Cameron Adair Podcast

Cameron Adair

Cameron Adair talks to artists about art and life.

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Cam reads the greatest poem ever written. Part 4/4, Canti XXXII-XXXIV, Cocytus Canto XXXII - Circle 9, Rounds 1-2 Canto XXXIII - Circle 9, Round 3 Canto XXXIV - Circle 9, Round 4; Center This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK

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Aug 2020

23 min 46 sec

Cam reads the greatest poem ever written. Part 3/4, Canti XVIII-XXXI, CIrcle 8, Malebolge Canto XVIII - Circle 8, Bolgia 1-2 Canto XIX - Circle 8, Bolgia 3 Canto XX - Circle 8, Bolgia 4 Canti XXI, XXII - Circle 8, Bolgia 5 Canto XXIII - Circle 8, Bolgia 6 Canti XXIV, XXV - Circle 8, Bolgia 7 Canti XXVI, XXVII - Circle 8, Bolgia 8 Canto XXVIII - Circle 8, Bolgia 9 Canti XXIX-XXXI - Circle 8, Bolgia 10 This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK

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Aug 2020

1 hr 45 min

Cam reads the greatest poem ever written. Part 2/4, Canti XII-XVII, Circle 7 Canto XII - Circle 7, Ring 1 Canto XIII - Circle 7, Ring 2 Canti XIV-XVII - Circle 7, Ring 3 This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK

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Jul 2020

43 min 12 sec

Cam reads the greatest poem ever written. Recorded Jan. 2020 on Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles. Part 1/4, Canti I-XI Canti I-II - Virgil & Descent Canto III - Gates & Vestibule Canto IV - Circle 1 Canto V - Circle 2 Canto VI - Circle 3 Canto VII - Circle 4 Canti VIII, IX - Circle 5 Canti X, XI - Circle 6 This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK

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Jul 2020

1 hr 16 min

This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK

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Mar 2020

1 hr 30 min

This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK Thanks to Marquita. Thanks for listening.

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Feb 2020

47 min 35 sec

This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK Thanks to Robbie. Robbie is at vitaminwigc.bandcamp.com Thanks for listening.

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Nov 2019

2 hr 7 min

This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK Thanks to Matt. Matt is at therealmattbrown.com Thanks for listening.

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Aug 2019

1 hr 55 min

The short film I made with Chase can be seen here. This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK Thanks to Liz McNeil. Thanks for listening.

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Jul 2019

1 hr 7 min

This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK Thanks to Spencer. Thanks for listening.

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Jul 2019

1 hr 5 min

This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK Thanks to Erlin. Thanks for listening.

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Jul 2019

1 hr 27 min

This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK Thanks to Spencer. Thanks for listening.

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Jul 2019

24 min 43 sec

This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, Patreon, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by signing up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. Tip: Leave a message: bit.ly/CASPEAK Thanks to Jordan. Thanks for listening.

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Jun 2019

1 hr 4 min

This show is now listener supported through Patreon at bit.ly/CAPodPtrn and by leaving a rating or review and subscribing on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube. Support for this show is also provided by using these links to sign up for a subscription to Audible, a web hosting service at Media Temple, or by shopping on Amazon. You can leave a tip here: Leave a message for the show here: bit.ly/CASPEAK More information can be found at podcast.cameronadair.com. Lee Shaner is a musician and podcast host. In this episode Cameron talks to Lee about music, Los Angeles, and podcast drama. Thanks to Lee. Thanks for listening.  

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Apr 2019

1 hr 24 min

This show is listener supported through Patreon and by leaving a rating, review, or comment on iTunes, Stitcher, YouTube, Spotify, etc...  The show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, where you can find links to everywhere else it exists.  We couldn't have broken into the top 100 podcasts in the USA without all the support and it's much appreciated. Merch is at shop.cameronadair.com. The Spotify playlist made for this episode is linked on Camerons Spotify and also here. Leave a message for the show here: bit.ly/CASPEAK This episode is a solo mission. The show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, where you can find links to Patreon and everywhere else it exists.  We couldnt have broken into the top 100 podcasts in the USA without all the support and it's much appreciated. Thanks for listening.

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Mar 2019

14 min 17 sec

We are in the Top 100 Podcasts in the USA! Patreon is up to $131 per episode! It lives at podcast.cameronadair.com, where there are links to everywhere else it exists. Write a rating and review, like, comment, subscribe, and go nuts! Leave a message for the show if you dare here: bit.ly/CASPEAK   Matia Simovich is a music person: musician, producer, etc... We met up at his studio in Van Nuys. We talked about SF, LA, music, process, movies, and other things. Inhalt is at inhalt.bandcamp.com/   This show is at podcast.cameronadair.com, where you can find links to everywhere else it exists. THE PATREON PAGE Thanks for listening 🐧

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Feb 2019

1 hr 53 min

This show is 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 podcast.cameronadair.com. Brian DeLizza is a a recording and mix engineer, musician, and works in music education.  He co-owned a studio in Hyde Street Studios in San Francisco where we worked together for many years, and has been an administrator at SAE music school for six years. He has degrees in audio engineering and music business and is working on a masters in music business.  Brian also just released another album of his own music. We met up at my studio in Echo Park. We talked about SAE, nerded out on synthesizers and recording, his new record, computer programming, the studio world, and our old days in SF. Brian is on social media at @briandelizza and @hollywoodstreetmattress and his records are available on digital platforms. This show is now at podcast.cameronadair.com, where you can find links to Patreon and everywhere else it exists.  If you enjoyed the show, throw a dollar down at patreon.com/cameron_adair.  We can't make the show without all the support on there and we really appreciate you guys. Thanks for listening.

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Oct 2018

1 hr 22 min

This show is 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 podcast.cameronadair.com. Jerry Hsu has been a pro skateboarder since he was seventeen.  He was a playable character in the 'EA Skate' video game franchise.  Hes published a photography book and is about to release his second.  He also just started a clothing company last year. We met up at my studio in Echo Park. We talked about the bay area, LA, skating, making clothes, sponsors, his new photography book 'Nazi Gold, skate injuries, the relationship between art and commerce and growing up Taiwanese-American. Sci-Fi Fantasy is in stores and at scififantasy.co. This show is now at podcast.cameronadair.com, where you can find links to Patreon and everywhere else it exists.  If you enjoyed the show, throw a dollar down at patreon.com/cameron_adair.  We can't make the show without all the support on there and we really appreciate you guys. Thanks for listening.

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Sep 2018

1 hr 38 min

This show is 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 podcast.cameronadair.com. Christian Berishaj is a musician. Growing up in Michigan, by his mid-twenties he had been terminated from contracts from both Atlantic records and Universal. In 2012 he began releasing his music independently as JMSN. Cameron has been a fan of Christians since back in 2012, when someone sent a link to one of his videos to Camerons' YouTube channel. Five years later -last year- Cameron played on one of Christians records. In this episode, Cameron talks to Christian about dogs, independently making and releasing podcasts and music, recording, his journey in the music industry, health, and religion. Most everything JMSN can be found at iamjmsn.com. This show is now at podcast.cameronadair.com, where you can find links to Patreon and everywhere else it exists.  If you enjoyed the show, throw a dollar down at patreon.com/cameron_adair.  We can't make the show without all the awesome supporters on there and we really appreciate you guys.   Thanks for listening.

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Sep 2018

2 hr 21 min

This show is 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 podcast.cameronadair.com. Adam Miltenberger works for a company that brings celebrities into the Chinese market by partnering them with the Chinese tech companies Alibaba and WeChat. Adam has also been tour managing and managing musicians for nine years, and recently stopped.  He also works backline at the Fonda theater in Hollywood. Thanks for listening.  

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Sep 2018

2 hr 52 min

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 battle with addiction and some of the new things hes working on. Thanks for listening.

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Aug 2018

1 hr 42 min

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.

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Aug 2018

1 hr 51 min

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.

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Aug 2018

1 hr 36 min

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.

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Jul 2016

1 hr

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.

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Jul 2016

56 min 10 sec

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.

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Jun 2016

1 hr 6 min

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.

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Feb 2016

1 hr 12 min

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.

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Dec 2015

42 min 41 sec

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.

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Nov 2015

56 min 22 sec

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.

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Nov 2015

55 min 35 sec

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.

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Nov 2015

51 min 26 sec

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.

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Nov 2015

1 hr 6 min

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.

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Oct 2015

1 hr 40 min

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.

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Oct 2015

1 hr 6 min

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.

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Oct 2015

1 hr 8 min

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.

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Oct 2015

1 hr 5 min

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.    

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Sep 2015

57 min 21 sec