Part 2 of Jim’s interview with Steven J. Athanas of Toledo OH. Steven J. talks about what makes for a successful wedding band, plus his solo albums and other side projects, including acoustic acts the Coosters and Chinese Purple. And as a visual artist, he made a mobile celebrating Captain Beefheart.
Jim travels to his hometown of Toledo OH and sits down with Steven J. Athanas, the city’s dean of local music. Steven J. talks about his career arc, from new wave bands The Best, Wet Shavers and Loved By Millions to the Toledo’s biggest cover band, the Homewreckers. It’s a musical journey that you could probably equate artists in just about any American city. Plus, you get to hear Jim’s high school homecoming story and Steven J.’s encounter with Jerry Lee Lewis.
In part 3 of our live event with author Robert Dean Lurie, we take audience questions about “Begin the Begin: R.E.M.’s Early Years.”
What does R.E.M. stand for? In part two of our event with author Robert Dean Lurie, we discuss the true meaning of the band’s name, plus other topics from “Begin the Begin: R.E.M.’s Early Years.”
We crash a book signing event by Robert Dean Lurie, author of “Begin the Begin: R.E.M.’s Early Years.” Robert reads a passage from the biography, then answers some of our questions.
Part 3 of our interview with record producer Andy Zax, who put together the comprehensive 50th anniversary Woodstock box set (38 discs!). In this segment, he talks about including festival announcements in the archive and his Canned Heat revelation.
It’s Part 2 of our interview with record producer Andy Zax, who put together the 38-disc comprehensive 50th anniversary Woodstock box set. In today’s segment, he talks about The Who, John Sebastian and others.
Record producer Andy Zax has compiled the comprehensive collection of Woodstock music – all 32 acts, 432 tracks, 36 hours of music on 38 CDs. We sat down with Andy to talk about this massive project.
Part 2 of guest host Randall Brown’s interview with Jeff Heiskell, formerly of the Judybats. Jeff talks about his struggles in the music business, and outside of it. Jim & Patrick are on vacation and will return next week.
Guest host Randall Brown of Knoxville TN interviews Jeff Heiskell, a hometown hero. Jeff was the frontman for the indie band Judybats, who recorded for Sire Records in the ’90s. He now releases his own music. Jim & Patrick are on vacation and will return next week.