6 episodes

A podcast about your favorite album.

Fine Tuning Neil Hershberger

    • Music

A podcast about your favorite album.

    Episode 6- 80lb Test

    Episode 6- 80lb Test

    In this latest episode of Fine Tuning, I have on local noise and electronic artist 80lb Test to discuss the album Abbey Road by The Beatles, who I suppose are pretty famous. We talk about synthesizers, putting yourself out there, and the fun of experimentation. It was a great chat. It's good to be back!
     
    Show Notes can be found at finetuningpodcast.tumblr.com

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 5- PlayPlay

    Episode 5- PlayPlay

    Episode five of fine tuning features a chat with the incredible DJ, producer, organizer, and all around great human being, PlayPlay.
    We discuss their early days as a fan of rave music to their current place as a lecturer, party organizer, and maker of wonderful sounds.
    Go to finetuningpodcast.tumblr.com to see show notes and links to PlayPlay's stuff!
    Intro by neil
    Intro to Interview- N.R.G- The Real Hardcore
    Outro to Interview- PlayPlay- Flamingo Footwork
    Outro- Tralton Dumbo- End Game Dog
    Thanks again for listening, much love. Peace.

    • 50 min
    Episode 4- Marselle

    Episode 4- Marselle

    On the fourth episode of Fine Tuning, I have on Marselle, who makes ambient/drone/noise/experimental/all around magical tunes here in Durham, NC. Marselle brought the 1970 album by Elton John, Tumbleweed Connection. Our discussion delves into his experiences growing up and living in central Florida, composition, experimentation, Captain Beefheart, and the current political atmosphere. It was a really fun conversation. Thanks again to Marselle for coming on the show!

    • 1 hr
    Episode 3- Chris

    Episode 3- Chris

    On this episode of Fine Tuning, I gab with Chris Skelly of the Raleigh, NC band, Night Battles. We discuss the amazing, singular album by The Slits, Cut. We touch on craft/inspiration, growing up punk, and the positive, collaborative music scene in the NC triangle. Thanks again to Chris for being on the show.
    Intro: The Slits- Typical Girls
    Outro: Night Battles- Locust Sky

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 2- Stefanija

    Episode 2- Stefanija

    On episode 2 of Fine Tuning, I talk with Stefanija, the brilliant singer and bassist of the Durham, NC doom metal band, Slime. We discuss the album "A Small Turn of Human Kindness" by Harvey Milk. Go download Slime's self-titled EP at ncslime.bandcamp.com. It rules!

    • 56 min
    Episode 1- Spookstina

    Episode 1- Spookstina

    In this first episode of Fine Tuning, I get the absolute pleasure of interviewing local North Carolina noise artist, Spookstina. We discuss her favorite album, Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins. The discussion delves into her personal history, tour stories, teen angst, and feelings about art, music, and personal expression. We also find out what instruments we each played in our school bands.
    Thanks to Spookstina for being such a kind and wonderful guest. 
    Intro and Outro Themes by me, Neil.
    The intro to the interview was Cherub Rock, off of Siamese Dream.
    Thanks for listening! Take care of yourselves 
     

    • 51 min

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