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#002 - Why are your accents so weird?

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#002 - Why are your accents so weird?

The guys talk about how weird their accents are, Jesse's cooking, math and music, fast food song syncs, parking lot parties with Young the Giant on the Kings of Leon tour, the Rupert Neve 542 tape emulator, which of each others lyrics' they hate and "How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior"

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Segment 1: Accents, Jesse has been cooking

Scottish people talking:

Jesse has been cooking. Follow his food account on instagram: curryeggsntoast. These pictures should explain why its called that.


Segment 2: "Music Only"

Here is a piece composed by Joseph Schillinger for Piano and Theremin, performed by Lydia Kavina, who was first instructed but Leon Theremin himself. What is a theremin? See the next video below.

What is a theremin? Moog Theremini Tutorial with thereminist Lydia Kavina.

Glenn Miller once wrote out a series of harmony exercises for a homework assignment, and Schillinger was so taken with one of them that he suggested Glenn orchestrate it.  Glenn made a small fortune with that “Moonlight Serenade". (link to the source article)

Bo Burnham's "Country Song (Pandering)"

Here's a brief explanation of Euclidian Rhythms. Discovered by Godfried Toussaint. 


SEGMENT 3: MUSIC BUSINESS

This sync of Come With Me Now with The Grand Tour trailer was definitely one of the cooler ones and had, by far, the biggest impact in terms of people discovering our music.


Segment 4: "member berries"

The parking lot party days with Young the Giant on the Kings of Leon tour in 2014. 


SEGMENT 5: "OUR FAVORITE GEAR"

542 - Rupert Neve Designed 500 Series Tape Emulator: http://rupertneve.com/products/542/

THE B2 BOMBER ANALOG / DIGITAL CONVERTER: burlaudio.com/products/b2-bomber-adc

Johnny and Jesse with some of our dad's old gear.


SEGMENT 6: "WHAT'S IT LIKE PLAYING IN A BAND WITH YOUR BROTHERS?"

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SEGMENT 7: "DEEP THOUGHTS"

Here's the book Dylan was talking about. Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior

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#001 - Why are we doing this?

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#001 - Why are we doing this?

In the first episode of "The Front Lounge with KONGOS" the guys discuss why they're doing a podcast, what they've been up to, music, the music business, reminisce about early van touring days, the new BURL AD converter they bought, discuss how much they hate using social media and talk about how disorienting tour life can be.

Make sure to subscribe to this podcast:

Apple Podcasts:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-front-lounge-with-kongos/id1313009955
Stitcher:
http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=158096&refid=stpr
Google Play:
https://goo.gl/GKqEKg

Follow us:
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Twitter: @_TheFrontLounge


Segment 1: Accordions, tomatoes and modular synths


Segment 2: "Music Only"

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. His music is one of the main influences on Johnny's accordion playing.

Maskandi music is a huge influence on Paul Simon's Graceland and also the KONGOS sound.

A couple pictures from the last visit to the game reserve (safari) in South Africa.


SEGMENT 3: MUSIC BUSINESS

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Segment 4: "member berries"

Mo as the Snack Master from the van days


SEGMENT 5: "OUR FAVORITE GEAR"

THE B2 BOMBER ANALOG / DIGITAL CONVERTER: burlaudio.com/products/b2-bomber-adc

THE B2 BOMBER ANALOG / DIGITAL CONVERTER: burlaudio.com/products/b2-bomber-adc

SEGMENT 6: "WHAT'S IT LIKE PLAYING IN A BAND WITH YOUR BROTHERS?"

KONGOS early days.jpg

SEGMENT 7: "DEEP THOUGHTS"

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