Aldo Calrissian: “I Don’t Want To Use Words Too Much”

Aldo Calrissian: “I Don’t Want To Use Words Too Much”

This is my interview with Aldo Calrissian, conducted at the Lava Lamp Lounge on 2 July 2018.

This program is sponsored by J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.


Topics Include:

Previous chat, Halo // Run single, Dusks Embrace vs The Paintings vs Solo, Michael Windows, remix philosophy, rhythms and minimalist beats, polyrhythms & other time signatures, psychedelic electronic, spiritual experiences making music, process talk, getting started, BitWig, not playing live, the listening experience, convenience as a human fault, the digital audience becomes an international audience, Destroy All Bring New, not fitting in, Salem as a rock and roll town, politics, intellectual anarchy through music, morality and making mistakes in life, America’s teenage phase, rock & roll’s complacency, The Paintings being different than most “rock” bands, the challenge of singing and playing, Dusks Embrace not being an average “metal” band, getting stuck on old records, Led Zeppelin, making accessible music, telling someone else’s story vs making it your own, the internal experience of listening to music, digital platforms, and needing breaks between creative experiences.

Aldo’s Personal Playlist:
Ravyn Lenae: “Sticky”
Glass Animals
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

You can find Aldo at:

Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Spotify, YouTube, Mixcloud, Vimeo, iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon.


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