Episode 696: Built By Snow / Shy Beast Stops By!

• May 14th, 2018

Hello gang! JP and Matt from Austin rock band, Built By Snow are my guests for epsiode 696! Their latest album, Mega is available now where ever you download or stream your jams. They don't have any shows on the books but you can find their music, videos, shows and more at builtbysnow.com I have a great conversation with JP and Matt about their journey as a band, our love of strange electronic instruments, making Mega, what it takes to be a rock band in the 21st century and much, much more! I had a great time getting to know thee dudes. I'm sure you will too. Plus, my friends, MC and Andrew from Shy Beast stop by to talk about their latest single, the brilliant, "My Stride" out this Saturday, May 19th and their release show at The Mohawk here in Austin that same night. Go to shybeast.com for more info. Also, don't forget to join us THIS Sunday, May 20th at 6pm at One-2-One Bar here in Austin for a live recording of episode 700! I have a great panel of guests lined up and there's no cover. More info HERE! Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 695: Miller Campbell

• May 11th, 2018

Hello friends! Seattle based, Country & Western singer/songwriter, Miller Campbell is my guest for episode 695! Her debut EP, Sweet Whiskey produced by, Geoff Ott (Three Doors Down) is available now where ever you stream and download music. She's also in Austin tomorrow, Saturday, May 12th at Swan Dive. You can find her music, videos, tour dates and more at millercampbell.com. Miller and I have a great conversation about growing up in the Pacific Northwest, being musical theater, having her jaw wired shut for 18 months after surgery, trying to become a Vegas Showgirl, getting recruited by the CIA and much more! I had a great time getting to know Miller. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down! 

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 694: Kelly Willis Returns!

• May 8th, 2018

Hello friends! Americana sweetheart, Kelly Willis returns to the show for episode 694! Her first solo album in over a decade, the beautiful, Back Being Blue comes out next Friday, May 18th and she's about to head out on her first solo tour in quite some time in support of it. She's released three singles from the album that you can find where ever you download or stream music. Find tour dates, music, videos and more at Kellywillis.com. Kelly and I have a great conversation about what she's been up to in the 11 years in between solo albums, working with her husband, Bruce Robison, making Back Being Blue on actual analog tape, dealng with anxiety, "Bob Roberts" the movie and much more! Kelly is an amazing artist and such a soulful person. I hope you enjoy our conversation. I sure did. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 693: Sphynx #6

• May 4th, 2018

Hello friends! Electro-pop trio, Sphynx return to the show for episode 693! This is their 6th time on the show and they're one of my favorite bands / group of dudes around right now. Their latest single, the electrifying "Patterns" is available now where ever you find music. Go to sphynxmusic.com for music, videos, tour dates and more. We have a great conversation about their recent U.K. tour, SXSW adventures, new recordings, their hilarious "Tiny Desk" submission, the cover songs they choose and much, much more! I always have a blast chatting with these guys. Enjoy! Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 692: Fair City Fire Returns! / Stephanie Marlar W/ “May The 4th Be With Y’all” Stops By!

• May 1st, 2018

Hello friends! Austin rockers, Fair City Fire return for episode 692! Their new album, Shake Your Bones dropped a couple of weeks ago and they're currently on a national tour supporting it. Tonight, Tuesday, May 1st, They'll be at Emporium in Chicagi IL, Wednesday, May 2nd they'll be at Wisco in Madison WI then on to Nebraska and more. Go to Faircityfire.com for more tour dates, music, videos and more! I had a great chat with guys about making Shake Your Bones, the writing process, their podcast "Say It Loud Podcast" touring the U.S., we play a couple of rounds of "The Name Game" and much more! Plus Stephanie Marlar from "May The 4th Be With Y'all" stops by to  chat about this Star Wars themed charity event benefitting Ronald Mcdonald Houde Charities of Central Texas and taking place this Friday, May 4th at C-Boys here in Austin, TX from 5pm -2 am! Go to maythe4thbewaithyall.com for more info on this cool event! Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 691: Mobley

• April 27th, 2018

Hello friends! Songwriter/producer/one-man-band/multimedia artist, Mobley is my guest for episode 691! His brand new album, the amazing, Fresh Lies, Vol. I is out TODAY Friday, April 27th! He'll be celebrating with an instore at Waterloo Recrods in Austin today (Fri. 4/27) at 5pm. Mobley heads out on tour of The U.S. next week with some stops in Mexico from May 3rd - July 19th. Go to Mobleywho.com for music, tourdates, videos and much more. We have a great conversation about growing up all over the world with his father in the Marines, his relationship with America, being a completely self-contained artist, making Fresh Lies, Vol. I a couple of times and throwing it out until it was right and much more! I had a great time getting to know this talented and thoughtful artist. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 690: American Dreamer

• April 24th, 2018

Hello friends! Sasha Klare-Ayvazian and Audrey Lee from Austin based, orchestral folk band, American Dreamer are my guests for episode 690! Their latest single, the breathtaking, "Take It Slowly" is available now wherever you download or stream music. They'll be playing Next Friday, May 4th at Mayfest in Ft. Worth, TX and Saturday, May 5th at the Violet Crown Festival in Austin, TX. Go to americandreamermusic.com for tour dates, music, videos and more. Sasha and Audrey stopped by the apartment back in February and we had a great conversation about Sasha's journey from budding indie-rock stardom to making orchestral folk music, being educators as much as performers, the importance of community outreach as musicians, how the band collectively possesses seven graduate degrees in music, bringing the classical world into the folk and rock and much more. I had a great time getting to know Sasha and Audrey. I'm sure you will to. Let's get down! 

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 689: Candace / Gold Casio

• April 20th, 2018

Hello friends! We have a Portland-centric, SXSW 2018 double-header for you guys today! Julius and Brock from Portland, Oregon's big and crazy Nu-Disco band, Gold Casio came by the apartment while they were here for SXSW 2018! Their brand new e.p. Sinners is out TODAY Friday 4/20! Go to goldcasio.band for tour info, music, videos and more. We have a great conversation about being a gold plated nu-disco band, touring their way down to SXSW, the logistics of keeping a big band on the road, making Sinners and much more! After that, I am joined by Portland country-shoegaze trio, Candace! Their gorgeous new album, New Ruins is out now. The album was recorded in rural Iowa and mixed by the legendary, Larry Crane (The Tape-Op magazing guy). You can find their music, tourdates and more at candaceisaband.com. We have a great conversation about making New Ruins in the aftermath of the 2016 election, the meaning of "country-shoegaze", touring their way down to SXSW 2018, The similarities between Portland and Austin and much, much more! I had a great time getting to know both of these amazingly talented bands. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 688: The Accidentals Return Again! / Ty Richards Drops By!

• April 17th, 2018

Hello friends! Traverse City, Michigan's own Sony Masterworks recording artists, The Accidentals return to the show today! Their latest album, the amazing and fully-realized, Odyssey is out now and they're currently out on tour supporting it. See them on April 24th at The Mill in Iowa City, Iowa, April 25th at Knuckle Head's Saloon in Kansas City, MO and more. Go to theaccidentalsmusic.com for more tour info, music, videos and more. Katie, Sav and Michael stopped by the apartment while they were in town for SXSW 2018 and we had a great conversation about making Odyssey, what they've been up to for the last two years since they were last on the show and much, much more! I always have a blast talking to these lovely kids. Plus, Ty Richards stops by to talk about his sophomore album, the amazing, Welcome To Flat Earth and his release show this Friday 4/20 at Mosaic Sound Collective. Go to tyrichards.com for show and ticket information. Enjoy my conversations with these great artists. I sure did. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 687: The Nightowls Return! / Arthur Yoria Checks In!

• April 13th, 2018

Hello friends! Ryan Harkrider, frontman for Austin soul band, The Nightowls returns to the show for episode 687! The Nightowls are releasing a new album, the brilliant, We Are The Nightowls, on April 27th. I've been listening to it like crazy lately. Check out the first single, "Don't It Feel Weird?" out now. If you live in Austin, you can get one early as they'll be selling them early at their release show at The Continental Club on Friday, April 20th. They're also heading to the West Coast starting at the beginning of May. Go to wearethenightowls.com for tour dates, music, videos and more. Ryan and I have a great conversation about the changes the band has gone through since his last visit, making We Are The Nightowls, touring as a large band, their long-running Sunday residency at Icenhauer's here in Austin and much, much more! Plus, my old friend and one of my favorite songwriters, Arthur Yoria checks in. He's just released a gorgeous new album, After You on Splice Records and he's celebrating with a release show here in Austin TONIGHT, Friday, April 13th at The Cactus Cafe'! Go to arthuryoria.com for more info and get After You. I love it! Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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