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Posts made in December, 2017

Episode 517 – Armenta

Episode 517 – Armenta

By on Dec 30, 2017 in Episodes |

Meet new St.Louis Rock band Armenta! We get into talking about their debut EP and do a full EP exclusive preview including all 4 songs, stories behind the songs, filming their first music video, recording at Gaslight, a Jon learning to play drums to finish the recording. We also talk about how the band met and formed, the importance of a great teacher that inspired them to perform and much more! Armenta is (Left to Right): Tyler (Drums), Ryan (Vocals/Guitar), Jon (Guitar) & Marshall (Bass) *Not pictured* On this episode you’ll hear Diamond Eyes Espolon Companion Star The Chase Keep an eye out for the new “Diamond Eyes” video due out Jan 19th. Full Armenta EP will be out everywhere digitally on Feb 2nd! Release party and more dates to be announced very soon. Follow Armenta on Facebook & Instagram! Don’t forget to grab a new Armenta shirt at one of their upcoming shows. Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7...

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Episode 516 – Surco

Episode 516 – Surco

By on Dec 27, 2017 in Episodes |

St.Louis Jam band Surco stops by to talk about their sound, gearing up to record their debut album, their live show, upcoming shows, and share some live tracks they recorded at the Bootleg. Surco is (Left to Right): Jake (Keys), Jesse (Bass), Kyle (Vocals/Guitar) & Jeremy (Drums) See Surco LIVE Dec 31 NYE at 2720 Cherokee with Aaron Kamm & The One Drops, Mathias & The Pirates & more Jan 6 at The Bootleg Winter Disco with Echo Base Quartet and Brother Francis & The Soultones Feb 16 at The Halo Bar after Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at The Pageant Find more at SurcoGrooves.com. Follow Surco on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. On this episode you’ll hear: Year (Live from The Bootleg 12/13/17) The Getaway (Live from The Bootleg 7/7/17) Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com....

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Episode 515 – Zach Noe Towers 2

Episode 515 – Zach Noe Towers 2

By on Dec 26, 2017 in Episodes |

Comedian/Actor Zach Noe Towers returns to the show to catch up while he was home for the holidays. We haven’t spoke on the show in nearly 2.5 years. It was a great conversation about comedy, starting on his feature film Meat Market, meeting Nikki Glaser, some of the success of his short film Killer Friends, some of our favorite Christmas movies & songs and so much more! See Zach LIVE: Dec 26 at St.Louis Funny Bone with Nikki Glaser, Tim Convy, Sean O’Brien & more. Benefiting 2 dogs surgeries! $20 7:30 Follow Zach on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. ZachNoeTowers.com Be sure to check out his podcast Killing Time with Debra DiGiovanni & Zach Noe Towers, Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Apple Podcasts, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7...

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Episode 514 – Steeples

Episode 514 – Steeples

By on Dec 22, 2017 in Episodes |

The other night I caught up with Steeples at band practice to learn a little more about this new Pop band. We had a lot of laughs sharing stories of how they band formed, a weekend trip they went on to write most of their new music, recording, and we answer some questions from the fans. Steeples is (Left to Right): Nathan (Keys), Derrick (Drums), Ryan (Vocals) & Eric (Guitar) On this episode you’ll hear Depend on Me Sticks & Stones Find more Steeples music on Spotify & Soundcloud.com Follow Steeples on Facebook & Instagram! Everything at SteeplesMusic.com See them LIVE Jan 27 in Rolla, MO at Shots Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7...

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Episode 513 – Styxmas

Episode 513 – Styxmas

By on Dec 19, 2017 in Episodes |

Last night I had the opportunity to sit down with some of the members of Styxmas, A Styx Christmas themed tribute band led by friend of the show Tyler Jackson Stokes. We had a lot of fun talking about how this crazy idea came about, putting the band together, their weekend tour coming up, choosing the songs, writing these songs & more! Styxmas includes (left to right): Tyler (Vocals/Guitar), Liya (Vocals) & Aldynne (Guitar) Be sure to check out Styxmas on Facebook & Instagram! Everything at Styxmas.com including 4 song previews. On this episode you’ll hear their version of “Rudolph” to the music of “Lady” See them LIVE! Dec 21 at Salvatore’s with Hometown Tourist Dec 22 Dayspring Arts & Education Dec 23 The Babylon Don’t forget to bring a few bucks and take home a Styxmas shirt! Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7...

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Episode 512 – The Highway Saints

Episode 512 – The Highway Saints

By on Dec 14, 2017 in Episodes |

A bit ago I caught up with The Highway Saints after the Das Bevo open mic on Tuesday nights. I had a great time getting to know more about how this band came together, some influences, recording plans and more. We also played 2 live acoustic songs! Thanks to Das Bevo for letting us hang out and record! Be sure to go visit them and buy an Urban Chestnut Beer. The Highway Saints are (left to right): Sam (Guitar), Adam (Vocals/Guitar), Gant (Drums) & Curt (Bass/Mandolin) On this episode you’ll hear: White Lines (Live acoustic) The Highway Saints (Live Acoustic) Follow The Highway Saints on Facebook for more information, videos & more! See them LIVE Dec 30 The Highway Saints TRIO at Canton Inn Jan 13 TRIO at Foundry Public House Jan 20 TRIO at Foundry Public House Also catch them weekly Every Monday Adam Gaffney plays with The Native Sons at 1860s Saloon Every Tuesday Curt Copeland hosts Open Mic at Das Bevo Every other Tuesday Sam Avery hosts Open Mic at River City Pub Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Itunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7...

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Episode 511 – Why Not

Episode 511 – Why Not

By on Dec 14, 2017 in Episodes |

The other night I stopped by to visit with rockers Why Not to discuss their new 7″ Record, Release Party, their approached to recording music, John Mayer, Tom Petty and jam some live acoustic! See them LIVE! 12/16 at The Firebird with Polterguts & Welcome Home Follow them on Instagram & Twitter! On this episode you’ll hear: Need You Now ft Nick of Welcome Home Smoke Weed (Live Acoustic) The Harbor ft Martin of Polterguts Pick up the 7″ at the show Saturday. Stream NOT NOW on Spotify.  TheBandWhyNot.com Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7...

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Episode 510 – Guerrilla Theory 2

Episode 510 – Guerrilla Theory 2

By on Dec 14, 2017 in Episodes |

Guerrilla Theory returns to talk about some of their upcoming events, working on the new album, celebrating 1 year anniversary of their debut album and much more! Guerrilla Theory is (Left to Right): Tommy (Drums), Bryan (Trombone), Krikit (Bass), Phil (Vocals) & Trevor (Percussion) See them LIVE 12/16 at Red Fish Blue Fish Guerrilla Theory Christmas with Tree One Four & Gus Page. Be sure come out early and have dinner with the band at 5pm. Catered by Steve’s Hot Dogs. Donations will go to help fund the next album! 2/16 at Pop’s with Badfish. Use this link to buy tickets and use promo code “THEORY” and help Guerrilla Theory out! TICKETS HERE! Follow Guerrilla Theory on Facebook for more dates & information! New album coming soon! Check out their album G-OMETRY on Spotify & ITunes Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7...

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