Category: Podcast

059 – HEAR This: Kathy Peck

059 – HEAR This: Kathy Peck

June 30, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Kathy Peck is co-founder of Hearing Education Awareness for Rockers aka as H.E.A.R, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preventing hearing loss and raising awareness of the real dangers of repeated exposure to excessive noise levels from music which can lead to permanent, and sometimes debilitating, hearing loss and tinnitus. Kathy talks about her first […]

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058 – Rock Music in American Culture: Robert Pielke

058 – Rock Music in American Culture: Robert Pielke

June 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Robert Pielke, author of Rock Music in American Culture – the Sounds of a Revolution, talks about his book which investigates rock music from a philosophical perspective. We discuss several of the concepts used in the book, including how a cultural revolution succeeds, and examine two prominent symbols of the revolution: Elvis as the negation […]

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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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056 – Blood Circus: Geoff Robinson (2/2)

056 – Blood Circus: Geoff Robinson (2/2)

April 30, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Geoff Robinson is best known as the lead guitar player for the epic Seattle grunge band Blood Circus.  They were one of the first bands on Seattle’s Sub Pop record label, playing with bands such as TAD, Nirvana, and Soundgarden back in the late 80’s.  In part two of the interview, Geoff talks about their first and only American tour, and how they […]

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055 – Blood Circus: Geoff Robinson (1/2)

055 – Blood Circus: Geoff Robinson (1/2)

April 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Geoff Robinson is best known as the lead guitar player for the epic Seattle grunge band Blood Circus.  They were one of the first bands on the Sub Pop record label, playing with TAD, Nirvana, and Soundgarden back in the late 80’s.  In part one of the interview, Geoff talks about his upbringing in Georgia, his experience […]

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054 – Back in Black: Steve Ritchie

054 – Back in Black: Steve Ritchie

March 31, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Steve Ritchie is a pinball game designer, working at Stern Pinball.  He is a Coast Guard Vietnam veteran, and has played in the rock bands Sweet Asylum and Legs Diamond in his early life.  In 1976 he walked through the doors of Atari looking for work,  and was soon creating his own games.  His designs are legendary, […]

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053- Piano Stories: Richard Goldsworthy

053- Piano Stories: Richard Goldsworthy

March 15, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Australian Pianist and Composer Richard Goldsworthy creates tranquil, melodic and uplifting music for Solo Piano. Josh Almond interviews Richard about his early life in rock bands, his stint as the Australian Elton John, his collaboration with soul singer Tarvin Watson,  his solo performance work, and his thoughts on music as a healing art form. Richard […]

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