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The Artist Files

The Artist Files

By John Marvin Scott
A podcast dedicated to talking to musicians and artists, and diving into the industry we love. Covering everything from the journey of becoming an artist, how to navigate the music industry to the philosophy of music and art, and why we love this weird thing so much.

Hosted by producer, creator and composer John Marvin Scott.
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Episode 12 - Teis Semey

The Artist Files

Episode 12 - Teis Semey

The Artist Files

Episode 13 - Brian K.S Cole
We're back in Alberta for this one! This time on The Artist Files, I reached out to my good friend Brian K.S. Cole, Canadian vibraphonist, mallet percussionist and overall great guy. We talk about it all on this one, music, business, life, The Simpsons, and a ton more.
June 24, 2020
Episode 12 - Teis Semey
We are travelling all the way to Amsterdam (and sort of Sweden) to talk to an amazing guitarist who goes by the name of Teis Semey. I met Teis online, and we’ve been growing a friendship ever since.
June 1, 2020
Episode 11 - Zakk Jones
S2E2 has arrived! Today we're travelling out of Canada and down to Columbus, Ohio to talk to my good friend Zakk Jones. Zakk is a wicked professional guitarist, music school graduate, and all around amazing guy. We're talking about a whole bunch of stuff, like what to do after you graduate music school, to Zakk's debut trio record, all the way to how similar our taste is in guitarists.a I really hope you enjoy listening to Zakk Jones.
May 22, 2019
Episode 10 - Payton Hansen
Welcome to Season 2 of The Artist Files! I'm starting this journey by talking to my great friend and killer musician Payton Hansen. She is the front person of an all-female indie group called Club Sofa, and she is on her own journey to becoming a music therapist. We talked about everything from the upbringing of her band, to how women have been treated in the music industry, to her take on songwriting with her band. Check it out!
May 2, 2019
Episode 9 - Rebecca Raabis
Hey everyone! This is a special episode. Today I feature Rebecca Raabis, the first woman on The Artist Files! She is an amazing songwriter and artist, doing tons of cool stuff. Check her stuff out. This is also a special one because as of Episode 9, The Artist Files is being put on hold for a while. It’s not you, it’s me. ❤️ I love all of you, and stay tuned.
November 7, 2018
Episode 8 - Wyatt C. Louis
For episode 8 I interview my good friend and fellow musician Wyatt C. Louis. I met Wyatt in my first year of college, and I’ve been following his musical journey ever since. Check him out.
October 25, 2018
Episode 7 - Jeremy Doody
Episode 7 is here! This time I interview my mentor, and my good friend Jeremy Doody. Jeremy is super insightful, and is honestly a brilliant man. Check this out.
October 10, 2018
Episode 6 - Tyler Allen
Hey everyone! We’re back with the 6th episode! This time we have my good friend Tyler Allen. Tyler is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, session musician and many more from my good old hometown of Red Deer, Alberta. He’s got some beautiful things to say about the life of an artist, so tune in!
September 26, 2018
Episode 5 - Alex William Palm
Welcome back to the 5th episode of 'The Artist Files'! I'm so excited to show all of you my interview with Composer/Arranger Alex William Palm. I went to college with this man, and he has been following his dream since the beginning of time. Check it out!
September 12, 2018
Episode 4 - Nick Ekelund
This week I interview a good friend, Nick Ekelund. Nick is a Nanaimo based musician and producer. We became good friends back in Red Deer, and are even closer friends out on the west coast. Check it out.
August 29, 2018
Bonus Episode! - Matt Franceschini
Hey everyone! This one is a special one. My good friend Matt just released an album on August 10th/2018, and I figured I'd do a special bonus episode to talk about his artistic journey! Matt is a guitarist, composer and music educator (much like myself), and I can't wait to share his story with you. Check it out!
August 22, 2018
Episode 3 - Connor Hoppenbrouwers
Welcome to Episode 3 of 'The Artist Files'! This time, I interview a good friend of mine, and a fantastic operatic vocalist Connor Hoppenbrouwers. Check it out!
August 15, 2018
Episode 2 - Colin Langstraat
Check out the second episode of The Artist Files! This time I interviewed my friend Colin Langstraat. Colin is an Alberta based musician/drummer, who plays in many, MANY groups of ranging musical styles. Colin has a very artistic personality, and it was beautiful talking to him. Check it out!
August 1, 2018
Episode 1 - Ryan Marchant
Welcome to the VERY FIRST episode of The Artist Files! My first interview is with a local musician and great friend of mine, Ryan Marchant from Red Deer, Alberta. Check it out!
July 9, 2018
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July 8, 2018