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Episode 26

Every podcast needs a Prince episode, right? Welcome to Episode 26, affectionately known as the Purple Episode. We talk all things Prince with our two guest hosts, Kyle Harvey and Rahsaan Lacey. Kyle saw him 6 times in one week and Rahsaan is somewhat of a Prince expert. I thought I knew Prince...these guys make me look like a chump. We review Prince's masterpiece, Purple Rain and end the episode with the solo from "Let's Go Crazy". Enjoy the show!


Episode 25: Tim Stewart

The amazing Tim Stewart is on the show for Episode 25! We talk about his career as a sideman, his (very) original music with KNIVES, and much more! Enjoy the show!


Episode 24: Ryan Strain

Welcome to Episode 24! Matt and I are back from vacation and excited to bring you guys an action-packed episode. First, Matt and I talk about one of the worst tribute bands he's ever seen. Then, we dive into all things vocals! Mics, lessons, techinques, and more! We review Journey's Evolution and Neal Schon's solo in "Lights". Plus, we talk about another epic solo in Michael Bolton's version of "Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay". Who played it? You'll have to listen to find out. After,...


Episode 23: Rusty Cooley

Episode 23 features Rusty Cooley, quite possibly one of the most advanced guitar players alive. Don't his chops fool you, though! Rusty is one of the nicest guys in the world. We get into all kinds of topics including what led him to the guitar, why people look down on "shred" guitar, and much more! Enjoy the show!


Episode 22: Joel Hoekstra Returns

Joel Hoekstra returns for Episode 22! We caught up with Joel at the Sheraton before his July 4th gig with Whitesnake at the PNC Pavilion here in Charlotte. We chat about how a typical day goes for him on tour. Plus how he stays mentally, spiritually, and musically sharp in the chaos of the road. After, we return to Matt's rehearsal space for a more standard talk show where we review Nothing But Thieves' debut album, and Dime's solo from Pantera's "Art of Shredding". We also do a live...


Episode 21: Mike Johnston

Episode 21 is with one of the best drum instructors around...Mr. Mike Johnston! We get into tons of great stuff including his most embarrassing gig ever (and much more)! Enjoy the show!

Episode 20

This week Matt's buddy Mark joins us to talk about GNAir, painting guitars, and the recent death of the great Vinnie Paul. Check out the Les Paul Matt build that we talk about in this episode, as well as our usual links to the album review and solo of the week. Enjoy the show!