Episode 859: Shwa Losben Returns!

• November 19th, 2019

Hello friends! San Francisco based screenwriter/songwriter, Shwa Losben returns for episode 859! Shwa's first album in 9 years, the beautiful, You Would have Loved It, produced by Lang Freeman, dropped a couple of weeks ago and is available wherever you stream or download your jams. Go to shwamusic.com for more music and info. Shwa was in a few weeks ago for a screenwriting conference and we had a chance to sit down and catch up. We have a great conversation about his years on tour by himself, making You Would have Loved It, moving to San Francisco and studying screen writing, married life and much more! I had a great time catching up with Shwa. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG


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Episode 858: Tommy Rebel and the Righteous

• November 15th, 2019

Hello friends! Tommy Rebel and Rollie White from Tommy Rebel and the Righteous are my guests for episode 858! Their new album, the Chris "Frenchie" Smith produced rocker, Renaissance Dude drops Friday, January 31st wherever you stream and download your jams. Go to tommyrebelatr.com for music, videos, show dates and more! We have a great conversation about starting a band after watching The Beatles on Ed Sullivan, making Renaissance Dude at The Bubble, life in a power trio and much more! I had a great time getting to know Tommy and Rollie. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 857: Beat Root Revival

• November 12th, 2019

Hello friends!Ben Jones and Andrea Magee, better known as multi-instrumentalist roots duo, Beat Root Revival, are my guests for episode 857! Their brand new album, the Paul Leary produced, Up just dropped in October and is available where ever you stream and download your jams. You can see them on Saturday, November 30th at Saxon Pub in Austin. Go to beatrootrevival.com for more tour dates, videos, music and more. We have a great conversation about staying a team after being a couple, the move from the U.K. to Austin,  making Up, touring with Brian Wilson, Jeff Bridges, Brian Setzer and much more! I had a great time getting to know Andrea and Ben. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 856: Indian & The Jones

• November 8th, 2019

Hello friends! Jesse Schaefer, Tanner Evans and Sarah Dossey from Americana band, Indian & The Jones are my guests for episode 856! Their debut album, Texas drops next Friday, November 15th and they're celebrating with a release show on Thursday, November 14th at The 04 Center in Austin, TX. Go to indianandthejones.com for show dates, music and more. We have a great conversation about making Texas, Bluegrass vs. Country, songwriting, Tanner's knowledge of traditional American music and much more! I had a great time getting to know these talented folks. I'm sure you will too. Plus, we got an award! Check it out HERE! Thank you Austin Chronicle. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 855: Hong Kong Wigs

• November 5th, 2019

Hello friends! Sweet Spirit bass player, Jon Fichter, is the guitar playing frontman of the power trio, Hong Kong Wigs! Jon and Hong Kong Wigs bass player, Anastasia Wright are my guests for episode 855! Their latest single, promoting gun sensibility laws, "I'm So Free" is available exclusively on Bandcamp.com. You can pay-what-you-want for "I'm So Free" with all proceeds going to Everytown For Gun Safety, a nonprofit that advocates for universal background checks on firearm purchases. We have a great conversation about working in several bands, how open-carry gun laws suck, making, "I'm So Free" and their upcoming full-length album with engineer/mixer Dan Duszynski and much more! I had a great time getting to know Jon and Anastasia. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 854: Demi The Daredevil Returns!

• November 1st, 2019

Hello friends! Jeff Azar from Austin pop band, Demi The Daredevil returns to the show for episode 854! Demi The Daredevil has a brilliant new EP out, "Magic + Accidents" available wherever you stream and download your jams. Go to demithedaredevil.com for music, videos, show dates and more. Jeff and I have a great conversation about the musical changes between 2017's "Secret Schitzoid" and the brand new "Magic + Accidents", the amazing video for "Not Having A Blast", changing up the band, dealing with heavy issues through music and much more! I always have a great time hanging with Jeff. I'm sure you will too. Plus, I'm sick. :(

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 853: DAYEATER Returns!

• October 29th, 2019

Hello friends! Austin's loudest psychedelic rock trio, DAYEATER return to the show for episode 853!Their latest single, the nine minute epic, "Nightmare" drops this Thursday, Halloween! They're celebrating with a single/video release show on Halloween night at Kick Butt Café. Go to dayeaterband.com for music, videos, show dates and more. We have a great and hilarious conversation about creating the 9 minute epic "Nightmare", being a band of songwriters, terrible musician jokes, the problem with The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees, working together in the Austin Music Foundation's Artist Development Program and much, much more! I always have a great time hanging out with these amazingly talented and entertaining dudes. I'm sure you will too. Let get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 852: Madi Meeks / Micah Shalom / One Road Austin With Alex Vallejo

• October 25th, 2019

Hello friends! We have three conversations with three different people for episode 851! First up, Alex Vallejo stops by to talk about One Road Austin's concert "Songs Of Love, Equity & Soul", a celebration of Austin's diverse music scene. The show is Wednesday October 30th from 7-10 at Antone's here in Austin. Get tickets and see a list of performers HERE. Next up, ska, reggae artist, Micah Shalom stops by to talk about his musical journey, new single, "Peace Rights Love" (available now wherever you stream or download your jams) and much more. You can see Micah and his band opening for the legendary Skatalites on Saturday, November 9th at Flamingo Cantina here in Austin. Last, but definitely not least, singer/songwriter, Madi Meeks got out of high school to come chat about her self-titled new album, being emotional, the high school for the performing and visual arts, playing The Carousel Lounge and more. Go to madimeeks.com for music, videos, show dates and more. I had a great time getting to know all of these fine people. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 851: Kenny Withrow - Edie Brickell & New Bohemians

• October 24th, 2019

Hello friends! Guitar player, Kenny Withrow from Edie Brickell & New Bohemians is my guest for episode 851! New Bohemians are back together, making new music and they've been on the road and playing festivals this summer. Their latest album, the adventurous and gorgeous, ROCKET is available wherever you stream and download your jams. They've actually been in the studio recording a new album that should be out in 2020. The New Bohemians will be doing an instrumental set at "Day Of The Dead Head" in Austin on Saturday, November 2nd Click HERE for details. Go to ebnewbos.com for all of your Edie Brickell & New Bohemians music, tour dates, videos and more. Kenny and I sat down at Sound Check here in Austin and had a great conversation about the unusual ascension of New Bohemians, his guitar style, making ROCKET, getting to play with Bob Weir and much more. I had a great time getting to know Kenny. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

 

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Episode 850: Steel Betty / Souls Extolled Stop By!

• October 22nd, 2019

Hello friends! Traditional and original American music trio, Steel Betty are my guests for episode 850! Their latest album, the gorgeous, So Darn Lonesome is available now on CD Baby. Go to steelbettyband.com for music, videos, show dates and more. We have a great conversation about Ken Burns' "Country Music" documentary, the culture of Bluegrass Festivals, their love of traditional American music and much more! I had a great time getting to know Steel Betty. I'm sure you will too. Plus, Zach Black from psychedelic, hard rock, ska band, Souls Extolled stops by to talk about their debut album, Follow The Ghost, playing "Frights and Sounds Fest" in San Marcos this weekend. Go to soulsextolled.com for music, show dates and more. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG
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