The Listening Podcast

The Listening Podcast
The Listening Podcast features conversations with fascinating people in the world of music, film & art. We talk about how they got started, obstacles they faced, their personal creative process, and what inspires them.

David Gamson
Nov 12, 2019 • 40 min
Producer, keyboardist, songwriter David Gamson’s career began with the ground-breaking music of Scritti Politti to collaborations with Kelly Clarkson, Kesha, and Chrli XCX among many others.
Francis Preve
Nov 5, 2019 • 22 min
We go deep into sound design technology with Francis Preve, one of the leading sound design artists today.
Charles Bernstein
Oct 29, 2019 • 47 min
Award-winning composer Charles Bernstein’s long career in film scoring can be heard in some of the most popular films and television shows, including Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds, Kill Bill Vol. 1, and A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Matt Lange
Oct 22, 2019 • 54 min
Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum selling record producer, composer, musician, and DJ, Matt Lange talks with us about performing, the problem with artistic comparisons, and what he loves more than anything.
Bird York
Oct 15, 2019 • 50 min
Bird York is a study in creative versatility. An accomplished songwriter, screenwriter, and actor, she talks with us about her artistic process and her diverse and fascinating career.
Jay Weigel
Oct 8, 2019 • 42 min
Jay Weigel is the go-to composer, producer, arranger, and contractor for film and television, concerts and recordings based in New Orleans. He’s scored and recorded music for countless productions, including 19 of Tyler Perry’s films.
Alex Kelman
Oct 1, 2019 • 55 min
Alex Kelman is a fixture in the music industry: both as a DJ and musician as well as a publisher responsible for finding amazing new talent, including The Glitch Mob and Danny Brown.
Lili Haydn
Sep 24, 2019 • 41 min
Grammy-winning composer and musician Lili Haydn has been described as “the Jimi Hendrix of the violin.” Join us as we get personal about her youth, what music means to her, and being a social activist.
Brian Trifon and Brian White of Finishing Move
Sep 17, 2019 • 49 min
We talk with composers Brian Trifon and Brian White, the inventive duo behind the music for iconic games like Halo, Halo Wars 2, and Borderlands 3.
Amanda Krieg Thomas
Sep 10, 2019 • 36 min
Amanda Krieg Thomas is one of the most in-demand music supervisors around, with an impressive list of projects on her resume, including the American Horror Story anthology series, ballroom drama Pose, and the critically acclaimed series The Americans.
Cold Blue
Sep 3, 2019 • 32 min
Cold Blue’s ascension into a Trance superstar over the last two years has been nothing short of extraordinary. Join us as we talk with him about growing up in a town with more cows than people, to his meteoric rise in the Trance world, to what inspires…
Chris Douridas Part 2 - Music Tastemaker
Aug 27, 2019 • 31 min
Chris Douridas Part 1 - Music Tastemaker
Aug 27, 2019 • 38 min
On the inaugural episode of Listening, Jeff Rona interviews Chris Douridas - one of the most influential and ardent supporters of new independent music.
Episode 1 Teaser - Chris Douridas
Aug 17, 2019 • 0 min
Legendary music tastemaker Chris Douridas in conversation with Jeff Rona about his work with KCRW and discovering some of the most important artists today. Full episode drops August 27th!
Ep. 0 - Coming Soon - Trailer
Aug 12, 2019 • 1 min
The Listening Podcast - Coming Soon Trailer