On this episode I chat with Pittsburgh music producer and vinyl dj - BusCrates. He's one of my personal hometown favorites, and his music combines elements of hip-hop, synthesizer funk, and disco. He is also an avid user of the live streaming p
Listen to the new album with me before it comes out! In this episode I go through the upcoming album and comment on the making of each song and the recording process as a whole. The album gets released on October 29th, 2021. Hear it first here
In this episode I talk about the making of the album Word of the Soul. Lots of rambling. You can download or listen to the album here: https://chalkdinosaur.com/album/1679013/word-of-the-soul or on Spotify.
Recap of what happened since episode 18.
Word of the Soul: https://chalkdinosaur.bandcamp.com/album/word-of-the-soul
Chalk Dinosaur - Live at Homefest - 06.11.2020
In this episode I talk music with Steve Ippolito, a drummer in Pittsburgh who plays in a band called The Clock Reads.
note** There are a couple spots where the conversation cuts out and picks up later on in the conversation. This was my first
In this episode I talk about the 3 new Chalk Dinosaur albums, the music I've been doing for some new indie VR games, COVID-19, and my thoughts on managing doubt, identifying targets, and seeking vision. Relevant links:
Chalk Dinosaur - "Pea
On this episode, I talk with Katie Oltmanns who works in the radio industry as a DJ on 105.9 and 104.7, the live music industry, and is the founder of a local music podcast called Scene Unheard. Katie details what it's like working in radio, ho
On today's episode I have a discussion with Paul Guarino, one of the owners and founders of ASCEND, a rock climbing gym in Pittsburgh. Interestingly, I've been involved musically with ASCEND since they opened. They've used Chalk Dinosaur music
If we want to feel inspiration, we must not wait for it to find us, but rather, we must seek it out and cultivate it. If we feed it, it will grow. If we neglect it, it will wither.
In this episode I share my thoughts on actively seeking and ma
In this episode I sit down with Jeremy Colbert who is a Pittsburgh based singer/songwriter, guitar and terrapan player. Jeremy plays in a Pittsburgh folk rock band called Nameless in August, but this episode focuses on his upcoming solo album c
In this episode I have a conversation with Michael Berger, bassist and writer for a Pittsburgh band called The Clock Reads. I would describe their music as a fusion of jazz, jam, funk, and latin. They just released a new album called Gnomon whi
On this episode I talk with my friend Sean Howard. If you go to any of the smaller PA music festivals, you've probably seen Sean running sound or lights. I met Sean at a festival called FarmJammaLamma in 2016. He was one of the lighting and sou
This episode features songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist Shane McLaughlin of the Pittsburgh folk band Buffalo Rose. In this conversation we talk about songwriting, recording, journaling, and a bunch of other random stuff.
In this episode I reflect on the results of my "Lifestyle Design Experiment" in which I observe the following daily practices for one month:
1. Wake up at 4:30am
2. 15 minutes of meditation
3. 3 pages of journaling
4. 1 hour of exercise
This episode welcomes my first podcast guest, Lucas Bowman. Lucas is a classical and jazz pianist who plays keyboard in a Pittsburgh soul-rock band called The Commonheart.
Check out their new album Pressure, available everywhere.
I met Lucas
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