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Monday, February 8, 2016

  • #285 - Ian Brennan
    This week Grammy winning producer and author Ian Brennan (Tinariwen, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, TV on the Radio, Fugazi) joins us to chat about the experience of making his latest Grammy nominated endeavor, 'Zomba Prison Project' where he and wife Marilena traveled to Malawi to record the music of the prisoners held within the Zomba walls. Plus, we chat about the current state of music and the effects of pop on the art form, how he brought Fugazi back for a free reunion concert, and his new book 'How Music Dies (or lives): Field recording and the battle for democracy in the arts'. Music Featured in This Week's Episode: Zomba Prison Project

Monday, February 1, 2016

  • #284 - The Kickback
    We join Chicago based band The Kickback singer and guitarist, Billy Yost, in their tour van this week for a rousing discussion on why the muppet's may be damaging to a child's psyche, working with Jim Eno (of Spoon) to produce their first record, Canadian super heroes, and how being in a touring band can destroy your relationships. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: The Kickback

Sunday, January 24, 2016

  • #283 - Lydia Ramsey
    With the Timberrr Winter Music Festival now less than a week away we talk with one of its creators Kevin Sur about a recent mix-up Aaron had concerning his nationality. Also, Lydia Ramsey (whom will be playing at this week's festival) joins us to talk about her musical upbringing, small town life, and how she finally discovered her path. Get your tickets for the upcoming TIMBRRR WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL coming to Leavenworth WA Jan 29th and 30th HERE Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Lydia Ramsey, St. Paul de Vence

Monday, January 18, 2016

  • #282 - The Cave Singers
    Pete Quirk, lead singer for the band The Cave Singers, joins us his week to chat about what he would do with 1.5 Billion Dollars, his new solo album AND the new Cave Singers record "Banshee" (out 2/19/16), plus how he has navigated through life by finding his place. We lost a great friend, PJ Ahlers, last week to a year long battle with colon cancer. He was an inspiration for what The Air-Raid podcast has become and we owe him a great debt of gratitude. He will be missed immensely. If you would like to donate to his wife and 8 year old daughter to help cover the year of medical expenses you can do so HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Pete Quirk, The Cave Singers

Sunday, January 10, 2016

  • #281 - Tom Price
    Legendary Seattle guitarist and founding member of the bands The U Men, Gas Huffer, and The Monkey Wrench, TOM PRICE, joins us in The Backyard to talk about life in the 1980's Seattle music scene, crippling stage fright, how his band Gas Huffer was "in the right place at the wrong time", and his current battle with Parkinson's Disease. Get your tickets for the upcoming TIMBRRR WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL coming to Leavenworth WA Jan 29th and 30th HERE Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Gas Huffer, The Tom Price Desert Classic

Monday, December 21, 2015

  • #280 - Star Wars
    Before we take our Holiday Break we wanted to leave all with a special Star Wars: The Force Awakens review from non other than Camaro Kev, Newman, and a special appearance by Andrew Walsh of TBTL. SPOILER ALERT: if you have yet to see the new Star Wars movie and do not want major plot points revealed, DO NOT LISTEN... yet. This will be our last episode of 2015! Enjoy and have a wonderful Holiday season. THANK YOU so much for making 2015 a wonderful year for Air-Raid. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Hibou

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

  • #279 - Grace Love and The True Loves
    Grace Love of Grace Love and The True Loves joins us this week to talk about family road trips, working for Disney theme parks, and how the death of her mother inspired her passion for music. Grace Love and The True Loves will be at TIMBRRR Winter Music Festival on Jan 29th and 30th! Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Grace Love and The True Loves

Monday, November 30, 2015

  • #278 - Manatee Commune
    Grant Eadie of Manatee Commune joins us this week to talk the power of video games, incorporating live instrumentation into electronic music, stage pyrotechnics, and how he became a master at ping pong. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Manatee Commune

Monday, November 23, 2015

  • #277 - We Were Promised Jetpacks
    This week Darren Lackie of the Scotland based band We Were Promised Jetpacks joins us on the show to tell us how he first chose music as a means to get away from math, an amazing record label that took a chance on a group of students, and a look at what the future holds for the band. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: We Were Promised Jetpacks

Sunday, November 15, 2015

  • #276 - Jeffrey Foucault
    Country singer/songwriter Jeffrey Foucault joins us this week to chat about the experience of being a substitute teacher, finding his love for playing on a stage while earning a degree in history, and the Shakespearean play that inspired the formation of his latest album, SALT AS WOLVES. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Jeffrey Foucault
  • Jeffrey Foucault
    Country singer/songwriter Jeffrey Foucault joins us this week to chat about the experience of being a substitute teacher, finding his love for playing on a stage while earning a degree in history, and the Shakespearean play that inspired the formation of his latest album, SALT AS WOLVES. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Jeffrey Foucault

Sunday, November 8, 2015

  • #275 - TJ Troy
    Grammy winning percussionist TJ Troy joins us in The Backyard to talk about his current musical endeavor Run Down Hill, a stripped down country Americana group that makes records to accompany Troy's independent comic book "Spurs", and of course we talk about what it is like to win a Grammy. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Run Down Hill
  • TJ Troy
    Grammy winning percussionist TJ Troy joins us in The Backyard to talk about his current musical endeavor Run Down Hill, a stripped down country Americana group that makes records to accompany Troy's independent comic book "Spurs", and of course we talk about what it is like to win a Grammy. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Run Down Hill

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

  • #274 - Acid Tongue / The Mama Rags
    This week, a wonderful and heartwarming conversation with Ian Cunningham, drummer for Acid Tongue and The Mama Rags, in The Backyard on finding inspiration with some of the greatest drummers of all time, the pressures of alcoholism, and being present for a child that seems light years away. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Acid Tongue, The Mama Rags

Monday, November 2, 2015

  • Acid Tongue / The Mama Rags
    This week, a wonderful and heartwarming conversation with Ian Cunningham, drummer for Acid Tongue and The Mama Rags, in The Backyard on finding inspiration with some of the greatest drumers of all time, the pressures of alcoholism, and being present for a child that seems light years away. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Acid Tongue, The Mama Rags
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