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From a Basement in Tulsa - A Music and Arts Interview Podcast

Creativity in ConversationA music and arts podcast focused on getting to know artists of different styles and backgrounds through a laid back and casual discussion.

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Ep. 123 - Cole Porter Band

Cole Porter Band Joined us for another super fun episode! If you haven't heard they were in the basement for episode 81 about a year ago! In this episode you'll hear a mostly off the rails conversation about what they have been up to with their writing and touring. we spoke a little about slinging pokeballs and Cracker Barrel visits. Cole and Kendra even played us an acoustic song in studio! Here are all of the social media links i promised to leave in the episode! :)  Facebook/Twitter/Band Instagram/Kendra's Instagram/Track them on Bandsintown/ Visit the www.coleporterband.com website!

58mins

12 Aug 2016

Rank #1

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Ep. 120 - Fiawna Forté and Phillip Hanewinkel

Fiawna Forté and her husband Phillip Hanewinkel Visited the studio for a great discussion on music and art and where you might find creativity! On this episode you will hear two songs off of their newest release Deciduous and a brand new song called "You Don't Live Here" recorded right here in the basement just for us!  You can find more information and ways to subscribe at www.fromabasementintulsa.com Find everything Fiawna Forté at http://fiawnaforte.com/ Order Deciduous: http://fiawnaforte.com/products.html Find them on Facebook and Twitter or their Youtube channel!

1hr

19 Jul 2016

Rank #2

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Ep. 122 - Konkoba Percussion

Hello and welcome to the first episode on our new Friday release schedule! On this episode you'll hear music from and a conversation with Konkoba Percussion, a drum ensemble from Tulsa, OK, who focuses on traditional rhythms from West Africa. The brought some beautiful hand made instruments and performed for us in studio! That was an absolute blast to record. You can find more information about where you can find their performances or workshops on their Facebook page.

53mins

5 Aug 2016

Rank #3

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Ep. 127 - Dad. The Band

Dad. The band joined us to play some acoustic versions of their songs and to let us into the world of Dad! On this episode you'll hear about their writing process, how the band was formed and hopefully a few accidental Dad jokes! You can find them on Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Facebook, and featured on this video by 1882 media.

56mins

9 Sep 2016

Rank #4

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Ep. 116 - Levi Parham

This week we get to release our talk with Levi Parham! Levi Parham, from McCalister, OK, stopped by the studio perform two acoustic songs and to let all of us hear some of his brand new record, These American Blues, which is available everywhere music is sold this Friday June 24th! To find out more you can visit his website: http://www.leviparham.com/ You can also get two songs now if you pre-order on iTunes! Heres where to find him on social media: Facebook/Instagram/Twitter

59mins

21 Jun 2016

Rank #5

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Ep. 114 - BC & The Big Rig

This episode features the return of Brandon Clark except this time he brought with him his entire band BC & The Big Rig! BC & The Big Rig describe themselves as "Shred Dirt" and taught me the term Guitarmonies on this episode. We spent some time discussing the history of the band, some curious side projects they're involved in, and the dynamics involved in a band that has 3 guitarists.  I'm a big fan of this band and of every individual involved with the project! You can find more information at http://www.bcandthebigrig.com/ and on their Facebook over at https://www.facebook.com/bcandthebigrig (They even requested you send them a message there) If you would like to hear more from Brandon, you can hear him from an earlier episode on our website here Thank you for joining us, I hope you'll visit with us again next time. :) 

59mins

7 Jun 2016

Rank #6

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Ep. 106 - Paul Benjaman - Easter Island Preview

Welcome to episode 106! This is the third and last episode of our Easter Island Festival Preview series and it features one of the few musicians that have been part of the festival every year, Paul Benjaman. We discussed his music career and his latest album, Sneaker. The Paul Benjaman Band plays Easter Island Saturday, April 16th at 7:00 PM. For a full band schedule and to purchase tickets, visit http://easterislandfestival.com "Ball and Chain" - Paul Benjaman - VDub Sessions For more info about Paul and his music visit: http://www.paulbenjamanband.com and find him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 

1hr 12mins

13 Apr 2016

Rank #7

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Ep. 105 - Nicnos

Our good friends from the Oklahoma City based band, Nicnos, made the trip to Tulsa so we could hang out, catch up, and hear about their new album Nicnos II. We spent some time talking about their recording process, what they love about their own music, and about their Non-Profit project Music To Your Peers. If you enjoyed hearing from Nicnos you can hear an earlier visit on episode 74 Be sure to find them on social media! Facebook/Twitter/ You can find their website here:http://www.thenicnos.com/ Visit Music To Your Peers to become involved:http://musictoyourpeers.com/ Here is where to find the us! Website/Facebook/Twitter/Instagram

1hr 6mins

12 Apr 2016

Rank #8

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Ep. 85 - Ian Moore & The Lossy Coils

Ian Moore, From Austin, Texas, returned to the basement and this time he brought with him exclusive songs and his band, The Lossy Coils! We discussed where creativity comes from, interesting rhyming styles, and how confidence is affected when you're sensitive to your art. At the beginning of the episode, after an awkward intro, you'll hear a recording from Ian's first visit explaining and playing his song "Battlelines" which was the first song played live for the show!  Find Battlelines on Itunes Find Ian on his Website/Facebook/Twitter You can find all links and more information at www.fromabasementintulsa.com

42mins

17 Nov 2015

Rank #9

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Ep. 60 - Autumn On Javine

The guys in Autumn On Javine visited our studio to play some songs and discuss the beginnings of their band, where the band got their name, and where you can catch them playing live. I had a blast getting to know them and learning about their creative inspirations! Find them on facebook:https://www.facebook.com/AutumnOnJavine Or on Twitter: https://twitter.com/aoj_sucks and on their BandCamp: http://autumnonjavine.bandcamp.com/

49mins

9 Jun 2015

Rank #10

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Ep. 52 - Brett Birdsong

Brett Birdsong is an award winning photographer who has achieved top ratings from all of the leading photography people who sound important. With the philosophy of "Through the bushes, to the picnic" Brett stopped by the studio to share some laughs and some insight on some matters that should have never been discussed. Find Brett Birdsong at http://birdsongphotography.com/ Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/brettbirdsongphotography Twitter:https://twitter.com/brettbirdsong Instagram:https://instagram.com/brettbirdsongphotography/

50mins

28 Apr 2015

Rank #11

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Jason Ferguson - Cain's Ballroom - 4/15/15

Welcome to From a Handheld Recorder in Tulsa! I was given the opportunity to open for Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors at Cain's Ballroom so we (Lourdes & I) took our handheld recorder and captured it! The crowd noise is much louder than expected but I think it is still a super cool thing from a super cool night. I hope you enjoy my songs!

24mins

17 Apr 2015

Rank #12

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Featured Artist - John O'Callaghan - The Maine

FEATURED ARTIST - John O'Callaghan - The Maine "Control what you can, confront what you can't, and always remember how lucky you are to have yourself." We would like to introduce a new monthly segment where we feature an artist who isn't available to visit the studio but is still doing cool things! This month's featured artist is the alternative rock band The Maine. We had the opportunity to chat with vocalist John O'Callaghan about the band and their upcoming album AMERICAN CANDY out March 31st. http://www.wearethemaine.net/ http://americancandytour.com/ Check out the "English Girls" lyric video:http://youtu.be/m8HA_xAdGtA Pre-order AMERICAN CANDY on iTunes:https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/american-candy/id963813221?ls=1

34mins

4 Mar 2015

Rank #13

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Ep. 45 - Dirty Creek Bandits

Dirty Creek Bandits, a band blending Folk, Bluegrass, Country, and Psychedelic Rock, stopped by our studio to play some songs and to catch us up on what's been going on and what to expect in the future. http://www.fromabasementintulsa.com/ http://www.dirtycreekbandits.com/

1hr 8mins

3 Mar 2015

Rank #14

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Ep. 42 - Parker Simon

Parker Simon is an American born pop singer, song-writer, musician and independent recording artist who stopped in to discuss his song writing and let us play some of his songs from his debut EP titled Blow It Up. http://www.fromabasementintulsa.com/ http://parkersimonmusic.com/ Follow us on social media! https://www.facebook.com/psimonmusic https://twitter.com/psimonmusic http://instagram.com/psimonmusic http://instagram.com/fromabasementintulsa https://www.facebook.com/fromabasementintulsa https://twitter.com/fabitpodcast

51mins

10 Feb 2015

Rank #15

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Ep. 41 - Swamp Fox

Congrats Emily Shelton for winning the Facebook giveaway for Steve Gerkin's book "Hidden History of Tulsa!" This weeks episode features Billy Moore, Bobby Moore, and Ben Mosier who are three of the four members of Swamp Fox. http://www.fromabasementoftulsa.com https://www.facebook.com/fromabasementintulsa

1hr 7mins

3 Feb 2015

Rank #16

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Ep. 34 - Miles Ralston

Miles Ralston is a singer-songwriter who stopped in to catch up and share some of the songs from his latest release,To Those Who Doubt. Find Miles athttp://milesralston.com/ To Those Who Doubton iTunes To Those Who DoubonAmazon Follow us too! https://www.facebook.com/fromabasementintulsa https://twitter.com/fabitpodcast

1hr 5mins

16 Dec 2014

Rank #17

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Ep. 33 - The Kayfabe

The Kayfabe (KeyFob), Wil Sutherland and Chris Gazaway's new project, stopped in to share some of their new EP #TheDenverSessions with us. Please check it out on iTunes and give them a like on Facebook!  https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/thedenversessions-ep/id936874560 https://www.facebook.com/thekayfabe

1hr 50mins

9 Dec 2014

Rank #18

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Ep. 16 - Gabe DeRose

Gabe DeRose is a long time friend and someone I enjoy talking with and hearing all about his adventures! I am super excited he was able to take a little time and come talk into microphones with me. I really enjoyed our conversation and I hope you do as well. Thanks for listening!

1hr 12mins

12 Aug 2014

Rank #19

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Ep. 15 - Josh Gammon & Garrett Powders

Josh and Garrett are the hosts of RSU Radio's "The Wayback Flashback" and stopped in to celebrate the show's 2 year anniversary with me! Congrats to those dudes! Make sure to check them out on 91.3 FM, TuneIn Radio, and on their future podcast #GarthMullet!

45mins

5 Aug 2014

Rank #20