Month: December 2017

041: Highlights & Hits (Xmas)

December 23, 2017 Episode #041 is the first ever holiday-themed show featuring conversation and commentary about the Sound Matters Radio show 2017 year in review, the 2018 Rock ‘n Roll Hall Fame inductees, Xmas music stats and best sellers, as well as Tom’s select holiday tracks from a cross-section of artists. Show #041 concludes with…

Read More

040: Mitch Brechon

December 16, 2017 Sound Matters show #040 features Tom’s conversation with longtime bandmate Mitch Brechon from Suite Oblivion talking through his journey in music culminating in the formation of Suite O’ and the band’s storied history… On This Episode: Get Sound Matters Radio interview podcasts on >> iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, TuneIn, & Spreaker INTERVIEW Guest: Mitch Brechon from Suite…

Read More

039: Jack Russell #2

December 09, 2017 Sound Matters show #039 features Tom’s second interview with Jack Russell, lead singer and chief songwriter for Jack Russell’s Great White. Tom and Jack talk about his recent management changes, the legacy of the Once Bitten album, the recording process these days, health, sobriety, Jack’s forthcoming memoir, and his philosophy on success today,…

Read More

SMM: Shooting Star

A “Sound Matter Moment” What often seems common in knowledge is uncommon in practice. Nowhere is this more evident than in what I call the “crock star” music business. I define “crock stars” as up-and-coming musicians who are basically full-of-it (i.e. shit), and full of themselves. The majority of what they tell you is a “crock.” They…

Read More

038: Chris Vrenna

December 02, 2017 Sound Matters show #038 features Tom’s in-depth interview with Chris Vrenna, Grammy winning musician, composer, producer, remixer, and drummer best known for his work in Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, and Tweaker among many others. Tom and Chris dig deep into topics ranging from music technology, his time in Nine Inch Nails and Marilyn…

Read More

SMM: Go Your Own Way**

A “Sound Matter Moment” Author Malcolm Gladwell, in his great book Outliers, discusses at length, the legendary band Fleetwood Mac’s now-famous career arc, and rise to fame, as an illustration of the – often – very long time it takes to truly become great at something. To become a master practitioner. The group slugged it out…

Read More

Dig the Show? Please share :)