Almost A Music Podcast

Channa Silva & Meggy Caparas

Channa Silva and Meggy Caparas joined forces to talk about their biggest passion "Music" and how it inspire, complement and enhance all aspects of their life. Channa Silva (@channa.channa.channa) is a Dad, Husband, Buddha Śrāvaka, Metalhead, Smark, Biker, Geek, Founder of Metal Royalties Philippines, and Host of Channa Channa Channa VLogs. A conscious living practitioner with passion for meditation, yoga and spirituality. Meggy Caparas (@meggycaparas) is the Founder and Creative Trouble maker of We Found A Place - a collective space nurturing mindfulness in the everyday.​A Visionary learning to build and bind communities on conscious living and soulful entrepreneurship.Taurus Sun, Manifesting Generator, Breathwork enthusiast, Spiritual Seeker, Yogi and Playlist Connoisseur.#almostamusicpodcast #aamp #channa3x #megcapras

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Ep8 - Finding Purpose Through Music with Jed Brewer
Mar 5 2022
Ep8 - Finding Purpose Through Music with Jed Brewer
In this episode, Channa, Meg, and Jed have a conversation on music, faith, spirituality, service, and a shared vision. Jed shares how he sees the value of empathy and messaging through music to influence his life and creative expression. His experience with the underserved community was an invitation for him to find more depth and purpose in music. He hosts a radio show — The Bridge Chicago and is currently leading Good Loud Media, a nonprofit organization that creates music and movies to help meet the needs of at-risk people. Its mission is focused on violence prevention, mental health awareness, underserved health applications, and climate change.We explore a conversation on music and divinity. Jed says that music has a way in exploring the divine in a way that is unique to us— the God of our understanding; exploring God with fewer walls, gatekeepers, and people telling what it has to be. We talk about having a sense of unity through a common purpose in making music. Each song could be a dream, a vision, and an aspiration of the artist. Jed sees different genres as pathways to multiple expressions Channa asked what is the signature of Jed Brewer? — “recognizing the talent that other people possess that the heart is gonna love if they take at least 3 minutes to listen to it. Other people are gonna get a chance to hear what I get to hear”To close, Jed shares very profound insight on how he sees the music industry moving forward and he says — “Right now, artists have an opportunity to chart the course for themselves and have their own version of success. Almost a Music Podcast is recorded live on ClubhousePodcast IG: @almostamusicpodcastHosts : @channa3x | @meggycaparasGuest : Jed Brewer @jedbrewer   #AlmostAMusicPodcast #AAMP
Ep8 - Finding Purpose Through Music with Jed Brewer
Mar 5 2022
Ep8 - Finding Purpose Through Music with Jed Brewer
In this episode, Channa, Meg, and Jed have a conversation on music, faith, spirituality, service, and a shared vision. Jed shares how he sees the value of empathy and messaging through music to influence his life and creative expression. His experience with the underserved community was an invitation for him to find more depth and purpose in music. He hosts a radio show — The Bridge Chicago and is currently leading Good Loud Media, a nonprofit organization that creates music and movies to help meet the needs of at-risk people. Its mission is focused on violence prevention, mental health awareness, underserved health applications, and climate change.We explore a conversation on music and divinity. Jed says that music has a way in exploring the divine in a way that is unique to us— the God of our understanding; exploring God with fewer walls, gatekeepers, and people telling what it has to be. We talk about having a sense of unity through a common purpose in making music. Each song could be a dream, a vision, and an aspiration of the artist. Jed sees different genres as pathways to multiple expressions Channa asked what is the signature of Jed Brewer? — “recognizing the talent that other people possess that the heart is gonna love if they take at least 3 minutes to listen to it. Other people are gonna get a chance to hear what I get to hear”To close, Jed shares very profound insight on how he sees the music industry moving forward and he says — “Right now, artists have an opportunity to chart the course for themselves and have their own version of success. Almost a Music Podcast is recorded live on ClubhousePodcast IG: @almostamusicpodcastHosts : @channa3x | @meggycaparasGuest : Jed Brewer @jedbrewer   #AlmostAMusicPodcast #AAMP
Ep7 - Trailblazing Your Path with Izzy Matias
Dec 28 2021
Ep7 - Trailblazing Your Path with Izzy Matias
In this episode, Channa and Meg sat down for a chat with Izzy, a writer, and creative entrepreneur as she shares how music influences her creativity through her blog, self-published book, and business. Our 7th episode covered stories as music fans, musings on life transitions, and navigating pivots while trailblazing the path towards one’s alignment. Izzy shares her journey of starting a music and photography blog while being a contributing writer for an online media outlet, Philippine Concerts. She has grown it to become a creative business to help content creators monetize their blogs. Coming into the full circle this year, Izzy finally self-published her debut Young Adult book “The Hush Society Presents'' which ranked #1 new release in the Teen and YA music e-books category during launch week on Amazon. This book was something she has been working on since High School. Talk about illuminating dreams in real-time! In this episode, we also discuss how juggling university and work-life looked like while working on passion projects on the side. Izzy knew that writing has always been her dream. She shares her journey of coming at a crossroads in her career and finally decided to pursue blogging full-time. She’s had multiple edits as she finds her voice, vision, structure, and consistency while building her brand and blog. Izzy drops the most recent iteration and northern star in her content direction - sharing your bliss and “a fangirl approach to life”. This was such an insightful and fun episode! They discuss: ·       Comparing the blogging era 10 years ago to what it is now·       Writing anonymously on Tumblr and Livejournal when content creators weren’t a thing·       Insights on blog monetization ·       Exploring the different assets of blogging and creative entrepreneurship ·       Tiktok, social media growth and the importance of content planning·       Navigating writing blocks and creative burnouts·       KPOP and the whole new world of music and fan culture Almost a Music Podcast is recording live on Clubhouse Podcast IG: @almostamusicpodcastHosts: @channa3x | @meggycaparasGuest: Izzy Matias @izzmatias | @thspbook #AlmostAMusicPodcast #AAMP
Ep6 - Channeling Creativity : On Clubhouse, Music and Spirituality with Nikki James
Nov 26 2021
Ep6 - Channeling Creativity : On Clubhouse, Music and Spirituality with Nikki James
In this episode, Channa and Meg are joined by Nikki James, a friend whom they met on Clubhouse earlier this year. The three explored topics around creative expression, Clubhouse as a platform to practice active listening and speaking. Nikki shared the impact of music and spirituality complementing each other; being in a constant state of wanting to evolve ourselves and grow. She describes how the heart of creativity is evolution.The conversation also covered the art of communication — how it is a gift and a practice of values like courteousness, compassion, emotional intelligence and other behavioral aspects. Being in spaces where our energy is replenished, and where drawing healthy boundaries is an act of self-care. Nikki James is a singer, eclectic music connoisseur, mental wellness advocate, and chandler. Music is the language of her soul. Nikki is a creative that’s here to build rapport with like-minded individuals who feel like the sun, absorb knowledge and insight from genuine jewels, working and or artists within the realms of music and entertainment. They discuss: Experiencing, understanding, and harnessing the energy and power source within ourselves Manifestation and understanding our Human Design Staying centered and present to experience any and all things happening Understanding yourself and awakening to your true nature The two sides of nurturing and inspiring creativity from othersDrawing/meeting the same individual in different relationships/situationsAmplifying our gifts to share them in service to othersCreating music and its vibrational frequencies. How music and spirituality complement each other “When you vibrate higher, you call yourself energies that are aligned for you and deserving of your space. Call yourself in a higher realm. Harness that energy and this awareness which will propel us to deeper flow.”“Being in your soul expression, there is a certain radiance and brightness that you emit.”Almost a Music Podcast is recording live on ClubhousePodcast IG: @almostamusicpodcastHosts : @channa3x | @meggycaparasGuest : Nikki James @aprillnicole#AlmostAMusicPodcast #AAMP
Ep3 - Deep Dive The Maine
Jul 14 2021
Ep3 - Deep Dive The Maine
In this episode, Channa and Meg talk about journey of witnessing The Maine from their humble free mall shows to major music festivals to sold-out solo shows in the Philippines. It was quite funny when Channa and Meg realized they have been going to same shows but never actually had the chance to meet in person. They also talked about their evolution as fans and concert goer to the shows from getting the barricade spot to watching from the sidelines and our pre-show rituals, post-concert processing to making lifelong friends in the 8123 community.The hosts discuss their  favorite tracks from the different Maine albums and how each of their concert gives a very profound somatic, ethereal, surreal experience. How their respect and admiration for this band led them to starting this podcast.Meggy talks about her gift to Pat’s niece, Sofia, M&Gs, radio station experiences, acoustic sets with the band members and her trip to Singapore to watch the band. The Maine was one of the first (and continues to be) a huge inspiration and expander in her life to keep pursuing “the dream”.The hosts discuss how The Maine’s curation of each song on an album is very similar to that of a playlist that you have to listen from front to back. They also did a deep dive into how their 8th record is both a very lighthearted, fun yet a deeply rooted album that’s a mirror of how far they have come in both the music industry and in their personal lives. This album is also a testimony of how much we have grown with this band and community thus far.Almost a Music Podcast is recorded live on the Clubhouse App. IG: @almostamusicpodcast Hosts: @channa.channa.channa | @meggycaparasEpisode guest : @kiminthebullet #AlmostAMusicPodcast #channa3x #megcaparas #aamp