The ATOMSPLIT Drawing N' Rocking Podcast

The “Drawing n’ Rocking with ATOMSPLIT” Podcast


Rocking and Drawing Podcast -32 – Most Memorable Concerts

If you see a band in their heyday it stays with you. It becomes a memory you never forget. If you see a band later in their career that you never got to see in their heyday, it’s pretty memorable too. In this session we work on coloring Page 122 of the webcomic while discussing our most memorable concert experiences. Spanning concerts and shows from 1980 to 2016….

Drawing and Rocking Podcast 31 MARVEL MOVIES AND ROCKS SONGS

In this Episode we do a comprehensive review of rock songs in Marvel MCU Movies while working on page 122 of the Atomsplit current Vandertramp Saga webcomic. How hard it is to license songs from Led Zeppelin and Fleetwood Mac in key marvel movies soon? Why have “they” chosen to use these specific songs? Where are they headed from here? Some interesting insights from G808 and DJD. Added bonus: Atomsplit rocking tune “Stop a Second” is played.

Atomsplit Drawing and Rocking Podcast 30 – UNIVERSAL BMG MASTER TAPE FIRE

In this podcast we discuss the Universal BMG Master Tapes Fire – which you may or may not have heard about. Supposedly many classic master tapes burned inc duding Eagles, Guns n Roses, Nirvana, Steely Dan, the CHESS blues record collection and MANY more. How did the fire happen? Why did they kind of cover it up? We then segue to why do re-mastering in the first place? For money? For technology? For both? Later in the show we do an A/B comparison of a new song with the new IK Multimedia Tape Machine audio plugin.

Atomsplit Drawing and Rocking Podcast 29 – Iron Maiden ATL Concert Recap

G808 and DJD give their recap of the awesome Iron Maiden “Legacy of the Beast” concert in Atlanta on July 20th. Also discussed is the Legacy of the Beast game. And an Atomsplit webcomic page is worked on.


Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 28 – The 27 Club – Why 27?

In a 27 minute Podcast we discuss the “27 Club”. Musicians who died at the ripe age of 27.

What were the actual causes of death? What were the underlying causes?

And why 27?

We have some theories.

We also continue work on our Robert Johnson illustration as we talk.

Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 26 – Bands We Should Like But Don’t!

If you’re a music fan, there’s probably bands you “should” like, but don’t…! In this Podcast we talk about JUST that while we draw Page 118 of the Atomsplit webcomic. Plus we play a song written during the RPM 2019 Challenge called “All Hope is Not Lost”, a more mellow tune from Sazster.

Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 25 – Bands We Can Name All Members Of

How many bands can YOU name the members of? We discuss in this video Podcast while drawing page 116 of the Atomsplit Vandertramp Saga Part 1 Webcomic Series. Also the Atomsplit song “Scorpion Crunch” off of the Battery Powers EP is played.

Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 24 – The Dirt – Movie Discussion

We (who are indeed Motely Crue fans) discuss the Netflix Crue movie “The Dirt” while working on page 120 of the Atomsplit webcomic

Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 23 – We Go to the KISS Concert – Drawing Webcomic Page 117

We recap our thoughts on the May 7th Atlanta KISS End of the Road concert. (It was pretty awesome). We also play an old bootleg of Atomsplit covering KISS’s “Detroit Rock City” at a KISS vs Cheap Trick night at the old and infamous Dottie’s in Atlanta in the late 90s.

Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 22 – Our Top 5 Fav Comic Characters Drawing Webcomic Page 116

In this edition we count down our Top 3 Favorite comic book characters while drawing page 116 of the Atomsplit webcomic. Not surprisingly we have one in common. But before that we talk about Gene Simmons womanizing accusations from Ace Frehley. Motley Crue allegations against KISS stealing a set piece. DJD’s reading the Joy Division book , finished New Order book and talks about how how influenced DJD’s early bands were indirectly influenced by those two bands. Various varying influences for Atomsplit throughout the years! DJD also discusses his approach to succeeding at the RPM challenge, writing 10 songs or 30 min of music in the month of February. And last, but not least, DJD plays on of his 2019 RPM challenge songs, warts and all! (it’s called Up the Ante)

Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 21 – The 1% – Drawing Webcomic Page 115

After we discuss our latest media indulgences, we discuss how 1% of music artists sell 99% of the music. So why the heck do we do what we do? Also a classic live acoustic version of “Microstar” is played.

Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 20 – Novelty Bands – Drawing Webcomic Page 115

In this podcast we continue work on the Atomsplit webcomic page 115 – a big battle showdown scene. Our main topic of discussion is novelty bands. Is it cheating to play off nostalgia to get your band a big audience at comic conventions?

We talk about bands like The Cybertronic Spree, Mac Sabbath and Okelly Dokilly.

Before the novelty bands discussion we get caught up on G808’s move and our other misc. media updates.

AND we play Atomsplit’s cover of a certain piano man’s 80’s song about how someone may be right about someone being crazy!

Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 19 – Guitars from NAMM 2019 – Drawing Webcomic Page 115

In this Episode we talk about NAMM 2019 new Gibson offerings Fender’s new Acoustimass and Squire lines, Jimmy Page DragonFly Fender guitar model and more. We then get into DJD’s first guitar and bass and how he learned bass to join a band. And a live Atomsplit cover of The Cult’s “Wild Flower” is played.

Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 18 – Georgia Music Show – Drawing Webcomic Page 113

It’s our longest Podcast yet! After discussing Netflix’s Marvel series cancellations and the Bohemian Rhapsody movie, G808 says how he is listing to all the bands we are going to see this coming summer. Which leads into how DJD started out playing bass including Iron Maiden covers in his high school band. Finally we get to talking about our favorite Georgia bands. DJD talks about his favorite 90’s local Atlanta scene bands including Wild West Picture Show and Nillah. We play “Run You Down” from Wild West Picture Show and then “Westerberg High” from Nillah. Also covered is a discussion about the Black Crowes and how they potentially got their name. And a B52s cover band DJD was in the 90s. This one’s long, but it’s good!

Atomsplit DrawinNRockinCast 17 New Years 2019 Drawing Webcomic Page 114

Happy New Year 2019! Our first drawing video podcast of the year. We discuss the Bob Seger concert G808 attended, go over our artistic resolutions and then play the 2010 Atomsplit fan club New Years song “Resolutions 6Ft. Long”. A bit of a echo on DJD’s voice on the podcast, b/c G didn’t have his headset, but forgive us and enjoy anyways!

Atomsplit Drawing N’ Rockin #16 Holiday Special 2018 Drawing Webcomic Page 113

G808 works on webcomic page 113 while he and D discuss holiday rock songs and play 3 Atomsplit holiday songs: Toyland (a brand new cover), Master of Mistletoe (Dsaz Remix) and 2009’s “Hey Holiday”. It’s a good rocking holiday fest.

Atomsplit Drawing & Rocking #15: STAN LEE Tribute

We work on a tribute illustration while discussing the life and times of Stan Lee. We discuss how we first came to realize who Stan was, talk about our personal experiences with him, about his life, Stan’s history with artists rights and where he stood on that and more. We also play the Atomsplit song “OFF MY BACK”.