Over the past several months, I have been simultaneously developing two upcoming music podcasts.
The first, soon to be announced, will be a narrative re-telling of the history of Houston hip-hop. Underlined by an original score and interlaced by interviews with several of movement’s key figures, this is undoubtedly the largest and most ambitious creative project I have ever been a part of. I am partnering on this production with Luke Brawner of Milieu Media Group, and incredibly talented storyteller who produces and publishes outstanding shows via his independent podcast network. I am tremendously excited for what’s in store, and look forward to announcing and sharing this project soon.
My second podcast, also in development, is a passion-project I’ve embarked upon with my best friend and co-host, Harrison Frutiger. Harry and I have been friends for nearly 20 years and, despite our many similarities and shared interests, have cultivated very different tastes in music. Harry, ever the metal-head and classic rocker, and I the hip-hop fiend with a penchant for jazz and the blues. With this in mind, we developed an idea for a show that would explore both our differences and similarities, while also widening our individual horizons. Our show is called “Human Music”, and the premise is this: each episode features either Harry or I introducing the other to an album he has never heard before. Following independent listening sessions and some light research by both hosts, we come together in a studio to discuss our impressions, with particular focus on the receiving host’s opinion of the work.
“Human Music” is currently in production and will release several months ahead of the previously described narrative podcast. Upon its release, I will post regular updates as well as episode links on this page. Stay tuned!