Aug 12, 2018
Dave Gonzalez is a founding member of The Paladins, whose music graciously bookends this podcast every week. For this episode (recorded in January 2018), Dave sat down with LJ to discuss his latest recording – a country duet album with Susanna Van Tassel – called Think We're Gonna Be Alright. It also features a very...
Aug 5, 2018
Tim Pyles is a San Diego music legend. From his weekly radio show "Loudspeaker" on 91X to his shows at the Casbah & The Merrow, Tim has been helping to grow the local music scene for more than 30 years.
In this episode, he talks with LJ about the history of the San Diego music scene, the early beginnings of Loudspeaker,...
Jul 29, 2018
Mimi Zulu is an American singer, lyricist, & poet. Interweaving soul, blues, jazz, & trip-hop with spoken word, she creates flowing melodies of encouragement, hope, and empowerment. In this episode, she talks with LJ about the creative process that goes into her music & live performances.
Jul 22, 2018
Vokab Kompany has been thrilling audiences with their genre-defying collection of sound comprised of vocalists Rob Hurt & Burke Baby for over a decade. With live accompaniments by their five-piece band, they use heavy synths, guitars, saxophone, bass & drums to create an innovative sound that blankets audiences and...
Jul 15, 2018
Israel Maldonado has been performing his unique blend of Latin and modern music in and around San Diego for over 20 years. In this episode, he discusses how he came to fall in love with Brazilian music and learned to combine its infectious rhythms with his classical guitar and drum line percussion training.