The other night I took a trip to finally record in person again and met up with JJR Band and special guest Renna! I had a great time meeting these wonderful people. Friend of the show from way back, Mike helped connect the dots and I'm glad he did! We get into talking about some JJR Band's history, their new single "Fight Inside Myself" with Renna, Renna's debut EP on the way, and much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • JJR Band "Before I Go"
  • JJR Band "Fight Inside Myself" ft Renna
  • Renna "Spry"

Find more from JJR Band on Facebook, Instagram & YouTube. Find their music wherever you get digital music! 

 

Direct download: JJRBandRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT

New Orleans husband & wife duo The Dirty Rain Revelers join me the show today! Recorded over Zoom from the comfort of our own homes. Originally The Dirty Rain Revelers were supposed to be coming through town on tour but Covid-19 had other plans for 2020. I had a great getting to know Melissa & Matt DeOrazio and talk about how there group formed, their debut alum SPARK and a lot more.

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram! TheDirtyRainRevelers.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • "It's Alright Ma" (Bob Dylan Cover) Live
  • "Who Will Be Your Spark" from their 2018 SPARK album

Find more from The Dirty Rain Revelers wherever you get digital music!

Direct download: TheDirtyRainRevelersRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:34pm CDT

Country music singer songwriter Dariann Leigh joins me on Zoom from her home in Minnesota, along with special guest Brian Judy of Freedom Jam. We talk about how excited we are for Freedom Jam in August to help give back to the veterans, service men & women and first responders. We get into some of Dairann's story and share her new single "Wherever I Go".

Be sure to follow along with Dariann Leigh on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Find more of her music wherever you get digital music today! DariannLeigh.com

Join us August 29th at Diamond Music Hall in St.Peters, MO for Operation Triage's Freedom Jam 2020

Live Music from:

  • Walker County
  • Dariann Leigh
  • Molly Lovette
  • Mark Perkins & The Outskirts
  • Matt Wynn
  • Payton Howie
  • Carly Rogers
  • Lindsay Bowman
  • Jillian Bryant
  • & Mackey Roberts

$10 tickets at Eventbrite.com

OperationTriage.com

Direct download: DariannLeighRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:36pm CDT

Andy Sydow joins me on Zoom all the way from Denver, Colorado! I had a great time hanging out with Andy. We have been friendly through the internet for a while so it was a lot of fun to sit and have a proper conversation. We talk about some of his early days, his MIDDLE CLASS ROCK STAR podcast and then deep dive into his new WICKED DREAMS EP.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Greyhounds "What's On Your Mind"
  • Andy Sydow "Wicked Dreams"
  • Andy Sydow "Still My Girl"
  • Andy Sydow "Feels Like Gold"

Be sure to follow Andy Sydow on Facebook & Instagram. Find his podcast wherever you listen to podcasts! You can find more music wherever you get digital music! AndySydow.com

Direct download: AndySydowRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:29pm CDT

Singer Songwriter Ryan Cheney (Fivefold/Steeples) returns to the show to talk about his new solo album he's working on, play 3 songs live acoustic, share some stories behind the songs & much more. I had a blast catching up with Ryan. It'd been way too long!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Jesse James (live acoustic)
  • Change (live acoustic)
  • Call Me Out (live acoustic)

Follow him on Facebook & Instagram. Find more Ryan Cheney music wherever you get digital music or visit RyanCheneyOfficial.com 

Check out his Patreon page or pick up a new t-shirt! 

 

Direct download: RyanCheneyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:13pm CDT

The other night I caught up with Singer Songwriter Carly Rogers & Brian Judy of Freedom Jam on Zoom. I had a great time meeting Carly! We talked about her work with Upchurch and their 2 gold records, her new music, her pup Willie, Freedom Jam & much more.
 
On this episode you'll hear:
  • Drunk Side of Drinkin
  • Just Another
  • By Your Side

See her LIVE Aug 29 at Diamond Music Hall for Operation Triage's FREEDOM JAM with Walker County, Payton Howie, Mackey Roberts, Dariann Leigh, Molly Lovette, Mark Perkins & The Outskirts, Matt Wynn, Lindsay Bowman & Jillian Bryant. Tickets are $10! Visit EventBrite.com

 
 
Direct download: CarlyRogersRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:34am CDT

Singer songwriter Connor Fiehler joins me today to talk about his solo debut album GENERATION FLEE. We get into a little more of his story including his Senior year being cut short due to Covid-19, plans for college, recording, stories behind these songs & even play one live acoustic! 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The One You're Using ft Eve Rigby
  • Give Me A Reason To Love (Live Acoustic)
  • Generation Flee

Pick up a copy of GENERATION FLEE today wherever you get digital music!

 

Direct download: ConnorFiehlerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm CDT

The other night I caught up with ANDTHEYRISE to discuss their new singles, how the group formed, some of their history in St.Louis music, Dusty Nuts & more. We had a lot of fun recording this one. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • God Forsaken 
  • When You Fall
  • Spineless (acoustic)

Find ANDTHEYRISE wherever you get digital music! Follow along with them on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: Andtheyrise.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:13pm CDT

Gabrielle Stahlschmidt joins me on Zoom to discuss her Gabrielle Studio of Music, her Own Your Voice Podcast & much more.

The studio is currently offering vocal & piano lessons. Follow along on Facebook, Instagram & YouTube! Find more at GabrielleStudioOfMusic.com

Find her Own Your Voice podcast wherever you listen to podcasting!

Direct download: GabrielleStahlschmidtRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:36pm CDT

St.Louis punk rockers Hard Loss return to the show to discuss their new EP and their new videos. This episode was again recorded over Zoom a couple weeks ago. We also talk Hockey and the St.Louis Blues Stanely Cup run! This episode has a lot of laughs. I hope you enjoy it!

You'll hear:

  • Fast Travel to Riften
  • Summer Death
  • Rival Seasons

RIVAL SEASONS is available wherever you get digital music! Subscribe to their YouTube channel for more videos.

Direct download: HardLoss2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:26am CDT

Post Sex Nachos joins me on today's episode via Zoom! I had a lot of fun talking to these Columbia, MO rockers. They have a fantastic new record available and shared a few songs with us today. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Harpo's
  • In The Bag

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. Find their album wherever you get digital music!

Direct download: PostSexNachosRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:45am CDT

Bryan Fritz joins me on Zoom for today's episode! Bryan is the newest member of Funky Butt Brass Band from St.Louis, MO. We get into some stories of his start in music, playing saxophone with Chicago blues great Eric "Guitar" Davis to now playing with Funky Butt Brass Band. Bryan's family also owns a very successful frozen custard company, Fritz's Frozen Custard!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Funky Butt Brass Band "Cruel Cruel World"
  • Funky Butt Brass Band "For The Marks"

Both can be found on their new album ONWARD available at FunkyButtBrassBand.com or wherever you get digital music!

Find more Rock Paper Podcast at RockPaperPodcast.com

Direct download: BryanFritzRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:27am CDT

Today I'm joined on Zoom by the guys of Lovejoy from St.Louis, MO! We get into a bit of the groups history, the first two singles, music videos, Guitar Hero, Murder Hornets, and all sorts of fun stuff!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Bittersweat
  • No Regard

Find Lovejoy wherever you get digital music! Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to their YouTube channel for more videos! Follow along with them on Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: LoveJoyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:57am CDT

Today's episode is Wiley Johnson of Die Criminal! We recorded this one over Zoom and had a lot of fun talking catching up and talking about his debut ON MY OWN EP. We go through track by track talking about some of the stories behind the songs, working in the studio with Story Of The Year's Dan Marsala & Inimical Drive's Joel Colby. We also talk about vinyl records, Scrubs, drinking Goldschlager and a lot of other randomness.

Find Die Criminal wherever you get your digital music! Follow along with him on Facebook & Instagram. Check out his video for "On My Own" on his YouTube channel!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Still Standing
  • On My Own ft Dan Marsala
  • Above The Grave ft Joel Colby
  • Drawing Lines
Direct download: DieCriminalRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:47am CDT

Today's episode features my new friends, country duo Walker County and Freedom Jam's Brian Judy! Walker County joins the show to talk about some of their new music, being named CMT's Next Women of Country Class of 2020, songwriting and working with greats like Martina McBride, Shane McAnally & Blake Shelton. We also talk about them coming to Operation Triage's Freedom Jam 2020! Brian Judy talks about the event in great detail as to how it will help benefit our veterans, active duty & first responders. Walker County also does a little live acoustic jamming!

On this you'll hear:

  • The Hamptons
  • Drag It Out (Live Acoustic)
  • Jolene (Dolly Parton cover) (Live Acoustic)

Find more at WalkerCountyMusic.com

Do not miss them August 29th at Freedom Jam in St.Peters, MO at Diamond Music Hall. Along with Payton Howie, Dariann Leigh, Matt Wynn, Lindsay Bowman, Mackey Roberts, Carly Rogers, Mark Perkins & The Outskirts and Molly Lovette!

Tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/operation-triages-2020-freedom-jam-tickets-95930018267

 

Find more Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, Stitcher, Apple & Google Podcasts or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: WalkerCountyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:50am CDT

The other day for Cinco De Mayo, since we were unable to go out and have fun, we decided to stay in and have some fun on Zoom! I caught up with my buddies Dan Kelley & Jason Koch to discuss what they've been up to, enjoy a few adult beverages, share some new music & even have a special guest appearance from Joe Maestas of The Stars Go Out!

As always you can find Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, Stitcher, Apple & Google Podcasts or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Jason Detroit "The Postman"
  • Googolplexia "The Social Distance Twist"
  • The Stars Go Out "Aliens (She Believes)"

Be sure to support these guys by buying some music and following them on Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: DKJKHappyHourRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:48am CDT

Yesterday I sat down to talk with my new friend Brian Judy, Coordinator for Operation Triage's Freedom Jam 2020 on Zoom. He brought along a couple of friends that will be the musical talent for the evening, Payton Howie & Mackey Roberts. We get to talking about their event, why were doing it, play a few live acoustic songs & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Mackey Roberts "Tell Me That's Not Country"
  • Payton Howie "F150"
  • Mackey Roberts "One Less Tornado" (Chris LeDoux cover)
  • Payton Howie "Me and Bobby McGee" (Janis Joplin cover)

Join us for Freedom Jam 2020 on August 29, 2020 at Diamond Music Hall in St.Peters, MO. Featuring live music from Walker County, Payton Howie, Dariann Leigh, Matt Wynn, Lindsay Bowman, Mackey Roberts, Carly Rogers, Mark Perkins & The Outskirts and Molly Lovette. Tickets availalbe now!

Direct download: FreedomJamRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:29pm CDT

The Burney Sisters return to the show! Recorded over Zoom from the comforts of our homes. We get into talking about their new LETTER TO YOU EP, play a couple live acoustic on Zoom, music videos, Kay Brothers and of course Doritos! 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Everyone I've Loved Before (Live)
  • Unbearable 
  • Regret Love or Me (Live)

Find more music and merch at IHEARTBS.com

Follow along on Facebook & Instagram. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to their YouTube channel for more videos!

 

Direct download: BurneySisters2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:08pm CDT

St.Louis rockers Apex Shrine join me on Zoom to discuss their brand new album APEX SHRINE due out May 1st everywhere. They give us a little sneak peek and talk about some of the stories behind the these songs. We also talk favorite rock n roll moments, first cars & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Burner
  • Tonedelayo
  • Southern Fried Tragedy

Find more ApexShrine.com or wherever you get digital music!

Direct download: ApexShrineRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:25am CDT

The other day I caught up with my new friend Vadym Kolpakov. We met through the internet as he is also a host of St.Louis based podcast How To Make A Perfect White Russian. We talk about growing up in Ukraine, moving to the United States, starting a podcast, Big Lebowski & so much more. 

Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to his show wherever you listen to podcasting. Don't forget to Subscribe to his YouTube channel as all of his interviews are on video! Also give him a follow on Facebook & Instagram for more updates. 

 

Direct download: HowToMakeThePerfectWhiteRussianRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:58pm CDT

Dan Johanning & Bobby Stevens of Wilderness stop by to talk about their brand new album REAL ROCK RADIO! This episode was recorded over Zoom as we're all still in quarantine. For some reason the recording made my voice deeper, so hope you don't mind. 

We get to talking about a few of the songs, stories behind the lyrics, missing live music, Party Town, Cher, and all kinds of stuff. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • American Lights
  • Give Em Hell
  • Long Week

Find their album REAL ROCK RADIO wherever you get digital music! TheWildernessSTL.bandcamp.com

 

Direct download: WildernessRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:10pm CDT

Joe Burrow returns to the show! Joe is the guitarist of Divide The Empire and now host of his own podcast Crushercast! We dive into some of the latest news from Divide The Empire, starting his podcast, what he's been watching during quarantine and much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Visions 
  • Holding Back The Years (Simply Red cover)

Find more Divide The Empire wherever you get digital music! Crushercast wherever you podcasting! Be sure to follow both on Facebook & Instagram for updates.

 

Direct download: JoeBurrowRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:07am CDT

Comedian JC Sibala returns!! It felt good to get back to recording. It's been way too long. I caught up with my buddy JC at his home to talk about how he's been handling the COVID-19 situation, what he's been watching, and just catch up on life. We also discuss some of JC's past in music from being in a rock band & being a rapper!

Be sure to keep up with JC Sibala on Facebook & Instagram! Hopefully coming to a comedy club near you as soon as this is all cleared up.

 

Direct download: JCSibala2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:10pm CDT

In January, I invited my talented friends Christopher Curd (The Leopard, The Hush List) Lisa Houdei (Le'Ponds) & Ethan Jones (Ethan Jones & The Favorite Sons) to join me for an evening of songs & stories at Naked Vine. Listen in as they play their songs acoustically in a listening room setting and share the stories behind them. 

Full video of the show available on YouTube!

Be sure to get out and support these wonderful people. Buy an album and follow them on Facebook & Instagram!

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

Today's episode features The Belief Cycle! The group is comprised of Drew Mantia (Vocals/Guitar/Drums) & Ryan Marquez (Vocals/Keys/Bass). We get to talking about how these came to be working together, their new album CELEBRATE, share some stories behind a few of these songs & much more. 

Visit TheBeliefCycle.com today and pick up a copy of CELEBRATE

Follow along on Facebook & Instagram

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Celebrate ft Probcause
  • Boogie Tonight
  • Toothbrush
  • Same Key

Also available wherever you get your digital music!

 

Direct download: TheBeliefCycleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:27pm CDT

EPISODE 800! First off, wow! 800 of these.

Today's episode is with a man I've known 32 years now, my Uncle Dennis O'Loughlin. Dennis isn't a musician or comedian but I really wanted to have him a part of this show. Dennis has a heart of gold and has always been there for me. We caught up at home while maintaining our social distancing. We had a fun conversation including some talk of his early days in radio, Head East, Chuck Berry & much more. 

Hope you enjoy the show, here's to at least 800 more!

Direct download: DennisOLoughlinRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT

Back in December, I invited my talented friends Alexander Ruwe, Caroline Steinkamp & Jackson Stokes to join me at Naked Vine for my Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. Listen in as these three take the stage to share their songs acoustically & the stories behind them. 

Please support these wonderful people by downloading some music and follow along on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: AlexanderRuweCarolineSteinkampJacksonStokesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm CDT

Back in November, I invited a few of my buddies to join me at Naked Vine for my Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. This show features Josh Whitt of Spillie Nelson along with Brad Millaway & Joe Foerster of Tree One Four. Recorded Live on 11.12.19

Be sure to check out Spillie Nelson & Tree One Four on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: BradMillawayJoeFoersterJoshWhittRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:20am CDT

St.Louis rapper Retro Champ returns to the show to talk about his upcoming EP, his new single "Lawd Have Mercy", gaming, wrestling and everything else he's been up to during quarantine!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • "Level Up"
  • "Lawd Have Mercy" (Live)
  • NandoSTL "Outside"

Follow Retro Champ on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

 

Direct download: RetroChamp2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

Rick Wagner joins me to talk about his work as an audio engineer at Gaslight & being a musician. We talk about his work with Jordan Suter & his new band The Screechin' Halts.

Follow along with The Screechin' Halts on Facebook & Instagram!

Special guest Matt Maher stops by to do some live pickin with Rick on the show. You'll hear:

  • Beaumont Rag
  • Salt Creek

 

Direct download: RickWagnerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:27am CDT

Singer songwriter Joseph Belsher stops by to talk about his band Stoker, their new EP, upcoming vinyl release, stories behind some of the songs and play a few live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • How It Is (Live Acoustic)
  • All Along
  • Birdcage (Live Acoustic)
  • Tell Me Why (Live Acoustic)

Find the Stoker HOW IT IS EP on StokerSTL.bandcamp.com

Follow along on Facebook for upcoming dates & more info.

 

Direct download: JosephBelsherRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:39pm CDT

St.Louis Comedians Jimmy Day & Jack Schurk stop by the show to talk about their new podcast The Day at Night. It's a fun late night talk show formatted podcast so we discuss some of our favorite podcasts, late night talk shows, comedy and everything else in between.

Subscribe to their podcast wherever you are listening to Podcasts! Follow along with the show on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

 

 

Direct download: TheDayatNightPodcastRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:31am CDT

 A while back, I invited my talented friends Erin Jo Paddlefoot (of The Dead Roses), Jeff Nations (of JB Crockett, Various Hands) and Doug Byrkit (of Odds Lane) to join me at Naked Vine for my monthly Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. This is the live audio recorded that evening! Recorded 10.8.19 at Naked Vine.

Get out and support their original music. Pick up an album. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram! 

Direct download: SingerSongwriter10.8.19.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:32am CDT

Jordan Phoenix, host of the Jordan Phoenix show, stops by to talk about some of his work creating music videos, his podcast, playing in bands, comedians & much more.

Find the Jordan Phoenix show wherever you are listening to podcasts! Follow along on Facebook & Instagram!

 

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

Tyler Dale returns to the show to discuss his brand new solo tunes and catch up! We talk about his latest single "Another Taste" that came out in February, more new music, some of the people he's recording with & play a live acoustic version of "Colorado Kiss" in the living room.

You'll hear:

  • Colorado Kiss
  • Another Taste

Find more Tyler Dale wherever you get your digital music! Follow along on Instagram!

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

Singer songwriter Hunter Peebles returns to the show!! I caught up with him at his home. We spent the afternoon watching Rick & Morty, eating jambalaya and talking music. We talk about the big party his a part of this weekend with Andrew & The Dolls album release party! We also talk about him working on his debut EP and give you a preview of what some of those songs might be with some live acoustic living room jams. 

You'll hear:

  • Southern Illinois 
  • Songwriting Man
  • Until I Find My Home
  • Tribulation

Follow along with Hunter Peebles on Facebook & Instagram!

See him live!

March 7th at The Ready Room with Andrew & The Dolls and Boxcar

May 12th at Naked Vine for Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase

 

Direct download: HunterPeebles2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:48am CDT

Singer songwriter Colleen Duhart joins me today on the show! She brought along special guest, her father & musical sidekick Dean Duhart. They can be seen around town performing under Duhart. We deep dive into a some of Colleen's early days of discovering she could sing, her songwriting, stories behind these songs, new music on the way, recording her debut, and perform some live acoustic tunes. 

Thanks to Lotown Studios for letting us hang out and record this episode. Visit LotownStudios.com

Colleen is a part of a special show coming up called This Is My Brave happening on April 16th at Kirkwood Community Center. We discuss that in more detail during the show. 

Find all dates at DuhartMusic.com 

Follow along on Facebook & Instagram

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Porchlight (Live acoustic)
  • Cold Feet (Live acoustic)

 

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

I caught up with rockers Crystal Lady at band practice the other night to discuss some of their history as a group, new music, upcoming shows, their podcast & everything in between!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Whiskey & Cigarettes 
  • Hurricane (Exclusive Sneak Peek)

See them LIVE

Feb 29 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room with Q Street & Ground Control

March 28 at Bottle and Barrel with Steve Ewing & The Dead Roses

1st & 3rd Wednesday at Scarlett's Wine Bar

Follow them on YouTube for the Crystal Lady Podcast

Find their first album wherever you get digital music! Follow along on Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: CrystalLadyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:18pm CDT

I had a great time hanging out with Jesus Christ Supercar the other day. We discussed the brand new EP coming soon, release party, upcoming shows, some history of the band & much more. 

See them LIVE: 

2/27 Schlafly Tap Room with O'Ivy & North By North

3/27 The Ready Room with Of Montreal & Locate S,1

5/16 Alpha Brewing Company EP Release Party with Sister Wizzard, The Free Years & DJ Donnie Fandago

On this episode you'll hear:

  • I4NI
  • Self Destruct

Available on Spotify or JesusChristSupercar.bandcamp.com

Follow along with them on Facebook & Instagram!

 

 

Direct download: JesusChristSupercarRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:01am CDT

Country singer songwriter Tim Allen joins me today! We caught up a bit ago to talk about some of his start in music, stories behind his songs, recording with some legends & played a live acoustic tune.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Who Am I To Say (Live Acoustic)
  • Lifetime On The Road
  • Two Silver Stars

See him LIVE

Feb 20 Southbound Bar & Grill Springfield, MO

Feb 21 Main Street Bar & Grill Old Monroe, MO

Feb 22 Goodfellas Vandalia, MO

Feb 28 Double TT's Steakhouse Drexel, MO

Feb 29 Loose Brick Bar & Grill Shelbina, MO

Everything including shirts, hats, CDs & tour dates at TImAllenMusic.net

 

Direct download: TimAllenRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:27pm CDT

Last night I caught up with friend of the show Justin Brown (Dock Ellis Band) and his lovely wife Deanna Brown at their home to discuss Band Scramble 2020. We go over some of the details of this event, some prizes and even play a live acoustic tune for you!

Band Scramble is a benefit for Renee Irby who was diagnosed with brain cancer. She's a mother of 5. We're trying to throw this party and raise some funds to help them out. 

So if you Sing or play and want to have some fun for a good cause, sign up today! 

Open signs up going on Jan 30 - Feb 5, email BandScrambeSTL@gmail.com 

Feb 6 Band Drawing at Livery Company

Feb 29th Band Scramble 2020 at South Broadway Athletic Club

Follow Band Scramble on Facebook for more info!

 

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

Singer Songwriter Jordan Suter & Kyle Ray join me to discuss his brand new debut TUMBLEWEED EP. We share some of the stories behind these songs, recording at Gaslight & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Tumbleweed
  • Against the Glass
  • Long Black Veil
  • Jefferson County

See Jordan LIVE

Jan 28 at Gaslight

Feb 1 at Game 6 Honky Tonk Joint

March 25 at Songbird Cafe with Cara Louise, Lacie Williams & Matt O'Toole

Find everything at JordanSuter.com 

Follow along with him on Facebook & Instagram

Direct download: JordanSuterRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:28am CDT

The other night I stopped in at Blue Lotus studio in St.Louis, MO to visit with my buddy Paul Niehaus & Jeff Chapman aka Brother Jefferson. We dive into some of Jeff's background, early days, working with Paul, his album REFLECTIONS, International Blues Challenge, Brother Jeff & Big Rich Duo & even play a live acoustic tune for us!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Hey Hey Pretty Mama from REFLECTIONS
  • The Mirror from Brother Jeff & Big Rich Duo
  • Watchin' The World Go By (Live Acoustic)

Find more Brother Jefferson at JeffChapmanMusic.com or wherever you get digital music!

See Him LIVE

1/24 at Off Broadway with Bob Kamoske & Jake Curtis Blues Band 

3/27 at Wildey Theater with Jeremiah Johnson Band

Follow along with Brother Jefferson & Brother Jeff & Big Rich Duo on Facebook for more info. 

Visit BlueLotusRecordings.com for all your recording needs!

 

Direct download: BrotherJeffersonRPP1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:53am CDT

Singer songwriter Haley Woolbright joins me to discuss her debut album HINDSIGHT, recording with Chris Turnbaugh at Sawhorse Studios, stories behind some of her songs & plays one live acoustic!

See her LIVE

1/31 at Rendezvous Cafe in O'Fallon, MO

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram. HaleyWoolbrightMusic.com

Find her album wherever you get digital music or HaleyWoolbright.Bandcamp.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Boxcar
  • Blue Eyes
  • Found A Home In You

 

Direct download: HaleyWoolbrightRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:05am CDT

The other night I took a trip to Belleville, IL to Empire Barbershop to meet up with the guys of The Fade Podcast. We had a great chat discussing how they came to meet, how the podcast idea started, the barbershop, new live shows & much more!

Click subscribe to their YouTube channel for more updates! Follow along with them on Facebook!

 

Direct download: TheFadePodcastRPP1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:31pm CDT

Comedian Sam Lyons stops by to talk about growing up, some of his travels, finding comedy, podcasting, country music, he teaches me how to dance & so much more.

See Sam LIVE

1/10-1/12 at Funny Bone St.Louis with JR Brow

1/31 at Coffee Break with Yale Hollander at Gaslight Theater

Follow him on Instagram!

 

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

Back in August 2019, I invited my friends The Brothers Reed & Tim Lloyd of The Western States to join me at Naked Vine for my monthly Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. This is the audio recorded that evening. Be sure to support these wonderful people! Buy an album, go see them live, follow them on Facebook & Instagram, it all helps.

Thanks again to Naked Vine for giving this showcase a home. We'll be back out there January 14th, 2020 with Ethan Jones, Lisa Houdei & Chris Curd. 7pm.

 

Direct download: TheBrothersReedTimLloydRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm CDT

The other day I took drive out to Benton, IL to meet with Jonathon Walters. Jonathon is a professional photographer, podcast host, motivational speaker, teacher & more! He has some amazing stories of his journey to share. 

Please click Subscribe to his podcast The Mindset Matrix wherever you are listening to this show.

Follow JWalt Photography on Facebook & Instagram

 

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

The other night I took a drive to Washington, MO to meet up with my friend and returning guest Gabe Stroup. Gabe has a new project called 3.3.3 and a new EP he's been working on. On today's show you'll get an advanced sneak peek at the EP, we talk stories behind some of these songs, upcoming show & everything in between.

You'll hear:

  • Miracle
  • Digital Sunset ft ATG
  • Magic ft Dub Flow
  • The Good Fight

Pre-order the album TODAY at 333stl.bandcamp.com

Follow along on Facebook

See 3.3.3 LIVE

1/17 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room with ATG, Die Criminal & Ryan Cheney

 

Direct download: 3.3.3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:05pm CDT

Ian & Collin of Little Cowboy stop by the show to talk about their debut EP, Matt F Basler, working with Jon Heisserer of Asthmatic Productions, their go to karaoke songs & much more.

You'll hear:

  • Indifference 
  • Something New

Find more on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! LittleCowboyBand.com

See them LIVE

1/3 at Off Broadway for EP Release Party with Choir Vandals & Starwolf 

tickets at OffBroadwaySTL.com

Direct download: LittleCowboyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:59pm CDT

Brother Francis & Jacob of Brother Francis and The Soultones return to the show!! We get into talking about their latest album WHAT IS ROMANCE?, their new music video, upcoming shows, new projects they are working on & even play a live acoustic tune.

See them LIVE

12/27 Phillip-A-Looza at Old Rock House with The Scandaleros, Sean Canan's Voodoo Players, Clusterpluck & The Service

1/3 at The Heavy Anchor with Dr. Slappenstein

Every 1st Saturday & 3rd Thursdays at Venice Cafe

Find more shows on their Facebook & Instagram pages!

You'll hear:

  • On The Table
  • Sad Eyes
  • Stars (Live Acoustic)

 

Direct download: BrotherFrancis2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:32pm CDT

The other day I stopped in to meet up with Daemon & Zech Biship to discuss some of their journey in music, working together, Daemon perfomring DJ Shadow, Netflix deal & tons more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • DJ Shadow "Urgent Important Please Read ft Rockwell Knuckles, Daemon & Tef Poe
  • Kill Em All "Banksy" ft Daemon
  • Daemon "The Night Is Young" ft Zech Biship
  • Daemon "Hard To Say" 

Find more Daemon music on Spotify or wherever you get digital music! Follow along on Facebook & Instagram.

See Daemon LIVE

Dec 28 at The Monocle with Kill Em All, Tigre Nolo, Capo, Rec Riddles & DJ Who.

 

Direct download: DaemonRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:17pm CDT

Tom Slick of of Dr.Slappinstein stops by the show to talk about their new album MALPRACTICE & give us a sneak peek at some songs and share some stories behind them. 

You'll hear:

  • Afraid To Fall In Love
  • Whatchu Got
  • Barfight Blues

Find MALPRACTICE wherever you get digital music! Follow online on Facebook & Instagram.

See them LIVE

1/3 at The Heavy Anchor with Brother Francis & The Soultones

Direct download: Dr.SlappinsteinRPP1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:52pm CDT

I stopped by Brad Millabeat's house the other day to talk shop with the boys of Tree One Four, Common Jones & Guerrilla Theory about their upcoming show. Turns out only 5 of the guys showed up! We had a ton of fun recording this one. A bunch of laughs! Hope you enjoy it. 

See them LIVE 

Dec 20 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room Common Jones, Tree One Four & Guerrilla Theory. 21+

Tickets at Ticketmaster or Blueberry Hill Box Office

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Common Jones "Jones Dub"
  • Tree One Four "Space Racing Bandit"
  • Guerrilla Theory "Mouf Out"

Find more of their music wherever you get digital music! 

 

Direct download: TreeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:56pm CDT

The other day I stopped in at Rock & Brews in Chesterfield, MO to have lunch with my buddy Tony Willingham aka T-Bone of Beyond FM. We had a nice time talking about some of his start in radio, playing in bands to starting Beyond FM. 

Be sure to visit BeyondFM.net

Follow them on Facebook for more info!

Listen live on Monday 12/9 as I, Shane Presley, will be a guest. All past episodes are available for streaming. Find Beyond FM on your podcast app. Listen to the 24/7 Livestream on Live365.com for all sorts of great STL Music.

 

Direct download: TonyWillinghamRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:47am CDT

Steven Woolley returns! It was a lot of fun catching up with my buddy Steven Woolley discussing he's recent changes in life, his weigh loss, upcoming shows, new album, tour & everything else!

See Steven LIVE:

Dec 10 at Broadway Oyster Bar 

Dec 13 at American Legion Hall in Festus, MO

Dec 20 at Taytro's Festus, MO

Dec 27 at NashVegas Columbia, MO

Dec 31 NYE at Boomers in Sullivan

Feb 11 at Naked Vine Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase

 

On this episode you'll hear:

-Outside Of My Head 

Find more music StevenWoolleyMusic.com or wherever you get digital music! Follow him on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: StevenWoolley4RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:26pm CDT

A little while back singer songwriter Andrew Dahle stopped by to introduce some of his songs and what he's been working on. Today he returns with some of his band mates, Ashley & Josh, in Andrew & The Dolls. They have an EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT to make, debut a new song, play some live acoustic, talk about Sauce On The Side & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Well I Know (Live acoustic)
  • Big Muddy Blues 
  • Feel Good Song (Live acoustic)

See them LIVE

12/6 at Vintage Wine Bar

12/20 at Seven Belleville

3/7 at The Ready Room ALBUM RELEASE PARTY with Boxcar & Hunter Peebles

TICKETS HERE! ON SALE NOW!

Find more info on Facebook & Instagram.

 

Direct download: AndrewTheDolls.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:53pm CDT

Zack of The Hollow Ends returns to the show to talk about his brand new EP, Dual EP Release Party with SGL, Co-Producing SGL's EP & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Hollow Ends "What"
  • SGL "Mountains Small"
  • The Hollow Ends "Little Devil"

See The Hollow Ends LIVE

12/7 at Foam DUAL EP RELEASE PARTY with SGL & special guests The Bronx Cheers. 

Find more info on Facebook & Instagram. TheHollowEnds.com

 

Direct download: TheHollowEnds3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:18pm CDT

The other night I stopped in at The Pocket in St.Louis, MO to meet Soul/R&B singer,producer & pianist Katarra! We had a lot of fun talking about her upcoming debut album COCOA VOYAGE and her release party. We also talk about her some of her battles that kept her from the stage, her work with FarFetch collective as well as the Kranzberg Arts Foundation. 

See her LIVE 

NOV 29 at The Dark Room for COCOA VOYAGE Album Release Party. FREE!

Every 2nd Friday 10pm at The Dark Room 

Find more dates by following on Facebook & Instagram. KatarraMusic.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Phoenix Rising
  • Chill, Reprise

Pick up a copy of COCOA VOYAGE on CD or wherever you get digital music!

Thanks again to The Pocket for letting us hang out! ThePocketSTL.com

Direct download: KatarraRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:31am CDT

The Grooveliner returns! We dive into talking about their brand new album JOIN ME AT THE BAR , album release party, special guests, recording, New Orleans, vinyl & much more.

See them LIVE

11/23 at Old Rock House. Album Release Party with The Provels. Tickets at OldRockHouse.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Baby Goodbye ft Ryan Stewart
  • Neither Here Nor There

Pick up your copy of JOIN ME AT THE BAR on Vinyl, CD or digital! Follow The Grooveliner on Facebook & Instagram for more info.

 

Direct download: TheGrooveliner3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:19pm CDT

Monday I was supposed to meet some friends to record a show. The weather didn't exactly allow for that. The highways were all ice. The show must go on! My guests Brad, Tony, Zagk & Isaac were able to set up some equipment and press record. They called me and I was able to be a part of the show over the phone. After 5.5 years of doing this show, this was the first time I have ever called into my own show!

The guys stop by to talk about their big show coming up at Old Rock House on November 30th with Old Capital Square Dance Club, The Fighting Side, Isaac Chosich Smoke Association, Craig Gerdes, Chris Black & The Eagles of Unemployment. Tickets on sale at OldRockHousestl.com

While plugging the show, the guys managed to get the show a few new sponsors, interview me with some rapid fire questions, and talk about cowboy ghosts.

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

Direct download: 761.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:50am CDT

The other night I caught up with singer songwriter & looper Sean Conway to talk about growing up, his first guitar, conspiracy theories, how South Park influenced his songwriting & more. We play 3 songs live acoustic and share stories behind them.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Can't Tell
  • Live Forever
  • No Vest

Find more by following Sean Conway on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

See him LIVE

11/15 at The Heavy Anchor with Bobby Stevens & Kelly Hoppenjans

11/17 at Off Broadway for River City Opry with Caroline Steinkamp, Tony Compton, Hunter Hamilton, Daniel C Roth, South City Cowlicks, Jake Austin & School of Rock.

 

 

Direct download: SeanConwayRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:40am CDT

Create Records recording artist Jackson Stokes returns to the show to discuss his debut album! We talk about some of the incredible cast of players on the album, working with producer Devon Allman, stories behind these songs and give you a preview of the album. We also talk about some of his work with Tonina, his amazing band, Debbstock & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Can't Get You Out
  • Time Is Now
  • Life During Wartime (Talking Heads cover)
  • You and Your Partner

Find Jackson Stokes wherever you get your digital music. Physical copies at any of the upcoming shows. See him on tour with Allman Betts Band this fall!

JacksonStokes.com Facebook & Instagram

 

 

Direct download: JacksonStokes2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:55pm CDT

Thames returns! I had a lot of fun hanging with these guys talking about their new album, life on tour, Release Party and much more.

On this episode we preview their new album SPOTLIGHT:

  • Spotlight
  • Eye Contact
  • You Do It To Yourself

Find Thames music wherever you get digital music!

See Thames LIVE

Nov 10 at Rose Music Hall with No Coast

Nov 23 at The Ready Room Album Release Party with Le'Ponds, Little Cowboy & Drangus

Tickets here!

Follow Thames on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

 

Direct download: Thames2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:09pm CDT

Garrett & ATG of Discrepancies return to discuss their big headliner show at Pop's and we catch up on what a crazy year 2019 has been for them. We also talk about new music!

See them LIVE

November 9 at Pop's Sauget, IL with Man The Helm, Retro Champ, The Skagbyrds, Taylor James & Bleach. Hosted by Egan's Rats

Tickets at DiscrepanciesMusic.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Discrepancies "Rock The Show"
  • Retro Champ "Roller Coaster"
  • The Skagbyrds "Mutual Weirdness"
  • Bleach "Spit"
  • Man The Helm "Six Feet Under"
  • Taylor James "Feeling"

Find more music from all of these fantastic bands wherever you get digital music!

Follow Discrepancies on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

 

Direct download: Discrepancies5RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:00pm CDT

Singer Songwriter Kristen Goodman joins me on today's show! We get into her start in music & influences, her originals, her work in cover bands like KG Lang, Ghost Light & Groove Ship. We discuss past Halloween costumes. We talk about recording her live album December 1st & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • What's Going On (Marvin Gaye cover)
  • Just Past Caledonia (Live Acoustic)
  • Let It Enter In (Live Acoustic)

See her LIVE:

Oct 31 KG Lang A Tribute to womxn in Folk Rock at Joe's Cafe

Nov 17 KG Lang at Halo Bar after Indigo Girls

Dec 1 Live Album Recording at Sk8 Liborius

Find everything at KristenGoodman.com

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram!

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

 

Direct download: KristenGoodmanRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00pm CDT

The Cult Sounds make their debut on today's episode! I caught up with the group the other night to discuss their sound, their first show, share some stories and songs. We even drop in a brand new unreleased song, a Rock Paper Podcast EXCLUSIVE, titled "Sixth Day Hallelujah."

See them LIVE:

Oct 20th at Foam with Gary Robert & The Community and Bellhead

Find more The Cult Sounds on Facebook & Instagram. Buy some of their music wherever you get digital music or TheCultSounds.bandcamp.com

 

Direct download: cultsoundsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:28am CDT

Singer songwriter Gerald Dusek stops by to talk about his new Solo EP RIVERS and working with guitarist Justin Carretta. We had a lot of fun recording this episode over some Lion's Choice roast beef sandwiches. 

We dive into the new EP sharing some stories and songs, some their history of playing together, their cover band The Shirts, the 80's, the true meaning of "Tribute" from Tenacious D & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Breakdown
  • Life to Live
  • Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Live Cover)
  • The Only Way (Live)

Find RIVERS EP wherever you get digital music! Find more The Shirts on Facebook.

 

Direct download: GeraldDusekJustinCarrettaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:33am CDT

Brandon Karras returns to the show to talk about about his upcoming birthday show where he'll be performing as Father Bran Misty, an evening of Father John Misty songs. We talk about his connection with Father John Misty, some of the special guests joining him & much more.

See Father Bran Misty LIVE

Oct 10th at Off Broadway

Be sure to check out his original music as his group Backwash just released a new album Sonic Chronic 2

Thanks to Off Broadway for letting us hang out and record this episode!

Direct download: BrandonKarrasRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:20am CDT

Justin & Jesse of The Dock Ellis Band stop by to talk about how the band formed, their upcoming show, stories from the road, truck driving song, truck stops, biscuits & gravy, and they play 2 songs live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Truck Drivin (Live acoustic)
  • 5 O'Clock in My Truck (Live acoustic)

See them LIVE

10/4 at South Broadway Athletic Club with Ryan Koenig, Jimbo Darville & The Truckadours, Sons of Ill Repute, Circle The Wagons, Deanna Lee Brown, Sarah Jones, Ryne Watts & hosted by Heather Lindsy. FREE ADMISSION for Truckers! 

Follow The Dock Ellis Band on Facebook. DockEllisBand.com

 

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

Meet Gutter Merch! Denny Blackwell & Joe Baalmann stop by to talk about their new business Gutter Merch, some of their history together, what all they do at Gutter Merch, bands they are currently working with and also talk about their new side project King Skulls!

Find all things Gutter Merch on Facebook & Instagram.

Opening this show you'll hear a BRAND NEW song! An EXCLUSIVE first listen to a Gutter Merch artist OUTRUN THE FALL's new single "False Awakening." Head over to CD Baby now and download it! See OUTRUN THE FALL at 10th Annual Ink Spot Block Party on Oct 5th. Visit OutrunTheFall.com today and check out some of their new Gutter Merch designs!

 

Direct download: GutterMerchRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm CDT

Singer Songwriter Justin Johnson makes his debut on the show! We talk about some of his early days in music, some of his past projects, his brand new solo album, release party, his podcast and more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Good Morning Early Riser (Live Acoustic)

  • How The Story Goes

  • Never Coming Home

Pick up a copy of NEVER COMING HOME at the Release Party! September 28th at Off Broadway with special guests Jenny Roques, Town Cars & O'Ivy.

Listen to Justin on Don't Push Podcast wherever you get podcasts!

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

Direct download: JustinJohnsonRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:21am CDT

Singer songwriter Cassandra Llea stops by to talk about her start in music, writing, her upcoming album & her new single & video for "Jaded Love"

Find "Jaded Love" and other Cassandra Llea music wherever you get your digital music.

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram. CassandraLlea.com

Catch her performing around town with her group Dirty Muggs too!

This episode was recorded at Lotown Studios in St.Louis, MO. Big thanks to them for letting us use the space again! check out them out at LotownMedia.com

 

 

Direct download: CassandraLleaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:08am CDT

Hugh Vincent stops by to talk about his first guitar, naming it, his new single "Frontier Pioneer", upcoming shows & more.

Grab a copy of "Frontier Pioneer" wherever you get your digital music.

See Hugh LIVE

9/12 Heavy Anchor with Little Lizard & Sister Wizzard

9/28 Schlafly Tap Room with Rocio B, Eldraco Price & Free Nation

Follow Hugh on Facebook & Instagram.

Direct download: HughVincentRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:16am CDT

Garrett Burris & Taylor Steele stop by the show to talk about Summer Sundown music festival happening this weekend, their band Taylor Steele & The Love Preachers, Toy Story & play some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Flip The Record
  • Birch

Check out their album SEARCHING available on Spotify & Bandcamp.

Follow Summer Sundown & Taylor Steele and The Love Preachers on Facebook & Instagram.

 

Direct download: SummerSundownRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:59am CDT

Singer songwriter & Multi-instrumentalist Justin Ra joins me on today's show! Recorded at Lotown Studios in St.Louis, MO where Justin recorded his debut album. We talk about his album, his new music video, stories behind the songs & give you a sneak peek at a few songs. 

See Justin LIVE

9/7 at Fellowship for World Beat Festival

Follow Justin Ra on Facebook for more info! 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Secrets In A Limb
  • Evolve 

Pick up AGE OF THE SPIRIT wherever you get your digital music!

 

Direct download: JustinRaRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:43am CDT

Joe Bizelli RETURNS! Recorded live from New Melle, MO at The Bizelli home with Joe's Parents! We had a blast recording this one. We talked about a lot about Debbstock coming up that Joe is a part of, recording his debut album, play some live acoustic and share stories behind these songs.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • What's Love Got To Do With It (Tina Turner cover)
  • Chores
  • That Dress

See Joe Bizelli LIVE

9/8 at Old Rock House for Debbstock with Matt Wynn, Big Mike Aguirre & The Blu City Allstars, Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band, Jackson Stokes & The Scandaleros

11/26 at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy with Seth Brand

Find more Joe Bizelli info by following him on Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: JoeBizelli3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:46am CDT

I took a drive to Soulard in St.Louis, MO to meet up with my friend Ethan Jones. We had a good time sharing some stories of his start in music, John Mayer, playing with Dr.Zhivegas, meeting Pauly Shore & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Sad Country Song
  • Queen of California (John Mayer cover)

See him LIVE:

9/3 at Hammerstone's

9/5 at Hammerstone's

9/12 at Doits Village Inn with Generation Jones

9/15 at Chandler Hills Winery with Ashley Haynes

9/24 at Broadway Oyster Bar

For all Dr.Zhivegas dates visit www.DrZhivegas.com

Follow Ethan Jones & The Favorite Sons on Facebook for more info.

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

The other night I stopped in to visit my friends & twin brothers Jake & Noah, better known together as Wombmates. We discussed some of their musical history between past bands and recording with Matt Amelung. We talk about following Dead & Company around the country. We also get into their own original music and how all of this has changed their sound. 

They perform 2 songs live acoustic on the show:

  • Time of Hate
  • The Oyster Bar

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. Be sure to subscribe to their YouTube channel for more weekly videos!

 

Direct download: WombmatesRPP2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:47pm CDT

I invited my buddies David Maness (The Maness Brothers), Jesse McClary & Zach Anderson of Old Capital Square Dance Club to join me at Naked Vine in Chesterfield. This is the live audio recorded during the Singer Songwriter Storytelling showcase on July 9th, 2019. 

Please support these wonderful artists and pick up some of their music wherever you buy music. Physical copies available at any of the shows!

Up next: September 10th we'll have Andrew Dahle (Andrew & The Dolls), Taylor Steele (Taylor Steele & The Love Preachers) & Eric Barnes $10

 

Direct download: SingerSongwriter7.9.19.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:27am CDT

This week I had the opportunity to sit with my friends The Tungsten Groove! We get in to how the group came together, upcoming show Saturday night at Old Rock House, their album and even play a little live acoustic!

See them Saturday 8/24 at Old Rock House in St.Louis, MO with Old Capital Square Dance Club & Allie Vogler. KSHE95 will also be there 6-8 giving away some stuff with Lern! Tickets at MetroTix.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Long Lost Train (live Acoustic)
  • Sister Time (live Acoustic)
  • Big Bear
  • Bad Timing

Pick up The Tungsten Groove album wherever you get digital music or grab a CD at the show! Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. TheTungstenGroove.com

 

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

Boom! I'm back with a brand new episode with St.Louis rockers Qstreet! I caught up with the group at the band practice to talk about their debut EP and share some stories behind each track as we give it a proper preview on today's show.

We also talking about their Release Party, answer questions from the fans, making videos, one of their favorite websites and much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Los Angles
  • Ride Along with Me
  • Damn The Distance
  • Holy Water

Find UNSPEAKABLE THINGS by Qstreet where you get digital music!

See them LIVE

August 24 at The Firebird EP Release Party with Postal Modern, Amethyst & Dillon Furlow. $8

Follow Qstreet on Facebook, Instagram & YouTube.

Direct download: QstreetRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:40am CDT

Tyler Kasch of Hard Loss returns to the show! We talk about his new adventure into podcasting with his show 4th Line Goon, his music festival Floor Fest, upcoming Hard Loss shows, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, White Claws & much more. 

See Tyler LIVE

8/10 at Floor Fest at Elk's Lodge in Afton, MO with Hard Loss, Ashland, The Few, The Day After, Unimagined, City Of Parks, The Winks, Man The Helm, Kill Their Past, Skylines, Cover Letter, Ryan Cheney, Gossip Machine & Positive Punk. $15

8/17 with Novella at Fubar

8/31 with Hard Loss at Fawksfest in Cape Girardeau, MO 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Gloria (Cover)
  • In The Grey 

Find more Hard Loss on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Listen on Spotify, Apple Music or wherever you get digital music!

 

Direct download: TylerKasch3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:58am CDT

Meet STL Hip Hop group Kill Em All on today's episode! Kill Em All is comprised of Que Houston (MC) & Mikey Buzz Killian (Producer). We get into how the group started, their debut album, stories behind the tracks, upcoming shows, Hunger Games & much more!

Get an exclusive sneak peek the new album:

  • Gemini (Part 1)
  • Gemini (Part 2)
  • Banksy 
  • Amerikkka
  • Flow 

Grab a copy of "Gemini (Part 1 & 2)" everywhere digitally on Friday 8/9. 

See Kill Em All LIVE:

8/10 at Fubar

8/16 at Blank Space for BlankFest

8/17 at The Monocle with Chuckie Campbell, The Knuckles & We Are Root Mod

9/13 at The Monocle Album/Vinyl Release Party with Capo

Follow Kill Em All on Facebook & Instagram for more upcoming shows. KillEmAllSTL.com. Visit the website for a shirt, pre-order the album & pre-order the split single with Banksy/Flow on Vinyl!

 

Direct download: KillEmAllRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:49am CDT

Meet STL Hip Hop group Kill Em All on today's episode! Kill Em All is comprised of Que Houston (MC) & Mikey Buzz Killian (Producer). We get into how the group started, their debut album, stories behind the tracks, upcoming shows, Hunger Games & much more!

Get an exclusive sneak peek the new album:

  • Gemini (Part 1)
  • Gemini (Part 2)
  • Banksy 
  • Amerikkka
  • Flow 

Grab a copy of "Gemini (Part 1 & 2)" everywhere digitally on Friday 8/9. 

See Kill Em All LIVE:

8/10 at Fubar

8/16 at Blank Space for BlankFest

8/17 at The Monocle with Chuckie Campbell, The Knuckles & We Are Root Mod

9/13 at The Monocle Album/Vinyl Release Party with Capo

Follow Kill Em All on Facebook & Instagram for more upcoming shows. KillEmAllSTL.com. Visit the website for a shirt, pre-order the album & pre-order the split single with Banksy/Flow on Vinyl!

 

Direct download: KillEmAllRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:48am CDT

Ryan Torpea returns to the show! I caught up with Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter at his home to discuss some of the latest projects he's involved in like with L.S. Xprss, Animals in Hindsight and being a front man in Ryan Torpea & The Shakey Hands. We also get into his work with Al Holiday & The East Side Rhythm Band's new album ALL ST.LOUIS REVUE.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Ryan Torpea "Write The Song"
  • Animals in Hindsight "2516"
  • L.S. Xprss "Swing And A Miss"

See Ryan LIVE

August 10 Al Holiday & the East Side Rhythm Band All St.Louis Revue at Grub N Groove

Follow all of the mentioned bands on Facebook for more dates!

Purchase a copy of Al Holiday & the East Side Rhythm Band All St.Louis Revue now at Gaslight.com or on Vinyl/CD at Gaslight or Al Holiday shows. Featuring songs from Emily Wallace, Neil C. Luke, Big Mike Aguirre, Brian Owens, Roland Johnson, Eugene Johnson, Tommy Halloran, Kenny DeShields & Nathan Jatcko.

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

St.Louis Drummer Andrew Gibson stops by the show to discuss some of the early days of music, getting into hip hop, performing with Mathias & The Pirates, his work with Freedom Arts & Education Center, and his upcoming album Freedom Sounds.

See Andrew LIVE

8/3 with Mo E Allstars at The Dark Room

8/10 8th Annual Freedom Arts Expo

On this episode you'll hear:

Mathias & The Pirates "Bump 95" ft Abstract Rude

Andrew Gibson "What You Got" ft Hearskra-Z & Fallout

Find more info about Mathias & The Pirates & Freedom Arts & Education Center by following their Facebook pages!

 

Direct download: AndrewGibsonRPP.mp3
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The other day I met up with my new friends The Dead Roses. I had a great time talking with these three about how they met, their debut album that are currently wrapping up, stories behind some so the songs, play a few live acoustic, upcoming shows & much more.

See them LIVE

July 25 at Night Market on Broadway in Alton 7-10

July 27 at Framily Fest 12

Aug 17 at Old Bakery

Aug 24 at Hemingway's Zen Garden

Sept 14 at Canton Inn in Hillsboro

Sept 21 at End of Summer Fest 

Follow The Dead Roses on Facebook & Instagram for more info & dates.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Molly Shepherd
  • The Devil & I
  • Heartbreak #2

 

 

Direct download: TheDeadRosesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:14pm CDT

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to talk with two very funny guys Christian Lawrence & Kevin Casey White of Bare Knuckle Comedy. I met Christian at West County Mall and had a great time talking about the upcoming 10 Year Bare Knuckle Comedy show, some of the guests, what it's like maintaining an independent comedy show for 10 years and much more. Kevin called into the show from New York City to talk about some his time with Bare Knuckle Comedy, one of my favorite moments of his comedy career & more. 

Don't miss the show Friday July 26th at The Ready Room with Christian & Kevin along with special guests Kenny Kinds, Bobby Jaycox, Reena Calm, Emily Hickner & Nick Vatterott. Tickets at TheReadyRoom.com

Keep up with more Christian Lawrence comedy and his shows like History Shmistory & Boob Gun. Follow them on Facebook for more info!

You can also catch Kevin at Arguments & Grievances at Brennan's on Thursday July 25th. 

 

Direct download: BareKnuckleComedyRPP.mp3
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A bit ago I stopped in at Blue Lotus to meet up with my good friend Paul Niehaus and my new friend Bob Kamoske. These two have been working on recording a brand new album for Bob featuring 12 of his original songs. We talk about that process, stories behind some of the songs, give you a sneak peek at the album and play some live acoustic stuff!

Don't miss the LOST TIME Album Release Party at Off Broadway on July 27th with special guest Miss Molly Simms. $10 tickets includes a copy of the album!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Alley Ghost (Live from Blue Lotus)
  • Lost Time
  • Lie Lie Lie (Live from Blue Lotus)
  • Sitting Back In The Gates of Eden

Find more information by following Bob Kamoske on Facebook & Instagram! 

 

Direct download: BobKamoskeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30am CDT

Last week I had the opportunity to sit and chat with the very talented Dave Grelle. You've probably seen Dave playing around town with groups such as The Feed, Funky Butt Brass Band & many more. We get into talking about some of the old days, but also talk about his new bands Western States & The Playadors. He's also a member of a Stevie Wonder tribute Master Blaster! I had so much fun recording this one. 

On this episode you'll hear:

Funky Butt Brass Band "Sugar Sugar Whomp Whomp"

Western States "I Can Get Down"

See Dave LIVE

Juy 20 Western States album release party at Off Broadway with Cree Rider & Funky Butt Brass Band

July 24 Dave Grelle's Playadors at Whitaker Music Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden

Follow all of these bands on Facebook for more info and dates

 

Direct download: DaveGrelleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:24am CDT

Comedian Tony Gardiner stops by to discuss his upcoming benefit show for his niece Heidi, his start in comedy, Comedy Disgest, movies and much more. 

See Tony LIVE

7/11 at Southtown Pub

7/12 Humor Vs Tumor Benefit at The Heavy Anchor with Sam Lyons, Jeremy Hellwig, JC Sibala, Amber Klear & Angela Smith. Karaoke with Jen Steuvy. 

9/6 Comedy Digest at The Heavy Anchor

 

 

Direct download: TonyGardinerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:29pm CDT

Check out the June edition of the Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase! This episode was recorded live 6.11.19 at Naked Vine. This show also celebrated One Year of the show at Naked Vine! Thank you everyone for the continued support!

Listen in as Michael Eisnebeis & Suzy Bacino of Fine to Drive along with Michael Flynn & Dustin Brown of Waiting For Flynn play song and share stories around them.

Set 1
Set 2

We return to Naked Vine on July 9th for the next one with Jesse McClary & Zach Anderson of Old Capital Square Dance Club and David Maness of The Maness Brothers.

Find more Fine To Drive and Waiting For Flynn on Facebook & Instagram!

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

Direct download: ss_6.11.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:10am CDT

Last week I stopped in to visit my friends Ryan Mills & Brandon Barbier of Outrun The Fall to talk about their upcoming party & the release of their latest single "The Jackal." We also talk about the recent passing of our friend Matthew Amelung who recorded this new song & Outrun The Fall's EP.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Wolf Tiger
  • The Jackal

See Outrun The Fall LIVE

July 5 at The Firebird with Out Amongst The Masses, Sixes High, LTH & XIII Minutes. $10 tickets include FREE BBQ while supplies last!  

August 24 at Pop's with The Pour, Common Jones, ATG & Inner Outlines $5

Find more info by following Outrun The Fall on Facebook & Instagram.

 

Direct download: RyanBrandonOutrunTheFallRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:53am CDT

Singer Songwriter Tim Lloyd joins me to discuss some of his history in music, his brand new project Western States, recording their debut album, stories behind the songs, upcoming Album Release Party and much more. 

This episode was recorded live at Blue Lotus studios. Big thanks to Paul for letting us hang out and recording the live acoustic song!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Fire and Rage
  • Details (Live Acoustic)
  • Fever

You can now find Western States wherever you get digital music with their new single "The Duke"

Don't miss the Album Release Party July 20th at Off Broadway in St.Louis, MO with Funky Butt Brass Band & Cree Rider. Tickets are now available!

Find more info by following Western States on Facebook. WesternStatesBand.com

Direct download: TimLloydRPP2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm CDT

A bit I caught up with friend of the show Adam Donald to talk about his work with St.Louis Americana Festival. This amazing festival is already in it's third year! We go over some of this incredible line up and sneak peek at some of their songs. Join us at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy on July 6th! This is a DO NOT MISS Lineup!

  • The Hooten Hallers
  • Tonina
  • Andrew Leahey & The Homestead
  • John Henry
  • Cree Rider
  • Gene Jackson
  • AV & The Dirty Details
  • The Dust Covers
  • The Native Sons
  • Oak, Steel & Lightning

Tickets are going fast and can be purchased at bit.ly/americanaIII

Direct download: adamdonald2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:33am CDT

Today's episode is the audio recorded live 5/14/19 at Naked Vine during our Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase with Karen Choi, Tony Compton & Billy Croghan. 

Be sure to follow Karen Choi & Les Gruff and The Billy Goat on Facebook for more info & show dates. 

Purchase their albums wherever you get digital music!

Join us for the next one on July 9th (Every 2nd Tuesday) as Jesse McClary, Zach Anderson (of Old Capital Square Dance Club) & David Maness (The Maness Brothers) take the stage.

 

Direct download: SingerSongwriter5.14.19.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:26am CDT

I stopped in to visit my new friends Ryan Koenig & Kellie Everett at their home. We talked about their start in music, some of the projects they are involved in, share some music, stories behind the songs, upcoming shows & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Ryan Koenig "I Dreamed of Highways" (from The Focal Point Recordings Vol 1)
  • The Hooten Hallers "Rhythm & Blues" (from Live in Missouri)
  • Ryan Koenig "It Don't Matter" (from Two Different Worlds)

See them LIVE

6/15 Ryan will be opening for The Opera Bell Band at Off Broadway 12pm

7/22 Ryan at RFT Showcase at Gezellig 1030pm

7/6 Kellie with The Hooten Hallers at Atomic Cowboy for Americana Festival with Tonina, Andrew Leahey & The Homestead, John Henry, Cree Rider, Gene Jackson, AV & The Dirty Details, The Dust Covers, The Native Sons and Oak, Steel & Lightning

1st & 3rd Tuesday at Whiskey Ring with Ryan Koening & The Goldenrods

Follow Ryan Koenig & The Goldenrods, The Hooten Hallers & Ryan Koenig on Facebook for more info. 

www.thehootenhallers.com

www.ryankoenigstl.com

 

 

Direct download: RyanKellieRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:18pm CDT

The other day I stopped in at Encapsulated Studios in St.Louis, MO to meet up with Kenny & Marcus of Fister! We talked St.Louis Blues hockey, Coneheads, SNL movies, new music, upcoming show, touring, tattoos & much more.

On this episode you'll hear the title track of their latest album "No Spirit Within" available everywhere digitally. Vinyl & CDs available on Bandcamp.com

See them LIVE

6/15 at The Ready Room with Thorlock, Slow Damage & Blackwell

Follow Fister on Facebook & Instagram for more info on the new music and tour dates. Fisterdoom.limitedrun.com

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

Bobby Stevens returns! I had so much fun recording this episode. Bobby isn't just one of my favorite songwriter, he's become a great friend. I met up with Bobby at one of my favorite spots, The Pocket, to record today's episode. We talked about his new EP, stories behind the songs, play an unreleased live acoustic jam, answer some questions from the fans, tour with Andrew Ryan, maybe even start a new band name. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Chill Out Night
  • Sirens
  • My Favorite Room (Live Acoustic)

Find WORKING ON SOMETHING EP wherever you get digital music!

See Bobby LIVE

June 13 at Schlafly Tap Room with Desire Lines and Cole Bridges & The Overpass 

Follow along on Facebook & Instagram. Find everything at BobbyStevens.Bandcamp.com

Direct download: BobbyStevens2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:43am CDT

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