Last week I stopped by STL Style on Cherokee Street to record with my friends Jeff & Randy Vines. This was a first for the show, the first twins on the show. I had a great time recording this one. We get in to talking about their love of St.Louis, starting their own business, being business partners since 2001, and we talk about growing up in Creve Coeur. 

Be sure to visit them at 3159 Cherokee St in St.Louis, MO or online at Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

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Direct download: JeffRandyVinesRPP.mp3
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Sunday afternoon immediately following River City Opry at Off Broadway, I caught up with Singer Songwriter Tim Crosby for a nice chat about some of his songs, growing up in southern Illinois, upcoming shows, videos, play some live acoustic & more!


This episode was recorded at The Pocket in St.Louis, MO, located right next door to Off Broadway. Big thanks to Dan at The Pocket for letting us hang out. Please visit

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Works Too Hard
  • Probably Will (Live Acoustic)
  • My Father's Son
  • Second Best (Live Acoustic)

Pick up Tim Crosby & The Lightning Strikes album RESURRECTION MULE FARM today on Amazon, CDBaby or ITunes

See Tim Crosby LIVE

Sept 1 at Summer Sun Down Festival Effingham, IL

Sept 15 at Turnerfest Mount Olive, IL

Sept 27 at Abbey Espresso Bar Songwriter Night Belleville, IL




Direct download: TimCrosbyRPP.mp3
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International Superstar, the amazing Aina Cook returns to the show! This time around we have a brand new album to talk about, we also talk about the new Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band album, release party, stories behind the songs and much more!

On this episode you'll get a sneak peek at the new album:

  • Bad Taste In Men
  • Rain Today

Pick up the album TODAY on ITunes. 

Head over to also follow her on Facebook & Instagram.

See her LIVE

8/31 Album Release Party at Cafe Berlin in Columbia, MO 


Direct download: AinaCook2RPP.mp3
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Today's episode was recorded from inside Tritone Guitars with none other than Mr.Tritone himself Dave Anderson. We talk about the shop, LouFest, working with the Burney Sisters, Grace Basement, upcoming shows and his work with Arturia Synth.

Hear an exclusive sneak peek at a song "Tired" that Dave recorded on with The Burney Sisters. Due out very soon!

See Dave LIVE

8/29 at The Ready Room LouFest Preview Party with Grace Basement along with Srub & Dracla

9/8 & 9 at LouFest with The Burney Sisters (Saturday) and Grace Basement (Sunday)

9/28-30 at Roots n Blues n BBQ Fest in Columbia, MO with The Burney Sisters

Follow Tritone Guitars on Facebook, Instagram and visit

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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 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 

Direct download: DaveAnderson2RPP.mp3
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The other night I caught up with husband & wife Keith and Tiffany Hafner of Down Swinging to discuss their latest album, upcoming tour, stories behind these songs and play one live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Scout's Honor (Live Acoustic)
  • Fearless
  • November

Pick up their album FEARLESS today wherever you get digital music or physical copies at the upcoming shows.

See them LIVE

8/25 at Pop's in St.Louis for Rock The Vote

8/30 Cape Giradeau, MO

8/31 Columbia, MO

9/1 Kansas City, MO

9/2 Springfield, MO

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram for more information! 

Direct download: DownSwingingRPP.mp3
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Last week I met up with Pop singer songwriters Neil & Adam at Smith Lee Productions in St.Louis, MO. I had a great time meeting and hanging out with them. Also big thanks to Justin of Smith Lee for his help recording this episode. We get in to talking about how the band formed, the success of their single "Everything is Alright", new music, stories behind the songs and do some live acoustic jamming in the studio. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Everything Is Alright
  • Oil Fire (Acoustic)
  • Bright Light (Acoustic) 

Purchase some music on ITunes, stream it on Spotify. Follow Neil & Adam on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

See them LIVE 

August 19th at Rose Music Hall in Columbia, MO 


Direct download: NeilAndAdamRPP.mp3
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The other night I met up with some of the guys behind HEART OF SATURDAY NIGHT - A tribute to Tom Waits. They have a big show coming up and we talk all about what to expect that evening, some of their favorite Tom Waits tunes, play some live from the living room, talk about how the band formed & a whole lot more.

See them LIVE

8/25 at The Hideaway in St.Louis, MO 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Blue Valentine (Tim Leavy)
  • Hold On (Jorge Valcarcel) 

Check out the Facebook event for more details! 


Direct download: TimLeavyJorgeValcarcelRPP.mp3
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The other day I caught up with punk rockers Name It Now! at their home. We got into how the band formed, their first ALBUM NAME EP, their new SONGS FROM THE SHED EP, Release Party, music videos, stories behind the songs & more. 

See them LIVE

Sept 8 at The Firebird as Ultraviolet Entertainment presents NAME IT NOW! Album Release Party with An Unfortunate Trend, The Kaiju Killers & Lysergik $8 6:30 pm Doors 7pm Show

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Halfway Happy
  • Tim
  • Kate Spade

Find some Name It Now! tunes on ITunes & Spotify. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. Subscribe to the YouTube channel!


Direct download: NameItNowRPP.mp3
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Comedian Tina Dybal joins me on the show. We hung out at Mokabe's recently and talked about her comedy, winning Helium's funniest person in St.Louis competition, growing up, Six Flags, Sasha Baron Cohen, podcasting and more. 

See Tina LIVE

8/19 at Helium Best of the City Showcase

8/23 at Foam Coffee Break with Yale Hollander

9/8 at Rendezvous in O'Fallon, MO 

Click subscribe to her podcast Where You Fucked Up with friend of the show Jeremy Essig.

Follow Tina on Instagram for more dates!

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Direct download: TinaDybalRPP.mp3
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This episode is the live audio recorded the night of July 10th, 2018 during the Singer Songwriter Storytelling Show at Naked Vine featuring the talents of Sean Coray, Gavin M & Elliott Pearson. Hope you enjoy the show. Please support these guys, buy some music, go see a show, follow them on social media, tell a friend, whatever you can do!

Please join us August 14th for the next edition of the Singer Songwriter Storytelling Show with Ahna Schoenhoff, Bobby Stevens & Matt Wynn. 7-9pm $5

See Gavin M LIVE

Aug 11 at Delmar Hall with Brewer & Shipley

Aug 23 at Alpha Brewing Co 

See Elliott Pearson & The Passing Lane LIVE

Aug 11 at Grub & Groove in Francis Park

Aug 25 at Main Street Abbey Columbia, IL

Aug 29 at ANEW Happy Hour with A Purpose STL

Sept 16 at Taste of St.Louis in Chesterfield, MO

Oct 5 at Songs & Soldiers in Columbia, IL 

Find more Sean Coray at


Direct download: SingerSongwriter7.10.18RPP.mp3
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