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The Desert Tiger Podcast features various musicians, athletes, artists, authors, comedians, and people chasing their dreams. It is our goal to bring you what drives and inspires these passionate individuals, telling you their stories of the road they have traveled to get where they are today! The podcast is hosted by Colton Geschwandtner, an arts enthusiast, musician, event promoter, and highly inquisitive person. Shows release every week!

The Desert Tiger Podcast features various musicians, athletes, artists, authors, comedians, and people chasing their dreams. It is our goal to bring you what drives and inspires these passionate individuals, telling you their stories of the road they have traveled to get where they are today! The podcast is hosted by Colton Geschwandtner, an arts enthusiast, musician, event promoter, and highly inquisitive person. Shows release every week!

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Kamloops, British Columbia

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The Desert Tiger Podcast features various musicians, athletes, artists, authors, comedians, and people chasing their dreams. It is our goal to bring you what drives and inspires these passionate individuals, telling you their stories of the road they have traveled to get where they are today! The podcast is hosted by Colton Geschwandtner, an arts enthusiast, musician, event promoter, and highly inquisitive person. Shows release every week!

Language:

English

Contact:

13065316626


Episodes

Stripes #5 - Reviewing my 2020 goals, and what I was able to achieve through the weirdest year most have lived.

12/1/2020
2020 has been a weird year for everyone, and like many, I myself have had to adapt to try and make the most of the year. So for episode 5 of Stripes I take a look at the goals I set at the beginning of 2020, and what I was able to accomplish in podcasting, wrestling and music; in one of the oddest and most trying years many of us have faced.

Duration:00:18:52

Matthew Burkhart on his debut EP 'Slow Burn', how self isolation inspired it, and the music video for 'Back Down The Road'

11/27/2020
Alt Country singer songwriter Matthew Burkhart joins the DTP to take us behind the music of his debut EP 'Slow Burn'! 'Slow Burn' was born when Matt returned home from a vacation in Arizona, one day before the borders locked down, and found himself in self isolation for 2 weeks with the burning desire to create. Matt also takes us behind the decision to pursue the solo path after years of playing in bands, his track 'Back Down The Road' and it's music video, and adapting to the virtual...

Duration:00:43:25

Astrid Tanton on her latest single 'Comfort', the dance routine she filmed for it, and the decision to self publish her music!

11/24/2020
Singer Songwriter Astrid Tanton joins the DTP to take us behind the music of her latest single 'Comfort', which is the first track from her upcoming debut EP 'From My Eyes'. We also discuss the music video and dance routine Astrid released for ‘Comfort’, Astrid’s 2019 debut single ‘Love It All’, and her decision to self publish her music! All this and more as we get comfy putting our paws in the sand, with Astrid Tanton!

Duration:00:39:40

Melleefresh on her new album 'Invincible', what inspired it's positive message, and the best way to test new music!

11/20/2020
Canada's Queen of the dance floor Melleefresh joins the DTP to take us behind her new album 'Invincible'! 'Invincible' sees the house music icon and head of Play Records take a change of pace from her signature mischief to spread some positive vibes and cheer! We discuss what influenced this change of direction, some of the remixes done by Play Records heavy hitters, and the best way to test a new track! All this and more as we put our paws in the sand with Melleefresh!

Duration:01:22:05

Songwriter Dani Strong in her new album 'Undefined', how having a song stolen drove her forward, and balancing being a parent and a musician!

11/17/2020
Country Songwriter Dani Strong Joins THE DTP to take us behind the music of her new album Undefined! Undefined is Dani's sophomore album and it saw her return to the studio with Juno award winning producer Dan Brodbeck, who also helped her craft her debut album Time To Breathe. Dani also talks about how having one of her songs stolen drove her forward, balancing motherhood and being a business owner with being a career musician, and her track 'Not Right Now' which was nominated for multiple...

Duration:00:54:12

Tennyson King on his post apocalyptic track 'Garden Of Truth', how his travels inspired 'Wild Rose', and advice for van living!

11/13/2020
Singer Songwriter Tennyson King joins the DTP to talk 'Garden Of Truth', his new positive vibed post apocalyptic single! Tennyson King also takes some time to talk about how experiences from his worldwide travels inspired his track 'Wild Rose', and even gives some advice for those who might want to try the van living lifestyle! All this and more, as we put our paws in the garden, with Tennyson King!

Duration:00:40:48

Jordyn Pollard on her latest single 'Back To Us' and its dreamy music video, her debut EP 'Good On Me', and how theatre helped her grow as an artist!

11/10/2020
Country singer songwriter Jordyn Pollard has been building quite a bit of momentum with her debut EP and tracks like ‘Back To Us’ which she joins the DTP to discuss today! ‘Back To Us’ was recently selected as a Stingray Music Trending Track, the first song to ever receive the honour, and we dive into what this opportunity means to Jordyn, as well as what it was like to craft the dream-like music video that captures the song. We also dive into Jordyn’s growth as a singer songwriter, the...

Duration:00:38:55

Murray Atkinson on his instrumental rock EP Mubla Tubed, his ambient orchestral EP Aetherium Divine, and video game music!

11/6/2020
Known for his role as guitarist for Canadian rock group The Odds, Murray Atkinson is a creative force with an eclectic vision, and he joins DTP to take us behind the music of his instrumental guitar rock album ‘Mubla Tubed’, as well as his ambient orchestral album ‘Aetherium Divine’! We also dive into Murray’s work with video game music, the importance of serving the song, and much more in this episode of Desert Tiger!

Duration:00:45:59

Emily of Bad Buddy on the bands debut self titled album, transistioning from the folk world into this new sound, and the Bad Buddy video game!!

11/3/2020
Emily Bachynski of Bad Buddy joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to take us behind the music of Bad Buddy and their self titled debut album! Bad Buddy is a punk group born out of the passions and frustrations of a few former folk musicians who felt an uprising in their souls that could only be fueled with hard hitting riffs and lush harmonies, and out of this Bad Buddy was born to shake the foundations around them. We discuss what it was like for Bad Buddy to transition into this new sound and...

Duration:00:42:26

NIIVA on her debut self titled EP, the music video for 'Love Games', and how her pop punk past still influnces this new path!

10/30/2020
Pop / R&B artist NIIVA joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to take us behind the music of her debut self titled EP ‘NIIVA’! We discuss the path that led NIIVA to this point, including the decision to follow the music in her heart after some time in the band scene, what it was like to craft this new sound, and exactly who helped her to bring this vision to our ears! We also take some time to talk about some of the singles that NIIVA released leading up to this moment, like Love Games and its...

Duration:00:39:34

Author & music critic Martin Popoff on his new book 'Limelight: Rush in The 80's'!

10/27/2020
Acclaimed writer & music historian Martin Popoff joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to discuss his new book 'Limelight: Rush In The 80's'! Martin was the writer behind Rush's authorized 2003 biography 'Contents Under Pressure', and a researcher on 2010's documentary 'Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage', and he is now giving us a greater look at the group with 3 new books looking at the history of the band through the words of band members, family members, and partners in music. 'Limelight: Rush In...

Duration:00:33:07

Ryan Hillier on his latest album 'No Excuses', how Moncton helped shape his career, and returning to the studio after taking time to heal!

10/23/2020
Folk Rock artist Ryan Hillier joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to discuss his latest album ‘No Excuses’! After years of success on Canada’s east coast as a solo artist and with East Coast Love Story, Ryan decided to step away from the stage and studio to heal. Months passed and the urge to embrace the mending powers of music began with a new collection. Ryan also takes the time to discuss how Moncton has helped to shape his musical career, working with producer Chris Colepaugh, and his...

Duration:00:38:34

Raff Pylon on his latest track 'King's Lane', his experience on 'La Voix', and recording with a symphony!

10/20/2020
Rising singer songwriter Raff Pylon joins the DTP to talk about his latest single ‘King’s Lane’ featuring Tito Jackson, and how with it he is creating positive change! Not only do we discuss this powerful track, but we also talk to Raff about transitioning to his sound from his rock & roll past, what he learned from being a part of La Voix, and his favourite EA sports NHL songs & soundtracks. All of this and more as we put our paws in the sand with Raff Pylon!

Duration:00:58:15

Josh Sahunta on his latest single 'Leave Summer Behind', having a song on a Netflix show, and his 2020 EP 'The Worst Year'

10/16/2020
R&B artist Josh Sahunta joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to help us say goodbye to Summer 2020 with his single 'Leave Summer Behind'! Josh has been applying his own version of music therapy to the difficulties that 2020 continues to throw, not only with this new single, but also with his latest EP 'The Worst Year'! We also talk about the music video for 'We'll Be Alright', having one of his songs featured in the Netflix show 'The Order', as well as the importance of listening! All this and...

Duration:00:37:36

SNJÜ on his debut single 'Jealousy', reconnecting with his younger self, and the decision to start a solo project

10/16/2020
SNJÜ returns to the Desert Tiger Podcast to take us behind the music of his debut solo single 'Jealousy'! You may know SNJÜ as the singer of Dehli 2 Dublin, but this time around the focus has shifted as he embarks on this new solo project. What made SNJÜ decide to pursue this new project? How does it differ from his previous work? What inspired this sultry debut single 'Jealousy'? How has SNJÜ been finding balance in 2020? All of this and more, as we put our paws in the sand with SNJÜ!

Duration:00:46:09

Legendary producer Chin Injeti on the acoustic version of 'Falling', the art of expression, and the importance of family

10/13/2020
Legendary producer and songwriter Chin Injeti has been healing through music for much of his life, and he continues to do so with his single ‘Falling’, and the acoustic version of the song which he joins the DTP to discuss today! Chin also takes the time to discuss his early experiences with music therapy, his musical progression as he learned the art of expression, the impact his parents have had on his career, and passing on his knowledge while helping a new generation of artists. All this...

Duration:00:49:14

Taylor McKnight of Via Barcelonia on their new EP 'Wonderland', shooting the video for 'Somebody', and balancing music and university!

10/9/2020
Via Barcelonia released their new EP 'Wonderland' today, and we are going behind the music one some of the tracks with percussionist Taylor McKnight! We also talk to Taylor about the road that lead to him meeting band mate Andrew Allen, how the groups sounds has developed from it's world music roots, balancing being a student at a university across the country with his music goals at home, and so much more!

Duration:00:52:17

Mike Robins on his debut single 'Lightning Don't Strike Twice', returning to stage after vocal chord surgery , and what he learned from his previous projects like Autumn Hill

10/2/2020
Mike Robins has built quite the reputation as a singer / songwriter with his time in groups like Autumn Hill & East Adelaide, but now it is time for him to shine as a solo artist with his debut single ‘Lightning Don’t Strike Twice’ Mike takes you behind the music of this new single, and we also talk about the decision to go solo, being inspired by some of country music’s greatest guitar pickers, and what it was like to return to the stage after vocal chord surgery! All this and more, in this...

Duration:00:29:05

Safwan Javed of Wide Mouth Mason on the 20th anniversay of the Juno nominated 'Stew', and the classic Blues sound of their latest album 'I Wanna Go With You'!

9/25/2020
Wide Mouth Mason brought their storm of blues and funk out of Saskatchewan like a prairie blizzard, and have continued to adapt with the winds that have directed them. In 2000 the group released their highly regarded, Juno nominated album ‘Stew’, which has been the groups funkiest album to date. Safwan Javed of WMM joins the DTP to tell us about ‘Stew’s 20 year anniversary and the road that led to its creation, what Gordie Johnson brought to the table as a producer, and opening for AC/DC. We...

Duration:00:37:19

R&B / Pop Artist SAAKB on his latest track 'Move Until You're Numb', love & relationships, and 'The First Four'

9/22/2020
R&B / Pop Artist SAAKB joins the DTP to take us behind his latest track ‘Move Until You’re Numb’. With his dreamy smooth voice SAAKB drives to inspire & sweep you off to another plane, away from the distractions of the world for a moment so you can focus on what is dear to your heart. Starting from SAAKB’s earliest memories in music from watching pop superstars on MTV and building up through his journey leading up to finally releasing music of his own we take a look at overcoming challenges,...

Duration:01:04:31