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Music In Mind

51 EpisodesProduced by Anthony CaulkinsWebsite

Music In Mind is a show for thoughts and conversations surrounding music, created by composer-musician Anthony Caulkins.

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Music In Mind #51 - A Conversation with Jeff Schwartz

June 16th, 2022

1:21:02

This episode is a conversation with bassist, improviser, librarian, and writer - Jeff Schwartz.

We discuss topics ranging from Jeff's history in …

Music In Mind #50 - A Conversation with Dan Radin

June 7th, 2022

1:14:34

This episode is a conversation with cellist, guitarist, and singer - Dan Radin.  

We discuss topics ranging from his process in cello playing, performing, and artistry v. craftsmanship.  

To support my content and get …

Music In Mind #49 - A Conversation with Jesus Martin & Tito Martin of Flavor

May 10th, 2022

1:12:51

This episode is a conversation with Jesus Martin & Tito Martin of Flavor - a badass rock band in the Austin area.  

We discuss topics ranging from composition, to music theory, all the way to gaslighting.

To …

Music In Mind #48 - A Conversation with Maxwell Henry

May 5th, 2022

1:32:34

This episode is a conversation with composer, musician, and producer - Maxwell Henry.

We discuss topics ranging from composition using DAWs, music production and mixing, the value of music, and how to exist as a …

Music In Mind #47 - A Conversation with Joe Garza and Ben D'Alessio (of Reckless Muse)

December 16th, 2021

1:28:31

This episode is a conversation with Joe Garza and Ben D'Alessio of the Reckless Musecast and the Reckless Music Medium site.

Reckless Muse's Links:
Medium - https://medium.com/the-reckless-muse
Spotify -

Music In Mind #46 - A Conversation with Naked Lunch

November 19th, 2021

1:06:16

This episode is a conversation with Naked Lunch - Austin based Collagecore band. e discuss their musical process, history, and philosophies on music …

Music In Mind #45 - A Conversation with Glass Grenade

October 28th, 2021

1:06:20

This episode is a conversation with Glass Grenade - Austin based pop-punk band.

We discuss their newest Spotify release, their writing process, and how they got into music as teenagers.  

Glass Grenade's Links:

Music In Mind #44 - A Conversation with Son Of Anders

October 14th, 2021

1:04:39

This episode is a conversation with Son Of Anders - Guitarist and Songwriter. We discuss the his new album - Shadowblooms, his process in arranging …

Music In Mind #43 - A Conversation with Anna Savery

September 28th, 2021

59:10

This episode is a conversation with Anna Savery - Violinist, Composer, Improviser, Music Technologist. We discuss the integration of technology with …

Music In Mind #42 - A Conversation with Phoenix Knight and James Nanez of Audio Sex Drive

September 9th, 2021

1:06:58

This episode is a conversation with Phoenix Knight - Guitarist, and James Nanez - Producer, of the band Audio Sex Drive. In this episode, we talk guitar, the state of performance/recording in COVID, the relationship …

Music In Mind #41 - A Conversation with Miles McConnell

July 14th, 2021

1:35:35

This episode is a conversation with Miles McConnell - Classical Guitarist. In this episode, we talk classical guitar, the state of performance in …

Music In Mind #40 - A Conversation with Dr. Rich Freese

June 29th, 2021

1:09:54

This episode is a conversation with the composer and music educator Dr. Rich Freese. In this episode, we talk music composition, canons of music in academia, representation in music education, and digital education …

Music In Mind #39 - A Conversation with NA (aka Nate The Great)

May 25th, 2021

1:22:18

This episode is a conversation with the bassist NA (aka Nate The Great). Nate and I recently started a banjo/bass duo and we need help coming up with a name! Send a message to the podcast or my social media if you have …

Music In Mind #38 - A Conversation with The Cruel Philosophr

May 10th, 2021

1:12:59

This episode is a conversation with the podcaster/musician The Cruel Philosophr (aka Jabia). We discuss issues surrounding social media, politics, …

Music In Mind #37 - A Conversation with Chris Thigpen and Alma Cook

April 28th, 2021

1:31:12

This episode is a conversation with Chris Thigpen - musician and producer, and Alma Cook - songwriter, musician, and co-chair of the music committee for the Braver Angels Organization.

Chris' Links:
Instagram -

Music In Mind #36 - A Conversation with Erik Gibelyou

March 23rd, 2021

1:15:58

This episode is a conversation with Erik Gibelyou - classical guitarist,  member of Trio Ghidorah, and educator.   

Listen to Trio Ghidorah's new album:

Music In Mind #35 - A Conversation with Old 40

March 9th, 2021

1:14:41

This episode is a conversation with the rock band Old 40.   

Listen to their new album, To Spite It All:

Music In Mind #34 - A Conversation with Danny Mulligan (Exodus To Infinity)

February 23rd, 2021

1:36:51

This episode is a conversation with Danny Mulligan (Exodus To Infinity) - composer, guitarist, vocalist, and PhD student in clinical psychology. 

Music In Mind #33 - A Conversation with Emma Garriott

February 15th, 2021

1:22:29

This episode is a conversation with Emma Garriott - songwriter, vocalist, and  producer.   

Emma's Links: 

Website - https://www.emmagarriott.ca/

Spotify -

Music In Mind #32 - A Conversation with Chris Crain

February 1st, 2021

1:07:25

This episode is a conversation with Chris Crane - songwriter, bandleader, and  multi-instrumentalist.   

Chris' Links: 

Website -

Music In Mind #31 - A Conversation with Duo Tandem (Necati Emirzade and Mark Anderson)

January 20th, 2021

1:10:40

This episode is a conversation with the instrumental guitar duo Duo Tandem - featuring Necati Emirzade and Mark Anderson.


Duo Tandem's Links:

Website - https://www.duotandem.com/

Spotify -

Music In Mind #30 - A Conversation with Ryan Rost

December 18th, 2020

1:13:48

This episode is a  conversation with bassist, composer, and band leader - Ryan Rost.  

Ryan's Links:
Website - https://www.ryanrost.com/
Spotify -

Music In Mind #29 - A Conversation with Chris Thigpen

November 26th, 2020

1:01:46

This episode is a  conversation with bassist, drummer, and producer - Chris Thigpen.

Chris' Links:

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/christhigpen25/

YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJe29kyXA9zRuPY9Z_tH1BA

Music In Mind #28 - A Conversation with Molly Jones

October 28th, 2020

1:08:36

This episode is a  conversation with composer/improviser, Molly Jones.

Check out her new album (released on on cassette!) -

Music In Mind #27 - A Conversation with Dr. Liza Seigido

October 14th, 2020

1:05:52

This episode is a  conversation with multimedia artist, Dr. Liza Seigido.

*There are a few audio issues on this one, but it's definitely worth the …

Music In Mind #26 - A Conversation with Alma Cook

August 19th, 2020

1:12:01

This episode is a  conversation with singer-songwriter, Alma Cook.


Alma's Links: 

Search "Alma Cook" on Spotify, Apple Music, etc. or listen on Bandcamp - http://hearalma.bandcamp.com  

Instagram & Twitter - …

Music In Mind #25 - A Conversation with Iris Ceulemans

July 18th, 2020

1:17:59

This episode is a  conversation with Iris Ceulemans - Composer and Trombonist


Iris' Links:

The Invisible Tuba (Band) -

Music In Mind #24 - A Conversation with Michele Cheng

May 20th, 2020

54:35

This episode is a  conversation with Michele Cheng - Composer, Pianist, Improvisor, and Music Technologist.


Michele's Links:

Website -

Music In Mind #23 - A Conversation with Jordan Watson

May 12th, 2020

1:11:39

This episode is a  conversation with Jordan Watson - Composer, Guitarist, Audio Engineer, and Music Technologist.

Jordan's Links:

Bandcamp -

Music In Mind #22 - A Conversation with Richard Savery

May 7th, 2020

46:25

This episode is a  conversation with Richard Savery - Composer, Musicians, Programmer, and Specialist in Human-Computer interaction.   


iTunes link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/music-in-mind/id1457953549  


Music In Mind #21 - A Conversation with Max Wagner

March 2nd, 2020

54:45

This is a  conversation with Max Wagner - Guitarist and Banjo player

iTunes link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/music-in-mind/id1457953549

Max's Links:
Website - http://www.maxwagnerguitar.com/
Instagram -

Music In Mind #20 - A Conversation with Oliver Dobrian

February 18th, 2020

45:05

This is a  conversation with Oliver Dobrian - drummer from the band Filmspeed.

iTunes link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/music-in-mind/id1457953549


Filmspeed's Links:

Website - http://www.filmspeedband.com/

Music In Mind #19 - A Conversation with NA

January 27th, 2020

1:28:09

This is a  conversation with Los Angeles bassist - NA.  This conversation goes all over the place, from audio equipment, to biblical analysis, to …

Music In Mind #18 - A Conversation with Lauren Anderson

January 17th, 2020

34:57

This is a  conversation with singer-songwriter - Lauren Anderson.  We discuss life as a songwriter, band leader, touring musician, as well as the artistic and practical issues regarding moving out of classical music …

Music In Mind #17 - A Conversation with Jaime Saunders

January 9th, 2020

40:49

This is a conversation with violinist - Jaime Saunders (saundersviolin@gmail.com). We discuss life as a gigging musician in LA, teaching philosophy, …

Music In Mind #16 - A Conversation with Shih-Wei Carrasco-Wu

December 16th, 2019

54:52

A conversation with a friend of mine, Shih-Wei Carrasco-Wu about his album release with Red Eye 2 Tokyo, politics, musician health, and various other …

Music In Mind #15 - A Conversation with Maxwell Henry

November 25th, 2019

51:48

A conversation with a friend of mine, Maxwell Henry. We discuss life as a composer, day job, politics, music composition, and more.  


A special …

Music In Mind #14 - A Conversation with Liz Clawson

September 30th, 2019

47:03

A conversation with a great friend of mine, Liz Clawson. We discuss music in academia, the music industry, how to live and grow as a classical musician, and more.

Liz Clawson's Links

Music In Mind #13 - A Conversation with Mark & Erik Anderson

August 16th, 2019

52:10

A conversation with some of my best friends, Erik and Mark Anderson. We cover topics of music in academia, developing scenes, careers in music, and have an overall great time.

Mark Anderson's Links
Website:

Music In Mind Episode #12 - A Conversation with Shih-Wei Wu

March 28th, 2019

1:04:03

This was an honestly fun conversation about a wide range of topics including music streaming, performance life, and flowstates

Shih-Wei Wu's Links
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shihweiwilliewu/
Instagram:

Music In Mind Episode # 11 - A Conversation with Max Perkins and Alex Nelson

March 28th, 2019

35:45

This was an honestly fun conversation about a wide range of topics including literature, grammar, and whether or not we'd rather have Jesus.

Max Perkins Links
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_maxwellhenry/
Brett …

Music In Mind Episode #10 - A Conversation with Calyxa

March 28th, 2019

40:38

Calyxa joins me for a conversation about the Long Beach music scene, academic music, and the life of a solo artist.

Calyxa Links
Bandcamp:

Music In Mind Episode #9 - A Conversation with Lizzy Erickson and Oliver Dobrian

March 28th, 2019

47:40

Lizzy Erickson and Oliver Dobrian join me for a conversation about music, publishing, intellectual property, and life in general.

Lizzy Erickson Links:
http://music.arts.uci.edu/icit/?p=1398

Music In Mind Episode #8 - Cecil Taylor: Streams of Discourse (2 of 2)

March 28th, 2019

5:33

This episode offers a basic method for analyzing the music of Cecil Taylor.

For a more comprehensive discussion of this type of analysis:

Music In Mind Episode #7 - Cecil Taylor: Streams of Discourse (Part 1 of 2)

March 28th, 2019

5:58

This episode discusses streams of discourse surrounding the music of Cecil Taylor and their implications.

Link to full paper:

Music In Mind Episode #6 - Music as Political Statement

March 28th, 2019

10:23

This episode discusses various ways in which music has been used to express and explore political statements and ideologies, drawing on examples from …

Music In Mind Episode #5 - Interactive Music Systems

March 28th, 2019

10:04

In this episode, I discuss some of my thoughts regarding the movement towards creating interactive and artificially intelligent music systems.

Music In Mind #4 - Beats By Probability

February 14th, 2018

9:42

In this episode, I go through some different techniques I use in Ableton Live to create natural but constantly shifting beats. I follow this up with …

Music In Mind #3 - The Fibonacci in Music

February 7th, 2018

12:04

In this episode, I go through some different uses of the Fibonacci series in music, using music by Franco Donatoni, Tool, and myself. 


Website:

Music In Mind #2 - Improvisation

January 31st, 2018

22:28

Episode 2 of Music in Mind, with Anthony Caulkins

In this episode I discuss Improvisation and its relation to my own music. 


Website:

Music in Mind #1 - Introduction

January 24th, 2018

12:46

Episode 1 of Music in Mind, with Anthony Caulkins. 


Website: http://www.anthonycaulkins.com

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