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CKMS Community Connections for 10 August 2020 with Radio Free Universe and Jean-Paul De Roover

Today’s episodes features Love and Loss. Bob Jonkman talks with George Panagopoulos from Radio Free Universe about their album Love, and with Jean-Paul De Roover about his album Loss.

Show Notes

Radio Free Universe - five band members standing and sitting on stairs
Radio Free Universe: George Panagopoulos, Steve Pelletier, Adan Neumann, Aston Norman, Vincent Sciara

George Panagopoulos from Radio Free Universe

Bob and George talk about living in Welland, the music scene in Hamilton, Festival Of Friends, the Radio Free Universe album Love, marketing music, defining success in the Internet age, where the money in music is, making music in the digital age but using analogue equipment in the studio, creating Love as a labour of love, introducing the members of the band, Radio Free Universe means setting music free, the craziness of genres, getting a team with expertise in the radio market, treat your music career like a profession!

The interview starts at 7m56s.

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Jean-Paul De Roover (head & shoulders)
Jean-Paul De Roover

Jean-Paul De Roover

Bob and Jean-Paul talk about his albums Love and Loss, his recording studio Blueprints and recording the album, digital vs. real drums, instrumentation using an old church organ, reminiscent of Eddy Grant and “Electric Avenue”, collaborative vocals, how Covid has altered music production, appreciating technology, live performances in Thunder Bay in diverse venues, touring in Ontario at the start of Covid, touring with a live band, playing intimate venues for Love but larger venues for Loss, and the background of There’s Been An Accident.

The interview starts at 38m28s.

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Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-08-10-episode053.mp3 (54.0 MiBytes, 58m52s, episode 053)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m25s Sleep Will Come Radio Free Universe Radio Free Universe | Free (illustration of an anatomical heart)Love
4m55s All Or Nothing Time
7m56s Bob Jonkman talks with George Panagapoulos of Radio Free Universe
28m25s Love Right Now Radio Free Universe Radio Free Universe | Free (illustration of an anatomical heart)Love
30m09s Wreck Jean-Paul De Roover Loss | Jean Paul de Roover (album cover showing an aerial view of an unmade bed)Loss
33m44s Tepid Trepidation
38m28s Bob Jonkman talks with Jean-Paul De Roover
56m35s There’s Been An Accident Jean-Paul De Roover Loss | Jean Paul de Roover (album cover showing an aerial view of an unmade bed)Loss

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Thursday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 10 August 2020

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