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Zerothreetwo Conversations: Interviews with the Creative Class

Apr 2, 2019

We don't realized it, but everyone has made art that genuinely touches another person. For example, my kid has drawn stick figures of our family that made me feel joy and pride. But there aren't many people who have created art that has touched thousands potentially millions of people. 

I tried to keep this in mind when I interviewed Russell Manaloto, songwriter, musician, and music producer, notably part of Faspitch and Urbandub. He's in the rare situation of having many people paying attention to his music. I tried to get a sense of what that is like.

When talking to Russell, it's easy to sense his love for the craft of music. He can talk for hours about songs, the intricacies of gear, different sounds, and the philosophies in music. I'm happy to report that we did just that.

In this episode, we talked about the decision to be a full time musician, how he became part of Faspitch, how domestication was a huge challenge when they moved to Manila, and many more.

Enjoy the episode!




Blackstraw Prod

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Basil Valdez 

Jose Mari Chan

GAP Mobile

Sounds Balloon

Fuji Rockfest





Henry Allen 

Alex Lim (Zerothreetwo Conversations episode)

Patrick "Trick" Berganos 

Trevor Bicknell 

 Pacco "Peekaboo" Manreal 

The Future of Ear Repair

Jon Dagus 

Steven Chiongbian 

Jason Almendras 


AJ Chiongbian

Luis Canete


Chad Manzo (Zerothreetwo Conversations episode)




Sheila and the Insects



Bruce Sy

Jon Dinopol

Lalai Lim

John-John Mendoza 

Moimoi Lim 

Rescue a Hero (Zerothreetwo Conversations episode)


Ralf Gonzales 

Ken (nyorken) 


Bring Me the Horizon 

Kurt Cobain

Dave Grohl

billie eilish

Pearl Jam

Alice in Chains

Sound Garden


The Big Picture

Joe Rogan Podcast

Joe Rogan interviews Elon Musk

Gabby Alipe 

Steven Tyler 


Graham Hancock 

Doctor Andrew Wale 

Travis Backer

Tom DeLonge

Maynard Keenan

Anthony Bourdain

Cosmic Sonic Arts 


Where can you find Russell?



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