Formerly know as Crash Chords: Autographs, CPOV Autographs is an interview series hosted by Matt aka Stormageddon. Matt chats with guests from all different walks of life. He dives deep into influence, creative process, inspirations and more. Tune in every other Tuesday for a brand new episode and remember music is life and life is good.
Ep. #206 - Patrick Klepek
Today Matt is joined by journalist, writer, and podcaster Patrick Klepek! They chat about how Patrick got his start in games journalism, the beginnings and ethos of waypoint, the launch of waypoint+, and origin of waypoint SPORTS! They also chat about Patrick's writing style, the holiday schedule of his 12-foot skeleton, Jackson Bones, as well as his love of horror movies.
Next Episode: Micah McCaw
Ep. #205 - Pretty Bitter
On today's show, Matt chats with Emelia Bleker, Miriam Tyler, and Zack Be of the synth pop band Pretty Bitter! The trio chat with Matt about their newest record Hinges, the band's origin, their songwriting process, and the process of creating during isolation. They also chat about returning to playing live, the magic of songwriting kismet and the story behind Hinges' album cover photo.
Next Episode: Patrick Klepek
Ep. #204 - Schäffer The Darklord
On today's show, Matt chats with longtime friend, rapper, and big ol’ nerd, Schäffer The Darklord. They chat about Schäffer's new record, The Derelict Craft, his shift to full-time musician, as well as how his Patreon helped shape the new record. They also discuss how the pandemic made Schäffer rethink live performance, what it’s like going back out on tour, and his plans for the future.
Next Episode: Pretty Bitter
Ep. #203 - Desmond Zantua
On today's show, Matt chats with the lead singer of the band Career Day, and co host of the podcast Through The Island, Desmond Zantua! Career Day is a Queens-based pop-punk band composed of Desmond on vocals, Andrew Grossane on bass, and Jacob Cutler on guitar / back up vocals. Together, Matt and Desmond chat about the brand new record, "Where We've Always Been," the band's writing process, as well as the themes and sound of the record. They also chat about Desmond's influences, activism, advocacy, vocal training, and engaging with the creative spirit.
Next Episode: Schäffer The Darklord
Ep. #202 - Brian Metolius
On today’s episode Matt is chatting with composer Brian Metolius! Together, they chat about Brian’s work on Puffs, how he and Patrick Willems first teamed up, Brian’s experience scoring the feature film Night Of The Coconut, and what it was like hearing his score on the big screen for the first time. They also chat about Brian’s influences, his writing process, and the kinds of media that affect the way he creates.
Next Episode: Desmond Zantua
Ep. #201 – Dave Wiskus
In this episode, Matt welcomes musician, actor, and CEO of Nebula and Standard, Dave Wiskus. With Matt, Dave talks about the origins of Standard, the inception of Nebula, and how he became involved in Patrick Willems’ work. They also dive in on content creation, the current state of nerd media, and the film and premiere of Night Of The Coconut.
Next Episode: Brian Metolius
Effortless charming listen
Matt does such a good job of keeping the conversation flowing, making this the perfect podcast to throw on if you’re cooking or walking somewhere. Feels like I grabbed a drink with my two most interesting friends and I get to listen in on an amazing chat.
Well thought interviews! Great chats with great guests!
Great interviews! Awesome host!