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Sep 22, 2017

Producing music is an ever-changing role in the music industry. Lots of folks call themselves producers, but oftentimes lack the skill set to work with a variety of bands. This week the guys talk about working with different producers, how album budgets get spent/blown, and what good producers bring to table to help elevate your band. 

We're in the last week of an insanely sweet Kickstarter campaign to celebrate the release of our 5th album Rad Science. If you want to know what all the commotion is about, head over to our campaign page and join the other unicorns that are making this new record release amazing at Eleventyseven - Rad Science

Eleventylife is brought you by Rock Candy Recordings

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-Connect with eleventyseven, and check out the sounds on Spotify 

-Music for eleventylife provided by The Jellyrox

-Matt Lott's band - Wavorly.

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-Matt Langston, Davey Davenport, Rob Johnston, Matt Lott

Sep 15, 2017

Can friendships be strong enough to endure being kicked out of your own band? In Part 2 of this episode we find out the other side of the coin, and place a phone call to a band member who was kicked out of his own band. Can all friendships can be mended, or survive only to carry scars? Find out on this week's eleventylife, as we host a conversation between our special guests Matt Lott and Ryan Coon from Wavorly.

We're in the midst of an insanely sweet Kickstarter campaign to celebrate the release of our 5th album Rad Science. If you want to know what all the commotion is about, head over to our campaign page and join the other unicorns that are making this new record release amazing at Eleventyseven - Rad Science

 -Signing up for our Mailing List will ensure that you never miss an eleventymoment.

-Connect with eleventyseven, and check out the sounds on Spotify 

-Music for eleventylife provided by The Jellyrox

Sep 15, 2017

What is more important, your friends or your dreams? Would you be willing to give one up for the other? Being in a band often puts it's members is difficult scenarios, and often artists are asked to make that decision. In this two part episode we talk with Matt Lott from the band Wavorly about his experience with this very situation. Find out if he made the right choices on this week's eleventylife. 

We're in the midst of an insanely sweet Kickstarter campaign to celebrate the release of our 5th album Rad Science. If you want to know what all the commotion is about, head over to our campaign page and join the other unicorns that are making this new record release amazing at Eleventyseven - Rad Science

 -Signing up for our Mailing List will ensure that you never miss an eleventymoment.

-Connect with eleventyseven, and check out the sounds on Spotify 

-Music for eleventylife provided by The Jellyrox

Sep 8, 2017

If you want a behind the scenes look at how Rad Science came to be, then this episode is for you. The guys explore where the album name came from, different recording techniques used in the studio, what the writing sessions were like. Find out why the guys hate taking pictures, if there is forgiveness for synths, and what makes this album different than every other Eleventyseven album ever...

We're in the midst of an insanely sweet Kickstarter campaign to celebrate the release of Rad Science. If you want to know what all the commotion is head over to our campaign page and join the other unicorns that are making this new record release amazing Eleventyseven - Rad Science

 -Signing up for our Mailing List will ensure that you never miss an eleventymoment.

-Connect with eleventyseven, and check out the music on Spotify 

-Music for eleventylife provided by The Jellyrox

Sep 1, 2017

Success is a moving target for a lot of us. Would you be willing to give up a relationship with a friend to achieve that success? The guys continue talks about their experiences touring together, a dove awards scandal, side hustling on tour to make ends meet, navigating label politics and more.

We're in the midst of an insanely sweet Kickstarter campaign to celebrate the release of our fifth studio album, Rad Science. Help us reach our goal by visiting Eleventyseven - Rad Science

 -Signing up for our Mailing List will ensure that you never miss an eleventymoment.

-Connect with Matt & Davey's band eleventyseven, and check out their career on Spotify 

-Music for eleventylife provided by The Jellyrox

-Find out more info about Wavorly or check out their new sounds on Spotify

 

Aug 26, 2017

The guys catch up and reminisce with their friend and special guest Matt Lott from the band Wavorly. Rob recounts his battle for a band name, the guys remember purevolume.com, and recall their time touring and co-existing on Flick Records. Find out why a complete stylistic change landed Wavorly a record deal, and what is was like when Eleventyseven and Wavorly met for the first time. Matt and Matt recall what it was like to be in the same restaurant when one of their bands get dropped.

-Signing up for our Mailing List will ensure that you never miss an eleventymoment.

-Connect with Matt & Davey's band eleventyseven, and check out their career on Spotify 

-Music for eleventylife provided by The Jellyrox

-Find out more info about Wavorly or check out their new sounds on Spotify

-Find out more about David Bendeth

-A firsthand account of the JPUSA Scandal  we mentioned.

Jun 16, 2017

Life on the road is always a challenge, especially when you live in a camper with 2 Bullmastiff dogs. In his fourth and final conversation with The Rough & Tumble, Matt hears about some of their greatest moments on the road, the kindness of strangers, how to budget while on tour, and where they're headed next. Their new album is out on Rock Candy Recordings called Cardboard & Christmas Lights, so come find out what all the fuss is about on this week's eleventylife...

-Find out more about Mallory and Scott @ The Rough & Tumble

-Check out their new album Cardboard and Christmas Lights on itunes.

-Stream Cardboard and Christmas Lights on Spotify

-Mallory's beautiful blog is Quartz from Pallets.

Jun 16, 2017

Every artist at some point struggles with identity, and finding an artistic one that fits you can be a lifelong process. Matt continues his talk with touring folk band The Rough & Tumble. Hear firsthand what the songwriting process is for them, the importance of setting deadlines, and how to set measurable goals for your band.  They have a new album out on Rock Candy Recordings called Cardboard & Christmas Lights, and it is one of the best kept secrets of the Folk/American world. So come make some new friends on this week's eleventylife...

-Find out more about Mallory and Scott @ The Rough & Tumble

-Check out their new album Cardboard and Christmas Lights on itunes.

-Stream Cardboard and Christmas Lights on Spotify

-Mallory's beautiful blog is Quartz from Pallets.

 

Jun 9, 2017

What does life look like for a touring musician? Underneath the romanticism of "life on the road" there is much more complicated and transient reality. Matt continues his conversation with Mallory and Scott of The Rough & Tumble about what their lives look like being in a teeny tiny folk band together. They have a new album out on Rock Candy Recordings called Cardboard & Christmas Lights, and it is one of the best kept secrets of the Folk/American world. So come make some new friends on this week's eleventylife...

-Find out more about Mallory and Scott @ The Rough & Tumble

-Check out their new album Cardboard and Christmas Lights on itunes.

-Stream Cardboard and Christmas Lights on Spotify

Jun 9, 2017

Origin stories always lend us a new perspective on the work that artists create, and we're all about meeting new voices to introduce you to. In this episode, Matt sits down to talk with Mallory and Scott of The Rough & Tumble about how they got started in music, and how they ended up in a teeny tiny folk band together. They have a new album out on Rock Candy Recordings called Cardboard & Christmas Lights, and it is one of the best kept secrets of the Folk/American world. So come make some new friends on this week's eleventylife...

-Find out more about Mallory and Scott @ The Rough & Tumble

-Check out their new album Cardboard and Christmas Lights on itunes.

-Stream Cardboard and Christmas Lights on Spotify

Jun 2, 2017

Matt, Davey and Rob are joined by Jonathan Stephens for round #2 of some of their most incriminating road stories during their years spent touring. Jonathan desecrates a Japanese temple and gets kicked out of a bar. Matt steals other people's food in a restaurant and picks a fight with a hardcore band. You won't want to miss some of their most cringeworthy moments right here on eleventylife...

To check out the full discography of the band and all the songs mentioned in this podcast, check out eleventyseven on Spotify

-Follow us on Twitter - @eleventymatt & @eleventyrock

- eleventylife is brought to you by Rock Candy Recordings. The easiest way to support this podcast is by checking out their online store.

- The theme for our show is brought to you by The Jellyrox

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at   http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

May 26, 2017

Matt, Davey and Rob are joined by Jonathan Stephens to recount some of their most incriminating road stories during their years spent touring. Hands down, one of the messiest episodes to date, you won't want to miss Jonathan's impeccable sense of story-telling.

To check out the full discography of the band and all the songs mentioned in this podcast, check out eleventyseven on Spotify

-Follow us on Twitter - @eleventymatt & @eleventyrock

- eleventylife is brought to you by Rock Candy Recordings. The easiest way to support this podcast is by checking out their online store.

- The theme for our show is brought to you by The Jellyrox

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at   http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

May 19, 2017

All bands break up eventually, and eleventyseven was no different. Hear Matt, Davey and Rob recount the awkwardness of their final days together, and the honest truth behind how they felt to part ways and separate.  

To check out the full discography of the band and all the songs mentioned in this podcast, check out eleventyseven on Spotify

-Follow us on Twitter - @eleventymatt & @eleventyrock

- eleventylife is brought to you by Rock Candy Recordings. The easiest way to support this podcast is by checking out their online store.

- The theme for our show is brought to you by The Jellyrox

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at   http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

May 19, 2017

Ever wonder what happens after bands break up? What kind of day jobs or gigs do band members end up with once they're not living on the road anymore? Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven reunite with their drummer Jonathan Stephens to discuss what it was like to break up, and how their lives changed after the band was over.

To check out the full discography of the band and all the songs mentioned in this podcast, check out eleventyseven on Spotify

- eleventylife is brought to you by Rock Candy Recordings. The easiest way to support this podcast is by checking out their online store.

- The theme for our show is brought to you by The Jellyrox 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at   http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

 

May 12, 2017

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven and their friend Rob read through some of the worst reviews the band has ever received about their music. The internet can be a brutal place for artists, and this week on eleventylife the guys find out just how hated their band can be. This is a highlight of Season 2 that you won't want to miss... 

To check out the full discography of the band and all the songs mentioned in this podcast, check out eleventyseven on Spotify

-Follow us on Twitter - @eleventymatt & @eleventyrock

- eleventylife is brought to you by Rock Candy Recordings. The easiest way to support this podcast is by checking out their online store.

- The theme for our show is brought to you by The Jellyrox

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at   http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

 

May 5, 2017

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven and Rob Johnston discuss the writing and production process behind their 4th studio album, Sugarfist. Find out the stories behind the songs, the techniques used in the demoing and writing process, and what it takes to be a terrible collaborator.

To check out the full discography of the band and all the songs mentioned in this podcast, check out eleventyseven on Spotify

- eleventylife is brought to you by Rock Candy Recordings. The easiest way to support this podcast is by checking out their online store.

- The theme for our show is brought to you by http://www.thejellyrox.com 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at   http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

 

Apr 28, 2017

Fans are the lifeblood of any recording or touring act. Matt, Davey and Rob of the band eleventyseven discuss the importance of fans and their role in keeping bands in business. Lots of fan stories, lore and lament can be found on this week's episode of eleventylife.

To check out the full discography of the band and all the songs mentioned in this podcast, check out eleventyseven on Spotify

- eleventylife is brought to you by http://www.rockcandyrecordings.com 

-The theme for our show is brought to you by http://www.thejellyrox.com 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at   http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

Apr 21, 2017

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven recount the final days of the band, the changes in how records are made today, and the complexities of internal and external factors leading to their dissolution. The guys discuss what breaking up looks like and and how it effects the way they view life now.

To check out the full discography of the band and all the songs mentioned in this podcast, check out eleventyseven on Spotify

- eleventylife is brought to you by http://www.rockcandyrecordings.com 

-The theme for our show is brought to you by http://www.thejellyrox.com 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at   http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

Apr 12, 2017

Matt and Davey and Rob discuss the impact of influences on their music, their lives and their worldview. This episode explores the process of songwriting, the way nonmusical influences still have an effect on the creative process, as well as the challenges of collaborating together.

To check out the full discography of the band and all the songs mentioned in this podcast, check out eleventyseven on Spotify 

- eleventylife is brought to you by http://www.rockcandyrecordings.com 

-The theme for our show is brought to you by http://www.thejellyrox.com 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at   http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

Jan 27, 2017

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South Carolina. Part exposé and part oral history, they discuss the complexities of leaving home, indie and major labels, life on the road and the darker side of the Christian music industry. Eleventylife is the story of making music, making a living, and making it out alive.

- eleventylife is brought to you by http://www.rockcandyrecordings.com 

-The theme for our show is brought to you by http://www.thejellyrox.com 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

Jan 20, 2017

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South Carolina. Part exposé and part oral history, they discuss the complexities of leaving home, indie and major labels, life on the road and the darker side of the Christian music industry. Eleventylife is the story of making music, making a living, and making it out alive.

- eleventylife is brought to you by http://www.rockcandyrecordings.com 

-The theme for our show is brought to you by http://www.thejellyrox.com 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

Jan 13, 2017

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South Carolina. Part exposé and part oral history, they discuss the complexities of leaving home, indie and major labels, life on the road and the darker side of the Christian music industry. Eleventylife is the story of making music, making a living, and making it out alive.

- eleventylife is brought to you by http://www.rockcandyrecordings.com 

-The theme for our show is brought to you by http://www.thejellyrox.com 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

Jan 6, 2017

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South Carolina. Part exposé and part oral history, they discuss the complexities of leaving home, indie and major labels, life on the road and the darker side of the Christian music industry. Eleventylife is the story of making music, making a living, and making it out alive.

- eleventylife is brought to you by http://www.rockcandyrecordings.com 

-The theme for our show is brought to you by http://www.thejellyrox.com 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out our blog at http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

Dec 30, 2016

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South Carolina. Part exposé and part oral history, they discuss the complexities of leaving home, indie and major labels, life on the road and the darker side of the Christian music industry. Eleventylife is the story of making music, making a living, and making it out alive.

- eleventylife is brought to you by http://www.rockcandyrecordings.com 

-The theme for our show is brought to you by http://www.thejellyrox.com 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out http://www.eleventysevenisalive.co

Dec 23, 2016

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South Carolina. Part exposé and part oral history, they discuss the complexities of leaving home, indie and major labels, life on the road and the darker side of the Christian music industry. Eleventylife is the story of making music, making a living, and making it out alive.

- eleventylife is brought to you by http://www.rockcandyrecordings.com 

-The theme for our show is brought to you by http://www.thejellyrox.com 

- For more info, or to get involved with the show check out http://www.eleventysevenisalive.com

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