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UNCOVER & DISCOVER: a Music Show for Music Heads #9

9/8/2015
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This week featuring... Matt Jaffe & the Distractions :: Dark Waves :: III :: Immune :: Decoded :: TALAWA

Duration: 00:26:44


LIVE at DARREN'S with The Shakers

8/17/2015
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The Shakers came over and dropped their sultry, sexy, hypnotic Rock grooves and some Bocce balls. During the heated match the band shares how they've upped their live performance game with Aerialists. I've seen it and it blows away holograms.

Duration: 00:23:42


UNCOVER & DISCOVER: a Music Show for Music Heads #8

7/21/2015
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UNCOVER & DISCOVER a Music Show for Music Heads This week featuring... Sonny Boy Thorn :: Tennis System :: Name The Band :: The Soaks :: Vanessa Silberman

Duration: 00:27:39


LIVE at DARREN'S with The Mowgli's

6/30/2015
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Whether it's a massive stage on their sold out Kids In Love Tour or a backyard deck, The Mowgli's infectious harmonies are a roaming, feel-good, sign-a-long party & everyone's invited. Come on in.

Duration: 00:08:40


LIVE at DARREN'S w/ Sonny Boy Thorn

3/10/2015
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Christopher Thorn (Blind Melon, AWOLNATION) & Davie Dennis (Voxhaul Broadcast) brought in friends from Foo Fighters, Maroon 5, Trashcan Sinatras & Wallflowers to create a dynamic, singable, and infectious collection of songs bound to be everywhere soon. Christopher & Davie stopped by to play a few songs & talk about recording the forthcoming album.

Uncover & Discover (2-10-15) show 3

2/8/2015
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This week... Kiven :: Animato :: Kori Lynn Deathrow Tull :: LA Font LA Witch :: Wet & Reckless :: Reignwolf

Kyuss founder, Brant Bjork talks music career

1/12/2015
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Raised in Palm Desert two hours east of Los Angeles, Brant Bjork found his way into playing the local underground punk scene by the age of 13. During high school he collected the finest musicians in the desert and established what became Kyuss - one of the most influential Rock bands of the late 80's, early 90's era. In the 25 years since founding Kyuss, Brant tells stories of battling fame, depression, lawsuits and publication deals. He shares his potpourri of musical influences and how...

Duration: 01:08:55


Chia talks adoption, major label promo, The Killers, Radio & more

12/16/2014
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A new mother of an adopted baby girl, Chia shares the emotional highs & lows of the complex adoption process. But long before the baby carriage, and during a prosperous music era (nearly two decades ago), Chia began her career on the Records side of the music business. She illustrates the label promotions process with stories from working with Radio mainstays like The Killers, Fall Out Boy, and Neon Trees. We explore the relationship between Record Labels and Radio and how it effects the...

Duration: 01:02:20


Brad Smith of Blind Melon talks No Rain, Shannon Hoon, songwriting, music b

12/7/2014
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Not only did Brad Smith write a generation-defining song in "No Rain", but he also works wonders with a hammer and nails. His knowledge of construction & acoustics is both fascinating and well-applied to his Studio Wishbone... But before all that he was just a boy from Mississippi, new to LA, busking future hit songs on Venice Beach, eventually forming a band called Blind Melon - then Unified Theory, Abandon Jalopy among others. Brad fills in the blanks and tells the rest of the story on...

Duration: 00:57:07


"Stuttering John" Melendez: Howard Stern & Jay Leno writer/personality (pt

12/1/2014
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...And now the entertaining conclusion with ex-Howard Stern and Jay Leno writer/personality, "Stuttering John" Melendez. We pick-up with John telling the shocking story of the moment his stutter arrived. He goes on to share his perspective on the brilliance & kindness of Jay Leno, royalty checks both big & small, and the future of Howard Stern - which leads to a colorful discussion on the neutering of radio and our censorship-obsessed culture.

Duration: 00:43:22


Andy Clockwise: artist, producer, musician

11/15/2014
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Andy Clockwise, an Aussie from an Irish Folk-singing family, has carved out an unlikely niche of innovative electro-punk. Andy was force-fed the violin at age 4 and has since mastered a wide variety of music making devices. We dive into the theory of "perfection happening when things go wrong." His talents come together in a high energy LIVE show akin to a religious experience. We talk the impact of the 90's Rave scene, the brilliance of LCD Soundsystem and the vast differences between...

Duration: 00:47:50


Foo Fighters' Studio 606 manager Scott Parker

11/11/2014
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Scott Parker is a renaissance Punk Rocker who has worn many hats in the music business - management, A&R, label running - you name it, Scott speaks in-depth and intelligently from his 25 years of experience. With his unique perspective, Scott explains how Foo Fighters tapped into the REAL beauty of music for their Sonic Highways album. We explore what artists & the music industry can learn from the Seattle Seahawks & the NFL. The OC native tells us about the best American songwriter you've...

Duration: 01:04:25


AWOLNATION manager Berko Pearce

11/3/2014
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Berko Pearce is a modern-day music industry philosopher with sage wisdom and insight only found in a journeyman with a few ups & downs. He advises on cashing-in career favors, breaksdown the 15 year music cycle and walks us through the unlikely Alternative-to-Pop radio crossover - and general mega-success - of AWOLNATION "Sail". Berko talks about the new AWOL album, tour plans and his history with front-man Aaron Bruno which goes back two bands and nearly 15 years. With his roots in A&R,...

Duration: 00:58:50


Buzzbands.la founder Kevin Bronson

10/26/2014
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After 35 years in the newspaper business as a designer, editor & sportswriter, Kevin Bronson took his LA Times "hobby" column Buzzbands and launched Buzzbands.la - quickly becoming the go-to spot for all things music discovery in Los Angeles. Kevin's been called "the last great music journalist" and his track record for picking talent reads like a who's who of industry success and radio stardom. Take note as he runs-down his list of the hottest artists coming out of So Cal. Kevin is an...

Duration: 00:56:08


Nick Long of Dark Waves

10/20/2014
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Despite performing just a few live shows and with only an EP in the discography, Nick Long's latest project, Dark Waves, has already been snatched up by a label. "Remarkable things happen when you leave the house" - we discuss this concept as well as break-ups, mortgage scams, excesses, getting nude in public and songwriting muses. Nick reveals the worst piece of news you could hear at 6am, talks about recording in the Foo Fighters footsteps, re-inventing yourself as an artist - and that's...

Duration: 00:37:11


Madchild

9/29/2014
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Co-founder of Swollen Members and an initiate in The Rock Steady Crew, Madchild is a rapper's rapper: a true hip hop artist. This underground MC from BC hustled his way to the top before an addiction took him to rock bottom. Madchild survived, thrives and tells his story as only he can with valuable insight on failure, hard-work and ingenuity. We discuss the business of having fans (Madchild breaks down Insane Clown Posse's Juggalos) and he shares tattoo regrets, the questionable means by...

Duration: 00:55:25


John Ivey, KIIS programmer & musician, talks music biz

9/22/2014
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Equal parts musician & radio junkie, John Ivey found his way onto the radio at age seven. His experiences since span half a century, to tap into his insight I present a wide range of industry topics: singles (hits & misses), egos, Bono, radio edits, guitars, his retirement, NEW music, layoffs vs firings, the art of programming, John's affinity for Nick Jones - too name a few. Any Stories? Plenty, from Pit Bull to The Black Keys and Taylor Swift to Jimmy Buffett. Perhaps most endearing (and...

Duration: 01:32:21


Ras MG of Sublime & Long Beach Dub All-Stars

9/15/2014
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Marshall Goodman, aka Ras MG, is a producer, drummer, turntablist, song writer and key player in the creation of what became the "So Cal Sound". An instrumental part of Sublime, he shares personal stories and insight into his relationship with the band's prolific, talented, yet substance-troubled front-man Bradley Nowell. Ras gets into the creative process of several Sublime hits - the serendipitous sample in "Doin' Time", the quick magic of the #1 Alt-Rock standard "What I Got", the deep...

Duration: 01:40:16


Trina Green

9/9/2014
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Police officer, Homeland Security, TSA Agent, Social Worker, US Army vet, Music Journalist: just a taste of the fascinating resume of Trina Green who dedicates her daylight hours to public service while in the evening devouring the Los Angeles music scene and chronicling it on High Voltage. Trina, with golden, well-versed ears, shares her picks for the next crop of bands to become household names. Are you listening to any of these artists? You should.

Duration: 01:08:37


Slaine

9/3/2014
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Slaine's story starts on the streets of Boston and since the age of 9 his life's saga has been chronicled in meticulously crafted rhymes. It would take 10 years of penning raps before Slaine's first lyrics, with much artificial courage, were dropped live on stage. Movies & music are equal passions for Slaine - he tells the tale of getting kicked out of film school in New York only to be sought out and cast years later by Ben Affleck. With an ingenious knack for the hustle, Slaine found an...

Duration: 01:15:43

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