Jun 21, 2017
This week we met up with indie rock band Milo In The Doldrums at their Fairfax City rehearsal space, and discussed their studio work, history and shifting lineups, the importance of fast-paced recording and releases, lessons learned from working at music venues, the decision-making process behind releasing music...
Jun 7, 2017
This week we spoke to theatre artist Rebecca Wahls, a director in the DC area who most recently directed Dark Times at Grimesville High as part of the 2016 Capitol Fringe Festival. We discussed her upcoming effort We Found the Wild Things, the debut production from the Who What Where Theater Company, of which she is a...
May 24, 2017
This week we spoke with Jason Thompson, a double bass player currently playing in the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. We discussed the business aspects of working as a classical musician, including freelancing, auditioning, and moving from orchestra to orchestra, as well as logistical challenges of rehearsing...
May 10, 2017
This week we spoke to Melanie Shark, a DC-area singer-songwriter
who also records, produces, and distributes her own material both
as a solo artist and a member of the duo Paradeux. We discussed her
approach to songwriting, arranging, and DIY recording, as well as
music distribution and ways to monetize music.
Apr 19, 2017
This week we spoke to Kevin Knight, a prolific singer,
songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer based out of
northern Virginia. We discussed his approach to songwriting and
production, experiments with tape and studio technology, musical
influences (both traditional and avant garde), and dogs.