Independent Minded

Independent Minded

The Independent Minded podcast features conversations with indie artists in the music and entertainment business.... Show More

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October 16, 2019 30 min

Episode 106 features Eric Astor, founder and CEO of Furnace Record Pressing in Alexandria, Virginia. Eric talks about pressing vinyl, connecting with people, making sense of all the record manufacturing madness.

/ Find out more about Eric and Furnace Record Pressing at furnacemfg.com

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September 30, 2019 31 min

Episode 105 features Ken Stringfellow, singer/songwriter and guitarist in Bellingham, Washington indie rock band The Posies. Ken talks about the Pacific Northwest, love at first sight, why he wants to play in your living room, releasing an album on 9/11.

/ Songs from Ken Stringfellow featured on the podcast include 'Find Yourself Alone' and 'Sparrow'.

/ Find out more about Ken at kenstringfellow.com Read more

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September 13, 2019 43 min

Episode 104 features John Baizley of Savannah, Georgia heavy metal band Baroness. John talks about cutoff t-shirts, critical acclaim, giving the fans their money's worth, why he's not comfortable with having his signature on your arm.

/ Songs from Baroness featured on the podcast include 'Throw Me An Anchor' and 'I'd Do Anything'.

/ Find out more about Baroness at yourbaroness.com

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August 29, 2019 34 min

Episode 103 features Canadian indie rocker JJ Wilde. JJ talks about why rock isn't dead, tour lessons, leaving the working world behind, and the best burger she ever ate.

/ Songs from JJ Wilde featured on the podcast include 'State of Mind' and 'Gave It All'.

/ Find out more about JJ at jjwilde.com

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August 14, 2019 46 min

Episode 102 features Jonathan Nunez, guitarist in Miami hard rock band Torche. Jon talks about producing Torche's albums, moving air, making his own amps, chasing a feeling, the strum that ruined his life.

/ Songs from Torche featured on the podcast include 'Admission' and 'Slide'.

/ Find out more about Torche at torchemusic.com

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July 30, 2019 33 min

Episode 101 features Eric D. Johnson, singer and guitarist in indie folk band Fruit Bats. Eric talks about his middle initial, his lost solo album, and the humor in Fruit Bats' music videos.

/ Songs from Fruit Bats featured on the podcast include 'Gold Past Life' and 'A Lingering Love'.

/ Find out more about Fruit Bats at fruitbatsmusic.com

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July 15, 2019 50 min

Episode 100 features Bob Boilen, creator and host of NPR's All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk concerts, and musician in experimental rock act Danger Painters. Bob talks about the DC music scene, thunderstorms, tiny desks, concert photography, the power of his hat, running away screaming from rock n' roll.

/ Songs from Danger Painters featured on the podcast include 'Wonder' and 'Time Spent'.

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June 28, 2019 33 min

Episode 99 features Jeremy Stith, vocalist in Orange County, California hardcore band Fury. Jeremy talks about failed entertainment, Weird Al, not being on social media, being a better boyfriend, and getting duped into singing for Fury.

/ Songs from Fury featured on the podcast include 'Angels Over Berlin' and 'Crazy Horses Run Free'.

/ Find out more about Fury at runforcoverrecords.com/artists/fury Read more

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June 17, 2019 34 min

Episode 98 features Sudanese-American indie musician Sinkane. Ahmed talks about getting sober, taking center stage, fancy hats, and the quest for delicious food.

/ Songs from Sinkane featured on the podcast include 'Everybody' and 'Dépaysé'.

/ Find out more about Sinkane at sinkane.com

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May 21, 2019 26 min

Episode 97 features Brooklyn dub rock heavyweights Dub Trio. Stu, Joe and Dave talk about reuniting, vintage drums, being 66.66% Canadian, and The Shape Of Dub To Come.

/ Songs from Dub Trio featured on the podcast include 'Bad Comrade' and 'World Of Inconvenience'.

/ Find out more about Dub Trio at dubtrio.com

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April 29, 2019 29 min

Episode 96 features Christina Cone of Nashville-based indie pop band Frances Cone. Christina talks about sound checks, patience, Brooklyn, marrying her band mate, and being called Frances.

/ Songs from Frances Cone featured on the podcast include 'Wide Awake' and 'Arizona'.

/ Find out more about Frances Cone at francesconemusic.com

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April 15, 2019 33 min

Episode 95 features Ken Andrews of Los Angeles alternative rock band Failure. Ken talks about comebacks, The Cure, college radio, frogs, Nirvana, hating on hair metal.

/ Songs from Failure featured on the podcast include 'No One Left' and 'Dark Speed'.

/ Find out more about Failure at failureband.com

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March 28, 2019 42 min

Episode 94 features Greek songwriter and composer Theodore. Theodore talks about getting lost, taking risks, Buster Keaton, The Doors, multiple orgasms.

/ Songs from Theodore featured on the podcast include 'Disorientation' and 'Towards'.

/ Find out more about Theodore at theodore-music.com

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March 14, 2019 36 min

Episode 93 features trailblazing independent artist Citizen Cope. Clarence talks about enlightenment, scalping tickets, Beastie Boys, growing a team, and being a Dad.

/ Songs from Citizen Cope featured on the podcast include 'Justice' and 'The River'.

/ Find out more about Citizen Cope at citizencope.com

/ Follow Citizen Cope online @citizencope

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February 28, 2019 31 min

Episode 92 features John Jagos of Brooklyn electronic project Brothertiger. John talks about Tears For Fears, The Jungle Book, The Toledo Mud Hens, playing in a teapot, and making depressing tropical music.

/ Songs from Brothertiger featured on the podcast include 'Shallow' and 'Head Over Heels'.

/ Find out more about Brothertiger at brothertiger.net

/ Follow Brothertiger online @brothertige... Read more

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February 14, 2019 28 min

Episode 91 features Paul Todd of Washington DC post-punk act Social Station. Paul talks about feeding his passion, our Brooklyn high school band, Italian sweatshirts, leather pants, and recruiting his teenage son to be in the band.

/ Songs from Social Station featured on the podcast include 'Try (Cross My Heart)' and 'Awfully Pretty'.

/ Find out more about Social Station at socialstation.com

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January 31, 2019 28 min

Episode 90 features Brett Boland, singer & guitarist in Boston dream thrash band Astronoid. Brett talks about dream pop love, bands with too many albums, mid-tempo Metallica, the entire history of Prong.

/ Songs from Astronoid featured on the podcast include 'A New Color' and 'I Dream In Lines'.

/ Find out more about Astronoid at astronoidband.com

/ Follow Astronoid on Twitter @astronoid... Read more

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January 15, 2019 30 min

Episode 89 features Nick Urata, singer, guitarist and founding member of gypsy rock band DeVotchKa. Nick talks about dedication, Little Miss Sunshine, underwater villages, vintage suits, leaving dogs behind, and losing a Grammy to Johnny Cash.

/ Songs from DeVotchKa featured on the podcast include 'Straight Shot' and 'Empty Vessels'.

/ Find out more about DeVotchKa at devotchka.net

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December 21, 2018 34 min

Episode 88 features New York Americana band Rebecca Haviland and Whiskey Heart. Rebecca and Chris talk about bright city lights, love connections, self-promotion, musical families, and going all-in. 

/ Songs from Rebecca Haviland and Whiskey Heart featured on the podcast include '57 Chevy' and 'Slipped Tripped And Fell In Love'.

/ Find out more about Rebecca at rebeccahaviland.com

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December 12, 2018 34 min

Episode 87 features Rock Island, Illinois singer/songwriter Lissie. Lissie talks about leaving L.A., Little Orphan Annie, Stairway To Heaven, getting arrested, and baling hay in Iowa.

/ Songs from Lissie featured on the podcast include 'Best Days' and 'Peace On Earth'.

/ Find out more about Lissie at lissie.com

/ Follow Lissie on Twitter @lissiemusic

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