183 episodes

Benny, Siobhán and Cory, of the band Lost Symphony, are joined by some of the most successful people in music, business and entertainment to take a look back at their lives and career to see what "following your dreams" REALLY looks like.

New episodes every Sunday. Available on all major platforms.

2020'd XOFF Records & Sound Talent Media

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Benny, Siobhán and Cory, of the band Lost Symphony, are joined by some of the most successful people in music, business and entertainment to take a look back at their lives and career to see what "following your dreams" REALLY looks like.

New episodes every Sunday. Available on all major platforms.

    Ep. 182 - Joey Concepcion: Filling in with Arch Enemy in Front of 50K People

    Ep. 182 - Joey Concepcion: Filling in with Arch Enemy in Front of 50K People

    Benny, Siobhán, and Cory join Joey Concepcion (Guitarist / Solo Artist / Lost Symphony) to talk about everything from his early influences growing up, to filling in with Arch Enemy in front of 50,000 People. We dive into how he developed his impressive guitar chops, and what it was like playing with lost symphony alongside guitar heroes like Marty Friedman. All this and more tune in with us and prepare to be 2020d.

    Check Out More Joey Concepcion:
    Instagram:  @JoeyConcepcionGuitar 
    https://www.joeyconcepcion.net/
    Devine Technical Machine: https://joeyconcepcion.bandcamp.com/album/divine-technical-machine
    https://www.instagram.com/joeyconcepcionguitar

    00:00 - Intro
    02:00 - I Become A Different Person When He Plays
    04:00 - Early Years
    15:45 - Filling In With Arch Enemy
    24:30 - Recording A Solo Record
    30:00 - Working On Lost Symphony
    35:00 - Favorite Lost Symphony Track
    41:00 - Outro

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    #archenemy #guitar #martyfriedman
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    • 43 min
    John Phillips: Tour Managing Breaking Benjamin, Starset, Snoop Dogg and Ice-T

    John Phillips: Tour Managing Breaking Benjamin, Starset, Snoop Dogg and Ice-T

    Benny, Siobhán, and Cory join John Philips (Entrepreneur / Tour Manager for Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, and Breaking Benjamin) to discuss the insane life of a tour manager hearing some of John's craziest stories on the road that really paints a picture of how difficult and life-threatening the job can be. We dive into John Philips's early years as an artist, the story behind his transition into tour manager, and his journey into entrepreneurship, building companies spanning from management to Root Beer. All this and more, tune in with us and prepare to be 2020d

    Check Out More John Phillips:
    Instagram: @mcrpersian
    @drinkparlor
    https://www.drinkparlor.com/

    00:00 - Intro
    02:50 - What's Up With The Root Beer Company?
    05:20 - The Best Haircut I've Ever Gotten
    12:03 - John Phillips Early Years
    16:30 - Beach Boys Tour Manager Mentored Me
    18:00 - Everything I Have Done In My Life Has Led Me to This Moment
    22:45 - Woke Up One Day And Was Sick of Playing (Becoming A Manager)
    28:15 - How To Be A Tour Manager
    33:15 - Russian Forged Us Documents On A Starset Tour
    37:00 - Almost Stuck In Serbia With Ice-T
    44:16 - Siobhan’s Russian Story
    4900 - Who John's Currently Working With
    56:00 - Hypocrisy Of Eddie Trunk
    1:02:00 - Hip Hop Vs Rock Vs Pop Tours
    1:11:00 - What’s Next For John Phillips
    1:18:00 - Balancing Work and Life
    1:25:10 - Outro

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    #breakingbenjamin #snoopdogg #entrepreneur
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    • 1 hr 39 min
    Abigail Posner: Is Google ACTUALLY Watching Us?

    Abigail Posner: Is Google ACTUALLY Watching Us?

    Benny, Siobhán, and Cory join Abigail Posner (Director of U.S Creative Works At Google / Anthropologist) to discuss the world of humans, technology, and music, and just how they all connect. We learn about Abigail's early years studying humanity and culture as an Anthropologist, as well as her transition into marketing and creative works for the massive tech company Google. We hear about her experience first starting out at a company like Google, how Google's algorithm advertises the products you'll love, and get Abigail's take on big questions like "why we buy luxury things?", "why we like certain music?", and "how to really build an audience today". All this and more tune in with us and prepare to be 2020d!

    Check Out More Abigail Posner:
    Instagram: @abigail_posner
    Twitter: @aposner
    https://www.abigailposner.com/
    Human Code Podcast: https://www.abigailposner.com/podcasts-1/humancode

    00:00 - Intro
    03:00 - From Social Anthropology To Advertising
    07:28 - Advertising vs Marketing
    11:25 - How Google Decides What We Want
    19:00 - What I Like is Culture
    2800 - How Has Anthropology Changed Your View Of People?
    38:40 - I Need My Glamour Feed
    45:00 - Why We Buy Fancy Things
    49:30 - Why Do We Like Certain Music?
    57:00 - Starting At Google I Felt Like An Imposter
    1:07:00 - Combining Tech And Anthropology
    1:13:00 - Want To Build An Audience? Bring Them Value
    1:21:00 - The Human Code podcast
    1:29:00 - Outro


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    #music #podcasts #musicpodcast #google
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Rob Graves [Pt. 2]: Developing Starset's Sound

    Rob Graves [Pt. 2]: Developing Starset's Sound

    Benny, Siobhán, and Cory join Grammy-nominated Rob Graves (Producer / Starset / Red / Solo Artist) once again to continue where we left off last episode, hearing about Rob's decision to leave Nashville, meeting up with Dustin, and hearing the very first songs that would grow to inspire the band Starset. We dive into Rob Graves's songwriting philosophy, look at some of the "magic tricks" of music, and touch on Rob's solo project Gods & Martyrs. All this and more, tune in and prepare to be 2020d!

    Check Out More Rob Graves:
    Instagram/Twitter: @robgrav3s
    https://www.robgraves.com/

    Check out more Starset episodes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLifTWMs4uo8JtPR0Il5vY49gpJChsz9-6

    00:00 - Intro
    03:00 - Leaving Nashville
    07:30 - Dustin Pitching The Idea For Starset
    12:00 - Writing With Dustin
    18:00 - Songs Are Not Finished Until The Last Minute
    23:40 - The Magic Tricks Of Music
    28:40 - Let The Song Guide Itself
    33:00 - Creating Shouldn't Be Hard
    40:04 - I Wasn’t Always This Zen
    46:00 - Gods & Martyrs
    55:00 - Perfection Is A Form Of Fear
    1:02:00 - Outro

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    #red #starset #guitar #musicpodcast
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Rob Graves [Pt. 1]: Starset and Red Producer on Developing a Modern Sound

    Rob Graves [Pt. 1]: Starset and Red Producer on Developing a Modern Sound

    Benny, Siobhán, and Cory join Grammy-nominated Rob Graves (Producer / Starset / Red / Solo Artist) to hear his seemingly destined journey into the world of music. We take a look back at his early years along with the songs and people that pushed and inspired him, as well as his incredible success working with bands like Red, and Starset. We get Rob's thoughts on guitar tones, managing creativity, and a deep dive into how he developed his personal sound when producing. All this and more tune in and prepare to be 2020d!

    Check Out More Rob Graves:
    Instagram/Twitter: @robgrav3s
    https://www.robgraves.com/#/

    Check out more Starset episodes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLifTWMs4uo8JtPR0Il5vY49gpJChsz9-6

    00:00 - Intro
    03:45 - Randy Rhodes Changed Rob's Life
    09:25 - Going To Berklee Broke Me
    16:0:8 - There are a Lot of Bands I Don't Like
    2140 - My Music Career Chose Me
    24:25 - Pro Tools Was Magic
    28:15 - I Pick The Tones That Fit The Record
    39:00 - Moved To Nashville on Monday, Got Hired By Sony On Wednesday
    47:40 - Implementing Strings On Red Album
    52:15 - Managing Creativity
    59:00 - Outro

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    #red #starset #guitar #musicpodcast
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Kelly Kereliuk: Soloing Between Marty Friedman and Nuno Bettencourt

    Kelly Kereliuk: Soloing Between Marty Friedman and Nuno Bettencourt

    Benny, Siobhán, and Cory join Kelly Kereliuk (Guitarist / Instructor / Lost Symphony / Prismind / Negus) to catch up on his newest projects including his instructive Youtube channel, teaching guitar concepts to players of all skill levels. We hear more details about Kelly's experience working on Lost Symphony records, and what it was like playing alongside his heroes on songs like Take Another Piece. We get the scoop on what a typical day for Kelly looks like and throw him into the hot seat as we get Kelly's opinions on the latest Motley Crue lineup and tour, the newest Metallica singles, and the newest generation of "online" guitar players. All this and more tune in and get ready to be 2020d.

    Check Out More Kelly Kereliuk:
    Instagram: @kelly_kereliuk75
    kellykereliuk.com

    Take Another Piece (feat. Marty Friedman, Nuno Bettencourt, Alex Skolnick, and Richard Shaw): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4umRs4RhxGc&ab_channel=LostSymphonyMusic

    Check out Earlier Episodes:
    Ep. 23 - Kelly Kereliuk: How to Write a Catchy Guitar Solo: https://youtu.be/sO1UvP7I8ow

    Ep. 22 - Kelly Kereliuk: The Best Guitarist You Haven't Heard of... Yet.: https://youtu.be/WcLKVHuf4Yg

    00:00 - Intro
    02:50 - Kelly's YouTube Channel Is For All Guitar Players
    10:50 - There Are No Wrong Notes
    15:08 - New Players Don't Always Have The "Full Enchilada"
    17:31 - Kelly's New Instagram Page
    21:35 - Playing In Between My Hero's
    28:30 - Working On Catnip High
    33:00 - Being Your Own Boss
    40:00 - A Typical Day For Kelly Kereliuk
    46:46 - The Realization That Makes Good Guitar Players Great
    58:20 - Rapid Fire Hot Topics
    1:00:09 - Outro

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    #mötleycrüe #metallica #guitar #musicpodcast
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    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Left Cost PodFan ,

Another great episode!

hysterically funny and informative too!

mistah heafff ,

Highly entertaining and hilarious!

Benny and his crew had me rolling!

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