SMI (Seattle Music Insider) Radio

SMI Radio is a weekly audio magazine that takes you inside of the local music scene here in Seattle and the Northwest. We feature great music from some of the finest local, regional, national and global music artists as well as interesting conversation with them. We cover a variety of bands and musical genres. SMI Radio invites you to follow us as we take you inside of the local music scene here in Seattle and the Northwest. We will cover a variety of bands and musical genres. We will take you where you may have never or may not have time to go. We will evangelize some of the great work from some of the finest local, regional, national and global music artists. SMI Radio is about our musical community as well as the passion and love for music that lives inside all of us. Moreover, we believe that music has the power to bring people of all races, creeds, colors and genders together through the common language of rhythm, chords and notes...

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h0m. Bisher sind 107 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

SMI Radio Ep.114 (The BGP)

The BGP is a Northwest outfit that doesn’t sound like they are from The Northwest. Their sound flows through cities like New Orleans, Memphis, Atlanta, NY or Philly; it is definitely not the Puget Sound, if you dig. One could say that this group of friends and accomplished musicians plays a very sophisticated yet accessible brand of soul pop and rock. The truth is The BGP defies categorization. Oh sure you hear the influences but the boys have their own thing goin’ on and have for several years...


 2016-01-24  1h1m

SMI Radio Ep.114 (Lemolo)

Lemolo’s last effort, The Kaleidoscope, released in 2013, was a critical success and one of our favorite releases of the year. The follow up, Red Right Return has been highly anticipated by fans and press alike. I have heard the new disc, and it is a brilliant collection of highly addictive, progressive, dream-pop ditties. After a few listens, it is obvious that Meagan Grandall has grown as a songwriter, arranger and musician...


 2015-11-04  1h1m

SMI Radio Ep.113 (Vaudeville Etiquette - Chinook Fest)

On this Episode, SMI Radio’s Greg Roth invites Vaudeville Etiquette into Critical Sun Radio Studio for a chat and an in-studio performance, including an unreleased song from their forthcoming release. Greg talks to the band about their history, their sound and their upcoming performances at Chinook Fest. Vaudeville Etiquette will be performing on the main stage on Saturday, July 11 at 3:15. Also on this week’s show, we feature tracks from Chinook Fest artists, X-Ambassadors and Allen Stone.


 2015-07-10  1h1m

SMI Radio Ep.112 (Naked Giants / Marco Collins

On this week's episode of SMI Radio, Naked Giants visit the Critical Sun Radio Studio to chat with host Greg Roth and perform live in studio. The boys will be performing live at Timber! Outdoor Music Festival taking place in Carnation, Washington July 16 - 18. Naked Giants will be taking the main stage at 4:40 on Saturday (6/17)...


 2015-07-08  1h1m

SMI Radio Ep.111 (Catherine Feeny & Chris Johnedis / Carrie & Kristen Watt - Seattle Living Room Shows)

On this week's episode of SMI Radio, Greg Roth takes you back inside Critical Sun Radio Studio for another live session with the brilliant Catherine Feeny and Chris Johnedis. Feeny and Johnedis create a big, etherial and eclectic sound with their unique arrangements and tones. Fenny talks about the challenges and joys of being a recording artist and shares her experience of participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement which began in September 2011 in Zuccotti Park...


 2015-06-25  1h1m

SmI Radio Ep.110 (Super Jam / Stephen Graham & Ryan Crowther - Everett Music Initiative)

SMI Radio's Greg Roth sits down for an interview and live in-studio performance with Seattle Supergroup, Super Jam at Critical Sun Radio studio. Roth talks to the band and their promoter Steven Roseta about the project and their upcoming show which took place at Seattle's Triple Door on Saturday, May 23 The band performs music from UK music legends, Squeeze and Elvis Costello


 2015-06-19  1h1m

SMI Radio Ep.109 (Cody Beebe / Austin Jenckes)

Chinook Fest kicks it's fourth year but unlike previous years, Chinook Fest brings music fans double the fun on both sides of the Snoqualmie pass. Chinook Fest at the summit will feature Allen Stone headlining the main stage along with X Ambassadors, Barcelona, Vicci Martinez, Austin Jenckes, The Maldives, Northwest supergroup, Rust on The Rails, Tess Henley and a lot more. Check out the complete lineup by going to


 2015-05-14  1h0m

SMI Radio Ep.108 (Eldridge Gravy / Zarni)

On this week's episode of SMI Radio, host Greg Roth sits down with long time friend of the show and soul singer Eldridge Gravy from Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme. Roth debut's the band's brand new single, "Hey Big Freak" and talks to Eldridge about the band's plans for 2015 and their new record which will drop later in this year...


 2015-04-30  1h0m

SMI Radio Ep.107 (Allen Stone / Maiah Manser)

In the first half of this week's episode SMI Radio's Greg Roth has an exclusive backstage interview at Seattle's Triple door on night one of his 5 night series, Allen Stone: Evolution of an Artist. Roth and Allen talk about how his life has changed in the last 3 years and his forthcoming May, Capitol Records release, Radius. In the second half of the show Roth interviews Seattle artist Maiah Manser. Mariah opened for Stone earlier in the evening at The Triple Door


 2015-04-23  1h0m

SMI Radio Ep.106 (Sarah Gerritsen / Darrell Fortune - NWCZ Radio)

On the most recent episode of SMI Radio I catch up with NWCZ Radio founder, Darrell Fortune and host of his new show True Fidelity which can be heard every Thursday night from 6:00 - 8:00pm PST. In the second half of the show we treat you to a wonderful in-studio performance and conversation with a very talented Northwest singer/songwriter, Sarah Gerritsen, recorded at Critical Sun Radio.


 2014-10-31  1h0m