Welcome to my glorious mess.

Flicks from the Black Spade/ Black Milk show

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, Atlanta by Dom Brady on September 23, 2009
Black Milk live @ Lennys

Black Milk live @ Lenny's, ATL

I had a ball last night and I secured some interviews for this next season of Analogue Atlanta.  I can’t wait to share  it with you, but finances are tight so it’ll be a moment before I can get my hosting situation where it needs to be so I can put out more material.  With nearly 10,000 subscribers now I can’t  leave the feed I’ve been using so I guess I’m forced to re-up.    We’ll see where this takes us.  Until then check out my flickr and tumblr pages.  They’ll have new material constantly.  For last night’s pics?  Here are a few.  I’ll put up more when I re-up on my flickr membership.

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I’ve been in a sort of creative flux of late.

Posted in Atlanta, Uncategorized by Dom Brady on August 12, 2009

It’s weird being in this creative/journalistic/tech savvy space where I’m having to artistically direct, report, create, and distribute the work I’m doing. I just found a free audio slide service that I’ll be trying out for a second and will be doing touch-up or follow-up interviews with acts that I wasn’t able to publish while the VIMBY gig was still going.

Should be interesting. We’ll see what happens.

Atlanta is rapidly changing

Posted in Atlanta by Dom Brady on July 28, 2009

So I decided to take pictures of some of the things I don’t think will be with us in the next 10 years. People, places and happenings Downtown, IN-town –specifically on the Westside here’s the first of a few:
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I’m changing my podcast location. I’m about to migrate to blip.

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, Atlanta, Atlanta Music, Audubon Society, Podcast by Dom Brady on June 26, 2009

They don’t have a limit like what podomatic has so I can continue my work there. Too expensive on podomatic for a broke Journalist. So, I’ll be taking my work to blip.tv and increasing the photo stuff to change the old/new podcast formats into slide shows. I’m going to get some of these reels of film developed next week, God willing, to facilitate this.

…In other news, I’m on the radio now. 1690 Voice of the Arts here in Atlanta. I’ll be hosting a show with fellow journalist Maurice Garland. We’ll explore all aspects of music. Right now we’re doing the pilot shows which will only be 15 minutes during airing with full interviews available in podcast form.

SMKA & Fadia Kader are our producers and DJ Mr. Mind of the Audubon Society is on the 1s &2s. Should be a very exciting project.

Kicking off a documentary video short project in the middle of next week and some documentary 35mm shooting as well for stills. Should be fun. Busy, busy, broke journalist at work.

Peace.

Two new episodes!!!!

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Atlanta Music, New Music, Podcast by Dom Brady on May 3, 2009
Marq Spekt

Marq Spekt

Analogue Atlanta #23:  Respekt 

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  Marq Spekt stops by the studio to talk about the Atlanta Hip Hop scene, it’s History and about his work as well as his group Broady Champs’ work. Music featured in this pod from Atlanta Artists:

  •  Broady Champs
  •  Marq Spekt
  • Parental Advisory
  • Ya’ll So Stupid
  • Qualm Scott

 

  …And in Extra Analogue we’ll talk with Andrew Noz.  A contributor at NPR , Scratch Magazine & The Fader about his blog  Cbrap.com ,about his approach to blogging, his work, and his inclusive approach to Hip Hop history.  We talk about how Hip Hop developed Nationally during the 80’s and 90’s and compare it to the growth of Hip Hop’s sound in the Northeastern United States.

Extra Analogue #5   RE: Definition

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Analogue Atlanta #21: Advent

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Atlanta Music, Podcast by Dom Brady on April 24, 2009
Jaspects

Jaspects

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An MC on the rise out of College Park, Stanza, came stopped by the studio this week. We talk about coming up the hard way out of the Atlanta Underground scene. I also catch up with Atlanta fusion band Jaspects. They’re a group aiming to redefine images and concepts in music. We talk about their journey as artists and their new album “The Polkadotted Stripe”.
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Finally, I chat with Atlanta Comedy troupe “The Snackpack” Music featured in this pod from Atlanta Artists: Stanza Jaspects Big Gipp.

Snackpack Debut…

Analogue Atlanta Episode #20- Our House Pt2

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Atlanta Music, Podcast by Dom Brady on April 23, 2009
DJ Kemit Live @ Cenci

DJ Kemit Live @ Cenci

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LINKS TO PART ONE (In case you missed it. Posted 8/08):

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Part two in our on-going series on the slow-down and re-emergence of the Atlanta House music scene. In this episode we catch up with Mike Zarin of 4 Deep & 88.5 WRAS (Georgia State University) and DJ Tabone formerly of the Digital DJs, creator of the Raw Soul Series as well as a DJ at 89.3 WRFG in Atlanta stops by the studio to add their thoughts to the series. Dj Variable of the Audubon Society chimes in as well. Part two concentrates on what was at root of the scene-slow down and begins to explore the Resurgence that will be Detailed in Part 3. Atlanta Music Heard in this pod:

Atlanta House Music Band SEEK

Atlanta House Music Band SEEK


DJ Nabani
Gaelle
Jiva
Seek

Analogue Atlanta #19: Growth

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Atlanta Music, New Music, Podcast by Dom Brady on April 14, 2009

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I talk with Atlanta author and humorist Andisheh Nouraee about his Creative Loafing “Don’t Panic” columns, his upcoming book(s) and his path to writing. I also catch up with Atlanta Native Fewture about his position in limbo as an Atlanta MC with a broad-based approach to his sound. Finally, I speak with Atlanta Band The Goldest about their self-titled EP at their studio during a practice session.

Music heard in this podcast from Atlanta acts:
– Manchester Orchestra
– Fewture
– The Goldest

The first person to email me (info@abenghorn.net) with the Answers to these questions will get a free copy of The Goldest’s self titled EP
Question #1: What is the topic of either of Andisheh Nouraee’s two new books ideas/projects?
Question #2: Name one school The Fewture attended
Question #3: Name one of the members of The Goldest.

If you can answer 2 out of 3, you get the goods. Email me with the subject line: AA#19 answers.

Good luck!

Analogue Atlanta #018.5: 1-on-1 with Senor Kaos

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Atlanta Music, Podcast by Dom Brady on March 26, 2009

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Senor Kaos has been behind the scenes in Atlanta Music marketing, promotion and as an MC. The Brooklyn native is one of the pillars of the segmented Atlanta Underground Hip Hop scene. One of the few in Atlanta that can move between the different flavors of Hip Hop in Atlanta with respect freely, he’s beginning to revive a once promising career by returning to the mic.

Young Chris, Bun B, Wale & Senor Kaos- Searching for an Outlet

Senor Kaos- Swagger Is Nothing Mixtape

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Analogue Atlanta #018.21234: Beating the Odds

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Atlanta Music by Dom Brady on March 25, 2009

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With record stores closing all over the United States what would cause a reasonable person to open a record store today? In a climate of world-wide recession, mp3’s and music industry uncertainty a group of Atlanta music lovers dive head first into a tide of entrepreneurs escaping the business. See how Beatlab has integrated the internet and new media into their approach.

http://www.beatlabusa.com

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Season 2 is here! Analogue Atlanta #18: Homegrown

Posted in ATL, Atlanta, Atlanta Music, Podcast by Dom Brady on March 25, 2009

I speak to Atlanta Photographer Shannon McCollum about his working with Atlanta artists such as Outkast, Rico Wade, GooDie Mob & Lil Jon. I catch up with Atlanta Fusion band Mr. Lucky comprised of members who have played with Atlanta Acts SEEK, PHBalance & My Cousin Troy and finally I talk with Grind Time/ Medicine Music recording artist Pill about his mixtape and a facet Atlanta’s little known underground Hip Hop culture.

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Stay tuned for give-aways of Mr. Lucky’s new album!!!

B.o.B Teams up with ALIen

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Atlanta Music by Dom Brady on March 19, 2009

To hear ALIen’s interview on Analogue Atlanta click here.

New Season starts MONDAY!!! WEDNESDAY!!! I have a lovely new co-host that will be joining me in the 2nd half of the season. I’ve been working on tweaking the show including more photography to embed in the podcast meta data, etc. Of course the photography won’t apply to older interviews but starting with the 2nd half of Season II we should have some great material for y’all. I can’t wait to share it!!!!

I’m bored, honestly.

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Podcast by Dom Brady on March 5, 2009

Analogue Atlanta is boring me right now. I need to find a new format for it. The interviews are insightful more often than not, the guests are great. But it needs something. The last 3 episodes are still going down, though. I’ve had a few technical and emotional setbacks. Hey, I’m human.  During the off season, I think, I’ll figure out some new concepts.  We’ll see.  It’s been fun up until this point where I’ve become less enamored with the work itself. 

I am, however,  really excited about my on going Video Documentary project “Telling it like it T-I- is: Atlanta Hip Hop Culture from ’79 ’til”. The information we’ve come across about Atlanta MC, DJ, Graf and B-Boy history is fantastic. I’m blown away.

Even more exciting for me are “My year on MARTA” and “Ride & Whistle, Atlanta”. Those are combo Photo/Radio docs I’m starting this summer that I’ll get into more as the project(s) develop. My Canon AE-1 and extras should be here Friday, God willing. I’ve also set up an analog recording station in my office for a warmer sound I think these two projects will need a analog vibe to them. Building out my darkroom as I blog. Best, Dom

Analogue Atlanta #19 will feature College Park MC Stanza

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Free Mp3, New Music, Podcast by Dom Brady on February 14, 2009

I know y’all are having a hard time waiting for that.  He’ll be joined in that episode with Atlanta bands The Goldest and Mr. Lucky.   It’s also got to be painful to  wait on episode #18 of Analogue Atlanta  for that matter.   Soon come, people.   I’m not going to promise a publish date but I’d be shocked if it wasn’t up by Tuesday.   This might hold you over, though.  Enjoy this single or download the Lyrical Lovers EP from Stanza.

Stanza–  Lady People 


Meeting with the Atlanta Citizen Journalism project today…

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Atlanta Music, Podcast by Dom Brady on February 12, 2009


We’re going to discuss solutions for getting their web presence up and running.  Been a busy, busy week.  My wife is also sick so I’ve been tending to her as much as she’ll let me.   She’s a feisty woman, my wife.   We did, however, manage to make it out to the Poor People’s day march and protest at the capitol in Downtown Atlanta.   Great energy.   Great, great energy.  I had fun, Sam looked like she was going to die.   So we only stayed long enough to capture an interview with Fredo of Project South and take a few flicks. Fredo has ideas to partner with Artists organizations like WonderRoot, Campus Artists and Musicians around the City of Atlanta (Emory, CAU, Morehouse, Ga Tech, SCAD, Creative Circus, Portfolio Center, Spelman, Agnes Scott, Mercer, Georgia Perimeter College, Oglethorpe, Atlanta Metro, etc…)as well to partner for social change.  We’ll get into that more next season on Analogue Atlanta.   Tonight I meet with Jeanette Foreman (formerly of People TV) and some tech people to see if we can’t help bring Atlanta Progressive agendas into the 21st century in a big way. 

 

Early on Friday I interview with Mike Zarin of Connect ATL for part II of “Our House”, my mini-series on Analogue Atlanta about Atlanta’s house music scene.  He’s going to try to keep us up to date with what’s RIGHT NOW in Atlanta’s House scene which has seen a bit of a resurgence since Part I.   With any luck I’ll get a podcast uploaded before I go to a gig Friday night.  Busy, busy, busy.

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Coming soon…

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Podcast by Dom Brady on February 11, 2009

 

Breaking into the biz:  a conversation  with emerging comic/comedy writer Brandon McCorwin about breaking into comedy as a young writer.

We’ll talk about his influences, obstacles and experiences in the Atlanta comedy scene including learning about the various outlets for comedy of which there are many in the city of Atlanta including the Relapse, Horizon theatre and so much more.

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Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Atlanta Music, Podcast by Dom Brady on February 11, 2009

  Had a great talk with Shannon McCollum

Tuesday night about his work, his craft and his involvement in the Atlanta Hip Hop scene.   We talked about his being from the West End of Atlanta, the SWATs, his early work with Organized Noise: Outkast, Rico Wade, Sleepy Brown, GooDie MoB…

We also delved into his relationship with Lil Jon and about being a first hand witness to the resurgence of Hip Hop in Atlanta.  

I’ve reshuffled the Podcast lineup.  I think this needs to go with Andisheh’s spot.  I’ll put Random Rabbit in a later interview.  I’ll be heading out to Athens tonight to catch them live and I think some live audio is needed for that piece.  It’s really hard to explain what they do without it. 

Still have the Clutch Magazine interview, The Goldest, Mr. Lucky,  Stanza, Fewture and Part Two of “Our House” this time with Mike Zarin , Dj Variable and DJ Tabone.   I’ve been busy, folks.   Busy on twitter, yes but also busy working on editing video and out in the streets doing interviews.   I need a team.  lol.  This is a great deal of work.  But I love it.   Until next time,  peace…

Dom

Today I head out to East Point to interview Shannon Mccollum

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Podcast by Dom Brady on February 10, 2009

In the center, Brian Knott of A3C, Atlanta

Had a few setbacks with prior interviews. Finally catch up with him today. Tommorow? Random Rabbit in Athens to catch their show and some audio for their piece on Analogue Atlanta. I also have to catch up to talk about the Youth Media project/ Citizen Journalism piece with project south coordinator Fredo. Hopefully I catch up with Brian Knott about A3C developments for 2009 as well. Busy day tomorrow.

She’s beautiful, she’s talented and now she’s working with…

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, Atlanta, Atlanta Music, New Music, Podcast by Dom Brady on February 7, 2009

 

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Check out my interview with her on Episode #009 of Analogue Atlanta: Powerful Impact.  She’s beautiful, talented and now she’s working with another beautiful and talented young lady.  She is Brittany Bosco.   Her sound ranges from operatic to neo-funk and experimental soul.  Spectrum, her aptly titled EP, is available for free on her myspace page.  Just talked a bit with Fadia Kader and she let me know that she’ll be working with Bosco helping her in the way she’s been helping Atlanta group  Proton over the past year and a half or so (I’m not certain of the timeline).   We’ll catch up with Proton in season 2 of Analogue Atlanta which kicks off in March.   Bosco has some wonderful songs on her free EP.   She also has a talented team around her with the likes of Atlanta-Based, formerly of South Carolina MC Danny!  Alex Goose  and many more.  With Fadia now behind her, the machine is going to really get rolling for Brittany.  I’m excited to see what 2009 brings for this new pairing.

As for me?  I’m bone tired.  I’m still working on Episode #018 of Analogue Atlanta.  There is so much audio to sift through on the Random Rabbit interview.  I’m still listening to tape trying to find an angle to take.   I should be ready to post it soon, though.  Until then?  Enjoy the sounds of Ms. Bosco live…

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New stuff…

Posted in Analogue Atlanta:, ATL, Atlanta, Podcast by Dom Brady on February 6, 2009

Analogue Atlanta ran into some snags this week mostly centered around my personal commitment over-extension and running out of server space on Podomatic. If you follow my twitter, you know I’ve been ODing on coffee staying up looking for affordable solutions, editing, compressing, etc. I haven’t had the energy to complete one episode let alone two. Saturday will be dedicated to uploading Analogue Atlanta #18 featuring Atlanta-Based Journalist/Author Andisheh Nouraee, Producer Mudfish and Electronic music ensemble Random Rabbit. With any luck, I’ll be able to post #19 as well which includes my interview with an Eastside denizen who happens to be Clutch Magazine’s Owner/Editor, Atlanta-Based MC Senor Kaos and Atlanta Funk band Mr. Lucky tomorrow as well. I’m not going to promise anything except give-aways for those able to answer questions I’ll embed in the meta data.

Extra Analogue #3 will be up tonight, God willing. I’ll finally post the interview with Stone’s Throw recording artist Mayer Hawthorne & my interview with Crush + Lovely Creative Director Nathan Heleine. Crush + Lovely along with Deltree have brought an interesting project to the internet and the world: Fifty people one question. We’ll talk about what sparked the project and about his craft and other projects his boutique is involved in.