The Chilled Samples Podcast

Cody Christianson

Conversations with top lofi, chillhop, and mellow beats producers explaining their successes, growth, and best advice for aspiring producers. read less
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Episode 107 - SYNC.EXE
Aug 15 2023
Episode 107 - SYNC.EXE
The Duke of Chill Otherwise known as SYNC.EXE was born In small-town Elkton Maryland and spent his time around music his whole life. This 20 year old Keyboardist, Drummer, and Singer tinkers around the genres of Contemporary Lo-Fi, Neo-Soul, and Chillhop. For more than 5 years, SYNC.EXE Has worked with the likes of Farnell Newton, Ian Ewing, Tibeauthetraveler, and many more to come. SYNC has also released with labels like Chill Beats Music, Effortless Audio, Atlantic Chill, Kindbrew, and more. He's been recognized as the Duke of Chill for his warm jazzy piano heard from projects like Equinox, Cruise Control, and Morning Person. "When words fail, music speaks" SYNC will always find a way to portray and inspire.On today's episode we discuss:- David's artistic journey- His new album 'Equinox II'- The benefits of embracing new experiencesConnect with SYNC.EXE on Instagram: @syncexeThank you for being a part of our unique lofi and chillhop community! These developmental conversations and educational episodes would not be possible without your support. The Chilled Samples Podcast was created and is designed to help artists in our community grow their projects, accomplish their artistic goals, and to provide a platform for leading lofi and chillhop artists to share their thoughts, knowledge, and individual perspectives.If you have further questions I'd love to help you grow your project: @chilledsamplesThis episode is sponsored by Staub Audio Engineering:Staub Audio Engineering WebsiteInstagram: @staubaudio_sterilone
Episode 105 - Fred Paci
Aug 3 2023
Episode 105 - Fred Paci
Fred Paci is a Canadian trumpeter, guitarist and music producer. Some notable accomplishments and highlights include playing trumpet with Aretha Franklin, Sarah McLauchlan, served 23 years in the Canadian Armed Forces as a musician and currently plays in various orchestras around Ottawa such as the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Ottawa Jazz Orchestra, the Orpheus Musical Theatre Orchestra, jazz combos, and more.Since 2020, Fred has been releasing original music on digital streaming platforms, garnering a plethora of Spotify and Apple Music Editorial adds. With currently over 20 million streams worldwide, he continues to solidify his presence in the global Lofi/Chillhop music scene, with a signature laid back lyrical style and boppy improvisation reminiscent of the late Clifford Brown and Chet Baker.On today's episode we discuss:- Fred's experience growing up in an extremely music family- Career opportunities that exist for instrumentalists- Fred's experience as a trumpeter in the Canadian Armed ForcesConnect with Fred Paci on Instagram: @fredpacimusicThank you for being a part of our unique lofi and chillhop community! These developmental conversations and educational episodes would not be possible without your support. The Chilled Samples Podcast was created and is designed to help artists in our community grow their projects, accomplish their artistic goals, and to provide a platform for leading lofi and chillhop artists to share their thoughts, knowledge, and individual perspectives.If you have further questions I'd love to help you grow your project: @chilledsamplesThis episode is sponsored by Staub Audio Engineering:Staub Audio Engineering WebsiteInstagram: @staubaudio_sterilone
Episode 098 - Odd Panda
Jun 27 2023
Episode 098 - Odd Panda
Odd Panda is the artistic instrumental beats outlet of Nico Ottmann, a Nuremberg born music producer and audio engineer who is currently based in Prague.Ranging from peaceful and ambient pieces to energetic, jazz influenced uptempo beats, he enjoys having multiple outlets for different emotions and inner sensations. However, his heart lies in the upbeat domain. Odd Panda’s music provides a sonic companionship for all activities in his listener’s everyday life.Nico’s aspiration for high quality at all levels fuels the efforts of both his musical career and the label Fortune Cookie Records, where he currently operates as co-directing A&R.On today's episode we discuss:- Nico's artistic journey- The importance of taking chances- Tactics that Nico utilizes to remain healthy, balanced, and productive Connect with Odd Panda on Instagram: @oddpanda_beatsConnect with Fortune Cookie Records on Instagram: @fortunecookie.wavThank you for being a part of our unique lofi and chillhop community! These developmental conversations and educational episodes would not be possible without your support. The Chilled Samples Podcast was created and is designed to help artists in our community grow their projects, accomplish their artistic goals, and to provide a platform for leading lofi and chillhop artists to share their thoughts, knowledge, and individual perspectives.You can connect with me on Instagram: @chilledsamplesThis episode is sponsored by Staub Audio Engineering:Staub Audio Engineering WebsiteInstagram: @staubaudio_sterilone