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THE MIXER FEBRUARY: REAL TALK ABOUT MAKING IT IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES WITH JOHN RODERICK
Join us this month at KEXP with singer/songwriter/guitarist/podcaster John Roderick for a timely discussion on making a living in the creative industries. As Seattle continues to grow and change, Roderick will give his input from years of filling different roles as a creative industry professional with time for a Q&A to follow. This month’s event will take place at KEXP at Seattle Center, 5-7pm.
Date: Wednesday, February 28
Location: KEXP – 472 1st Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
More about John Roderick:
John Roderick is a Seattle musician, writer, podcaster and front-man of the band The Long Winters. Roderick has appeared on albums by Death Cab for Cutie, Nada Surf, Harvey Danger (he was also a touring member), The Decemberists, Mt. Desolation, David Bazan, BOAT, Say Hi, and many more. He’s co-written songs with Kathleen Edwards and Shelby Earl and produced Earl’s debut LP. He co-wrote a song on Aimee Mann’s latest, Grammy-winning LP, Mental Illness.
Roderick wrote a column for the Seattle Weekly for several years and continues to be a journalist, a music correspondent, and an opinion writer. His written work has appeared in publications including The Stranger, LA Weekly, Talkhouse, The Believer and Rolling Stone.
Roderick is also a frequent guest on podcasts ranging from My Brother My Brother and Me to Judge John Hodgman and Systematic. He has co-hosted, along with Merlin Mann, the podcast Roderick on the Line since 2011 and with Dan Benjamin the podcast Roadwork since 2015. He’s recently added two new shows to his roster: Omnibus with Ken Jennings and the war movie podcast Friendly Fire with Adam Pranica and Ben Harrison. He is a regular guest at KUOW, KEXP, KING5’s New Day and Art Zone..