Music On Your Own Terms
Music On Your Own Terms 068 “Joe Messina – Politics, Porpoises, and Phallic Humor”

Music On Your Own Terms 068 “Joe Messina – Politics, Porpoises, and Phallic Humor”

July 27, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 068 - Joe Messina – Politics, Porpoises, and Phallic Humor

In this episode, we learn about the history of Boston based guitarist, comedian, podcaster, activist and teacher, Joe Messina. From growing up in a musical family and not wanting to follow the family business, to discovering comedy and wanting to become an aspiring writer, he was then diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Despite almost quitting music altogether, Joe found himself embracing music once again, teaches guitar and other instruments, and is about to release his new album Rageonomics. Joe also hosts a podcast that aims to provide a roadmap for those who feel frustrated with the slow and ineffective voting system, and want to do more in the way of direct action outside of sharing posts and signing petitions.

 

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. - Isaac Newton

 

Radicalize Me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/radicalizeme/

Joe Messina on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/joemessiah/

Joe Messina on the Twitter - https://twitter.com/joe_messina

Joe Messina on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-messina-97536831/

Topics discussed in this episode : Victoria Watts | Suzuki Violin Program | Berklee Certificate Program | Anais Azul | Meredith Monk | School Of Rock | Good Good Comedy Theatre | Weird Al Yankovic | Fibromyalgia | National Fibromyalgia Association | DDP Yoga | Curable | John Sarno | Joe Rogan Podcast | Leonard Bernstein | Sammy Davis Junior

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Music On Your Own Terms 058 “Oriana Setz II - Back To The Future”

Music On Your Own Terms 058 “Oriana Setz II - Back To The Future”

June 8, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 058 - Oriana Setz II - Back To The Future

This episode we catch up with Oriana Setz, from episode 19, who is currently on an extended artistic retreat in New Zealand, with her partner and musical collaborator, who is himself from the country. We discover how Oriana's new album is being received, the challenges of exploring a country and performing amid a global pandemic, and some tips for running the business of being a musician, especially on the road. Additionally Oriana shares the projects shes's working on, the plans for new music she's writing, and finally some stories and concepts behind the meaning of some of her music.

Oriana Setz on the web – https://www.orianasetz.com/

Oriana Setz on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/OrianaSetzMusic/

Oriana Setz on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/orianasetzmusic/

Topics discussed in this episode : The Shire | Victoria University of Wellington | Arranquemos del Invierno | The Lights Out | Arachnocampa Luminosa | Gustavo Cerati | Soda Stereo | Professional Music at Berklee

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Music On Your Own Terms 056 “Hillarie Jason - Death Through A Lens”

Music On Your Own Terms 056 “Hillarie Jason - Death Through A Lens”

May 25, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 056 - Hillarie Jason - Death Through A Lens

In this episode I have the pleasure of talking to Massachusetts based photographer Hillarie Jason. As you'll hear in the interview, I discovered her work after googling a show I had attended in Boston to find photos of the performance. Hillarie takes us on a journey from falling in love with photography in school, working in retail, to becoming a professional freelance photographer, traveling the country shooting large festivals and being featured in major publications, all as a result of a couple of flip-phone images being featured in an exhibit! We learn about what it's like to shoot a multi-day/multi-stage festival, some behind the scenes stories of difficult bands, and some great advice for those considering a life in freelance work. Join me as we discover what really drives a true artist to create.

Hillarie on the web – https://www.hillariejason.com

Hillarie on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/hillariejasonart/

Hillarie on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/hillariejason/

Music in this episode by Morne

Topics discussed in this episode : Bone Reader | Ghost Cult | Decibel | Rolling Stone | Worcester Magazine | Worcester Telegram & Gazette | Maryland Deathfest

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Music On Your Own Terms 052 “Anais Azul – Creating A New Normal”

Music On Your Own Terms 052 “Anais Azul – Creating A New Normal”

May 4, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 052 - Anais Azul – Creating A New Normal

Anais Azul is a multi instrumentalist, singer and composer based in both California and Boston, that I met at last year's CD Baby DIY Musician conference. In this episode we talk about what brought Anais's family from their native Peru to the US, going to Boston University to study music and composition, and what projects and communities keep them bi-coastal. We hear about the musical projects that Anais is involved in as well as their solo music, and multifaceted performances that Anais's goal are to be as interactive as possible, with the intent of being collective healing/meditation events as much as they are musical performances. Finally we touch on the current COVID-19 situation, what Anais has done to pivot as a music teacher, and what listeners can do to shift their mindset to improve their positivity.

Anais on the web – https://anaisazul.com

Anais on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/anaisazulmusic/

Anais on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/anaisazul/

Music In This Episode by Anais Azul

Topics discussed in this episode : Weird Folk Fest | Dance Theatre Surreality | Petting Kazoo | Cathartic Conundrum | Meredith Monk | Rafael Natan

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Music On Your Own Terms 046 “Waking Up From Work Podcast The Return”

Music On Your Own Terms 046 “Waking Up From Work Podcast The Return”

April 6, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 046 - Waking Up From Work Podcast The Return

This episode I join Dave from the Waking Up From Work podcast for another deep discussion of music and all things surrounding it. This time we dig into our history and how we got into music in the beginning, as well as explore how our musical tastes have changed over the years.

Waking Up From Work on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/wakingupfromwork/

Waking Up From Work on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/davewakeup/

Waking Up From Work on the web – https://www.wakingupfromwork.com

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Music On Your Own Terms 032 “Bryan Beller”

Music On Your Own Terms 032 “Bryan Beller”

December 29, 2019

Music On Your Own Terms Episode 32 - Bryan Beller

I recently had the pleasure of talk with bassist Bryan Beller, who talks about his time working for SWR amps, where he learnt some valuable lessons in business management, and why he left after the company was sold to Fender. We also talk about various strategies of how to build a fulfilling career in music, how he overcame having his custom basses stolen, and we talk in depth about the creation process of his stellar new album "Scenes From The Flood".

Bryan Beller on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/bryanbellerbass/

Bryan Beller on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/bryanbellerbass/

Bryan Beller on the web - https://bryanbeller.com

Music in this episode by Bryan Beller

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Music On Your Own Terms 029 “Cruel Miracle Part Deux”

Music On Your Own Terms 029 “Cruel Miracle Part Deux”

December 12, 2019

Music On Your Own Terms Episode 29 - Cruel Miracle Part Deux

It's been a year and a half since I interviewed the guys in Cruel Miracle (episode 4), so I decided to catch up with them and find out what they have been up to, and what their plans are going forward.

Cruel Miracle on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CruelMiracle/

Cruel Miracle on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/cruelmiracle/

Cruel Miracle on the web - http://www.cruelmiracle.com

Music in this episode by Cruel Miracle

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Music On Your Own Terms 026 “Mike Abdow - Fates Warning/Ray Alder”

Music On Your Own Terms 026 “Mike Abdow - Fates Warning/Ray Alder”

November 28, 2019

Music On Your Own Terms Episode 26 - Mike Abdow - Fates Warning/Ray Alder

This episode I have pleasure of talking with Mike Abdow, touring guitarist for Fates Warning, songwriter/producer for Ray Alder solo, guitarist for Aquanett, and of course, Mike's own amazing solo material! We talk about what led to his love of music, how he got the Fates Warning gig, killer memorization strategies, touring tips, philosophy, and writing with Ray Alder. I also couldn't resist the urge to nerd out a little on Mike's guitar and amp set up, and find out what Mike did before making a living as a musician.

Mike Abdow on the web - https://www.michaelabdow.com

Mike Abdow on Facebook –  https://www.facebook.com/mike.abdow.3

Mike Abdow on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/michael_abdow/

Music in this episode by Michael Abdow

Fates Warning - https://www.facebook.com/FatesWarning/

Ray Alder - https://www.facebook.com/RayAlderOfficial/

Aquanett - https://www.facebook.com/Aquanett-132047261732/

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Music On Your Own Terms 004 “Cruel Miracle”

Music On Your Own Terms 004 “Cruel Miracle”

September 23, 2018

Music On Your Own Terms Episode 4 - Cruel Miracle

In this episode I talk to the Boston based band Cruel Miracle.

Music in this episode by Cruel Miracle

Website - http://www.musiconyourownterms.com

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Music On Your Own Terms 002 “Tester”

Music On Your Own Terms 002 “Tester”

September 23, 2018

Music On Your Own Terms Episode 2 - Tester

In this episode I talk to the guys in Tester, a rock band from Framingham Massachusetts.

Music in this episode by Tester

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