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In this episode:
We talk with musician Chris Zabriskie
Here are Doug's notes from the interview.
Perhaps our first guest with a Wikipedia entry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Zabriskie (although the Lawcast had one: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glyn_Moody)
Of interest to long-time listeners (well, and in general): http://members.shaw.ca/happypuppyrecords/hpr076_Farrago.html
Tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!
solo piano pieces and electronic ambient...some variation, but usually quiet and instrumental
Tunecore and CD Baby are not so great
http://chriszabriskie.com/blog/ (I don’t think there’s a direct link)
Sometimes it’s just weird!
Chris’ work is CC BY, which means you just need attribution.
artists without a label
http://sivers.org/ created CD Baby
Clients? Cartoon Network?
Cartoon Network followed the rules!
Nissan is the most recent
Things have picked up since the FMA
Vimeo music store
in grocery store wine display that played music...and porn!
Cylinders was instantly popular
You can take your name off, but Chris probably wouldn’t
country of Jordan used
no working with Kevin MacLeod just yet.
commercial stuff was an accident!
Pepsi used the some work.
SxSW people say he’s using killing the music industry.
Chris answers all of his email!
What drew you to Creative Commons?
following since it started. He ran an Orlando netlabel. They were into archive.org!
He was skeptical at first, but once there was uptake, he went with it!
Chris likes spotify!
sometimes people just pay $10.
verified account on spotify! Google Play is good too!
YouTube is becoming more and more important!
It’s a great place for kids and teenagers
How did you get started in music?
1973 movie with Robert Redford called “The Sting” (when he was 11...but who knows what year he saw it)
the movie made him want to learn piano...basically taught himself
has in a band in high school
listens to some old ambient music, but not tons of new stuff
early Brian Eno
he’s a bit of a metal head!
Monkees are his favorite band!
luddite? arrogant? he doesn’t think so!
everything is improvised...first or second takes.
some albums are done in a matter of hours!
He sang in one of the bands.
At some point, want to ask “unexpectedly at a show in 2001”
Struggleburger in an anarchist bookstore
What are your other projects...or anything else?
some stuff under NDA
SxSW panel in panel picker: DJ Earworm, Tim Volmer, and some others
“How and Why to let others remix and mashup?”
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)?
Lame Drivers are good!
Posemiste? Gonna have to look that up.
Washington, DC: Dance for the Dying
Outgoing track: “Cylinder Two” released January 2nd, 2014
Cylinders are meant to be listened to as a whole. Not the most popular, but was the instigator for the release