Producer Archive: Josh Almond

Josh Almond – Producer. An artist and musician out of San Francisco. He has played electric bass for over 20 years in bands such as Obscurity, Without Warning, Random Eye, and Left Out Lamont – and lead guitar in Gunpowder. He has also done quite a bit of unreleased solo recording as well. The eldest son of two local visual artists, he has also continued on that path having done over 400 abstract paintings over the last ten years.

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082 – Shineback: Simon Godfrey

082 – Shineback: Simon Godfrey

July 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Simon Godfrey is a prolific songwriter who has just released a solo album under the moniker Shineback entitled “Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed“, and is also known for his work in the band Tinyfish.  Simon ‘writes constantly to keep himself sane’, and is an accomplished studio engineer who has spent twenty years working around the […]

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074 – Bay Area Music Collective: Starita

074 – Bay Area Music Collective: Starita

March 15, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

Michael Starita is a lifelong musician with over 15 years of experience as an engineer and producer. He started his career at the famous Hyde Street Studios in the late 90s learning from many of the  Bay Area greats. Moving to EDNET, Starita had the pleasure of being the ISDN engineer for clients such as Rick Rubin, […]

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068 – New Mission: Hermann Lara

068 – New Mission: Hermann Lara

December 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Saxophonist and composer Hermann Lara is a product of the San Francisco’s jazz sound and tradition. Born and raised in the City’s vibrant Mission District, his musical credits range from performances with the local funk group Stymie & the Pimp Jones Luv Orchestra and stints with the Ray of Light Theatre Company to engagements with […]

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064 – Progressions: Dominique Leone

064 – Progressions: Dominique Leone

October 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Dominique Leone wears many hats, has only a few faces, and has composed hundreds of songs.  He is a classically trained musician from Texas who now operates out of San Francisco. He’s a songwriter and producer, with more than a slight command of pop history and theory, and has used these skills as a music […]

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062 – No Labels: Jack Conte

062 – No Labels: Jack Conte

August 31, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Jack Conte is a working musician who has had quite a bit of success via YouTube with his Video songs which have a couple of rules: 1. What you see is what you hear. (No lip-syncing for voice or instruments), 2. If you hear it, at some point you see it (meaning that there are […]

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060 – Soundmind: Travis Larson Band

060 – Soundmind: Travis Larson Band

July 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Travis Larson joins MLR producer Josh Almond to talk about his instrumental fusion rock group, the Travis Larson Band. Think of a musical stew mixing a thick brown Rush gravy with big hearty chunks of Steve Morse and a dash of Jeff Beck. Comprised of Travis Larson (guitar), Jennifer Young (bass), and Dale Moon (drums), TLB’s complicated […]

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057 – Spock’s Beard: Dave Meros

057 – Spock’s Beard: Dave Meros

May 31, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

Dave Meros is an American bass guitar player, best known as the bassist for Progressive Rock band Spock’s Beard. Josh Almond of Music Life Radio interviews Dave about his background, including his time as bass player and tour manager for Eric Burdon and The Animals, and his musical career with Spock’s Beard.  Dave’s main creative venture […]

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