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June 6, 2018

Episode 110: Grateful Dean (Dean Sotille)

With well over 350 Grateful Dead, and Dead related shows under his belt, Grateful Dean as he’s known online brings a fresh, genuine and often hilarious take to the official home of unofficial Grateful Dead and Music News. In our …

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May 31, 2018

Episode 109: Justin Reckamp of Mungion

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 …

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May 29, 2018

Episode 108: Ethan Miller of Howlin Rain

Ethan Miller the principle behind Howlin Rain is one of those dudes, who doesn’t just make great music, he makes a lot of it. Not only that, but aside from writing and composing the band’s music he also oversees virtually …

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May 23, 2018

Episode 107: Rob Barraco of Dark Star Orchestra

Dark Star Orchestra’s 7th annual Jubilee goes this weekend in Thornville, Ohio. Luckily for us ,we caught up with Rob Barraco just before the Buffalo show, the last show before the Jubilee. We asked Rob about his tenure with DSO, …

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May 18, 2018

Episode 106: Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon

Off the top of the show, you’ll hear Evermore off of Leftover Salmon’s latest release “Something Higher”. We wanted to highlight this track, specifically, because while listening to the record in the car with my daughters, I pointed out Eric …

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May 16, 2018

Episode 105: Erik Berry of Trampled By Turtles

Hiatus is a tricky word in the music business, in some cases it marks the end, in others, it gives way to a triumphant return. In 2016, Trampled by Turtles, the acclaimed bluegrass outfit from Minnesota decided it was time …

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May 10, 2018

Episode 104: Ben Malament from California Honeydrops

If you aren't familiar with the California Honeydrops they are a 7 piece ensemble that started as a busking duo. It's been 11 years since multi-instrumentalist Lech Wierzynski and percussionist Ben Malament were two dudes in the Oakland subway system. …

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May 8, 2018

Episode 103: Cy Simonton of CBDB

CBDB’s latest release Out of Line dropped May 4th, and its a solid record from top to bottom. It’s probably a slight departure from previous offerings from this southern jam band, and thats not a bad thing. Once purveyors of …

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May 3, 2018

Episode 102: Allen Stone

Allen Stone 8 years into a career has already put out two records, and has sights on putting out a third this year. This Soul singer has a lot to say, and recently appeared on American Idol as a guest …

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May 1, 2018

Episode 101: Johnny Vidacovich of Nolatet

Nolatet a jazz quartet from New Orleans, that features vibraphonist Mike Dillon, pianist Brian Haas, bassist James Singleton and drummer Johnny Vidacovich. Blacksheep is actually taken to their sophomore release, No Revenge Necessary, but these musicians are hardly just getting …

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April 27, 2018

Episode 100: Warren Haynes

Warren Haynes, has been a favorite musician of mine, and indeed the scene dating back to his time with the Dickey Betts Band, his subsequent tenure with The Allman Brothers Band, and more recently and since, with his own outfit …

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April 26, 2018

Episode 99: Brett Wilson of Roots Of Creation

If you aren’t familiar with Roots of Creation they are a reggae rock outfit in the vein of Sublime or Dirty Heads, so indeed a Grateful Dead tribute, while a reggae one is a touch far fetched for the genre, …

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April 24, 2018

Episode 98: Jordan Fairless of Spafford

Spafford is one of those bands, that I absolutely want to root for. They blend modern with the old, and create music that is both sonically appealing, but also a ton of fun. This band is the real deal. When …

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April 19, 2018

Episode 97: Jerry Garcia Before The Dead With Dennis McNally

Many of us know Jerry Garcia, as the frontman of the Grateful Dead and the spiritual leader of the Deadheads. But his story doesn’t nearly begin with the Mother McRee’s Uptown Jug Champions, the acid tests or even the goings …

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April 17, 2018

Episode 96: Matt from TAUK

Last time we spoke to TAUK, they were gearing up to get in the studio to record the follow up to Sir Nebula. At the time I remember letting Matt and A.C. know that I really dug their sound, and …

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April 12, 2018

Episode 95: Anderson East

I first heard about Anderson East from a friend in New Jersey, who I trust implicitly with music recommendations and such. He's the guy that turned us on to Marcus King, so as you can imagine, when he says I …

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April 10, 2018

Episode 94: Robbie Wulfshon of Ripe!

One of the things I enjoy most about The Sound Podcast project is bringing you new artists and bands that are on the cusp of really big things. I spend a lot of time reading about up and coming bands …

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April 6, 2018

Episode 93: Matthew Stubbs

Truth be told when I first hit play on this record I was a touch confused. Matthew was dubbed as blues instrumentalist, who has played with Charlie Musslewhite, but what I heard was something totally different. A bit of a …

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April 3, 2018

Episode 92: Moon Hooch

Moon Hooch makes more noise than anyone I think I’ve ever heard. For those of you who don’t know, Moon Hooch is comprised of drummer James Muschler with Mike Wilbur and Wenzl McGowen on various saxophones. There are also some …

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March 30, 2018

Episode 91: Billy Strings

As you know we’ve been toiling in Bluegrass music of late, and when we came across Billy’s music we had to get him on the show. While he is a pretty young cat, and started in the business as somewhat …

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March 28, 2018

Episode 90: Nick MacDaniels - Big Something

A few weeks ago, while putting the finishing touches on one of our weekly Spotify playlists, I came across Big Something. Shame frankly that I didn’t know about these guys earlier, because they play a blend of music styles that …

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March 12, 2018

Episode 89: Ghost Light

When two of your favorite musicians team up to create a new “super group”, you want to get all the details you possible can on the project. Unfortunately those details have been few and far between, so we tracked down …

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March 9, 2018

Episode 88: Kevin Kendrick

For those unfamiliar with Kevin Kendrick, he is a New York based singer songwriter, who got his start with Fat Mama back in the early 2000s. In fact, virtually all of the members of Fat Mama are now in Kevin’s …

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March 7, 2018

Episode 87: Goose

A few weeks ago, during the north east leg of Spafford’s tour, they invited Goose to open their shows. I had never heard of them, so I checked out their record on Spotify, and really dug what they they were …

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