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Elliott's Podcast

By Elliott Fienberg

Every week, Elliott gives a mix of mind-expanding music and thoughtful messages to help bring you back into your centre. elliottfienberg.com
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Constancy Bears Fruit
Constancy Bears Fruit
My newsletter is located at https://efnbrg.substack.com - subscribe if you don't already receive it.  Be sure to listen to the seasonal mix of the latest music from Elliott's Podcast over here. 
06:32
November 27, 2022
Fingerprint the Sky - Seasonal Mix Special Edition
Fingerprint the Sky - Seasonal Mix Special Edition
Welcome to the special edition of Elliott's Podcast where we review the music that's been made over the past few months. These mixes are dedicated to my Patrons but this month also the Red Rockers get a shoutout. Photo by Adam.  Patrons get the full mix without any talking and in higher quality audio at http://patreon.com/fienberg.
33:49
November 20, 2022
Take a Minute for Yourself
Take a Minute for Yourself
A great opportunity to put the news feeds away and just sit with what is. http://elliottfienberg.com 
04:15
November 13, 2022
The Best Goal You Can Have
The Best Goal You Can Have
Thanks for listening I have a home at http://elliottfienberg.com which you can visit to learn more about my work.
05:28
November 06, 2022
Your Creativity is in Orbit
Your Creativity is in Orbit
This week is a short prompt to help you reframe your creativity, seeing it as something that is slightly adjusting and evolving every day. And you get a Rhodes jam in Bb!
06:22
October 30, 2022
Grounding - Calming the Noise Down
Grounding - Calming the Noise Down
In service of settling down all the noise that might be floating around your mind this week.
05:09
October 23, 2022
How to Design a Creative Habit
How to Design a Creative Habit
This week I talk about the idea of the cue and the reward and how you can build momentum in doing your Most Creative Work (MCW).    Referencing the book, The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg.    Join my Discord channel to find the Clock In Accountability channel: https://discord.gg/n4ZEsUPE5Z
42:28
October 16, 2022
The Enormity of Nature (Just Sit in the Park)
The Enormity of Nature (Just Sit in the Park)
Sitting in a park is an underrated habit. Better if you can go by yourself, and top marks if you go to one that is outside of your neighbourhood. Just look on the map and get out there.   Your time in the park is the perfect antidote to the stress of living in the city.
04:50
October 08, 2022
Begin With Where You Are
Begin With Where You Are
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06:33
October 02, 2022
Mix Series: One Day Things Will Remain Still
Mix Series: One Day Things Will Remain Still
This episode is part of my mix series that is designed as a thank you to my Patrons. It compiles music that was made for this podcast in the weeks prior.  On this episode we hear:  Provoking Lake Sunset The Map Gonawinda Harness Head
43:31
September 25, 2022
Making Time for Community
Making Time for Community
This week we kick off with a track I call Gonawinda and then we discuss the idea of community and how I have started a Discord to help put this vision to the test.  https://discord.gg/3RKdb2xF (good for 7 days after the episode airs)   Derek Sivers Dancing Guy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW8amMCVAJQ
32:51
September 18, 2022
Facing the Fear of Technology - Jam in E Major and Discussion
Facing the Fear of Technology - Jam in E Major and Discussion
This week I offer some strategies for making your commitment to using tech a bit less daunting. We start things off with a heady jam in E Major.   Thanks for listening to Elliott's Podcast as always. My website is elliottfienberg.com for more articles and info about my work. 
35:38
September 11, 2022
The Mindset of a Songwriter: Matt James in Joseph Workman Park in Toronto
The Mindset of a Songwriter: Matt James in Joseph Workman Park in Toronto
It was great to connect with my old friend Matt James at Joseph Workman Park, as part of the music in parks series on Elliott's Podcast.   Inside you can expect to learn about some different strategies that a songwriter like Matt might employ to work through ideas. How to structure a music practice session and plenty of other tips about the creative process.    And there are two short performances to boot.    Find Matt's work at https://townhousemusic.com/
49:23
September 04, 2022
Sleep Tea Ritual and Fake Spotify Artists at Bedtime
Sleep Tea Ritual and Fake Spotify Artists at Bedtime
Lots to go over, being in my old bedroom at night time inspired me to discuss some sleepy time rituals around going to bed early.   If you have serious sleep issues you can learn more about my friend Talia Shapero's work as mentioned in this episode
31:43
August 28, 2022
Harnessing a Sense of Surrender
Harnessing a Sense of Surrender
The idea that naturally came about this week is to continue writing a piece of music for another lake that I visited on this month’s hiking trip. We stayed on three lakes, so this week I wrote a piece called Harness and paired it with the video from that one.    Mentioned in this episode: Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman  I Didn't Do The Thing Today by Madeleine Dore   My website is http://elliottfienberg.com, stop by and pay a visit
29:23
August 21, 2022
Drop into the Provoking Lake Sunset
Drop into the Provoking Lake Sunset
Sunset captured on Provoking Lake in Alqonquin Park. Thanks for coming along for the journey!    Find more of my work on my website at http://elliottfienberg.com
38:39
August 14, 2022
Track Premiere: Good Vibe Society
Track Premiere: Good Vibe Society
This week we play my new track Good Vibe Society which you can listen to on streaming here.  Join the Patreon to get the download of this track here.  Thanks for coming along for the journey... 
09:11
August 07, 2022
Music Mix: Pathways into the Park (July/August Mix)
Music Mix: Pathways into the Park (July/August Mix)
Leading up to doing this mix I had been thinking about how a musician can push themselves so hard to always be creating new work, but if they (I) just stopped for a minute to appreciate all the work that had been done up until now, one would be in a much better place. So this mix compiles a bit of music from Elliott's Podcast lately, and superimposes some of my studio work from around 2020-21. Patrons get a version that has no talking at the front of it - patreon.com/fienberg. Thanks for listening!
27:46
July 31, 2022
Alchemizing Fear into Creativity
Alchemizing Fear into Creativity
This show is about taking your darkest emotions and using them as fuel for your greatest work. There is a short segment on sleep which is a big theme in Elliott's work. We finish up with a short blues jam called, "I Didn't Know". Elliott's website is http://elliottfienberg.com  Buy him a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/elliottfienberg  Subscribe to support this work on a monthly basis at http://patreon.com/fienberg Thanks for listening!
29:31
July 24, 2022
Elliott Plays Harmonica and Lap Steel Guitar in Cedervale Park
Elliott Plays Harmonica and Lap Steel Guitar in Cedervale Park
A discussion about the Quarter Turn from Mark Nepo's Drinking from the River of Light.  Elliott's website is elliottfienberg.com. 
23:37
July 17, 2022
Elliott Plays Clarinet in Earlscourt Park and Talks about Working with the Moon Cycles
Elliott Plays Clarinet in Earlscourt Park and Talks about Working with the Moon Cycles
Thanks for hanging with Elliott this week!    Oprah article on working with the moon: https://www.oprahdaily.com/life/a35684513/moon-phases-manifest-meaning-astrology/  Support Elliott's quest to play music in unconventional spaces at http://patreon.com/fienberg http://ko-fi.com/elliottfienberg
25:21
July 10, 2022
Elliott Plays in Bickford Park (Toronto)
Elliott Plays in Bickford Park (Toronto)
Bickford Park is a park in a neighbourhood of the same name but it's not far from Koreatown and Little Italy. The park is popular for sports as there's a long field for soccer, as well as a baseball diamond and a dog park. Finally, there is a washroom which is of similar quality to many of the other park washrooms in Toronto.  I didn't have time to check it on this outing to see how the soap, hand sanitizer and paper towel situation is these days.    Support Elliott's project of playing in parks at https://ko-fi.com/elliottfienberg or http://patreon.com/fienberg
07:45
July 03, 2022
Elliott Plays in Sir Winston Churchill Park
Elliott Plays in Sir Winston Churchill Park
Support Elliott in his quest to play music in parks by joining the Patreon at http://patreon.com/fienberg or give a one-off donation at https://ko-fi.com/elliottfienberg
24:39
June 26, 2022
Discovering Creative Wealth
Discovering Creative Wealth
On this week's episode, Elliott discusses his concept of "creative wealth". There's also an improvised nylon guitar piece to kick things off.  Mentioned: How We Feel App. Elliott's Patreon or Buy Elliott a Ko-Fi
33:57
June 19, 2022
Your Creative Home
Your Creative Home
This week's podcast shows my new fretless guitar and talks about the home you create for your creative work and how to cultivate that relationship just like any other relationship in your life. Become an official supporter of Elliott's Podcast at http://patreon.com/fienberg
39:49
June 12, 2022
Elliott's Music Mix Series: Furnishing the Cosmos
Elliott's Music Mix Series: Furnishing the Cosmos
Today I bring you my latest mix which compiles music that was originally recorded on my podcast in roughly the month of May but a bit of April as well. These mixes are created for my patrons on Patreon but I thought it would be nice to share it on my podcast feed. The patrons get a higher quality FLAC download of this.  There is one track in there that is technically unreleased called How to Disappear into the Thin Air. Other than this track all the music made here is done in some sort of improvisation for the podcast. The name of this mix is a reference to Erik Satie who worked on "Furniture Music" which was essentially the muzak of his time. Those compositions were meant to be easy going and so accessible they could be played in the background of a furniture store while people went shopping. I would like to think that this music can be put on in the background, and since I'm mostly playing guitar throughout all the pieces, that it's almost as if I am sitting in the corner playing for you. If someone hired me to serenade their party, this is what I would ideally play. I wouldn't want people to focus on me with any sort of intensity like they do a traditional concert. So in a way, this mix is almost like a prototype of a live show that I could one day play, even though it's stitched together over a few weeks of Elliott's Podcast. Album photo of a Hong Kong apartment building by Aleksandar Pasaric on Pexels
58:43
June 05, 2022
The Decisive Moment
The Decisive Moment
The Decisive Moment is that one moment where a track makes perfect sense. As if everything was in place just for that segment of time.   Support my work at http://patreon.com/fienberg and https://ko-fi.com/elliottfienberg
25:17
May 29, 2022
Setting Levels
Setting Levels
Lots to talk about with my morning routine and accessing flow with making music. Thanks for listening!
54:07
May 22, 2022
The Waves of Infinity (Electric Piano and Pedal Steel Guitar Ambient)
The Waves of Infinity (Electric Piano and Pedal Steel Guitar Ambient)
There is no talking in this video but I was lucky to catch some waves on the dock at my friend's cottage this past weekend over on Lake Simcoe in Ontario.    Day to day we have things that disrupt and interrupt us but our ability to find some calm and a sense of presence will always renew itself like the waves of infinity.    Visit my website at elliottfienberg.com for more info about where to find my music. Thanks for being here now with me.
09:03
May 08, 2022
Elliott's Podcast One Year Special Anniversary Episode
Elliott's Podcast One Year Special Anniversary Episode
Thanks for listening for the past year! This episode features my newest release The Way It Begins Is Never The Way It Ends which you can listen to on Bandcamp or on Spotify. 
48:56
May 01, 2022
The Infinite Bridge (Relaxing Ambient with Nylon Guitar)
The Infinite Bridge (Relaxing Ambient with Nylon Guitar)
My suggested use of this episode is to put it on using your phone or tablet close to bedtime to help you fall asleep.    My new release is out on Thursday, April 28th:  https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/ell...  Subscribe to my newsletter: https://efnbrg.substack.com/ Patreon: https://patreon.com/fienberg
24:31
April 24, 2022
Music in Circles
Music in Circles
Thanks for watching!   My monthly mix from March: https://elliottfienberg.bandcamp.com/track/gazelle-in-the-sky Buy me Kofi: https://ko-fi.com/elliottfienberg
40:46
April 10, 2022
Let's Jam!
Let's Jam!
I switch between two rooms for Elliott's Podcast. This episode is in the bedroom where we just play guitar. Grab a one-hour mix of music from Elliott's Podcast here: https://elliottfienberg.bandcamp.com/track/gazelle-in-the-sky   Subscribe to hear this on other networks at http://anchor.fm/elliottspodcast Grab the Sunday Bagel newsletter to get sent all the infos directly to you: http://efnbrg.substack.com
32:40
April 03, 2022
The Power of Chill
The Power of Chill
Thanks for being here now with me.   The Sunday Bagel Newsletter http://efnbrg.substack.com   Patreon: http://patreon.com/fienberg
39:34
March 27, 2022
The Cosmic Babysitter
The Cosmic Babysitter
Thanks for being here with me  http://elliottfienberg.com  http://patreon.com/fienberg  http://instagram.com/elliottfienberg
21:59
March 20, 2022
Earth Envy: Lac Des Femmes Field Recording
Earth Envy: Lac Des Femmes Field Recording
This episode combines me playing the electric piano with some field recordings that were taken around the area called Lac Munroe. Specifically Lac Des Femmes which is an easy one hour hike. I also included a rapid called Les Chutes Croches (I said Proches on the episode).  You can also listen to the episode The Map is Not the Territory which is from this trip as well. 
09:30
March 13, 2022
Swirling Sounds into the Ether
Swirling Sounds into the Ether
Thanks for spending this time with me.  Sign up to my Patreon for full-length mixes that you can download: http://patreon.com/fienberg
35:56
March 06, 2022
What Does the Art Want - Live Ambient Set on Elliott's Podcast
What Does the Art Want - Live Ambient Set on Elliott's Podcast
Thanks for spending your time with me!    The best way to support me is to share this with someone who might enjoy the time out.  Head over to http://patreon.com/fienberg to get the monthly mixes that compile some of the best moments in these podcasts.
31:03
February 27, 2022
Spinning Together on Planet E
Spinning Together on Planet E
I hope you enjoy this week's podcast, filmed on the night of February 19th, 2022.    Join my Patreon to receive a monthly mix tape featuring music captured in sessions like these at http://patreon.com/fienberg
35:26
February 20, 2022
Take a Chance
Take a Chance
This week I play some nice guitar music to keep you company.  Become a patron at http://patreon.com/fienberg
15:50
February 13, 2022
Setting a Restore Point: Underwater Serenade
Setting a Restore Point: Underwater Serenade
Thanks for hanging out with me!  Find me on Patreon at http://patreon.com/fienberg to support my creations. 
31:25
February 06, 2022
Strange Music in the Blox
Strange Music in the Blox
Every week is a chance to experiment further into the void. View the video on YouTube if you don't see it on your podcast player. 
31:48
January 30, 2022
Have Tea with Elliott and Reflect
Have Tea with Elliott and Reflect
The drones in the background were generated using Metaphysical Function A by Native Instruments.    The Universe Always Expands Left is an exclusive download available at patreon.com/fienberg.    Thanks for watching and hanging out!
43:29
January 23, 2022
Bollywood Beats and a Mish Mash of Productivity
Bollywood Beats and a Mish Mash of Productivity
Elliott's Podcast is in a new setup this week. Two tracks and a mish mash of topics, let's go!  0:00 - Info about the new desk setup  6:56 - Coping with Tech Failures  15:28 - Jamson (Music) 21:10 - Restful Sleep Tea by Yogi  22:50 - How to Wake Up Early - https://www.elliottfienberg.com/blog/... 25:20 - Picking Projects to Work On -https://www.elliottfienberg.com/blog/... 28:30 - Taking an Inventory of Your Skills - https://www.elliottfienberg.com/blog/...  31:20 - Dirty Birds book by Morgan Murray - https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/... 41:00 - Using Notion to Organize Files - http://notion.so 43:00 - My Problem with Spotify  57:10 - Princess of Bollywood (Music) Sign up to get exclusive music downloads before they go on Spotify, or songs that might never go on Spotify at http://patreon.com/fienberg
01:01:42
January 16, 2022
Dealing with Afternoons
Dealing with Afternoons
Lots of great lessons learned by listening to a recent podcast by Andrew Huberman on The Science of Making and Breaking Habits.   https://hubermanlab.com/the-science-of-making-and-breaking-habits/  Music in this episode is a piece code named Silent Syd.    0:00 - Hello and COVID update  1:39 - Instagram Reels Op. Ed.   6:18 - Time Tracking Update  7:27 - Huberman on Habits  10:50 - Dealing with Afternoons  19:30 - Exercise in the Morning   29:00 - Sleep on Information   31:00 - 48 Hour Projects   35:00 - Music performance: Silent Syd    Support Elliott on Patreon at http://patreon.com/fienberg
43:17
January 09, 2022
Two Live Jams to Ring in the New Year
Two Live Jams to Ring in the New Year
To ring in the new year I play some guitar for you. I also tell the story of how I ended up with an Epiphone Century 1966. Happy new year and enjoy! 
42:17
January 02, 2022
End of Year Special
End of Year Special
Sit with Elliott for a bit while we talk about how doing creative work is available to everyone, and why it's important to turn off the negative bias in our minds in order to do that work. 
39:39
December 26, 2021
Let's Talk Salad and Developing Creative Habits
Let's Talk Salad and Developing Creative Habits
Sign up to Elliott's Patreon to develop your creative habits further.  Salad Discussion, Slipping Work in Between Commitments, Goal Setting for the New Year and more! Music in this episode is Hell or High Water.
36:12
December 19, 2021
Elliott's Holiday Book List, Tips for Dealing with the Holidays and Setting Healthy Sleep/Wake Routines
Elliott's Holiday Book List, Tips for Dealing with the Holidays and Setting Healthy Sleep/Wake Routines
Don't forget to support the further creation of this important work over at patreon.com/fienberg. Music: Amazing Grace as played on Elliott's Instagram.
45:19
December 12, 2021
Spanish Rice and Smooth Jazz
Spanish Rice and Smooth Jazz
Lots to go over in this episode as I talk about one of the metrics I'm watching on my Screen Time report, the Spanish Rice I cooked this week, some thoughts about Smooth Jazz as well we'll listen to my newest track Let Love In. My patreon is live at patreon.com/fienberg. Enjoy! 
45:45
December 05, 2021
Leftover Pasta and the Sony ZV-1 Review
Leftover Pasta and the Sony ZV-1 Review
Lots to go over in this episode. I update about:  Grind size in the Buphallo filter. Info about creator training over the holidays. My tip for cooking pasta. Update about my golf swing and drive distance. Sony ZV-1 mini-review. The track is That Time the Earth Stood Completely Still on the forthcoming release Let Love In (link).  Enjoy!
43:18
November 28, 2021
The Anti-Capitalist Holiday Gift Guide
The Anti-Capitalist Holiday Gift Guide
In this episode we show a few gift ideas for a musician or budding musician and go off on all the regular tangents.  This episode is sponsored by the Stainless Steel Pour Over Cone Coffee Dripper by Buphallo: https://amzn.to/3oMouhI The featured track is The Entire World in a Tiny Grain of Sand by Elliott Fienberg: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/elliottfienberg/the-entire-world-in-a-tiny-grain-of-sand
35:45
November 21, 2021
New Frontiers in the Future of Music
New Frontiers in the Future of Music
This week I took some time to work through a few areas of the music industry that are quickly changing. When you add up the areas of fan funding, NFTs and livestreaming, you can see that in many ways artists are getting wise to the game that has been played so far with streaming services not being the fairest crack at earning a living. The fundamental question that has to be asked here is something along the lines of, “do musicians deserve to get paid for their work?”, and while it might be an offensive question to work through we should likely agree that on the whole there is nothing that commands artists to get paid for their work. Because it’s all based on context: Is this artist operating inside a network that makes it appealing for the flow or energy of money to make its way over to this person? Listen to the podcast for the full deep-dive discussion. I also play a track called Dark Matter that I made last summer, which is what the artwork is in reference to.
33:17
November 14, 2021
Where are you going that you haven't already arrived?
Where are you going that you haven't already arrived?
A great post from elliottfienberg.com about our never-ending search for improvement. Please just melt into the floor for a bit.  Read it here. 
04:13
November 10, 2021
Tips for Dealing with Mondays
Tips for Dealing with Mondays
Originally posted on Elliott's Website.  Read it here.
03:14
November 08, 2021
Adventures in Europe and Beyond
Adventures in Europe and Beyond
This episode shares a few stories and sound recordings from travelling through Europe, but ends with a sound collage made in New York City.  Elliott's new website is at elliottfienberg.com Photo: A lady on the street in Lisbon. 
39:51
November 07, 2021
New Track: Looking Up
New Track: Looking Up
Find Looking Up on your streaming service of choice.  Listen to Peace Sign from the album Movin' Fast 4 U by United Power Soul.  Sign up to my Patreon to support this podcast and the music I release for $3 a month. 
28:56
October 31, 2021
The Never Ending Search for Music Gear
The Never Ending Search for Music Gear
Chatting about the serious topic of gear addiction.  Music in this episode is Smoke Rings by Elliott Fienberg (stream it)  Buy Elliott a Coffee at https://ko-fi.com/elliottfienberg
12:35
October 24, 2021
Spirituality in Music
Spirituality in Music
A short discussion about the connection between spirituality and music over the ages.  Music in this episode: Zebra by Elliott Fienberg (link)
20:59
October 17, 2021
The Systems of Creation
The Systems of Creation
Talking about the systems we use to make new art on a schedule and the potential traps of the mind that come along with it.  Songs in this episode:  Subtle Shifts in Consciousness from a Jar of Split Pea  That Time the Earth Stood Completely Still Buy me a coffee at ko-fi.com/elliottfienberg! Photo by Mat Brown from Pexels
35:35
October 10, 2021
Track Premiere: Beneath the Eyes
Track Premiere: Beneath the Eyes
This episode gives some background to my latest track, Beneath the Eyes available on streaming now. 
26:46
October 03, 2021
Working *With* Your Inner Critic
Working *With* Your Inner Critic
New track Beneath the Eyes out on September 30th, 2021. Pre-save on Spotify here.  Start an Unsuccessful Podcast Workshop to help you get your podcast up and running is happening on October 14.
22:10
September 26, 2021
Reviewing Deodorant and Talking Golf
Reviewing Deodorant and Talking Golf
Buy my ass a coffee! Free mp3 downloads in this episode Quiet Snow Angels in the Sand Hell or High Water
42:31
September 12, 2021
Calling in Faith
Calling in Faith
This week starts with some gratitude to everyone who listens to my work!  Then I play my newest single Swallowed by the Sky.  There is a segment called I Summon Faith.  And in my outro I mention this great interview with Béla Fleck. 
26:29
September 05, 2021
The Map is not the Territory: Lessons Learned while Camping in Quebec
The Map is not the Territory: Lessons Learned while Camping in Quebec
Recorded in a hotel in Montreal, I discuss some issues I had while camping in Mont Tremblant National Park this summer.
25:50
August 29, 2021
My Coffee Ritual
My Coffee Ritual
Come visit with me as I brew some coffee in the morning and share some tips about how to brew a great cup for yourself. 
05:00
August 21, 2021
Tales from the Infinite
Tales from the Infinite
Music from this episode is the song And So it Goes by Elliott Fienberg. Support this show by buying me a coffee. 
06:09
August 15, 2021
The Enduring Legacy of Brian Eno
The Enduring Legacy of Brian Eno
Learn more about the overall lessons I've taken by observing the work of Brian Eno ("The Alien") from a distance.  Read the interview mentioned in this episode on Music Radar. Watch the documentary on Amazon. Music played:  Brian Eno - Discreet Music - 1975 Brian Eno - Reflection - 2017 Alan Watts - Taoism & Relativity, Technology & Human Evolution  You can always buy me a coffee to support this podcast. 
09:42
August 08, 2021
New single: Detach (Track Walkthrough)
New single: Detach (Track Walkthrough)
Let's take a listen to my new single, Detach which you can hear on streaming below. I share some insights about what went into the making of the track, and break down a few key sounds for you.  https://open.spotify.com/track/4Gggi0of0kPmOUfFHirQr6 https://music.apple.com/ca/album/detach-single/1577620368 https://soundcloud.com/fienberg/detach Want to see this on other streaming sites? Email me @mrtunes on gmail. 
08:41
August 01, 2021
Rain Immersion Therapy
Rain Immersion Therapy
Today’s podcast is a long recording of a rainstorm that happened last week in Toronto, which is July 2021, that’s the summer, 2021 years after Jesus. I would say my biggest disclaimer is that it would be difficult to listen to this episode while you’re out and about. You will probably want to listen on headphones to enter into the space. Beyond that I don’t want to prescribe what sort of attention you must pay to the sounds of this storm. In some ways it felt like a fraud preparing this recording, because you know, it’s not me playing music and trying to show off whatever skill I’ve picked up along the way in life. Yet when I sat down to edit and mix this piece I became aware that from start to finish this soundscape is just as poetic as any piece of music that I could write, which typically has some sort of battle between the ego and the self at play. The field recording is almost the closest thing you can get to removing the ego because the action or “doing” of the project is essentially surrendering to the power of the planet. I take my portable recorder, I hit record and walk away. Later on I listen back to the results, like developing film. ---- Like this podcast? You can buy me a coffee. 
29:54
July 25, 2021
Wind Delivery
Wind Delivery
The music featured in this episode is the song A Brief Moment in Time. Support this podcast by buying me a coffee.
03:36
July 18, 2021
The Re-Emergence of Muzak
The Re-Emergence of Muzak
For this episode on lo-fi hiphop, the background music was sourced directly from the Lofi Girl channel directly, true to the idea of it being background music.  The tracks that appear are:  Sebastian Kamae x Aylior - dontyouknow Casiio x Sleepermane - mockingbird Brillion x HM Surf - moonglow
05:27
July 11, 2021
Tension
Tension
This episode looks at the idea of tension in music - the way that it's core to music itself, yet also has a troubling psychological effect on the maker. What we sometimes call Writer's Block in other industries. So how do we break through this tension?  Text your thoughts on this to 647-560-8454 which also signs you up to receive occasional updates from me over text which you can unsubscribe from at any time. 
04:58
June 27, 2021
Memories of the Forgotten City
Memories of the Forgotten City
This week’s podcast is a piece of music called Memories of the Forgotten City, and it’s a tribute to the lost civilizations of the world like that of the Incas. So what does the idea of the lost city represent in our own life experience? If you like this episode you can buy me a coffee.  Text 647-560-8454 to share your feedback about the show and get notified about new nuggets by me directly on your phone. 
18:46
June 20, 2021
The Gospel Show
The Gospel Show
When I started a podcast, I wanted to make sure that I spend time looking at different styles of music as a way of showing my appreciation for all the work that has happened in this amazing field of art. So this week I thought it would be nice to look at gospel music, but specifically black gospel. Tracks played on this episode (listen as a playlist):  Noah - The Golden Gate Quartet Stay with Me Jesus - The Chosen Gospel Singers  Jericho - Sister Rosetta Tharpe  Count Your Blessings - The Como Mamas Amazing Grace (Organ Instrumental) - Moses Tyson Jr.  Watch Sound Field's Episode, "What Makes Black Gospel Musicians So Skilled?"
17:07
June 13, 2021
Listening to the Environment with Darren Copeland
Listening to the Environment with Darren Copeland
I had the pleasure of chatting with Canadian sound artist Darren Copeland about the art organization he operates with his wife Nadene Theriault-Copeland as they celebrate their 20th year in service to the community.  Learn more about the Absent Listener project on Darren's site, and visit naisa.ca for more info about New Adventures in Sound Art's work.  Like this podcast?  You can buy me a coffee. 
15:11
June 06, 2021
Your Journey
Your Journey
This week I am talking about the child inside. Go to the edges, and come back to tell the tale of your journey... 
07:04
May 30, 2021
Saturday Night Elliott Live Stream Recap
Saturday Night Elliott Live Stream Recap
This episode reviews some things I've learned about live streaming this week, as well some helpful ideas from the book Effortless Mastery by Kenny Werner. Support this show and the live streams by buying me a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/elliottfienberg 
38:29
May 23, 2021
Who is Mr. Tunes?
Who is Mr. Tunes?
The mystery of a man who walked the barren landscape that is funky soulful music in Canada for probably a decade is examined in this week’s podcast. But there is some other housekeeping along the way, such as a public service announcement regarding how to put the turmoil of the world in perspective, and a quick listen to one of my favourites Raymond Scott. Music featured: Shape and Dillate - Elliott Fienberg (link) Portafino 1 - Raymond Scott (link) Chatting on a Pond - Mr. Tunes (link) The Sirens of Peace - Mr. Tunes (link) The Asian Secret - Mr. Tunes (link) Sound clip: A Dispatch From Outer Space on The New York Times' Daily Podcast (link)
19:55
May 16, 2021
Let's Go to Hawaii
Let's Go to Hawaii
This episode takes a look at my inspiration in Hawaiian music, but more specifically the Americanized take on it that might be up for controversy. You enjoy controversy right? Then listen in! Songs played in this episode: That Time the Earth Stood Completely Still - Elliott Fienberg (link) Honolulu March - Ben Hokea Sweet Leilani - Lawrence Welk Sweet Leilani - Ray Coniff Yellow Bird - Arthur Lyman The Enchanted Sea - Martin Denny Listen to the songs here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/67zLimZH1TRKi2Sktrip7n
18:57
May 09, 2021
The Dead Episode
The Dead Episode
Check out the Relisten app to listen to all the jam bands for free.  This episode plays some music from the 1989 Alpine Valley show. 
19:29
May 02, 2021