Episode 11: Hayley Rippy

This week on the podcast, Kiel talks with his friend Hayley Rippy, a photographer here in the Phoenix area, all about the art of photography! They get into how Hayley started in photography, how she approaches shooting film vs digital, and about her time on the road with Circa Survive taking photos for them and how that has affected her approach to taking photos. This one also gets into some real gear nerd territory as well. This is a fun one so enjoy!

Episode 10: Cameron, Alex, and Deacon - Nullingroots

This week on the Art is Hard Podcast, Kiel is joined by Cameron, Alex, and Deacon from the band Nullingroots, a black gaze black metal band from here in Phoenix. This conversation centers around just what black gaze even is, black metal's tumultuous evolution as a genre over the years, and how Nullingroots changed from a one man project into a full band and how they create with that in mind

Episode 7: Anthony Quiroz + Tevita Maliu - The Beautiful Ones

This week on the Art is Hard podcast, Kiel is joined by his friends Anthony Quiroz and Tevita Maliu, guitarist and vocalist of the Arizona hardcore band The Beautiful Ones. This conversation goes back to the early days of the band, covers the Beautiful Ones unique writing process, and how the band has evolved to culminate in their newest EP entitled Beautiful Crü all over some delicious drinks! This one is a good one so get into it!