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The State of Creative

The State of Creative

By Dustin Phillips

The State of Creative is a podcast dedicated to discussing topics around the process, struggles, and current state of various creative industries. Hosted by musician and producer Dustin Phillips (The Ataris). In each episode, Dustin brings on a creative professional to chat about a specific topic or question related to their specific background.
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07. The World of Audio Production With Rob Freeman
07. The World of Audio Production With Rob Freeman
In this episode, I chat with audio producer and musician Rob Freeman about the music industry, getting his first record contract with Hidden in Plain View, and the outlook on the current state and future of the industry. Connect with Rob on Instagram (@rob.freeman) and audiopilotproduction.com. Have a topic or guest you'd like to hear on the podcast? Give me a shout on Twitter (@dustinphillips), Instagram (@dustinphillipsmusic/@thestateofcreative), or find me on TikTok (@thedustinphillips)! A huge thanks to iZotope for powering this podcast! To become an official podcast supporter, you may make a donation to Cashapp ($thedustinphillips), Venmo (@dustinphillipsmusic), or PayPal (@dustinphillipsmusic)! Donations of $50 or more will receive a shoutout on an episode! All links here: https://linktr.ee/dustinphillips
57:34
November 02, 2020
06. Creative Work Comes in Waves with Jay Ness (Filmmaker/Director)
06. Creative Work Comes in Waves with Jay Ness (Filmmaker/Director)
In this episode, I chat with filmmaker and director Jay Ness about the film industry, working as a creative behind the lens, the ever-fluctuating workflow of being a creative, and his outlook on the current state and future of the industry. Episode topics links: All The Right Moves "Wildfire" Music Video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMPNBROFAow) Connect with Jay on Instagram (@jay_ness), Facebook (/jayness) and www.jay-ness.com. Have a topic or guest you'd like to hear on the podcast? Give me a shout on Twitter (@dustinphillips), Instagram (@dustinphillipsmusic/@thestateofcreative), or find me on TikTok (@thedustinphillips)! A huge thanks to iZotope for powering this podcast! A massive shoutout to Joe Wezner for supporting this episode with a donation! To become an official supporter you may make a donation to Cashapp ($thedustinphillips), Venmo (@dustinphillipsmusic), or PayPal (@dustinphillipsmusic)! Donations of $50 or more will receive a shoutout on an episode! All links here: https://linktr.ee/dustinphillips
01:13:59
October 20, 2020
05. Under the Hood of the Music Industry with Ted Felicetti
05. Under the Hood of the Music Industry with Ted Felicetti
In this episode, I chat with Ted Felicetti about the music industry, working as a booking agent (The Ataris, Bigwig, The Queers, Riche Ramone), and his outlook on the state of the industry during these uncertain times. Connect with Ted on Twitter (@dontpanicpa), Instagram (@dontpanicjustrock), Facebook (/dontpanicofficial), and YouTube! Have a topic or guest you'd like to hear on the podcast? Give me a shout on Twitter (@dustinphillips), Instagram (@dustinphillipsmusic/@thestateofcreative), or find me on TikTok (@thedustinphillips)! A huge thanks to iZotope and Waves for powering this podcast! A massive shoutout to Logan Greely, Ian Ewing, Aaron Joly, & Anne Cooper for supporting this episode with a donation! To become an official supporter you may make a donation to Cashapp ($thedustinphillips), Venmo (@dustinphillipsmusic), or PayPal (@dustinphillipsmusic)! Donations of $50 or more will receive a shoutout on an episode! All links here: https://linktr.ee/dustinphillips
01:22:04
October 13, 2020
04. A First-Hand Discussion on NBC's "The Voice" with Kat Perkins
04. A First-Hand Discussion on NBC's "The Voice" with Kat Perkins
In this episode, I sit down with Kat Perkins (The Voice, Season 6 finalist) for an in-depth discussion of her experience on The Voice, working with Adam Levine, her relationship with the other vocalists, and how the show has impacted her life. Links from our discussion: Kat singing in Amsterdam airport / The Voice blind audition / "The One That Got [Pushed] Away" (You Jump, I Jump song) Connect with Kat on Twitter (@katperkinsmusic), Instagram (@katperkinsmusic), or via her official website. Please also check out her nonprofit, Rising Star Foundation. Have a topic or guest you'd like to hear on the podcast? Give me a shout on Twitter (@dustinphillips) or Instagram (@dustinphillipsmusic/@thestateofcreative) A huge thanks to iZotope and Waves for powering this podcast!
01:26:13
September 29, 2020
03. Growing Up in the TV/Film Industry with Brian Bonsall
03. Growing Up in the TV/Film Industry with Brian Bonsall
In this episode, I sit down with Brian Bonsall, musician and actor (Blank Check, Star Trek, Family Ties). Brian shares his experience growing up as a childhood actor and transitioning to music at a young age. Connect with Brian on: Instagram (@mrbrianbonsall) and Twitter (@mrbrianbonsall)! Also, check out his Cameo page! Have a topic or guest you'd like to hear on the podcast? Give me a shout on Twitter (@dustinphillips) or Instagram (@dustinphillipsmusic/@thestateofcreative) A huge thanks to iZotope and Waves for powering this podcast!
01:17:39
September 22, 2020
02. Social Media Branding with Sarah Merrill (Big Kid Problems)
02. Social Media Branding with Sarah Merrill (Big Kid Problems)
In this episode, I sit down with Sarah Merrill, the comedic voice and branding expert behind Big Kid Problems to discuss her journey of leaving the corporate world to follow her heart as a creative. Sarah shares her experience to help shine light on what she feels Is (and is not) important when branding yourself on social media as a creative. Connect with Sarah on: Instagram (@bigkidproblems), Twitter (@bigkidproblems), and check out the Big Kid Problems Podcast! Have a topic or guest you'd like to hear on the podcast? Give me a shout on Twitter (@dustinphillips) or Instagram (@dustinphillipsmusic/@thestateofcreative) A huge thanks to iZotope and Waves for powering this podcast!
01:12:49
September 15, 2020
01. Finding Your Niche with Ian Allison
01. Finding Your Niche with Ian Allison
In this pilot episode, I sit down with musician, bassist, and music director (Eric Hutchinson) Ian Allison to discuss music, gear, and his thoughts on finding your niche as a creative. Find Ian and say hello on Instagram: @ianmartinallison Have a topic or guest you'd like to hear on the podcast? Give me a shout on Twitter (@dustinphillips) or Instagram (@dustinphillipsmusic/@thestateofcreative) A huge thanks to iZotope and Waves for powering this podcast!
01:16:06
September 03, 2020