This Third Special Edition of The Meeting Underground features musical performances from the first twenty shows. Guests include Blind Drifter Luke, Ryan LaFave / Umbrella Tree, Spencer Ryan, Tony Raney, Kyle Numann, Sean West, Ryan LaFave / The Mute Group, Justin Goldman and Jude Quinn. Episode is also the First Season Finale.
In Episode Seventeen John interviews Indie Artist, Musician & Songwriter Sean West. They discuss Sean's interests, influences, background and writing process. Episode includes performances by Sean of two original songs "When You're Not Around" and "For You."
In Episode Sixteen John interviews songwriter and music producer Jude Quinn. Show begins with a performance by Quinn of an original song "Laying in a Coffin" which opens the discussion covering Jude's background, influences, writing process, plus recent and upcoming releases. Show closes with a performance by Jude of "The Formula".
In Episode Fifteen John interviews musician and artist Justin Goldman. They discuss Justin's background, influences and work as front-man for Nashville Alt/Indie Rock band Crack Mammoth. Episode includes a live performance by Justin of "Pieces" an original composition. (*episode does contain some adult language)
This Second Special Edition of the Meeting Underground features an audio/video rendition of an original written composition "The Poem" by John Edward LaFave. The story is a three act mystery soon to be published (along with other writings) in an upcoming book "Truth, Tidbits & Tales" .. set to be released November 2nd of this year. (*episode does contain some adult language)
In Episode Fourteen John interviews singer, songwriter and performer Spencer Ryan. They discuss Spencer's background, early influences and co-writing songs in Nashville. The episode includes a performance by Spencer of "Hope and Nothing" the title song of his upcoming Album release.
In Episode Thirteen John continues his interview with musician and artist Ryan LaFave. They discuss Ryan's collaborative project with Derek Pearson, the band "Porcelain Teeth" as well as his latest involvement with the band "The Mute Group". Episode includes exclusive viewing of The Mute Group's video featuring "Esureis et me celas" and "Sun Worship".
(PUBLISHER'S NOTE: The Mute Group album release date mentioned in this episode is currently being rescheduled.)
In Episode Twelve John interviews musician, artistic collaborator and son Ryan LaFave. They discuss Ryan's background, musical viewpoints as well as the band "Umbrella Tree". Episode includes exclusive viewing of Umbrella Tree video "Uncle William".
In Episode Eleven John Edward LaFave and Tony Raney discuss "The Struggle of Art" exploring the difficulties faced by the artist both historically and in today's market. Episode includes exclusive viewing of the video "Tin Man" from Tony's upcoming release "Alone and Cold".
In this First Special Edition of the Meeting Underground, the focus is on an inconspicuous piece of property in downtown Nashville. "631 4th Ave South" is scheduled for demolition in the very near future. On Friday, August 31st a final event was held at the address to celebrate the activities that have made this a spot of special interest to quite a few over the last seven years. Episode includes performances from Tony Raney, Mute Group, Charley Whitten, Floridian Slim and Kitchn.
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(Due to the nature of the footage gathered in this Special Edition we recommend you also view the Vidcast version of this show which is available at Stage Coup Records' Channel on YouTube.
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