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My name is Hil Hackworth and this is View From The Hil. Every other Saturday, I sit down with musicians, artists, and professionals in and around Athens, Ohio who work within the music and arts scene, as well as a few random local celebrities, as we sit down and talk about music, art, life, and the ideas bringing it all together. Guaranteed to bring a healthy serving of shenanigans every episode, you'll get insight into the Athens music and art scene directly from the people helping create it. I will also be playing local music related to the current guest throughout the show, as well as awesome independent local artists (who you may or may not have heard) that I choose to feature.

My name is Hil Hackworth and this is View From The Hil. Every other Saturday, I sit down with musicians, artists, and professionals in and around Athens, Ohio who work within the music and arts scene, as well as a few random local celebrities, as we sit down and talk about music, art, life, and the ideas bringing it all together. Guaranteed to bring a healthy serving of shenanigans every episode, you'll get insight into the Athens music and art scene directly from the people helping create it. I will also be playing local music related to the current guest throughout the show, as well as awesome independent local artists (who you may or may not have heard) that I choose to feature.
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My name is Hil Hackworth and this is View From The Hil. Every other Saturday, I sit down with musicians, artists, and professionals in and around Athens, Ohio who work within the music and arts scene, as well as a few random local celebrities, as we sit down and talk about music, art, life, and the ideas bringing it all together. Guaranteed to bring a healthy serving of shenanigans every episode, you'll get insight into the Athens music and art scene directly from the people helping create it. I will also be playing local music related to the current guest throughout the show, as well as awesome independent local artists (who you may or may not have heard) that I choose to feature.

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Episodes

Episode 17 - Ryan Miller & Jerod Black

5/10/2017
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I'm joined by Jerod Black, a guest who joined me on the show last year for the most listened to episode so far. He's with friend and business partner, Ryan Miller. Together, they organize events around Ohio intended to change your perspectives and open your mind. For the last few years, Ryan has been organizing a yearly music festival, Colordance. We talk about why he wanted to start it, the vision the two have together, and why this year's dance is going to be the best yet. Music played...

Duration: 01:34:23


Episode 16 - Jesse Catania

7/16/2016
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My guest for this episode is on of my longest friends, local drummer, Jesse Catania. Jesse is an Athens local who grew up in an extremely musical family, and ended up picking up the drums at a young age. He's been the drummer for local bands such as First Street Heat, Hiatus, Burning River Ramblers, and more. And before he heads off to start the next chapter in his life, I had to have him on as a guest. We talk about his happy go lucky life as a local drummer with some of the best bands...

Duration: 01:19:34


Episode 15 - Steve Irwin

6/27/2016
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I sit down with Steve Irwin, local lighting expert. We talk about his love for music and how it ties into the way he does lighting and also about his work with musicians and his 3 year stint working with Art Garfunkel. And we also talk about what he's been up to since returning to Athens, and exactly what it takes for him to make the clock tower on the Athens country Courthouse shine with those beautiful colors. It was a really great episode getting to learn about someone I'm extremely...

Duration: 02:04:11


Episode 11 - Jack Wright

5/14/2016
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I sat down with Jack Wright, long time member of the Athens community, and an amazing musician and film maker. We talked about his life growing up in the coal mining areas of Appalachia, his connection with music and storytelling, and also some of his history with Athens. It was a true honor and pleasure to have Jack on as a guest.

Duration: 02:06:43


Episode 10 - Mother's Day Special

5/5/2016
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My mom joined me during this very special Mother's Day episode!! She talked about her time in Athens over the last 3 decades. Her work as a professor at Hocking College, Ohio University, and also teaching in England. We also talked about her work with a band she was in in the 80's, The Algy Krebbs Quartet, as well as the amazing work she has done with ATCO and Passionworks. Finally the first female guest, and I am truly honored it could be my mother.

Duration: 01:50:31


Episode 6 - Dutch Williams

4/1/2016
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One of my oldest friends stopped by the show, Dutch Williams. He's a special man. We got to sit down and talk about his experiences, his absolute love for Athens and all the time he has spent in it, as well as the great times he and I had together recording his solo album. A real pleasure to sit down with this man and talk about fun times together.

Duration: 02:34:04


Episode 4 - Mike Copeland

4/1/2016
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This was one of my favorite episodes so far. I sat down with my longtime friend Mike Copeland. He got to talk about his days in Athens years ago, what drove him to go to L.A. to pursue music, and what lured him back to Ohio after so many years. Truly an awesome episode listening to this guy's experiences.

Duration: 02:58:25


Episode 2 - Emerson B.

4/1/2016
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I sat down with Emerson B and got to hear a lot about his story in Athens, cultivating his style in New York and Philly, and how he has come back to his home to help it grow musically. We got to hear about how he got into music, his past present and future plans in Athens, and how he hopes to keep everyone feeling funky.

Duration: 02:31:34


Episode 1 - Emcee Schwartz

3/28/2016
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Songs Played: Altered Beast http://dysfunktionalfamily.bandcamp.com/album/altered-beast 1. Livin' To Die 2. Don't Quit (Don't Stop) 3. Gauntlet 4. On My Way 5. Path To Nowhere 6. Fest Season (Ft. Wes Hunter) 7. Back On My Feet (Ft. Emerson B) 8. Guess Who's Back 9. Altered Beast The Adventures of Shermlock Poems http://dysfunktionalfamily.bandcamp.com/album/the-adventures-of-shermlock-poems 1. Chapter One 2. Chapter Two 3. Chapter Three The DysFunktional Family Feud...

Duration: 01:36:43