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Ep 116 Katianne Timko RewindReplay (Pre-K808)
August 21, 2017 05:04 PM PDT
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Recorded in 2012
Interview and music showcase. Artist Katianne Timko

It was very enjoyable to get to know the person behind the music of Katianne Timko. Much like her music she is a very grounded, warm, and poised person. We covered a lot of ground in the interview and I especially liked the question and answer about her alleged “abstract” lyrics. We also covered the importance of good sound, promotion, and allowing fans of her music to arrive at their own take on her songs and the inspiration behind her lyrics. Katianne performs an unreleased song “Black Magic.” Please check out her new artist name K808 to see when and where she’s performing next and read my review of her first EP below. Check back here another day and watch her video performance of her new song “Black Magic.”

Buy Katianne Timko music and K808 Music at Itunes or Bandcamp
Official Website KatianneTimko.com

Khaled Tabbara
Sandra Maria
The Zou
Robbie Jay Band
Angie DeNicholas
Pete Drivere & Ampreorn Recorder Studio
Shiloh Hawkins
Courtney Waskin
Mike Garrigan interview

Katianne Timko – “What I Wanted” EP
Buy Katianne Timko music at Bandcamp

Imagine a quirky coffee shop but instead of small tables and soft furniture, imagine a campfire smack dab in the middle. Katianne Timko’s EP “What I Wanted” is the soundtrack to this hypothetical setting. Sometimes talent hides and only pops out of the blue when it’s good and ready. This is an enjoyable mini-collection of songs. The folky campfire guitars and banjo are nice and work together in a unique way, but Timko’s voice really stands out and is really well complimented by the soft moody violin. The song “Resistence,” my favorite track on the CD, is the highpoint of the CD. The instrumentation which includes guitars, violin, and banjo, compared to the.. maybe a bit-too-busy string instrument battle in the opening track “beauty in black and white,” is very well mixed and truly surrounds Katianne’s voice in a warm blanket of sonic delight. “Resistence” is a great tune; it get’s in your head, loads itself into your aural memory jukebox and get’s stuck on repeat, which for me was a welcomed event.

What’s important to note about Katianne’s voice and vocal style, is that it is HER own voice. Many singers stear their voice towards this archetypal rock idol voice which usually produces a strained timbre that is less than desirable. I really enjoy the emotional quality of phrases like “you say..” … “no I’m not..no I’m not,” because it is pure and sincere. Her vocal style is refreshing and stylistic, combining a rapid Traci Chapman vibrato, and coffee-shop artist texture reminiscent of the voice of indie singer/songwriter Jewel. Timko’s lyrics are personal, sincere, and fit her melodies like a glove. If you like Katianne’s voice you should check out Jewel’s LP “Pieces of You,” and a new indie band Carolyn and the Goodnight Sleeps.”
Full interview at http://www.jimmyfro.com

Episode 115 - Jordan and Grant from STATION ONE MEDIA
August 07, 2017 02:12 PM PDT
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The guys from Station One Media talk about capturing and promoting live entertainment in NE Ohio. We get techy and we listen to song clips from SPIRIT OF THE BEAR, EAST 9th, TEENAGE BUBBLEGUMS, TOOTH LURES A FANG, KID RUNNER, VERSPERTEEN, AND THE JUSTIN WADE BAND.

More at http://www.jimmyfro.com

Spy Convention Chit Chat and Album Sampler
July 24, 2017 07:17 PM PDT
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The guys from Spy Convention talk about their unconventional writing process and the making of their new LP "TIDAL." Also hear Jagger Holly Live at Mindrocket and song-clips from Gary Newman and Thomas Dolby.

More content at http://www.jimmyfro.com

FICTION FOREST music preview and 2 Bears with Spirit
July 09, 2017 11:05 PM PDT
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Mike & Jamie from SPIRIT OF THE BEAR,and Brian McCale talk about sound-guys, the new Spirit Of The Bear record in the works, death cab, Youngstown Amp, and the tackiness of releasing PRINCE's vault songs.
Fiction Forest Fest music sampler and chit chat with members of Spirt Of The Bear and fest organizer Brian McCale
Saturday, July 15 @ The B&O Station Youngstown, Ohio - Amazing lineup including! Vibe & Direct, Spirit of the Bear, CLUBHOUSE,Captain Kidd, Northern Whale, East 9th, VISIT,Kossuth and the Turncoat, The Labra Brothers, Rob Fellman & Jon Scott, Vertical 48, The BLVD, Highland Rose , Shultz & The I.C, and Backpocket Soultet. Sponsored by The Lime Tree Sandwich Gallery
More at http://www.jimmyfro.com

NICK MOCK EP sampler and Chit Chat
June 26, 2017 05:26 AM PDT
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Nick and Jimmy talk about studio production, NACA, the Mike Jones effect, heavy handed Melowdyning, Fiction Forest Fest, and working at Sweetwater. Also hear HQ Audio Mindrocket Sessions featuring Jagger Holly, Teenage Bubblegums, and Liv Carrow. Sponsored by The Lime Tree Cafe and Steel Standing Entertainment.
More content and full episodes at http://www.Jimmyfro.com

JD Eicher 2017 The Girthy Interview and music feature
June 12, 2017 05:00 PM PDT
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Return guest from NE Ohio, JD Eicher talks about his tour routine, work with author Nicholas Sparks, 3 rules for being a sound-guy, and we listen to clips from his most recent records along with an exclusive live unplugged performance at the end.
Thank you Reggie Watts, Adam Jackson, and Space Eskimo for the show intro.

Listen to full interviews at http://www.jimmyfro.com

Liv Carrow AntiPop and Ohio
May 30, 2017 02:47 PM PDT
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Liv Carrow from Davenport Iowa talks about her Lime Tree show in Kent and Warren Ohio, folk-pop, anti-pop, soda-pop, crust-punk, and gets 2 questionable questions. Listen to music from her last record "Pile Of Needles" and also tracks by Lemonade Girl, Hayden Brooke, and Human Petting Zou.
Full uncut interviews at http://www.jimmyfro.com

HAYDEN BROOKE - A Conversation and Unplugged Performance
May 16, 2017 01:03 PM PDT
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Hayden Brooke debuts 3 songs from his new EP and performs 4 songs live and unplugged. We talk about the music industry and listen to a clip from the Joshua Powell ATGTR episode. Also included is "Friendly Tiger" by Coup De Grace
Full audio at http://www.jimmfro.com

Theme song by Space Eskimo and Adam Jackson. Special Thanks to Reggie Watts for the station id intro.

Ramona Jan - Author Engineer Producer Artist
May 01, 2017 04:09 PM PDT
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Ramona Jan - "Legendary" Author / Producer / Engineer / Actress and HD TV star, moved to New York City in the 70's. Along with being an established recording artist, she worked at Mediasound with The Ramones, Lou Reed, Brian Eno, and Grammy award winning sound engineer Bob Clearmountain. Ramona currently is in the band JANTURAN who performed the music on the "Legendary" album.
We talk about her career and the release of her Book/CD bundle "Legendary." It's her inside stories about her dabblings in the 1970's music scene that comes with an album of songs. She worked with many producers and had a hand in designing one of the first NEVE Sound-boards acquired by Mediasound Studio. (photo credit Getty Images)

"Don't Worry AboutThe Government" video

Full interview at http://www.jimmyfro.com

Mindrocket Project sessions and Fest Announcements
April 17, 2017 06:06 PM PDT
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Nothing but HQ Audio Live Sessions recorded at Mindrocket Studio, engineered by Josh Roman. TLAF, The Maness Brothers, Fake News and more.
Sponsored by The Lime Tree Sandwich Gallery.

Full episodes and old episodes at http://www.jimmyfro.com

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