Anywhere The Needle Drops
Justin Flagel chats with artists of all levels and explores the thrills, challenges, and stories of being a creator, especially in the modern world. life is a story. live it. tell it.

Ethan has just released his first full album, titled At Last. He was in town back around Thanksgiving, so he stopped by the old Red Chuck Studios with his lovely fiance and we talked about the new album and, well, all the wacky things Ethan and I tend to talk about.

You can get the new album direct from Ethan at his website, Google Play, Amazon, BandCamp, just to name a few. He's pretty much in all the places, so pick up that new album.

You'll get to hear a cut from the album, Scherzo.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

 

Direct download: Episode_29-_Ethan_W_Kampa.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Sons Of Bill bring the heart and soul of their native Virginia and of rock and roll. James Wilson and I chat about art in the New World and we hear a cut, a great tune called Bad Dancer, from the latest SoB album, Love and Logic.

Check out Sons Of Bill and another track from Love and Logic at SonsOfBill.com.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

 

Direct download: Episode_28-_Sons_Of_Bill.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Matt of Salt Lake City's Heartless Breakers chats with me about avoiding career choices and awesome music. We'll get to hear a cut from their Prescriptions EP.

Check out the band over at heartlessbreakers.bandcamp.com

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: Episode_27-_Heartless_Breakers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am EST

I chat with Olive of the excellent Olive The People blog.  Also, Mosno stops by to talk about the Grammys, U2, and dogs.

Check out Olive The People at OliveThePeople.com.

You can pick up Mosno's Grammy balloted Novella album at his website.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

 

Direct download: Episode_26-_Olive_The_People.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:45am EST

Dylan and I hit the hard topics: Substitute Bologna, Maggot Cheese, and Uber.  Also, we each prove our hipsterness with our love for Saddleback Leather and Dollar Shave Club and Dylan gets some behind the scenes info on my movies First Call and Astronauts On The Beach.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: Substitute_Bologna.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:14pm EST

James Neary, Glen Cox, and myself throw a little show party for an audience at the Acorn Theater.  Glen and I interview James in between sets of excellent music.

You should also check out James Neary and his latest album, 2013, at JamesNeary.com.

And be sure to check out Glen's podcast at TheGlenShow.com.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: Episode_24-_James_Neary_Live_At_The_Acorn_Theater_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26am EST

James Neary, Glen Cox, and myself throw a little show party for an audience at the Acorn Theater.  Glen and I interview James in between sets of excellent music.

You should come on by to the next live show at the Acorn Theater.  We're there the 2nd Thursday of each month.

You should also check out James Neary and his latest album, 2013, at JamesNeary.com.

And be sure to check out Glen's podcast at TheGlenShow.com.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: Episode_23-_James_Neary_Live_At_The_Acorn_Theater_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

We almost didn't make it, but two Justins united for an awesome conversation.  Justin of Fifth on the Floor hung out with me...where...in his van.  We had a great chat about music and art before their recent show in Mishawaka.

You can check out Fifth On the Floor at FifthOnTheFloor.com

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: Episode_22-_Fifth_On_The_Floor.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Direct download: Whats_In_A_Name.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:22pm EST

I sit down with Johnny from Cracker.  16-year old me has his mind blown.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: Episode_21-__Cracker.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25am EST

They're making hagdom a thing to be celebrated. The Winsome Hags tells tales, sings songs, and hang out with Justin.

You can check out they're various talents and see where they'll be playing next at WinsomeHags.com.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

 

Direct download: Episode_20-_The_Winsome_Hags.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38am EST

Second Koan, AKA Kevin Johnson Jr., is back in the house!

Check out Novella at Mosno.net.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

 

Direct download: Episode_19-_The_Koan_Strikes_Back.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19am EST

Sarina of TriniGourmet joins me in the virtual interview room for a chat about her work. TriniGourmet is recognized as "an essential guide to Caribbean cooking at home" by the New York Times and is a great resource for food and lifestyle tips straight from the islands!

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: Sarina_of_Trinigourmet.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Baltimore's Sahffi does the virtual sit down with me, completing the Baltimore of Trifecta started with Kevin Johnson Jr. and Mosno.

Check out a track from Sahffi's 3rd album, Expectations, which is free and downloadable right now on Sahffi.com.

The track is called Who We See.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

 

Direct download: Episode_17-_Sahffi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:12am EST

Roger Clyne of Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers chats with myself and Dylan before the big concert in Chicago.

The Peacemakers recently released their newest album, The Independent.  This episode features the opening track from the album, Ain't Got The Words For This.

Head over to the Peacemakers website, iTunes, or Amazon to grab the new album.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

 

Direct download: Episode_16-_Roger_Clyne.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:09am EST

Matt & Evan from Indianapolis band Hero Jr. sit and chat about the hometown and getting their start in the music business, from a record contract in high school to DYI promotion in the Internet Age.  And get a taste of their new EP with the track Anger Room.

Check out the new Hero Jr. EP, Mixed Race Indiana Marriage on HeroJr.net now and iTunes June 19th.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: 2014-05-30T21_00_00-07_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Today’s guest is Nate Donnis of The Donnis Trio and Rodello’s Machine.  It’s likely you’ve heard his tunes on Pandora or on a number of television shows that have featured his music.

Nate and I hung out via the magical Internet telephone, with he in sunny California and me in, somehow still freezing even though it’s May, Michigan.

The Donnis Trio recently put out their latest album, Chroma.  Check that out now on Amazon, BandCamp, iTunes, and the Donnis Trio website.

You can also check out his other projects at NateDonnis.com and Rodello’s Machine and learn all about the Patreon project.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: 2014-05-16T21_00_00-07_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Justin hangs with The Moore Brothers, who are bringing American roots, blues, and R&B to you on their new album, Conspirement.  We chat about the album and the local music scene and the boys throw down a jam for us.  This episode also features two cuts from the new album, so there's plenty to enjoy.

You can pick up Conspirement and check out more from the band on their Facebook page and over at ReverbNation.

You can see some photos from the day here and get a guitar lesson in the blues from Dave Moore here.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: 2014-05-03T04_32_16-07_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:32am EST

Mosno Al-Moseeki, Baltimore musician, lover of all things Batman and U2, co-inventor of the up and coming farm metal genre, and the only guest I've ever had who's been banned by a government.

We discuss his newest project, the concept album Novella.  Be sure to check out his website for pre-order information.  Novella on May 31st.

Also, check out his protest song, System Down, and spread awareness for #SUDANREVOLTS.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: 2014-04-19T09_13_48-07_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:13pm EST

The legendary Joyce and Frank Walker, of the Outcast Blues Band.  We talk about their origins and reminisce about rockin' the Woodfire.

Includes the live cover of Proud Mary from their latest album, Old Blues To Meet The New Year.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: 2014-04-05T04_14_39-07_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:14am EST

Jada, Laya, and I wax philosophical about online content.  And Kevin gets stranded at a grocery store.

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: 2014-03-01T11_41_47-08_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

I have a chat with Venitia & Mike of Venitia Sekema & The Luna Madre Band.

We talk the local music scene and life as a professional musician.  And you'll get to hear Venitia and her "dream band" on two tracks...a cover of Ruthie Foster's Due Paid In Full and the Luna Madre original, Moonshine!

You can hear even more music over at reverbnation.com/venitiasekema and get tour dates and other information at VenitiaSekema.com

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

Direct download: 2014-02-01T10_45_36-08_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:45pm EST

Hear my conversation with Kevin Johnson Jr, writer and artist, in our first face to face meeting after twelve years of friendship.

You can follow Kevin on Twitter at @secondkoan and his personal site.  Also be sure to check out his work at Negroes In New Media:

"A site devoted to the examination of the identity, access and voice of “African Americans” in all forms of media. It is in no way our intention to be derisive or divisive. Our goal is simply to engage in honest dialogue about the representation of our community by those who may not necessarily share our cultural mores."

Anywhere The Needle Drops is brought to you by Red Chuck Productions.

You can support Red Chuck Productions on Patreon!

The Anywhere The Needle Drops theme music is by Ethan W. Kampa and Jeremy Whetstone.

 

Direct download: 2014-01-04T10_41_28-08_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:41pm EST

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