Waking Up From Work

8 Strings, 4 Phases, & Modern Prog W/ Nicole Papastavrou of Kallias

November 10, 2020
E83:
 
Not everyone understands instrumental music and in my day to day it can also be challenging to find prog lovers sometimes but we are definitely still out here. Today I wanted to talk on music and hit a different genre than what we’ve covered before. We talk to Nicole of the band Kallias. We chat through finding the right people for your band and keeping it going. Having a plan and changing it, not getting caught up in family or public opinion of what works if you know what does and what doesn’t work by doing.
 
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In This Episode We Cover
  • Looking for the right parts to your project
  • Non-traditional structures
  • Making a statement with the art with no words
  • Not learning by the book
  • If you take a break you disappear
  • Having a plan, then things change up hard
  • Making a statement with your music video
  • Family values verses your life as it adapts
  • Societal beliefs
 
Quotes
 
“ If you take like a week or two off from shooting content or writing, promoting the band. If your a new band everyone already forgot about you.” - Nicole Papastavrou
 
“ Everyone believes that until you show them that it’s not true. Everyone says that to you until you do it and tell them to shut up.” - Host Dave Swillum
 
Nicole’s Links
 
Kallias “The Fourth Phase
 
Band IG
@kalliasofficial
 
Nicole’s IG
 
Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/user/NicoleERH
 
Nicole’s Gear
EVH 5153 Stealth
 
Jackson HT8 Limited Edition
 
Neural DSP Qaud Cortex
 
 
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