Join Ray & Marc as they catch-up with Jim Brickman and his Executive Producer Bob. Find out how this Grammy-nominated, world-renowned celebrity, piano sensation, radio talkshow host, and composer finds inspiration to create new music. Get the behind the scenes story about the hit he wrote for Michael W. Smith "Love Of My Life". Discover how Jim deeply connects with his audience and what projects are next up his sleeve.
Listen to an intriguing interview with singer, songwriter, photographer, and musician Holly Knight, whose compositions are revered by fans worldwide and span many music genres from rock to pop. As an inductee of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, she co-wrote the hit songs "Rag Doll" by Aerosmith, "Obsession" by Animotion, "Love Is a Battlefield" by Pat Benatar, "The Best" by Tina Turner, "Never" by Heart, "Just Between You and Me" by Lou Gramm from Foreigner, "The Warrior" by Scandal, "Change" by John Waite and many more. Join Ray and Marc as they discuss how Holly's contributions shaped the last few decades of music and continue to inspire the next generation of songwriters.
Cruise on over and join Ray and Marc in this episode of Tunesmate's Podcast as they explore the world of Yacht Rock. Discover what constitutes a Yacht Rock song. Is this category just about being smooth and soulful? Discover the music of Christopher Cross, Dan Fogelberg, Toto, Peter Frampton, and many others. Find out if music from other decades can cross over and join this elegant category.
Join Ray & Marc as they discuss what it takes to be a rockstar. Then discover the engaging world of Marvelless Mark, who is a motivational speaker and author of the book Opportunity Rocks! He infuses the teachings of Dale Carnegie with the world of music to take you on a memorable journey to improve your day-to-day life.
Join Ray and Marc as they discuss the creative process and interview a talented upcoming musician Gntl Ghst. His unique music is part EDM, New Disco, R&B, & Witch House. He blends sounds together that push the envelope possibly into another dimension. Discover what drives this artist and what is his secret to making music.
Join Ray and Marc as they discuss Tunemate's 2000th Daily 80s Flashback (DEF). What's your favorite 1980s tune? Discover some of the favorite songs posted over the last five years including some of the most reminiscent. Take a trip down memory lane in this week's episode.
Did you know that Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Jett, UB40, and Ace Frehley's most defining hits are remakes? What makes a good cover song? What songs do you wish your favorite musicians should remake? Join Ray and Marc as they discuss what makes a good cover song and what does not.
Are you looking for some new music to inspire and bring balance to your life? Join Ray and Marc as they discuss the power of ambient music and listen to an interview with musician Elijah Bisbee who creates unique music that supplements people's lives. Discover this Cleveland, Ohio artist's "wallpaper music" that will keep your day in step.
Discover the incredible journey of Mark Avsec, keyboardist & songwriter from Donnie Iris & The Cruisers, Breathless, and Wild Cherry that transformed himself into a successful lawyer. Join Ray and Marc as they discuss how session musicians and lawyers are professions of the music business that many people don't think about but are critical of keeping it alive. Listen to an engaging story from a legendary songwriter that wrote songs for Bon Jovi and Carlos Santana plus played keys on "Play That Funky Music".
Do you have a favorite song? I bet you think it charted higher than it did. Does that matter to you? Join Ray and Marc as they discuss tunes that didn't chart as high as you thought and why.