The other night I caught up with none other than DJ Mahf at his home and talked about some of his adventures in music. From DJing house parties in high school, Earthworms, his Beastie Boys tribute My Posse In Effect to touring the country & world playing music. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Steddy P & DJ Mahf - A Moment In Time
  • Earthworms - Get Up ft Steve Ewing
  • DJ Mahf - Sonic Trauma 2 

Follow DJ Mahf on FAcebook, Twitter & Instagram

Check out his website DJMahf.com

See him LIVE

May 19 with My Posse In Effect at Old Rock House

June 17 at RFT Showcase at Atomic Cowboy

July 20 with RJD2 & DJ Alexis at Atomic Cowboy

Motown Monday's

Pin-Up Bowl on Tuesdays

Star Bar most Saturday & Sundays

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Direct download: DJMahfRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:44am CST

A bit ago I caught up with Blastar at band practice and got in to talking about everything from video game music, girl scout cookies, Pee Wee's Big Adventure to new music. 

They decided to debut TWO BRAND NEW songs on today's episode for you. You'll hear:

  • Salamander
  • Working Tidal

Find more Blastar music on their Bandcamp page, ITunes & Spotify

Follow them on Facebook for upcoming dates!

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Direct download: blastarRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:25pm CST

This episode was recorded LIVE on Record Store Day at Music Record Shop. There is a fair amount of background noise as it was a party. I had so much fun recording this one. Big Thanks to Music Record Shop for inviting me out. Thanks to my friends Danny & Josh of Brother Lee And The Leather Jackals, Stephen of Hands & Feet, Brent & Zach of Silent Hollow, Dustin of For The City and Matt & Elijah of Inner Outlines for stopping by to hang out with me. 

I drop in some songs throughout the show from all of these guys. On this episode you'll hear:

  • Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals "Brown Bottle Flu"
  • For The City "Lady In The Water"
  • Hands & Feet "All Night Skate"
  • Silent Hollow "Lies In Fiction"
  • Inner Outlines "Halo" ft Garrett Rapp

Support these wonderful hard working bands! See them LIVE

Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals

5/12 Gramophone then Livery Company

5/18 Broadway Oyster Bar with Wild Adriatic

5/19 Toad Road Festival

7/26 Jackal Fest 3 at Ready Room

For The City

5/24 Herrin Fest with Pop Evil

5/25 Old Rock House with City Of Parks, Inner Outlines & Man The Helm

Silent Hollow 

5/5 Pop's for Pointfest Finals

5/12 Pointfest!

Inner Outlines

5/25 at Old Rock House with For The City, City Of Parks & Man The Helm

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Direct download: RSDRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:10am CST

Last weekend I ran into my friend Devon Allman out enjoying a night on the town in St.Louis, MO. He then invited me over to join Duane Betts and Him in the morning on the tour bus before leaving town on their tour! So that's exactly what happened, this episode was recorded live from the tour bus. Along with Devon & Duane, we were also joined by Tyler Stokes (guitar) & Nicholas David (keys) of The Devon Allman Project and long time friend Catfish Willie.

We had a great time talking about this tour, meeting on The Allman Brothers tour, Duane's new SKETCHES OF AMERICAN MUSIC EP, Devon Allman Project hitting the studio, and much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Royal Southern Brotherhood "Left My Heart in Memphis"
  • Duane Betts "Taking Time"
  • Duane Betts "Downtown Runaround"
  • Devon Allman "A Night Like This (The Cure cover)"

See them LIVE

4/24 New York, NY

4/25 State College, PA

4/27 Charlotte, NC

4/28 Phenix City, AL

4/29 Atlanta, GA

4/30 Tybee Island, GA

5/1 Charleston, SC

Find all things Devon Allman including the full list of dates at DevonAllmanProject.com

Find all things Duane Betts at DuaneBetts.com. Pick up Duane's EP this week!

Follow both of them on Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: DevonDuaneRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:07pm CST

Shark Dad returns to the show to talk about their new album PINK MOTEL, their release party, performing with Peelander-Z, stories behind some of these songs and more.

PINK MOTEL is available digitally everywhere on 4/21!

On this episode you'll hear

  • Cherokee Beach
  • Nameless #2

See Shark Dad LIVE

4/22 at The Firebird for their Album Release Party with Let's Not and Turtle Club

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

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: SharkDad3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:52am CST

Comedian Will O'Donnell joins me to talk about his start in comedy, some QuikTrip life hacks, winning Hey Guys comedy competition and more. 

See Will LIVE

4/18 at Hey Guys Comedy in Fairview Heights, IL

4/20 at Good News Brewing Company O'Fallon, MO

Follow Will online for more QT tips

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Direct download: WIllODonnellRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:34am CST

On April 10th I hosted my very first Singer Songwriter Storytelling showcase at The Monocle. I invited some of the best guys I know to join me Dana Michael Anderson, Neil C. Luke and Chris Rader.

Photo by Gavin McNutt. Left to Right: Dana, Neil & Chris

Be sure to support these guys. Pick up Dana's latest record BOTTLES available digitally everywhere. Check out Neil with his band's Old Soul Revival and L.S. Xprss. Old Souls Revival have a brand new record titled OLD SOULS REVIVAL. You can see Chris with his band Clusterpluck. The also have albums available everywhere.

Thanks again to my wonderful guests, and all the fans and friends that showed up that night. Big thanks to The Monocle for the opportunity. Join us every 2nd Tuesday as we continue this as a monthly series. 

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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

Direct download: songwriters1RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:49am CST

I took a drive out to Hess Van Schlemer Metalworks in Illinois for the night to hang out with my friend Lexy Schlemer of Candy Coated Evil. We get into talking about some of her solo music, her crazy weekend for the shop at Walker Stalker, hanging out with Paul Thorn and play some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Blame It On The Music
  • Livin' Loud
  • Never Be Mine

See Lexy LIVE

4/13 at Franchise 8-12 with Brad Noe

4/14 at Paddy McD's 9-1 with Brad Noe

4/21 at Stagger Inn 5-8

Be sure to follow Hess Van Schlemer on Facebook. HVSmetalworksart.com

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Direct download: LexySchlemerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:38am CST

New Lingo returns to the show! This time they brought along their manger Juan Ibanez. Juan also recently shot music videos for New Lingo including their "Swoon" & "Texas Justice" videos. We talk about how these guys are all came to working together, the new RV, hitting the road on tour, brand new music and big ol release party coming up!

See New Lingo LIVE

4/28 at The Firebird with Ashland, Steeples, Hard Loss, Man The Helm & Cold Rooms. $10 tickets. 6pm FirebirdSTL.com

For more dates, follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. NewLingoSTL.com

On this episode you'll hear 2 songs from their upcoming BELOVED EP including "Swoon" and the WORLD PREMIERE of "High Hopes"

 

Direct download: NewLingo2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:07am CST

The other night I had the privilege of hanging out with my friends Neil C. Luke & Drew Sheafor of L.S Xprss. I just pressed record and let them do their thing. We talked about a little of everything, played some live acoustic and had a lot of laughs. 

Neil C. Luke (Left) & Drew Sheafor (Right) of L.S Xprss

See them LIVE

4/13 Jamapolooza at Livery Company

4/14 at Lo-Fi Cherokee 11a

4/29 at Sinkhole with Thee Oswalds

5/12 at Venice Cafe

6/2 at Cantonn Inn

6/16 & 17 at RFT Showcase in The Grove

6/23 at Creefest at Off Broadway

Find more dates by following L.S. Xprss on Facebook & Instagram!

On this episode you'll hear

  • "I Had To Face It" 
  • "Mama" (River Kittens cover)
  • "Rock N Roll Milkshake"
Direct download: LSXprssRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:06am CST

The other night I sat in a St.Louis Denny's with Comedian & Musician Sarah Pearl to get to know a little more about what she has been up to. We get into her start and love for comedy, her early days in music and her new project she's working on and then we chow down on some pancakes! Thanks to Ruth our wonderful waitress for taking such great care of us. 

Closing out the show you hear a bit of Virgina Muse a demo version of Lake Street Drive's "What I'm Doing Here." Keep an eye out for more music and dates from Virgina Muse soon.

See Sarah LIVE

4/6 at Foam for Coffee Break with Yale Hollander

4/22 at Helium for Best In The City

5/3 at Venice Cafe for debut performance of Virgina Muse

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Direct download: SarahPearlRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00am CST

Pure October RETURNS! I caught up with this pop punk trio the other day to talk about some of their big upcoming shows, brand new music, we answer all the burning questions from the fans, and debut their new single!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Always 
  • Sunny Side Up

Follow Pure October on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! Pick up their music on ITunes, Bandcamp or Spotify.

See them LIVE

4/5 at Lindenwood University 

4/7 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room with Inner Outlines, Free Parking & Calloway Circus. Don't forget to pre-order your new shirt before the show at PureOctober.com!

5/19 Kickback Fest

6/2 at The Firebird for Agitate The Airwaves Birthday show

 

 

Direct download: PureOctober2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:20am CST

The other night I stopped in at the Mudpit to talk with Nate Lowery of The Native Sons. I had a great time talking with him and getting to know him a little better. We get into talking about his move to St.Louis, starting The Native Sons, his family, Mudpie, play some live acoustic and share stories behind these songs.

On this episode you'll hear: 

  • Searching For A Line (Live Acoustic)
  • Circles Around The Sun (Live Acoustic) 
  • Valley Of The Acid Eaters (Live Acoustic)

See The Native Sons LIVE: 

Every Sunday at The Beale on Broadway 5-8

Every Monday at 1860 Saloon 9-1

4/4 at The Ready Room

For more dates, follow the band on Facebook & Instagram. Keep an eye out for an album coming soon!

Direct download: nateloweryRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:25pm CST

Singer songwriter Brent Stewart joins me on the show to talk about his brand new album, some stories behind some of the songs, play some live acoustic and more!

See Brent LIVE

4/6 at Varsity Theater in Carbondale

4/7 at Evangeline's in St.Louis

On this episode you'll hear 3 new songs from HOME TO ROAM

  • Record Junkie Blues
  • Some Things
  • Home to Roam

Follow Brent Stewart on Facebook & Instagram. Pick up some of his other albums on BrentStewartMusic.com

Direct download: BrentStewartRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:43am CST

A bit ago I stopped in at Steve's Hot Dogs in Tower Grove to talk with Melwheezy of Geekly Podcast. We talk about his show, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War and a bunch of other geek talk. 

Thanks to Steve's for letting us hang out and record! 

Be sure to check out Geekly Podcast on ITunes or Soundcloud. Follow the show on Facebook & Twitter!

Direct download: GeeklyRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02pm CST

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