Life After Rehearsal
By Ben Di Millo & Stephen Adubofuor
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Life After Rehearsal is a podcast hosted by two musicians in their early 20's, Ben Di Millo and Stephen Adubofuor, who have decided to document their conversations, thoughts and experiences as they attempt to traverse the world of musical performance.
||Explicit#26 - Canadian Tour and Europe Trip Recap (Part Two)||Robbie Rigg and Alex Jee from The Lionyls stop by the podcast studio for a follow-up conversation about their Canadian tour! ------------------------------------------- This podcast is brought to you by BANDBIZ. Visit www.mybandbiz.com to...||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#25 - Canadian Tour and Europe Trip Recap (Part One)||After more than a month of touring Canada with the Lionyls and after a few weeks in Europe, Stephen and Ben finally re-unite for a multi-part podcast series to recap their adventures! In part one, Stephen and Ben get deep into the logistical side of...||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#24 - Tour Updates and Podcast Plans for September!||This week on Life After Rehearsal, Ben sits down solo to layout out the podcast plans for the next month or so while Stephen is away on tour with the Lionyls. Visit www.thelionyls.com to see if the Lionyls and Stephen are coming to a town near...||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#23 - Alex Jee and Robbie Rigg of The Lionyls||Alex Jee and Robbie Rigg, bassist and guitarist for the Lionyls respectively, join us on the podcast! We chat about the Lionyls self-titled full length album, the band's progression and their upcoming Canadian tour for which Stephen...||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#22 - Jeremy Fisher||Canadian singer-songwriter Jeremy Fisher joins us on the podcast this week! Jeremy chats with us about biking across the continent three times, stolen garbage cans and how his music career has evolved over the past fifteen years. ...||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#21 - Bluesfest Recap, Live Album Recording and Stephen's Tour||This week on Life After Rehearsal, Stephen and Ben return from a brief hiatus to discuss the crazy month of July! They recap their experience playing at the RBC Ottawa Bluesfest, the Eru-Era LIVE Album Recording weekend at Irene's Pub and touch...||8/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#20 - Sarah Bradley||Singer-songwriter and Fevers front-woman Sarah Bradley joins us on the podcast to chat about the new Fevers album entitled "Apologia". Check it out here: https://itun.es/ca/RTx3kb We also talk about changing university majors, seeking out...||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#19 - Word Habits, Purpose and Falling Down||Are Thundercat and Batman the same person? Ben and Stephen sit down to chat about things they say a lot, the importance of purpose (the "why") as well as Stephen's claim that he hasn't fallen down in a few years. Additionally, we discuss...||6/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#18 - Technology, Kids These Days and Balance||Stephen and Ben sit down to chat about ever changing technology, follow up on their conversation regarding online dating and discuss trying to define and achieve balance in our twenties. This podcast is brought to you by BANDBIZ. Visit...||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#17 - Stephen's Nightmares, Musical Roles and Crush Rate||Ben and Stephen sit down to discuss what happened to Steve the night of July 15th, 2016, the different roles musicians play and the importance of balancing them. Additionally, they chat about the importance of really crushing every song within a...||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#16 - Barracuda Guitars, Bagels and Hot Pockets (w/Alex Moxon)||Our friend Alex Moxon stops by to shoot the breeze! Alex is a musician based in Ottawa, Canada and member of groups the Hilotrons, as well as the Chocolate Hot Pockets - to name a few. We chat about his musical upbringing, practice...||5/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#15 - uberEATS, Album Flow and NYC||Ben and Stephen chat about an interesting uberEATS Facebook comment, the flow of an album and the beauty of creating musical tension. They also talk about NYC and the goal of sitting in at one of the city's jazz jams. This podcast is...||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#14 - Zip.ca, Practice Approach and Slowing Down||Ben and Stephen sit down to reminisce about Blockbuster, share practice approaches and talk about taking time to study the history of your instrument. This podcast is brought to you by BANDBIZ. Visit www.mybandbiz.com to start your...||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#13 - Garett Bass calls in||This one's short and sweet - a quick impromptu call with Garett Bass, member of Ottawa band Slack Bridges and creator of Ottawa soul festival Bangers & Mash. Bangers & Mash was in it's first year and Ben, his sister Mackenzie and Stephen had...||3/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#12 - Ben & Stephen||A special Valentines Day edition of the Life After Rehearsal Podcast. After a brief hiatus and a pretty significant change in Ben's life, Ben and Stephen sit down to talk about the importance of making the tough call and why prolonging a hard...||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#11 - Kamara Morozuk||Kamara Morozuk is a professional concert photographer working in and around Ottawa. She sits down with Ben and Stephen to talk about her experience shooting RBC Ottawa Bluesfest this past year, her photography upbringing and the work that goes...||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#10 - Alex Petrachuk||Alex Petrachuk is an actor, theatre artist and long time friend of Ben. She is also a recent graduate of Concordia University's BFA Theatre Performance Program and is currently based in Montreal, Quebec. Alex sits down with Ben and...||12/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#9 - Clayton Connell||The original Life After Rehearsal guest, Clayton Connell, makes a glorious return - this time, with no technical issues! Clayton Connell is a professional musician born in Toronto, Ontario, and long time friend of Ben and Stephen. Clayton...||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#8 - Chris Ferrante||Chris Ferrante is the founder and owner of Bandbiz, an application that makes it incredibly easy for musicians to manage their business. Chris sits down with Ben and Stephen to chat about the app's functionality and how his experience as a...||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#7 - Kane Wilkinson||Kane Wilkinson is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Dusty Organ, a music blog and website. Kane joins us in studio to talk about his beginnings, how the Dusty Organ came to be and much more. www.dustyorgan.com FB/lifeafterrehearsal...||11/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#6 - Ben Di Millo & Stephen Adubofuor||Ben and Stephen chat about legacy, posting on social media and the importance of having conversations. Facebook/LifeAfterRehearsal Twitter @AfterRehearsal Instagram @LifeAfterRehearsal ...||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#5 - Caleel Hall||Caleel Hall is a musician (member of Ottawa group Soundproof), mechanic, as well as long time friend and mentor of Stephen. We sit down to talk about growing up musically in church and the effect it has on a player. Additionally, we...||11/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#4 - Ben Di Millo and Stephen Adubofuor||Ben and Stephen chat about ghosts, learning from players of other instruments and discuss their mindsets when graduating high school as well as decisions they made regarding post-secondary work and education. PG Funk - Chocolate...||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#3 - Ed Lister||Ed Lister is a professional trumpet player, composer and record label owner currently residing in Ottawa, Canada. He also happens to be the bandleader, composer and arranger for Eru-Era, a band that Ben and Stephen are members of. Ed sits...||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#2 - Ben Di Millo and Stephen Adubofuor||Ben and Stephen chat about irritating food orders, the importance of listening as a musician and whether or not technology can come close to matching an in-person, real life experience. Recorded on Thursday, September 29th, 2016. ...||10/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#1 - Ben Di Millo and Stephen Adubofuor||Ben & Stephen introduce themselves, talk about why they've decided to start a podcast and touch on how important consistency is in a world full of technological distraction with regards to practicing an instrument, podcasting or whatever goal one...||9/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Great Ottawa podcast
These guys are awesome. Expertise in music but all of life's topics are discussed. One of my favorite podcasts, always happy when a new episode is up.
Great quality on the technical side, keep it up!