Tue, 1 September 2015
Went downtown and met up with Les Gruff & The Billy Goat at practice. I had a absolute blast hanging out with Billy, Tony, Scotti, Dylan and Sean. This episode you'll hear them play "Nashville" live acoustic, and from the album "No Trail Home" opening the show and "Shiny Chevy" closing the show.
We had a great time talking about Casey's pizza, some of our favorite St.louis musicians, how the band came together, and their release party.
See Les Gruff & The Billy Goat Sept 26 for their Self Titled Album Release Show at Off Broadway with special guests Cara Louise Band, Marie and The Americans, and Ayesirowl and hosted by Andrew Frank. $10.
Before that, you can catch them at the Cree Fest Sept 6 at Off Broadway in St.Louis.
Check out some of their Loft Sessions videos on YouTube.
Follow the band on Facebook & Twitter.
Thu, 27 August 2015
This week I went for a little roadtrip down to Cuba, MO to hang out with the guys of Midnight Hour. We discussed their new music, Shania Twain, and their show coming up with Mushroomhead & Hed PE. See Midnight Hour LIVE at Pop's with Mushroomhead, Hed PE, Fear Don't Scare, Unsaid Fate, and Discrepancies September 4th. Get a hold of the band for tickets, or Popsrocks.com.
You can go to MidnightHour.Bandcamp.com right now and download their new single "Back To Life" for FREE!
Wed, 26 August 2015
Last Saturday I went out to Troy, MO for the 6th Annual Ink Spot Block Party and got to catch up with my pals Nathan Hunt & Josh Hamler of Shaman's Harvest. We talked about their new record Smokin' Hearts & Broken Guns (NOW available on VINYL) and their show September 11, 2015 at The Duck Room in Blueberry Hill in St.Louis, MO.
Pick up their new record if you haven't done so, and grab a ticket to see them live. They kicked some serious ass Saturday night!
Hear their "Dirty Diana" cover and "Country As Fuck" on this episode.
Thanks guys for hanging out!
Tue, 25 August 2015
Last week I caught up with Miss Molly Simms to talk about all the amazing things she has coming up. She's gearing up to release her 2nd solo release, One Way Ticket, September 4, 2015 at Off Broadway. She'll have special guests Tortuga & The Feed with her that night. On this episode you'll hear her sing "One Way Ticket" live acoustic. Opening the show hear "Can't You See" & closing out the show "Piss Away The Years" from the upcoming record.
You can also catch Molly in Halo Bar after Father John Misty plays The Pageant on October 7th.
Check out her music video for "Can't You See" on YouTube.
Miss Molly Simms is also the lead vocalist for Bible Belt Sinners. We discussed how they were featured on the Last In The American League on vinyl & cd. It's a fantastic compilation of St.Louis Musicians paired with St.Louis artists. Buy a copy HERE.
You can see Bible Belt Sinners live August 29, 2015 at FOAM with Blackwater '64 & Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals in St.Louis, MO.
Fri, 21 August 2015
The other night I was able to catch up with my buddies Gabe, Jayk, and Mario of Sky Burnt White for their return to Rock Paper Podcast. We had a great time talking about the Ink Spot Block Party (8/22 in Troy, MO), their new album coming in October, and about dinosaurs & dragons.
On this episode you'll hear "Smoke", "Isn't It?" and "Trivial Pursuits." Pick these up & all the new Sky Burnt White tunes on SkyBurntWhite.bandcamp.com
See the guys at the 6th Annual Ink Spot Block Party in Troy, MO 8/22. You can also catch them in St.Clair, MO at Blondie's on Saturday 8/29.
Thu, 20 August 2015
Last week I sat down with Shark Dad at Steve's Hot Dogs Tower Grove after their album listening party for A Bigger Boat at Tick Tock Tavern. Jason, Shawn, Paul and Erik tell you all about the new album, recording it in their new recording studio, and some of the inspiration behind the songs.
Opening the show you'll hear "OK Soda", and closing out the show stick around to hear "I Wrote A Letter to Juliana Hatfield in 1996 and Have Yet to Receive a Letter Back" and "Hold All My Calls" all from the A Bigger Boat album. Pick up the album on ITunes, Amazon or wearesharkdad.bandcamp.com
See Shark Dad live August 29 at the Firebird with B&E.
Wed, 19 August 2015
The other day I had the opportunity to sit and chat with Philip & Aaron, better known together as The Brothers Reed. They stopped at Hwy40 Brews in Wentzville while in town for Aaron's wedding (Congrats man!). We were able to discuss their new album SICK AS FOLK, songwriting, and even play a few new tunes live acoustic. Hear The Brothers Reed play ANNA, MONSTER IN MY HEAD, & Mr.DOUGH on the show.
You can also hear TENNESSEE from their SICK AS FOLK album now available on ITunes, CdBaby, and TheBrothersReed.com.
Fri, 14 August 2015
*Warning* This episode was recorded live while other bands were rehearsing down the hall, so there is some bass coming through that effected the mic at parts. I apologize.
Episode 102 with the guys of Brookroyal. I was able to catch up with Jack, Bon, Dave and Jason of Brookroyal at their rehersal the other night to discuss their upcoming appearance at the 6th Annual Ink Spot Block Party in Troy, Mo.
Free Show with a Ticket to see
Story of The Year
Hollow Point Heroes
Sky Burnt White
The Hush List and many more....
Also on this episode you'll hear "There Was A Time" from Brookroyal's There Was A Time EP and "Crown The Youth". Pick up their lastest album Cycles of Life & Sound if you haven't done so.
Thu, 13 August 2015
Episode 101 I'm joined by Joe Marlotti Professional Comedian. We met up at Khaldi's Coffee in Chesterfield and had a great time. We discussed the St.Louis comedy scene, his band The Blue Plate Specials, and how he got the nickname "Crowbar" Marlotti.
See Joe Marlotti at the Valley Park Funny Bone Aug 27-30. You can also catch him at Westport Funny Bone Sept 3-6.
Closing out the show you can hear "Workin The Blues" from Joe's band The Blue Plate Specials.
Tue, 11 August 2015
I can't believe we've made it everyone! 100 episodes! These is an extra special episode, first 2 part episode. The beginging of the show is my intereview my friend Steve Ewing of The Urge and Steve's Hot Dogs. We discuss the 20th Anniversary of Recieving The Gift of Flavor, Steve's Hot Dogs success, and recap the Rock Paper Podcast 1 Year Anniversary acoustic brunch.
Keep an eye for the "Gift of Flavor" Urge beer coming soon.
Thanks Steve for continuing to support this show!
Part 2 we're joined by co-founder of Rock Paper Podcast Chris Bumeter. I thought it'd be a lot of fun to celebrate this milestone with my buddy just like the way it started.
If you enjoy the show, please share with a friend! Check out all the past episodes on ITunes, Stitcher, and as always rockpaperpodcast.com.
Follow Chris on Twitter @CBumeter & his Blog.