Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Kenneth Brian

Listen to "The Kenneth Brian Band You're Not Mine" on Spreaker. The Kenneth Brian Band: * Toured with multi-Grammy winning artist Lucinda Williams (2013-2015) and opened several shows in 2016 with ZZ Top *Kenneth Brian (Lead Vocal, Lead Guitar)- was born in Virginia, grew up in Alabama and settled in a small town just north of Gainesville, Florida. * Travis Stephens (Harmony Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Piano)- was born in West Virginia and spent summers with his dad in Nashville. * Travis & Kenneth met in 2001 in Nashville, became fast-friends and starting playing together in 2009. Their first album together as a band was 'Welcome To Alabama' in 2011 * Rock 'N' Roll royalty Steve Ferrone (Drums, Percussion) and Scott Thurston (Keyboards, Piano) of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers both play on the album. Steve plays live with KBB when not touring with Tom Petty. * Paul Ill (Bass Guitar) * New Album "With Lions" will be released on Friday, May 19th * They mastered the album this week at legendary Capitol Studios * Album produced, mixed and engineered by David Bianco (Bob Dylan, Lucinda Williams, Tom Petty) * They will release it and play new songs from the album at the Malibu Guitar Festival. * Festival dates: May 18-21 Website to get tickets: * Also playing the Malibu Guitar Festival: Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, Steve Vai, Hunter Hayes, Tommy Emmanuel, Zeparella, Laurence Juber and more! For more info:

Dale Brown

Listen to "Dale Brown Price Of Duty" on Spreaker. Brown has been hailed as “the best military writer in the country” (Clive Cussler) and “a superb storyteller” (W.E.B Griffin).  As readers of his previous novels—including 2015’s Iron Wolf—can attest, Brown is a master at crafting high stakes U.S.-Russian conflicts.  Now, in PRICE OF DUTY, he tackles the most crucial development in weaponry of the modern age—cyberwarfare.  This high-tech military thriller riffs off current events, including recent cyberattacks.  Through the eyes of Brown’s characters (both longstanding favorites and new blood), we see the U.S. and its Western allies come under a diabolical Russian cyberwarfare attack. In a top-secret location, deep in the Ural Mountains, Russian President Gennadiy Gryzlov has built his nation’s most dangerous weapon since the atomic bomb—a fearsome tool to gain superiority in Russia’s long-running battle with the West.  From inside Perun Aerie—an intricate network of underground tunnels and chambers that is the heart of the Russian cyberwarfare program—he is launching a carefully plotted series of attacks on an unsuspecting U.S. and its European allies.  The first strike targets Warsaw, Poland, where Russian malware wipes out the records of nearly every Polish bank account, imploding the country’s financial system and panicking the rest of Europe. When Stacy Anne Barbeau, the besieged American president, fails to effectively combat the Russian threat, Brad McLanahan, on some well-earned R&R with his new Polish girlfriend, Major Nadia Rozek, is called back to duty.  As the Russians’ deadly tactics escalate—including full-scale assaults on Europe’s power grid and the remote hijacking of a commercial airliner that kills hundreds of civilians—McLanahan and his Scion team kick into gear, arming themselves with the most advanced technological weaponry for the epic struggle ahead. A patriot in the mold of his father, General Patrick McLanahan, Brad knows firsthand the price of freedom.  With the world’s fate hanging in the balance, will Scion succeed in turning back Gryzlov before he can realize his terrifying ambition to conquer the globe?  And what will the toll of victory be?


Listen to "D3L Releases I Wonder" on Spreaker. I love getting together with an artist and break down the layers that grew into a song. Every beat has a story. It reaches beyond the lyrics most have lived longer than five or ten minutes. Getting inside the chapters of process opens the door for exploration. Once there you can't help to find unforgettable respect for the three minutes and forty five seconds the artist happened to put out there to become part of your summer soundtrack.

Kym Johnson Herjavec

Listen to "Kym Johnson The Bod" on Spreaker. The Bod (formerly Richard Simmons Slimmons) will be located in Beverly Hills but also will be available online through a streaming service starting May 1st. Here is a link for you to view: Kym was inspired by icons like Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons and seeing the body transformations during her 14 seasons on DWTS, Kym transitioned from professional dancing to fitness by creating a dance fitness program for everyone. While on DWTS, Kym choreographed all the workout DVD’s. Kym launched her brand, 5678 Fitness which consists of the 5678 Fitness workout DVD and her first book The 5678 Diet. Kym is continuing to build her fitness empire by opening her own dance cardio studio, The BOD by Kym Herjavec. The studio space was the iconic Beverly Hills fitness studio, Slimmons, which was owned by fitness guru Richard Simmons. The Bod will offer really fun fitness classes including a barre class taught by a former Rockette and a Broadway fitness instructor. The much anticipated cardio-dance-fitness center will be opening this May. THE BOD PRESS RELEASE The BOD is a dance & fitness studio founded by Dancing with The Stars three time Mirror Ball Champion, Kym Herjavec. Kym has take over the legendary Richard Simmon’s Slimmons studio in Beverly Hills to create a place where you can dance, sculpt and tone your best BOD. The classes that will be offered include; Dance BOD, BarreBOD, 80s BOD (honoring Richard Simmons), Broadway BOD, Bridal BOD – 3 month program and private BOD classes. Some of the classes will be taught from DWTS Champion Kym herself along with the top dance instructors. The studio is slated for May opening. For more information, visit: THE BOD BY KYM HERJAVEC ONLINE: Can’t make it into The BOD? No worries! The BOD by Kym Online is a streaming service that lets you access Dancing with the Stars? Champion Kym Herjavec’s favorite class content from your computer, mobile phone or tablet. The BOD by Kym online includes various workout programs for students for all levels. You can follow The BOD by Kym online workout plans (Level 1, Level 2 and Bridal bootcamp) or choose different videos to mix up your routine each day. Each workout plan is 6 weeks long and has a combination of short, simple exercises that target various parts of your body. If you want more freedom, you can also design your own workout plan by browsing through our All video playlist. Workouts include; Dance Cardio routines, Lower body focused workouts, Upper body focused workouts. The BOD by Kym online is available for only $9.99 USD/month or as an annual subscription for $99USD/year.

Johnny Mundo

Listen to "Johnny Mundo From Lucha Underground" on Spreaker. Johnny Mundo, formerly known as John Morrison in the WWE, began his wrestling career after winning the WWE reality series, Tough Enough. In a short time, he became one of the WWE's most popular stars, known for his parkour moves and high-flying abilities. With tag team partners such as The Miz and Joey Mercury, he was a multiple-time Tag Team Champion, two-time Intercontinental Champion and former ECW World Champion. Now, in Lucha Underground -- which returns to El Rey on Wednesday, May 31 -- Johnny Mundo, the reigning World Champion, continues to amaze audiences with his high-flying, explosive Lucha Libre moves. In the mid-season premiere on May 31, Johnny will face The Mack in a grueling 60-minute match. In addition, Johnny also stars in the new action-packed movie, Boone: The Bounty Hunter, a send-up of 80s-style action films. A passion project for John (he also co-wrote the script and served as executive producer), the film features John as Boone, America's favorite reality show bounty hunter, and co-stars Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, Corbin Bernsen, Lorenzo Lamas and Kevin Sorbo.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Andrew Blauner

Listen to "Andrew Blauner In Their Lives" on Spreaker. What is your favorite Beatles song? That’s what literary agent, editor, and author Andrew Blauner asked 29 luminaries, from David Duchovny (“Dear Prudence”) and Rosanne Cash (“No Reply”) to Jane Smiley (“I Want to Hold Your Hand”) and Chuck Klosterman (“Helter Skelter”). Prefaced with a note from Paul McCartney, this collection is a celebration of all things Beatles—timed to the 50th anniversary of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” Kirkus called IN THEIR LIVES “A charming, delightful collection for Beatles fans and music fans in general.”

Cam Gigondet

Listen to "Cam Gigandet From ICE" on Spreaker. Cam recently filmed Antoine Fuqua’s MAGNIFICENT SEVEN opposite Chris Pratt, Matt Bomer & Denzel Washington. He filmed the indie THE BASE directed by Jesse Gustafson. Cam shot the lead in the thriller PLUSH, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, the lead in the indie comedy JOHNSON, and the lead in the action film IN THE BLOOD, opposite Gina Carano for John Stockwell who also directed Cam last year in SEAL TEAM SIX for the Weinstein company, which was a huge hit for the Discovery Channel. Cam was the lead in the CBS drama RECKLESS, directed by Catherine Hardwick. Some of his larger feature credits are TWILIGHT, EASY A, PANDORUM, and BURLESQUE. ABOUT ICE SEASON ONE This May, Entertainment One (eOne) invites home audiences to buckle up for the “sharp and stylized ” high-impact crime series, ICE. An AT&T Audience Network/DIRECTV Original, ICE, executive produced by Antoine Fuqua (The Magnificent Seven), delves into the dark, gritty and dangerous underbelly of the diamond trade with an all-star cast featuring Cam Gigandet (Twilight, Easy A, “The O.C.”), Jeremy Sisto (“Suburgatory,” “Law & Order”), Ray Winstone (The Departed, The Sweeney) and Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games series, Forsaken). On May 16, eOne delivers the shiny goods with ICE: SEASON ONE, a 3-disc DVD set featuring all 10 original broadcast episodes and bonus content, priced at $40.99SRP. ICE follows the prestigious diamond-dealing Green Family, as they plunge into the high-stakes underbelly of the Los Angeles diamond trade. Jake (Cam Gigandet, The Magnificent Seven, The Twilight Saga franchise) and Freddy (Jeremy Sisto, Six Feet Under, Law and Order, Suburgatory) are brothers brought together by their father, Isaac (Raymond Barry, Training Day, Born on the Fourth of July), the patriarch behind Green & Green Diamond Company, and their uncle Cam (Ray Winstone, The Departed). After wildcard Freddy kills a prominent diamond dealer, his brother Jake must bail him out and save the family business from Lady Rah, a ruthless diamond dealer who is not afraid to get her hands dirty (Judith Shekoni, Heroes Reborn, The Twilight Saga franchise). In saving Freddy, the family falls under the thumb of Lady Rah, who begins to involve the Greens in her business deals. As she steps up her demands, the Greens must maneuver amongst blood diamond deals and double-crossing criminals, while attempting to stay one step ahead and keep the doors to the business open. But when Pieter Van de Bruin (Donald Sutherland, The Hunger Games franchise), a ruthless diamond smuggler with designs on Green & Green Diamond Company, arrives in Los Angeles, the family realizes their problems have only just begun. Extras on the set include a “Premise” featurette, interviews with Sisto and Gigandet and a “Diamond Girl” music video from Rachele Royale. From global independent studio eOne and Antoine Fuqua's Fuqua Films, the original series is executive produced by Robert Munic ("Fighting," "The Cleaner") and Emmy Award winning writer, James Manos, Jr. (The Sopranos, The Shield, Dexter); Fuqua directed the first episode. eOne produces the show in association with AT&T and also controls international rights to the series.


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Flume On Writing Music" on Spreaker. There's something about the roar of the road that brings out the creative flow for singer, songwriters and producers. Grammy Award winner Flume prefers to be in different cities when he's being called to layout new ideas. But there is a difference between being a songwriter in a favorite country or vacation hot spot and being that festival master mixer on tour. Flume performs this weekend at New York's Governors Ball Festival.

Chance The Rapper

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Chance The Rapper On Being A Dad" on Spreaker. It's been an incredible year for Chance The Rapper. He's latched onto three Grammy Awards and became a father. Before hitting the stage at this weekends Governors Ball Music Festival in New York he talked about how his father opened the door for him to be a leader on the level of today's expectations.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Lindsey Stirling

Listen to "Lindsey Stirling Brave Enough" on Spreaker. Lindsey Stirling is one of the biggest artist development breakthrough stories in recent years. A classically trained violinist from Gilbert, Ariz., Lindsey has entered a futurist world of electronic big beats and animation, leaping through the music industry with over 9.2 million YouTube subscribers, over 1.7 billion views on her YouTube channel, Billboard chart-topping hits and sold out tours worldwide.  Lindsey’s self-titled debut album includes the viral smash “Crystallize,” which has racked up over 150 million YouTube views.  The album reached #1 on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Chart and Classical Album Chart, earned her a 2014 Billboard Music Award nomination for “Top Dance/Electronic Album,” and was recently certified Gold by the RIAA.  Lindsey’s 2014 sophomore album Shatter Me, debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart, #1 on the iTunes Album Chart, spent an impressive 21 weeks straight at the #1 spot on the Billboard Classical Album Chart, and was recently certified Gold by the RIAA.  The album includes a collaboration with Halestorm lead singer Lzzy Hale on her smash single “Shatter Me,” which has over 67 million views on YouTube.  The album took home the 2015 Billboard Music Award for “Top Dance/Electronic Album” of which Avicii, Disclosure, Calvin Harris and Skrillex were also nominated.   Her critically praised 2015 US summer tour included headline shows at venues such as Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver, which she sold out, New York’s Central Park Summerstage and the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.  To date, Lindsey’s tours have sold over 600,000 headline tickets worldwide.  Lindsey also ranked #4 on Forbes Magazine’s inaugural “YouTube Millionaires” list in November 2015, on which she is the highest paid female.  In January 2016, Lindsey released her first book with Simon & Schuster, a memoir called “The Only Pirate at the Party.”  Co-written by her sister Brook S. Passey, the book debuted on the New York Times’ best-seller list.  Stirling released her third critically acclaimed studio album, Brave Enough, in August of 2016.  A top 5 Billboard debut, the album went on to score the #1 spot on Billboard’s year-end Top Dance/Electronic Album list, placing ahead of dance music heavyweights Chainsmokers, Flume and Kygo and also had the highest selling week for an album title on the ranking chart and Lindsey herself placed at #6 on the Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Artist year-end list. Stirling recently received two 2017 Billboard Music award nominations for “Top Dance/Electronic Artist” and “Top Dance/Electronic Album” for Brave Enough.  Additionally, Stirling is the model of a modern independent recording artist who has a symbiotic relationship with her fans.   A motivational speaker in her spare time, Stirling uses her own story to show teenagers that you’ve got to have confidence in the very thing that makes you unique – then wait for the world to catch up.

Peter Gethers

Listen to "Peter Gethers My Mothers Kitchen" on Spreaker. Peter Gethers' mother - 93 year old Judy Gethers - always understood the importance - and interconnectedness - of food and family. Her father owned the legendary Jewish kosher dairy restaurant Ratner’s on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. She discovered a passion for gourmet cooking when she was in her 50s, taking her first job, in the kitchen of the ground-breaking Los Angeles restaurant Ma Maison, when she was 53. She became a mentor and friend to some of the most famous chefs in America, including Wolfgang Puck, Nancy Silverton, and Jonathan Waxman, and eventually ran the Ma Cuisine cooking school, teaching alongside Julia Child among many others. Learning to cook changed her life—and the lives of those around her—and she created her own legendary status in the food world. As her health eventually began to fail, her taste remained, as did her sense of humor and her determination to live life on her own terms. In her 80s, she was robbed of her ability to cook by a debilitating stroke. But her love of food remained, helping her to recover and bringing her closer than ever to her son. At least twice a week, Peter visits her so he can make her dinner, ask questions about her colorful past, and learn her kitchen secrets. Peter decides to learn how to cook his mother the meal of her dreams and thereby tell the story of her life to all those who have loved her. MY MOTHER’S KITCHEN is generously seasoned with Peter’s trademark wit and knowing eye. The book includes a selection of recipes ranging from Ratner’s Matzo Brei, to Tarte Tatin, and from a loaf of challah to salmon coulibiac, as well as family photos. Peter Gethers has written an unforgettable memoir about how food and family can do much more than feed us—they can nourish our souls. About the author: Peter Gethers is an author, screenwriter, playwright, book editor, and film and television producer. His previous eleven books include The Cat Who Went to Paris, the first in a bestselling trilogy about his extraordinary cat, Norton. He is also the co-creator and co-producer of the hit off-Broadway play Old Jews Telling Jokes. He lives in New York City, Sag Harbor, New York and, when possible, Gangivecchio, Sicily.

Chris Blue

Listen to "Chris Blue Winner Of NBC's The Voice 2017" on Spreaker. Our first conversation took place after the opening round of NBC's The Voice. We laughed so hard before the show that when it came time to begin recording I actually feared that much of our energy was spent just in the introduction. But Chris knew we had a higher calling backing the two of us up. Instantly we connected to a deeper purpose and reason for seasons to happen. Which made the journey toward sharing the story wide open with connection. I remember mentioning to him afterwords that I hoped God would open the path for another opportunity to communicate. That moment just took place. The winner of The Voice 2017! Unplugged and Totally Uncut.

Susan Silver

Listen to "Susan Silver The Broadcasters Platform" on Spreaker. Actual students from actual broadcasting campuses across the United States.  Creating conversation is my art.  I want these students to steal it.  Talking with people of fame.  Knowing its time for them to share their story or someone will write it for them.  We are Unplugged and Totally Uncut with Susan Silver. A trailblazer for female writers in Hollywood, Susan Silver has written for some of the greatest sitcoms of all time, creating laugh lines for Mary Tyler Moore, Sarah Jessica Parker, Beatrice Arthur, Bob Newhart, and The Partridge Family. Susan began her writing career in 1971 at The Mary Tyler Moore Show in an industry overwhelmingly dominated by men, who sometimes referred to her as "the broad with beauty and brains." And she was the first and only television writer to be featured in TV Guide wearing hot pants. Now, in her memoir Hot Pants in Hollywood: Sex, Secrets and Sitcoms (Hi Mount Press, May 2, 2017), ( ) Susan tells all about her times as a sitcom writer -- from the female camaraderie on The Mary Tyler Moore Show to being considered too old to write for Square Pegs. Silver reveals herself as a modern-day Zelig, working and flirting with some of the biggest names in Hollywood and Washington, DC. From a date with Lenny Bruce (with her Uncle as a chaperone) to reveling in the rapport with a smitten Elvis Presley on the set of Viva Las Vegas; and from communicating with Bill Clinton to having Warren Beatty mess up her date with a presidential candidate. Susan reveals her exciting experiences with movie stars (Sean Connery, Steve McQueen, Clint Eastwood, and James Garner) and fascinating interactions with presidents (Richard Nixon, Bill Clinton, Shimon Peres) -- not to mention athletes and rock stars. And through it all, it's Susan's humor that keeps both her and this hilarious memoir so sparklingly seductive. ABOUT SUSAN SILVER Susan is a trailblazing female writer who began her career at The Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1971. She went on to write for The Bob Newhart Show, Maude, The Partridge Family, and Square Pegs. She continues to teach comedy writing at venues including the Television Academy and the New School and has lectured at the Paley Center, SCAD, and Brandeis University. Susan has appeared on CNN, HLN, Good Day NY, and The Today Show. She has written opinion-editorials for The New York Times and Refinery 29 and had a long running column on called “The Search For Mr. Adequate.” Her weekly radio commentary “Susan Says,” which covers news, politics and culture can be heard on an NPR affiliate in Connecticut as well as on-demand at and iTunes. She lives in New York City.

Going Too High

Listen to "Going To High" on Spreaker. If you took 30 mins to sit in the center of a wandering public you'd quickly take note of the amazing amount of questions that people are asking. I love watching the person expected to know the answer. The top three things I hear "I don't know. Well maybe you're onto something. That's to big for me to understand." We think two year old's are terrible? In this age of digital process and Google we've evolved into wanting to know a lot of things. In February of 2016 I bumped into that subject while trying to piece together my sisters unexpected loss of her daughter. Being part of the circle I had a lot of questions only to go deeper then what I was supposed to. Reaching beyond the moment is where the lessons are learned. How do you react to answers when they've arrived and you just walked by because another question had unexpectedly appeared on the corners of your imagination meeting your lips?

Kendrick Lamar

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Kendrick Lamar The Process" on Spreaker. Hip Hop has always carried the beat of the street. Which is why it's extremely important for Kendrick Lamar to make sure he's sharing the right message. It's not a pen to paper moment that just happens to locate a rhythm and flow. Kendrick puts himself in between the messages to ignite the hearts of those receiving the lyrics. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is Humble.


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update 3LAU On Musics Future" on Spreaker. One look at the calendar and it's difficult to digest how quickly 2017 is moving. There's only one thing faster. The world of music. Thanks to modern day technology there are so many changes that each songwriter, performer, producer and promoter has to embrace it. 3LAU (blau as in ouch) sends out a chilling expectation. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is On My Mind.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Carlos Mencia

Listen to "Carlos Mencia The Doctor Of Reality Laughter" on Spreaker. One of the most aware comics on the planet. He's able to look at chaos and center his gravity on creating laughter. When Carlos and I get together you know we're going places that others never travel. Only to come face to face with ideas the world hasn't heard about yet. It all starts the moment the door is opened. It's like we're long distance cousins connected by two cans hooked up to a single string.

Dillon Francis

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Dillon Francis Breaks Into A Concert" on Spreaker. Pull back all the layers of fame and you'll always find a fan beneath the skin of songwriters, performers and producers. Dillon Francis found a way to break into Coachella. And now he's performing at it. His latest release on rBeatz Radio has him teamed up with G Eazy Say Less.

Jax Jones

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Jax Jones The Journey" on Spreaker. We've all heard the story about how one window closes and another opens. Jax Jones has totally lived out that thought. His record label comes from out of nowhere and says the deal is over. Instead of calling it quits Jax continued creating with writers which led to much bigger opportunities and names. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is You Don't Know Me.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Paul Luftenegger

Listen to "Paul Luftenegger Believes In You" on Spreaker. International recording artist Paul Luftenegger returns home from Vietnam to talk about the experience while sharing his deeper beliefs of the arrival of music and art. We talk deeply about the affects of depression a creative person endures without others knowing about it. The conversation was started after we both began talking about the most recent loss of Rocker Chris Cornell.

Pamela Paul

Listen to "Pamela Paul My Life With Bob" on Spreaker. Pamela Paul has kept a single book by her side for twenty-eight years – carried throughout high school and college, hauled from Paris to London to Thailand, from job to job, safely packed away and then carefully moved from apartment to house to its current perch on a shelf over her desk. It is reliable if frayed, anonymous looking yet deeply personal. This book has a name: Bob. Bob is Paul’s Book of Books, a journal that records every book she’s ever read, from Sweet Valley High to Anna Karenina, from Catch-22 to Swimming to Cambodia. It recounts a journey in reading that reflects her inner life – her fantasies and hopes, her mistakes and missteps, her dreams and her ideas, both half-baked and wholehearted. Her life, in turn, influences the books she chooses, whether for solace or escape, information or sheer entertainment. But MY LIFE WITH BOB isn’t really about those books. It’s about the deep and powerful relationship between book and reader. It’s about the way books provide each of us the perspective, courage, companionship, and imperfect self-knowledge to forge our own path. It’s about why we read what we read and how those choices make us who we are. It’s about how we make our own stories.

Joelle Carter

Listen to "Joelle Carter From NBC's Chicago Justice" on Spreaker. Joelle Carter plays Laura Nagel, the State's Attorney Investigator in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, on the NBC drama "Chicago Justice." For six years, Carter had a wild ride portraying the sassy and unpredictable Southern belle Ava Crowder on FX's award-winning drama "Justified." It's a role that earned her a Critics' Choice Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Throughout her versatile career, she has appeared in landmark television shows such as "Grey's Anatomy," as well as "Third Watch" and the controversial series "Wonderland," created by Peter Berg ("Friday Night Lights"). Her most recent guest-starring roles include work on "Scandal," "Prime Suspect" and "Body of Proof." Carter's feature film credits include starring roles in Kevin Greutert's 2014 horror film "Jessabelle"; "The Living," alongside Kenny Wormald; the romantic comedy feature "It's Not You, It's Me," opposite Ross McCall; Phedon Papamichael's "Lost Angeles"; and "To Be Friends," directed by Jim Eckhart and executive produced by Aaron Eckhart. Prior to that, she starred in such cult favorites as "High Fidelity" and "American Pie 2." In addition to acting, Carter took her turn behind the camera as a co-producer of the award-winning documentary "Altered by Elvis," about lives changed by the king of rock 'n roll. Carter went on to co-produce and star in the short "A Girl and a Gun," which won Best Original Short at the 2008 Washougal (Wash.) International Film Festival. She was honored to attend the 2008 Cannes Film Festival with the short film "Jumping In," in which she starred. A native of Georgia, Carter currently resides in Los Angeles. Joelle is the real-deal Southern belle, a Georgia peach raised in Albany. In real life, she has lived nearly as many lives as her TV characters – a college scholarship-level swimmer and cross country runner, a model having worked for Elite and Wilhelmina in NYC, an actress and a mother. Behind the sex appeal and fashion zeal, Joelle lives by the ‘less is more' mantra – creating a life with her family that’s tied to nature. Her Los Angeles home focuses on health and frugality, rather than Hollywood glamour. Her motto: simplicity is the key to living the good life. Read Joelle’s feature in Mother Earth Living Magazine: Beyond her work on screens both big and small, Joelle devotes her time to Recycle Across America – a nonprofit organization that is committed to expediting environmental progress with actual solutions that fix critical issues. To view clips of Joelle, please see the links below: Joelle on NBC Chicago News 5 News: Joelle on “Home & Family”: Joelle on FOX’s ”Studio 11 LA”: Joelle on Yahoo! TV In No Time: Joelle’s Social Media: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:

Brandon Webb

Listen to "Brandon Webb The Killing School" on Spreaker. As a SEAL sniper and combat veteran, Brandon Webb was tapped to revamp the U.S. Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) Scout/Sniper School, incorporating the latest advances in technology and ballistics software to create an entirely new course that continues to test the skills and even the best warriors. In this revealing new book, Webb takes readers through every aspect of this training, describing how Spec Ops snipers are taught each dimension of their art. Trainees learn to utilize every edge possible to make their shot--from studying crosswinds, barometric pressure, latitude, and even the rotation of the Earth to becoming ballistic experts. But marksmanship is only one aspect of the training. Each SEAL's endurance, stealth and mental and physical stamina are tested and pushed to the breaking point. Webb also shows how this training plays out in combat, using real-life exploits of the world's top snipers, including Jason Delgado, who led a Marine platoon in the Battle of Husaybah and made some of the most remarkable kill shots in the Iraq War; Nicholas Irving, the U.S. Army Ranger credited with thirty-three kills in a single three-month tour in Afghanistan; and Rob Furlong, who during Operation Anaconda delivered the then-longest kill shot in history. During Webb's sniper school tenure, the course graduated some of the deadliest and most skilled snipers of this generation, including Marcus Luttrell (Lone Survivor), Adam Brown (Fearless), and Chris Kyle (American Sniper). From recon and stalk, to complex last minute adjustments, and finally the moment of taking the shot, The Killing School demonstrates how today's sniper is trained to function as an entire military operation rolled into a single individual--an army of one. “The Killing School reads like a screenplay for the most cinematic military adventure flick you’ve ever seen―except that every word of it is true. Brandon Webb is the real deal, and so are the four Spec Ops snipers whose exploits he traces with pulse-pounding detail.” ― Kris “Tanto” Paronto, former Army Ranger, GRS operator, and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller 13 Hours “An important piece of Naval Special Warfare history―and one hell of a gripping read!” ― Dakota Meyer, former USMC scout sniper, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, New York Times bestselling author of Into the Fire “There were many reasons Chris Kyle (American Sniper) became the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history. Brandon Webb’s contribution to the SEAL sniper course―their killing school―was a key factor in Chris’s journey.” ― Scott McEwen, #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of American Sniper and American Commander “Sure to scare the hell out of any terrorist in line for a well-placed sniper shot. The Killing School is a gritty behind-the-scenes look at what makes the modern sniper so lethally effective in combat.” ― Dick Marcinko, founder and first commanding officer of SEAL Team 6, author of the bestselling Rogue Warrior series

Chris Blue

Listen to "Chris Blue From NBC's The Voice" on Spreaker. A couple of months ago we got to spend some time with singer/songwriter Chris Blue. Since the conversation he's been gifted with the opportunity to win NBC's The Voice. This is a two part series. This is the conversation after he got by the first round. Tomorrow we get to hook back up and go deeper into the experience. Chris grew up in a family of seven in a tiny house. His mother decided to put the family in a band called the Blue Family, where they sang at local churches. It later became the Blue Brothers and they performed across the Midwest and later at the Bobby Jones Gospel Show on BET. After high school, Chris worked various jobs and even attempted to go back to school. For the past six years, he has worked as a worship leader, where he met his fiancĂ©e, Stephanie, who is from England. They have been involved in a long distance relationship ever since. She’s been battling bone marrow cancer for most of her life and flatlined during surgery recently. It’s hard on Chris, who has been struggling with not being there through the hard times

Sandy Rivera

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Sandy Rivera Always Creating" on Spreaker. Locating that next level of sound requires a lot of focus on what is and isn't moving a dance floor. Endlessly Sandy Rivera has paid close attention to not only the American music scene but every country he travels to. The festival and club DJ has to be able to tap into the moment. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is Long Time Coming.


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update REDD The Combination of Hip Hop And Dance" on Spreaker. I was spinning music when Hip Hop and Dance were fighting with Grunge and Country music. You had four separate audiences and each side of the dance floor was locked tightly behind a fence. It was my job as that jock to fill that floor. In 2017 the genres of sound are getting along. We talked with REDD about being that Rap artist walking the beat street of EDM. His latest release on rBeatz Radio has him teamed up with JonPaul Wallace I Don't Wanna Live Forever.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Giles Martin

Listen to "Giles Martin 50th Anniversary Of Sgt Pepper" on Spreaker. It was 50 years ago this June 1st when The Beatles’ John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr astonished and delighted the world, ushering in the Summer of Love with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, a groundbreaking masterwork that became popular music’s most universally acclaimed album. To salute the occasion, The Beatles will release a suite of lavishly presented ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Anniversary Edition packages on May 26 (Apple Corps Ltd./Capitol/UMe). The album is newly mixed by Giles Martin and Sam Okell in stereo and 5.1 surround audio and expanded with early takes from the studio sessions, including no fewer than 34 previously unreleased recordings. “It’s crazy to think that 50 years later we are looking back on this project with such fondness and a little bit of amazement at how four guys, a great producer and his engineers could make such a lasting piece of art,” says Paul McCartney in his newly-penned introduction for the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Anniversary Edition. “‘Sgt. Pepper’ seemed to capture the mood of that year, and it also allowed a lot of other people to kick off from there and to really go for it,” Ringo Starr recalls in the Anniversary Edition’s book.

Lindsay Arnold

Listen to "Lindsay Arnold In The Dancing With The Stars Finals" on Spreaker. For a second time in seven months, David Ross is going for a championship. Incredibly, getting to compete for this one might be as shocking as the title he won back in November. Well, that might be a stretch. Especially if you are a Cubs fan who waited 108 years for a championship. But the catcher stunned the entertainment world when he and partner Lindsay Arnold were named one of three finalist couples on ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” on Monday night. Ross & Arnold join Fifth Harmony singer Normani Kordei & Valentin Chmerkovskiy along with NFL veteran Rashad Jennings & Emma Slater for a two-part Finale starting next Monday. Ross & Arnold’s selection, which comes from a combination of dancing scores and fan vote, was a stunner to many on the show including the judges. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles along with partner Sasha Farber had perfect scores for their two dances on the night but it wasn’t enough to move on. The couple earned 34 out of 40 points for their “Foxtrot” routine. When they performed a Tango, their score went up to 36 out of 40. Those performances along with the fan vote has Ross one step away from another championship. Needles to say, the catcher was a bit stunned to be moving onto the final, saying he was “speechless’ on his Twitter feed.


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Psy Returns" on Spreaker. When you burst onto the American music scene with a song that takes over a way of life and dance the next question from fans is, "What's next?" Psy explains how Gangnam Style wasn't new to his presence on stage. Before being located on YouTube he was enjoying a very successful career in his homeland of Korea. He's back with yet another catchy video and song hook. The latest release from Psy is New Face.


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update DVBBS Fans Still Surprise Them" on Spreaker. The moment you hit that live stage it puts you in a place of connection. DVBBS (Dubs) knows the impact they've had on beat lovers in Canada. Now that the duo has grown globally the formation of their fan base includes followers from every corner of the planet including Israel. There's totally a movement taking place and its amazing for the two guys to see how song lyrics reach beyond where they presently stand. The latest release from DVBBS on rBeatz Radio is You Found Me.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Tina Sinatra

Listen to "Tina Sinatra Baby Blue Eyes" on Spreaker. Frank Sinatra always saluted his audience with a toast: “May You Live To Be A Hundred And The Last Voice You Hear Be Mine.” Envisioned as a child’s first musical library to be shared with the generations before, Tina Sinatra has curated a special compilation of Sinatra recordings for children and parents alike. On May 12, Universal Music Group will release Frank Sinatra’s Baby Blue Eyes… May the First Voice You Hear Be Mine. After combing the songs from Sinatra’s Reprise, Capitol and Sony catalogs, Tina carefully chose 20 songs for ‘Baby Blue Eyes’ that express a father’s love, compassion and dreams for children around the world. Featuring a baby photo of Sinatra on its cover, the collection will be available for download purchase or streaming across all major digital music providers worldwide, and at’s Sinatra 100 shop. Purchase or stream Frank Sinatra: Baby Blue Eyes… May The First Voice You Hear Be Mine: “Dad is perhaps best remembered as a saloon singer. He often referred to himself as such,” says Tina Sinatra. “But, first, he was a Father and that emotional connection to the child in all us is ever-present in this collection of songs that I have chosen as a concert to each new generation.”

Richard Belzer

Listen to "Richard Belzer Corporate Conspiracies" on Spreaker. It might be billed as the ‘land of the free,’ but for the little guy America has always been a tough place to find happiness. Today, that may be more true than ever. In Corporate Conspiracies, Richard Belzer and David Wayne explain why, taking aim at the big companies that have built their billions on the backs of everyday women and men. Bestselling authors Belzer and Wayne expose the myriad ways that the capitalist regime has got us under its thumbs—from the corporatized mainstream media, to the trillions stolen by big banks and mortgage companies during the mortgage crisis, to the scams perpetrated by Big Oil and Big Pharma. This is a decidedly different side to the stories we’ve all heard and read in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. You may not believe everything you read in Corporate Conspiracies (Skyhorse Publishing hardcover, May 9, 2017, $24.99), but it’s guaranteed to make you think twice about how corporate America enslaves and cheats everyone.

Aubrey Powell

Listen to "Aubrey Powell Vinyl Album Cover Art" on Spreaker. Founded in 1967 by Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey “Po” Powell, Hipgnosis studio transformed the look of music albums forever. Their revolutionary cover art moved away from the conventional group shots favored by record companies of the day, resulting in the ground-breaking, mainly surreal photo designs which define the albums of many of the biggest names in the history of popular music: 10cc, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Peter Gabriel, The Police, Genesis, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, Robert Plant, Syd Barrett, Throbbing Gristle, T. Rex, Wings, Yes, Bad Company and XTC to name but a few. Now, at last, the complete, definitive and never-before-published catalogue of Hipgnosis, Vinyl . Album . Cover . Art, does justice to the work of the most important design collective in music history. Arranged chronologically, it features every single Hipgnosis cover – 373 in total – all stunningly remastered from the original artwork, coupled with detailed information by “Po” and Storm Thorgerson on the images and the stories behind their creation. An insightful introductory text by “Po” charts the story of Hipgnosis, while extensive articles by Peter Gabriel, Storm Thorgerson, Marcus Bradbury, and Pentagram’s Harry Pearce provide engrossing insights into the way these incredible artworks came into being, place the covers in context, and reflect on their enduring impact on album design. AUBREY “PO” POWELL BIO Aubrey “Po” Powell co-founded the design studio Hipgnosis with the late Storm Thorgerson in 1967. They were nominated for five Grammy Awards for their work. In 1982 the pair, alongside Peter Christopherson, formed Greenback Films, making many music videos and three feature films. In 1984 “Po” founded the film company Aubrey Powell Productions, directing and producing TV commercials, music videos, documentaries and “live” music films. By 1990, “Po” was the creative director for The Paul McCartney World Tour, designing the video wall and filmed images. He has since directed many films, including “The Final Word” about the Kray Twins, “The Bull Runners of Pamplona” which won best documentary at the New Jersey Film Festival in 2012, and Monty Python’s “One Down And Five To Go,” for which he was nominated for a BAFTA in 2015. He is the author of Hipgnosis | Portraits, and is the creative director of Pink Floyd, with whom he is currently working on the forthcoming V&A exhibition “Their Mortal Remains.”

Jelly Roll

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Jelly Roll Talks About Being Real" on Spreaker. Playing on stage is one thing. For singer songwriter Jelly Roll the adventure in real life is just as exciting. He's all about living the real life and isn't afraid to share it in the lyrics. The latest release from Jelly Roll on rBeatz Radio is Wheels Fall Off.

DJ Khaled

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update DJ Khaled On Being Peaceful" on Spreaker. The Hip Hop, Pop and Rap worlds of music have taken a fair share of hits by way of there always being something negative taking place. Looking beyond the lyrics you can't help to take note of the peaceful delivery and style of DJ Khaled. Sure there are bad things that happen with in the ranks of sound but DJ puts himself in a different place. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is I'm The One.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Piff The Magic Dragon

Listen to "Piff The Magic Dragon The Green Experience" on Spreaker. He's one of the funniest creatures on the comedy circuit. Magic and comedy mixed in with the worlds only Chihuahua sidekick. Piff The Magic Dragon has turned a couple of television appearances into a full layout of national performances and a residency in Vegas.


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Afro Jack About Playing On TV" on Spreaker. When you truly break it down. The one thing festival DJ's and Master Mixers should never do is appear on television. Afro Jack explains why seeing Calvin Harris on the flat screen doesn't truly give fans of music the experience. Afrojack's latest release on rBeatz Radio is Another Life.

Clean Bandit

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Clean Bandits Circle" on Spreaker. Clean Bandit has caught the attention of radio stations world wide due to a unique blend of beats meeting a string section. Combine that with their vision of using several different lead vocalists. It keeps their sound fresh and endlessly moving forward. Their latest release on rBeatz Radio is Symphony.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Chris Lake

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Chris Lake Measuring Sound" on Spreaker. The best way to freshen up the performance and or music is to step completely away from the world you helped deliver. Master Mixer Chris Lake reignited his visions by placing himself in a pair of engineer shoes. Producing music for non-dance artists. He's back and on rBeatz Radio with the song I Want You.

Chris Cornell

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Chris Cornell About Being Political" on Spreaker. The world of music has lost a voice. A creative mind and spirit that helped deliver several layers of what has inspired and will continue to influence. Chris Cornell never truly saw himself as being a voice of political awareness or reason. A month ago he talked about being someone that was lucky enough to be in the right place for something to be felt. Gone too early at 52.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tube And Berger

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Tube And Berger Its About Friends" on Spreaker. When you surround yourself with great people success is an automatic. For Tube and Berger they've been able to reach beyond their Punk Rock rhythms and move into a solid sound inside the biggest clubs and festivals. Their latest release on rBeatz Radio is Come On Now.


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Kungs On Hitting It Big" on Spreaker. At the age of 16 he discovered a new method of delivering music to those craving beats. By 19 the world was at his doorstep. With so much success does Kungs still have aspirations and dreams of one day playing with other top names in mixing and performing? His latest release on rBeatz Radio is I Feel So Bad.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Sak Noel

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Sak Noel Dominates The Floor" on Spreaker. How hot can a dance floor be? If you're DJ Sak Noel a moment in Miami can become a lifetime memory. Once you get into that wave of beats and expressions it's difficult to hand those on the floor to the next master mixer in line. The latest release from Sak on rBeatz Radio is OMG.

Chris Isaak

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Chris Isaak Returns" on Spreaker. Throughout the chapters and channels of music being written then delivered a lot of it has found it's way back onto the music scene. A new age of artists grab it and make it their own or in today's fast paced world festival DJ's latch onto the vibration and begin to experiment. Sonny Alven is one such beat master. He's reopening the door for us to see a different side of Chris Isaak's haunting classic Wicked Game.

Friday, May 12, 2017


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Phantoms History" on Spreaker. My mantra is, "Share your story or someone will write it for you..." So when an artist happens to slip into a chapter of thought I let them go knowing there's going to be a chunk of something we didn't know. Kyle from Phantoms was once part of Hannah Montana. The latest release from Phantoms on rBeatz Radio is Just A Feeling.

Martin Solveig

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Martin Solveig On Touring" on Spreaker. From this side of the music industry we locate the music, purchase the concert tickets, buy the merchandise then wait until the artist returns another day. From their points of view and well landscaped direction the artist lives a different path. Festival DJ Martin Solveig explains. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is Places.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Tom Stewart

Listen to "Tom Stewart Puts Redd On The Web" on Spreaker. The most successful singer/songwriters and performers endlessly remind us, "It's the music business." Behind every favorite song or long lasting concert memory there's always someone hidden away in the back of the bus that made sure ever "T" was crossed and every "I" dotted. In today's competitive environment the importance of that backstage warrior is more on demand then ever. From social networking to meeting with new club managers and festival designers. From marketing a new collection of songs to just keeping the head of the artist on straight. That's what Tom Stewart is to that Hip Hop artist Redd from Detroit who's hitting news levels of success.

Martin Jensen

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Martin Jensen Performs At Fashion Show" on Spreaker. Danish Master Mixer Martin Jensen recently performed at the Energy Fashion Night 2017. Being on stage live with endless amounts of beautiful women. He admits to keeping his total focus but was extremely grateful that one part of the show didn't take part in his set. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is Solo Dance.


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Kungs Languages And Days On Tour" on Spreaker. Being a global master mixer is it required to harness the ability to speak several different languages? Kungs puts us in the middle while opening up about how many days he's on the road. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is I Feel So Bad.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Terry Ilous

Listen to "Tery Ilous Gypsy Dreams" on Spreaker. TERRY ILOUS, lead singer of Great White & founder of XYZ to release new solo album Terry Ilous, lead singer for the band Great White, and founder of 80's metal band XYZ is premiering his third solo venture, Gypsy Dreams, on Friday, April 28th, 2017. A video trailer for the album can be viewed via the following link: Terry Ilous relocated to Hollywood, California from Lyon, France in 1986 forming the metal band XYZ along with friend and bassist Pat Fontaine. Ilous quickly became a favorite on Sunset Strip scene in the late 80's before getting signed to Enigma / Capitol Records. After selling over 1.5 million records worldwide and touring with artists such as Foreigner and Alice Cooper; Ilous has continued to release albums well into the 2000’s along with film, song-writing, and television work. In 2009 Terry was contacted to play a handful of dates with multi-platinum recording artists Great White; who are one of the few bands of that era to still be consistently touring to sold out shows. In 2011 the line-up was made official and Great White immediately headed out on an extensive year long tour followed by a new album in 2012 that was highly praised by the media & fans alike. With the song 'Hard To say Goodbye' reaching #8 in the Billboard Radio Chart. Currently Ilous has been finalizing his latest project, Gypsy Dreams, a cover album of classic rock and hard rock favorites with a Latin and flamenco edge. The album features an amazing cast of L.A. based artists including, Luis Villegas [Grammy nominated artist ] on Guitar, Jose Garcia [vocalist, renowned flamenco guitarist] on Guitar, Chris Trujillo [former percussionist for Toto, Black Crows] Drums / Percussion, Al Velasquez [Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Michael McDonald, Albert Lee] on Drums / Percussion, Mike Paganini - [renowned session player, Bassist] on Bass, Ben Woods - [renowned flamenco guitarist w/ Benise, Heavy Mellow] on Guitar, Mike Bennett [Alicia Keys, Pitbull, Ritchie Kotzen] on Drums / Percussion, Jesse Stern [George Clinton, Chad Smith] on Bass & Natalie Gelman [singer / songwriter] on Background Vocals. Terry States: "This album is just the start in a series of different projects I have in mind for the future. I decided to start with covers of familiar & rock favorites to introduce the Latin / Flamenco Rock sound to my audience, and I plan to start up a series of intimate club shows reminiscent of close-knit Latin & Gypsy gatherings.” Terry on recording “Long Train Running” - "In the late 80's I would warm up with Long Train Running while on the road with XYZ; and for years I wanted to record the song with more of a Latin edge." Terry Ilous on recording “Heaven & Hell” - "Dio was arguably one of the biggest inspirations in music. And this is one of the songs that really influenced my decision in making this album.” He adds: " This has been a long road, but the final tracks sound truly amazing, and are definitely worth the wait. I thank all my fans & band for being a part of this journey and for all your support along the way, I couldn't have done it without each and every one of you."

Paula Poundstone

Listen to "Paula Poundstone The Search For Human Happiness" on Spreaker. What is the secret to happiness? How do we mere mortals achieve it? Is it even possible to find happiness amid the daily demands of our crazy lives? Paula Poundstone, the Emmy Award-winning stand-up comic and professional Doubting Thomas, was determined to find out. One by one she immersed herself in a series of experiments that she hoped would reveal the path to getting happy. Now she presents to all the world her findings in her wildly funny and strikingly wise new book, THE TOTALLY UNSCIENTIFIC STUDY OF THE SEARCH FOR HUMAN HAPPINESS. “Happiness is the trickiest of all emotions,” Paula posits. “It is elusive. If you crack an egg into a bowl and small bit of eggshell gets in there, it slips away at every approach of your finger, but it you don’t bother looking for it and just cook it up, you’re likely to chomp down on it without even trying. Happiness is like a rogue piece of eggshell, I bet.” Still, determined to take a more proactive approach to finding happiness—while exerting her constitutionally-granted right to pursue it—Paula sets out on her quest through a series of potentially life-altering experiments. Hearing that the key to happiness is being physically fit, Paula tries taekwondo (“I have lost twelve pounds, but I have a bad feeling that my fat has a highly developed homing instinct.”). Pushing against her Luddite tendencies, she embraces technology (“I hate auto-correct. I don’t need a machine correcting me. I have two teenage daughters.”) but discovers it’s hard to unplug once she has plugged in and decides that you can miss too much real life while messing around with tech stuff. While taking her daughter camping, the two find some delights, despite a middle-of-the-night encounter with a bear (“It’s good not to be eaten”). Like many of us, Paula is sure that getting organized is the answer and she throws herself into the task not once, but twice (“It’s the ‘staying organized’ that’s the kicker.”). Hoping to reconnect with her kids, the family embarks on an all-day home movie marathon. Later, when the kids are out of the house Paula spends some quality time with her dogs and cats. She tries a New Age route, opening up her mind to inner peace (“Outer peace would be nice, too.”) and becoming warm and fuzzy with everyone she meets (“TSA agents hate hugging.”). Paula experiences some of her greatest pleasure when she takes up swing dancing and when she volunteers at a local nursing home. Throughout her search, Paula brings readers inside her unashamedly imperfect life, as she juggles the needs of three sometimes-not-so-cooperative kids whom she adores despite the challenges (“Parenting is a lot harder than I ever thought it would be, whether your desk is clean or not.”). Nevertheless, she persists! The payoff of Paula’s dogged quest for the secret to happiness is that she discovers much about herself and reaches some profound conclusions: “There is joy to be found in the world,” Paula observes, “even without the possibility of playing the oboe.” And for readers the payoff is that Paula Poundstone has given us a dose of happiness with her hilarious new book.

Susan Has And Idea

Listen to "Susan Has An Idea" on Spreaker. One of the most listened to songs in the history of music is Scrambled Eggs. Yep! You've heard it a million times. There's a big fat chance that someone you know had it performed at their wedding. You've probably used it as as pick me up oldie. A brilliant display of writing and performance orchestrated by two of the greatest names in music. The title of the song was changed from Scrambled Eggs to Yesterday from The Beatles. I love moments like this. To watch or read about how a single idea is given the opportunity to grow. To document the process. This is one of those moments. Susan Silver has an idea. She wants to create a new radio show. What first started out as a conversation about her book has grown into a connection about helping her realize the idea. This is raw uncut footage of how the process was coming to life. It won't stay like this. Each feature will become a moment always prepared to share with friends.


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Future Talks Game Plan" on Spreaker. In the past couple of years Future has put a lot of art into the sounds Hip Hop and Dance. Some will be played live while others releases were designed to make it then never see it again. He's always been about giving to the fans. Especially those who show up at the live performances to support him. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is Mask Off.

Lil Uzi Vert

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Lil Uzi Vert Being From Philly" on Spreaker. Philadelphia has earned its space within the chapters of true American music and its art form. Some of the largest names as well as songs have hailed from the streets and back roads of a town that Lil Uzi says is a very tight community. As much as we think there's been a lot of sound to come out of Philly Uzi says "Very few do." His latest release on rBeatz Radio is Do What I Want.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Armin Van Buuren

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Armin Van Buuren On Influences" on Spreaker. Globally EDM and Dance continue to grow in popularity. Those that put it into motion during the 90's have either left the circuit to produce or located other avenues of creative flow. Because it's about locating the newest and latest the truer history of the sound and movement is going unheard. Armin Van Buuren talks about his influences. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is The Train.


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Coyu Designs The Festival" on Spreaker. The separation between a Club DJ and Festival DJ lays within the availability of space. Coyu knows how festivals provide opportunities for followers and fans to travel from stage to stage. Whereas a performance in a club features a one room attraction. The latest release from Coyu on rBeatz Radio has him teamed up with Paolo Rocco Move Body Move Forward.

Monday, May 8, 2017

David Mazouz

Listen to "David Mazouz From Gotham Returns" on Spreaker. Fifteen-year-old David (pronounced “Dah-veed”) Mazouz began his acting career in commercials. At eight years old, he landed his first film, “Coming and Going,” directed by Edoardo Ponti. Shortly thereafter, he was cast in the cable movie “Amish Grace.” He then landed a role in the FOX drama “Touch,” starring opposite Kiefer Sutherland. On film, Mazouz appeared in the 2013 horror thriller “Sanitarium,” alongside Malcolm McDowell, Lou Diamond Phillips, Lacey Chabert, Chris Mulkey and Robert Englund. He was also featured in the movies “The Games Maker,” opposite Joseph Fiennes, Ed Asner and Tom Cavanagh; “Incarnate,” alongside Aaron Eckhart; and “The Darkness,” with Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell and Lucy Fry. Other television roles include a kid in detention in “Mike and Molly,” James Spader’s son in “The Office,” a troubled youth in “Private Practice,” a dying boy in “Criminal Minds,” an orphan in “Drop Dead Diva” and a guest star in “Major Crimes.” Mazouz was born in Los Angeles, where he lives with his parents and older sister

Major Lazer

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Major Lazer Talks Beats" on Spreaker. From Swedish House to K Pop in South Korea then Caribbean rhythms . Global beats are the true regional art. Globally each section of the planet has it's own identity. Major Lazer is presently hooked the music scene generating huge amounts of energy in South Africa. Their latest release on rBeatz Radio has them teamed up with Partynextdoor and Nicki Minaj: Run Up.

Cash Cash

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Cash Cash Advice" on Spreaker. Missing from the world of music today isn't good advice. The system of sound is moving so quickly that writers, producers and performers are openly sharing their part of the process. What works today will suddenly shift and the creative mind needs to readjust without losing the passion to make it back to the stage. Cash Cash tells tomorrows artists to play a smarter game not harder. Their latest release on rBeatz Radio is Matches.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Mike and the Mechanics

Listen to "Mike and the Mechanics Release Let Me Fly" on Spreaker. A hobby band?  A side project? Hardly. In fact, it’s been 32 years and, with the release of Let Me Fly on April 7th, eight albums since Mike Rutherford formed Mike + The Mechanics, to complement rather than replace Genesis.   “In 1985 we were having the best time in Genesis,” he remembers. “But after 28 years, myself Phil and Tony wanted variety, so we ran our band and our solo careers side by side happily for many years. To be honest, it saved Genesis.  The fact I’m still doing it with the Mechanics just makes me smile.”   Mike Rutherford has much to smile about right now and Let Me Fly distils everything that’s right about Mike + The Mechanics: the songwriting, the life-affirming uplift and the undercurrent of quirk.     Let Me Fly began to take off as the band toured 2011’s The Road, the first album featuring the current line-up: Rutherford himself (guitar/bass), Luke Juby (keyboards), Gary Wallis (drums), Anthony Drennan (guitar), plus vocalists Andrew Roachford and Tim Howar.   “The Mechanics hadn’t played live much, so we started to do what I’d done 40 years ago and build a name.  We did Euro festivals, UK tours and small places and, yes, I really did wonder at my age if it was OK to be at Portsmouth Guildhall, but we got to be a great live band. The chemistry works because we’re all very different people, who’re fun and quirky - if there were any personality problems I couldn’t deal with that, I really couldn’t. We needed new songs though.”   Mike’s friend Brian Rawling, producer of David Bowie, Tina Turner, Cher’s Believe and the Mike + The Mechanics’ hit Now That You’ve Gone played the role of Let Me Fly’s sounding board. Rawling introduced Mike to former Johnny Hates Jazz singer Clark Datchler and, in December 2015 a new songwriting partnership was born.   “We sat down together and from day one it worked. Clark’s a proper writer and he brought something new. I’d send him lines and he’d bring them to life. We never had a slow day.”   Along the way, Mike also collaborated with old friend Fraser T. Smith (Kano, Kaiser Chiefs, Adele, Sam Smith) and Ed Drewett (One Direction, Professor Green), while both Mechanics singers collaborated too. Big studios were out. Instead, Mike and one of the singers would make a demo which would be passed around for the others to embellish and layer by layer, the songs evolved into something special. “You don’t go into studios any more: doing it this way feels like you’re working on the good bits all the time, but the songs really have to deliver.”   The results pleased even the chief Mechanic himself. “The Road didn’t move anyone’s world as we made it just after we’d met. We’ve learned to play together now. For me, it’s about proving I can write a good song, but the older you get, the less you let yourself off with ‘it’s not bad’, the less you pretend and the tougher you are on yourself. The hardest part of the whole process is staying relevant, but anyone who says success doesn’t matter is a liar: what you really want is people to like it. Then you feel it’s all been worth it. It’s as simple as that. Oh and my wife loves it, more than she’s loved an album of mine for a while! Trust me, that’s a really good sign.”   The title track, Let Me Fly, performed by Andrew Roachford provided the album’s title and its emotional centre. “For the sleeve, we used a base jumper leaping around on a trampoline. He had to shave his head for the shoot. The phrase has a lovely, aspirational feel, but the song isn’t just about love, it’s about life. It’s got a great Roach vocal, a choir and it sounds fantastic. I imagine a guy on a hill just letting go and seeing what happens. If you don't try things, you'll regret it for the rest of your life.”   Elsewhere, Let Me Fly overflows with the sense of joy that’s defined the band’s entire existence and, as ever, there’s a host of characters, not all of them upstanding citizens, such as the hapless philanderer of Don’t Know What Came Over Me.

Mark Proksch

Listen to "Mark Proksch From Another Evil" on Spreaker. Mark Proksch is a comedian, actor, and writer, best known for his recurring role on the television series THE OFFICE as Nate, Dwight Schrute's lackey and the office handyman. Since that time, he has appeared on numerous TV shows including: PORTLANDIA, MODERN FAMILY, EAGLEHEART, BOB’S BURGERS, DRUNK HISTORY, NEW GIRL, and ON CINEMA. As of 2015, he currently appears as Pryce on BETTER CALL SAUL. Early in his career, Mark made eight appearances on Midwestern local morning TV news shows as Kenny “K-Strass” Strasser, a supposed yo-yo master who was socially awkward, painfully nervous and appallingly lacking in yo-yo skills and fashion sense. MARK PROKSCH PIECE FROM AMC.COM How did Better Call Saul co-creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould find the perfect person to play the clueless, Hummer-driving dim bulb that is Pryce? As luck would have it, actor Mark Proksch knew a thing or two about playing Midwestern goofs. Long before viewers rolled their eyes at Pryce’s antics, Proksch became a viral video star thanks to a series of appearances he made on local morning shows in Wisconsin as Kenny “K-Strass” Strasser, a character Proksch calls a “complete idiot who discloses way too much about his personal life.” To get booked on the shows, Proksch sent out press releases to the local stations touting K-Strass as a yo-yo champion who was going to local schools to teach children about protecting the environment. The bookings quickly started pouring in, and just like that, Zim Zam the Yo-Yo Man was born. However, here’s the kicker: Proksch had no idea how to yo-yo. “[I would] try to hold off on the yo-yo demonstration as long as possible because once I did the yo-yoing, they would know that I can’t yo-yo and they would get me off the show as soon as possible,” he says. “So I would ramble, telling the interviewer about my odd views of child-rearing and about my divorce. … Some it was improv, but a lot of it was stuff that I wanted to say to further the character. … We thought of it as this weird way to tell a story through two, three minute interviews.” Unfortunately, after six or seven appearances, word got around that Zim Zam was a hoax and his remaining bookings were canceled. However, viewers who saw the bits uploaded them to YouTube, where they have gotten quite a second life and even attracted the attention of Gilligan and Gould after Proksch was cast as Pryce in Season 1. “Mark has a special ability that no matter what he does, it’s funny,” Gould says. “There’s something about him. He’s a comedy original.” Adds Gilligan: “I laugh uncontrollably every time I see these videos, and I’m not sure why, other than the fact that this guy is amazingly funny. I think part of what I’m responding too so favorably is the courage it takes to do this, the cock-eyed bravery it takes to go on a television station and play this crazy, inept character who presents himself as a yo-yo master. I said to him when we met, ‘Mark, how do you do this? … How do you be so ridiculous and never break character?’ He just kind of shrugged and smiled and said, ‘I guess that’s who I am.'” Indeed, Proksch – who says he took Gilligan and Gould’s reaction as “incredibly high praise” – says the K-Strass character isn’t much of a stretch from who he is as a person. In fact, he says there’s even a little bit of K-Strass DNA in his performance as Pryce on Better Call Saul. “Every character that I play is a variation of me,” he says. “I have yet to play an out and out asshole or a villain. It’s always kind of a pathetic guy wearing pleats. And that’s what I love. I’m so happy that I get to play these arrogant idiots.” In other words, Pryce doing the “squat cobbler” feels just as natural as K-Strass doing the “blue flying angel.” “If I find it funny, I’ll do it,” Proksch says. “I have no real pride or vanity when it comes to myself and comedy. … So, me sitting in pies? I was all for it.”


Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Deorro Reaches Out To Fans" on Spreaker. You've got to love this current place we're inside. The digital age has created a new level of play in the art of what I call the inside album sleeve. Musicians aren't afraid to reach out to their fans and followers via YouTube Question and Answer videos. Deorro has put it on his map. Something that needs to be on yours is his latest song Rise and Shine. It's his latest release on rBeatz Radio.

Mr Belt And Wezol

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update Mr Belt And Wezol On Inspiration" on Spreaker. A lot of incredible beats have been cruising out of Denmark for nearly a decade. What are the influences? Is it a local appeal or do the master mixers locate their multiple layers of energy through downloads and or vinyl from afar? Mr Belt and Wezol give us a free tour of what put the spin in their forward motion. Their latest release on rBeatz Radio is Good Times.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Ben Greenman

Listen to "Ben Greenman Dig If you Will The Picture" on Spreaker. "Dig If You Will The Picture" is NOT a traditional biography or a conventional critical consideration. It is not filled with gossip and gotcha moments. It is not simply a survey of Prince’s greatest hits. Rather, it’s a singular attempt to investigate the whole of Prince’s work and thought, to isolate the meaningful moments in his music, to think about the ways in which he provided the soundtrack for a generation, to define what genius means in pop music. Bestselling author and longtime journalist BEN GREENMAN applies his encyclopedic knowledge of Prince and his music to the man and to the time in which he lived. He moves from his own suburban upbringing in Miami to Prince's history in Minneapolis, from brash early albums like Dirty Mind through breakout classics like Purple Rain to mature complex works like Art Official Age. Prince is considered as a musician, but also as a gender theorist, an activist, and an independent businessman. In these pages, Greenman illuminates the hidden corners of Prince’s vast discography. Do you know the mid-nineties manifesto “Style”? Do you know the mid-eighties B side “Shockadelica”? Do you know the outtake “2020”? You should. And you will. DIG IF YOU WILL THE PICTURE answers countless questions about this most mysterious and misunderstood of pop icons, including: What were Prince's thematic preoccupations? \How did he change pop music forever? How did he make so much fantastic work? Did he really do it all himself? Why did he go to war with his record label? What did he think about sex, God, and the difference between them? What were his politics? How big was his afro when he was young? And what was with that symbol, anyway? DIG IF YOU WILL THE PICTURE meets Prince at his own level, as a pop-culture provocateur, brilliant manufacturer of meaning, and a complex man who was at once a brooding introvert and a good time.

DJ Cleo

Listen to "rBeatz Music Update DJ Cleo Pro Soccer And Master Mixer" on Spreaker. He's living the life that he's always wanted to put into motion. His only regret is not getting the chance to do it six years earlier. DJ Cleo is a professional soccer player and Master Mixer Festival DJ that's located enough balance to pull off two huge outlets of energy. His latest release on rBeatz Radio is one of the catchiest songs this set of twelve months Yile Gqom.