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Airplane Mode

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What is it like to start a band and make a record in the age of social media? This is the story of a band called Airplane Mode, told from their perspective as they write, record, and play shows.

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What is it like to start a band and make a record in the age of social media? This is the story of a band called Airplane Mode, told from their perspective as they write, record, and play shows.

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Airplane Mode

Updated 8 months ago

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What is it like to start a band and make a record in the age of social media? This is the story of a band called Airplane Mode, told from their perspective as they write, record, and play shows.

Rank #1: 05: Our First Music Video

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Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski talk about what it was like to make their first music video, for the song “I Said So!,” which was originally written to help promote a friend’s app. “I Said So!” on YouTube “I Said So!” on SoundCloud Appfigures The Dalrymple Report Jonathan Mann on YouTube Subscribe on iTunes Follow @airplanemode on Twitter Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh. Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code ‘airplanemode’ at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

Sep 01 2015
26 mins
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Rank #2: 04: The Drummer Problem

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One of the hardest parts of starting a band is finding bandmates who share your energy, passion, and creative vision. Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski talk about drummers, collaborators, and filling in the blanks yourself. “Between the Stars and You” on SoundCloud Subscribe on iTunes @airplanemode on Twitter Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh.   Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code 'airplanemode' at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

Aug 18 2015
22 mins
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Rank #3: 03: Making Music Fun

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Sometimes we get caught up in what other people think, and we forget that we don’t owe anyone an explanation for the things we enjoy. Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski talk about how it’s okay to like things, and the creative impact of learning to appreciate without apology. "Over It" WALK THE MOON Subscribe on iTunes @airplanemode on Twitter Airplane Mode on Patreon Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh   Featured clips: Nirvana — Serve the Servants WALK THE MOON — Anna Sun   Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code 'airplanemode' at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

Aug 12 2015
26 mins
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Rank #4: 02: A Love-Letter to the ‘90s

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Call it grunge, alternative, punk, or just hard rock; the music of the early 1990s was game-changing. Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski discuss the Seattle bands (and the first wave of bands smart enough to jump on that sound) that shaped their love of music and the way they write and record their own songs. “I Know” on Soundcloud Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code 'airplanemode' at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

Aug 03 2015
15 mins
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Rank #5: 01: Let's Start a Band

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Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski tell the story of how they moved to New York City to start Airplane Mode, an independent rock and roll band. Karma Ghost — Another November “Holding My Breath” on SoundCloud Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh   Airplane Mode is made possible by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use the code 'tidalwave' to save 10% on your first purchase.

Jul 28 2015
13 mins
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Rank #6: 10: Making Amsterdam

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Airplane Mode and producer Michael Wuerth talk about the making of the band's EP, “Amsterdam”. Mike on Twitter Buy the record on iTunes Subscribe on iTunes Follow @airplanemode on Twitter Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh, Ryan Nielsen, Matt Oram, Rick Cartwright, Will Goring, Neil McGuiggan, James Heck, Jessica Santascoy, Tim Mussche, Anthony Colangelo, Felix Liver, Bernd Goldschmidt, and Ben McCarthy. Powered by Audible, with over 180,000 audio books and spoken-word audio products like Dave's favorite, The Great Gatsby. Get a free 30-day trial at audible.com/airplanemode.

Feb 12 2016
52 mins
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Rank #7: 09: Care Bear

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Dave Wiskus, Joe Cieplinski, and Anna Stefanic welcome their new drummer, Patrick Spencer. Patrick on Twitter Epilogue on SoundCloud Subscribe on iTunes Follow @airplanemode on Twitter Check out the new EP on iTunes and Spotify Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh and Matt Oram. Powered by Audible, with over 180,000 audio books and spoken-word audio products like Dave's favorite, The Great Gatsby. Get a free 30-day trial at audible.com/airplanemode.

Nov 12 2015
31 mins
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Rank #8: 08: Anna Stefanic

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Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski saw Anna Stefanic playing piano in Central Park while shooting the video for “I Said So!” She agreed to be in the video, then offered to play keyboard for the band. Anna's Bandcamp page Watch the video (featuring Anna with a keyboard) on YouTube Subscribe on iTunes Follow @airplanemode on Twitter Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh and Matt Oram. Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code ‘airplanemode’ at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

Oct 31 2015
34 mins
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Rank #9: 07: ¡Viva España!

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Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski talk about their first trip to Spain and their first taste of what touring would be like. Watch the video on YouTube Subscribe on iTunes Follow @airplanemode on Twitter Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh and Matt Oram. Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code ‘airplanemode’ at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

Oct 22 2015
24 mins
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Rank #10: 06: Live, Acoustic

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Playing live isn’t the same as playing in the studio or rehearsing. Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski talk about the challenges of being a small band going for a big sound, and the importance of keeping the songs versatile. “Layover (Acoustic)” on SoundCloud “Layover” on SoundCloud Subscribe on iTunes Follow @airplanemode on Twitter Airplane Mode is made possible by Patreon supporters like Abraham Vegh and Matt Oram. Powered by Hover, the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code ‘airplanemode’ at checkout to save 10% on your first purchase.

Sep 17 2015
28 mins
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