Episode 105- Sky Burnt White 2

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. 

 

Direct download: SkyBurntWhite2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:05am CDT

Episode 104- Shark Dad

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.

Direct download: SharkDadRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:48am CDT

Episode 103- The Brothers Reed

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.

 

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

Episode 102- Brookroyal

*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

BROOKROYAL

Story of The Year

Shaman's Harvest

Copperview

Fivefold

Hollow Point Heroes

Apollo's Daughter

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.

Direct download: BrookroyalRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:05am CDT

Episode 101- Joe Marlotti

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.

 

 

Direct download: JoeMarlottiRPP2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:00am CDT

EPISODE 100 Steve Ewing

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. 

Check out the Urge's Pledge Music campaign and get some cool perks. See Steve & Adam acoustic at Old Rock House 8/14 with the Unifyah Release Party

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.

 

Direct download: SteveEwing2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:03pm CDT

What a fun show this one is! Episode 99 Tyler Stokes of Delta Sol Revival stops by to talk and a few tunes. We talk about the upcoming release of WITNESS EP (which will be available soon on CD & Vinyl), working with Devon Allman, and tell some of the stories behind writing the songs.

Tyler plays a couple of songs live solo for the show. You can hear "When I Found Love" & "The River" on this episode. You can also hear 2 studio tracks "Music Is My Wife" opening the show, and "Witness" closing the show. Head over to KingPeanut.net or DeltaSolRevival.com and pre-order WITNESS EP

See Tyler & Delta Sol Revival LIVE

Aug 7 at the Angry Beaver in St.Louis

Aug 28 at Bottleneck Blues Bar (Ameristar Casino) with Devon Allman Band & Catfish Willie. 

Follow DSR on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram.

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

Episode 98 I'm joined by the multi-talented Tim Convy. You may remember Tim as the keyboardist of Ludo, you may have seen him performing at the St.Louis Funny Bone, or even at Kim Vu's eating dinner. 

We chat about a bit about Ludo, Tim's start in comedy, Nikki Glaser, and T-Shirts. 

Follow Tim on Twitter @TimConvy

Instagram at @TshirtProblems & @TimConvy

 

This episode is sponsored by Music Recorc Shop in St.Louis, MO.

 

Direct download: TimConvyRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:31pm CDT

Episode 97- Jon Maddy & Jake Ashlock

On this episode of Rock Paper Podcast, I got to get to know two of the finalist in this years St.Louis Funny Bone Comedy Competition, Jon Maddy & Jake Ashlock. 

This one is super silly and packed full of laughs. We talk about their start in comedy, influences, Jake does his spot on Fonzie impression, and discuss Space Jam 2. 

See Jon & Jake Friday 7/31 at American's Tavern. Comedy Throwdown with Shon Don, Max Price & Nathan Orton vs. Andrew Frank, Stryker Spurlock, & Matt Rose. 9pm. 

Subscribe/Rate/Review on Itunes. Keep telling your friends about Rock Paper Podcast. Thank you for all the support!

 

 

Direct download: JonJakeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:31pm CDT

Episode 96- It's A Hard Rock Life

Really fun episode! I sat down with the star of It's A Hard Rock Life, Bryan Chappell & Paul Schaffrin of Divine Sorrow, Keith Dickerson of Pedaling To Stop Pushing, and filmmaker Ken Calcaterra. 

Closing out the episode you'll hear "Everything" from Divine Sorrow's TALES OF DESCENSION. 

See Divine Sorrow September 16 at Pop's with Ace Frehley of KISS

Check out the Pedaling To Stop Pushing & It's A Hard Rock Life Facebook pages for more information. 

 

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

Episode 95- Joshua Powell

Last week Joshua Powell came through St.Louis on his solo tour. Before his set at Mangia Italiano that evening, I got to sit and discuss the Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery ALYOSHA with him. He also played 3 live acoustic songs for the show.

Joshua performed Gunfighter Ballad of the 21st Century & Birth Control which will appear on ALYOSHA available in Ocotber. He also performed Principles of Salt from their COMMONWEALTH EP.

Buy some Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery music and find all of his tour dates at JoshuaPowellMusic.com

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

Direct download: JoshuaPowellRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:25pm CDT

Episode 94- John Henry

Episode 94 I get to sit and chat for an hour with one of my favorites, long time friend, John Henry. I've been following John around for several years now. It was a lot of fun to have an intimate chat about all the things going on in his life right now musical & professionally. We discuss John's upcoming record he's been working on, becoming a father, and his work on the Open Highway Music Festival.

Closing out the show, hear John's latest single "Broken City" from his upcoming album.

 

See John Henry live Friday July 24 at The Ready Room in St.Louis with Robert Earl Keen. 

Also be sure to catch the Open Highway Music Festival going on Aug 5-9 at Off Broadway in St.Louis. 

 

Direct download: JohnHenryRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:54am CDT

Episode 93- Cree Rider

The other night I had the opportunity to catch up with singer songwriter Cree Rider of the Cree Rider Family Band. We sat in Dunaway Books in Tower Grove and played a few songs. On this episode you'll hear live acoustic performances of:

"You're Always Leaving" & "If You're Gonna Cheat Me" from One Night Stand album

"Lonesome When I'm Gone" from the upcoming Let The River Rise album

"One More Thing" a Mississippi Mike cover

Closing out the show you'll hear the studio version of "Family Band" from the upcoming Let The River Rise Album. You can pick up that album August 15 at Focal Point in Maplewood, MO at the Cree Rider Family Band CD Release show. TICKETS HERE

You can also catch CRFB at the New Town Amphitheatre on July 25th

And don't miss Cree Fest 3 at Off Broadway on Sept 6.

All other dates on CreeRider.com or follow the band on Facebook & Twitter

 

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

Episode 92- Rek & Chris from The Hush List

Episode 92 joined by long time friends Rek & Chris of The Hush List. We talked about the recent release of their EP, how much of a bad ass Dave Grohl is, and Chris even plays an acoustic tune for us "For The Birds."

You can see The Hush List live August 8 at Blueberry Hill in the Duck Room with Highly Suspect for $10.57.

Pick up a copy of their EP on Bandcamp.com or TheHushListBand.com

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

Direct download: HushListRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm CDT

Episode 91- Matt Newlin with Sham Film Festival

The other night I caught up with new friend Matt Newlin of the 2nd Annual Sham Film Festival to get to know a little bit more about what it's all about. We discussed some of the big summer movies coming out, the amazing Kung Fury trailer, and the Film Festival.

We recorded this episode live inside of a St.Louis Bread Co so disregard the bit of background noise.

Come check out the 2nd Annual Sham Film Festival Sept 25 & 26 at Winfred Moore Auditorium at Webster University. All information can be found on ShamFilmFestival.com. Follow them on Facebook & Twitter as well. 

There is also a preview weekend coming up August 1, where you have an oppurtunity to preview some of the films and get some discounted tickets. This event is happening at Art Bar on Cherokee. RSVP here

 

Direct download: MattNewlinRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:27pm CDT

Episode 90- J Boozer

Woo! This is a wild one! Episode 90 with J Boozer, self proclaimed "World's Drunkest Band" joins Rock Paper Pocast to discuss his grand return to St.Louis. J Boozer is not a one man band, he's a band with one man! This is the first time on the podcast that I did some drinking. Notice the picture I shared with this post, that bottle of Captain Morgan was almost full when J and myself set down to record this episode. We had some help finishing the bottle as a few fans stopped by and guest appearance by Anthony Sasser.

See J Boozer with Alient Ant Farm July 17 at the Firebird

Big THANKS to Walter at CD Warehouse for putting up with us and allowing us to record in his place. Go see him and pick up a copy of J Boozer's PISSING LIFE AWAY album. 

On this episode you'll hear "Heather" and "Smoke A Joint" from Pissing Life Away, and "When Saturday Night Turns Into Sunday Morning". 

Follow J Boozer on Facebook & Twitter. Subscribe to his YouTube channel.

 

 

 

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

Episode 89- Jack Grelle

Episode 89 I stopped by to visit with Jack Grelle. We discuessed his upcoming European tour, his album STEERING ME AWAY, and he even performed 2 new unreleased songs "Know When To Run" & "Not Taking After Me"

See Jack Grelle and his band, along with the Yellow Bellied Sap Suckers, Jack Klatt, and The Bottlesnakes at Off Broadway July 25th. This will be Jack's last show in town til the Fall. You can also see him in Kansas City July 31st with St.Louis' own Pokey LaFarge.

Pick up a copy of Jack's album STEERING ME AWAY on CD or Vinyl from his site JackGrelle.com, ITunes, Bandcamp.com or Music Record Shop on Manchester in St.Louis. 

 

Direct download: JackGrelleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:03pm CDT

Episode 88- Jeff Nations #2

Over the weekend I stopped by and caught up with friend of the show Jeff Nations. You might remember Jeff from Episode 6 last year. We talked about his upcoming show with his band Various Hands, being named RFT's Cover Band of the Year for 2015 with The Town Drunks, and his summer tour.

See Various Hands on the LEARN TO DANCE TOUR

7/18 at Blueberry Hill in the Duck Room with Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals, Vanilla Beans, and CITIZEN8

7/19 Nashville, TN

7/20 Springfield, MO

7/21 Norman, OK

7/22 Wichita, KS

7/23 Des Moines, IA

7/24 Cherry Valley, IL

more information on  VariousHandsmusic.com/tour

Follow Various Hands on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

And follow Jeff's cover band The Town Drunk on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

Buy a copy of Hypoluxo EP on ITunes, Bandcamp.com or pick up a copy at the shows. Hear "R.M.A." from the EP at the end of this episode, and Jeff also plays "The Fleeting Starlight" live acoustic on the show.

 

 

Direct download: jeffnationsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm CDT

Episode 87- CaveofswordS

I was able to sit and talk with Sunyatta, Kevin, and Eric of CaveofswordS the other night. We discussed their sound, the new record SIGILS, and dreaming.

Pick up CaveofswordS latest albumSIGILS on cd or vinyl at Music Record Shop in St.Louis, or ITunes. On this episode hear two tracks from the album "Aviation Administration" and "Datura". 

See them live

7/30 at The Heavy Anchor w/ Search Parties & Curse of Cassandra

8/15 Rock The Hops Festival Alton, IL

8/15 at The Demo 

9/26 Strange Folk Festival at Union Station

Find all dates on CaveofswordS.com. Find them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

 

 

Direct download: CaveofswordsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:24pm CDT

Episode 86- Chris Ward

Joined by the multi-talented Chris Ward. We hung out for an hour in a Taco Bell in St.Louis to discuss his radio show loudQUIETloud on KDHX, Party Bear, Taco Bell and all kinds of other stuff.

Check out Chris Monday nights 11pm on KDHX 88.1FM in St.Louis, TuneIn app, or KDHX.org. Follow his show loudQUIETloud on Facebook and Twitter.

Closing out this episode hear a song from Chris' band Acorns To Oaks "Sing Out Ya Sinners". Find out more info on their Facebook or Bandcamp.com.

If you haven't done so yet, feel free to go on ITunes and RATE & REVIEW the show. Might as well SUBSCRIBE while you're there. Find Rock Paper Podcast all over the internet on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Podomatic, Stitcher, ITunes, and rockpaperpodcast.com 

Thanks for listening!

 

 

Direct download: ChrisWardRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:54pm CDT

Episode  85- Tasi

Over the weekend I stopped in to hang out with Tasi at their band practice. We talked about the Brand New EP, the release party last month at The Bootleg, and their upcoming show July 10th at Ballpark Village with The Urge. It was a lot of fun hanging out at practice, the guys even played me a new song they're working on. It sound fantastic! The word is they're working on recording it now and should release it as a single soon. 

Pick up a copy of Tasi's Brand New EP on ITunes or at a show. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. All other info at Tasimusic.com.

See them live July 10 with The Urge TICKETS HERE

Direct download: TasiRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:54am CDT

Episode 84- Zach Noe Towers

My friend Zach Noe Towers flew into town from LA for a few things this weekend, and obviously to record this amazing new episode of Rock Paper Podcast! You can catch Zach Friday 6/26 at PRIDE Fest STL in Solider Memorial Park he's doing a stand up set 8:30-9p. More info here. He also wrote a short film, Killer Friends, and having a showing of it at Washington University Emerson Auditorium. More info here.

This episode was a lot of fun as Zach and Myself discuss comedy, Killer Friends, and the new Pizza Hut Hot Dog Stuffed Crust pizza. (hoping for some more sponsor $$$)

Follow Zach on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

Follow Killer Friends on Facebook

Take a second to Rate/Review/Subscribe on ITunes if you haven't done so, it really helps out the show to get us recommended to other podcast listeners. Thanks for all the support! You're the best!

Direct download: ZachNoeTowersRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:54am CDT

Episode 83- "Radio" Rich Dalton

Today I was able to sit down and chat with broadcasting legend "Radio" Rich Dalton. He's been on the St.Louis airwaves nearly 45 years. It was an absolute honor to talk with him and learn a little something about broadcasting and hear some great Rock N Roll stories. Rich tells about being able to see The Who play in '71, playing pinball with Stevie Nicks, and his latest project with OurMusicalRoots.com or TheRoots.fm. You can grab the free app for Our Musical Roots on your Apple or Android device, or stream music through the site 24/7. 

Be sure to also catch Rich Dalton withi his band, The Fourth Row at The Sheldon Concert Hall August 28th. 

Follow Our Musical Roots on Facebook.

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

Episode 82- Sally Brooks

This weekend I was able to catch up with my friend Sally Brooks, who was in town headlining the Valley Park Funny Bone. We talked about her moving to New York soon, some start into comedy, and her album coming out this fall on Rooftop Comedy. I met Sally through past guest and friend of the show Jeremy Essig about 2 years ago, when she was featuring in clubs, since then Sally's career has really been talking off.

Keep an eye on her tour dates at SallyBrooksComedy.com to catch her coming to your town. Follow Her on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Check out some more of her videos on YouTube 

 

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

Episode 81- Ryan Dalton & Friends

The other day I stopped by to visit with local comic Ryan Dalton. We were then joined by Ryan's roommate Andrew Mihalevich, and two Chicago comics visiting Mike Knish & Jason Melton. We had a great time discussing stand up vs sketch, Comedy Central, and early influences. 

Follow them on Twitter:

Ryan Dalton @NotThatRyanD

Andrew Mihalevich @AndrewMihal

Mike Knish @MikeKnish69

Jason Melton @CaptainJMelton

Catch Ryan with Bare Knuck Comedy @BareKnuckleHaHa 

Some bonus content on this episode as all 5 of us wage off in an epic drum battle in the basement. 

Thanks to Music Record Shop for sponsoring this episode of the show. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram or MusicRecordShop.com. Located in The Grove right between The Demo & The Ready Room on Machester Ave.

 

 

Direct download: RyanDaltonRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:17pm CDT

Episode 80- Maness Brothers

Caught up with the Maness Brothers this week. We sat at Trailhead in St.Charles, MO to discuss the Maness Brothers album coming soon, influences, and their upcoming Whiskey War Festival August 22 in St.Charles, MO at VFW Post 2866 RSVP HERE

Get a copy of the Maness Brothers EP "Grief Factory" on Bandcamp.com to hold you over til the new album comes out. Included on this episode are 2 new songs, live recordings from The Demo "Shamefully Waiting on the Mercy of Gods Hand" and "End of Me".  

You can also catch the Maness Brothers at Red Fish, Blue Fish in St.Charles, MO with Hobo Empire, Fat Tramp Food Stamp, The Flood Brothers, The Barn Mice, and more for the Whiskey War Festival Preview July 25

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Direct download: ManessBrosRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:33pm CDT

Episode 79- Charlie Winfrey & Frankie Chubb

I read it was National Best Friend day last week, so I called up two guys that happen to be best friends, Charlie Winfrey & Frankie Chubb, for Episode 79. They stopped by (in matching shirts) to discuss their latest project the Free Money Podcast. We also discuss their stand up comedy,  and movies.

You can see them regularly at the Funny Bone and other various comedy shows around town. Listen to them on the Free Money Podcast. http://freemoney.libsyn.com/

Follow them on Twitter @CharlieWinfrey & @FrankieChubb or Frankie's Fan Page on Facebook

 

Strap in for a super silly episode!

Direct download: CharlieFrankieRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 78- Lern

Last Friday I went down to the Loop and met up with local broadcaster Lern from KSHE 95. We talked for like an hour and half at Blueberry Hill. It was a great conversation. Listen in as we discuss her start in radio, The Local Produce Section, some of our favorite Rock show moments. It was an absolute honor that she chose Rock Paper Podcast to make her podcast debut.

Listen to the show on ITunes, Stitcher, Podomatic, or rockpaperpodcast.com

Listen to Lern mornings and middays on KSHE 95. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram. Check out friends of the podcast Various Hands, Fivefold & Logos on the Local Produce Section with Lern. 

 

Direct download: LernRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 77- Jackson Howard, Drew Lance & Anthony Doria

Episode 77 I get to hang with some seriously talented young musicians Jackson Howard, Drew Lance & Anthony Doria. Special guest appereance by Roy Butler. Anthony & Roy play in You, Me & Dougie together. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram.

You can see them live:

6/11 Nick's Pub

6/12 Flannery's Pub 5-8

       612 Kitchen & Cocktails 9:30-1

6/13 Winfield's Gathering Place

6/14 Sonny's in Soulard

 

Jackson Howard is an emerging singer songwriter from the St.Louis area. Check out his A Place To Cross EP on CDBaby & Itunes. Follow him on Facebook & Twitter.

See Jackson Howard & Drew live:

6/11 Howard's in Soulard

6/12 Winfield's Gathering Place

 

 

Direct download: JacksonAnthonyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:18am CDT

Episode 76- Letter To Memphis

Episode 76 joined by RFT Music Showcase nominated Folk band Letter To Memphis. I had a great time hanging out with Devon, Gene & Paul to discuss their latest album "Phases", some upcoming shows, and some of our favorite local spots.

Pick up "Phases" on ITunes, Bandcamp.com, Music Record Shop, Stl-Style House, or lettertomemphis.net

Hear two songs from the album "Rest Your Head" & the title track "Phases" on today's show.

See them live:

6/20 at Handlebar

6/24 at Magpie's in St.Charles (Trio)

7/15 at Magpie's in St.Charles (Trio)

7/25 at The Duck Room at Blueberry Hill- Fog Lights Album Release Party

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Direct download: LetterToMemphisRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:15pm CDT

Episode 75 I'm joined by Singer Songwriter Joe Bizelli. I had a great time hanging out with Joe (and Ziggy) talking songwriting, his upcoming show New Melle Festival, and his side project Faded & The Biz. Joe played 6 songs for us on the show. Let him know what you think. You can find him on Facebook & Reverbnation.com.

See Joe live

6/10 Cedar Lake Cellars

6/11 Katie's Pizza

6/12 Cedar Lake Cellars

6/13 Cicero's 

6/20 NEW MELLE FESTIVAL w/ Denver Wade Trent, Courtland Zelle, Faded & The Biz, & Joe Griffey

Direct download: JoeBizelleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:25pm CDT

Episode 74- Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals

Met up with Sean, Danny and Josh better known as Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals. My buddy Jim sat in again to handle co-hosting duties. We discuss the 1 year anniversary of their South City Blues EP, evolution of the band, new music and some upcoming shows. 

Pick up South City Blues EP on ITunes or Bandcamp.com

See Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals live

Saturday 6/6 at Mangia Italiano

Thursday 6/11 at Shlafly Tap Room w/ Andy Cook FREE 

Thursday 6/18 at FOAM

Saturday 6/20 at The Gramophone 10pm for RFT Music Showcase

 

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram

 

Direct download: BrotherLeeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:55pm CDT

Episode 73- Hobo Empire

Met up with Hobo Empire this week. Had a lot of fun talking about some crazy stories from shows, how the band came to be, and their American Nomad EP. Pick up their EP at any live shows, like May 29 at Red Fish Blue Fish or the 1st Friday of every month at RT Weiler's. 

Find more information at HoboEmpire.com & follow them on Facebook

Thanks Jimi for helping out again!

Direct download: HoboEmpireRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:30am CDT

Episode 72- NYCE

Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend. I stopped by to visit my friend Devaron Davis aka Nyce to discuss his upcoming release party for his Greenhouse Effect Mixtape, Saturday Night at Cicero's. We also talk about this TV series he's working on Efflictim, which they are currently working on Season 2 . 

After the episode hear "High Tide" his new single!

Check out NyceGoHard.com for more infromation, follow him on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

See him live with his full band at Cicero's Saturday 5/30. Doors at 9. $10. Also appearing Asia Major, Shotta G, Wan Mann, and DJ Pharaoh. 

Direct download: DevaronRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:30am CDT

Episode 71- ClusterPluck

This week I took a drive out to Collinsville, IL. My first trip across the river for a podcast interview. I met up with ClusterPluck, well 3/5 of the band. My Co-Host Jimi, Chris, Matt, Derek and myself had a lot of laughs in the is episode. The guys had some great stories of touring, how the band developed, and then play live on the show "Find My Way" from their new EP. 

See ClusterPluck live 5/27 at The Demo with Fruition & 5/30 at Old Rock House

Pick up their albums, and see more dates & information at Cluckpluck.org

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Direct download: ClusterpluckRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:30am CDT

Episode 70- Jordan Heimburger

Episode 70 I was able to catch up with Jordan Heimburger, Music Director for the School of Rock St.Louis. We sat and chat about the amazing young talented kids of School of Rock, their upcoming programs, and some of Jordan's music. 

See the kids of both STL schools, Kirkwood & Ballwin, perfoming live at The Pageant May 31, 2015. This show is also a fundraiser for Play It Forward & The Rock School Scholarship. RSVP here.

Follow the School of Rock on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

You can see Jordan performing with Street Fighting Band: A Rolling Stones Tribute at the Old Rock House May 29, 2015. He'll also be with The Feed June 6, 2015 at the Firebird, and with The Incurables May 22, 2015 at Off Broadway

 

Direct download: JordanRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:56am CDT

Episode 69- Bob Biggerstaff

This week I was able to catch up with my friend Comedian Bob Biggerstaff. We discuss his start in comedy, his podcast Enjoy Guys!, and his experiences on TV and Last Comic Standing. 


Follow Bob on Twitter & Facebook. Check out BobBiggerstaff.com for all other information. Listen to his podcast and pick up his album!

Thanks again to Jimi for sitting in and helping co-host.

Direct download: BobBiggerstaffRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:30am CDT

Episode 68- Courtland Zelle

Episode 68 we're joined by Courtland Zelle of Exit 714 and special guest host Jimi Ballesteros. This episode we did a little bit of a Storytellers show, Courtland played 3 songs and tells some of the stories around the songs. We talk about his band Exit 714's latest album Bear Dog & opening for Slash. Get to know Courtland and see him live at Steve's Hot Dogs Tower Grove June 7th at the Rock Paper Podcast Birthday Party Acoustic Brunch. 

 

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

Episode 67- Jack Wiese from Brookroyal

Today's show I'm joined by Brookroyal's Jack Wiese and guest co-host Lance Lingle. We had a fun chat discussing Brookroyal's 2013 release Cycles of Life & Sound, which is available everywhere online music is sold, or you can always pick up a physical copy from Walter at CD Warehouse. We also discuss some of the collaborations of the album including Sully Erna, Dan Marsala & Clint Lowery. Jack tells the story how Brookroyal landed a deal with the St.Louis Blues recording "Bleed Blue" for the Playoffs. 

After the show stick around to hear "It's Already Over" from Cycles of Life & Sound. Keep an eye out for some Brookroyal shows late Summer or Fall. Follow them on Facebook & Twitter

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

Episode 66- Tony Campanella & Nick Collico

Episode 66 Shane was able to sit and talk with one of the baddest guitar slingers in St.Louis Tony Campanella. We recorded this outside of Charlack Pub so there's some background noise from the band, the crowd and the bikes. Tony brought along the bass player from Tony Campanella band, Nick Collico, who also happens to be his nephew. Tony shared a few great stories about learning to play guitar, being a big fan Mike Zito, and the origins of the year Stevie Ray Vaughn Tribute show TCB is a part of at the Pageant. 

See Tony & Nick live with the Tony Campanella Band at 1860 Saloon in Soulard, MO Saturday 5/9/15. You can also catch them with Mike Zito at Ameristar's Bottleneck Blues Bar in St.Charles, MO 5/15/15.

This episode you'll hear "One Foot In The Blues" and "Pack It Up" from TCB. 

Find more information follow the band on Facebook & Twitter.

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

Episode 65 - Eric Christensen

Eric Christensen, host of the show STL Up Late joins us this week on the Rock Paper Podcast as we discuss the show, how it formed as well as Eric's study in to tv production and how it helped him with the show. Purchase tickets to see STL Up Late's next show May 9th on their website www.STLUpLate.com.

You can also follow the Eric on Twitter @ETCinSTL  and the show @STLUpLate. Also go and like the show on Facebook to get all of the latest updates on shows and news regarding STLUpLate. 

Direct download: Episode_65_-_Eric_Christensen.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 64 - Hillary Fitz

Episode 64 we talk with singer songwriter Hillary Fitz & Drew Lance and special guest Cody Henry (of Sophisticated Babies).

This episode we did a bit of a storytelling episode. Hillary played some songs and tells the stories behind the songs. We talked about rollerblading, influences, and her upcoming trip to the spend the summer in the jungle.

See Hillary Fitz Friday night at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy. Keep up to date with her on her Facebook fan page.

Direct download: Episode_64_-_Hillary_Fitz.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:11pm CDT

Episode 63 - John Pessoni

John Pessoni, member of The Urge, Joe Dirt and the Dirty Boys, Celebration Day and El Monstero joins us this week as we discuss some cool stories recording with the Urge, the music industry today versus the past, and playing in El Monstero and Celebration day. 

You can follow John on Twitter @JohnPessoni and stay tuned at the end of the episode to hear the song Standing In Line off of the Urge's newest record Galvanized

You can catch The Urge May 8th in Springfield, MO at the Outland Ballrom and May 9th at the Grenada in Lawrence, KS.

If you enjoy the show, make sure to follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook, and as always please leave us a review and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher. 

Direct download: Episode_63_-_John_Pessoni.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Today we're joined by Mathias James of Mathias & The Pirates, with special guest host Jimi Ballesteros. The guys chat about Mathias & The Pirates new EP Caveman Barnacles, sharing the stage with The Urge last October, and Mathias's discussed some of his experiences with past groups the Earthworms & Jive Turkey.

See The Pirates at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy April 29 with Abstract Rude& Jah Orah. They'll be back at The Bootleg on May 9th also for the Death & Taxes album release party. Stay tuned after the episode for "Panic Button" from Caveman Barnacles. Pick up a physical copy at shows or digital copies on wherever you get your music.

 

Direct download: MathiasRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:35am CDT

Chris and Shane reunite for a new episode of the Rock Paper Podcast. On the episode the guys discuss their invitation to be guest DJs at Vintage Vinyl for their Record Store Day on April 18th. They also discuss some upcoming blockbusters, Netflix and Shane's attempt at eating a huge amount of biscuits and gravy. 

Catch the Rock Paper Podcast at Vintage Vinyl guest DJing for their Record Store Day on April 18th from 2:30-3:30. Also make sure to get there early so you can enjoy some free food. 

If you enjoy the show then please leave us some feedback and subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher. 

Direct download: Episode_61_-_Record_Store_Day.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:08am CDT

Episode 60- Sophisticated Babies

Episode 60 we're joined by St.Louis' premier Tuba & Ukulele duo, Cody Henry and Adam Hucke, better known together as Sophisticated Babies. Chris got the night off to celebrate his birthday with his wife at the Blues hockey game, so Shane tried to hold his own on this episode. We had a great chat about the picking a setlist, Weird Al, and 90's TV shows. Sophisticated Babies also played 3 songs live for the show, 1st "Instanbul (Not Constantinople)" originally by The Four Lads, 2nd "Telelphone Line" originally by ELO, 3rd "Song For The Dumped" originally by Ben Folds. 

Lastly Rock Paper Podcast would like to extend a big congratulations to Cody Henry and his wife on the birth of their 2nd child yesterday. Born the same day as bandmate Adam Hucke. Happy Birthday yesterday Adam! 

 

 

Follow Sophisticated Babies on Facebook & Reverbnation. Keep an eye out for them at Broadway Oyster Bar soon. 

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

Episode 59- Bill Reiter

PTMFUS! This week we're joined by Bill Reiter (Saxophone/Keyboards) of The Urge and El Monstero. We had a great chat about Bill's experiences in both bands, talked movies, and even got to the believed origins of PTMFUS!

Pick up a copy of The Urge's latest album Galvanized on TheUrge.net, or wherever music is sold. At the end of the show you can hear the track "Hollywood Ending" from Galvanized. 

Direct download: BillReiterRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:37am CDT

Episode 58- Kevin Bilchik

Episode 58 we're joined by Kevin Bilchik (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist) of the Kevin Bilchik Band. Kevin & Shane discuss Kevin's new record Thirteen Stories Tall. 

 

See Kevin and the band at the record release show June 5, 2015 at Stone Spiral Coffee shop in Maplewood, Mo. You can also catch them at Focal Point August 21, 2015. You can buy the record and see all other dates at KevinBilchik.com 

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

Episode 57 - Jake Elking

Musician Jake Elking stopped by and chatting with Chris on this episode of the Rock Paper Podcast. Jake plays in El Monstero, Shooting with Annie and Buz, and discuss growing up learning piano, how he became a member of El Monstero and Chris and Jake's strong dislike for the Chicago Blackhawks. 

UPCOMING SHOWS

Shooting With Annie - Off Broadway on April 4th

Buz - Cosmic Reunion on May 22nd at Astro Valley

You can also follow Jake Elking on Twitter @J_Elking

If you enjoy the Rock Paper Podcast, please show us your support by subscibing to the podcast and following us and liking us on Facebook. 

Direct download: Episode_57_-_Jake_Elking.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Shane was able to catch up with Comedian Gabe Kea while he was in town. We talked about Gabe starting comedy in St.Louis, moving to Cincinnati, and Last Comic Standing.

 

See Gabe at Loser: Game Show at The Heavy Anchor Wedneday 3/25, and Valley Park Funny Bone Thursday- Sunday (3/26-29) with Dan Chopin. Find all other dates and info at gabekea.com. Follow Gabe on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

Direct download: Gabe_Kea.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:02pm CDT

Episode 55 - Paul Niehaus

This week on the Rock Paper Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with musician Paul Niehaus. On the show Paul discusses playing with Letter to Memphis, his extensive study of music, and learning how to record and produce out of the studio he has in his home. 

You can catch Paul playing with a variety of other musicians around St. Louis including Everett Dean, Denney Renner, the Johnny Cash tribute band called One More Round, and Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers, as well as with Letter to Memphis on March 20th at Schlafly Tap Room in St. Louis.

If you enjoyed the show and would like to hear interviews with more amazing people from St. Louis, please subscribe to the show and make sure you like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @RockPaperPodcas.

Direct download: Episode_55_-_Paul_Niehaus.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Comedian Jeremy Essig sat down with us at the Westport Funnybone where he will be performing all weekend with Keith Cissell and Justin Luke. On the episode we talk about his enjoyment of writing, listening to new music, and how he develops material for his sets.

You can follow Jeremy on Twitter @JerryEssig, and don't be surpised if it comes up as Werewolf Underpants.

Also LIKE his fan page on Facebook.

Keep track of all of the updcoming tour dates for Jeremy on his website www.jeremyessig.com

Big thanks to the Westport Funnybone for allowing us to record episode 54 on their stage. The folks there have been nothing but kind and accomodating when we interview our guests there. 

Direct download: Episode_54_-_Jeremy_Essig.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

On this episode Shane was able to sit and talk with Texas singer-songwriter Lincoln Durham before his show at The Bootleg in St.Louis. They discussed new music in 2015, life on the road, and Lincoln's rescue dogs

Find more information about Lincoln Durham at lincolndurham.com. Pick up copies of his 2 albums and keep an eye on his tour dates when he comes by your town.

If you enjoy the show, then please subscribe to the show on iTunes and Stitcher, and don't forget to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for all of the latest episodes.

Direct download: Episode_53_-_Lincoln_Durham.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:09am CDT

Episode 52 - Jon Venegoni

Jon Vengoni who is not only a comedian, but also the bassist for the band The Educated Guess joins us on this episode of the Rock Paper Podcast. On the episode we discuss balancing time between doing comedy and playing in a band, The Eduated Guess's album release show coming up on April 17th, being a featured on the Last In the American League project and the Kickstarter for that and his open mic at Fitz's every thursday night. You can follow Jon on Twitter @JonVenegoni

Jon Vengoni's Upcoming Dates:

  • The Educated Guess's Album Release Party - April 17th at Off Broadway
  • Catch Jon's Open Mic every Thursday at Fitz's in the Loop
  • Jon is doing Standup Saturday night at Rendezvous Cafe in O'Fallon with Joe Murray

Last In The American League Kickstarter

If you enjoy the show, then please subscribe to us on iTunes and Sticher, and follow the show on Twitter @RockPaperPodcas and finally LIKE the show on Facebook. 

Direct download: Episode_52_-_Jon_Venegoni.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 51 - Steve Poggi

Episode 51 features comedian Steve Poggi with special guest host Denver Wade Trent. On the episode the guys talk to Steve abouthis comedy, his experiences podcasting, and new video series Pete & Poggi as well as Nintendo 64.

Check out videos, show dates and other cool stuff on Steve's webiste www.stevepoggi.com

As always, if you enjoy the show, then please subscribe to get a new episode every Thursday, and sometimes a bonus episode, like this one during the week. For more details go to www.RockPaperPodcast.com.

Direct download: Episode_51_-_Steve_Poggi.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

We sit down with Samantha Fisher of Play It Foward ~ STL  to discuss this program which helps provide children in St. Louis with the opportunity to discover music. We talk about how the program was formed, how it has grown, and why it is so important to introduce kids to the ability to play a musical instrument. 

There is a show at Pop's on March 13th featuring Well Hungarians and Dr. Zhivegas in which you can donate an instrument to Play it Forward and your ticket isget in free. 

Please Like Play It Forward on Facebook, and if you have any instruments that are collecting dust, please consider contacting Play It Forward or go to your local school and see if their music program is in need of instrumnet donations. 

Finally, thank you for all who have tagged along with the Rock Paper Podcast for these last 50 episodes, we cannot express how much we appreciate it. Remember, if you enjoy the show to please like the Facebook page and subscribe to the podcast. 

Direct download: Episode_50_-_Samantha_Fisher_Play_it_Forward_-_22515_6.38_AM.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 49 features the cover band Stranger's Almanac who is set to play at Dog Prairie in St. Paul, MO on February 28th. On the show 3 of the members, Chris, Becky and Aaron discuss how the band chooses songs, what they think of music today, and how they discover new music outside of the radio. 

The band played a Bob Dylan cover to open the show, and also hooked us up with a track of some original material they're working on, that you can catch at the end of the show called "Matinee".

If you enjoy the show, please subscribe and Like us on Facebook, for a new episode every Thursday. 

Direct download: Episode_49_-_Strangers_Almanac.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:03am CDT

Episode 48 - Stryker Spurlock

On this week's episode of the Rock Paper Podcast, comedian Stryker Spurlock joins us as we discuss his interest in film making  shorts he makes to promote shows, as well as some of his funny shows stories including one in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Add Stryker Spurlock on Facebook, and you can follow him on Twitter @StrykerSpurlock.

 

Direct download: Episode_48_-_Stryker_Spurlock.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:15am CDT

Mike and Bryan of the band Exit 714 joined us this week on the Rock Paper Podcast to promote their upcoming shows at the Mad Magician. On the show, the guys also discuss throwing their own shows, opening for Slash and wrap the show up with a pretty hilarious prank phone call. Catch Exit 714 at the shows below coming up:

February 28th at the Mad Magician with Hollow Point Heroes, Silent Hollow and Trip 2

April 12 at The Mad Magician with [HED] P.E., Alien Ant Farm and Hollow Point Heroes. 

If you enjoyed the show then go Like Exit 714 on Facebook and leave the show a review on iTunes, Stitcher or any other podcasting service, and make sure you subscribe to get every new episode!

Direct download: Episode_47_-_Exit_714.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 46 - Big Mike Aguirre

Big Mike Aguirre joins us this week on the Rock Paper Podcast. Shane had a great chat including discussing some blues history, the National Blues Museum opening in St.Louis soon, and the delicious duck confit crepe at Herbie's Vintage 72. Big "Thank You" to Herbie's for having us out and allowing us to record there. Its a wonderful place, go check it out!

Also on this episode you can hear 2 original Big Mike songs "Free Yourself" and "My Dog'', and you can see Mike live every Sunday at Beale on Broadway, Sat Feb 14 2:30-4:30 at Beale, Herbie's Vintage 72 Feb 26, and March 1st at BB's Cause For Paws.

Direct download: Episode_46_-_Big_Mike_Aguirre.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 45 - Apollo's Daughter

Episode 45 features Apollo's Daughter who joined us this week for the Rock, Paper, Podcast with Chris and Shane. Not only were they kind enough to play 3 songs for us, but we had a great discussion about the band's formation, how they write songs and how they think it's important to be able to take criticism within and outside of the band. You can catch Apollo's Daughter at The Firebird on February 10th with Johnny Craig, Kyle Lucas, Captain Midnite and Allen Gates.

Song List:

  • Kurt Russell's Muscles (00:15)

  •  Light Years (36:02)

  • Advice From A Caterpillar (1:11:00)

Apollo's Daughter Facebook

Apollo's Daughter Twitter

Please take time to review the show and let us know what you think. Who would you like to see come on the Rock Paper Podcast? Leave a review with suggestions and we'll see if we can get them on! 

Direct download: Episode_45_-_Apollos_Daughter.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 44 features musician Steven Wooley. Our good friend Emily also guest hosts again to fill in for Chris. Had a lot of fun discussing the new upcoming album, the stories behind the songs and his upcoming show at The Dubliner 1/30.

Reverbnation

Direct download: Episode_44_-_Steven_Woolley.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Our guest this week on the Rock Paper Podcast is 14-year-old guitarist Connor Low who has not only played with El Monstero, but also attends the School of Rock in Ballwin and jams with his own band Irie Son.

Follow Connor Low at all of these spots below:

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

 

Thank you for an amazing month so far, we have set a new show record for monthly downloads, and we cannot thank you enough for all of your support. Continue to share the show with your friends not for us, but for the amazing artists who we feature each week on our show. 

Direct download: Episode_43_-_Connor_Low.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:00am CDT

Tattoo artists Big Dave Canoy and Robby Kallery of the Ink Spot tattoo shop in Troy, Missouri join us to discuss tattooing, their idea and work for an upcoming tattoo reality show, and their Ink Spot Block Party which is a concert the have put on for the last couple of years that has been growing and growing. 

Direct download: Episode_42_-_Dave_Canoy_and_Robbie_Kallery.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 41 - Driving Wheel

Episode 41 features Jeremy who plays bass for the band Driving Wheel. On the episode Shane and Jeremy discuss Driving Wheel's upcoming show on January 23rd at the Moonshine Blues Bar, as well as the work on their upcoming full album and blues music. You can also hear a couple of their songs on the show "30 Miles to Houston" and "Full Grown." 

 

 

Direct download: Episode_41_-_Driving_Wheel.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:09am CDT

On this week's episode of the Rock Paper Podcast we welcome musician Jeremiah Johnson. On the show we discuss his album Grind, what he learned in the studio recording with Devon Allman, and the hard work that he does behind the scenes for his music. Jeremiah also performed his song Simple Things for the beginning of the show. We apologize for a small technical issue in the song, it was something with our setup not his performance. 

Hangout after the show to hear his song "So Damn Good" off of his album Grind

You can download his album Grind on iTunes and for all upcoming dates check out http://www.jeremiahjohnsonband.com

 

If you enjoy the show, please leave us a review on iTunes and subscribe for all of the new episode of the Rock Paper Podcast. 

Direct download: Episode_40_-_Jeremiah_Johnson.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:58am CDT

Comedians Max Fitzgerald and Ben Johnson are our guests on this hilarious episode of the Rock Paper Podcast. The guys talk about their standup careers, video games, porn and times in history when hiding was considered "for fun." 

 

Direct download: Episode_39_-_Max_Fitzgerald_and_Ben_Johnson.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:00am CDT

Episode 38 - Andrew Frank

Happy New Year! On the first episode of 2015 we welcome comedian Andrew Frank who discusses how he decided to start doing standup, how he improves his act and what he learned from working at the Funny Bone and observing other comedians.

If you enjoy the show please rate us and leave a review on iTunes, and subscribe. A new every episode is released every Thursday!

Direct download: Episode_38_-_Andrew_Frank_-_1115_7.16_AM.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:34am CDT

Rock Paper Podcast (Mini Episode) - Paul Stanley

With the surfacing of the great Paul Stanley Folgers commercial, we uncovered a lost Rock Paper Podcast mini episode that features an interview with KISS guitarist Paul Stanley. 

 

*DISCLAIMER* This is not actually Paul Stanley, our good friend Frankie Chubb was having some fun after an episode and we decided to do a mock interview. Enjoy, we love you Paul! 

Direct download: Mini_-_Paul_Stanley.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:01pm CDT

Episode 37 - Nick Vatterott

Comedian Nick Vatterott hung out this week on the Rock Paper Podcast as we discuss his album For Amusement Only, performing on both Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Conan and his podcast the Nick Vatterott Show. You can catch Nick Saturday December 28th at Shameless Grounds. 

You can follow Nick on Twitter @NickVatterott and you can pick up his new album For Amusement Only on iTunes

Finally, we would like to wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, and we look forward to 2015 and bringing you more great episodes of the Rock Paper Podcast with more amazing guests. Thank you for everyone who has made this inaugural year for the show an awesome one! We really do appreciate all of your support! 

Direct download: Episode_37_-_Nick_Vatterott.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 36 - David Butler

On this week's episode of Rock Paper Podcast, musician David Butler joins Chris and Shane to discuss his 2013 album Arrivals and Departures, his venture in to learning music production as well as how he has taught himself how to play a variety of instruments. You can pick up Arrivals and Departures on all digital music outlets including iTunes

*GIVEAWAY*

Listen to this episode to find out how you can score yourself a free copy of Clockwork's new album Not Meant for the Dark

 

Direct download: Episode_36_-_David_Butler.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:25am CDT

On this episode of the Rock Paper Podcast, Chris and Shane discuss some of the shows they recently went to including the Story of the Year shows in Columbia and St. Louis. They compare their experience at the two shows, as well as Shane seeing The Urge and Garth Brooks and Chris taking his son to Yo Gabba Gabba and the Fresh Beat Band. 

Leave us a comment letting us know what some of your favorite concerts you have been to recently, and if you went to any of the Story of the Year shows, let us know what you thought. 

Direct download: Episode_35_-_Concert_Extravanga.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:33am CDT

Episode 34 - Clockwork Returns

Jordan, Logan and Logan from Clockwork return on this week's episode and discuss their new album Not Meant for the Dark which comes out December 13. We also discussed their cd release show that day at Duck Room, and them recently performing at over 30 different Starbucks in St. Louis in a single day. 

Follow Clockwork on Facebook and Twitter for all of their latest updates, videos and news!

If you enjoy the show please rate us and leave a review on iTunes, and subscribe. A new every episode is released every Thursday!

Direct download: Episode_34_-_Clockwork_Returns.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:48am CDT

On this week's episode Jonathan and Evan of the band Made In Waves joined Shane and our guest host Emily Gillardi as they discuss why they changed the band's name and their album Self-Titled which can be purchased on iTunes and at CDBaby. Also make sure to check them out on December 19th at the Mission in Jefferson City, Missouri.

If you enjoy the show, then please subscribe to it on iTunes, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook, and thank you again to Emily for helping us out this week while Chris was out of town. 

 

Direct download: Episode_33_-_Made_In_Waves.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:33am CDT

Episode 32 - Zach Michael

Zach Michael joins us this week on the Rock Paper Podcast to discuss his record Chapter 2, the cystic fibrosis fundraiser night on December 19th at the Babylon in St. Louis, and his decision to leave St. Louis and move to Nashville to continue his music career. Zach also was nice enough to play a song off of his record Chapter 2, as well as a brand new song called "Go On."  You can follow Zach on Facebook and Twitter. 

To learn more about how you can donate to help the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, check out their website http://www.cff.org, and again see Zach on December 17th in St. Peter's at the Babylon for the fundraiser night.

From Chris and Shane, we want to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!

If you enjoy the show, please subscribe on iTunes, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. 

Direct download: Episode_32_-_Zach_Michael.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:53am CDT

Episode 31 - Hollow Point Heroes

On this episode of the Rock Paper Podcast, we talk to the guys of the band Hollow Point Heroes who have a show November 21st at Pop's to earn a spot to play at Pointfest. The guys also discuss their live show, Dumb and Dumber and how the band formed. They also played an acoustic song for us which you can catch at the end of the show. 

You can like Hollow Point Hereos on Facebook and follow them on Twitter, and make sure you get your tickets for the show on November 21st at Pop's. 

If you enjoy this episode, then please leave a review for us on iTunes, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. 

Direct download: Episode_31_-_Hollow_Point_Heroes.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 30 - Fivefold

The guys of Fivefold joined us on this epic Episode 30 of the Rock Paper Podcast. On the episode the guys explain how the band formed, their experience recording in the studio and in some unique locations and how passionate they are as musicians. You can find the guys on Facebook and Twitter. 

You can also pick up their record and EP's on iTunes HERE. Stay tuned at the end of the podcast and hear their song Hold On off of their EP Hold On. 

 

If you enjoy the show, then please follow us on Twitter @RockPaperPodcas and subscribe to the show on iTunes!

Direct download: Episode_30_-_Fivefold.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:32am CDT

Episode 29 - Wil Hanke and Brandon Parham (Veteran's Day Special)

Wil and Brandon came on the show for our Veteran's Day show and we talk a little football including their heated Eagles and Cowboys rivalry, guys at the gym. We definitely want to thank them for their service for our country as well. 

If you enjoy the show, then please follow us on Twitter @RockPaperPodcas and subscribe to the show on iTunes!

Direct download: Episode_29_-_Will_Henke_and_Brandon_Parham_Veterans_Day_Special.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:00am CDT

Episode 28 - Josh Arnold

Comedian Josh Arnold sat down with us this week as we discuss the new movie he helped write and star in called The Impersonatorswhich will debut at the STL Film Festival on November 17th at the Tavoli theater. We also discuss his stand up act and dealing with hecklers at his show.

You can follos Josh on Twitter @ThatJoshArnold and check out his website for any upcoming dates.

If you enjoy the show, then please leave a review on iTunes and subscribe. we release a new episode every Thursday and sometimes bonus episodes throughout the week. Follow us on Twitter @RockPaperPodcas

Direct download: Episode_28_-_Josh_Arnold_-_11514_11.42_PM.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 27 - Funky Butt Brass Band

The Funky Butt Brass Band joins Shane on this episode of the Rock Paper Podcast as they discuss their music and meeting Chuck Berry. 

If you enjoy the show, then please go to iTunes an leave a review and let us know! Look for a new episode every Thursday!

Direct download: Episode_27_-_Funky_Butt_Brass_Band.m4a
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 26 - Kenny Kinds

Kenny Kinds came on the show this week as we discuss his stand up career, how he writes his material, and his experience learning improv. You can catch Kenny Kinds as part of a storytelling event tonight 10/30 at the Foam coffee shop.

If you enjoy the show, then please go to iTunes an leave a review and let us know! Look for a new episode every Thursday!

Direct download: Episode_26_-_Kenny_Kinds.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:48am CDT

Episode 25 - Jerry Jost

On this week's episode we sit down with Jerry Jost, guitarirst for the band The Urge. We discuss how he joined the Urge back in 94', his tryout with both Red Hot Chili Peppers and Limp Bizkit, and writing new music with the Urge. 

Check out the Urge at the Pageant on November 22nd and 28th, as well as Joe Dirt and the Dirty Boys on Halloween at the Ameristar Casino.

If you enjoy the show, then please go to iTunes an leave a review and let us know! Look for a new episode every Thursday!

Direct download: Episode_25_-_Jerry_Jost.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:05am CDT

Episode 24 - Logos

Tom and Cullen of the band Logos join us on Episode 24 as we discuss their show coming up on Halloween, as well as their album Like Father Like Son, Halloween memories and telethons. Stay tuned to the end of the podcast as we play the song Oceana from their album Like Father Like Son.

If you enjoy the show, then please go to iTunes an leave a review and let us know! Look for a new episode every Thursday!
Thank you again to Alyson Barth with Farmer’s Insurance for sponsoring this week’s episode of Rock Paper Podcast.

Direct download: Episode_24_-_Logos.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 23 - Matt Black

Matt Black is our guest this week as he comes on to dicuss a benefit being held for him and his wife called the Matt and Nicole's Halloween Trivia Night Fundraiser on November 1st. On top of the fundraiser we discuss Matt being 2 years cancer free, halloween movies and music. 

Matt and Nicole's Store

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Direct download: Episode_23_-_Matt_Black.mp3
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Episode 22 - Ben Miller Band

On episode 22 of the Rock Paper Podcast Ben, Doug and Scott of the Ben Miller Band invite us in to the green room at the Old Rock House in St. Louis to discuss their newest album Any Way, Shape or Form, what it was like opening for the iconic ZZ Top as well as how they reacted and helped raise money for the Joplin, Missouri tornado disaster. Check them out currently on tour at the dates below:

 

  • October 9 Chicago, IL - Martyrs'
  • October 10 Pekin, IL - Twisted Spoke
  • October 11 Charleston IL - Mac's Uptowner
  • October 14 Bowling Green, OH - Ground for Thought
  • October 15 Columbus OH - Woodlands Tavern

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Direct download: Episode_22_-_Ben_Miller_Band.mp3
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Episode 21 - Bruiser Queen

Morgan and Jason of the band Bruiser Queen are our guests this week on the Rock Paper Podcast. On this episode we discuss their upcoming album Sweet Static, touring and their form of promoting. Make sure to check out their song Tiny Heart Attack at the end of the show. 

You can pick up Sweet Static on October 7th and catch Bruiser Queen October 3rd at their album release show at Off Broadway in St. Louis as well as these upcoming dates:

FRIDAY OCTOBER 3, 2014 
SWEET STATIC Album Release Party 
at Off Broadway - St. Louis, MO 
w. Josh Berwanger Band, Pretty Little Empire 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 4, 2014 
Zombie Pub Crawl - Day Party 
at Riot Room (patio) - Kansas City, MO 
w. Turbogeist, The Sluts, Schwervon! 

TUESDAY OCTOBER 7, 2014 
SWEET STATIC Album Release In-Store 
at Vintage Vinyl - St. Louis, MO 

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 8, 2014 
at Quarters Rock N Roll Palace - Milwaukee, WI 
w. The Sleepwalkers, Ramma Lamma 

THURSDAY OCTOBER 9, 2014 
at Crunchy Frog - Green Bay, WI 
w. Crushed Out, The Foamers 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 10, 2014 
at The Reptile Palace, Oshkosh, WI 
w. The Sleepwalkers, Haunted Heads 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 11, 2014 
at Club Underground - Minneapolis, MN 
Fall Ball 
w. The Ultrasounds, MC Breed, 
Robots From The Future, Christof Rochel 

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Direct download: Episode_21_-_Bruiser_Queen.mp3
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Episode 20 - Kelsey McClure

The Rock Paper Podcast is proud to welcome Kelsey McClure, the "chief" of Comedy in the Lou who recently announced Dave Chappelle is coming to St. Louis for select dates. Chelse also discusses what all she does with Comedy in the Lou and the comedy scene in St. Louis. 

You can find Comedy In The Lou on Facebook and Twitter, and you can follow Kelsey personally on Twitter at @MegaKelseyM

 

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Direct download: Episode_20_-_Kelsey_McClure.mp3
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Episode 19 - Frankie Chubb

St. Louis comedian Frankie Chubb is the guest this week on Rock Paper Podcast. Shane sits down with him and they discuss the band the band Phish, the local comedy scene and meeting some of their favorite celebrities.

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Direct download: Episode_19_-_Frankie_Chubb.mp3
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Episode 18 - Jimmy Griffin

On this week's episode of Rock Paper Podcast, the guys sit down with guitarist Jimmy Griffin of El Monstero, The Incurables and Celebration Day. They discuss some of the greatest rock bands of all time, Vanilla Ice and rock music today versus back then. 

You can catch Jimmy with his band Celebration Day on September 21st at the Amphitheatre in Chesterfield, MO. 

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Direct download: Episode_18_-_Jimmy_Griffin.mp3
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Episode 17 - Chris and Shane Reunite

On this week's episode of Rock Paper Podcast, Chris and Shane are reunited and they discuss Chris's new baby, Shane's upcoming wedding and his experience at the St. Louis festival is Forest Park, Loufest. 

 

Direct download: Episode_17_-_Chris_and_Shane_Reunite.mp3
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Episode 16 - Zack Logan w/ special guests Walking Kalamity Band

Episode 15 features musician Zack Logan who brought some special guests with him, the Walking Kalamity Band. You can catch 

The Walking Kalamity band will be playing Friday 9/5 at T&D's in New Melle. 

 

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Direct download: Episode_16_-_Zack_Logan_w_special_guests_at_Walking_Kalamity_Band.mp3
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Episode 15 - Sky Burnt White

Episode 15 features Gabe and Mario of the band Sky Burnt White. It is a pretty silly episode of the Rock Paper Podcast and the guys talked about musical influences, how therapeutic music can be and they even played an acoustic tune from their upcoming record. You can see Sky Burnt White Sept 20 at Pop's for $5.

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Direct download: Episode_15_-_Sky_Burnt_White.mp3
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Episode 14 - Matt Wynn

Musician Matt Wynn joins the Rock Paper Podcast this week to discuss his music, his song writing process and what he has coming up. Check him out on Saturday August 30 where he will be competing in the finals for 92.3 WIL Dereoke Contest for a chance to open Jingle Fest at the Family Arena. We also thank previous guest Alex Bird for stepping in and co-hosting this episode as Chris and his wife are expecting their second child.

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Direct download: Episode_14_-_Matt_Wynn.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 13 - Jake Baker

On this week's episode of Rock Paper Podcast we sit down with comedian Jake Baker to talk about his stand-up career, why he has an open challenge for Kenny Loggins and what it's like performing standup in Los Angeles compared to St. Louis.

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Direct download: Episode_13_-_Jake_Baker.mp3
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Things to do tonight: 
1) Sunset Amusement at Everything Wine and Cigars / The Barrel Bar
2) Denver Wade Trent at Rooks Gameday Sports Bar & Grill
3) Matt Wynn at Maggie Malone's 9-11
4) Lincoln Durham w/ Oil Boom at OFF BROADWAY MUSIC VENUE
5) John Henry at Eckert's Country Store & Farms
6) Steve Ewing at Culpeppers In the CWE
7) Soulard Blues Band at Moonshine Blues Bar
8) Hard Tale at CJ Muggs - Webster Groves, Missouri
9) Matt Stansberry & The Romance at The Beale on Broadway
10) Jake Baker at Funny Bone Valley Park 
11) Bob Biggerstaff at Funny Bone St Louis Westport 
12) DIRTY MUGGS ft/ Cassandra Llea at Brewskeez

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On this week's episode we sat down with the Logan, Jordan and Logan of the St. Louis band Clockwork. These guys have some pretty big accomplishments for only being a band for about 3 years. We discuss their newly launched IndieGoGo campaign to help fund their new album, as well as their time playing at the SXSW festival. These guys seem to have a lot of big things ahead of them and they were really cool to sit down and talk to. 

IndieGoGo Campaign

Website

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Direct download: Episode_12_-_Clockwork.mp3
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Rock Paper Podcast (Mini Episode) - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Review

On this mini episode of Rock Paper Podcast, Shane and Chris give their thoughts on the brand new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turltles movie they saw on opening night in 3D. Find out if it's worth seeing in theaters, or if it's one you should wait on. 

If you've seen the movie, leave your thoughts and let us know what you thought about it on Twitter and Facebook

 

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Direct download: Mini_-_TMNT_Review.mp3
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Bob, Tyler and Katy make up Sunset Amusement, an acoustic and electric band that performs both covers and originals at St. Louis wineries, bars, festivals parties/weddings and corporate events for the last ten years. We discuss their music influences and how they go about choosing music for their sets. 

You can check out more information on them at SunsetAmusement.com. You can also check them out on their Facebook page. 

 

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Direct download: Episode_11_-_Sunset_Amusement.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

On this week's episode of Rock Paper Podcast, comedian Sean O'Brien comes on to discuss his career in stand-up, his enjoyment of Coldplay and some other funny stories. He was a lot of fun to chat with, and brought a ton of energy. As the show reaches double-digits, we bring our longest episode yet. 

Follow Sean O'Brien on Twitter @Sean_Obriens

We would love to know what you think of the show. Please leave us a review on iTunes and make sure to like the show on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for all of the upcoming guests. 

Direct download: Episode_10_-_Sean_OBrien.mp3
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On this mini episode of Rock Paper Podcast, musician Patricky Sweany sat down with Shane in Colubmia, Missouri and discussed his most recen talbum Close to the Floor as well as the take off of the song "Them Shoes" with Pandora radio. You can follow Patrick Sweany on Twitter to keep up with all of his music and tour dates. 

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Direct download: Mini_-_Patrick_Sweany.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:18am CDT