A podcast that that gets under the hood to look at all facets of music, culture, life and the countless intricacies of the creative process. This is a free-flowing conversational podcast hosted by 50x Platinum songwriter/producer/artist Adam Watts, Marching Arts luminary Mike Jackson and singer/songwriter/producer Cory Clark.
ep. 11 Grammy Talk
Adam and Cory discuss the 61st Grammys and competitions in music
ep. 10: Paul Winterhalter
Mike Jackson & Adam Watts sit down with Dartmouth, Cadets and Carolina Crown Drum Corps alumni and Yamaha Drums Product Specialist Paul Winterhalter. Paul came up under the tutelage of well known Marching Arts Instructor Tom Aungst. Paul also helps out with Broken City Percussion.
Adam and Cory talk about distractions to the artist and how it can affect your work, laryngitis, and The Beatles.
Home Studio Gear Ideas
Mike Jackson & Adam Watts answer listener questions while drinking chamomile tea in the foggy mountains of Julian CA. They discuss their musical influences, their favorite musical surprise moments in songs, the best way to upgrade your home studio to a pro-level, Adam's approach to songwriting and recording (Lyrics first? Music first?), and more.
ep. 7: John Mapes
In episode 7 we sit down with Marching Arts luminary, badass and cool dude, John Mapes. John is the co-creative director and battery writer of the renowned marching arts group Pulse Percussion and co-founder of Box-6. Lots of juicy stuff in this one. We discuss, compare, contrast, and find interesting alignment in John and Mike's creative processes and hear about Mapes' rich musical background, his approach to show-design and his great long time creative partnership with Ian From and how it all began.
ep. 6: Fear Of Success
Mike and Adam answer listener questions at Broken City Studios, in Julian CA.: digging into how to get over the fear of putting your work out into the world and a whole lot more.
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This podcast is filled with extremely insightful and honest info from decades of hands on experience. These guys understand the heart and soul of creative art and how us humans can best express it with passion, honesty, and excellence. Listen, take notes, and learn! :)
Great podcast about the process of making music!
These guys really have some interesting insight into music making. I’ve been a fan of Adam Watts for years and it’s cool to hear him get into the details of the craft