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046 – Rabble Rouser: Bill Collins

046 – Rabble Rouser: Bill Collins

November 30, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Bill Collins is a guitarist, singer/songwriter, and music teacher, who has performed for over 35 years, playing everything from hardcore punk to children’s music (Irish, Rockabilly, Ska, Folk, Blues, Metal, Reggae, Country, Rap, and nearly every kind of Rock ‘n’ Roll).  He has made music with the best, gigged in sixteen countries and most U.S. […]

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045 – Bass Player: Bryan Beller

045 – Bass Player: Bryan Beller

November 15, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Bryan Beller is a bassist, composer, writer,  solo artist, and contributing editor for Bass Player magazine.  He has played with several musicians including Steve Vai, Mike Keneally (Frank Zappa), Dweezil Zappa, his wife R&B / soul singer Kira Small, and as member of the touring band Dethklok – from the Adult Swim show Metalocalype.  Josh Almond interviews […]

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044 – Ron Shock (2/2)

044 – Ron Shock (2/2)

October 30, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Ron Shock is a comedian with one hell of a life story. His career path includes priest in training, chain gang member, attempted jewel thief and subsequent guest at a maximum security penitentiary, computer programmer in the U.S. Army, and Vice President of a Fortune 500 company.  At age 40 he had an epiphany, and became […]

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043 – Ron Shock (1/2)

043 – Ron Shock (1/2)

October 15, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Ron Shock is a comedian with one hell of a life story. His career path includes priest in training, chain gang member, attempted jewel thief and subsequent guest at a maximum security penitentiary, computer programmer in the U.S. Army, and Vice President of a Fortune 500 company.  At age 40 he had an epiphany, and […]

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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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