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Kyle and Matthew answer your December 2020 listener questions!

 

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Direct download: TIR_Listener_Questions_10_Dec_2020_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:55pm PST

This week the one and only Laura Knight returns to guest co-host because Matthew lost his voice screaming at the Cleveland Browns. But Matthew could not have had better timing because this week Rad welcomes longtime friend to the show Richard Eden for his first ever solo appearances. What subject could these two titians of Rad combine their knowledge for? This episode is one of the rare treats were we have two talented experts chat about their jobs as graphic designers. In the past year as Kyle's been studying visual art, he's learned graphic design is a thing. So take a seat next to Kyle as he uses this opportunity to learn about graphic design from two talented designers. But don't worry, just because this episode has some educational value, don't think we don't go off the rails a few times to side tangent about Supernatural, Canada, and any number of other topics. As Kyle says at the beginning of the ep, this one is a real humdinger.

Richard has been kind enough to produce a reference list for this episode

REFERENCES

Graphic design software: 

Adobe

Canva

CorelDraw

Free Tools:

Colorspace

Flaticon

Freepik

Losttype

Iconsplace

Paid Resource: 

Envato Elements 

Pose

Inspiration:

https://dribbble.com

Instagram

  #motelkey

  #signhunter

  #matchboxdesign

  #bookdesign

Pinterest

https://fontsinuse.com 

https://www.thebestdesigns.com

Favorite Graphic Designers:

Murmur

Leta Sobierajski

Art GD

Stefan Sagmeister

Steve Harrington

Typography

Lauren Hom

Illustration

Dana Tanamachi

Favourite Graphic Design Books:

Know Your Onions (basic reference book)

Taschen History of Graphic Design VOL 1-2

 

Weekly Rads:

 

Kyle – THIS IS RAD HAS A PO BOX!!!! This is not a drill, you can now send stuff to us after an almost three year hiatus. If you'd like to send us something send it to:

This Is Rad! (or Kyle Clark)

2470 Sterns St. #198

Simi Valley, CA 93063

 

Laura – Two great webcomics: Barbarous by Yuko Ota & Ananth Hirsh (webcomic) and Brainchild by Suzanne Geary (webcomic) also Bridgerton (netflix show) plus Folklore by Taylor swift (album)

 

Richard – Zoom q2n (video camera)

 

Go to www.Patreon.com/thisisrad and subscribe to send in questions for our Listener Questions episodes, to get exclusive bonus episodes, extra content, and access to the This Is Rad Discord server!

 

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Also! Check out march for Kyle's record label Radland Records https://www.teepublic.com/t-shirt/4109261-radland-logo 

Also! Laura started an online store for her art! Go buy all of her stuff!!!https://www.teepublic.com/stores/lmknight?utm_campaign=8178&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=lmknight

 

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Direct download: TIR_Graphic_Design_Richard_Eden_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am PST

This week Kyle and Matthew are joined by music teacher, concert percussionist, and drummer for the incredibly rad band Sad Park, Grant Bubar for a chat about classical music. Grant shares with us how his study of music and working as an orchestral musician has given him an appreciation of classical music and he hopes to share some of what he loves about it with us in the hope that he can make getting into classical music less daunting. We get into the what defines classical music and why the best known composers are best known. Plus Grant gives us a few lesser known or recently rediscovered composers that are starting to be added to the cannon. But, like any good music episode, there is also plenty of talk about modern music, playing music, and the science behind music. We had so much fun with this ep that we will definitely circle back to this later on for a deeper dive into how to listen and what to listen for. If you've never dabble in classical music, this might give you some ways to explore it without feeling totally lost.

 

Bonus!

Grant made a spotify playlist so you can explore some of HIS favorite and essential classical pieces:

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2jxluPJm3cdUee9wxUcQa0?si=71LzK1y5QeiYvyYBCFAMDA

 

 

As Matt shares on the episode, he recently had a tragic loss of a close family friend and her daughter. The family has set up a gofund me to help her surviving husband and child.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/lee-gray-family-emergency-memorial-fund

 

 

This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon! Go to www.mackweldon.com and use the promo code RAD at check out to get 20% off your first order!

 

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Direct download: TIR_classical_music_history_grand_bubar_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am PST

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