Checking in with Adamchak

Checking in with Adamchak

Jason Adamchak is both a visionary and a storyteller. He carries a deep passion for dance music, festivals, and advocating for mental health. Behind the mic and each beat, there is a story to tell, an emotion to feel, and a life to change. This podcast is here to celebrate the successes of many in the industry by creating the space and time to share stories. He is here to take his listeners on a journey by connecting music and mental health together one beat and one voice at a time. Connect with Jason Adamchak:


May 26, 2022 29 mins

Sunsetters, the time is almost upon us where we will be walking into the sunset to celebrate Sunset Music Festival's big 10th anniversary! For the first time in SMF history, the event will be happening for a full THREE Days (May 27th -May 29th) at Raymond James Stadium North Lot in Tampa, Fla. 

Disco Donnie Presents, Heartbeat International, and Sunset Events band to reunite Sunsetters from all different walks of life to walk i...

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In Episode 27, we welcome Celeste Olvera to the show from Los Angeles, California. Celeste has more than five years of promotion experience for music events. She has past internship experiences with Dirtybird Records, RealMusic Events, Splendid Sun Productions, and Daily Beat that broadened her interest in working in the music industry. Upon graduating college in Austin, Texas, Celeste decided to follow her dreams and thus moved to...

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May 9, 2022 76 mins

Meagen Surowiecki lives in New York and is a music journalist who has worked in the industry for eight years. Meagen is an excellent example of someone who truly cares about music no matter the genre and is on a mission to help shed light on young and underground talent with her new project MyPlayground. MyPlayground is a contemporary visionary media company to expand creativity and expose undiscovered talent and art on one unique ...

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May 2, 2022 87 mins

Jalen Jackson lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and wears several hats in the music industry. For instance, Jalen is a dj, producer, production manager for District Nightclub, and founder, and operating manager of The Metric Agency, a marketing and event production/promotion company based in Atlanta, Georgia. He also has another project called TEMPO, which helps bring the international underground house and techno scene to District. 

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April 22, 2022 78 mins

Music journalism in the dance music world evolves every day and year, and thanks to Rachel Narozniak, those developmental and pivotal moments in electronic journalism are coming to life.

On our 24th episode, we welcome Rachel to the podcast. Rachel has been the managing editor for Dancing Astronaut (DA) for the past two years; come July, she will be with DA for five years, brought initially on as contributing writer in 2017 after se...

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April 18, 2022 38 mins

Episode 23 of Checking in with Adamchak is dedicated to Jacob Mandell (JaQob Mandell), who sadly passed away in March.

Jacob Mandell (JaQob Mandell) was an inspirational, loving, and positive human changing the world one person and interaction at a time. His love for music and art came to the surface passionately. He was always there to lend a helping hand or ear to all who crossed his path. It is hard writing this becaus...

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March 21, 2022 56 mins

Happy Miami Music Week and Ultra Music Festival, everyone! The time where we thought would never come fully arrived, and it's about to be a full send fellow Ultranauts.

Miami Music Week (March 22-27) is a time where people gather from all over the world to unite at the center of Miami, Florida, showcase new talent, label releases, music, and share expression through art and music. During that week, dance music lovers,...

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February 28, 2022 74 mins

It is a GOOD DAY when you reach your 21st episode of the podcast. In our new episode, we have Chase and Liam, who make up the new dj duo, GoodDay. GoodDay is a rising duo living in Florida the sunshine state, where they keep on bringing the Good Days and Good Vibes everywhere they go. Their mission is to spread positivity through their frequencies. They want to make people dance, laugh, and love. Every day is a GoodDay.


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February 23, 2022 40 mins

On our 20th episode of the podcast, we are welcome to the show the legendary and talented producer and dj Sam Allan, located in New York City. Sam Allan is quickly taking 2022 by storm with the start of curating his shows by scouting local and underground talent to share the stage and spotlight.

Sam Allan has been mastering his craft for nearly a decade, having performed alongside some of the biggest names in dance music....

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February 8, 2022 48 mins

Attention all BUKrewe, our time to finally reunite is inching closer and closer every minute of every day. On Match 25+26, BUKU Music + Art Project will hold its gigantic 10th anniversary after pausing for the past two years due to the ongoing pandemic. However, NOLA will be going bigger and better than ever before. The lineup consists of Tame Impala, $uicideboy$, Trippie Reed, Porter Robinson, Tyler, The Creator, Alison Wonderland...

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February 1, 2022 98 mins

People cross paths in person or digitally, and thankfully for our next guest speaker, both have been achieved. Tessla is a Brand Manager for iHeartRaves and is also a Co-Founder of her fantasy fashion line with her fiancé, Fenclaw and Faund

On this check in, Tessla shares her story of how she became a vendor coordinator, which led to new experiences both in the festival and vendor world. The stars later aligned with an interview f...

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January 23, 2022 54 mins

We welcome another all bass artist to the podcast, Angelica, who goes by her stage name Steller. Steller quickly has taken the world by storm with her unique bass sounds full of dubs and wobs from start to finish.

In 2021, Steller dropped her first EP Day Dreaming, several known named festivals such as the Forbidden Kingdom and Electric Daisy Carnival Orlando, and played Subtronics and Bassrushes event Cyclops Cove.

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January 17, 2022 89 mins

Calling all photographers, do we have a special episode for you! On this new podcast check-in, we have Taylor Regulski, @the.cameria.lady, here to talk about her photography experiences within sports, weddings, and, most importantly, event photography.

During this episode, we learn from Taylor how she dipped her feet into event photography and shares her tips and tricks on getting started. We also have genuinely open, hon...

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January 10, 2022 53 mins

On our 15th episode, we had the honor of having the highly talented and humble OMAS on the show to check in with us.

OMAS had one heck of a previous year in 2021 with several accomplishments. Such as hosting his first headling show in Los Angeles, California, playing Excision's festival Lost Lands, direct support for Blunts and Blondes, five releases with Excision’s label Subsidia Record, and a debut EP on Bear Grillz...

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December 27, 2021 61 mins

MADiSUN is an Atlanta native bass, house, and techno dj who is quickly taking the peach state by storm. The sun is a symbol of positivity and bright vibrations. Fans can expect that same energy from both her music and personality.

In this episode, MADiSUN discusses her perspective as a newly started female dj in the city of Atlanta, her first whole camping festival experience at Lost Lands, and an honest talk about mental...

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December 20, 2021 64 mins

On our 13th episode of Checking in with Adamchak, we had the honor of Dani King joining the show as a special guest. Dani King is a singer, songwriter, vocal producer, and now full-time producer who currently resides in California's golden state.

During the episode, Dani shares her best practices as an artist to keep up her mental health and her vocals.  We open up about all of her recent success with Spotify for the...

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December 13, 2021 56 mins

On episode 12, we welcome to the podcast MARODIN. Lucas Marodin, who goes by his stage name MARODIN, is an artist who appreciates the Future House, Future Rave, Tech House, and Brazilian Bass sound. He is also a dj and producer in Atlanta, Georgia. Born and raised in Santos, São Paulo - Brazil, MARODIN has always had a passion for music in his bones because of his family.

During the check-in, we discuss how electronic dance music ma...

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The 10th anniversary of EDC Orlando has come to an end at Tinker Field, and wow, was it one spectacular celebration. On November 12 - 14, 2021, over 300,000 headliners reunited for the first time in a year since the pause from COVID-19. Without question, Insomniac Events, and the head owl himself, Pasquale Rotella, CEO, and founder, held nothing back.

To the stage productions, powerful lineup, and overall vibes of the fes...

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November 24, 2021 59 mins

On our 10th episode, we welcome Tampa, Fla. native DJ OB7! 

For those who do not know, DJ OB7 is a full-on open format dj/producer who lives to bring energy to the dance floor by playing all seven main genres of music within the available format. His “What’s Poppin” - Jack Harlow remix was one of the most played tracks in rotation on Diplo's Revolution Radio on SiriusXM! (Diplo - Diplo & Friends 2020-08-22).

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November 19, 2021 50 mins

Female empowerment in the music industry has had a long time coming but the time is now and we are here for it. Brooke, or more formally known by her stage name Housewife, is a Denver-based house DJ who is "Anything But Domesticated."

As our first female artist on the show, we dive into some topics about mental health and what its like being a female artist in a heavily male-dominated industry, some tips and tric...

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