Based out of his studio in Nashville, Tennessee, guitarist and composer, Andrew Lipow talks with musicians from all genres and walks of life to find out what is happening in the world of music
Musician: #37 Tim Denbo
Tim Denbo Is an active session bass player and in-demand live bassist. We discuss his recording rig, growing up in Indianapolis playing classical music, buying a bass from the J.C Penny catalog and studying bass at Berklee.
Musician: #36 Mike Ewing
Mike Ewing has been producing for over ten years. He started off in the Beat Battle world. His first major record was on MMG Self Made Vol. 3 The track, “My Man” featured Rick Ross, Meek Mill, and Rockie Fresh. He has since produced Gladys Knight and Danileigh, Villz, Kaby, and Mike Floss. We talk about the emerging new Nashville Sound, making records with minimal gear, his production style and signing with Soul Kontrollaz.
Musician: #35 Danny Pratt
Danny Pratt is a Nashville-based drummer who splits his time between touring with his band, The Flying Buffalos, and performing in town with various groups, including Pageant. We talk Chicago, Nashville, Neo-Soul, Whiplash, and what it means to practice.
Musician: #34 Andy Ellison
Andy Ellison stays busy as a touring pedal steel guitarist while maintaining a heavy workload of recording session work both in Nashville and online. He has spent the last three years touring with country artist, Jon Pardi, and is currently on the road with him as a supporting act for the Dierks Bentley Burning Man Tour. We talk about his move to Nashville, college audio engineering programs, online session work and learning pedal steel on Youtube.
Musician: #33 Adam Puff
Adam Puff averages over 400 gigs a year playing drums in downtown Nashville. We talk work, debut albums, Tom Waits, meditation and the bachelorette party apocalypse in Nashville.
Musician: #32 Grady Saxman
In 2018, Grady Saxman reached several personal milestones. He tracked over 100 recording sessions at his studio, overdubbed over 100 drum tracks, produced 50 singles and played on his first #1 single, “One Number Away,” by Luke Combs. We discuss what makes a good studio musician and engineer, how to constantly be learning, how to make connections in Nashville and the importance of being reliable.
Informative & Entertaining!
It was a pleasure to be interviewed by Andrew -- I say this not just as an interviewee, but as a listener. His podcast is informative and entertaining. A great look into the mind of the side-man or artist.
Great insight into the Nashville music scene
Amazing stuff here
Lippow has real insight into the world of being a musician. It is great for non musicians to hear what the other side is like and wonderful for musicians who want to hear what other musicians are up to. Lippow has a wealth of experience to draw from, and always offers killer insight into the topic. He conversations flow nicely and dive deeply. Check it out!