This is a podcast where I talk to bass players and discuss how to successfully make a life in music and the other hobbies, trades, etc. they do to supplement their time and income. We also talk about the spiritual side of the instrument and how being a bass player informed other decisions in their life.
Nick Micheline (NOTA, MAYVE)
In this month's episode I got to sit down with one of my best friends and music collaborators, Nick Micheline. Nick is a prolific song writer from Long Island, NY, front man of the band MAYVE, and sole creator of his newest project NOTA. This episode features songs from MAYVE and NOTA's catalog and it ends with an unreleased track from NOTA entitled, "Centerfold".
Alex Bingham (Hiss Golden Messenger)
I'm so glad to be back! In this episode I got to talk to bassist Alex Bingham. Alex is currently the bassist for North Carolina's Hiss Golden Messenger as well as a multi-instrumentalist, producer and engineer.
-Mipso's "Arthur McBride" - https://mipsomusic.bandcamp.com/
-Twain - https://twain.bandcamp.com/
-T. Gold - https://tgold.bandcamp.com/
-Hiss Golden Messenger Live Records - https://hissgoldenmessenger.bandcamp.com/
Sean Fisher (The American Standard)
This months episode features Sean Fisher, bassist of the Philadelphia based band, The American Standard. The American Standard just released their debut record, Stations, today. In this episode we talk Sean's experience being a bass player in the Philadelphia area and what type of obstacles musicians face today in the current music climate. Thank you as always for listening check out their album on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/album/5OHrujmMMipoaPUpNItwDp
Jasmine Wong (deppwaswho, Bamboo Star)
This month's guest is a bassist from Hong Kong with a truly bass-inspiring Youtube channel and her name is, Jasmine Wong. Jasmine is the mastermind behind the YoutTube channel "deppwaswho". Originally starting as a Johnny Depp fan fan page of sorts, she has amassed an overwhelming fan base from performing bass covers. In this episode we talk about her classical background, the first time she picked up a bass, and her future with her band, Bamboo Star.
Christopher Ryan (Deer Tick)
In this episode of the podcast I talk to Chris Ryan, bassist of the Rhode Island based band, Deer Tick. In this episode we talk about Chris' experience playing in a band with some of his best friends and the pressure that's brought on by successfully playing a supportive role.
Daytrotter Video referenced in the beginning of the episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1M-KyJ2OEA
Jon Jameson (Delta Spirit)
In this episode of the podcast I got to talk to Jon Jameson. Bass player of the California/Brooklyn based band, Delta Spirit. We cover many topics in this episode including the sense of community built around Delta Spirit, his early years attending shows in California, his time as a Theology Student during the band's brief hiatus, and so much more!
Delta Spirit is about to embark on their "Not Dead Yet Tour" buy tickets while they are still available here: www.deltaspirit.net