May 09, 2019
The experimental guitarist and music promoter from a rural Louisiana refinery town found a community of like minds in the heyday of college radio. He went on to help establish a thriving improvisational music scene in New Orleans. Rob takes the biggest chance yet as he enters the Ring Room and puts his faith in the Troubled Men. Topics include a damaged pet, a vacation mystery, a recovered phone, college radio, Kidd Jordan, Free Jazz, Alvin Fielder, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Homestead Records, Zeitgeist, festival security, bad dancing, Norco, La., Sonic Youth, No Wave, Gibby Haynes, Kramer, Bong water, Eugene Chadbourne, the German Coast, porn soundtracks, Dr. Demento, Rev. Fred Lane, Tuscaloosa absurdists, the Music Box Village, the Secret, the High Holidays, Passover, favorite plagues, the Process, cults, True Detective, Malevitus, Anxious Sound, and much more. Rate and review Follow and share Intro music:Styler/Coman Night of the Dog: Malevitus ...
September 08, 2022
Her tenure dates back to the earliest days of the Circle Bar. In fact, she likes to say that she came with the building. The former tennis pro and dentist-turned-bartender encountered everyone from Lee Circle winos and touring hipsters to counterculture royalty like Keith Richards and Hunter Thompson. After her time in Austin hanging out with Stevie Ray Vaughn, Bill Hicks, and Sam Kinison and her years as den mother for the circular clubhouse for wayward adults, Caroline is well acquainted with barfly foolishness. It’s just like old times as she joins the Troubled Men. Topics include a hiatus, celebrity spectators, a mayoral recall, Noonie Man, juvenile crime solutions, failing school zones, the Mission District, 2 dominatrices and a priest, Austin in the 1970s, common interests, an Antone’s jam session, Rank & File, a moveable feast, special catering, babysitting Roky Erickson, the Fleur de Lis restaurant, Ben Ellman, a Hank Williams III gig, Kelly Keller, absinthe parties, Jim “the Hound” Marshall, heavy pours, celebrity bartenders, Andre Williams, a close call, Michael Ward’s nighttime circuit, Mike Hurtt, barkeep discretion, and much more. Intro music: "Just Keeps Raining" by Styler/Coman Break Music: "The Analyst" from "Loose Strings" by Carlo Nuccio Outro music: "Sensible Shoes" from "Little Houses in Space" by the Geraniums Support the podcast: Paypal or Venmo Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Shirts here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts or any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podcast Instagram Iguanas Tour Dates René Coman Facebook Caroline Valencia Facebook ...
July 28, 2022
The versatile guitarist with fiddle dynamo Amanda Shaw has had his orchestral compositions performed by symphonies around the country. All this is in addition to his day job as one of the hardest working guys playing Bourbon Street. Tim’s work ethic, forged as a high school track star, serves him well as a musician and tonight as he stays a step ahead of the Troubled Men. Topics include a world on fire, a Taco Bell attack, a prison story, the D.A. on trial, John Hinckley on the loose, “Taxi Driver II,” Hanson live, a stalker returns, Istanbul, redheads, judo practice, Arch Manning, Bethlehem Steel, an elevator escort, a track star, starting late, a realization, a pivot to music, the cusp of greatness, Mike Sklar, Mike Darby, learning songs, a Bowie tribute, being Mick Ronson, the Iguanas at the North Star, Mike Barras, stage acumen, differing perspectives, studying composition, Daron Hagen, a tuba glissando, orchestration, and much more. Intro music: "Just Keeps Raining" by Styler/Coman Break and Outro music: "The Lion Sleeps, "Tesh," and "Biggest Freak In The Room" from "Get On Board" by Tim Robertson Support the podcast: Paypal or Venmo Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Shirts here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts or any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podcast Instagram Iguanas Tour Dates René Coman Facebook Tim Robertson Facebook Tim Robertson Music YouTube ...