Trop Rock 101
Episode #19 - Chris Hillier

Episode #19 - Chris Hillier

January 7, 2021

Welcome to Episode #19 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This Episode features Chris Hillier from The Detentions. Listen in as we discuss the early days of The Detentions, touring, his love of Heavy Metal, and more! 

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Special Edition #3 - Introducing Floating Collective

Special Edition #3 - Introducing Floating Collective

December 14, 2020

On October 23 Mailboat Records released "On The Run," the debut single from Floating Collective. Floating Collective is a new Laurel Canyon inspired act that includes our friend Brendan Mayer along with Mick Utley and Erin McAnally. We caught up with Brendan a few weeks later to discuss the project. Enjoy our full conversation, shared here as a Special Edition of Trop Rock 101. 

Episode #018 - J.D. Spradlin

Episode #018 - J.D. Spradlin

December 3, 2020

Welcome to Episode #18 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This Episode features J.D. Spradlin of Radio Margaritaville. Listen in as we discuss J.D.'s radio adventures, working with the Coral Reefer Band, the history of Radio Margaritaville, and much more. 

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Episode #017 - Dennis McCaughey

Episode #017 - Dennis McCaughey

October 12, 2020

Welcome to Episode #17 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This episode features a conversation with Singer/Songwriter Dennis McCaughey of Tropical Soul.  Listen in as we discuss the history of Tropical Soul, Trop Rock in Northeast Part of the USA, his new album "Best Day Ever," and more! 

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Episode #16 - Kristen McFadden

Episode #16 - Kristen McFadden

October 1, 2020

Welcome to Episode #16 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This episode features a conversation with Kristen McFadden of the Chicago Parrot Head Club. Listen in as Kristen talks about starting the Trop Rock Strong movement, Summer Chill, The Kiddie Pool, and much more! 

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Episode #15 - Mark Friedman

Episode #15 - Mark Friedman

September 24, 2020

Welcome to Episode #15 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This episode features a conversation with Mark Friedman of the Trop Rock Music Association. Listen in as Mark talks about his work with the TRMA, organizing the Gulf Coast Highway Tour featuring Jim Morris and Sunny Jim, running the first Trop Rock online store, and more! 

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Episode #14 - Rob Hill

Episode #14 - Rob Hill

September 17, 2020

Welcome to Episode #14 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This episode features a conversation with Singer/Songwriter Rob Hill. Listen in as Rob talks about his work with Brittany Kingery, growing the female voice in Trop Rock, Music Videos, and much more!

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Special Edition #2 - New Music From Dennis McCaughey

Special Edition #2 - New Music From Dennis McCaughey

September 13, 2020

Thanks for tuning into this special edition of Trop Rock 101. Today we are sharing new music from our good friend Dennis McCaughey. Listen in as Dennis gives us a quick overview of his new album, Best Day Ever, and enjoy the albums lead single "Somewhere South of I Don't Care." 

Episode #13 - Bart Mason

Episode #13 - Bart Mason

September 10, 2020

Welcome to Episode #13 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This episode features a conversation with Bart Mason, president of the Isle of Iowa Parrot Head Club and the Architect of the Island Fever Showcase. Listen in as Bart discusses his experiences in the Parrot Head World, discovering Trop Rock music, working with the Surf Ballroom, and much more!

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Episode #012 - Brent Burns

Episode #012 - Brent Burns

September 3, 2020

Welcome to Episode #12 of the Trop Rock 101 Podcast. This episode features a conversation with the "Grandfather" of Trop Rock, singer/songwriter Brent Burns. Brent is the 2011 TRMA Entertainer of the Year and a foundational member of the Trop Rock Genre. Listen in as Brent talks about his adopted hometown of Gulf Shores AL, working in Nashville, building relationships with his fellow artists, and more! 

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