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Alison Pipitone interviews working musicians about their art and what motivates them to continue on this difficult but incredibly rewarding path. Each episode features a working artist and a discussion about some of the pioneers in the industry who con…


19: Thinking In Stories
Mar 14 • 66 min
Karen Taylor interviews Alison about making, performing, and living music
EP 18: Stupid Courage and the Kids Are All Right
Feb 28 • 52 min
Alison and SUNY Fredonia music industry students
17: Pat Libs
Feb 14 • 56 min
Alison and Pat Shaughnessy discuss Bun E. Carlos
16: Detergent and Creamer
Jan 31 • 58 min
Alison and Tom Stahl discuss Buffalo icon Michael Meldrum
15: This Is How History Gets Made
Jan 17 • 44 min
Alison interviews George Scott about the Historic Colored Musicians’ Club
14: IF is not the word
Jan 3 • 49 min
Alison interview Robby Takac from Goo Goo Dolls
13: Pay Attention!
Dec 20, 2018 • 80 min
This week, Alison interviews ace guitar player Jamie Holka. They discuss the roles fate and sheer determination often play in the lives of working musicians. Jamie reflects on his work with Captain Beyond and as a solo artist, and then Alison and Ja…
12: Bar Talk Tone Clusters
Dec 6, 2018 • 50 min
This week, Alison travels to South Pasadena, CA to interview the incomparable George Schwindt, former member of Celtic punk band Flogging Molly. In this interview George discusses his innovative drum style, his early choice to play Yamaha drums, the…
11: The Flaming Pipitones
Nov 22, 2018 • 55 min
Alison sits down with her brother Damon, who discusses his life as the founder of Los Angeles’ only 80s/Irish/Dance/Rock band, Flogging Seagulls. Then Damon and Alison go back in time to remember their roots with their punk-ish, rock-ish band …
Episdoe 10: Backwards, Upside Down, and Inside Out
Nov 8, 2018 • 44 min
Alison interviews singer, songwriter, poet Maria Sebastian
9: Sister Act
Oct 25, 2018 • 42 min
Alison interviews two sisters and discusses songwriter Jackson C. Frank
8: State of Grace
Oct 11, 2018 • 42 min
Alison and Grace Stumberg and Joan Baez
7: the Discipline, the Work, the Joy
Sep 27, 2018 • 54 min
Alison and Walter Kemp III and Dr. Lonnie Smith
6: Wetiko
Sep 13, 2018 • 53 min
Alison and Susan Rozler and Elizabeth Cotten
5: Amateur Moves
Aug 25, 2018 • 64 min
Alison Pipitone and Tom Naples and John Stewart
4: Palin Drone
Aug 25, 2018 • 58 min
Alison and Mary Ramsey and Kim Kashkashian
2: The Starbucking of America
Aug 25, 2018 • 69 min
Alison and Kathryn Koch and Sister Rosetta Tharpe
1: Maiden Voyage!
Aug 25, 2018 • 16 min
Alison Pipitone and Shannon Furtak and the Great UnSung
3: Cease and Desist
Aug 25, 2018 • 48 min
Alison and Theresa Quinn and Ray Turner