BMS S19E02 FRANK MARINO – (Part 2) Breaking the Cycle

Continuing on, we go into rich detail on the new DVD and get the story of Frank’s 7 years of editing! Plus a surprise guest joins in. We pick apart one of the songs, and talk hockey as Frank drops some big names and knowledge on the state of the NHL. This episode is an extended power play that keeps on scoring for over an hour.
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BMS S19E01 FRANK MARINO – (Part 1) Stories of a Hero

Join in the celebration of the release of the storied penultimate concert DVD from one of my heroes. From the moment I first saw him play, Frank took my appreciation of rock guitar to a new level. The incredible performances in the new DVD allow modern generations to feel the same experience today! Frank chats with me from Quebec about everything. First in a two-part series. Hear a track from Frank Marino “Live at the Agora Theatre” somewhere in the middle of this hour-long hang.

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BMS S04E01 STEVEN WILSON (Encore) – The Record Maker

As Steven Wilson gets set to reverberate Fort Lauderdale’s Culture Room for two nights, Dec 14 and 15, 2018, we bring you this chat from 2016 focusing on his Hand Cannot Erase album. Steven streams himself in pristine audio quality from England right into my Florida studio! We dissect a couple of HCE tracks and talk a lot of other nerdy music and technology stuff. Get yer headphones and enjoy one of the show’s finest musical hours! **TOUR DATES MENTIONED ARE FROM 2016**
2018 CULTURE ROOM TIX HERE

 

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BMS S02E19 STEVEN WILSON The Record Maker

swbmsThe founder of Porcupine Tree comes to us from London for an in depth, 75 minute talk about Progressive Rock, the joy of melancholy, comparisons to Pink Floyd, genres, making records, emotions, technology, Guthrie Govan’s insane talent, the preservation of sound quality and the splendor of albums. The focus is on his 2015 masterpiece Hand. Cannot. Erase. We listen to two of the beautiful tracks. Local listeners won’t want to miss his November 20 tour stop in Ft. Lauderdale.
Learn even more at StevenWilsonHQ.com

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BMS S02E18 MITCH RYDER I’m From Detroit

mitch ryder interviewAfter a brief recap of the Button South Reunion I rewind my interview with the great Mitch Ryder. Mitch thoroughly “gets” the Rock and R&B industries and has lived and thrived through all of the great eras! We dabble a bit in the drama of the business as  well as the magic in the studio. In an added segment at the end we get an update on what Mitch has been up to since this chat including some upcoming show dates!

TOUR DATES ON MR’S WEBSITE

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BMS S02E17 STEVE LUKATHER The Debunker

steve_lukather_blue-_shirt_028Luke, Toto’s singer and songwriter gets into detail about studio sessions, Jeff Porcaro’s unmatched groove and meter, today’s music scene,  the accuracy of Wikipedia and way more! Three music tracks highlight this one hour episode, two of them from his 2011 solo effort. He’s quite humble about his stature as one of rock history’s most influential guitarists and brings a great deal of his witty sarcasm, humor and music insight to the conversation.
Steve’s Website
photo by Larry DiMarzio

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BMS S02E16 CHRIS PRICE A Forced Creativity

Price300By deciding to make an entire album using only an iPhone to record it, Chris Price forced himself to be creative. Using authentic instruments in resonant locations and clever mic placement, the resulting collection, Homesick has an organic yet polished feel, both in its sound and message. It’s a set of heartfelt songs with twists and turns. The conversation gets specific about the idea, the process, influences and the business. And, we take a close listen to three of Homesick’s gems. thisischrisprice.com
photo by Kyle Safieh

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BMS S02E15 DENNIS DeYOUNG Good Living

10399481_1176848974309_3109663_nDennis DeYoung, the iconic Classic Rock voice opens up about his days with Styx and addresses some of the rumors that got out about the split up 17 years ago. In between the laughs, we get into technology, Progressive Rock, writing hits, traveling, caring for the vocal chords and we take a close listen to a couple of his solo tracks. This is a timeless encore of one of our greatest moments from 2010. Talent.
Insight. Knowledge. Grace. Dry sarcasm. He brings all of it. 
We close with an updated segment on Dennis, who’s still going strong!

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BMS S02E13 MADMAN MIKE Last Call At Button South

MadmanButton2In a Rock n Roll Radio Reunion of sorts, a fellow 97 GTR Rock n Roll Animal co-hosts a preview of the upcoming Button South Class Reunion in September in Ft. Lauderdale. We chat by phone with Tommy Vincent from Heartless and Markus Allen from Race, two of the ten bands reuniting this year. We share all of the details on the two-night event, plus some music clips and a ton of memories of an unforgettable South Florida music era. Gettin’ the bands back together for a special Music Friday episode. (mildly explicit content)

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BMS S02E12 SHEP HYKEN Smilin’ and Dialin’

Shep-Hyken-Headshot-Tie-LRShep Hyken says all the things we’ve been saying about the state of Customer Service.  But he says it to a big audience. He spreads his “do the right thing” ideal with high profile consultation, bestselling books, keynote speeches and corporate training. We discuss the impact that social media has in our efforts to hold companies and services accountable. Shep talks about his music experiences and we tie that in with a quick listen to the classic “United Breaks Guitars” by Dave Carroll.
Thanks for listening and have a great day!

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