St.Louis rockers Make Room join me to discuss their recent trip to Chicago to open for Story Of The Year, how I first met them opening at a SOTY show, their debut LIFE GOES ON EP, recording with Matt Amelung, stories behind the songs & so much more!

On this episode you'll hear 

  • Starting Over
  • Monster
  • 3 AM

Pick up LIFE GOES ON EP where ever you get digital music or ITunes & Spotify.

Be sure to follow Make Room on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. New music, new shows and more coming soon!

 

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Earlier this week I stopped by band practice to hang out with the guys of Breakdown Shakedown! Get to know a little more about this St.Louis cover band. We get into some of the songs on their set list, touring, their upcoming music video & working with Freddy D'Angelo, getting to play Scottrade Center and much more.

See Breakdown Shakedown LIVE

1/27 Hard Rock Tulsa

2/9 Syberg's Dorsett

2/10 Hard Rock Tulsa

3/17 Mustang Sally's

3/30 Trainwreck Saloon Westport

Follow them on Facebook for more dates & videos!

Subscribe to their YouTube channel!

On this episode you'll hear to live recordings:

  • Life In The Fast Lane (Eagles)
  • If You Could Only See (Tonic)

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Direct download: BreakdownShakedownRPP.mp3
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The other night I caught up with Joe Metzka of the Joe Metzka Band to talk about their brand new record SAY IT, stories behind the songs, recording with Rich McDonough, his early days in music and so much more!

See Joe Metzka Band LIVE

1/27 at BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups for ALBUM RELEASE PARTY 7p

2/10 at Moonshine Blues Bar

2/11 at Scottrade Center 

On this episode you'll hear 2 new songs from SAY IT

  • Dance With Me
  • Let Me Be

Follow Joe Metzka Band on Facebook! JoeMetza.com

Direct download: JoeMetzkaRPP.mp3
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Guitarist & Singer/Songwriter Jakob Baxter stops to share some of his stories of starting out playing music, growing in Illinois, some of his bands and play some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear 2 originals live acoustic

  • Retta
  • Untitled

See Jakob LIVE

Jan 24 at Venice Cafe with Ahna Schoenhoff

Feb 18 at Off Broadway for River City Opry with Old Capital, Nick Gusman, River Kittens, Dana Michael Anderson, The Native Sons & more

Feb 24 at Halo Bar with Blue Fruit Snacks

Every Monday with The Native Sons at 1860s Saloon

Follow The Native Sons & Blue Fruit Snacks on Facebook for more dates!

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The other night I received a text message from my pals in Silent Hollow that they had a brand new single they wanted to debut on the show. I said "Let's do it!". We got together over some pizza & beers and talked about recording with Matt Amelung, the Road To Pointfest, get to know more about Scott, possible covers and much more. 

Catch the world premiere of Silent Hollow's "Lies In Fiction" on today's show! Keep an eye out for lyric video soon.

See Silent Hollow LIVE

1/27 at Pop's for the Road To Pointfest with JusTed, Sixes High, Free Parking, Echoes From Ashes & A Skyline's Severance. $6 tickets from the band!

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Direct download: SilentHollow3RPP.mp3
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Brookroyal is back baby! I caught up with the guys of Brookroyal at Frailey's Southtown for some wings, beers and catching up. We had a lot of laughs as to be expected from these guys. We also get into their big party at Pop's and what to expect, future plans for the band, and some of our talented friends. 

Grab tickets today before they are GONE! 105.7 The Point Presents Brookroyal at Pop's on Feb 3rd. Special guests:

  • Discrepancies
  • Inimical Drive
  • City Of Parks
  • Common Jones
  • Scrub

$5 tickets!

On this episode you can hear two of my favorite Brookroyal tunes

  • There Was A Time
  • Bleed Blue

Follow Brookroyal on Facebook for more updates. Subscribe to the YouTube channel.

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Direct download: Brookroyal2RPP.mp3
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This weekend I took a trip to Columbia, MO to hang out with Olivia  & Emma, better known as The Burney Sisters. I met them at Palen Music store and had a great time getting to meet them & their mother April. We got into talking about their debut RUNNING AWAY EP, recording, writing songs, and already working on their full length album!

On this episode you'll hear 2 tracks from their debut EP

  • Running Away
  • Say It To My Face

Buy a copy at BurneySistersMusic.com, ITunes or Spotify.

See The Burney Sisters LIVE

2/15 at Rose Music Hall with Emisunshine

2/23 at Rose Music Hall for Blue Jay Album Release Party

Every 2nd Thursday at The Mission in Jefferson City, MO

Follow The Burney Sisters on Facebook & Instagram. Subscribe to their YouTube channel for more videos!

 

Direct download: TheBurneySistersRPP.mp3
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The other day I caught up with Tommy & Wil of Songday Afternoon to discuss their video series, some of the amazing talent in St.Louis and their upcoming party for 50 episodes!

Check out Songday Afternoon on Facebook & Subscribe to their YouTube channel!

On this episode you'll hear 2 of my favorites! 

  • Brian Curran ft Adam Andrews "Can't Stop My Drinking"
  • Carson Mann "When I Reap (What I've Sewn)"

Join them at The Tick Tock Tavern for the 50th Video celebration on January 28th! They will be playing all the videos like other favorites from past guests like

  • Nick Gusman
  • Allie Vogler
  • Neil C. Luke
  • Devon Cahill
  • Gavin McNutt
  • Hands & Feet
  • Ben Sturdevant 
  • Zaksquatch 
  • & more

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I am SUPER excited to have Freddy D’Angelo Studios on board sponsoring the show. They are a full service media production company based in St.Louis and servicing clients worldwide. Find more information at FreddyDAngelo.com. Mention you heard about them on Rock Paper Podcast for 10% your next purchase!

Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

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Direct download: SongdayAfternoonRPP.mp3
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Kari Liston of Bottoms Up Blues Gang & Pepperland stops by to share some great stories of the early days of BUBG, recording live at The Shanti, performing Sean Canan's Voodoo Players, performing with Pepperland, and much more!! 

See Kari LIVE:

1/15 at Broadway Oyster Bar with Bottoms Up Blues Gang 6-8p

1/23 at Broadway Oyster Bar with Sean Canan's Voodoo Players performing Voodoo Fleetwood Mac. This is also the 4th anniversary party of Sean Canan's Voodoo Players!

1/29 at Broadway Oyster Bar with Bottoms Up Blues Gang 6-8p

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Bottoms Up Blues Gang "South Broadway Blues"
  • Bottoms Up Blues Gang "Meet Me Out Back (Live)"

Available on Spotify & ITunes

Find more music, dates & everything else at BottomsUpBluesGang.com 

Also keep an eye out for Pepperland dates! Follow both BUBG & Pepperland on Facebook!

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Direct download: KariListonRPP.mp3
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I spent my New Year's Day with Old Souls Revival sitting around talking about their new album, recording, stories behind the songs, upcoming shows including their Release Party. We discuss recording at Native Sounds and inviting some horn players to play on the album. We also share a sneak peek at the new album!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • My Favorite Drug
  • As Good As It Gets

See Old Souls Revival LIVE

1/13 at Old Rock House for their Album Release Party with Pono AM & Le'Ponds $10. 

1/25 at Stagger Inn 

Follow Old Souls Revival on Facebook & Instagram! Listen to their first 2 albums on Spotify or ITunes. Subscribe to their YouTube channel.

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Direct download: OSRRPP.mp3
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