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  • Road Man interview September 5 , 2015

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    “Road Man” is the solo project of Jon Petronzio, previously known best for his vocal and keyboard work with the bands “John Brown’s Body” and “Revision”. He is also a well-loved music teacher in Ithaca, NY, sharing his passion with the next generation. Jon, known affectionately as “JP”, has created an album spanning 7 painstaking years of his life that serves as a vessel for uplifting and healing messages. “Life at the Speed of Light” is storytelling set to a powerful blend of funk, blues and reggae. This is music that you can dance and sing along to on a hot summer night. A voice of hope for those who have yet to find theirs. A call to sing along, a chance to stand up and shout about what makes you FEEL. Look for “Life at the Speed of Light” this fall! Special downloads will be available to ReverbNation users.

  • Ghost Lit Kingdom interview September 12 ,2015

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    The music of Ghost Lit Kingdom features a textual blend of musical, dynamic and vocal contrast. Dual vocals, as unique together as they are apart, are lain upon a canvas of flowing sound; moving through sections of quiet substance to passages of powerful vigor.
    Bio
    "Anthemic alternative indie pop is the genre description of choice for this Southern California based quintet. Born from an acoustic side project and developed into an emotional catharsis filled with cascading dynamics, powerful vocal and lyrical substance, stunning musicianship and innovative songwriting, Ghost Lit Kingdom is poised to be the next indie band of note to come from the Los Angeles scene. The band draws from an eclectic set of influences including folk, pop, alternative, hip hop, jazz and many between to create a unique and cultivated sound that sets them apart from their fellow indie musicians. There is an energy in the music that is reborn on stage time and again, making the live show a captivating and moving experience. There are big things on the horizon for Ghost Lit Kingdom as they propel themselves into the LA music community." -Axiom Records-

  • Interview with New York City Lyricist Jay Buggs @JayBuggs

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    Jay Buggs is not new to the Hip-Hop scene, he is just back with some new music like "Mindstate", "For Real", "Eyes On Your Circle" and this is just to name a few.
    Check out Jay Buggs' discography via http://www.jaybuggs.com 
    Jay Buggs is currently looking for a Major Label Deal but also open to performing at Events, Parties and Live Showcases.

  • Joe Kidd interview September 19, 2015

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    In the 3 years that Joe Kidd & Sheila Burke have been together, they have created a sound that is powerful and unique in the world of acoustic music. Influenced by 60s folk music, traditional Appalachian songs, Celtic melodies, the intensity of bluegrass, country, & gospel/christian standards, Classical atmospheres, African & Middle Eastern rhythms, and Native American prayer chants, Joe & Sheila incorporate guitars, autoharp, djembe, Native American sacred drum, and many other diverse instruments from around the world to provide their original and uplifting music. They write socially conscious & spiritual songs of struggle, thanksgiving, redemption, and love. Their descriptions, interpretations & translations (sung in many different languages) are mystic and revelatory. Both are published poets/writers which gives their concerts the added power of the presence of the spoken word. This international duo have recently toured New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, and Ontario Canada while still remaining active in Michigan performing concerts at countless festivals, churches, powwows, television & radio shows, benefits, and venues across the state. Along with this activity, in April 2013 they received their 1st prestigious Detroit Music Award for Outstanding World Music Songwriters of the Year and again in April 2014 they received the award for the 2nd straight year in a row.

  • Hicks interview Part 2

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    Hicks interview 

  • Wayne Sheppard interview October 3, 2015

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    Wayne Sheppard will be my guest on John Talk Radio . Wayne was a founding member of The Four O'Clock Baloon in Columbus Ohio Rock Band  in the mid to late sixties. He is an accomplished Artist, Screenwriter,  Author and Educator.  
     
    "Now is the time, more than ever before, when the artist as visual messenger can evoke understanding and healing through the expression of art as a visual means for enlightenment. I believe some artists have been, and continue to be, agents of positive change. It is my choice to be among those artists."
    - Wayne Sheppard

  • Kwame Binea interview October 10 2015

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    Singer-songwriter, Kwame Binea who fronts the Kwame Binea Shakedown co-wrote and produced the entire EP with guitarist, Justin Wilcox, for Pelopos Entertainment Group. Binea is an artist that displays sincerity and passion through his music. He has created his own brand, “Roots Rock” that captures your ears as soon as you turn it on, inspired by the music of Sam Cooke and Bob Marley. This EP includes the singles “Let Go” and “Hang On” along with “Little Lady” and “Waiting.” The four-track EP offers listeners a genre blending piece of work with powerful lyrics and complex music that’s universally relatable. The rest of the band members include Medley Shabazz(drummer), Art Vanterpool (guitarist), Phil Bass (bassist), Daron Wright (keyboardist), Kengo Yamada (saxophonist) and Brian Varneke (trumpet player). The band’s uplifting rhythms and motivating lyrics has garnered them lots of success within the New York area (Brooklyn Bowl, Mercury Lounge and Rockwood Music Hall).

  • The DEATH of ELLIOTT SMITH -Suicide or Murder ? Channels Answers

    in Indie Music

     
    Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter and musician.. In 2003, aged 34, he died in Los Angeles, California from two stab wounds to the chest.[4] The autopsy evidence was inconclusive as to whether the wounds were self-inflicted.
    ROB CISSNA Guest Channeler: Want to reconnect with a loved one who has passed? Have unanswered questions about where your life is going? Get the answers that you deserve. Have closure and comfort. Contact world renowned psychic Dr. Rob Cissna.
     

  • The Striped Bananas Cosmic Carnival interview

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    The Striped Bananas are a three  piece psychedelic group, made up of members Duncan Shepard- (Vocals, Guitars, Sitar, Organ, Bass and Theremin), Chantelle Lussier- (Vocals, Keyboards, Piano and Percussion) and Andrew Lowden- (Vocals, Drums and Percussion). We will play songs and discuss their new album Cosmic Carnival. 

  • Grapefruit Moon interview

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    Singer/songwriter Micah Lathrop teamed up with backup vocalist and wife Andi Lathrop and formed Grapefruit Moon. They create and perform their own style of music and will soon be heading to the recording studio to begin their first CD together. Micah's first CD Revival was released in March 2014, check it out!

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