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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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052 – Architecture of Sound

052 – Architecture of Sound

February 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

 Architecture of Sound from the American Sabor exhibition at San Francisco Public Library is a panel discussion that explores the relationship between architecture, acoustics and the live performance experience and how it has influenced musical venues throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Panelists include architect Mark Cavagnero, whose projects include the new SFJAZZ Center; Kurt Graffy, […]

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051 – Opera Stories: Ben Bongers

051 – Opera Stories: Ben Bongers

February 15, 2012 | By | 3 Comments

Ben Bongers, tenor, is an artist in demand by many opera companies throughout the world. MLR’s Erik Core interviews Ben about his life, including how he went from the Nebraska farmlands to star of the opera stage, and all places in between. Ben breaks down an opera for us, talks about how to take care […]

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050 – Drummer’s Day: Steve Moriarty (2/2)

050 – Drummer’s Day: Steve Moriarty (2/2)

January 30, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

 Steve Moriarty is a drummer who has played in many bands, but most notably in the Seattle punk band The Gits. In part two of this interview we cover the details surrounding the tragic rape and murder of the Gits lead singer, Mia Zapata in 1993, how the surviving Gits went on to form a new band, […]

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