Episode 305- Langen Neubacher of The Defeated County

Met up with my new friend Langen Neubacher over the weekend to get to know more about her start in music, her band The Defeated County, songwriting, and some upcoming shows.

You can see Langen SOLO this Thursday 11/10 at The Heavy Anchor with Singer Songwriter Matt Woods.

Also do no miss the Music Video release party 12/2 at The Stage at KDHX. The Defeated County will be playing live as well as debuting their video for "Gonna Be Damned" directed by Matt Basler.

On this episode you'll hear the studio version of "Gonna Be Damned" from album BAR TABS & BABY NAMES, available at TheDefeatedCounty.Bandcamp.com. Langen also performed 3 live acoustic songs:

  • Chemicals and Science
  • Lifes a Joke
  • See Me Coming

Be sure to follow The Defeated County on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more show announcements.

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Direct download: LangenRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:12am CDT

Last week I caught up with Kevin Renick & Mark Arnold of Shakey Deal: A Neil Young Tribute to talk about some of their background that led them to forming a Neil Young tribute, talk about song of the songs, talk about Kevin's connection with the film Up In The Air & their upcoming show!!

See SHAKEY DEAL: A Neil Young Tribute at DELMAR HALL 11/11/16 with special guests Lida Una & Ragged Company. Tickets are $12. DelmarHall.com

They'll be performing an electric and acoustic sets for the evening. On this episode you'll hear a sample of some of the acoustic. Mark & Kevin played 5 songs LIVE

  • Heart of Gold
  • Pocahontas
  • Sail Away
  • Sugar Mountain
  • Hank To Hendrix

Follow them on Facebook!

Direct download: ShakeyDealRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:29am CDT

Episode 303- Jon Heisserer

A while back I sat with Jon Heisserer and talked about some of his background, pop music, his previous band Building Rome, songwriting and then new record.

On this episode you'll hear "Lost" & "Mr.H" from his new album 2012-2014 now available everywhere.

Follow Jon on Facebook!

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Direct download: JonHeissererRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:06am CDT

Episode 302- Scrub

Hanging out with Scrub for Episode 302. I had a blast meeting and talking with him. We talked about his start into music, Hip Hop, some music videos, new music coming out and more! Throughout the episode you'll heard some beats from ACE HA.

On this episode you'll hear "Anita Ride" & "Ozark Outlaw." Videos for both songs available on YouTube.

See Scrub LIVE

11/19 at Pop's with Strata-G & More

Keep up with Scrub on Facebook & Instagram. Subscribe on YouTube. New music on the way!!

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: ScrubRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05am CDT

Episode 301- Shark Dad 2

Shark Dad RETURNS! The other night I went by Utopia Studios in St.Louis, MO to meet up with Shark Dad. We introduced the new lineup, talk about playing Busch Stadium, upcoming shows, new music, vinyl, and more all while trying to not be caught on fire from the guy spinning fire in the background.

Be sure to grab a copy of their album A BIGGER BOAT now available on WeAreSharkDad.Bandcamp.com. On this episode you'll hear "OK Soda" & "Ke$ha's Haunted Vagina" from the album.

Catch Shark Dad LIVE

11/3 at Venice Cafe with Suzie Cue & Joshewa Boyer $3

12/10 at Heavy Anchor for Dan Kelley Christmas

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Direct download: SharkDad2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:44am CDT

Episode 300- Cavo 2

Boom! Episode 300! Cavo returns to the show to the show to talk about their latest record BRIDGES, tell some stories behind the songs and play 5 live acoustic songs in front of a studio audience at Gaslight.

Everything you hear today was recorded live in the studio at Gaslight. Please be sure to check them out as GaslightSTL.com. They are wonderful people doing some amazing work. Thank you Gaslight!!

On this this episode you'll hear 3 songs from BRIDGES

  • "Nights (Acoustic)"
  • "Stay (Acoustic)"
  • "Just Like We Want It (Acoustic)"

As well as

  • "Champagne (Acoustic" from 2009's BRIGHT NIGHT DARK DAYS
  • "Black Honey (Acoustic)" Thrice Cover

I highly encourage you to go grab a copy of Cavo's BRIDGES today! It's a great album! Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. CAVOMUSIC.com

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

 

Direct download: Cavo2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:38am CDT

Episode 299- Dear Genre

The other night I stopped in at a Denny's and talked with rock duo Dear Genre about touring with Bruiser Queen, naming the band, the evolution of Dear Genre, their new album Flower Puns, live shows vs studio recordings, their "Move" music video and more.

On this episode you'll hear "Move" & "Lucifer" available digitally at DearGenre.com

Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and keep an eye out for more dates coming soon.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: DearGenreRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:58pm CDT

Episode 298- Gabe Stroup 2

Gabe Stroup of Sky Burnt White returns for his record 8th appearance. We talked about Sky Burnt White's show at The Firebird, what it'll be like sharing the stage with all of his friends, play a couple of rare songs and and more

Don't miss SATURDAYS show 10/29/16!

Orange Mark Productions presents

Sky Burnt White

Discrepancies

New Lingo

Apollo's Daughter

OATM

Conquer As They Come

6 Bands for $8

There will be many one time only special live performances, music video recording, a light show like none other and many more surprises.

On this episode you'll hear 2 unfinished & unreleased Sky Burnt White songs "Glam Rock" & "Victory." Closing out the a song from Gabe's previous band Sicklove "Avalanche."

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Direct download: GabeStroup2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:52am CDT

Episode 297- Money For Guns 2

Last week I stopped by Will's house again to talk about Money For Guns. This episode we were joined by drummer Kevin Siebenaler. We had a great time talking about the new record ON THE EDGE OF LIGHT, their release party, stories behind some of the songs, have Kyle call in and much more.

Catch Money For Guns LIVE

10/27 at Planet Score for their Album Listening Party

10/29 at Blueberry Hill in the Duck Room for their Album Release Party with Soma & Accelerando. Be sure to dress up for Halloween Costume contest!! $8

On this episode you'll hear 2 brand new songs from ON THE EDGE OF LIGHT "Pure Electric Sound" & "Have Faith In The Machines".

Follow Money For Guns on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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Direct download: MoneyForGuns2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:54am CDT

Episode 296- Mario Spina

Over the weekend I sat with my friend Mario Spina of Sky Burnt White in a park after enjoying some Taco Bell to talk about some of the old bands he was a part of, started playing guitar, and the party we'll be at this weekend

Come see Mario with Sky Burnt White SATURDAY NIGHT 10/29/16 at The Firebird in St.Louis, MO. Discrepancies, New Lingo, Conquer as They Come, Apollo's Daughter & OATM will also be there. $8 tickets. Be sure to wear your Halloween costumes! Don't miss out!

On this episode you'll hear "Isn't It?" & "Smoke" from the Sky Burnt White's debut record Exit Strategies. You can purchase a copy at SkyBurntWhite.Bandcamp.com or SATURDAY NIGHT's show!! Follow them on Facebook to keep up with more show dates and when you can expect some new music.

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Direct download: MarioSpinaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00am CDT

Episode 295- The Green McDonough Band

The other night day I stopped in at Howards in Soulard to catch up with Laura Green & Rich McDonough of The Green McDonough Band after their gig. We talked about their debut album, songwriting, recording with Paul Niehaus at Blue Lotus studios, Big Muddy Blues festival and much more.

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Grab their record at TheGreenMcDonoughBand.com. On this episode you'll hear the 4 originals that Laura & Rich wrote

  • Bone To Pick
  • Don't Know Why
  • Blue Rain
  • Pretty Little Thing

See them LIVE

1st Wednesday of every Month at BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups 7-930

2nd Sunday Sullivan's in Belleville

Thursday Oct 27 at Hammerstone's

Friday Nov 18th at Wildey Theater

New Year's Eve at BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups

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

Direct download: GreenMcDonoughRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:16pm CDT

The other night I took a drive over to Lemp Brewery rehearsal spaces and met up with Jon Humphreys or better known as Mr.H. We talked all about his debut album titled MORE, his release party coming up, some stories behind the songs and everything in between.

See Mr.H and The Modern Historians LIVE

Thursday 11/3 at Cicero's with The By Gods, Four Arm Shiver & The Langaleers $10

On this episode you'll hear two live acoustic tracks we recorded standing outside of Lemp "Chattanooga Blues" & "Shaffer, TX" along with the album version of the title track "More (w/ Foothold)"

Pick up the album, shirts and stickers at the Release Party 11/3. It'll also be available digitally at his website. Follow Mr.H on Facebook for more upcoming dates.

Direct download: MrH_RPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:07pm CDT

Episode 293- Beth Bombara

The other night I caught up St.Louis Singer Songwriter Beth Bombara about her latest record and some of my favorite songs off of that release, opening for Beth Hart at the Pageant, and her upcoming show!

On this episode you'll hear "In My Head" & "Heavy Heart" from her latest release titled BETH BOMBARA. Grab a copy at BethBombara.com or BethBombara.bandcamp.com on digital, CD or Vinyl.

See Beth LIVE

Nov 5th at Dead Wax Records in St.Louis, MO with John Calvin Abney & M.Lockwood Porter

Follow her on Facebook & BethBombara.com for more tour dates.

 

Direct download: BethBombaraRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:56pm CDT

Episode 292- Voodoo Mama Fest

The other night I stopped by Leah Osborne's place to talk about this Voodoo Mama Festival she put together. She brought a long some friends that will also be a part of the festival.

Leah Osborne- Host of Voodoo Mama Fest

Lauren Busiere- Artist

Gavin Duffy- Mandolin

Cecily Well- Soul Much Water

I had a great time getting to know more about what all Lauren & Cecily are up to.

Closing out the show Leah & Gavin play an original song together.

Please join all of us Sunday Nov 20th at Broadway Oyster Bar. $10 Music from 2-12 from some of the best female singers in town:

Heather Manley
Emily Wallace
River Kittens
Bottoms Up Blues Gang
Miss Molly Simms
Blue Fruit Snacks
Chrysta Lynn and the Famdamily
Hillary Fitz Band

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Direct download: VoodooMamaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:11am CDT

Episode 291- Nate Gilberg

The other night I stopped by bassist Nate Gilberg's place to talk with him about his journey into St.Louis music. We talk about some of the bands he's involved with, play some of rare songs he was a part of and talk about all kinds of stuff.

Catch Nate with The River Kittens

Oct 28th at The Ready Room with Old Salt Union

Nov 5th at Off Broadway with Jack Grelle

On this episode you'll hear "Heart In Your Pocket" The Velvet Tones & "Across the Universe" Damon Davis and a Jam song Nate recorded with his friend Matt.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: NathanGilbergRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:21pm CDT

Episode 290- Rafe Williams

Last week I caught up with Comedian Rafe Williams to talk about some of the things he's been working on including STL Up Late, being a team member at the Improv Shop, and stand up comedy. We also dive into talking about SNL, podcasting, his character Ronnie Jenkins Trump, and so much more.

Find Rafe on Facebook to keep up with his dates or RafeWilliams.com (coming soon!)

See Rafe LIVE

Open Mic every Tuesday at Helium Comedy

2nd Wednesday every month Smackdown at Helium

Thursdays at Improv Shop

Nov 9th at St.Louis Public Library Brother Rafe's Travelin' Comedy Revival with Libbie Higgins, Bobby Jaycox & Tina Dybal.

Give his podcast Other Side Of The Tracks a listen!

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

Direct download: RafeWilliamsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00am CDT

Episode 289- Benji Wade

I sat with singer songwriter Benji Wade the other night to talk about his family name, Red Rocks, Deftones, being a father, Tattoos, and everything else.

We also played 3 live acoustic tunes for the show. On this episode you'll hear

  • "All I Know"
  • "Proof of Purchase"
  • "To Be Real"

Be sure to come by Gaslight on Sunday 10/16 to see Benji Wade perform some of these live in studio as part of Allegro Entertainment's Singer Songwriter Sessions. 6pm.

Follow Benji Wade on Facebook!

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Direct download: BenjiWadeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:30am CDT

Epiose 288- Almost Heroes

A bit ago I sat down with St.Louis cover band Almost Heroes. We talked about how they all came to performing together, where the name came from, influences, song selection and so much more.

Keli of Almost Heroes performed a solo acoustic version of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" for the show.

See Almost Heroes LIVE

11/12 Otis Cambell's Washington, MO

11/23 Mustang Sally's Troy, MO

Follow the group on Facebook & Twitter for more dates

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

Direct download: AlmostHeroesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:10pm CDT

Episode 287- Leslie Sanazaro

Last week I had the honor of sitting down with Leslie Sanazaro. I had a wonderful time talking with her about moving to St.Louis, getting started in music, one of her songs being used a film and her first acting role and her song NOW!

Come see Leslie LIVE

Oct 6 Thursday at Yaqui's

Oct 13 Thursday at Yaqui's

Oct 22 Saturday at Venice Cafe

Oct 28 Friday at Evangeline's Bistro & Music House

Full listing of dates, and to buy some of Leslie's music head over to LeslieSanazaro.com

She has a brand new song & video for her song "Now!" in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. You can download the song for free and watch the video at TheSongIsNOW.com

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

 

Direct download: LeslieSanazaroRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:57am CDT

Episdoe 286- Marie And The Americans

A bit ago I sat down with Marie and The Americans to meet them and talk about their new Princess In Hell EP. Marie had some fascinating stories about growing up in Germany and moving to the United States. We also talked about how the group formed, influences, some stories behind the songs and upcoming shows.

You can see Marie And The Americans LIVE

October 7th with Whiskey Autumn & Apex Shrine at  The Way Out Club

On this episode you'll hear 2 tracks from their EP, "Princess in Hell" & "Good Guy Gone Band". Digital copies coming soon. Physical copies available from the band or at shows.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: MarieAndTheAmericansRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:42am CDT

Epiosde 285- The Kamicosmonaut

Last week I sat down with hip hop group The Kamicosmonaut to help introduce this newer group. We talked about some the art of hip hop & played 4 songs including debuting a brand new on the show. We also talked about how this group formed and some of their history together.

On this episode you'll hear:

"Gasoline"

"Voxtrot"

"Penny in the Lake"

& "No Respect"

All of these can be found on TheKamicosmonaut.bandcamp.com

Be sure to follow them on Facebook!

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

Direct download: KamicosmonautRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:34am CDT

Episode 284- MO Prairie Fest

The other night I stopped by Kevin Koehler's house to talk with him and Jake Maness about Missouri Prairie Fest. We sat around a bon fire in Kevin's backyard enjoying the beautiful evening. Here's what it sounded like...

Come out October 8th to MO Prairie Festival 4-11pm at Thomas Dunn Learning Center. Food & beer available. $10 dollar donation.

Live Music from

Unifyah, Letter to Memphis, Obviously Offbeat, Le' Ponds, Missouri Dave, Mark Brainard, Mother Meat, Vandventer, Traveling Sound Machine, Arshad Goods, Slushwave and MORE

For more information on how you can help, or make your donation, check out their website: MO Prairie Festival

Listen on Itunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: MoPrarieFestRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:34am CDT

Episode 283- Disguise The Limit

A bit ago I had the opportunity to sit with some of the guys of Disguise the Limit and talk about how they formed, early influences, some stories behind the tunes, and when to expect new music.

See LIVE Oct 22 at Just Bill's

with Dead To Begin With

Conman Economy

Pirate Signal

& Dead Planet

Follow them on Facebook!

On this episode you'll hear "Ghost Inside In My Head" & "Wish You Well" from their EP

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: DisguiseTheLimiitRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58pm CDT

Episode 282- Conquer As They Come

Last weekend I took a trip out to Washington, MO to the Sand Bar to record with St.Louis rockers Conquer As They Come. These guys have quickly been making a name for themselves in the local scene. The hard work is paying off as they earned the opportunity to share the stage with Sevendust!!

In this episode we get into talking about their new single & the video for "Make Believe", we also talk about the origin of the group and how they band has evolved, and answer some questions from the fans.

See them LIVE

9/28 at Pop's with Sevendust, Crobot & Wilson

10/29 at The Firebird wiith Sky Burnt White, Apollo's Daughter, Discrepancies, OATM & New Lingo. Hosted by Shane Presley of Rock Paper Podcast. Come dressed up in your Halloween costumes.

Closing out the show you'll hear their new single "Make Believe" produced Matt Amelung at Encapsulated Studios. Be sure to check out their music video from the song, filmed by Juan Ibanez.

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Direct download: ConquerAsTheyComeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:55pm CDT

Episode 281- Kenny Williamson

The other night I had the opportunity to sit and talk with one of my favorite concert photographers Kenny Williamson of RKNPHOTO. If you don't know the name, I guarantee you've see some of his work. He's been working the last 10 years as a photographer for LiveNation at the now Hollywood Casino Amphitheater.

Kenny had some great stories to how he landed that job, being a self taught photographer, and swap some favorite concert memories.

Find all things RKNPHOTO at RKNPHOTO.com. You can even purchase a copy of some of your favorite images. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

 

Direct download: kennywilliamsonRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am CDT

Episode 280- Guerrilla Street Food

The other day I caught up with Joel Crespo & Brian Hardesty of Guerrilla Street Food. We recorded this episode inside of Civil Life Brewing so you'll hear quite a bit of background noise along with a killer soundtrack.

If you haven't made it out to Guerrilla Street Food yet, I would highly encourage you to take a trip over there and grab some lunch or dinner. They are open 6 days a week at their location on the corner of Arsenal & Grand in St.Louis, or catch the food truck coming to a neighborhood near you.

We talk about how they started in the food truck industry, choosing to serve Filipino food and what's next for Guerrilla Street Food.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com.

 

Direct download: GuerrillaStreetFoodRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:44am CDT

Episode 279- Waiting For Flynn

The other night I met up with St.Louis rockers Waiting For Flynn to talk about how they formed, when to expect new music, Flynn having his guitars stolen, and a bunch of other stuff. Just a great conversation with these four guys.

Come see them at Off Broadway with Melodime in St.Louis, MO on 9/15/16

On this episode you'll hear 2 tracks from their upcoming album "Anyway" & "Whats the Point"

Follow the group on Facebook to keep up with them.

Direct download: WaitingForFlynnRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:50am CDT

On this episode I caught up with owner of the Blues City Deli, Vinnie Valenza, to get to know him better, talk about opening the Deli, his love music, 12th anniversary celebration, and talk Melo's Pizza with special guest Joey Valenza.

If you haven't been out to Blues City Deli yet, put October 1st on your calendar! This will be the 12th anniversary of the Blues City Deli and they are celebrating with Streetfest. This will be a day you won't want to miss.

Live music from:

The Boudin Brothers

Elliot Sowell & Aaron Griffin

Mat Wilson & Felix Reyes with Little Rachel & Paul Linden

John McVey Band

Big Mike Aguirre and The Blu City All Stars with special guest Marquise Knox

Roland Johnson and his full band with Renee Smith

11am-5:15pm.

Keep up with Blues City Deli on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. BluesCityDeli.com

Listen on Itunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: VinnieValenzaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:54am CDT

Episode 277- Prairie Rehab

Stopped by to meet Prairie Rehab the other night to get to know them and talk about their new double album coming out. We talked about how the band formed, some of the sounds of this record, tell some of the stories behind the songs and a lot more.

You can pick up their new double album CONFORMATEUR/IDIOMATIC on Oct 22 at The Schlafly Tap Room for Prairie Rehab's Release Party with special guests Letter To Memphis.

On this episode you'll hear clips of

-Not That Strong

-Tropical Depression

-Evolve

-Point of View

Be sure to follow the band on Facebook to keep up with them, everything else is at PrairieRehabMusic.com.

Direct download: PrarieRehabRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:54am CDT

Episode 276- OddsLane

The other night I sat down with Doug Byrkit & Zielie better known together as OddsLane. We had a lot of laughs talking about some of their history together, early band names, working with Mike Zito, their new record, new music video and even play some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear "This Is What It's Like" & "Bottom of The Sea" from their new record LAST NIGHT ON CHEROKEE. They played a live acoustic version of "Take It Slow."

Check out their video for "Take It Slow" on YouTube. Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Everything else at OddsLaneMusic.com

See them LIVE

9/8 at BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups St.Louis, MO

9/10 at Peel Brewing Company Edwardsville, IL

9/15 at AB Beergarden St.Louis, MO

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

 

Direct download: OddslaneRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:38am CDT

Episode 275- The Few 2

The other day I caught up with The Few for their return to the show. We had a great time talking about their new full length album Sleep Tight: When You Wake We'll Be Gone. Now available at TheFewOfficial.com

On this episode you'll hear "Agent A" & "The Sweetest Part is the End" from SLEEP TIGHT. We also talk about their upcoming East Coast tour, some of favorite comedy moments, music videos and so much more.

Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Keep an eye out for details on their annual Christmas show closer to the holidays.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: TheFew2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:24pm CDT

Episode 274- Daryl Hance

Last night Daryl Hance & Cameron Weeks were passing through on tour and asked them to stop by my house to talk about the new album, life on the road, starting a band with JJ Grey, and play some live acoustic.

Don't miss them 8/31 Wednesday at San Loo in St.Louis, MO. Full tour dates at DarylHance.com

On this episode you'll hear:

"With The Tide"

"Here She Comes (live acoustic)"

"I Don't Know (live acoustic)"

"Vibrational Reprise"

The live acoustic tunes are currently unreleased but expected to appear on Daryl's next album. The studio tracks are from Daryl's latest release WILD BLUE IRIS available about everywhere including DarylHance.com.

Be sure to follow him on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

Direct download: DarylHanceRPP1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:22am CDT

Epiose 273- Chad Daniels

A while back I was able to catch up with one of my favorite Comedians, Chad Daniels, at the St.Louis Funny Bone. I had a great time talking comedy, his family, the road and everything in between.

Follow Chad on Facebook & Twitter. Find out when Chad is coming to your town at ChadDaniels.com.

 

 

Direct download: ChadDanielsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:42pm CDT

Episode 272- Dance Floor Riot

The other night I caught up with Mike, Brandon & Dan of Dance Floor Riot. We talked about everything from how they formed, how they chose songs, to their big trip to Las Vegas coming up.

Dance Floor Riot is currently raising some funds to help them out with this opportunity to play the Tropicana Lounge in Las Vegas. If you'd like to help them out with their travels, click this link! You can get some great perks like even getting your own private DFR show.

Check out some of their tracks from their album UNDER THE COVERS on this episode, "Gangsta's Paradise" and "Scream." You can hear the rest of the album on their website DANCEFLOORRIOT.com

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to keep up with dates.

 

Direct download: DanceFloorRiotRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:10pm CDT

Episode 271- BaldEagleMountain

Very excited to welcome BaldEagleMountain to the show! These veterans of the local scene are quickly making a name of themselves in this new project. Get to know the band & hear 4 songs from their upcoming album.

We talk about their start, answer questions from the fans, talk about sharing the stage with some amazing bands, and much more. You'll also hear on the is episode...

"Shredder"

"Tire Iron to the Face"

"P. Wonderly Mine"

& "Not Your Parents"

See them LIVE 8/26 at The Duck Room at Blueberry Hill with The Delta Saints

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

Direct download: BaldEagleMountainRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:12am CDT

Episode 270- The Vondrukes

A bit ago I caught up with The Vondrukes at their band practice to talk about their new album, the release party, how they formed, the story behind the name and so much more.

We preview the new album ON THIS RIDE TOGETHER on this episode. You'll hear the first two tracks "Soul I Sold" & "Next Lifetime". The album will be available for purchase at their Release Party 8/27/16, or your favorite local record store.

See them LIVE 8/27 at OFF BROADWAY in St.Louis, MO with Grace Basement & Adam Reichmann. The show is FREE!! courtesy of Logboat Brewing. 7:30 doors 8:30 show.

Follow The Vondrukes on Facebook for more information. TheVondrukes.com

Direct download: TheVondrukesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:49pm CDT

Episode 269- The Daisy Ad ORH

This episode was recorded LIVE from Jackal Fest on July 30th inside the green room of the The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy. You'll hear a bit of Boys Club sound checking in the background.

Gavin McNutt, Tony Bertoglio, Jeremy Reidy & Dylan Doughty joined me talk about their show coming up at Old Rock House!

Don't miss The Old Souls Revival, Mt. Thelonious & The Daisy Ad August 27th Saturday night at Old rock House. $8

On this episode you'll also hear

The Old Souls Revival "I Will Let You In"
The Daisy Ad "Let Down (Live)"

To hear more songs check them out on Bandcamp.com. Follow the bands on Facebook & Instagram.

 

 

Direct download: DaisyAdORHRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm CDT

Episode 268- The Leonas

The other night I caught up with folk duo The Leonas to talk about their new album, their release party, their name, how they met and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear clips of 2 songs from their new album FORBIDDEN FRUIT including the title track "Forbidden Fruit" & "Mushroom Lullaby" then closing out the show you'll hear "What Are You Waiting For?"

Grab a copy of FORBIDDEN FRUIT on LeonasMusic.com, Bandcamp & ITunes on Friday 8/19.

See them LIVE

8/19 at Blank Space Album Release Party

9/7 at Gaslight with Dagmar

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, TuneIn or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: TheLeonasRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:52am CDT

The other night I sat down with the guys of Traveler to get to know them better. They have a new lineup, a new album and new shows!

We also talk about how the band came to be, influences, and how much we love St.Louis.

On this episode you'll hear "Growing Pains" & "Disappear Here" from their SOMETHING BLUE album. Grab a copy on TravelerSTL.bandcamp.com or Spotify.

See them LIVE

9/27 at Fubar with Thank You Scientists & Apollo's Daughter

10/14 at Heavy Anchor with Ben Diesel

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, TuneIn apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: TravelerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:21am CDT

Episode 266- 4th City Rag

Stopped in at Loud House Studio in St.Louis, MO to catch up with Matt & Brandon of 4th City Rag. We discuss their start, the album HOT DAMN, some of the other projects that are currently working on and when to expect some new tunes.

On this episode you'll hear the title track "Hot Damn" & "Money Train". Pick up the album today at 4thCityRag.bandcamp.com, ITunes & physical copies available at live shows.

Be sure to catch them LIVE

8/20 at Whiskey War Festival at South Broadway Athletic Club (St.Louis)

9/1 at Stagger Inn Again with Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals (Edwardsville)

Follow the band on Facebook & Instagram

 

Direct download: 4thCityRagRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:45am CDT

Episode 265- Whiskey War Fest

The other night I caught up with The Maness Brothers to talk about all things Whiskey War Festival before their show with Patrick Sweany at Off Broadway.

Join us August 20th at South Broadway Athletic Club for a full day of amazing music! Full Lineup, Tickets and more information at WHISKEYWARFEST.com

 

Direct download: WhiskeyWarFestRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:47am CDT

Episode 264- Pickin' on the Huzzah Festival

I met up with my friends Ryan Kemp (Oak Steel & Lightning), Jesse Irwin (Dock Ellis Band) & Wayne Imboden (Son of Illrepute) to talk all about the Pickin' on the Huzzah Festival coming up Spetember 9th & 10th.

This episode was recorded in the back of Ryan Kemp's van outside of Kicker's Corner on Steak Night.

Music from:

Split Lip Rayfield           Grass Fed Mule

Old Salt Union               Jimbo Darville and the Truckadours

The Hooten Hallers               Jesse Irwin

The Mighty Pines               Leah Osborne

Clusterpluck                      Hillary Fitz

Oak Steel & Lightning             Dead Soldiers

Falling Fences                       Woodshine

River Kittens                         Son of Illrepute

Tickets are only $60 for 2 day pass (includes camping) til 9/1

Get tickets at PICKINFESTIVAL.com TODAY!

Direct download: PickinRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm CDT

Episode 263- John McVey

Stopped by Steve's Hot Dogs in Tower Grove a while ago to meet up with John McVey over some hot dogs. Turned out none other than Steve Ewing himself was putting on a show the room next door at Tick Tock Tavern. So you'll hear a bit of that show in the background of this show.

I had such a great time talking with John. He just recently moved to St.Louis and quickly made a name for himself in our music scene. He shares some amazing stories of playing with legends like Albert King, Johnnie Johnson and others. Talks about his life on the road, and getting started in music, to how things are now that he's 60 years old.

On this episode you'll hear "Thief" & "I Don't Stutter" from John's latest release MEET ME IN HOUSTON. Available on ITunes, Spotify, Amazon.com or JohnMcVeyBlues.com

See John and his band LIVE

Every Wednesday at Hammerstone's in Soulard

8/18 at Blues City Deli

9/3 at Big Muddy Blues Festival

10/1 at Blues City Deli's Streetfest

Follow John McVey Band on Facebook for more dates

Direct download: JohnMcVeyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:24pm CDT

Episode 262- Carter Hulsey

A bit ago Carter Hulsey rolled through St.Louis for a home show. I was lucky enough to sit and talk with him for a bit. We talk about some of our favorite songwriters, a crazy story of having his guitar stolen and play 2 live acoustic tunes.

On this episode you'll hear

"Let's Buy A House" (Live Acoustic)

"Vodka Soda" (Live Acoustic)

"Unstuck In Time" from his Drive Out album

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, TuneIn apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

 

Direct download: CarterHulseyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:19pm CDT

Episode 261- Katy Thomas of Gig-A-Bit Rocks

Get to know Katy Thomas, Founder of Gig-A-Bit Rocks,  and learn about her company and what all their service has to offer. I had a lovely time discussing the start of her company and what her goals are with this idea.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com to learn more.

Sign up at GigabitRocks.com! Tour smarter!

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram as well.

Direct download: KatyThomasRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:22pm CDT

Episode 260- Tok 2

Stopped by Suburban Pro studios in St.Louis, MO to talk with the Matt & Bryan of Tok about their new album, their release party, recording a Lo-Fi Cherokee video and so much more.

This episode is pretty much me laughing the whole time so sorry for that but these two guys crack me up.

See them LIVE August 12th at Off Broadway for the Gold Dollar Hen House Vol 4 Release Party with special guests Middle Class Fashion and Scarlet Tanager. Be sure to collect all 4! Check out some of Vol 1-3 at TokandRoll.bandcamp.com

On this episode you'll hear "Parachutes" & "You Can't Go Home" from GDHH vol 4.

Be sure to follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

 

Direct download: Tok2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:33pm CDT

Episode 259- Ben Diesel

A bit ago I sat with the guys of Ben Diesel to talk about their new EP, recording at Gaslight, talking about how they formed and their sound. We also discussed the origin of their band name and other funny band names. Dan also shares a story of playing with Green Day.

Check out their songs "We've Always Partied" & "Wanderlust" from their WE'VE ALWAYS PARTIED EP. In the middle of the show you can hear their live recording of "Some People Eat Bugs (Live)" from their Gaslight session. Check out more songs on their Bandcamp.com page.

Keep an eye out for Dan Kelley's Christmas show, and Jason's charity show at Heavy Anchor September 23 with Ben Diesel playing a Green Day cover set.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

 

Direct download: BenDieselRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:12pm CDT

Episode 258- Inner Outlines 2

The other night I met up the punk rockers Inner Outlines for their 2nd appearance on the show. This time we had all kinds of new stuff to talk about. Brand new EP, Release Party, and a debut a new lineup!

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com and get to know the new guys Dylan & Caleb.

See them LIVE at Pop's August 6th for their release party Discrepancies vs. Inner Outlines with special guests Ashland, Apollo's Daughter & Forgetting January. Pick up a physical copy of the new album IT'S NOT SAFE HERE.

On this episode you'll hear "Our Generation" & "Feel Nothing" from the EP.

Follow Inner Outlines (and Rock Paper Podcast) on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.com

Direct download: InnerOutlines2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:36pm CDT

Episode 257- Forgetting January

A bit ago I was able to catch up with the guys of Forgetting January before their show at Cicero's in St.Louis. We talk (and laugh a lot) about how they started, some influences, recording music and when expect to new music.

Closing out the show is their new single "The Ballad of Paul Revere." Now available on ForgettingJanuary.Bandcamp.com

See them LIVE

August 6th at Pop's with Inner Outlines, Discrepancies, Ashland & Apollo's Daughter.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

 

 

Direct download: forgettingjanuaryRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:45pm CDT

Episode 256- Ron Stevens & Joy Grdnic

A bit ago I had the privilege of sitting down with Radio personalities Ron Stevens & Joy Grdnic. These have stories for days about working in radio, comedy, writing for WKRP in Cincinnati, own their own restaurant The Fountain on Locust and so much more.

We also talk about their most recent project OnSTL. Head over to OnSTL.com and see what all their up to. The page is a great source for finding out about live music in town, interviews with some of the most interesting people in St.Louis, where to find all the FREE entertainment and so much more. Also keep up with OnSTL on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: RonJoyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:24pm CDT

Episode 255- Bobby Stevens

The other night I sat down with Singer Songwriter Bobby Stevens to talk about his start in STL Music, some upcoming shows, play some live acoustic, talk new music, and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear live acoustic versions

-"I'm Home"

-"Traveling Show"

-"Chill Out Night"

-"Lost and Found"

See Bobby LIVE

7/30 with The Wilderness at Jackal Fest at Atomic Cowboy.

8/10 Solo house show with Dubb Nubb

8/20 with The Wilderness at Whiskey War Festival at South Broadway Athletic Club

Check out more songs from Bobby at his Bandcamp page. Also an option to pick up a copy of his Come One, Come All vinyl.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Thanks to Music Record Shop & Mo Game Con for sponsoring the show.

Direct download: BobbyStevensRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:11pm CDT

Episode 254- Frank Pettis

A bit ago I sat down with Frank Pettis to talk about some of the projects he was involved in. Frank played guitar with STL Rock bands Six By Silver, Sicklove & Copperview.

We discussed a little bit about each band, how life has changed with being a dad now, and played a few riffs on acoustic guitar. Also on this episode you'll hear Sicklove "Breakdown" and Copperview "Yesterday". If you're unfamiliar with these bands, check them out!

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: FrankPettisRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:35pm CDT

Episode 253- Jackal Fest 2016

Saturday I went by the Music Record Shop to see the Langaleers and Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals rocking a live in-store. I stuck around after the show to sit down with Danny & Josh of BL&TLJ to talk about Jackal Fest coming up. We talked about how the idea came about, how awesome all the bands on the lineup are and what to expect.

Jackal Fest includes

Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals

The Maness Brothers

Old Souls Revival

Miss Molly Simms

Dubb Nubb

Cara Louise Band

Gavin M.

Search Parties

The Free Years

The Langaleers

Rover

Old Capital

Boys Club

Sister Wizard

Kid Scientist

The Wilderness

Bug Chaser

Grab tickets today! $7 HERE or $10 at the door.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: JackalFestRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02pm CDT

Episode 252- The Langaleers

A bit ago I took a trip to Festus, MO to hang out with the guys of The Langaleers. We sat at Main Street Music Club and talked about how they formed, where the name comes from, their new EP, how Howard Stern inspired a song and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear 2 songs from their new CREEPYEEPY album "Green Lightning" and closing out the show "Worrying The Night Away." The EP is available on ITunes, Spotify, and Bandcamp.com.

Grab a physical copy at any of their shows

7/30 at Jackalfest at Atomic Cowboy with Brother Lee and the Leather Jackals, Old Souls Revival, Miss Molly Simms, The Free Years, 4th City Rag, Gavin M., Search Parties, Maness Brothers and more

8/5 at Main Street Music Club with Maness Brothers

8/20 at 5th Annual Whiskey War Festival at South Broadway Athletic Club

8/21 at Foam with Bucko Toby

8/27 at Schlafly Tap Room

Follow them on Facebook for more information and dates.

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

Direct download: TheLangaleersRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:01pm CDT

Episode 251- Tree One Four

 The other night a caught up with the guys of Tree One Four to talk about their formation as a band, some of their past bands like Remedy, writing and recording their debut LIVIN EP and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear 3 Tree One Four tunes

-"Life is Random"

-"Rebels"

-"I Love"

All the songs are currently available on YouTube.

See them LIVE

7/30 Firebird (Battle For Buddha)

8/24 Battle At Busch Stadium

8/27 Pop's

Follow the band on Facebook for more information and dates.

Direct download: TreeOneFourRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm CDT

Episode 250- The Big Rigs

The other night I stopped by to catch up with the guys of The Big Rigs to talk about their debut WHISKEY AND WATER EP. This episode we go track by track through the EP to give everyone a preview of what they have been up to.

WHISKEY AND WATER EP will be available on ITunes for pre-order on 7/21 and you'll receive the title track "Whiskey and Water" with your purchase. The full album will be available for purchase 7/29. Physical copies will be available at shows soon.

See The Big Rigs LIVE

Billy B's in Kirkwood 8/8

Mike Duffy's 8/19

Jilly's 9/2

Follow the band on Facebook to keep up to date, keep and eye out for a EP Release Party hopefully coming soon.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

 

Direct download: TheBigRigsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:39pm CDT

Episode 249- The Sleepy Rubies & John Henry

Last night I sat at Friendly's in St.Louis, MO with none other than Emily & Ali also known as The Sleepy Rubies and John Henry to discuss their Dual CD Release Party coming up. You'll hear a bit of background noise as we were recording live in Friendly's and there was an air conditioner right next to us, because it was like an 100 degrees July afternoon. We also talked about both of their albums coming out, both of them playing LouFest in September and much more.

See The Sleepy Rubies & John Henry both playing with their full bands July 23rd at Off Broadway in St.Louis, MO. There is a very good chance this will be a sold out show, so if you don't want to miss out grab your TICKETS HERE!

On this episode you can hear "South City" from The Sleepy Rubies' GREAT BIG LOVE EP. You can also hear "Broken City" closing out the show from John Henry's DARK CITY DARK COUNTRY album. Both will be available for purchase Saturday 7/23. Expect them online soon after.

See The Sleepy Rubies opening LouFest Saturday Sept 9th, and catch John Henry Sunday Sept 10th. Also don't miss great St.Louis acts like Bruiser Queen, Aaron Kamm & The One Drops, Illphonics and Karate Bikini. LouFest tickets are available at LouFest.com.

Follow The Sleepy Rubies & John Henry on Facebook.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: TheSleepyRubiesJohnHenryRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:39pm CDT

Episode 248- Allen P. Williams

A bit ago I sat with Comedian Allen P. Williams and his wife Katie Williams and discussed his comedy, music, Weird Al, how he's on Spotify, Nicolas Cage as Superman, and so much more over a delicious meal at Taco Bell.

Hear some of Allen's Things That I Had Thought Of on this episode, Faith Hill No More's hit song "Hot Dog". Both available at Bandcamp.com or Spotify.

Follow Allen on Twitter @allenpwilliams

See him regularly at the Parrot's Comedy Open Mic in St.Charles, MO on Wednesday nights.

Direct download: AllenPWilliamsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:24am CDT

Episode 247- Jeremy Segel-Moss

A bit ago I stopped by the National Blues Museum to catch up with Jeremy Segel-Moss. Jeremy is basically a walking, talking encyclopedia of St.Louis Blues knowledge.

We got to sit and chat about The Blues and some of our favorites, the National Blues Museum, the St.Louis Blues Society, and the Big Muddy Blues Festival.

This year Big Muddy Blues Festival is 100% St.Louis LOCAL artists! Come on out Sept 3 & 4th to Laclede's Landing

The lineup includes

  • Big George Brock
  • Marsha Evans & The Coalition
  • Boo Boo Davis
  • Arthur Williams
  • Roland Johnson
  • David Dee
  • Renee Smith
  • Big Mike Aguirre & The Blu City All-Stars
  • Jeremiah Johnson
  • Eugene Johnson & Company
  • Ground Floor Band
  • John McVey
  • Green McDonough Band
  • Steve Pecaro
  • Joe Metzka
  • Aaron Griffin
  • Pennsylvania Slim
  • Soulard Blues Band
  • On Call Blues Band
  • St. Louis School of Rock
  • Love Jones
  • Skeet Rodgers & The Inner City Blues Band
  • Kingdom Brothers
  • Paul Bonn & The Bluesmen
  • Fab Foehners
  • Tom Hall
  • Jim McClaren
  • Letters to Memphis
  • Bumble Bee Bob Kamoske
  • Delta Sol Duo
  • Brian Curran
  • The Bottoms Up Blues Gang
  • Tommy Halloran
  • JD Hughes
  • Johnny Fox
  • Coco Rico
  • The Bottlesnakes
  • Erika Johnson & Tom Bryne
  • Larry Griffin & Eric McSpadden
  • The Dust Covers

More information & tickets at BigMuddyBluesFestival.com

You catch Jeremy with his band The Bottoms Up Blues Gang. Follow them on Facebook!

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: JeremySegelMossRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:06pm CDT

Episode 246- Search Parties

A bit ago I caught up with some of the guys of Search Parties to talk Jackal Fest coming up, play some acoustic tunes, talk Rock N Roll, and new music.

On this episode you can hear "Tangerine", "Stange Women/Soul Revival" & "Little Devil" live acoustic. You can also hear a brand new song "Fever Dream" closing out the show.

Check out more Search Parties tunes on Bandcamp.com. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to keep up to date.

See them LIVE:

7/30 at Jackal Fest at The Bootleg with Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals, The Maness Brothers, Miss Molly Simms, Dubb Nubb, Bug Chaser, Old Capital, The Langaleers, Gavin M., Cara Louise Band, The Wilderness, The Free Years, Old Souls Revival, 4th City Rag & more.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: SearchPartiesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:25am CDT

Episode 245- Hallow Point

Yesterday I went to visit STL Metal band Hallow Point to get to know them. We talked about how the band formed, influences, movies, upcoming shows and new music.

Check out their Veil of Reality EP available on HallowPointMetal.com, ITunes, Spotify and Google Play. Hear "Semper Invicta" from the EP closing out the show.

See them LIVE

7/12 at The Firebird with Nonpoint

7/30 at Fubar for Post Primal's CD Release Show w/ Outcome Of Berayal

9/10 at The Firebird for Outcome of Betrayal's CD Release Show

Follow Hallow Point on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

Direct download: HallowPointRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:00am CDT

Episode 244- Max Price

The other night I met up with up and coming comedian Max Price for his first podcast to talk about comedy, tell some road stories, his start in comedy, forming his own show with Ryan Ries and much more.

See Max LIVE

7/9 at Blueberry Hill

7/14 at Sappington Lounge

7/16 at Pirate's Place in Sullivan, MO

7/18 at St.Louis Funny Bone

Follow him on Twitter @the_maxipad

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: MaxPriceRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm CDT

Episode 243- Edgefield C Johnston Duo

Stopped by to visit with Edgefield C Johnston Duo to get to know them a little better. We talked about songwriting, tour and played 4 live acoustic tunes.

On this episode you'll hear:

"Chasing Ghosts"

"Personalities, Icons and Other Cardboard Cut Outs"

"William 2"

"New Sermon 1"

Catch them LIVE

7/9 at The Blue Pearl Tour Kick Off Party with Kid Scientist, Mary Spadaro & Carondelet Guy

8/6 at Cherry Lounge in St.Louis

8/26 at Heavy Anchor in St.Louis

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter, Reverbnation & Bandcamp.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: EdgefieldCJohnstonDuoRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:33am CDT

Episode 242- Daniel Johnanning

Last week I stopped by 4 Hands Brewery in St.Louis, MO to hang out with my friend Daniel Johanning. If you're playing along at home, this is Dan's 2nd appearance on the show. He sat in on the Brother Lee & the Leather Jackals episode back in December. I wanted to give him his on proper episode to talk about some of his solo music coming out, the Wilderness and everything else he's involved in.

On this episode you'll hear a live acoustic version of "Alright" and closing out the show "Airstream Dreams." Both songs available on Bandcamp.com

See Dan LIVE

7/8 at House Show with Carter Hulsey in St.Louis, MO

7/9 at The Demo with The Wilderness, Brother Leee & The Leather Jackals, Rover, Blackwater '64, Everything Went Black, Bastard and The Crows, DJ Mahf & more.

7/30 at The Bootleg (Atomic Cowboy) for Jackal Fest with The Wilderness, The Maness Brothers, Miss Molly Simms, The Free Years, The Langaleers, Search Parties, 4th Ciyt Rag, Old Souls Revival, Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals and more!

8/20 at South Broadway Athletic Club for 5th Annual Whiskey War Festival

Follow The Wilderness & Dan Johanning Acoustic on Facebook for updates!

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: DanJohanningRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:54pm CDT

Episode 241- Jim Peters

Last week I sat down with one of the hardest working musicians in St.Louis, none other than Jim Peters. Jim plays in several projects around town including his 2 original projects The Provels & The Fog Lights.

We talked about his original music, songwriting, his podcast Guitar Wars Podcast, playing guitar with Sean Canan's Voodoo Players and much much more.

On this episode you'll hear a live acoustic version of Jim's "St.Louis" currently unreleased. You can also hear "Lead the Way" from the Fog Lights MANHASSETT. Closing out the show stick around for "Hex" from The Provels album.

Follow both of his bands on Facebook for updates. Grab some tunes on ITunes, Spotify or any live shows!

See Jim LIVE

7/9 at Off Broadway with The Fog Lights (opening for Water Liars)

7/15 at Jazz at The Bistro with Cooter & Hoss

7/23 at Off Broadway with Sleepy Rubies & John Henry Dual CD Release Party

7/28 at Stone Spiral Coffee (Solo)

Subscribe to Guitar Wars Podcast!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher or Goggle Play Music apps

Direct download: JimPetersRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:57pm CDT

Episode 240- Jaimie Vaughan

In honor of the recent holiday July 4th, I recorded this episode in a fireworks tent with my friend Jaimie Vaughan. We had a great time just talking about all kinds of random topics.

Topics including:

-Wreck it Ralph 2

-Hanson

-Podcasting

-Rubber rat hood ornaments

There was a few issues with the sound being that we recorded outside in a fireworks tent. A few parts I had to cut for sound reasons. A few I left in that weren't as bad.

Thanks for listening!

Direct download: jaimievaughanRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:21pm CDT

Episode 239- Gavin M.

The other night I met up with Gavin M. of The Daisy Ad at Gaslight in St.Louis, MO to talk about some of his solo music, talk songwriting and play a few live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear live acoustic versions of "Oh Nora Oh Regina" & "Necklace" along with a studio version of his new single "I Will Miss You".

Find all of Gavin's music on Bandcamp.com or ITunes.

See him LIVE

7/2 at Peel in O'fallon, IL

7/9 at Syberg's O'Fallon, IL with Danny Newgent

7/16 at Layla in St.Louis

Follow Gavin M. on Facebook & Instagram. Be sure to check out his band The Daisy Ad as well.

Direct download: GavinMRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:04pm CDT

Episode 238- Discrepancies 2

Last night I met up with the guys of Discrepancies to talk about their new album, recording with Matt Amelung, Release Party and other upcoming shows they have planned.

See them LIVE

7/2 at Cicero's in St.Louis

7/9 at Mikey's Pour House in Wright City, MO

8/6 We Are United Presents Discrepancies vs. Inner Outlines CD Release Party with Ashland, Apollo's Daughter & Forgetting January at Pop's Sauget, IL

9/3 at Huzzah Valley Rock Fest with New Lingo, Sky Burnt White, Apollo's Daughter, Inimical Drive, OneDay, Made In Waves and many more

Keep an eye out for Discrepancies coming to a town near you! Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to keep with them.

Direct download: Discrepancies2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:57pm CDT

Episode 237- Mikey Manker

Last week Comedian Mikey Manker came back home to St.Louis from Chicago. I invited him to come on the show and hang out for a bit. We sat at the Backstreet Jazz & Blues bar connected to the St.Louis Funny Bone.

We talked about how Mikey started in comedy, moving to Chicago, Oasis, hockey and much more. Check out Mikey's 2 albums "Beg, Borrow & Steal" & "Voyageur" on ITunes, Amazon and StandUpRecords.com

Follow Mikey on Twitter & Facebook.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: MikeyMakerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm CDT

Episode 236- Orphan Welles

The other night I sat down with Brandon Creath of Orphan Welles to talk about songwriting, becoming a producer, his start in music & influences, and jammed a few live acoustic.

On this episode you can hear his originals "Shattered Love" & "Classic Soma" live acoustic. Closing out the show you can hear the studio version of "Paint It Back." 

Follow Orphan Welles on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Check out OrphanWelles.Bandcamp.com to listen to some demos of new songs.

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

Direct download: OrphanWellesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:18pm CDT

Episode 235- Scott James

I sat with Scott James to talk comedy, his start, growing up in a small town, and some fun stories.

See Scott LIVE

6/25 at Bombshell Bar & Grill in St.Charles, MO

He's also a regular at the St.Louis Funny Bone in Westport Plaza.

Follow Scott on Twitter!

 

Direct download: ScottJamesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:07pm CDT

Episode 234- Slow Down Scarlett

Last week I took a drive to O'Fallon, IL to visit with Slow Down Scarlett. I had a great time getting to know the band. We talked about some of their backgrounds in music, influences, how they get their sound and even play some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear a live acoustic version of "Wake Up and Smell The Coffee". Also, opening the show you'll hear "Dead Man Walking" and closing the show "Droppin Beats Not Bombs." All three songs can be found on their debut album THE GREATEST HITS. Available on SlowDownScarlett.com & ITunes.

Courtney & Andy are involved in a television show called Song Stage on PBS (Channel 9). Their episode airs TONIGHT 6/23 10pm in St.Louis, MO. Set your DVR!

You can also see the band LIVE this weekend

6/25 Acoustic at Peel Brewing Company in O'Fallon, IL

6/26 at Bethalto Fireworks at the St.Louis Regional Airport in Alton, IL

9/24 at The Chapel in St.Louis, MO

Find more information on their Facebook, Twitter & Instagram pages. Everything else at SlowDownScarlett.com

 

 

Direct download: SlowDownScarlettRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:37am CDT

Episode 233- Carson Mann

Last Sunday I stopped in at Music Record Shop for a live in-store performance from Carson Mann and brought along my microphone. We sat inside Music Record Shop and played a few acoustic, talked about his new Oak, Steel & Lightning EP and just get to know Carson a little better. Oh, and of course, what would an interview with Carson be without some talk of aliens, ya'll!

On this episode hear live acoustic versions of "Freeway" & "Make up Some Friends." Closing out the show you can hear "Lil Dab" from the new TINY ACORN EP from Oak, Steel & Lightning.

See Carson LIVE:

with The Scandaleros  6/15 at Broadway Oyster Bar

with Oak, Steel & Lightning 6/25 at Old Rock House with Dock Ellis Band, Woodshine and Alsop, Grossi & Halley.

with Oak, Steel & Lightning at Pickin on the Huzzah 9/9 & 9/10 with Splitlip Rayfield, Old Salt Union, Hillary Fitz, Clusterpluck, Leah Osborne and many more

Follow his bands on Facebook to keep up with more show announcements

Listen to the show on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: CarsonMannRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:20am CDT

Episode 232- New Lingo

A bit ago I took a drive to Washington, MO to hang out at New Lingo's band practice. I invited along friend of the show Korey Smith of Apollo's Daughter to sit in on this one. We had a lot of laughs talking about New Lingo's new Best Friends EP, the success of "Violent Shakes", making music videos, answer questions from the fans and lots of filth sprinkled through out. 

See New Lingo LIVE

6/25 at Pop's for their Best Friend EP Release Party with Sky Burnt White, Isabella, My Legacy My Ghost & City of Parks.

8/27 at The Firebird with Ava, Wait, Last Nights Vice, and City Of Parks

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube. Check out their 3 music videos and keep an eye out for their brand new one.

Grab some older songs on Bandcamp.com or NewLingoSTL.com

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: NewLingoRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:51pm CDT

Episode 231- Richie Kihlken

Last Monday I stopped by Sasha's On Shaw to talk with Richie Kihlken. I had a great time getting to talk about his background, influences, songwriting, house shows and more. He played a few live acoustic tunes for the show including "Blue Love" & "Working on the Same Piece"

Pick up one of Richie's CDs at a live show.

See Richie every Monday at Sasha's On Show then

6/16 at KOAH Media Presents Live In The Living Room

6/25 at Benton Park's 150th Year celebration 1pm

Follow Richie & his band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: RichieKihlkenRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:45pm CDT

Episosde 230- Roland Johnson

Last week I went by Blue Lotus studios in St.Louis, MO to talk with Roland Johnson and Paul Niehaus. I had an incredible time with these two talking about their new album IMAGINE THIS, how they started working together, some stories from the studio and when we can get a copy of the new record.

See Roland Johnson and his 8 piece band

6/23 at Blues City Deli 6-8p

6/24 at Beale on Broadway 8-10p

8/14 at Casa Loma Ballroom

Pick up a copy of IMAGINE THIS at these shows. On this episode you'll hear the first track "Can't Get Enough" opening the show and a special live acoustic version of my favorite track on the album "Someone To Love."

Follow Roland on Facebook for updates and shows.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: RolandJohnsonRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:54pm CDT

Episode 229- Calvin Tiger

Last week I went by Calvin Tiger's home to sit and talk with about Ursa Major, rapping & the art of rap, Barnfest, and a lot more!

Check out Calvin's band Ursa Major at UrsaMajor.bandcamp.com. They have a music video for "Bridges" filmed by Cavlin.

See them LIVE

6/12 - The Paramount, OKC, OK
6/13 - The Fur Shop, Tulsa, OK
6/14 - The Jackpot Music Hall, Lawrence, KS
6/15 - The Rats Nest, Mt. Olive, IL
6/16 - The House Cafe, DeKalb, IL
6/17 - Broke Haus, Minneapolis, MN
6/18 - The Barn, Rochester, IN

7/16 at Barnfest in Troy, MO

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Thanks to Music Record Shop for sponsoring the show!

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

 

Direct download: CalvinTigerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:06pm CDT

Episode 228- Jeremy Bohannon

Last week I stopped by to hang out with friends of the show The Random Ass Podcast aka The R.A.P for a crossover event. They had me on their show to promote all things Rock Paper Podcast, then afterwards we flipped the mic around and did another hour for Rock Paper Podcast.

Find all things Random Ass Podcast related at TheRapcast.com. Follow them on Facebook & Twitter. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE! Listen to myself on The RAP here!

Had a great time getting to know Jeremy and talking about his start in podcasting, his love of beer & comics, Kevin Smith and much more.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast (& the RAP) on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps on ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: JeremyBohannon.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:45pm CDT

Episode 227- The Vigilettes

Last week I stopped by The Vigilettes' band practice to sit and talk and get to know the band a little better. We discussed their debut album (coming soon!), how they started together, answer questions from the fans, our go to karokee songs and play some live songs.

You can see the Vigilettes LIVE

6/11 at Heavy Anchor with Ex Oh Ex and Vandelion

6/19 at CBGB with The Head and Queen Rainbow

6/25 at Foam with DinoFight! and Bagheera

Keep an eye out for more details on their debut album release party around August.

On this episode you'll hear 2 live recordings of songs that'll be on that album "Winter's Parade" & "Nothing is Yours"

Follow the band on Facebook to keep up with all the show announcements.

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

Direct download: theVigilettesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:13pm CDT

Episode 226- Fivefold 2

Fivefold returns! Fair warning this episode is not the best recording but it's way too good not to share with you. I had an incredible time hanging out with Ryan, Matt A, Matt B, Derrick & CoCo or more commonly known together as Fivefold. We sat inside the their touring Sprinter in Wentzville, MO to record this one.

We discussed their new record Open Letter and the work that went to pulling that album off, answer questions from the fans, and have some serious debates over muffins vs cupcakes.

Find all things Fivefold at FivefoldBand.com including shirts, hats, stickers and music. Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Find the tunes on Spotify, ITunes, and Amazon. Buy all of their albums! On this episode you'll hear a clip of "Darker Side of Me" and closing out the show "Room To Breathe"

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com. Be sure to Subscribe!

Thanks to Music Record Shop in St.Louis, MO for sponsoring the show. Go grab some records from them in the Grove.

Direct download: Fivefold2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:06am CDT

Episode 225- Kevin Harvell

Last week I stop in at Techartista in CWE to hang out with Kevin Harvell of Who's Who in St.Lou Podcast. He's been involved in podcasting in the St.Louis for quite a while and that's originally how we became aware of each other. We decided to meet up and record an episode of each others show. So this is kind of a part 2 of my appearance on his show.

You can find out more about Who's Who in St.Lou at WhoSTL.com, ITunes & Stitcher Apps. New episode every week. Be sure to click Subscribe.

Thank you for continuing to support Rock Paper Podcast. Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Birthday Show coming up June 24th at Broadway Oyster Bar with Mathias & The Pirates, Brother Lee & the Leather Jackals and Sky Burnt White.

 

 

Direct download: KevinHarvellRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:40pm CDT

Episode 224- Mark Brainard

This episode I sat with Mark Brainard to get to know him a little better. We talked about some of his upcoming shows, his new EP, influences and more.

We also talked about food challenges & answer some questions from the fans.

Mark even played 2 live acoustic tunes on this episode. Hear "Can't Blame Me" & "Kerry" live acoustic, and "Outer Space" from the Mark's self titled EP. The Mark Brainard EP is now available on ITunes, so grab a copy of that!

Follow Mark on Facebook to keep with more shows, or MarkBrainard.net for more information.

Thanks to Music Record Shop for sponsoring the show. Visit them in the Grove on Manchester Ave for some new records.

Direct download: MarkBrainardRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:11pm CDT

Episode 223- Gabe Stroup

The other night I went out to Washington, MO to talk with my friend Gabe Stroup of Sky Burnt White about becoming a new father, upcoming shows and a bunch of our friends music.

You can see Sky Burnt White LIVE

6/4 Homegrown Acoustic Show at America's Tavern

6/18 at 300 State in Alton, IL with Divide The Empire, The Fade & Skyline In Ruins

6/24 at New Lingo's EP Release Party with City of Parks, Isabella & New Lingo

6/24 at Rock Paper Podcast's 2nd Annual Birthday Show at Broadway Oyster Bar with Mathias & The Pirates and Brother Lee & The Leather Jacakals

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Buy their album EXIT STRATEGIES on SkyBurntWhite.Bandcamp.com.

On this episode you'll hear

"Panic Button" Mathias & The Pirates

"Casting Fire Ant Colony" New Lingo

"Dare to Dream" City of Parks

"Happy" Sky Burnt White

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

Direct download: GabeStroupRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:22pm CDT

Episode 222- Leah Osborne

The other night I was hanging out with multi-instrumentalist Leah Osborne. We talked about some of her previous bands The Boomtops & Clusterpluck, her passion for food and play 3 live songs.

You can see Leah LIVE this summer

July 29 & 30 at Beesonstock

Sept 9 & 10 at Pickin on the Huzzah

Follow her on Facebook.

Direct download: LeahOsborneRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:43am CDT

Last night I went over to Ambit Studios in Maryville, IL to hang out with the guys of My Legacy My Ghost. Had a great time talking about everything from touring, Deadpool, Nathan going to China, their first headline show, and when we might hear new music.

See My Legacy My Ghost headlining the Demo on 5/27 with Conman Economy, Cuvi, The Cinema Story & Calloway Circus. Tickets are $7 in advance from the bands, or $10 at the door.

Head over to MyLegacyMyGhost.bandcamp.com and grab their EP for free. Listen on repeat so you can sing a long at the show.

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Direct download: MyLegacyMyGhost2RPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:14am CDT

Episode 220- The Brothers Reed 2

The Brothers Reed return to Rock Paper Podcast to talk about their new album Monster In My Head, touring, country music, songwriting, and play 3 live acoustic tunes.

Pick up their 2 albums SICK AS FOLK & MONSTER IN MY HEAD at TheBrothersReed.com. Available in physical or digital copies. Grab a shirt while you're there too. Also available on ITunes, Spotify or Amazon.

Here "Jake's Song" on this episode from their Monster in My Head album. You'll also hear "Ever Since You Found Me", "Right By My Side" & "Unimportant Problem" that are currently unreleased. Expected out on their next record in 2017.

See the LIVE this weekend in Wentzville, MO

5/14 at a House Concert (Details on their Facebook)

5/15 at Hwy40 Brews with Joe Bizelli & Maury Avenue

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. All other dates at TheBrothersReed.com

Listen to the show on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

 

Direct download: TheBrothersReed2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:15pm CDT

Episode 219- Zagk Gibbons

I went by Gaslight off Kingshighway & Shaw the other night and sat down with Zagk Gibbons to talk about everything he's a part of in St.Louis music. Zagk is currently working as Audio engineer for Gaslight. He run his own audio recording company called Loudhouse. He's the drummer for the Miss Molly Simms band. He's also a live sound guy for The Demo & The Firebird. We discuss all of these things and more .

I had a great time with Zagk hearing about all of his projects he's working on. Check out some of the bands we mentioned in this episode:

Miss Molly Simms

Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals

Maness Brothers

Old Souls Revival

Caveofswords

The Leopard/ The Hush List

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or Rockpaperpodcast.com

Direct download: zagkpp.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:18am CDT

Episode 218- The Cinema Story

A bit ago I hung out with the guys of The Cinema Story in a Denny's to get to know them a little better. We talked about some of their influences, working on new music, answer questions from the fans and more.

See them LIVE

5/27 with My Legacy My Ghost, Conman Economy, Calloway Circus & Cuvi at the Demo

Closing out the episode you can hear "The Opening Scene" form their first EP. Keep a look out for a new EP later this year.

Also keep an eye for a date for Notes for Hope this Fall.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or Rockpaperpodcast.com

Direct download: CinemaStoryRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:17am CDT

Episode 217- The Fade

The other day I took a drive to Belleville, IL to hang out with The Fade. I had an incredible time hanging out with them at their studio. We talked about their upcoming shows, their EP, influences & sound and jammed 2 live songs.

On this episode you'll hear "Stealing The Moon (Live)", "Light on The Mast (Studio)" and "Better of Us (Live)." All three songs are available on their Selft Titled EP now available on ITunes, Bandcamp, Spotify, TheFadeMusic.com or any live show.

See them LIVE

5/20 at America's Tavern

5/27 at Melt

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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

Direct download: TheFadeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:37pm CDT

Episode 216- Toefire Tribe

The other night I met up with Toefire Tribe at Venice Cafe in St.Louis, MO to get to know the band a little better. We talked about their sound, influences, how they met, and more.

Hear 2 live recordings on this episode including "This Space" & "Long Hard Ride"

See them live:

5/7 at Venice Cafe

5/20 at Pop's Blue Moon

8/26 at TOCO Festival

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or Rockpaperpodcast.com

Direct download: ToefireTribeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:59pm CDT

Episode 215- The Hollow Ends

Over the weekend I met up with Singer/Songwriter Zach Schwartz of The Hollow Ends to get to know him a little better. We discussed his 3 song EP, Tour, differences between comedy & music crowds, music videos & more.

See The Hollow Ends 5/15 at The Demo with Suzie Cue, Might Brother & JOA.

On this episode you'll hear Zach perform "The Low" live acoustic, then "Slow It Down" & "Black List" from his self titled EP.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: TheHollowEndsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:23am CDT

Episode 214- Ramona Deflowered

I sat with Ramona Deflowered in Elaine's on Cherokee to get to know the band and talk about their upcoming release of their debut album. We also talked a lot about their band mascot Jenny Noarms, rehearsing at the Brewhouse, and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear "Polyamory" from their album I Hate Your Face. You can pick up the album at one of their two CD Release Parties:

June 11th at The Way Out Club with Dangerpussy & Suzie Cue

June 13th at Off Broadway Acorns To Oaks & Johnny Saint and The Princess of Hell

Find more dates and information on their Facebook page & RamonaDeflowered.com

Closing out the show, Ramona Deflowered did some acoustic jamming for the show, so stick around to hear that.

Direct download: RamonaDefloweredRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:46am CDT

Episode 213- Chris Denman & Casey Reeves

Over the weekend I met up with Chris Denman of We Are Live. Onthe way over to meet him he tells me he has a surprise for me. WhenI arrive, I realize that the surprise was our mutual friend CaseyReeves. Chris & Casey go way back and had some fun stories oftheir adventures together. We also talked about each of their showscoming up this weekend. We also discuss requesting "Wagon Wheel"& million dollar ideas.

You can see Chris & his co-host Travis at The Ready Roomrecording a live show of We Are Live 5/7 Saturday night. Special guest (and friend of the show) Libbie Higgins will bethere. Grab tickets today!

Listen to We Are Live Monday-Friday at 7pm on CBS 920 AM, 105.7HD2, InsideSTL.com or WeAreLiveRadio.com. Follow the show onFacebook, Instagram & Twitter.

You can catch Casey Reeves at Element on Carrol Street inSt.Louis Saturday 5/7. Find more information about Element atElementSTL.com. Follow him on Facebook. Buy some of his music onITunes, CdBaby, Spotify, or at shows.

Closing out this episode you can hear "Drive All Day" from CaseyReeves.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google PlayMusic or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com. Thanks to Music Record Shop forsponsoring the show. Go visit them in the Grove for some new brandnew records, tapes or CDs.

Direct download: ChrisCaseyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:44pm CDT

Episode 212- Middle Class Fashion

Last week I went out to Steinway Pianos in Maryland Heights to meet up with Middle Class Fashion to discuss their brand new album, music video, how they formed and more.

On this episode you'll hear "Don't Stop It" & "86" from their new record title III (3). It will be available everywhere on May 20th including their Album Release show at Off Broadway in St.Louis, MO with Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher or click play

Direct download: MiddleClassFashionRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:42am CDT

Episode 211- The Old Souls Revival

On this episode I met up with The Old Souls Revival on Sunday right after Record Store Day at Foam in St.Louis, MO, so there is some background noise on the audio. We ended up talking about their brand new album, The Shake Weight, upcoming shows, Saturday Night Live, and even played a live acoustic tune.

Special guest Zack Sloan sat in on this episode.

You can pick up their new studio record I Will Let You In on Bandcamp.com. Closing out the you'll hear "Move" from the album. Neil was cool enough to play a solo acoustic version of "Atlantic City" from Bruce Springsteen (or The Band) for the show by request.

They also recorded a live album the night of their release party. The live album includes 3 tracks a piece from Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals & The Wilderness. Currently available from the bands or at Music Record Shop.

See the Old Souls Revival LIVE

4/30 at ITAP Chesterfield then ITAP CWE

5/7 at Cinco De Mayo on Cherokee

5/13 at Gaslight

5/28 at Art Outside

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher or click play.

Direct download: OldSoulsRevivalRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:58am CDT

Last night I caught up with Alonzo Townsend. We talked all about his Father, the Blues, the National Blues Museum, and all the events Alonzo is a part of this year.

You can see Alonzo at The National Blues Museum on Saturday 4/30 at 2pm. He's part of the Sons & Fathers: A Panel Discussion.  Alonzo (son of Henry Townsend), Eric Luther Ingram (Son of Luther Ingram) & Lou Thime (Son of DJ Lou "Fatha" Thime) will all be telling stories.

Also mark your calendar for Killer Blues on June 12th at Broadway Oyster Bar.

Closing out this show you can hear "Ciaro Blues" by Alonzo's father Henry Townsend. Grab some of his music, and pick up a copy of his book.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: AlonzoTownsendRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:29am CDT

Episode 209- The Shamless Pursuit

A little bit ago I was contacted by The Shameless Pursuit's Jeff Means, he was telling me he was on his way to St.Louis from Kansas City and wanted to be a part of the podcast. I was flattered and said "Come on over!"

On this episode we get to know The Shameless Pursuit talking about influences, their sound, STL foods & beer, and play live acoustic.

You'll hear a live acoustic version of "Fight or Flight" and the studio version of "Sing Louder" from their Fail It Forward EP which is available on ITunes, Spotify, Bandcamp as well as locally at Music Record Shop, Vintage Vinyl & Dead Wax.

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. TheShamelessPursuit.com

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher or click play

Direct download: TheShamelessPursuitRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:19am CDT

Episode 208- Davey Vaughn of This Is Our Dance

On this episode I went over to Davey's home, we sat and talked about everything from upcoming shows, how he started, tattoos, his music, Wizard of Oz, MySpace, and everything in between.

Closing out the show you can hear a This Is Our Dance song "Beyond The Horizon" available for free download on Reverbnation.com.

You can see This is Our Dance LIVE

Friday 4/22 at Cicero's performing an Owl City cover set

Saturday 5/7 at Elk's Lodge in Afton, MO for Floor Fest

Follow This Is Our Dance on Facebook & Twitter to keep up with everything.

Listen to the show on ITunes, Stitcher or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: DaveyVaughnRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:09am CDT

Episode 207- Matt Kennon

Last week I caught up with my friend singer songwriter Matt Kennon. We sat inside of Victorian Gardens retirement home in Eureka, MO right after his gig there. Matt played a couple live acoustic tunes including some older favorites and 2 new ones he's working on. Keep an eye out for a new record coming this summer.

On this episode you'll hear "You Had to Pick on Me" from his 77 album.  Along with live acoustic snippets of "The Call", "Faithfully" & "Old Rock n Roll" and closing out the show with "Tell me Something I Don't Know"

You can see Matt Kennon live:

May 6 at Kilderkins Pub

May 13 at JP's Corner

June 11 at Ballwin Days

Sept 10 at Eureka Days

Sept 24 at Brookdale Farms for Concert In The Corn with Craig Cambell

Keep up with Matt on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Bandsintown. MattKennon.com. Be sure to go listen and buy some of his music on Amazon, ITunes or where ever you get your music.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher or ROCKPAPERPPODCAST.com

Direct download: MattkennonRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:54am CDT

Episode 206- River Kittens

The other night I sat with The River Kittens in the same studio space where they recorded their debut album. We had a lot of laughs, and Stag, talking about their tour, some crazy stories about bathrooms, their album, Lo-Fi Cherokee and so much more.

See them live at Off Broadway in St.Louis, MO 4/23 with Cara Louise Band & 4th City Rag. While there, be sure to pick up a copy of their brand new album.

On this episode you can hear them play a live acoustic version of "Illinois Boy" and then a studio version of "Dressin On The Side"

Follow The River Kittens on Facebook & Instagram. All other information at RiverKittens.com.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher or RockPaperPodcast.com

Direct download: riverkittensRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:54am CDT