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A podcast where I, A.J. Chiarella, interview community driven people that have strong ethics based in Do It Yourself (DIY) culture. On this podcast I interview musicians, artists, business owners, and creatives of all types to discuss their lives and how they focus on authenticity and happiness.
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Be Yourself, Do It Yourself A.J. Chiarella

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A podcast where I, A.J. Chiarella, interview community driven people that have strong ethics based in Do It Yourself (DIY) culture. On this podcast I interview musicians, artists, business owners, and creatives of all types to discuss their lives and how they focus on authenticity and happiness.
Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thenineonefour/support

    Kelly Chiarella (My Mom)

    Kelly Chiarella (My Mom)

    This episode of the podcast was a really special one where I had an awesome conversation with my mom, Kelly Chiarella. My mom has been such a driving force in my life and has taught me so much. On this episode we discuss everything from growing up in Yonkers, overcoming addiction, running the PTA for the state of New York, her current position as the Director for the Office of Aging for the city of Yonkers, and being a leader in general.

    Hope you enjoy this one! My mom is a great resource for many people and truly has been such a role model for my life. Thanks again for hopping on with me, Mom 3



    Check out all the episodes and more at:

    www.TheNineOneFour.com


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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Phil Gigante (Maintenance)

    Phil Gigante (Maintenance)

    This episode is from a few weeks back with one of my oldest buds, Phil Gigante, guitar player of Maintenance (@maintenance914). Phil and I met over a decade ago at Yonkers High School and have been close friends ever since. This episode is awesome and we talk about everything from music in Westchester, to him moving to LA, and so much more.

    Hope you enjoy! Please check out Maintenance, they are some of my best friends and an amazing band. Cheers!

    www.maintenance914.com



    The 914 Collective

    Yonkers, NY

    www.TheNineOneFour.com


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    • 1 hr 44 min
    Candice Alcantara

    Candice Alcantara

    On this episode of the podcast from a few weeks back, i spoke with my awesome friend Candice (@champagneyogini). We talked about local music, yoga, and how freeing it is to take solo trips. Candice is such an inspiration and someone i consider to be great at just going with the flow and always fully being herself. Hope you enjoy!



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    The 914 Collective

    Yonkers, NY

    www.TheNineOneFour.com


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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Robin Alcantara (Blazay)

    Robin Alcantara (Blazay)

    On this episode I speak with my buddy Robin Alcantara, aka Blazay. Robin is a local artist from Yonkers who really truly embodies DIY ethics. In this conversation we talk about everything from skateboarding to art, as well as an in depth discussion of how authenticity can truly impact the world.



    Follow Robin at @blazayny, as well as blazayny.com.

    And check out The 914 Collective website:

    www.TheNineOneFour.com



    Cheers.


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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Donald Perdomo (Drummer, Barista, and one of my best buds)

    Donald Perdomo (Drummer, Barista, and one of my best buds)

    This week I chatted with one of my oldest and closest friends, Donald Perdomo. We talked about growing up together in the same music scene, how music has connected us, and of course COFFEE. Donald is an amazing drummer and barista and one of the people who introduced me to local music. I very much so anticipated having him as one of the first guest's of the podcast.  



    This podcast is presented by The 914 Collective.

     www.TheNineOneFour.com 

    Yonkers, NY


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    • 1 hr 42 min
    Mike Terry (The Jukebox Romantics)

    Mike Terry (The Jukebox Romantics)

    I sat down and chatted with one of the best dudes I know, someone who has worked extremely hard over the years and has great insight into DIY punk rock, Mike Terry of the Jukebox Romantics. We chat about music, authenticity, growing up in Westchester, and a whole lot more. Hope you enjoy! Please subscribe and leave a review of the podcast. Cheers!


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    • 1 hr 25 min

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