Sully's Cafe at The Green Room
A podcast dedicated to the local music scene of Southern New England.

"A Rhode Island Lass Home for a Visit"

Sully and Josh had a short discussion of Creation Tuesday of last week featuring Dennis Emsley and the Hiding Behind Youth Band before welcoming Shannon Corey to the Green Room.  After a brief chat with the home town lass, Shannon plays five songs in the studio, including "Message in a Bottle," "The Kill," "Overdue," "Let Me Out," and "Still Think of You." The guys wrap up discussing a number of upcoming Tunes Around Town.

Approximate run time: 51 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode30.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:56pm EST

"Two Fools From the Tower"

Sully and Josh discuss a few great shows from the past week, including Creation Tuesday, Third Thursday Hip-Hop, A*Live Fridays, DJ Therion's VIBE with Paul Lowe Jr's CD Release party, and Santa Mamba.  Chris Rosenquest joins the gents for a discussion about his latest band and their debut album and performs four songs including "Scoliosis," "Breach," "New Roads," and "In the Yards." The guys wrap up discussing of a few upcoming Tunes Around Town, as well as Rock and Roll Christmas Music recommendations including This Warm December: A Brushfire Holiday, Deer Tick's Holy Shit its Christmas and Senior Discount's 2010 Christmas Medley.

Approximate run time: 1 hour 14 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode29.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:34pm EST

"And this Byrd Can Sing"

Sully and Josh discuss a few great shows from the past week, including Creation Tuesday, Tevellus and Friends,Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons "White Lighter" CD Release party, Viral Sound and a special Saturday show at The Spot Underground with Spiritual Rez.  Jeff Byrd and Dirty Finch joins the gents for a discussion about their debut album and performs four songs including "Draggin Bones," "Rainin Somewhere," "Waiting on the Sun," and "Stupid Love Song." The guys wrap up discussing the wealth of upcoming Tunes Around Town.

Approximate run time: 1 hour 4 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode28.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:46am EST

"Fitz Visits Providence"

Sully and Josh discuss a few great shows from the past week, including Creation Tuesday, The Zebler Encati Experience, Kim Lamothe Tree-oh's CD Release, Jon Tierney's Birthday Bash at  A*Live Fridays featuring Spogga, and a special Saturday show at The Spot Underground.  Ian Fitzgerald joins the gents for a discussion about albums and influences and performs six songs including "When the Pendulum Swings," "Lets go Down to Memphis," "Lillian," "King's Ransom," "When the Sun Drains," and "Walks Like Tussaud." The guys wrap up discussing the wealth of upcoming Tunes Around Town, with special tracks from an upcoming CD Release.

Approximate run time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode27.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:38pm EST

"90Sevan Bar Blues"

Sully and Josh discuss a few great shows from the past week, including Creation Tuesday, The Turkey Eve Rager,  A*Live Fridays featuring Spogga, Sahagian, Audio McSwagger, Gravity Works and Daddie Long Legs as well as Delta Spirit.  90Sevan visits the studio for a chat about his upcoming releases and shares three tracks with the Green Room, "Live Freestyle," "A Burning Aftertaste," and "Blue Life Love (Good Morning)."  Then Shane Manzi and the Red Hot Blues join the gents for a discussion about their blues revival and performs six songs including "Hard Times," "Summertime," "Hoochie Coochie Man," "Best Person," "Stormy Monday," and "Hit the Road Jack." The guys wrap up discussing the wealth of upcoming Tunes Around Town this Thanksgiving week.

Approximate run time: 1 hour 58 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode26.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:18am EST

"A Lamothe/Lowe Double Feature"

Sully and Josh discuss a few great shows from the past week, including Creation Tuesday, DALA as well as Shane Manzi and the Red Hot Blues, The Ross Livermore Band, Third Thursday's Hip-hop featuring Who Dem, A*Live Fridays featuring Spogga, Sahagian, Audio McSwagger and DJ Joint, and Jah Fist opening for Mystic Jammers.  The Kim Lamothe Tree-oh visit the studio for a chat about their upcoming album and they perform three songs for the Green Room, "Packhorse," "Mystery of the Viburnum," and "Red."  Then Paul Lowe Jr joins the gents for a discussion about his latest mixed-tape and performs a soprano sax cover of Alicia Keys' "I'm Ready."  The guys wrap up discussing the wealth of upcoming Tunes Around Town this Thanksgiving week.

Direct download: SCatGRepisode25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm EST

"Stronger Pulse Antes de Hiatus"

Sully and Josh discuss a few great shows from the past week, including Creation Tuesday, Shane Manzi and the Red Hot Blues, A*Live Fridays featuring Spogga and The Effective Dose, and Viking Jesus and The Ingredients (Sauce).  Kanerko visits the studio for a chat about their upcoming extended player and show as well they perform three songs for the Green Room, "Sleep," "Turbulence," and "Es Mi Culpa."  Then the guys discuss the wealth of upcoming Tunes Around Town this week.

Approximate run time: 41 Minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode24.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:32pm EST

"A Bovine and a Flutterby"

Sully and Josh discuss a bunch of fantastic shows from the past week, including Creation Tuesday, Everest and Matt Costa, Shane Manzi and the Red Hot Blues, Viral Sound, A*Live Fridays, The Low Anthem and Deer Tick.  Ricky Valente visits the studio for a chat about his latest project The Bull and the Butterfly and performs five songs for the Green Room, "Outerspace," "Juliet," "You and I," "Chelsea Hotel," and "Home."  Then the guys discuss the myriad upcoming Tunes Around Town this week.

Approximate run time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:14pm EST

"I'm Telling You, Gravity Works"

Sully and Josh discuss a bunch of fantastic shows from the week, including Creation Tuesday, Shane Manzi and the Red Hot Blues, The Wippets and Travis Colby Band,, A*Live Fridays, The New England Americana Festival, and the Monster Mashup with the Macrotones and Fungus Amungus.  Gravity Works visit the studio for a chat and performance of four originals for the Green Room, "Do it to it," "We Are the Same," "The Unveiling," and "Evergreen."  Then the guys discuss the myriad upcoming Tunes Around Town

Approximate run time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode22.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:49am EST

"The Wippets, Whip it Good"

Sully and Josh discuss a bunch of fantastic shows from the week, including Creation Tuesday, Shane Manzi and the Red Hot Blues, Third Thursday's Hip-Hop, A*Live Fridays, Soulshot and Funktapuss.  The Wippets visit the studio for a few laughs during the interview, then perform five originals for the Green Room, "State of the Union," "Deep Thinkin," "All is Forgiven," "In it for the Money," and "Taste Your Time."  Then the guys discuss the myriad upcoming Tunes Around Town

Approximate run time: 59 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode21.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:04am EST

A Cutler/Discount Double Feature

Sully and Josh have a multiple record setting episode in total length as well as number of songs performed.  After discussion of The Scene with details of Creation Tuesday, Blues Revival Wednesday, Chachi and the Eleventh Island Band, Viral Sound, Spogga and Sauce, and finally Relative Souls and Funkatronic, the gents are joined by Mark Cutler.  Mark played five tracks for the Green Room including, "Wrecking Ball," "Come Out to the Woods With Me," "I'm Just a Paycheck Away," Can't Give it Away," and "Lonesome Pain."  Later, joined by Senior Discount who played their entire seven song acoustic set, complete with trash can drum kit the Green Room enjoyed "Smile," "Three Little Birds," "And That's Goodbye," "A Thinly Veiled Cry for Help," "I've Got a Feeling," "Nothing's Left," and "Paper Planes."  The boys do a quick rundown of Tunes Around Town coming up this week before wrapping up with a mention of what's in store for next week.

Approximate run time: 1 hour 49 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode20.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:01am EST

Sibling Face-melters

Sully, Josh and Rene discuss a bunch of fantastic shows from the week, including Creation Tuesday, Chris Moon, Bess Rogers, Leilia Broussard, Allison Weiss, Blueswolf, Shane Manzi and the Red Hot Blues, Jacob and the House of Fire, Dan Mills, Jay Berndt, Joe Fletcher, Chris Fullerton and Santa Mamba.  VulGarrity visited the studio today and we all had a great chat then brought the heat with the performance.  Then the guys discuss the myriad upcoming Tunes Around Town

Approximate run time: 54 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode19.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:34pm EST

A CD Release and a Folky Lass

Sully and Josh discuss this week's happenings on the scene including Creation Tuesday, Barefoot Truth and Adam Ezra Group, Spogga and A*Live Fridays, as well as Dennis Emsley's CD Release party and Foxtrot Zulu.  Allysen Callery joins the gents in the green room for a quick question and answer section, and had the chance to play six songs, "Pea Green Boat," "Spare Parts," "In the Pines," "Ring Around the Moon," "One Eyed Cat," and "The Azores Song."   As usual the guys wrap up with a discussion of all the Tunes Around Town this week!

Approximate run time: 55 minutes

 

Direct download: SCatGRepisode18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:55am EST

Hiding Behind Youth

Sully and Josh discuss this week's happenings on The Scene with mentions of Creation Tuesday, Blues Revival Wednesdays, Spogga and Josh's performance Thursday, A*Live Fridays, Brown Bird with Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, and Angry Farmer's night at the Undergrond.  Dennis Emsley joins the gents as guest this week to discuss his CD "Hiding Behind Youth," and his CD Release party coming up this weekend.  As usual the guys wrap up with a discussion of all the Tunes Around Town this week! 

Approximate run time: 47 minutes

Direct download: SCatGRepisode17.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:07am EST

A Taste of Turkey

Sully and Josh discuss this week's happenings on the scene including Creation Tuesday, Blues Revival Wednesday, 3rd Thursdays, A*Live Friday, Grand Evolution's CD Release and Saturday's shows including Kyle Nicholas, Army of Robots and Baylock as well as Jesus Anduar.  Parts of Tevellus joined our boys in the Green Room for a quick interview and four song performance including "Palace of Light," "Sphere," "Senniajah," and "Three Wishes."  The gents wrap up the show with the usual Tunes Around Town run down and a mention of next week's guests.

Direct download: SCatGRepisode16.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:41pm EST

Sully and Josh discuss this week's happenings on the scene including Creation Tuesday, Blues Revival Wednesday, A*Live Friday and Saturday's show featuring Shane Manzi and the Red Hot Blues opening for Route .44.  GrandEvolution joined the party for a chat about their upcoming release "The Recovery" as well as their CD Release show and Tour Kick off at The Ruins Friday the 17th.  The gents wrap up the show with the usual Tunes Around Town run down and a mention of next week's guests.

Direct download: SCatGRepisode15.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:25pm EST

Sully ran the show solo this week.  After a quick run down of Creation Tuesday with Chackulla, The Chris Dale Trio, The Grass Gypsys, Royal Jelly, Spogga, and members of The Effective Dose Sully was joined by Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes.  The Rice Cakes discuss their upcoming EP and release show and play four songs for the Green Room, "Yellow Fields," "Zabudabudee," "Reindeer Tracks," and "Search for Violent Hills."  The performance was followed by a quick run down of upcoming shows. A short episode overall, running about 36 minutes.

Direct download: SCatGRepisode14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:22pm EST

The Green Room was a little short staffed this week so Sully was joined by Dennis Emsley as co-host. Normally the silent sound engineer, Dennis stepped to the mic to provide help with banter and band input. Josh Grabert of the Gamblin Hands ventured to the studio for the normal interview and performance, but sat in on all sections of the show, providing input and asking a few well timed questions. Josh plays six of his originals for the Green Room, “Saint Peter,” “Take My Soul,” “Brow Street,” “Life on a River,” “K Dubbs and AQ,” and “Its a Feeling.”

 

Direct download: SCatGRepisode13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:26am EST

Josh and Sully quickly discuss the happenings on The Scene this past week before being joined by Jay Berndt and Dan Mills, two very different songwriters.  They speak with Jay first who plays four songs from his upcoming release "Sad Bastard Songs;" "Nameless," "Black, Tan and Wasted," "Different Things," and "Considering Taking My Life."  Dan Mills follows and talks about his album "Fiction in Photographs," as well as a couple of upcoming shows on his calendar.  He follows suit with four songs as well "Bernadette," "Rhody Girl," "Some Things," and "Just As Scared."  After the guest double feature, the gents run down the long list of Tunes Around Town for this upcoming week!

Direct download: SCatGRepisode12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:42pm EST

Sully and Josh discuss last week's shows including Creation Tuesday, Providence Promotion's Blues Revival featuring Shane Manzi and Friends, Zach Deputy, and SEXCoffee's comeback show featuring For The Love of Sloane and Pistol Shot Gypsy, complete with after-party featuring VulGarrity and Rounding Off Numbers. The gents are then joined by G. W. Mercure of The Benedictions, a local singer songwriter who had chance to play four tunes for The Green Room, two tracks from "The Benedictions Play Devil Music," "Light at the End of the Tunnel," and "Till I've Died," as well as two new tracks, "I Do Not Play No Rock and Roll," and "I Used to Be Such a Nice Boy."  As usual the boys wrap up with a rundown of tunes going on around town this upcoming week!

Direct download: SCatGRepisode11.mp4
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:31pm EST

Full Atoms come together and join Sully and Josh in the studio for chat about their recent formation and three Live at the Green Room Tracks, "Full Circle," "The Gutter," and "Midget March."  The gents discuss last week's festivities throughout The Scene with details on Creation Tuesday, a Special 4Zero1 night at The Underground with Audio McSwagger and the Naukabout Festival.  Lots of great show upcoming this week, with great back to back double venue bill Friday, SEXCoffee's Comeback show with Pistol Shot Gypsy and For the Love of Sloane at the Colosseum, followed by VulGarrity and Rounding Off Numbers at The Spot Underground.

 

Direct download: SCatGRepisode10.mp4
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:09pm EST

Sully and Josh are visited by Jeff Conley, by way of Cape Cod.  After a long and detailed discussion of the scene, including Creation Tuesday, G.W. Mecure and Allysen Callery, and Sauce with Fungus Amungus, the boys chat with Jeff about his music, band, Naukabout Music Festival and his homemade stringed instruments.  Jeff performs solo playing four songs for The Green Room, "For Gibby," "A Thousand Steps," "Just a Branch," and "A Door."  As usual, the show raps up with a quick round up of upcoming shows, and a quick thanks.

Direct download: SCatGRepisode9.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 10:08pm EST

Sully and Josh are joined in the studio by Mike Rabito, Will Raymund and Andrew Krahn of The Effective Dose in The Green Room.  Short staffed, The Effective Dose brought some tracks from their Friday July 23rd show to share with the listeners, to give a full effect of their live set.  Discussion of The Scene included elaborate details on many Sound Session events including The Divine Second Line Brass Band, What Cheer Brigade, Trombone Shorty, Creation Tuesday featuring Heather Waxman, The Southern New England Music Conference, Soldiers of Life, A*Live Fridays, Who Dem, The Sound Session Finale Parade, Kyle Nicholas, Viral Sound and a surprise appearance from Fungus Amungus.

 

Direct download: SCatGRepisode8.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 9:36pm EST

Sully and Josh are joined in the studio by For the Love of Sloane and discuss their many awards and accolades as well as a big show they had recently performed, and another, even bigger show they have coming up soon.  After a lengthy discussion Sloane had the opportunity to play four songs before heading out the door to stay on their schedule.  Dennis Emsley joined the gents to help out at the sound board, and make sure they could muster the best sound possible without the presence of Sharkbone or Rene.  They discuss the insanely busy past week in local music with quick coverage of a lot of the shows that had happened in Providence, including but not limited to, Creation Tuesday, Shane Manzi and Friends, Jon Tierney, Dan Mills, Daniel Chase, Chris Rosenquest, Nicky P, Kris Hansen, Scare Don't Fear, Shannon Corey, Funkatronic, Spogga, Suave Richardson and Santa Mamba.  Tunes Around Town is perhaps a bit thinner in discussion this week than most, but with Providence Sound Session happening, more than enough music to quench your ears can be found all over "The Creative Capital."

 

Direct download: SCatGRepisode7.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 6:47am EST

Sully, Josh and Rene are joined by Donald King of The Black Repertory Theater and Afrosonic Collective as well as Armande Milhouse of Audio McSwagger for discussions of what they've got going on as well Providence Sound Session.  Armonde brought three tracks to share with the audience, "Under My Skin," "Selfish," and "Oh." Discussion of The Scene includes full detailed reviews of sets from Rounding Off Numbers; Spogga and Joey Spinella with guest appearances from Mike Sahashian, Sidy Maiga, and Matt Odabasian; Paul Lowe Jr and the I-95s; Kyle Nicholas; Sauce; The Shane Manzi Band; Dan Mills; and Barefoot Truth. The gents wen't a bit long this time around, about 1 hour 37 minutes, but still had plenty of time to cover upcoming Tunes Around Town!

Direct download: SCatGRepisode6.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm EST

Sully's Cafe at The Greenroom Episode 5, Frequency with a Bang

Sully and Sharkbone met on the Fourth of July to bang out a quick episode.  They spend some time discussing this past week's Creation Tuesday and the musicans who took part, and a quick run down of the tunes around town for the coming week.  Sharkbone's bandmates join the lads in the studio and do a three song performance.  Songs include "Money," "Immigrant," and "Goblin Handle."

Direct download: July_4_Sullys_Cafe_at_GR_EPISODE_5.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:39pm EST

Sully's Cafe at The Greenroom Episode 4, Grand Opening and a Wrong Reason Sully and Josh are joined by singer songwriter Joe Fletcher for an interview and performance, discuss The Spot Underground's grand opening weekend and the upcoming musical festivities planned for Fourth of July weekend.‚Äč  Joe played five songs for us, four from "White Lighter" due out in September, "Ambulances," "Say What You Will," as well as "Front Porch" and one from "Bury Your Problems," "Sentimental Jury."

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Direct download: SCatGRepisode4.mp4
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

Sully and Josh invite The Sundried Alibi to the studio for a quick chat and performance, and discuss the past week's happenings on The Scene Blake's Tavern events, Gravity Works' show, The Kyle Mclaughlin Benefit concert featuring Frequency Control, Innocent Uprising, An Army of Robots, and Baylock.  the Sundried Alibi played 5 songs total, 4 which are featured in the podcast "The State Line," "Lift Me Up," "She Is," and "Focus."

Direct download: SCatGRepisode3.mp4
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:57pm EST

Sully, Josh and Rene invite Cole Alexander to the studio and discuss the Phoenix Best Awards Show, Re-Creation Wednesday at Blake's Tavern, The Brew at Tazza Caffe and Gamblin' Hands.  Cole performs 2 songs for us, "Bedroom Window" and "Beautiful Eyes" before discussion continues about what's happening this week around town.

Direct download: SCatGRepisode2.mp4
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:20pm EST

Not Quite Summer in the City

Sully, Josh, and Rene discuss great shows we've seen since the last recording, Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll Nominees and upcoming shows this week.

Direct download: SCatGREpisode1.mp4
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:02am EST

Welcome to the initial installment of the new podcast feature of the blog, Sully's Cafe at The Green Room.

In this initial Beta installment, Josh Willis co-hosts a conversation with Rene Dupont, owner of Make it Rain Industries.

Direct download: SCatGR_Makin_It_Rain_Season_1_Episode_0.mp4
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:13pm EST

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