Drummer Mike Murano joins me to discuss his work with some projects like The Mighty Pines, The People's Key, Transmatter Express, Sean Canan's Voodoo Players, Southern Exposure & Funkify Your Life: A Tribute to The Meters.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Transmatter Express "Sudden Motion"
  • The People's Key "Ancient Astronauts"

See Mike LIVE

12/22 Southern Exposure at Broadway Oyster Bar

12/26 Sean Canan's Voodoo Players play Prince at Broadway Oyster Bar

12/31 The Mighty Pines with Hillary Fitz Band at The Ready Room


Direct download: MikeMuranoRPP.mp3
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Al Holliday of Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band returns to the show to discuss their brand new album 4963, their recent trip to The Netherlands & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Ain't No One Got A Good Thing
  • Lady On The Street
  • Funky Butt Brass Band "Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin" ft Al Holliday (Albert King cover)
  • That Bird Has Flown

See Al Holliday LIVE

Dec 14th at Off Broadway with Funky Butt Brass Band for Brasstravaganza

Dec 22 Southern Exposure at Broadway Oyster Bar

Jan 17 at Joe's Cafe 

Jan 26 at Off Broadway Rock The Spectrum: Benefit for Giant Steps of St.Louis with Cree Rider Family Band, Bottoms Up Blues Gang & School Of Rock

Direct download: AlHolliday3RPP.mp3
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Surco returns to the show to discuss their brand new debut album VOL 1 along with their release party. We give you a sneak peek at what they've been up to and talk stories of the studio and behind the music. 

See them LIVE

12/15 at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy for Winter Disco 3/Album Release Party with Brother Francis & The Soultones

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Liftoff
  • Back Again
  • Sneak Diss (Live)

Physical copies of VOL 1 will be available at shows. Digitally everywhere 12/15. Be sure to keep with Surco on Facebook & Instagram. Surcogrooves.com

Direct download: surco2RPP.mp3
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Rockers Inner Outlines return to the show to discuss their brand new album PERSPECTIVES, debut a new song and video! We get into talking about recording with Kevin Gates at REACH Audio, stories behind the songs, the Release Party and much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Halo
  • Still Waiting
  • Reincarnate

Don't miss the ALBUM RELEASE PARTY happening December 15th at Pop's in Sauget, IL with special guests The Many Colored Death, Goodtimes & Company, Tri-State, Apollo's Daughter & The Skagbyrds.

You can head over to InnerOutlines.com TODAY and pre-order the album and receive a FREE ticket to the show! PERSPECTIVE available everywhere on 12/14/18.


Direct download: InnerOutlines3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:54am CST

In November, I invited my friends and St.Louis singer songwriters Mattie Schell, Sean Kimble & Nick Gusman to join me at Naked Vine for this month's Singer Songwriter Storytelling Show. We had so much fun this evening! The following audio is the live recording of that night!

Big thanks to Naked Vine for their continued support! Thanks to Dan Kelley for his help recording these shows. 

Be sure to check out Mattie in her group River Kittens. EP available everywhere you get your music. 

Follow Sean in his band Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals

Pick up Nick Gusman's debut album now on Vinyl, CD & Digitally.

Direct download: SingerSongwriter11.13.18.mp3
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Last night I stopped in to visit some friends Phil & Jack Wright to talk about their upcoming party 13th Annual Phillip-A-Looza to help fight ALS. You'll hear all the details, the stacked lineup, we also talk in depth about their personal connection to ALS, and even get them to play LIVE!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Scandaleros "City Girls"
  • Jack Wright ft Phil Wright "Air Mattress"

Don't miss PHILLIP-A-LOOZA Dec 7th & 8th at Old Rock House in St.Louis, MO

Tickets now available on MetroTix.com

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


Thanks to my wonderful friends at Naked Vine for their support of the show. Swing by and visit them for a glass of wine or whiskey and around for the show. Full listing of wines, whiskey & beers along with their music calendar at NakedVine.net. Follow them on Facebook Twitter & Instagram!

I’m very proud to say this show is now sponsored by Hess Van Schlemer Metalworks. Give them a call for all of your metal working needs.   Visit them at HVSMetalworksart.com 

Direct download: Phillipalooza4RPP.mp3
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Gary Robert of Gary Robert And The Community returns to the show to discuss their brand new album ISOLATION. Now available on Digital, CD & Vinyl. We talk about some of stories behind these songs and share a few, recording at Firebrand, working on a music video, upcoming Release Party and more.

See Gary Robert And The Community LIVE

Nov 30 at Album Release Party at The Heavy Anchor with Sunwyrm & Pirate Signal

Dec 21 at The Haunt with Misunderstood

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Isolation
  • Celestine
  • Calm Before The Scream

We also talked about appearing in Carpazine

Find more Gary Robert and The Community information by following them on Facebook. GaryRobertandTheCommunity.bandcamp.com

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


Direct download: GaryRobert2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:41am CST

The other day Lexy, Brad & myself stopped in to visit an old friend, the one and only Ron Stevens, to record a video with him at OnSTL studios. We had so much fun hanging out with Ron. 

Afterwards, we went in to the studio to sit and talk about our show we have coming up. I had a lot of fun chatting with Lexy & Brad about Riffs For Gifts including the bands, the auction items, how it was named, sponsors, and everyone that has helped make this show possible. 

Through out the show you'll hear some of the music from the evening from all of the bands!

  • Outrun The Fall "Wolf Tiger"
  • ThePour "Hey Runaway"
  • Steeples "Sho Luv"
  • Monkh and The People "People Power"
  • The Matching Shoe "St.Louis 1979"
  • Silent Hollow "Lies In Fiction"

Don't miss it! It's for the children!

Direct download: RiffsForGifts2RPP.mp3
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The other night I caught up with some friends in a Denny's to discuss our upcoming show Riffs For Gifts over some pancakes. This episode is full of laughs and good times. I'm joined by Brad Jackson & David Dorney of Beards and Mustache of STL or BAMSTL, and Brandon Barbier of Outrun The Fall. 

See all of them at RIFFS FOR GIFTS happening on November 24th at Pop's in Sauget, IL

Live music from:


There will also be 

  • 50/50

Find more BAMSTL information on their Facebook page

Find more Outrun The Fall by picking up their latest EP on ITunes or Spotify. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram.


Direct download: RiffsForGifts1RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:28am CST

A bit ago singer songwriters Lauren Anderson & Meg Williams along with percussionist Kirby Newman were rolling through St.Louis area. They took a few minutes to hang out during breakfast to talk about tour, stories behind some of the songs, music videos, Knuckleheads, and play some live acoustic. 

We recorded this episode at the newly opened Roasted Coffee & Wine Bar in Lake St.Louis, MO. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Lauren Anderson "What If (live acoustic)"
  • Lauren Anderson "The Game"
  • Meg Williams "You Let Me Down"
  • Lauren Anderson "Make A Mistake (live acoustic)"

Follow Lauren & Meg on Facebook & Instagram. Download some songs on ITunes or stream on Spotify. 




Direct download: LaurenAndersonMegWilliamsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:40pm CST