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The JamBase Podcast: Robert Walter

The JamBase Podcast: Robert Walter

Hear the keyboardist go over existence on the street with Roger Waters, The Greyboy Allstars’ ‘A City Named Earth’ reissue and far more.

By Team JamBase Oct 6, 2022 12:00 pm PDT

Episode 144 of The JamBase Podcast, a associate of the Osiris Media Community, functions the return of Robert Walter. The keyboardist spoke with JamBase’s Scott Bernstein about touring with Roger Waters, The Greyboy Allstars‘ a short while ago reissued A City Known as Earth album and extra.

Robert Walter is at this time on the street as a member of Roger Waters’ band. He caught up with Bernstein past week by way of video clip chat from his household in California all through an off day from the This Is Not A Drill Tour. The keyboardist, who previously comprehensive his Musical Mentors in a 2018 episode of The JamBase Podcast, recalled how he got the gig with the Pink Floyd co-founder. Robert then talked about the grand generation of Roger Waters’ tour, playing huge arenas for the to start with time, hoping to produce a ideal overall performance every night and all the rehearsal that went into the trek. Walter also talked about how exacting Roger Waters is as a manager and why Robert appreciates the interest to element.

A further subject hit on was Better Feathers, a collection of recordings Walter wrote and recorded in the course of the canine days of the pandemic. Robert discussed how he required the creative outlet though stuck at home and recruited a range of his musical close friends to collaborate remotely on the 12 tracks. Much better Feathers was released previous yr through Royal Potato Family as a series of electronic 45s. The keyboardist reviewed how he picked the collaborators and why he put out the tracks as electronic singles.

Robert went on to focus on The Greyboy Allstars who will kick off a celebration of their 30th anniversary with an impending New Year’s Operate in their hometown of San Diego. GBA just lately reissued their lengthy out-of-print 1997 album A Town Termed Earth on both of those vinyl and electronic formats for the 1st time. Walter discussed how he and bandmates multi-instrumentalist Karl Denson, guitarist Elgin Park, drummer Aaron Redfield and bassist Chris Stillwell actually uncovered their unique audio and own musical voice in between releasing their debut album, West Coast Boogaloo, and moving into the studio to document A City Known as Earth. They figured out what they needed to be and underwent a huge evolution in time for their sophomore LP. Robert spoke about his favored monitor on the album, the purpose he performed in the reissue and how a lot The Greyboy Allstars indicate to him individually to conclude the job interview.

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