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Auxoro: The Voice Of Music (@auxoro) brings you face to face with rappers, rockers, singers, industry pros, and other human beings in a podcast that dives into the story behind the music. No superficial Q&A's. No surface level song reviews. No bullshit answers you can find in a Wikipedia bio. Host Zach Grossfeld interviews artists, managers, producers, and others at all different levels of the game about the things you want to know most: touring, inspirations, record deals, drugs, anxieties, money, depression, self-doubt, sexuality - the stories that matter. Take the journey with us as we explore powerful stories rooted in the experience of music makers and the things that make us human. The stage has never been closer. Home of: - The Self Care Series - OffStage Spotlight - Off The Record - Heart Beats

Auxoro: The Voice Of Music (@auxoro) brings you face to face with rappers, rockers, singers, industry pros, and other human beings in a podcast that dives into the story behind the music. No superficial Q&A's. No surface level song reviews. No bullshit answers you can find in a Wikipedia bio. Host Zach Grossfeld interviews artists, managers, producers, and others at all different levels of the game about the things you want to know most: touring, inspirations, record deals, drugs, anxieties, money, depression, self-doubt, sexuality - the stories that matter. Take the journey with us as we explore powerful stories rooted in the experience of music makers and the things that make us human. The stage has never been closer. Home of: - The Self Care Series - OffStage Spotlight - Off The Record - Heart Beats
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Auxoro: The Voice Of Music (@auxoro) brings you face to face with rappers, rockers, singers, industry pros, and other human beings in a podcast that dives into the story behind the music. No superficial Q&A's. No surface level song reviews. No bullshit answers you can find in a Wikipedia bio. Host Zach Grossfeld interviews artists, managers, producers, and others at all different levels of the game about the things you want to know most: touring, inspirations, record deals, drugs, anxieties, money, depression, self-doubt, sexuality - the stories that matter. Take the journey with us as we explore powerful stories rooted in the experience of music makers and the things that make us human. The stage has never been closer. Home of: - The Self Care Series - OffStage Spotlight - Off The Record - Heart Beats

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Episodes

Noah Kahan: First Date Tips, Therapy, and Twitter Haters

6/21/2019
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This time, we sat down with the Noah Kahan, who has described himself in the past as the Jewish Ed Sheeran. The Question is, does Ed Sheeran describe himself as the Christian Noah Kahan? That’s the real mystery and we have to see if we can get some footage on that. A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of watching Noah play a small, private show at the Gramercy Park Hotel in NYC and it was a beautiful evening. We were surrounded by some edgy artwork, like a picture of Eminem holding a...

Duration:00:55:40

Mikaelin 'Blue' Bluespruce: The Flow State, Monotony of Greatness, and Working with Solange

6/13/2019
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This time, we sat down with the man, the myth, the legend, Mikaelin ‘Blue’ Bluespruce (@mixedbyblue). Blue is a Grammy Winning Engineer and record producer, a top respected name in the industry, and most importantly, a new father and a stand-up gentleman. Blue is a relatively reserved, calm dude, much like myself, but for the next 90 or so minutes we are going to take about how he is quietly making a dent in the music game with a nonstop work ethic. He has worked with prominent artists like...

Duration:01:37:47

Louis Futon: Sense of Smell, Adderall Addiction, and Beat Challenges

6/7/2019
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This time, we sat down with Louis Futon. I saw Louis Futon back in the day when he opened up for Odesza in Chicago November of 2017. He crushed that set and he’s been someone I’ve been trying to hunt down to speak with on the podcast, so I am ecstatic to release this conversation. In this episode, we talk about the insane beat challenges where he recreates songs from other artists like Tyler The Creator and Childish Gambino. It’s insane, he completely flips them and gives each track its own...

Duration:01:21:43

Picture This: MDRN LV, The Conor McGregor Mentality, and Red Wine Chats

6/3/2019
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This week, we sat down with Picture This (@bandpicturethis), a band hailing from Athy, Ireland comprised of members Ryan Hennesy, Jimmy Rainsford, Owen Cardiff, and Cliff Deane. Back in 2015, lead singer Ryan Hennessy posted the song ‘Take My Hand’ on Facebook which caught the attention of drummer and producer Jimmy Rainsford. “Take My hand reminded me of a summer romance and that song explained it properly,” says Jimmy. Ryan and Jimmy then reworked the song. Soon, the song took off...

Duration:01:21:31

Ryan Serhant: Ryan's Balls, Morning Routines, and Intermittent Fasting

5/29/2019
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This time, we sat down with real estate and media mogul, Ryan Serhant (@ryanserhant). We were lucky enough to get the opportunity to stop by The Serhant Team’s beautiful office in NYC. For the three of you who are unfamiliar with Ryan Serhant, he is the head of The Serhant Team, the #1 real estate sales team in NY and top five in the US. Ryan is also a best-selling author, and the star and producer of Bravo’s hit show Million Dollar Listing New York, and its spin-off Sell It Like Serhant. He...

Duration:00:49:25

Sam Brunell (Little Sam's Art): Will Smith Shoutout, Surgeries, and the Portrait Process

5/20/2019
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Welcome to another installment of the Heart Beats Series. This is a series we explore the stories of those making an impact outside of the music industry. I started this podcast in music, and while music artists will always be the foundation of Auxoro, I felt that I was watching fascinating stories outside of music pass me by. So, I created a space for these stories to exist called Heart Beats. This time we are going to do things a little bit differently. But first, let me tell you about our...

Duration:00:12:14

Bahari: Love Is Not Enough, :( , and The New Bahari

5/17/2019
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This time, Bahari is taking over the podcast for another installment of Off The Record. For those of you who have never heard our Off The Record features before, these are usually shorter form, and the artists share experiences, tell stories, and answer questions about the moments that matter. In this episode, Ruby and Natalia of Bahari talk about the inspirations behind their latest song ‘Sad Face,’ written like the emoji [:( ]. Ruby and Natalia also speak on working through tough times in...

Duration:00:06:56

Chloe Lilac: Synesthesia, Alcoholics Anonymous, and the Dream Drake Collab

5/14/2019
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This time, we sat down with Chloe Lilac, a seventeen-year-old singer-songwriter from Brooklyn, NY, right in the heart of our stomping grounds. This conversation got deep, and part of me wasn’t expecting it to. Maybe that’s my fault for underestimating a seventeen-year-old. I’m 25 now, but when I was 17 I had a lot of insecurities and some harsh experiences, but I wasn’t nearly as comfortable or as able to talk about these things like Chloe. She seems very self-aware and not just for a...

Duration:01:16:37

James Hersey: Collab with Kygo, Escaping to Austin, and the 'Right' Mistakes

5/10/2019
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This time, we sat down with James Hersey, a singer-songwriter from Vienna, Austria. As an artist who does not collaborate often, James made his first mainstream dent on the charts with an original song called ‘Coming Over.’ Kygo and Dillon Francis then hopped on the track, a collaboration with James that now has over 125 million streams on Spotify alone. He was able to replicate that success with the smash hit ‘Miss You,’ which was written, sung, and produced by James. Starting as a kid on...

Duration:01:25:33

Naomi Wild: Feeling Awkward in Public and a Live "Stream" with Odesza

5/1/2019
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Welcome to another installment of Off The Record where the artists themselves tell stories, share experiences and answer questions about the moments that matter. This time the absolute boss Naomi Wild talks about her fearless approach to making art, the last time she had a deep cry, feeling awkward in public, and a funny moment with Odesza and Wynne on live radio, or more accurately a live stream on live radio. Naomi Wild (Spotify): https://spoti.fi/2GTN4Z8 Naomi Wild (Apple Music):...

Duration:00:17:57

filous: Techno Grandma, Weed Anxiety, and Rich Friends

4/27/2019
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This week, we sat down with multi-instrumentalist and producer, filous. He hails from Vienna, Austria and started playing music at only 10 years old. On tour, he plays the harmonica, piano, acoustic and electric guitar, and even started learning an instrument called the “onde magnetique,” which is cassette taped based. Early on, he played in metal bands, got into jazz, and eventually tested his hand at electronic remixes. His remix for ‘Coming Over’ by James Hersey, has north of 50 million...

Duration:01:27:55

SHAED: Exploring Nature, Coming Out, and Instant Pots

4/22/2019
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This time, I sat down with a lovely group named SHAED. If you are a lover of good music or a fan of apple products you have definitely encountered their work. They have an EP called ‘Melt’ that was released in the fall of 2018, which you need to go check out, and their song ‘Trampoline’ off of the Melt EP was featured in Apple’s global campaign for the MacBook Air. That song now has over 50 million streams on Spotify alone. Chelsea, Max, and Spencer of SHAED share an uncommon and intimate...

Duration:01:38:22

Lost Kings: DJing in College, Ultra, and Weird Jobs

4/17/2019
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This time we sat down with Rob Abisi and Nick Shanholtz, otherwise known as Lost Kings (@wearelostkings). They garnered early attention by producing unofficial remixes for Disclosure, Dirty South, and the Killers. Since then, Rob and Nick have been extremely active on tour and in the studio, releasing an official remix with Rihanna and making original smashes of their own. Shortly after New Years, the duo released an EP titled Paper crowns with features from Wiz Khalifa, Loren Gray, Social...

Duration:01:53:04

Bryan Sammis (Olivver the Kid, La Bouquet): Depression and Waking Up In A Widow's Attic

4/12/2019
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Welcome to another installment of Off The Record where the artists themselves tell stories, share experiences, and answer questions about the moments that matter. This time, Bryan Sammis, formerly of The Neighbourhood and currently of La Bouquet and Olivver The Kid, shares a clip about how finding who you are, how finding your purpose, can help you manage the harmful cycle of anxiety, depression, and this crazy fucking thing called life. Bryan had a breakthrough, catharsis moment when he...

Duration:00:10:33

Kevin Garrett: Funny or Die, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Meeting Beyoncé

4/8/2019
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This week, we sat down with Kevin Garrett (@kevinogarrett), a singer-songwriter from Pittsburgh, Pensylvania. He is a Grammy award nominated artist, a multi-instrumentalist, and someone who makes some of the most intimate, powerful sounds I’ve heard. He’s also a funny guy, even though he’ll probably tell you that he’s not, and he made an appearance on the comedy production series ‘Funny or Die,’ back in 2017. He just dropped an album called ‘HOAX,’ which stands for Hell of a Heartbreak. I...

Duration:00:59:59

Yoste: Applying Emotion to Songwriting

4/3/2019
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Welcome to another installment of ‘Off The Record’ where the artists themselves speak about pivotal moments, share experiences, and answer questions about the things that matter most. This time, Yoste (@soundsofyoste), a producer and songwriter from Brisbane Australia, talks to us a bit about his approach to songwriting and applying emotion to the actual song structure. In his bio, Yoste writes “I’ve struggled for years with a severe sense of listlessness and general lack of purpose. I still...

Duration:00:13:10

Sam Dameshek: The 'Flow' State, Bullying, and Failing Photography Class

4/1/2019
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In this episode of OffStage Spotlight, we spoke to photographer and content creator Sam Dameshek (@samdameshek). Offstage Spotlight is a series where we highlight those in the industry that make an impact outside of the spotlight. Sam has shot superstars like Shawn Mendes, Bazzi, Miley Cyrus, Madison Beer, Post Malone, and more. At only 15 years old, he started to get tapped by corporations like Pac Sun, Aeropostale, and Tommy Hilfiger to take photos for their campaigns that would ultimately...

Duration:00:58:35

Citizen Cope: Scalping Tickets, Poetry, and Matthew McConaughey

3/29/2019
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For this episode, we sat down with the legendary songwriter/producer Citizen Cope otherwise known as Clarence Greenwood. The first time I heard Citizen Cope, I was 12 years old and watching the movie Coach Carter. At the time, I didn’t know who Citizen Cope was, but I knew that his song made me feel connected to players in the movie. Now when I listen to his music as a slightly more mature adult, I also feel a deeper sense of connection to myself. His production and lyrics foster a certain...

Duration:01:28:27

Taiki Green (Momentum): Trevor Bauer, Filmmaking, and a Solo Trek to Japan

3/27/2019
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We've been covering music for a while now, but I saw a lot of people's stories passing me by that intrigued me and I had no place to put them. Heart Beats is a series where we will explore people's stories who don't have any direct ties to the music industry. Taiki Green and the story of Momentum is the perfect place to start this series. Momentum is media company that connects athletes and fans by allowing them to share stories, passions, and expertise in ways nor offered by traditional...

Duration:01:46:35

SLANG: Tough Upbringing and Imp of the Mind

3/25/2019
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Welcome to our latest installment of our 'Off The Record' series where the artists themselves tell stories, share experience, and answer questions about the moments that matter. In this episode, SLANG, a rapper/songwriter/producer from the outskirts of London, opens up about some of the darkest times he's been through, the anger that built up inside, and a conversation in a cafe that changed his life. SLANG (Spotify): https://tinyurl.com/yy7lv55b SLANG (Apple Music):...

Duration:00:12:34