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Episode 115: Raising the Bar

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Thanks to Shelley Bowers (of Sizzle Pie) and Emily Overstreet and Seymour (of the Aladdin Theater) for stopping by this week! You can listen to the episode above, or download it right here.

Topic:

  • Bartending in music venues
  • How has working the bar at venues changed how they view live music, and their profession?
  • What should bar patrons know about proper etiquette?

Songs:

  • Silver Jews – “Punks in the Beerlight”
  • AC/DC – “Have a Drink on Me”
  • Swervedriver – “Setting Sun”
  • UB40 – “Red Red Wine”
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Episode 105: Sound Advice

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Thanks to Paul O’Brien and Alex Arrowsmith for joining us this week! Check out the episode above, or download it right here!

Topic:

  • The role of the sound engineer in live music
  • What does a typical day for a sound person look like?
  • Can doing sound for an artist you love ruin that artist for you?
  • What are some of the most memorable – good or bad – moments of the job?
  • What advice could we give to people who want to learn to be sound engineers, or bands looking to make their live shows sound better?

Songs:

  • Robert DeLong – “Global Concepts”
  • Alex Arrowsmith – “Kill Me One More Time”
  • Slowdive – “Here She Comes”
  • Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention – “Trouble Every Day”
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