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Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick 056: Your Creative Oasis

In episode 056 of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, I’m inspired to remind myself (and you!) that creativity neither benefits from suffering, nor need wait for suffering to pass.

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The Music!

The opening theme song of Sonitotum is “Anastasia” written, performed, and recorded by yours truly, Matthew Wayne Selznick. You can hear or buy the full song on YouTube, Spotify, Amazon.com, iTunes, or just about anywhere you can buy or stream music online.

The closing and interstitial music is a little ditty I call “Gwinton,” also by yours truly, Matthew Wayne Selznick. It’s super-short and really just a looping thing, so it’s not available outside of the show.

On both songs, I play a 1972 Gibson Ripper bass guitar and a Fender “Bullet” Squire electric guitar. On “Anastasia,” the drums are performed on an Akai Professional MPD218 MIDI drum pad controller. For “Gwinton,” the drums are royalty-free loops found in the excellent Mixcraft Pro Studio software, which was also used to record, mix, and master both “Anastasia” and “Gwinton.”

Podcast Production and Hosting

Sonitotum is usually recorded using an Aurycle a460 large diaphragm studio condenser microphone through a Behringer U-Phoria UMC202HD (audio interface for directly connecting microphones and musical instruments to a computer). Outdoor / remote episodes are often recorded using my Audio-Technica ATR-3350IS omnidirectional condenser lavalier mic. The show is edited and mixed in Adobe Audition. The episode files are hosted and delivered by Zencast.fm; the website is hosted by Dreamhost.

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Comments

  • Hi Matt, listening to this episode streaming from your website because for some odd reason the episode is not showing up in Apple Podcasts. (The most recent episode is #55.) Just giving you a heads up in case it’s an issue you’re not aware of.

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      Hey, Harold! Thanks for the heads up — it’s distressing, but yep, for some reason the RSS feed took a header. The episode wasn’t distributed to any(!!) aggregators. I played with the settings and worked on the cache, and duplicated the post with a tiny change… and now it’s picking up.

      Pisses me off — both the failure of the tech and my own failure to verify. Couple with the fact that Sonitotum 057 is very late (it’s recorded, but personal stuff has put me far behind on producing it and getting it out in the world) and my stats / growth are hosed….

      I very much appreciate you noticing the issue, and taking the time to let me know..!

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