Measured Voices

Measured Voices

By Walt Huntsman
Measured Voices features music and conversation with songwriters from around the Treasure Valley of SW Idaho and Eastern Oregon.
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Episode 038 - Some More Aural Time Travel
Featuring conversation excerpts and music from Episodes 22 through 28,  with guests Scott Sprague from Innocent Man, Wendy Matson, Jonathan  Warren and Dave Sather-Smith from Jonathan Warren and the Billy Goats,  Timothy P. Swanson, Credenda, Noble Holt, and Michele McLaughlin.
40:45
August 9, 2019
Episode 037 - Still Living In The Past
Our listen back to some of the music and conversations from the podcast continues. This episode features conversation excerpts and music from Logan's Heroes, Between Disasters, Lindzey Autumn, Lee PennSky, Blaze and Kelly, Naomi Psalm, and Gayle Chapman.
44:13
July 26, 2019
Episode 036 - Another Slice in Time
Excerpts from episodes 08 through 15, along with brief updates of the artists featured.
49:01
July 12, 2019
Episode 035 - Retrospective Look Back, Part One
This episode recaps some of the music shared in the first seven episodes of the podcast.
28:18
June 28, 2019
Episode 034 - Wayne White
Songwriter and guitar instrumentalist Wayne White talks about his music, his influences, how he decides whether a venue is a good fit, and harp guitar.
1:04:21
June 14, 2019
Episode 033 - Connor Jay Liess
Connor Jay Liess puts his own stamp on a traditional sound. We'll talk influences, songwriting, and more. Get a more complete description on the Measured Voices blog page.
57:09
May 31, 2019
Episode 032 - Cary William White
Fifty minutes of conversation and music with Treasure Valley songwriter Cary William White. Get the episode breakdown on the Measured Voices blog.
51:34
May 17, 2019
Episode 031 - Michael J. Brown
Longtime Treasure Valley songwriter Michael J. Brown talks about his music, his efforts to help area songwriters find an audience, and more. Further details available on the Measured Voices blog.
51:47
May 3, 2019
Episode 030 - Brandon Thomas
Music and conversation from Nampa's Brandon Thomas of Brandon Thomas and the Nightjars. Get the complete episode description on the Measured Voices blog.
50:29
April 19, 2019
Episode 029 - Dustin Morris
The former member of Edison talks about his time in the band, his solo work, his move to Boise, and more. Get the complete rundown on the Measured Voices blog.
41:09
April 5, 2019
Episode 028 - Michele McLaughlin
Solo piano artist Michele McLaughlin talks about her music, her approach to songwriting, and more. Get more details on the Measured Voices blog.
37:15
March 22, 2019
Episode 027 - Noble Holt
Get the complete episode description on the Measured Voices blog page.
31:15
March 8, 2019
Episode 026 - Credenda
Episode 26 is here! A special from the road edition. As always, get the details about episode 26 from the Measured Voices blog.
1:00:02
February 22, 2019
Sneak Peek: Credenda
A sneak peek at episode 26, featuring Nashville band Credenda, formerly from Idaho. Learn more on the Measured Voices blog.
04:20
February 15, 2019
Episode 025 - Timothy P. Swanson
A conversation with Nampa's music man, Timothy P. Swanson. Get the lowdown on this episode on our webpage.
57:21
February 8, 2019
Episode 24 - Jonathan Warren & Dave Sather-Smith
Founding members of Jonathan Warren and The Billy Goats. Get the complete show description on the Measured Voices blog.
42:35
January 25, 2019
Credenda - Episode Promo
60-second promo for my upcoming conversation with former Treasure Valley and current Nashville area band Credenda.
01:00
January 17, 2019
Episode 023 - Wendy Matson
Find the complete show description on the Measured Voices blog page.
38:54
January 11, 2019
Episode 022 - Scott Sprague of Innocent Man
Get the full episode description, plus band links on the Measured Voices blog page.
1:11:10
December 28, 2018
Episode 021 - Gayle Chapman
This time around, I sit down to talk with the former keyboard player for Prince, Gayle Chapman. Find the complete episode description at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com.
57:04
December 14, 2018
Episode 020 - Naomi Psalm
Boise singer-songwriter Naomi Psalm sits down with me to talk about and share her music. Get the complete show description on the blog at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com/ and follow the podcast on Facebook and Twitter @MeasuredVoices.
42:57
November 30, 2018
Episode 019 - Blaze and Kelly
Conversation and music with Niccole Blaze and Mo Kelly. Get the complete show description at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com
1:12:50
November 16, 2018
Episode 018 - Lee Penn Sky
Conversation with Boise singer-songwriter Lee Penn Sky. Get the breakdown on our conversation at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com as well as the links to Lee's website and social media pages.
1:07:32
November 2, 2018
Episode 017 - Lindzey Autumn
In this latest edition, I sit down with 21-year old singer-songwriter Lindzey Autumn. Complete episode information can be found on the blog at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com
45:52
October 19, 2018
Episode 016 - Logan's Heroes & Between Disasters
A wild ride with Jesse and Lippu Niebolt of Logan's Heroes. Then, Jesse is joined by Zachary Breuer and Shawn Dirksen to talk about their band, Between Disasters. As always, https://measured-voices.blogspot.com is the place to go for complete show notes and pictures.
1:02:33
October 5, 2018
Episode 015 - Tom Taylor
He once won Star Search with his band, Moment of Silence. Now Tom Taylor is a solo artist, about to release his latest CD, Voodoo Moon. We talk about the Star Search experience, about how his music has changed over the years, about his upcoming release, and more. Complete show notes and links at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com.
48:10
September 21, 2018
Episode 014 - Bruce Michael Miller
Former Nashville songwriter Bruce Michael Miller joins me to talk about what brought him to Idaho, the music scene in Twin Falls, collaboration, and so much more. Find a complete description of this episode at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com
1:15:39
September 7, 2018
Episode 013 - Corey James Grubb
Music and conversation with Mountain Home singer-songwriter Corey James Grubb talking influences, songwriting heroes, playing style, and more. Show notes at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com
34:40
August 24, 2018
Episode 012 - Dusty Leigh & The Claim Jumpers
Come along with me on a wild ride with band members Dusty Leigh, Wade Huston, and Joel Rodely. We talk origins, influences, chemistry and more. Complete show notes at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com
1:00:32
August 10, 2018
Episode 011 - Dan Costello, Part Two
Dan and I continue our in-depth conversation, talking fingernails, finger-style playing, overcoming stage fright, and more. Show notes and links can be found at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com
44:34
August 3, 2018
Episode 010 - Dan Costello, Part One
Part one of my conversation with Boise singer-songwriter Dan Costello. Show notes and links at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com
49:02
July 27, 2018
Episode 009 - Rachael Leigh
A conversation with Boise singer-songwriter Rachael Leigh. Details and links at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com/2018/07/episode-009-rachael-leigh.html
33:49
July 13, 2018
Episode 008 - Lynn Tredeau
A conversation with pianist Lynn Tredeau on the eve of the release of her fifth album, Fellowship of Solitude. Complete show notes and links from the episode at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com.
46:55
June 29, 2018
Episode 007 - Joseph L. Young
Complete show notes and links at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com. I sit down with New Age multi-instrumentalist Joseph L. Young to discuss his latest album, Every Moment. Along the way, quantum physics slips into the conversation.
51:42
June 15, 2018
Episode 006 - Steve Eaton
Conversation and music from the incomparable Steve Eaton, who talks about changes in the music industry; his brainchild, the Idaho Songwriters Association; and about how his song "All You Get From Love Is A Love Song" came to be recorded by The Carpenters. Complete show notes at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com
58:47
June 1, 2018
Episode 005 - Fiona Luray
Boise singer-songwriter Fiona Luray talks about her love of musicals, her songwriting process, what she'd want with her on a desert island, and more. Plus, she shares three of her songs, including one from her upcoming album. Complete show notes at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com.
39:26
May 18, 2018
Episode 004 - Red Light Challenge, Part 2
We're back with more from Sean & Kyle Luster of Red Light Challenge. This time, we'll talk about what it's like to perform as brothers in a band, future goals, the evolution of their songwriting, and the role of Hawaiian music in forming their harmonies. Sean & Kyle also perform two more songs, "Talk To Me" and "Can't Forget It." Additional show notes can be found at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com
39:07
May 4, 2018
Episode 003 - Red Light Challenge, Part 1 (remix)
Part one of a two-part conversation with Sean & Kyle Luster of Red Light Challenge. This is a remix of an earlier upload, attempting to correct some of the audio issues in the first version. In this episode, Sean & Kyle talk about where they got their name, about their use of deadlines, performing as a duo vs. performing with a band, and the benefits of studying business when it comes to music. They'll also perform their songs "I Wanna Give Back To You" and "You Got My Number."
37:20
May 4, 2018
Episode 002 - Johnny Boy Kunk
Episode two features Boise Delta Blues artist Johnny Boy Kunk. Show notes at https://measured-voices.blogspot.com
29:11
April 5, 2018
Episode 001 - Concept and Goals
The first episode of Measured Voices, featuring the music and the songwriters of SW Idaho. This first episode outlines the goals and aspirations for this podcast and features a couple of songs from your host, Walt Huntsman. The Measured Voices theme is written and performed by Teresa Huntsman. Links: https://mywordsmithing.wordpress.com (music lyrics) https://www.facebook.com/WaltTeresaHuntsman/ (our music page on Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/Measured-Voices-160551021328585/ (the Facebook page for this podcast) https://www.reverbnation.com/walthuntsman http://www.numberonemusic.com/waltteresahuntsman (hear samples of our music on ReverbNation or Number1Music) noovernightsensation[at]gmail.com (contact us or ask questions)
28:44
March 25, 2018
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