EPISODE 6.07: Henkka Seppälä of Children of Bodom on being a musician in this day and age

EPISODE 6.07: Henkka Seppälä of Children of Bodom on being a musician in this day and age

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 in Season 6

Henkka Seppälä has been playing bass for Finnish metal legends Children of Bodom since the 1990s. In this interview he elaborates on the main differences about being a musician today compared to when the band started in the ’90s and what it means to be a musician in these highly technological times.

EPISODE 6.06: Interview with Joey Cape of Lagwagon and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

EPISODE 6.06: Interview with Joey Cape of Lagwagon and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

Posted on Apr 7, 2017 in Season 6

The legendary Lagwagon frontman and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes guitarist Joey Cape sat down with us to talk about music, culture and technology, which resulted in an in-depth discourse on the state of today’s (pop-)culture. A must-watch interview.

EPISODE 6.05: Maja Shining of Forever Still elaborates on the band’s DIY approach

EPISODE 6.05: Maja Shining of Forever Still elaborates on the band’s DIY approach

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in Season 6

“Just do what needs to be done instead of worrying about, ‘oh, it was so much better back then’. Yeah, yeah. Sure. But a lot of things are better now. You see so many more mid-level bands actually making a living.”  Maja Shining of Danish metal band Forever Still sat down with us to talk […]

EPISODE 6.04: James “Munky” Shaffer of Korn on becoming smarter in regard to the music business

EPISODE 6.04: James “Munky” Shaffer of Korn on becoming smarter in regard to the music business

Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in Season 6

Legendary Korn guitarist and founding member James “Munky” Shaffer sat down with us to discuss the main differences about being a musician in this day and age compared to when he started out with his band in the early 1990s. Munky touched upon how the band pioneered the usage of trending technologies for marketing and […]

EPISODE 6.03: Sonata Arctica’s Henrik Klingenberg on consumer behaviour, convenience of new tech and more

EPISODE 6.03: Sonata Arctica’s Henrik Klingenberg on consumer behaviour, convenience of new tech and more

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 in Season 6

“There are so many ways of enjoying music and none of them is better or worse than the other.” We had the great pleasure to talk to Henrik “Henkka” Klingenberg from Finnish power metal greats Sonata Arctica. Henkka elaborated on how the marketing side of the music business changed with the advent of the internet, […]

EPISODE 6.02: Mark Jansen (Epica) on clever marketing, tech and grasping opportunities

EPISODE 6.02: Mark Jansen (Epica) on clever marketing, tech and grasping opportunities

Posted on Mar 9, 2017 in Season 6

“Samples nowadays sound extremely good, but when there’s a real human-being playing an instrument instead of a digital instrument – it’s a difference.” – Mark Jansen We had a very interesting talk with Mark Jansen, mastermind of the Dutch symphonic metal band Epica, on which he elaborated on the band’s early marketing attempts, how to […]

EPISODE 6.01: Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless) and the human element in music

EPISODE 6.01: Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless) and the human element in music

Posted on Mar 2, 2017 in Season 6

“We’re just not that band. I mean, we can’t even play to a click-track. Do you want to hear ‘tic tic tic tic tic tic’ in your head all night? I mean, it’s awful! You can’t feel the music that way.” – Taylor Momsen, The Pretty Reckless  Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless gave us […]