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Friday Jun 13, 2014

hello friends of the american bald eagle! i hope you are all happy, healthy and sexually satisfied citizens of earth. i am good. i went on the new boardwalk that opened behind my apt. it's fucking amazing! i love not having to run on streets or sidewalks next to streets. it's all very luxurious. i want to remind you guys that we're doing a live podcast recoding this tuesday, june 17th at strange brew in austin, tx. my guests will be the hilarious charlie hodge, amazing singer/songwriter, graham wilkinson and one of america's premier dance/rock bands, sphynx! the festivities start at 8 pm. here's some info https://www.facebook.com/events/717473771653649/  come out and get involved with the show!my guest for episode 282 is one of my favorite songwriters/singers/musicians/producers/actors/friends/poets/funny people, billy harvey!!!!! billy and i have been friends for almost 20 years. he's one of the most all-around talented people i know and a great hang. he was in town on tour with salim nourallah and alex dezen and stooped by for a chat. we talked about his newest album in the works, dear danger, playing with katy sagal on "the sons of anarchy" tour, his collaboration with louise goffin, producing, acting, growing a beard, getting off facebook and much, much more. i totally love billy and by the end of our conversation, you will too. let's get down!ciao! -jg

Episode 255: Brian Standefer

Friday Mar 14, 2014

Friday Mar 14, 2014

hello my friends! this episode comes to you from the depths of SXSW 2014. things have been very crazy. i've been running around meeting people for interviews, seeing shows,  i went to awards and had such a great time, i was on a panel called, "the death of podcasting has been exaggerated" and today i'm doing 3 interviews then heading out to houston with my man, kyle crusham to play with SKYROCKET! at the continental club then right back after the gig and more interviews tomorrow. this sxsw has been really busy for me. it's been really fun too. i've enjoyed meeting so many musicians. i set up interviews with artists i really like so that's been a good thing, but it's been really busy. i've gotten some good interviews with really good bands, so be looking for those starting next week.my guest for episode 255 is musician/composer/producer, brian standefer! when i first met brian in 90's he was playing cello for alejandro escovedo's band. since then he started a composing and production group called, screen door music with rob djursoe and bukka allen, composed music for commercials tv and film, started producing albums for other artists, had kids and continued to play cello with many different artists. i've always gotten along with brian. he's a great hang and we have a fantastic conversation. plus, i get to tell his heroic story about when he saved patty griffin's dog and i get to apologize for maybe ruining his wedding. check it out! have a great day.ciao! -jg

Episode 241: Steve Bernal

Saturday Jan 25, 2014

Saturday Jan 25, 2014

Hello my friends. if you normally listen to this show the day it comes out, i'm sorry it's late. i was coming home from a gig in dallas (i talk about the gig in the intro) with some friends on thursday evening when we hit a full-on texas winter snow and ice storm. it took us 7 hours to get 100 miles so we stopped in temple, texas and got the last two hotel rooms and waited out the storm. it was pretty hairy before we got the rooms. parts of the highway were just a sheet of ice. cars were sliding into each other. it was chaos in a winter wonderland. anyway, my friend darin was at the wheel and we made it home safe and sound yesterday afternoon. thanks darin. i was gonna put this out when i got home but i fell asleep and when i woke up in the evening i just ate some dinner and went back to sleep. i guess i needed it. my guest for episode 241 is bass player/cellist and my dear old friend, steve bernal! steve has an extremely interesting story about his journey into rock and roll as a bass player then learning a new instrument in the middle of his career. the cello. he actually went to school for it, joined an orchestra, toured with bands and has made a few albums. his latest is called, portals. it's an album of just bass, cello and drums. steve plays the bass and cello and the drums are played by the legendary barry "frosty" smith. steve and i talk about his colorful musical history, learning world beat and reggae on the road, playing with joe rockhead and a young bob schneider, being a sideman bass player, the billy white trio, learning cello as an adult, his new album, portals and much, much more. i hope you enjoy our conversation as much as i did. ciao! -jg

Episode 232: Gabriel Rhodes

Monday Dec 23, 2013

Monday Dec 23, 2013

merry christmas everyone! happy holidays and all that stuff too!hello friends! i hope this episode finds you all celebrating the season with loved ones. i am getting my shit together to go see my family for christmas. i'm looking forward to the insanity that is my family. i got my christmas shopping done. i bought everyone music at a local record store. hopefully, they'll all like their presents. i even got the babies albums! well, i hope you and yours have a great christmas!my guest for episode 232 is the incredibly talented multi-instrumentalist/engineer/producer, gabriel rhodes!  i've seen him play a few times and i've always been blown away. i got to chat with him at a gig recently and asked him to be on the show and he said yes. gabe is the son of recent guest, kimmie rhodes, so he grew up in the music world. we had a great conversation about working in willie nelson's studio at age 13,being a skater, his experiences with willie, tom jones, inxs and olivia newton john, learning to record, becoming a producer, making his newest album, the beautiful old and much, much more. i had a great time getting to know gabe. i'm sure you will too. merry christmas!ciao! -jg

Episode 209: David Sanger

Tuesday Oct 08, 2013

Tuesday Oct 08, 2013

hello my friends! i hope all is well in your world. my world is good right now. i made an appointment to get some custom earplugs made. i have some i had made a while ago, but i think it's time for some new ones. i'm getting fitted tomorrow. i'll let you know how it goes. i spent some time recording some new music yesterday. i'm planning on recording all week. i'll let you know how it goes.my guest for episode 209 is drummer/producer/music business man and all-around great hang, david sanger! david has been the drummer for alseep at the wheel for 27 years. we talk about his journey with that band which includes 20 grammy nominations with 6 grammy wins. he's married to his bandmate, elizabeth mcqueen. elizabeth was on the show a couple of months ago. david came by the apartment a while back and we sat down and talked about, asleep at the wheel, hee haw, california, professional frisbee players, legal ecstasy, producing albums, record distribution, huey lewis and much much more! i had a great time getting to know david. i'm sure you will too. ciao! -jg

Monday Jun 24, 2013

hello friends! i hope this podcast finds you happy and enjoying your life. things are good here. i had a nice weekend. i spent some time with my dogs, saw some great comedy and music and i saw the pussy riot documentary. look up pussy riot. seriously. their story is unbelievable. right now, i'm getting ready to go see the movie "a band called death" and see death perform and i'm going to their soundcheck... they have an amazing story. i'm looking forward to this awesome experience.
hey! i want to remind you that if you're in austin, i'll be playing a solo show this thursday, june 27th at 8pm at the saxon pub. come on out. i'll sing you some songs, tell you some stories and entertain you until you're satisfied. do it!
my guest for episode 183 is asleep at the wheel's amazingly talented, elizabeth mcqueen. elizabeth not only plays with asleep at the wheel, she has a solo career, children and is married to her bandmate! i didn't know her when we booked this thing, but through the conversation, i think we became pals! we talk about her upbringing, travels, moving to austin, her solo career, joining asleep at the wheel, touring with her husband and family, our love for maron, older dudes/younger chicks, writing songs, "closet drapers", "the laziest girl in town", her new album and just how she balances all of this stuff and maintains. she's a great hang. hopefully,  we'll be talking to her husband, david sanger soon. i hope you enjoy our conversation. i sure did.
ciao! -jg

Tuesday Jun 11, 2013

hello my friends! i hope you're all doing well and your life is going along as planned. i had a little wrinkle in my plan this weekend... skyrocket has a slow june so i booked 3 sunday brunch gigs that paid pretty well. check out the story on today's show. i want to remind you that next wednesday, june 19th at 7pm at strange brew in austin, texas, we have a live "how did i get here?" recording!!!! my guests will be nakia, jazz mills, aj vallejo and the boxing lesson (who's latest album was produced by today's guest,  frenchie smith).  there is no cover! we'll be giving away some gifts! and... the we'll be taking some questions from the audience. come out. let's get down!
my guest for episode 179 is producer/guitar hero, chris "frenchie" smith! you might know frenchie from the bands he's been in, sixteen deluxe and you heart attack. you might also know him from one of the 200 albums he's produced including, and you will now us by the trail of dead, the toadies, the meat puppets, built to spill, jet and many, many more. i've been friends with frenchie since 1991 when were both employees at whole foods, so it was great to sit down and talk to him about everything including growing up in oklahoma, moving to austin, glaze, producing, sixteen deluxe, young heart attack,the bubble, frenchie smith records, shopping with justin from the darkness and much, much more. i had a great time catching up with him. i bet you will too.
ciao! -jg

Episode 175: Les RAV

Tuesday May 28, 2013

Tuesday May 28, 2013

hello friends! i hope this episode finds you well. i'm doing well. i just got back from seeing my friend todd wolfson's monthly monkey nest show. it was really good. i had never seen some of the people play. the best part was my friend georgia getting up and singing. also, emily gimble and katie holmes were amazing! i also saw star trek 3d. it was good. i played the rest of the weekend. what did you do with your memorial day weekend?
hey austin friends! i'll be playing a solo acoustic show at the saxon pub THIS wednesday, may 29th at 9 pm. click here for info https://www.facebook.com/events/550503158326310/ if you're in austin, come on out! i'd love to see you.
my guest for episode 175 is lauren bruno from the band, les rav. i saw les rav like a year ago. i thought they were really good and best of all, really different, dramatic and epic. i got to talk to lauren that night and we really hit it off. anyway, now they're about to go into the studio to start recording an album. they've got and indie gogo going until june 12th. you can donate some money and help them realize their dream by going to http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-les-rav-spread-the-light-and-record-the-debut-album . anyway, lauren came by and we talked about her journey, her music, her time at berklee college of music, living with illness and staying strong. i hope you enjoy my conversation with lauren. i did.
ciao! - jg

Episode 170: Mark Hallman

Friday May 10, 2013

Friday May 10, 2013

hey folks! don't forget... we have a live podcast THIS monday, may 13th 2013 at 7pm at the saxon pub in austin, tx!!!! our guests will be, the edison chair, david cotton and maybe a "special guest". if you're in austin, come do this with us. say hi afterwards. here's a link to the event page on facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/166923630137127/
hello friends!!!! i hope you are all living the proverbial dream today. i am back! we had some technical difficulties this week here at the studio. lost a whole episode in all of the confusion... it was a great conversation with one of my favorite comics, john tole. we'll do it again and i don't think it will happen again. is anyone out there a garageband specialist? i'm thinking about getting a new laptop and changing the way i record these podcasts and i could use some help/direction. other than that, i've been doing a lot of podcasts. i have some good shows for you guys...
my guest for episode 170 is my mentor, producer/mixer/mastering guy/musician, mark hallman! i've known mark for over 30 years. he's the guys that brought me into this whole "music career". he put me in his band when i was 16. (i'll post some videos on the "how did i get here?" facebook page.) mark's been in the game for a long, long time, he owns the congress house studio here in austin. he's produced such luminaries as, carole king, ian matthews,  eliza gilkyson, will sexton and many, many more, he spent some years touring with dan fogelberg, he started a mixing and mastering career and has a thriving studio in a time when studios are dying off. we talk about all that stuff and so much more. i love mark dearly and owe him a great deal of thanks and acknowledgement for being so supportive, being such a great role model and teaching me music. enjoy!
ciao! -jg

Episode 158: Carl Thiel

Friday Mar 29, 2013

Friday Mar 29, 2013

hello my friends! how are you? have you had a good week? i have. it's been mellow. making a lot of music and doing some interviews. i've got a lot of good interviews coming up for you. will knaak, paula nelson, danny crooks and robyn ludwick are all coming up in the next couple of weeks. i'm getting my shit together to go play with SKYROCKET! tonight. i haven't played with them in three weeks. i miss them and i sure could use the money. what are you up to this weekend? tweet at me. i'm @johnnygoudie on twitter. oh on this episode i read some facebook comments and tweets. what's up?
my guest for episode 158 is extremely accomplished producer/composer, carl thiel. i've known carl for a long time and i've had the pleasure of working with him a couple of times and hanging out with him. he's a great guy and i just found out that he became a u.s. citizen today. congratulations carl!!! so, over a month ago,  carl came by the apartment and we got to sit down and talk about growing up in mexico, film school, making four-track music for commercials, producing records for bob schneider and many other musical luminaries, making music with/for robert rodriguez films, making films and much, much more. i hope you enjoy our conversation. i did.
ciao! -jg

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