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MIT Heavy Metal 101: Concepts, Story Building, and Promoting Your Work with The Beast of Nod - Shared screen with speaker view
Colin Brumley
16:50
Boston
Daniel Yates
16:58
Boston!
Jonhenry Poss
17:00
Half Moon Bay
Colin Jenkins
17:08
boston as well
Eliza Wickman
17:12
Hey, Northfield ma
Carrie Giglio
17:13
Cambridgeport
Jack Eaton
17:17
Woostuh
Meaghan T'ao
17:19
some guy on reddit did a dnd campaign based on the rhapsody of fire lore
sym (they/them)
18:26
excited for you!
Liz Surette
18:28
Soak up that Asian food too
Joe Diaz
19:27
Jack drop that in the chat please!
Daniel Yates
19:56
what band did an album based on FMA?
Jack Eaton
19:56
Album is Demiurgus by Equipoise
Daniel Yates
20:10
ohh
sym (they/them)
36:59
i feel like concept albums can be instrumental though? (an early example that’s not technically an “album” would be Vivaldi’s Four Seasons)
Aristeidis Karalis
45:21
Something that likely connects very strongly the concept/story of a band to the fans is also a mascot. For someone like myself that do not pay attention at all to lyrics, Eddie is my only gateway to know what IM are talking about. :-)
Liz Surette
50:11
In gaming we call that a loremaster
Joe Diaz
50:19
Lol
Viktor Simjanoski
01:15:57
what is exactly "guitar playthrough"? Just a video of the band playing?
Viktor Simjanoski
01:16:43
why is it only guitars and without singer?
Aristeidis Karalis
01:19:05
What does the label actually do? Do you really need it?
Viktor Simjanoski
01:19:11
thanks Paul
Meaghan T'ao
01:20:53
do you find there to be big differences in what works for promotion from metal subgenre to subgenre
Viktor Simjanoski
01:21:17
I don't know if this is directly related, but I've seen interviews from labels of various genres talking about the internet and online releasing of songs totally disrupting their industry.
Liz Surette
01:23:56
"All You Need To Know About the Music Business" by Donald Passman is a good book and gives an overview of the different functions of different kinds of services like management, booking agents, labels, etc in case anyone is interested
Meaghan T'ao
01:26:16
threatin lol
Viktor Simjanoski
01:26:55
question on the gradual building of the band and the presence you mentioned: how do people decide to make it a full-time job, i.e. is that also a gradual transition, or artists commit from the very beginning (teenage years?) or how does that work
Viktor Simjanoski
01:29:26
sorry, I mean the artists. When do they decide to do music full-time
Viktor Simjanoski
01:29:47
vs have it as side job / hobby (sorry, I didn't introduce the question well)… ah got it
Jack Eaton
01:29:58
colin marston
Viktor Simjanoski
01:30:01
got it, thanks
Katie Means
01:30:21
What's your other job, Paul?
sym (they/them)
01:30:47
everyone i know who’s in a band, even well-known ones, have day jobs
sym (they/them)
01:39:04
what was “comically bad”?
Joe Diaz
01:48:43
https://www.thebeastofnod.com/
sym (they/them)
01:49:22
i love my purple Beast of Nod shirt! it’s so cool that you make non-traditional colors because everyone has black band shirts already
Daniel Yates
01:49:38
bring back the pink shirt
Viktor Simjanoski
01:50:21
this was great, very informative and eye-opening for lots of stuff I had no idea about.
sym (they/them)
01:51:38
no way, i know her from discord!
Joe Diaz
01:52:46
https://padlet.com/joediaz/mitmetal101
sym (they/them)
01:53:45
thanks paul and joe!
Joe Diaz
01:53:55
:)
Jonhenry Poss
01:54:17
Ive got to go, but thank you very much.
Joe Diaz
01:54:23
Thanks for coming!
Joe Diaz
01:54:30
Join us again if you'd like!
Carrie Giglio
01:54:31
Got to go. Thank you so much for all the great info, Paul!
Joe Diaz
01:54:36
Later Carrie!
Liz Surette
01:54:56
Gotta run but thanks for another great session Paul and Joe!
Joe Diaz
01:55:01
Adios Liz!
Viktor Simjanoski
01:57:07
can you please tell us a bit about the foundation and building the concept of The Beast of Nod. How did you guys meet, start creating together, establish the concepts and style etc
Maria Kousi
01:57:22
Thanks Paul! Good luck in CA!
Joe Diaz
01:57:33
Later Maria!
Jack Eaton
02:04:32
What were you doing in Rensselaer?!?!
Joe Diaz
02:06:05
Sorry to head out everyone. Please keep going as long as you like and see you tomorrow!
Viktor Simjanoski
02:06:12
cool, thanks for sharing
Eliza Wickman
02:06:16
Thank you gentlemen. This was well presented, informative and comfortable.
Jess Yang
02:06:26
Thanks Paul!
Viktor Simjanoski
02:06:32
thanks Paul, good night
Jess Yang
02:07:13
There’s a “File” button in the chat I think