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11Jul/130

Episode 16 – Bianca and the Sympathy Waltz

After another long hiatus, The Band Practice returns with a nice little ditty about growing up too fast. The guys discuss marriage, fatherhood, and time management. Enjoy!

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5Feb/130

Episode 15 – Song for My Folks

The band objectifies female pop stars and resurrects another tune from their college days. Here's to a great start to a new year of Band Practice podcasts!

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7Nov/120

Episode 14 – Beg Your Pardon

A deluxe extended episode complete with bonus alternate version (on its way in a day or two)! The band members share their individual good news, hit you with some great things happening in music right now, rub elbows with celebrities, and come up with two dandy versions of a nice folk tune. This month's song was written by drummer and banjoist extraordinaire, Jake Sappenfield. Enjoy, and keep your ears pealed for our upcoming Christmas tune.

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31Aug/120

Episode 13 – Needle

Music is our anit-drug. This week on the podcast we pay homage to James Taylor and good ol' fashioned Americana. Grab your spoons, jugs and washboards. Also, Mike and Chad get older.

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6Aug/120

Episode 12 – Fast Times

This month the band pays homage to the 1980s. Why you ask? Your guess is as good as ours. And if somebody out there can explain why Fast Times at Ridgemont High is considered a good movie, please comment!

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26Jun/121

Episode 11 – Patience and Harmony

Welcome back! This month the band finally reunites to examine their Appalachian roots. Banjos, accordions, basses, gitfiddles, and jugs. Okay, not the jugs. But they could just as well be in there. Enjoy our first tune in a few months. More to come soon!

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28Mar/120

Episode 10 – Carpet Ripper

S0lid walls of sound as the band tackles its first funk tune. Props to songwriters Jake and Mike for bringing us this great, upbeat song.

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13Feb/120

Episode 09 – Nineteen

The band's first song of 2012 is literally a decade in the making. And the boys got some Appalachian influence in their Christmas stockings. This song includes banjo, harmonica, slide guitar and accordion. Hope you enjoy!

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21Dec/110

Episode 08 – A Dry Season

Just in time for the holidays - The Band Practice releases its first Christmas song! Enjoy this great, jazzy tune and make merry. Special thanks to Andy Crovetti (vibraphone) and Cameron Kinghorn (trumpet) from SoundColor Theory in Minneapolis for their help with the extra jazz instrumentation. This marks a fantastic way to end the year. Happy holidays and a happy new year!!

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13Oct/112

Episode 06 – Fill Up

This week the band gets points off for tardiness but kudos for discussing the missing link between The Ramones and Hank Williams.

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