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138 Stories by Chris Castig

Introduction to Web APIs

Introduction to Web APIs w/ Christopher Castiglione General Assembly put together this trailer for my Introduction to Web APIs online video series. Check it...
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The Sound of Songwriting: with Travis Morrison of The Dismemberment Plan

“There’s this great quote by Stravinsky: If you can copy, you can do,” Travis Morrison tells me. He’s full of poignant quotes like this...
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The Sound of Songwriting: with Keller Williams

“I’m a music lover first, musician second, and songwriter third”, Keller Williams admits. He pauses for a moment continues, “Yeah, that statement says it...
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The Sound of Songwriting: with Sherrie Dupree & Stacey Dupree of Eisley

Poet Rainer Marie Rilke gives a young poet the following piece of writing advice: “There is only one way: Go within. Then draw near...
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The Sound of Songwriting: with Caroline Polachek of Chairlift

Caroline Polachek imagines each of her songs as if it was an excerpt from a film. Behind the music there is a fictional world...
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The Sound of Songwriting: with James Vincent McMorrow

The Sound of Songwriting: With James Vincent McMorrow (SXSW Edition)

James Vincent McMorrow’s debut album “Early in the Morning” was entirely self-recorded during a period...
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The Sound of Songwriting: With Sam Beam of the Iron & Wine

We tend to speak of our lives in generalities, while in our mind, when we sit alone and reflect on the past, we tend...
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The Sound of Songwriting: With Tim Kasher of Cursive and The Good Life

Much like a lyrical Woody Allen, Tim Kasher doesn’t hide behind his neurosis, he celebrates it. Mature enough to recognize his own self-limitations as...
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The Sound of Songwriting: With Courtney Taylor of the Dandy Warhols

“Songwriting? That’s something that I don’t really know how to do.” Courtney Taylor felt that I ought to know this before we even began...
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Expression Engine Should Be GNU (and Free?)

This isn’t the typical argument that Expression Engine should be GNU and “free” because it is too expensive, rather my argument focuses on the...
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