The Blue Collar Gospel Hour
w/Knightheart and Zack Nevers

w/Knightheart and Zack Nevers

January 24, 2022

Knightheart is a local hip-hop/R&B artist, and CEO of MVNIFVST LLC. Zack Nevers is a local hip-hop/R&B artist. The three of us kicked it in the studio one afternoon and talked artist stuff, their big upcoming show, and about our future projects. 

 

Intro music features the song "Blue Collar Pilgrim" by artist P.F.C. Pierce. Produced by InSession Productions. Check their work at www.beatstars.com/InSessionProductions

 

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w/Tony Toledo

w/Tony Toledo

January 15, 2022

Tony Toledo is a storyteller and artist from Beverly, MA. He's one of the funniest, and most genuinely optimistic humans around, and we recorded a 90 minute conversation on Zoom. 

 

visit our website at www.bluecollargospel.com

 

intro music features a song by our friend P.F.C. Pierce, a Dayton, OH based singer/songwriter. The song is called Blue Collar Pilgrim, and we hope you'll go check out P.F.C. Pierce's work wherever it is you listen to music.

 

intro music clip produced by our good friends at InSession Productions. Check out their work at www.beatstars.com/InSessionProductions

 

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w/Press Play

w/Press Play

January 6, 2022

Chris aka Press Play joined us in the studio on Christmas evening to do a fuck the holidays podcast. We dived deep into our mental health, rejection, and what makes us who we are. Press Play talks extensively about being adopted, and how rejection and his mental health drive his art. 

visit our website www.bluecollargospel.com

 

intro music features the song "Blue Collar Pilgrim" from artist P.F.C. Pierce and is produced by InSessions Productions. Visit them at www.beatstars.com/InSessionProductions

 

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virtually w/Michele McDannold, Drew Coomer, and Michael Grover

virtually w/Michele McDannold, Drew Coomer, and Michael Grover

January 2, 2022

Michele McDannold is an amazing poet, editor and publisher now living in Trinidad, CO. Drew Coomer is a poet, author of nearly a dozen books, and a singer/songwriter, living in Philpot, KY. Michael Grover joins us via random phone call invitation half way through. Grover is a legendary underground writer, having published, and been published in the small press for over two decades. Together, we've collectively authored nearly 50 books, and have travelled thousands of miles together chasing great american poems, and mediocre american adventures. Come listen as my friends and I shoot the shit. 

visit our website at www.bluecollargospel.com

we have brand new intro music. featuring music by P.F.C. Pierce, and recording and producing work from our friends at InSession Productions. Check out their work at www.beatstars.com/InSessionsProductions

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w/Spenser

w/Spenser

December 27, 2021

Spenser is 17, a senior snare drum player in the high school marching band, and president of his school's National Honor Society. He's also my son, and has a pretty solid mullet. 

Hope you enjoy.

 

intro music provided by www.beatstars.com/InSessionProductions

 

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w/Zimmy Beats

w/Zimmy Beats

December 6, 2021

Zimmy Beats is a young up-and-coming hip hop artist from the Toledo area. He has released to EP's in 2021, "Is That Zimmy Beats," and "Vision Board." His work is available across all platforms. Zimmy and his Dad, Mike, joined us in studio for a nice conversation about the creative process, the hustle, and a little vision board/daydreaming at the end.

 

visit our website www.bluecollargospel.com

 

intro music provided by InSession Productions. visit their work at www.beatstars.com/InSessionProductions

 

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w/Andrea Hernandez

w/Andrea Hernandez

November 28, 2021

Andrea books bands for a few local music venues, and she works with local non-profits, helping them set up benefits. We talk about the different venues she works with, her favorite music, and her non-profit work. 

 

visit our website at www.bluecollargospel.com

 

intro music produced by InSession Productions. Visit their work at www.beatstars.com/InSessionProductions

 

Proud member of the Labor Radio and Podcasting Network

w/Catfish McDaris

w/Catfish McDaris

November 25, 2021

Catfish McDaris is a legendary small press poet and writer. He is often associated with Allen Ginsberg, and he has often been published alongside Charles Bukowski, including in his soon to be re-released "Prying" featuring Catfish, Bukowski, and Jack Micheline. He has another new book out "Valentina Mezcalito Blues" on Laughing Ronin Press. Catfish tells us stories from his colorful life, and he reads us some poems at the end. 

 

visit our website www.bluecollargospel.com

 

intro music produced by www.beatstars.com/InSessionProductions

 

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w/Cory AKA InSession Productions

w/Cory AKA InSession Productions

November 19, 2021

Our 50th episode! Cory AKA InSession Productions has been a part of each episode. He recorded and produced out intro music. InSession Productions is an OG producer from Northwest Ohio. He's been in the music industry as a musician and producer for over a decade and a half, and he tells us about his music career, what it's like to be a factory working artist, about the grind and the sacrifices along the way. 

 

Thanks for hanging around for 50 episodes!

 

visit our website www.bluecollargospel.com

 

intro music produced by www.beatstars.com/InSessionProductions

 

proud member of the Labor Radio and Podcasting Network

w/Ted Jackins

w/Ted Jackins

November 11, 2021

Ted Jackins is a poet, artist and musician from Statesville, NC. He and I talk about being blue collar artists, our mental health, and Ted's creative process and ideas about art. 

 

visit our website www.bluecollargospel.com

 

intro music produced by InSession Productions www.beatstars.com/InSessionProductions

 

Proud member of the Labor Radio and Podcasting Network

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