The Masen Conversation Podcast

There is no handbook for a creative life, and everyone has a different story that leads them to express themselves. In The Masen Conversation, singer-songwriter Joshua Masen sits down with musicians, artists, entreprenuers, and creatives of all kinds for extended conversations about the origin of their craft, their daily inspirations and motivations, and techniques for living and balancing a creative life. If you're fascinated by stories of how and why people come to do what they do, this is the podcast for you.



Ep. 4 w/ Hector Anchondo – Life as a “blue collar musician”

Subscribe via iTunes Today’s guest is blues guitar player and singer/songwriter Hector Anchondo. Find Hector online: http://hectoranchondo.com Show notes: [00:00:00] Introduction [00:02:17] Hector Anchondo background [00:08:12] Episode start, how I became aware of Hector [00:10:30] What Hector has been up to [00:15:40] Financial troubles and ‘rolling the dice’ [00:17:40] The lifestyle of a “blue collar” […]

Ep. 3 w/ Jon Ochsner – Sound engineering, Waning Gibbous and diversity in the sound community

Subscribe via iTunes Today’s guest is a true gem of the Omaha music scene, and his name is Jon Ochsner. Jon is one of the most friendly people I have ever met, and he is exceptionally talented and creative in a lot of different areas. He’s a writer, a musician, a sociologist, a sound engineer, […]

Ep. 2 w/ Luke Pettipoole – The Envy Corps, melodies and playing the studio

Subscribe via iTunes There is no handbook for a creative life, and everyone has a different story that leads them to express themselves. In The Masen Conversation, singer-songwriter Joshua Masen sits down with musicians, artists, entreprenuers, and creatives of all kinds for extended conversations about the origin of their craft, their daily inspirations and motivations, […]

Ep. 1 w/ Ben Baldwin – Songwriting, booking, and balancing a music life

Ben Baldwin is the lead singer/guitar player/songwriter for his band the B. Baldwin Band, he is the booker at the Down Under Lounge here in Omaha, he’s an active photographer, he’s a writer, he works with video, and the list goes on. In this conversation we cover a lot of topics, from Ben’s background and […]