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The JamBase Podcast: Widespread Panic’s John Bell

The JamBase Podcast: Widespread Panic’s John Bell

Hear an job interview about the band’s not too long ago introduced demos assortment, ‘Miss Kitty’s Lounge,’ and extra.

By Group JamBase Might 26, 2022 11:51 am PDT

Episode 127 of The JamBase Podcast, a companion of the Osiris Media Network, options an interview with Prevalent Worry guitarist John Bell. JamBase’s Scott Bernstein a short while ago spoke with Bell about the band’s a short while ago unveiled demos collection, Miss Kitty’s Lounge, and extra.

Bell chatted with Bernstein from his household in North Carolina final 7 days by using a online video chat. JB talked about how the band place its emphasis on finding Pass up Kitty’s Lounge all set for release after the pandemic started off. The 14-tune selection of demos was recorded in 1990 at producer John Keane’s studio in Athens, Georgia by the Popular Panic lineup, which at the time consisted of Bell, Dave Colleges, Mikey Houser, Todd Nance and Domingo “Sunny” Ortiz. &#13

Bell explained that the goal of the original classes was to make a good quality demo to shop to labels who ended up intrigued in signing the band. JB spoke about his practical experience listening to the recordings 30 yrs afterwards and how the group solid a partnership with Keane and his uncanny capability to combine professionalism with a sense of humor.

Miss Kitty’s Lounge was recorded typically are living as Bell discussed. The Athens indigenous also spoke about why Common Stress originals are credited to the full band. When most of the tracks on Overlook Kitty’s Lounge have remained staples of the WSP repertoire, JB went on to discuss why reside performances of “L.A.” or “Liza’s Apartment” have been unusual in current years. The demos finally led to Prevalent Worry signing with Capricorn Records. Bell recalled their time on the famous label. Also, JB talked about collaborating with saxophonist Randall Bramblett and Phish keyboardist Website page McConnell for the demos showcased on Miss out on Kitty’s Lounge.

2022 marks 20 years given that the demise of Prevalent Stress lead guitarist and namesake Michael Houser. Bell appeared again at the final decision the band designed to transfer forward in the wake of Mikey’s loss of life. Other topics reviewed had been the cover art for Pass up Kitty’s Lounge produced by Houser’s spouse, the opportunity for a new Widespread Stress studio album, the group’s forthcoming August operate in Atlanta and the enthusiasm brought to the band by drummer Duane Trucks.

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