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Above The Basement - Boston Music and Conversation

211 EpisodesProduced by Chuck Clough and Ronnie HirschbergWebsite

Above the Basement offers casual and candid discussions with musicians, artists, producers and others from Boston and beyond. Conversations will inform and entertain listeners with experiences from those shaping Boston's music community and for whom music is a passion. You will hear their stories, h… read more


Episode 155 - Cliff Notez

Boston Hip Hop artist Cliff Notez is another guest we had been trying to get on ATB for a long time.    He’s a busy busy guy – writing, composing, teaching at Berklee College of Music and Emerson College, filming, sculpting, painting and according to WBUR in Boston, generally being one of the Boston arts community’s busiest multihyphenates.    

Which is an awesome word and we're not sure what it means, but we think we want to also be multihyphenates.  

Cliff also founded the media production company Hipstory, released a fantastic album last fall called Why The Wild Things Are, and was not too long ago was named 2019 Boston Magazine Best Musician as well as starting Boston Answering to highlight Boston artists in response to the Boston Calling music festival.  

So as we said, Cliff is a busy guy, and we had a great time chatting on the phone while a thunderstorm raged in the  distance.  

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