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10/05/2020 - SHOW #535
DOUG MacLEOD – COUCH KID NEWS
Doug came by to discuss the rerelease of “The Train Of Change”, a song he wrote over 10 years ago. We also talked about how he is coping with the pandemic and his thoughts on how the world of music has changed forever.
MICK KOLASSA – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC - WORLD PREMIER
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Mick allowed us to world premier If You Can’t Be Good, Be Good At It We spoke about the music, the recording of the album during the pandemic and how he is coping with the world around him.
PETER PARCEK – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Peter returned to The Couch to discuss his latest release Mississippi Suitcase. The album contains songs written after the pandemic began, so we have reached that point. Peter spoke about his world and shared his thoughts on the music situation.
DIEDRA HURDLE RUFF - Segment Begins At The 1:38:20 Mark
DieDra has released Alabama Blues Queen and it was a pleasure to speak with this hard-working woman. The music is fine and she has much to discuss.
JOHN NEMETH – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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John is releasing Stronger Than Strong on the 16th and after a little start and stop we did connect with John and heard the music and talked about the world.
10/12/2020 - SHOW #536
PRATT/WESLEY – COUCH KID NEWS
Kern Pratt, Will Wesley and Philip Chandler came by to discuss their single “A New Kind Of Blues”, and how they are coping with the pandemic.
SHAUN MURPHY – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC – WORLD PREMIER
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Shaun returned to The Couch with her new album, Flame Still Burns. The album will be released on the 19th to DJ’s, and we are thrilled to bring you the World Premier of 2 of the songs from the album. Always a blast chatting with this wonderful human.
LAURA TATE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Laura returned to The Couch to discuss her new album Live From El Paso. We also discussed how she is dealing with the pandemic, and her plans moving forward.
ALASTAIR GREENE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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The New World Blues officially releases on the 23rd, but Alastair stopped by a little early to talk about the new album, produced by Tab Benoit and how he has been keeping sane in an insane world.
ERIC JOHANSON – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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We met Eric when he sat on The Couch with his duo partner and cousin, Tiffany Pollack. He returned to talk about his new release, Below Sea Level and more.
10/19/20 - SHOW #537
MR SIPP – COUCH KID NEWS
Mr. Sipp came by to discuss his latest single, “Played Yourself”. We also spoke about his upcoming albums and plans on releasing them. I also brought up his Gospel career which is continuing to be very successful.
DAVE KELLER – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC – WORLD PREMIER
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Dave is releasing You Get What You Give and we got to share the World Premier of four of the songs and discussed the recording during the pandemic, his feelings on the racial injustices and more.
THE BUSH LEAGUE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC – WORLD PREMIER
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The new album is Here We Are…Again, and the band allowed us to share it before anyone else! Great chatting with these three and hearing about their pandemic stories, the stories of the protests in Richmond and their love for the music they create.
BARRETT ANDERSON BAND
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Out of the Boston area, the band has released HypnoBoogie, a live album recorded the past February. Barrett and I spoke about his rapid rise from learning the guitar to playing with Pinetop and then Ronnie Earl and so many more. Interesting gentleman.
FIONA BOYES – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Fiona returned to The Couch with her new album, Blues In My Heart. This is the 20th Anniversary Re-Mastered Release of her Debut album. Due to some technical errors, we spoke and then I played the last three songs from the album.
10/26/2020 - SHOW #538
BRIGITTE PURDY - COUCH KID NEWS
Brigitte came by to talk about her world in California, the upcoming album and the new single released early, “Memphis Hotline”.
DUSTIN ARBUCKLE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Dustin returned to The Couch to talk about his new album with The Damnations, My Getaway. Dustin spoke about the time away from touring and the things he enjoyed at home and missed from the road while we listened to the tunes.
ERIN HARPE – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Meet Me In The Middle featuring Jim Countryman is set to release on the 30th. Jim and Erin came by to talk about the recording of the album, done in their home studio, how it came to be and their plans moving forward. PLUS we heard some sweet tuneage.
KURT ALLEN – Segment Begins At The 1:38:30 Mark
We met Kurt a few years back at the IBC and he has released Whiskey, Women & Trouble. He came by and we spoke about his first guitar experience, how his career began, the music on this album and what he hopes for in 2021.
J.T. LAURITSEN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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J.T. and his band The BuckShot Hunters have released Blue Eyed Soul Vol. 2. JT checked in at 4:15am his time to discuss the music on the album, the frustrations of not being able to tour, the pandemic in Norway and more.