The other night I caught up with Steeples at band practice to learn a little more about this new Pop band. We had a lot of laughs sharing stories of how they band formed, a weekend trip they went on to write most of their new music, recording, and we answer some questions from the fans.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Depend on Me
  • Sticks & Stones

Find more Steeples music on Spotify & Soundcloud.com

Follow Steeples on Facebook & Instagram! Everything at SteeplesMusic.com

See them LIVE

Jan 27 in Rolla, MO at Shots

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Direct download: SteeplesRPP.mp3
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Last night I had the opportunity to sit down with some of the members of Styxmas, A Styx Christmas themed tribute band led by friend of the show Tyler Jackson Stokes. We had a lot of fun talking about how this crazy idea came about, putting the band together, their weekend tour coming up, choosing the songs, writing these songs & more!

Styxmas includes (left to right): Tyler (Vocals/Guitar), Liya (Vocals) & Aldynne (Guitar)

Be sure to check out Styxmas on Facebook & Instagram! Everything at Styxmas.com including 4 song previews.

On this episode you'll hear their version of "Rudolph" to the music of "Lady"

See them LIVE!

Dec 21 at Salvatore's with Hometown Tourist

Dec 22 Dayspring Arts & Education

Dec 23 The Babylon

Don't forget to bring a few bucks and take home a Styxmas shirt!

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Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

Direct download: styxmasRPP.mp3
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A bit ago I caught up with The Highway Saints after the Das Bevo open mic on Tuesday nights. I had a great time getting to know more about how this band came together, some influences, recording plans and more. We also played 2 live acoustic songs!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • White Lines (Live acoustic)
  • The Highway Saints (Live Acoustic)

Follow The Highway Saints on Facebook for more information, videos & more!

See them LIVE

Dec 30 The Highway Saints TRIO at Canton Inn

Jan 13 TRIO at Foundry Public House

Jan 20 TRIO at Foundry Public House

Also catch them weekly

Every Monday Adam Gaffney plays with The Native Sons at 1860s Saloon

Every Tuesday Curt Copeland hosts Open Mic at Das Bevo

Every other Tuesday Sam Avery hosts Open Mic at River City Pub

Direct download: HighwaySaintsRPP.mp3
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The other night I stopped by to visit with rockers Why Not to discuss their new 7" Record, Release Party, their approached to recording music, John Mayer, Tom Petty and jam some live acoustic!

See them LIVE!

12/16 at The Firebird with Polterguts & Welcome Home

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On this episode you'll hear:

  • Need You Now ft Nick of Welcome Home
  • Smoke Weed (Live Acoustic)
  • The Harbor ft Martin of Polterguts

Pick up the 7" at the show Saturday. Stream NOT NOW on Spotify.

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Direct download: WhyNotRPP.mp3
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Guerrilla Theory returns to talk about some of their upcoming events, working on the new album, celebrating 1 year anniversary of their debut album and much more!

See them LIVE

12/16 at Red Fish Blue Fish Guerrilla Theory Christmas with Tree One Four & Gus Page. Be sure come out early and have dinner with the band at 5pm. Catered by Steve's Hot Dogs and donations will go to help fund the next album!

2/16 at Pop's with Badfish. Use this link to buy tickets and use promo code "THEORY" and help Guerrilla Theory out! TICKETS HERE!

Follow Guerrilla Theory on Facebook for more dates & information!

Check out their album G-OMETRY on Spotify & ITunes

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Direct download: GuerrillaTheory2RPP.mp3
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Pop Punk rockers Treading Oceans return to the show to talk about their upcoming EP, shows, music videos, stories behind the songs, tour & play some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Bad Connections
  • Cinder blocks (Live Acoustic)
  • Ghost Fight

Pick up their LAND OF MISFIT TOYS EP on Dec 15th! Available everywhere including TreadingOceans.bandcamp.com & Spotify

See them LIVE

Dec 15 at The Firebird for Emo Takeover. Treading Oceans performing an original set then tributes to Brand New, The Used, Mayday Parade, +44 and Alkaline Trio.

Jan 25 at The Way Out Club. Agitate The Airwaves presents Ragland with Treading Oceans, Man The Helm & An Unfortunate Trend.

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

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Direct download: TreadingOceans2RPP.mp3
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Right before Thanksgiving, I took a trip down to St. Genevieve, MO to to meet up with Sunset Over Houma! We enjoyed some cookie cake and talked about how they formed the band, their new EP, recording at Gaslight and played some LIVE acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Cop In A Field
  • Arrowheads

Be sure to follow Sunset Over Houma on Facebook & Instagram for more information!

See them LIVE

12/16 at Pop's for Road To Pointfest with Pure October, Name It Now, Mr.Wilson's Heroes & Elmfriend

12/22 at Schlafly Tap Room with TOK & Monkh and the People

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Direct download: SunsetOverHoumaRPP.mp3
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Friday night I went down to Phillip-A-Looza at the Old Rock House to party with some of my friends and help raise some money for ALS. I had the opportunity to sit with Tim & Ron of Funky Butt Brass Band for a bit during the show. This episode was recorded live outside of Phillip-A-Looza in Tim's van. If you listen closely you can hear Alligator Wine & friends getting down in the background.

Tim Halpin (Guitar/Vocals) and Ron Sikes (Drums) for Funky Butt Brass Band

We get into talking about their upcoming 9th Annual Brasstravaganza, New Year's Eve plans and their new album A FUNKY BUTT FAMILY CHRISTMAS

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) ft Emily Wallace
  • Every Day (Will Be Like A Holiday) ft Big Mike Aguirre
  • This Christmas ft Steve Ewing

Pick up the album at all shows, CDBaby, ITunes or stream it on Spotify.

See the Funky Butt Brass Band LIVE

12/10 KCUR Holiday Bash at Knuckleheads in Kansas City, MO

12/15 &  12/16 9th Annual Brasstravaganza at Off Broadway. Tickets at OffBroadwaySTL.com *Update* Saturday's matinee show and evening show have SOLD OUT! Tickets are still available and going FAST for Friday!

12/31 NYE at Broadway Oyster Bar

Find more dates and information at FunkyButtBrassBand.com. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram!

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Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com.

 

Direct download: TimRonFBBBRPP.mp3
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Singer Songwriter Everyday Jake stops by to talk about his new LIVE AT RED FISH BLUE FISH EP, upcoming RELEASE PARTY, stories behind the songs and play some live acoustic.

Join the party this Thursday Night 12/7/17 at Kubrick's in their upstairs lounge in St.Charles, MO. Pick up a copy of his EP that evening!

On this episode you'll hear

  • Walk The Plank
  • Moondog (Live acoustic on Rock Paper Podcast)

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Direct download: EverydayJakeRPP.mp3
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The Cinema Story returns! The other night I met up with The Cinema Story at Denny's in Arnold, MO for some pancakes and a podcast. We had a lot of laughs catching up on what they've been up to the last year including a brand new EP, upcoming Release Party, Music Video & more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • James Cameron
  • Front Door

Both songs are available for download on ITunes or Bandcamp.com

See The Cinema Story LIVE

12/5 at Off Broadway with Rookie Of The Year

1/7 at The Firebird for EP Release Party with Forgetting January, An Unfortunate Trend, Secondary, As We Are, The Last Stanza

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Direct download: TheCinemaStory2RPP.mp3
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