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Jesse Daniel Smith is an alternative singer-songwriter, video content creator, photographer, and much more. This guitar player and musician is truly embracing streaming platforms like Spotify and he is consistently releasing albums from his home in Canada, with his newly-signed record label, Ostereo.
This conversation spans a wide variety of topics, as Jesse gives deeper insight into his musical background, his songwriting, recording, and production processes, alongside sharing advice for living a better life through focusing on overall wellbeing, and so much more.
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Musicians, organizations, and makers mentioned in this episode:
- The Vocalist Magazine
- Bon Iver, Justin Vernon, Volcano Choir
- Blake Mills
- John Mayer
- Guitar Center & Long & McQuade
- Bob Ross 🎨
- Daniel Johnston
Gear, audio tools, and software mentioned in this episode:
- Jesse’s guitar collection:
- 1969 Gibson ES-125 - custom, left-handed conversion
- Gibson J45 acoustic - left-handed
- McCartney Hofner violin bass - left-handed
- Frankencaster or Frankenstrat - left-handed
- Classical, nylon string - left-handed
- Shure SM7B
- Vulf Compressor
- Logic X Software
- WAVES R (Renaissance) Compressor
- LANDR audio mastering - LANDR get $10 deal
- Nuetron by Isotope
Books recommended in this episode:
- How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
- How To Stop Worrying And Start Living by Dale Carnegie
- Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
- Show Your Work! by Austin Kleon
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