14 episodes

A podcast about the intersections of tattooing, with dope ass guest artists.

The Teardown editaudio Originals

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

A podcast about the intersections of tattooing, with dope ass guest artists.

    Are Apprenticeships Obsolete? With Jalen Frizzell

    Are Apprenticeships Obsolete? With Jalen Frizzell

    This week Vegas is joined by tattooer Jalen Frizzell aka fuzzywuzzums. They chat about how apprenticeships have traditionally been violent and predatory. Exploring the benefits of a traditional apprenticeship, the process of obtaining an apprenticeship, as well as personal experiences with apprenticeships as Black tattooers.

    Relevant links:

    Fuzzywuzzums 

    The Teardown is an editaudio Original podcast. This episode was produced by Vegas Ink and Ali Sirois. It was edited, mixed, and mastered by Ali Sirois. Our Executive Producer is Steph Colbourn. Thank you to our Production Manager, Kathleen Speckert, and the whole editaudio team!

    editaudio is a full-suite podcast production studio working in Canada, the US and the UK. If you're looking to start a podcast or need help with a specific task like editing, we can support you at any stage of your process. Get in touch with us here!

    Follow Vegas on Instagram: @vegas.ink

    Follow editaudio: Instagram: editaud.io, twitter: @editaud_io 

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    • 54 min
    Riri Stars and Tattoo Trends: With Krys Ink

    Riri Stars and Tattoo Trends: With Krys Ink

    This week, Vegas is joined by tattooer, friend and studio mate Krys to chat all things tattoo trends. From Rihanna-inspired sternum tattoos to their most embarrassing trendy tattoos, they break down trends over the years and look at where the industry is going. 

    Relevant links:

    Krys Ink


    The Teardown is an editaudio Original podcast. This episode was produced by Vegas Ink and Ali Sirois. It was edited, mixed, and mastered by Ali Sirois. Our Executive Producer is Steph Colbourn. Thank you to our Production Manager, Kathleen Speckert, and the whole editaudio team!

    editaudio is a full-suite podcast production studio working in Canada, the US and the UK. If you're looking to start a podcast or need help with a specific task like editing, we can support you at any stage of your process. Get in touch with us here!

    Follow Vegas on Instagram: @vegas.ink

    Follow editaudio: Instagram: editaud.io, twitter: @editaud_io 

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 56 min
    Revitalizing Tā Moko and Reclaiming Maori Tattooing: With Julie Paama Pengelly

    Revitalizing Tā Moko and Reclaiming Maori Tattooing: With Julie Paama Pengelly

    This week Vegas is joined by Tā Moko artist, painter and organizer Julie Paama-Pengelly to talk about the revitalization of the Maori art of tattooing. They talk about how the history of colonization has impacted the art and how the practice and Maori identity is being reclaimed. 

    Relevant links:

    Julie Paama Pengelly 

    Art Body Creative Studio

    The Teardown is an editaudio Original podcast. This episode was produced by Vegas Ink and Ali Sirois. It was edited, mixed, and mastered by Ali Sirois. Our Executive Producer is Steph Colbourn. Thank you to our Production Manager, Kathleen Speckert, and the whole editaudio team!

    editaudio is a full-suite podcast production studio working in Canada, the US and the UK. If you're looking to start a podcast or need help with a specific task like editing, we can support you at any stage of your process. Get in touch with us here!

    Follow Vegas on Instagram: @vegas.ink

    Follow editaudio: Instagram: editaud.io, twitter: @editaud_io 

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Sobriety and Tattooing: With Faith Alexandra Marie

    Sobriety and Tattooing: With Faith Alexandra Marie

    Tattoo culture has largely centered itself with substances but could things be changing? This week Vegas sits down with Faith Alexandra Marie aka Needle Imprints to discuss navigating the tattoo industry as a sober person. They chat about building community in ways that don’t center around substances and talk about how building a spiritual practice can help you stay grounded. 

    Relevant links:
    Needle Imprints 
    Pieces to Pathways 
    The Teardown is an editaudio Original podcast. This episode was produced by Vegas Ink and Ali Sirois. It was edited, mixed, and mastered by Ali Sirois. Our Executive Producer is Steph Colbourn. Thank you to our Production Manager, Kathleen Speckert, and the whole editaudio team!

    editaudio is a full-suite podcast production studio working in Canada, the US and the UK. If you're looking to start a podcast or need help with a specific task like editing, we can support you at any stage of your process. Get in touch with us here!

    Follow Vegas on Instagram: @vegas.ink

    Follow Faith: @needle.imprints

    Follow editaudio: Instagram: editaud.io, twitter: @editaud_io 

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 42 min
    Allow Me to Re-Introduce Myself

    Allow Me to Re-Introduce Myself

    In this episode, Vegas sets intentions for the second season of The Teardown.

    • 23 min
    Trauma Informed Tattooing: With Tamara Santibañez

    Trauma Informed Tattooing: With Tamara Santibañez

    This episode Vegas sits down with interdisciplinary artist, oral historian and tattooer Tamara Santibañez. They discuss how the tattoo industry has been largely unsafe for women, non-men and racialized folks and explore how to integrate trauma-informed practices within tattooing. They also unpack the ways in which the idea of "safe spaces" have been largely commodified and how to begin to empower our clientele/ tattoo collectors.

    Relevant links:
    Tamara Santibañez
    Tattooing as Liberation Work 
    Tamara Santibañez Substack


    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Ashpickle ,

Love this podcast

Haven’t heard any other tattoo podcasts like this one. Vegas has the real conversations that give people insight into the many aspects of tattooing. It’s also funny, hits the mark head on, great podcast.

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