Deanna Drudge - Killing Time [EP.12]

Deanna Drudge unpacks her new album titled Killing Time.

Deanna Drudge - Killing Time [EP.12]
Deanna Drudge contributed the original photo for this episode. Arleta Turnbull is the photographer.

On the Rhythm Changes Podcast, Deanna Drudge unpacks her new album titled Killing Time.

We talked about:

  • Why Deanna moved to BC from the Greater Toronto Area
  • How she started playing at the Epidemic Music Group Open Stage with Kevin Ker in Stouffville, ON
  • Recording at Kevin’s home studio
  • What she found hardest about releasing the album while working a full-time job
  • The song that came into the studio still unfinished
  • The case for independent artists having the hardest job in the professional community
  • Being a low-confidence kid
  • The Lights track that impacted Deanna in her early twenties
  • How many songs she wrote before she felt like she had written a good one
  • The first classic rock band that captivated her
  • Her perspective on working with visual artists and planning the next project
  • Finding a band of musicians to work with Deanna
  • Her previous band, Pigeon
  • Why Deanna values the space and stripped-down characteristics of a song
  • The difference between the composition and the recording
  • What success means for Deanna on this album
  • Her first gig in Vancouver, summer 2021
  • What makes a great house concert
  • The questions that small artists are asking ourselves these days
  • How Deanna feels about screen time, admin work, and the outdoors
  • participating in a Guinness World Record. Stick around for that!