This podcast is dedicated to Jim Pinkston as his son, James, and former employees and musicians David Knorr (of David Knorr's School of Music) and Ryan Ybos (Ryan's Guitar Repair) sit down to discuss old times at Pinkston's Music Store and their own current projects. Subscribe and listen to Coastal Noise on Youtube, iTunes, and Google Play. Please comment and share. Hosted by Stefan Lawson. 7/8/18
Eddie Dixon (@gedixonphotography) plays songs from his latest album Coinstar and talks about life. Click the link to hear the full album on Eddie's Bandcamp page. Hosted by Stefan Lawson. 5/?/18
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Jeff Pilson of Foreigner comes to the Coastal Noise Podcast to talk about the origins of Foreigner, Playing with Jason Bonham, Recording and Performing in "Rockstar" with Mark Walberg and Jennifer Aniston, Pilson's Metal Roots-Going from bands like Dokken and Dio to Foreigner, Interests outside of music, Foreigner's Recent Activities and how they keep the spark alive, Musicians to Meet: Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Beethoven, John Lennon, Keith Richards, Ron Wood, and the Most Memorable Moments with Foreigner. Hosted by Stefan Lawson. Recorded 4/20/18 at the Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi, MS.
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On this episode of Coastal Noise, Jared Seymour of the Brown Water Banter podcast and Anthony Lizana sit down to talk about The Wayward Kraken, Nerd Culture, Movies, Terrible Driving Habits & Left-Lane Campers, Hemp Cars, The Evolution of Fuel, Cryptocurrencies, Coastal Noise with Jim Pinkston, Stefan on Writing/India, Jacque Fresco/Technology Advancement in Society, Jordan Peterson and Dale Carnegie on Rational Debating and Patterns of Thought, Joe Rogan in New Orleans. Hosted by Stefan Lawson. 3/16/18
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In this minicast, Stefan talks about his latest activities including:
*WORKING OUT DURING THE WINTER
-Kettle Bells, Hindu Squats, Cardio Movements, Yoga and Static Poses, Jefferson Curls
*INVESTING particularly in the area of PROPERTY:
-Audio books, Youtube Videos, Podcasts
-Brawl In Cell Block 99
-Blade Runner 2049
Songs by Peter Tosh, Pink Flyod, Father John Misty, Paw Paw's Medicine Cabinet (sorry for the in show name error!), Abe Partridge (hear about his Feb 3. album release show), Jimmy Jones, Royal Blood
-JRE Mel Gibson & Dr. Neil Riordan
*OTHER NEWS & NOTES
-VERMONT becomes first state to legalize RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA through legislation instead of voter initiative.
-Scientists in china CLONE the first monkey, suggesting it may be possible to do similar work with humans
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Abe Partridge comes to Coastal Noise to perform three new songs, to talk about his new album Cotton Fields & Blood For Days under his new label, artists to watch for, where inspiration originates, road life, and much more. Lots of mentions to great artists in this episode. Listen by subscribing to iTunes, Google Play, or Coastal Noise Youtube to receive all future episodes as they are released. Hosted by Stefan Lawson. 9/27/17
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Coastal Noise Podcast #65-Jim Pinkston (of Pinkston's Music)
Jim Pinkston was the owner of Pinkston's Music and served the Gulf Coast for 27 years. He is a Memphis raised musician and was doing pro level gigs by his early teens. After years of travelling the USA as a professional bassplayer and frontman, he settled in Gulfport where he opened up one of the most successful music businesses in the area for almost 30 years. Having just closed his shop, Jim now comes to the Coastal Noise podcast to discuss his experiences in the music industry and to provide insight on philosophies in principles to be successful in business.
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Show notes include:
-Growing up a Memphis musician and why it is an ideal location for business
in the US
-The Heartbreak Hotel and moving to the Mississippi Gulf Coast
-Early lessons in business
-The MS Gulf Coast is just West Florida
-"The internet will destroy this economy" - How the online market is
changing the game
-Jim's future business ventures in a semi-retired state
-Refusing to sell sub-par merchandise in your business
-Exploding equipment on stage
-Universal principals (regardless of your industry)
-Advice for managing people
-"Experience is everything" - Why getting out into the field can be more
beneficial than formal schooling
-"I never talk about my competition...but I never get tired of hearing my
customers talk about my competition"
-Weeding out problem customers to establish ideal clientele
-Statistics on small business failures and knowing when to strategically
exit a business venture
-Full Sail University and liberal arts degrees
-Taylor Swift and calling the shots on contracts
-Les Paul and the invention of Stereo
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Hosted by Stefan Lawson. 6/20/17
CNP #58-Royal and Toulouse
Royal and Toulouse are a rock band currently touring the southern region of the US. Their 2009 debut release, Skull Orchard, garnered worldwide airplay on radio stations in the US, UK, New Zealand, Japan, and France. The 2011 followup record, Southern Circus, won the group rave reviews and higher profile shows with the likes of Dax Riggs, The Weeks, Lee Bains & the Glory Fires, The Dexateens, Ralph “Soul” Jackson, The Fiddleworms and more. They've had a recent feature in the “On the Rise” section of Relix magazine and played the 2015 Chicago Blues Festival, headlined by Buddy Guy. There latest album "Shake That Reputation" can be heard here. Hosted by Stefan Lawson. 8/26/16
CNP #57-Abraham Partridge & TJ Scruggs of The Psychedelic Peacocks
Frontman and solo artists Abraham Partridge of Mobile, Alabama and drummer TJ Scruggs sit down to talk about their upcoming show at the Listening Room and Abe's involvement with The Blues Tavern competition this weekend. We talk recent gigs, Abe's one man shows, bands that rock, and music in general. 8/10/16.
Hosted by Stefan Lawson.
CNP #53-Wes Lee (Live @ The Shed in Ocean Springs)
Recorded live at The Shed Barbeque and Blues Joint with traditional blues guitarist Wes Lee on Friday the 13th for this "Bad Luck Blues" event. In this episode, we discuss the roots of blues music and Wes shares some of his personal experiences from his career as a blues musician. Afterwards, we performed a side by side set, playing a mix of oldies and original tunes. Hosted by Stefan Lawson. 11/13/15
*Photography by Stephen Anderson
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