Get Up in the Cool
Get Up in the Cool
Cameron DeWhitt
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Get Up in the Cool features conversations and musical collaborations with some of Old Time music's heaviest hitters, like Ken Perlman, Adam Hurt, Spencer & Rains, and Jake Blount. As an interviewer, Cameron balances an effusive curiosity for the potential of traditional music with a dogged respect for its origins. Serving as audience surrogate, Cameron asks illuminating questions to Old Time's best and brightest while telling the larger story of the tradition's modern era.
Episode 222: Adam Hurt (Gourd Banjo)
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! It’s the final week of Get Up in the Cool month; the month where I release some extra-special interviews I’ve been saving in hopes that you’ll support the show. This week’s friend is Adam Hurt! We recorded this a few weeks ago over skype and I recorded my musical parts afterwards. Tunes in this episode: Bowback Horses in the Canebrake / The Morning Star Biddy Wolves in the Wood Lily of the Valley Bonus track: Waiting for the Boatsman Buy Back to the Earth, Adam Hurt’s new gourd banjo album! https://adamhurt.bandcamp.com/ Visit Adam website: https://www.adamhurt.com/ Contact Adam: https://www.adamhurt.com/contact Come watch “Georgia On Our Minds” on Sunday, December 6th at 5:30pm, Pacific! https://www.facebook.com/groups/quarantinehappyhourmusic Support Get Up in the Cool on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/getupinthecool Buy Get Up in the Cool merch like t-shirts, phone cases, and masks! https://teespring.com/new-get-up-in-the-cool-swag Sign up at https://www.pitchforkbanjo.com/ for my clawhammer instructional series! Check out Cameron’s other podcast, Think Outside the Box Set: https://boxset.fireside.fm/Support Get Up in the Cool
Nov 25
1 hr 18 min
Episode 221: Kaia Kater (Non-Consensual Mentors, The Death Knell of the CD Table, and Overeager Allies)
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! It’s the third week of Get Up in the Cool month; I saved some very special interviews hoping you’ll be moved to support the show. This week’s friend is songwriter, old time musician, and banjoist Kaia Kater. We recorded this last month over skype and I recorded my musical parts afterwards. Tunes in this episode: Little Pink Valley Forge Undone in Sorrow Skating on the Harbourfront (Chris Coole original) Nine Pin Bonus track: Salt River Visit Kaia Kater’s website and buy her albums: https://kaiakater.com/ Follow her on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kaiakatermusic/ and Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kaiakater/ Sign up for her mailing list: https://kaiakater.com/contact Support Get Up in the Cool on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/getupinthecool Buy Get Up in the Cool merch like t-shirts, phone cases, and masks! https://teespring.com/new-get-up-in-the-cool-swag Sign up at https://www.pitchforkbanjo.com/ for my clawhammer instructional series! Check out Cameron’s other podcast, Think Outside the Box Set: https://boxset.fireside.fm/Support Get Up in the Cool
Nov 18
1 hr 14 min
Episode 220: Kim Johnson (Playing Banjo with the Great West Virginia Fiddlers)
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! It’s the second week of Get Up in the Cool month; I’ve been saving some very special interviews in hopes that you’ll be moved to support the show. This week’s friend is Kim Johnson, banjo player for legendary West Virginia fiddlers such as Frank George, Lester McCumbers, and Wilson Douglas. Also joining us on the fiddle is Cody Jordan, her bandmate in The Modock Rounders. We recorded this last month over skype and I recorded some guitar and singing afterwards. Tunes in this episode: Barlow Knife Wilson Douglas’ Elzic’s Farewell Lester McCumbers’ Sally Ann Frank George’s Liza Jane Silvia O'Brien's Cherry River Line Lester McCumbers’ Sally Coming Through the Rye Bonus track: Uncloudy Day Buy The Modock Rounders’ albums: https://themodockrounders.bandcamp.com/ Buy Keepers, a compilation of Kim Johnson and guest WV fiddlers: https://wilsondouglas.bandcamp.com/album/keepers Support Get Up in the Cool on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/getupinthecool Buy Get Up in the Cool merch like t-shirts, phone cases, and masks! https://teespring.com/new-get-up-in-the-cool-swag Sign up at https://www.pitchforkbanjo.com/ for my clawhammer instructional series! Check out Cameron’s other podcast, Think Outside the Box Set: https://boxset.fireside.fm/Support Get Up in the Cool
Nov 11
1 hr 10 min
Episode 219: Elizabeth LaPrelle (Old Time Ballads)
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! It’s the first week Get Up in the Cool month; I’ve been saving up some very exciting interviews in hopes that you’ll be moved to support the show. Which is why this week’s friend is ballad singer and banjoist Elizabeth LaPrelle. We recorded this last month over skype and I recorded my musical parts afterwards. Songs in this episode: The Wagoner’s Lad The Hills of Mexico The House Carpenter Love Has Brought Me To Despair Low Low Bonus track: Cold Mountains Follow Elizabeth LaPrelle's personal page for her weekly live Tuesday night livestream with Brian Dolphin at 8:30pm EST: https://www.facebook.com/elizabeth.laprelle The Mountain Minor: https://themountainminormovie.com/ Follow Elizabeth on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elizabethlaprelle/ Support Elizabeth on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/elizabethlaprelle Visit Elizabeth’s website: http://elizabethlaprelle.com/ Support Get Up in the Cool on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/getupinthecool Buy Get Up in the Cool merch like t-shirts, phone cases, and masks! https://teespring.com/new-get-up-in-the-cool-swag Sign up at https://www.pitchforkbanjo.com/ for my clawhammer instructional series! Check out Cameron’s other podcast, Think Outside the Box Set: https://boxset.fireside.fm/Support Get Up in the Cool
Nov 4
1 hr 9 min
Episode 218: The Vox Hunters (Filipin{x/a/o} Music)
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Armand Aromin and Benedict Gagliardi of The Vox Hunters! We recorded this last week over Skype and I recorded my musical parts afterwards. Tunes in this episode: Magtanim ay di Biro (Planting Rice is No Joke) Chotis Vintarina Prelude Etnika The Violin Maker’s Alphabet Have You Got a Girlfriend Yet? Jesusita en Chihuahua (Palo-sebo) Bonus track: Cariñosa The Vox Hunters’ website: https://thevoxhunters.com/ and Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thevoxhunters/ Aromin Violins’ website: http://www.arominviolins.com/ and Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arominviolins/ Support Get Up in the Cool on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/getupinthecool Buy Get Up in the Cool merch like t-shirts, phone cases, and masks! https://teespring.com/new-get-up-in-the-cool-swag Sign up at https://www.pitchforkbanjo.com/ for my clawhammer instructional series! Check out Cameron’s other podcast, Think Outside the Box Set: https://boxset.fireside.fm/Support Get Up in the Cool
Oct 28
1 hr 11 min
Episode 217: Linda Danielson (Oregon Old-Time Fiddling)
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Linda Danielson! We recorded this last weekend in person, socially distanced, in her carport in Eugene, Oregon. Tunes in this episode: Spruce Topper’s Polka Soldier’s Joy My Dad’s Polish Wedding Waltz Little Burnt Potato Sacramento Mountain Rag Bonus track: Paddy on the Handcar “Live and Kickin’” from the Slow Ponies, can be purchased at bandcamp.com or on the Ponies’ website: https://www.slowponies.com/our_music Support Get Up in the Cool on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/getupinthecool Buy Get Up in the Cool merch like t-shirts, phone cases, and masks! https://teespring.com/new-get-up-in-the-cool-swag Sign up at https://www.pitchforkbanjo.com/ for my clawhammer instructional series! Check out Cameron’s other podcast, Think Outside the Box Set: https://boxset.fireside.fm/Support Get Up in the Cool
Oct 21
49 min
Episode 216: Karen Celia Heil (Dork Demographics, Visiting the Geezers, and The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention)
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Karen Celia Heil! We recorded this last week over Skype and I recorded my musical parts afterwards. Tunes in this episode: Possum Up a Gum Stump Clyde Davenport’s Blackberry Blossom The Kimble Family Bill Cheatham Marion Reece’s Jimmy Sutton Angeline the Baker Bonus track: Jim Bowles’ Calico Visit Karen Celia Heil’s website for lessons and to learn more about her projects: https://www.karenceliaheil.com/ Visit The Bucking Mules' website: http://buckingmules.com/ Watch Plaid Strangers’ Berkeley Old Time Music Convention set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJOCYVfi8NU Support Get Up in the Cool on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/getupinthecool Buy Get Up in the Cool merch like t-shirts, phone cases, and masks! https://teespring.com/new-get-up-in-the-cool-swag Sign up at https://www.pitchforkbanjo.com/ for my clawhammer instructional series! Check out Cameron’s other podcast, Think Outside the Box Set: https://boxset.fireside.fm/Support Get Up in the Cool
Oct 14
1 hr 7 min
Episode 215: Alex Sturbaum (Newfoundland tunes, Loomings, and Mitch McConnell)
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Alex Sturbaum! We recorded this a couple days ago in front of my house, over 6 feet apart. Tunes and songs in this episode: Boxing Day Big Black Bird Like You Would / Kitty’s Gone A-Clinking / The Buffet Double Song for McConnell Tom Paine’s Bones Stand Steady Bonus track: Minnie White’s / Hughie Wentzell’s / Fogo Island Mussels (Singles) Alex Sturbaum’s website (bio, links to all albums, contact info for lessons, etc.): https://www.alexsturbaum.com/ Their bandcamp: https://alexsturbaum.bandcamp.com/ Countercurrent's bandcamp: https://countercurrentmusic.bandcamp.com/ The Vashon Sessions: https://www.thevashonsessions.com/ https://thevashonsessions.bandcamp.com/ The Songs of Alice Winship (a legacy album Alex produced, commemorating the songs and poetry of a leading figure in the Seattle maritime singing scene): http://maritimefolknet.org/cds-from-maritime-folknet/the-songs-of-alice-winship-cd/ Support Get Up in the Cool on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/getupinthecool Buy Get Up in the Cool merch like t-shirts, phone cases, and masks! https://teespring.com/new-get-up-in-the-cool-swag Sign up at https://www.pitchforkbanjo.com/ for my clawhammer instructional series! Check out Cameron’s other podcast, Think Outside the Box Set: https://boxset.fireside.fm/Support Get Up in the Cool
Oct 7
1 hr 3 min
Episode 214: Rachel Dunaway (Old Time Banjo)
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Rachel Dunaway! We recorded this a couple weeks ago over Skype and I recorded my musical parts afterwards. Tunes in this episode: L&N Rag Ashland Breakdown Logan County Blues Caroll County Blues Jeff Sturgeon Bonus track: Hell and Scissors Email Rachel Dunaway for banjo lessons: racheldunaway6@gmail.com Support Get Up in the Cool on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/getupinthecool Buy Get Up in the Cool merch like t-shirts, phone cases, and masks! https://teespring.com/new-get-up-in-the-cool-swag Check out Cameron’s other podcast, Think Outside the Box Set: https://boxset.fireside.fm/ Support Get Up in the Cool
Sep 30
42 min
Episode 213: Ian Boone (Has to Be the Only Person with this Banjo Origin Story)
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Ian Boone! We recorded this in person on Monday evening on my front porch, 6 feet apart with masks. Tunes in this episode: Josie-O Old Aunt Jenny With Her Nightcap On Matokie Slaughter’s Georgie Lee Sexton’s Cumberland Gap Duck on a Mountain Bonus track: Matokie Slaughter’s Big Eyed Rabbit Follow Ian Boone on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ianbooneanimation/ Support Get Up in the Cool on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/getupinthecool Buy Get Up in the Cool merch like t-shirts, phone cases, and masks! https://teespring.com/new-get-up-in-the-cool-swag Sign up at https://www.pitchforkbanjo.com/ for my clawhammer instructional series! Check out Cameron’s other podcast, Think Outside the Box Set: https://boxset.fireside.fm/Support Get Up in the Cool
Sep 23
1 hr 19 min
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