We rapped about networking, creating, "Heartache Regret and Whiskey," and Hunter S. Thompson. I also challenged Eric Thompson to create 5 songs over the next year. Each song was given a creative stipulation.
Correction : I said Mint 500 when the actual race is the Mint 400.
We rapped about session players, low frequency information, guerrilla marketing, music & memory and being alive inside.
Quotes by Dane Myers
" Educating musicians is the second half to making art."
"Streaming is stripping away a lot of the rights of songwriters."
" Knowing the people in your life that you have relations with, write a song that is going to relieve somebody in your life of something that they are going through. Something deeply meaningful."
View point on the cover scene
" I understand that's a challenging environment."
"You feel like your inherently not interesting to people."
To break into the market as a session player you need to be really good, play with a wide variety of players and know the right people. Practice and Networking are the key.
When playing a new venue communicate with the agent and venue owner so you know exactly whats expected of your performance. This simple gesture will clarify up and grey area either party may have.
We rapped about the market being oversaturated, zen drums,trains & planes & automobiles, rum and new music. I have a tremendous amount to learn about this podcast game but the experience should be fun. Here is the video we shot beforehand. https://www.youtube.com/embed/vRanMWgDgfw?rel=0
Notes: Harmonium- referred to as a pump organ, reed organ or a melodeon is a type of free-reed organ that generates sound as air flows past a vibrating piece of thin metal in a frame. The piece of metal is called a reed.
Topics to discuss? Is there too much going on at a typical bar gig? If a venue is showcasing music and they have t.v's, sporting events, video games will the music be lost in translation?