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Episode 755 - The Cult Sounds

The Cult Sounds make their debut on today's episode! I caught up with the group the other night to discuss their sound, their first show, share some stories and songs. We even drop in a brand new unreleased song, a Rock Paper Podcast EXCLUSIVE, titled "Sixth Day Hallelujah." See them LIVE: Oct 20th at Foam with Gary Robert & The Community and Bellhead Find more The Cult Sounds on Facebook & Instagram. Buy some of their music wherever you get digital music or


Episode 754 - Gerald Dusek & Justin Carretta

Singer songwriter Gerald Dusek stops by to talk about his new Solo EP RIVERS and working with guitarist Justin Carretta. We had a lot of fun recording this episode over some Lion's Choice roast beef sandwiches. We dive into the new EP sharing some stories and songs, some their history of playing together, their cover band The Shirts, the 80's, the true meaning of "Tribute" from Tenacious D & much more. On this episode you'll hear: Find RIVERS EP wherever you get digital music! Find more...


Episode 753 - Brandon Karras

Brandon Karras returns to the show to talk about about his upcoming birthday show where he'll be performing as Father Bran Misty, an evening of Father John Misty songs. We talk about his connection with Father John Misty, some of the special guests joining him & much more. See Father Bran Misty LIVE Oct 10th at Off Broadway Be sure to check out his original music as his group Backwash just released a new album Sonic Chronic 2 Thanks to Off Broadway for letting us hang out and record this...


Episode 752 - The Dock Ellis Band

Justin & Jesse of The Dock Ellis Band stop by to talk about how the band formed, their upcoming show, stories from the road, truck driving song, truck stops, biscuits & gravy, and they play 2 songs live acoustic! On this episode you'll hear: See them LIVE 10/4 at South Broadway Athletic Club with Ryan Koenig, Jimbo Darville & The Truckadours, Sons of Ill Repute, Circle The Wagons, Deanna Lee Brown, Sarah Jones, Ryne Watts & hosted by Heather Lindsy. FREE ADMISSION for Truckers! Follow...


Episode 751 - Gutter Merch

Meet Gutter Merch! Denny Blackwell & Joe Baalmann stop by to talk about their new business Gutter Merch, some of their history together, what all they do at Gutter Merch, bands they are currently working with and also talk about their new side project King Skulls! Find all things Gutter Merch on Facebook & Instagram. Opening this show you'll hear a BRAND NEW song! An EXCLUSIVE first listen to a Gutter Merch artist OUTRUN THE FALL's new single "False Awakening." Head over to CD Baby now...


Episode 750 - Justin Johnson

Singer Songwriter Justin Johnson makes his debut on the show! We talk about some of his early days in music, some of his past projects, his brand new solo album, release party, his podcast and more. On this episode you'll hear: Pick up a copy of NEVER COMING HOME at the Release Party! September 28th at Off Broadway with special guests Jenny Roques, Town Cars & O'Ivy. Listen to Justin on Don't Push Podcast wherever you get podcasts! Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify,...


Episode 749 - Cassandra Llea

Singer songwriter Cassandra Llea stops by to talk about her start in music, writing, her upcoming album & her new single & video for "Jaded Love" Find "Jaded Love" and other Cassandra Llea music wherever you get your digital music. Follow her on Facebook & Instagram. Catch her performing around town with her group Dirty Muggs too! This episode was recorded at Lotown Studios in St.Louis, MO. Big thanks to them for letting us use the space again! check out them out at...


Episode 748 - Hugh Vincent

Hugh Vincent stops by to talk about his first guitar, naming it, his new single "Frontier Pioneer", upcoming shows & more. Grab a copy of "Frontier Pioneer" wherever you get your digital music. See Hugh LIVE 9/12 Heavy Anchor with Little Lizard & Sister Wizzard 9/28 Schlafly Tap Room with Rocio B, Eldraco Price & Free Nation Follow Hugh on Facebook & Instagram.


Episode 747 - Garrett & Taylor for Summer Sundown Festival

Garrett Burris & Taylor Steele stop by the show to talk about Summer Sundown music festival happening this weekend, their band Taylor Steele & The Love Preachers, Toy Story & play some live acoustic! On this episode you'll hear: Check out their album SEARCHING available on Spotify & Bandcamp. Follow Summer Sundown & Taylor Steele and The Love Preachers on Facebook & Instagram.


Episode 746 - Justin Ra

Singer songwriter & Multi-instrumentalist Justin Ra joins me on today's show! Recorded at Lotown Studios in St.Louis, MO where Justin recorded his debut album. We talk about his album, his new music video, stories behind the songs & give you a sneak peek at a few songs. See Justin LIVE 9/7 at Fellowship for World Beat Festival Follow Justin Ra on Facebook for more info! On this episode you'll hear: Pick up AGE OF THE SPIRIT wherever you get your digital music!


Episode 745 - Joe Bizelli 3

Joe Bizelli RETURNS! Recorded live from New Melle, MO at The Bizelli home with Joe's Parents! We had a blast recording this one. We talked about a lot about Debbstock coming up that Joe is a part of, recording his debut album, play some live acoustic and share stories behind these songs. On this episode you'll hear: See Joe Bizelli LIVE 9/8 at Old Rock House for Debbstock with Matt Wynn, Big Mike Aguirre & The Blu City Allstars, Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band, Jackson Stokes &...


Episode 744 - Ethan Jones

I took a drive to Soulard in St.Louis, MO to meet up with my friend Ethan Jones. We had a good time sharing some stories of his start in music, John Mayer, playing with Dr.Zhivegas, meeting Pauly Shore & much more. On this episode you'll hear: See him LIVE: 9/3 at Hammerstone's 9/5 at Hammerstone's 9/12 at Doits Village Inn with Generation Jones 9/15 at Chandler Hills Winery with Ashley Haynes 9/24 at Broadway Oyster Bar For all Dr.Zhivegas dates visit Follow...


Episode 743 - Wombmates

The other night I stopped in to visit my friends & twin brothers Jake & Noah, better known together as Wombmates. We discussed some of their musical history between past bands and recording with Matt Amelung. We talk about following Dead & Company around the country. We also get into their own original music and how all of this has changed their sound. They perform 2 songs live acoustic on the show: Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. Be sure to subscribe to their YouTube channel for more...


Episode 742 - David Maness, Jesse McClary & Zach Anderson Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase 7.9.19

I invited my buddies David Maness (The Maness Brothers), Jesse McClary & Zach Anderson of Old Capital Square Dance Club to join me at Naked Vine in Chesterfield. This is the live audio recorded during the Singer Songwriter Storytelling showcase on July 9th, 2019. Please support these wonderful artists and pick up some of their music wherever you buy music. Physical copies available at any of the shows! Up next: September 10th we'll have Andrew Dahle (Andrew & The Dolls), Taylor Steele...


Episode 741 - The Tungsten Groove

This week I had the opportunity to sit with my friends The Tungsten Groove! We get in to how the group came together, upcoming show Saturday night at Old Rock House, their album and even play a little live acoustic! See them Saturday 8/24 at Old Rock House in St.Louis, MO with Old Capital Square Dance Club & Allie Vogler. KSHE95 will also be there 6-8 giving away some stuff with Lern! Tickets at On this episode you'll hear: Pick up The Tungsten Groove album wherever you get...


Episode 740 - Qstreet

Boom! I'm back with a brand new episode with St.Louis rockers Qstreet! I caught up with the group at the band practice to talk about their debut EP and share some stories behind each track as we give it a proper preview on today's show. We also talking about their Release Party, answer questions from the fans, making videos, one of their favorite websites and much more. On this episode you'll hear: Find UNSPEAKABLE THINGS by Qstreet where you get digital music! See them LIVE August 24...


Episode 739 - Tyler Kasch 3

Tyler Kasch of Hard Loss returns to the show! We talk about his new adventure into podcasting with his show 4th Line Goon, his music festival Floor Fest, upcoming Hard Loss shows, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, White Claws & much more. See Tyler LIVE 8/10 at Floor Fest at Elk's Lodge in Afton, MO with Hard Loss, Ashland, The Few, The Day After, Unimagined, City Of Parks, The Winks, Man The Helm, Kill Their Past, Skylines, Cover Letter, Ryan Cheney, Gossip Machine & Positive Punk. $15 8/17...


Episode 738 - Kill Em All

Meet STL Hip Hop group Kill Em All on today's episode! Kill Em All is comprised of Que Houston (MC) & Mikey Buzz Killian (Producer). We get into how the group started, their debut album, stories behind the tracks, upcoming shows, Hunger Games & much more! Get an exclusive sneak peek the new album: Grab a copy of "Gemini (Part 1 & 2)" everywhere digitally on Friday 8/9. See Kill Em All LIVE: 8/10 at Fubar 8/16 at Blank Space for BlankFest 8/17 at The Monocle with Chuckie Campbell, The...


Episode 737 - Ryan Torpea

Ryan Torpea returns to the show! I caught up with Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter at his home to discuss some of the latest projects he's involved in like with L.S. Xprss, Animals in Hindsight and being a front man in Ryan Torpea & The Shakey Hands. We also get into his work with Al Holiday & The East Side Rhythm Band's new album ALL ST.LOUIS REVUE. On this episode you'll hear: See Ryan LIVE August 10 Al Holiday & the East Side Rhythm Band All St.Louis Revue at Grub N Groove Follow...


Episode 736 - Andrew Gibson

St.Louis Drummer Andrew Gibson stops by the show to discuss some of the early days of music, getting into hip hop, performing with Mathias & The Pirates, his work with Freedom Arts & Education Center, and his upcoming album Freedom Sounds. See Andrew LIVE 8/3 with Mo E Allstars at The Dark Room 8/10 8th Annual Freedom Arts Expo On this episode you'll hear: Mathias & The Pirates "Bump 95" ft Abstract Rude Andrew Gibson "What You Got" ft Hearskra-Z & Fallout Find more info about Mathias...