1. How would you describe your music? If you could choose one word to do so, what would that word be? If I had to choose one word, I'd go with "whatever". We all come from different musical backgrounds and bring our knowledge of metal, indie, jazz, and whatever else, add a healthy dose of ska, … Continue reading Don’t Wait to Take Flight With Flying Raccoon Suit
Photo Credit: Jay Naylor 1. You come from a family of self-taught musicians. How has this helped influence your music? Do you remember the first instrument you learned? My dad being a musician has been a huge help with my music. It has allowed me to avoid a lot of bad situations and start my … Continue reading Sharing Perfect Thoughts With Charity Stow
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5WymDkt903AnuH0uNQR1j7?si=d54f66f49aeb48a7 It is Friday, you know that means! A new set of releases by your new or favorite artist! Here is what Mustard recommends you listen too today: "What is a Man" by Bungalow Johnathan (featuring Yessica Woahneil) continues Johnathan's exploration of the fragile male ego. Is this set within the same universe of "Only … Continue reading April 15th Releases You Should Check Out!
https://open.spotify.com/show/38k1scAJQPZmShVVsp0w3y Mustard had the pleasure of speaking with Thorne Malik. on the debut episode of the "Music Shelf With Mustard" podcast! Below is an abridged transcription of our conversation. Mustard hopes you enjoy! 1. We both have history with Channel 3 Kids Camp. You were both a camper and a CIT (counselor in training.) How … Continue reading Listen to the Debut Episode of the “Music Shelf With Mustard: The Podcast” with Thorne Malik.
https://open.spotify.com/album/3OZMzwvDBTAFx3daZSjcJ0 1. How did your experience in theatre help shape "Drama Club Days?" Additionally, do you have a favorite improv or warm-up exercise? If you had told me in middle school that I one day would create a musical theater inspired album, I would have believed you but I would've been very confused as to … Continue reading At Dress Rehearsal With Ele Ivory
1. What role did music play in the early years of your life? A: I’m from New Orleans, so it’s a city rich with culture and musical influence. As far back as I can remember I’ve always been drawn to music and melody and rhythm and stuff. Whether it was the marching bands at Mardi … Continue reading On Top Soon With Joho
1. Mustard wonders about your name, Dissonant Dessert. What is its story? Not surprisingly, the name comes from drugs. Acid to be exact. Back when I was living in Bloomington in 2015, me and two other friends took what we thought was acid but actually ended up being 25i, a pretty potent research chemical that … Continue reading Take a Journey With Dissonant Dessert
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4finyV0z41U 1. Mustard heard about the fable of Shannon Cable. Could you give more detail about this fable? That was a zero budget feature my film friends made in Oklahoma. I played Shannon, a high school student house-sitting a haunted house for her neighbors. It's a pretty wacky movie, a mix of comedy, horror and … Continue reading Picking The Cherry Stems With Kristin Phillips