Music On Your Own Terms
Music On Your Own Terms 067 “David Dennis – Surfboards And Silicon”

Music On Your Own Terms 067 “David Dennis – Surfboards And Silicon”

July 20, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 067 - David Dennis – Surfboards And Silicon

Surf's up listeners! This episode I speak to Ventana Surfboard Company co-founder, Microsoft employee, photographer and entrepreneur David Dennis about the importance of being an eco-friendly company, philanthropy, and his TedX talk about creating a life of serving others, by capitalizing on your passions. We discuss a range of marketing strategies and partnerships that fuel the business of artisanal surfboards, entrepreneurship as an ideology and David graciously shares his personal experience with a mental health condition.

Ventana Surfboards & Supply on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ventanasurfboards/

Ventana Surfboards & Supply on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ventanasurfboards/

Ventana Surfboards & Supply on the web - https://ventanasurfboards.com

David Dennis on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidden/

Topics discussed in this episode : Microsoft | Outlook | Zoom | Microsoft Teams | Martijn Stiphout | Entropy Bio Resins | Recycled Bottle Polyester Shirts | Santa Cruz Guitar Company | TedX | Digital Nest |Humble Sea Brewing | Coffis Brothers | Ser Winery | The Lights Out | Treefish | Off Street Supply | Cyclothymia | Monterey Bay Aquarium | X (band) | Social Distortion | Oingo Boingo | English Beat

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Music On Your Own Terms 065 “The Mason Adams Project - Hillbilly Hippie Funk”

Music On Your Own Terms 065 “The Mason Adams Project - Hillbilly Hippie Funk”

July 13, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 065 - The Mason Adams Project - Hillbilly Hippie Funk

In this impromptu discussion, I talk with The Mason Adams Project, a Dallas based band that fuses a plethora of influences and genres to create a southern tinged, alt rock band with a mandolin....or a hillbilly hippie funk band.....I guess you'll have to listen and make up your own mind! The guys talk about how they got into music, the interesting twists of fate that led them to get together as a band, and how they write the eclectic music that defines them. We also learn that Mason has only played guitar for 5 years, yet has managed to build this project to where it is today, how dedicated of a festival follower he is and also how he infuses music into education as a special education teacher. Sit back, relax, and join me as we head into the MAP jam room!

Mason Adams Project on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/MasonAdamsProject/

Mason Adams Project on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/masonadamsproject/

Mason Adams Project on the web - http://www.masonadamsproject.com/

Topics discussed in this episode : Bomb Factory | Deep Ellum Art Co. | Lunar Eclectic | Bonham TX | Remain | Euphoria Music Festival | Cross Canadian Ragweed | Bowling For Soup | Trampled By Turtles | Joe Pug | Sparkle & Sing | Fairmont Hotel | Andy Wood | Wook Life Balance

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Music On Your Own Terms 064 “Isbjörg - Pianos, Prog And Hiding Toes”

Music On Your Own Terms 064 “Isbjörg - Pianos, Prog And Hiding Toes”

July 6, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 064 - Isbjörg - Pianos, Prog And Hiding Toes

I recently stumbled upon a cover video of a song by the amazing Australian band Toehider. Being floored by the musicianship of the guys playing the song, I had to check their band out, and was immediately hooked on their sound. Isbjörg are a piano driven prog band, based in Aarhus, Denmark, and the more I listen to their music, the more I feel I am going to become a superfan. The guys discuss the history of the band, how they write and talk about some innovative ways in which they have gained fans and won a spot playing a major Danish festival. We also hear about the culture of Denmark's live scene, how they overcame losing pivotal members of the band, and what the future holds once the COVID situation is over.

Isbjörg on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Isbjorg/

Isbjörg on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/isbjorgband/

Isbjörg on the web - https://isbjorg.dk

Topics discussed in this episode : Aarhus | Agent Fresco | Toehider | Haken | Dream Theater | Tracy Chapman | Situationsfornærmelse | Svartsot | Guitar Hero 3 | Slayer | Kerry King | Green Day | Smukfest | Roskilde | Corona Gig Suit | Disinfectant Station | Stockholm Syndrome | Inside Out | Uglemix

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Music On Your Own Terms 062 “Amie Chatterley/Dakesis - Power, Metal, And No Days Off!!!”

Music On Your Own Terms 062 “Amie Chatterley/Dakesis - Power, Metal, And No Days Off!!!”

June 26, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 062 - Amie Chatterley/Dakesis - Power, Metal, And No Days Off!!!

In this inspiring episode, I talk to Amie Chatterley, bassist, backing vocalist and manger of the Birmingham, England based band, Dakesis. Amie talks us through the inner workings of a completely self-sufficient touring band, finding the time to manage several other acts, organize an entire festival, as well as run a web development company and recording studio. We also talking about the importance of remaining true to your values and promoting equality, whether that be shrouded in metaphor in music or in the real world, being a positive influence on your followers.

Amie on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmieChatterleyMusic/

Amie on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/amie_dakesis/

Amie on the web - https://amiechatterleybass.com

Dakesis on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Dakesis/

Dakesis on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/dakesis/

Dakesis on the web - https://www.dakesis.com

Topics discussed in this episode : Dudley | Fury | WomenOWar | WomanOWar | Children Of Bodom | Yngwie Malmsteen | Nita Strauss | Power Metal Quest Fest | Leah McHenry | Savvy Musician Academy | Eric Peterson | Testament | Birmingham Rock School | CapsaArx Studios

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Music On Your Own Terms 061 “Remain Rocks!”

Music On Your Own Terms 061 “Remain Rocks!”

June 22, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 061 - Remain Rocks!

About an hour drive north of Fort Worth, Texas, you'll find a college town called Denton that is home to a band by the name of Remain. I sat down with band leader and front-man Caleb Coonrod to talk about the band's inception, the impetus of signing on with management, and the challenges of trying to grow a band and release a new album during a pandemic. We discuss how Caleb got into music and started gaining a following at a bar in the middle of nowhere, his long-term goals for the band, and the importance of using your voice, not just to comment on the state of the world, but to hopefully change it for the better.

Remain on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/RemainRocks/

Remain on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/remainrocks/

Remain on the web - https://www.remainrocks.com

Topics discussed in this episode : Killer's Tacos | Dan's Silver Leaf | Bonham TX | Steve Colclasure | Robert Speed Productions | Reel Time Audio/Eric Delegard |Kickstarter | Pic Play Post | Oaktopia | Thinline Fest | 35 Denton

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Music On Your Own Terms 060 “Caitlin Claessens - Super Simple Subway Stories”

Music On Your Own Terms 060 “Caitlin Claessens - Super Simple Subway Stories”

June 15, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 060 - Caitlin Claessens - Super Simple Subway Stories

To celebrate the 60th episode of the podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Caitlin Claessens, who is the face of Caitie's classroom along with her co-host Tobee, on the popular YouTube channel Super Simple Play, part of Skyship Entertainment's Super Simple Songs network, whose main channel has over 23M subscribers. Caitie talks about her journey from growing up in Ontario and going to university for film production, moving to NYC and busking on the subway, to finding session vocal jobs that ended up being featured in Superbowl Commercials. We find out why she ended up returning to Canada and went on to build a successful children's educational entertainment business and subsequently got an opportunity with Skyship to become a presenter and produce her own series.

Caitlin on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/caitiesclassroom

Caitlin on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/supersimplecaitie/

Caitie's Classroom on the web - https://supersimple.com/caities-classroom/

Super Simple Play on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxG6Tbopv4XcHfem65bgFeghttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxG6Tbopv4XcHfem65bgFeg

Dan Rather Presents - Underground Sounds

Topics discussed in this episode : Skyship Entertainment | Pink Fong vs Johnny Only | American Academy Of Dramatic Arts | OBS Studio | The Wiggles

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Music On Your Own Terms 059 “Daydream Runaways- 100% Certified  Organic”

Music On Your Own Terms 059 “Daydream Runaways- 100% Certified Organic”

June 12, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 059 - Daydream Runaways- 100% Certified Organic

This time out I have a chat with UK band The Daydream Runaways, who at the time of the interview, have just released their brilliant new single "Gravity" which you can hear at the end of the episode. We talk about the band's inception, their writing process and who does what in the band. The guys also talk about their influences, what got them into music, and we find out the definitive answer as to how a psychopath makes a cup of tea.

Daydream Runaways on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/daydreamrunaways/

Daydream Runaways on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/daydreamrunaways/

Topics discussed in this episode : Back To The Future | School Of Rock | VW Festival | Longleat Festival

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Music On Your Own Terms 057 “Scott “Scottocaster” Harnish - The Vocal Warrior’s Dr Love”

Music On Your Own Terms 057 “Scott “Scottocaster” Harnish - The Vocal Warrior’s Dr Love”

June 1, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 057 - Scott "Scottocaster" Harnish - The Vocal Warrior's Dr Love

This time out I talk to Scott Harnish, a music teacher, multi-instrumentalist, producer/engineer and Gene Simmons impersonator, based in Nova Scotia, Canada, that also happens to be married to Elise Besler, who I talked to in episode 42. We discuss Scott's new EP, his band Fluid, and the bands that inspire him. We also hear that on one of the recent Kiss Kruises, Scott happened to meet previous guest Nikki Sinn that we heard from all the way back in episode 2 with Tester. As well as this, we discover how he and Elise met through being mutual fans of a Canadian blues-rock band Wide Mouth Mason. This is all of course interspersed with us waxing philosophical about 80s hair metal!

Scott on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ellisonscottmusic

Scott on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/scottocaster/   https://www.instagram.com/ellisonscottmusic/

Fluid on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/fluidinyourears/

Topics discussed in this episode : Kiss Kruise | Tester | J. Chalmers Doane | Harris Institute | Wide Mouth Mason | ICQ | Chris Gains

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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 055 “Vanessa Ferrer/Merch Cat - Making Merch Work For You”

Music On Your Own Terms 055 “Vanessa Ferrer/Merch Cat - Making Merch Work For You”

May 18, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 055 - Vanessa Ferrer/Merch Cat - Making Merch Work For You

Joining me from NY is Merch Cat founder Vanessa Ferrer. We discuss what tools the Merch Cat app provides artists, to succeed in their merch business, how Vanessa got her start and how that transitioned into working with artists, and eventually developing Merch Cat itself. Vanessa and I talk about the various technology challenges, what is important for bands to do to stay engaged with their fans, and she also shares her top tips for selling merch during the COVID-19 situation. Make sure you take plenty of notes during this episode, because there is a ton of awesome information!

Merch Cat on the web – https://www.merchcat.com

Merch Cat on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/merchcat/

Merch Cat on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/merch_cat/

Vanessa on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanessaaferrer/

Music in this episode by June Divided

Topics discussed in this episode : CD Baby | Vanessa's Top Merch Tips | Merch Cat Fan App

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