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042 – B.O.B Fest: Kate Knox

042 – B.O.B Fest: Kate Knox

September 30, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Erik Core interviews Kate Knox about her role as an organizer for the international punk rock festival BOBFEST.  The BOB stands for Bremen – Germany, Oakland – California USA, and Bath – England and every couple of years the festival  rotates between these three cities. Folks come from all over to get together and enjoy […]

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041 – River Train: Crystal Monee Hall

041 – River Train: Crystal Monee Hall

August 30, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Singer-songwriter  Crystal Monee Hall is perhaps the hardest working person in music. The Virginia-born native came to Oakland by way of New York, where she spent several years singing in the Broadway musical Rent. Her debut album River Train is a mix of folk, soul, gospel, and rock. We talk to Crystal about River Train, her love of […]

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040 – 100 Concerts: J.P.Kallio

040 – 100 Concerts: J.P.Kallio

August 14, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

J.P. Kallio is a Finnish born singer-songwriter best known for his work in the traditional irish folk band Sliotar.  This however is the story of his new  band JPKallio.com, a Dublin based indie rock band that mixes classic and punk rock to form their basis. The band features J.P. on vocals and guitar, Tomek Jastrebski […]

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039 – American Professional: Chuck Lindo

039 – American Professional: Chuck Lindo

July 30, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Chuck Lindo‘s current projects include The American Professionals, and the indie rock band Actionslacks. Chuck hails from the St. Louis punk band The Nukes, the surf-inspired Jumbo Shrimp (featuring Dead Kennedy’s East Bay Ray and Klaus Flouride), and alt rock band Dryspell. In 2007, Chuck founded music house Jingle This with partner John Schulte. They […]

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038 – Relentless: Carole Sauter

038 – Relentless: Carole Sauter

July 15, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Carole Sauter joins us today on Music Life Radio to talk about her personal history, and relationship with music. She is a flute player in the Gateway Concert Band, a community-based concert group, and she is the mother of MLR’s host and executive producer, Dan Sauter. Having survived two husbands, a career in teaching, Carole […]

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037 – Tetrafusion

037 – Tetrafusion

June 15, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Gary Tubbs of the progressive metal band Tetrafusion speaks with MLR’s Josh Almond about his band. What is progressive metal – well in this case throw in some Dream Theater, a hearty scoopful of Rush, a dash of Live, a meaty chunk of Metallica, and mix liberally with Jazz, and Classical influences, and top of with […]

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036 – Tales of Tobolowsky: Stephen Tobolowsky

036 – Tales of Tobolowsky: Stephen Tobolowsky

May 15, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

Stephen Tobolowsky is a master storyteller,  an actor appearing in over 150 movies and TV shows, and is a man with a remarkable musical background. We talk to Stephen about his upbringing,  his early band Cast of Thousands who recorded with a young Stevie Ray Vaughan, and his friendship with Jimmie Vaughan on the set of Great Balls […]

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