Composer/producer Michael Whalen releases "Imaginary Trains"
Composer and producer Michael Whalen has released an album titled "Imaginary Trains." Michael has become a world-renowned recording artist and producer with 32 solo and soundtrack recordings to his credit. VPM's Mike Goldberg talks with him about this new project and his unique writing style.
Interview: Reggie Pace and Bryan Hooten, NO BS! Brass Band
Longtime local favorites NO BS! Brass Band describe their signature riff on jazz and funk as the “Richmond sound” – a blend of influences that ranges from church music and Wynton Marsalis to Led Zeppelin, treasured film soundtracks, and more. Ahead of the release of their upcoming album Undying (June 22), members Reggie Pace and Bryan Hooten and I caught up about what makes Richmond unique and how the city has influenced their sound.