The Goblin Cock Story – Gig Gab Podcast 191

The Goblin Cock Story, Gig Gab Podcast 191Are originals part of what your band does? If not, have you ever wanted to try and fit some in if you could? Listen to Paul and Dave share their (very different!) experiences with each other about this, including Paul’s commitment for 2019, and Dave’s Goblin Cock story. Oh yes, you’ll want to listen for that. Press play and enjoy!

  • 00:00:00 Gig Gab 191 – Monday, November 26, 2018
  • 00:01:21
  • 00:04:01 Vocal Stomp Boxes Revisited next week in GigGab 192
  • 00:06:10 Birthing original music!
  • 00:07:37 Marrying covers vs. originals
  • 00:09:48 Cowriting vs. Solo writing
  • 00:17:52 The Goblin Cock Story
  • 00:26:12 Original band changing into a Cover band
  • 00:30:32 …and the reverse: becoming an original band!
  • 00:40:31 What’s the purpose of originals?
  • 00:43:26 Re-arranging covers
  • 00:50:42 GG 191 Outtro

Stomping Out the Stomp Boxes – Gig Gab Podcast 190

stomping out the stomp boxesAre you sure you need that effects box? For your voice? In a rock band? Also, if you play a multi-band gig is it appropriate to leave before the entire evening comes to a close? And lastly, how clever are your setlists? And how clever should they be? Paul and Dave answer these important questions for you. Maybe. You’ll just have to press play to find out.

  • 00:00:00 Gig Gab 190 – Monday, November 19, 2018
  • 00:00:54 Do I Need to go see the Rolling Stones again?
  • 00:07:45 Clever Setlists vs. a Proscribed Show?
  • 00:20:44 Vocal Boxes
  • 00:28:58 Can I Have My Cymbal Back?
  • 00:41:14 Announcing Originals
  • 00:44:40 GG 190

Nashville and The “Rinse” Lesson – Gig Gab Podcast 189

"Always Be Performing" in downtown Nashville at night, with text Nashville and The "Rinse" Lesson – Gig Gab Podcast 189Paul visited Nashville and Dave visited the dentist. One of those things happened in the last week, even, but never fear: they both resulted in relevant stories for you, our listeners. A quick conversation about leverage finds its way into the show, and using it to negotiate non-zero-sum outcomes. And listeners Mike (yes, two of them) have things in the mailbag that your two favorite weekend warriors are all-too-happy to share. Download, press play, and enjoy!

  • 00:00:00 Gig Gab 189 – Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • 00:00:50 Paul visited Nashville!
  • 00:03:19 Working for tips.
  • 00:09:45 The “Rinse” Lesson
  • 00:14:49 Telegraphing your emotions
  • 00:17:10 Leverage revisited
  • 00:22:19 Mike-CSF-Klang 3D In-ear mixes
  • 00:25:02 Mike-Which board is best for in-ears?
  • 00:30:01 GG 189 Outtro

Cherish Your Downtime, Too – Gig Gab Podcast 188

Empty stage with text, "Cherish Your Downtime, Too – Gig Gab Podcast 188"It’s easy to get caught up in all the time you’re spending on stage (and the time you spending preparing for that!), but it’s equally important to treat your nights off stage as priorities, too. There’s a yin and a yang to a lot of things, not just this, and you’ll hear how that thread permeates the entirety of this discussion between Dave and Paul. They can be some pretty reflective cats when you get right down to it. Press play and enjoy. And reflect. And always be performing, too, even when you’re not. Or something.

  • 00:00:00 Gig Gab 188 – Monday, November 5, 2018
  • 00:01:05 Carve out time for life
  • 00:03:46 The comfort of being on stage
  • 00:06:53 Pre-show anxiety
  • 00:07:22 Mad Haus
  • 00:12:45 When everyone on stage can PLAY
  • 00:18:44 The evolution of the live music scene
  • 00:21:44 Kevin-How to become a theater drummer?
  • 00:33:14 The benefits of theater shows?
  • 00:38:13 Contracts!
  • 00:39:16 The connection of playing shared music
  • 00:46:58 Phish plays Halloween!
  • 00:53:23 GG 188 Outtro