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The Interdisciplinary Work of Lyss Warmland.

Posts tagged DIY

Check out my conversation with Sarah Litt!

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We talk about:
– Sarah’s career as an agent in the music industry (and her path to get there)
– Being a woman in the punk scene
– Putting on all-ages punk shows in Northumberland County back in the day and her advice to people trying to do that now
– Living with and learning to manage Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
– How the work Sarah does keeps her well!

Featured Tunes by:
Propagandhi
The Bombpops
Backyard Riot
Avem

Check out my interview with Wayne Kennedy here!

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Wayne and I sit down (with no notes or prep!) for a solid follow up to our first conversation a few months ago, which you can find here.

We talk about:

  • Wayne’s cool new gig at Long & McQuade
  • Recording his recent live album
  • What’s happening with his new solo album
  • Joining Avem
  • Surviving suicide attempts and living on the bipolar spectrum

We get really honest about the mental health stuff. This conversation is about as real as it gets. If you need crisis support, please phone Four County Crisis at 705-745-6484 or toll-free 1-866-995-9933.

Featured Tunes:

Grow Up Stay Young by The Anti-Queens
Of Flesh & Blood by Jenn Fiorentino
Shut Up, I’m Trying to Sleep (LIVE!) by Wayne Kennedy
…And the Hits Keep Coming by Old Wives

(In the spirit of Wayne, keepin’ it 100% CanCon and 75% local!)

Check out the Podcast HERE!

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Check out my conversation with Sam and Kathy about:
– Sam’s music career
– What Sam’s working on these days
– Taking care of one another at shows
– Why parents should support their kids in participating in local music and playing shows
– How music keeps Sam well
– The value of investing in recording your own music
– The local all-ages music scene
– The problems Sam and his friends have run into trying to book shows in Cobourg
– We do some world-building around the need for all-ages music venues

Featured Tunes:

The Depths by Cleopatrick
Transparency by Catch-22
Closer by Cale Crowe
Photograph by Sam and Alicia

Listen to the Podcast (recorded at Rotilicious) HERE!

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Check out our conversation where Brett and I chat about:
– How Brett got into music
– How music keeps him well
– The details on Brett’s long time band, This! is a Crisis (and some updates on his other bands too!)
– Promoting DIY shows
– DIY punk communities
– Why we love punk rock (and how we first got into it)
– How music keeps Brett well
– Medical cannabis use and how it’s beneficial
– Some comments on the new cannabis legislation
– Which strains of cannabis we find most beneficial for managing our symptoms

Featured Tunes:

Nothing Is Fair in Love and War by Dead and Divine
It All Comes Down to You by This! Is a Crisis
High Cholesterol by Keep Flying
A Message To You Rudy by The Specials

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE!

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Check out my interview with Evan Rose!

We chat about:
Gunt‘s recent mini tour
– How Evan found and fell in love with music
– Using music as an outlet and how that contributes to being well
– The benefits of learning music
– Our mutual deep love of Propagandhi
– How Evan acquired a jam space turned punk show venue in the basement of a roti restaurant
– The challenge of dealing with jerks at shows as a promoter- and how they avoid having to deal with that at the Roti
– Evan’s advice for the folks in Northumberland County trying to revitalize the DIY music scene here
– The update on Gunt (new singer and new recordings!)
– How people can support their local music scene

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Featured Tunes:
Edraculation by Black Cat Attack
Without Love by Propagandhi
Dun Dun by Gunt
Suffer in Silence by Antixx

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Thanks to Kristie Salter for the awesome photos and Rotilicious for providing the space!

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Check out my interview with Nicole Beatty! We chat about:

  • Nicole‘s favourite things about living in Northumberland County
  • About Nicole’s career in community development and resource development management
  • What lead Nicole to run for council
  • Nicole’s experience with being a young women running for town council
  • Nicole’s vision for economic development in Cobourg
  • Nicole’s vision for culture and tourism in Cobourg
  • Nicole’s vision for sustainability in Cobourg (including the inflatable floating playground at Cobourg Beach)
  • Nicole’s vision for affordable housing
  • Nicole’s vision for engaging youth in the community (including all-ages show venues and a youth advisory council)
  • Nicole’s advocacy work
  • What community looks like to her
  • Nicole’s favourite Cultivate moment ever
  • Cannabis legalization, the role of municipal government in managing it, and looking to Indigenous communities to learn from them.
  • What song Nicole is learning on uke

 

Local Organizations Nicole is Associated With:

Featured Tunes:
Born to Love You by Ellen Torrie  (Click her name to check out her rad new website!)
I’ll Wait by Sweet Alibi 
Burn the Rapists, Not the Witches by Backyard Riot (From their brand new, locally written and recorded EP!)
Bro Hymn by Pennywise

July 13 LIVE on Northumberland 89.7 FM Small Town Radio!
LISTEN HERE for the podcast version. 

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Check out my chat with Backyard Riot about folk punk, problematic favs, working on their new EP, all-ages shows, DIY, and their show at the Downtown Port Hope bandshell!

Featuring their tunes, as well as tunes by Jason Nagy and FEELS FINE!!