On December 11th I invited members of The Defeated County Langen Neubacher, Irene Allen, Devon Cahill & Jeremy Essig to join me at Naked Vine. The four of them sat on stools and played their songs live acoustic and shared stories around the songs. 

Follow The Defeated County, Langen, Devon & Jeremy on Facebook & Instagram. 

See them LIVE

3/16 at Schlafly Tap Room with Prairie Rehab & Sunset Over Houma

Thanks again to Naked Vine for having us out and their continued support!


Direct download: SingerSongwriter12.11.18.mp3
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The other night I stopped by to visit my friend Irene Allen at her home. She sat at the piano and played a few songs live for us! Hope you enjoy! 

See her LIVE

12/29 at Yaquis with Maness Brothers & Chris Powers

12/30 at Yaquis with Eric McSpadden

On this episode you'll hear:

  • “Favorite Pain Killer” (live)
  • “Sorry” (live)
  • The Barn Mice “Take Heart”
  • “The Sweet Spot” (live)
  • “Fuck You” (recorded Live at Off Broadway)

Everything else at TheIreneAllen.com

Direct download: IreneAllen2RPP.mp3
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Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals return to the show to discuss their latest album BEWARE OF BROTHER LEE, shooting their music video for "Hail Hail The Rat King", the album in a cabin in the woods, and we also get in to some creepy stories of ghosts, shadow people and more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Opus 1: Jonestown
  • Witching Hour
  • Hail Hail The Rat King

Pick up BEWARE OF BROTHER LEE wherever you download digital music. Stream it on Spotify. Physical copies at any of the upcoming shows!

See them LIVE

12/25 at St.Laborious aka The Church of Skatan

12/28 at Alpha Brewing Company (Morganford Location) with Pono AM & Dragon Falcon

12/30 at The East Room in Nashville, TN with Sweettalker, Behold The Brave & H.A.R.D 

12/31 at JJ's in Chattanooga, TN with Behold The Brave & Sweettalker

3/7 at Joe's Cafe in St.Louis, MO 

3/8 at Stagger Inn in Edwardsville, IL

Keep up with them on Facebook & Instagram! Subscribe to their YouTube channel!




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Chris Swan of Soul Motivation Records returns to the show to talk about his new album WELCOME TO THE FELLOWSHIP, stories behind the songs, his battle with addiction and more. We also talk about some of our favorite Christmas movies and more. This was such a fun one to record. I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Fight Song (Rachel Platten Cover)
  • Creed & Vision 
  • Perfect
  • Abundance 

Find more Chris Swan music at ChrisSwanHipHop.com or SoulMotivationRecords.com. Keep up with Chris on Facebook & Instagram.

See him LIVE

1/15 at Evangeline's in St.Louis, MO

Pick up a copy of the album! Digitally available everywhere you download & stream music.


Direct download: ChrisSwan2RPP.mp3
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Singer songwriter Zach Sullentrup of Tidal Volume stops by to share some stories behind the songs, talk about their big holiday show, Weezer, roadtrip songs, his World Tour (of the Midwest), pizza and play some live acoustic! 

See Tidal Volume LIVE

12/28 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room with The Hoodie Life, Sigmund Frauds & Young Animals $12 

Tickets are available at Blueberry Hill box office or Ticketmaster.com

Follow Zach Sullentrup & Tidal Volume on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more dates & info. Keep an eye out for new music soon! Check out their 2 EP's wherever you get your digital music.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Phone calls Home (Live acoustic)
  • He Gets Me High (Live acoustic)
  • Modern Anxiety (Live acoustic)

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: ZachSullentrupRPP.mp3
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Multi-Instrumentalist Kyle Ray stops in to talk about his work around town in a few different bands like Whiskey Raccoons, Adam Gaffney & The Highway Saints, Ruffneck Blues Band and more. We also discuss his work at School of Rock educating the youth in the ways Rock!

I had a lot of fun recording this episode with Kyle at Gaslight in St.Louis, MO. Be sure to check out GaslightSTL.com and visit them on the Hill. 

See Kyle LIVE

12/29 Adam Gaffney & The Highway Saints at Canton Inn

1/12 Whiskey Raccoons at Silo Brewery in Cookeville, TN

Be sure to follow him on Facebook & Instagram for more dates & info.



Direct download: KyleRayRPP.mp3
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Singer songwriter Shaughn Uebinger & his wife Gina stop by the show to discuss her latest EP, stories of sobriety, upcoming tour dates, stories behind the songs & plays some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Six Utah Miners
  • Teardrops on Her Headstone (Live acoustic)
  • Metamphetamine
  • If I Fall (Live acoustic)

See Shaughn & Gina LIVE:

12/22 Westport Saloon Kansas City

1/12 Defiance Ridge Vineyard Defiance, MO

1/13 Point Labaddie Brewery

1/19 Brews Eureka Springs, AR

1/27 River City Opry at Off Broadway in St.Louis, MO

2/1 Wages West Plains, MO

Follow Shaughn on Facebook for more dates & information. 

Pick up his album wherever you get digital music! Physical copies at shows!

Direct download: ShaughnUebingerRPP.mp3
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Singer songwriter Karen Choi stops by to discuss her recent move back to St.Louis, growing up playing music, her latest record, her family, big upcoming show and play some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Nineteen (Live acoustic)
  • In The Morning
  • Mississippi River Heart (Live Acoustic)

Pick up her album THROUGH OUR VEINS wherever you get digital music or CD copies on Bandcamp.com or Amazon.com. 

See Karen LIVE 

12/22 at Old Rock House performing a set of She & Him Chirstmas songs with Tom Blood also there will be Emily Wallace, Elliott Pearson, Mammoth Piano & Christian Smith

Keep with all things Karen on Facebook & Instagram. KarenChoiMusic.com

Direct download: karenchoiRPP.mp3
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The other night I stopped in at The Pocket to record with my new friends Annie & Jess of IWENTTOASHOW.com to talk about all their work they've been doing to document and support St.Louis music over the last several years. We talk about how the idea started, putting on shows and what might be next for IWTAS.

Join them 

Friday December 21st at OFF BROADWAY for A CHRISTMAS SHERYL: A Tribute to the music of Sheryl Crow featuring Beth Bombara, Stacey Winter, AV & The Dirty Details, Jenny Roques & Friends. Special guest John Calvin Abney. Hosted by Kelsey McClure. $10 All Ages!

Find more information by following them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Iwenttoashow.com


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Drummer Mike Murano joins me to discuss his work with some projects like The Mighty Pines, The People's Key, Transmatter Express, Sean Canan's Voodoo Players, Southern Exposure & Funkify Your Life: A Tribute to The Meters.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Transmatter Express "Sudden Motion"
  • The People's Key "Ancient Astronauts"

See Mike LIVE

12/22 Southern Exposure at Broadway Oyster Bar

12/26 Sean Canan's Voodoo Players play Prince at Broadway Oyster Bar

12/31 The Mighty Pines with Hillary Fitz Band at The Ready Room


Direct download: MikeMuranoRPP.mp3
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Al Holliday of Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band returns to the show to discuss their brand new album 4963, their recent trip to The Netherlands & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Ain't No One Got A Good Thing
  • Lady On The Street
  • Funky Butt Brass Band "Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin" ft Al Holliday (Albert King cover)
  • That Bird Has Flown

See Al Holliday LIVE

Dec 14th at Off Broadway with Funky Butt Brass Band for Brasstravaganza

Dec 22 Southern Exposure at Broadway Oyster Bar

Jan 17 at Joe's Cafe 

Jan 26 at Off Broadway Rock The Spectrum: Benefit for Giant Steps of St.Louis with Cree Rider Family Band, Bottoms Up Blues Gang & School Of Rock

Direct download: AlHolliday3RPP.mp3
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Surco returns to the show to discuss their brand new debut album VOL 1 along with their release party. We give you a sneak peek at what they've been up to and talk stories of the studio and behind the music. 

See them LIVE

12/15 at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy for Winter Disco 3/Album Release Party with Brother Francis & The Soultones

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Liftoff
  • Back Again
  • Sneak Diss (Live)

Physical copies of VOL 1 will be available at shows. Digitally everywhere 12/15. Be sure to keep with Surco on Facebook & Instagram. Surcogrooves.com

Direct download: surco2RPP.mp3
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Rockers Inner Outlines return to the show to discuss their brand new album PERSPECTIVES, debut a new song and video! We get into talking about recording with Kevin Gates at REACH Audio, stories behind the songs, the Release Party and much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Halo
  • Still Waiting
  • Reincarnate

Don't miss the ALBUM RELEASE PARTY happening December 15th at Pop's in Sauget, IL with special guests The Many Colored Death, Goodtimes & Company, Tri-State, Apollo's Daughter & The Skagbyrds.

You can head over to InnerOutlines.com TODAY and pre-order the album and receive a FREE ticket to the show! PERSPECTIVE available everywhere on 12/14/18.


Direct download: InnerOutlines3RPP.mp3
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In November, I invited my friends and St.Louis singer songwriters Mattie Schell, Sean Kimble & Nick Gusman to join me at Naked Vine for this month's Singer Songwriter Storytelling Show. We had so much fun this evening! The following audio is the live recording of that night!

Big thanks to Naked Vine for their continued support! Thanks to Dan Kelley for his help recording these shows. 

Be sure to check out Mattie in her group River Kittens. EP available everywhere you get your music. 

Follow Sean in his band Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals

Pick up Nick Gusman's debut album now on Vinyl, CD & Digitally.

Direct download: SingerSongwriter11.13.18.mp3
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