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Thousand Story Podcast
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We're Naji and Luis, two 20-something musicians who thought it’d be cool to share stories about life in the creative industry. Things get crazy, and someone’s gotta talk about it.
 
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We stopped by Quickly, Quickly's house to see what's up with the Boy Wonder, and ended up fangirling about the Beatles + placing bets on Tekashi69's estimated time of death. Yikes.Timestamps:Intro Stuff (0:00-6:10)The Beatles and Other Obsessions (28:37)Tekashi69 Death Bets (44:00)60s Artists vs. Today's Artists (48:00)Quickly Album Release Dat ...…
 
TImestamps:Luis' Halloween story (0:33)Ethnic people in scary movies (13:00)Mario Kart Tour! (15:47)Luis' Love for Apple (27:27)Follow us:https://instagram.com/thousandstory_https://instagram.com/mrnajiboyhttps://instagram.com/elpontilloBy Thousand Story, Luis Pontillo, Naji.
 
This week, In the spirit of absolutely nothing, we decided to have a chat w/ ROMderful (ROM for short), a Birmingham-born producer, unintentional fashion-icon-extraordinaire, and all-around homie.Timestamps:So how did Kehlani happen? (3:45)ROM signs a deal (7:11)Why "ROMderful?" (20:42)Otakus For Life (31:36)The ROMderful Live Experience (40:38 ...…
 
Naji & Luis: @mrnajiboy • @elpontilloBy Thousand Story, Luis Pontillo, Naji.
 
Well, we're here. Season 2 finale. We almost didn't have anything to talk about. Then Stem Thanos-snapped most of their clientele over the weekend. Oh boy. We thought it'd be important to close out this season with an overview and reflection on the matter.By Thousand Story, Stem.
 
Zach Farache is back with a short story about Tik-Tok. It's only mildly infuriating. Hardships. Laughter. Friendship. And chairs!! You don’t want to miss this hilarious episode about how people can literally steal your work, call it their own and make money off of it too! Timestamps: Zach's Chair-Cleaning Service (2:28), The Tik-Tok Story (5:10 ...…
 
Find J.Robb: instagram.com/jrobbdaproducer Artwork by evasofire (instagram.com/evasofire)By Thousand Story, Luis Pontillo, J.Robb, Naji.
 
Delanie Leyden is in the house! It's a no-holds-barred closet cleaning as she takes us through the gritty life of a music engineer! Timestamps: Her story (1:20), Politics, or relationship building? (8:25), What engineers actually do (24:29), Do jobs in art take away your creativity? (40:17), How weed brownies will get you the farthest ahead (52 ...…
 
Follow TS: https://instagram.com/thousandstory_ Get the BG Music: http://share.epidemicsound.com/tpFZpBy Thousand Story, Luis Pontillo, Naji.
 
DyAnna: https://instagram.com/dymindesign Background music: https://thousandstory.co/podcast/soundtrackBy Thousand Story, DyAnna Moreno.
 
We brought back our secret roommate and beloved podcast co-host, Monty (https://montylov.com) to bring you a fresh dose of updates, industry news and cool stuff for cool people! fires hand guns Timestamps: Coachella (1:29), Thoughts on the Notre Dame Situation (22:10), Game of Thrones and racist sentiments by Luis (27:26), Spotify Audio Ads exp ...…
 
Have you ever taken the internet for granted? Of course you have. You probably never sat down to think about how user-friendly instagram, or Facebook, or Amazon is! They have millions of things in there and you know how to use most of those things. But you don’t realize how hard it is to make an easy site. That's where Angela Estelle comes in. ...…
 
Class is in session. This is the creative's guide to the industry. Here are some Important things to know when traveling around the music industry: Pick YO BATTLES!! (1:32), Don’t shoot yourself in the foot!! (12:48), Schmoozer School (20:36), It's about the relationship, not the song (26:48), And above all, KNOW YOUR WORTH! (31:17) •• Backgrou ...…
 
What is licensing? Can you even do it? Probably, but you gotta be smart about it. We’re gonna teach you how to land a deal with Disney!! OK, not really, but our co-host Matt, aka Insightful, almost did, and the story is wild, so you should listen! Timestamps: Matt's Story (1:23), What companies look for when licensing music (16:17), Work-for-hi ...…
 
Streaming services, label deals and Naji quitting music??? Sooo much is happening right now in the streaming game! This episode, we talk Apple shifting focus from hardware to software and puttin’ in $1 billion in original content for their streaming service (1:47), Disney competing with their own streaming service, Disney+ (9:32), Cuco signing ...…
 
This is Jasmine Collier: artist/tour/life manager, and she's stopped by to break down how things work in her domain. We talk finding your people (8:00), Setting goals (19:36), Tour prep 101 (27:12), Crowdfunding your shows (55:37), and more! Jasmine: https://instagram.com/jasminecollier •• Photo credit: https://instagram.com/coliair Background ...…
 
The first pancake is always fugly. This time around, Naji and Luis talk about their own test pancakes (1:55), Avoiding getting stuck in the same lane (18:03), Examples of famous test pancakes, FUCK CHRIS BROWN (20:50), and secret aliases (45:53) •• Background music: https://thousandstory.co/podcast/soundtrack…
 
Who, What, Where, When and Why IS Verzache? We talk to Zach Farache, Toronto Producer/Singer/Songwriter extraordinaire, and get his sobby life story. Only it's the exact opposite of sobby. This boi a trip. Timestamps: We’re learning about his secret Singaporean upbringing (4:16), The difference between Verzache and Zach Farache (12:08), How to ...…
 
We’re back! things got weird on the internet since we left. o.O We're talking music festivals on Minecraft (4:00), Fortnite trying to swoop in (29:28), how TV’s faring in the internet age (39:56), and where we think the future of festivals are going • Photo credit: https://twitter.com/nolongerkai Background music: https://thousandstory.co/podca ...…
 
Happiness is the new kid on the block, and it’s not going anywhere any time soon. WHOO SEASON FINALE TIME!! That makes us super happy. Speaking of happiness, we’re talking about why it’s become the most important metric for our age group when it comes to today’s society, and how definitions are changing to make room for our new versions of succ ...…
 
Talent + Opportunity = Success, right…? Why does success feel so far from reach sometimes? Extremely talented people often find little to no success while your averagely-skilled peer might be raking in the dough and digits. We like to think that’s some ol’ bullllll. But digging deeper, why does that happen? This week, we take a look at the reci ...…
 
Subtle, Soulection & Unnecessarily Suave: This is Montalis Anglade. Creative mind, manager, entrepreneur, Kingdom Hearts lover & avid pescatarian... The words to describe him are endless. But how did he get there? From startup tech companies to the foundations of indie music platform, Soulection, Monty takes us through his story; what it was li ...…
 
Let’s Build, Fam. If you hear anyone say the phrase, “Let’s Build, Fam,” you turn and you run, fast. There are d*ck riders and haters afoot. But amidst the wave of fake fans, there are the unsung heroes: The early adopters, the super fans. Artists deal with it, and so do their managers. So we invited Monty, from indie music platform, Soulection ...…
 
In honor of Record Store Day, we decided to talk about Vinyl’s surprising comeback, our thoughts on how we consume music, and a conversation on the decline of concept albums. Follow us on Twitter & IG: @thousandstory_ • @mrnajiboy • @elpontillo •• Photo Credit: https://danedeaner.meBy Thousand Story.
 
Don’t believe the hype! Even Jesus needed 3 days to shine. What do Oprah, Stan Lee, Michael B. Jordan, and you have in common? You’ve all worked the worst jobs on the way to successfully landing your dream job. For those who are anxious and nervous about not being “there” yet; for those who fear not being successful enough; for those waiting on ...…
 
Skrrt Skrrt until you can’t Skrrt Skrrt no mo. So you wanna be a full-time artist, and you have no idea how to get from your current soul sucking job, to your dream entrepreneurial pursuits? Well, it’s not that simple, bruv. There are lots of things to think about when you transition from a full-time day-job to being your own boss. Lesss talk a ...…
 
No, this is not about jazz. Unless you’re into that sorta thing, which, in this case, would make this definitely about jazz. We all get a little bit frazzled working day in and day out on our truest passions. Every now and then we need to take a break, and realize that there’s more to life than working ourselves to death. That being said… grab ...…
 
You look terrible in that straw hat. Wear the du-rag, it definitely looks better. More hat conversation? Why? Well, because frankly, you gotta choose a few and commit. That’s your problem, you never commit to anything. But we digress. We talk about choosing a few roles to hone in on and focus all your effort towards in order to actually improve ...…
 
The hats are a metaphor, but we just really wanted to say “Wearing Sombreros is a character building exercise.” Du-rags, fedoras, sombreros,… what do all of these things have in common? They are hats. You put them on your head. Much like hats, you play many different roles as an independent freelance creative/business owner. We could have used ...…
 
Follow Jimmy: https://instragram.com/jimmyviBy Thousand Story.
 
No one died. Well, technically, no one. We promise.The YouTube Star, Digital Dream: Does it still exist? Can it? We have a conversation about the dumb sh*t YouTube has pulled in the last year that's caused some of our favorite personalities to jump ship. We also talk about the alternatives (Pornhub, anyone?) that people have shifted to in light ...…
 
GANG GANG GANG GANG: A study.What is a Gucci gang? How do you make your own Gucci gang? These are topics we don’t at all discuss in this episode. No, this episode we discuss the importance of finding the right people to help build your vision and different collectives. Skills can be learned, but vibes are very real.…
 
Continuing our conversation with Chloe, we discuss her love for hip hop music, philosophies on life and the future of the music industry, as well as embarrassing facts about Naji’s unhealthy obsession with Aqua and their hit single, “Barbie Girl”. Discover Stem: https://stem.isBy Thousand Story.
 
We gotta introduce ourselves at some point, right? Well, on top of that, we get into the nitty gritty of making money from this here music thing. With some help from our friend Chloe Heavey of Stem, a tech company devoted to giving creators a way to get paid on a regular basis like a normal human, we dive into some ways to do just that, and dis ...…
 
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