Mike and Angie Ward join Scott and Dave in kicking off Season Two of the Dispatch! *train whistle noise*Being a landmark 50th episode, we get pretty meta in this one.
Ryan Trager joins Dave and Scott to talk about creativity and the process.
One of my favorite Detroit songwriters and people, Vern! He is absolutely unmistakable and this podcast is no different. Hear how Vern developed his indelible stage presence and how a schoolyard crime ring led him to playing Piedmont blues.
Willa Rae Adamo reflects on playing music in Detroit before moving to New York.
Pancho Villa’s Skull is a mariachi punk band from Pontiac headed by brothers Tino and Rolando Ybarra. Bandcamp Facebook From their bio: What do you get when you cross traditional Mariachi music with Punk rock snarl and attitude? The answer: Pancho Villa’s Skull. Pancho Villa’s Skull was started by Tino Ybarra in 2011. While growing […]
Dan Minard recently moved back to Detroit. Here we reflect on the difference between Nashville and Detroit music, taking care of yourself, speaking out, and much more. Check out http://thatdandyclassicmusichour.com/ for more Dan, and look for him around town!
This week, Jack Oats comes by and talks with Dave and Scott about his stage persona, van camaraderie, and a bit about gear. Bandcamp Facebook “Jack Oats (Justin Erion) writes indie americana folk rock with its own set of twists. Solo acoustic, one man band style looping to a full band set up. Jack Oats […]
John Freeman plays with The Codgers and writes poetry. He joined the Dispatch and we discussed what ‘arrogate’ means, the natural wisdom of Doop, and Dillaha’s probable protest against what we think ‘arrogate’ means.
Bunky Hunt of Whistlepig Records invited the Dispatch to his studio to chat about all things Whistlepig! Joining Bunky and Scott are songwriters Lonnie Stump and Ryan Dillaha. Bunky Hunt Bunky Hunt is a songwriter, recording engineer, and producer from Detroit, Michigan. “Raised during the 70’s, and inspired by bands such as the Rolling Stones, […]
Paco Higdon and Tom Phillips join the Dispatch and talk about their time playing music on a cruise ship, pet pigs, arranging music for stage and studio. Paco and Tom are currently working on opening a recording studio in Roseville. https://www.tuxedoavestudios.com/ PACO HIGDON TALENTED MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST, PRODUCER, ARRANGER, AND ARTIST BORN AND RAISED IN THE DETROIT […]
Darren Shelton is the proprietor of the Ghost Light and Executive Director of Planet Ant. He joins us this week to talk about the talent in Detroit and how to manage a chaotic lifestyle when you love certainty.
An incredible night at Doop’s table in River Rouge. We talked music, but mostly the value of being good to each other. The night ends with passing a guitar around.