The Upful LIFE Podcast Ep.051: NEAL FRANCIS (singer-songwriter-keys) / + Salute to SOSMP w/ SCOTT T

Neal is straight outta Chicago’s buzz-bin, an artist riding a meteoric rise to the heart of the zeitgeist, thanks to his monumental 2019 debut solo LP Changes. On November 5th, Neal dropped his stunning sophomore record In Plain Sight on ATO Records, and has been touring hard in the run up to the release, including a raucous late-night performance at Suwannee Hulaween.

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The Upful LIFE Podcast- Ep.050: JAY BLAKESBERG (rock photographer/ filmmaker / GD-culture anthropologist)

Jay is best known for his iconic work shooting (and following) the Grateful Dead since the late 1970’s, and has continued to chronicle the various offshoots and band developments thru the years. He’s also a Bay Area institution, a world-renowned photographer /filmmaker/historian all over rock music, stretching out far beyond the ever-sprawling GD diaspora where he first made his bones.

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The Upful LIFE Podcast – Ep.049: MOVIE CLUB (psych-rock duo) / SHINEHEAD (reggae legend) / RIP Michael K. Williams

A fresh look towards the future & blast from the past with this pair of insightful conversations. Welcome Venice Beach-based psych-rock duo MOVIE CLUB, and world-renowned reggae/dancehall/hip-hop/soul legend SHINEHEAD to *The Upful LIFE Podcast* Episode 049. 

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The Upful LIFE Podcast Ep.048: SCOTTY B (JamBase/YEMblog) & JASON ABRAMS (Rock n’ Wrestling Connection) TALKIN THE PHISH FROM VT: Summer Tour 2021

For Episode 048, we flip the script a lil’ bit. Finally, a podcast about The PHlSH from VT! Instead of one long form interview, for this two-hour hoo-ride I invited a pair of venerable Phishtorians to the show for twin conversations and complimentary commentary, as we discuss the band’s impressive, triumphant return to the stage in summer 2021.

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The Upful LIFE Podcast Ep.047: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE- David Block (Gone Gone Beyond)

Welcome THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE- DAVID BLOCK (solo electronic producer + Gone Gone Beyond) to Episode 047! A dancefloor General, prince of the piano, soundtrack to the squish, or conductor around the campfire, David wears myriad musical and intellectual hats.

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The Upful LIFE Podcast- Ep.040: JONNY G. — lespecial (guitar/vocals/keyboards/samples)

JONNY G of lespecial hollers from the Music Cellar to discuss his influences, career, the band, and their fantastic 3rd LP ‘Ancient Homies’, released Dec. 2020 on Ropeadope. Episode 040 of *The Upful LIFE Podcast*!

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The Upful LIFE Podcast- Ep.039 : MIKE DILLON [punk-jazz vibes/percussion – Garage a Trois, Critters Buggin’, Rickie Lee Jones, Claypool’s Frog Brigade, Ani DiFranco, Nolatet, Hairy Apes BMX, Band of Outsiders, Punkadelic, more!]

Welcome the legendary MIKE DILLON to Episode 039 of *The Upful LIFE Podcast* for no-holds barred story-telling and a free exchange of ideas!! Punk Rock Jazz Freak Vibraphonist/Percussionist/Singer-Songwriter/Philosopher extraordinaire!

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The Upful LIFE Podcast- Ep.035: CHRIS LITTLEFIELD (Trumpet – Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Klozd Sirkut)

Welcome CHRIS LITTLEFIELD (Trumpet- Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe) to Episode 035 of The Upful LIFE Podcast ! In addition to being a brilliant musician and veteran funk/R&B trumpet player, Chris is a longtime friend going back over fifteen years. It was tremendously rewarding to get with him for a riveting 90-minute conversation that is at once informative and inspiring. Chris Littlefield takes us into the reality of his surroundings, unpacking a plethora of insight and ideas.

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The Upful LIFE Podcast – 031: TED KARTZMAN & LIZ MOODY (LiveStream 101),+ JOSH BLAKE (iamavl, GFE), CHRIS GELBUDA (songwriter) – Isolation Station v.3

The Upful LIFE Podcast proudly presents LIVESTREAM 101. This program intends to be a resource to the live music culture and music communities across genre, scene, and geography. Episode 031 – ISOLATION STATION v.3 will focus on blanketing the wild wild west of live-streaming, in the voices of four esteemed professionals in the digital music space, each certifiable live music lifers.

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