Sunday, July 22, 2012

Fit and the Conniptions - 120722 - Music Manumit Podcast

Wayne Myers -

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In this episode:
We talk with musician Wayne Myers of Fit and the Conniptions.

Next week - Susan Joseph from

Here are Doug's notes from the interview.

Please tell us about Fit and the Conniptions as well as your old band, Fast Freddie Fourier and the Transforms.
musicians from
Brian Hedemann: Drums (except tracks 6, 10, 11)
Paul Tkachenko: Bass (except tracks 6, 10, 11); Tin whistle (track 6)
Sean Taylor: Guitar (tracks 2, 4, 7, 10, 12)
Alex Lynn: Guitar (tracks 1, 3, 9)
Kevin Davy: Trumpet (tracks 6, 10)
Saskia Doornbos: BVs (tracks 2, 6, 7, 12)
Jamika Ajalon: BVs (track 5)
Wayne Myers: Vocals; Guitar (except tracks 9, 10); Keyboards (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12); Alto saxophone (tracks 4, 7, 8); Bass (tracks 10, 11)

Was a software developer doing FLOSS work. Perl, specifically.

Where did the project names originate?
Just silly for FatC.

What are your ambitions for the project?
Played his whole life. Was in a cover band. Was always writing and playing while doing software development.

Freedom of Expression:

What drew you to Creative Commons?
free software, baby

What license do you use and why?
Originally, he has -ND, but then no one used it in anything.

What is the Creative Commons culture like in England?
Don’t really know. Probably yes...maybe.
London is a strange place to be a musician. Focused around major labels.

You Me Tree, Dan Lynch, others?
Steve Lawson?

Some people still don’t think downloads are good.


Smokey Amps:

What are your other projects, if any?
Just the one web-comic already mentioned

What are some of your favorite bands/artists/genres, CC or otherwise?
Steve Lawson:
Matt Stevens:

Who are some people you think we should try to get on the show (aka, who are the important people in Creative Commons music today)?
Steve Lawson

Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
Fit and the Conniptions has signed to “Any and All Records