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Don’t Feel Like Going Home: single by Rob Deaner

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Don’t Feel Like Going Home: single by Rob Deaner

We are pleased to release a track that was started a few years ago and finally found it’s way home. “Don’t Feel Like Going Home” is now available on Bandcamp and on most digital outlets. The track was created and mixed at Contagious Music. The song features background vocals and inspiration by Sam Fairchild. Additional guitars provided by Zack Leya and Mike Palone. The cover photo illustration is by Heather Mull. Mastering by Emily Lazar.

#robdeaner #contagiousmusic #newmusic #DontFeelLikeGoingHome #pghmusic #alternativemusic #indiemusic

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Waiting For A Breeze: single by Rob Deaner

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Waiting For A Breeze: single by Rob Deaner

The single “Waiting For A Breeze” has been released. The track was created and mixed at Contagious Music. The song features background vocals by Sam Fairchild, additional guitars by Zack Leya and Mike Palone, and Mike Ekis on Bass. Photography by Sam Fairchild. Cover Design by Jeff Myers. Mastering by Emily Lazar.

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Podcast

Corps340 Podcast #50: Hanifa Nakiryowa

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Corps340 Podcast #50: Hanifa Nakiryowa

We’ve been fortunate on the Corps340 podcast to talk with some remarkable folks in the past two years but none has had a story of perseverance like that of today’s guest, Hanifa Nakiryowa.

The native of Uganda was the victim of a horrific acid attack in December of 2011. To characterize Hanifa solely as a victim would be a mistake, as it would be to say she is just a survivor. She is a woman determined to thrive, to advocate, and to champion others. Perhaps most importantly, she is a strong parent to her two daughters so that they will do the same.

The founder of the The Center for Rehabilitation of Survivors of Acid and Burns Violence (CERESAV) takes us through her remarkable journey from that day in Kampala to her work here in Pittsburgh. Please visit https://ceresav.org/ to learn more about Hanifa’s mission.

Listen on LibsyniTunes, and Soundcloud.

#corps340podcast #podcast #HanifaNakiryowa #brianbronaugh #gordonrobertson #robdeaner #corps340 #contagiousmusic #landesbergdesign #hullabalooagnecy

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Corps340 Podcast #47: Leah Lizarondo

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Corps340 Podcast #47: Leah Lizarondo

Today’s guest is Leah Lizarondo. Leah gave us a lot to chew on for today’s Corps340 podcast. A native of the Philippines, Leah came to Pittsburgh to attend Carnegie Mellon and has made her mark as a writer, entrepreneur and food activist. You may have seen her 2014 Ted Talk, “Why the Farm Is Not Getting to the Table.”

Today, we discuss with the Founder of 412 Food Rescue (https://412foodrescue.org/) the scene in Pittsburgh: the good, the bad, and the wasted. Bon appetit.

Listen on LibsyniTunes, and Soundcloud.

#corps340podcast #podcast #LeahLizarondo #brianbronaugh #gordonrobertson #robdeaner #corps340 #contagiousmusic #landesbergdesign #hullabalooagnecy

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Corps340 Podcast #49: Jocelyn Horner

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Corps340 Podcast #46: Laurie Mizrahi

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Our guest on this episode of the Corps340 Podcast is designer/strategist/truth-teller Laurie Mizrahi. A born contrarian, Laurie comes from a family of accountants and naturally went into creative design. We talk calligraphy, Israel, and get Laurie’s unique take on the #MeToo moment.

Listen on LibsyniTunes, and Soundcloud.

 

#corps340podcast #podcast #LaurieMizrahi #brianbronaugh #gordonrobertson #robdeaner #corps340 #contagiousmusic #landesbergdesign #hullabalooagnecy

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Corps340 Podcast #48: Rob Pfaffmann

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Our guest is Rob Pfaffmann, Architect & Planner with Pfaffman + Associates. Rob Pfaffmann is someone who challenges your assumptions, your thought processes, and certainly the status quo. He displays a passion for his craft and his community that is infectious explaining that while architecture can define a city, it can also choke off the social spaces that connect a community. We discuss the immense value that comes from preserving our architectural failures. For two guys who always wanted to pretend to be an architect, it was a treat to actually interview one as fascinating as Rob.

Listen on LibsyniTunes, and Soundcloud.

 

#corps340podcast #podcast #RobPfaffmann #brianbronaugh #gordonrobertson #robdeaner #corps340 #contagiousmusic #landesbergdesign #hullabalooagnecy

Music and Video

Look what we did: LaRosa’s branding music

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Brunner recently engaged us to create new branding music for their new campaign for LaRosa’s Family Pizzeria. Keeping one foot in the past with traditional elements but with a modern approach and sonic branding elements was our given direction. We had good fun creating this featuring mandolin and accordion!  Click it!

#contagiousmusic #larosas #brunner #brunnerworks #originalmusic #postproduction #admusic

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Corps340 Special Edition Podcast: Dave Vissat

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Corps340 Special Edition Podcast: Dave Vissat

The author Dorothy Parker once said, “Creativity is a wild mind, and a disciplined eye.” On today’s show, we pay tribute to our friend Dave Vissat who had the wildest mind, the most disciplined eye and all the other elusive tools to become arguably the finest art director in Pittsburgh advertising history. Dave died late last year, but his work — and more importantly his contagious creative spirit — will be felt for years to come.  See for yourself at DaveVissat.com while you listen to some of the people who knew him best: Michael Brunner, Scott Morgan, Tom Cwenar, Maria Tarquinio, Dan Magdich and Meade Johnson.  Don’t worry, it’s not sad; it’s Dave.

Listen on Libsyn, and iTunes.

#corps340podcast #podcast #DaveVissat #brianbronaugh #gordonrobertson #robdeaner #corps340 #contagiousmusic #landesbergdesign #hullabalooagnecy

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Stranger Things: a single by Rob Deaner

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Stranger Things: a single by Rob Deaner

We are pleased announce a preview of the new release “Stranger Things” by Rob Deaner. It has been described as “haunting, brooding, sexy”. 

Of course it was created and mixed at here at Contagious Music. The song features some awesome accompanying vocals by our very own Sam Fairchild as well as lead guitar work by Mike Palone of the band Skell. The cover art was created by Jeff Myers of This is Red. Mastered by Emily Lazar.

#robdeaner #contagiousmusic #newmusic #strangerthings #pghmusic #alternativemusic #indiemusic #electronicmusic #downtempo