Live, Uncut & Uncensored Conversations With
"Musicians You Should Know"
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SHOW # 24 - 08/02/10
Michael Sokolowski is the co-founder and creative backbone of Sokoband. With the release of their latest album the self titled Sokoband, Michael sat with us to discuss the past 10 years of his life. We explored where the music comes from, how Michael hopes to spread the word further with this new release and possible future endeavors.
SHELLEY & CAL - Segment Begins At The 49:20 Mark
Shelley & Cal James are a husband-wife team who create music that soaks into listeners' hearts and minds and moves even deeper into their spirits. This delightful couple sat on The Couch with their baby daughter Eva (for her first radio interview ever!)and talked of their both growing up in musical families and their meeting as musicians, which then turned into partners for life.
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SHOW # 25 - 08/16/10
Chad Nordhoff is a Memphis-based singer-songwriter with a distinctive vocal ability who plays delta blues and root-based music. With the release of his newest album Good Work If You Can Get It, Chad is ready to be recognized by fans worldwide.We talked about his beginnings in metal and hair bands, how he turned to the blues and where he is hoping to steer his career over the next few years.
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ERIC HUGHES - Segment begins At the 50:00 Mark
Eric Hughes has been playing on Beale Street and around Memphis for over 10 years. He is the consummate performer and his band contains some of the tightest musicians in the Memphis area. We talked to Eric about his beginnings, his founding the Memphis Blues Society in 2005 and his feelings on the local scene.
SHOW # 26 - 08/23/10
We were lucky to have Annie come on the show 2 weeks BEFORE her debut album is released.We got to hear three songs from the album, In Good Time, and talked to Annie about her life and her writing.
REBA RUSSELL - Segment Begins At The 47:45 Mark
Earlier in the day the Reba Russell Band's latest 8 reached the #1 spot on the XM Radio BB King Bluesville. Additionally, the day before Reba had published an open letter she sent to the Memphis Mayor's Council on Beale Street, which has been charged with looking at expanding the district and dealing with other underlying issues. This turned into the longest interview yet on MOTC. And I still had a number of subjects I wanted to explore.
SHOW # 27 - 08/30/10
ROUNDTABLE #2 - INDUSTRY REPRESENTITIVES
Three industry veterans came together to talk about the business today and the pitfalls of making it in the business.
Our guests included
Ms. Ariel Hyatt, founder of Ariel Publicity & Cyber PR
Loren Weisman, an accomplished music producer. Loren has also written, The Artists Guide for Success in the Music Business.
Bree Noble, Founder and CEO of Women Of Substance Radio.
These three gave insightful tricks for new artists looking to make it in today's music business.