Gavin M returns to the show to talk about what he's been up to including a solo Gavin M EP and an EP with his band The Daisy Ad. Both of them being recorded at Gaslight in St.Louis, MO. We also get into some of the stories behind the songs, upcoming shows, some really great recent shows he's played as well as being a part of the 11th annual An Under Cover Weekend.

See The Daisy Ad LIVE as Gorillaz at AUCW at Delmar Hall on August 26th

Full weekend of incredible talent playing your favorite songs. Get tickets TODAY at Undercoverweekend.com

You can also catch The Daisy Ad at Old Rock House on August 30th with Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts

On this episode you'll hear 3 exclusive new songs

  • Gavin M "Hope I Never Lose This"
  • The Daisy Ad "Jump Up & Shout"
  • The Daisy Ad "Existential"

Find more The Daisy Ad & Gavin M music on Bandcamp.com. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram.

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.

Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at Gigabitrocks.com  If you or your band is looking to tour, Gig-A-Bit Rocks wants to help!

 

 

Direct download: GavinM2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:34pm CST

Saturday afternoon Denver reggae band Rastasaurus stopped by my home on their way through town. We talked about their show Friday night at the Bootleg, playing with Al Holliday & their history together, tour life, some stories behind the songs and much more!

Rastasaurus is (Left to Right): Eric (Guitar), Sam (Bass), Justus (Guitar/Vocals) & Sam (Drums)

On this episode you'll hear 4 songs from their album BAD FOR BUSINESS

  • Yesterday's Criminal
  • Daily Bread
  • Got My Soul
  • Wake Up Dead

Grab a copy of the album wherever you buy digital music or Rastasaurus.com

See them LIVE on tour coming to a town near you!

Follow Rastasaurus on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Spotify & YouTube

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on 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.

 

Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at Gigabitrocks.com  If you or your band is looking to tour, Gig-A-Bit Rocks wants to help!

 

Direct download: RastasaurusRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:05pm CST

A bit ago I met up with Stephanie, Becky & Katie of Erase the Trace at Kaldi's Coffee in Chesterfield, MO to talk about the organization & their big show Trash Bash they are putting together.

Join us August 27 at Old Rock House

LIVE Music from

  • Big Mike Aguirre & The Blu City Allstars
  • The Scandaleros
  • Mom's Kitchen
  • Silence The Duck
  • Stone Sugar Shakedown

All ages event. $10 at door (12 & under free). Free entry if you participate in the trash clean up 11-3pm. Meet at the Old Rock House parking lot. Music starts at 4pm.

Follow Erase The Trace on Facebook to learn of other clean up events going on around town.

Direct download: EraseTheTraceRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:38pm CST

Singer Songwriter PJ Kennedy stops by the show to play some live acoustic, tell some stories, talk Jackal Fest and much more.

See PJ LIVE

8/19 at Flights for Futures Benefit

9/1 at ITAP Chesterfield with Matt Rowland

On this episode you'll hear 3 acoustic songs

  • That's When You'll Know
  • Your Fool
  • Ton of Bricks

Follow PJ on Instagram for daily videos @PJplaysmusic

 

Direct download: PJKennedyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:40am CST

The other night I met up with singer/songwriter/pianist Rick Kilian at a St.Louis Bread Co to talk about his album he's working on, upcoming shows, stories behind some of the songs, playing dueling piano gigs and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear 2 songs from his upcoming record

  • Dance With My Soul (Demo)
  • Wild Electric Love (Demo)

Hear more Rick Kilian songs on Soundcloud.com

See the Rick Kilian Trio LIVE on August 18th at Blueberry Hill in the Duck Room with special guests Jim Peters & Philip "Spanky" Manaois opening the show. Tickets at BlueberryHill.com

Follow Rick on Facebook & Instagram

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

I had a great time talking with Ben & Alec of Calloway Circus for this episode. We get into how the band formed, upcoming shows, passing up college to hit the road this fall for tour, their album TEENAGE PYSCHOPATH, their debut music video for "Warriors" and so much more.

See Calloway Circus LIVE

8/15 at The Firebird with Rookie Of The Year, The Cinema Story, Ashland, & Disguise The Limit

9/1-3 at RockFest at Bird's Nest Lodge in Steelville, MO with Discrepancies, Cuvi, The Former Me, Silence The Witness, Isabella, Maximus, Robbing Jon, The Faded Truth, Silent Hollow, System Slave, Tree One Four & many more

Follow them on Facbeook, Twitter & Instagram for more dates. Subscribe to their YouTube channel for updates while on tour!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Teenage Pyschopath
  • Warriors

Pick up their album TEENAGE PYSCHOPATH on ITunes, Spotify or physical copies at the shows.

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

 

Direct download: CallowayCircusRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:39am CST

Over the weekend I met Torrey Casey & The Southside Hustle at one of the most iconic Blues bars in town BB's Jazz Blues & Soups. We had a nice time talking about their debut EP, touring and upcoming dates!

On this episode you'll hear

  • If It Ain't
  • Becky
  • Guitar In My Bed

Head over to ITunes, Google Play or CDBaby and buy your copy of their EP today!

See Torrey Casey & The Southside Hustle LIVE

8/12 7th Annual Blues Festival in Festus, MO at West City Park with Marquise Knox

8/24 at BB's Jazz Blues & Soups (Last Thursday of every month!)

9/1-3 at Big Muddy Blues Festival

9/22-23 at Funk Fest

Follow them on Facebook & Bandsintown for more dates!

 

Direct download: TorreyCaseySouthsideHustleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:41pm CST

Today's episode I welcome Sean Kimble, Bassist of Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals, to the show. He's been on the show with the band a few times, but I thought it'd be fun to get to know more about Sean and some of his solo music he's working on. He also shares the story of his American Idol experience.

We jam 3 live acoustic songs

  • Carolina On My Mind (James Taylor cover)
  • Baby Child
  • South City Belle

See Sean with Brother Lee & The Leather Jacakals

8/9 at The Ready Room with Breakmouth Annie, The Death & Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship

8/19 at Atomic Cowboy

8/26 at Gateway American Speedway with Cara Louise Band, Old Capital & Dracla

9/16 at Taste of St.Louis

Follow the band on Facebook & Instagram. Pick up the new album MURDER CITY SPECIAL on ITunes, ByJack.com/Jackal or Spotify.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on 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.

Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at Gigabitrocks.com  If you or your band is looking to tour, Gig-A-Bit Rocks wants to help!

Direct download: SeanKimbleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:16pm CST

The other night I stopped in at Old Rock House to hang out with Phil Wright (of Alligator Wine) & Tony Bertoglio (of Old Rock House). We talk about Tony's City Wide Sounds showcase, how it started, this week's show, and upcoming shows. We also talk about Jerry Garcia week, The Grateful Dead, Alligator Wine, some of the special guests and more!

Come out to Old Rock House on Thursday August 10th for Alligator Wine performing Acoustic & Electric sets. Special guests including Al Holliday, Matt McGibany, Stu Williams & Jim Rosse. $5 18+

Also mark your calendar for next months show September 21 with Les Gruff & The Billy Goat, Emily Wallace & Elliot Pearson at Old Rock House.

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

Direct download: PhilTonyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:09pm CST

A little while back I caught up with the guys of Free Parking! I met these guys during the Road To Pointfest this year. I really dig what they are up to, and excited to see what they have coming up. We talk about how they group formed, their new single "Rescue Me", upcoming shows and much more

On this episode you can hear "Rescue Me." Head over to ITunes and purchase a copy or stream it on Spotify.

See Free Parking LIVE

Sept 2 at Ballpark Village with The Struts

Sept 23 at The Firebird with Welcome Home, Weekend Classic & Mocklove

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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

Direct download: FreeParkingRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:56pm CST

The other night I dropped by Jake's house to hang out with Joshua Powell & him. We got into talking about Joshua's new solo EP, as well as a new Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery record. We also talk all things Whiskey War Festival!

Whiskey War Festival Pre-Fest Pig Roast $10 includes free food

August 12 at Gaslight. Live music on the ROOF from:

  • Maness Brothers
  • Bug Chaser
  • Dana Anderson
  • Mc Scrub
  • Bobby Stevens

Whiskey War Festival

September 2 at South Broadway Athletic Club

Live music from:

  • Daddy Long Legs
  • Catl
  • All Seeing Eyes
  • Calliope
  • Brother O'Brother
  • Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery
  • Chris Black & The Eagles of Unemployment
  • The Magic Johnson
  • Okay Crawdad
  • Dracla
  • The Lion's Daughter
  • The Maness Brothers
  • The Gorge
  • Maximum Effort
  • Staghorn
  • Zackary Sloan
  • Strange Places
  • Dibiase
  • Red Headed Strangers
  • Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals
  • River Kittens
  • The Wilderness
  • Rick Steves
  • Elliot Pearson
  • Modern Gold
  • Town Cars
  • The Irish Exiles

Full details at WhiskeyWarFest.com. Also follow Whiskey War Fest on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

On this episode you'll hear a brand new Joshua Powell tune "Faded Destroyer" recorded live acoustic on Rock Paper Podcast closing out the show.

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

Direct download: JakeJoshRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:20pm CST

Get to know new group Mammoth Piano on today's episode as we talk about how they formed, recording their debut EP at Gaslight, their release party and other upcoming shows. This was recorded live at Pagan Wine Bar in CWE so there is some background noise from the bar.

See them LIVE

8/4 at Urban Chestnut Brewing Mammoth Piano EP Release Party with Bassamp And Dano, Destination Will and Squircle The Destroyer

8/7 at Foam performing a "Forever 27" set of covers

8/19 at St.Louis Worlds Fare in Forrest Park

On this episode you'll get a sneak peak at the new Mammoth Piano EP. Hear clips of:

  • Darkness
  • Juice Box
  • Insufferable Flirt

Follow Mammoth Piano on Facebook for more dates!

Direct download: MammothPianoRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:29am CST

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
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm CST

Strap in! This episode is a whiskey fueled 45 minute ride! I had so much fun recording this one with Bassamp, Dano, DK & Ernie. We talk everything from Twisted Teas, their new split 7" with The Queers, Joe Queer's muffins, Juicy Fruit, upcoming shows, touring, stories behind the hits like "Butt Slop" and more!

On this episode you'll hear

  • Peed In A Sink
  • Juicy Fruit theme (Live acoustic)
  • Ready For Action (Unreleased)
  • I Eat Garbage (Live acoustic)

Find all Bassamp & Dano music on Bandcamp.com

See them LIVE

8/4 Friday at Urban Chestnut Brewing (on Washington) with Mammoth Piano, Destination Will & Squircle The Destroyer

Follow them on Facebook for more dates!

 

Direct download: BassampDanoRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:05pm CST

The other night I stopped in at The Royale to talk with Michael Tomko about the yearly party he throws known as An Under Cover Weekend. We get into some of his favorite moments of the last 11 years of putting on this show. We also discuss what you can expect from the lineup AUCW has enstore for you this year!

August 24 The 80's

  • Theresa Payne as Chaka Khan
  • Tortuga as Dolly Parton with Kenny Rogers
  • Paige Alyssa as Janet Jackson
  • Too Deep as Madonna
  • Tenement Ruth as Stevie Nicks

August 25 The 90's

  • Fivefold as Third Eye Blind
  • Blank Generation as Outkast
  • Katarra and the Sofolkz as Lauryn Hill
  • Les Gruff and the Billy Goat as Counting Crows
  • Ramona Deflowered as The Offspring

August 26 The 2000's

  • The Daisy Ad w/ Insane Analog & River Kittens as Gorillaz
  • The Fade as Justin Timberlake
  • Aida Ade as Erykah Badu
  • School of Rock as Amy Winehouse
  • We Should Leave THis Tree as Death Cab For Cutie

3 Nights of amazing music from 15 bands, only at Delmar Hall! Grab tickets TODAY at undercoverweekend.com

Follow AUCW on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

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

Direct download: MichaelTomkoRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:43am CST

The other night I caught up with my friend John Henry to catch up and talk about Open Highway Music Festival, how much work goes into putting this festival together and what to expect this year.

Grab your tickets TODAY for Open Highway Music Festival at Off Broadway Aug 2-6!! Weekend passes for $30!

OffBroadwaySTL.com

Lineup includes:

Wednesday Aug 2 (Inside)

  • Josh Ritter (Solo) & Early James

Thursday Aug 3 (Inside)

  • Diarrhea Planet, Smidley & Joan Of Dark

Friday Aug 4 (Inside)

  • JD McPherson, Patrick Sweany & Loot Rock Gang

Saturday Aug 5 (Outside)

  • Foxygen, Twin Peaks, Sleepy Kitty & Essential Knots

Sunday Aug 6 (Outside)

  • Son Volt, Nikki Lane, The Sleepy Rubies & The Vondrukes

We also get into talking about John's music and his latest album DARK CITY DARK COUNTRY. Pick up a copy today. Available on ITunes, Spotify & CD.

On this episode you'll hear his latest single "Fade To Black." Be sure to check out the official music video for it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hsq5whYT3ig

Follow John & Open Highway Music Festival on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more updates.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on 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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Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at Gigabitrocks.com 

Direct download: JohnHenry3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:20pm CST

Comedian JC Sibala joins for Episode 433! I've known of JC around town for a while. I've seen him perform several times, but I've never got the chance to sit down and talk with him for a while and get to know more of his story. We get into his start in comedy, moving to St.Louis, being a father and so much more.

You can see JC every Wednesday Night as he co-hosts Wild Card Comedy with Chris Cyr at The Crow's Nest. 10p sign up. 10:30p show.

You can always catch him performing regularly at The Funny Bone or Helium Comedy Club as well as independent comedy shows around town. 

Follow JC on Twitter @JCSibala

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music app 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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Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at Gigabitrocks.com 

Direct download: JCSibalaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:31pm CST

Back in June the guys of Anything But Credible invited me on to their show to talk about what I've been up to and plug the Birthday Show. I wanted to return the favor and invite them on to Rock Paper Podcast to get to know them a little better. We had a lot of laughs talking about some crazy new stories, conspiracy theories, and the first year of their podcast.

Click SUBSCRIBE to Anything But Credible podcast on ITunes, Stitcher or Apple Podcasts. Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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

Direct download: AnythingButCredibleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:05pm CST

Last weekend I stopped by to visit with my buddy Cuvi to talk about the upcoming benefit being held in his honor on July 29th at The Firebird. Special guests on this episode include Erin Shea (We Are United), Nick Maas (The Faded Truth), Andrew Wills, Joe Mayhaus & Trevor Lawerence (Forgetting January) and Jessi McKee (J McKee Photography). We talk about how this benefit came to be, sending Cuvi over to Germany to have his eyes repaired and what to expect Saturday Night!

Come by The Firebird on July 29th and see LIVE

  • Forgetting January
  • Cuvi
  • The Faded Truth
  • Austin Estrada
  • Co-Pilot
  • Facing Infamy

Get tickets from your favorite band or $5 at the door. All proceeds go to getting Cuvi to Germany to fix his sight.

On this episode you'll hear 2 songs

  • Cuvi "It'd Be Neat"
  • Forgetting Janurary "Scrapped Knees"

Follow all of these bands on Facebook!

 

Direct download: CuviFriendsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm CST

I recently met up with new group Modern Gold at Encapsulated Studios in St.Louis, MO to talk about how the group formed, recording their debut EP with Matt Amelung & Gabe Usery at Encapsulated, jam some live acoustic tunes, share some stories behind the songs and so much more!

Modern Gold is (Left to Right): Mikey (Drums), Ethan (Guitar), Andrew (Vocals/Guitar), Danny (Bass) & Avi (Vocals)

On this episode you'll hear 3 live acoustic songs

  • Better Things
  • Birds & The Bees
  • Smoke

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Keep an eye out for their debut coming late Fall.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on 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: ModernGoldRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:25am CST

A little while ago I caught up with Adam Hucke to talk about his new album Adam Hucke's Music For Nerds presents MADAM, I'M ADAM. We talk about recording at Sawhorse Studios with Jason McEntire, writing these songs, the all-star cast of musicians on the record, the release party, and future projects Adam is working on.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Vegetables Are Singing
  • She Shanty
  • Reminiscing
  • St.Blaze

Pick up your copy of MADAM, I'M ADAM at AdamHucke.com or your favoirte digital platform like ITunes, Spotify or coming soon to local record stores.

Follow Adam Hucke's Music For Nerds on Facebook & Instagram for future dates and more information. Keep an eye for "Vegetabes Are Singing" music video coming soon!

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

Direct download: AdamHuckeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:43pm CST

Divide The Empire returns to Rock Paper Podcast with a brand new album and lots of exciting shows coming up this summer. We dive right into it talking about their new THREE WINTERS Vol. 2 album they recorded at Firebrand Recording. This album is fantastic! We also talk music videos, release party, upcoming shows and much more.

Divide The Empire is (Left to Right): Joe (Guitar), Keith (Drums) & Randy (Guitar/Vocals). Not pictured: Glenn (Bass)

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Easy Way Out
  • Carnival Ride

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAvH0bKWwew

  • Benson (Live acoustic)
  • Steady Standing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKaC4ysMiYs

See them LIVE

August 5 in Hecker, IL at Back Street Wine & Dine

September 9 at Ink Spot Block Party with Fivefold, The Hush List, Inimical Drive, Sky Burnt White, Discrepancies, City Of Parks, Guerrilla Theory, Ashland, OATM, Hollow Point Heroes, Common Jones & Soundtrapp

September 30 at The Firebird

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on 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: DivideTheEmpire2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:30pm CST

This episode I caught up with Ryan, Killian, Adam & Matt of The Former Me (Missed you Dylan!) to talk about their new I KNOW IT GETS BETTER EP, Release Party, opening of Bon Jovi, tattoos, pizza, stories behind the songs and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • 22 And Some Change
  • Get A Grip (Exclusive first listen)

Pick up a copy of their I KNOW IT GETS BETTER EP on July 22nd at The Firebird. See The Former Me LIVE with friends Ashland, Isabella, Strikes Back & Skyline In Ruins. Tickets available from the bands or FirebirdSTL.com

If you can't make it to the party, the album will be available wherever you buy your digital music. Pre-Order it NOW on ITunes.

Follow The Former Me on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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

Direct download: TheFormerMeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:42am CST

Common Jones RETURN! I met the guys over at band practice to talk about what they've been up to for the last year since we spoke last. We get into talking about new music, stories behind some of these songs, being tattooed on Jennifer's arm and some big upcoming shows!

On this episode you can hear 3 brand new songs

  • Bent
  • Dark Sails
  • Broke Ninja

All 3 streaming exclusively at CommonJones.com. Head over there and pick up their first album if you haven't done so, and listen to the new songs again.

See Common Jones LIVE

7/22 at The Ready Room with Discrepancies, City Of Parks, Midwest Avengers, Altayzie & Eric Tha Red Brown.

9/9 at Ink Spot Block Party in Troy, MO with Fivefold, The Hush List, Inimical Drive, Sky Burnt White, Discrepancies, City of Parks, Guerrilla Theory, Ashland, Divide The Empire, OATM, Soundtrapp & Hollow Point Heroes.

Follow Common Jones on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Keep an eye out for an official music video coming soon. CommonJones.com

Direct download: CommonJones2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:59pm CST

The other day I stopped in at Venice Cafe in St.Louis, MO to talk with the one and only Zacksquatch aka Zack Sloan. He's been playing around town for a few years now as a singer songwriter. I love what he's been doing and invited him on the show to sing some songs for me.

I had a great time getting to know more about Zack, and stories behind the songs. We had a lot of laughs recording this one! Thanks to Venice for letting us hang out for a while.

On this episode you'll hear 5 live songs

  • Conspiracy Minded
  • Corpse Bride
  • "Father John Misty, Will You Buy This Song"
  • Suicide Is On Your Side
  • Death To The American Dream

Find more Zacksquatch songs on his YouTube channel. Follow him on Twitter or Facebook.

See him LIVE

7/7 at Livery for the 3rd Anniversary party

Every Monday Open Mic at Venice with Drew Sheafor

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

Direct download: ZacksquatchRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:25pm CST

The other night Civil Youth rolled through town to rock The Firebird. They were nice enough to take some time to sit with me before their show and talk about their new album CONVERSATIONS, St.Louis food, tour, stories behind some of songs, music videos and more!

Find all things Civil Youth at CivilYouth.com including their upcoming tour dates, shirts, social media, music videos and pick up a copy of CONVERSATIONS. The album is also available on ITunes, Spotify & Amazon.

On this episode you'll hear two songs from CONVERSATIONS

  • Between You & Me
  • Dark Debts

Find official music videos for these two songs on the Civil Youth YouTube channel.

Keep an eye for Civil Youth coming to a town near you!

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

 

Direct download: CivilYouthRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:01pm CST

Chris Swan of Soul Motivation Records dropped by the show the other day to talk about his work playing cover music, getting into writing original music, starting his own record label and so much more.

Pick up Chris Swan's new EP on ITunes on July 18th. On this show you'll hear two new songs:

  • Soul Motivation
  • Start Again

Head over to SoulMotivationRecords.com and get a copy of "Soul Motivation" for FREE right now!

You can catch Chris around town with his band Sky West Trio or as a duo with Jim Manley. Follow Sky West Trio & Soul Motivation on Facebook. You can also find Soul Motivation Records on Twitter & Instagram.

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

Direct download: ChrisSwanRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:42pm CST

The other night I met up with Dallas Feltman better known as DJ DropJa to discuss his start into music, first concert, creating original music and when to expect new music. This episode was recorded live outside of Starbucks on Delmar Blvd so there's a bit of background noise.

See DropJa LIVE

6/30 at Brewskies in Warrenton, MO

7/11 at Pop's with Jarren Benton and BMMG

8/18-20 at St.Louis World's Fair

Follow him on Facebook for more dates! Check out some of his mixes on his SoundCloud page. Keep an eye out for PLUS PLEASURE EP coming this Fall!

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

Direct download: DropJaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm CST

A bit ago James & Colt invited me to join them on Cerebral Entertainment Podcast to talk about Rock Paper Podcast. On this episode I returned the favor! Get to know the guys behind the mic. We talk about how they started the show, influences, guests, and so much more.

SUBSCRIBE to their show on ITunes, Stitcher or CEPodcast.com

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

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

Direct download: CerebralEntertainmentRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:25pm CST

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Marcus Newstead the other night at Fister's practice space. We've become good friends recently through being co-workers but I'd never had a chance to talk to him in depth about his music. I invited him to come hang out and tell me all about his bands, upcoming shows, and even learned he did stand up comedy for a while.

If you'd like to spice up this episodes listening experience, take a drink every time Marcus mentions a band name. 

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On this episode you'll hear Fister's "We All Die Tonight." Grab a copy at Fister.bandcamp.com. Closing out the show you can hear a live recording of Marcus covering Link Wray's "Rumble" on guitar.

See Marcus LIVE

6/28 at The Sinkhole with Grand Inquisitor

6/29 at Fubar with DayBringer

7/26 at The Sinkhole with Fister

7/29 at The Sinkhole with DayBringer and Maness Brothers

Follow Fister, DayBringer, Grand Inquisitor on Facebook for more information & dates.

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Slow Down Scarlett RETURN to Rock Paper Podcast one year to the date! We dive right into their brand new album, upcoming shows including Album Release Party, stories behind the songs & Courtney moving to Germany. So along with it being a release party, these shows double as a going away party. Come out and give Courtney a hug!

See Slow Down Scarlett LIVE

6/24 at Foam with Whiskey Autumn & Party Dress

6/25 at Cornerstone Fireworks in Bethalto, IL

6/29 at Peel Brewing Company in O'Fallon, IL ALBUM RELEASE PARTY with Mayor Maynot. $10 wristbands gets you in the door, free Peel Beer & a digital download of the new album

On this episode you'll hear 3 new songs from their sophomore release THE BEST OF THE REST

  • She Gone
  • Alonely
  • Moonshine Love

Follow along with Slow Down Scarlett on Facebook & Instagram.

 

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A little while back I stopped by Honky Tonkers The Fighting Side's band practice to talk to them about their debut album, recording at Gaslight, recording a music video & more. We also talk about Pointer's Pizza, seafood linguine & garlic bread!

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Here is there debut single "Anyway, Goodbye" and official music video from Brandon Sloan of Dancing Shoes Production:

Pick up their album SOGGY AFTERNOON, 10 songs, on July 1st digitally everywhere. The official release party is July 2nd at The Bootleg in St.Louis, MO. Recorded by Zagk Gibbons of Gaslight.

We talk about River City Opry but unfortunately we weren't able to get this episode released before the first date. This will be an monthly showcase. Keep an eye out for July's date and lineup! Follow along on Facebook!

See The Fighting Side LIVE

June 21 at The Sinkhole with Husky Brunette & Joshua Powell 8pm

July 2 at The Bootleg Official Release Party

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

 

 

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The other night I stopped by to talk to the guys of Family Medicine about their band, how they formed, the name, stories behind some of the songs, recording, created a new drinking game to go with this podcast and their upcoming release party.

See Family Medicine LIVE

6/19 at The Sinkhole with Florence and Normandie, Mariner & Glass Girl

For more dates follow Family Medicine on Facebook!

Keep an eye for details on the album release party coming July. Til then head over to FamilyMedicine.Bandcamp.com and pre-order the album digitally or on vinyl.

On this episode you'll hear 2 songs from THE TRUTH IS, I'VE LOST TOUCH WITH ALL THOSE CARE ABOUT ME

  • Galapagos
  • Wayne Winslow

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

 

Direct download: FamilyMedicineRPP.mp3
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Comedian Jon Venegoni returns to the show for his 3rd appearance! We talk some comedy, some music, hosting the birthday show, cereals and everything else.

See Jon LIVE

July 1st at The Firebird for the 3rd Annual Rock Paper Podcast birthday show with Hounds, Forgetting January, The Royal Furs & Bald Eagle Mountain

July 26th at Heavy Anchor for Fatal Bus Accident

August 11th at Off Broadway with The Educated Guess

Follow Jon on Facebook for more dates. Follow The Educated Guess online and pick up their latest album at TheEducatedGuess.bandcamp.com

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

 

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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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The other day I caught up with friend of the show Matt F Basler to talk about his recent show Smooth: A Tribute to Rob Thomas & Santana, his podcast, new music and his upcoming shows.

Follow Matt F Basler on Facebook for all of his show dates & podcast updates. https://mattfbasler.podbean.com/

See Matt LIVE:

June 17 at Main & Mill Brewing Company performing Neil Young songs

July 8 at The Sinkhole with Morgan Nusbaum of Bruiser Queen & Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship. This show Matt will be eating progressively hotter hot wings from Bryd & Barrel in between each song.

You can also see Matt playing bass with My Posse In Effect. Follow them online for more dates coming soon.

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Direct download: MattFBaslerRPP.mp3
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My friend Ken Calcaterra returns to the show! We spoke a while back about a prroject "It's a Hard Rock Life" with some of the guys of Divine Sorrow. Now Ken has his own podcast Conversations With Calcaterra (Click SUBSCRIBE!!) and doing great things. I invited him on the show to talk about his start of the podcast, some of the incredible guests he's had on and we also get into his film work.

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This episode is part 1 of 2, to finish the show tune into my episode of Conversations with Caclaterra!

Find everything at KenCalcaterra.com

Follow Conversations with Calcaterra on Facebook!

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The other night I stopped in at Blue Lotus recording studio in St.Louis, MO to talk with Everett Dean & Paul Niehaus about the new record they worked on together TEN FOOT POLE EP. 5 original songs co-written by Everett & Paul along with Kevin O'Connor.

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On this episode you'll hear 2 new songs from the EP

  • Ten Foot Pole
  • A Dream That Can Be True

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Pick up your copy of the TEN FOOT POLE EP at 1860s Saloon  on June 16th for the Release Party. Everett Dean and The Lonesome Hearts play 9-1. You can also catch Everett there every Thursday evening!

We also talk about a TV show Everett is working on, you can come out to be a part of the live taping at Casa Loma Ballroom on June 25th.

Find more details & dates at EverettDean.com Follow him on Facebook & Instagram!

Check out BlueLotusRecordings.com Be sure to follow them on Facebook!

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

Thanks to Gaslight for their support sponsoring the show. Come check it out! Reach out and see about getting your band in the studio to record or set up a Gaslight Sessions.

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Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

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The other day I caught up with St.Louis Rock band Numbered to talk about their new album TWO PIECES, how the group formed, their release party, stories behind some of these songs & more!

See them LIVE for the TWO PIECES RELEASE PARTY at The Firebird on June 16th with special guests Flood Plane Grifters! Show 7pm. $10. New shirts & CDs will be available!

On this episode you'll get a sneak peek at 4 new songs!

  • Illusion
  • These Bones
  • Really You
  • Traces

Be sure to LIKE their Facebook Page for more dates coming soon! Everything at NumberedMusic.com

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

Direct download: NumberedRPP.mp3
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Last week I stopped by to visit with Phillip Patterson & Laka Huyette about how they met and started performing together, songs, traveling to Iceland and jam some live acoustic covers.

See Phil with The Bedlam Brothers

June 10 at Angry Beaver

Find more of their dates on Facebook!

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Yesterday I stopped by "The Dudezone" to talk with The Scandaleros about some of their upcoming shows including the Watkins Glen Summer Jam tribute show on Saturday June 10th at Broadway Oyster Bar. We talked about the significance of that particular show and how important The Band, The Grateful Dead & The Allman Brothers were to American music and especially these 4 guys.

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Also coming up you can see these guys

6/6 at Pop's Blue Moon for Terrapin Tuesdays with Alligator Wine

6/7 at The Monocle 6-9 Phil & Carson Duo

6/8 at Al's 520 Club as Alligator Wine with special guest Sean Canan & Philip Manaois

6/10 at Broadway Oyster Bar for Watkins Glen tribute (Music of The Band, The Grateful Dead & Allman Brothers as well as a set of originals from The Scandaleros with special guests Pat McLellan (of The Schwag) & Funky Butt Brass Band horns.

Follow them on Facebook for more details. Keep an eye out for the new album coming soon!!

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

 

Thanks to Gaslight for their support sponsoring the show. Come check it out! Reach out and see about getting your band in the studio to record or set up a Gaslight Sessions.

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Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

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Thanks to Gaslight for their support sponsoring the show. Come check it out! Reach out and see about getting your band in the studio to record or set up a Gaslight Sessions.

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Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

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The other night I drove out to Troy, MO to The Ink Spot to hang out with Robby Kallery (Tattoo artist/ Festival Promoter/ Singer). We had a great time hanging out in the shop talking about the Ink Spot Block Party, song of the bands performing, new shop, some of Robby's tattoos, play some live acoustic and more!

We tease some of the lineup for this year's 8th Annual Ink Spot Block Party being held on the Lincoln County Fair grounds September 9th in Troy, MO. Don't miss it!!

On this episode you'll hear Robby cover one of our favorite bands Lucero's "Texas or Tennessee." Don't miss Lucero in town on July 6th at Off Broadway. They rule!

Follow The Ink Spot and Ink Spot Block Party on Facebook! Keep up with all the details for the new shop and the Block Party!

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Direct download: RobbyKalleryRPP.mp3
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A while ago I caught up with the guys of Pure October to get to know them a little better. We talked about their JUST A TASTE EP, upcoming shows, new music, music video and more!

See them LIVE

June 3 at Cicero's

June 17 at Pop's for Skyline in Ruins EP Release Party with Karma Dealer, Cuvi, Isabella & more

June 22 at Fubar with The Anchor

July 22 at Fest Fest Music Festival

Aug 5 at Cicero's with Inner Outlines

Sept 8 at Cicero's EP Release Party

On this episode you'll hear 3 songs from their JUST A TASTE EP

  • Halloween (Came Early)
  • Nothing To Prove
  • It'll Be Okay

Download your copy TODAY at PureOctober.Bandcamp.com

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Direct download: PureOctoberRPP.mp3
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This week I stopped by Schwag Headquarters and talked to Jimmy Tebeau, vocals/bass for The Schwag. I brought a long my cousin Jolene to sit in on this episode with me as a special guest co-host. We had a such a great time hanging out with Jimmy!

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We talk about his early days in music, forming The Schwag, Schwagstocks, going to prison and so much more! Jimmy also jammed a few acoustic tunes.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash cover)
  • Shanty (Jonathan Edwards cover)

See Jimmy with The Schwag

5/28 at Ballpark Village Schwagfest FREE SHOW with The Wandering Madman, Hidenburg Project (Led Zepplin tribute), Miles Over Mountains Bluegrass Band. 30+ Vendors & more

6/16 at Bagnell Dam for Dam Jam with Aaron Kamm & The One Drops and more

7/14 at Atomic Cowboy

7/20 at Stagger Inn

More dates on Facebook & TheSchwag.com

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A little while ago I caught up with instrumental duo Bear Cub to talk about their new double album being released this summer, answer some questions from the fans, talk about their release party, and preview some of the new songs.

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See them LIVE

5/24 at The Way Out Club

6/17 at RFT Showcase

6/24 at Heavy Anchor for the Album Release Party with 3 of 5 & Pat Sajak Assassins

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

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

 

Thanks to Gaslight for their support sponsoring the show. Come check it out! Reach out and see about getting your band in the studio to record or set up a Gaslight Sessions.

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Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

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The other night I stopped in to hang out with Singer Songwriter Ahna Schoenhoff at her home. We got into talking about her band The Blue Fruit Snacks, songwriting, jam some live acoustic tunes, talk about her start into music & so much more!

On this episode you'll hear

  • The Healing (Live Acoustic)
  • Cool Down (Live Acoustic)
  • Elevator Music (From Blue Fruit Snacks NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS album)

See Ahna with Blue Fruit Snacks

5/24 Katie's Pizza

5/25 - 27 Cosmic Reunion with Steve Miller Band

6/15 Katie's Pizza

6/16 Katie's Pizza

7/28 Beesonstock Music Festival

8/4 Elderberry Jam

8/18 Darkening of the Sun Festival

Find more dates on Facebook! Follow Ahna Schoenhoff's solo music page & Blue Fruit Snacks band page. Follow Blue Fruit Snacks on Instagram!

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Direct download: AhnaSchoenhoffRPP.mp3
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Traveler RETURNS! Lyle, Nick & Jordan of Travler return to talk about their brand new album RESIST, premier a brand new song, talk about their release party, the idea behind the concept album and more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Islands (Available on Spotify & Bandcamp)
  • Kindling

Join us at The Firebird in St.Louis, MO for the Traveler Album Release Party on June 10th with special guests Mariner, Union Grove, ChurchKey & Secondary $10

Find more Traveler tunes including their SOMETHING BLUE EP on Bandcamp & Spotify. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. More new music on the way!

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Direct download: Traveler2RPP.mp3
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The other day I stopped in to meet with St.Louis Singer Songwriter Steven Deeds at his home and talk about some of his start in music, his Lo-Fi Cherokee video, new music and play live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Keeping The Truth (Live acoustic)
  • Shaman Of The Creek

Find more Steven Deeds on Bandcamp & Spotify. StevenDeedsMusic.com Follow along on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

See his new music video premiere 5/20 Saturday night at RKDE upstairs at 2720 Cherokee, along with 17 other videos filmed by Lo-Fi Saint Louis. $5 advance $10 at the door.

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Direct download: StevenDeedsRPP.mp3
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A little bit ago I had two every talented young men Marquise Knox & Alonzo Townsend stop by the show. It's an absolute honor to call these two friends. We had a great time hanging out recording this one. We talked about Marquise's music & new album, we talk about some of the plans their working on for the future, the state of the blues and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear a new song from Marquise's upcoming live album BLACK AND BLUE titled "You Keep Asking Me"

See Marquise LIVE

5/28 at National Blues Museum 4-7

6/11 see Alonzo hosting the Atomic Blues Festival

8/9 at Streets of St.Charles

8/12 at Festus Funk Festival

8/25 at Blues Under the Arch

Follow Marquise on Facebook for more dates!

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Direct download: MarquiseAlonzoRPP.mp3
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Bill Streeter of Lo-Fi Saint Louis stops by to talk about all things Lo-Fi Saint Louis (of Lo-Fi Cherokee), the big release party, documentaries, other film work he does and so much more. I had a great time getting to know a little more about Bill on this episode.

Join us on May 20th at RKDE at 2720 Cherokee for the Premiere Party. Debuting all 18 videos. $5 advance or $10 at the door.  Visit Brownpapertickets.com for tickets.

Videos from

Pono AM

The Vigilettes

Anthony Lucius

bagheera

Mt. Thelonious

Steven Deeds

Auset Music Project

Bottle Rockets

Mathias & The Pirates

Hands & Feet

The Gaslight Squares

The Defeated County

The Conformists

Super Hero Killer

SHaron Hazel Township

Eric Donte

DANGERBIRD

For more information follow Lo-Fi Saint Louis on Facebook, Twitter & Instgram or LoFiSTL.com

 

Direct download: BillStreeterRPP.mp3
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Singer Songwriter Drew Sheafor joins me on this episode! We hung out at Wild Flower in Central West End to record. We talk about some of his start in music, play some live acoustic, tell some stories around the songs, upcoming shows and more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Lonesome Whistle (Live)
  • Jump Ship (To Infinity) (Studio)
  • St.Louie, St.Louie (Live)

See Drew LIVE

Every Tuesday at Wild Flower 9-12

Every Wednesday Layla with Neil C. Luke

5/13 Canten Inn

5/25 Heavy Anchor with L.S. Xprss

5/27 L.S. Xprss in Ironton, MO

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

 

Direct download: DrewSheaforRPP.mp3
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The other night I sat down with JR Collins, Kyle Collins and Philip "Spanky" Manaois of Mom's Kitchen to talk about their start as band, Widespread Panic, picking songs, upcoming shows, and much more.

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See the LIVE

5/19 Delmar Hall with Funky Butt Brass Band

6/16 & 6/17 at Bearcat Getaway

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

 

Direct download: MomsKitchenRPP.mp3
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Singer Songwriter Midnight Giant stops by the show to talk about some of his history as a St.Louis musician, influences, play some live acoustic, stories behind the songs, his weight loss, writing a book, soundtracks & more! I had a blast getting to meet and talk with him.

On this episode you'll hear 3 live acoustic tunes

  • It's A Shame
  • Don't Run
  • Last of the Gentlemen

Find more songs on Midnight Giant's Soundcloud page. Follow along on Facebook.

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

Direct download: MidnightGiantRPP.mp3
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Hallow Point returns! The other day I went by Hallow Point's practice space I hung out with Brandon, Preston & Aaron of the group to talk about their brand new EP, music video, Metallica competition, touring & release party!

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Join us at The Firebird for the Hallow Point BEYOND OUR NAME Release Party on 5/19 with special guests Final Drive, Outcome of Betrayal, Compelled To Destroy & Wrecklamation. $8/ $10  FirebirdSTL.com

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Pre-order your copy of the EP & a T-shirt, and all other information at HallowPointMetal.com

Check out their new single & music video for "Acedia"

 

 

See Hallow Point on the road this summer, coming to a town near you!

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

 

Thanks to Gaslight for their support sponsoring the show. Come check it out! . SWEETTALKER & The Hush List will be there 5/7. Shawn James on 5/17. Reach out and see about getting your band in the studio to record or set up a Gaslight Sessions.

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Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

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Direct download: HallowPointRPP2.mp3
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A couple weeks ago I sat down with Jacob Vi of Too Deep to talk about their new record & more.

Pick up a copy of SNATCH now available on ITunes, Amazon & Spotify. TooDeepSTL.bandcamp.com

On this episode you'll hear

  • Afterglow
  • Suicide Watch

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

 

Direct download: JacobViTooDeepRPP.mp3
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The other night I sat down with Curtis J at The Monocle to talk about growing up in Perryville, MO, playing with Kentucky Knife Fight, moving to New York City, play 2 live acoustic tunes & more!

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On this episode you'll hear

  • Home Truth (live)
  • See You Soon (live)
  • Alone & Mistaken (studio)

Find more Curtis J music on ITunes, CurtisJSocial.Bandcamp.com or CurtisJsocial.com

See him LIVE

5/3 at The Monocle 10p

5/4 at The Stagger Inn with L.S. Exprss & Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals

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

Direct download: CurtisJRPP.mp3
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The other night I stopped by 4 Hands Brewery in St.Louis, MO to talk with Comedian Kelsey McClure for her big return to the show. We talk about her comedy, putting together Mom Show, her career in beer, working with Logboat Brewing & more

See Kelsey LIVE

May 13th Mom Show at Blueberry Hill Duck Room with Jon Venegoni, Sarah Kelly & Jodi Warner

Comedy storytelling show. 21+ $15 Moms get in free

5/16 Logboat Brewing Tap takeover at Mulah Theater

5/19 Mimi Le Uke's Giggle Box at The Monocle

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

Direct download: KelseyMcClure2RPP.mp3
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Hannibal rockers NOWAKE met me at Denny's in Troy, MO to talk about their new album, release party, recording, stories behind the songs & more.

Pre-order the album AN ACT OF DEFIANCE on ITunes starting 4/28. The album official release is 5/5. Then join us at for the PARTY!

5/13 at Mark Twain Brewing Company in Hannibal, MO with special guests Dark Below & Capisce

On this episode you'll hear 3 new songs

  • Gone
  • Redline
  • Deviate

Follow NOWAKE on Facebook for more information & dates.

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Direct download: NOWAKERPP.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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My friend Al Holliday returns to the show to talk about his big show FRIDAY NIGHT at Delmar Hall. We talk about all of the special guests on the show, his recent appearance on The Woodshed, and much more.

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See Al with his band Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band as they back some of St.Louis' finest including Aina Cook, Hillary Fitz, Jesse Gannon, Jenny Teator, Kenny Deshields, Tommy Halloran, The Sleepy Rubies & Big Mike Aguirre. Don't miss The Provels opening the show! 4/28 Friday Delmar Hall

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On this episode you'll hear clips of everyone from the show

The Provels "Why Can't I Leave You Alone"

Aina Cook "Thinking Of  You"

Jenny Teator "The Itch"

Hillary Fitz "The Truths We  Came To Know"

Kenny Deshields "That's When You Love"

Jesse Gannon "Livin' It Up"

Tommy Halloran "Easiest Thing In The World"

The Sleepy Rubies "South City"

Big Mike Aguirre "2 Outta 3"

Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band "Natural Remedies"

Be sure to check out of all of these wonderful people and buy some music!

Al was recently a guest on The Woodshed with fellow Soul man Roland Johnson. Check out more of the videos on Facebook or YouTube.

Follow Al on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Pick up his latest album NATURAL REMEDIES on vinyl or CD at AlHollidayMusic.com

Thanks to Gaslight for their support sponsoring the show. Come check it out! 4/27 see Emily Wallace, Hillary Fitz and Irene Allen there for Unplugged By Jack. SWEETTALKER will be ther 5/7. Reach out and see about getting your band in the studio to record or set up a Gaslight Sessions.

Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

Direct download: AlHolliday2RPP.mp3
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Acoustic Duo Whiskey Raccoons stop by the show to talk about their brand new debut album THIS IS US, share some stories behind the songs, how the group formed, and much more!

18053363_10155063562081708_853126197_oWhiskey Raccoons are John Pressley & Cara VonderBruegge

On this episode you'll hear 4 songs from THIS IS US including

  • Foliage In My Whiskey
  • Open Your Mind
  • Saint Jerome
  • Start Me Over

Pick up your copy today on ITunes or stream it on Spotify.

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See Whiskey Raccoons LIVE

5/12 at St.Louis Zoo

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

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

 

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The other day I met up with St.Louis singer songwriter Brad Noe at Gaslight. I invited friend of the show Lexy Schlemer to co-host with me. We had a lot of fun talking about Brad's new album NOE, telling some of the stories behind these songs, played some live acoustic and talked about the release party coming up.

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On this episode you'll hear

  • Halo in Disguise (Studio)
  • On & Off Again (Acoustic)
  • Prayers from a Gun (Studio)
  • Run So Far (Acoustic)

See Brad LIVE

4/23 at Wild Sun Winery Hillsboro

5/5 at J.Fires Waterloo CD RELEASE PARTY

7/1 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room with Of Sea & Stone

Follow Brad on Facebook at Brad Noe Music for more dates.

Be sure to come by Syd Schlemer's benefit at Archive Music House on Sunday 4/23 4-12p and help kick cancers ass!

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. 4/20 Pono Am & Backwash, 4/21 The Five & Dimers 4/23 The Mighty Pines & Grass Fed Mule.

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! Live music from Cara Louise Band, Middle Class Fashion. Meet & Greet with Crystal Garden ft Boyd Tinsley.

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I met up with the guys of Monster Eats Manhattan the other day for breakfast at Tim Hortons. We had a lot of laughs and some delicious donuts. We talked about MEM's Road To Pointfest experience, the Metallica competition, new music video, new music and much more.

18049826_10155045762996708_1161465949_oMonster Eats Manhattan is Alex (Drums), Al (Bass/Vocals), Patrick (Vocals). Not pictured: Denny (Guitar) & Matt (Guitar/Vocals)

On this episode you'll hear

  • Dreamers
  • Paint Me Obscene
  • Less Than Heroes

 

 

See them LIVE

4/28 at Pop's for the Grand Finals Party for Pointfest with Discrepancies, Hollow Point Heroes, Guerrilla Theory, Free Parking, Thieves To Kings, Nothing Set In Stone, Mental Fixation, Sonder Sway & Trustfall.

Either 5/13 or 5/20 at Pointfest

Follow Monster Eats Manhattan on Facebook & Instagram. Buy some music on ITunes! Grab a new shirt at the shows!

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. 4/20 Pono Am & Backwash, 4/21 The Five & Dimers 4/23 The Mighty Pines & Grass Fed Mule.

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! Live music from Cara Louise Band, Middle Class Fashion. Meet & Greet with Crystal Garden ft Boyd Tinsley.

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Moon Bandits RETURN! We talk about their new EP, Record Store Day, first bands, songwriting, recording, touring and more!

On this episode you'll hear "Battery" & "Weaken And Break Off" from their new WEAKEN AND BREAK OFF EP. Available 4/22 at Vintage Vinyl, digitally 5/5 everywhere.

See them LIVE

4/22 1p at Vintage Vinyl for Record Store Day along with Pokey LaFarge, Bruiser Queen, Maness Brothers & more

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HOUNDS return to the show! We talk about their name change, what they've been up to recently, new music, recording with Matt Amelung, upcoming shows and much more!

20170330_215839Hounds are Jordan (Guitar/Vocals), Logan (Bass/Vocals) & Logan (Drums)

On this episode you'll hear a new song "To Be In Love" download and listen to more at HoundsSounds.com.

See them LIVE

5/19 & 5/20 at Hong Kong Pizza Festival (Chicago) w/ The Royal Furs, Hooten Hallers & more

6/3 at Hillsboro Music Festival with Steve Ewing Band

7/1 at The Firebird with 3rd Annual Rock Paper Podcast Birthday show with The Royal Furs, Bald Eagle Mountain & Forgetting January

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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The other day I caught up with my friends Jack & Jeff of ThePour to get an update from the studio on how their new music is coming along and talk about some of their upcoming dates including a big headlining show at Delmar Hall. We also talk working with Matt Amelung & JT Ibanez.

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Here's a video update from the studio from JT Ibanez

See ThePour LIVE

4/22 at The Regency in Springfield, MO with Sky Burnt White & Inner Outlines

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6/24 at Delmar Hall in St.Louis, MO with Sky Burnt White & Nothing Set In Stone

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On this episode you'll hear their current single "Animal" opening the show. Check out ThePour on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more information.

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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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Over the weekend I stopped by to talk with JT & Jim Peters of The Provels about their brand new THE GREATEST HITS EP coming out soon. We also talk about upcoming shows, a bunch of our talented friends, bringing horns to their album, recording with Jason at Sawhorse Studios, and more!

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Join us SATURDAY 4/15 for the Triple Album Release Party from The Provels, Bockman & The Best Cat Memes at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy!

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On this episode you'll hear 2 songs from the upcoming GREATEST HITS EP

  • Slow Cheddar (ft Aaron Chandler/Adam Hucke/Ben Reece)
  • Why Can't I Leave You Alone?

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See The Provels LIVE

4/14 at Old Rock House with Mom's Kitchen

4/28 at Delmar Hall with Al Holliday & the East Side Rhythm Band

5/5 at The Ready Room with Kung Fu

5/24 at Maplewood Concert Series

6/3 at Summer Gras 4 at Old Rock House with Funky Butt Brass Band, Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band, The Scandaleros, Big Mike Aguirre and The Blu City Allstars & more

Follow The Provels on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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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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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The Maness Brothers return to Rock Paper Podcast to talk about pizza, Big Foot, Junior Kimbrough, more pizza, oh yeah and their brand vinyl record coming out! We talk about some of the tunes of the album and the RELEASE PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT!

On this episode you'll hear

  • Juke Joint #2
  • The End of Me
  • Drive Me

Join us SATURDAY 4/15 at OFF BROADWAY MUSIC VENUE 5pm doors

LIVE MUSIC from

  • Beth Bombara
  • CATL
  • Brother O'Brother
  • Stange Places
  • Calliope
  • Bug Chaser
  • The Maness Brothers

Pick up the vinyl record and some new shirts!

Follow the Maness Brothers on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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The other night I took a road trip to Belleville, IL to hang out with the guys of Send The Message. I recently discovered these guys in the Road To Pointfest shows at Pop's. They blew me away with their show. We talk about their Road To Pointfest experience, recording their debut album and jam some live tunes!

17858582_10155010739276708_415067173_oSend The Message is Ron (Drums), Josh (Bass), Kyle (Guitar) & Mike (Vocals/Guitar)

On this episode you'll hear

  • "The Game Called Life" (acoustic)
  • "Tunnels" (instrumental)
  • "Never The Same" demo

See them LIVE

4/8 at Corner Grill & Grill Belleville

4/29 at Sullivan's

5/19 at Centerfields

5/30 at Busch Stadium Cards vs Dodgers. See the band for $20 tickets!

Follow them 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. Join us 4/8 for the Gaslight Collective album release party with Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals, Cara Louise Band, 4th City, Miss Molly Simms & Culprit Manifest at The Ready Room.

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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Last week I caught up with The Royal Furs at a Denny's in Warrenton, MO to talk about their album FEVER DREAM, their new videos, playing the 3rd Annual Rock Paper Podcast birthday show, answer questions from the fans, Saved By The Bell and everything in between.

17761397_10154989034511708_956862178_oThe Royal Furs are (Left to Right): Diggy Splash (Drums), Mike Danger (Guitar), Ruth Acuff (Vocals) & Josh Wrong (Bass)

We talk about their album FEVER DREAM that is now available on TheRoyalFurs.bandcamp.com & Spotify. Physical copies at shows.  On this episode you'll hear

  • Blood & Honey
  • Black Lion
  • Broken Ropes

Check out their EXCLUSIVE new music video for "BLOOD & HONEY" on YouTube.

See The Royal Furs LIVE

4/6 at Rose Music Hall in Columbia, MO with Dead Soldiers

5/19 & 20 at Hong Kong Pizza Party in Plano, IL with Hounds, Hooten Hallers, Bassamp and Dano & more

7/1 at The Firebird in St.Louis, MO with Hounds, Bald Eagle Mountain & Forgetting January.

Follow The Royal Furs on Facebook & Instagram.

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. Join us 4/8 for the Gaslight Collective album release party with Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals, Cara Louise Band, 4th City, Miss Molly Simms & Culprit Manifest at The Ready Room.

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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Stephen Favazza of Hands and Feet makes his return to the show! We dive right into talking about this weekends Lo-Fi Cherokee video shoot, new music, joining Golden Curls, Scrub and Ace Ha, FarFetched, The Link-Up and more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • "Palace" from FarFetched's 2017 The Prologue VI. Available at WeAreFarFetched.net
  • "Hotel" from Hands And Feet's 2016 Hotel EP. Available at HandsAndFeet.bandcamp.com
  • and an unreleased song from his upcoming album Kiki closing out the show

Check out more Hands And Feet on ITunes, Spotify or HandsAndFeet.bandcamp.com. Check your local record stores from Sour Times vinyl or Hotel EP cassettes.

See Hands And Feet LIVE

April 8th at Yaquis on Cherokee 2: 45 filming his Lofi Cherokee music video. Come be a part of the taping!

April 8th with Golden Curls at Cafe Berlin in Columbia, MO for StarFlyer Festival with Seashine, Caveofswords & many more

April 15th at Schlafly Tap Room with Caveofswords

Follow Hands And Feet on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter.

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Hanging out with the guys of STL Ska band Boomtown United for this episode! We talk about how they formed, their recent tour with Mathias & The Pirates and Moon Bandits, upcoming shows and when we might expect new music.

17761402_10154989020356708_1835587038_oBoomtown United is (left to right): Jimmy (Guitar), David (Keys), Mike (Saxophone), Kevin (Vocals), Scott (Saxophone), Deshon (Drums).

See them LIVE

4/14 at Fubar with The Big News

5/20 at The Crack Fox with The Bishops

Follow them on Facebook for more dates!

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. Join us 4/8 for the Gaslight Collective album release party with Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals, Cara Louise Band, 4th City, Miss Molly Simms & Culprit Manifest at The Ready Room.

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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Caught up with singer songwriter Aina Cook the other night. We sat outside of a St.Louis Bread Company talking about her songwriting, moving to the United States, school at Mizzou, singing with Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band & Sean Canan's Voodoo Players and so much more

On this episode you'll hear 3 originals and 1 cover from Aina Cook

  • Love Tax
  • St.James Infimary
  • Didn't Have Time
  • Thinking of You

See Aina LIVE

4/12 at Broadway Oyster Bar with Sean Canan's Voodoo Players performing Jerry Garcia music

4/28 at Delmar Hall with Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band

6/3 at Old Rock House with Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band & Funky Butt Brass, The Grooveliner & The Provels.

Follow Aina Cook on Facebook for more updates.

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Miss Molly Simms returns to the show to discuss her new album FALSE SUCCESS, recording at Gaslight, the Release Party, stories behind some of the songs, and play some live acoustic.

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On this episode you'll hear 3 songs from FALSE SUCCESS

  • Someone in South City (Live Acoustic)
  • Estella
  • False Success

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Pick up your copy APRIL 8th at The Ready Room for the Gaslight collective release party. Album Releases and LIVE music from

  • Miss Molly Simms Band
  • Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals
  • Cara Louise Band
  • 4th City
  • Culprit Manifest

More details on Gaslight's Facebook page.

You can also catch Miss Molly Simms LIVE

4/15 at The Crack Fox with We're A Happy Family (Ramones tribute)

4/21 at Smoke & Barrel Fayetteville, AR

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Discrepancies stop by the show for their 3rd appearance!! We talk about their new album THE AWAKENING they recorded with Matt Amelung, their upcoming show for the Road To Pointfest, some stories of life on the road, and a lot more!

20170321_225850Discrepancies are (Left to Right): Addison (Gutiar/Vocals), Steve (Drums), Garrett (Bass) & ATG (Vocals)

On this episode you'll hear

  • Art of War
  • Not Alone
  • Raising The Bar

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Pick up the full album today at DiscrepanciesMusic.com along with a shirt or hoodie. Also available on all your digital platforms including Itunes & Spotify.

See them LIVE

4/28 at Pop's in Sauget for the Road To Pointfest FINALS

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more show announcements!

Check out their videos on YouTube!

 

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. Join us 4/8 for the Gaslight Collective album release party with Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals, Cara Louise Band, 4th City, Miss Molly Simms & Culprit Manifest at The Ready Room.

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Jackson Howard returns for his 3rd appearance on the show!! We hang out and talk about his new album JUST FOR THE MYSTERY, stories behind some of the songs, recording in Nashville, the release party, moving and so much more.

Join us April 2nd at KDHX The Stage in St.Louis, MO for Jackson Howard's JUST FOR THE MYSTERY album release party with special guests Hillary Fitz & Rachel Horter.

On this episode you'll hear 4 new songs from the album:

  • This Town (Live on Rock Paper Podcast)
  • Just For The Mystery
  • Surround You
  • Driftwood (Live on Rock Paper Podcast)

Be sure to follow Jackson on Facebook & Twitter. Check out his previous album ABOUT LIFE on Spotify & ITunes if you haven't already.

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Over the weekend I sat down with Comedian Yale Hollander over coffee at Six North in Wentzville, MO. We talked about his start in comedy, starting later in life, some of the great shows around town and starting his own show and his writing.

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See Yale at Brennan's April 16th (Every 3rd Sunday) for his new show Comedy Penthouse with headliner Chris Cyr.

Follow Yale on Twitter & Facebook for more dates coming soon. Also a good chance you'll catch him at some of the comedy open mics mentioned on the show.

 

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Welcome back to the show City Of Parks! These guys just released a brand new cd titled FIND YOUR VOICE EP. On this episode we talk about some of the songs, recording with Matt Amelung, hittiing the road & much more.

Grab yourself a copy of their FIND YOUR VOICE EP on ITunes or stream on Spotify. Pick up a physical copy at any of their shows!! On this episode you'll hear:

  • No One Else
  • Hurricane
  • Trimmed In Red

See them LIVE

3/25 at Delmar Hall with Fivefold & Welcome Home

3/31 at The Firebird for an Akaline Trio tribute set

4/29 at Royal Skate in Chicago with Disguise The Limit, Ashland, New Lingo, A Semester Abroad, Revolt Coda & The Red Line.

Follow City of Parks on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

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Over the weekend I stopped in at Encapsulated Studios to talk with my friend recording engineer & producer Matthew Amelung. We dive into it talking about some of the latest projects he's help work on including albums from Discrepancies, Ashland, City of Parks, New Lingo, The Hush List and more.

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Come see Matt with his band Fivefold SATURDAY NIGHT 3/25/17 at Delmar Hall with special guests Welcome Home & City of Parks. $15. Available from band members or Ticketmaster.com

 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Discrepancies "Not Alone"
  • City Of Parks "Trimmed in Red"
  • Fivefold "Anything But Lonely"
  • Ashland "Lights Out"
  • New Lingo "Part of Me"

All of these songs are available on all of your digital music is sold including ITunes & Spotify. Follow these bands & Matthew Amelung- Producer/Engineer on Facebook for more information. MatthewAmelung.com

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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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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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I stopped in over at Debbie's basement the other night to hang out with Opposites Attack at band practice. We talked about their new album FINDING POSITIVE IN THE NEGATIVE, recording, songwriting, upcoming shows, some history of the band, and all kinds of other stuff.

17373029_10154941434621708_19432810_oOpposites Attack is (Left to Right): Matt (Guitar), Tim (Vocals/Bass), Brian (Drums) & Brent (Guitar)

On this episode you'll hear 4 tracks from the new album

  • Grin & Bear It
  • Irish In Me
  • Biting Tongues
  • Two Fast Two Chins

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Pick up your copy today at Music Record Shop, ITunes or stream it on Spotify. Or grab a copy at these upcoming shows..

April 1st at Rude Fest at Fubar in St.Louis, MO

May 6 at Fubar with Murphy's Law

Follow them on Facebook for more dates announced.

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The other day I stopped in at Firebird to talk with my friend Anthony Sasser about his work around the St.Louis music scene. We talk everything from him playing with Make Me Break Me, being a talent buyer with The Beard Productions and his latest adventure as a co-owner of The Firebird. We also get into The Beard's own line of beard oil and other beard tips, Cardinals baseball and a whole lot more.

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If you haven't been by yet, check out The Firebird at FirebirdSTL.com. We talk about some upcoming dates including:

  • 3/19 Flaw with TROY
  • 4/1 We Are United Birthday Bash with Sky Burnt White, Verba Stelle, Conquer As They Come, Isabella, Calloway Circus & Disguise The Limit
  • 4/10 Doyle

Full listing on the website. Be sure to follow along on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

On this episode you'll hear "Another First Date" from Anthony's band Make Me Break Me. Music available for purchase on CdBaby.com & more. Physical copies from Anthony at The Firebird!

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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! Come by  March 18 come see Scrub LIVE for Gaslight Sessions. 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: AnthonySasserRPP.mp3
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A bit ago I stopped in to visit my friends Les Gruff and the Billy Goat. It was really a lot of fun to catch up with these guys talking about their new album THE LAST NIGHT, recording, songwriting, Release Party, touring, BBQ, playing the recorder, and everything in between.

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On this episode you can get a sneak peek at the new album with two songs "7 Years" & "Half a Mile". You can currently grab 4 other new tunes from their EP that are available at LesGruff.com.

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Come on out to OFF BROADWAY on April 1st for the release of THE LAST NIGHT with special guests Matthew McNeal, River Kittens & The Old Souls Revival. Tickets available at OffBroadwaySTL.com

You can also see Les Gruff LIVE:

3/18 at Honky-Tonk BBQ in Chicago, IL

4/22 at Naked Vine in Chesterfield, MO

Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to keep up to date.

 

Direct download: LesGruff2RPP.mp3
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Sunday I stopped by the Firebird to hang out with some of my buddies that are putting together a big show Saturday April 1st at The Firebird, it's We Are United's 2nd birthday party with special guests Sky Burnt White, Conquer as They Come, Isabella, Verba Stellae, Calloway Circus & Disguise The Limit. $8

On this episode I'm joined by Gabe Stroup (Sky Burnt White), Gary Johnston (Verba Stellae), Patrick Scheel & Andrew VanDyke (Conquer As They Come) & Jorden Coco Murray (We Are United). Also featuring appearances by Anthony Sasser (Firebird), Korey Smith (Apollo's Daughter), Phatbeatz Steve (Discrepancies) & Tom Williams (OATM).

Fair warning there a few parts that kinda loud as we were laughing through the show, mostly at Gary's crazy comments. Keep in mind this was 6 guys recording around a single mic.

Thanks to Gary for supplying the Casey's Pizza. Thanks to Firebird for letting us hang out and putting up with our shenanigans. Thanks to Gaslight & Music Record Shop for sponsoring this show and supporting local music!

See you all April 1st at The Firebird!!

Be sure to follow all of these bands on Facebook and check out their music!

I threw in a few tunes to get you more excited for this party, you'll hear

  • Conquer As They Come "Make Believe"
  • Isabella "Nice Knives"
  • Sky Burnt White "In What World"

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Direct download: WAU2RPP.mp3
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Last night I went over to Blue Lotus Recording Studio in St.Louis, MO to hang out with friend of the show Paul Niehaus & Gene Jackson. We talk all about Gene's new record 1963 which was recorded, produced, co-written & features Paul Neihaus on several instruments.

They gave me an advance copy of the album to listen to and it's really great! I highly encourage you to come out to Beale on Broadway in St.Louis on Friday March 10th for Gene Jackson's album release party. They plan to play the record in its entirety. 8pm showtime!

On this episode you'll hear Gene & Paul play "Only God Can Help Us" LIVE for Rock Paper Podcast from Blue Lotus studio. Closing out the show you'll hear the opening track "That's Why I Love You". The record will be available in physical copies at the show Friday & digitally on ITunes & Spotify.

Be sure to check out their NPR Tiny Desk submission for "Son"

Follow Gene Jackson & Blue Lotus on Facebook!

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Direct download: GeneJacksonRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:36am CST

The other day I stopped in at the Gaslight in St.Louis to hang out with my friends JB Anderson (Owner of Gaslight), Matt McElwrath (The Loft Sessions/Media Outlaws) & Curt Copeland to talk about their partnership and the work they've been doing for St.Louis Music.

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Coming up

Mar 10 Cree Rider Family Band CD release at The Stage KDHX (Recorded at Gaslight)

Mar 11 ACLU Fundraiser at Sasha's on Shaw with Gavin M, Knuckles, Elliot Pearson, River Kittens, Maness Brothers & more. $10 donation

March 18th Scrub at Gaslight for Gaslight Session live filming

Mar 21 Monkh & The People EP available online (Recorded at Gaslight)

April 8 Gaslight Release Party with Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals, Cara Louise Band, Miss Molly Simms & Fame Machine at The Ready Room

Check out GaslightSTL.com for more information. Subscribe to The Loft Sessions on YouTube. Follow both on Facebook!

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Direct download: GaslightRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:53am CST

Ryan Kemp & Wayne Imboden return to the show and brought along Andy Grossi to talk about their new Oak, Steel & Lightning album, tour, festivals, their brand new music video, songwriting and more.

17122130_10154895467581708_1448937903_oLeft to Right: Wayne Imboden (Guitar/Vocals), Andy Grossi (Guitar) & Ryan Kemp (Bass/Vocals)

Check out their video for "Lil More Willie" on YouTube

Join us March 8th at OFF BROADWAY in St.Louis, MO for their Album Release Party with Still Shine & Hillary Fitz Band. $10 includes the new album Chasin The Sunset. "Lil More Willie" will be on that album as well as "Mermac Rising" & "Honkytonkin" which you can hear on this episode.

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Don't miss Oak, Steel & Lightning at MoRoots Festival April 27-29 at Bass River Resort with Aaron Kamm & The One Drops, Driftaways, Madahoochi, Cas Haley, Mighty Pines, River Kittens, Way Down Wanders and tons more! BassResort.com for tickets.

Follow them on Facebook for more dates. Coming to a city near you!

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:56am CST

The other night I stopped in at the West End Grill in St.Louis, MO to hang out with my friend Madison Thorn of Madison Thorn Photography and 4&20: A CSNY Tribute. We've quickly become good friends and I was excited for the opportunity to sit and talk with her about her band, photography, a bunch of friends and everything in between.

See Madison with 4&20 at Delmar Hall on 3/31. Tickets available at the box office or Ticketmaster.com

On this episode you'll hear a few clips of them doing "Deja Vu" & "Find The Cost of Freedom"

Follow Madison Thorn Photography on Facebook.

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

Stopped in at band practice to hang out with Fly Method! Talking about their sound, early days, touring, new music, their music video, and everything in between.

See them LIVE

2/25 at Cicero's

5/13 at Cicero's

On this episode you'll hear "Grace of God" & "Grizzly" both songs are available on Soundcloud for download or YouTube.

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Direct download: FlyMethodRPP.mp3
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The other day I caught up with friend of the show Gus Page (of Hobo Empire) to talk about some of his new projects including a solo album, Gus Page Trio, his work with Curtis Wilcoxen at Micgrogroove and much more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Gus Page "Sweet Sunny South" from Following Tradition
  • Gus Page "Gone To Roam" from Following Tradition
  • Guerrilla Theory "Roots" from G-ometry
  • Gus Page & Curtis Wilcoxen "No Time For the Blues" (Live on RPP)
  • Gus Page & Curtis Wilcoxen "Simple Imperfection" (Live on RPP)
  • Gus Page Trio "Keep On" (Live 2/18 at R.T. Weilers)
  • Gus Page Trio "Circles/Casey Jones" (Live 2/18 at R.T. Weilers)
  • Lockjaw Sanctuary "Blind Lead The Blind"

Pick up a copy of Gus Page's record FOLLOWING TRADITION at CD Reunion or Music Reunion or any shows. Stream it on YouTube.

See Gus LIVE

2/25 Gus Page Trio at Church Street Bar

3/4 Gus Page Trio at Red Fish Blue Fish

3/11 With Irish Xiles at Scottrade Center

If you want to know more about Mircogroove and their recording services give them a call at 636-466-2617 and follow them on Facebook!

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Direct download: GusPageRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:33pm CST

Over the weekend I met up with Pascal of Late Night with Pascal and Beautiful Beef production at Coffee Cartel in the CWE. You may hear some background noise and the shop was pretty busy on a gorgeous February day in St.Louis.

We talked about his start in the business, starting his own show Late Night With Pascal, his web series Missing, social media and his 1 year anniversary party for LNWP coming soon.

Come out every Thursday to the Live Juke Joint in Maplewood for a live taping. See the show on Sunday nights 1:30am on ABC 30. 

Subscribe to Beautiful Beef productions on YouTube. Follow Pascal on Instagram & Twitter. LIKE the Late Night With Pascal page on Facebook for exclusive clips.

Join us March 23 for the 1 year Anniversary live taping in Chesterfield, MO in the Percer Center at Logan Chiropractic College.

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Direct download: PascalRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:09pm CST

Episode 356- System Slave

Last night I met up with Stephen, Mike & Rich of System Slave to talk about their new album on the way, their music video, crowd funding, and play some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear 3 songs from their upcoming release (Due out June '17)

"Road Less Traveled On"

"The Beast In Me" (Live Acoustic)

"Shine"

Be sure to pre-order the new album, a shirt or hoodie TODAY on GoFundMe.com

Follow System Slave on Facebook.

Check out their video from J.T. Ibanez for "Road Less Traveled On" now on YouTube.

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Direct download: SystemSlaveRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:53pm CST

Episode 355-Michael Bivens

A little while ago I caught up with Michael Bivens Guitarist/Producer/Audio Engineer and more. We talk about his work with his band Connibal Road, recording other bands like Forgetting January & The Vondrukes, working on a solo project called Macaroni Tree, touring with Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top,  his recording studio Redwood Studios and everything in between.

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On this episode you'll hear a lot examples of Micheael's work

  • Connibal Road "Goodbye Mother"
  • Forgetting January "The Ballad of Paul Revere"
  • Korey Stewart "Glaze Roll"
  • Macaroini Tree "Butler's Alibi"
  • River City Sound "Waves"
  • The Vondrukes "Garrison's Trip (part 2)
  • Macaroni Tree "Falconhawk"

Follow Michael Bivens Audio Engineer on Facebook for more updates from the studio. Visit Redwoodstudios.net or MBivens.net to contact Michael about recording your next project.

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

Episode 354- Pono AM

I sat down with the other night with Pono AM in Festus, MO to talk about the band, touring, playing with Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals, their music video for debut single "Good Vibes", upcoming shows, their album release party and more.

16763558_10154851773686708_209152648_oPono AM is John Stewart (Bass), Josh Friedrich (Guitar/Vocals), Alex Tucker (Drums) & Kory Meyer (Guitar/Vocals)

See Pono AM LIVE

2/18 at The Sinkhole with Shitstorm, Backwash & Hyper Tensions

3/17 CD Release with Bruiser Queen

4/13 at Schlafly Tap Room with Sad Baxter & Polyshades

Follow them on Facebook for more dates!

On this episode you'll hear "Good Vibes" & "Not for Me". Visit PonoAM.bandcamp.com to download.

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Direct download: PonoAMRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:47am CST

Episode 353- Daniel C. Roth

This week I stopped in to visit with singer songwriter Daniel C. Roth. We get to talk about his solo album PLAY YOUR MUSIC, his new band Liquid Moon & their SHAKE'YO'BREAKDOWN EP, and play some live acoustic tunes.

See Daniel LIVE

2/14 at Livery Company for Broadway Broadcast Songwriter showcase hosted by Curt Copeland.

On this episode you'll hear

  • "The Night Through" Daniel C. Roth unreleased live
  • "Lizard With A Briefcase" Daniel C. Roth from Play Your Music
  • "I Need Your Love" Liquid Moon from Shake'yo'breakdown
  • "See My Baby Out" Daniel C. Roth unreleased live

Check out both his solo album and the Liquid Moon EP on CdBaby.com, Bandcamp, ITunes or Spotify. Be sure to follow both Daniel C. Roth Music & Liquid Moon on Facebook for more dates coming soon.

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Direct download: DanielCRothRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm CST

Episode 352- Skyline In Ruins

The other night I stopped by The Temple Recording Studio to hang out with the guys of Skyline In Ruins and their producer Jeff Wasser.

We talk about how the band formed on Craigslist, working with Jeff in the studio, their new EP coming soon, and their big show coming up tomorrow!

See Skyline In Ruins in the Finals for Road To Pointfest Saturday 2/11 at Pop's $6 with

  • Discrepancies
  • Monster Eats Manhattan
  • Superslag
  • Nothing Set In Stone
  • Humans on Display
  • Punch out
  • Send The Message

Keep an eye for their new EP and a release party hopefully in April! Follow them on Facebook for more dates.

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Direct download: SkylineRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:25pm CST

Episode 351- The Winks

A bit ago I caught up with Pop Punk rockers Dillon & Alex of The Winks before their show at The Way Out Club. We talked about their album, touring, Green Day & upcoming shows.

On this episode you'll hear

  • "Sick With Me"
  • "Chasing Burnt Out Stars"
  • "Pushed Out"

Available on ITunes & Spotify.

See them LIVE

Feb 11 at San Loo with The Beautiful, Captain Dee & the Long Johns & The Jag-Wires.

Mar 31- Apr 2 at Fubar for Rude Festival

April 26 at Fubar

Follow them on Facebook for more dates

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Direct download: TheWinksRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:56am CST

Episode 350- Paige Alyssa

The other night I stopped in to visit my friend Pop/RnB singer songwriter Paige Alyssa. We talked about how we met, Sean Canan's Voodoo Players, her first 2 EP's, new music, early influences and everything in between.

See Paige LIVE

2/8 at Broadway Oyster Bar singing with Sean Canan's Voodoo Players playing all Bob Marley 930-1a

2/17 at 2720 Cherokee performing with her band before Believe Cycle

On this episode you'll hear:

  • "Lost Your Love"
  • "Bruh"
  • "Worth it"

Buy some Paige Alyssa music on ITunes or Amazon. Listen on SoundCloud. Follow her on Facebook for more dates.

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Direct download: PaigealyssaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:26am CST