The Holy Ghost Notes Podcast

The Holy Ghost Notes Podcast

Holy Ghost Notes is a podcast that focuses on real talk about Christianity and Drums hosted by Matt Greiner and Tim Anderson. Candid conversations challenge the status quo, and inspire people to be their best selves and to live fulfilled lives.

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January 9, 2022 72 min

On episode sixty eight of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt keeps forgetting to mention that he’s engaged (badum tss). Tim and his family have Covid but that doesn’t stop the guys from having a healthy conversation to kick off the new year. Matt and Tim start by talking a little about the recent Christmas Burns Red show, then transition into their first topics of 2022. They talk about putting in the work and doing the hard things to hit your ...

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On episode sixty seven of Ho-Ho-Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim catch up and talk about preparing for Christmas, then briefly refocus their attention towards those who may be having a difficult time during this holiday season and speak to the part that we all play in being there for each other. Matt draws up an interesting hypothetical scenario and the guys discuss their differences when it comes to the anticipation of playing drums...

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December 9, 2021 63 min

On episode sixty six of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim bring back their good friends and top requested return guests, Adam Gray (Texas In July) and Andrew Tkaczyk (The Ghost Inside). Adam talks about returning to the drum kit for the upcoming Christmas Burns Red show and about posting new content to his YouTube channel. Andrew talks about performing with TGI again and about his side projects, including a pop-punk project with Tim a...

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On episode sixty five of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim start by talking about Thanksgiving then quickly shift over to gratitude after sharing about a close friend’s car accident that happened the morning of the recording. Matt drops three important points to keep top of mind, then, as a follow up to their “goals” topic, the guys talk about “growth”, both in drumming and in life. They each outline three areas where they’ve seen gro...

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November 10, 2021 75 min

On episode sixty four of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt tells of his near-death experience and the guys catch up on life now that Matt is home from tour. Then they bring on their friend Adam Skatula (drummer of Citizens and long-time A&R rep at Tooth & Nail/Solid State Records) for a heart to heart. Adam shares about his experience at Mars Hill church in Seattle prior to its scandalous collapse and speaks on the importance of separ...

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On episode sixty three of Holy Ghost Notes, Tim shares about some changes in his life and what he’s been learning along the way. This launches the guys into a conversation about what church is/should be (surprise surprise). Matt talks about a meaningful experience that emphasized the true value of setting goals, and he reveals some new goals that he’s set for himself. Then, Tim spurs on the robust topic of idolatry, and what he’s b...

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On episode sixty two of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim talk on a whim about being insecure about their appearance and the negative effects of those insecurities. They dive into their drum topic comparing the subtleties of complex styles of drumming versus simpler styles of drumming, and how they both have a place and a purpose. Then, the guys bite off a little more than they can chew with the topic of what it means to be a good ste...

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On episode sixty one of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim laugh about the technical difficulties leading up to the recording of the episode, and Matt realizes how much has changed in his life since the last time he was recording from the back lounge of the tour bus. The guys start off by outlining the importance of “finding your why” as a drummer/musician. Then, similarly cover the topic of finding the why behind actions followed unde...

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September 9, 2021 88 min

On episode sixty of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim are joined by Seamus Evely (host of the Drumeo Gab podcast). Seamus opens up about his departure from Drumeo Gab and his new life chapter fueled by a fire and a new baby on the way. The guys discuss life, podcasting, drumming, and Seamus shares a little about his new podcast “Shootin’ the Shit with Seamus,” as well as a touching spiritual experience he had with his son.

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On episode fifty nine of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim catch up a little bit and talk about Tim’s vacation and Matt’s upcoming tour. They also realize some similarities in their individual growth and comment on their slight change of heart throughout the life of the podcast. Matt “kicks it off” with the “hard hitting” and “dynamic” topic of writing a drum solo. He “breaks down” his process and the guys “roll” out the most importan...

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August 9, 2021 68 min

On episode fifty eight of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim are joined by their new friend, Mike Sleath (drummer for Shawn Mendes). Mike talks about his background, his experience with rejection (and sweet redemption), and shares a couple painfully awkward experiences meeting his drummer heroes. The guys talk about the difficulty of finding time to progress on drums while on tour, the value of treating everyone with equal respect, and...

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On episode fifty seven of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim talk about their fondness ProTools for music and audio production, then transition into talking about their daily practice routines. Matt breaks down a simple way to structure your practice time and set goals, while still keeping it fun and relaxed. It starts getting fishy when Matt tells a compelling story that keeps Tim on his toes. The guys finish it out with a couple fasc...

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July 9, 2021 78 min

On episode fifty six of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim "exchange some pleasantries" and talk about the need for a getaway or something special outside of your normal workflow. Then they introduce their friend, Dave King (founder of iMatter Festival and executive director of HeartSupport). Matt and Dave reminisce a little bit about their friendship and how it developed. Dave talks about the YourLife Gathering/Conference, his...

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On episode fifty five of Holy Ghost Notes, Tim kicks it off by correcting a mistake he made in a prior episode after being called out by a listener, the guys joke about Matt’s role as Peter Criss in an upcoming movie, and announce an upcoming HeartSupport conference. After Tim reveals a surprising factoid, they talk about how it’s never too late to brush off the dust and get back on the drums. Matt brings a hard hitting topic on ho...

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On episode fifty four of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt takes us to Hollywood (or maybe just New Jersey) by teasing his breakout role in a new feature film. Then Tim and Matt run through a list of “drumming essentials” or what they believe are the most crucial elements to being a proficient drummer, regardless of what style of music you play. They round it out with the deeply personal topic of Intrusive Thoughts and find some revelation an...

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On episode fifty three of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt talks about the preparation that went into the August Burns Red: Leveler 10 Year Anniversary Live Stream event. The guys proceed to reminisce about their friendship in 2011 when Leveler was first written and recorded. Then Tim and Matt each share a video of a drum performance that has meaning to them and talk about the difference between performing live in front of an audience versus...

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On episode fifty two of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim, in typical fashion, follow a tangent right out the gate prior to introducing an exciting evolution to the Inner Circle membership. Then the guys exchange frightening, painful, and embarrassing stories from their time on the road. They finish it out with the topic of “temptation” and come to realize some fascinating, insightful, and helpful parallels leading to a powerful concl...

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On episode fifty one of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim get back to the classic format after four consecutive guest episodes and kick it off with some lighthearted banter. After getting a little sidetracked, the guys decide to revisit the topic of drum gear and the reasoning behind their choice equipment. They finish out the episode with another “hard hitting” topic rooted in a verse out of Ecclesiastes, seasons in life. 

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April 9, 2021 79 min

On episode fifty of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim are joined by drummer, composer and orchestrator, Hal Rosenfeld, who has worked on projects for The Greatest Showman, Ringo Starr, Hans Zimmer, Kanye, Fortnite, The Jonas Brothers, and many more! Hal tells some outrageous stories of sessions he's worked on, and the guys talk about the most valuable way to succeed in the music industry. Finally, they all take turns talking about...

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March 24, 2021 83 min

On episode forty nine of Holy Ghost Notes, Matt and Tim catch up after a busy couple of weeks then bring on special guest, Kortney Grinwis (drummer of Chapel).  Matt and Kortney talk about a small venue experience they shared together and the tendency to be over critical of yourself as a performer, then they discuss mentally preparing for a show, the effect Covid has had on the industry, and new music from Chapel. Kortney also shar...

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