In this episode I've got two interviews to fill your ears, hearts, and minds. Farmer Dave Scher (Beachwood Sparks, The Skiffle Players) talks about his new EP, "Speak of Love". Then, Dan Horne (Circles Around The Sun, Grateful Shred), tells us about his new release, "The Motorcycle Song EP." We hear a bit from each release and then dig into a big chunk of Grateful Dead.
2 hr 51 min
We've got a bonus episode here this week featuring an interview with Billy Bright of the great great band, Wood & Wire. Billy talks about their latest album, "No Matter Where It Goes From Here", Texas bluegrass, songwriting, and, of course, Grateful Dead. We get a taste of the album and then get down with some live Dead to get your feet moving on this late October week.
2 hr 13 min
This episode is a celebration of Bob Weir's birthday and a dive into his unique and ever-changing guitar sound. I am joined by Alex Wise who is a fan, guitar player, and a radio host. We delve into a number of the shifting aspects of Bobby's guitar playing queuing up examples along the way. Afterwards there's a great chunk of live Grateful Dead to round out the show.
2 hr 21 min
We're back with a fresh episode, this time a talk with writer, Eric Renner Brown. Eric is a writer and editor for Pollstar and, more importantly, a Deadhead. We talked about how he, a younger fan, got into the band, seeing the post-Dead offshoots with his Deadhead Dad and, of course his favorite tapes. After all of that, I've got some tasty selections of live Grateful Dead for you to enjoy so make yourself at home and enjoy the ride!
2 hr 26 min
This episode features a chat with three fans who have a unique responsibility. Toni Fishman and Jason Scheuner own Dick Latvala's archive and, with the help of Scott Medeiros, they are cataloging, and transferring the rich wealth of recordings therein. We had an interesting and wide ranging conversation about what they refer to as "Dick's Stash" as well as their own backgrounds as fans, gearheads, tapers, and collectors. After that, we delve into a mix choice of audience Grateful Dead recordings that should keep you moving throughout.
2 hr 41 min
On this episode I welcome back Nick Mitchell Maiato. You may know him as one of the guitarists & songwriters from One Eleven Heavy but this go-round he's here to talk about his upcoming solo album, Pino Carrasco. A lot has gone down since we spoke for episode 30. He and I chat about recording an album at home during lockdown in Spain, some of the local influences he's picked up and, of course, the Grateful Dead.
2 hr 8 min
This go-round, there's no guests, no theme and no worries. It's just you and me and some good old Grateful Dead. Actually, I do spend a few minutes talking about the latest Dave's Pick and Garcia Live releases because they're good and worth your attention. I also spin the first single from the upcoming Garcia Peoples album and as well as a Grateful Dead cover from songwriter, Glenn Thomas. Then we get into a bunch of Dead music ranging from 1973 to 1981 and featuing some serious hot rock & roll as well as deep jamming that will not disappoint.
1 hr 51 min
For episode 74, I spoke with Anne and David from Trummors. We talk about all of their albums, their influences, and Grateful Dead. Afterwards, I deploy a hefty mix of jams to get you through the night. So tune in and hang out with Trummors, the Grateful Dead, and myself.
2 hr 24 min
For episode 73, I am joined by Justin Bruce, music fan and weatherman for Las Vegas' KTNV. Justin recently decided to explore the Brent Mydland years of Grateful Dead so I asked him to come on and help me celebrate the late keyboardist as we approach the 30th anniversary of his final shows and passing. We discuss Brent's tenure, his songwriting, and musical contributions. Afterwards, I have assembled a hefty mix that incorporates his songs and some excellent jamming.
2 hr 56 min
It's midsummer and I've got a new episode to cool you down. Guitarist Jim Nunally chats with me about coming up as a flatpicker in the Bay Area, making the jump to music full time, playing music with David Grisman, the latest album from the Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally band, and so much more. There's also a mix of Grateful Dead tunes to wrap the whole thing up so stick around for the whole thing as you won't want to miss a bit.
1 hr 39 min