Nate from the Contemporary Bluegrass Band ‘Mile 12’ joins the No Simple Road Crew this week! This conversation was a real blast and we got into the similarities of playing music and meditation, humanizing tough topics through songwriting, coming to terms with not always feeling up to playing, the place of the spreadsheet in the life of a touring band, and a whole bunch more!
Although their sound is rooted in traditional bluegrass, Mile Twelve surveys a broader landscape on their newest album, City on a Hill. All five band members bring their own influences and observations into the music, resulting in a project that feels contemporary, thoughtfully crafted, and relevant and we’re stoked to bring them to you this week!.
***THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY THE AMAZING AND INCREDIBLE SHOP TOUR BUS & DEFYNE PREMIUM CANNABIS!!!!
SHOP TOUR BUS:Visit shoptourbus.com or @shoptourbus on IG and pick up some wonderfully creative and beautiful Grateful Dead inspired shirts/hoodies. Use the code nosimpleroad for free shipping!!!!!!
DEFYNE PREMIUM CANNABIS:Defyne Premium Cannabis here in Oregon with two locations to serving the most incredible premium cannibis around: HILLSBORO: 1775 SE Tualatin Valley Hwy. Hillsboro, OR. 97123 and FOREST GROVE: 3821 Pacific Ave. Forest Grove, OR. 97116
Head over to defyne.life to learn about their products and get ahold of some sweet Defyne Premium Cannabis Swag!
NORMAN MARSTON (firstname.lastname@example.org) co-owner/operator of Wall of Sound Recording Chicago, ILWall of Sound Recording of FBand @wallofsound_recording on IG
JUSTIN ELROD (email@example.com)
Intro Music – ‘No Simple Road’ written and performed by ‘THE HIGGS’Check them out at: thehiggsmusic.com
Outro Music by: THE CHILLDREN OF INDIGOCheck out their website chilldrenofindigo.com
check out this amazing video created exclusively for NSR!
REDDIT AND OTHER COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
COREY HURST (u/DogKnees2001 over on Reddit)
LOGO DESIGNS AND RELATED ARTWORK
Just Elrod (NSR Hand Logo)
@wickedawesome (NSR Skulls)
@hairofthewolf (NSR Van Logo)
Leave us a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or Google Play so more of us can find out about the show and this thing grows into a juggernaut of love, and laughs, and exploration of this long strange trip we call life
JOIN THE NO SIMPLE ROAD FAMILY! Become a Patron through Patreon.com You can give as little or as much as you’d like and earn our everlasting appreciation and assist in realizing the vision of our collective.
Follow us on Instagram: @nosimpleroad and remember to #nosimpleroad your pics, videos, merch, streams, whatever…
Drop a “Like” and subscribe over on our NSR YouTube Channel
No Simple Road is part of the Osiris podcast network. Osiris is creating a community that connects people like you with podcasts and live experiences about artists and topics you love. To stay up to date on what we’re up to, visit our site and sign up for our newsletter. Osiris works in partnership with JamBase, which connects music fans with the music they love and empowers them to go see live music.
Bumper music by:https://www.hooksounds.comMusic: https://www.purple-planet.com