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The Seed Cast

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Join musician Andrew Nault and painter Julia Luft each week for talks with artists both emerging and established. The Seed Cast explores and embraces all corners of art, the process behind it, and those who create it. Tune in every Thursday to join the conversation, follow us on instagram @theseedcast to stay updated, and shoot us an email at to say hello. You don’t have to make art to enjoy it.
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Episode 030 - Krista Perry

The Seed CastJul 16, 2021

Episode 030 - Krista Perry
Jul 16, 202101:39:01
Highlight Reel #1

Highlight Reel #1

Hey all! Thanks so much for sticking with us for 30 weeks! Holy shit! We’re taking the month of June off to do some housekeeping, but for the time being we wanted to thank everyone that has been a part of this, guests and listeners alike. As a thank you and celebration, we put together a little sampler / highlight reel of some truly inspirational and fantastic insights our guests have blessed us with through the first 29 episodes. If this is your first time hearing of us, maybe this is a good episode to start with and try on for size! All of the clips and the respective episodes we mined them from are below. Cheers! See you all in a month!

Episode 001 Abe Dubin @ 5:11

Episode 003 Heather Mcgrath @ 5:50

Episode 009 Phil Jamieson @ 6:46

Episode 010 Dom Civiello @ 7:51

Episode 014 Brendan Landis @ 10:10

Episode 016 Celia Woodsmith @ 10:49

Episode 017 Kinesha Goldson @ 11:50

Episode 018 Andrew Benincasa @ 13:19

Episode 020 Ari Sadowitz @ 14:00

Episode 029 Hannah Medeiros @ 14:42

Episode 021 Zach Comtois @ 15:42

Episode 022 Rick Maguire @ 16:34

Episode 023 Ben Baker @ 17:05

May 27, 202118:41
Episode 029 - Hannah Medeiros aka "Sad Girl Tattoos"
May 20, 202101:08:15
Episode 028 - Jasper Herr
May 13, 202145:13
Episode 027 - Jeri Evan
May 06, 202144:09
Episode 26 - Ben Cosgrove
Apr 29, 202158:33
Episode 025 - Zach Kremer aka "Qwynto"
Apr 22, 202154:07
Episode 024 - Emily Herr
Apr 15, 202101:37:06
Episode 023 - Ben Baker
Apr 08, 202157:56
Episode 022 - Rick Maguire
Apr 01, 202101:14:47
Episode 021 - Zach Comtois
Mar 25, 202101:28:32
Episode 020 - Ari Sadowitz
Mar 18, 202101:32:56
Episode 019 - Stephanie Chang
Mar 11, 202101:10:21
Episode 018 - Andrew Benincasa
Mar 04, 202101:18:05
Episode 017 - Kinesha Goldson
Feb 25, 202148:05
Episode 016 - Celia Woodsmith
Feb 18, 202101:28:25
Episode 015 - Meg Thompson
Feb 11, 202157:11
Episode 014 - Brendan Landis
Feb 04, 202101:20:18
Episode 013 - Jeni Magana

Episode 013 - Jeni Magana

This week on The Seed Cast we met with musician Jeni Magana. Currently residing in LA, Jeni is a touring bassist for Mitski, Lady Lamb, and Laura Cortese. As a solo artist, she released two records just this past year; You are Not a Morning Person and Breathing. With a passion for multiple mediums and the belief that art informs art, Jeni also turns to photography to harness her creativity. In this episode we talk about her exploratory process, the benefits of not having a plan, and her ability to manage the guilt of not creating. You can listen to her latest projects at and also follow her on instagram @maganarama.

Jeni’s artist picks: Katie Von Schleicher, Tōth, and Blaze Mckenzie

Jan 28, 202101:00:27
Episode 012 - Joe Ledoux
Jan 21, 202101:08:30
Episode 011 - Harris Paseltiner
Jan 14, 202101:38:19
Episode 010 - Dom Civiello
Jan 07, 202101:33:19
Episode 009 - Phil Jamieson

Episode 009 - Phil Jamieson

This week we had the privilege of chatting with musician Phil Jamieson, guitarist and co-founder of the band Caspian. Based in Beverly, MA, Caspian has been touring and releasing records since their 2005 debut, You Are the Conductor. Most recently they released On Circles and also paired with Audiotree to capture a live performance featuring The Losander Chamber Orchestra. In this episode, Phil shares the mechanics of creating a Caspian record, the liberating lack of rules in early post-rock, and the feeling of collaborating with producers. Stay up to date on Caspian’s latest happenings at and follow Phil on instagram @philipajamieson.

Phil’s artist picks: Jake Woodruff of Defeater, Will Benoit, and Mike Repasch-Nieves of SOM and Junius.

Dec 24, 202001:37:00
Episode 008 - Ariel Tobing

Episode 008 - Ariel Tobing

This week we sat down with illustrator and artist Ariel Tobing. Presently living in Philadelphia, PA, Ariel has done a number of promotional designs and illustrations for local restaurants including Poi Dog, Hale and True, and Frizwit at Musi. His work tends to be autobiographical by nature, involving the use of photographic source material paired with text to exhibit the complexities of loss. In this episode we address the correlation between creatives and kitchen work, the benefits of inviting and actively pursuing mistakes, and the pros and cons of knowing too much about your craft. You can follow Ariel on instagram @scumbag_arl

Ariel’s artist picks: Zack Chomz, Krista Perry, and Peter Schjeldahl.

Dec 17, 202001:22:19
Episode 007 - Mirza Ramic

Episode 007 - Mirza Ramic

This week we met with musician Mirza Ramic. Originally from Bosnia, Mirza has had his fingerprints on a number of projects including, but not limited to, Arms and Sleepers, Saigon Would be Seoul, ERA CT NOD 1, and The DXFXWXU Collective. Just this year alone Mirza has had over seven music releases all while running two record labels, Future Archive Recordings and {int}erpret null. In this episode we dive into the sheer amount of energy it takes to produce all of the projects under his umbrella. We also touch upon the importance of being scrappy, the misadventures of nearly 2,000 shows, and avoiding regret by following what you love to its exhaustive state. You can follow him and his many pursuits on instagram @armsandsleepers @saigonwouldbeseoul @idcbackwards @dxfxwxu @futurearchiverecordings @interpretnull.

Mirza’s artist picks: Andrew Nault of Lesser Glow and drab, Barry Jenkins, and Dubravka Ugrešić.

Dec 10, 202001:50:31
Episode 006 - Matt Darcy aka "Bananamasher"
Dec 03, 202053:02
Episode 005 - Steve Kim

Episode 005 - Steve Kim

This week we met with artist and illustrator Steve Kim. Currently based in LA, Steve has been featured in Juxtapoz, Hi-Fructose, and American Illustration and has shown internationally across Korea, Italy, London, Amsterdam, Krakow, Liechtenstein, and throughout the US. In this episode we discussed his approach to constructing both conceptual and commercial work, creating a positive artist's community on Discord, and following creative passions and pleasures that solve artistic problems even while not making art. You can follow him on instagram @stvkmco and check out his extensive collection of work, interviews, and his inclusive discord at Steve’s artist picks: OVERWERK, Francisco Galarraga, and Sam Barlow.

Nov 26, 202057:11
Episode 004 - Adam Paquette

Episode 004 - Adam Paquette

This week we met with painter Adam Paquette. Currently based in Berlin, Germany, Adam has created more than 200 cards for Magic the Gathering on top of co-founding the international Legendeer artist community. In this episode, Adam put a lot of words to some conceptual abstracts many artists have more than likely encountered. We touched upon his immersive research with movement, how he has navigated strong footing in both commercial and personal work, and the rarity in maintaining honesty and integrity whilst creating a larger body of work. You can follow him on instagram @adampaquette and see his extensive work with Magic Cards at Adam’s Artist picks: Vincent Desidario, Sterling Hundley, Alexander Carrillo.

Nov 19, 202001:10:06
Episode 003 - Heather McGrath
Nov 12, 202001:53:08
Episode 002 - Kate Wildman
Nov 05, 202001:33:10
Episode 001 - Abe Dubin aka "Orange Man"
Oct 29, 202001:40:02