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Rob and Seth talk with four-time Grammy award-winning Michael League of Bokanté and Snarky Puppy about his GroundUP Music debut solo release, "So Many Me" in immediate advance of the release of its lead single, "Right Where I Fall." While the sound of this record differs greatly from Michael's other work, he explains how it also has a "bringing it …
 
Rob and Seth complete their celebration of five years in podcasting with more segments they found most indicative of this podcast's spirit. This is the first of a two-part 5th Anniversary special with fresh commentary, above said segments, and some other choice moments of words and song. In this episode you will hear from Stanley Clarke, Billy Cobh…
 
Seth and Rob tip their hats at five years of podcasting by each choosing five segments they found most indicative of this podcast's spirit. This is the first of a two-part 5th Anniversary special with fresh commentary, above said segments, and some other choice moments of words and song. In this episode you will hear from Col. Bruce Hampton, Michae…
 
In 2020, wTnS wasn’t able to bring the Annual Col. Bruce Hampton Tribute to you, our listeners. Given this, and the fact that many of you are still stuck at home almost a year into the COVID nightmare - wTnS decided to bring you a li’l Col. Bruce Hampton podcast gift for the 2020 Christmas/whatever holiday you celebrate season. We dug deep into the…
 
This is the pilot episode of a new Inside Out wTnS series which finds hosts Rob Turner and Seth Weiner focusing on the Georgia music world. The podcasts’ goal is to shine a light on all things related to the Georgia music industry - and the people, artists and supporters who make it all happen. In this first episode, we take a look at how Collectiv…
 
The lead guitarist of Umphrey's McGee and Ali Baba's Tahini, Jake Cinninger kindly gave Seth and Rob some time to talk about one of his elite guitar heroes, Eddie Van Halen. Eddie was a pivotal part of Jake's decision to focus on playing guitar to the extent that he did. We hear Jake discuss (and demonstrate with his guitar) how Eddie was an innova…
 
Seth and Rob sit down with one of Weiner's absolute favorite musical artists, Bahamas. This is the performance name for Afie Jurvanen, a brilliant Canadian (with strong roots to Finland) singer/songwriter. The band's fifth release, "Sad Hunk" is a continuation of this artist's brilliant studio career. Afie shares some insight on specific songs on t…
 
Rob and Seth chatted with Erika Wennerstrom of the Heartless Bastards shortly after she and her band had released the single, "Revolution." Erika talks about the message of the song, and how it is a part of a record that will be the first full-length release from Heartless Bastards in over five years. We hear the song in its entirety, and we hear E…
 
In honor of Como de Allstars, the first studio release from Greyboy Allstars in 7 years, Seth and Rob share a recent a Zoom chat with Robert Walter (keyboards) and Elgin Park (guitar) of the band. We learn a good bit about the ethos that these two and Karl Denson (sax, vocals), Chris Stillwell (bass) and Aaron Redfield (drums) had in mind when reco…
 
Last Fall, Billy Cobham invited Rob Turner into his hotel room for a career-spanning discussion. This was between shows during the Atlanta stop of Cobham's tour in support of Crosswinds Project: Time Lapse Photos. Cobham talks about the ethos behind this project, and how he ended up finding JUST the right musicians for it. Billy also talks about th…
 
Rob and Seth sit down with the multi-talented "Uncle" Jesse Lauter, and first they speak about the genesis and success of his popular, interactive "QuaranTrain" (quarantrain.live) weekly online dance parties via Osiris Media. Jesse elaborates on some of the guest DJs, and Seth points out some of the other online events that Jesse seems to have insp…
 
It is a very confusing time right now on many fronts - and in the music world there is widespread concern for those who have lost work recently. This episode focuses on four non-profits who have each been created out of concern for others, and who each have "pivoted" to address the current clear and present danger to our music community. Those of y…
 
This week's episode centers around a chat that our producer Rob Turner had with Ryan Stasik (Doom Flamingo, Umphrey's McGee) and music expert Kevin Cassels (Mother Vinegar, Pleasure To Burn) about the early days of Umphrey's McGee. The trio discusses pre-Umphrey's bands, how material evolved, line-up changes, specific shows, songwriting ethos and m…
 
Seth and Rob were able to track songwriter/guitarist Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz down to get an update about how he and his family are handling this unprecedented societal situation. He gives us a window toward how he is staying in touch and continuing to create with his band, ALO. Lebo also talks about some of his experiences performing streamed concerts …
 
Rob and Seth first share some of their thoughts on the current Coronavirus COVID-19 -driven nightmare. Rob relates how he wants to devote all of the show's energy to helping people who have lost jobs in the music and entertainment industry, and Seth announced his forthcoming Virtual Passover Seder to raise money for Conscious Alliance. Then they sp…
 
Seth and Rob chat with Peter Tempkins - an insurance broker specializing in the live music world. He talks about how COVID-19 has recently consumed his life, and gives specific examples of how the nature of various insurance policies impact the risk that artists and festivals will assume moving forward. He also talks about how many of the decisions…
 
During Umphrey's McGee's two night arena run in Asheville, North Carolina, new Umphrey's McGee Lighting Designer (and long-time listener to this podcast) Ben Factor broke off a few minutes to speak with Rob Turner. The conversation starts with a discussion about the nuances of some of the rooms Factor had just worked and some of the new lighting ap…
 
Railroad Earth kindly came into Diamond Street Studios in between the Colorado and Georgia portions of their most recent New Year's run. The band played three songs from their 2020 release, All For The Song (including the title track). Principal songwriter and lead vocalist Todd Sheaffer stuck around after this performance to chat with Rob and Seth…
 
This episode features Rob's interview with guitarist and songwriter John Kadlecik, who comes roaring out the gate with some strikingly candid commentary on previous songwriter collaborations. John talks about how it feels as though "ancient intelligence" takes over during improvisation, about how while in Furthur he was able to find his space betwe…
 
This episode features the wildly versatile singer/songwriter/musician Keller Williams, who comes right out the gate with enthusiastic tales from his experiences with his family seeing theater on Broadway. Williams was on the heels of having just released three records (ADD, SANS and SPEED) and he shares insight about each, particularly SPEED, his t…
 
This episode features Rob's interview with Kellen Asebroek of Fruition from last fall. They discuss the two EP's this band has released recently (Wild As The Night last fall and Broken At The Break of Day early in 2020), how having 14 new songs in play makes writing setlists more fun. Many of the songs are results of the band becoming more collabor…
 
This episode features the second part of Rob's lengthy chat with Marc Brownstein, the bassist of Star Kitchen and Disco Biscuits. Marc explains how the initial genesis of Star Kitchen occurred when he chased down guitarist Danny Mayer at Mayer's son's little league baseball game. Brownstein goes on to reveal how the band decided to add keyboardist …
 
Seth and Rob first speak with Jon Gutwillig and we learn about how Osiris podcasts like Under The Scales, No Simple Road and this one inspired him to begin his own podcast. This podcast, Touchdowns All Day, in turn inspired his Disco Biscuits to return to active touring. Many other recent and past Gutwillig insights are revealed, including the etho…
 
Rob and Seth emerge and explain recent show delays, talk about recent Railroad Earth and Keller Williams interviews. Oh, and Rob waxes poetic about his first Grateful Dead New Years Run just under, yes, 4 decades ago! wTnS Sponsors:Polay + Clark21st Century Accounting (Don't wait till April and get screwed, get Polayed)www.polayclark.com Inside Out…
 
Rob sits down with Pete Shand of The New Mastersounds just before the band's show at Terminal West in Atlanta. The band just recorded Shake It with the brilliant singer/songwriter Lamar Williams Jr. Pete reveals that some in the band first met Lamar Williams Jr. here in Atlanta, and explains how this record finds the band in new territory with rega…
 
Jay Cobb Anderson, from Fruition, calls in to debut the studio track "Forget About You" from the band's forthcoming Wild As The Night album. He also talks about the track, and shines a little light on his songwriting process in general. The mini-episode ends with the new track, followed by the debut live version of a Mimi Naja song "Playin' On (Wor…
 
The majority of this episode features Seth and Rob chatting with the eclectic ace of the keyboards John Medeski about everything from his high school days playing with Jaco Pastorius, to his current days playing in the adventurous Mad Skillet. John talks about why his landmark organ trio Medeski, Martin and Wood's initial choice to hit the road in …
 
Mental health is a difficult topic, but it is important that it not be an ignored one. There are many musicians (and people in general) dealing with brain disorders, and in this episode we celebrate Nuci's Space. Seth and Rob hope with this episode to shine a light on how Nuci's Space provides a culture free of stigma for anyone who is struggling w…
 
This episode Seth and Rob celebrate WinterWonderGrass. This is a crazy-fun, kid-friendly festival of music, beer, winter and culture which this year once again takes place in Colorado, California and Vermont. They first chat with veteran WWG performer Lindsay Lou. She talks briefly about how she met a traditional bluegrass band called The Flatbelly…
 
Kebbi Williams joined Seth and Rob in the Diamond Street Studios a few weeks before the 9th Annual Music In The Park festival. Kebbi talks about how he "accidentally" started Music In The Park, and about how it has expanded over the years (MITP has even partnered with Atlanta Food Banks for food giveaway programs). Kebbi also fills us in on this ye…
 
This episode is a Portland blowout. First, Rob sits down with Taylor Kingman, principal songwriter of the band TK & The Holy Know Nothings. Taylor explains how blowing his voice out at a young age resulted in a burst of writing for him. The band's debut cd is called, Arguably Ok yet it is actually arguably absolutely excellent. Taylor relates the p…
 
Seth and Rob update the listeners about some of their recent live music experiences throughout this episode, but the rest is a Seth Fest! Seth first interviews Ronnie McCoury and discusses his work with the legendary Del McCoury Band as well as his own The Travelin' McCourys outfit. They talk about Ronnie's son's 10-piece Jazz/Funk band, the new wa…
 
Neal Casal is an accomplished guitarist whose interesting career has led him from Blackfoot in the late 80s to the singer/songwriter world in the 90s to Ryan Adams in “The Oughts” and then onto Phil Lesh to his current adventurous band Circles Around The Sun. Seth and Rob spoke with him before Circles took the stage at the Terminal West in Atlanta.…
 
This episode features two separate interviews. The first of these is from when Rob and Seth sat down with Chadwick Stokes and Brad Corrigan of the wildly successful independent band Dispatch just before the band performed at the 2019 Candler Park Festival. Among the many topics discussed are their Boston farewell show which took place over a decade…
 
Rob and Seth sit down with the ever-improving 16-year-old guitarist Brandon "Taz" Niederauer and learn how a performance at a Rock n Roll University event at a Mets game ultimately led Niederauer to Ellen DeGeneres, Gregg Allman, Col. Bruce Hampton and other musical luminaries. Brandon speaks of his teammates in his current band, and about how he h…
 
We were very proud to be given the opportunity to interview Bill Nershi of String Cheese Incident, so even though Rob Turner was on assignment in New England, Seth Weiner was able to soldier on and do what is probably his best to-date solo interview (although we are all confused as to what "taking the realm" means). Bill and Seth wasted no time in …
 
Seth and Rob huddle in a corner of Eddie's Attic with Delvon Lamarr, Jimmy James and Keith Laudieri. These three gentlemen make up the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio. We learn many things including how these musicians' considerable talent and the savvy of Delvon's manager/wife Amy Novo were each able to help lead the band's first cd Close But No Cigar to…
 
Rob and Seth have a phone chat with one of Umphrey's McGee's managers, Kevin Browning. They first revel in the joy that is the band's new vape pens, Night Nurse and Day Nurse. Kevin talks about how this collaboration between the band and MedPharm came to be, and some of the specifics about each. They then dive into the 15th Anniversary "redux" rele…
 
Rob and Seth sit down with Greensky Bluegrass's Paul Hoffman at Candler Park Festival in Atlanta, GA. Many topics are discussed including Paul's song writing, him being a new Dad, the band's forthcoming Camp Greensky Festival, and much more. Part of the Osiris Podcast Network:www.Osirispod.com wTnS Sponsors:Polay + Clark21st Century Accounting (Don…
 
Last Summer both Seth and Rob were at Electric Forest where they had a chance to sit down with Rob Chafin from The WERKS. They spoke on many topics from the band's current state and their upcoming WERK OUT Festival. The interview is filled with some good stories and a few puns (Seth apologizes in advance). This is part of the Osiris series that wTn…
 
Seth quizzes Rob on his experience at this year's 2019 Shaky Knees Festival and all the acts he saw at the fest, particularly The Murlocs. Turner goes on to discuss their new album Manic Candid Episode and other experiences from a lovely weekend at Central Park in Atlanta, GA. Part of the Osiris Podcast Network:www.Osirispod.com Mixed by Spencer Ga…
 
Our regular listeners are aware that Col. Bruce Hampton is essentially the Godfather of this podcast. He was our first guest, and has helped us grow in immeasurable ways, some obvious....others not as much. Every year we honor him with his own episode. This year we celebrate his music, and his spirit of shining a light on other musicians. We are fe…
 
Seth and Rob salute the SweetWater 420 Festival by running snippets of previous interviews they have conducted with musicians scheduled to perform at the 2019 version of this Atlanta festival. This episode includes the words and music of Billy Strings, Mimi Naja (Fruition), Matt Butler (Everyone Orchestra), Nick McDaniels (Big Something), Mike Wils…
 
This is the completion on Seth and Rob’s interview with Peter Rowan the first part of which is in Episode 74. We get a nice Vassar Clements-sourced story about Jimmy Martin right away and it leads to insight with regard to how Bill Monroe added power to his rhythmic approach. Peter talks about Uncle Pen’s cabin, why he left Monroe, and about how th…
 
Just hours after Peter Rowan performed at the 8th Annual Holiday Hootenanny in Atlanta, he sat down with Rob and Seth for a lengthy interview the first part of which is included here. Peter explains how Boston's Hillbilly Ranch was the focus of that area's underground traditional and bluegrass music world and how it helped him and others discover t…
 
Just after his trip to Viet Nam, Jamband Trump came to Atlanta to sit down with Rob and Seth to offer his opinions on this show, its hosts, Phish, Umphrey’s McGee, moe. and other musical acts. A nemesis of his makes a cameo, and some surprising stories emerge. Big league thank you’s to Tim Andrews of the “Von Haessler Doctrine” Radio Program and th…
 
Rob and Seth talk about the current incarnation of Mike Gordon, and its superb Spring Tour 2019-opening show before tossing to an in depth interview. Scott Murawski, Robert Walter and John Kimock join the hosts at Atlanta's Diamond Street Studios and they quickly find themselves discussing the producing brilliance of Shawn Everett, and how it was v…
 
Rob and Seth first rejoice over the announcement of the new partnership between Osiris Podcasts and JamBase, and Rob elaborates on why he believes this is the ideal relationship for this podcast and for others on the Osiris Network. Then the listener is again taken to backstage at The Tabernacle for two interviews conducted during the Umphrey's McG…
 
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