144 episodes

A podcast where NFT artists tell stories, hosted by NorCal Guy. https://twitter.com/GuyNorcal https://twitter.com/norcalandshill

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A podcast where NFT artists tell stories, hosted by NorCal Guy. https://twitter.com/GuyNorcal https://twitter.com/norcalandshill

    Joice Loo - Artist

    Joice Loo - Artist

    Ever wondered how an artist can transcend cultural and language barriers to make it big in the digital art world? Joice Loo, a talented motion graphics artist and passionate NFT creator, joins us to share her remarkable journey from Taiwan to Mexico and finally, the United States. Inspired by Beeple's groundbreaking NFT drop in 2021, Joice dives into her career evolution, from aspiring to work at Disney and DreamWorks to thriving in the dynamic and fast-paced realm of motion graphics and digi...

    • 25 min
    Beginbot - Collector

    Beginbot - Collector

    What if art could decay over time, or blockchain technology could make emotionally resonant experiences? This week on NorCal and Shill, our special guest Beginbot takes us on an exploratory journey into the eccentric world of crypto art and collectibles. From being an early adopter of CryptoPunks and CryptoKitties to indulging in quirky purchases like McDonald's toys and Pope memorabilia, Beginbot shares his unique perspective on the cyclical nature of collectible bubbles and the ongoing dram...

    • 54 min
    Schmrypto - Artist and Collector

    Schmrypto - Artist and Collector

    Ever wondered how a payphone business could lead to a thriving career in crypto art? In our latest episode of NorCal and Shill, we sit down with the multifaceted Schmrypto, an artist, collector, and crypto aficionado, to unpack his extraordinary journey. From initial doubts about NFTs to a full embrace of the crypto space, Schmrypto’s story is filled with entrepreneurial spirit and unique ventures. Discover how his diverse collection—from antiquities to unique memorabilia—reflects his eclecti...

    • 36 min
    Hafftka - Artist

    Hafftka - Artist

    In this episode of "NorCal and Shill," the host, NorCal Guy, welcomes Hafftka, an exuberant artist who found new creative freedom in the NFT space. Hafftka describes his transition from traditional art forms to digital art, sparked significantly by the limitations he felt in the traditional art world. During the pandemic, he dove into crypto and NFTs, which he found liberating due to their inclusivity and potential for experimentation.Hafftka shares his diverse work history—from construction ...

    • 27 min
    Monster Mike - Artist

    Monster Mike - Artist

    I couldn't help but grin ear to ear when Monster Mike shared his unexpected pivot from a cutlery salesman to an avant-garde crypto artist; it's that sort of unpredictability that spices up our latest episode. Embark on an auditory odyssey with us as Mike, a maestro of the digital canvas, recounts his gastronomic escapades in Singapore's hawker markets and his trailblazing journey through the burgeoning world of NFTs. He's not shy about the realities of the art scene, offering pearls of wisdom...

    • 57 min
    DeltaSauce - Artist

    DeltaSauce - Artist

    Ever wondered how an artist fuses the old-world charm of oil paintings with the futuristic precision of robotics? This week's conversation with digital virtuoso Delta Sauce is an expedition through the landscape of innovation, as we unravel the threads of his artistic evolution. From the tactile world of woodworking and sculpting to the digital frontier, Delta Sauce shares his intimate history and the life-shaping experiences that led him to bridge the gap between AI and traditional artistry,...

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Zanzibar ventures ,

Biscuits

I came for the amazing biscuits; I left with candid interviews and stronger connections to some of my favorite artists. Thank you for all you do to further art. ❤️🫂

reuben274748373 ,

Norcal Guy is one of the NFTverse’s most loved art collectors and supporters

Thoughtful and engaging conversations between art collector NorCal Guy and artists in the NFT space. Ranging from informal and funny stories on their own personal journeys to insightful and important advice on how to navigate the space, it’s always a great listen. Everyone loves Norcal Guy!

Abua7med ID ,

Nomadic Frame Review

This is the real deal! Authentic discussions about how things really are. Want to listen to a podcast about NFTs then this is definitely the one to listen to.

Definitely worth 5 stars!

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