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Interview: Scott Phillips & Brian Marshall of Alter Bridge

Tom talks with Scott Phillips & Brian Marshall from Alter Bridge backstage at the Northern Invasion 2017 festival in Somerset, WI…   Inside the Interview: 01:31 – Brian & Scott’s least favorite interview question… 01:47 – Touring in 2017…... Read More »
Tom Leu | 06 July 2017 | Interviews | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 023

July 01, 2017 Episode #023 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s interview with Scott Phillips & Brian Marshall from Alter Bridge, 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 | 02 July 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

Human Behavior

The ego has the power to fuel you and fool you simultaneously. The ego is what drives the best and worst of all human behavior. Yes, there’s a time and a place to super-charge the ego. But there’s also a time and... Read More »
Tom Leu | 02 July 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 022

June 24, 2017 Episode #022 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s first of two interviews with Michael Sweet from Stryper, 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 | 25 June 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

Under Pressure

Here’s a high school Chemistry class question: What happens to matter when you reduce the volume or the space of the container it’s in? The answer: The pressure inside goes up. So the smaller the space = the greater the... Read More »
Tom Leu | 23 June 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 021

June 10, 2017 Episode #021 of the Sound Matters radio show features Shatter Our Silence Founder and Executive Director, Kevin Polky discussing the all-important topic of suicide awareness and assistance. All Sound Matters Radio episodes conclude with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment. On... Read More »
Tom Leu | 14 June 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

Let It Be

The single most important breakthrough that recovery has provided me is one of self-awareness. To deliberately raise my awareness and honestly look at 1) myself, 2) my behaviors, and 3) my resulting consequences coming from each, is a gift I never knew I... Read More »
Tom Leu | 07 June 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Interview: Jerry Dixon of Warrant

Tom talks with Jerry Dixon from Warrant on SOUND MATTERS Radio >> Episode #020 about the band’s latest album, Louder, Harder, Faster, his long tenure in Warrant, some overlooked music in Warrant’s back catalog, Jani Lane, Warrant’s “black years,” sobriety, and more…... Read More »
Tom Leu | 06 June 2017 | Interviews | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 020

June 03, 2017 Episode #020 of the Sound Matters radio show features RIPT in the studio just back from their big gig in Florida over Memorial Day Weekend, Rockford’s Local Music Scene updates with 96.7 The Eagle’s Kevin McCarthy, and Tom’s interview with bassist,... Read More »
Tom Leu | 04 June 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

I Don’t Care Anymore

What do you really want? Really… And how READY are you to go get it? If you’re simply hoping and wishing and wanting things to come true, or come through for you right now… Stop. Care enough to care less... Read More »
Tom Leu | 03 June 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 019

May 20, 2017 Episode #019 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s recap of the NORTHERN INVASION 2017 festival where sadly, one of the last Soundgarden shows with the late Chris Cornell took place. Tom shares his reactions and pays tribute to Chris Cornell... Read More »
Tom Leu | 21 May 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

That Smell

Addiction stinks… You can smell it… literally and figuratively. It stinks literally because of the undeniable stench that often accompanies a chronic user of chemicals of any type. It stinks figuratively because it pollutes most everything around it. It stinks... Read More »
Tom Leu | 19 May 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   

Sound Matters Radio 018

Sound Matters 018: May 06, 2017 Episode #018 of the Sound Matters radio show features music spotlights from this week in music history with Queensryche and Aerosmith, the inaugural Rockford’s Local Music Scene update with 96.7 The Eagle’s Kevin McCarthy, and Tom’s interview with... Read More »
Tom Leu | 09 May 2017 | Radio Shows | No Comments   

Time Waits For No One

Always looking for overlooked deep tracks to feature on Sound Matters Radio, I discovered the undiscovered gem, “Time Waits for No One” from the Rolling Stones’ 1974 It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll album while listening to the excellent, The Deep End Radio... Read More »
Tom Leu | 06 May 2017 | 'Sound Matter' Moment | No Comments   
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