The Rapidian

Indie Music Podcast

WMI hits the 5iviet CD listening party

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 07-26-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Hip-hop artist Rick Chyme and the 5iveit family invited us to hang out at the fabulous CD listening party for their latest project 5iveit at The Mexicains Sans Frontieres Gallery (the beautiful home/studio of Hugo Claudin). We met many of the...

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Electronic pop duo AOK breaks down "Tracks" for WMI

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 06-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Electronic pop duo AOK’s Kyle Sullivan and Angela B. met up with WMI editor James Quatrine, hip-hop artist Rick Chyme, and contributor Chris Kleinman at Pub 43 in Grand Rapids. We talked about their new EP "Tracks," their song...

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WMI pushes it past potential with Rick Chyme

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 06-06-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, Hip hop artist Rick Chyme and keyboardist Ryan K. Wilson crushed it at The Meanwhile with WMI editor James Quatrine. We talked about their new project "5iveit," their former incarnation The Southpaw Players, and the whole...

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WMI gets Thick As Thieves with The Northern Skies

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 04-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, Romance for Ransom lead singer, Melissa Dylan, and I caught up with Eric Engblade, the lead singer/songwriter of The Northern Skies, at Billy’s in Eastown. He talked about his recent trip to Ireland, The Northern Skies’...

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WMI sits down with the awesome Kate Nash

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 03-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, The Crane Wives singers/guitarists, Emilee Petersmark and Kate Pillsbury, and I had the chance to sit down at Stella’s Lounge with Kate Nash before her show at The Pyramid Scheme on March 17.   She talked about her new...

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WMI kicks it at the Pickwick with Eric Kehoe

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 02-18-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, WMI editor James Quatrine and contributor Scott Rider met up at the Pickwick Tavern with singer/songwriter Eric Kehoe. We talk about his self-titled debut solo CD, his time in the Peace Corps, and hockey.   Podcast includes...

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West Michigan Indie goes country with Kris Hitchcock

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 02-05-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, contributor Christine Gribble and I hung out with country music artist and songwriter Kris Hitchcock of the band Kris Hitchcock and Small Town Son at The Back Forty Saloon in downtown Grand Rapids.   We talked about his new CD...

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West Michigan Indie self deports with The Legal Immigrants

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 01-09-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, editor James Quatrine hung out at The Hub’s Inn on the west side of Grand Rapids with The Legal Immigrants‘ Joe Bockheim, Ian Dodge, Jeff Armstrong and Tony Lubenow. We talked about their new CD ‘The Legal...

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West Michigan Indie harmonizes With Brena

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 12-31-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

In episode 25 of the WMI podcast, contributor Magda Przekadzinska and I met Brena’s Steffan and Sean Copenhaver at the Grand Woods Lounge.  We talked about their last CD “This Is The Sound,” their tour bus and World Of...

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West Michigan Indie Gets Down With King Crabapple

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 12-11-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, WMI editor James Quatrine roadied over to the Muxbunkr in beautiful Muskegan, MI to get down with King Crabapple and the the cool kids from Mux Rec. Will Jeannot, Mike Schertenlieb and Mike Olsen talked a little chess, marijuana,...

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