The Short Report Podcasts
With your host Bob Rice
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October 24, 2017: Ryan Zimmerman feature. Hear Ryan talk about his current Pacific Northwest tour + songs from his album Working Musician and his EP Ephemeral As A Kiss.
April 18, 2017: Saint Jacks Parade “Artist of the Month” feature (part 2 of 2). I recently caught up with lead guitarist Regina LaRocca. Hear conversations about what’s on the bands radar + music from their self-titled debut Saint Jacks Parade and Regina’s solo release This Inspiration.
April 11, 2017: Saint Jacks Parade “Artist of the Month” feature (part 1 of 2). I recently caught up with lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Paul Davies. Hear conversations about what’s on the bands radar + music from their self-titled debut Saint Jacks Parade!
April 4, 2017: The Rising Tide, Jonathan Nicholson and Gary Burris, stopped by the Indie Air Radio studio to share some of their new material. Hear a handful of their new songs as well as what the guitar duo has been up to.
February 7, 2017: Meet Dr. Kristie Stewart and Mark Pumphrey, hosts of our newest weekly DJ Show Living on Purpose. Hear them talk about their show and share personal insights about what you can expect to hear when you tune-in.
January 24, 2017: I recently caught up with John Rigg of the band Robot Raven, our “Featured Artist of the Month”. Hear John talk about the bands new release “Life Goes On” + selected tracks from the album!
January 17, 2017: Today’s report recognizes Greg Trooper. After a hard fought battle Greg lost his fight with cancer on January 15th. Hear memories and moments which I shared with Greg, interview segments, and tracks from Live At The Rock Room.
January 10, 2017: On last weeks report I announced Robot Raven as this months “Featured Artist of the Month”. On today’s report I join with Ed Bruneau, lyricist for the band. Hear insights about the bands new album Life Goes On as well as tracks from it.
October 25, 2016: Today’s show is dedicated to this months featured artist Matt Palka, writer, director, star, and Mary Kate Schellhardt, co-writer and co-star of the film Saturday Scout Club. If you missed Matt and Mary Kate’s previously aired individual interviews, where they talk about their films exclusive release here at Indie Air Radio, you can hear them both in this expanded 1 hr edition. You will also hear how you can gain access to view the pre-screening of the film and receive a full album download of the soundtrack + some very candid conversations!
October 11, 2016: Today’s program features an interview with Mary Kate Schellhardt, co-writer and co-star of Saturday Scout Club, currently available for viewing to members of Indie Air Radio. Hear conversations with Mary Kate, find out how you can gain access to Saturday Scout Club’s pre-screening and receive a full album download of the movie soundtrack. You will also hear a standout track from the movie written by Matt Palka, our featured “Artist of the Month”!
October 4, 2016: We are excited to announce our newest artist associate Matt Palka and are proud to partner with him in the limited pre-screen release of his narrative feature film, Saturday Scout Club, co-written with, and co-starring Mary Kate Schellhardt. Hear Matt talk about Saturday Scout Club, including how you can view the film and download the soundtrack. You will also hear his song Hallelujah, from the Saturday Scout Club soundtrack.
August 30, 2016: On today’s program we announce the launch of our newest DJ Show INNER AWAKENED, hosted by songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and Inner Awakening student Ian Narcisi, heard every Thursday @ 11 am and 7 pm Pacific Time, beginning September 1st. Hear Ian talk about his upcoming show as well as a track from his most recent album The Story of Blue: The Journey.
August 23, 2016: Today’s program is a special 1 hr. expanded edition featuring The Rising Tide, recorded live in the Indie Air Radio studios. Hear candid conversations between Gary Burris and Jonathan Nicholson as well as 4 songs from the duo’s new album The Theories Of So-Called Kings. I even pull out my bass and join the boys for the final song!
August 16, 2016: Meet Jonathan Nicholson, 1/2 of our featured artist of the month The Rising Tide. Hear conversations about how Jonathan evolved his signature guitar style and finally hooking up with his idol Gary Burris to form The Rising Tide + a track from his most recent solo album “They Were Evenings Like No Other” ~ David Gordon Music is hosting the 1st Annual South Perry District Open Mic Picnic. Hear David Gordon talk about this coming Sunday’s family friendly community event, how you can participate + a track from his release “Two Winks“.
August 9, 2016: On today’s program we announce the launch of our newest DJ Show INNER AWAKENED, hosted by songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and Inner Awakening student Ian Narcisi, heard every Thursday @ 11 am and 7 pm Pacific Time, beginning September 1st. Hear Ian talk about his upcoming show as well as a track from his most recent album The Story of Blue: The Journey.
August 2, 2016: Meet Gary Burris of the acoustic duo The Rising Tide, our featured “Artist of the Month”. Hear conversations and a track from his solo album The Cool Beyond, which will be featured on this Saturday’s The Album Hour.
June 14, 2016: Hear a live interview with Boston Books recording artist Robot Raven. The band used our studio to shoot the video for their new single “Life Goes On”. Hear the new single.
June 7, 2016: BEYOND THE PAGE with Sharon Cramer is back on a different day and new time slot, now heard every Monday at 2 pm and 7 pm Pacific Time. Hear an interview with the award winning author where she talks about the relaunch of her DJ show, picking up with RISEN, book 2 of THE WINTERGRAVE CHRONICLES, and partnering with us in making the first 20 podcast episodes of book 1, THE EXECUTION publicly available to download.
May 17, 2016: Today’s program is an expanded 1 hr. edition featuring a follow up interview with “Artist of the Month” and host of our weekly life coaching DJ show DIVIN’E IN, Laura Coyle. Hear candid conversations + a song from her new release This Immortal Coyle – An Acoustic Resurrection. At the 30 min mark I will treat you to last Sunday’s DIVIN’E IN program. If you have not had the opportunity to hear Laura’s show now is your chance. The programs title is “The Wisdom of Maude”. If you are a fan of Ruth Gordon and her classic film Harold & Maude this show will leave you smiling ear to ear!
May 10, 2016: Program host Bob Rice reconnected with artist associate David Gordon, checking in on his recent trip to Arizona, seeing how his Bloomsday gig played out, and what’s coming down his musical pipeline. We will be featuring David’s release Rose Hips & Potato Chips on this coming Saturday’s THE ALBUM HOUR. Hear the title track on today’s show!
May 3, 2016: Today’s show is dedicated to this months featured artist and DJ of DIVIN’E IN, our weekly life coaching DJ show, Laura Coyle. Hear Laura talk about her new album This Immortal Coyle – An Acoustic Resurrection, released May 1st on Indie Air Records, and her weekly DJ Show moving to its new time slot at on Sundays, 2 pm Pacific Time.
April 26, 2016: I caught up with featured artist of the month and DJ host of OHANA KAI, Dayan Kai. Hear the interview ~ Artist associate David Gordon is preparing to perform at the 39th annual Bloomsday run this coming Sunday. Hear an interview with David + a song from his debut release GLIDE!
March 29, 2016: Dayan Kai is excited to launch his new weekly DJ Show OHANA KAI this coming Friday! I recently caught up with Dayan. Hear conversations about his show + tracks from his latest album Resonate!
March 22, 2016: Today’s program features our “Artist of the Month” Casey Garland. Hear stories which span over 40 years of whitewater river rafting + 3 songs from his album THE RIVER KEEPS ON FLOWING!
March 1, 2016: Indie Air Radio celebrates this months featured artist associate Casey Garland. Casey recently released his debut album THE RIVER KEEPS ON FLOWING. Hear conversations which led him to the creation of the album + selected tracks from it.
February 16, 2016: Indie Air Radio partners with Synthetic Zen in celebration of the release of ZENTROPY! In support of the albums release the band is offering a full album download to new $10 monthly subscribing listening members beginning February 20th and running through February 26th! In addition to supporting independent media you will become a sponsor of Synthetic Zen with a portion of your subscription dollars going directly back to them. Hear Hawke Robinson talk about the week long promotion, the making of the album + a couple of demo tracks of ZENTROPY. Listen live to THE ALBUM HOUR this Saturday @ 8 pm Pacific Time when we will be spinning up ZENTROPY in it’s entirety!
February 9, 2016: Indie Air Radio partners with Stone Cupid in celebration of Valentine’s Week! In support of the recent release of THE CARDINAL the band is offering a full album download to new subscribing listening members beginning February 12th and running through February 18th! In addition to supporting independent media your $10 monthly subscription provides financial support to Stone Cupid, with a portion of your subscription dollars going directly back to them. Hear the bands front woman Julie Christensen talk about the week long promotion, upcoming news with the band and a couple of love songs, hand picked by Julie, from THE CARDINAL. Listen live to THE ALBUM HOUR this Saturday @ 8 pm Pacific Time when we will be spinning up THE CARDINAL in it’s entirety!
February 2, 2016: Today’s program features Steve Schennum. You will hear conversations about road rage, pygmy goats, dysfunctional codependent love songs, and snuffing loopers + a couple of tracks from his 2008 release INTELLIGENT DESIGN.
January 26, 2016: Today’s program features an interview with multi-instrumentalist Ian Narcisi. When I caught up with Ian we talked about his latest globetrotting adventures, his on-going quest for spirituality, and the latest news on his 3 album trilogy THE STORY OF BLUE. Included in the program is a track from his 2008 release WEIGHT OF THE WORDS, which will be featured in it’s entirety on this coming Saturday’s THE ALBUM HOUR. For information on THE ALBUM HOUR click here.
January 19, 2016: Today’s program features an interview with Julie Christensen. Julie and her band Stone Cupid will be releasing their long awaited album THE CARDINAL this coming Friday. Hear conversations between Julie and me as well as advance tracks from the new album. Tune into THE ALBUM HOUR, this Saturday at 8 p.m. Pacific Time when we will air THE CARDINAL, by Stone Cupid in its entirety and without interruption. For information on THE ALBUM HOUR click here.
January 12, 2016: Today’s program features an interview with Boston Books artist and instrumentalist of the band Robot Raven John Rigg. Last weeks program featured the bands lyricist, Ed Bruneau’s, take. Hear John’s side of the Robot Raven story as well as a handful of songs from their new album GREATEST HITS, PART TWO.
January 5, 2016: Today’s program features an interview with Boston Books CEO and lyricist of the band Robot Raven Ed Bruneau. The band, who is also our featured “Artist of the Month”, recently released GREATEST HITS, PART TWO. Hear insights into the making of the new album as well as tracks hand picked by Ed.
December 29, 2015: This program features David Gordon. David is making a return performance appearance at Spokane’s biggest downtown street party, First Night on New Years Eve. Hear conversations about the upcoming event as well as a couple of personally hand-picked songs by David. Happy New Year … ENJOY!
December 8, 2015: This program features Hawke Robinson aka: Synthetic Zen, one of our newest artist associates. In the podcast you will hear candid conversations between Hawke and I as well as select tracks from his albums Zentastic, Buddhalicious, and an advance from his early 2016 release Zentropy.
November 24, 2015: Kelley McRae cracks into the TOP 15 on the Roots Music Report for folk albums. Hear a track from her latest release EASY ON MY MIND ~ Indie Air Radio is proud to announce our newest artist associate David Gordon. David recently released his 3rd EP TWO WINKS. Hear conversations between David and program host Bob Rice as well as a track from the EP ~ New Jersey based band Waiting for Henry is in the studio working on the follow up to their ground breaking 2013 debut GHOSTS & COMPROMISE. More news will be available + hear a track from their debut.
November 10, 2015: On Thursday, November 5th I interviewed Chuck Pyle in support of his upcoming Concert @ Indie Air Radio on November 19th. On Friday, November 6th Chuck passed very unexpectedly. This program honors and recognizes the life and music of our friend Chuck Pyle. I invite you to share in the conversations which Chuck and I had as well as his timeless music … rest in peace Zen Cowboy.
November 3, 2015: Indie Air Radio recognizes Ian Narcisi as our featured artist for this month of November. Ian is currently in the studio working on his trilogy THE STORY OF BLUE. Hear tracks from album 1, INTRODUCTION, and Ian talking about the creation of the project.
October 27, 2015: This is the 2nd of 2 full length features focusing on featured “Artist of the Month” Julie Christensen’s rich and diverse musical career. In this program Julie talks about her solo work and her band Stone Cupid. Hear a track from SOUL DRIVER + a song penned by Dan Navarro from the bands forthcoming album THE CARDINAL.
October 20, 2015: THE ANTI-GRAVITY SHOW, a new weekly program hosted by Ozzy Franco and Dusty Wright, is poised to launch on October 28th! For everything extra-terrestrial, paranormal, and cosmically a-skew you will certainly want to tune into THE ANTI-GRAVITY SHOW every Wednesday, from 8:00 – 8:30 p.m. Pacific Time, beginning October 28th. Hear an interview with Ozzy and Dusty talking about their program ~ Indie Air Radio is proud to recognize Dusty Wright as their featured “Artist of the Week”. Hear one of Dusty’s hand picked songs.
October 13, 2015: This is the 1st of 2 full length features focusing on featured “Artist of the Month” Julie Christensen’s rich and diverse musical career. In this program Julie talks about her early years in Iowa, moving to Austin, landing in LA and becoming an integral part of the west coast post-punk movement and eventually touring the world with Leonard Cohen.
September 29, 2015: Artist associate David Gordon is scheduled to perform at Blessings Under The Bridge 8th Anniversary event here in Spokane. Hear an interview with David Gordon talking about the upcoming event and a song from his spiritual release titled 3-D ~ It’s a new week and soon to be a new month. Indie Air Radio recognizes their newest artist associate Abiqua as their “Artist of the Week” and Julie Christensen as their “Artist of the Month. Hear a song from both artists.
September 22, 2015: The Michelle Mccammond Music Artist Showcase is coming up fast featuring Courtney Biggs with Luke Yates & Friends, Friday, September 25th. Limited Spokane studio audience seating is still available by clicking here. Hear separate interviews with both Luke and Courtney as well as the advance of Luke’s newest single and a track from Courtney’s new EP! ~ Indie Air Radio welcomes their newest artist associate Ian Narcisi and will be featuring him as their upcoming featured artist of the week. Hear a track from the 1st album of his 3 part trilogy titled THE STORY OF BLUE.
September 15, 2015: The Michelle Mccammond Music Artist Showcase is just around the corner featuring Courtney Biggs, Luke Yates and friends. Studio audience seating is nearly 1/2 sold with tickets still available by following clicking here. Hear an interview with Michelle McCammond talking about her upcoming show! ~ Big changes have been happening here at Indie Air Radio with our web site having just gone through a major overhaul and upgrade. Hear more about our web site upgrades and upcoming service changes! ~ Indie Air Radio welcomes their newest artist associate Mandy Troxel. Hear a track from her most recent release IF ONLY WORDS COULD KEEP ME WARM!
September 1, 2015: Glenn Symmonds performs 2 SOLD OUT shows at Indie Air Radio. Hear a short backstage interview with Glenn following his final show as well as one of the show topping tracks from his new album BEAUTIFUL DETOURS ~ Indie Air Radio artist associate Robot Raven is the most requested artist by our subscribing listening members 2 weeks in a row. Hear the song that our listeners just can’t hear enough ~ Indie Air Radio is proud to welcome Julie Christensen & Stone Cupid as our most recent artist associate. Hear a track from Stone Cupid and news of the bands forthcoming release THE CARDINAL set to drop early next year!
August 25, 2015: Glenn Symmonds is heading to Spokane for 2 Concerts at Indie Air Radio this coming Friday and Saturday. The Friday show is sold out with very limited studio audience seating is available for the Saturday show. Hear an interview with Glenn and a track from his new release BEAUTIFUL DETOURS ~ David Gordon stops by the Indie Air studios for a visit and a few laughs. Hear an interview with David and a track from his latest release TWO WINKS ~ Indie Air Radio welcomes American music artist Laura Coyle as a recognized artist associate. Hear a track from her Nashville sessions.
August 4, 2015: Indie Air Radio recognizes Glenn Symmonds as their “Artist of the Month” for the month of August! Glenn is soon to release his new solo album BEAUTIFUL DETOURS. We have added advance tracks to our heavy rotation broadcast schedule. Tune in often to hear Glenn’s new music! Hear an interview with Glenn, talking about the new album and his 2 upcoming shows at Indie Air Radio later this month ~ Indie Air Radio also recognizes John Rigg as their “Artist of the Week”! We will be adding tracks from his musical catalog to our heavy rotation broadcast schedule airing throughout the week of August 4th – 10th. Hear an interview with John about his solo work and his band Robot Raven!
July 28, 2015: Kelley McRae cracks into the TOP 15 on the Roots Music Report for folk albums. Hear a track from her latest release EASY ON MY MIND ~ Indie Air Radio is proud to announce our newest recognized artist associate David Gordon. David recently released his 3rd EP TWO WINKS. Hear conversations with David and a track from the EP ~ New Jersey based band Waiting for Henry is in the studio working on the follow up to their ground breaking 2013 debut GHOSTS & COMPROMISE. More news will be available + hear a track from their debut.
July 7, 2015: Indie Air Radio celebrates the month of July recognizing Susan James as our featured “Artist of the Week”. Select tracks have been added to our heavy broadcast rotation schedule from her new release SEA GLASS. Hear a track from the album. ~ Boston Books, LLC recently partnered with Indie Air Radio as our 1st recognized artist associate. Hear an interview with the company’s CEO Edmond Bruneau as well as a track from Robot Raven, one of the artists which the company represents. Robot Raven is also Indie Air Radios featured “Artist of the Week” with tracks from their newest release GREATEST HITS – PART ONE airing often throughout the week. ~ Former Eddie Money band member Glenn Symmonds August 28th Concert @ Indie Air Radio sees very strong ticket sales after releasing them publicly last Tuesday. Hear more about Glenn’s upcoming concert as well as a track from his forthcoming release BEAUTIFUL DETOURS set for release on August 1st.
June 30, 2015: Tickets for Glenn Symmonds August 28th “Special Summer Concert @ IAR” officially went on sale at the launch of today’s SHORT REPORT program and are expected to sell out quickly. Hear advance tracks from Glenn’s forthcoming album BEAUTIFUL DETOURS scheduled for release on August 1st. Purchase studio audience seats and on-line pay per view web cast e-tickets to Glenn’s concert by clicking here. ~ Author Sharon Cramer announces the hard release of her weekly author read program BEYOND THE PAGE on Sunday, August 16th from 8:00 – 8:30 p.m. Central Time, beginning with her trilogy The Execution. Hear a short interview with Sharon and the official music to The Execution ~ Guitar virtuoso Brian Henke will soon be releasing THE SUN THE MOON AND THE STARS, his 8th album and his vocal debut. Hear an advance track from the forthcoming release.
June 23, 2015: Kim Richey and Dean Tidey play Concerts @ Indie Air Radio. Hear a short interview with Kim and Dean prior to their performance on June 20th as well as a track from Kim’s “hot off the press” EP, LITTLE RECORD 4 ~ Concerts @ Indie Air Radio announces an exclusive “Special Summer Concert” featuring multi-instrumentalist, singer/ songwriter and long-time drummer of the Eddie Money band, Glenn Symmonds. Hear conversations with Glenn about his upcoming solo appearance at Indie Air Radio,on August 28th, as well as his soon to be released 5th solo album BEAUTIFUL DETOURS available on August 1st.
June 16, 2015: Award winning author Sharon Cramer announces the debut of her weekly author read program BEYOND THE PAGE airing soon, here at Indie Air Radio ~ Concerts @ Indie Air Radio presents Kim Richey and Dean Tidey on June 20th ~ Indie Air Radio is proud to partner with Susan James in support of her new album SEA GLASS available today. Hear tracks from the new album + conversations with Susan ~ Eric Taylor returns to Spokane on June 19th.
June 9, 2015: Indie Air Radio is proud to have partnered with Scott Albert Johnson in the release of his new album GOING SOMEWHERE, which became available on this date. Program host and DJ Bob Rice spoke with Scott about the making of the long awaited follow up to his critically acclaimed 2007 debut UMBRELLA MAN and featured the albums title track. For more information on Scott Albert Johnson click here.
June 2, 2015: Indie Air Radio celebrates 1 year of “going public” ~ Greg Trooper releases his new album LIVE AT THE ROCK ROOM. Bob interviews Greg about the album and previews his new song “Broken Man” ~ Luke Yates, Courtney Biggs, and Nicole Lewis, opening for Chris Cagle Thursday, June 4th. Hear Nicole Lewis’s song “Underground” from her album MY KIND OF PARADISE.
May 26, 2015: Indie Air Radio is proud to have partnered with Leroy Miller in the release of his 5th solo album OFF THE RAILS in this exclusive expanded 1 hr. edition of THE SHORT REPORT. Leroy is an original member of the 90’s LA punk band HOG, has worked with KISS drummer Peter Criss, Macy Gray, John Mayer, Smashmouth, and countless others. He is a noted record producer who also creates for television and film. This program coincided with the release date of OFF THE RAILS and features the album in it’s entirety. During the program you will hear Leroy talk about the inspiration and making of the album as well as personal conversations.
May 12, 2015: Indie Air Radios Spring Membership Drive conclusion ~ Josh Harty’s full length Concert @ Indie Air Radio now available by clicking here ~ Interview with Josh Harty + music feature ~ Indie Air Radio announces the upcoming weekly program “Beyond The Page … With Sharon Cramer” + interview with Sharon Cramer. Information for Sharon’s weekly program is available by clicking here.