David Kallison

is creating The Sound and the Story

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Beautiful people,

First of all, thank you. I'd like to think I would have continued this podcast if no one had listened to it, but I know that's not the truth, and I know I'm not a very good liar. So, thank you for being here.

The Sound and the Story is a music podcast that discovers the stories inside and behind your favorite records. Did you know Weezer's Pinkerton is based on an opera? Did you know Brand New's The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me is basically a gossipy scenester soap opera? Do you know what Bon Iver means when he sings...actually, do you know what Bon Iver is singing at all? The answers to these questions and many more are found within the episodes of The Sound and the Story.

I'm not going to whip out crazy tricks or flashy videos to convince you to become a patron--I know you're smarter than that. I want to keep this show free without having obnoxious ads. I want to keep spending hours researching, writing, recording, and editing. I want to bring you more and more albums. I want to create a new type of episode, the 7" Single Series, that goes into one song by a lesser known artist (and maybe even an interview with that artist too). I want to make you playlists and I want to send you interesting emails about how I make the show. I can't do that without your support. It costs me time and money to put this show together and instead of going to advertisers, I'm coming to you.

If any of this new stuff sounds interesting to you, then let's do it. If not, the main podcast will always and forever be free. But I've got some really cool things cooked up and I would love to share them with you.

To be honest with you, I love this shit. I live and breathe it. I want do more of it and I'd love if you could make that happen. Thank you for listening, thank you for reading, thank you for supporting. It means so much.


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