MikeyPod 282 | Composer Nathalie Joachim

Nathalie Joachim

This is an exciting time for composer, performer, and flutist Nathalie Joachim! She is touring and promoting her magnificent new album Fanm d’Ayiti, which just received a Grammy nomination for best world music album. I was absolutely thrilled to talk with her on the podcast about her work, her process, and how she has learned to let go and follow the lead of the work itself while creating.

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MikeyPod 281 | Beloved Binge

Beloved Binge

Eleni and Rob, collectively known as indie pop duo Beloved Binge, combine some of my favorite qualities in an artist: originality, melody, grit, a keen awareness of the world around them, and a passion for making that world a better place with their work. I loved talking with them about their latest album Signals, their veganism, their tour, and how they balance it all together.

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MikeyPod 280 | Musician and YouTuber Jon Tedd

Jon Tedd

I first encountered Jon Tedd about 11 years ago when I went vegan and discovered him as the face of The Vegan Zombie YouTube channel. Their videos went a long way toward helping me to discove what I would be eating as a brand new vegan. A lot has changed for him since then, including the fact that he has co-founded Mockingbird Farm Animal Sanctuary.

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MikeyPod 279 | Artist Emily Rainbow Davis

Emily Rainbow Davis creates a wide variety of stuff — theater, blogs, podcasts, music, and so much more. I’ve been following her work for quite a while now, but was especially intrigued by a recent blog post about popularity and its relationship to the quality of a piece of art. There’s way more to it than that, so you just gotta check it out.

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