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The Keep Calm and Rock On Experience

"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." - Victor Hugo Music influences culture, inspires companionship, and creates tension. To love music is to eternally welcome it into your heart like a significant other. Often compelling, occasionally frustrating, yet forever entwined with your heart. The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast has launched to provide a roundtable-type platform to discuss the way rock and roll and popular music has moved people for the last 50 years. Through it's creators Angelo, Michael and Jamie, listeners will be led on musical exploration of all topics rock and roll, the familiar and the foreign. Every two weeks, Keep Calm and Rock On will release a new episode that will focus on a rarely explored avenue of rock and roll. KCRO - as the show is sometimes referred to - can be viewed as a metaphysical look into a genre that is normally explored from audio or literary perspectives. Each of the show's hosts is an adult blend of longtime musician and contemporary historian. Join Angelo, Michael and Jamie in their quest to explain the musically unexplainable and attain rock and roll unattainable...The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!
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Mar 7, 2016

Episode 28 - Dave Cobb

 

On this week's episode of the Keep Calm and Rock On Experience, Michael, Jamie and Angelo are joined by one of the hottest producers in country and rock, Dave Cobb. Fresh off wins for Best Country and Best Americana albums at this year's Grammy Awards, as well as a nomination for Producer of the Year, Dave has been working with some of the the most talented artist in Nashville including Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Rival Sons, and Sturgill Simpson. Dave joins the power trio of podcasting to discuss his brand new concept album "Southern Family" which comes out March 18th. He also discusses his upbringing in Georgia, his love of both rock and country, as well as his philosophies in the recording studio. All this and much much more on this week's KCRO Experience!

Jan 4, 2016

KCRO Lite - An Unforgettable Ace

 

On this first KCRO Lite of 2016, Jamie, Angelo and Michael try and recover from the inaugural KCRO New Year Rockin' Eve party the night before. While Jamie has a little trouble getting into gear, Angelo and Michael settle in to review some of the rock and roll news that is already hitting the wire in 2016 in the segment "Second Hand News". They also review some listener feed back in "The Mail Never Stops." The first new artist of the week in 2016 comes all the way from Orange County, California, Alta Sky. And as always, KCRO Lite would not be complete with out another "Beneath The Roots" with KCRO corespondent Rockin' Bobby Gee, this week, discussing the music we love and hate. All this and much much more on the Keep Calm and Rock On Experience!

Aug 31, 2015

Episode 15 - Snowy White

 

On this week's edition of the show, Jamie, Angelo and Michael welcome guitarist Snowy White joining them all the way from England. A blues guitarist and session musician in the last 60s and early 70s, Snowy would latch on as a touring member of Pink Floyd, a permanent member of Thin Lizzy, and spend 14 years on the road with Roger Waters over the course of his 40 year career. Snowy discusses his time on the road as as a touring musicians and the differences between that and fronting his own group. They discuss his love of the blues and his long term relationship with his 1957 Gibson Gold top Les Paul. Snowy also shares his secret to a long lasting career in rock and roll: a good night's sleep! All this, and much much more on this week's edition of the Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

Aug 10, 2015

KCRO Lite - Money For Suffrin' 'Cause The Hits Ain't Free

 

On this week's episode, Michael, Angelo and Jamie are joined by a very special guest in studio. They also refer back to their Dick Dale interview and play a clip that did not air during the initial episode where Dick discusses his health and his need to tour to keep himself alive. The KCRO team felt it was a very important topic that should be given it's on segment. The episode wraps up with another installment of "Beneath the Roots" with Rockin' Bobby Gee called "A.A. Meets at 10:00pm Sharp". All this and much much more on this week's episode of The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast.

Jun 29, 2015

KCRO Lite - Lonely Boy

 

On this week's KCRO Lite, co-host Jamie Green is flying solo as Angelo and Michael are both on special assignment! Jamie debuts a new segment entitled "The Mail Never Stops". You will also hear a report from the news desk as The Killer takes a look at the newest developments in streaming music. We hear from this week's unsigned band, Fist Funk Fury from Chicago, and as always, the episode ends with another edition of "Beneath the Roots" with Rockin' Bobby Gee entitled "Emo to My Ears". All this and much more on this week's KCRO Lite!

 

 

Jun 15, 2015

KCRO Lite - Neil's Negligence

 

On this weeks' episode of KCRO Lite, Jamie, Angelo, and Michael discuss Rush's current tour, The Grateful Dead's new 80 disc live box set and a new study claiming Americans don't listen to new music after the age of 33. We hear from Americana band Letitia VanSant & The Bonafides as well as another stirring entry of "Beneath the Roots" from KCRO corespondent, Rockin' Bobby Gee. This and much more on The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

Apr 20, 2015

Episode 5 - Emma White

 

In this week's episode, Jamie, Angelo and Michael sit down with singer songwriter Emma White to discuss her music and influences, as well as her experiences in Nashville and at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. The group also dives into the history of country music and it's influence on rock and roll since it's inception. The worlds of country, pop, and rock collide in this edition of The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast.

 

 

 

 

 

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