Thursday, March 07, 2013
One of my favorite people that I've met online has been Phil Rossi (G+). I recall trying to listen to an a live streaming interview with him. I don't even know who was doing the interview, but this was pre-smartphone days, and I was trying to catch the stream while trucking through the bowels of Mississippi on my laptop and Sprint CDMA dongle. I was able to catch most of it. At the time, I think that Phil was celebrating the end of his book Crescent. (Amazon, and Podiobook) versions.
I'm not sure how or when Phil and I connected, but Twitter comes to mind, but needless to say we conversed. Out of those conversations he also wrote a chapter in his Notes From the Vault Episode 15 (Audio) about a truck driver that get's stranded. Phil asked me for some input to help him out on it, and I did. He gave me a little nod with that, and I'm forever flattered.
Well, now, it's time for me to give a little nod to him, and his band, Ditched by Kate. I'm not sure how Phil is able to have any kind of sanity, being a talented as he is, and his mind must be racing with ideas and talent, as he's also a very, VERY accomplished musician.
I for one, will be looking forward his bands release on April 4th. It'll be available in all of the normal places. I'll grab my via Google Play, but that's because I'm more of a Googler then anything else. Please visit their site(s), and listen to and DL some of their soulful music. They've got some weirdly cool tunes, and some good boogie woogie butt bumping tunes. Each track that I was able to listen to on their site sounded fresh, and well done.
Phil, and the rest of the Gang. Well done. Well done.