018 / Ash Farrand (hissquiet) on Falling in Love with Turning Knobs


Oct 2020

1 hr 1 min

Hilary talks with Ash Farrand about the potential of genderlessness on the internet, the gear tinkerer community, and the importance of just starting. Plus, the patriarchy’s negative impact on men. Huge thanks to this episode’s sponsors!

https://www.earthquakerdevices.com/ (EarthQuaker Devices)- extra special effects pedals made by hand in Akron, OH! https://skylarbatz.wordpress.com/ (Studio 121)- recording, production, beats and more in Providence, RI! ASH’S BIO hissquiet uses glistening tones and dark ambience to blur the lines between comfort and chaos. With a refined minimalism and lightning focus on sound design the one person music project displays an ability to create scenes and emotions through vast evolving soundscapes. hissquiet, aka Ash Farrand, is also an experienced graphic designer, fine artist, and web developer. ASH’S MENTIONS Elektron / Chase Bliss / Tomkat / Dwarfcraft / Ableton / Roland / Moog / Adobe / Jamuary / True Cuckoo / Anne Sulikowski / Black Moth / EarthQuaker Devices / Fender Squier / Korg / Black Circuits / Otto Klammer / Anne Sulikowski / Krost / Marci.DH / Yonat Hafftka / Illixie / Moxy Martinez / Helene Vogelsinger ASH’S LINKS http://hissquiet.com/ (Website) https://www.instagram.com/_hissquiet_/ (Instagram) MID-RIFF LINKS http://hilarybjones.com/midriffpodcast (Website) http://instagram.com/midriffpodcast (Instagram) http://facebook.com/midriffpodcast (Facebook) https://hilarybjones.us20.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=43bb95b305fb0c7d53fbc8d3a&id=146b44f072 (Newsletter) Thanks for rating/reviewing on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mid-riff/id1494997227 (Apple Podcasts)! CREDITS Ash’s Bumper Track: “https://hissquiet.bandcamp.com/track/murmur (Murmur)” by hissquiet Theme Music: "Hedonism" by https://towanda.bandcamp.com/ (Towanda) Artwork by https://www.juliagualtieri.com/ (Julia Gualtieri)

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