VisionQuest Sound PodCast

VisionQuest Sound PodCast

By Philip Garcia
As artists and musicians, how can we add real value today? On this show, we focus on leadership and productivity for today’s creators. Episodes include advice recaps from our VQS blog, and interviews with artists and influencers. Join us on our quest to discover growth hacks and new strategies for the visionaries.
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41: The Quarantine Challenge
In this episode, LA based award winning film composer, songwriter and music producer, Steven Buckner shares his advice on how to face uncertainty in a world pandemic. The Covid-19 outbreak has triggered the world to go into a "stay at home" quarantine status. Quarantine sessions may extend longer than predicted. As artists and creators, new opportunities are emerging for us. It’s a chaotic time in the world. Perhaps, now is the time to create, innovate, build and inspire. Creators, artists and musicians are natural born healers. And now, more than ever, people need your art, your message and your gift. Based off his Steven's featured article on VisionQuest Sound. Curated by host, Philip of VQS. Steven's article: The Quarantine Challenge https://wp.me/p9sSY4-2nc Original music composed and performed by Steven Buckner Steven Buckner https://visionquestsound.com/artist/steven-buckner/ https://stevenbucknermusic.com https://www.instagram.com/stevenbucknermusic/ If you're new here: VisionQuest Sound is a boutique media company based in Los Angeles. We help artists and brands share their art and stories to the world through video, articles and podcasts. We focus on leadership and productivity for today’s creators and influencers.
11:13
June 1, 2020
40: Unmasking Creativity with Danny J. Lee
In this episode, LA based TV host and on-camera talent Danny J. Lee share his advice for creators on keeping up the creative jones during these uncertain times. Based off his Danny’s featured article on VisionQuest Sound. Curated by host, Philip of VQS. Danny’s article: Going The (Social) Distance: Unmasking Creativity https://wp.me/p9sSY4-2AD Danny Lee https://visionquestsound.com/artist/danny-j-lee/ https://www.dannyjlee.com If you're new here: VisionQuest Sound is a boutique media company based in Los Angeles. We help artists and brands share their art and stories to the world through video, articles and podcasts. We focus on leadership and productivity for today’s creators and influencers.
19:08
May 30, 2020
39: Confessions with Alessa Ray
In this episode, South American  singer-songwriter and podcaster, Alessa Ray shares her story and inspiration with host, Philip of VQS. Join us in a deep conversation with Alessa to about  struggles as a musician, life lessons, advice for artists, future vision and more. Episode 39 on VQS https://visionquestsound.com/radio-show/ep-39-alessa-ray/ Alessa's featured article: 5 Reasons To Start Your Podcast Today https://wp.me/p9sSY4-2Fo Special Thanks to: Sandor Giebitz, Sandra Nordh, Juan Abella, Renata Vontobel, Marco Leon, Sonder City, Jose Chipi Estrada, Jeffrey Alan, Buddhi De Mal, Massimo L. Maggiore, Isabelle Lima, Lene Amalfi, Megan Fowler, Jesse Fowler, Adri Chavez, Chika Miyahara, Alan Medina, Rayna Rebrovic, Natalie Ann Petti, Sasha Araujo, Logan Fulton, ZANE, Michael Anderson of Musician's Institute, The Hustler Musician Podcast. Music by Alessa Ray: "Can't Figure You Out", "Mamacita", "Game Over" "Gypsy Woman" https://visionquestsound.com/artist/alessa-ray/ https://www.alessaray.com https://www.instagram.com/alessa_ray_/ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hustler-musician/id1510388424 Show Producer: Philip Garcia of VisionQuest Sound
23:15
May 28, 2020
38: Frequency Mixing Secrets - Chris Wirsig
In this episode, LA based composer, songwriter and producer Chris Wirsig shares his advice for music creators on 5 Ways to Improve Your Mixes. Based off his featured article on VisionQuest Sound. Curated by host, Philip of VQS. Mixing music is quite often a thing of personal taste While some like to have crispy highs (and loud HiHats and Cymbals), others prefer a more bassy sound. But why is it still a bit muddy or muffled, or too tinny?  Chris shares his secrets.  If you're a musician, recording artist, music producer, or aspiring mix recording engineer you don't want to miss this one.   Chris' article 5 Quick Mixing Tips – Frequencies, Panorama and Air https://wp.me/p9sSY4-2eU All music featured by Chris Wirsig of Counter Communications Chris Wirsig https://visionquestsound.com/artist/chris-wirsig/ http://www.chriswirsig.com https://www.instagram.com/chriswirsig/ Chris Wirsig is an LA based composer, songwriter and producemostly writing on the dark and dramatic side. Apart from band projects like the Electro Pop outfit no:carrier, his music can be heard in the iPad game "Alien Tribe 2", award winning short movies like “Intervention,” “Cat Dexx: Inkosi,” and “Trick Of The Old Cat,” the comedy feature “39 And A Half,” and in TV shows on ABC, E!, MTV, Fox Sports, Audience Network and others. And he’s also running his own music library Counter Communications. If you're new here: VisionQuest Sound is a boutique media company based in Los Angeles. We help artists and brands share their art and stories to the world through video, articles and podcasts. We focus on leadership and productivity for today’s creators and influencers.
08:36
May 19, 2020
37: Studio Chat - Nicko & Sky
In this episode, LA based music creators, TAKARA (Sky) and Nick Ostby share their inspiration from their articles on VisionQuest Sound along with lessons learned from quarantine. Curated by host, Philip of VQS. Nicko's article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1jG Sky's article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1YU Music featured "How Do You Like Me Now" by TAKARA TAKARA https://visionquestsound.com/artist/takara/ https://www.instagram.com/chosenbeforetime/ Nicko Ostby https://visionquestsound.com/artist/nicko-ostby/ https://www.instagram.com/oh_nicko_/
08:20
May 19, 2020
36: Five Fabulous YouTube Channels
In this episode, LA based Brazillian pop singer, REV shares her 5 Favorite Pop Music YouTube Channels with Philip from VisionQuest Sound. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/rev/ REV's article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-2s3 Music featured "Destination" by REV REV https://visionquestsound.com/artist/rev/ https://www.revontobel.com https://www.instagram.com/revontobel/
05:57
May 18, 2020
35: Confessions with KIA
In this episode, LA based, Dutch-Indonesian singer-soulwriter, KIA shares her story about multi-cultural life, her music journey, inspiration, and artistry with host, Philip of VQS. Join us in a deep conversation with KIA. Challenges, confessions, future vision, and hidden secrets revealed. Special Thanks to: Daniel Capellaro, Simon Jay, Lars Hempel, Momo, Nia Padilla, Alfie Lucero Canaan, Momo Koyasunaga, Natsumi Show Producer: Philip Garcia of VisionQuest Sound Episode 35 on VQS https://visionquestsound.com/radio-show/ep-35-kia/ Music featured by KIA "Worth It", "Purge", "Pioneer" https://visionquestsound.com/artist/kia/ http://www.kiamusic.nl https://www.instagram.com/kiaknoester/ Show Producer: Philip Garcia of VisionQuest Sound
26:04
May 18, 2020
34: Rising Above The Ashes: Valerie Carricato
In this episode, Colorado based musician, philanthropist, and creator, Valerie Carricato shares her insights on “Rising Above Uncertainty” with Philip from VisionQuest Sound. Valerie’s article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1T3 Music featured: “Colorado Sky” by Valerie's band, Fire Line Follow Valerie https://visionquestsound.com/artist/valerie-carricato/ https://www.valeriecarricatodrums.com https://www.instagram.com/valeriecarricato7/ Show Producer: Philip Garcia of VisionQuest Sound
05:36
May 18, 2020
33: How To Really Connect With Your Audience - Tyler Alexis
In this episode, LA based indie-alternative, rock singer-songwriter, Tyler Alexis shares her 5 tips on “Making Deeper Connections With Your Audience” with Philip from VisionQuest Sound. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/tyler-alexis/ Tyler’s article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-2mF Music featured by: “I Miss You Tonight” by Tyler Alexis Check out Tyler’s beautiful website and merch: https://www.tyleralexismusic.com https://www.instagram.com/tyleralexismusic/
09:35
May 18, 2020
32: How To Train Your Ears with Steve Solomon
In this episode, LA based indie-pop songwriter, singer, and piano player, Steve Solomon shares his 5 tips on “How To Train Your Ears, In Quarantine” with Philip from VisionQuest Sound. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/steve-solomon/ Steve’s article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1Nx All music composed and produced by Steve Solomon https://www.instagram.com/stevesolomon0k/ http://www.stevesolomonmusic.com
07:08
May 18, 2020
31: 5 Life Lessons From Quarantine
In this episode, multi-award winning pianist/composer/songwriter and music producer from So.Korea, Jenny J Nam shares her “5 Life Lessons From Quarantine” with Philip from VisionQuest Sound. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/jenny-j-nam/ Jenny’s article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-25Z All music composed and produced by Jenny J Nam https://www.instagram.com/jennyjnam/ https://soundcloud.com/jennyjnam
09:13
May 18, 2020
30: Confessions with Carolina Lee Li
In this episode, LA based pop singer-songwriter, Carolina Lee Li talks to us about her struggles of growing up in a multi cultural family, her music journey, inspiration, and artistry with host, Philip of VQS. Join us in a deep conversation with Carolina. Challenges, confessions, future vision, and more. Special Thanks to: Alyssa Cudiamat, Cecilia Wen, Carolina's mom and dad, Emmanuel Mendives, Vago Galindo, Jett Galindo, Ali Stone, Jamie Cheung, Jianne Jade, and Sotida Arpon. Episode 30 on VQS https://visionquestsound.com/radio-show/ep-30-carolina-lee-li/  Music featured by Carolina Lee Li https://visionquestsound.com/artist/carolina-lee-li/ https://www.carolinaleeli.com Show Producer: Philip Garcia of VisionQuest Sound Lorenze Jay, Matias Ruiz
27:50
May 18, 2020
29: 5 Essential Tools To Make Music At Home - Chipi
In this episode, film composer and sound designer, Jose ‘Chipi’ Estrada shares his “5 Tools You Need To Make Music At Home” with Philip from VisionQuest Sound. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/jose-chipi-estrada/ Chipi’s article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-2cx All music composed and produced by Jose ‘Chipi’ Estrada http://www.chipistickman.com
09:05
May 18, 2020
28: Artistry & Vision - Valerie Carricato
In this episode, Colorado based musician, philanthropist, and creator, Valerie Carricato about her music journey, challenges, vision, and more with Philip of VisionQuest Sound. Valerie's band is Fireline: Jim Robertson, Ron Sandvik, Wayne Humphrey, and Valerie Carricato Special Thanks to: Steve and Tracie Carricato, Erin Sandvik, Kelsey Boulware, Art Noble, Dewey Steel, 1 Ton Trio, Mount Carmel Veteran Services, Valerie’s Mom, Sponsors: Sabian Cymbals, 7 Drums, SledgePad.com, Scott Watts of Sweet Spots, Kinesio Tape, Swee Spots, and Bill Douglass from Royal Recording Show Producer: Philip Garcia of VisionQuest Sound
26:59
May 18, 2020
27: Quarantine Confessions with Christina Sofina
In this  episode, Philip from VisionQuest Sound talks to singer-songwriter, creator, Christina Sofina about life in quarantine, her music journey, future vision, and advice. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/christina-sofina/ https://www.instagram.com/christinasofine/ Music by 3drac: "Just Friendz" feat. Christina Sofina
20:49
May 18, 2020
26: Artistry & Vision - The Sonic Writers
In this podcast episode, Philip from VisionQuest Sound talks to Shaun Day and Matty Margallo of The Sonic Writers. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/sonicwriters/ https://www.instagram.com/thesonicwriters/ Music featured: Sylvia Bosco - Ride Maggie Bushiri ft Aaeidi - Swing Your Body The Sonic Writers ft. Anika Grey & Trevor Augustus - Give Me a Break
25:17
May 18, 2020
25: 5 Tips To An Unforgettable Performance - Nia Padilla
In this episode: singer-songwriter, Nia Padilla shares 5 Tips "How To Deliver An Unforgettable Performance To Our Audience." Nia's article on VQS: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1X9 Follow Nia Padilla https://visionquestsound.com/artist/nia/ https://www.instagram.com/niapadillamusic/ Show Producer: Philip Garcia of VisionQuest Sound. Thanks to intro by Christina Sofina https://visionquestsound.com/artist/christina-sofina/
04:52
May 18, 2020
24: Vocal Warmups with Briana Lyn
In this episode: singer, actor, and voice coach, Briana Lyn teaches us how to warm up our voice in the morning and release tension with Philip from VisionQuest Sound.  We cover chest voice and speaking voice excercises. These warm ups are excellent for actors, creators, speakers, and singers. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/briana-lyn/ https://www.brianalyn.com https://brianalynstudios.com
05:27
May 18, 2020
23: Artistry & Vision with Vika
In this podcast episode, alternative artist, and influence VIKA shares her story and advice with host, Philip from VisionQuest Sound. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/vika/ Music featured by VIKA "Stigma" - Available all streaming platforms. https://www.simplyvika.com https://www.instagram.com/simply__vika/
20:10
May 18, 2020
22: What We Learned From Being In Quarantine
How are you reacting to the world's condition? In this episode, we explore how artists, creators and small businesses can make new discoveries and real connections despite the lockdown.  VQS host, Philip talks to CJ Lewis (Mackie) and Jason Hanan (Pro Audio LA) Special Thanks to Christina Sofina. Music by VisionQuest Sound.
21:46
May 18, 2020
21: Creating Authentic Songs from the Soul - KIA
In this podcast episode, singer-soulwriter and authentic artist, KIA shares her insights on Creating Authentic Songs from the Soul https://visionquestsound.com/artist/kia/ Article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1Rt Music featured by KIA "Worth It" - Available 4/28 on all streaming platforms. Written by KIA, Simon Jay and Daniel Capellaro.   •    http://www.kiamusic.nl https://www.instagram.com/kiaknoester
04:56
May 18, 2020
20: Artistry & Vision with Marc Solomon
In this podcast episode, LA based music producer, engineer and multi-instrumentalist, Marc Solomn shares his story with Philip from VisionQuest Sound. Music featured by Suzen "Sunrise" from SunSoul Records. Show info: https://visionquestsound.com/radio-show/episode-marc/ Marc has worked with: Shwayze, Pussy Cat Dolls, Big Syke, Tupac, Shug Knight, Baby G, G Easy, Mod Sun, Danny Way, Dc Clothing, Mopreme Shukur, Suzen Lucas, Johnny Blaze, Loa Greyson, Jerome Grey, Kari Assad
19:05
May 18, 2020
19: Artisry & Vision with Mari
In this episode, LA based singer-songwriter Mari shares her story with Philip from VisionQuest Sound. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/mari/ Article by Mari: Conquering Self-Doubt When Creating https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1Kg New Single featured: "Natural Desires" by Mari. Now available everywhere. https://www.maridennis.com https://www.instagram.com/maridennis93/  
11:34
May 18, 2020
18: Artistry & Vision with Eva And The Vagabond Tales
In this episode, LA based singer-songwriter and story teller, Eva from Eva And The Vagabond Tales shares her story and vision with host, Philip from VisionQuest Sound. Show web page https://visionquestsound.com/radio-show/episode-18-eva  Eva And The Vagabond Tales https://visionquestsound.com/artist/eva/ https://www.instagram.com/evaandthevagabonds/  Music featured by Eva And The Vagabond Tales "Train Travelers" "Theives" "Ways"  Special Thanks to Musicians: Vocals - Eva Mikhailovna Drums - Jacob Pflum Bass - Alan Arteaga Accordian - Jasmine Capitulo Clarinet - Joe Di Fiore  Image Credit: Christopher Jacobsmeyer Lonesome Wyatt and the Holy Spooks/ Those Poor Bastard
24:21
May 18, 2020
17: Artistry & Vision with Hannah Ureste
In this episode, LA based singer-songwriter, Hannah Ureste shares her story and vision with host, Philip from VisionQuest Sound http://visionquestsound.com/hannah Music featured "Mango" by Hannah Ureste https://www.instagram.com/hannah_ureste/ https://www.facebook.com/hannah.ureste Special Thanks to Musicians featured: Adrian Michael - Drums @iplaythings Ian Charlie - Guitars, Producer @iplaygtr__ Susan Lucas @justsuzen Matty Margallo - Keyboards @mattymakinmusic Nico Staub - Bass @nicoonbass @linebass Walter Wax - Keyboards, Producer @walterwaxmusic
22:56
May 18, 2020
16: Artistry & Vision with REV
In this episode, LA based singer-songwriter, REV shares her story and advice with host, Philip from  VisionQuest Sound. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/rev/ Music featured "Destination" by REV https://www.revontobel.com https://www.instagram.com/revontobel/ Special Thanks to Musicians featured: Kruttika Sequeira: @Kruttikamusic Kazuki Tokaji: @kazukiguitar Jesús Ramos López: @jesussramosl Brain AU: @brain_au Chi Meng "Dave" Fong: @fongchimeng Michel Vontobel: @michelvontobel Tiago Becker: @_tiagobecker
11:45
May 18, 2020
Bonus: Stay Motivated To Practice - Hannah Ureste
In this episode: musician and creator, Hannah Ureste shares her insights on motivation and practice with Philip from VisionQuest Sound. http://visionquestsound.com/hannah Hannah’s article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1P2 Music featured “Mango” by Hannah Ureste https://www.instagram.com/hannah_ureste/ https://www.facebook.com/hannah.ureste
11:21
April 22, 2020
Bonus: 5 Stay Home Hacks For Creators - REV
In this episode, Brazillian pop singer, REV shares her 5 Stay Home Hacks For Creators with Philip from VisionQuest Sound. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/rev/ REV's article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1XY Music featured "Destination" by REV https://www.revontobel.com
05:14
April 21, 2020
Bonus: 5 Ways To Better Promote Your Music - Emily Daccarett
In this episode: singer-songwriter, Emily Daccarett teaches us how to promote your new music. If you're an artist and have a new single or album to upload and release, you have to listen this. Article on VQS: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1am https://visionquestsound.com/artist/emily-daccarett/ https://www.emilydaccarettmusic.com https://www.instagram.com/emilydaccarett/
09:13
April 13, 2020
Bonus Episode: How To Grow Faster On Instagram
In this episode, we discuss ideas on how to organically grow your audience on Instagram.  Social media algorithms are changing. What's the best way to approach  2020? It's time to finally unlock the riddle. Featuring LA based singer-songwriter REV https://visionquestsound.com/artist/rev/ From REV's  article How To Grow Faster On Instagram, For Musicians https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1KX Music featured "Destination" by REV
04:47
April 12, 2020
Bonus Episode: Lessons From Being Off Social Media
You may have considered the “What if” factor: what if we didn’t use social media for 1 day, or 1 week? Yes, It was difficult. Kinda tricky, but I made it happen. And it was 10 beautiful days of real connections that changed my life. In this episode, we're teaching you 5 Lessons Learned From Being Off Of Social Media Featuring the artist and author, Vealy from VisionQuest Sound.
02:43
April 12, 2020
14: Studio Chat with Danielle H
In this episode, LA based singer-songwriter Danielle H visits the studio to record new music and share her story. http://daniellehmusic.com Thank you so much for listening. Support  our podcast with a small monthly donation to help sustain future episodes. Philip - VisionQuest Sound Thank you so much http://anchor.fm/visionquestsound
02:53
April 12, 2020
Bonus Episode: 5 Ideas To Improve Musicianship and Creativity
In this episode, we're teaching you 5 Ideas To Improve Musicianship and Creativity https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1Ew Article by Raya Dize https://visionquestsound.com/artist/raya-dize/ What is music? Music is a real expression of your soul. In order to write compelling music, and transfer your heart to your instrument, you need to fully feel and be compassionate about the things that are happening around you. What do you really want to express and what message are you delivering? 
03:31
April 12, 2020
Bonus: Perseverance with Valerie Carricato
In this episode, our contributing author at VQS and drummer, Valerie Carricato shares her insights on perseverance. Valerie Carricato https://visionquestsound.com/artist/valerie-carricato/ https://www.valeriecarricatodrums.com
07:12
April 12, 2020
Bonus: Stay Productive During Quarantine
In this episode, we discuss  How To Stay Productive During The Quarantine For Creatives and Musicians Our invisible enemy, the Corona Virus is Covid 19 is taking over the world now.   What are you going to do about it. Article by Amanda Lauren https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1QY https://visionquestsound.com/artist/amanda-lauren/ https://www.instagram.com/theamandalaurenshow/
04:36
April 12, 2020
Bonus: How To Market Like A Major Label - Justina Beth-El
In this podcast episode, singer-songwriter and artist, Justina Beth-El shares her insights on How To Market Yourself Like A Major Label On An Indie Budget https://visionquestsound.com/artist/justina/ Article: https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1SU Music by Justina Beth-El "Run" - Now available on all streaming platforms. https://www.justinabethel.com https://www.instagram.com/justinabeth_el/
09:19
April 12, 2020
Bonus: How Artists Can Benefit The Community
In this episode, our contributing author at VQS and musician, Valerie Carricato shares her insights on how artists can help the community, and more importantly, why it's important? Article from VisionQuest Sound https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1uP Valerie Carricato https://visionquestsound.com/artist/valerie-carricato/ https://www.valeriecarricatodrums.com
04:37
April 8, 2020
Bonus: Studio Chat with Apogee & Hollywood Vocal Coach
It's a new virtual world for creators: The quarantine has us streaming everything now. What can we do to  In this bonus episode,  Philip from VisionQuest Sound talks to Greg Chung from Apogee and Lee Lontoc from the Hollywood Vocal Coach about streaming equipment for creators today.
11:32
April 5, 2020
Bonus Episode: A Note About COVID-19
Article here These are difficult times for everyone. VisionQuest Sound is committed to caring for the health and well-being of our team, the artists and creators that we serve, and our community. Before I share with you what we are doing at VQS, I want to share with you an optimistic thought. The challenge that this outbreak brings to our community is nothing like we have seen before. There is now uncertainty, anxiety, and heightened risk. Eventually, the situation will improve. Our history shows that people have always risen to meet the challenges thrown at us, and even emerging stronger than before. With that in mind, we have taken several actions in response to the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19). We have increased cleaning services and added hand sanitizers in all our rooms. We have also implemented additional cleaning and sanitization steps daily for everyone. We have shared specific instructions with our crew on the importance of washing their hands and staying home if they are not feeling well. We are limiting non-essential business travel to help prevent the spread of illness. Please Stay Safe and Healthy We will continue to closely follow guidance from the WHO, CDC and local health authorities. Being well means being careful, but not being afraid. If you’re feeling well, come hang out with us and make some content. If you’re staying put, visit us online at visionquestsound.com, we’ve got free advice blogs and inspirational articles to brighten your day. Recent Articles: 5 Tips to Maintain Perseverance  |  Fight The Good Fight
01:53
March 27, 2020
15: Artisty & Opportunity @ SunSoul Records
LA based soul singer-songwriter, Suzen talks about staying positive during these Covid-19 days, and reveals a new opportunity and platform fir artists: SunSoul Records, with our host, Philip of VisionQuest Sound. Partners include Rita House, Kind Root, Sweat Theory, and more. Suzen's article: Be Dangerously Creative As A Woman In Music https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1B4 SunSoul Records https://visionquestsound.com/album/sunsoul-records/
13:55
March 26, 2020
13: Studio Chat with Grammy Mixer Tom Weir
LA based Grammy award winning mixing engineer and producer, Tom Weir of Studio City Sound shares insights and advice for producers, artists, and engineers with Philip of VisionQuest Sound. https://visionquestsound.com/artist/philip-garcia/ https://visionquestsound.com/artist/tom-weir/ Watch Episode https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2FRXDdfrzQ
07:29
March 24, 2020
12: Artistry & Vision with Briana Lyn
LA based session singer and voice coach, Briana Lyn shares her advice for artists and actors with host Philip from VisionQuest Sound. Read Briana's article Secrets To Unlocking Your Voice https://wp.me/p9sSY4-1FB Learn more about Briana https://brianalyn.com
11:41
March 23, 2020
11: Artistry & Vision with Vealy
LA based singer-songwriter, Vealy shares her advice and new music with, host Philip from VisionQuest Sound. Vealy's new single, "Without You" available everywhere March 26. https://open.spotify.com/artist/4qwzBTePHL5rlYNIzEGEZR https://www.youtube.com/user/veavaughn https://www.instagram.com/iamvealy/ Co-writer: Noah Joachim https://www.instagram.com/noahjoachim/ Song "Without You" produced by Kevin Qin https://www.kevinzqin.com https://www.instagram.com/kevinzqin/?hl=en Photo Credit Christina Galindo https://www.facebook.com/Capturesbytina https://www.instagram.com/capturesbytinaaa
11:56
March 22, 2020
10: Networking with Authenticity
In this episode, Roma Scarano from VisionQuest Sound shares 5 Power Tips For Effective Networking In Los Angeles or any big city, it’s not uncommon to feel like a little fish in a big pond. It can be a big task to navigate and promote your art when you’re brand new to the industry. Networking is essential. But what's the best way to approach it this year? Fasten your seat belts. This one's packed with lots of goodies for anyone looking to grow their real network today. Produced by VisionQuest Sound. Special thanks to creative director: CJ Lewis
05:47
March 21, 2020
09: Studio Chat With Jake
Philip of VisionQuest Sound talks to Jake on his 4th day interning at the legendary,  Studio City Sound.  Sound and show producer: Philip Garcia and the VisionQuest Sound team.  Filmed at Studio City Sound in Los Angeles Special Thanks to Grammy Award winning engineer, Tom Weir and Kris Salas.
02:52
March 21, 2020
Bonus Episode: Balance Your Day Job With Your Music Career
How do you conserve energy after a full day at your job? How can you maximize the time that’s left in the day? In this episode, we're teaching you 5 Ways To Balance Your Day Job And Your Music Career. Featuring the artist and author, Vealy from VisionQuest Sound. One of the most not fun things when being an artist is that it won’t be paying bills right away. But that’s okay, everyone has gone through that, right? Kanye West worked as a retail assistant at GAP. Art Garfunkel was a math teacher. Cyndi Lauper was a dog kennel cleaner and an ear piercer. Crazy...
02:55
March 21, 2020
08: Artistry & Vision with Maddisun
Canadian based singer-songwriter, Maddisun shares her story and inspiration with Vealy on the VisionQuest Sound show. Show Host and Producer: Philip Garcia - Watch Episode Maddisun is a free-spirited indie pop/folk artist from the mountains of British Columbia, Canada. Her dreamy, soulful vocals and expressive lyrics provide comfort and inspiration. Maddisun plays a mix of keyboard/synth, electronic Drum and Bass pads and electric guitar. Her original songs explore coming of age, love, and travel. With influences such as The Pretenders, Maggie Rogers, and Amy Winehouse, Maddisun delightfully mixes her individual indie sound with undertones of soulful blues and folk.
05:59
March 21, 2020
07: Artistry & Vision with Kris Salas
LA based engineer and voice over artist, Kris Salas of Studio City Sound shares insights and advice for upcoming engineers and producers, with Philip of VisionQuest Sound. Watch Episode
04:53
March 20, 2020
06: Artistry & Vision with Roma Scarano
LA based singer, actress, host, Roma Scarano shares her inspiration and advice about acting and artistry with producer, Philip from VisionQuest Sound. Thanks to creative director, CJ Lewis Watch Episode 
06:01
March 20, 2020
05: Artistry & Vision with Suzen
LA based soul singer-songwriter, Suzen shares her inspiration and advice about artistry, vocal coaching, and her company, SunSoul Records, with Philip of VisionQuest Sound. 
04:49
March 20, 2020
04: Artistry & Vision with Masha Alexis
“I truly believe that music, real music, has the power to change the world.” – Masha Alexis At VisionQuest Sound, we love to learn about each artist’s story. This time we have LA based indie singer-songwriter, Masha Alexis on our show. Based in Los Angeles, Masha and her band - The Fam  - are juggling multiple projects as well as preparing for the launch of multiple singles this year. “Our music is all about telling a story and taking the listener on a journey with us.  I truly believe that music, real music, has the power to change the world.  If it’s honest…whether it’s raw vulnerability, childlike innocence and wonder, or a passionate lustful rage. When the music is true, it just feels right.” Masha wasn't allowed to listen to the radio growing up. Instead, she spent her time listening to old 50's and 60's cassettes and all the vinyl records she could get her hands on. It's no wonder you can hear the flavor of smoky blues bars.  But don't be confused, this band is as contemporary and energetic as they come...
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March 20, 2020
03: What's Our Podcast About?
What's Our Podcast About? By host and creator, Philip Garcia of VisionQuest Sound As artists and musicians, how can we add real value today? On this show, we focus on leadership and productivity for today’s creators. Episodes include advice recaps from our VQS blog, and interviews with artists and influencers. Join us on our quest to discover growth hacks and new strategies for the visionaries. Who are we? VisionQuestQuest Sound is an LA based media company that helps artists and brands share their stories to the world.
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March 20, 2020
02: Mixing Tips For Artists, Get More Emotion From Your Song
On this episode, Philip from VisionQuest Sound recaps our blog from our advice article, 5 Tips to Get More Emotion From Your Mixes by Andrew Samples. Whether you’re finishing a demo at home or releasing a track to the world, one of the most important final steps is The Mix! A good mix is one that pulls the listener into the song, into the performance, and greatest of all…into the EMOTION. Mixing a song is a creative process unto itself. I’ve heard it said that it’s a lot like cooking: You start with all the ingredients, but the end result is about the balance of those ingredients that creates a dish worth celebrating. Too much garlic can ruin your spaghetti, but just the right amount is essential to its success. Let's get it!
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March 20, 2020
01: How To Overcome Self-Doubt For Creators
As creatives, we often face self-doubt. How are you really connecting with who you are as an artist? Our inner voice has a powerful effect on our lives. What if we could reverse that process? Have you ever tried writing a new song and within say, 5 or 10 mins in the process, you completely throw it out the window thinking “this sucks!” or “It’s not good enough!” Sound familiar? Self-doubt can creep in so fast that new ideas brimming with potential aren’t given a chance at all. Today, here's our: Article on VisionQuest Sound Article By Mari
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March 19, 2020