On this week’s episode of Encore I am joined by special guest Ryan Gardner. Ryan joins the show to talk about growing up in this music scene and the bands that we first fell in love with. Then we talk a little about starting young with writing online, the lessons learned and why we think it’s important to just try, and how to maybe parlay that into some kind of career in the future. Freelancing, journalism, and how this alternative music scene has changed over the years rounds out the episode.
Thanks for listening!
- What’s a freelance writer’s endgame today?
- Are online echo chambers making music journalism dumber?
- JT Recs: Wet – “Don’t You” [Album], Banks – “The Alter” [Album], Mike Birbiglia: Thank God for Jokes [Netflix]
- RG Recs: Ryan Adams – Prisoner [Album], Natalie Hemby – Puxico [Album], Self Defense Family – Bastard Form [7″], Love – season 2 [Netflix]
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