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A podcast devoted to the local music scene of Charlotte, North Carolina.

A podcast devoted to the local music scene of Charlotte, North Carolina.
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A podcast devoted to the local music scene of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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English


Episodes

E24 - Lisa De Novo

9/1/2019
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This month Matthew speaks with multi-talented singer/songwriter Lisa De Novo. The two sit down to discuss her musical background, her latest recording The Big Bang, the local Charlotte music scene and all that she is involved with here in the Queen City. You can find out more about Lisa through here web page and Facebook page.

Duration:00:37:40

E23 - Jamundo

8/2/2019
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This month Matthew sits down with two-thirds of the band Jamundo - an eclectic acoustic/electric jam band which mix world, middle eastern, gypsy, funk, folk and surf music to create their distinct sound. The conversation touches on how the band formed, livestreaming performances and their place in the Charlotte music scene.

Duration:00:31:05

E22 - The Hawthornes - Ade' Herbert

7/2/2019
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This month Matthew sits down with voacalist Ade' Herbert from The Hawthornes to discuss the band's history, their 2018 self titled recording, the song writing process and the Charlotte music scene.

Duration:00:44:11

E 21 - Ryan Williams, Time2Fly Music

6/14/2019
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This month Matthew speaks with music promoter Ryan Williams from Time2Fly Music. The two discuss: The Crown Town Get Down 2 House of FunkTime2Fly Music

Duration:00:27:09

E20 - Eric Levasseur from Records on the Wall

5/11/2019
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This month the QCMP broadcasts live from the Charlotte SHOUT! festival at Coco and the Director coffee house in Uptown Charlotte. The QCMP was invited by the Queen City Podcast Network to participate in a three day event of live podcast events. Our guest for this special event is Eric Levasseur from Records on the Wall - a local live music resource filled with an events calendar, artists interviews, video and local venue listings.

Duration:00:36:36

E19 - The Business People

4/22/2019
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This month Matthew talks with Nick and Tony from one of Charlotte's top rock bands The Business People. They discuss the bands history, their songwriting process, the local music scene and what's coming up in 2019 for the band.

Duration:00:46:01

E18 - Tiny Stage Concerts

3/13/2019
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This month Matthew stops by Tiny Stage Concerts to speak with Louis Beeler. The two sit down to discuss how he got started, singer/songwriters in Charlotte and everything that goes into a Tiny Stage Concert video.

Duration:00:23:52

E17 - DZ Mauldin from Shotgun Saints

2/16/2019
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This month Matthew speaks with DZ Mauldin from Shotgun Saints and Union Jax to discuss the musical influences, what it means to be performing on-stage, the local scene in Charlotte and why he put together DZ's Weekly Carolina's Live Music Listing.

Duration:00:38:18

E16 - Province of Thieves

1/16/2019
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This month Matthew talks with Brad Davidson and Greg Moore from Province of Thieves. The trio discuss the bands history, their process of songwriting and listen to tracks from their upcoming recording Weight of the Sky.

Duration:00:40:37

E15 - Steve Stoeckel

12/26/2018
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This month Matthew heads to the NC Music Factory to speak with Steve Stoeckel about musical history,electronics repair, Hofner basses, songwriting and his current projects. If you are not familiar with Steve he is one quarter of The Spongetones, one-half of the Jamie and Steve duo, a member of the Pop Co-Op and until his recent retirement ran a successful electronics repair business frequented by many local musicians.

Duration:00:39:45

E14 - NC Guitar Works

11/18/2018
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This month Matthew heads over to NC Guitar Works to speak with owner and luthier Nick Plesz. NC Guitar Works is a full service guitar repair shop which also works on all types of fretted instruments.

Duration:00:23:48

E13 - Akita

10/1/2018
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This month Matthew speaks with Patrick Buckley, drummer and co-founding member of the newly formed funk band Akita. The two discuss what got Patrick into music, his musical journey and the evolution of Akita. To listen to or purchase more tracks by Akita head to: akitafunk.bandcamp.com. For booking contact the band at: booking.akita@gmail.com.

Duration:00:40:03

E12 - Randy Franklin, Rock Musician/Songwriter

9/1/2018
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This month celebrates the one year anniversary of the Queen City Music Podcast! Matthew sits down with local music legend Randy Franklin to discuss his musical history in Charlotte, the album Bloodlines, songwriting and his upcoming album.

Duration:00:41:33

E11 - Shannon Lee, Singer/Song Writer and Open Mic Host

8/1/2018
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This month host Matthew Ablan speaks with Shannon Lee who may probably be best know for locally for hosting the open mic night's Shannon's Jam. The two discuss her found her way from the world of opera into rock, her album Crystal Butterfly and the evolution of her open mic night.

Duration:00:41:55

E10 - Robert Teixeira, classical guitar

7/6/2018
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This month host Matthew Ablan speaks with classical guitarist Robert Teixeira. The two discuss how Robert got involved with the classical guitar, the guitar programs at Queens University and CPCC, performing with the Bechtler Ensemble and composing. The music heard in this episode is from the cd Shade Grown by Robert and his wife Tanja. This episode is dedicated to the memory of Nathan Richie.

Duration:00:40:34

E9 - The Charlotte Blues Society

6/12/2018
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This month Matthew sits down with The Charlotte Blues Society president Mary London Szpara to talk about the society's history, outreach program and all things blues. Look for CBS on Facebook. QCMP intro voice-over work provided by Nathan Ritchie.

Duration:00:51:58

E8 - Piedmont Artist Profiles

5/8/2018
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This month Matthew interviews James "Mick" McMahen from Piedmont Artist Profiles. The two talk about a the local music scene, the in's and out's of podcasting and where PAP is headed. Check PAP out on YouTube and Facebook. QCMP voice-over intro provided by Nathan Ritchie.

Duration:00:40:14

E7 - Bill Hanna, jazz musician/educator

4/5/2018
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This month Matthew speaks with Charlotte's elder statesman of Jazz Bill Hanna - a staple of the local music scene. Bill discusses how he fell in love with jazz, his journey as a music educator for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, the jazz program at CPCC and the places in town he spreads his music. QCMP voice over intro provided by Nathan Richie.

Duration:00:40:22

E6 - Tour Merchandising - Jennings Compton

3/2/2018
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In this episode Matthew interviews Jennings Compton regarding tour merchandising, management and the crazy things that have happened out on the road. QCMP intro voice-over courtesy of Nathan Richie.

Duration:00:33:43

E5 - Musician & Educator Kevin Brawley

1/31/2018
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This month Matthew speaks with local musician and music educator Kevin Brawley about his solo performances, working with his new group Twenty Three Over Four , his recordings and what he likes about teaching.

Duration:00:58:14