Jan 12, 2020
I first ran across Joe Caputo's work during some random YouTubing, where his "Voltage Control Lab" was a real eye-opener - especially for a few under-supported modules like the Ornaments and Crime. Shortly thereafter, I ran into him at the NAMM show, where I got a VCL button from him - and the rest of the history is in the podcast...
Joe has pivoted the show into a live show-and-tell-and-interview format, but has also been very active in the educational realm as well - most notably as an instructor at Musician's Institute and Icon Collective. He also continues producing music (as Computo), and...
I assume he's taking a nap occasionally or something!
In our chat, we talk about education, video production (and production burnout), collaboration and the primacy of music-making. We also talk a bit about 'getting out', sharing your work, and being open to new experiences. Very interesting and inspiring.
You can check out his personal thing at https://iamcomputo.wordpress.com/. Voltage Control Lab is at https://www.voltagecontrollab.com/, or on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9y4nruLDg5DYgzEn8bJxxA.