21ism Podcast - Telling Artist's Stories Through Vision & Sound

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21ism Bitcoin Art Collective : Bitcoin's Creative Carousel

Celebrating the creative minds of the Bitcoin space in the categories Art, Design, Video, Memes, Music, Writing & Development.

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Remember remember, the 5th of November... Today is our birthday! To celebrate we're switching things up a little. We have named this block 'Fuck Fiat' and while we've got more things planned for this month we're gonna start off with a bang. Here is our WORD feature, Saifedean Ammous. Author of The Bitcoin Standard and now The Fiat Standard. He has had a huge impact on so many people's understanding of Bitcoin and can't wait to see what impact his latest book is going to have too. Speaking to him is everyone's mate and best host around, Daniel Prince from The Once Bitten Podcast. Enjoy

Nov 6

1 hr 20 min

Featuring in the CODE block this month is Ben Arc. @arcbtc is a free open source advocate, builder and educator. He is best known for LN Bits but has also worked on MANY other projects. Speaking to him is our boy @MaxBitBuyBit - Hope you enjoy this rip!

Oct 5

1 hr 25 min

Featured in our ART category this block is Zetra. @zetra_art is a German clothes designer, graphic designer, fine artist and Bitcoiner and is on the bleeding edge of the coolest counter culture in the world right now. He is amplifying the word of Bitcoin through beauty at a time when the world really needs it. Here he speaks to @HodlerThanThou2 aka Badders to discuss running and designing a clothing label, aerosol art, being asked to design a Tony Hawk skate deck, Bitcoin and more. Enjoy!

Oct 5

1 hr 12 min

GéGé aka @gegelsmr2 aka Gege La Saumure is a Parisien Pleb, currently on his second Twitter account, who spits the dankest memes. He was raised a critical thinker, awakened by 9/11, Libya & Bitcoin. He mines fiat video editing for French Hip Hop artists. The encroaching dystopia he’s living through in France right now is pushing him to express his frustration with a sublime clarity of perspective. He’s knocking memecraft out of the park. @Selfbankt loved this chat. Hope you do too.

Oct 5

1 hr 7 min

Featuring in our MUSIC category this block is Captain Youth If you haven't heard @ElCaptainYouth 's tunes yet then frankly it's about time! A rapper, singer, business builder, freedom lover and Bitcoiner, he has always followed his nose and his ideas. Here he speaks to @HodlerThanThough2 aka Badders to discuss music, how to live a free life, Bitcoin and more. Ciao 

Oct 5

1 hr 56 min

Featuring in our WORD block this month is @GhostofSvetski, the potty mouthed calamity from down under. Aleks is the founder of AmberApp, The Bitcoin Times, the WakeUp Podcast as well as being an excellent writer on all things related to Bitcoin. He has had a steady output of really great pieces, that are as honest as they are insightful. Speaking to him is our boy @PrinceySOV - an excellent chat by two of the remnant. Ciao

Oct 5

1 hr 33 min

Our VIDEO feature this month is Jamie King, @jamie_jk, an award-winning British film maker and podcaster. His STEAL THIS FILM series 2010 was one of the most downloaded documentaries of all time and screened at film festivals worldwide. His latest film ‘This Machine Greens’, produced with Brad Mills & Enrique Posner, explores the Bitcoin’s positive role in the future of clean energy production. It explores Bitcoin’s relationship with energy and shows the distorted image presented in mainstream media. @JohnKVallis sat down with Jamie and of course it ended up as an EPIC rip. Enjoy and share

Oct 5

2 hr 25 min

Featuring in our DESIGN block this month is @SuckBoyTony1 - an engineering student who designs and makes 3D printed guns as well as being a Bitcoiner, of course. He’s now pushing the boundaries of what weapons can be made at home using consumer-grade 3D printers from barrel to bullets. @MTCBTC was stoked to get the chance to speak to Tony for this block’s design feature and to get some insights on what he’s making and what noobs need to know to approach this area for themselves. Enjoy!

Oct 5

1 hr 28 min

Petek aka @RadarRayne is an artist that combines the unusual mix of art and science.  She creates abstract, heavily textured, geological landscapes that are inspired by financial and Bitcoin related data charts with cosmic materials such as meteorites and moon dust.  @RebelMoneyArt money goes to the moon with this one talking about channelling bitcoin energy, Plan Bs Stock 2 Flow and rocket air with skateboards.  Enjoy.

Sep 5

1 hr 6 min

Our CODE feature this month is @Openoms For countless people around the world, he’s been the guy on the other side of a Telegram chat, who with infinite patience, walked them through their own mini Lightning existential crisis. He’s a rock to many. His profile only continues to grow through prolific work on Bitcoin privacy, JoinMarket Raspiblitz integration and regular appearances on TFTC & Odell’s Citadel Dispatch pod. So who on Earth is Openoms? As a nym, there’s only so much we’re at liberty to say, but here @maxbitbuybit digs in to find out more him for you. Have fun!

Sep 5

1 hr 17 min

This month’s design category feature is @SeedMint21 The eponymous creator of the best looking seed backup jig you’re likely to have ever see.  Following a long weekend of living it up and recharging his bitcoiner batteries with other sovereign badasses at the Bitcoin Zitadelle in Germany, he joins our boy @MTCBTC for a chat about his beautiful creation and what he hopes to achieve with it. Enjoy!

Sep 5

58 min 52 sec

Our MEME feature this month is @PubLordHodl - real name PUBBY. Lurking publord turned memelord turned youtube show hostlord Guy aka Pubby has had a bit of a journey in the space. Pubby and our good friend @PrinceySOV walk down some pretty deep and dark paths. They question the lies our whole lives and identities have been predicated on. They come to some sobering conclusions, especially for Guy who talks candidly about his families military background and the current events in Kabul. This ep is equal parts fizzy lager and dark and stormy.  Strap in!

Sep 5

1 hr 45 min

Our MUSIC feature this month is @TheVladCostea Vlad will be best know to you for the @BTCTKVR podcast and as a steady supplier of articles to the space but Vlad is also a musician. Badders aka @hodlerthanthou2 explores this angle of Vlad's life and digs into his story of growing up in the ashes of a communist ruler and how his cultural heritage works a lens for what he sees today. Enjoy!

Sep 5

2 hr

Our VIDEO feature this month is @MrTimothyAllen. Tim's self-deprecation is ridiculous. He's achievements in photography & film are truly breathtaking.  Exploring and documenting pristine nature of nomadic tribes through to War and the esoteric. He's someone whose always searched out and revelled in the underbelly of truth in our world.  That someone with his wealth of unique human experience & insight has thrown himself so thoroughly into Bitcoin – it’s immensely bullish. @Selfbankt loved steering this one. Hope you do too.

Sep 5

1 hr 57 min

In this month's WORD block we're featuring Harry Duncan. Harry's a fascinating young man, full of pragmatic optimism, global experience and insight. His appetite for Bitcoin writing and discussion has been voracious and he's synthesised into an awesome introductory article published by Bitcoin Magazine recently. He talked to @SelfBankt about his inspiration, writing process, journey to Bitcoin via Occupy & Student protest and future writing plans. it's a great rip. Enjoy.

Sep 5

53 min 58 sec

@JimReaperMusic is our music block feature this month. Jim is musician, pleb, remixer, analogue synth geek, coder and Britcoiner, though we should retire that term now the BoE have coopted it for their digital slave coins. Badders aka @HodlerThanThou2 sit down to talk music, Bitcoin, flow state and the fact that Jim has just left his fiat mining job due to it no longer aligning with his values. Peep it

Aug 5

1 hr 34 min

Our WORD feature this month is Andy Edstrom, a wealth manager, author, 3/4 Swede and solid pleb. His book Why Buy Bitcoin is a cracking book and has been a great help in on-boarding the more legacy minded of our friends and family. Here he speaks to our man @PrinceySOV from OnceBITten - peep it!

Aug 5

1 hr 56 min

Our video feature this month is Mark Moss. You will perhaps know Mark form his top notch YouTube content on the global macro, the current geo-political situation and of course Bitcoin! He has also had some fire tweet threads of late. He sits down with our good friend John Vallis, both of them just back from El Salvador, to get into his background, how he discovered Bitcoin as well as how he almost got murdered by a tenant. A great rip, tuck in.

Aug 4

1 hr 13 min

Featured in our DESIGN category this month is Seed Signer. Seed Signer is a home build HWW able to be used for many multi-sig setups. The pseudonymous designer here speaks to @MaxBitBuyBit amongst other things about his fascinating background as a digital forensics police officer and how it changed his life by leading him to Bitcoin.

Aug 4

1 hr 10 min

Featuring in our CODE block this month is Ring Of Fire. Ring Of Fire is a community project started by our friends Czino and Soul Exporter to get more people onto the Lightning Network and decentralise rather than go through hub and spoke. Speaking to them is our guy @MaxBitBuyBit

Aug 4

1 hr 7 min

Spinte8 is our MEME feature this month. His meme-game has been on fire lately – brutally honest, contrarian and provocative to the point of incendiary but often funny AF. Our guy @SelfBankt digs into the story of the man behind the memes. A great rip.

Aug 4

1 hr 2 min

Our ART feature this block is Samson Mow form Raretoshi. CSO of Blockstream, CEO of the gaming company Pixelmatic, Bitcoin maxi and now founder of Raretoshi. Raretoshi is a digital art platform, selling NFTs and art on the Liquid Network. Here he speaks to our man, The Welsh Wonder, @RebelMoneyArt about all of the above.

Aug 4

48 min 8 sec

Our CODE feature this block is Craig Raw aka @CraigRaw Craig is the creator and sole contributor to Sparrow. Sparrow can be used for single sig and multisig wallets for those who value financial self sovereignty. Sparrow’s emphasis is on security, privacy and usability. Digging into his work, Bitcoin and his personal story, including the experience of living in a physically volatile country, is Max BitBuyBit Visit 21ism.com for his full feature page Enjoy!

Jul 5

1 hr 56 min

Our DESIGN feature this block is The Bitcoin Machine TBM are Prabhu and Pranesh; the two brothers from Doido Industries who make The Bitcoin Machines - a fully-featured Bitcoin Full Node that comes with a customisable display which lets you see all sorts of Bitcoin network metrics at a glance and which comes in a retro-style metal enclosure that's bound to draw gasps of envy from your Bitcoiner mates. Mining this block for us is @mtcbtc and whilst the audio quality isn't the best in some places, we think this is well worth a listen! Visit 21ism.com for the full feature 

Jul 5

55 min 12 sec

Our ART feature this block is Tommy aka @YungGucciT Tommy is the art director of Bitcoin Magazine, behind the recent Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, and an artist in his own right. Our Welsh wonder, @RebelMoneyArt, speaks to Tommy about the conference, his art and Bitcoin story and much much more. Visit 21ism.com for Tommy's full feature Enjoy! 

Jul 5

54 min 23 sec

@reelrichard is our MUSIC feature this block. A musician and music producer from the Bay Area Richard has produced some awesome, high energy music/videos of late. @selfbankt digs into his background, story, Bitcoin experience and much more. Visit 21ism.com for the full feature Enjoy!

Jul 5

51 min 44 sec

Our VIDEO feature this month is SimplyBitcoin, a duo of solid Bitcoin Maxi's making great Youtube content. @bitvolt7 and @coinicarus are going from strength to strength and keep upping their game. @selfbankt speaks to them about Miami 2021, the state of the world, their work and personal stories and much more. Visit 21ism.com to check their feature page   Enjoy!

Jul 5

1 hr 14 min

Our WORD feature this month is Jeff Booth, author of The Price of Tomorrow and by now a solid part of the Bitcoin community. Daniel Prince from Once BITten Pod speaks to Jeff and digs into his story. His early life, failures and successes and everything else that got Jeff to where he is today. Peep his feature page on 21ism.com Enjoy!

Jul 5

1 hr 46 min

@TheAmericanHodl is a Bitcoin twitter legend in many ways. A contributor of hot takes and silly nonsense in equal measure he is also the biological father of one of the biggest memes of the last few years - 6.15 for Eternal Riches and Big Titty Bitches. Speaking to him is Badders aka @hodlerthanthou2 They discuss memes, why Hodl stayed off Twitter, the current state of the world, pursuing virtue and truth and much more. Check his feature page on 21ism.com

Jul 5

1 hr 25 min

Zuby, @zubymusic,  is an independent UK rapper who has made a career out of trusting his gut, speaking his mind and following his own path. His music as well as his unique ability to distill complex and tribal issues down to drops of full-proof sense, has won him hundreds of thousands of fans from every corner of the globe. Out with a new album soon, The Word of Zuby, @Hodlerthanthou2 aka Badders sits down with him to hear more about his personal story, new album and the increasingly upside-down world we find ourselves in. Find a chair, if you still have any left, and wrap your ears around this one.

Jun 5

1 hr 27 min

Robert Breedlove, @breedlove22, is a man who needs little introduction. He has blessed this space with his work for what seems like forever which is a testament to how quickly he has made a huge impact. As our WORD feature Rob has written a deeply personal and beautiful piece about how Bitcoin has changed him. Sitting down with our good friend, The Ice Breaker, John Vallis he opens up about his childhood, fiat professional life and family history. The inter-generational trauma of war and the poetic and poignant story of how the tearing down of enemy financial infrastructure is in his blood. This already has all the hallmarks of a classic.

Jun 5

2 hr 12 min

Flo Montoya is a Chilean artist and our ART feature this month. Given the degradation of the money in her own country as well as her whole continent there is little wonder she found Bitcoin. The fact it has become the focus for her beautiful art is means that we get to benefit too. Speaking to her is our boy, The Welsh Wonder, @RebelMoneyArt and to be honest, given her soothing radio voice and charming accent, I could listen to a whole series of this.

Jun 5

54 min

Our CODE feature this block is Paul Itoi. Paul has been making serious waves this year with his project Sphinx Chat. Sphinx sits one layer on top of LN and lets you put digital content into Lightning payments. You can stream words, ideas, voice, images and value through a borderless, uncensorable network – in exchange for sats, anywhere in the world, instantly. It’s mind-blowing and potentially world changing stuff and Paul is a fascinating and very clever guy. Sitting down with him to hear his story and more about Sphinx is our boy Max. This is a fascinating chat - Enjoy!

Jun 5

1 hr 10 min

@IoniAppelberg is a Swedish medical doctor, learning and teaching enthusiast, Bitcoiner, animator and videographer. He is also our feature for the VIDEO category this block. Ioni’s distinctive animations draw you in and lead you down a mind-bending path of Bitcoin education - really stellar stuff. If you haven't yet - check it out on 21ism.com Speaking to him is a very talented film maker in his own right, our good friend and former 21ism VIDEO category feature, @RJames_BTC.

Jun 5

45 min 10 sec

Featured in our MEME category this block is Chairforce A US Army veteran, Meme Factory TM member, all round banter king and prolific memer. He had an epic rip with @MTCBTC, both funny and engaging. Strap in and enjoy!

Jun 5

1 hr 50 min

Douglas Bakkum is the co-founder and CEO of Shift Crypto, creators of the popular Bitbox02 Bitcoin-Only HWW. Originally a mechanical engineer and then neuro-scientist, Douglas is clearly a lover of deep rabbit holes. He always wanted to work in a field where he could have an impact on the world and in Bitcoin he has certainly found that. Interviewing him is our brother @princeySOV from The Once Bitten Podcast. Keep your eyes out for our announcement of the 21ism BitBox02 Give-Away

Jun 5

1 hr 2 min

Our featured memer this month is the inimitable @GregZaj1 Prolific and with bags full of banter Greg has memed his way into our Bitcoin hearts and minds. Part of the Strike Force and LaserRay crew, the guy has had a pretty eventful 2021 so far. Speaking to him is our boy @mtcbtc with guest appearances from Labra, RD, Yellow, Plan Marcus & Big Sean. Pretty sure you will enjoy this one. Oh one more thing... Fuck you Greg! Peep his feature page at 21ism.com

May 5

1 hr 30 min

Featuring in our MUSIC category this block is @PlebMusic You might have seen his videos and heard his tunes. ‘Stack Sats’ featuring Jack Mallers, in particular, gave me all the vibes when I heard it. Catchy. Funny. Very Bitcoin Twitter. In fact, it’s been banging around in my noggin for a little while now. Digging into his story, what made him start to contribute to the space as well as his exciting new job implementing Bitcoin into traditional music industry business models is our boy Badders aka @HodlerThanThou To peep his feature page go to 21ism.com

May 5

59 min 6 sec

Featuring in our DESIGN category this block is @VoltageGoat CQ and M1 have designed some truly stunning Bitcoin tickers. Made of old Russian radio valves and housed in vintage looking perspex cases, these things are jaw-droppingly beautiful! We love them so much we even parted with money for one for 21ism HQ. Ripping with CQ and digging into her/their story is our boy @selfbankt Peep their feature page at 21ism.com

May 5

1 hr 2 min

Featuring in our VIDEO category this block is Till Musshoff, a German YouTuber, software engineer, Bitcoiner, amateur athlete, creator, self-directed learning enthusiast and all round impressive young fella.  His Bitcoin YouTube channel covers a wide range of topics from this endless rabbit hole of ours. Speaking to him is our good friend Daniel Prince from the Once Bitten podcast. Peep his feature page on 21ism.com

May 5

47 min 28 sec

Featuring in our CODE category this block is none other than Rodolfo aka @nvk from Coinkite Coinkite have been producing and developing all of the things that Bitcoiners love to have and hold, incorporating incredible features and stunning design but from a security first stand point. Chatting to him is @maxbitbuybit and @bitcoinQ_A Peep his feature page on 21ism.com

May 5

54 min 12 sec

Featuring in our WORD block this month is Karo Zagorus aka @btcdragonlord He has written a brand spanking new book called Bitcoin & The Trust Problem If his writing for Citadel21 and Bitcoin Magazine is anything to go by this will be a good one. Speaking to him is @maxbitbuybit and together they explore the book, Karo's story and many other things. Peep his feature page on 21ism.com

May 5

56 min 6 sec

Featuring in the Art block this month is MADEX aka @spacebull - A Bitcoin artist with an incredibly unique and idiosyncratically gritty style. Mining this block is our boy, the welsh sensation, @rebelmoneyart - apart from discussing Bitcoin and art they chat Ayn Rand, Wu-Tang Clan and MVDEX's plans to build the coolest Bitcoin citadel. Come and peep his feature page on 21ism.com

May 5

1 hr 15 min

Featured in this month's WORD block is Dominic Frisby. British eccentric. Londoner. Author. Musician. Comedian. Actor. TV show host. Screen play writer. Voice over artist. Musician. Song Writer. Sound money zealot and Bitcoin OG! Dominic Frisby has many strings to his bow. One might think that a bow with this many strings would fire arrows like a hammock but in Dominic’s case each string is taut. Each arrow hurls towards its aim in an idiosyncratically elegant and lethally entertaining way. Mining this block is Daniel Prince aka @princey1976 from Once Bitten.

Apr 4

1 hr 11 min

Featured in our DESIGN category this month is Bavarian Hodl. He is the creator of the DASH'rrr, a beautiful wood framed, LED backlit 27" touch wall display of Clark Moody's dashboard. It's a beauty! Mining this block is @mtcbtc - given that Bavarian Hodl is somewhere remote in the Costa Rican wilderness the audio quality is not as good as we'd like but we're sure you'll enjoy it anyway.

Apr 4

1 hr

Featured in this month's CODE category is Relai. Relai is a Bitcoin onboarding platform for Android and iOS, based out of Switzerland but hoping to take over the world. Speaking to Julian and Adam is @selfbankt.  

Apr 4

1 hr 9 min

Featuring in this month's ART category is Yonat Vaks. Yonat is unique talent in the way she is equal parts story teller and artist. She inspired by mythology as well as the unconscious mind and its physical manifestations and it's clear to see in her art. Mining this block is @maxbitbuybit. Enjoy.

Apr 4

1 hr 4 min

Featuring in this month's meme block is our very own @selfbankt. 21ism core member, graphic novel collaborator and meme extraordinaire. Here he sits down with @rebelmoneyart to discuss everything from our world today to memes, 21ism and Bitcoin.

Apr 4

1 hr

Featuring in the Video category this month is Alex Gladstein from The Human Rights Foundation. @gladstein and HRF have produced some stellar video content like WHY Bitcoin Matter For Human Rights and several others. Mining this block is our friend and perhaps the best interviewer in the space, the literal ice breaker, John Vallis. Hope you enjoy this killer rip.

Apr 4

1 hr 46 min

Featuring in our MUSIC category this month is @stickybuds! Stickybuds aka Tyler Martens is a Canadian DJ, Producer, Musician and Educator who has toured and played sold-out shows all over the world. We discuss how Tyler got started and hear about his successful career as well as how Covid made him pivot and of course Bitcoin. Mining this block is @hodlerthanthou aka Badders Enjoy!

Apr 4

1 hr 18 min