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CULTURE (counter, pop, and otherwise) and the people who shape it.

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CULTURE (counter, pop, and otherwise) and the people who shape it.

    CONVOS: Emily Elbert, 'Woven Together'

    CONVOS: Emily Elbert, 'Woven Together'

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    Check out our sit down with Emily Elbert, singer-songwriter and guitarist, as we talk to her about her upcoming album 'Woven Together,' working with big name artists like Jacob Collier, being independent, touring around the world, and more.

    00:00:00 Who is Emily Elbert?
    00:03:05 How she fell in love with the guitar
    00:04:45 Texas' influence on her music
    00:06:20 Just what is soul-folk?
    00:08:17 A genreless future
    00:09:32 Her independent, DIY spirit
    00:12:40 Touring the world from a young age
    00:13:57 Working with big acts (Gwen Stefani, Leon Bridges, Jacob Collier)
    00:16:53 How did she become part of Jacob Collier's band
    00:18:30 New album 'Woven Together'
    00:27:15 Being fearless
    00:28:54 The future

    FOLLOW EMILY ELBERT:
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/emilyelbertmusic
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/52Tewe9iKqK5fqDNcec2Ed
    Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/emily-elbert/163960647
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emilyelbert/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/emilyelbertmusic
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/emilyelbert
    Website: http://www.emilyelbert.com/

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    MUSIC:
    "Lo-Fi Fashion Chill Hip Hop 2021" by Alex-Productions

    • 30 min
    CONVOS: Sarah McTaggart of Transviolet, "Destroy Destroy Destroy"

    CONVOS: Sarah McTaggart of Transviolet, "Destroy Destroy Destroy"

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    Check out our sit down with Sarah McTaggart, lead singer of indie pop band Transviolet, as we talk about the band's origins, their new single "Destroy Destroy Destroy," viral success, going independent, and much more.

    00:00:00 Intro
    00:00:33 Online "catfishing" led to the formation of Transviolet
    00:04:13 Growing up all over and its influence on her musically
    00:06:27 Sarah's biggest musical influences
    00:08:25 Transviolet's new single "Destroy Destroy Destroy"
    00:10:00 Their upcoming album 'Body'
    00:11:24 Transviolet's creative process
    00:13:00 Their evolution as a band
    00:14:35 Going fully independent
    00:19:25 Finding viral success
    00:21:45 The future

    FOLLOW SARAH MCTAGGART:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sarahthegrape/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/sarahthegrape

    FOLLOW TRANSVIOLET:
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpQfsBWUPwIQKxkkbRX7RfQ
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7ixzNQXQ64I2ayrtyhlF7i
    Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/transviolet/1018992140
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/transviolet/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Transviolet/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/transvioletband
    Website: http://www.transviolet.com/

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    MUSIC:
    "Lo-Fi Fashion Chill Hip Hop 2021" by Alex-Productions

    • 24 min
    CONVOS: Marcos Mena of standards, 'Fruit Town'

    CONVOS: Marcos Mena of standards, 'Fruit Town'

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    Check out our sit down with Marcos Mena, guitarist extraordinaire and lead of the rising band standards. We talk about the band's origins, math rock, what's up with the fruit, their upcoming album Fruit Town (out July 22nd), and much more.

    00:00:00 Intro
    00:00:28 How'd Marcos Mena get his start in music?
    00:01:45 How did standards form as a band?
    00:03:13 What's with the fruit?
    00:04:12 Just what is math rock?
    00:07:50 Growing up in the music capital of the world
    00:09:20 Navigating social media in today's industry
    00:11:30 Their latest album 'Fruit Town'
    00:18:31 Songwriting process as an instrumental band
    00:21:41 The future

    FOLLOW STANDARDS:
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/standardsvideos/featured
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2CBsUDeW88bcOdccmTodCe?si=4e415f7300fd44d4&nd=1
    Bandcamp: https://wearestandards.bandcamp.com/album/fruit-town
    Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/standards/640799008
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wearestandards/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100044640690105
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/wearestandards
    Website: https://www.standards-band.com/

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    MUSIC:
    "Lo-Fi Fashion Chill Hip Hop 2021" by Alex-Productions

    • 23 min
    CONVOS: Nick Petty of The Happys, ‘ADHD’

    CONVOS: Nick Petty of The Happys, ‘ADHD’

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    Check out our sit down with Nick Petty, lead singer of The Happys as we talk about the band's origins, his recovery leading to his music career, Bay Area music and influences, the release of their new album ADHD, and much more.

    00:00:00 Intro
    00:01:28 How'd Nick Petty get his start in music?
    00:03:46 How did The Happys form as a band?
    00:07:12 How would he describe The Happys sound?
    00:08:21 The influence of the Bay Area
    00:12:33 Their new album 'ADHD'
    00:35:53 Being FEARLESS in music
    00:37:40 The future

    FOLLOW NICK PETTY:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/happynick1/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nickhappy143/

    FOLLOW THE HAPPYS:
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNI0HD_ZoPXoy3jDZXT4hLA
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2FSzcXuipBKiAoccYhnprh
    Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/the-happys/1108225396
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thehappys/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehappysband
    Website: https://www.thehappysofficial.com/

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    MUSIC:
    "Lo-Fi Fashion Chill Hip Hop 2021" by Alex-Productions

    • 39 min
    CONVOS: Ed Jurdi, The Band of Heathens

    CONVOS: Ed Jurdi, The Band of Heathens

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    Check out our sit down with singer-songwriter Ed Jurdi, of The Band of Heathens as we talk about the band's origins, keeping things fresh after 17 years, the pandemic forcing change in the industry, their new album 'Remote Transmissions, Vol. 1', touring again, and more.

    00:00:00 Intro
    00:00:50 Who are The Band of Heathens?
    00:02:33 How have they kept things going after 17 years?
    00:06:20 What's their songwriting process in the band?
    00:07:13 What does he think of the current state of "Americana"
    00:09:26 The success of their direct to fan business model (Patreon, Livestreams, etc.)
    00:13:54 Independent spirit always in their DNA
    00:16:15 COVID's impact
    00:20:05 New album 'Remote Transmissions, Vol. 1'
    00:23:00 New tour and setlisting

    FOLLOW ED JURDI:
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7fr2NCelpSiI5X6yV3GLx4
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/edjurdi
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Edjurdi/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/edjurdi
    Website: https://www.edjurdimusic.com/

    FOLLOW THE BAND OF HEATHENS:
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCreQfmi70xWwMflguZcWrOw
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5K4gVy6DhNd39mSjuK95Y7
    Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/the-band-of-heathens/206314772
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/bandofheathens
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bandofheathens/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebandofheathens
    Website: https://bandofheathens.com/home/

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    MUSIC:
    "It Just Makes Me Happy" by DJ Quads

    • 29 min
    CONVOS: TELL THE TRUTH, Fashion House

    CONVOS: TELL THE TRUTH, Fashion House

    Check out our sit down with the founder of TELL THE TRUTH ― a new independent fashion house out of LA ― to talk about launching a new brand in 2022, cut and sew, the "fake it till you make it" culture, independent designers, return of street marketing, avoiding the "influencer" trap, NFTs and the Metaverse, and much more.

    00:00:45 ― What is TELL THE TRUTH?
    00:06:18 ― The "fake it till you make it" culture
    00:13:28 ― Cut and sew vs. DTG vs. Screenprinting
    00:26:08 ― Virgil Abloh and others opening the door for BIPOC
    00:28:42 ― Fashion in LA
    00:33:04 ― Supporting independent designers
    00:34:59 ― Modern marketing vs. Street marketing
    00:45:30 ― Fashion in the "metaverse" and NFTs
    00:50:15 ― The "influencer" trap
    00:59:45 ― Advice to up and coming designers
    01:02:25 ― What's the future of fashion?
    01:06:56 ― What's next for TELL THE TRUTH?

    FOLLOW TELL THE TRUTH:
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    Shop: https://tellthetruth.shop/

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    MUSIC:
    It Just Makes Me Happy by DJ Quads

    • 1 hr 9 min

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