Episode 724: Mike Schoenfeld

• August 17th, 2018

Hello friends! Singer/songwriter, Mike Schoenfeld is my guest for episode 724! Mike's brand new EP, the beautiful, Little Feet drops next Thursday, August 23rd. He's celebrating with a release show and party with special guests on Thursday, August 23rd at Kitty Cohen's here in Austin. Go to mlscho.com for music, show info and more. We have a great conversation about getting sober and getting the inspiration to make Little Feet, recording the EP with the "right" musicians and engineer, "train beats", getting yelled at less since his sobriety and much more! I had a great time getting to Mike. I'm sure you will too. Have a great weekend! Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 723: Rosie Flores

• August 14th, 2018

Hello friends! Guitar hero, singer/songwriter and all-around music legend, Rosie Flores is my guest for episode 723! Rosie's latest album, Simple case Of The Blues, recorded in Nashville and co-produced by Flores and Charlie Sexton doesn't come out until early 2019, but the first single, "Drive, Drive, Drive" comes out Friday, August 31st. She'll be celebrating the release with a show at C-Boys here in Austin on Friday, August 31st. Go to rosieflores.com for music, tour dates, videos and more. Rosie and I have a great conversation about making Simple Case Of The Blues, her early all-female bands, Penelope's Children & Screaming Sirens in Southern California, getting signed in the "outlaw country" movement in the mid 80's, how Jeff Beck keeps popping up in her life and much more. I had a blast getting to know this amazingly talented and fascinating woman. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 722: Dawn & Hawkes Return! / Jeremy Nail Stops By!

• August 10th, 2018

Hello friends! We have another double-header for you today. Harmonizing husband and wife team, Dawn & Hawkes return to the show! Their latest album, the dreamy and healing, The Other Side is out now where ever you stream or download your music. They're currently on the road on the West coast. Go to dawnandhawkes.com for music, videos, tour dates and more. We have a great conversation about what drove them to make an album exploring the themes of empathy, hope and finding common humanity, how writing with outside writers widened their palette, Chris's dreamy guitar playing and much more! Also, my dear friend and former bandmate, Jeremy Nail stops by to talk about his new album, the gorgeous and cinematic, Live Oak that drop next Friday, August 17th. He'll be celebrating the release with a show at The Cactus Cafe' in Austin on that same night. Go to jeremynail.com for music, videos, tour dates and more. Great show! Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 721: Kev Bev Returns! / Torino Black

• August 8th, 2018

Gang, we have a double-header today! First up, Candace and Kevin Collins from Kev Bev return to the show for episode 721! Their brand new album, the funky and delicious, Love Lemonade drops this Saturday, August 11th and they're celebrating that night with a release show at Threadgill's on Riverside Dr. here in Austin. Go to kevbevandthewc.com for music, videos, tour dates and more. We have a great conversation about making Love Lemonade, dropping "The Woodland Creatures" part of their name, going tiny to go big, playing in Spain and much more. I always have a great time hanging with Kevin and Candace. I'm sure you will too. Next, Austin rock band, Torino Black stops by for a chat! Their debut album, Food For A Therapist is available now and they'll be dropping some new singles in the fall. Go to torinoblack.com for music, videos, tour dates and more. If you live in Austin, they'll be playing this Thursday 8/9 at One-2-One Bar. Plus, I have some feelings about the Alex Jones situation. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 720: Corbella

• August 6th, 2018

Hello friends! Austin rockers, Corbella are my guests for epsiode 720! Their debut single, "Storm" drops this Friday, August 10th and they're celebrating with a release show that same night at Swan Dive. Go to corbellabandofficial.com for more info. We have a great conversation about recording at The Church House Studio, learning to write as a band, using tracks live, Ricky Jones' guitar rig, dating apps and much more! I had a great time getting to know these guys. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 719: The Selfless Lovers

• August 3rd, 2018

Hello friends! Piano/saxophone playing singer/songwriter, Nik Parr from The Selfless Lovers is my guest for episode 719! The Selfless Lovers are Austin Music Foundation's Artist of the Month for August. Their self-titled, full-length album drop on Friday, August 10th and they're celebrating with a record release show that same night at Stubb's. Go to theselflesslovers.com for music, videos, show info and more. We have a great conversation about growing up in Corpus Christi, getting his break as a kid place at a pizza place, sitting in with blues bands when he was in college, making the new album and much more! I hope you enjoy getting to know Nik. I sure did. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 718: Gina Chavez Returns! / Scott Collins Stops By!

• July 31st, 2018

Hello friends! 10 time Austin Music Award winner, Gina Chavez returns to the show for episode 718! Her gorgeous new EP, LIGHTBEAM drops Friday, September 14th. She's celebrating with a release show here in Austin on Saturday, September 15th at Antone's followed by extensive national touring through the fall. The first single & video for the song, "Heaven Knows" is out now. Go to ginachavez.com for music, videos, tour dates, ticket info and more. We have a great conversation about making LIGHTBEAM with producer Dwight Baker (The Wind + The Wave), the change in direction for the new EP, her non-profit, Niñas Arribas, her honeymoon in Europe and much more! Plus, Scott Collins stops by to talk about his latest EP, Road Maps produced by Frenchie Smith (The Toadies, The Darkness) that drops this Friday, August 3rd. He's celebrating with a release show this Friday, August 3rd at Saxon Pub here in Austin followed by a West Coast tour. Go to scottcollinsproject.com for music, videos, tour dates and more. Have a great week. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 717: Robert Wagner - Suede

• July 27th, 2018

Hello friends! Singer/songwriter, lead singer of Suede, Robert Wagner is my guest for episode 717! Robert is an amazing singer here in Austin and has been a staple on the scene since the early 90's. What you might not know is that Robert's dad, Dick Wagner, played or wrote songs for Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Peter Gabriel, Meat Loaf, Etta James, Rod Stewart, Ringo Starr, Hall & Oates, Kiss and many more. You can find out all about him at wagnermusic.com. Robert is celebrating his family's music legacy with a special show, "Life & Legacy Song of Robert and Dick Wagner" on Saturday, August 10th at One-2-One Bar from 10 - 11:30 pm. Click HERE for tickets and more info. Robert and I have a great conversation about growing up looking up to his dad, the hair band scene of the late 80's, opening for George Lopez with Suede, we talk cover band stuff and much more! I had a great time getting to know Robert. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 716: Nakia VII

• July 24th, 2018

Hello friends! Blues singer/community activist, two time Black Fret recipient and my pal, Nakia returns to the show for episode 716! Nakia has a new album, the blues infused, Blues Grifter out on August 17th. He'll be celebrating with a string of release shows with his band, Nakia & The Blues Grifters including August 17th at Luna in San Antonio, August 18th at The Saxon Pub in Austin and more. Go to nakia.net for tour dates, music, videos and more! We have a great conversation about  finally finishing Blues Grifter after years of having shelved it, his "Voices in the Round" shows, learning about blues, arranging the classic blues songs on Blues Grifter the various incarnations of Nakia and much more! Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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Episode 715: Mary Streepy - Queue Queue

• July 20th, 2018

Hello gang! Prolific artist/musician, Mary Streepy is my guest for episode 715! Mary plays drums, guitar and sings in the shoegaze trio, Queue Queue which also includes Carrie Clark (of the psychedelic noise pop band, Sixteen Deluxe) on guitar/vocals and Claire Hamilton (of chill wave/dream pop band, Paraguay) on bass and vocals. They're about to go back into the studio and record their sophomore album, but you can find their debut, self-titled album where ever you stream and download music or at queuequeueband.com Mary is also an amazing and very accomplished artist and painter. You can find her work at marystreepy.com We have a great conversation about her time at Wichita State University, The Buglies, her love of whoopie cushions, living a life filled with art and music and much more! I had a great time getting to know Mary. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

Ciao! -JG

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