Live2cre8 is An exploration, deconstruction and celebration of the creative process by industry leaders, pioneers and innovators in the creative arts with your host, Shane Almgren. Some of the most creative minds on the planet - artists, musicians, inventors, painters, sculptors, artisans, magicians, choreographers, fashion designers, comedians, directors, producers and entertainers - discuss the process of creativity, and what inspires, motivates and drives them to creative excellence. Hear their firsthand stories behind some of the most iconic artistry in our culture. Find out what lessons they've learned along the way, and what advice they have to share with others looking to follow in their footsteps. Discover the daily habits of those who've taken their creative passions to a professional level, and follow along as we discuss and dissect the right brain/left brain relationship.
#002 Carol Kline: #1 New York Times Best Selling Author14/10/2016 Duración: 01h05min
Carol Kline has been an author, editor, and ghostwriter for more than 20 years. During that time, she’s co-authored a dozen books with some of the world’s top transformational leaders - including Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen of Chicken Soup for the Soul fame, and also Marci Shimoff, Lisa Nichols, and Gay Hendricks. Five of those books went on to become New York Times bestsellers. Carol has sold more than 5 million books and her work has been translated into 30 languages. Inspired by her experience writing Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul in 1997, Carol became deeply involved in animal rescue work and helped run and build an animal shelter called Noah's Ark Animal Foundation in Fairfield, IA. She now lives in Ojai, California with her husband and one very elderly dog gentleman. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: • How daily meditation contributed to the writing process • How she got mixed up with Jack Canfield in the first place • The value of self esteem and standing up fo
#004 Martin Molin: The Guy Who Created the Wintergatan Marble Machine14/10/2016 Duración: 45min
Martin Molin is a Grammis (Swedish Grammy)-nominated composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, inventor and engineer. He is a founding member of the band Wintergatan ("The Milky Way"), and the inventor/creator of the Wintegatan Marble Machine. The unveiling of the Marble Machine video quickly went viral, and has amassed more than 23 million views on youtube. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: • Sweden’s incredible extracurricular music programs • “Mistreating” regular instruments to create new sounds • The marriage of inventor, engineer, carpenter, mad scientist and musician • The importance of redundancy and stress testing in the building process • The challenge of transporting the Marble Machine and using it in live shows • The historical origins of programmable/mechanical instruments from the 19th century • The logistics of creating the Marble Machine music video • And SO much more!
#003 David "Z": The Man Who Discovered & Produced Prince13/10/2016 Duración: 45min
David "Z" Rivkin is a Grammy-winning record producer, engineer, mixer, and writer who has an ability and knack for finding and developing independent, cutting-edge artists into hugely impactful stars. David has hand his hands on some of the most iconic songs from the 80's, and is probably most well known for his long-standing collaborations with Prince, including hits like "Purple Rain" and "Kiss," but he's also contribute to award-winning albums by Etta James, Billy Idol, and Bo Deans, to name a few. He produced the #1 single "She Drives Me Cray" by Fine Young Cannibals. And he was also a member of Lipps, Inc, with whom he had a #1 hit with "Funkytown." David is widely regarded of one of the original innovators of the signature Minneapolis sound that artists like Prince mastered, and just about everyone else tried to copy. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: • Learning recording and engineering techniques by the seat of his pants out of necessity • Meeting Prince and creating that signat
#001 Reyn Guyer: The Man Who Invented Twister & Nerf13/10/2016 Duración: 51min
Reyn Guyer is a serial entrepreneur in a variety of creative fields including toys and games, music publishing, education, and art. He is perhaps best known as the inventor of Nerf and Twister, and is a member of the Hasbro Toy & Game Inventor's Hall of Fame. Guyer has also founded music publishing company Wrensong Music of Nashville, which has had many number one singles and won a Grammy and two CMA Song Of The Year awards. He is the creator of Winsor Learning, an educational program for remediating those with dyslexia; and he is also the author of the book Right Brain Red: 7 Ideas for Creative Success. Other projects that keep Reyn busy include: The Curly Lasagna project, a series of stories and songs for kids and parents that he created with Jeff Harrington The new dice game Rally Roll, which he invented in 2014 Creating sculptures and artwork, many of which are in private collections Doing croquet one better with a new lawn game called King’s Court In this episode, we cover a lot of gro