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Posts made in September, 2016

Episode 284- MO Prairie Festival

Episode 284- MO Prairie Festival

By on Sep 29, 2016 in Episodes | 0 comments

The other night I stopped by Kevin Koehler’s house to talk with him and Jake Maness about Missouri Prairie Fest. We sat around a bon fire in Kevin’s backyard enjoying the beautiful evening. Here’s what it sounded like… Kevin (Left) & Jake (Right) are both returning guests. You’ve heard Kevin on the show with his band Illphonics, and Jake with David on the Maness Brothers episode. Come out October 8th to MO Prairie Festival 4-11pm at Thomas Dunn Learning Center. Food & beer available. $10 dollar donation. Live Music from: Unifyah, Letter to Memphis, Obviously Offbeat, Le’ Ponds, Missouri Dave, Mark Brainard, Mother Meat, Vandeventer, Traveling Sound Machine, Arshad Goods, Slushwave and MORE NOTE: Since the recording of this podcast, Jenn DeRose (Green Dining Alliance / St. Louis Earth Day) has confirmed that she will be leading an interactive conversation called, “Can I Recycle That?” For more information on how you can help, or make your donation, check out their website: MO Prairie Festival Listen on Itunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com Thanks to Gaslight for sponsoring the show and supporting local music!! Check them out on GaslightSTL.com. Book a tour today to come take a look at the studio. Don’t forget 10/9 CAVO live at Gaslight and live podcast recording for the 300th episode of Rock Paper...

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Episode 283- Disguise The Limit

Episode 283- Disguise The Limit

By on Sep 25, 2016 in Episodes | 0 comments

A bit ago I had the opportunity to sit with some of the guys of Disguise the Limit and talk about how they formed, early influences, some stories behind the tunes, and when to expect new music. Disguise The Limit is (Left to Right): Josh (Vocals), Bruce (Drums), Neal (Bass). Not pictured: Ian (Guitar) & Dustin (Guitar). See LIVE Oct 22 at Just Bill’s with Dead To Begin With Conman Economy Pirate Signal & Dead Planet Follow them on Facebook to keep up with them & for more dates On this episode you’ll hear “Ghost Inside In My Head” & “Wish You Well” from their EP. Keep an eye out for full length album coming soon. Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or click play Thanks to Gaslight for sponsoring the show and supporting local music!! Check them out on GaslightSTL.com. Book a tour today to come take a look at the studio. Don’t forget 10/9 CAVO live at Gaslight and live podcast recording for the 300th episode of Rock Paper Podcast....

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Episode 282- Conquer As They Come

By on Sep 22, 2016 in Episodes | 0 comments

Last weekend I took a trip out to Washington, MO to the Sand Bar to record with St.Louis rockers Conquer As They Come. These guys have quickly been making a name for themselves in the local scene. The hard work is paying off as they earned the opportunity to share the stage with Sevendust!! Conquer As They Come are (Left to Right): Patrick Scheel (Guitar), Bobby Emily (Bass), Andrew VanDyke (Vocals), Justin Edwards (Drums). Not pictured: D.J. Eberlin (Guitar) In this episode we get into talking about their new single & the video for “Make Believe”, we also talk about the origin of the group and how they band has evolved, and answer some questions from the fans. See them LIVE 9/28 at Pop’s with Sevendust, Crobot & Wilson 10/29 at The Firebird wiith Sky Burnt White, Apollo’s Daughter, Discrepancies, OATM & New Lingo. Hosted by Shane Presley of Rock Paper Podcast. Come dressed up in your Halloween costumes. Closing out the show you’ll hear their new single “Make Believe” produced Matt Amelung at Encapsulated Studios. Be sure to check out their music video from the song, filmed by Juan Ibanez. Follow Conquer As They Come on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click play Thanks to Gaslight in St.Louis, MO for sponsoring the show! Head over to GaslightSTL.com and book yourself a tour today to check out their beautiful studio located at 4916 Shaw Blvd. Come on out Friday 9/23 to see Worst Case Ontario there. Mark your calendars for 10/9 Rock Paper Podcast’s 300th episode with Cavo!! This will also be a part of the Loft Sessions...

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Episode 281- Kenny Williamson

Episode 281- Kenny Williamson

By on Sep 21, 2016 in Episodes | 0 comments

The other night I had the opportunity to sit and talk with one of my favorite concert photographers Kenny Williamson of RKNPHOTO. If you don’t know the name, I guarantee you’ve see some of his work. He’s been working the last 10 years as a photographer for LiveNation at the now Hollywood Casino Amphitheater. Kenny had some great stories to how he landed that job, being a self taught photographer, and swap some favorite concert memories. Find all things RKNPHOTO at RKNPHOTO.com. You can even purchase a copy of some of your favorite images. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Like these for example Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, TuneIn apps or click play below Thanks to Gaslight in St.Louis, MO for sponsoring the show! Head over to GaslightSTL.com and book yourself a tour today to check out their beautiful studio located at 4916 Shaw Blvd. Come on out Friday 9/23 to see Worst Case Ontario there. Mark your calendars for 10/9 Rock Paper Podcast’s 300th episode with Cavo!! This will also be a part of the Loft Sessions...

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Episode 280- Guerrilla Street Food

Episode 280- Guerrilla Street Food

By on Sep 16, 2016 in Episodes | 0 comments

The other day I caught up with Joel Crespo & Brian Hardesty of Guerrilla Street Food. We recorded this episode inside of Civil Life Brewing so you’ll hear quite a bit of background noise along with a killer soundtrack. If you haven’t made it out to Guerrilla Street Food yet, I would highly encourage you to take a trip over there and grab some lunch or dinner. They are open 6 days a week at their location on the corner of Arsenal & Grand in St.Louis, or catch the food truck coming to a neighborhood near you. We talk about how they started in the food truck industry, choosing to serve Filipino food, having their own Guerrilla Street beer and what’s next for Guerrilla Street Food. Follow Guerrilla Street Food on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or click play Thank you to Gaslight for sponsoring the show! Join us 9/18 for another edition of The Loft Sessions with Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals. Full listing of events, details and book a tour at GaslightSTL.com. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram...

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Episode 279- Waiting For Flynn

Episode 279- Waiting For Flynn

By on Sep 14, 2016 in Episodes | 0 comments

The other night I met up with St.Louis rockers Waiting For Flynn to talk about how they formed, when to expect new music and a bunch of other stuff. Just a great conversation with these four guys. Waiting For Flynn is (Left to Right): Michael Flynn (Vocals/Guitar), Tobin Thomas (Drums), Brian Schultz (Bass) & Dustin Brown (Vocals/Guitar) Come see them at Off Broadway with Melodime & Bryan Ranney in St.Louis, MO on 9/15/16 On this episode you’ll hear 2 tracks from their upcoming album “Anyway” & “Whats the Point” Follow the Waiting For Flynn on Facebook to keep up with them. Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, TuneIn or click play Thank you to Gaslight for sponsoring the show! Join us 9/18 for another edition of The Loft Sessions with Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals. Full listing of events, details and book a tour at GaslightSTL.com. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram too!...

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Episode 278- Vinnie Valenza

Episode 278- Vinnie Valenza

By on Sep 12, 2016 in Episodes | 0 comments

On this episode I caught up with owner of the Blues City Deli, Vinnie Valenza, to get to know him better, talk about opening the Deli, his love music, 12th anniversary celebration, and talk Melo’s Pizza with special guest Joey Valenza. If you haven’t been out to Blues City Deli yet, put October 1st on your calendar! This will be the 12th anniversary of the Blues City Deli and they are celebrating with Streetfest. This will be a day you won’t want to miss. Live music from: The Boudin Brothers Elliot Sowell & Aaron Griffin Mat Wilson & Felix Reyes with Little Rachel & Paul Linden John McVey Band Big Mike Aguirre and The Blu City All Stars with special guest Marquise Knox Roland Johnson and his full band with Renee Smith 11am-5:15pm. Keep up with Blues City Deli on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. BluesCityDeli.com Listen on Itunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or click play Thank you to Gaslight for sponsoring the show! Come out 9/12 to see Tracy Swigert recording a new album.  Also join us 9/18 for another edition of The Loft Sessions with Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals. Full listing of events, details and book a tour at GaslightSTL.com. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram...

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Episode 277- Prairie Rehab

Episode 277- Prairie Rehab

By on Sep 9, 2016 in Episodes | 0 comments

Stopped by to meet Prairie Rehab the other night to get to know them and talk about their new double album coming out. We talked about how the band formed, some of the sounds of this record, tell some of the stories behind the songs and a lot more. Prairie Rehab is Ezelquiel Valguarnera (Bass), John Baldus (Drums), Lacie Williams (Vocals), Scott Swartz (Guitar/Pedal Steel) You can pick up their new double album CONFORMATEUR/IDIOMATIC on Oct 22 at The Schlafly Tap Room for Prairie Rehab’s Release Party with special guests Letter To Memphis. On this episode you’ll hear clips of -Not That Strong -Tropical Depression -Evolve -Point of View Be sure to follow the band on Facebook to keep up with them, everything else is at PrairieRehabMusic.com. Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or click play Thank you to Gaslight for sponsoring the Rock Paper Podcast! Find them on GaslightSTL.com. Be sure to check out Bad Cover Band Sam there 9/10. You can come see them in the studio recording and be a part of the...

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