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Posts made in December, 2015

Episode 157- Ellesa Vec

Episode 157- Ellesa Vec

By on Dec 31, 2015 in Episodes | 0 comments

Took a drive out to Collinsville, IL to sit and talk with Ellesa Vec of Advocating Adam. We talked about his start in music, early influences, songwriting and more. He performs full band and as a solo artist. On this episode you can hear a little of both sides of Ellesa Vec. Opening the show hear Advocating Adam’s “Halo” and then at the end of the show “Holy of Holies” by Ellesa Vec. If you’d like to hear more songs, you can hear them on Soundcloud.com at the Advocating Adam & Ellesa Vec pages. Follow the band Facebook page to keep up to date with them. Keep an eye out for tour dates in 2016! Listen to the show on ITunes, Stitcher, YouTube or click play below http://traffic.libsyn.com/rockpaperpod/EllesaVecRPP.mp3 Thanks for listening! Thanks to Music Record Shop for supporting the show and local music. Please go visit them in the Grove on Manchester Ave in St.Louis and purchase some new or used vinyl, tapes and CDs. Check out their always growing local section. New vinyl every...

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Episode 156- My Legacy My Ghost

Episode 156- My Legacy My Ghost

By on Dec 29, 2015 in Episodes | 0 comments

The other night I sat down with My Legacy My Ghost at Pop’s Concert Venue in Sauget, IL.  They brought along some instruments and rocked a few acoustic tracks for the show. On this episode you’ll hear live acoustic “Great Pariah” & “Invisible.” Closing out the show hear the studio version of their new single “Cherry Blossoms,” which is now available at MyLegacyMyGhost.bandcamp.com along with of the rest of their music. My Legacy My Ghost is (Left to Right): John Weaver, Erik Westlund, John Fox, Drake Perry & Nathan Edwards We discussed how the band got started, writing music, inspirations, and their upcoming show. See them LIVE at Pop’s Jan 15th for a Local Uplugged/Cover show where they’ll be performing a set of some of your favorite Disney songs. RSVP HERE! Follow the band on Facebook to keep up to date with them. Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, YouTube or click play below http://traffic.libsyn.com/rockpaperpod/mylegacymyghostRPP.mp3 Thanks to Music Record Shop in St.Louis, MO for sponsoring this episode. Visit them on Manchester Ave in the Grove. Check out their new & used vinyl, CDs, tapes and fantastic local...

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Episode 155- Jackson Howard 2

Episode 155- Jackson Howard 2

By on Dec 26, 2015 in Episodes | 0 comments

On this episode I catch up with Jackson Howard to discuss the new record ABOUT LIFE coming out January 2nd at Off Broadway. We’re joined on this episode by his band made up of Drew Lance, Marcus Leonard, and Patrick Latour. We recorded this one at Marcus’ studio The Midi Room where the album was recorded. For more information about the studio visit TMRstudio.com. Listen as we talk about the album and the release party. Hear Jackson play two unreleased songs “Surround You” and “Run with You” and also “Tribute”, which appears on ABOUT LIFE, live acoustic. Closing out the show hear the album version of “All The Way Down.” It’s a turner upper! Come see Jackson Howard with special guests Hillary Fitz & Emily Wallace at Off Broadway January 2nd. RSVP here. Follow Jackson Howard on Facebook, YouTube & Twitter. Grab his first EP on ITunes or CDBaby.com. Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, YouTube or click play below http://traffic.libsyn.com/rockpaperpod/JacksonHoward2RPP.mp3 Thanks to Music Record Shop in St.Louis, MO on Manchester Ave in the Grove for sponsoring this episode. Be sure to go visit them and pick up some great new & used vinyl, CDs or tapes. Check out their always growing local section when you’re...

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Episode 154- Andrew Topping

Episode 154- Andrew Topping

By on Dec 24, 2015 in Episodes | 0 comments

Over the weekend I met up with comedian Andrew Topping at the Valley Park Funny Bone to get to talk about his start in comedy, his theater background, SNL & more. Being that it’s Christmas Eve we decided to do something fun and Andrew did a reading of Twas The Night Before Christmas to close out the show. See Andrew Dec 26th at Valley Park Funny Bone for their Best of STL show. You can also catch him there Dec 31st with Lisa Landry for their NYE Party!   Listen on ITunes, Stitcher or click play below...

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Episode 153- Kevin Gagnepain

Episode 153- Kevin Gagnepain

By on Dec 24, 2015 in Episodes | 0 comments

Last night I went by The Pageant to talk to Kevin Gagnepain moments before taking the stage with El Monstero. Kevin also plays bass in Joe Dirt & The Dirty Boys, Whiskey Morning, Stir & Shooting With Annie. We talk about the origins on El Monstero and how’s its evolved into their 17th year of the show, and touch on some of his other projects as well. See Kevin with El Monstero Dec 25, 26 & 27 at the Pageant. You can see him in his country band Whiskey Morning Dec 30 at Naked Vine in Chesterfield. Then celebrate New Years Eve Dec 31 with Joe Dirt & The Dirty Boys (Classic Rock covers) and KSHE 95 at the Airport Hilton. If you don’t have a copy of GRAPESTAINS from Shooting With Annie or the STIR albums, you should grab a copy TODAY. They make great last minute gifts or stocking stuffers.                                                   Listen on ITunes or Stitcher apps from your phone or click play below http://traffic.libsyn.com/rockpaperpod/kevingagnepainRPP.mp3 Thanks to Music Record Shop for sponsoring the Rock Paper Podcast. Visit them in The Grove on Manchester Ave for some great new & used vinyl. Be sure to check out their always growing local section....

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Episode 152- City Of Parks

Episode 152- City Of Parks

By on Dec 23, 2015 in Episodes | 0 comments

The other night I sat with City of Parks from Fenton, Mo to discuss their new album, how they formed and the crazy year they are having. You might have seen these guys at Pointfest or Ink Spot Block Party over the summer, now get to know to them a little better. This episode there is also a Rock Paper Podcast exclusive discussing the future of the band!! Listen to find out all the details. City of Parks is (Left to Right): Lloyd Shueler, Blake Boyster, Dan Grubb, Joey Olszowy & Brian Grubb. Pick up their album DON’T WORRY, I’LL BE FINE on ITunes, CdBaby, listen on Spotify, or pick one up a show. City of Parks will be at Pop’s in Sauget, IL Feb 5 for the Road To Pointfest battle show. Tickets are $6. Thanks to my pal Gabe Stroup for hanging out and helping co-host this episode. Check out his band Sky Burnt White. They have a big show in Sullivan, MO Jan 9 with System Slave, Soundtrapp and whole lot more. Check out his album on bandcamp.com. Also big thanks to John Collier for taking some sweet pictures during the podcast. Listen on ITunes, Stitcher or click play below http://traffic.libsyn.com/rockpaperpod/CityOfParksRPP.mp3 Rock Paper Podcast is sponsored by Music Record Shop in St.Louis, MO in the Grove. Go visit them and pick up some great new music. Be sure to check out their always growing local section....

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Episode 151- Kenny Kinds 2

Episode 151- Kenny Kinds 2

By on Dec 17, 2015 in Episodes | 0 comments

Tuesday I went out to the Funny Bone Westport open mic to watch some of the best upcoming and coming talent in the city like my guest Kenny Kinds. After the mic, we sat at Backstreet Jazz & Blues Club and talked about some of Kenny’s comedy, some of favorites in town, him sharing the stage with Hannibal Buress & Dave Chappelle, and getting into the holiday spirit we discuss Kenny’s favorite Christmas movie. Find Kenny on Twitter @SteelyKen See him at his live story telling show Sorry Please Continue at FOAM Dec 23. Subscribe to the Sorry Please Continue podcast and check out some of their past episodes. Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, YouTube or click play below. http://traffic.libsyn.com/rockpaperpod/kennykindsRPP.mp3 Rock Paper Podcast is sponsored by Music Record Shop in St.Louis, Mo on Manchester Ave in the Grove. Go visit them and pick up some new music! Check out their always growing local...

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Episode 150- Jorden Coco Murray

Episode 150- Jorden Coco Murray

By on Dec 16, 2015 in Episodes | 0 comments

On this episode I sat with We Are United’s Jorden Coco Murray at Pop’s in Sauget, IL to get to know him a little better and talk all things We Are United. LIKE We Are United on Facebook to keep up to date with shows and all things going on around our St.Louis Music scene. Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, YouTube or click play below http://traffic.libsyn.com/rockpaperpod/CocoRPP.mp3 This episode is sponsored by Music Record Shop in St.Louis, MO on Manchester Ave in the Grove. Go visit them and check out their always growing local section. They’re getting shipments of new vinyl all the time. New Music every FRIDAY!...

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