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Clicktrack is a podcast hosted by musician Pete Gidlund and filmmaker Matt Silas. We come to you every couple weeks to take a deep dive into the music we love and what makes it tick.

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February 26, 2018

3.4 Elements of Design, Part 3: Color And Perspective


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This is Part 3 of our multipart series about how we can use the Elements of Design to talk about music. This time Pete and Matt tackle Color and Perspective.

We use the following pieces of music to illustrate our points:

Walter Smith III - Adam’s Apple
Starflyer 59 - Monterey
Chopin - Nocturne No. 1
susanne sundfør - accelerate
Nine inch Nails - Closer
Little Richard - Tutti Frutti
Beatles - A day in the life
Radiohead - Daydreaming
The Who - Baba O’Reilly

The intro and outro are taken from The Surveyor, written and performed by Winter’s Fall.

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February 1, 2018

3.3 Elements Of Design, Part 2: Line & Shape


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This is Part 2 of our multipart series about how the Elements of Design pertain to music. This time Pete and Matt tackle Line and Shape.

We feature the following pieces of music to help us illustrate our points:
In Bloom - Nirvana
VII Strum Und Drang - Lamb of God
The Nutcracker -Tchaikovsky
Subterranean Homesick Blues - Bob Dylan
Girl from the North Country - Bob Dylan
Humble - Kendrick Lamar
Lux - Brian Eno
2 + 2 = 5 - Radiohead
Candle on the Water - Jan Gidlund

The intro and outro are taken from The Surveyor, written and performed by Winter’s Fall.

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January 15, 2018

3.2 Elements Of Design, Part 1: Movement & Texture


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On this episode, Pete and Matt kick off a series about taking the Elements of Design and applying them to music. On Part 1 they discuss they discuss Movement and Texture.

This week, we play:
Like Spinning Plates - Radiohead
Get Rhythm - Johnny Cash
Bob Dylan's Blues - Bob Dylan
Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel

The intro and outro are taken from The Surveyor, written and performed by Winter’s Fall.

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January 1, 2018

3.1 We're Back!


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Happy New Year! After an unexpected and necessary hiatus, Pete and Matt are back with a new season of the Clicktrack Podcast. On this episode, we explain our radio silence, our plans for the future, and a look back at some of our favorite music from 2017.

The intro and outro are taken from The Surveyor, written and performed by Winter’s Fall.

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June 27, 2017

2.13 Charly Bliss


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On this episode, we talk about some of the new music that's caught our attention, Pete meets with the band Charly Bliss and gives them their end of the year exam, and we end it with a deep dive into the many ways you can effect the sound of an electric guitar.

We play the following this week:

ELEMENT - Kendrick Lamar
4th of July (LIVE) - Sufjan Stevens
The Nail - Sarah Shook & the Disarmers
Percolator - Charly Bliss
Rub - Charly Bliss
Glitter - Charly Bliss
Julia - Charly Bliss
Today - The Smashing Pumpkins
Where the Streets Have No Name - U2

The intro and outro are taken from The Surveyor, written and performed by Winter’s Fall.

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