Highlights & Hits

105: Highlights & Hits (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & The Tree Dogs)

February 20, 2021 Sound Matters Show “Highlights & Hits” episode #105 features Terry “Double T” Turen from 96.7 The Eagle and I running down the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees, controversies, snubs, opinions and politics (8:13). Also, my conversation with Mike Parr from Rockford’s The Tree Dogs (46:59) talking about the band’s music,…

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104: Highlights & Hits (Yes Factory & MetroCentre’s 40th)

February 06, 2021 Sound Matters Show “Highlights & Hits” episode #104 runs down the latest controversies in music news, This Week in Music History, the 40th Anniversary of the Rockford Metrocentre, and my conversation with Ian Zander & Brennan Reiter from Yes Factory on their approach to songwriting and recording and future plans for their music… …

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103: Highlights & Hits (2020 Top Albums & Favorite Guitar Solos)

January 23, 2021 Sound Matters Show “Highlights & Hits” episode #103 runs down Terry “Double T” Turen from 96.7 The Eagle, show producer Spencer Jacobsen, and my lists of Top 2020 Albums. Special guest Jay Mock, guitarist from Suite Oblivion and I also share our eclectic picks for Favorite Guitar Solos of all time. SOUND…

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102: Highlights & Hits (4 YR)

January 02, 2021 Sound Matters 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY “Highlights & Hits” show #102 features conversations about new themes and topic driven shows going into 2021, songs about new beginnings, and well-wishes from past show guests and listeners thanking us for doing the show throughout a very tough year. Guests include show producer, Spencer Jacobsen, Kevin…

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101: Highlights & Hits (Holiday #2)

December 19, 2020 Episode #101 is the second holiday-themed show featuring conversation and commentary about changes coming in 2021, the sounds of the season, as well as Tom and Spencer’s select holiday tracks from a cross-section of artists. Show #101 concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment… > New show features/segments coming up in 2021…

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092: Highlights & Hits (Finding New Music & Guilty Pleasure Artists)

Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” show #090 live-streamed on the show’s Facebook Group talking creativity and positivity despite the Corona Virus pandemic…

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090: Highlights & Hits (Creativity in COVID19)

Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” show #090 live-streamed on the show’s Facebook Group talking creativity and positivity despite the Corona Virus pandemic…

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087: Highlights & Hits (3 YR)

Sound Matters 3 YEAR ANNIVERSARY episode. “Highlights & Hits” show #087 features: Joe Dredge & Riley O’Neil from 1440 WROK, Master Plan, Double T from 96.7, Mitch from Suite O’ and many more…

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077: Highlights & Hits (Motley Movie)

March 23, 2019 Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” episode #077 features a literal “motley crew” of characters in the WROK studio in Rockford, IL discussing the Motley Crue biopic The Dirt recently released on Netflix. Tom and Terry “Double T” Turen and Kevin McCarthy (from 96.7 The Eagle), Mark “Gobble” Jacobson, Mitch Brechon, Chris White, and J-Ro…

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072: Highlights & Hits (2 YR)

Sound Matters 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY episode. “Highlights & Hits” show #072 features: Joe Dredge from 1440 WROK, Kevin McCarthy from Rockford’s Local Music Scene and 96.7

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067: Highlights & Hits

October 06, 2018 Sound Matters live in-studio “Highlights & Hits” featured on episode #067:  02:18-04:00 – Shout out to Christian Leu on his new job in television production, in addition to working in radio… 07:31-20:05 – Jro Rostamo (from Suite Oblivion, Drama Queen, & Mob Zero), and Allen Smith from Letsinger… 20:17-37:32 – Drama Queen (Matt, Rob, Tee,…

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066: Highlights & Hits

Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” featured on episode #066: Tom and Christian discuss the current “diss track” feud, and marketing implications between up and coming rapper MGK

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