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The Audible Nexus of the Creative Arts. The Creative Convergence podcast focuses no the journey artists take to fuel their creative passions. Released weekly we speak with musicians, actors, producers, authors, filmmakers, stylists and more! We look at the industry from all directions and try to uncover the magic that makes creatives tick.

The Creative Convergence The Creative Convergence

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

The Audible Nexus of the Creative Arts. The Creative Convergence podcast focuses no the journey artists take to fuel their creative passions. Released weekly we speak with musicians, actors, producers, authors, filmmakers, stylists and more! We look at the industry from all directions and try to uncover the magic that makes creatives tick.

    The Creative Convergence Podcast #99 - Ben Carter

    The Creative Convergence Podcast #99 - Ben Carter

    Ben Carter is a guy from Missouri who happens to have lived the majority of his life in California. He moved to Los Angeles 20 years ago to work in entertainment and currently works at the Television Academy where he is the Senior Director of Event Production. As an in-house producer, Ben works on year-round programming for the Academy’s 20k+ membership including the Primetime Emmy Awards. Off the battlefield, he is a husband,  girl dad and a major food and beverage nerd, soon to be Level 2 on his WSET training…oh and by the way, he now lives in Nashville…

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    • 1 hr 47 min
    The Creative Convergence Podcast #98 - Ej Worland

    The Creative Convergence Podcast #98 - Ej Worland

    While EJ Worland is originally from Australia, his sound and soul is firmly planted in the roots of American vintage rhythm & blues, soul and the timeless grooves of Bill Withers, Sam Cooke and Marvin Gaye.

    For his latest body of work Worland goes all in, recording a collection of powerful tracks that wait for no one’s agenda, giving the listener an intimate look at his musical awakening over the last few years – from his years touring with bands in Australia to his own personal journey into the sun-kissed streets of Los Angeles.

    EJ Worland’s debut record “No One Left To Blame” has been widely acclaimed.

    Some highlights:

    - Strong media support from press and both Australian and US radio.


    Receiving US radio debut on “Morning Becomes Eclectic” as well as being a “Spring Sound track feature” (KCRW).
    Single “Over The Pond” was named in “The AU Review’s 40 Best Australian Tracks of 2020’.
    He was Invited to perform on Allen Stone’s Youtube series “Live At The Lodge”
    He did an Australian tour supporting Allen Stone 2021

    Call it purpose. Call it release. Call it enlightened soul. Call it anything you want, but the sound of EJ Worland is an experience you won’t be able to shake.

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    • 51 min
    The Creative Convergence Podcast #97 - Cullen Wright

    The Creative Convergence Podcast #97 - Cullen Wright

    Raised in a small town in Nebraska, Cullen grew up surrounded by a literal endless horizon -- fertile ground for an active imagination and adventurous spirit. Following his curiosity for science and a passion for the arts, he journeyed from a University of Nebraska, Lincoln Pre-med, to an L.A. Writer, Director, and Visual  Effects Artist. Over the years, he's worked on shows like Room 104, Silicon Valley, Strange Angel, and Man in the High Castle. The pandemic reignited his passion for writing screenplays and making movies.  A passion that pushes him to joyfully chisel his way through the pages until the day all of his visions can be brought to life, on screens big and small.

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    • 1 hr 36 min
    The Creative Convergence Podcast #96 - Candace Promotes All Things

    The Creative Convergence Podcast #96 - Candace Promotes All Things

    Our host Candace Devine gives some insight to her personal journey as an artist and building a new production company in the time of Covid.

    Candace Devine is a songwriter on the Grammy Nominated Album, “Wild Heart '' by Mindi Abair. Her song, "I'll Be Your Home" was recorded by Mindi Abair and Keb Mo. She has been a backup singer for Christina Aguilera, a recognizable voice for film and television singing for Chico’s So Slimming Jeans, The theme song of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny,  Bonneville, Georgia Rule, The Voice, WIGS network, and many other tv/film and radio placements. She has opened for and/or recorded with/for the likes of Ringo Starr, Christina Aguilera, Mindi Abair, Adam Lambert, Michelle Branch, Little River Band, Styx, The Four Tops, Josh Kelley, Survivor, Missing Persons, Steven Van  Zandt, Boyz II Men and more! She has also wowed audiences with the National Anthem at Warriors, Clippers, and Phoenix Suns games. She is currently the host of the Creative Convergence Podcast and "Further West Presents: Live From The Raven Sound Studio" which you can find on the Further West Youtube Channel. She is the front woman in the band Ponderosa Grove that just won the 2021 Music Prize Festival, and she is the President of Further West, a live event and digital content production company based out of Prescott, AZ.





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    • 37 min
    The Creative Convergence Podcast #95 - Dylan Ludwig

    The Creative Convergence Podcast #95 - Dylan Ludwig

    Dylan Ludwig is a producer and songwriter based out of Prescott, Arizona.

    Ludwig honed his skills making bedroom recordings and eventually formed and fronted various groups such as Shady Grass, The Barrio Ramblers, and Fallen Arrows, as well as performing solo throughout the state.

    He is the manager and head engineer/producer at Raven Sound Studio and has worked with Artists like Ponderosa Grove, Ben Dickey, decker., The Blank Tapes, Reed Turchi and Candace Devine.

    His self-produced debut single, “Days Go By”, is a bouncy, Beatles-esque tune jam-packed with fuzz guitars, mellotron, vocal harmonies and a horn section, reminiscent of the classic sounds of the 60s and 70s.

    In 2019, Ludwig released “Streetwise”, a high-energy album of instrumental indie-blues riff-rock for the music library Endgame that has garnered him multiple commercial and television placements while also showing his ability to branch out into different genres of music.

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    The Creative Convergence Podcast #94 - Matt Adams

    The Creative Convergence Podcast #94 - Matt Adams

    The Blank Tapes is the moniker of Southern California-based multi-instrumentalist, Matt Adams, who has produced over a dozen albums of 1960’s and 70’s inspired folk-rock-surf-psych-soul-pop on Volcom, Burger Records, Antenna Farm, and many others. Their latest album being 2020’s Power Trio, where Matt playing all the instruments. The band has toured throughout the US, UK, Europe, Canada, Brazil, Japan & even Costa Rica. Matt has also produced other artists including Sugar Candy Mountain, The Regrettes, Pearl Charles, Kath Bloom & many more. Matt is also the artist behind his band’s posters & album covers as well as doing art for the Grateful Dead, Chris Robinson, Langhorne Slim, FolkYeah & more!

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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Shantorr ,

LOVE THIS PODCAST

Candace is such an amazing host - she is engaged and truly passionate and curious about her guests. She has a gift for connecting with others and for providing her own thoughtful insights as she interviews. Her guests are so interesting and I enjoy hearing all of their personal stories and histories, and what they’ve experienced on their creative journeys. The podcast is very well produced and just a real treat!

Hayley Elizabeth Carr ,

Word is spreading fast about this gem of a podcast!

I love this podcast! Not only because I was gifted with the opportunity to be part of it but because we get to hear so many of the personal journeys creative artists go through and we can draw inspiration and guidance from each and every one of them. Candace Devine is not only one of the most talented people on the planet but she’s a natural interviewer! She has a way of making her guests feel so relaxed that it’s easy for them to open up and share their story. A true gem of a podcast that is not to be missed!

sad_fan1 ,

A Secret Treasure Podcast!

I just found this podcast and I absolutely love it! Great stories and great insight into music and creativity!

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