It’s not every interview that gets interrupted by the birth of a band member’s child, but that’s what happened when I sat down with most of the fellows from Seattle indie-band-on-the-verge Ivan & Alyosha. Ivan & Alyosha band member Pete Wilson was excused from the proceedings as he was literally on the [...]Continue Reading →
If you’re expecting a Will & Kate at The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Update, I’m afraid you’ve come to the wrong joint. But if you’re interested in an artist who wrote a song for the royal lovebirds that landed her on E True Hollywood Stories (The Kate and Pippa Edition!), well, Bob’s your [...]Continue Reading →
So where were we? I baked those fabulous Super Bowl Cookies and then… went on an extended hiatus. Call it baking burn out, writer’s block, career minded hoop jumping, or culinary complacency, but I kind of ran out of steam. I was eating and baking, of course, but those little synapses that make [...]Continue Reading →
When John Fisher and I had lunch earlier in the week, he mentioned that he was having to work a little harder to stay up on new music with the changes at The Mountain. I mentioned that I was finding it a little easier simply by listening to my Music Director, Kevin. (I’m willing to [...]Continue Reading →
We’re like gypsies, radio people. We go where the format takes us. Get a room of radio folk talking and it ends up like that scene in Jaws where they one up each other over battle scars.
Only with radio people the conversation usually goes, “I’ve worked in Omaha, Vegas, San Diego, Philly, Vegas [...]Continue Reading →
I had the opportunity to be a panelist on The Bill Radke Experience on KIRO FM this weekend. It was a thrill for lots of reasons…it was great to be back on the air in Seattle, and to do it in a whole new setting. I’m a huge fan of Bill’s since his days on [...]Continue Reading →
Super G, my former employer’s former Promotion’s Director, and I went to see Sting at The Paramount Theatre last night. We both enjoyed being at the show as private citizens; not trying to optimize our lobby presence or man-handle artists through a meet and greet.
About half way through the show, I thought [...]Continue Reading →
When I told Kevin my new idea for promoting this blog; asking everyone who reaps the benefits of my ‘bake and release’ program to follow, or tweet, or facebook about the goodies they receive, he said, “Oh, like payola.” Well, more like plugola actually. And since my FCC license has been stashed in a box [...]Continue Reading →
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