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Episode 34: Dennis McNally

June 23, 2017

On the heels of a great trip to Boston to see Dead and Company I had the fortunate opportunity to sit down with Dennis McNally long time publicist for the Grateful Dead. With Amir Bar-Lev’s Long Strange Trip still fresh on my mind, I began the conversation with Dennis asking if four hours could pos…

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Episode 26: Long Strange Trip with Amir Bar-Lev and David Lemieux

May 1, 2017

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 it’s a trip doesn’t do this four hour long look at our beloved band justice. The film takes you from the v…

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Episode 18: Jeff Mattson of Dark Star Orchestra

March 21, 2017

The Dark Star Orchestra in it’s 20 year existence has become the premier Grateful Dead tribute band. Playing a show from the band’s history each night, has rekindled a fan base’s love for the music and it’s community. Jeff Mattson has played the role of Jerry Garcia for 7 of those years. We sat dow…

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Episode 13: Mars Hotel

Feb. 23, 2017

We started The Sound Podcast to give rise to music and musicians inspired by the Grateful Dead and the Jamband community. In my little Deadhead community, Mars Hotel is doing just that. Friends? Sure. Musicians? Positively. A great vibe? Absolutely. We sat down with Mars Hotel last week after a reh…

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Episode 9: David Gans

Feb. 10, 2017

David Gans is a radio host, a writer, a musician, a lecturer and a historian. Few people have lived a professional life inspired by the Grateful Dead and their fans. You probably recognize his name as the host of the syndicated radio show the Grateful Dead Hour or his Sirius XM Show with Gary Lambe…

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Episode 5: Scott Allen

Jan. 28, 2017

While the Deadhead community has certainly borne witness to some incredible music and tales from the road, few have documented both the factual history and the fabled oral history of the band it’s community.  Scott Allen though, the author of Aces Back to Back has captured that history, and continu…

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Episode 4: David Lemieux

Jan. 20, 2017

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Grateful Dead’s debut album, Rhino Records have released a special re-issue of the album, coupled with a live as yet unreleased recording of the Grateful Dead’s appearance at the Trips Festival in Vancouver in July 1966. We had a chance to sit down with Grat…

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Episode 1: Holly Bowling

Dec. 13, 2016

Imagine being so curious and transfixed by a live performance of a song by one of your favorite bands that you spend hours, transcribing and re-conceiving that song into something equally spectacular. Holly Bowling’s story takes a huge shift on July 31st, 2013 after experiencing the Tahoe Tweezer f…