Join Ray and Marc as they count down the best tunes from 2021. What made your top five song list from the year? AJR, Bleachers, Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo, The Weeknd, Silk Sonic, twenty one pilots, The Killers, Bruce Springsteen, and Glass Animals all made an impact. Reflect back on the year in music and what will be remembered with Tunesmate.
In this episode of Tunemate’s podcast, join Ray and Marc as they countdown their favorite 1980s Christmas songs of all time. Celebrate the music of the season and listen to see if your favorite song made the list.
Get up close and personal with the CEO and co-founder of Futuri Media, Daniel Anstandig. In this episode of Tunesmate, go behind the scenes of the music industry with an expert of radio and interactive media featured in The Wall Street Journal, Billboard, and numerous trade publications. Also, discover Daniel's band Rhythm & Truth and how he produced MacKenzie Thomas' latest album.
In this episode of Tunemate's podcast, join Ray and Marc as they countdown their top five John "Cougar" Mellencamp and Sting songs. Celebrate the music of these pioneering artists on their 70th birthday. Listen to see if your favorite song made the list.
In this episode of Tunemate's podcast, join Ray and Marc as they countdown their favorite disco songs of all time. Celebrate the music of The Bee Gees, Abba, Donna Summer, Barry White, The Village People, Michael Jackson, Anita Ward, Blondie, KC & The Sunshine Band, The Trammps, and so many others that made this genre special. Listen to see if your favorite 1970s dance sensation made the list.
In this episode, discover the folk-rock Americana band Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs. Listen to an exclusive interview with Lena, one of the group's lead vocalists, as she talks about their new album, Through The Smoke. It is described as a personal transformation with the concept of letting things go, processing past and current situations, and moving forward.
Are you looking for a new party game? Discover the origins of Sentune, a contest of making sentences from song titles. Listen to Ray and Marc as they describe how to duel while keeping the tournament of music fun. Then learn how they transformed the game to written form in which the goal is to take five song titles from an artist and make a sentence from them. Try to write a Sentune Jr. from three titles if five titles are too much.
Listen to folk-rock musician, author, and performer John McEuen from Nitty Gritty Dirt Band discuss his new album The Nashville Sessions. Discover how this Banjo Hall of Famer was inspired to create this effort and the significance behind the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s 1972 album Will The Circle Be Unbroken. John details how The Circle album is by Rolling Stone as the most important record to come out of Nashville and his friendship with Steve Martin. Stream the latest episode of Tunesmate with your hosts Ray and Marc.
Join Ray and Marc as they interview singer and songwriter Luke LeBlanc. Listen to how Luke created his new album Only Human during the pandemic. Find out what inspires him to write music in a unique folk-rock throwback style.
In this episode, join Ray and Marc as they break down the 2021 Rock Hall class inductees. The performers include Tina Turner, Carole King, The Go-Gos, JAY-Z, Foo Fighters, and Todd Rundgren. This year's early influencers include Kraftwerk, Charley Patton, and Gil Scott-Heron while the Musical Excellence Award goes to LL Cool J, Billy Preston, and Randy Rhoads. Last but not least, the Ahmet Ertegun Award goes to poetic jazz pioneer Clarence Avant. Listen to this week’s podcast to find out the cultural impact this The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame class had on the world of music.