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Uniquity over Ubiquity

Uniquity over Ubiquity

By Kyle Parker
Uniquity over Ubiquity is a show that delves deep into the mind of an up and coming artist, as well as the artist that inspired them!

Anyone that is gaining traction in their field is worth interviewing! We ask our guests to tell us ahead of time who their favorite artist/inspiration is. Once I have the artist I study their career and life and generate a pretty substantial list of questions. These questions relate to many things, such as comparison points between the two careers, questions about famous quotes, or even opinions/first impressions. Tune in to hear about the artistic process.
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Episode 6: Chris Dyer/Jim Phillips

Uniquity over Ubiquity

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Uniquity over Ubiquity

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Episode 10: Matt Carter/Nate Bargatze
Welcome to Episode 10! Back to the comedy with Matt Carter talking about Nate Bargatze! Matt has been making his way through the Southeast on the Stand Up stage. I knew him back in high school when he was in a bands and theater with me! I was delighted to hear that he has been following one of my true all-time passions, comedy! Naturally I decided it was time to have him on the show, the chemistry was already there. Matt talked with us about Nate Bargatze who just recently released a Netflix special and has been making his way through the comedy scene with his clean comedy acts that remain relatable still! This conversation really brought to light the impact of how you feel about and perceive things while approaching any part of art or entertainment. A lot of these questions were written while watching Chase Jarvis' interview with Nate titled Nate Bargatze: Creativity, Comedy + Never Settling. I'd highly recommend checking that out! I want to thank Matt for agreeing to do this with me and having faith in my idea! So happy to see an old friend making people happy and doing something he wants to. Until next time! Matt Carter: Facebook Instagram: @bearhandscarter Twitter: @bearhandscarter Nate Bargatze: Website Facebook Instagram: @natebargatze Twitter: @natebargatze Editing done by Sam Foreman @ Push Button Audio Music provided by Bensound
58:11
May 7, 2020
Episode 9: Michal Menert/Beastie Boys
What is up music fans?! THIS EPISODE IS HUGE! Episode 9 features Michal Menert! Michal was a huge part of the beginning of Pretty Lights Music! But that's not his only claim to fame. He has been smashing festivals and local venues for years! This is by far one of the most soulful musicians alive. From the things he says, to the sounds he broadcasts through the speakers, the feels are unstoppable and palpable! Michal talked with us about The Everlasting Beastie Boys! Listen in as we talk about being impacted by music at a young age, the difference between city life and being surrounded by trees and peace, and what happens when you leave your comfort zone. Michal is such an insightful and artistic human being and a glimpse into his mind is always motivating/enlightening. These two artists single handedly changed the scope of the genres they burst into starting out. There's also a little bit about how Pretty Lights started as well as some tidbits Derek and Michal's rap group, Listen. We love Michal Menert and can't thank him enough! THIS IS SO EXCITING! Michal Menert Links: Facebook Website Twitter Instagram Bandcamp Soundcloud Itunes Spotify Beastie Boys Links Facebook Website Twitter Spotify Youtube Beastie Boys Book Feel free to email us at management@uniquityoverubiquity.com Instagram Facebook We are streaming on: Anchor  Apple Podcasts  Breaker  Google Podcasts  Overcast  Pocket Casts  RadioPublic  Spotify  Stitcher Royalty Free Music provided by bensound
38:55
March 15, 2020
Episode 8: Rick Bryan/Eddie Murphy
Welcome to Episode 8! This is the first episode of 2020! We are mixing things up a little bit and starting the year off with my other love, comedy! Local Denver based comedian Rick Bryan sat down to chat with us about his inspiration Eddie Murphy! Anyone who has laughed before knows exactly who Eddie is! With Eddie just doing his return to SNL as a host, it's never been a more perfect time to discuss this legend! We get deep and talk about loss, fighting through pain, and all of the controversy surrounding being a comedian! This episode is different but we still get down to the same core info and understanding of what it takes to stand out! Thanks so much to Rick for sitting down with us. Rick Bryan Links: Website Youtube Itunes Instagram Eddie Murphy doesn't really have links. He is too cool for the internet and we respect that. Feel free to email us at management@uniquityoverubiquity.com Instagram Facebook We are steaming on: Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, and Stitcher. Royalty Free Music provided by bensound
45:59
February 1, 2020
Episode 7: Turvy Organ/Modest Mouse
Episode 7  is up! We sat down with Colorado based Turvy Organ to talk about one of  their inspirations Modest Mouse. When we found these guys at a local  venue we were instantly hooked on their sound! They’ve got that core  Modest Mouse feel, while still maintaining their own unique sound. Tune  in and listen to us talk about what it takes to start from nothing, live  with your bandmates, and still make something special. We are so happy to close this year out with a local Denver based talent! This is the city that made this show possible, from Episode 1 with Mr. Bill 20 minutes from UoU HQ all the way to meeting this band downtown, Denver is truly one of the most happening spots for artists (especially musicians!). Thank you so much to everyone for listening to us from then to now! We cannot wait to see what next year has in store, we're anticipating more frequent episodes, and more engagements with YOU, our listeners! Until next time! Modest Mouse Links: Website Spotify Apple Music Youtube Instagram Twitter Facebook Turvy Organ Links: Website Apple Music Spotify Youtube Instagram Twitter Facebook Feel free to email us at management@uniquityoverubiquity.com Instagram Facebook We are steaming on: Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, and Stitcher. Royalty Free Music provided by bensound
35:47
December 18, 2019
Episode 6: Chris Dyer/Jim Phillips
Description: Episode 6 is up and we are talking visuals! Chris Dyer, well known and epic painter came to our studio in Denver, drew a picture for Uniquity over Ubiquity, and talked deeply and passionately about his role as an artist. Listen and learn as we talk about art, overdoing it, nature, and what it means to pay respects and homage without copying another artist altogether. Chris is an awesome artist and an even cooler person. You can tell just by the way he talks and the words he uses that he is on a serious path to enlightenment. As he follows that path he leaves bright colored murals and merch in his wake. We hope you enjoy this one! Chris Dyer: Instagram Twitter Facebook Website Jim Phillips: Website Feel free to email us at management@uniquityoverubiquity.com Instagram Facebook We are steaming on: Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, and Stitcher. Royalty Free Music provided by bensound
52:54
October 8, 2019
Episode 5: Jordan Remar/Zoe Jakes
We’re back!! Life got in the way, but art never dies! We talked with the lovely and flexible Jordan Remar (dancer for Govinda and many others) about one of my favorite performers alive, Zoe Jakes (Beats Antique). This show is a new one in many ways. First of all this is our first episode featuring a woman! Not only that, but we get to get into something different than just musicians, we are talking about dance! This episode is as awesome as it sounds, we break down what it means to dance to every bit of the music. Jordan talks with us about beginnings, paving the way for live dance in the music festival scene, and the ways perceive dance and movement. Jordan is such a soft and sweet person to have on this show and we can’t thank her enough. This episode is the second of our double feature, her partner in life and in music Govinda was on Episode 4 talking about Tipper. Listen to that one if you haven’t! Thanks again to Jordan and Govinda for talking with us about their combined art form and how it all works! We would love to have more shows like this one. Jordan's Links: Website Videos Facebook Instagram Zoe's Links: Website Twitter Facebook Instagram Beats Antique Links: Website Soundcloud Spotify Youtube Albums Up next we have Chris Dyer talking about Jim Phillips! Feel free to email us at management@uniquityoverubiquity.com Instagram Facebook We are steaming on: Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, and Stitcher. Royalty Free Music provided by bensound
33:02
September 1, 2019
Episode 4: Govinda/Tipper
Welcome to Episode 4!  We talked with Govinda about one of his inspirations, Dave Tipper! Both of these artists are amazing at manipulating sounds and delivering full featured, immersive performances. Listen and learn as we discuss how lyrics affect music production, powering through your plights to do a show, music helping to connect with the world around you, and other details about being a unique artist! This episode discussed choices a lot and really makes you think about what all goes into being an artist in the ever growing world we live in. We want to thank Govinda so much for taking time out of his trip to Colorado to allow us to interview him and his amazing girlfriend/dancer Jordan. You can catch Jordan on the next episode where we talk about Zoe Jakes from Beats Antique. Govinda links: Website Facebook Instagram Soundcloud Twitter Bandcamp Spotify Tipper links: Website Facebook Instagram Soundcloud Twitter Bandcamp Spotify NEW ALBUM - Jettison Mindhatch Feel free to email us at management@uniquityoverubiquity.com Instagram Facebook We are steaming on: Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, and Stitcher. Royalty Free Music provided by bensound
47:09
May 16, 2019
Episode 3: Blockhead/Prince Paul
  Welcome to Episode 3! We sat down with Blockhead to discuss hip hop and sample legend Prince Paul! Prince Paul is most famous for his work with De La Soul and made some immense strides in the way sampling was handled in the 80’s/90’s. In this interview we break down what changes happened within hip hop to get where we are today. We also talk about sampling then vs. now. Blockhead is a super knowledgeable person about the history of hip hop. This interview is so informative and covers how we approach the ever changing landscape that rap music has experienced. And what better artist to discuss this with than someone who cranks out some of the most unique and intricate sample based beats. Blockhead has worked with a multitude of people from Illogic to Aesop rock. This NYC based producer is not afraid to let his weird style shine through. From the multitude of different albums he has released it’s easy to see the range this man is capable of. These are two similar artists that still maintained their own lanes in their art form. We also get into Blockheads previous projects and groups to see where the style that inspired him bled through the most. From the Music Scene, all the way to his newest album, Free Sweatpants, Blockhead has entertained a multitude of genres while still having a distinguishable sound. We can’t thank Blockhead enough for sitting down and chatting with us fresh off of his European tour. Stay tuned for our minisode to find out who our next guest is! Blockhead: Instagram, Facebook, Website, Spotify The Music Scene - Video Slippery Slope - Video Free Sweatpants: iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp | Spotify Prince Paul: Twitter Facebook Instagram Feel free to email us at management@uniquityoverubiquity.com Instagram Facebook We are steaming on: Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, and Stitcher. Royalty Free Music provided by bensound
51:50
April 15, 2019
Episode 2 (Pt. 2): Greg Ellis/Frank Zappa
  Welcome to Part 2 of Episode 2! We sat down with Greg Ellis (Light Designer for Pretty Lights and a whole slew of others) for a looooong chat about an artist that inspired him, Frank Zappa! This is one of the best artists to discuss on this show because he is truly unique in every sense of the word. We could not be more delighted to speak to someone so intriguing about someone even more interesting than anyone could even hope to be. This man is easily one of the most innovative, hardworking, imaginative artists to ever exist. Listen and learn as we discuss music, censorship, analog vs. digital, not caring what people think, and so much more. This interview weighed in at 2 hours so we split it over 2 episodes for attention span’s sake. Up next Blockhead talks about Prince Paul with us! Stay tuned!  Listen to this episode's Spotify playlist here.  The first half of this interview can be found here! Frank Zappa: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify Lazershark: Instagram, Pretty Lights Live Stream, LazerShark If you know someone that should be on the show, want us to talk about someone,  or just want to stay informed about what we’re up to, hit us up! Facebook: Facebook Instagram: @UniquityoverUbiquity Email: uniquityoverubiquity@gmail.com Royalty-free theme song provided by Bensound.
1:16:07
March 27, 2019
Episode 2 (Pt. 1): Greg Ellis/Frank Zappa
Episode 2 is split in 2! We sat down with Greg Ellis (Light Designer for Pretty Lights and a whole slew of others) for a looooong chat about an artist that inspired him, Frank Zappa! This is one of the best artists to discuss on this show because he is truly unique in every sense of the word. We could not be more delighted to speak to someone so intriguing about someone even more interesting than anyone could even hope to be. This man is easily one of the most innovative, hardworking, imaginative artists to ever exist. Listen and learn as we discuss music, censorship, analog vs. digital, not caring what people think, and so much more. This interview weighed in at 2 hours so we split it over 2 episodes for attention span’s sake. The second half will be up in 2 weeks then after that we got Blockhead! Listen to this episodes Spotify playlist here. Frank Zappa: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify Lazershark: Instagram, Pretty Lights Live Streams, LazerShark If you know someone that should be on the show, want us to talk about someone,  or just want to stay informed about what we’re up to, hit us up! Facebook: Facebook Instagram: @UniquityoverUiquity Email: uniquityoverubiquity@gmail.com
1:07:23
March 12, 2019
Episode 1: Mr. Bill/Anklepants
  FIRST EPISODE!!  We talked to Mr. Bill about one of his inspirations, Anklepants. Listen as we delve deep into the mind of two of IDM's most intricate and hardworking artists. We discuss everything from custom instruments to establishing yourself in the American music scene. Leave it to Mr. Bill to set such a strong and unique tone for this show! The details that we uncover about being an artist and establishing yourself gets right down to what this show was intended to do. We can only hope that every episode is as good as this one, or better!  Thanks again to Mr. Bill and his agent for trusting in me enough to fit me into his busy schedule. This man seriously works harder than most people in the world. It was such a pleasure to be invited into the studio to get some good quality conversation.  We really hope you enjoy this first episode. Look out for us once a month until we gain some traction! There are endless possibilities here! Stay tuned for our upcoming minisode where we'll reveal our next guest!  If you have an artist you would like to hear on this podcast, or if you have a suggestion on who we should discuss, let us know: Facebook: facebook.com/uniquityoverubiquity  Instagram: @UniquityoverUbiquity Email the host: uniquityoverubiquity@gmail.com Management: UoUmgmt@gmail.com We can be found on these following platforms: · Anchor · Apple Podcasts · Breaker · Google Podcasts · Overcast · Pocket Casts · RadioPublic · Spotify · Stitcher Royalty free music provided by Bensound.com All featured songs were purchased on Beatport or Bandcamp.
31:32
February 8, 2019
Intro/Minisode
This episode is here to describe the show and familiarize yourself with how it works as well as some info about your host (me). Stay tuned! Next week is Mr. Bill!
01:20
January 18, 2019