Interviews

065: Drama Queen

August 18, 2018 Sound Matters episode #065, features the return of Matt Vogt and Rob Pace from Rockford’s DRAMA QUEEN. Tom and the guys discuss their CD release party, plans for the big debut gig, the band’s unique origins, current... Read More »
Tom Leu | 21 August 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

064: Chip Z’Nuff

August 04, 2018 Sound Matters episode #064 features Tom’s great conversation with Chicago’s Enuff Z’Nuff founder, bassist, and now lead singer, Chip Z’Nuff. Chip talks candidly about the music business today, the influences he wears loud and proud, and the great... Read More »
Tom Leu | 08 August 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

062: Scott Flynn

July 14, 2018 Sound Matters episode #062 features Tom’s long form conversation with Scott Flynn, author of the memoir My Life… Don’t Try This At Home – a collection of 55 funny short stories. Scott is a husband, stepdad, mentor,... Read More »
Tom Leu | 18 July 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

060: Richie Kotzen

June 30, 2018 Sound Matters episode #060 features Tom’s conversation with singer/songwriter, guitarist, and producer, Richie Kotzen from The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, and Poison. In addition to his high profile bands, Richie is a prolific solo artist with... Read More »
Tom Leu | 04 July 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

059: Wolf Hoffman

June 23, 2018 Sound Matters episode #059 features Tom’s conversation with Wolf Hoffman from the great German heavy metal band Accept. Wolf and Tom cover a lot of ground from Accept’s Restless and Live as well as new studio albums,... Read More »
Tom Leu | 26 June 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

058: Ronni LeTekro

June 09, 2018 Sound Matters episode #058 features Tom’s conversation with perhaps one of the most underrated guitarists in rock music over the past 30+ years (a fucking travesty because he’s one of the most talented there is…). Ronni... Read More »
Tom Leu | 13 June 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

057: Jeanne Robertson

June 02, 2018 Sound Matters episode #057 features Jeanne Robertson… a professional speaker and humorist for over five decades. With no signs of slowing down, Jeanne fills venues around the country telling hilarious stories from her storied life as... Read More »
Tom Leu | 06 June 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

056: Theron Moore

May 19, 2018 Being from the Midwest, northern IL/southern WI, specifically, and playing in rock bands myself for over 30 years, I know quite a bit about the local and regional music scene from that area, and from the... Read More »
Tom Leu | 23 May 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

054: Joel Moutray

May 05, 2018 I came across Joel Moutray from The empower_good Podcast via the great expanse known as the internet, and was really taken by his passion and enthusiasm for putting and positivity out into the world (which also happens... Read More »
Tom Leu | 09 May 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

053: Phillip Ryan Block #2

April 21, 2018 Sound Matters episode 053 features Tom’s 2nd conversation with Phillip Ryan Block from Independent Ear and now, The Open Heart Collective with updates on his many projects and endeavors promoting IEP’s line-up of music artist, media, and... Read More »
Tom Leu | 25 April 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

052: Michael Sweet #4

April 14, 2018 Sound Matters episode 052 features Tom’s 4th in-depth conversation with Michael Sweet from Stryper about the band’s latest release, God Damn Evil, the inevitable controversy the band has always endured, social media’s pros and cons today, Michael’s... Read More »
Tom Leu | 18 April 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

050: Tom Leu with Riley O’Neil

March 31, 2018 Sound Matters episode #050 features Tom’s commentary about the show’s milestone, 50th episode. Tom reflects back on the show’s evolution since its debut in January of 2017, and expansion moving into 2018 and beyond. Tom is joined... Read More »
Tom Leu | 04 April 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

049: Jim Florentine

March 17, 2018 Sound Matters show #049 features Tom’s compelling conversation with comedian and That Metal Show host, Jim Florentine about writing his first book, his observations and rants about social media, the start of his comedy career and... Read More »
Tom Leu | 21 March 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

045: Billy Don Burns

February 10, 2018 Sound Matters show #045 features Tom’s intriguing and revealing conversation with the original “outlaw,” legendary Nashville singer/songwriter Billy Don Burns. Billy Don’s songs have been recorded by Willie Nelson, Sammy Kershaw, and Mel Tillis, and he’s... Read More »
Tom Leu | 14 February 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

043: Jon Freeman

January 27, 2018 Sound Matters show #043 features Tom’s conversation with music publicist, Jon Freeman from Freeman Promotions. Jon gives us an inside look at the music business from a perspective few actually get to see. Jon shares some... Read More »
Tom Leu | 28 January 2018 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   

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... Read More »
Tom Leu | 20 December 2017 | Interviews, Radio Shows | No Comments   
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