Band Geek

Our yearly viewing of the musical performances from the Grammy Awards is a wee bit out of control since Ann Marie is out of town and can't make us behave. This SUPERSIZED episode is as weird as Beyonce's interpretive Cirque du Soleil show...


Direct download: 102_-_Grammys_Boobies_and_wheres.mp3
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In this episode Richie takes us through everything that went into pre and post production for our 100th episode. Be sure to check out those videos at!

Direct download: 101_-_Band_Geek_101.mp3
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ONE HUNDRED EPISODES!!! As a thank you to all of our fans, we took to the stage on 1/10/17, for an all star celebration! Soooo many guests, soooo many songs, soooo many kazoos, soooo much fun... We Built This Podcast On Rock And Roll!!!

Direct download: 100_-_LIVE_At_The_Village_Undergroun.mp3
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After the overwhelming response from the Chris Squire/Starship Trooper episode we're geeking out on one of our favorite bands and soon-to-be Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, Yes, while tackling 2 very tough songs & giving a mini review of an ARW concert.


Direct download: 099_-_Time_To_Play_More_YES.mp3
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All wings reporting in! SPOILERS abound as we delve into the first standalone Star Wars film, Rogue One. We talk about the Easter basket full of eggs for hard core fans, our new favorite characters, & how it fits into the expanded universe. Also SPOILERS!


Direct download: 098_-_Rogue_One__A_Star_Wars_Review.mp3
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You guys requested it and we delivered!  In this episode, Richie takes us through the equipment that Blue Oyster Cult uses for their live shows. This includes interviews from the band and crew, plus a few extras not included in the YouTube video.


Direct download: 097_-_Blue_Oyster_Cult_Gear_Walkthro.mp3
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Richie sits with his dad John & his uncle Phil, to pay tribute to the life of their long time friend & bandmate, Sharon Jones.  Richie also surprises them with a never-before-released version of Sharon singing "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" with their band.


Direct download: 096_-_A_Tribute_To_Sharon_Jones.mp3
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Richie and Jarrett take to the YouTubes once again to answer fan questions about Richie's new Helix, how to create a specific guitar tone, and how to properly slappa da bass.


Direct download: 095_-_Qs_and_As_with_Richie_and_Ja.mp3
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For Ann Marie's birthday, we threw not one, but TWO parties!  A jazz gig in Brooklyn and a house party with a spontaneous live-streaming jazz session in the Band Geek studio.  Richie recounts the week's events while playing clips from both performances.


Direct download: 094_-_Ann_Maries_Birthday_Jams.mp3
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Join Richie and the Andys as they watch old VHS tapes of their high school gigs.  The video for this entire episode is up on our YouTube channel.  Go to to watch it.

Direct download: 093_-_Speed_of_Sound__A_Chronologica.mp3
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