017: George Lynch #1

April 29, 2017

Episode #017 of the Sound Matters radio show kicks off with a replay of Tom’s interview with Jack Russell of Jack Russell’s Great White. We spotlight three classic albums & tracks tied to this week in music history by Judas Priest, Live, & Van Halen… Tom interviews George Lynch from KXM, Lynch Mob, & Dokken about the latest KXM album, his thoughts on jam bands, the recent Dokken reunion, and his insights about human nature and philosophy specific to music and the world at large… deep stuff, but always great stuff coming from George… Each Sound Matters Radio episode concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment

On This Episode:

  1. Get Sound Matters Radio interview podcasts on >> iTunesSpreaker and full show streams on >> Mixcloud
  2. Sound Matters Spotlight: Judas Priest, British Steel, 1980 (“The Rage”), Live, Throwing Copper, 1994 (“Lightning Crashes”), Van Halen, Fair Warning, 1981 (“Hear About It Later”)
  3. INTERVIEW Guest: JACK RUSSELL from JACK RUSSELL’S GREAT WHITE – Track “Sign of the Times”
  4. INTERVIEW Guest: GEORGE LYNCH from KXM – Track: “Scatterbrain”
  5. Sound Matter Moment… “Just Got Lucky”

>> Episode #017 (with Spotlighted music) streaming on Mixcloud here: 


George Lynch Facebook page: www.facebook.com/apacheghost – and main website: www.georgelynch.com


Inside the Interview:

02:45 – On the making of the latest KXM album Scatterbrain… 
03:46 – Is there more pressure going into the studio without much pre-production… 
04:34 – On George’s preference of recording or playing live with more or less preparation…
06:23 – Why was KXM so important to get off the ground?
07:02 – On the possibility of KXM touring without drummer Ray Luzier…
07:59 – How important is the concept of evolving within music and life in general?
09:33 – On working with guys like Michael Sweet, and not sharing the same world-views…
11:08 – On delving into deeper lyrical & philosophical content within music…
12:39 – How important is it to be student of human nature within music & otherwise today… 
14:30 – Do democracies work in bands when there are really only 2 types of people?
16:52 – Are people capable of changing their belief systems?
17:34 – On trying to write 80’s type music in recent years…
19:13 – On the recent Dokken reunion & going forward…
20:40 – A question he’s never asked, but wished he was…

Connect with George Lynch:
Website: www.georgelynch.com
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/apacheghost

A ‘Sound Matter Moment’ >> www.soundmatters.tv/just-got-lucky

Photo by Tom Leu

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Until we meet again… Stay tuned-in…


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About the Author
Tom Leu, MS/CPC is a Professional Speaker, Writer, Radio Host, & Photographer. A member of the National Speakers Association, Tom talks shiFt™ about Communications, Psychology, Recovery, & Rock 'n Roll. His writings, presentations, images, & interviews uncover layers within music, culture, & communications.

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