Cameron Adair talks to artists about art and life.
Episode 017 - Patrick Hoelck22/08/2018 Duración: 01h41min
This show is now listener supported through Patreon at bit.ly/CAPodPtrn and by leaving a rating and review on iTunes at bit.ly/CAPod. Leave a message for the show here: bit.ly/CASPEAK More information can be found at cameronadair.com/podcast. Patrick Hoelck is best known for his photography, film making, and writing. He grew up directing music videos in New York in the 90s and went on to shoot commercial editorial and ad work, publish books and a photography app. Polaroid Hotel is an app that combines the book of the same name, a decade of his personal and commercial Polaroid work, with a photography app. More recently, his 2016 docu-series 'An Interview', sponsored by Dodge Ram, is cinematic candid interviews between Patrick and actor friends. The pieces are like modern Interview Magazine features with Patrick doing both a raw celebrity interview while also directing a film crew. Hes currently doing a similar series called Analogs. We covered movies, music, his success at a young age, subsequent battl
Episode 016 - Dana Everett13/08/2018 Duración: 01h51min
This show is now listener supported through Patreon at bit.ly/CAPodPtrn and by leaving a rating and review on iTunes at bit.ly/CAPod. Leave a message for the show here: bit.ly/CASPEAK More information can be found at cameronadair.com/podcast. Mega is a music producer whose songs have been featured in TV shows such as ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’, ‘Road Rules’, film trailers for ‘Get Rich or Die Trying’, ‘Wall Street’, commercials for Nike, Adidas, Budweiser, and many others. He owns and operates Cre8v Space, his sync licensing label and recording studio in Hollywood. In this episode Cameron talks to Mega about the new projects he's working on, Hollywood, his career in sync licensing, movies, hip hop, raising his five kids, race, and Minnesota, where he's from. Thanks to Mega. You can find Mega through his Instagram and Soundcloud. Creative Media is at cre8vspace.booksy.com and Instagram. Thanks for listening.
Episode 015 - Joel Knoernschild01/08/2018 Duración: 01h36min
This show is now listener supported through Patreon at bit.ly/CAPodPtrn and by leaving a rating and review on iTunes at bit.ly/CAPod. Leave a message for the show here: bit.ly/CASPEAK More information can be found at cameronadair.com/podcast. Joel Knoernschild is an Emmy-Award winning director. Hes directed work for Warner Bros Records, NOWNESS, American Crime Story (FX), and others. His film, VARmINT, won the Audience Award at the New Orleans Film Festival, Won the Grand Jury Prize at Dances with Films, featured on Short of the Week and received a Vimeo Staff Pick. Joel also owns Echo Park Surf Squad. In this episode Cameron talks to Joel about the new projects he's working on, Echo Park, food, skate videos, traveling, growing up mixed race, movies, and Japan. Thanks to Joel. You can find Joel online at joelknoernschild.com and through his Instagram. For Echo Park Surf Squad go to echoparksurfsquad.com. Thanks for listening.
Episode 014 - Mike Wells - Mike Wells Mastering18/07/2016 Duración: 01h39s
Mike Wells is a mastering engineer. He opened Mike Wells Mastering fifteen years ago in a room at Hyde Street Studios in the San Francisco Tenderloin, where Cameron also worked later on. He now runs Mike Wells Mastering out of North Hollywood. His credits include Green Day, Prince, Tommy Guerrero, Google, Apple, and many others. He served on the board for the Recording Academy, and also as President of the LA chapter of AES. Mike and Cameron talked about audio, music, and survival. Thanks to Mike. You can find him at mikewellsmastering.com, and on Facebook. This show is available on iTunes and at cameronadair.com/podcast. This episode is brought to you by Audible, Amazon, and Media Temple.
Episode 013 - Matt Kelley - Matt Kelley Audio11/07/2016 Duración: 56min
Matt Kelley is a legendary SF Bay Area audio engineer. His credits are crazy: Digital Underground, 2-Pac, Souls of Mischief, Dead Kennedys, Hieroglyphics, and many more... Matt is the sound of a huge part of San Francisco musical and cultural history. Cameron and Matt have known each other for many years working in SF. For this episode, they met up at Matt's studio, The Crows Nest, in Russian Hill in SF. Thank you to Matt Kelley Audio. Matts website is mattkelleyaudio.com. This show is available on iTunes, cameronadair.com/podcast, and other awesome places through your computer. This episode is brought to you by Audible, Amazon, and is hosted in part by Media Temple. Thank you for listening.
Episode 012 - Brian Wakefield - Death Records27/06/2016 Duración: 01h06min
Brian Wakefield plays in the bands Melted Toys, Emotional, Healing Potporri, and runs the cassette label Death Records which has an annual festival, Deathstock, in Sonoma county every June. Cameron met up with Brian at Death Records HQ in SF, where they talked about music, movies, growing up in San Jose, cassettes, and other awesome things. Thanks to Brian and to Death Records. Their website is longlivedeathrecords.com. This show is available on iTunes and at cameronadair.com/podcast. This episode is brought to you by Audible, Media Temple, and Amazon.
Episode 011 - Spencer Keeton Cunningham29/02/2016 Duración: 01h12min
Spencer Keeton Cunningham is a visual artist. He travels around the world painting outdoor murals and selling work in galleries. He smuggled skateboards into Cuba, and travels to paint in Alaska, Mexico, China, Japan, British Columbia, Canada, and all over the US. We met up in the top floor tower of the Westerfeld house off of Alamo Square in SF. Its a place with a lot of history, including past residents, Anton LaVey, Kenneth Anger, and from where there have been many UFO sightings.We chatted past sunset, not bothering to turn on any lights. We talked about dreams, traveling, music, technology, films, nature, and culture.Thanks to Spencer. You can see his most recent show at The Luggage Store gallery in San Francisco and online on his tumblr and facebook.This show is at cameronadair.com/podcast. You can subscribe, rate and review on iTunes, and Stitcher, and join Cameron next time. This episode is brought to you by Audible, Media Temple, and Amazon.
Episode 010 - Danilo Parra - Vice Media07/12/2015 Duración: 42min
Danilo Parra is a director. He makes music videos and shows on vice.com and for the Vice Network. He's done music videos for A$AP Rocky and was recently nominated for a UKVMA. Cameron and Danny grew up together and have known each other for about fifteen years but hadn't seen each other in six so they spend some time catching up. In this episode Cameron and Danilo meet up at the Vice offices in Brooklyn and talk about his moving to New York and going from a Vice intern to having his videos featured on Nowness and being nominated for awards. They also talk about drugs and his work with his friend Hamilton Morris on the web series, Hamilton's Pharmacopeia. Thanks to Danilo. You can see his work online at danilop.com and on his Vimeo account. The show is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and at cameronadair.com/podcast. Be sure to subscribe, rate, review, and join Cameron next time.
Episode 009 - Jonathan Mann30/11/2015 Duración: 56min
Jonathan Mann has written and published a song a day for almost seven years. He has performed on and had his songs featured on CNN, Anderson Cooper Live, Apple Keynote, among other places. In this episode, Cameron talks to Jonathan about his unique approach to music. Jonathan asks Cameron about his work. They talk about the ephemeralness of making music online, making meaningful work in a devalued marketplace, what Jonathan is going to do for is 3,000th song/day, about CalArts and songwriting. Thanks to Jonathan. You can find him online at jonathanmann.net and through his page on bandcamp.com. The show is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and at cameronadair.com/podcast. Be sure to subscribe, rate, review, and join Cameron next time.
Episode 008 - Diana Manfredi - Spaghetto Productions23/11/2015 Duración: 55min
Diana Manfredi is an Italian-American director. In this episode, Diana talks about her film, Twerkumentary, the empowerment vs objectification of twerking, her fathers artwork, moving to the US from Europe after college, we talk about Fairfax, and why she's tired of directing music videos. Thanks to Diana. You can see her work online at spaghetto.tv and twerkumentary.com. Thanks as always to Different Fur. The show is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and at cameronadair.com/podcast. Be sure to subscribe, rate, review, and join me next time.
Episode 007 - TJ Cowgill - Actual Pain / King Dude09/11/2015 Duración: 51min
TJ Cowgill is a clothier and musician. He owns Actual Pain and makes music as King Dude. This episode takes place at Different Fur Studios. In this episode, they talk about San Francisco, fraternal organizations, Seattle, touring, technology, and religion. Thanks to TJ. You can find Actual Pain online at actualpain.org and King Dude on bandcamp, through Not Just Religious Music, Dias Records, and Van Records in Europe. This show is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and at cameronadair.com/podcast. Be sure to subscribe, rate, review, and join me next time.
Episode 006 - Richard Hart - Push Periodical02/11/2015 Duración: 01h06min
Richard Hart is a skateboard photographer and has his own publication Push Periodical. We talked about his growing up in a a small village in England, how skateboarding brought him to California in the 90's, working in a print medium in 2015, the skateboard community, and skateboarders in Hollywood. Thanks to Richard. You can find Push online at pushperiodical.com and Instagram. This show is on Apple iTunes, Stitcher, and at cameronadair.com. Subscribe, rate, write a review, and thanks for listening.
Episode 005 - Patrick Brown - Different Fur Studios26/10/2015 Duración: 01h40min
Patrick Brown owns Different Fur Studios in San Francisco. We talked about San Francisco, owning a studio, mixing records, the music industry, the Recording Academy, the Millennial generation, and digital distribution. You can find Patrick on Twitter at @studio_dad. Different Fur Studios is on Twitter at @differentfur and at differentfurstudios.com. This show is on Apple iTunes, Stitcher, and at cameronadair.com. Subscribe, rate, write a review, and thanks for listening.
Episode 004 - Brian DaMert - The Tambo Rays / Waters19/10/2015 Duración: 01h06min
Brian and his sister play in the bands The Tambo Rays and Waters. We talked about recording, his history in music, family, his families toy company, performing on national prime time cable TV, growing up in Marin, traveling, and the new Tambo Rays EP. Thanks, Brian. He is on Twitter at @DiRTyDaMert. The Tambo Rays are at thetamborays.bandcamp.com and soundcloud.com/thetamborays. This show is on Apple iTunes, Stitcher, and at cameronadair.com. Subscribe, write a review, and thanks for listening.
Episode 003 - Matt Jones - Castle Face Records12/10/2015 Duración: 01h08min
Matt runs Castleface Records and plays in Male Gaze. We talked about vintage synthesizers, the San Francisco exodus, vinyl manufacturing, and running a record label. Thanks, Matt, Male Gaze, and Castleface Records. This show is on Apple iTunes, Stitcher, and at cameronadair.com. Subscribe and write a review on iTunes, and thanks for listening.
Episode 002 - Marco de la Vega - 120 Minutes05/10/2015 Duración: 01h05min
Marco de la Vega is a dj and promoter. Starting in the early 2000's his mix tapes and dj sets turned into club nights and curated events. Since then, his involvement in shows, and his own, 120 Minutes have grown to provide artists from all over the world with a place in San Francisco. Marco's been written up in The Fader. A 2013 feature in the San Francisco Bay Guardian entitled, "Post-Everything" called his events "darkly experimental.... participatory art". I talked with Marco at Different Fur Studios in the San Francisco Mission District. We talked about our recent respective experiences with cancer, death, his history with shows, and the coexistence of the arts with the changes in the city. Thanks, Marco. You can find Marco's 120 Minutes on Facebook and he is also on Twitter at @S4NtA_Mu3rTE. The show is on Apple iTunes and at cameronadair.com. Subscribe, rate, and write a review on iTunes, and thanks for listening.
Episode 001 - Chris Brennan - Mishka28/09/2015 Duración: 57min
Chris Brennan is a photographer. His work has been licenced by Getty Imges. He has also narrated exhibitions for the MoMa and has co-authored books on Street Art. We also find out that he is the author of the cult favorite prank calling software Shit Talker from the 90's. Chris is also the owner of Mishka San Francisco. Mishka is a streetwear brand that has been written up in Forbes and New York Magazine and their store on 350 Broadway in Brooklyn has been open since 2003. Chris opened the San Francisco flagship on 25th St. and Mission St. in 2013. In this episode Cameron talks to Chris about photography, his history with streetwear, fashion, technology and food. Thanks to Chris and Mishka. You can find Chris online at unaesthetic.net. For Mishka go to mishkasf.com. The show is available on iTunes, Soundcloud and at cameronadair.com. Be sure to subscribe, rate, comment, and join me next time.