Indie group Big Tobacco joins me on the show to discuss their brand new CLOUD 9 EP, some stories behind the songs, share a preview of the EP, their upcoming & last show, Bret Michaels and more!

See them LIVE

10/19 at Foam with New Mayans & Thames

Find their CLOUD 9 EP everywhere digitally on October 20th. You'll hear:

  • I Don't Know
  • Something Else
  • Dead Boy

Follow Big Tobacco on Facebook & Instagram

 

Direct download: BigTobaccoRPP.mp3
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Meet The Broken Kingdom! I had a blast hanging with these guys. I took a drive over to Collinsville, IL to record this one. We talk about how the group came together, stories behind the songs, sobriety, influences, upcoming shows and jam some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Until The End (live acoustic)
  • Set Me On Fire
  • Never Again (live acoustic)


Pick up their EP today on Soundcloud.com

See The Broken Kingdom LIVE

Aug 8th at Fubar Jimmy Solo acoustic

Aug 16th at Fubar with Boy Hits Car

Find more upcoming dates on their Facebook page! Subscribe to their YouTube channel!

Direct download: TheBrokenKingdomRPP.mp3
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Tuesday night I went out to see my buddies in T.R.O.Y share the stage with Red Sun Rising at Old Rock House in St.Louis, MO. It was a killer show! It is always fun getting to see T.R.O.Y play but especially cool when they break out some brand new songs like their new single "Wicked World."

After the show I was able to sneak in a quick podcast with them to discuss their weekend at Rocklahoma, Denny's and their new single "Wicked World". If you haven't, download a copy on ITunes, add it to your Spotify playlists & check out the video on YouTube!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Reckoning 
  • Wicked World

Be sure to follow THE REALITY OF YOURSELF on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to find out when they are coming to a town near you.

See them LIVE

6/1 at The Riff for Paralandra EP Release Show with The Many Colored Death

8/12 at Summers At The River (Nixa, MO) with Buckcherry, POD, Lit, Alien Ant Farm & Paralandra

Visit TheRealityOfYourself.com for more details and purchase some music or a shirt!

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

 

 

Direct download: TROYRPP.mp3
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This weekend I took a drive to Bethalto, IL to meet up with the guys of Out Amongst The Masses at Redwood Studios where we met up with their producer/engineer (and past gust of the show!) Michael Bivens. We get into their brand new EP, debut a new track off of it, stories behind some of the songs, what it was like for them all working together, their big Release Party coming up, and we play some live acoustic tunes!

On this episode you'll hear

  • Consequences (Live acoustic)
  • 10-44
  • Thrown (Live acoustic)

Join OUT AMONGST THE MASSES for their ASCENSION EP RELEASE PARTY at Pop's in Sauget, IL on Saturday June 2nd with special guests Silent Hollow, Skydweller, Divide The Empire & Conquer As They Come. Doors at 6p. Happy Hour with drink specials and live acoustic music from 6-7. Show at 7p. 

Head over to OUTAMONGSTTHEMASSES.com right now for tickets, CDs, Shirts, Coozies and more! For $20 you can get a shirt, CD, and a ticket to the party! 

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! ASCENSION EP will be available soon on all your digital platforms.

 

Direct download: OATM2RPP.mp3
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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
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Right before Thanksgiving, I took a trip down to St. Genevieve, MO to to meet up with Sunset Over Houma! We enjoyed some cookie cake and talked about how they formed the band, their new EP, recording at Gaslight and played some LIVE acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Cop In A Field
  • Arrowheads

Be sure to follow Sunset Over Houma on Facebook & Instagram for more information!

See them LIVE

12/16 at Pop's for Road To Pointfest with Pure October, Name It Now, Mr.Wilson's Heroes & Elmfriend

12/22 at Schlafly Tap Room with TOK & Monkh and the People

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Itunes, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: SunsetOverHoumaRPP.mp3
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Singer Songwriter Everyday Jake stops by to talk about his new LIVE AT RED FISH BLUE FISH EP, upcoming RELEASE PARTY, stories behind the songs and play some live acoustic.

Join the party this Thursday Night 12/7/17 at Kubrick's in their upstairs lounge in St.Charles, MO. Pick up a copy of his EP that evening!

On this episode you'll hear

  • Walk The Plank
  • Moondog (Live acoustic on Rock Paper Podcast)

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

Direct download: EverydayJakeRPP.mp3
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The Cinema Story returns! The other night I met up with The Cinema Story at Denny's in Arnold, MO for some pancakes and a podcast. We had a lot of laughs catching up on what they've been up to the last year including a brand new EP, upcoming Release Party, Music Video & more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • James Cameron
  • Front Door

Both songs are available for download on ITunes or Bandcamp.com

See The Cinema Story LIVE

12/5 at Off Broadway with Rookie Of The Year

1/7 at The Firebird for EP Release Party with Forgetting January, An Unfortunate Trend, Secondary, As We Are, The Last Stanza

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

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

Direct download: TheCinemaStory2RPP.mp3
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Phil Wright & Jack Wright return to talk about all things Phillip-a-Looza coming up, new Scandaleros record, Funky Butt Brass Band's Holiday Brasstravaganza, Jack's Prom proposal & much more. We also talk about some of Jack's original music and talked him into playing some live acoustic on the show!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Scandaleros "City Girls"
  • Jack Wright "You Gotta Go" (Live Acoustic)

See Phil LIVE

11/22 The Scandaleros play The Last Waltz with Stag Nite All-stars at South Broadway Athletic Club

11/30 Scratchtones & The Scandaleros at Venice Cafe

12/1 & 12/2 12th Annual Phillip-A-Looza at Old Rock House with Funky Butt Brass Band, Falling Fences, The Mighty Pines, Alligator Wine + Friends, The ScratchTones, The Service, Crate 2 Crate Sound System, Jake's Leg, Madahoochi, Mom's Kitchen, The Scandaleros, Sean Canan's Voodoo Players Tenacious D, Big Mike Aguirre & The Blu City All Stars, The Grooveliner & DJ Alexis Tucci

1 day $15 2 day $25 Tickets at MetroTix.com

Dec 8 The Scandaleros at Rose Music Hall with Driving Wheel for Greg Allman's Birthday

Dec 13 Voodoo Highway Men at Broadway Oyster Bar

Dec 15 & 16 Funky Butt Brass Band's Holiday Brasstravaganza at Off Broadway

Find more dates & details on the new Scandaleros record by following their Facebook page. RSVP to Phillip-A-Looza!

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

 

 

Direct download: Phillipalooza3RPP.mp3
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Singer songwriter Chris Rader of Clusterpluck stops by to talk about some upcoming shows, play some live acoustic songs, stories behind the songs, Sean Canan's Voodoo Players, growing up in Illinois and more.

See Clusterpluck LIVE

Nov 18 at Broadway Oyster Bar with The Highway Saints. This show is a canned food drive so bring all the cans you can!

Dec 1 at Stagger Inn Edwardsville, IL

Dec 7 at Pk's Carbondale, IL

Dec 8 at John Brown's on the Square Marion, IL

Dec 9 at Reifschneider's Grill in Columbia, IL for HOLIDAY HOEDOWN

More dates, music and everything else at Clusterpluck.org

On this episode you'll hear 2 new live acoustic songs Chris wrote that should appear on the next Clusterpluck album due out in 2018

  • Hometown
  • Blue Collar Country

Follow Clusterpluck on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

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

Direct download: ChrisRaderRPP.mp3
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I was fortunate enough to get to hang out with talented up & coming trio The Matching Shoe for this episode. We get into how the band came together, their debut EP, Release Party, some stories behind the songs and did a live living room acoustic jam.

Don't miss their release party!! This Friday night 10/20 at Old Rock House with friends GypsyLion. $10 All Ages

On this episode you'll get a little preview of the DON'T HIDE IT, DIVIDE IT EP

  • St.Louis 1979
  • Take The Bait (Live Acoustic)
  • I Think I Thought

Follow The Matching Shoe on TheMatchingShoe.com, Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. More dates on the way!

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

Direct download: TheMatchingShoeRPP.mp3
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Oh yeah! Bruiser Queen returns! I caught up with Morgan & Jason of Bruiser Queen the other night at band practice to discuss their new album HEAVY HIGH that is due out soon. We talk about their Release Party, vinyl, recording the album, Crushed Out, tour life and so much more.

Head over to PledgeMusic.com/BruiserQueen to pre-order your copy of HEAVY HIGH today! You can also get Jason to wash your dishes, or Morgan to babysit or order a copy of the vinyl!

On this episode you'll hear

  • Here Lies My Heart
  • Have Fun (Live Acoustic)
  • Sugar High (Live Acoustic)
  • The Way I Love You

See Bruiser Queen on their HEAVY HIGH TOUR now all dates at BruiserQueen.com

See them in St.Louis

11/22 at Off Broadway for their Release Party with The Fuck Off & Dies, Hounds & Brian McClelland

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to keep up with them on tour! SUBSCRIBE to the YouTube channel for more of their music videos.

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

 

Direct download: BruiserQueen2RPP.mp3
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The other day I stopped in at Steve's Hot Dogs on The Hill to meet up with some friends Gary Johnston Jr, Tom Williams & Brett Taylor. They are all helping in put on the 1st Annual IKANDU Acoustic Charity Show.

Left to Right: Gary Johnston Jr (OATM & Verba Stellae), Tom Williams (OATM) & Brett Taylor (Verba Stellae)

We talk about IKANDU and their services they've been providing for autistic children around Mascoutah, and all of the bands appearing such as...

  • Sky Burnt White
  • System Slave
  • Divide The Empire
  • Verba Stellae
  • OATM
  • Robby Kallery

On this episode you'll hear

  • System Slave "Road Less Traveled On"
  • Robby Kallery "Texas or Tennessee" (Lucero cover)
  • Divide The Empire "Carnival Ride"
  • Sky Burnt White "Parades"
  • OATM "Watching the Embers Fade (Live Acoustic)"
  • Verba Stellae "This Skin (Live Acoustic)"

See all of them LIVE

10/7 at Mascoutah Vistors Center

Buy your tickets TODAY! Tickets include drinks & appetizers.  Click HERE! 

Direct download: IkanduRPP.mp3
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Today I took a little road trip to Columbia, MO to visit with my new friend Jenny Teator. She's in town from Nashville for a big show and was kind enough to take some time out to record this episode.

We had fun talking about her move to Nashville, some of what she's already learned there, songwriting & more. Jenny played some live acoustic as well as give us a sneak peek at a unreleased demo she's working on.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Infatuation (Acoustic) (Written by Jenny Teator & Sheridan Gates)
  • Hurts So Good (Demo)

See Jenny LIVE

9/28 at The Industry in Columbia, MO

Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & SUBSCRIBE to her YouTube for more dates, videos & information. Everything at JennyTeator.com

 

Direct download: JennyTeatorRPP.mp3
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Jeremy Segel-Moss returns to Rock Paper Podcast to discuss this year's Big Muddy Blues Festival, St.Louis Blues Society and much more!

Join us for the 22nd Annual Big Muddy Blues Festival going on Sept 1-3 in downtown St.Louis, on the riverfront at Leclede's Landing. This year is again 100% St.Louis talent. Over 50 acts on 6 stages (3 indoor 3 outdoor).

Lineup includes favorites such as:

John McVey

Big George Brock

Jeremiah Johnson Band

Al Holiday & The East Side Rhythm Band

Green McDonough Band

The Maness Brothers

Tommy Halloran's Guerrilla Swing

Big Mike Aguirre & The Blu-City Allstars

Roland Johnson

Gene Jackson

Marquise Knox

and many more

Tickets available now at BigMuddyBluesFestival.com

 

There will also be 2 tribute shows being held at The National Blues Museum

Saturday- Tribute to Albert King

Sunday- Tribute to Tommy Bankhead

Follow along on Facebook & Twitter for more details!

 

 

Direct download: JeremySegelMoss2.mp3
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The other day I caught up with the man behind the camera Freddy D'Angelo to talk about his videos, his photography, his music, big party he's putting on, play some live acoustic and so much more!

See Freddy LIVE

6/29 at Old Rock House with Inner Outlines (Acoustic Set) & Fly Method. This is also a memorial for Freddy's father Fred Dickerson Sr. $10 Tickets available at MetroTix.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Moment
  • Pictures
  • World So Cold

Find more information at Freddy D'Angelo Studios on Facebook

 

Direct download: FreddyDRPP.mp3
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A while back I caught up with the guys of Old Capital over at Gaslight. This was one of the funniest episodes I've recorded, probably the hardest I've laughed while hosting the show.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Loose Change
  • Hearts A Goldmine
  • Big Black Car

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. Keep an eye out for a new album coming very soon.

See them LIVE

May 6 Livery Company

May 27 Mississippi Nights Music Festival

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: OldCapitalRPP.mp3
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The other day I stopped by Suburban Pro Studios in St.Louis, MO to talk with Jason & Scott of My Posse In Effect, a Beastie Boys Tribute band. We talk about the idea to form the band, their start, learning these songs, first albums and upcoming shows!

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See My Posse In Effect LIVE

4/15 at Delmar Hall in St.Louis, MO

4/28 at The Blue Note in Columbia, MO

11/22 at The Ready Room in St.Louis, MO

Follow My Posse In Effect on Facebook for more dates!

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

 

 

Thanks to Gaslight for all of their support with this show. Check out GaslightSTL.com and schedule a tour today if you haven’t been by there. It’s a beautiful recording studio attached to a bar!  Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. .

12342578_182933895386709_6687088724347852320_nAlso big thanks to Music Record Shop for supporting the show!! They relocated to .ZACK on Locust now, so swing by and check out their new location! New records in every Friday. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com. Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! Come out 4/22 for RECORD STORE DAY!

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Direct download: MyPosseInEffectRPP.mp3
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The other day I took a drive out to Peno in Clayton, MO to meet up with Amanda Raye to discuss her return to St.Louis, her EP, songwriting, upcoming shows, American Idol, and so much more!

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On this episode you'll hear 3 songs from her RULES EP

  • Rosie's Song
  • Rules
  • You Can't Forget Me

Pick up a copy of the EP on CDBaby.com or stream on Spotify.

See Amanda Raye LIVE

4/7 at Seven in Belleville, IL

4/11 at Joe Mancuso MS Benefit at Sheldon Concert Hall

6/15 at Evangeline's

9/30 at Focal Point

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Follow her on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more information & dates. AmandaRayeMusic.com

 

 

Thanks to Gaslight for all of their support with this show. Check out GaslightSTL.com and schedule a tour today if you haven’t been by there. It’s a beautiful recording studio attached to a bar!  Carter Hulsey there on March 26th. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

12342578_182933895386709_6687088724347852320_nAlso big thanks to Music Record Shop for supporting the show!! They relocated to .ZACK on Locust now, so swing by and check out their new location! New records in every Friday. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com. Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

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Direct download: AmandaRayeRPP.mp3
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Episode 346- Anthony Doria & Coty Cech

Singer Songwriter Anthony Doria returns to the show. This time he brought along special guest Coty Cech (aka Ivan Petro Kimskie). We had a great time and a lot of laughs recording this episode. Anthony performs 4 originals live acoustic.

  • Frienemy
  • Hot Sauce (ft Ivan Petro Kimskie)
  • Dreamer
  • The Hangover song

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We also discuss him recording at Gaslight, and hopefully having a You, Me & Dougie album out soon. Along with recording there, Anthony has also started hosting Singer Songwriter Sessions there on Sundays once a month as a part of Allegro Entertainment. Keep an eye out for February's date. GaslightSTL.com or AllegroSTL.com.

Come see Anthony with You, Me & Dougie LIVE

1/26 at Nick's Pub

1/28 at Nick's Pub

Follow You, Me & Dougie on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more dates.

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

Direct download: AnthonyDoriaRPP.mp3
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Episode 333- The Grooveliner 2

This episode I went to meet up with The Grooveliner at their practice space in Toby's Basement to talk about their new album, release party, some stories behind the songs, recording at the MIDI Room and so much more!

This episode is a lot of laughs!

You'll get to hear "D'Nost" & "3LT" from their debut album Toby's Basement. Currently available for pre-order on ITunes. Physical copies available at the party!

See The Grooveliner LIVE

1/7 at The Ready Room with Southern Exposure & Jackson Howard

Don't forget to check out their TuneSpeak deal on their Facebook page for a chance at some free tickets!! Also be sure to set your DVR to watch the Grooveliner on Fox 2 Friday 1/6 at 9am.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

 

 

Direct download: TheGrooveliner2RPP.mp3
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Yesterday I stopped in at Elaine's on Cherokee to hang out with some new & old friends including to Jess Bohn, Elaine Gruener & Mathlida Fenton of Ramona Deflowered, Shawn Telkamp of Shotgun Abby, Cameron Novack of Slushwave and many more. We talked about about their 5th annual Christmas Album, some of the songs and even played 2 live from Elaine's.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Slushwave "Last Christmas" (WHAM cover)
  • Shotgun Abby "Mary Did You Know/Rock The Manger"
  • Jewell Yocum, Elaine Gruener, Jess & Chuck Bohn "Baby It's Cold Outisde"
  • Jewell Yocum, Elaine Gruener, Jess & Chuck Bohn "Mele Kalikimaka"
  • Chris Wright "Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin"
  • St.Mark's Saturday Night Chuch Choir "O Who Are They?"
  • Cameron Novack, Chuck Bohn & Steve Gruener "Mr.Grinch (Live From Eliane's)"
  • Cameron Novack, Chuck Bohn & Steve Gruener "Let It Snow (Live from Elaine's)"

If you'd like a copy of the collection, reach out to Jess Bohn and I'm sure she would love to get you a copy.

See Slushwave LIVE

Dec 31 at Fubar

See Shotgun Abby LIVE

Feb 9 at The Way Out Club

Thanks to all of my guests today! I had a great time recording this one. Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: BohnFamilyHolidaySpecialRPP.mp3
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The other night I stopped by Matt McElwrath's apartment to hang out with Curt Copeland, Dre Montez (Who's 2 Blame Podcast), Matt McElwrath & Nick Adamson (of Media Outlaws/The Loft Sessions). We had a lot of fun & laughs talking about Curt's radio career, songwriting, his new project, and played a few live acoustic tunes!

On this episode you'll hear 2 Curt Copeland originals "Bad Luck Charm" & "Mound."

Follow Curt on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

Check out The Loft Sessions on YouTube!

Check out Who's 2 Blame Podcast!

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: CurtCopelandRPP.mp3
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Over the weekend I met up with St.Louis Rockers ThePour to get to know them. A few familiar faces in this band, as its essentially a super group. The line up consists of:

Jeff Lee (Vocals)

Brian Smith (Bass)

Addison Bracher (Guitar)

Jack Wiese (Guitar)

Chad LaRoy (Drums)

We talk about their new single "Animal," how this band came together, new album in the works, and much more!

On this episode you'll hear "Animcal" & "The Vow" both are available for purchase on ITunes!

Come see ThePour LIVE

Nov 26 at Cicero's St.Louis with Oneday, Cost of Desire & Struck Down By Sound

Dec 3 at Outland Ballroom Springfield, MO with Devour The Day, TROY & Bridge To Grace

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more dates & info.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: ThePourRPP.mp3
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Episode 302- Scrub

Hanging out with Scrub for Episode 302. I had a blast meeting and talking with him. We talked about his start into music, Hip Hop, some music videos, new music coming out and more! Throughout the episode you'll heard some beats from ACE HA.

On this episode you'll hear "Anita Ride" & "Ozark Outlaw." Videos for both songs available on YouTube.

See Scrub LIVE

11/19 at Pop's with Strata-G & More

Keep up with Scrub on Facebook & Instagram. Subscribe on YouTube. New music on the way!!

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: ScrubRPP.mp3
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Episode 299- Dear Genre

The other night I stopped in at a Denny's and talked with rock duo Dear Genre about touring with Bruiser Queen, naming the band, the evolution of Dear Genre, their new album Flower Puns, live shows vs studio recordings, their "Move" music video and more.

On this episode you'll hear "Move" & "Lucifer" available digitally at DearGenre.com

Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and keep an eye out for more dates coming soon.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: DearGenreRPP.mp3
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The other night I took a drive over to Lemp Brewery rehearsal spaces and met up with Jon Humphreys or better known as Mr.H. We talked all about his debut album titled MORE, his release party coming up, some stories behind the songs and everything in between.

See Mr.H and The Modern Historians LIVE

Thursday 11/3 at Cicero's with The By Gods, Four Arm Shiver & The Langaleers $10

On this episode you'll hear two live acoustic tracks we recorded standing outside of Lemp "Chattanooga Blues" & "Shaffer, TX" along with the album version of the title track "More (w/ Foothold)"

Pick up the album, shirts and stickers at the Release Party 11/3. It'll also be available digitally at his website. Follow Mr.H on Facebook for more upcoming dates.

Direct download: MrH_RPP.mp3
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Episode 283- Disguise The Limit

A bit ago I had the opportunity to sit with some of the guys of Disguise the Limit and talk about how they formed, early influences, some stories behind the tunes, and when to expect new music.

See LIVE Oct 22 at Just Bill's

with Dead To Begin With

Conman Economy

Pirate Signal

& Dead Planet

Follow them on Facebook!

On this episode you'll hear "Ghost Inside In My Head" & "Wish You Well" from their EP

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: DisguiseTheLimiitRPP.mp3
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Episode 281- Kenny Williamson

The other night I had the opportunity to sit and talk with one of my favorite concert photographers Kenny Williamson of RKNPHOTO. If you don't know the name, I guarantee you've see some of his work. He's been working the last 10 years as a photographer for LiveNation at the now Hollywood Casino Amphitheater.

Kenny had some great stories to how he landed that job, being a self taught photographer, and swap some favorite concert memories.

Find all things RKNPHOTO at RKNPHOTO.com. You can even purchase a copy of some of your favorite images. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

 

Direct download: kennywilliamsonRPP.mp3
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Episode 269- The Daisy Ad ORH

This episode was recorded LIVE from Jackal Fest on July 30th inside the green room of the The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy. You'll hear a bit of Boys Club sound checking in the background.

Gavin McNutt, Tony Bertoglio, Jeremy Reidy & Dylan Doughty joined me talk about their show coming up at Old Rock House!

Don't miss The Old Souls Revival, Mt. Thelonious & The Daisy Ad August 27th Saturday night at Old rock House. $8

On this episode you'll also hear

The Old Souls Revival "I Will Let You In"
The Daisy Ad "Let Down (Live)"

To hear more songs check them out on Bandcamp.com. Follow the bands on Facebook & Instagram.

 

 

Direct download: DaisyAdORHRPP.mp3
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Episode 253- Jackal Fest 2016

Saturday I went by the Music Record Shop to see the Langaleers and Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals rocking a live in-store. I stuck around after the show to sit down with Danny & Josh of BL&TLJ to talk about Jackal Fest coming up. We talked about how the idea came about, how awesome all the bands on the lineup are and what to expect.

Jackal Fest includes

Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals

The Maness Brothers

Old Souls Revival

Miss Molly Simms

Dubb Nubb

Cara Louise Band

Gavin M.

Search Parties

The Free Years

The Langaleers

Rover

Old Capital

Boys Club

Sister Wizard

Kid Scientist

The Wilderness

Bug Chaser

Grab tickets today! $7 HERE or $10 at the door.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: JackalFestRPP.mp3
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Episode 242- Daniel Johnanning

Last week I stopped by 4 Hands Brewery in St.Louis, MO to hang out with my friend Daniel Johanning. If you're playing along at home, this is Dan's 2nd appearance on the show. He sat in on the Brother Lee & the Leather Jackals episode back in December. I wanted to give him his on proper episode to talk about some of his solo music coming out, the Wilderness and everything else he's involved in.

On this episode you'll hear a live acoustic version of "Alright" and closing out the show "Airstream Dreams." Both songs available on Bandcamp.com

See Dan LIVE

7/8 at House Show with Carter Hulsey in St.Louis, MO

7/9 at The Demo with The Wilderness, Brother Leee & The Leather Jackals, Rover, Blackwater '64, Everything Went Black, Bastard and The Crows, DJ Mahf & more.

7/30 at The Bootleg (Atomic Cowboy) for Jackal Fest with The Wilderness, The Maness Brothers, Miss Molly Simms, The Free Years, The Langaleers, Search Parties, 4th Ciyt Rag, Old Souls Revival, Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals and more!

8/20 at South Broadway Athletic Club for 5th Annual Whiskey War Festival

Follow The Wilderness & Dan Johanning Acoustic on Facebook for updates!

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: DanJohanningRPP.mp3
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Last night I went over to Ambit Studios in Maryville, IL to hang out with the guys of My Legacy My Ghost. Had a great time talking about everything from touring, Deadpool, Nathan going to China, their first headline show, and when we might hear new music.

See My Legacy My Ghost headlining the Demo on 5/27 with Conman Economy, Cuvi, The Cinema Story & Calloway Circus. Tickets are $7 in advance from the bands, or $10 at the door.

Head over to MyLegacyMyGhost.bandcamp.com and grab their EP for free. Listen on repeat so you can sing a long at the show.

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Direct download: MyLegacyMyGhost2RPP.mp3
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Episode 219- Zagk Gibbons

I went by Gaslight off Kingshighway & Shaw the other night and sat down with Zagk Gibbons to talk about everything he's a part of in St.Louis music. Zagk is currently working as Audio engineer for Gaslight. He run his own audio recording company called Loudhouse. He's the drummer for the Miss Molly Simms band. He's also a live sound guy for The Demo & The Firebird. We discuss all of these things and more .

I had a great time with Zagk hearing about all of his projects he's working on. Check out some of the bands we mentioned in this episode:

Miss Molly Simms

Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals

Maness Brothers

Old Souls Revival

Caveofswords

The Leopard/ The Hush List

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or Rockpaperpodcast.com

Direct download: zagkpp.mp3
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Episode 207- Matt Kennon

Last week I caught up with my friend singer songwriter Matt Kennon. We sat inside of Victorian Gardens retirement home in Eureka, MO right after his gig there. Matt played a couple live acoustic tunes including some older favorites and 2 new ones he's working on. Keep an eye out for a new record coming this summer.

On this episode you'll hear "You Had to Pick on Me" from his 77 album.  Along with live acoustic snippets of "The Call", "Faithfully" & "Old Rock n Roll" and closing out the show with "Tell me Something I Don't Know"

You can see Matt Kennon live:

May 6 at Kilderkins Pub

May 13 at JP's Corner

June 11 at Ballwin Days

Sept 10 at Eureka Days

Sept 24 at Brookdale Farms for Concert In The Corn with Craig Cambell

Keep up with Matt on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Bandsintown. MattKennon.com. Be sure to go listen and buy some of his music on Amazon, ITunes or where ever you get your music.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher or ROCKPAPERPPODCAST.com

Direct download: MattkennonRPP.mp3
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Friday night I took a drive to Columbia, MO to see my friends in Decadent Nation, Made In Waves, John Galbraith & Clockwork at Rose Music Hall. Before the show, I was able sit in Zack's garage and record with the guys on Decadent Nation. Listen as we discuss everything from the recent line up change, ghosts, vinyl, Adam Sandler, upcoming shows & new music!

You can see Decadent Nation LIVE

3/25 at The Blue Note in Columbia, MO for Seattle Royale as Pearl Jam.

4/29 at The Bridge in Columbia, MO

5/14 at Shots in Rolla, MO

Buy some of their music on ITunes. Check out their brand new album Space+Time. Follow the band on Facebook & Twitter.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher or RockPaperPodcast.com

 

Direct download: DecadentNationRPP.mp3
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Episode 179- Sean O'Brien 2

Comedian Sean O'Brien returns to the program to hang out. We discuss everything from Saved By The Bell, late night talk shows, how Sean photobombed Greg Warren's picture with Seth Meyers, SNL, and everything in between.

Follow Sean on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with dates. He's a regular at the Westport Funny Bone in St.Louis.

 

Direct download: SeanObrienRPP.mp3
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Episode 173- Letter To Memphis

Episode 173 I'm joined by folk group Letter To Memphis to discuss their brand new album COME ON HOME. We talk about touring, home shows, take questions from the fans, recording the new album and their upcoming show.

You can see Letter to Memphis LIVE 2/14 at The Stage at KDHX for their album release party with special guests Hazel Ra & John Donovan.

Still time to pre-order the new record with great perks at PledgeMusic.com.

Find more information & dates at LetterToMemphis.net, Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

 

 

Direct download: lettertomemphis2RPP.mp3
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On today's episode I'm joined by Al Holliday of the Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band and special guest co-host my Mother Debbie. Al was gracious enough to invite us over into his home in St.Louis, MO to discuss his new album Natural Remedies, some influences, Memphis, vinyl, and upcoming shows.

See Al Holliday Live:

1/22 at Beale on Broadway

2/6 Old Rock House with Funky Butt Brass Band

Buy a copy of Natural Remedies on ITunes, CdBaby or AlHollidayMusic.com

Hear "Natural Remedies" & "Come Tru" from the album and Al played "Freedom For the Stallion" live for the show.

 

Direct download: AlHollidayRPP.mp3
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Over the weekend I met up with comedian Andrew Topping at the Valley Park Funny Bone to get to talk about his start in comedy, his theater background, SNL & more. Being that it's Christmas Eve we decided to do something fun and Andrew did a reading of Twas The Night Before Christmas to close out the show.

See Andrew Dec 26th at Valley Park Funny Bone for their Best of STL show. You can also catch him there Dec 31st with Lisa Landry for their NYE Party!

 

Direct download: andrewToppingRPP.mp3
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Episode 141- Mark & Dan of Music Record Shop

This is episode is short and sweet. I went down to visit the Music Record Shop and talk with Mark & Dan about some of the events coming up at the shop including Record Store Day 11/27/15. If you're out Black Friday shopping, make sure to swing in Music Record Shop and pick up some new music.

11/27 18andCounting In-Store. DJ Set 10-4

11/28 Rock Paper Podcast Presents: Connor Low w/ Brian Owen and Hands & Feet

12/6 Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals Boredom Leads To The Bottle EP listening party

New Music Listening Party and new records every FRIDAY.

Follow Music Record Shop on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

 

Direct download: MRSrpp.mp3
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Episode 98 I'm joined by the multi-talented Tim Convy. You may remember Tim as the keyboardist of Ludo, you may have seen him performing at the St.Louis Funny Bone, or even at Kim Vu's eating dinner. 

We chat about a bit about Ludo, Tim's start in comedy, Nikki Glaser, and T-Shirts. 

Follow Tim on Twitter @TimConvy

Instagram at @TshirtProblems & @TimConvy

 

This episode is sponsored by Music Recorc Shop in St.Louis, MO.

 

Direct download: TimConvyRPP.mp3
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Things to do tonight: 
1) Sunset Amusement at Everything Wine and Cigars / The Barrel Bar
2) Denver Wade Trent at Rooks Gameday Sports Bar & Grill
3) Matt Wynn at Maggie Malone's 9-11
4) Lincoln Durham w/ Oil Boom at OFF BROADWAY MUSIC VENUE
5) John Henry at Eckert's Country Store & Farms
6) Steve Ewing at Culpeppers In the CWE
7) Soulard Blues Band at Moonshine Blues Bar
8) Hard Tale at CJ Muggs - Webster Groves, Missouri
9) Matt Stansberry & The Romance at The Beale on Broadway
10) Jake Baker at Funny Bone Valley Park 
11) Bob Biggerstaff at Funny Bone St Louis Westport 
12) DIRTY MUGGS ft/ Cassandra Llea at Brewskeez

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On this week's episode we welcome Colby and Jeremy of the Paranormal Task Force. On the show we discuss how the team was formed, what they do on investigations and some of the most interesting moments they have had during an investigation. You can learn more about the Paranormal Task Force by visiting their website www.paranormaltaskforce.com. We would like to thank Alyson Barth Agency with Farmers Insurance for sponsoring this episode. Contact Alyson Barth to get a quick, easy and free quote for all types of insurances (Life, Auto, Homeowners, and Renters). If you enjoy the show, then please subscribe to the show on iTunes and Stitcher and make sure you follow and Like us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Shows this week: 7/21-7/26

Tuesday 
1) Hayes Carll at OFF BROADWAY MUSIC VENUE

Wednesday 
1) Patrick Sweany Music at Off Broadway 
2) Gary Clark Jr at The Pageant with Nick Moss Band
3) Denver Wade Trent at Everything Wine and Cigars / The Barrel Bar

Thursday 
1) The Jeremiah Johnson Band at Moonshine Blues Bar
2) Lunar Levitation at Sunset Hills Pool Party 
3) Denver Wade Trent at Rendezvous Cafe & Wine Bar
4) Joe Marlotti Thursday- Sunday at Funny Bone Valley Park

Friday 
1) Denver Wade Trent at 370 Park 
2) The Chris Casello Trio at Beale on Broadway

Saturday 
1) Unifyah w/ Tasi at Jefferson Barracks Amphitheater
2) Patrick Sweany at The Bridge w/ David Dearnley
3) Brian Curran at Focal Point Traditional Arts Center in Maplewood
4) Denver Wade Trent at The Barrel Bar 
5) Jeremiah Johnson band at The Beale on Broadway

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Some shows this week that I recommend:

Tonight Monday:
1) Matt Wynn Music at R.T. Weiler's
2) Bare Knuckle Comedy 5 year celebration at Duck Room at Blueberry Hill w/ Aaron BrooksKevin O'BrienKevin White and more! S5 21+
3) Joe Marlotti at Funny Bone St Louis Westpo rt 
Tuesday: 
1) Sean Patton at Foam S5

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Friday 7/11
1) Denver Wade Trent at Everything Wine and Cigars / The Barrel Bar
2) Steven Woolley at Cottleville Wine Seller
3) SOJA w/ Trevor Hall at The Pageant
4) Marquise Knox at The Beale on Broadway
5) Ryan Waked and Tom 'Papa' Ray at BBQ Blues Smoke House
6) The HillBenders at The Ready Room

7) Pixie and the Playthings at Maggie Malone's 

 

Saturday 7/12
1) Funky Butt Brass Band and more at Old Rock House
2) Danielle Bradbery from the Voice w/ Kellie Pickler at Lincoln County Fair
3) Craig Morgan at Franklin County Fair 
4) Ying Yang Twins at The Ready Room
5) The Hush List w/ Clockwork and Spacetrain at The Mad Magician
6) Nick Vatterott at Blueberry Hill (Elvis Room) 
7) Steven Woolley at Nick's Pub

8) Jeremiah Johnson Band at Trainwreck Saloon

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