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Break It Down with Matt Carter

Matt Carter goes in depth to really break down what is going on with people, art, music, science and more. The first 12 episodes Matt and Toby will give an in depth look at what went into the making of each song on Emery's new album, You Were Never Alone.
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Jun 12, 2015

Beau Burchell is the guitarist from Saosin and also the dude who mixed You Were Never Alone.  He Hangs out this episode to break down mixing and to talk about this track.  

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Jun 3, 2015
Salvatore Wtryhta
 
Now that the album is out the show takes a slightly more conversational tone as Devin Shelton joins Matt to discuss this song, but also spending time chatting about music theroy, vocal performance and his role in the emery.
 
 
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May 20, 2015
Go Wrong Young Man
 
This is one fun tune.  Built off of a a 2 measure guitar loop, this track uses alternate harmonizations and time signatures to make the different sections of the song be distinct. This one also has a rather experimental approach to vocal arranging and production, making this one of the weirdest emery songs ever. 
 
 
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May 13, 2015
What's Stopping You Can't Stop All This 

On this episode Matt sits down in a hotel room with Matt MacDonald of BC Music and The Classic Crime to discuss this track, the music business, singing, music theroy and Matt's favorite guitar part on the whole album.

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May 6, 2015

To the Deep. If there was a song that we were gonna send or work to radio on this album, this would be it.  It’s catchy and has a big chorus that repeats, and has the classic verse, chorus, verse, chorus, bridge, chorus format.  BUT, we dont give a shit about radio and didn’t make this song that way on purpose, it just turned out that way.  It is Dave, our drummer’s favorite song, has no screaming, and is track seven on our new album, You Were Never Alone.

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Apr 29, 2015

Track 6 on the Emery record is called Pink Slip. The full song is played at the end of the episode. We discuss drum recording and raw sounds from the record as well and the  "musical climax" of the record.

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Apr 22, 2015

Track 5 on the Emery record is called The Less You Say. The full song is played early in the episode as well as at the very end.  Toby is back for this episode and we spend a good amount of time talking about lyrics and meanings.

 

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Apr 15, 2015

Track 4 on the Emery record is called The Beginning . The full song is played at the end of the episode.  This episode shows the process of for writing, arranging, and collaborting. 

 

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Apr 6, 2015

Track 3 on the Emery record is called Hard Times. The full song is played at the end of the episode, and before that, Matt and Toby play the original demo and dicuss time changes, key changes, melody writing and vocal tuning.

 

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Mar 29, 2015

Track 2 on the Emery record is called Thrash.  Matt, Toby and drummer Dave Powell discuss the song, screaming techniques and drum arranging.

 

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Mar 23, 2015
Matt and Toby discuss the first track on the new record.
 
Each of these first 12 episodes will feature a song from the album played in its entirety along with clips and tracks pulled out from the recording session and stories and explanations to accompany as well as insights into the lyrics and themes explored. It will be a behind the curtain look at what goes into making Emery’s music.
 
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Mar 13, 2015

Welcome to Break It Down!

This is a preview episode for the upcoming show. Episode 1 will feature the first track from the new Emery record, You Were Never Alone and will air very soon along with an announcement of the  release date.   Please subscribe and you will get Episode 1 when it is available. Spread the word, and stay tuned...

-matt

 

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