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Spanspek Podcast

Israel Flores and Kenny G. from the Spanspek Music and Arts Festival talk to guest about music, art, culture and beyond.
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Jul 4, 2017

Israel and Kenny are joined by the werebear himself, Cristobal Carrillo. They talk about why Spanspek Music and Arts Festival is ending after 12 years while they take question from live feeds through social media. 

 

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May 30, 2017

The guys sit down with virtuoso violinist, Patrick Contreras. They talk about his new endeavour as EL VIOLIN, why he loves Britney Spear's music, his first performances, the future including a new album and how imagine dragons stayed at his place once and requested lucky charms in the middle of the night.

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Apr 24, 2017

Israel and Kenny sit down with digital surrealism artist, Jon Ayala. They talk about the captivating factors of Jon's art, his beginnings, the process and why he removes most color from his pieces except for some hints of the color red. They also get in to cars, yes cars! Jon tells the fascinating story of "uncle Kent" the Delorean,  uncle Kent the friend and how the car came to be. We also find out that Kenny has a wild range in favorite car choices and yes we even bring back James Hetfiled again.   

 

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Apr 7, 2017

Israel and Kenny sit down with Fresno Bee music writer and all around awesome dude, Joshua Tehee. They start off the episode by drinking Pulque for the first time and giving their option on it while Kenny explains what "bacon number" is. They also get in to how better concert seats equal better show experience, Chuck Berry's passing, Breakout Fresno and Josh performs part of his stand up comedy routine. 

 

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Mar 14, 2017

Israel and Kenny sit down with Erica Salazar and Mike Adame of band, Light Thieves. They talk new SXSW contract debacle, the making of the new album, how to trade in favors for amazing cover artwork, best and worst parts of touring and even tell a terrifying story about staying in a creepy/possibly haunted hotel in Winnemucca Nevada while Kenny reads the Yelp review posted by Light Thieves' own, Kaleb Saldate. 

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Mar 1, 2017

Israel and Kenny sit down with multi instrumentalists, Brandon Freeman and Jonathan "Nap" Napoles of band Cloudship. They talk music from Opeth to Chance the Rapper, they get in to the deep dark secrets of touring, how to pull it off, what the best and worst parts of it are, they tell their favorite tour stories including how to avoid getting arrested while sleeping in the tour van and how Nap has a magnetism for meeting celebrities... or we should say celebrities meeting him.

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Feb 24, 2017

Israel and Kenny G. sit down with acoustic rockers, Bear Claw Spruce. They perform live, talk about shows, the new album, stoner dolphins, introduce news from the new newsgirl and much much more.

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Feb 10, 2017

Israel and Kenny G. Sit down with artist and muscician, Sahab. They talk politics and how close some moves hit home, deloreans, GIFs, 90s shows, 2017 deathpools, and they even play an exclusive new track from the upcoming album 'Safa City'.

 

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Feb 2, 2017

Israel and Kenny sit down with artist, Teresa Flores. They talk about the digital mural mapping project, experimental quesadilla lab, stories around the drought, art and even  online stocking etiquette.

 

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Jan 12, 2017

Israel and Kenny go meta with podcaster extraordinaire, Mike Seay. They talk beer, podcasting, Harrison Ford, hidden fresno bars and how he made his triumphant return to blogging.

 

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Nov 29, 2016

Israel and Kenny G sit down with Vato Rock pioneers, Werebear.  They talk Thanksgiving, Kanye, who's better at the blues and all kinds of new... New drummer, New album, New show. Kenny also posts the My-Mix-Tape questions to the band. 

 

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Nov 12, 2016

On this episode of the Spanspek Podcast. Israel and Kenny learn the amazing story of singer song writer, Omar Nare.  He talks about his early start, writing songs in Italy, almost signing with Sony Records, leaving mariachi music years ago and why he's now brining it back.  He also performs not one, but 2 of his beautiful compositions live. 

 

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Oct 14, 2016

Israel and Kenneth Bones (G) sit down with SwedeFest creators, Roque Rodriguez and Bryan Harley. They talk about what makes a Sweded Film, Swede Fest 2016, Cross Streets,  Tiny Towns, how to get Good Morning America to fly you to New York City and even new online meme sensation, Kenneth Bone.

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Sep 30, 2016

Israel and Kenny sit down with Sound N' Vision Foundation founder, Aaron Gomes and  his son Caleb.  They talk about the foundation, growing as a promoter, band stories, Tastemakers Festival, Grizzly Fest, Spanspek, and even helped Caleb find out he will be officially known as DJ Lil' Chango from now on.

 

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Sep 6, 2016

Stacked Episode of the Spanspek podcast with 4 guest plus 2 hosts. Israel and Kenny are joined by Cristobal, Ricky Ramirez and Emelia and Sam from band Sci-Fi Caper.  They talk details on this years Spanspek Music and Arts Festival, the legacy of Juan Gabriel, Sr. Mix-A-Lot's 'Put Them On The Glass' and Sam turns the tables by asking Cristobal and Israel the hard-hitting questions. 

Also, new intro song by Producer Jukebawks.

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Aug 24, 2016

Israel and Kenny-G Sit down with Arts Consortium members, Caroline Koontz and Brent Mosley. They talk about The Arts Consortium, special projects, events like Taste The Arts, how to sign up, weirdest things to eat, Spanspek 2016 line up, Metallica's new song, and how Kenny once ate a Century Egg with Tapatio.

 

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Aug 4, 2016

Israel and Kenny sit down with filmmaker extraordinaire, Enrique Meza of MezaFilms.

They dive in to how Enrique got started in film by creating a free project named No Network Tv for 3 years before venturing out in to a full business as Meza Films. They also talk about, HDR photography,  school, Tom from MySpace, the real OC (Orange Cove, CA), BitWise, drones, movies, Tv Shows and even the new snapagram feature on instagram. That and much much more on Episode 17.

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P.S.

MC Wicks - Momma (YouTube) ... Just saying. NSFW

 

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Jul 9, 2016

Israel and Kenny make history with the longest Spanspek podcast ever. They sit down with Fresno Bee music writer/band frontman,  Joshua Tehee. They talk Pitbull concert, Josh' band - I'll Grow Back, "decade shows", growing up in Kingsburg California, and they put Tehee on the spot with the My-Life-Mix-Tape questions among many other things.

 

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Jul 2, 2016

Israel and Kenny-G, sit down with rapper, Esem Duran and DJ Nesto.  They dive in to battle rap, freestyling, its politics, drumming, DJs and how they got together to form 'Esto'. Israel and Kenny also  talk about the release of the Spanspek Music and Arts Festival official date for 2016 (9/17/16), the one time reunion of  band Murdoc for a fundraiser show on 7/23/16 at Tokyo Garden, and for the first time in Spanspek Podcast history, Esem performs live freestyle rapping with an exclusive beat from DJ Nesto.

 

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May 24, 2016

Cody and Hayden from band Slow Season join the Spanspek cast in studio for an early look in to their new album, 'Westin'. They talk music, touring, analogue tape recording, venues and much more. 

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May 2, 2016

Israel and Kenny-G sit down with musician and visual artist, Sahab.  They talk about Prince, growing up back and forth between Iran and Fresno, Sahab's double album release West Coast Dreams and Drive, And they introduce a new segment called My Life Mix Tape.

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Apr 11, 2016

Spanspek Podcast Episode 12: Israel and Kenny G. sit down with president and founder of Young Men's Initiative, Eddie Valero.  They talk about cheese, tir-tip sandwiches battles, vegetarianism, and go deep in to the past, present and future of YMI.

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Mar 16, 2016

Cristobal returns! He joins Israel and Kenny as they sit down with artist and Tulare County Arts Consortium board president, Brent Mosley.  They talk about Tapped Brew Fest drama, Coachella, Paul McCartney coming to Fresno, where the name Sleekmaus originated from and which musicians have sold their soul to the devil.

 

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Mar 3, 2016

Israel and Kenny sit down with joaquinaround.com creator, Niccolo Go.

They talk about earthquakes, grizzlifest, downtown Visalia, podcasting, food, music, art Cuba, Mexico City, and why the central valley has more events than you can shake a stick at.

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Feb 21, 2016

Israel and Kenny G sit down with cinematographer and world traveler Nestor Celaya to talk about life, travel, projects and how to pursue your career dream.

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