Mike Finders (Episode 39; March 28, 2018)

Mike Finders is a prolific songwriter, a great guitarist and singer, and a big thinker. Mike joined Martin to talk about his band “Finders and Youngberg” (also known as FY5) and their new record The Way These Things Go. Along the way they cover teaching,...

Mark Morris (Episode 36; February 1)

Mark Morris wears many hats. He’s a professional skier, a bandleader, a songwriter, a festival promoter, a guitar player and so much more. His band Rapidgrass and his festival Clear Creek Rapidgrass have become mainstays of the Colorado music scene. He tours...

Aaron McCloskey (Episode 35; Jan 12)

Aaron McCloskey is no stranger to Swallow Hill Music. Now a veteran teacher at the school his classes are full of repeat students and lots of fun. Aaron and Martin discuss teaching, performing, building amplifiers, recording and much more in this podcast....

Turkey Creek Mandolins (Episode 34; Nov 1)

Brad Van Loenen builds Turkey Creek Mandolins in his workshop high above Denver in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. His unique designs are becoming synonymous with Colorado acoustic music. You can find information about his mandolins at www.tcmandolin.com.

Natalie Padilla (Episode 33; Sept 25)

Natalie Padilla grew up playing the fiddle in contests all over the USA. Now, a professional musician and teacher, she has a new solo record and is bringing bluegrass to The University of Northern Colorado. We cover all of that and more in this interview.