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Episode 142: Marcus King

Oct. 4, 2018

Having listened to Marcus King Band’s Carolina Confessions now several times, I can tell you, that Marcus has grown as a songwriter, and this collection of songs shows a maturity beyond his years that match his guitar playing. We caught up for a lengthy discussion about the record while Marcus and …

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Episode 137: Erik Deutsch

Sept. 20, 2018

If you’ve part of the jam band scene for a while, you’ve no doubt heard the name Erik Deutsch. He’s been somewhat of a fixture dating back to his days with Fat Mama, solo pursuits and now part of Leftover Salmon. He is an extremely talented keyboard player and lends his talents to a multitude of pr…

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Episode 134: Mike and Dave from Aqueous

Sept. 11, 2018

Color Wheel is Aqueous’ first length album since 2014s Cycles, and though the band has released a few EPS, Live compilations and regularly release their live shows we haven’t had new studio music from them in quite some time. Actually the album is being released in waves with three tracks of ten …

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Episode 131: Lockin' Festival 2018 Recap Part 2

Aug. 30, 2018

The Lockn’ Festival in Arrington Virginia has wrapped up, and we have some audio goodness for you to enjoy, as a recap of the festival. Episode 131 part 2 features more great performances from the festival including songs from Southern Avenue, Turkuaz, Spafford, Umphrey’s McGee, and Widespread Pani…

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Episode 131: Lockin' Festival 2018 Recap Part 1

Aug. 28, 2018

The Lockn’ Festival in Arington Virginia has wrapped up, and we have some audio goodness for you to enjoy, as a recap of the festival. Episode 131 is our first ever two-parter, and in part one you’ll hear music from Lettuce, Ghost Light, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Foundation of Funk (with Zig Model…

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Episode 130: Dave Brandwein of Turkuaz

Aug. 23, 2018

Though the record won't be out until September 28th, I did have a chance to sample it, and have to tell, you it might be their best to date. You can tell that the band, fronted by Dave Brandwein has really coming together and matured on this record. As you'll soon hear, this record was more collabo…

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Episode 126: Devon Allman And Duane Betts

Aug. 8, 2018

Living in the shadow of a family member is nothing anyone truly wants to deal with. Particularly, when your parent, is a musician in a world famous band who is adored by millions of people. Following in their footsteps, can be, and likely is a daunting task, but being able to carve out a niche for …

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Episode 125: Adam MacDougall - Circles Around The Sun

Aug. 7, 2018

Truth be told, when the latest album from Circles Around the Sun showed up in my inbox a few weeks ago, I was psyched to check it out. Circles or CATS is undoubtedly one of my favorite acts going right now. They are a four piece instrumental jam band. On the surface, knowing that Neal Casal, Adam M…

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Episode 124: Sam, Billy and Anthony of Papadosio

Aug. 2, 2018

I have long been fascinated by the emergence of the live EDM/Prog rock thing and it’s place within the Jam Band scene. That conversation has to involve Papadasio a five piece originally from Athens, Ohio who now call the hot bed of southern music Asheville, North Carolina home. We recently sat dow…

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Episode 123: Dan Horne of Grateful Shred

July 31, 2018

The emergence of Grateful Dead tribute bands, both locally and nationally, indeed internationally is at an all time high. Between members of the Dead playing the repertoire they made famous, to acts like DSO, JRAD, and others more locally like Mars Hotel and Barely Dead. The music lives on and has…

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Episode 122: Midnight North and Twiddle Roundtable

July 26, 2018

After talking to Grahame and Elliott of Midnight North about that record, I decided to check out where they were playing after Peach Festival. Turned out that they would be only 4 hours away in Canandaigua, New York, so technical producer Adam Karch and I hopped in a car and drove out to one of my …

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Episode 121: Grahame Lesh and Elliott Peck of Midnight North

July 24, 2018

Just over a year ago, we chatted with Grahame Lesh about the release of Midnight North’s record “Under the Lights”. Since that time, Midnight North has been reasonably busy, playing tour dates, festivals, and making various media appearances. With news that Midnight North was releasing a live recor…

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Episode 118: Rich Robinson of Magpie Salute

July 4, 2018

The Magpie Salute is somewhat of a supergroup fronted by Rich Robinson once of the Black Crowes along with former Crowes Marc Ford and Sven Pipien, John Hogg who played in Robinson’s Brown Hookah and Matt Slocum and Joe Migestro who have played on several of Rich’s solo projects. The band’s birth c…

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Episode 112: Mik Bondy of The GarciaProject

June 12, 2018

The Garcia Project performs full set lists of classic Jerry Garcia Band shows and is fronted by Mik Bondy, a “Jerry Head” to say the very least. The tone and spirit of the Jerry Garcia Band is what the Garcia Project pride itself on. We caught up with Mik on the road, as he usually is, to talk abou…

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Episode 109: Justin Reckamp of Mungion

May 31, 2018

We’re big fans of the music Mungion makes. Whether its the blend of different styles of music, the general groove, or the fun lyrics, these guys are what jam bands should be about, FUN! There 2017 ended with a bit of a thud, as you’ll soon here, but since the Winter of 2018 these guys have been gig…