August 28, 2018
In this episode I sit down with my good friend Ben Alberts, Founder of Piffmpls. We discuss his deep St.Paul roots, the proceess of opening a new location, owning a business/the unseen difficulties that come with it, and much more.
PIFFMPLS Block party coming in September.
August 21, 2018
Leaders of the new school.
31 year old entrepreneur and artist Chris Webley goes over how he founded his current business New Rules. We discuss his early entrepreneurship days, the grinding days of college, community work, being on the front page for getting fired and more.
Time Stamped Topics
10:10 Major switch from Engineering to Fashion
12:04 New York + working with Calvin Klein
19:10 Corporate work with Victoria Secrets
27:00 Real Estate Investing!!
29:00 Corporate work with Target
31:40 Fired from Target, Front Page
01:01:30 New Buildings/Project
August 14, 2018
Minnesota’s Music Scene 1990’s-2018
In this episode I sit down with Tim Wilson owner of Urban Lights Record Store. This episode is packed with great stories of artist and music in Minnesota from Tim's viewpoint. We discuss his early music days, owning a record store in a digital era, Stories of musical icons and more.
Time Stamped Topics
00:50 Tim’s Relationship with Prince
10:40 Delete 1, Send 1, Protect 1 (Music)
19:25 How Urban Lights Record store started
24:25 Destiny’s Child Story
28:35 50Cent Story
47:25 Meet and Greet stories
49:50 Biggie vs Tupac
57:00 Biggie Stories
01:15:16 Accolades, Music Groups, Record Shop, and other Stories on artist
AUDIO ISN’T TO STANDARDS ON THIS EPISODE
- Mic connectivity problems, my personal mic only plays on left stereo/side
- This was also recorded in Tim’s record shop so you will hear customers cycle through
- Adjust volume as needed
August 7, 2018
Do you have the drive and passion it takes to be a committed artist?
In this episode I sit down with Steven Johnson also known as Philli Irvin. We discuss his early school days in relative to his art, friendships, programs, minneapolis art scene, and more!