This Room Sounds Great

The Shockoe Sessions Live Podcast

About the show

A conversation with the musicians who perform on Shockoe Sessions Live, which is live streamed from In Your Ear Studios in Richmond, Va. This Room Sounds Great can also be found on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Tune in to Shockoe Sessions Live every Tuesday at 7:30pm on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Twitch.

Episodes

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    Episode 47: Flight Club

    November 14th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 29 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    The first rule of Flight Club is don't confuse them with the movie of a similar name or the shoe company. Tune in to hear who in the band is the quickest walker, who likes hunting cougar, and why they need a Taco Bell sponsorship!

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    Episode 46: Ant The Symbol

    August 8th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 13 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    He's the glue of creative genius that binds the most talented musicians in Richmond together. Ant The Symbol explores every genre that interests him and his latest album I Know Who I Am is a stunning example of diverse cohesion start to finish!

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    Episode 45: Newlin Music Prize

    March 9th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  39 mins 8 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    Doug Nunally with The Auricular and Newlin Music Prize expands on the highlights of the Newlin Music Prize, talks passionately about the Richmond music scene, and touts the merit of the Space Jam soundtrack!

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    Episode 44: Elizabeth Wise & Her Guys

    August 5th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 6 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    Drawing on deeply personal experiences for her album Reckless Sophistication, and joining Shockoe Records, an artist development experiment for distribution and promotion, Elizabeth is a creative force who is primed for her time to shine!

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    Episode 43: Richmond International Film Festival 2022

    June 2nd, 2022  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 51 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    The 11th Richmond International Film and Music Festival is upon us, and in this special double episode we chat with Stone & Snow and Famoe, two musicians at the heart of the action. They'll share what the music scene is like in their locale, and what they hope to accomplish while in Richmond for the festival!

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    Episode 42: Dumb Waiter

    May 10th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 34 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    Every member of the eclectic band Dumb Waiter has a passion for the exploration of music which makes them incredibly well rounded! They thrive on collaboration, and giving themselves the freedom to evolve, experiment and sometimes, just plain eff up. Tune in to discover local talent they've partnered with, and they've hurt themselves HOW?!

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    Episode 41: The Poe Museum's 100th Anniversary Event

    April 20th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 10 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    It's the collaboration of the Spring! Shockoe Sessions Live and The Poe Museum! We'll not only be celebrating the 100th anniversary of The Poe Museum with music from Chance Fischer and Elizabeth Wise, but we'll also be introducing YET ANOTHER new genre to the Shockoe Sessions Live repertoire, Nordic folk from Classical Revolution RVA and Wolvenwind! Tune in to hear what this collaboration means to the musicians and oddly enough what their guilty pleasure snacks are!

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    Episode 40: Carrie Brockwell

    April 7th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  23 mins 7 secs

    Carrie Brockwell is a star on the rise, recently making it through to Hollywood on American Idol so catch her locally while you still can! She's talented, focused and optimistic, the perfect combination for success!

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    Episode 39: Tiara and Andrew

    April 7th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 13 secs

    Tiara and Andrew are an adorable, hippie husband and wife duo who will stir your soul with their music! With messages about body image, young love and aliens?!, they've sure captured our human hearts in a BIG way!

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    Episode 38: Willie DE

    April 3rd, 2022  |  Season 1  |  23 mins 22 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    Willie De has been writing and performing music his ENTIRE life! He adores the classic singer-songwriters and he's forging his own path to becoming a staple in the rock and blues music scene himself!

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    Episode 37: Will Overman

    March 21st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 9 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    Will Overman has lived a lot of life for his age, and it's made him deeply compassionate and eager to take big chances to fulfill the dream of making a living playing music, and authentically connecting with his audience!

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    Episode 36: Dead Billionaires

    March 4th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 43 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    This chat with Warren from Dead Billionaires explores everything from their work with The River City Songwriters, to the zero degrees of separation everyone in Richmond has with Chip Hale, to mutual aid distribution. They're rebranded and hitting the road, including a stop at SXSW so Spoon, be sure to get in touch when you're in Austin!

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    Episode 34: Sweet Potatoes

    February 27th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  39 mins 24 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    Living up to their moniker, Sweet Potatoes have a reputation for being some of THE KINDEST musicians in Richmond. This quartet delights every crowd they entertain, perpetually extending their warm and friendly vibes with the open invitation for you to "Come Yam With Us"!

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    Episode 35: Chance Fischer

    February 27th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 54 secs
    interview, music, podcast, richmond, virginia

    Chance Fischer is a mad scientist of life, relishing experimentation and thriving among the unknown - trial and error in equal doses.  He’s a rising star in RVA’s burgeoning rap and hip-hop scene, contributing his unique blend of sublime lyrics, funky beats, and, if you’re lucky enough to corner him for a minute, deep and enlightening conversation.

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    Episode 33: Rodney The Soul Singer Stith

    January 28th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 18 secs
    interview, music, richmond, virginia

    Make no mistake, Rodney Stith may play many of Richmond's music venues, but he is VERY proudly from Petersburg! His talent and sincerity are certainly not limited by geography, he is quickly creating loyal fans wherever he performs. Tune in to learn who and what creates his solid foundation, and what household appliance he can't buy enough of!

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    Episode 32: WKNDR

    January 13th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 47 secs
    interview, music, richmond, virginia

    They may shy away from vowels but they're certainly not afraid to write incredible music and connect with their audience! WKNDR is making time for their passion despite having busy lives, and if you're lucky Jim may spin some dank Bambi tunes!