Behind The Mic
David Ford is a Nebraska native who started playing music at the age of ten. Falling in love with the art of drumming and orchestral percussion; and later guitar, David is a connoisseur of auditory art. Paired with a love for the sound of radio, he started podcasting in 2009, working with several technology and news podcasts. David is elated with the opportunity to further the music community along the front range of northeastern Colorado.
David is what some (including himself) would classify as a geek. Yearning with an affinity for taking things apart and hopefully putting them back together, David has worked in IT for the majority of his working career. More recently, David has taken an interest in melding his artistic endeavors with technology in the interest being a conduit for artists to reach new heights and connections with their audience.
Tim Ostdiek is a playful, uplifting, and engaging singer, songwriter and performer. He writes feel-good, big-hearted folk with a drop of something funky. With hopeful and purposeful songs, Ostdiek doesn’t shy from the deep and heavy. A tasteful and dynamic guitarist, Tim often fits fingerpicking, strumming, and lead elements into one song. Whether in a concert hall, club, brewery, or living room, he always reaches the hearts of his listeners and sends them out a little brighter than they came in.
His songwriting has garnered accolades such as honorable mention in the Telluride Troubadour and finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. His song “Goodbye” was featured in the PBS show Roadtrip Nation. Ostdiek has opened for some of the nation’s best singer/songwriters, such as Sarah Jarosz and Steve Forbert. and played several prominent Colorado venues such as Swallow Hill. Ostdiek is an important figure in the Longmont, CO, music scene, hosting a weekly open mic/jam and a monthly songwriting group. He plays upwards of 150 shows a year.
About Our Show
SoundON was founded with one idea in mind – to bring you more content from your favorite artists.
Comprised of two front range musicians – David Ford & Tim Ostdiek, SoundON is a weekly podcast, committed to bringing you the latest in northeastern Colorado’s music news. You’ll hear all about upcoming shows, release dates, tour dates and more. You’ll also get exclusive artist interviews, outtakes, sneak peeks, and jam sessions.
We promise to answer “Who is playing this weekend? And where?” for the northeastern Colorado front range. With a weekly release of shows, album releases, and other major music news – you’ll always be in the know.
SoundON was created by the passion these two share for bringing personal stories, anecdotes, life lessons, and of course – great music, to you, our listener.
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