Ep144: Eric Astor of Furnace Record Pressing

Ep144: Eric Astor of Furnace Record Pressing

Today we get a 'State of the Vinyl' update from Eric Astor, the President & CEO of one of America's largest record pressing plants, Furnace Manufacturing. Eric addresses current pressing capacities, how Furnace selects raw materials for quality control, anecdotes on major box sets, advice and wisdom from a life of experience pressing records and heaps more. Enjoy!

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Ep143: Mark Evans of AC/DC and Rose Tattoo

Ep143: Mark Evans of AC/DC and Rose Tattoo

Mark Evans played bass for AC/DC through their formative years, across the albums "TNT", "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" and "Let There Be Rock". Today he shares stories of those albums, making those records, some wild tales of Bon Scott and his current gig with Rose Tattoo.

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Ep142: The Rare and Collectible Records of The Misfits

Ep142: The Rare and Collectible Records of The Misfits

The Misfits have gone from a dedicated cult following to legendary status, filling stadiums when they choose to play, and their early records are highly collectible. Today we discuss the singles, LPs and misc collectables of The Misfits with uber-collector Fredrik, co-creator of the "On Earth As It Is In Hell" discography guides.

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Ep141: The Klaus Voormann Interview

Ep141: The Klaus Voormann Interview

Klaus Voormann has lived the life of an artist, befriending the Beatles in Hamburg, creating the artwork for 'Revolver', then going on to become a collaborator on their many solo works and beyond. Enjoy a conversation full of stories, memories and insight from the epicentre of the greatest band in history during their most colourful times.

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Ep140: Wolfgang Flür of Kraftwerk, Yamo, Musik Soldat

Ep140: Wolfgang Flür of Kraftwerk, Yamo, Musik Soldat

Kraftwerk is considered one of the most innovative and influential groups in music history, yet rarely give interviews. Today Wolfgang Flür shares stories of his time in the band, the recordings, the tours, the personalities and his solo career with Yamo and Musik Soldat. Plus a new track for the Vinyl Guide audience to enjoy.

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Ep138: Dr. Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman

Ep138: Dr. Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman

Deniz Tek is the founder of Radio Birdman and, in the course of two albums, redefined music for the youth of Australia. Hear his stories of the early days, the DIY rare records, the breakup, his multiple careers, the new documentary ‘Descent Into The Maelstrom’, his new solo LP ‘Lost For Words’ and the return rise of popularity for Radio Birdman.

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Ep137: Ralph Records with Tom Timony

Ep137: Ralph Records with Tom Timony

Tom Timony had held many roles in the music industry and, at one point, led the team at Ralph Records, home of the avant-garde act The Residents. Today Tom shares stories from inside Ralph Records, The Residents, the rare and legendary records and more. Plus a track from The Scallions to enjoy!

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Ep130: Partying with Andrew W.K.

Ep130: Partying with Andrew W.K.

This week we chat with the ever-optimistic Andrew W.K. about fighting depression with music, vinyl pressings, his new album 'You're Not Alone', summoning the energy for his athletic live performances and heaps more.

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Ep129: The Vinyl Guide Live w Keith Morris

Ep129: The Vinyl Guide Live w Keith Morris

Keith Morris of OFF!, Circle Jerks and Black Flag joins us for a special live event at Creme Tangerine Records in Costa Mesa California. Keith shares heaps of stories & memories from his book “My Damage” and takes questions from the live audience. Enjoy!

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Ep128: Myles Kennedy - Year of the Tiger

Ep128: Myles Kennedy - Year of the Tiger

Myles Kennedy steps away from fronting Alter Bridge and Slash & the Conspirators to deliver an incredible solo record. "Year of the Tiger" is a deeply personal story and today Myles talks about that journey as well as his many other adventures in rock and roll.

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Ep127: James Williamson of Iggy & The Stooges

Ep127: James Williamson of Iggy & The Stooges

James Williamson co-wrote and played on the Iggy & The Stooges landmark LP 'Raw Power', thus laying a cornerstone of modern music. Today he shares his story, joining The Stooges, the making & butchering of Raw Power, Kill City, Ready to Die & more, as well as his diversion into IT and corporate executive life in Silicon Valley. Plus we share a track from his new LP "Behind the Shade", enjoy!

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Ep126: Les McKeown of the Bay City Rollers

Ep126: Les McKeown of the Bay City Rollers

In the space of one year, Les McKeown went from being an unknown kid in Scotland to selling millions of records and having his own TV show. Today we talk about what was happening inside the Rollermania cocoon, the dodgy characters along the way and how Les still brings Bay City Rollers music to the masses.

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Ep125: Mike Scheidt of YOB

Ep125: Mike Scheidt of YOB

Last year the world nearly lost YOB's Mike Scheidt. Today he shares the story of his near-death experience and how he emerged and rallied back to create the new LP "Our Raw Heart". Plus we share a track from the album, enjoy!

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