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The Nature of Music podcast features interviews with musicians that tell the story behind their nature-inspired lyrics and songs. Each episode explores the climate crisis and conservation-related issues — and solutions — that our musical guests are passionate about. Please join with other listeners and make a concert-ticket level donation to The Nature of Music Podcast! As our parent organization, Conservation Value Institute, is a 501c3 non-profit organization, your contribution is tax deductible. We are grateful for your support! https://gofundme.com/f/support-2021-episodes-of-the-nature-of-music Credits: The Nature of Music's theme music is composed and performed by Jordan Feinstein of The Ritual. You can catch Jordan's webcast shows either Friday or Saturday night on the Deadheadland FaceBook page - check DeadHeadLand's FaceBook page for the latest schedule. The Nature of Music logo was designed by the remarkable artist, Ryan Kerrigan.

The Nature of Music podcast features interviews with musicians that tell the story behind their nature-inspired lyrics and songs. Each episode explores the climate crisis and conservation-related issues — and solutions — that our musical guests are passionate about. Please join with other listeners and make a concert-ticket level donation to The Nature of Music Podcast! As our parent organization, Conservation Value Institute, is a 501c3 non-profit organization, your contribution is tax deductible. We are grateful for your support! https://gofundme.com/f/support-2021-episodes-of-the-nature-of-music Credits: The Nature of Music's theme music is composed and performed by Jordan Feinstein of The Ritual. You can catch Jordan's webcast shows either Friday or Saturday night on the Deadheadland FaceBook page - check DeadHeadLand's FaceBook page for the latest schedule. The Nature of Music logo was designed by the remarkable artist, Ryan Kerrigan.

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United States

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The Nature of Music podcast features interviews with musicians that tell the story behind their nature-inspired lyrics and songs. Each episode explores the climate crisis and conservation-related issues — and solutions — that our musical guests are passionate about. Please join with other listeners and make a concert-ticket level donation to The Nature of Music Podcast! As our parent organization, Conservation Value Institute, is a 501c3 non-profit organization, your contribution is tax deductible. We are grateful for your support! https://gofundme.com/f/support-2021-episodes-of-the-nature-of-music Credits: The Nature of Music's theme music is composed and performed by Jordan Feinstein of The Ritual. You can catch Jordan's webcast shows either Friday or Saturday night on the Deadheadland FaceBook page - check DeadHeadLand's FaceBook page for the latest schedule. The Nature of Music logo was designed by the remarkable artist, Ryan Kerrigan.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 12 - Musician & Music Industry Veteran, Paige Clem

10/11/2021
Multi-talented musician and music industry veteran, Paige Clem, joins the Nature of Music. Clem, whose history includes serving as a member of the team that produces the legendary High Sierra Music Festival, shares powerful stories about the role of nature as a grounding force in her life - inspiring her to focus on her present surroundings. After she names the Gorge Amphitheater as her favorite concert venue, I ask Paige if she's heard the story of the cataclysmic Glacial Lake Missoula...

Duration:01:12:44

Episode 11 - Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. of Hip Hop Caucus

6/13/2021
This month, The Nature of Music podcast is honored to have as our guest Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr, President & Founder of Hip Hop Caucus. Rev. Yearwood is a pacemaker in the climate crisis solutions movement with a remarkable track record of successfully bridging the gap between communities of color and environmental advocacy. Our conversation starts by exploring the origins of his nature and climate-related passions: a tale involving Hurricane Katrina (and before that, a love of birds). Rev....

Duration:01:02:33

Episode 10 - Nick Forster of eTown & Hot Rize

5/29/2021
Nick Forster, host of the eTown radio show and multi-instrumentalist member of the legendary bluegrass band, Hot Rize, joins The Nature of Music for an interview celebrating eTown's 30th B'Earthday! Our conversation starts by exploring the origins of Forster's environmental passions: a tale involving the heroic activism of Nick's mother in the presence of Pete Seeger. Forster shares insights from decades of conversations with eTown guests, covering big issues from climate change to...

Duration:00:56:49

Episode 9 - Michael Kang of The String Cheese Incident

4/16/2021
Michael Kang of The String Cheese Incident joins The Nature of Music for an insightful and fun interview brimming with stories of outdoor adventure. In a fascinating conversation, he reveals the origins of his musical career in Alaska - and in a chance encounter in Crested Butte, Colorado. Kang shares tales from the rainforests of Costa Rica, to the beaches of New Zealand, to the mountains of British Columbia. He reflects on his work converting wastewater to algae biofuels and talks about...

Duration:01:58:31

Episode 8: Musician & Curious Life-Explorer, Bear Kittay

3/31/2021
Musician, curious life-explorer, and former international ambassador for Burning Man, Bear Kittay, joins The Nature of Music to share fascinating insights and stories from around the world. Kittay tells the backstory of musical tracks from his new album, "Quarantine at El Ganzo" (produced with Norwegian sensation, Erlend Øye), as well as an unreleased track recorded with members of The North Mississippi Allstars and production support from Jerry Harrison of The Talking Heads.

Duration:01:18:38

Episode 7: Musician, Conservationist, & Rancher Avery Hellman of Ismay

2/4/2021
Avery Hellman of Ismay shares the backstory to their nature-inspired albums, Songs from a River and Songs of Sonoma Mountain. We explore the influence of nature on their lyrics, songs and passions - touching on fascinating topics from their favorite species, to the habitat restoration and biodiversity conservation work on their ranch, to their passion for indigenous knowledge. Hellman shares three songs (including one cover) that each feature mesmerizing fingerpicking and enchanting...

Duration:00:52:45

Episode 6: Guster Guitarist & REVERB Co-Founder, Adam Gardner

9/18/2020
Guster guitarist and music industry sustainability leader, Adam Gardner, shares the story behind REVERB (including Bonnie Raitt’s role in its origins), talks about REVERB’s work reducing the climate and environmental impacts of concert tours, and tells a moving tale of two trips to Latin America that inspired participants (who included members of Guster, Dave Matthews Band, Maroon 5, KT Tunstall and others) to combat the devastating impacts of illegal logging. Please click here to make a...

Duration:00:58:23

Episode 5: Concert & Festival Promoter, Peter Shapiro

7/22/2020
Peter Shapiro - whose journey as a concert promoter started at New York City's legendary "Wetlands Preserve" (a live music venue AND center of environmental activism) - shares the backstory about how he got involved in supporting climate change solutions and major Earth Day events. Answering a question from a surprising fan, Shapiro reveals the truth about the magical rainbow that mesmerized fans during the Grateful Dead's 50th Anniversary shows in Santa Clara, California. Regarding his...

Duration:01:09:34

Episode 4: Keyboardist & Farmer, Trevor Garrod from Tea Leaf Green

7/2/2020
Which new Tea Leaf Green song was originally titled "Climate Change", and which expresses keyboardist, Trevor Garrod's frustration with America's current immigration policies? What's the backstory to Tea Leaf Green's fan-favorite Nature-infused song, Kali-Yuga, and how did the band's mythology around "The Garden" suite originate..? Listen to Episode 4 for never-before revealed tales about the bones buried in "The Garden"... GoFundMe Charity Campaign for Episode 4 - Join with other...

Duration:01:03:34

Episode 3 - Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz from ALO

6/23/2020
What ALO song was inspired by the spark that ignited a California wildfire? Which was inspired by a San Francisco rainstorm? How do ALO's roots supporting environmental and social justice activism go all the way back to their days at UC Santa Barbara? Listen to Episode 3 of The Nature of Music Podcast for the answers to these questions and more... GoFundMe Charity Campaign for Episode 3 - Make a monthly $10-$25 donation to The Nature of Music Fund! Advance Nature's Valuable Benefits AND...

Duration:01:30:15

Episode 2: Nat Keefe of Hot Buttered Rum

6/17/2020
Nat Keefe of Hot Buttered Rum joins The Nature of Music Podcast for our first ever interview exploring the influence of Nature on his lyrics and songs. How was the band's origins inspired by Nature? What Hot Buttered Rum song comes from the world of legendary environmentalist author, Edward Abbey? Listen to Episode 2 for the answers to these questions and more... GoFundMe Charity Campaign for Episode 2 - Join with other fans in making a "ticket price" level contribution that supports Hot...

Duration:01:05:47

Episode 1: The Story Behind The Nature of Music Podcast

6/16/2020
What’s the backstory behind The Nature of Music podcast? How are we leveraging the power of music to both inspire fans to support conservation and climate change solutions AND benefit musicians in need during the COVID19 pandemic? What unique path led a conservation scientist to partner with musicians to advance solutions to our climate and biodiversity crises? How was the idea for this podcast inspired by Nature? The answers to these questions and more in Episode 1 of The Nature of...

Duration:00:28:53