Band Geek

 

Richie goes solo this week and dives into how a video review spawned his newest metal song Sinister Intentions. We also hear how to get the best amp sound when recording and his take on the 2016 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees....RiotCast.com

 

Direct download: 057_-_Sinister_Intentions.mp3
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It's time for current events! Richie and Jarrett shine some light on why musicians make weird faces, how to properly pick a pick, what happens when you vacation in Japan, Facebook trolls, and even write an impromptu solo with double guitars!

Direct download: 056_-_Richies_Stupid_Face.mp3
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On a Mountain Dew fueled episode the Geeks are joined by newcomers John Esposito and Vin Innocente. We also take a tour of Italy, learn a little young people slang, and manage to squeeze in some Hall and Oates, Toto, and Jefferson Starship!

Direct download: 055_-_Songs_With_8th_Notes_On_The_Pi.mp3
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With the triumphant return of cousin Phil, Richie takes us through the history & mystery of his guitar collection. And since he can't just do a simple show, they set up the studio with every piece of gear Richie owns, because Richie needs ALL THE GUITARS!

Direct download: 054_-_Gear_Porn.mp3
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Richie, Andy, and Jarrett are finally back with Season 2 of Band Geek. We discuss our favorite parts of the past year, play some clips, and delve deep into how technology has advanced farting into the 21st century!...RiotCast.com

Direct download: 053_-_Year_One.mp3
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It's the third and final set of Band Geek Live recorded on July 19th at Katie's in Smithtown, NY! How do we make just a couple of songs last over a half an hour? Because jam hell breaks loose!

Direct download: 052_-_Band_Geek_Live_Part_3.mp3
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Set number two! Guests Joe Cumia, & BOC's own Eric Bloom & Buck Dharma take the stage. We travel from Boston, Cross over to Christopher, Boogie on a Sea Cruise to some Cities on Flame, and wind up with the Queen. And, then...it's Encore time!

Direct download: 051_-_Band_Geek_Live_Part_2.mp3
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Recorded on 7/19/15 Band Geek went live! House band John Miceli, Danny Miranda, Andy Graziano, Andy Ascolese, Ann Marie Castellano, Jarrett Pressman & Richie Castellano were joined on stage by guests Joe Cumia, & BOC's own Eric Bloom & Buck Dharma! Rock!!

Direct download: 050_-_Band_Geek_Live_Part_1.mp3
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Pianist, singer, keyboardist, and musical director Brandon Ethridge (Queen Extravaganza, We Will Rock You, Rock Of Ages) takes us to school & breaks down some harmonies while jammin on some Bowie & Night Ranger. Because that's the way that Queen does it.

Direct download: 049_-_Brandon_Ethridge.mp3
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Today we pay tribute to our hero, legendary Yes bassist, Chris Squire. Richie & the Andys share delightfully embarrassing tales of being teenage Yes fanatics & their favorite Chris Squire bass lines. We also strap on our balls & tackle a classic Yes tune.

Direct download: 048_-_A_Tribute_To_Chris_Squire.mp3
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