Lost on the river again, your trusty hosts are joined by John Curley of the Afghan Whigs and Ultrasuede Studio! We discuss everything from the Whigs' formative years and signing to Sub Pop, to their major label experiences and '90s Rock scene, and of course their recent releases and current lineup; John also shares a great history on the QCA Studio and Ultrasuede's past, present and future in the region. After that, Nick Mitchell of Grasshopper Juice Records joins us with indie Hip Hop outfit WeirDose for a performance in our historic Herzog studio space and to discuss the upcoming Adjust Your Eyes festival, now in its 12th year! Lots of great stuff when your hosts Bill Furbee, Elias Leisring, producer Matt Spaulding and engineer Clint Stephenson invite you to join us ... On The River!Read More
Lost On The River episode 14 sees the crew joined by guest host Kent Butts. Kent breaks down the recent King Records updates and sticks around to contribute to the rest of the episode. Keith Nelter of Neltner Small Batch Design talks about his journey from farm to entrepreneur. Now owner of the Camp Springs Tavern, Keith, also discusses Fall Fest, record producing, family life, and how community plays an important part in everything he does. We are then joined by musical guest Joe Macheret of Joe’s Truck Stop. Joe gives us the sweet details on his newest release American Dreams, gives us the scoop on a King Records Tribute night, and plays a few tracks with Andrew McPheters from the album. All of this and more as Bill Furbee, Elias Leisring, Kent Butts, and Matt Spaulding guide you downstream on this episode of Lost On The River.
Finding themselves Lost On The River once again, your intrepid hosts dip into discussion on the upcoming weekend's No Response experimental music fest with Jon Lorenz and John Rich, who also brought us Northside's famed Art Damage Lodge. Then, fresh string band trio Chelsea Ford & The Trouble swing by for a few tunes, tales about the recording of an upcoming debut album, and to field questions about their rapid rise to the heights of our regional folk music scene. All this and more ... when you join hosts Aaron Sharpe, Elias Leisring and Bill Furbee (and producer Matt) on the river!Read More
Join us once again on the river, as we navigate the waters of our region's rich music history and celebrate our contemporary artistic community. Episode 12 features living legend Philip Paul, a King Records session drummer who played on countless genre-defining records and shaped the course of music history. Phil, who does an impromptu performance backed by Elliott Ruther and Matt Holt, proving he still makes new music at 93 years old. How great for Mr. Paul’s legacy to be even more connected with the modern Herzog era. We're also joined by Rachel Desrochers of Grateful Grahams, the Incubator Kitchen Collective, and the Good People Festival. Quite a lineup, for sure! All aboard ... let's get Lost On The River!Read More
Episode 11 of our Lost On The River podcast features a great chat with Betsy Young and Chuck Byrd about upcoming Jockey Club memorial events, celebrating the mid-80s punk venue where countless acts like the Ramones, Johnny Thunders and The Replacements helped foster a music community that remains strong to this day. We’re also joined by singer-songwriter (and recent transplant from Chicago) Dan Phillips aka Zapruder Point. He’ll play a few songs and discuss what it’s like relocating to the Cincinnati music scene.Read More
Lost On The River Episode 10 features living legend and direct line to King Records Otis Williams, a million-seller in his own right for King Records, but also producer / arranger on classic tracks like "The Twist" and "Fever," which shaped the world of music as we know it today. He discusses working with King executive and mentor Henry Glover.
We're also joined by local R&B artist Lauren Elyse for a performance and discussion of her upcoming shows at US Bank Arena with Erykah Badu (among others) and a headlining gig at Woodward Theater.
Lost On The River Episode 9 finds the gang wading into familiar territory as we piggy-back on last episode's King Records discussion. Bill Furbee talks about King Records' recording artist Otis Williams of Otis Williams and the Charms. We then have an unexpected surprise guest pop in to give us an update on the King Records situation.
J. Dorsey discusses his upcoming Third Thursday Blues School program that will be taking place at Herzog Music and cranks out a couple great blues tunes for us. Followed by DJDQ who gives us the details on the LONG awaited re-release of his game changing Where The Sidewalk Begins record. How did it get made? Where has it been for so long? And how can you own one of the limited edition vinyl pressings released by Herzog?
Join us as Aaron Sharpe, Elias Leisring, and Bill Furbee are your guides for another edition of Lost On The River.
Lost On The River Episode 8 is a very special one for our presenting partners at the Cincinnati USA Music Heritage Foundation - Evanston Council Leader Ms. Anzora Adkins and artist liason Kent Butts join us to discuss the future of King Records, and Paul McCartney's meeting with King artists Otis Williams and Philip Paul. Musical guest Ricky Nye shares news about an upcoming tribute to "King of Hillbilly Piano" Moon Mullican, King Records' best-selling artist whose style was birthed from both Blues and Country roots, just as King Records itself (and copped by Jerry Lee Lewis, among others). History's never been so cool - join your hosts Aaron Sharpe, Bill Furbee and Elias Leisring once again, as we get Lost On The River!Read More
Seven episodes in and we're still Lost On The River, but now reaching you with a presence on Cincinnati's rapidly growing Inhailer network of podcasts! This episode finds us missing co-host Aaron Sharpe, so Bill Furbee takes the lead into discussions with Alex and Dan of Torn Light Records, Fairfield Press and so much more; our musical guest is songwriter Tim Combs, promoting a new album recorded by Zach Gabbard of Buffalo Killers. Historical segment covers the Delmore Brothers' two sessions at Herzog back in the day and how they bridged the gap between Country music and Rock 'n Roll, leading the way for early Rockabilly. Dear friends, don't miss it - get your tickets now (listening is free) - and won't you please get Lost On The River with us once again!Read More
Episode 6 of "Lost On The River" features musical guests Joesph, who discuss upcoming releases and perform for us in the Herzog space. We're also joined by Ryan Hall of ambient music blog Tome To The Weather Machine and Whited Sepulchre and Heligator Records. Our Herzog History segment covers Patti Smith's visit and rehearsal at Herzog Studio while she was in town for a performance at Memorial Hall, in conjunction with a show at Contemporary Art Center. Your hosts once again are Aaron Sharpe, Elias Leisring and Bill Furbee - join us for another trip Lost On The River!Read More
Cincinnati Folk/String Band phenoms the Tillers join us for our 5th installment of "Lost On The River," performing a few tunes live and sitting down to discuss their new album for SofaBurn Records!
We're also joined by regional music photographer Lisa Sullivan, who dishes about an upcoming photo show at Herzog and shares plans for her upcoming wedding, jam-packed with local musicians and key players. We also discuss the Beatles-King Records connection and share the original Little Willie John track the Brits covered way back in 1964. Your hosts Aaron Sharpe, Elias Leisring and Bill Furbee are at the helm, navigating the Ohio and finding themselves (once again) "Lost On The River." All aboard!
For Episode 4 we're joined by 2017 CEA Singer-Songwriter winner Noah Smith and "Cincinnati Candy: A Sweet History" author Dan Woellert. Did you know that Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs recorded one of the most recognizable and genre-defining Bluegrass tunes right here in Cincinnati at the Herzog space? We discuss other topics like hidden gems of Cincinnati's culinary history: the first commercial Peeps, Candy Corn and "Red Hot" sauce; we debate the refrigeration of ketchup; Noah shares tales of life on the road meeting Lynyrd Skynyrd's drummer; Elias delves into proper pronunciation of "anise" - and a whole lot more!Read More
Aaron Sharpe returns and explains what important event kept him from attending episode 2. Bill Furbee takes us down the Herzog history hole with a tribute to Patti Page and we'll hear one of her songs recorded at the Herzog studio. Ray Vietti from The Harmed Brothers plays a couple brilliant tunes and joins the gang for a conversation about community, songwriting, and Cincinnati as a touring band's dream. Finally we're joined by Courtney Bolender-Phenicie from cincymusic.com. She'll discuss rebranding, upcoming festivals, and everyone plays "Guess the Bunbury Headliner."Read More
What happens when Aaron Sharpe cancels on us at the last minute? Dorsie Fyffe of legendary 97X WOXY fame jumps in to guest host, that's what! We are also joined by singer/songwriter Andrew Hibbard who will play a few songs and discuss his young and blossoming career. Bill Furbee gives us our dose of Herzog history. And Inhailer Radio founder and CEO Coran Stetter drops in to discuss his vision for a community based internet radio station.Read More
For our 1st episode we discuss why this show exists and what we hope to accomplish. We'll play a couple songs recorded at the studio. One from a long time ago and one from not so long ago.
We are visited by local favs Dawg Yawp who join us to play a few songs and discuss their recent successes and plans for the future. And finally Citybeat music editor Mike Breen comes in to talk about the Cincy Groove Music Festival and other fun stuff.