Sound Matters Radio 018

Tom Leu | 09 May 2017 | Radio Shows | 0 Comments    | 269 Total Post Views
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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 serial entrepreneur Phillip Ryan Block from Independent Ear Productions and Block Media Group.

On This Episode:

  1. Get Sound Matters Radio interview podcasts on >> iTunesSpreaker and full show streams on >> Mixcloud
  2. Sound Matters Spotlight: Queensryche, Operation Mindcrime, 1988 (“Eyes of A Stranger”), Aerosmith, Rocks, 1976 (“Nobody’s Fault”)
  4. Rockford’s Local Music Scene with Kevin McCarthy from 96.7 The Eagle
  5. Sound Matter Moment… “Time Waits For No One”

>> Episode #018 (with Spotlighted music) streaming on Mixcloud here:


Rockford’s Local Music Scene with Kevin McCarthy –

Phillip Ryan Block Facebook page: – and main website for Independent Ear Productions: 


Inside the Interview:
02:22 – What is Independent Ear Productions (IEP)? 
04:01 – What are IEP’s services? 
04:56 – How do you find artists to bring into IEP?
05:25 – What does “hustle” mean to you, and why do so many not walk the talk?
06:41 – How does one stop making excuses and overcome fear? 
07:21 – What is Block Media Group? 
08:19 – On blazing your own trails… 
09:07 – Phillip’s philosophy on 9 to 5… 
11:48 – What is the Human Element Program? 
15:10 – How does the Human Element affect change in artist/fan dynamic?
17:20 – On self-awareness…
19:00 – On where to find Phillip online…

Connect with Phillip Ryan Block:
Facebook Page:

A ‘Sound Matter Moment’ >>

Photo by Tom Leu

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> Until we meet again… Stay tuned-in…

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