The Upful Life Podcast

The Upful LIFE Podcast. episode 001 – MICHELANGELO CARUBBA of TURKUAZ

Pilot episode of The Upful Life Podcast, hosted/curated by B.Getz, a music-culture reporter and historian. We’re lucky to have our first guest TURKUAZ drummer MICHELANGELO CARUBBA for a long-form sitdown, which took place during High Sierra in NorCal back in early July. (Please excuse the stage noise bleeding over into the conversation a little bit). Mikey talks ‘KUAZ, their live album, Denny Lane and playing with heroes, his lifelong connection to Tower of Power drummer David Garibaldi. After the music nuggets, Mikey takes a turn for the serious, heartfelt, and inspiring, no-holds-barred recounting the circumstances that led to his sobriety, We spend time detailing his budding relationship with a Vermont-based singer/songwriter. The episode’s second half features a spirited segment with JA, one of the host’s lifelong friends going back to elementary school. They chop it up about all things regarding The Phish from VT in 2018.

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PREVIEW: A Dozen High-Profile Hulaween Legacy Artists Reflect On The Magic (B.Getz on L4LM)

Hulaween is site to some of the most prodigious festival performances every year—a high-end independent festival that boasts some of the most diverse and interesting bookings that run across many scenes, genres, and generations.

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PREVIEW: HULA Heavyweights: A Look at the Top Artists Appearing at Suwannee Hulaween 2018

Now approaching its sixth incarnation, 2018 finds Hulaween welcoming the likes of ODESZA, Jamiroquai, Janelle Monáe, and Tipper; this year just might be the boldest and most diverse musical lineup in the festival’s already storied history.

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PREVIEW: Enter the Wave Spell – A Look At STS9’s New NorCal Festival

This weekend August 16-19, Sound Tribe Sector 9, one of North America’s most prolific live electronic acts, are hosting the first edition of Wave Spell Music Festival. The event will take over the entirety of the magnificent outdoor playground of Belden Town California, offering STS9’s devoted fans a fantastic riverside voyage through the depths of the band’s catalogue, alongside an artistically progressive assemblage of the scene’s most revered and sought after performers.

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