"My favorite location is Miller Park, bar none," Scott Summers says. "Go Brewers!"
Summers is a saxophone player based in Milwaukee. He's been blowing the horn for 30 years — and about 10 years ago, he started playing on the street. Summers says performing outside the ballpark has brought him loyal followers.
This week was a lot. We were busy, you were busy and even though it's August, musicians, music writers and fans aren't taking a break. There were several Twitter spasms, somebody broke into LL Cool J's house, the Pussy Riot verdict continued to reverberate and we took our regularly scheduled, but heartfelt, moment to mourn Aaliyah.
Galactic Travels Podcast #6 is an interview with Radio Massacre International followed by a radio concert. In June of 2008, Radio Massacre International performed at NEARfest 10. Prior to that, they played a live radio concert from the studios of WDIY on show #585, broadcast on June 19, 2008. The concert was preceded by a short interview. Of special note, this concert debuts Gary's first use of harmonica in concert.
Galactic Travels podcasts make special moments from the show available for your on-demand listening pleasure.
In June, 2007, Robert Rich was touring the east coast and two of his concerts were in the WDIY vicinity. While at NEARfest in Bethlehem, I caught up with Robert who granted me an interview which aired on program #535, broadcast on June 28, 2007.
Galactic Travels Podcast #4 is "The Lost Interview." It took quite a while before it finally aired on Galactic Travels because it was so old when I finally found the minidisc that contained it and transferred it to my computer's hard drive. But it certainly needed to see the light of day.
Ian Boddy, a mainstay of the UK electronica scene, was playing a concert in the USA at the Gatherings concert series in Philadelphia. I interviewed Ian back stage before the show on Satuday, March 20, 2004. This interview was broadcast on program #366 the following Thursday, March 25, 2004. This podcast is Copyright 2005 Bill Fox. All Rights Reserved.
Originally published on Wed October 17, 2012 12:02 pm
With the voice of a classic country crooner, singer-songwriter Doug Paisley writes lyrics to which everyone can relate. While fiddles sound off in the background, Paisley takes a break from Oregon's Pickathon Music Festival to perform a new acoustic song for opbmusic.org.
Just a small-town girl, living in a lonely world — in Belgium, with her guitar and a MySpace page. That's how Selah Sue used to introduce her music to those outside her hometown: with short videos made between high-school classes and weekend shows at local clubs, posted to her online journal.