Listen to “08/23/14 Passions with Arthur Griffith, Joe Archie, Adrian Vigil and Sons” on Spreaker.

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Guitarist/producer Arthur Griffith and drummer/producer Joe Archie talk about how they met and got into scoring movie soundtracks. Joe tells us how he first got into scoring doing a project with VH1 and Meshell Ndegeoccelo. Art talks about incorporating and fusing funk music with different forms of songwriting and even classical music.

Art and Joe talk about how they got into music in the first place and the passion that drives them. Art tells us about an online educational program they are running that focuses on teaching soundtrack scoring and the business side of the music industry. Art tells us about the movie they are currently scoring, “Just A Dream”, starring Deja Dee, premiering September 6. Art and Joe talk about their favorite gear and audio software.

Adrian Vigil, of the band Overcome of Las Cruces calls in to tell us about his New Mexico band which he leads with his two sons. Adrian shares the painful story of losing his 10 year old daughter to cancer and how he and his sons turned to music as an outlet for healing and a vehicle for creating awareness for childhood cancers.