Sound Matters Radio

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 perspectives on continually putting out new material three decades into his career, upcoming projects, dealing with…

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051: Highlights & Hits

Sound Matters “Highlights & Hits” episode #051 features a double-header of guests. First up is Tom’s interview with the Phantom Regiment’s Kyle Jacobson talking about the acclaimed drum and bugle

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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 by good friend and longtime radio host, Riley O’Neil for an insightful look at show’s unique…

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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 work in radio, perspectives on music, his take on dating in today’s climate of heightened sexual…

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048: Highlights & Hits

March 10, 2018 Sound Matters Highlights & Hits episode #048 features Tom’s commentary and insights about the 25th anniversary of the Beavis & Butthead MTV show, and excerpts from This Week In Music History. Show #048 concludes with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment… >> A ‘Sound Matter Moment’ >> www.soundmatters.tv/changes Episode #048 – The Podcast: (also available on iTunes, iHeartRadio,…

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047: Highlights & Hits

Sound Matters Highlights & Hits episode #047 features Tom’s commentary and insights about musicians, celebrities, and entertainers weighing-in on politics, music spotlights of

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046: Highlights & Hits

Sound Matters Highlights & Hits episode #046 features Tom’s commentary and insights about the evolution of the three core Sound Matters Radio subject-matter topics going into 2018

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045: Billy Don Burns

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

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044: Highlights & Hits

Sound Matters Highlights & Hits episode #044 features conversation, commentary, and insights about the broadcasting from the new “Sound Matters Studio South” in Florida

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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 great stories and insights that shine a spotlight behind the scenes of what really goes on…

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042: Highlights & Hits (1 Yr)

January 06, 2018 Sound Matters show #042 is the ONE YEAR Anniversary episode of Sound Matters Radio broadcasting on 1440 WROK out of Rockford, IL, and available as a podcast. Tom and his several guests celebrate and discuss the show’s origins, evolution, and recap a successful inaugural year entertaining matters in music, communication, and motivation. On…

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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…

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