Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Alex Wise Talks Bobby

 


Greetings Dead Freaks! This episode is a celebration of Bob Weir's birthday and a dive into his unique and ever-changing guitar sound. I am joined by Alex Wise who is a fan, guitar player, and a radio host. We delve into a number of the shifting aspects of Bobby's guitar playing queuing up examples along the way. Afterwards there's a great chunk of live Grateful Dead to round out the show.

You can check out Sea Change Radio, a nationally syndicated weekly radio show covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability at SeaChangeRadio.com. Alex's band, Fog Swamp, has a new album, entitled "Dropped Days", which is out now. Check them out at FogSwamp.com. And all of this can be found by heading to AlexWise.com.


I touch on a little bit of new music in the intro. You can find Nick Mitchell Maiato's new album, "Pino Carrasco" on Bandcamp at: https://wasistdas.bandcamp.com/album/pino-carrasco. You can find the digital release of Gillian Welch & David Rawlings' "All The Good Times Are Past And Gone" also on Bandcamp:  https://gillianwelch.bandcamp.com/album/all-the-good-times.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Eric Renner Brown


Greetings, Dead Freaks! We're back with a fresh episode, this time a talk with writer, Eric Renner Brown. Eric is a writer and editor for Pollstar and, more importantly, a Deadhead. We talked about how he, a younger fan, got into the band, seeing the post-Dead offshoots with his Deadhead Dad and, of course his favorite tapes. After all of that, I've got some tasty selections of live Grateful Dead for you to enjoy so make yourself at home and enjoy the ride!

Also in this episode, I get into some of the great new music that's been catching my ears lately. Previous guests Elkhorn, new solo music from Circles Around The Sun's Dan Horne, the excellent folk of Joan Shelley, and a new live release from Hiss golden Messenger. All of that and so much more can be found in my bandcamp collection at https://bandcamp.com/rowjimmy.

Allow me to remind you that the Brokedown Podcast is part of the Osiris Media. Osiris is creating a community that connects people like you with podcasts and live experiences about artists and topics you love. Sign up for the newsletter at OsirisPod.com to stay in the loop. Also,  Osiris Media works in partnership with JamBase, which connects music fans with the music they love and empowers them to go see live music. Check them out at JamBase.com.

Don't forget to follow the @BrokedownPod twitter account for regular news, live tweetstorms of shows as I listen, and other minutiae. We also have an Instagram account with the same handle. If you like pictures of things, you can find that here: BrokedownPod Instagram. Also, if you use iTunes, please consider posting a review as it really help get the word out.

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