The Upful LIFE Podcast ep.044: CHRIS HARFORD (Band of Changes, BlancDUBlanc) + R.I.P. SHOCK G of Digital Underground

Welcome CHRIS HARFORD (Band of Changes, BlancDUBlanc) to Episode 044! What an honor & a privilege to host such an esteemed rock n’ roll troubadour to the show. Prepare for a lengthy, profound powwow with more rabbit holes than you can shake a chalice at.

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A NIGHT LIKE FOREVER: Generational Traditions With Phil Lesh, Eric Krasno, And The Terrapin Allstars [B.Getz on L4LM]

81 year-old Phil Lesh, co-founder of the Grateful Dead and living patriarch of la cosa nostra, would draft an ensemble to dig into his band’s iconic catalog, on the sacramental soil back where it all began.

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The Upful LIFE Podcast- Episode 043: NIGEL HALL (keys/vox: Lettuce, Jon Cleary, ex-The Nth Power) + ‘The Joe Clark Mixtape’

Episode 043 welcomes DC-born, NOLA-based NIGEL HALL (Lettuce, Jon Cleary, ex-The Nth Power) to the show for an hour-plus Vulcan Mind Probe. Nige has been a friend for about a dozen years, and I’ve written extensively about his musical exploits, so this convergence was a very long time in the making. The extremely gifted, Grammy-nominated keyboardist/vocalist – singer/songwriter keeps a lot of artistic irons in the fire. Nigel’s dropping sophomore solo LP Spiritual on May 14, 2021

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SOSMP ‘Funky Mardi Gras Maskerade’ Revisited: Oteil Burbridge, Dumpstaphunk & Paul Levine

Recent Suwannee LIVE Drive-In events, such as the Funky Mardi Gras “Mask”erade, are successful first steps toward the return to days of thousands coming together in close proximity and high jubilation.

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YANCEY TAUGHT ME: Examining The Life, Legacy, & Genius Of J Dilla [B.Getz on L4LM]

When discussing the life and times of the late J Dilla, it’s difficult to avoid dipping into hagiography. But the producer born James Dewett Yancey was truly a king among men.

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The Upful LIFE Podcast- Ep.041: ALFRED HOWARD (spoken word-lyricist-vocalist) / TALIA KEYS (guitarist-singer-songwriter)

Welcome San Diego’s prodigal poet/songwriter/vocalist ALFRED HOWARD and SLC’s badass firebrand TALIA KEYS to Episode 041 of The Upful LIFE Podcast! Placing the spotlight on a pair of phenomenal underground artists, each carving out their own path with purpose, ingenuity, and verve.

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