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In this episode:
We talk with creative commons band The Wild
Here are Doug's notes from the interview.
Don’t know if we’re http://www.jamendo.com/en/track/707048/automaton
Tell us about the band and tell us what’s new!
Folk rock! Punk rock, in fact
play music that is mix of their influences:
This Bike is A Pipe Bomb
fun at the shows!
Where are the shows?
Shows all over the country!
100% whether big or small show
sucks when a band seems to be above things
Feel lucky to be able to play together and tour
Where did the project name originate (aka, how wild are you guys)?
Not the movie!
Witt is a big Bruce Springsteen fan!
Feeling in the moment or out in the wilderness
Tom tells Gregory Corso beat story
Killer Tofu from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doug
All of the same outfit
Where did you go on your upcoming tour? More videos
You Blew It: http://youblewit.bandcamp.com/
The Front Bottoms: http://thefrontbottoms.bandcamp.com/
Which was the best place to play?
no stage in Sacramento California!
energy exchange between the band and audience
easier to feel dynamic in smaller place
Did you pick CC or did it just come with being part of QUR?
Bonfire Club (https://myspace.com/bonfireclubrecords), Asian Man (http://asianmanrecords.com/), Sidejar (run by Anthony, who sadly died of cancer), etc.
http://quoteunquoterecords.com/ ← Jeff Rosenstock was in Bomb The Music Industry!
Jeff produced the band’s first album.
We talked a bit about Asian Man back
BTMI was active Asian Man. Jeff was A&R a bit for Asian Man.
Plunderphonics: John Oswalt
girltalk: 3AM late night drive music
Sampling not a problem
What are some samples?
Regular stream of people
An Australian in an electronica
Some hiphop stuff!
Lupe Fiasco ← http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gl83mI69nX4
What would you say was your punkiest track? Doug’s entry is “Cut from the Cloth”
subject matter can be punk: New Bedford off the new album ← intense political message
values are punk
The Wild is DIY!
not that much of a difference between punks and hippies
Witt is a big Phish fan!
Bad Brains come up again
Just because Justin Bieber got arrested does not make him a hip hop artist
how did the band come about?
Witt came from folk music and punk music.
A lot of members in the past.
Mumford and Sons
Grateful Dead is an influence
How about Atlanta?
Atlanta is home base
Diana and Witt live in San Francisco
touring is the time they get together
Rhythm section is key!
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)?
Metallica is fighting it!
We’re the right side!
Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
Dreams Are Maps - recorded by guy from Against Me!
MUSIC VIDEO COMING OUT NEXT WEEK!
Diana (Witt’s fiance) is at SF Art Institute