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121 – The Many Transitions of Johnny Truant

121 – The Many Transitions of Johnny Truant

March 17, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Johnny Truant is the vocalist for the band The Truants, a self-described “SAN FRANCISCO BASED POST-PUNK/WEIRDO ROCK BAND. WE ARE QUEER, DARK AND CONFRONTATIONAL, YET MOTIVATED BY THE JOY OF ROCK N ROLL. WE WILL MAKE YOU DANCE. WE WILL MAKE YOU SWEAT. WE WILL MAKE YOU QUESTION YOUR SEXUALITY.” Johnny talks with MLR’s Erik Core about […]

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100 – Music Life Radio: One Hundred Episodes!

100 – Music Life Radio: One Hundred Episodes!

October 6, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Come celebrate with co-producers Dan Sauter, Erik Core, and Josh Almond on 100 episodes of Music Life Radio. We talk about what inspired us to start the podcast, how we find people to interview, and tell lots of inside and behind-the-scenes stories about many of the episodes from our past. We talk with some old […]

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087 – Rubber Soul: Greg Kihn

087 – Rubber Soul: Greg Kihn

September 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Greg Kihn is a rock and roll musician, author, radio personality, and podcast host. We chat with Greg about growing up in Baltimore, moving to the Bay Area and forming the Greg Kihn Band in the 70’s and how the band signed with Beserkley Records. We discuss his hits The Breakup Song, and Jeopardy, and how the music video for the […]

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077 – The Plastic Arts: Kyle Terrizzi

077 – The Plastic Arts: Kyle Terrizzi

April 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Kyle Terrizzi is a San Francisco Bay Area singer songwriter who performs under the moniker The Plastic Arts. Kyle talks to Music Life Radio about his background, growing up in Tucson, AZ, his move to the Bay Area, and how he dealt with a serious bout of depression. We also discuss his musical achievements, including […]

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073 – Carletta Sue Kay: Randy Walker

073 – Carletta Sue Kay: Randy Walker

February 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Randy Walker is the vocalist for the band Carletta Sue Kay, where he takes on the persona of front woman Carletta, adopting the name of his cousin who served time for attempting to fire bomb her ex-boyfriend’s apartment. He has a four octave vocal range, and writes songs that are brilliantly moving, often humorous, and […]

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070 – Relic of the Modern World: Kurdt Vanderhoof

070 – Relic of the Modern World: Kurdt Vanderhoof

January 15, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

Kurdt Vanderhoof is a musician well known as the guitarist and songwriter of the pioneering heavy metal band Metal Church. Sometimes referred to as the other “Curt” from Aberdeen, Washington, he has played in many groups including The Lewd, Hall Aflame, Vanderhoof, and Presto Ballet.  In all aspects of his music, he strives for an […]

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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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