This was an absolute treat. I had the chance to sit and talk with Valerie & Ethan of Miss Jubilee & St.Louis Steady Grinders. These two are just students of the music and were happy to open up and share some of their knowledge with me. We talk about how Miss Jubilee formed, Ethan moving to St.Louis, his love for pianos, some big upcoming shows. stories form recording their albums & more!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Miss Jubilee "Froggy Bottom" 
  • St.Louis Steady Grinders "Peepin At The Rising Sun"
  • Miss Jubilee "Throw Me in The Alley"

Pick up both albums wherever you get your digital music. CDs available at any of the upcoming shows. Miss-Jubilee.com

See Miss Jubilee LIVE

8/9 at Joe's Cafe

8/31 at Focal Point

9/2 at Big Muddy Blues Festival

Every Wednesday at Schlafly Bottleworks

Every Sunday at Evangeline's

Follow them on the website, EthanLeinwand.com or Facebook fore more dates!

 

Direct download: MissJubileeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:49pm CDT

Monkh RETURNS! I caught up with Monkh to talk about the new Monkh & The People GROOVELOVE FANTASTIC EP that is now available everywhere, stories behind the process, we talk LouFest, TuneSpeak, Funk music, D'Angelo, and play some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • People Power
  • Groovelove Fantastic
  • Ramble On (Led Zeppelin cover) (Live acoustic)
Direct download: Monkh3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:20pm CDT

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
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09am CDT

The other night I caught up with singer songwriter Jon Bonham in the basement of Das Bevo to talk about growing up in St.Louis, surfing, his start in music, early influences, stories behind some of the songs, play live acoustic and talk about upcoming gigs!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Don't Bet On Me
  • Tower Grove (live acoustic)
  • Now That She's Gone (live acoustic)

See Jon Bonham & Friends LIVE

1st & 3rd Fridays at Das Bevo

1st & 3rd Sundays at The Gramophone

8/10 at Naked Vine

8/16 at Joe's Cafe

Find more dates on Jon Bonham & Friends on Facebook!

Big Thanks to Das Bevo for letting us hang out and record. Be sure to check out this beautiful place!

 

 

Direct download: JonBonhamRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:56am CDT

Last week I had the opportunity to meet up with Indianapolis band The Day After as they were touring through St.Louis to play at Floor Fest. Being that this was their first trip to St.Louis, we decided to go to Imo's and record a podcast there. I had a great time getting to know more about the band while enjoying some pizza. We talk about touring, some of the 10 year history of the group, and different merch ideas like candles and condoms.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Better Off
  • The Year
  • The Underdog

Pick up some The Day After songs wherever you get your digital music, TheDayAfter.Bandcamp.com or Spotify.

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. TheDayAfter.us

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: TheDayAfterRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:10pm CDT

The other day I stopped in at Gaslight to hang out with my friends in Backwash on a soggy Sunday afternoon. We get into talking about their upcoming show at An Under Cover Weekend at Delmar Hall as they'll pay tribute to The Strokes, their debut album Sonic Chronic, music videos with James Jackson and new music! This episode was recorded live during lounge hours so there is a little background noise. 

See them LIVE

8/25 at Delmar Hall for An Under Cover Weekend playing The Strokes. Undercoverweekend.com for tickets & more information!

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram for more dates!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Sunshine
  • Surfboard Prom Date

Available for download at BackwashSTL.bandcamp.com or Spotify.

 

Direct download: BackwashRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00pm CDT

Jason Detroit joins me to discuss his upcoming EP, play some live acoustic, talk about video games and Saturday Night Live. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • For The Best (Live Acoustic)
  • Swiper, No Swiping 

Find "Swiper, No Swiping" at JasonDetroit.Bandcamp.com for FREE download!

Follow Jason Detroit on Facebook for upcoming show dates & information on the EP Release.

 

Direct download: JasonDetroitRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:11pm CDT

Zack of The Hollow Ends RETURNS! We dive right into talking about his debut album BEARS IN MIND, the release party, tour, stories behind some of the songs, River City Opry, his crazy day at Lo-Fi Cherokee & more.

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

  • Close To Flames
  • Bears In Mind 
  • The Low

Purchase The Hollow Ends "BEARS IN MIND" at TheHollowEnds.com, ITunes or stream on Spotify. Pick up a copy at any of the shows!

July 27 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room for ALBUM RELEASE PARTY with The Good Deeds & Stephen Lightle 7pm doors 8pm show $8

July 28 at The Brick in Kansas City

July 31 at The Riff in Springfield, MO

Aug 1 at The Root in Tulsa, OK

Aug 2 at Darwin's Pub in Austin, TX 

More dates on the website! Follow The Hollow Ends on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to keep up with him on tour.

 

 

Direct download: HollowEnds2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:38pm CDT

Singer Songwriter Tom Watkins joins me on the show to talk about his upcoming EP, stories behind some of the songs, some of his history in music like playing in punk bands, and play a couple live acoustic for us.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Like You Do
  • Ask

Follow Tom Watkins on Facebook for more information about when the EP is ready and show dates.

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

Direct download: TomWatkinsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:24pm CDT

The other day I stopped in at TechArtista in St.Louis, MO to talk with Hip Hop artist & Producer Mvstermind about his growing up in St.Louis and finding music, playing LouFest, his new single & music video "More," upcoming show and more!

See him LIVE

Friday July 20th at The Pageant for Red Bull Music Presents The Mind of Jay E featuring:

  • E-40
  • Chingy
  • Murphy LEe
  • Tef Poe
  • Kyjuan
  • Mvstermind

On this episode you'll hear

  • Minute Plan
  • More

Find all things Mvstermind at Mvstermind.com. Grab the songs wherever digital music is sold. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

Direct download: MvstermindRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:00pm CDT