Monday, August 25, 2014

Chris Zabriskie - 140823 - Music Manumit Podcast

English: Chris Zabriskie, self-portrait.
English: Chris Zabriskie, self-portrait. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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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 (although the Lawcast had one:

Of interest to long-time listeners (well, and in general):

Tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!
solo piano pieces and electronic ambient...some variation, but usually quiet and instrumental

YouTube copyright

Tunecore and CD Baby are not so great (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 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

Hate speech?

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!

Licensing page

What drew you to Creative Commons?

following since it started. He ran an Orlando netlabel. They were into!

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

go vote!

“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