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Sound Matters Radio 030

September 09, 2017 Episode #030 features conversation, commentary, and insights about cover bands who do it differently, National Recovery Month, TOMLEU.com, Nikki Sixx and Sixx Sense radio, author Amy Dresner interview preview on show #031, and comedian Don Jamieson interview preview.... Read More »
Tom Leu | 10 September 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

Sound of Silence

It matters little how good you are at your vocation or avocation; if your communication skills suck, the rest of your overall impression and impact will suffer. Many talented musicians, artists, and entrepreneurs have remained in obscurity, or the greats have fizzled far too fast... Read More »
Tom Leu | 09 September 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 029

August 26, 2017 Episode #029 features conversation, commentary, and insights about podcasting, Motley Crue, Nikki Sixx, and interviews with radio personality Kevin McCarthy and Kevin Polky, Executive Director of Shatter Our Silence. Show #029 concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment… >>... Read More »
Tom Leu | 28 August 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

Good Vibrations

Do you even care? Do you care how you’re “coming off” to others? If the answer is No, then stop listening to/reading now and click the hell off this site, stat. There’s nothing for you here. If Yes, then... Read More »
Tom Leu | 26 August 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 028

August 19, 2017 Sound Matters Episode 028 features Tom’s conversation with Bryan Wilkinson… best known currently as guitarist for both The Last Vegas and Chicago’s Black Actress, as well as a prolific solo artist performing under the banner of... Read More »
Tom Leu | 20 August 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

Give A Little Bit

Even though society often teaches the opposite; selflessness is underrated. Everything doesn’t always have to be, nor should it be, all about you (or me), all the time. What I call ‘real-world rock stars’ value service over being served, they give... Read More »
Tom Leu | 19 August 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 027

August 12, 2017 Episode 027 features conversation, commentary, and insights about The Defiant Ones (Jimmy Iovine & Dr. Dre) documentary on HBO, Styx, Riki Rachtman, Rockford’s Local Music Scene with Kevin McCarthy, Ratt, Heavy Metal (the film), and the... Read More »
Tom Leu | 13 August 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

I Will Follow

Successful people understand the importance of paying close attention to details; to instructions; to the specific requests and desires of others when asked, and when applicable. They know when and how to… follow directions. Not blindly, but with and... Read More »
Tom Leu | 11 August 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 026

July 29, 2017 Episode 026 includes Tom’s recap and commentary on his many recent travels shooting and doing media at Chicago Open Air and Country Thunder 2017, and an overview of the excellent Armed Vision reunion show and the... Read More »
Tom Leu | 31 July 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

Wake Me Up

It’s happening more and more… Recently, I found myself turning up (just a little bit) a Wham song I heard playing on one of those “we play everything” radio stations. That’s right, Wham, featuring the late, great George Michael… (there goes all... Read More »
Tom Leu | 29 July 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 025

July 15, 2017 Episode #025 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s interview with Armed Vision guitarist Jay Samp, vocalist Rex Scott, and drummer Lance Porter deep diving the band’s storied history, spotlighted artists/albums/tracks, a recap of this week in music history, and concludes with... Read More »
Tom Leu | 18 July 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

Gettin’ Better

It’s what we’re all charged with… gettin’ fucking better at 1) that which feeds us, and 2) that which ails us. Two important, yet very different things for sure. First, the continual improvement and growth of our talents and... Read More »
Tom Leu | 15 July 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 024

July 08, 2017 Episode #024 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s interview with record producer, songwriter, and mixer extraordinaire Colin Brittain… spotlighted artists/albums/tracks, a recap of this week in music history, and concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment. On This Episode:... Read More »
Tom Leu | 09 July 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

It Don’t Come Easy

What’s the message when things come easy for you?  When good fortune or good luck seems to come out of nowhere? Are these things “supposed to be?” Is it fate or destiny? Or, are they of lesser value because little... Read More »
Tom Leu | 08 July 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   
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