The Upful LIFE Podcast- Ep.055: The Return of WEEDIE BRAIMAH (djembefola, Hands of Time, Nth Power, Trombone Shorty, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah)

Welcome back the great Weedie Braimah to Ep.055!  An educational, inspirational, international deep dive with a man who is sworn to the drum.

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The Upful LIFE Podcast Ep. 054: The Return of ERIC KRASNO [Soulive, The Assembly] + The Music Cellar fundraiser w/ Jonny G [lespecial]

Kraz’s Fall 2019 appearance on the Upful LIFE pod was quite well-received, so with all the exciting developments in his life and career, it feels like the perfect time to get up to speed with all things Eric Krasno

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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.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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Gone Gone Beyond ‘2030’: A Conversation With The Human Experience, David Block [B.Getz on L4LM]

Block’s international future-folk quartet Gone Gone Beyond recently released its stunning third full-length LP, 2030, to rave reviews from rabid fans and a chorus of critical acclaim.

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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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