Sunday, January 3, 2016

Vitne - 160103 - Music Manumit Podcast


In this episode:
Joe from the band Vitne.

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Notes from the interview.

pronounced "Vitna" pretty much….”Vitneh”

They painted posters!


Where did the project name originate?


means “witness”

Tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!
5th grade violin, then band in middle school

flute or saxophone...chose flute

marching band in South Carolina

bass guitar in 5th March


Golden Palace:

moved to Norway in 2010

2009 she found in

in Oslo!

hair metal band because video of over-the-top hair metal

hair metal band is sorta current lineup

long blond hair

Eddie Van Halen “Jump” video

Hair metal band: Seks

retro heavy metal - Judas Priest, Twisted Sister (Under_the_Blade)

(Rock) Hart...originated from mockumentary “The Conqueror”

Japanese site?

fan of Japanese rock. Japan is a supporter of Seks! (and Hart and Vitne it would seem)

China and Russia too...but China is interesting

studying the languages!

What drew you to Creative Commons?

Hart (retro album) wasn’t doing well

music mentor: Tom Hess: wikipedia link

2013 when Vitne started

Your Band is a Virus Book

Amanda Palmer, CC rock star

Free Culture by Lawrence Lessig


not much playing live

Why do you use the the license you use?


Kellee Maize article comes up again!


Any interesting uses?

jamendo vitne

Music videos?

“Destroyer” workout video

EP/mini-album: Endless Blue


intro tracks give you a feel!


Academia, California:

Anything coming out?

Something out in fall 2016, perhaps

more flute! (Jethro_Tull in Russia)

lots of it home

Full Sail in Florida: Full_Sail_University

break lasted 3-weeks

video games are not working toward something...unless you do a video game podcast

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)?


Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?

All albums available on CD too!

$1, $5, $10, $20

“Making A Murderer”

Closing track: "Endless Blue" from latest EP also named Endless Blue. The entire EP is CC-BY.

Inspired by the band Crumb: Seconds, Minutes, Hours: (indie rock)

lots of metal influence though. lots of guitar layers

more layers, and flute(!)

voice is not Crumb-sounding