In this short episode, I talk about saying goodbye to the beloved family dog, and debate names for a fishing boat. We cap off the episode with music by Oliver Waterman.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
In episode 32 I discuss my latest approach to composing and overcoming writer's block. Topics also include some recent horror movies I've seen and how Grateful Dead music belongs on the classical guitar. The show caps off with 2 great pieces by Jared S. Coffin.
I suppose I barely touched on what I hated about Werewolves Within. I largely found the movie to be predictable and the humor forced and over the top. I appreciate a good horror comedy, but not to the cartoonish levels of this movie. We saw the best parts of the movie in the trailer, which I suggest watching as an alternative to the movie.
Regarding the Fear St. movies, what I mostly disliked about the first one was the lack of likable protagonists. I found it difficult to feel invested in their mortal outcomes, with the exception of the the Iron Maiden kid. He was great. Overall though, the story was interesting enough to make it enjoyable.
I thought the 2nd movie had a little more to offer with the characters being somewhat more relatable, plus it probably helps that you're more established in the setting after the 1st movie. It also didn't suffer from the hyperactive song changes that were over the top in the first movie.
There it is.
Monday, July 19, 2021
In this episode I'm pleased to be joined by guitarist and luthier, Kristian Heim to discuss all things classical guitar building. The episode features music by Kristian Heim and Freya Shaw.
Here are some pics of Kristian's latest build "the Brazillian." Be sure to check out Kristian's website here: Kristian Heim Website
Also, here is the link from Freya Shaw for the film project she is working on.
Sunday, May 30, 2021
Topics include unapologetic love for the Grateful Dead, and classical guitar reference on a tv show, and home recording setup. The show finishes with 3 pieces by Etienne de Lavaulx.
Also, I didn't mention it on the podcast but the new cedar top is currently performing the role of holding the Koyunbaba tuning. I haven't played the piece in a few years, but felt inspired to revisit it with the new cedar. The piece lends itself to cedar well, I think.
Sunday, April 25, 2021
Saturday, March 27, 2021
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