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What is it like to start a band and make a record in the age of social media? This is the story of a band called Airplane Mode, told from their perspective as they write, record, and play shows.

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What is it like to start a band and make a record in the age of social media? This is the story of a band called Airplane Mode, told from their perspective as they write, record, and play shows.

    10: Making Amsterdam

    10: Making Amsterdam

    Airplane Mode and producer Michael Wuerth talk about the making of the band's EP, “Amsterdam”.


    Mike on Twitter
    Buy the record on iTunes
    Subscribe on iTunes
    Follow @airplanemode on Twitter
    Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh, Ryan Nielsen, Matt Oram, Rick Cartwright, Will Goring, Neil McGuiggan, James Heck, Jessica Santascoy, Tim Mussche, Anthony Colangelo, Felix Liver, Bernd Goldschmidt, and Ben McCarthy.

    Powered by Audible, with over 180,000 audio books and spoken-word audio products like Dave's favorite, The Great Gatsby. Get a free 30-day trial at audible.com/airplanemode.

    • 52 min
    09: Care Bear

    09: Care Bear

    Dave Wiskus, Joe Cieplinski, and Anna Stefanic welcome their new drummer, Patrick Spencer.


    Patrick on Twitter
    Epilogue on SoundCloud
    Subscribe on iTunes
    Follow @airplanemode on Twitter
    Check out the new EP on iTunes and Spotify
    Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh and Matt Oram.

    Powered by Audible, with over 180,000 audio books and spoken-word audio products like Dave's favorite, The Great Gatsby. Get a free 30-day trial at audible.com/airplanemode.

    • 31 min
    08: Anna Stefanic

    08: Anna Stefanic

    Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski saw Anna Stefanic playing piano in Central Park while shooting the video for “I Said So!” She agreed to be in the video, then offered to play keyboard for the band.


    Anna's Bandcamp page
    Watch the video (featuring Anna with a keyboard) on YouTube
    Subscribe on iTunes
    Follow @airplanemode on Twitter
    Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh and Matt Oram.

    Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code ‘airplanemode’ at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

    • 34 min
    07: ¡Viva España!

    07: ¡Viva España!

    Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski talk about their first trip to Spain and their first taste of what touring would be like.


    Watch the video on YouTube
    Subscribe on iTunes
    Follow @airplanemode on Twitter
    Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh and Matt Oram.

    Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code ‘airplanemode’ at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

    • 24 min
    06: Live, Acoustic

    06: Live, Acoustic

    Playing live isn’t the same as playing in the studio or rehearsing. Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski talk about the challenges of being a small band going for a big sound, and the importance of keeping the songs versatile.


    “Layover (Acoustic)” on SoundCloud
    “Layover” on SoundCloud
    Subscribe on iTunes
    Follow @airplanemode on Twitter
    Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh and Matt Oram.

    Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code ‘airplanemode’ at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

    • 28 min
    05: Our First Music Video

    05: Our First Music Video

    Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski talk about what it was like to make their first music video, for the song “I Said So!,” which was originally written to help promote a friend’s app.


    “I Said So!” on YouTube
    “I Said So!” on SoundCloud
    Appfigures
    The Dalrymple Report
    Jonathan Mann on YouTube
    Subscribe on iTunes
    Follow @airplanemode on Twitter
    Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh.

    Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code ‘airplanemode’ at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

    • 26 min

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