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Zack, professional musician and instructor, and Seth, student of many arts, meet to discuss different topics of self improvement for curious minds, musicians, and artists of all types.


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Zack, professional musician and instructor, and Seth, student of many arts, meet to discuss different topics of self improvement for curious minds, musicians, and artists of all types.




Episode 46 - What do you mean all metal guys use Neapolitan chords the same way?

Zack and Seth get together to discuss life, streaming as a musician, and Neapolitan chords. Special thanks to Limitless Cables Use code "Zack10" Swiss Picks Support the show


Episode 45 - Paul Wardingham

Paul Wardingham visits the podcast again to talk about his newest album, Cybergenisis. He is an English-born Australian musician. Self-described as "instrumental cyber metal" his style can be categorized as a hybrid mix of rock, progressive metal with electronic elements. Found out more about Paul here: www.paulwardingham.com Support the show


Episode 44 - Discipline Again

Zack and Seth chat about their upcoming Discipline December challenge. Stay updated and follow along here: www.facebook.com/DissonantHarmonyPodcast Support the show


Episode 43 - Sean Branney

Sean Branney has produced and directed many theatrical productions, winning awards for Acting, Directing and Producing from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle. With his colleague, Andrew Leman, he founded and continues to run the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society in Glendale, California. With the HPLHS, Sean has co-produced the films The Call of Cthulhu and The Whisperer in Darkness. Sean adapted The Call of Cthulhu for the screen and directed The Whisperer in Darkness. Find more about Sean and the HPLHS here: www.hplhs.org Support the show


Episode 42 - Alex Weber

Alex Weber, bassist, composer, and teacher is based in Baltimore, MD. He joined the progressive metal band Exist in 2008 to cover bass and vocal duties and has since recorded 4 albums with them. Over the last 4 years Exist has signed with Prosthetic Records and has toured the US and Canada with notable bands such as Gorguts, Obscura, Beyond Creation, and Archspire. Besides touring with Exist, Alex has also been hired by and toured the US and Europe in a diverse assortment of metal bands such as Jeff Loomis’ solo project, Defeated Sanity, and Sabbath Assembly. In 2020, Alex joined the renowned technical death metal Malignancy. Check out more about Alex here: alexwebermusic.com YouTube Instagram Support the show


Episode 41 - Tim Roth

Tim Roth is the guitarist, backing vocalist and only remaining founding member of Canadian melodic death metal and progressive metal band, Into Eternity. Roth is very much the mastermind of Into Eternity, plays the majority of their guitar solos and also was originally the lead vocalist. Check out Into Eternity here: www.intoeternity.net facebook.com/intoeternityweb Support the show


Episode 40 - Benny Goodman and Kelly Kereliuk of Lost Symphony

Benny and Kelly revisit sit down with Zack and Seth to discuss Lost Symphony's Chapter III album release Benny Goodman is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, DJ, podcaster, and founder of the music project Lost Symphony. And check out Benny's podcast 2020'd here: 2020-d.com Kelly Kereliuk is the guitarist for Prismind, Lost Symphony, Sound Chaser and Negus (Steve Negus ex-Saga), as well as a full-time instructor in the Hamilton, Ontario area for the past 30 years. Check his PATREON for many new goodies www.patreon.com/kellykereliuk Find out more about Lost Symphony here: lostsymphony.com Support the show


Episode 39 - The Lost Episode

FINALLY FOUND. This episode has been lost in the void of broken file naming for over two months! Zack and Seth sit down to discuss streaming, Gojira and more. Check out Zack's stream: https://www.twitch.tv/zackuidl Support the show


Episode 38 - Ermin Hamidovic

Ermin Hamidovic is a mastering engineer hailing from Melbourne, Australia. He is the owner of Systematic Productions, director of SubMission Audio (creator of our favorite bass VSTs), and authored The Systematic Mixing Guide. Find more about Ermin here: www.systematicproductions.com www.submissionaudio.com Support the show


Episode 37 - Mathias Norvig, PhD on Ásatrú

Mathias Nordvig (1982-) was born in Denmark and has lived part of his childhood in Greenland. He has a PhD in Nordic mythology from Aarhus University in Denmark. During his studies, he has also lived in Iceland. Mathias Nordvig has been teaching Viking studies, Norse mythology, Scandinavian folklore, and Arctic culture at the University of Colorado at Boulder since 2015. He runs a YouTube channel called The Nordic Mythology Channel with the attached website www.nordicmythologychannel.com. He also has a podcast with the co-owner of the clothing company Horns of Odin, Daniel Farrand, which is called The Nordic Mythology Podcast. His latest book, Ásatrú for Beginners, is a newcomer’s guide to the spiritual belief system based around the pre-Christian folklore and mythology of Northern Europe. Support the show


Episode 36 - (Music Theory) NERDS!

Zack and Seth get together to talk about voice leading in songwriting, slash chords, recording guitars, and more. Support the show


Episode 35 - Matt Zastrow

Matt Zastrow is a nutritionist, engineer, and mountain climber. In 2020, he founded Earth Inspired Coaching with the goal to improve an individual's health, so that individual is more capable of contributing and living in a way that's beneficial to the individual AND the living environment around them. Check out more at: earthinspiredcoaching.square.site Support the show


Episode 34 - Discipline December recap

Seth and Zack get together to discuss how their individual experiences for their Discipline December challenge Support the show


Episode 33 - Kelly Kereliuk

Kelly Kereliuk is the guitarist for Prismind, Lost Symphony, Sound Chaser and Negus (Steve Negus ex-Saga), as well as a full-time instructor in the Hamilton, Ontario area for the past 30 years. In addition to releases from his other bands, Kelly now finds himself working alongside Marty Friedman (ex-Megadeth), Bumblefoot (GnR/Sons Of Apollo), Oli Herbert (All That Remains), David Abbruzzese (ex-Pearl Jam), David Ellefson (Megadeth), Jimi Bell (Autograph/House Of Lords), Jeff Loomis (Arch Enemy), and many more, in the LOST SYMPHONY project. Support the show


Episode 32 - Zachary Adkins

Zachary Adkins won first place in the 2017 Flying Fingers Guitar Competition hosted by Ibanez Guitars. He has played guitar since he was 12-years-old and was taught by his father. He attended Iowa Western Community College for Music Education with a full scholarship while teaching students guitar lessons in his home, at local guitar music schools and Guitar Center. Since opening his guitar lessons studio in 2017, he has taught hundreds of people, both domestic and international, custom guitar lessons. Learn more about Zachary Adkins: www.zacharyadkinsofficial.com Support the show


Episode 31 - Discipline December, Week 2 Recap with Alec Uidl

Zack and Seth hang out with Alec Uidl as they discuss Discipline December week #2, MMA, Aldi, and the passing of Burt Reynolds Support the show


Episode 30 - Rusty Cooley

Rusty Cooley is an American guitarist, known for his highly refined guitar technique. He is regarded as one of the fastest guitarists in the United States and a master of the shredding technique of guitar. Guitar Player magazine called him "the leading light of the post-Malmsteen shred-volution." He discusses his influences, history, the new Day of Reckoning release, his new Patreon service and more! Check out more here: rustycooley.com Rusty's Patreon Support the show


Episode 29 - Discipline December, Week #1 recap, and puppies

Zack and Seth get together to discuss their first week of #disciplinedecember, plus songwriting and puppies. What's not to love??? Support the show


Episode 28 - Michael Joly of Solu

Michael Joly has spent the better part of 4 decades as a sound engineer. He was the founder of Oktavamods, a microphone modification and repair company. In 2018 he took a leap of faith, shut down his mic business and dedicated himself exclusively to his new company, Hear Now Systems, Inc. and launched a new consumer mindfulness meditation product called N.O.W. Tone Therapy System. Find out more here: www.nowbysolu.com Support the show


Episode 27 - Discipline December Begins...

Zack and Set get together to talk about their Discipline December challenge. Join in on the fun by downloading the DISCIPLINE DECEMBER WORKBOOK and joining in with us on the FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Support the show