Episode 777: William Harries Graham Returns!

• February 15th, 2019

Hello friends! Austin's own, William Harries Graham returns to the show for episode 777! His new album, the beautiful and dreamy, Jakes, drops next Friday, February 22. He'll be celebrating with a release show at Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden on March 30th and a Waterloo Records in-store on Sunday, March 3rd. You can always catch his Continental Club residency Wednesdays at 9:30 and his all-star Lo-Jinx Orchestra on the first Sunday of every month at Radio Coffee. Go to williamharriesgraham.com for music, show dates and more. William and I have a great conversation about making Jakes, his musical partnership with Abra Moore, balancing a music career and college and much more! I always love chatting with this brilliant, thoughtful and talented gentleman. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG


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Episode 776: Go Fever Returns!

• February 12th, 2019

Hello friends! Go Fever's outspoken, outrageous and insanely talented, Acey Monaro returns to to the show for episode 776! Their new ep, the gorgeous, Daydream Hawker is out now and available where ever you stream or download your jams. They'll be playing at The Hole In The Wall here in Austin this Thursday 2/14 and they're doing a Waterloo Records instore this Sunday 2/17 at 5 pm. They're also heading out on a midwest and west coast tour starting on March 20th. Go to gofeverband.com for music, tour dates, videos and more. Acey and I have an amazing conversation about her colorful childhood in Australia, becoming a music business leader at a very young age, being an outsider, making Daydream Hawker and much more! This was one of my favorite conversations I've had on this show. I'm sure it will be one of yours. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 775: Rebecca Loebe

• February 8th, 2019

Hello friends! Singer/songwriter, Rebecca Loebe is my guest for episode 775! Rebecca's latest album, the beautiful and introspective, Give Up Your Ghosts drops TODAY, Friday, February 8th! She's is heading out on tour today. She''l be at The Mucky Duck in Houston tonight, Fri. 2/8, The Saxon Pub in Austin tomorrow, Sat. 2/9 and after that she'll be hitting Canada, The United States, U.K., Ireland and Europe until June. Go to rebeccaloebe.com for music, videos, tour dates and more. We have a great conversation about her 15 years of constantly writing, making records and touring, her time on The Voice, making Give Up Your Ghosts, Berklee College of Music, when we met in 2006 in Atlanta and much more! I hope you enjoy getting to now Rebecca. I sure did. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 774: Daisy O’Connor IV

• February 5th, 2019

Hello friends! Singer/songwriter, Daisy O'Connor returns to the show for episode 774! Her latest ep, the dreamy and raw, Ether, drops this Friday, February 8th! She'll be celebrating with release show at Cosmic Coffee + Beer here in Austin on Sunday, February 10th at 8pm. Go to daisyoconnor.com for music, Patreon link, show dates and more! We have a great conversation about making Ether with her band, her adventurous, artistic journey, the weird times we live in, crazy families, why Austin feels like home and much more! I always have a great time hanging out and talking to Daisy. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 773: The Higher Ups / Altamesa Returns!

• February 1st, 2019

Hello friends! I have a double-header for you today! First up, Gray Parsons, who's one-man recording project The Higher Ups have just released it's debut album, the brilliant, Eternal Return. Gray wrote, recorded and produced the album all by himself on his Tascam 388 analog tape recorder (my all time favorite machine) and you can find it The Higher Ups Bandcamp page. Gray and I have a great conversation about making an album by yourself on analog equipment, the biblical imagery on the album, what is a nihilist and more. Next up, Altamesa frontman Evan Charles joins me. Their new album, the dark and dreamy, Idol Frontier drops next Friday, 2/8. They're celebrating with a release show on that same night at Cheer Up Charlie's here in Austin. Go to altamesamusic.com for show dates, music and more. Evan and I talk about the gothic element in their sound, his musical journey, co-producer Jonas Wilson, recording to tape and much more! I had a great time getting to know these brilliant artists. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 772: Beth // James Return!

• January 29th, 2019

Hello friends! Mikaela Beth Kahn and Jordan James Burchill Better known as Beth // James return to the show for episode 772! Their new ep, Falling drops this Friday, February 1st and they're celebrating with a release show that same day at The cactus Cafe' here in Austin. Go to bethjamesband.com for music, tour dates videos and more. We have a great conversation about making Falling, the year of struggles reflected in the album, "Blackkklansman", their recent engagement and much more! Enjoy getting to know Beth // James. I sure did. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 771: JT Habersaat / Dynamite Hack

• January 25th, 2019

Hello friends! We have a double-header for you today! First up, I talk to Chad Robinson from Austin rock band, Dynamite Hack via Skype. We have a great conversation about their new album, Loaded With Cobras out February 15th, the state of the Hack, making boats in San Diego and more! You can pre-order the album digitally and on vinyl at dynamitehack.org. Next up, The Godfather of Punk Comedy/label owner/Altercation Comedy Festival founder/author/podcaster/Altercation Punk Comedy Tours founder, JT Habersaat! JT is actually on the road doing Altercation Road Stories Live with Riverboat Gamblers' Mike Wiebe, The Sword's Kyle Shutt and more when this podcast comes out. Go to jtcomedy.com for tour dates, podcasts, books and all things JT. We have a great conversation about almost all of JT's endeavors including Altercation Magazine, his road to comedy, his albums and books, his punk rock roots and the punk ethos that's kept him kicking ass and taking names and much more! I had a great time getting to know JT. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 770: On the Record | An ATX Music Marketplace & Panel w/ Chris “Frenchie” Smith, Kathy Valentine and Louis Black Live at Native Hostel!

• January 22nd, 2019

In December of last year, The Austin Music Foundation invited me to do some live panel discussions with three legendary Austin creatives about their journey and "how they got here" at the On the Record An ATX Marketplace and Panel event at Native Hostel. I sat down and got into it with producer/musician, Chris "Frenchie" Smith, Kathy Valentine from The Go-Go's and The Bluebonnets and Louis Black film producer, co-founder of SXSW, The Austin Chronicle and the new Sex Hawke Black Records. I would like to thank On the Record sponsors, Vinylmnky, Native Hostels, SXSW and The Austin Music Foundation for having me. I would also like to thank WERD Productions for recording the show and running the sound. I hope you enjoy these inspiring conversations with these legendary creative trailblazers. I sure did. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

 

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Episode 769: Charlie Faye & The Fayettes Return!

• January 18th, 2019

Hello friends! Charlie Faye from Charlie Faye & The Fayettes returns to the show for episode 769! Their new album, The Whole Shebang drops on Friday, February 8th. They have a few singles from the album available now where ever you stream and download your music. Go to charliefayeandthefayettes.com for music, show dates, video and more. If you live in Austin, you can see them at their release show Friday February 8th at The Continental Club in Austin. We have a great conversation about making The Whole Shebang with producer, Eric Holden, taking some steps with their sound, writing for the album, our favorite podcasts and tv show and much more! I always have a great time chatting with Charlie. Enjoy! Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 768: Anna Larson

• January 15th, 2019

Hello friends! Keyboard player, Anna Larson, from The Wheelwrights and more is my guest for episode 768! Anna's debut solo album, Shifting Sand drops on Friday, February 8th, but you can hear the first two singles, "Acting Alone" and "Where Were You" where ever you stream and download music. She's celebrating the release of Shifting Sand with a release show at The Townsend here in Austin on Friday, February 9th. Go to annalarsonmusic.com for music, videos, shows and more. We have a great conversation about her transition from "classical pianist" to keyboard playing songwriter, making Shifting Sand and much more! I hope you enjoy getting to know Anna. I sure did. Let's get down!

Ciao!n -JG

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