Sunday, May 18, 2014

Oh yeah, the future - 140518 - Music Manumit Podcast

Oh yeah, the future

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In this episode:
We talk with Sebastian A. Bach of the band Oh yeah, the future.
Here are Doug's notes from the interview.

What’s the deal with the name?
There is no question mark...but in the future there could be? ← question mark

A realization! ← exclamation point!

(sorry, I’m humoring myself with punctuation)

What exists is

The computers? 4-tracks?


drums in ProTools

Tascam 414?

mastered it digitially

first time doing analog multi-track

Digital tape machines!

Elliott Smith did it:

Other than recording, tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!
it’s pretty good! Check it out!

Smashing Pumpkins (and 90s Alternative in general)

Oh Yeah, The Future is the rock band outlet! Sometimes a band, sometimes solo. First album was a band.

Paul Simon, Bob Dylan...classic singer-songwriters

Child of jazz musician and English teacher (melody and lyrics both important)

Mostly very personal, but doesn’t necessarily need to be personal and isn’t always personal

Writing songs is a way to orient life. Moved on? Haven’t moved on?

Traveling theme?
a little bit of a thing

“Free Trip to Austin” is truth in advertising

“Portland or Prague” -- point of entry for people

Only but so many words!

“I’ve been everywhere”'ve_Been_Everywhere

The other interview!

Lackadaisical is only officially label-released track ← Lackadaisical

New Label wasn’t started by Eric, but rather by two Jeffs

52x52 ← a single every week

Label guys own London Bridge!

Lackadaisical was re-recorded for the label!

Also, this interview exists:

What about name your price and bandcamp?

As good as you have people tuned in to it.

The best first step.

Industry still in flux?

Clear all the barriers

Is Spotify is the best thing going?

YouTube pays less than Spotify

Keep going!


Do over a physical CD?

What about your solo work?

Me by default!

Was this guy high? Episode Link

What about Nanowar? Episode link

What about that tour to Austin...and touring in general?
on tour now with @MikeTVofGSG according to twitter page (sounds like it might be over now though)

Also, “The Box” started in 2001

LA is a difficult place to have people buy-in to long-term commitment. So many bands! Not just local! People have lots of options.

More acoustic-based stuff on S.A. Bach.

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)?

No idea!

Sounded good!

Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
Weekly open mic (of sorts) at Thirsty Crow. Happy Hour show!
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