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After a two week hiatus, SMI Radio is back on NWCZ this week. I spoke with guitarist, vocalist, producer and multi-intrumentalist, Adrian Belew. Adrian will be performing with his group, Adrian Belew Power Trio along with Stick Men, Saturday, October 15th at The Triple Door. I spoke with this innovative artist about what it was like [...]
STEVE JOBS 1955 – 2011 You and the amazing people you worked with inspired me and provided me with tools and resources to create music and cover music in a way that I would not have been able to without them. The innovation, elegance of design, functionality and integration of the software and hardware has [...]
Seattlemusicinsider.com is entered in The King Five Best of Western Washington for Best Music Blog. There is about one week left for voting and we are currently in second place. We would be lying if we said we wouldn’t be mildly happy to get first place. Yes, it would be kinda cool but top five is [...]
Last June, SMI Radio was pleased to announce it’s affiliate partnership with Tacoma-based NWCZ Radio . We will continue to enjoy our partnership together. Now, SMI and SMI Radio is delighted to announce an additional affiliate partnership with Seattle-based Night Out Radio. Like NWCZ Radio, Night Out Radio features music from some of the best and brightest [...]
Due to serious personal family health issue, there was no new SMI Radio broadcast this week on NWCZ Radio. The station replayed the Hot Bodies In Motion Interview that aired this past August. The band is headlining a big show tonight at Neumos with Cody Beebe & The Crooks and Ben Union. The show coincides [...]
On this week’s episode of SMI Radio on NWCZ , I have a great conversation with legendary bass guitarist, Tony Levin about working with Peter Gabriel, King Crimson, Stick Men and his most recent project, Levin Torn White, produced by former Seattle resident, Scott Schorr. The new disc was released this past Tuesday, September 12th. Also on [...]
SMI Radio on NWCZ presents it’s 2nd annual Post Bumbershoot Special Interviews and music from Pickwick, Phantogram, Urge Overkill, Das Racist, Minus The Bear, Ben Carson from Hot Bodies in Motion also interviews with Seattle PI Music critic, Gene Stout, KMTT The Mountain’s Shawn Stewart and John Fisher to get their respective takes on the festival. [...]
When one turns on the TV and start seeing the back to school commercials and advertising for American football games it is a clear indication that summer is winding down. Another indicator is when the grandaddy of all Northwest summer festivals rolls around. Bumbershoot 2011 was scaled back this year. Instead of sprinklng the festival with [...]
Just in case you missed it live on NWCZ Radio here is this week’s episode. Last week I spoke with Portugal. The Man keyboardist. Ryan Neighbors via Skype. We spoke about the bands music the origin of the group’s name and their upcoming show this Friday, September 2nd at Marymoor Park. In addition we feature [...]
SMI Radio Ep. 32 On Demand: Sean Hensley (Set List Mgt) / “The Gimmer” (Big Wheel Stunt Show) / Aaron and Jane
On this week’s show I speak with LA singer and song writing duo Aaron and Jane. They were recently in town for a series of Northwest shows. Their music is also featured. In addition I spoke with Set List Management’s Sean Hensley about this past weekend’s multi – mega successful Underwater Music Festival. I [...]
A few weeks back I had the opportunity to sit down with The BGP backstage at their homecoming show at The Crocodile in The Emerald City a few weeks back. The band recently performed and Elton John classic, Bennie & The Jets in front of a national TV audience on NBC’s Americas Got Talent. They [...]
Hot Bodies in Motion…Don’t let the name fool you, these cats are soulful roots / funk rockers with something to say. They just finished wrapping up a song for a feature film called “Abduction” which will hit theaters on Friday, September 23rd. That same evening, the band will headline a show at Seattle’s Nuemos along with [...]