The Sound Podcast

Listening for the secret, searching for THE SOUND.

Episode 27: Leslie Mendelson

Leslie Mendelson is a Grammy nominated artist that is not as yet a house hold name but should be! Her 2009 debut Swan Feathers did receive accolades and through all kinds of crummy circumstance we’ve waited a long time for a follow up. The good news is, the tide has turned and Leslie with the help from some notable friends including Bob Weir, Steve Kimock, Dave Schools and others, is well on the path to certain creative justice.  She recently released Love & Murder, a haunting and memorable solo album, that is absolutely gorgeous We sat down to discuss the new record, and the goings on her life now and the very bright future.

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Episode 26: Long Strange Trip with Director Amir Bar-Lev and Grateful Dead archivist David Lemieux

What a LONG STRANGE TRIP is the title of the new Amir Bar-Lev authorized documentary of the Grateful Dead that I caught at the HOT DOC’s screening here in Toronto just a few nights ago. To say its a trip doesn’t do this four hour long look at our beloved band justice. The film takes you from the very earliest days of the Mother McCree Uptown Jug band to the unfortunate end with Jerry Garcia’s passing and everything in between. I had the opportunity to sit down with both Amir Bar-Lev and our friend Grateful Dead archivist David Lemieux to get some insight into the making of the film and the Grateful Dead story.

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Episode 25: Ori Naftaly of Southern Avenue

Though they aren’t a household name yet, I predict big things for Southern Avenue, a Memphis based Blues, R&B, Gospel, Soul quintet, who have burst on the scene virtually out of nowhere. While their sound is tried and true, their story is a little less conventional. You just don't get signed to Stax without having undeniable songs and chops.  I sat down with Ori Naftaly to get the goods on Southern Avenue and their quick rise……

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