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Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 82: 5 Iron Woodworks

Dave Tucker, 5 Iron Woodworks founder and head honcho, is our guest on this episode. The first person to appear multiple times on our podcast, Dave joins us to discuss his recently thriving carpentry business. Way back on episode 3 we chatted with this renaissance man about the origins of his long-running friendship with Skunk, […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 81: Demi the Daredevil

We kick off season 3 with Jeff Azar, aka Demi the Daredevil. Initially a drummer, Jeff morphed into a one-man show following the untimely passing of singer, Jovan Ortiz. In 2017, the debut album Secret Schizoid was released and Jeff Azar officially became “Demi the Daredevil”. Inspired by music ranging from pop punk and classic […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 80: Sicard Hollow

On this episode we chat with Sicard Hollow, a four-piece progressive bluegrass band with a passion for pushing the boundaries of the genre.  Formed via mutual connections in the Nashville music scene, these psychedelic punk-grass rockers found themselves tired of existing institutions telling them who to be and what to sound like, and before they […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 79: Chris Duarte

On this episode of Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, hosts Skunk Manhattan and Victor Ramos chat with Texas guitar legend Chris Duarte. Born in San Antonio, a young Duarte became interested in music after seeing Fiddler on the Roof on TV. He initially wanted to play violin and then clarinet, but circumstances led him to playing his […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 78: Danceland

On this episode of Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, hosts Skunk Manhattan and Victor Ramos chat with Danceland, an Americana jam band based out of Toronto, Canada, and did they have a lot to talk about! The group recently released their debut album Pink Lem, out on all digital outlets as of this past July. Rooted in the […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 77: All Stories End

It’s been a minute, but the hosts of Eclectic Soundtrax are BACK with the latest podcast, chatting with members of the San Antonio-based rock band, All Stories End. AES music is a culmination of their diverse influences, explosive with high-energy guitar and drums, but also an impressive vocal range and command from singer, multi-instrumentalist and […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 76: Anastasia Elliot

Passionately “purple” pop artist Anastasia Elliot joins hosts Skunk Manhattan and Victor Ramos on the newest episode of Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast! Drawing inspiration from early exposure to opera and ballet, this Houston native relocated to Nashville at age 16 to further explore her musical passion. In the years since, Anastasia has written over 300 songs […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 75: Atlas Maior

After a ‘false start’ due to technical problems, Eclectic Soundtrax listeners gain insight into revelational world music musicians Joshua Thomson (alto saxophone, flute) and Josh Peters (oud, lavta), the core members of Austin’s Atlas Maior. Since their inception more than a decade ago, this evolving ensemble of various musicians have been steadily creating original compositions, […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 74: A.L.X. of Love Crushed Velvet

On this episode of Eclectic Soundtrax, lead singer and songwriter A.L.X. from the NYC-based rock band Love Crushed Velvet chats with hosts Victor Ramos and Skunk Manhattan! LVC’s music, like New York City, is diverse, edgy and enticing. Carefully crafted songs combine elements of alternative, glam, post punk, new wave, modern and classic rock, and […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 73: Chris Mardini

On the new episode of Eclectic Soundtrax, hosts Skunk Manhattan and Victor Ramos chat with New York City native, Chris Mardini. At only 20 years old, Mardini has released an impressive string of singles, along a self-titled debut album. Hailing from Greenwich Village, the epicenter of New York’s 1960s counterculture movement, it’s no surprise Chris inherently […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 72: Katerine Duska

Greek-Canadian singer and songwriter, Katerine Duska, joins hosts of Eclectic Soundtrax Skunk Manhattan and Victor Ramos from her home in Montreal, shedding some light on her impressive music career. A “late bloomer” and initially a self-trained singer, Katerine began her musical career after exploring various academic options, including law school. Her debut album “Embodiment” was released in […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 71: Static Limit

On this episode of Eclectic Soundtrax, hosts Victor Ramos and Skunk Manhattan chat with Rom and Diana of the instrumental progressive metal band, Static Limit. The south Texas-based group was formed in 2003 by Rom Garza (guitars/synth), along with Jay Juarez (bass) and Mario Rivera (drums). After cutting their teeth playing regional shows around “The […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 70: Zarate Zaaló

On this episode of Eclectic Soundtrax, hosts Skunk Manhattan and Victor Ramos chat with Karate Zaaló (aka, Squiggly Finesse) — keyboardist, vocalist and mastermind of the Bourgeois Mystics. This fantastically eclectic group of intergalactic eccentrics currently reside at their 38-acre Austin-based commune (definitely, not a cult) and make outer-worldly music to inspire (or conquer?) us mere […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 69: Nathan Ruyle

Welcome to an all-new episode of Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast! Hosts Victor Ramos and Skunk Manhattan are joined by Nathan Ruyle from his new post sound facility in Burbank, CA. Ruyle works as a sound designer, supervising sound editor, re-recording mixer and founder of the independent post-production sound company, This is Sound Design. In a career […]