Brian Brodeur’s conversation with entertainer and public-speaking guru Tommy Hilcken continues as they talk music, live performance, seeing opportunities, and the human connection of being present in the moment.
Brian Brodeur talks with Tommy Hilcken about his life and career – from staring out as magician/entertainer Tommy Knucklehead, to inspiring people as a motivational speaker, to building his public-speaking and sales consulting firm, Tommy Hilcken Productions.
Guest host Alex Aldea continues his conversation with Seth Everett with advice for new podcasters. He also recounts stories about how a tweet about Bobby Brown got him 10,000 likes, how his wife correctly predicted the end of the Jussie Smollett story, and how his podcast Sports With Friends came to be.
Guest host Alex Aldea returns to speak with Seth Everett about his successful podcasts Hall of Justice and Sports With Friends. Seth tells us about the origin of the Hall of Justice podcast and how one particular episode made the whole series take off. Seth also recounts the story of how he came to work with (but not for) Prince.
By day, Dave is a mild-mannered video editor. (Head of Post-Production for East Main Media, to be more specific)
BUT, by night Dave sings lead in the award-winning barbershop quartet Gimme Four, an International Semifinalist barbershop quartet based in Caldwell, New Jersey. Gimme Four has been singing, touring the country, competing, performing and teaching together since 2011.
Today Brian unchains Dave from his editing desk and sits down with him in the world famous East Main Media Podcast Room to discuss exactly what barbershop is, where it came from, how it has evolved over the years, and where it’s going.
Jack Frisch’s Upright Graphics has been providing award-winning CD packages, web sites, print advertising, press kits, photography and merchandise designs for independent artists and record labels in the International music industry since 1997. In 2001, Jack received a Grammy Certificate in Recognition of participation as the Art Director on the 2001 Grammy Award winning Marcus Miller recording “M2”
Today Jack recounts some of his favorite stories about designing websites for, transporting musical instruments for, and sometimes just hanging out with such legends of the New York jazz scene as Hiram Bullock, Victor Bailey and Paul Shaffer.
Gordon Rothman is a veteran media producer who has produced thousands of pieces of content over the course of a four decade long career, including over 25 years working with CBS as a writer and producer. Gordon also volunteers as the Executive Director for Gateway Radio, which caters to the blind and visually impaired citizens of New York State.
Brian sits down with Gordon to discuss the drastic shift in the culture of news and media in the age of hyper-partisan “news” outlets and the resulting “bubble chamber” effect on our increasingly tribalized society.
Brian sits down once again with Don Grossinger, Grammy award winning mastering engineer, and discusses the variety of quality in the mixes he receives for mastering, the specifics of how mastered records are cut and pressed, and the importance of choosing a good quality turntable to play them on.