Band Geek
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 youtube.com/bandgeekpodcast to watch it.

Direct download: 093_-_Speed_of_Sound__A_Chronologica.mp3
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You've been asking for it and we delivered. This week's guest is Blue Oyster Cult founding member, Albert Bouchard. On this episode we talk drums, songwriting, teaching, and BOC history while we jam on some Clash and Weezer!

 

Direct download: 092_-_Albert_Bouchard.mp3
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Susie Seiter (orchestrator, conductor, & composer) chats with us & explains the incredible process of how the music composed on the page makes it to your ears in the theater, conducting her first cue, & how true love can be found at a French horn concert.

Direct download: 091_-_Susie_Benchasil_Seiter.mp3
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The Godfather of RiotCast hangs with us and lets us flex our dirty muscle. We learn about his early days on the Howard Stern Show, how the network got its start, and where the hell Band Geek fits in. AND he can sing Billy Joel and Oasis!!!

 

Direct download: 090_-_Rob_Sprance.mp3
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Laine Thompson, local legend & international film star of the Tiger's Fang web series, discusses music, poison palm, & beating up Richie on his 18th birthday. In honor of Master Laine's visit we cover his two of his favorite bands, The Who & Led Zeppelin!

 

Direct download: 089_-_Master_Laine.mp3
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Richie & Andy, with some commenting from Brandi, answer all of your burning questions in a live YouTube stream. They chat about BOC's recent Direct TV special, Andy's favorite Star Wars characters, & the music they play will leave you Comfortably Numb...

 

Direct download: 088_-_Live_QA_with_Richie__Andy.mp3
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Pulling artists from every genre of music, the gang discusses what their dream lineups would be & why. And of course, we take something fairly simple & complicate the crap out of it culminating in the silliest version of a Grease song you've ever heard.

 

Direct download: 087_-_Rock_n_Roll_Fantasy_Draft.mp3
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The entire Band Geek Squad is finally back together just in time for a review of the next addition to the DC movie universe! Harley Quinn? Amanda Waller? Slipknot? Who was our favorite? We also rock out some Lesley Gore. You don't own us!!!

Direct download: 086_-_Suicide_Squad_Review.mp3
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Back on American soil, Richie and Andy recount the events of their recent tour through 7 European countries to Brandi, while spontaneously creating awful renditions of BOC classics.

 

Direct download: 085_-_Blue_Oyster_Cult_2016_European.mp3
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