OFF THE RECORD 015: (WE ARE NOT) BEING BRAINWASHED BY POP SONGS

Subscribe: iTunesYouTubeSoundCloudStitcher
Have feedback? Feel free to get in touch with us or to rate the show on iTunes!

Follow-up: 

Listener questions:

  • Jesse could you talk about the qualities you look for in producers to work with (as an engineer)?
  • I’m planning to go to uni for Tech Production, what’s you opinion of going to uni for that? And what sort of stuff should I be trying to do now/outside of school?
  • At what point do you think a band should think about touring internationally? How do you think they should go about it? Can you guys talk a little about “going international?”

Being A Tortured Artist 

  • Justin Pierre from Motion City Soundtrack.
  • Max Bemis of Say Anything as an example.
  • Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie as an example.
  • Happiness and creativity.

The Music Industry Is Literally Brainwashing You to Like Bad Pop Songs

  • Actually, they’re not.
  • We have a lot of problems in the music industry.
  • ^Brainwashing is not one of them.

A Mini App Section 

Recommendations: Get Hurt by The Gaslight Anthem, Hey Anna (again), Lovers by Patterns & Waves.

Jesse Cannon is the editor of Musformation. He produces records at his studio Cannon Found Soundation. Follow him on Twitter at @JesseCannonMusF. For more info please visit his website.