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037: Michael Sweet #3

November 18, 2017

Sound Matters show #037 features a double header of Tom’s interviews with Michael Sweet from Stryper, talking about the latest Sweet & Lynch release, Unified, and changes in the Stryper line-up, plus Mickey Joe of Mickey Joe Music (formerly of Rockford’s Anavox) talking about his new music in 2018 and the Megastar competition. Show #037 concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment

On This Episode:

  1. Get Sound Matters interview podcasts on >> iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, TuneIn, & Spreaker
  2. INTERVIEW Guests: Michael Sweet and Mickey Joe
  3. Sound Matter Moment… “Dare You To Move”

Episode #037 – The Podcast: (also available on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Stitcher, Spreaker, & Tune In Radio, etc.)


Photo by Tom Leu
Tom & Michael Sweet 2016

Inside the Interview:
01:43 – On the waiting for the release of his new music to be released…
02:48 – How is Sweet & Lynch’s second release Unified different from the debut?
04:47 – On Michael’s approach to producing his albums…
07:03 – Shout out to Michael’s last solo album, 2016’s One Sided War
07:20 – How does playing with different rhythm sections in his various bands/projects affect the music?
08:58 – Is there a song lyrically that he’s particularly proud of on the new Sweet & Lynch album?
09:50 – On doing the video for “Walk” in Hollywood…
11:41 – On being a person who takes the road less traveled…
13:30 – Is legacy something Michael Sweet thinks about?
14:02 – On Stryper’s new bassist, Perry Richardson…
17:21 – On the upcoming new Stryper album…

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Until we meet again… Stay tuned-in…



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