Music Buzzz Podcast

Candid discussions with and about those behind the scenes in the music business including industry veterans representing the segments of: Musician, Design & Live. All three Music Buzzz Podcast hosts (Dane Clark, Hugh Syme & Andy Wilson) have spent their careers working with the biggest names in entertainment and have been, and still are, a fly on the wall.

Music Interviews
Music History
Music Commentary
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Ep. 62: Dr. Fink (Prince & The Revolution, NPG ...
Hosted by Dane Clark, Hugh Syme & Andy Wilson
57 min
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Ep. 61: A.J. Croce
Hosted by Dane Clark, Hugh Syme & Andy Wilson
50 min
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Ep. 60: Will Turpin (Collective Soul)
Hosted by Dane Clark, Hugh Syme & Andy Wilson
31 min
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Ep 59: Tiffany
Hosted by Dane Clark, Hugh Syme & Andy Wilson
30 min
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Ep. 58: Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Hosted by Dane Clark, Hugh Syme & Andy Wilson
25 min
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Ep. 57: Matt Sorum (Guns N' Roses, Kings of Cha...
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Drummer Matt Sorum - Kings of Chaos, Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Billy F. Gibbons, The Cult & more
17 min
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Ep. 56: Kasim Sulton (Utopia, Meat Loaf, Joan J...
To date, Kasim Sulton has played and sung on albums that have sold more than 85 million copies, regularly performing and touring with world-renowned artists.
40 min
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Ep. 55: Andy Timmons (Danger Danger & many more)
Andy Timmons is an American guitar virtuoso admired the world over for his playing.
65 min
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Ep. 54: Elliott Murphy
An in depth interview with the multi-talented Elliott Murphy who has released over 35 albums, performs across the globe and is a prolific author of fiction.
52 min
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Ep. 53: Stevie Hopkins (Founder SCP & Mayor of ...
An in depth interview with the self-described disruptive CEO and web3 builder. Founder of merch company SCP and Mayor of Dropolis.
61 min
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Ep. 52: Dane Clark: "Memory Mile" album special
ABOUT DANE CLARK: In this special edition episode, Dane Clark (co-host of Music Buzzz Podcast) discusses his album "Memory Mile" by Dane Clark and the Backroom Boys. The Anderson, Indiana-based musician is well known as the touring and recording drummer in John Mellencamp’s band and is an accomplished vocalist and multi-instrumentalist who has previously recorded and released seven critically lauded albums featuring a range of guest musicians including John Sebastian, Carlene Carter, Ian Hunter, Mickey Raphael, members of Moby Grape and more. This time out, Clark tips his musical hat to the legendary Donovan (who also appears on the album) with his own rendition of “Riki Tiki Tavi,” a charting single for Donovan in 1970. Other guests on "Memory Mile" aside from Donovan include Elliott Murphy, Mark Rivera (Billy Joel), Jon Herrington (Steely Dan), David Roe (Johnny Cash), Fred Koller and more. Music Buzzz Podcast co-host Hugh Syme designed the album's cover. "Memory Mile" by Dane Clark and the Backroom Boys was recorded in Clark’s home studio with contributions from Randy Melson (bass), Erik Scull (guitars, keyboard, vocals) and Troye Kinnett (keyboards).
55 min
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Ep. 51: Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big, Talas, David Le...
ABOUT BILLY SHEEHAN: Billy Sheehan's unique and original style of playing bass has resulted in millions of records sold, Reader’s Poll Awards, Number #1 hits & sold-out shows across the world. With his history of live performances and/or recordings with Talas, UFO, David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, Niacin, Steve Vai, The Winery Dogs & more Billy has had a huge and undeniable influence on modern bass playing that has spread all over the globe, and will continue for many years to come.
39 min
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Ep: 50: Jim Peterik (Ides of March, Pride of Li...
ABOUT JIM PETERIK: Grammy and People's Choice Award winner, Oscar Nominated artist Jim Peterik first rose to fame as a member of The Ides of March where he wrote and sang many songs including the worldwide hit "Vehicle" and that band continues to this day. In the 70's and 80's Jim was a part of the band Survivor where he co-wrote the classic song "Eye of the Tiger" as well as other classic songs by the band. Some of Jim's other songwriting credits include major hits by 38 Special, Sammy Hagar, The Beach Boys, the Doobie Brothers and more.
50 min
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Ep. 49: Cory Lerios & David Jenkins (Pablo Cruise)
ABOUT CORY LERIOS & DAVID JENKINS: Cory Lerios and David Jenkins are both founding and current members of the legendary San Francisco band, Pablo Cruise. From 1975 to 1985 the band toured the U.S., Canada and Japan extensively, reaching the top 10 with mega hits like “Whatcha Gonna Do?” and “Love Will Find A Way,”and several other top 20’s. The band went on to sell several million albums and singles collectively and established themselves as well respected writers and performers within the industry.
37 min
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Ep. 48: Doug Herzog (formerly President Viacom'...
ABOUT DOUG HERZOG: Doug Herzog was formerly the President of Viacom's Music and Entertainment Group where he oversaw Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike, TVLand and Logo. Herzog is widely recognized in the industry for leading and building some of cable television’s most successful network brands, as well as launching long-running hits that permeated the cultural zeitgeist. Under his leadership, Viacom became home to some of television’s most acclaimed and enduring franchises, including ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,’ ‘The Colbert Report,’ ‘South Park,’ ‘The Real World’, ‘The UFC,’ ‘Key & Peele,’ ‘Inside Amy Schumer,’ ‘Hot in Cleveland,’ ‘Workaholics,’ ‘Tosh.0,’ and ‘Younger.’ Also, co-host of the podcast BASIC! - When Cable Was Cool.
46 min
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Ep. 47: Josh Kennedy (The Black Moods)
ABOUT JOSH KENNEDY: Vocalist and guitarist Josh Kennedy of rock band The Black Moods. In the past 10 years the band has released 4 stellar straight forward rock albums including 2020's Sunshine and 2022's Into the Night. The Black Moods were born in the Arizona desert and reared on stages across North America, the band delivers a fresh, fiery update of a timeless sound.
47 min
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Ep. 46: Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett and The Blackhear...
ABOUT RICKY BYRD: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, guitarist /singer- songwriter Ricky Byrd (inducted in 2015 with Joan Jett and The Blackhearts), has had a career in music spanning over 40 years. Although best known for his time spent with The Blackhearts, Byrd has also recorded and played with Roger Daltrey, and toured with Ian Hunter and Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes respectively. He has also been blessed to have had the chance to, at one time or another, share the stage with music royalty including Paul McCartney, Ringo, Alice Cooper, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt, Joe Walsh, Mavis Staples, Dion, Brian Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Jimmy Page, Graham Nash, and Elvis Costello…to name just a few.
55 min
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Ep. 45: Kenney Jones (Small Faces, Faces, The Who)
ABOUT KENNY JONES: As the drummer with The Small Faces, Faces, The Who and The Law, Kenney Jones has been at the heart of some of the biggest bands ever to have come out of the UK. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee is the beat behind some of rock's most popular radio hits of the past 50 years including "Stay With Me" "Oh La La" "Itchycoo Park" "Cindy Incidentally" "You Better You Bet" "Another Tricky Day" "Eminence Front" and more alongside Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott, Ronnie Wood, Roger Daltrey, Pete Townsend and Paul Rogers among others.
49 min
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Ep. 44: Robin Wilson (Gin Blossoms)
ABOUT ROBIN WILSON: Robin Wilson is the lead singer and also plays guitar for the Gin Blossoms. One of the 90's greatest hit making bands whose breakthrough album New Miserable Experience was released 30 years ago. He is the voice on many of the band's biggest hits and also songwriter on songs such as "Allison Road" & "Highwire" among others. Wilson has also been a part of the Gas Giants, Longshadows and stepped in with the Smithereens as well in recent years. Gin Blossoms endearing melodic songs have stood the test of time both on air and live.
47 min
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Ep. 43: Hugh Syme (designer, musician, album co...
ABOUT HUGH SYME: Hugh Syme is a 5-time Canadian Juno Award-winning graphic artist and member of the Premier Artists Collection. He now makes his home in Indiana. Hugh is best known for his amazing artwork and cover concepts for world famous musicians and bands including Rush, Dream Theater, Celine Dion, Kiss, The Allman Brothers Band, Styx, Graham Nash, Aerosmith, Earth Wind & Fire, Whitesnake, The Band, Tesla, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Coverdale/Page and many more. He has also been commissioned for work in the corporate world by the likes of Facebook, Coca-Cola, Disney, Verizon Wireless and many major pharmaceutical companies. Hugh is also a musician and can be heard playing keyboards on 5 albums by the Ian Thomas Band, on 2 albums by Tiles and on 4 of Rush’s studio albums; including the legendary synthesizer intro to “2112: Overture”.
62 min
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Ep. 42: Doug Henthorn (Healing Sixes & more) - ...
ABOUT DOUG HENTHORN: Veteran Blues Rock Musician and fellow Hoosier Doug Henthorn released his third solo album "Three" Doug has been honored to share his voice and/or guitar skills with notables over his career both on albums and live on stage with artists such as Joe Bonamassa, John Hiatt, Jason Bonham, and Beth Hart among others. Doug has also been in several notable bands over the years including POD and Healing Sixes and produced many artists as well in his personal studio. He continues to perform and record all over the US and abroad while maintaining his residence in central Indiana.
50 min
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Ep. 41: Rodney Crowell - Music Buzzz Podcast
ABOUT RODNEY CROWELL: With more than 40 years of American roots music under his belt, Texas native RODNEY CROWELL is a two-time GRAMMY Award winner who has written fifteen #1 hits with five Number One hits of his own and a legacy of songwriting excellence which has made him an icon among giants. With strong roots in country music, Crowell has written chart-topping hits for the likes of Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Keith Urban and has also penned songs for Bob Seger, Etta James, the Grateful Dead, John Denver, Jimmy Buffett and others. A member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, acclaimed author, and recipient of ASCAP’s Founder’s Award. ABOUT THE PODCAST:  Candid discussions with and about those behind the scenes in the music business including industry veterans representing the segments of: Musician, Design & Live. ABOUT THE HOSTS: All three Music Buzzz Podcast hosts (Dane Clark, Hugh Syme and Andy Wilson) have spent their careers working with the biggest names in entertainment and have been, and still are, a fly on the wall.
42 min
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Ep. 40: Simon Kirke (Bad Company, Free) - Music...
ABOUT SIMON KIRKE: Legendary English rock drummer Simon Kirke is most known for his work with both Free and Bad Company. He has been the only continuous member of Bad Company since the band's inception and they have sold 40 million albums worldwide. Simon has played on some of the biggest rock radio songs of all time ranging from "All Right Now" to "Feel Like Makin' Love" to "Can't Get Enough" and many more. Though best known for his powerful backbeat drumming he is also a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. He co-wrote the song "Bad Company" as well as most of the songs on his solo albums. Though his main commitment is with Bad Company he has also done three tours with Ringo Starr's All Starr Band, performs his own solo shows and has recorded with many others throughout his illustrious career.  ABOUT THE PODCAST:  Candid discussions with and about those behind the scenes in the music business including industry veterans representing the segments of: Musician, Design & Live ABOUT THE HOSTS: All three Music Buzzz Podcast hosts (Dane Clark, Hugh Syme and Andy Wilson) have spent their careers working with the biggest names in entertainment and have been, and still are, a fly on the wall.
50 min
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Ep. 39: Marshall Crenshaw - Music Buzzz Podcast
ABOUT MARSHALL CRENSHAW: Veteran rock ’n’ roll tunesmith Marshall Crenshaw's beloved body of work encompasses ten studio albums as well as a variety of EPs, compilations and live discs. Marshall got his first break in 1978, playing John Lennon in the musical Beatlemania. His songs such as "Someday, Someway", "Cynical Girl" and "Whenever You're On Mind" and the co-write "Til I Hear It From You" by Gin Blossoms are timeless. He has also appeared in motion pictures; portrayed Buddy Holly in the 1987 film La Bamba and has had his songs covered by the likes of Bette Midler, Robert Gordon and Ronnie Spector. He also regained ownership of the five acclaimed albums he released on Razor & Tie and has been working with The Smithereens. ABOUT THE PODCAST:  Candid discussions with and about those behind the scenes in the music business including industry veterans representing the segments of: Musician, Design & Live ABOUT THE HOSTS: All three Music Buzzz Podcast hosts (Dane Clark, Hugh Syme and Andy Wilson) have spent their careers working with the biggest names in entertainment and have been, and still are, a fly on the wall. Part of Pantheon Podcasts
47 min
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Ep. 38: Kristian Bush (Billy Pilgrim & more) - ...
ABOUT KRISTIAN BUSH: Kristian Bush is a GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. Three times he’s conjured his musical dreams into reality – once with his folk rock duo Billy Pilgrim, once with his country duo Sugarland - who have sold over 22 million albums worldwide, and most recently as a solo artist. ABOUT THE PODCAST:  Candid discussions with and about those behind the scenes in the music business including industry veterans representing the segments of: Musician, Design & Live ABOUT THE HOSTS: All three Music Buzzz Podcast hosts (Dane Clark, Hugh Syme and Andy Wilson) have spent their careers working with the biggest names in entertainment and have been, and still are, a fly on the wall.
54 min