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Check out this season's ever-growing list of guests! Click here for Season One guests.

Season Two, 2022-23

Episode 71:
June 8, 2023

Michael Weintrob! Nashville-based studio and live music photographer Michael Weintrob talks with me about his critically-acclaimed photography book series, "Instrumenthead," capturing vs. creating, seeing and hearing art in the same space, funk flare, hanging instruments (and photographers), and much more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 70:
June 1, 2023

Supergiant! Members of British funk/soul/pop outfit Supergiant chat with me about vintage telephones, subliminal song lyrics, magically appearing keyboardists, funky reprises, El Duende, the blues, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 69:
May 25, 2023

The It City! Nashville pop/funk/soul band The It City chats with me about spontaneous screams, session work, empathy, swagger, clavinet vibes, and more! Plus, we hear TWO all-new tracks before they drop to the public. LISTEN HERE

Episode 68:
May 18, 2023

Water Seed! New Orleans "future funk" band Water Seed joins me for a fun talk about comic books, stadium anthems, mythology, virtual reality, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 67:
May 11, 2023

Chicken Grass! Finnish soul/funk outfit Chicken Grass bassist and manager Janne Valppu chats with me about swamp soul, New Orleans connections, magical forests, animal voices, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 66:
May 4, 2023

JUNO! Australian alt-pop duo JUNO joins me from their touring car to chat about miming musicians, baby names, a love for ramen, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 65:
Apr. 27, 2023

Rustee Allen! Bassist extraordinaire Rustee Allen and I discuss his past with Sly & The Family Stone, Bobby Womack, and others, plus we talk symphonic bass, pencil mustaches, flying with George Clinton, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 64:
Apr. 20, 2023

Michael Treetop Voss! German trumpet master Michael Treetop Voss, former member of the Poets of Rhythm, joins me for a lighthearted talk about his new band, Feed LA, improvisational songwriting, Bavarian brass bands, playing dual trumpets, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 63:
Apr. 13, 2023

Leon Toye! Guitarist and master collaborator Leon Toye of Nashville/NOLA/Austin mashup funk monster Toyesauce and I talk about paradiddles with Stanton Moore, kung fu grand masters, country music stylings, chopping down pawn shop guitars, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 62:
Apr. 6, 2023

Robert Walter! Organ giant Robert Walter takes a moment from his tour with Pink Floyd's Roger Waters to discuss his bands the 20th Congress and The Greyboy Allstars, old skool jazz/funk records, retro rap/hip-hop, funk as a language, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 61:
Mar. 30, 2023

Ari Joshua! Guitarist, composer, collaborator, and educator Ari Joshua and I discuss South African decorative bongs, vibration and frequency, basketball dreams, psychedelic trips, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 60:
Mar. 23, 2023

Giacomo Turra! Italian musician and Instagram sensation Giacomo Turra and I chat about music/social media balance, spreading positive energy, multiple video takes, custom gear, funk pedals, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 59:
Mar. 16, 2023

Joel Sarakula! Australian/British singer/songwriter/producer Joel Sarakula and I chat about vintage furniture, yacht rock, dystopias, computer games, the Indonesian soul scene, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 58:
March 9, 2023

Double Exposure! 1970s Salsoul Records disco pioneers Double Exposure and I discuss 1950s doo-wop, fancy threads, 12-in. singles, past shenanigans, disco cruises, and more, in this super fun and funny interview. LISTEN HERE

Episode 57:
March 2, 2023

Grease Dealer! "Stone Head Funk" rockers Grease Dealer and I talk band poaching, pre-Columbian Mesoamerican art, BBQ, band mascots, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 56:
Feb. 23, 2023

Object Heavy! Object Heavy members and I discuss wood paneling, costume contests, improvisation, writing with intention, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 55:
Feb. 16, 2023

Jimmy James! True Loves funk/soul/blues guitar giant Jimmy James and I chat about Oompa Loompas, garbage guitars, neighborhood chickens, the blues, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 54:
Feb. 9, 2023

F-Spot Records! David M. Celia, founder of independent funk/soul label F-Spot Records and band The Bombillas, joins me for a fun talk about Afrobeat, composing music for children's TV, lightbulbs, Egyptian princes, and more. Plus, hear a Night Owls tune that hasn't been released yet! LISTEN HERE

Episode 53:
Dec. 15, 2022

Shira Elias! Shira Elias and I talk about faceplants and wardrobe malfunctions, maintaining positivity, staying in the groove, solar photography, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 52:
Dec. 8, 2022

The Blaxound! Marta Román from Barcelona-based The Blaxound and I discuss Black action film music, Flamenco chords, hard-core and punk, the South American mafia, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 51:
Dec. 1, 2022

Pat Petrillo! Pat Petrillo and I talk about tracking at Power Station and Abbey Road studios, avoiding the hokey-pokey, marshmallow shoes, candy bars, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 50:
Nov. 17, 2022

Terry Cole! Colemine Records founder and funk maestro Terry Cole and I discuss flipping 78s, tiger tales, hammer dulcimers, Whitney Houston, Cincinnati chili, trash can music, plus he spills what's coming soon to the label, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 49:
Nov. 10, 2022

Alpacas Collective! Belgian funk band Alpacas Collective members Stan and Frederik and I chat about Peruvian flutists, science fiction artwork, Ethiopian scales, night clubs, fighting dances, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 48:
Nov. 3, 2022

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers! Joe Hertler and I discuss Pokémon Go, feudal Japanese folk tales, anthropomorphic Death incarnations, yeti costumes, Super Smash Bros, and tons more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 47:
Oct. 27, 2022

Ghost Funk Orchestra! Ghost Funk Orchestra mastermind and front man Seth Applebaum and I talk about open space, family poetry, shapeshifting songs, flower lore, film music, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 46:
Oct. 20, 2022

On the Spot Trio! On The Spot Trio members and I talk about tablas and sitars, Balinese Gamelan, monkey chanting, magnet poetry, and basically we just fangirl about how great Alan Evans is! LISTEN HERE

Episode 45:
Oct. 13, 2022

C'ammafunk! Italian funk band C'ammafunk's drummer and founder Matteo De Vito and I discuss large Mexican plants, music as vocabulary, American pizza, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 44:
Oct. 6, 2022

Cloudchord! Cloudchord and I discuss bloombap, chill-hop vs. lofi, golden yesses, Marvel themes, musical foreplay, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 43:
Sept. 29, 2022

Waxvillain! Instagram influencer Waxvillain and I dish about classic soul, funk evangelism, sentimental albums, and basically fanboy over collecting vinyl records! LISTEN HERE

Episode 42:
Sept. 22, 2022

Anomalie! Anomalie and I talk about EDM circuits, disturbing the neighbors, camping trips, phrase prioritization, synth patches, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 41:
Sept. 15, 2022

Mark Lettieri! Mark Lettieri and I chat about Van Halen, internships, kerning, duck music, Italian flowers, and more! LISTEN HERE

Episode 40:
Sept. 8, 2022

Adam Scone! Scone Cash Players organist and front man Adam Scone and I talk about Brazilian neighborhoods, basement recordings, organ personalities, studio spontaneity, and metallurgy, of course! LISTEN HERE

Episode 39:
Sept. 1, 2022

St. Paul Peterson! St. Paul Peterson (keyboardist for Prince's The Time & The Family) and I discuss orange suits, the Minneapolis sound, Ninja Turtles, running shoes, and more! LISTEN HERE

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