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Greg chats with Joe Kurland, the guitarist from local MA power metal group Armory. They discuss the band’s origins, the development of their sound and production methods, and a lot about favorite video game music!

 

Songs Played:

 

  1. Eternal Mind - Armory - Empyrean Realms
  2. Horologium - Armory - Empyrean Realms
  3. Reflection Divine - Armory - Empyrean Realms

 

This is a Ret Con Recordings production.

 

Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi

 

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Direct download: Episode_32.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:13pm EDT
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Greg sat down with Ryan Adams of CT sleaze-rockers Nightbitch after a matinee afternoon gig in New Haven, CT. He forgot to change the batteries but was able to get 30 mins with Ryan to discuss the origin of the sleaze, the CT metal scene from the late 90’s, being a college radio metal DJ, and all sorts of other other stuff!

 

Songs Played:

 

  1. Caged Heat - NightBitch - NightBitch
  2. Chainmaker - NightBitch - Chainmaker

 

nightbitch.bandcamp.com

 

This is a Ret Con Recordings production.

 

Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi

 

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Direct download: Episode_31.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45pm EDT
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Happy 1 year anniversary to The Color of Air! Greg comes back after a hiatus with a special episode. He sits down with his Concilium bandmates Paris and Chris in this special crossover event with their own amazing podcast called The Terrible Book Club! In this episode they decide to form the Terrible Album Club and the subject of their discussion is Styx’s 1983 album Kilroy Was Here.

 

Songs Played:

 

  1. Wishing - Yearn - Yearn
  2. Always On - Yearn - Yearn

 

yearn.bandcamp.com

 

This is a Ret Con Recordings production.

 

Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi

 

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Direct download: Episode_30.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT
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Greg sits down with Mike McKenzie of The Red Chord to discuss various topics including embarrassing moments meeting your idols, Mike’s detailed knowledge of Christian metal bands, and oh yeah Mike’s prolific music career with The Red Chord, Stomach Earth, Unraveller, Nightkin, and a bunch more!

 

Songs Played:

 

  1. Hymns And Crippled Anthems - The Red Chord - Fed Through The Teeth Machine
  2. We Ride At Daybreak - Unraveller - Kinship Synthesis
  3. Haunted By The Living - Stomach Earth - Stomach Earth

 

This is a Ret Con Recordings production.

 

Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi

 

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Direct download: Episode29.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:59pm EDT
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This week, Greg sits down with Boston songwriter, comedian, filmmaker, all around creative type Rob Potylo to talk about his journey over the last 15 years encompassing various things such as his first notoriety as his comic alter ego Robbie Roadsteamer, his stint on WBCN and subsequent firing, his solo career as Rob Potylo, his hit YouTube show Quiet Desperation, and his current living and creative situation taking residence at the EMF rehearsal building in Cambridge, MA.

 

Songs Played:

 

  1. Drawing Up Circles - Rob Potylo - Something Happened At Horse Lake
  2. Worried All The Time - Rob Potylo - Worried All The Time
  3. Harvard Ave. - Rob Potylo - Something Happened At Horse Lake

 

This is a Ret Con Recordings production.

 

Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi

 

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Direct download: Episode28.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:12pm EDT
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Greg speaks with Einar Solberg, the lead singer and keyboardist of Leprous, to discuss the creative process behind their brilliant new album The Congregation, his evolution as a singer, and Leprous’s touring plans for the year

 

Songs Played:

 

  1. The Price - Leprous - The Congregation
  2. The Cloak - Leprous - Coal

 

This is a Ret Con Recordings production.

 

Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi

 

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Direct download: Episode27.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:16pm EDT
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Today Greg interviews Nathanael Larochette the guitarist/composer of the band Musk Ox as well as guitarist of the band The Night Watch. We discuss Nathanael's musical journey towards developing his technique and creating his style as well as discussing the origins of The Night Watch and his collaborations with Woods Of Ypres and Agalloch.

 

Songs Played:

 

  1. The Face Of Patience - Musk Ox - Der Wanderer uber dem Nebelmeer
  2. The Great Escape - The Night Watch - The Night Watch
  3. Part 3 - Arcanum - Musk Ox - Woodfall

 

This is a Ret Con Recordings production.

 

Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi

 

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Direct download: Episode26.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:18pm EDT
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Greg’s guest this week is guitarist/vocalist/songwriter/producer John Mitchell (Arena, It Bites, Frost*, Kino) to discuss his most recent project called Lonely Robot. He discusses how the project came together as well as talking about his roots as an engineer and his love of boats and Jaguars. 

 

Songs Played:

 

  1. Oubliette - Lonely Robot - Please Come Home
  2. Lonely Robot - Lonely Robot - Please Come Home

 

This is a Ret Con Recordings production.

 

Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi

 

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Direct download: Episode_25.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:55pm EDT
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On this week’s episode, Greg talks with Arjen Anthony Lucassen the mastermind behind Ayreon, Star One, and many others to discuss his latest project The Gentle Storm which is a collaboration with Anneke Van Giersbergen. Greg also talks to him about the initial years of trying to get Ayreon going, his work methods, and gear! Special thanks to Jon and Jeff at InsideOut America for their help arranging the interview and the permission to share some of the new music with The Color Of Air listeners!

 

Songs Played:

 

  1. Cape Of Storms (Gentle) - The Gentle Storm - The Diary
  2. Cape Of Storms (Storm) - The Gentle Storm - The Diary

 

This is a Ret Con Recordings production.

 

Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi

 

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Direct download: Episode24.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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On this week’s episode, Greg talks with Jeff Wagner author of the recently published Peter Steele biography Soul On Fire as well as Mean Deviation which goes through the history of progressive metal. They discuss his books, Peter Steele, Jeff’s definition of “progressive” versus “Prog” and all sorts of other great musical discussions. 

 

Songs Played:

 

  1. Journey Through Snow-Covered Pines - Greg 

 

This is a Ret Con Recordings production.

 

Color Of Air Feem Tune written and performed by Greg Massi

 

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Direct download: Episode23.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT
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