The other night I stopped in to visit my friend Allie Vogler and met Le'Ponds aka Lisa Houdei for the first time. We talk about their big show coming up at the end of the month MO Mommas. We also talk about some their new music like Allie's solo record coming soon, and Le'Ponds new sounds that will appear on her upcoming record.

See them LIVE

3/30 at Off Broadway as Gaslight Presents Mo Mommas with Allie Vogler, Le'Ponds and The Burney Sisters

Follow them on Facebook for more information & dates!

Allie & Lisa performed "Out of Control" live on the show.

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Direct download: MoMommaRPP.mp3
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The other night I stopped by band practice to meet up with Hookie from Alton, IL. We get in to some of the history of the group, discuss their new album 600, recording at Sawhorse Studios, release party & more. 

See them LIVE

3/17 at 600 Album Release Party at Bottle & Barrel in Alton, IL

3/18 at Regal Beagle 

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram for more dates

On this episode you'll get a sneak peek at their album 600

  • Exceptionally Good
  • Regret

Find everything at HookieMusic.com even download the album!

 

Direct download: HookieRPP.mp3
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Over the weekend I caught up with friend of the show Jason Nelson. He's one of the hardest working guys in the St.Louis music scene. We get in to talking about some of his past with MU330 and OrangeTree. We also talk about his recent work with tribute shows including tributes to Queen, INXS, REM, Fishbone & Bad Brains.

See Jason LIVE

3/9 Murmur: REM Tribute at Delmar Hall with Between Days: Cure Tribute and Miserable Now: The Smiths Tribute

4/21 The Real Thing: Faith No More/Mr.Bungle Tribute at Pop's with Somewhat Damaged: Nine Inch Nails Tribute, Stepped In Foo: Foo Fighters Tribute, Stockholm Syndrom: Muse Tribute

6/16 Somebody To Love: Queen Tribute at Ballpark Village

Hear a melody of Queen songs performed by Somebody to Love on this episode.

You can also catch Jason around town with his other bands

  • Retronerds 
  • The Wackness
  • Jason Nelson Band
  • 120 Minutes
  • Moon Bandits

Follow all of these groups on Facebook for more dates!

 

Direct download: jasonnelsonRPP.mp3
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Meet new St.Louis Pop Punk rockers Hard Loss on today's episode! I had blast hanging out with these guys talking about their debut EP, their release party, writing and recording the EP, shotgunning some beers, Blues hockey, playing Scottrade Center. and so much more. 

See them LIVE

3/10 at Delmar Hall for their EP RELEASE PARTY with Scouts Honour, For The City & Man The Helm.

On this episode you'll get a sneak peek at the Never Better EP

  • EZ Win
  • Crestwood

Never Better EP hits all the digital platforms on FRIDAY 3/9/18

Follow Hard Loss on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Subscribe to their YouTube channel.

Direct download: HardLossRPP.mp3
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Jr Gears stop by the show to talk about their big show this weekend, play some live acoustic, talk about their recent EP, being brothers, stories behind the songs, how they got the name and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear 

  • Hold Me Down (Live Acoustic)
  • Young Dumb & Broke (Cover) from the EP
  • You'll Be Fine (Live Acoustic)

Pick up the Jr Gears EP on ITunes, Bandcamp or Spotify!

See them LIVE

3/3 at The Heavy Anchor with Morning Mtn & Prairie Rehab 

4/5 at Spoked Bikes with Kvar Black

5/10 at TBA with Marmalakes & Sunset Over Houma

Find more dates & information by following Jr Gears on Facebook & Instagram!

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Direct download: JrGearsRPP.mp3
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Last weekend I stopped by band practice to hang out with Carson, Joe, Sean & Phil of The Scandaleros. We get in to talking about their new album A CONFLUENCE ON SOUTH BROADWAY, recording at Phat Buddha, some of the specials guests on the album, the release party, sandwiches, and other upcoming shows.

Photo by Nichole Olea/Solea Photography. The Scandaleros are (Left to Right): Bill (Drums), Joe (Bass/Vocals), Phil (Harmonica/Vocals), Carson (Guitar/Vocals), & Sean (Percussion)

See them LIVE

3/3 at Stagger Inn 

3/4 at Broadway Oyster Bar ALBUM RELEASE PARTY with Bottoms Up Blues Gang

3/10 at Venice Cafe

4/20 at Imperial Club performing their Watkins Glen tribute (Grateful Dead/The Band/Allman Brothers)

4/24 at Schlafly for Stout & Oyster Festival with Funky Butt Brass Band, Big Mike Aguirre & more

Find more dates on The Scandaleros Facebook page!

On this episode you'll hear some clips from the album:

  • Freeway
  • City Girls
  • When I Reap
  • It's Alright

Be sure to pick up a physical copy!

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Direct download: Scandaleros3RPP.mp3
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Thursday night I stopped by to see some old friends of the show The RAPcast or Random Ass Podcast. We get into all kinds of randomness for music, pop culture, and crazy stories. They have a breaking new announcement to make! Tune into to find out! 

Be sure to click SUBSCRIBE on The RAP wherever you get Podcasting. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. TheRAPcast.com 

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Direct download: RapcastRPP.mp3
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I had the day off on Monday so I packed up the mic and met with Wes Hoffman at Union Barbershop in St.Louis, MO to record this episode. We get into talking about Wes' new album POSITIVE PUNK coming out, share some new music, play some live acoustic, and we also talk about his adventures in podcasting. 

See Wes LIVE

3/22 Urban Chestnut Brewing presents Wes Hoffman at Pat Connolly Tavern with Right Quick. Art Tracy Hutton. $5 doors at 630 Music at 730. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Keep Your Focus
  • Follow Your Heart
  • Let This Go (Acoustic)

Check out Wes Hoffman with Friends podcast and Strangehouse podcast on ITunes or Podomatic.

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Direct download: WesHoffmanRPP.mp3
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This weekend I caught up with rockers Thames to discuss their THE FEAR EP, how the group formed, stories behind EP, working with Dan Ficocelli, upcoming shows and more!

On this episode you'll hear 3 songs from THE FEAR

  • The Fear Of Losing The Ones You Love
  • Alta Delta
  • Ecology

Find more Thames on ITunes, Bandcamp or Spotify!

See them LIVE

Feb 21 at Off Broadway with Vista Kicks

Mar 4 at The Firebird

April 18 at The Monocle

Follow Thames on Facebook & Instagram for more dates.

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Direct download: ThamesRPP.mp3
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Discrepancies RETURN! Earlier this week I caught up with InVogue Records recording artists Discrepancies about their recent SOLD OUT show at Pop's with Brookroyal, their recent record deal signing, re-releasing their album THE AWAKENING on vinyl, music videos, Sour Patch Kids & so much more.

Head over to DiscrepanciesMusic.com to pre-order THE AWAKENING on vinyl, CD or digital download, T-shirts, Posters & more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Awakening
  • Rock The Show
  • Digitus Medius

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Direct download: Discreapancies4RPP.mp3
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