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Michael Gaither · 4W ago

Songs and Stories #173: Live Songs From Episodes Past

Click here to listen to the past live music highlights on “Songs and Stories” (time = 34:39) Happy new year, folks. Normally about this time, I’ll post a blog listing the podcast episodes th...
Michael Gaither · 2M ago

Songs and Stories #172: “Michael Gaither & Steve Kritzer on KPIG”

Songs and Stories #172: “Michael Gaither & Steve Kritzer on KPIG” Click here to listen to the KPIG interview with Michael Gaither & Steve Kritzer (time = 37:27) I thought I’d close 2017 with...
Michael Gaither · 4M ago

Video Recap: Fun Times in San Luis Obispo

I had an absolute blast making my way down to San Luis Obispo a few weeks back. I teamed up with “Classinova,” a sister group of the band Cafe Musique, whom we’ve become good pals with over ...
Michael Gaither · 4M ago

“Always a Friend of Mine” (for Tom Petty)”

When we got the news the we lost Tom Petty last week, I listened to Jamie Coffis on KPIG Radio that evening. Jamie did an awesome show, played four hours of Petty and threw in lots of live a...
Michael Gaither · 4M ago

Songs and Stories #171: Jeffrey Halford’s “Lo Fi Dreams”

Click here to listen to the interview with Jeffrey Halford (time = 1:00:53) When you spend years with a fellow musician trading emails, crossing paths with mutual friends, and only occasiona...
Michael Gaither · 6M ago

Concert Review: Colin Hay in Monterey

A good concert makes me want to go home and play. A great concert makes me want to go home and write. Like this one. Colin Hay brought his band to Monterey’s Golden State Theater last month....
Michael Gaither · 6M ago

Songs and Stories #170: “All In Good Time” with Rhan Wilson

Click here to listen to the interview with Rhan Wilson (time = 1:02:00) Oh man, this episode could NOT have a more appropriate title. Rhan Wilson and I have been trying to get together for a...
Michael Gaither · 7M ago

Corporate Speak: Name Those Tunes

Two new corporate speak-inspired songs made their way onto the new record, “Hey Karma”. Here’s the story behind them. I’ve always had a techy day job that centers around writing and communic...
Michael Gaither · 7M ago

Songs and Stories #169: Gurf Morlix Returns with “The Soul and The Heal”

Click here to listen to the interview with Gurf Morlix (time = 46:16) No stranger to “Songs and Stories”, Austin producer/songwriter Gurf Morlix makes his third visit to the podcast to talk ...
Michael Gaither · 8M ago

Behind the Song: Somewhere I Went Right

Sometimes, a great song takes a great journey and just gets better. I need to tell half this first story, then tell you another one, and then I’ll come back to this: From 2007 to 2016, I was...