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Lance Redeker & Dante Pellegrino Celebrate the Year Anniversary of Music Matters
In our 30th episode Dante Pellegrino sits down with Bay Area pop artist Lance Redeker, for a celebration of the one year anniversary of Music Matters. The two also discuss Lance's upcoming single, the recent events of ASTROWORLD, Lance's newfound fascination with cooking, and much much more.
How David Cook Went From a Rock Guitarist to a Film Composer
In episode #29 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Bay Area Film Composer and Bay Area Producer David Cook for an interview about how he went from an alternative rock band guitarist to an aspiring film composer, his experience as a student in music, a new band he has been working with, his view on modern film music, why he thinks we need multiple genres of film music, and much much more!
D1b Jay Ep2 Interview
In episode #28 Dante Pellegrino sits down with East Bay Area rapper D1b Jay for another brand new interview about
his latest album, Goodmorning World!, going on a small tour, his recent collaboration with Sada Baby, how he utilizes samples, his recent car crash, and much much more!
The Chell Interview
In episode #27 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Bay Area R&B/pop artist Chell. for an interview about her new EP, her affinity for her dogs, her future plans in music and much much more!
The Me Plus 2 Interview
In episode #26 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Bay Area hip hop group Me Plus 2, for an interview about thier humble beginnings in dance, living in the bay area, growing up in home school, how they gained a following on Tik Tok, and much much more!
The Breathe Music Interview
In episode #25 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Bay Area native Breathe Music of Just Breathe Studios for a interview about how he started Just Breathe Studios, his philosophy in regards to managing artists, fatherhood, how he began his Bay Area hip hop recording studio, being a Bay Are business owner and much much more!
The Wordplayhaan Interview
In episode #24 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Bay Area based rapper and Down4Us Founder, Wordplayhaan for an interview about the origins of Down4Us, his mental health, being a father and much much more!
The Busy Lighthouse Interview
In episode #23 Dante Pellegrino sits down with California based alternative rock band Busy Lighthouse band for an interview about Guitar Hero, how they have stayed together as a band for so long, the way they deal with living in different places, and much much more!
The Good People Interview
In episode #22 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Bay Area based alternative music band Good People Bay Area for an interview about their thoughts on genres, their recording process, their relationships with their parents and much much more!
The Pariah Pete Interview
In episode #21 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Phoenix Arizona based rapper Pariah Pete, for an interview about his unique marketing tactics, growing up in Phoenix, the origins of the name "pariah" and much much more!
The Warren Peace Interview
In episode #20 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Bay Area based alternative pop artist Warren Peace for an interview about musical labels, how psychology has influenced her music, her struggle with anxiety, the origins of human language, and much much more!
The GLDNBoy Interview
In episode #19 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Bay Area based hip hop artist GLDNBoy for an interview about his new EP, his creative process, his upcoming album, his road to learning production and much much more.
The New Sense Interview
In episode #18 Dante Pellegrino sits down with East Bay Area based producer and musician New Sense, for an interview about his origins playing in a band, DIY recording studio at home, the New Sense ep and much much more!
The Amon Interview
In our seventeenth edition Dante Pellegrino sits down with Los Angeles based rapper Amon, for an interview about growing up in San Diego, getting featured on Elevator, problems with the current state of the American education system, and much much more!
The Philly Boy Wonder Interview
In episode #16 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Los Angeles based rapper Philly Boy Wonder for an interview about manifestation, chasing your dreams, classic rock, and much much more!
The Philly, Shane, & Jaygo Interview
In episode #15 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Philly Boy Wonder, Shane Farrell, Jaygo, and Mark for a Los Angeles music podcast about their origins in band class, going to school together, why they moved to LA and much much more! This multi musician interview was absolutely hilarious, and a blast to film. This group of individuals is working every day to progress in the music industry. Philly Boy Wonder and Jaygo have lots more music coming soon, and Shane Farrell continues to provide them with opportunities in the field of LA artist management.
The Zavy Interview
In episode #14 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Los Angeles based rapper/producer Zavy for an interview about his collective, his experience with a camera, the beauty of being creative and much much more! Zavy spearheaded the LA hip hop group Rozeboyz, and has continued to try and grow Roze into one of the most creative LA hip hop groups! has been working incredibly hard lately and his latest sinlge "Baby Bleu" is out now!
The Jaygo Interview
In episode thirteen Dante Pellegrino sits down with EDM producer/DJ Jaygo for an interview about moving to LA, working as a studio engineer, and his musical upbringing.
The Camrose Interview
In episode #12 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Los Angeles alternative rock band Camrose for an interview about California cities, Budweiser, moving to LA and much much more! Camrose is an incredibly fresh face in the Los Angeles alternative rock band scene and is set to start playing shows this summer!
The iMAGiNARY OTHER Interview
In episode #11 Dante Pellegrino and our brand new co-host Omar Guzman sit down with Sacramento hip hop producers iMAGiNARY OTHER for an interview about psychedelics, his upbringing, Sacramento hip hop, his production process, Sacramento hip hop producers, and much much more!
The Hear In Color Interview
In episode #10 Dante Pellegrino sits down with East Bay Area band Hear in Color for an interview about their musical roots, new EP, solo projects, and much much more! This interview is the first time that AboveTheBridge has hosted an episode of Music Matters outdoors.
The Volksgeist Interview
In episode #9 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Philadelphia based music content creator Philip Damico aka Volksgeist for an interview, to discuss Nebula, the current state of hip hop, his second channel and much more. The Volksgeist Youtube channel is slowly becoming one of the most important music content channels on Youtube, so we were very lucky to be able to sit down with Philip for an interview.
The Shamir Interview
In episode #8 Dante Pellegrino, Ian Parish, and Vincenzo Pellegrino sit down with Philadelphia singer/songwriter/producer Shamir Bailey, to discuss his latest album, unique voice, and much more. Shamir has been an incredibly important aritst in the Philidelphia music scene in the last couple of years. His latest self titled album has further elevated him as one of the hardest to pin down and most talented artists in modern indie rock.
The Lance Redecker Interview - Pt.2
In episode #7 Dante Pellegrino sits down with East Bay Area singer/songwriter Lance Redeker, to discuss his new single, journalism, high school choir, and much much more. Lance's latest single "Truman" has largely jump started the young musician's career. Be sure to stream Lance's latest single "Truman"!
The Carpool Tunnel Interview
In episode #6 Dante Pellegrino sits down with 1/2 of Bay Area Indie/Surf-rock band Carpool Tunnel to discuss their origin as a band, tarot cards, the stars aligning, fake band names, and much much more. The band's debut album Bloom is out now on Pure Noise Records!
The Zach Settle Interview
In episode #5 Dante Pellegrino sits down with Washington singer/songwriter/rapper Zach Settle, to discuss his upcoming single, balancing college and music, and his musical future.
The in earnest Interview
In episode #4 Dante Pellegrino, Ian Parish, and Vincenzo Pellegrino have a conversation via Zoom with UK indie noise band in earnest to discuss their upcoming release, their experience with COVID-19, and their new PR company! The band has a new double single slated to release on March 12!
The D1B Jay Interview
n episode #3 Dante Pellegrino sits down with East Bay Area rapper D1b Jay, to discuss his latest music video, musical future, and much more.
The Gldnboy Interview
In episode #2 Dante Pellegrino sits down with East Bay Area rapper/producer GLDNBoy, to discuss his debut EP, Creative Influences, Studio time, and much much more!
The Lance Redeker Interview- Pt.1
In episode #1 Dante Pellegrino sits down with East Bay Area singer/songwriter Lance Redeker, to discuss his debut EP!
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