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.

Read more

Revisiting RECONSTRUCTION, Jerry Garcia’s Short-Lived Bay Area Jazz-Funk Squad From 1979 [B.Getz on L4LM]

Among the more underrated projects in Jerry Garcia lore is Reconstruction, a Bay Area jazz-funk sextet formed by bassist John Kahn in early 1979. Historians often categorize Reconstruction as an iteration of the ever-fluid Jerry Garcia Band, rather than stand-alone ensemble. Anecdotal evidence points to the notion that Jerry was more of a sideman or special guest in this particular instance and capacity, relegating Reconstruction to outlier status in the annals of the Garciaverse.

Read more

CANNABIS & MUSIC | COSMICALLY INTERTWINED pt.1 [B.Getz on Herb An’ Music]

Cannabis and music have danced in symbiotic connection since the beginning of time. Cosmically intertwined, modern music and marijuana culture have enjoyed a chromatic relationship, a defiant, righteous dalliance between these once-forbidden fruits.

Read more

*The Upful LIFE Podcast* – Episode 025: ERIC KRASNO (Soulive, ex-Lettuce) / LEAH CONCIALDI (ATOMGA, Tnertle, Color Red Music)

Episode 025 welcomes the legendary Eric Krasno to the show for a pretty sweet powwow on a number of salient topics from the guitarist/producer’s illustrious career. Co-founder of Soulive, co-founder and former guitarist of Lettuce, Kraz was in the Bay Area in late September for a quick run with E3- (Eric Krasno Trio)

Read more

The Upful LIFE Podcast – Episode 018: JON PHILLIPS (Silverback Music Mgmt: Fishbone, GPJ. Dumpsta, ex-Sublime) / SAM D’ARCANGELO (Cannabis Voter Project, Headcount, Journalist)

Episode 018 of *The Upful LIFE Podcast* returns with very special guest JON PHILLIPS, founder of Silverback Music, a management company based in Southern California. Jon is the former manager of Sublime- going back to the early 90’s – and currently works with George Porter Jr., Fishbone, Dumpstaphunk, The Grouch and Eligh, Slightly Stoopid, among other successful contemporary artists.

Read more