Cassette connection is a podcast where we talk about music with musicians. Each episode will feature an in-depth artist profile where our guest discusses various ideas about the music they create as well as music in a broader sense.
Cassette Connection - Bonus Episode 001
This week we've run out of people to talk to. We sit down and dive into some of our past episodes and discuss what we thought was interesting about them. We also get into a little pow wow about streaming services and how they've changed the music as well as a game of what were listening to.Pitchfork article on Spotify. Checkout what we're listening to on youtube Have Heart - Songs to Scream at the SunCovet - Technicolor Oceans Ate Alaska - Metamorph [MV] 유키카 YUKIKA - 「서울여자 (SOUL LADY)」TWICE "I CAN'T STOP ME" M/VBenny The Butcher - Legend ft. Hit-Boy For more information go to our website www.cassetteconnection.com Follow us on FacebookInstagramTwitter
In Conversation with Snape
This episode we speak to three quarters of the Sydney band Snape. Formed in 2015 Snape are a 4 piece band that write, record and perform shoegaze inspired pop songs.The band tells us about the writing process of their latest album, Undone, and how it differed from their first record. We talk about the ideas expressed within the album and what the recording process was like for the group. Camilo, Emma and Jimmy tell us about how they each write for the group along with how they forged the sound of Snape. For more information check out our website:www.cassetteconnection.comFollow us on:TwitterInstagramFacebook
Padraig Parkhurst - Anarchosophist and instrumental Hip-Hop
This episode we talk to Brisbane musician Padraig Parkhurst. Padraig is a composer, producer and guitarist who releases instrumental hip-hop under the alias Anarchosophist. As well as producing instrumental hip-hop, Padraig has a background in classical composition, piano and guitar with his pieces being performed on stage in San Francisco, San Diego, Fresno and London. Padraig tells us about his musical education and how growing up in remote Australian communities has influenced his listening and later compositions. We touch on why he began composing and what led to the creation of the Anarchosophist project. We discuss a wide range of topics, everything from production techniques to Padraig's thoughts on the genre he inhabits.For more information check out our website:www.cassetteconnection.comFollow us:InstagramTwitterFacebook
Chloe Hobbs - Graphic Notation and the Toy Piano
This episode we talk to Canberra composer Chloe Hobbs. Chloe is a composer and performer of open and improvised music who is currently completing her PhD at the ANU school of music. Chloe’s work has been performed by ensembles such as the ANU chamber orchestra and The Noise to name a few.Chloe talks to us about her approach to composition and composing with both standard and new forms of notation, including the use of graphics. She tells us about her thoughts on composing using open parameters and how she writes for specific instruments or open ensembles. We also talk about her focus on toy ensembles and the toy piano.For more information check out our website:www.cassetteconnection.comFollow us:InstagramTwitterFacebook
In Conversation with Lost Coast
This week, as a celebration for our tenth episode, we sat down with 4/5ths of Ben's band Lost Coast. Lost Coast are a post-rock act that Ben has been playing with for over six years. We talk about the beginning of the band and how the writing process has changed over time. We also go through each track of their latest self-titled album and discuss the process of writing and recording. Please enjoy this trip through all things Lost Coast!For more information check out our website:www.cassetteconnection.comFollow us:InstagramFacebookTwitter Listen to Lost Coast:https://lostcoast.bandcamp.com/album/lost-coast
Warren Abela - Intaloopa and Synth-Wave
This episode we talk to Sydney based producer Warren Abela. Warren is an electro/synth-wave producer who currently performs under the alias Intaloopa. In the past he has performed under the name Waza and as part of the duo Goro. Warren tells us about the journey to starting the Intaloopa project and why he jumped into the world of synth-wave. We touch on his experience in bands and performing as a duo in Goro. Warren also, tell us about the way he finds and implements samples into his music as well as some of the inspirations behind his work.For more information check out our website:www.cassetteconnection.comFollow us on:TwitterInstagramFacebook
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Cassette Connection really allows for the artist to be heard. The hosts let the artist guide us through the intricacies of their process and intentions. A refreshingly in-depth look at the Australian music scene. A must listen!
Great insight into underground music
The interviews from cassette connection give light to the inner workings of the underground music scene in Canberra, and hopefully beyond. A calming and insightful music podcast for everyone. Highly recommend!
Best local music series!
Ben and Alex have created an awesome podcast series, highlighting some amazing musicians and performers from around Australia, if you love music and hearing the stories of how and why the music has come around, check out Cassette Connection.