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An exploration into the minds and hearts of the people that create the things we love. Create and Destroy is weekly podcast where host Dan Donnarumma sits down with artists of all kinds to discover what makes them tick, and to find out what gets their hands moving and brains firing.

An exploration into the minds and hearts of the people that create the things we love. Create and Destroy is weekly podcast where host Dan Donnarumma sits down with artists of all kinds to discover what makes them tick, and to find out what gets their hands moving and brains firing.
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An exploration into the minds and hearts of the people that create the things we love. Create and Destroy is weekly podcast where host Dan Donnarumma sits down with artists of all kinds to discover what makes them tick, and to find out what gets their hands moving and brains firing.

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English


Episodes

Episode 9-Carl Gene

7/31/2018
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Earlier this month, on July 3rd, Carl Gene released Mourning, which recounts his emotions and grief during the first month following the death of his mother. Throughout the album, Carl’s despair and heartbreak are levied onto the audience like an avalanche pummeling a skier. Dan and Carl sat down to discuss some of the music they’ve been listening to and enjoying recently, Carl’s music, and his emotional and extremely personal release-Mourning. Follow Carl Gene and give himm a...

Duration:00:41:44

Episode 8-Kurt Indovina

7/24/2018
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Kurt Indovina is the man behind the YouTube Channel Kurt Indovina, which is a window into his life as a gamer and content producer. To Kurt, video games aren’t just a hobby-they’re a lifestyle-and his channel provides viewers with an authentic depiction of himself, as he pursues making vidoe content a part of his career. Kurt sat down in Dan’s house to discuss his love of video games, his YouTube channel, and what it’s like to produce content on a weekly basis. Little, Ms. Butters also...

Duration:00:42:54

Episode 7-Kate Cassels

7/17/2018
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Moving to Rochester, NY from Maryland and laying down roots in 2009, Kate Cassels was doing her thing, working, and living life. Little did she know that within a few years she’d become co-owner of a very successful business in Rochester, nor would she have imagined that business would be a bakeshop. Dan and Kate sat down in Dan’s house to discuss Kate’s early days of living in Rochester and working in food service, starting Scratch Bakeshop with her business partner-Molly Hartley-and how...

Duration:01:03:59

Episode 6-Thom Wasluck

7/10/2018
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Gloomy, morose, devastating, and at times chaotic and abrasive, are just a few of the ways that you can describe Planning for Burial-the musical project of Wilkes-Barre, PA’s Thom Wasluck. Through experimentation and plucking influence from various genres, Thom has crafted a sound with Planning for Burial that has become quite unique and all his own. In this episode, Dan sits down with Thom to talk about Thom’s recent experiences playing Robert Smith’s curated Meltdown Fest and Roadburn...

Duration:01:11:10

Episode 5-Tyler Kershaw

7/3/2018
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Tyler Kershaw is the lead singer of the dreampop band Funeral Advantage. Sitting down with Tyler in Allston, MA, he and Dan speak about Tyler’s years playing in different bands, the conception of Funeral Advantage as the name for the band, and how Dan discovered Funeral Advantage on the B9 message board. They also discuss Funeral Advantage’s 2017 release Please Help Me, and the circumstances surrounding Tyler’s life at the time of writing and recording that album, as well as the sadness...

Duration:01:25:58

Episode 4-Jimmy Hewitt

6/26/2018
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Jimmy Hewitt is the man and brains behind the lo-fi, guitarpop band Lost Film. Inspired by the bands coming out of the Pacific Northwest in the early 2000s, Jim learned how to make music all by himself, and was able to craft a sound that Dan and fans have come to love. After discovering Lost Film’s Imago LP several years ago, Dan came to enjoy the lyrics that accompany the guitarpop melodies of Lost Film, and discusses with Jim some of his lyrics, the meanings of some of his songs, as well...

Duration:01:08:39

Episode 3-Jesse Amesmith

6/19/2018
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Punk, yogi, feminist, and business owner are just a few of the hats that Jesse Amesmith wears. Jesse is the singer and guitarist for the punk band Green Dreams, the lead singer for the synthpunk band CD-Rom, co-owner and instructor at YogaVibes Rochester, she’s a photographer, a collage artist, and, to Dan’s shock, makes Dan like look a bum by also working at a tattoo shop. She’s an all around bad ass and artist that’s doing lots of awesome and creative things! In this episode, Dan and...

Duration:01:11:04

Episode 2-Tim Vetter

6/12/2018
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In this episode, Dan sits down with Tim Vetter, host of The Voyages of Tim Vetter Podcast, to discuss Tim’s adventures with creating and producing his own podcast from scratch, navigating his show around his busy work life, as well as his motivations for wanting to create a podcast. Dan and Tim also discuss his travels, some of his favorite foods and places to eat, as well as how much Tim wishes A-Rod was managing the New York Yankees. Dan also brings back horrific memories for Tim,...

Duration:01:37:28

Episode 1-The Inaugural Episode

6/5/2018
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Welcome to Create and Destroy with Dan Donnarumma! In this episode, Dan explains the thought, impetus, and goals behind Create and Destroy, where he hopes to take the podcast, and what’s in store for the future. Create and Destroy is a podcast where Dan sits down with artists all kinds to find out what compells them to create the things that they do, what that process looks like for them, and how their world is shaped by what they create. Follow Create and Destroy: Instagram...

Duration:00:11:28