Mind Of A Musician
A deeper journey into the music. We discuss great unknown bands that no one knows about, what it's like to be a starving artist, and analyze new releases. Includes clips of popular songs for critical review. Our mission is to help underground and local artists find a wider audience.
#44 - Interview with Uche and the Crash
I sat down with rock frontman Uche from the band Uche and the Crash to talk music after their show at Wave last summer. Visit Uche and the Crash on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UcheTheCrash/ Official Band Website: http://ucheandthecrash.com/ Hear Uche and the Crash on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6wcKUI46OmaNjhMtNC2FYB
May 25, 2020
#43 - Reggae Review! Lively Up ft. Brian Tiemeyer
This episode reviews Wichita reggae band Lively Up's single titled Through The Light. Frontman Brian Tiemeyer will perform at Augustino Brewing in Wichita on March 19th 2020 at 7 PM. Hear Lively Up on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/07dky8t8HCmJw5MreMXxAy?si=VqOjD8voQcmqvDM4Y1J-zQ
February 28, 2020
#42 - Death Cow - Pioneer EP Review!
You need more fun in your life! Enter Death Cow! In this episode we review Death Cow's upcoming album, the Pioneer EP! Bang your head to Death Cow and create beta-endorphins! All music used for the purpose of critical review and complies with fair use laws. No copyright infringement is intended. LINKS: Listen to Death Cow on Spotify Buy Death Cow albums on BandCamp Follow Death Cow on Facebook
January 27, 2020
#41 - Harrison Steele & Yellow-Bellied Sullivan - Augustino Brewing's New Years Party Preview
Previewing artists performing at Augustino Brewing's 2019 New Years Eve Party! The night will feature a special 3-course meal. Admission is free, but the meal experience requires a ticket. Snag a presale ticket on Augustino Brewing's Facebook page for 30% off!
December 24, 2019
#40 - Aether: The Truth interview & Adam Capps interview
This episode reviews the song The Truth by Aether (Dodge City, KS) and features an interview with country-rock artist Adam Capps from Wichita. All songs are used for the purpose of critical review and are the intellectual property of their respective copyright holders. The music used complies with fair-use copyright laws and no infringement is intended. Click Here to Listen to Aether on Spotify Click Here to listen to Adam Capps on Spotify Visit Aether's Facebook page Visit Adam Capps on Facebook Get Aether's album In Waves on Apple Music Get Adam Capps Band albums on Apple Music
December 06, 2019
#39 - Project Hero - Songs about real-life costumed superheroes, plus bonfire interview!
Behind the song New Era by Project Hero, a song about a real-life superhero called Mr. Silent who mysteriously disappeared. Check out the World Superhero Registry to see what some other real-life superheroes look like! https://www.worldsuperheroregistry.com/
November 12, 2019
#38 - Interview with Re:bound
Ahoy! In this episode, we interview Re:bound from Wichita, KS! Their new single "The Ride" can be found via the links below: Listen to "The Ride" on Spotify Listen to "The Ride" on YouTube Follow Re:bound on Facebook
October 29, 2019
#37 - Augustino Brewing Anniversary Party Preview Part 2 - After Judo & Dusty Grant
Previewing two bands performing at Augustino Brewing's 2nd Anniversary Party on Oct. 12th 2019! The event goes from 11 AM to 11 PM. Bands start at 5 PM! Address: 756 N Tyler Rd. Wichita, KS 67212 www.augustinobrew.com
October 08, 2019
#36 - Augustino Brewing Anniversary Party Preview Part 1 - Whitnie Means Review & Interview
In this episode we preview the headliner for Augustino Brewing's upcoming anniversary party, Whitnie Means. Visit Augustino Brewing's website View Augustino Brewing's Facebook Page Visit Whitnie Means on Facebook
September 26, 2019
#35 - Wichita Bands - Dylan Sage Bryant Interview & Review!
This episode interviews Dylan Sage Bryant about life, the universe and music! We also review Dylan's brand new song, Spring. All songs used are for the purpose of critical review and are the intellectual property of their respective copyright holders. No infringement is intended. Get more podcasts and free local playlists at www.mindofamusician.com.
September 11, 2019
#34 - Interview with drummer Shane Harper from Rise Again (Wichita, KS)
Click to RSVP to see Rise Again live in Wichita on September 13th at Barleycorn's! Rise Again on Facebook Mind of a Musician on Facebook
August 29, 2019
#33 - Caustic Casanova and Renegades (Barleycorn's Show Preview)
Reviewing Caustic Casanova, plus a preview of Renegades from Kansas City, who will be performing at Barleycorn's on Sept. 13th 2019 along with Rise Again, Dusty Grant, Civil and Vandarth. All songs used for the purpose of review and no copyright infringement is intended. All music used is the intellectual property of its respective copyright holders. All songs reviewed in this podcast comply with fair use laws.
August 21, 2019
#32 - You Belong To Me by Solars and interview with 4 Guys With Jobs!
This episode features Solars from Lawrence, KS. We listen to the song "You Belong To Me" and learn the surprise meaning behind the song! Also, interviewing 4 Guys With Jobs before their set at Wave on July 20th, 2019. Get music by Solars on Bandcamp! All songs used with permission.
August 06, 2019
#31 - Bands from Lawrence, KS: Lazy Waters
In this episode we review the song All Your Life by Lazy Waters, a band from Lawrence, KS. Check out more Lazy Waters music here. Visit Mind Of A Musician on Facebook. Visit Mindofamusician.com All songs used for the purpose of critical review and are the property of their respective copyright holders. All music use complies with fair use laws and no copyright infringement is intended.
July 23, 2019
#30 - Bands from Lawrence, KS - Justin Klaas - Place to Wage Your War
Check out Justin Klaas's music on Bandcamp Tickets for the 25th Anniversary AIDS Walk Festival and Local Market at WAVE on July 20th Visit Mind of a Musician's website and get the Wichita Local Bands Playlist Vol. 1 for free Follow Mind of a Musician on Facebook All songs used for the purpose of critical review and comply with fair use laws. Mind Of A Musician does not claim ownership of the songs used in this podcast. All songs are the intellectual property of their respective copyright holders.
June 27, 2019
#29 - Sprout the Anti-Hero @ The Elbow Room and Songs and Stories with Everclear @ Wave show previews
Part 2 of our show preview for 6/15/2019 at The Elbow Room, plus a preview of Songs and Stories: An Evening With Everclear on 6-13-2019. http://www.mindofamusician.com Elbow Room Artist Preview 6/15/19 Spotify Playlist:
June 11, 2019
#28 - Show Preview: 6-15-19 Sprout The Anti Hero EP Release @ The Elbow Room in Wichita, KS ft. Dusty Grant, Felina Rivera, Vandarth
This episode previews artists who will be performing at Sprout The Anti-Hero's "Procurement" EP Release show on 6-15-2019 at The Elbow Room in Wichita, KS. Check the links below for our Spotify artist preview playlist and more! Spotify 6-15-19 Artist Preview Playlist: Get familiar with the artists before the show! Featuring Sprout the Anti-Hero, Dusty Grant, Felina Rivera and Vandarth. Visit The Elbow Room on Facebook Visit Mind of a Musician on Facebook Visit mindofamusician.com
May 29, 2019
#27 - Wichita Bands - Jenny Wood & Team Tremolo, plus upcoming benefit concerts!
In this episode we check out Jenny Wood's solo project and band Team Tremolo. Pray for Jenny as she recovers from a serious accident! Be sure to check out the upcoming Jenny Wood benefit concerts and fundraisers to help support her recovery. Click here to visit Jenny Wood's GoFundMe page Click here to view Jenny Wood Care Support & Love Fund Jenny Woodstock Benefit Concert: May 25th at Midwest Drum & Percussion, 4:30 PM Jenny Wood Benefit Show at Wave: June 16th (all-day event)
May 11, 2019
#26 - Reviewing The Appleseed Cast and stories from Rise Again's OKC show
Check out the Wichita Local Bands Playlist and free compilation album at www.mindofamusician.com. Coming soon: Lawrence Local Bands Playlist!
May 02, 2019
#25 - Wichita Bands - Rise Again and Emigrate (Independence, KS?)
This episode revisits Wichita band Rise Again! Visit their website at https://www.riseagainict.com/ Also featuring the Rammstein side-project Emigrate by Richard Kruspe. Listen to their album A Million Degrees here on Bandcamp. The free Wichita Local Bands Playlist Volume 1 is available at mindofamusician.com
April 18, 2019
#24 - Wichita Bands - Daydream, Dougie Jones & The Sonny Jims, and visiting band The Veer Union
Hear other episodes and get the Wichita Local Bands Playlist at www.mindofamusician.com. Night Tag by Daydream used with permission All other songs used for the purpose of review and are the intellectual property of their respective copyright holders. No infringement intended.
April 10, 2019
#23 - Pistolero B.A.F. In-Depth Album Review
In-Depth Review of the album B.A.F. by Pistolero from Indianapolis. Pistolero is an excellent band blending the best elements of rock and progressive music into something fresh and heavy. Album links below! Amazon Spotify All music used is for the purpose of review and complies with fair-use laws. Mind of a Musician does not claim ownership of the music used in this podcast.
March 21, 2019
#22 - Wichita Bands - After Judo, Spirit of the Stairs and visiting band The Co Founder!
In this episode we discuss a song about camping, a song about Luke Skywalker's X-Wing battle in Star Wars Episode IV, and review a song from a band coming to Wichita on March 30th! Check out the band links below: Links: Listen to the new After Judo album on Spotify or purchase their older albums on Bandcamp Listen to Spirit of the Stairs on Spotify or purchase their albums on Bandcamp Listen to The Co Founder on Spotify or purchase their albums on Bandcamp "Full Stop" used for the purpose of critical review and complies with the fair use act. No copyright infringement is intended. "Tired Sundays" and "Trenchrun" used with permission.
March 14, 2019
#21 - Recording An Album In 32 Hours & A Song Inspired By X-Files!
In this episode we check out the song Day After Day from the album Missing Out On Nothing by Twin Cities. Also in this episode is The Truth Is Out There, a song inspired by X-Files Season 1 by Vandarth. All Songs Used With Permission Hear Twin Cities on Spotify or purchase their music at Bandcamp! Hear Vandarth on Spotify or purchase on iTunes You can download both of the songs featured in this podcast for free at mindofamusician.com as part of the Wichita Local Bands Vol. 1 Playlist & MP3 compilation album.
March 07, 2019
#20 - When You Accidentally Erase Your Band's Entire Next Album! Plus, reviewing The Cavves and Dreamist!
This episode features two more excellent bands from Wichita, Kansas. Also, learn about how I coped when my PC erased an entire album when I was about to release it. Listen to The Cavves on Spotify Listen to Dreamist on Spotify All songs used with permission.
February 28, 2019
#19 - Wichita Bands - Dusty Grant and Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy
In this episode we check out two more songs by artists from Wichita, Kansas. This episode features "All The Good Times" by Dusty Grant and "All Men Created Equal" by Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy. Download the Wichita Local Bands Playlist Vol. 1 for free at mindofamusician.com!
February 21, 2019
#18 - Wichita Bands - Vehicles and Awaken The Echoes
In Episode 18, we review two local bands from Wichita Kansas; Vehicles and Awaken The Echoes. Check out their music below! Listen to these bands and more on the Spotify Wichita Bands Playlist Volume 1. Listen to Vehicles on Bandcamp Listen to Awaken The Echoes on Bandcamp Mind of a Musician Facebook Page
February 14, 2019
#17 - Wichita Bands - Old News and Yellow Bellied Sullivan
This series explores songs from the free Wichita Bands Playlist Volume 1 on Spotify. Click here to listen! Episode 17 features Old News and Yellow Bellied Sullivan from Wichita, Kansas! Listen to Old News on Bandcamp Listen to Yellow Bellied Sullivan on Bandcamp All songs used with permission
February 05, 2019
#16 - Wichita Bands - Kill Vargas and Yutzy!
In this episode, we check out Kill Vargas and Yutzy from Wichita, Kansas! Check out both bands on Spotify! Hear more from Kill Vargas on Bandcamp. Hear more from Yutzy on Bandcamp: All songs used with permission
January 24, 2019
#15 - Midwest Bands - Spike the Media & Pistolero
In this episode we check out Spike the Media from Muskegon, MI and Pistolero from Indianapolis, IN. Featuring their songs Trigger Warning and Dangerous Minds. Read the full interview and discuss the songs with us on the Mind of a Musician Facebook page.
January 17, 2019
#14 - Kansas Bands - Monta At Odds and Hypermortal
This episode features two bands from Kansas! Featuring Argentum Dreams by Monta At Odds and Microchip by Hypermortal.
January 11, 2019
#13 - Wichita Bands - Idea & Stay The Course New Song Premiere!
This episode features the premiere of Stay The Course's new song "CBD" and "Such Rich Young Hipsters, I'm Glad We Don't Look Like Them" by Idea. Check out the bands via the links below: Idea: https://ideaband.bandcamp.com/ Stay The Course: https://staythecoursepunk.bandcamp.com All songs used with permission for the purpose of review.
December 20, 2018
#12 - Christmas songs of DOOM featuring Death Cow and No Magic!
While No Magic's gentle 70's sound isn't exactly "doom" music, we'd say a song about getting dumped on Christmas Day qualifies. Also, Death Cow returns to the podcast with their Nirvana-inspired Christmas EP!
December 13, 2018
#11 - Punk Rock Christmas! Brenna Red, Avenues, & Sarita and the Happy Elves!
This episode reviews original punk rock Christmas songs! If you're tired of hearing the same holiday songs over and over again, refresh yourself and headbang your brains out to these awesome Christmas tunes!
December 07, 2018
#10 - Indy Music Scene - Veseria, The Contortionist, Before The Streetlights (Louisville)
In this episode we visit bands from the Indianapolis music scene! This episode reviews the song Houses by Before The Streetlights, Citykids by Veseria, and Reimagined by The Contortionist. All songs shared are for the purpose of review and are subject to the Fair Use copyright laws. All music in this episode is the intellectual property of its respective copyright holder.
December 01, 2018
#9 - Wichita Music Scene - Rise Again & visiting band Drab Majesty
In this episode we review the songs "Wanting" by Wichita band Rise Again and "Oak Wood" by California band Drab Majesty, who will visit Wichita in December.
November 16, 2018
#8 - Ludington Bands Part 1: On The Line & John Merchant and the Desolation Angels
In this episode, we travel to Ludington Michigan to review songs by On the Line and John Merchant, two artists who perform at the annual Ludrock Music & Friends festival in Ludington, MI. Also, hear the crazy story about the giant bug that flew in my ear.
November 10, 2018
#7 - Wichita Bands Pt. 3 - Dusty Grant, Daydream, and Roxy Roca (Austin, TX)
In this episode we preview three bands playing in Wichita, KS next month. Reviewing the songs "All Crashed Down" by Dusty Grant, "Pillows and Wings" by Daydream and "Taurus" by Roxy Roca.
October 30, 2018
#6 - Kansas City Bands Pt. 1 - The Caves - Give It Away Or Lose It
In this episode we review the song Give It Away Or Lose It by The Caves, a band from Kansas City, Missouri.
October 24, 2018
#5 - Wichita Bands Part 2 - Wave Grand Opening Preview! Spirit of the Stairs, The Cavves, Death Cow!
Previewing 3 bands from the upcoming show at Wave celebrating their grand opening! Featuring Spirit of the Stairs, The Cavves and Death Cow!
October 16, 2018
#4 - Wichita Bands Part 1: Silent Film by From Dust To Beating Hearts
Part 1 of a series on bands from Wichita, Kansas featuring Silent Film by From Dust To Beating Hearts
October 12, 2018
#3 - "Velvet Sky" by Elk Moon
In episode 3, we review the song Velvet Sky by Elk Moon. Hear more Elk Moon music at https://www.elk-moon.com/.
October 04, 2018
#2 - "Catalyst" by Komptoro
In Episode 2, we take a look at the song "Catalyst" by Komptoro. You can hear more Komptoro at http://www.tylermhabig.com.
September 27, 2018
#1 - Dune by Kadebra
In the first episode of Mind of a Musician, we listen to and analyze the song Dune by Kadebra, a project composed of American and Russian musicians. Also, the origin of the Good, Bad, Respect game.
September 10, 2018