Wed, 29 June 2016
Last week Comedian Mikey Manker came back home to St.Louis from Chicago. I invited him to come on the show and hang out for a bit. We sat at the Backstreet Jazz & Blues bar connected to the St.Louis Funny Bone.
We talked about how Mikey started in comedy, moving to Chicago, Oasis, hockey and much more. Check out Mikey's 2 albums "Beg, Borrow & Steal" & "Voyageur" on ITunes, Amazon and StandUpRecords.com
Follow Mikey on Twitter & Facebook.
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Sun, 26 June 2016
The other night I sat down with Brandon Creath of Orphan Welles to talk about songwriting, becoming a producer, his start in music & influences, and jammed a few live acoustic.
On this episode you can hear his originals "Shattered Love" & "Classic Soma" live acoustic. Closing out the show you can hear the studio version of "Paint It Back."
Follow Orphan Welles on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Check out OrphanWelles.Bandcamp.com to listen to some demos of new songs.
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Fri, 24 June 2016
I sat with Scott James to talk comedy, his start, growing up in a small town, and some fun stories.
See Scott LIVE
6/25 at Bombshell Bar & Grill in St.Charles, MO
He's also a regular at the St.Louis Funny Bone in Westport Plaza.
Follow Scott on Twitter!
Thu, 23 June 2016
Last week I took a drive to O'Fallon, IL to visit with Slow Down Scarlett. I had a great time getting to know the band. We talked about some of their backgrounds in music, influences, how they get their sound and even play some live acoustic.
On this episode you'll hear a live acoustic version of "Wake Up and Smell The Coffee". Also, opening the show you'll hear "Dead Man Walking" and closing the show "Droppin Beats Not Bombs." All three songs can be found on their debut album THE GREATEST HITS. Available on SlowDownScarlett.com & ITunes.
Courtney & Andy are involved in a television show called Song Stage on PBS (Channel 9). Their episode airs TONIGHT 6/23 10pm in St.Louis, MO. Set your DVR!
You can also see the band LIVE this weekend
6/25 Acoustic at Peel Brewing Company in O'Fallon, IL
6/26 at Bethalto Fireworks at the St.Louis Regional Airport in Alton, IL
9/24 at The Chapel in St.Louis, MO
Find more information on their Facebook, Twitter & Instagram pages. Everything else at SlowDownScarlett.com
Wed, 15 June 2016
Last Sunday I stopped in at Music Record Shop for a live in-store performance from Carson Mann and brought along my microphone. We sat inside Music Record Shop and played a few acoustic, talked about his new Oak, Steel & Lightning EP and just get to know Carson a little better. Oh, and of course, what would an interview with Carson be without some talk of aliens, ya'll!
On this episode hear live acoustic versions of "Freeway" & "Make up Some Friends." Closing out the show you can hear "Lil Dab" from the new TINY ACORN EP from Oak, Steel & Lightning.
See Carson LIVE:
with The Scandaleros 6/15 at Broadway Oyster Bar
with Oak, Steel & Lightning 6/25 at Old Rock House with Dock Ellis Band, Woodshine and Alsop, Grossi & Halley.
with Oak, Steel & Lightning at Pickin on the Huzzah 9/9 & 9/10 with Splitlip Rayfield, Old Salt Union, Hillary Fitz, Clusterpluck, Leah Osborne and many more
Follow his bands on Facebook to keep up with more show announcements
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Tue, 14 June 2016
A bit ago I took a drive to Washington, MO to hang out at New Lingo's band practice. I invited along friend of the show Korey Smith of Apollo's Daughter to sit in on this one. We had a lot of laughs talking about New Lingo's new Best Friends EP, the success of "Violent Shakes", making music videos, answer questions from the fans and lots of filth sprinkled through out.
See New Lingo LIVE
6/25 at Pop's for their Best Friend EP Release Party with Sky Burnt White, Isabella, My Legacy My Ghost & City of Parks.
8/27 at The Firebird with Ava, Wait, Last Nights Vice, and City Of Parks
Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube. Check out their 3 music videos and keep an eye out for their brand new one.
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Mon, 13 June 2016
Last Monday I stopped by Sasha's On Shaw to talk with Richie Kihlken. I had a great time getting to talk about his background, influences, songwriting, house shows and more. He played a few live acoustic tunes for the show including "Blue Love" & "Working on the Same Piece"
Pick up one of Richie's CDs at a live show.
See Richie every Monday at Sasha's On Show then
6/16 at KOAH Media Presents Live In The Living Room
6/25 at Benton Park's 150th Year celebration 1pm
Follow Richie & his band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
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Thu, 9 June 2016
Last week I went by Blue Lotus studios in St.Louis, MO to talk with Roland Johnson and Paul Niehaus. I had an incredible time with these two talking about their new album IMAGINE THIS, how they started working together, some stories from the studio and when we can get a copy of the new record.
See Roland Johnson and his 8 piece band
6/23 at Blues City Deli 6-8p
6/24 at Beale on Broadway 8-10p
8/14 at Casa Loma Ballroom
Pick up a copy of IMAGINE THIS at these shows. On this episode you'll hear the first track "Can't Get Enough" opening the show and a special live acoustic version of my favorite track on the album "Someone To Love."
Follow Roland on Facebook for updates and shows.
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Wed, 8 June 2016
Last week I went by Calvin Tiger's home to sit and talk with about Ursa Major, rapping & the art of rap, Barnfest, and a lot more!
Check out Calvin's band Ursa Major at UrsaMajor.bandcamp.com. They have a music video for "Bridges" filmed by Cavlin.
See them LIVE
6/12 - The Paramount, OKC, OK
7/16 at Barnfest in Troy, MO
Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
Thanks to Music Record Shop for sponsoring the show!
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Mon, 6 June 2016
Last week I stopped by to hang out with friends of the show The Random Ass Podcast aka The R.A.P for a crossover event. They had me on their show to promote all things Rock Paper Podcast, then afterwards we flipped the mic around and did another hour for Rock Paper Podcast.
Find all things Random Ass Podcast related at TheRapcast.com. Follow them on Facebook & Twitter. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE! Listen to myself on The RAP here!
Had a great time getting to know Jeremy and talking about his start in podcasting, his love of beer & comics, Kevin Smith and much more.
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Sat, 4 June 2016
Last week I stopped by The Vigilettes' band practice to sit and talk and get to know the band a little better. We discussed their debut album (coming soon!), how they started together, answer questions from the fans, our go to karokee songs and play some live songs.
You can see the Vigilettes LIVE
6/11 at Heavy Anchor with Ex Oh Ex and Vandelion
6/19 at CBGB with The Head and Queen Rainbow
6/25 at Foam with DinoFight! and Bagheera
Keep an eye out for more details on their debut album release party around August.
On this episode you'll hear 2 live recordings of songs that'll be on that album "Winter's Parade" & "Nothing is Yours"
Follow the band on Facebook to keep up with all the show announcements.
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Thu, 2 June 2016
Fivefold returns! Fair warning this episode is not the best recording but it's way too good not to share with you. I had an incredible time hanging out with Ryan, Matt A, Matt B, Derrick & CoCo or more commonly known together as Fivefold. We sat inside the their touring Sprinter in Wentzville, MO to record this one.
We discussed their new record Open Letter and the work that went to pulling that album off, answer questions from the fans, and have some serious debates over muffins vs cupcakes.
Find all things Fivefold at FivefoldBand.com including shirts, hats, stickers and music. Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Find the tunes on Spotify, ITunes, and Amazon. Buy all of their albums! On this episode you'll hear a clip of "Darker Side of Me" and closing out the show "Room To Breathe"
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Thanks to Music Record Shop in St.Louis, MO for sponsoring the show. Go grab some records from them in the Grove.
Wed, 1 June 2016
Last week I stop in at Techartista in CWE to hang out with Kevin Harvell of Who's Who in St.Lou Podcast. He's been involved in podcasting in the St.Louis for quite a while and that's originally how we became aware of each other. We decided to meet up and record an episode of each others show. So this is kind of a part 2 of my appearance on his show.
You can find out more about Who's Who in St.Lou at WhoSTL.com, ITunes & Stitcher Apps. New episode every week. Be sure to click Subscribe.
Thank you for continuing to support Rock Paper Podcast. Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Birthday Show coming up June 24th at Broadway Oyster Bar with Mathias & The Pirates, Brother Lee & the Leather Jackals and Sky Burnt White.