#6: The Wild Ire Interview

#6: The Wild Ire Interview

recorded on the afternoon of May 4th, outside of Broadway Cafe.

Julie & Austin convene to talk about music and the Salem scene.  In this episode, we interview local rock band Wild Ire.  (Jesse: Guitar, Nick: Drums, Tanner: Bass.  Not pictured, Jake: Vocals.)

If you like the show, write to us, and tell us what you think: roughshodradio@gmail.com.

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Today’s program is sponsored by LivBar.  Please visit livbars.com for more information.

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Topics Include:

Metal, prog, reference points, ’90s and early 2000’s music, ex-bandmates, “everything about us is comedic,” the Anti-Social Butterfly comic book, playing shows, names for bands, recording & recordings, the White Zombie story, Salem through and through, the Wild Ire SoundCloud Page, drugs, Nick’s drum competitions, time travel concert trips, Facebook, Instagram.

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Upcoming Concert Calendar:

May 5th: All Ages Concert in Downtown Salem
May 5th: Cinco De Mayo at The Space
May 5th: Burford/Small/Beck
May 5th: Pills N Bury Casa Rojas #cincodemayo
May 6th: Pancho + The Factory / Butter / Mood Beach / The King Dot
May 6th: Fernando Band – Portland @ Governor’s Cup in Salem, OR

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Bands / Artists / Venues Mentioned / Shows Discussed:

Percy Lounge, Ike Box, Incubus, Alice In Chains, With An X Records, Clawfoot Slumber, The Space, Everett, Infinite Me, Eater of Hope, Doggy Dog World, This Wild Ire Show, The Fifty Pub & Grub, Anchor Chain, The Giveaways?, The Nest, Adieu Caribou, Mr. Frederick’s Product Production Co., Wavelength Studio, White Zombie, Filth Machine, Amerakin Overdose, Deftones, Smashing Pumpkins, Radiohead, GWAR, Pink Floyd, Django Reinhardt, The Dismemberment Plan, Mandark, Sober Betty.

#5: Please & Thank You

#5: Please & Thank You

Recorded on the afternoon of April 26th.

Julie & Austin convene to talk about music and the Salem scene.  In this episode, discuss various points of rock & roll ettiquette, as well as offer the concert calendar.

If you like the show, write to us, and tell us what you think: roughshodradio@gmail.com.

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Today’s program is sponsored by LivBar.  Please visit livbars.com for more information.

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Topics Include:

Music Scene Etiquette, meeting the scene, promoting the show you are playing, the venue’s role in the show you are playing, clear communication is necessary, the truth about message services: we all know that you read the message, people working at the venue are your co-workers, watch the show you are playing on, know the money going in, the thank you discussion.

And here’s the song Austin was talking about near the end of the show:

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Contact The Press about your show:

Julie Eaton at The Salem Weekly: music@salemweeklynews.com

Carlee Wright at The Statesman Journal: cwright2@salem.gannett.com

Roughshod Radio: roughshodradio@gmail.com

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Upcoming Concert Calendar:

April 27th: Acoustic Thursdays at Venti’s: Rich McCloud
April 27th: Gift of Gab (of Blackalicious) LIVE at Kraftworks
April 27th: Corban Chamber Orchestra Concert – Mostly Mozart
April 28th & 29th: 2000’s Music Decade Super Fest
April 28th: Percy Lounge / Brotherman / TiedToAGrizzly at Venti’s
April 28th: His Name Shall Breathe, SPN, Machete Yard Sale, Flocks Fall
April 28th: The Pumps – M69’s – Songs for Alice
April 28th: Just Kitten, LIVE on The Radio.
April 29th: Northwest Monthly Volume 30: Twi$tOne, Brady Banks, Watermelon Jones, & MORE!
April 29th: The Meaning of Life: Austin’s 42nd Birthday Party Day One!
April 30th: The Meaning of Life: Austin’s 42nd Birthday Party Day Two!

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Bands / Artists / Venues Mentioned / Shows Discussed:

Beef Kitchen, Rich McCloudVortex RemoverThe Space, The FiftyJarred Venti

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Tips On How To Start A Band:

5.) Have a serious conversation about money, and how it works in your band.

#4: Breaking News!

#4: Breaking News!

Recorded on the afternoon of April 17th.

Julie & Austin convene to talk about music and the Salem scene.  In this episode, we follow up on some music news in the Salem area, offer a concert calendar for the next week, and address some odds and sods from the scene.

If you like the show, write to us, and tell us what you think: roughshodradio@gmail.com.

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Today’s program is sponsored by LivBar.  Please visit livbars.com for more information.

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Topics Include:

Cool Sheets shoutout, Make Music Day follow-up, Electric Alley Venue (for make Music Day) follow-up, Art Fair follow-Up, Rejected Art Fair Show follow-up, Mid-Valley Mutations backyard BBQs are coming this summer, Beef Kitchen, The Salem Concert Calendar, 4/20 Dude, Percy Lounge Article, and trying to listen to newer music.

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What’s Rockin’ My World Right Now:

Bob Bucko Jr. (Austin)
Grand Head (Julie)

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Upcoming Concert Calendar:

April 18th: Wrekmeister Harmonies / Witch Breath
April 18th: Corban Jazz Night
April 19th: Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts with The Big Nothin
April 20th: Elvicious Cash and Michael Taylor!
April 20th: Frenz, No Aloha, and Adrian Barker
April 20th: The Christopher Brown Quartet
April 21st: Vortex Remover on Mid-Valley Mutations.
April 21st: WILD IRE ALBUM RELEASE! (Featuring Percy Lounge and Mandark)
April 21st: Elvicious Cash, Kylie Burbank, & Bre Paletta.
April 22nd: Yaquina Bay, DoublePlusGood, Seahorse, Enjoys Things / The Space
April 29th: The Meaning of Life: Austin’s 42nd Birthday Party Day One!
April 30th: The Meaning of Life: Austin’s 42nd Birthday Party Day Two!

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Bands / Artists / Venues Mentioned / Shows Discussed:

Vortex RemoverHot SheetsGary Burford Trio, Jon Fro, Gabriel Cox, Songs for Alice, Aether Theory, The Pumps, MARC & The Horsejerks, Schwing!, The Space Concert Club, Cape Disappointment, Kylie Burbank, Sustentacula, Sunday Service, The Possum House, The Wisp House, Christian Mistress, The Ant House, Corvallis Experiments In Noise, The Falcon, Ranch Records, Theory, Wild Ire, Percy Lounge, Mandrake, Ike Box, The Fifty Pub & Grub, Mr. Frederick

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Tips On How To Start A Band:

4.) Listen to a lot of music, and talk about it with someone.

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The Art Fair Music Line-Up.

Friday, July 21
Children’s Educational Theatre 12:00 – 1:00
Na Rosai 1:30 – 2:30
The Pumps 3:00 – 4:00
Gary Burford Trio 4:30 – 5:30
Los Cumbiamberos 6:00-7:00
Sugaray Rayford 7:30 – 9:00

Saturday, July 22
Children’s Educational Theatre 12:00 – 1:00
Stereo RV 1:30 – 2:30
Jet Black Pearl 3:00 – 4:00
City of Pieces 4:30 – 5:30
Global Heat 6:00 – 7:00
Orgone 7:30 – 9:00

Sunday, July 23
Children’s Educational Theatre 12:00 – 1:00
Malachi Graham 1:30 – 2:30
Grand Jazz & Swing Band 3:00 – 4:00
Willamette Valley Pipes and Drums 4:15 – 5:00

#3: Vortex Remover

#3: Vortex Remover

Recorded on the afternoon of April 2nd.

Julie & Austin convene to talk about music and the Salem scene.  In this episode, we have Rob & Peter from Vortex Remover join us for a casual discussion about their career.

If you like the show, write to us, and tell us what you think: roughshodradio@gmail.com.

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Today’s program is sponsored by LivBar.  Please visit livbars.com for more information.

Topics Include:

Vortex Remover on the show, Rawkward Phase Album Release Party, Throat Singing, recording the album and the forthcoming tea-themed EP, The G.A.A.G. / Peter DeGroot split recordAnbot Rodroid, Startle Easilies, PD & His Musical Notes, The Strawberries, the secret history of small towns, “a sense of humor,” building and picking your gear, making music with friends, playing at the state hospital & Tedx Salem, ASL Interpretation, Vortex Remover on MyFacester+ & Twinstabler.

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Upcoming Concert Calendar:
April 4th: Impuritan & Trask Schulte, Live @ The Space Concert Club
April 5th: Free Beginning Ukulele Group Lessons @ ABC Music Company
April 6th: Spoken Word and Open Mic Poetry Night @ The Space
April 7th: tLoveless Root, Stan McMahon Band, Gary Buford Trio @ The Space
April 8th: Stereo RV Album Release Party w/ Joe Kye @ 1859 Cider Co.
April 15th: Scott Garred, Vortex Remover, Andi Camp & Brenden Tingue @ The Possum House
April 21st: Vortex Remover on Mid-Valley Mutations.
April 29th: The Meaning of Life: Austin’s 42nd Birthday Party Day One!
April 30th: The Meaning of Life: Austin’s 42nd Birthday Party Day Two!

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Open Mic & Local Jam Sessions:
Monday Blues Jam at Shotski’s
Tuesdays & Thursdays at Tequila Nights: The King of The Mic
Wednesday at South Liberty Bar: The Hump Day Jam
Thursday at Shotski’s: Open Mic hosted by Rich McCloud
Thursday at The Triangle: Weekly Jam.

 

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Bands / Artists / Venues Mentioned / Shows Discussed:

Bêla Fleck, Derek M. JohnsonThe FiftySoriahCherry City Deadbeats, Tom Farmer, Cathead, CoronationWavelength Studios, The For Reals, Guitar Castle (Tim Knight), Hot SheetsCity of PiecesThe Space Concert ClubPossum HouseCalvin Johnson, Scott Garred, Andi CampBrenden TingueCaptain Crook Records Comps, Oro Azoro, The Greatest Generation (podcast); NerdistAlabama ShakesOrchardsKalalochMake Music Day.

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Tips On How To Start A Band:

3.) Tell People You Want to Play Music.  Go to a Ukulele Group Lesson; Go to open mics; meet people who play music; let it be known you wanna play music.

 

#2: The Money Problem

#2: The Money Problem

Recorded on the afternoon of March 23rd.

Julie & Austin convene to talk about music and the Salem scene.  In this episode, we follow-up on Make Music Day, discuss The Money Problem with regards to music in this town, and name-check more music that we want to see / and love.

If you like the show, write to us, and tell us what you think: roughshodradio@gmail.com.

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Today’s program is sponsored by LivBar.  Please visit livbars.com for more information.

Topics Include: 

Spring Break, our new name, being critical and criticism, our new theme song by Vortex Remover, new e-mail and website, Make Music Day follow-up, a conversation about money and music and how bands get paid, our new sponsor, What is music worth to you? and how rock and roll bars work.

Contact us about your pocket of the scene.

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Bands / Artists / Venues Mentioned / Shows Discussed:

Vortex Remover, Percy LoungeAdieu Caribou, Orchards, Stereo RV, Summer Eyes, Hot SheetsBlack DelaneyJayson SelanderNathan Tenney3 Hand Stephen, Carlos M. BarataJoel Machiela, Mkultramegaphone, Dead MoonSolo Songwriter Showcase Live At The Space (3/23)Adieu Caribou Album Release Show (3/24)Moon of the Wolf and Hot Won’t Quit (3/26)Sunday Service: Mutation Showcase 00 (3/26)Summer Eyes – Black Delany – Hot Sheets at The Fifty! (4/1)Stereo RV Album Release Party (4/8),

Relevant Links:

The Percy Lounge Show that Julie and Austin attended, Julie’s story about Adieu Caribou

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Tips On How To Start A Band:

2.) Play with as many people as you can, as often as you can.

 

#1: The Changing Seasons (The Pilot Episode)

#1: The Changing Seasons (The Pilot Episode)

Recorded on the afternoon of March 16th.

Julie & Austin convene for the first time to talk about music and the Salem scene.  In this episode they establish some mission statements, test the parameters and boundaries of what the show is and might be, and then talk about some of the various facets of our scene that we are currently in love with.

If you like the show, write to us, and tell us what you think.

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Topics Include: 

Our Mission Statement, Make Music Day Salem and that you should register now, Venues in Town, Agism and All Ages Issues, Funagain Games in Eugene (All Ages), Our mutual love of Rawkward Phase, Austin’s Two-Day Birthday Party w/ Eight Bands Happening In Salem, The Experimental “Sunday Service” series happening at The Space, Our Relative Credentials as hosts, Recorded vs. Live Shows, Tips On How To Start A Band and Winning the Lottery What-Ifs.

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Bands / Artists / Venues Mentioned / Discussed:

Hot Sheets, Vortex Remover, The Space, Justin At The Fifty, KMUZ, MKUltramegaphone, Child PM, Aether Theory, The Giant Worm

Relevant Links:

The Julie Interview on Mid-Valley Mutations, Giant Worm Radio on Mid-Valley Mutations

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Tips On How To Start A Band:

1.) Stop talking about starting a band, and start playing your instrument.

The Julie Eaton Interview (#41)

Mid-Valley Mutations

podcast-coverThe Julie Eaton Interview (#41)

Breaking format slightly (not much, really), this week we pick the brain of Salem Weekly Music editor Julie Eaton, who is a Salem resident, musician, writer, and supporter of the art and culture of this town.  While we had been circling around the idea of collaborating on a show together, it was mostly a ploy to get her behind a mic so I could ask her about her connection to the town.  It isn’t often that you get to have someone who you can ask about what came before you, and in this case, I get to hear the music, too.  This is, obviously, part one of a nearly endless series.

This is pretty much a “locals only” episode, and moreso, less “experimental” than my usual fare.  But don’t let that scare you off, or even suggest that this is a “normal” episode.  In…

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