By Brent Lyons
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This podcast is about trying to demystify the art of music by asking musicians how they figured out how to play instruments, write songs, be in bands, and make records.
||CleanEP11 - Clint Hoyler (Aurora Motels, Suitcase)||Bass man Clint Hoyler came over to Lyons Mane studios and talked to us about the importance of locking in with the drummer, how positivity can foster your creativity, and gives his take on the eternal question: fingers or pick? Listen to...||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP10 - Jen Gilleran (Producer, Engineer, Drummer)||For the 10th episode of the podcast, I sat down with Jen Gilleran and talked about putting yourself at the service of an instrument, trying not to impose meaning on something, and knowing when and how to communicate with a band that you’re...||1/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP9 - Derek Bennett (Kiro Skiro)||#FriendofthePod Derek Bennett makes his debut on the show this week and talks to us about using constraints to fuel your creativity, leaving enough room in your playing for other voices to come through, and adjusting multi-layered recordings into a...||1/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP8 - Brian Kidd (Kylmyys)||Brian Kidd stops by this week and talks to us about writing music specifically for licensing, how he incorporates other forms of media to get his music in front of people, and shares some bad band breakup stories! If you enjoy the podcast, it...||12/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP7 - Moon Baillie (Pampa)||In today's episode, Moon Baillie welcomes us into his home and we have a great conversation about learning to play music in Argentina, writing soul-less jingles in New York, and trying to manage a touring schedule with four other dudes! If you enjoy...||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP6 - Eric Snyder (Second Coming, The Crying Spell, Iron Dragon)||This week I talked with Eric Snyder about ignoring the popular genres of the day and playing the style of music that you really love, collaborating with bandmates who have a different vision for the group, and learning to shred at the LA Musicians...||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP5 - Allie LaRoe (The Feral Folk)||Allie LaRoe drops by the podcast and tells us about her life as a full time musician. Allie also opens up about writing songs for other people, the freedom that comes from using a stage name, and makes me seriously reconsider my disdain for the...||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP4 - Lance Hofstad (Wuhlux, Estocar)||In today's episode of the podcast, Lance Hofstad tells how he gets an audience to engage at a show, the long road he took to finding an original sound and style, and how he built a network of out of state musicians and venues as an independent,...||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP3 - Jalal Andre (gloryBots, Echo Texture)||On this episode of the podcast, Jalal Andre tells us about the pros and cons of writing music alone, the importance of sequencing the songs in an album, and remembering the melodies you hear in your dreams!||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP2 - Levi Seitz (Black Belt Mastering)||In today's episode, Levi Seitz walks us through the long road he took to starting his mastering company, Black Belt. We talk about the mentors who open the doors of opportunity, working with your heroes, and quitting school to follow a girl.||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP1 - Steve Bergstrom (Finger Guns, Dapper Jones)||In the first official episode of Solving Sounds, I talk to Steve Bergstrom about his history playing music and how he's been able to navigate being in bands, record albums, and play shows.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction||Before I start diving into episodes, I wanted to explain what this podcast is about, who I am, and what people can expect from the show.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
What a unique podcast! Informative and interesting, I will definitely recommend it to some friends. You don’t have to be a musician to listen!
Great Easy going conversation!
Brent has a great relaxed vibe with his podcast! Easy going conversations and especially interesting for those who love music! Definitely worth a listen!
If you have a band or thinking of creating one, the the range of local insights from his guests are really interesting. I got sucked into the Jalal Andre episode — it was a thoughtful interview and even funny at times. The sound quality of this show is superb, as you would might expect!