Only General Podcast

Only General Podcast

By Chris Jurawan
Amidst a rich music culture filled with calypso, steelpan and soca, Trinidad and Tobago’s rock scene has gone largely undocumented. Join us to hear some history, uncensored discussions, unsolicited advice and more, as we chat with musicians and creators working locally and globally. The Only General name originated from the idea of general or open event seating and mirrors the notion of open discussions with anyone, about whatever. Whether you want to hear your favourite musicians chatting over bourbon, or get inspired by some fresh minds, join us for a moment!
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Smoke and Mirrors with Javed Baksh
On today’s episode, we talk to Javed Baksh of Grass Lab TT. He uses and distributes CBD and related products in Trinidad and Tobago. We spoke to him about his business, ethos and his own experience with healing. Topics: Depression, pharmaceuticals  &  introduction to marijuana Mental health & alternative therapy Big pharma & junk  prescriptions  Dispensary approach;  an example. Consistency of product, medical regulations &  laws.  Decriminalization discussion, legal frameworks Bud tender training Pharmacy fallacy Reforming  laws 4 plants theory explained & medical marijuana limitations, control bill Consumption practices & paraphernalia  laws Brain developmental problems in children Consumer practice, dispensary practices and education Government taxes and incentives, sustainable economy Marijuana as mass agriculture and its potential Entrepreneurship opportunities Legalisation, politics, taxes and the effects of the control bill Carnival culture and full legalisation : the cannabis revolution. Instagram: http://instagram.com/grasslabtt FB: https://www.facebook.com/GrassLabTT Links The Cannabis Control Bill, 2019 Trinidad & Tobago https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.ttparliament.org/legislations/b2019h23.pdf&sa=U&ved=2ahUKEwidiMWCronnAhUIy1kKHd-VCNIQFjAAegQIAhAB&usg=AOvVaw0Hwp4XE2pTO0ua93cYTvm6 Recommended Rotten Youtube - Joe Rogan  - Ben Shapiro https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GW0WHOJpqY Podcast Equipment Zoom H6 Six-Track Portable Recorder: https://amzn.to/307ICAs Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones: https://amzn.to/2LCzXxK ZINGYOU Condenser Microphone Bundle:  https://amzn.to/2QaeD75 We are currently self-funded so any purchases of the products made through our affiliate links may work to help support the production.
1:12:51
February 5, 2020
Tremayne Frauenfelder - Small Things
Tremayne Frauenfelder is a miniature artist from Trinidad and Tobago whose work with colonial houses and traditional Carnival characters brings the past to life. We talk about his creative process, inspiration, culture and so much more. Our co-creator and fellow artist, Tracey Chan joins us on this episode for the first time! Discussion Dollhouses & creative play Family support as an artist Creative entrepreneurship Creative process Historical and cultural preservation & politics Story-telling in carnival, music and art Carnival is in good hands Social media, peer pressure and life Fashion shows in churches Carnival economics & tourism development Trinidadian identity in art & music Pan in Trinbago Trini culture, patriotism, individuality Guest Info Tremayne Frauenfelder Insta http://instagram.com/frauenfelder_miniatures FB https://www.facebook.com/artisandartfelder Music & Book Refs Music : Pan in A Minor - Lord Kitchener https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGPwBXUKK7I Book: Miles - Miles Davis Podcast Equipment Zoom H6 Six-Track Portable Recorder: https://amzn.to/307ICAs Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones: https://amzn.to/2LCzXxK ZINGYOU Condenser Microphone Bundle:  https://amzn.to/2QaeD75 We are currently self-funded so any purchases of the products made through our affiliate links may work to help support the production.
1:50:23
January 15, 2020
Seven Day Society - Anthony Borde
Today we sit down with Anthony Borde and discuss various issues concerning the Trinidad Music Scene. from the DIY movement to lack fo awareness of social issues this episode has it all.  Links Anthony Borde https://www.facebook.com/beastitachiDota/ House Lime Podcast https://www.facebook.com/TheHouseLime/ Podcast Equipment Zoom H6 Six-Track Portable Recorder: https://amzn.to/307ICAs Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones: https://amzn.to/2LCzXxK ZINGYOU Condenser Microphone Bundle:  https://amzn.to/2QaeD75 We are currently self-funded so any purchases of the products made through our affiliate links may work to help support the production.
1:11:51
December 2, 2019
Los hombres Sexuales - Stanley Jennings
Hola folks! This week's episode features the super talented, Stanley Jennings aka (Albertos Alvareles Consuelo), who you may know from bands like Burn, The Anarchists, and Los Hombres Sexuales. Referenced Material: Lara Brothers intro: https://youtu.be/fiyeuXnqdD0 Look a Liqour Mart: https://www.facebook.com/LookahLiquorMart/ The Anarchists : https://www.facebook.com/theanarchiststt/ Los Hombres Sexuales: https://www.facebook.com/Los-Hombres-Sexuales-105846100811529/ Check List Album: https://open.spotify.com/album/1tvQEZatzsXxn7emKYBWLm Podcast Equipment Zoom H6 Six-Track Portable Recorder: https://amzn.to/307ICAs Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones: https://amzn.to/2LCzXxK ZINGYOU Condenser Microphone Bundle:  https://amzn.to/2QaeD75 We are currently self-funded so any purchases of the products made through our affiliate links may work to help support the production.
1:10:16
October 16, 2019
Donny Bartoo, We Out Here!
In today's episode we take a little road trip to Andromeda studios to chat with Donny Bartoo, of Beyond the Animus. We discuss his life, music and projects as an emerging musician. Donny has been catching a lot of attention in the music scene, just from his passion alone. We see the importance of highlighting this stage of Donny’s creative development and expect an immense future ahead for him, not only in Trinidad and Tobago’s metal scene, but globally. Check out Episode 8: We out here http://anchor.fm/onlygeneral BTA YouTube: https://bit.ly/2lVG2eB Podcast Recommendation:  Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal: https://amzn.to/2QhijEh Podcast Equipment Zoom H6 Six-Track Portable Recorder: https://amzn.to/307ICAs Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones: https://amzn.to/2LCzXxK ZINGYOU Condenser Microphone Bundle:  https://amzn.to/2QaeD75 We are currently self-funded so any purchases of the products made through our affiliate links may work to help support the production.
1:12:34
September 18, 2019
James knows all the dates with Scott Johnstone
Hello Friends and welcome back to the Only general podcast, as always I am your host Chris and we have another fun filled episode for you today. Joining us on the podcast is Mr Scott Johnstone from the band Incert Coin.  We discuss the recording of "Smiling Still" as well as the future of the local metal scene. We also get a glimpse into Scott’s recently announced solo project, John’s Tone. That's a whole lot to digest so let’s get to it! Join the discussion on http://www.facebook.com/onlygeneral
1:39:37
September 4, 2019
Doing the work with Scott Homer
Scott Homer joins us to discuss the local scene that isn't rock. We cover his Rock Ave series, as well various ins and outs of getting older and playing music.  Follow the discussion on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/onlygeneral
1:44:09
August 21, 2019
Robots take our jobs with Marc Grainger
Season 1 finale has come and we sit with Marc Grainger to take a deep dive into his history as a musician.  Join the Only General Podcast discussion on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/onlygeneral 
2:03:01
August 7, 2019
Jignesh Khatri actually speaks
Jignesh K'tahri gives us insight on what it takes to run a successful band like Lynchpin. Spoiler Alert: It isn't easy. This episode is also brought to you by Trini Metal Headquarters Frost Fest!  Join the Only General Podcast discussion on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/onlygeneral  
1:16:53
July 17, 2019
Don't Put it on your Privates Matthew Coehlo
Happy Birthday America! Our gift to you today is a podcast with the one and only Matthew Coehlo. We discuss topics from family, tattoos, China 2025 and Johnny Walker Chrome. Come take a deep dive in Mindscape Laboratory's New album. #Niko Join the Only General Podcast discussion on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/onlygeneral  
1:40:54
July 3, 2019
Living on a tour bus with Dexter Banfield
Dexter Banfield tells us about his classic website bandfield.com as well as his time in England with Tripped and Falling.   Join the Only General Podcast discussion on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/onlygeneral 
1:13:35
June 19, 2019
Stop lying to musicians with Aaron Low Chew Tung
We deep dive with Aaron Low Chew Tung and discuss music school, horrible gig mixes and releasing your music when it's ready.  Join the Only General Podcast discussion on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/onlygeneral
1:45:11
May 27, 2019
Only General Podcast Trailer
This is the Trailer for the Only General Podcast. If you are new here this is where you should begin.   Join the Only General Podcast discussion on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/onlygeneral 
01:06
May 10, 2019