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The JamBase Podcast: Dopapod’s Rob Compa

The JamBase Podcast: Dopapod’s Rob Compa

Hear the guitarist go over the band’s new self-titled album, ‘Dopapod,’ and more.

By Crew JamBase Jun 30, 2022 9:45 am PDT

Episode 131 of The JamBase Podcast, a associate of the Osiris Media Community, capabilities an job interview with Dopapod‘s Rob Compa. JamBase’s Scott Bernstein interviewed the guitarist about the band’s recently launched self-titled studio album, Dopapod, and much a lot more.

Compa spoke to Bernstein from his dwelling in Vermont via a online video phone. The guitarist reviewed the timeline of the Dopapod album, which the quartet commenced functioning on in advance of the pandemic started. The self-titled history options a blend of “new” material along with more mature songs. One particular of the tracks in the latter class is “Grow” and Rob explained how Dopapod returned to the track with a new outlook and fresh arrangement nearly 8 a long time after its are living debut for inclusion on the album.

The guitarist also talked about how he understands the particular strengths of just about every of his bandmates and is fine with them dealing with areas such as naming the album and coming up with its sequencing instead than obtaining “too lots of cooks in the kitchen area.” Compa went on to go over the songwriting procedure that birthed Dopapod slash “Fannie.”

Dopapod’s vinyl packaging integrates a playable board game. Compa recalled the preliminary notion powering the time-traveling board recreation and how the band collaborated on the strategy with previous crew member Luke Stratton. Rob also talked over Dopapod’s calendar year-plus hiatus that came just before COVID-19 led to a pause in stay touring and how the hiatus in fact geared up the band to cope with the realities of the pandemic.

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