podcast from The Soundtrack hosted by Dakota Arsenault, the Music and Creative Associate for the site. This show is all about flipping through peoples record collections. From musicians, to DJ's, to impassioned collectors, we answer questions like what makes a good record store, what is the most you've ever spent on a single record, what are your shopping patterns when in a record store and much more.  Each season will be eight episodes long and for season one we have some amazing guests including The Beaches, The Zolas, Junia-T, DJ Waves and more!  Visit thesoundtrack.ca for more info and make sure you subscribe to the show wherever you get your podcasts. Crate Digging is produced by Dakota Arsenault and Gemma Mastroianni with original music by Jared Burke and graphic design by Stephanie Prior.  Thief in the Night by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4521-thief-in-the-night License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
03:16
June 23, 2021