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Soundwaves TV #26 with Madman’s Lullaby

Soundwaves TV #26 with Madman’s Lullaby

We’re back! Season 2 continues from The Bone’s lounge studio. Chasta welcomes hard rockers Madman’s Lullaby, and Los Angeles recording artist Lola – who also performs live on the set! Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk also hold down the fort at Green Room Music Center with videos from Bad Jacket, Berwanger, The Dollyrots, Kitty Kat…MORE

Flick Nation – Shaft and MIB reboot, plus The Dead Don’t Die

Flick Nation – Shaft and MIB reboot, plus The Dead Don’t Die

Dennis Willis looks at the history of Shaft, and why the comedic 2019 edition is the perfect version for these politically-correct times. Also Men in Black International reboots the comedy franchise with Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, Jim Jarmusch’s zombie movie (you read that correctly) The Dead Don’t Die, and the political sci-fi allegory Captive…MORE

Flick Nation – Dark Phoenix, The Secret Life of Pets 2, Madea, Apollo 11

Flick Nation – Dark Phoenix, The Secret Life of Pets 2, Madea, Apollo 11

Dennis Willis questions why we need the umpteenth X-Men movie Dark Phoenix, explains exactly why The Secret Life of Pets 2 exists, tells you how you can see Echo in the Canyon director Andy Slater and Jakob Dylan in the city this weekend. Plus, A Madea Family Funeral and the amazing Apollo 11 drop on…MORE

Soundwaves TV #25 – Behind the scenes at Lamont & Tonelli’s Dirty 30!

Soundwaves TV #25 – Behind the scenes at Lamont & Tonelli’s Dirty 30!

It’s the wild mid-season finale, and the gang is going out with a bang behind-the-scenes at Lamont & Tonelli’s epic Dirty 30 anniversary concert event at Concord Pavilion with Sammy Hagar, Don Felder (formerly of The Eagles) and Bay Area rockers The Stone Foxes. Chasta takes the stage, Steven Kirk has a few upgrade tickets…MORE

Soundwaves TV #24 with The Happys and Woodstock 50

Soundwaves TV #24 with The Happys and Woodstock 50

Woodstock 50 … to be or not be be? Why is there such little buzz around the half-century anniversary of the mother of all music festivals? Chasta, Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk share their thoughts about festivals, and why the Woodstock name may come with some baggage. Novato-based grunge-surf rockers The Happys join Chasta in…MORE

Soundwaves TV #22 – Of Rock Gods and Men (with Leighsa Montrose and Stimuli)

Soundwaves TV #22 – Of Rock Gods and Men (with Leighsa Montrose and Stimuli)

You’re not going to want to miss this entertaining and powerful episode! Chasta welcomes Leighsa Montrose, the wife and widow of guitar legend Ronnie Montrose for a frank and wide-reaching conversation about their lives together, depression, and Leighsa’s efforts to help others in the wake of Ronnie’s unexpected passing. Rising hard rockers Stimuli stop by…MORE

Soundwaves TV #21 – The Vinyl Countdown

Soundwaves TV #21 – The Vinyl Countdown

The fourth episode of Season 2 is filled with classic moments and not one – but TWO – video premieres! Matt Langlois drops his brand-new video “You Are My Weekend,” and then Chasta interviews singer-songwriter Rick Hardin, whose new album was produced by Bay Area music Bonnie Hayes. Rick also reveals the first video and…MORE

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