In this episode of Concentric Circles we talk about thinking outside of the box with the fascinating Jim Logrando. Jim is a co-founder of Craft Services, a music strategy agency that specializes in crowdfunding music Read more…
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is a founding member and chief lyricist of the seminal punk band Less Than Jake, a group with over 300 releases and 2000 live shows performed globally in its 25+ year life. He is the co-founder of Fueled By Ramen Records, a label acquired by Warner Music Group in 2006 that launched the careers of alternative music luminaries like Jimmy Eat World, Fall Out Boy, Paramore, and Panic! At the Disco. His media company, Paper + Plastick, was founded in 2007 and releases music in all formats (including collectible vinyl), books, toys, and other merchandise. Fiorello expanded his entrepreneurial endeavors in 2015 by opening Wunderland Custom Tattooing (named after his successful toy brand, Wunderland War, featuring over 15 characters and 200 variations). He is also an author of children's books and comic books and a regular consultant for Warner Bros. He lives with his wife and daughter in Gainesville, Fl.
is an explorer at heart spending his days fully realizing his passion for life, faith and the creative spirit. He’s a man of many talents: singer, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, designer, food lover, soul music fanatic, and dedicated family man. His long-standing group, Westbound Train (Hellcat Records), has toured the world and shared the stage with the likes of Rancid, The Specials, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and many more. His debut solo record, Confessions, Waves, and the Garden State (2012, Paper + Plastick) while recorded at Hurley Studios in Los Angeles, is a reggae-and-soul-inspired love letter to his home state of New Jersey. Currently, Obi is the founder and owner of Meen Machine UNLTD, a boutique merchandising company with clients including The Front Bottoms, Rayland Baxter and Flor De Toloache. He is also excited to be working with long-time friend and collaborator Vinnie Fiorello on the new graphic novel "The Inevitable's". Through it all, Obi seeks out innovative ways to nurture creative communities, big and small, near and far.
is a comic writer, world-traveling musician, and freelance journalist having written for Vice, Alternative Press and The Hard Times. His charitable endeavors include the music compilation Not Safe To Drink: Music For Flint Water Crisis Relief, and A Comic For Flint: HOPE. Diener dedicates his time to staying creative and helping the Vehicle City whenever he can. Jono is most known for playing drums and songwriting in The Swellers, and is now in No Trigger, Baggage, and BRAIDEDVEINS.
is the creator of the science fiction comedy series, Ace Tucker Space Trucker. Besides writing, editing, and sound designing the show, he voices all the characters. The novelization of Ace Tucker Space Trucker: Season One, released in February 2018, shot to the top of Amazon.com's humorous science fiction charts (even beating the snot out of the godfather of science fiction, H. G. Wells, for a hot minute!). Two novellas followed in 2019 and the series' second full-length novel dropped in May 2020.
Jim is also a multi-instrumentalist and has performed throughout the United States in bands such as Stizzle, Spitvalves, Alias Clark, Red Hot Rebellion, and CR8RFACE. His media publishing company, Solid Arts and Science, has released over 100 songs (many of which featured in films, television, and video games).
He enjoys peanut butter, long naps on the beach, loud music, and unusual socks.