Session 19: The Last Internationale

A rapper and scholar turned guitar shredder meets a shy folk-singer - they bond over political views and build an epic Rock platform with a message: The Last Internationale. The addition of Brad Wilk brings a strong, one-of-a-kind foundation with his Rage Against the Machine spirit on and off the drums. Edgey and Delila, NYC natives, talk about 9/11's impact on their lives, US imperialism and declare the social issues they see effecting this country the most. Solutions are offered, capitalism is debated and TLI's debut album We Will Reign is discussed. Feel Edgey's infectious enthusiasm as he explains the Stanley Kubrick inspired latest single "Wanted Man". It's a deep, unique, honest conversation with an important band on a mission.

 The Last Internationale

Darren Rose Radio - Inside Radio & Records is an unrestricted conversation series featuring artists, producers, managers, DJs, record execs, and other industry players offering perspective on their career and the music business. This is far from your typical radio interview - no edits, no time limit, no sound bites, and no censorship just entertaining, fresh, and insightful conversations with music industry pros.

Over the last 15 years, the music industry has seen more changes than any other time in history. One of those changes in recent years has been the near extinction of the long form interview. Enter Darren Rose Radio, a chance to connect and understand the business from artists and industry insiders far beyond their social networks.

Radio and records have been a constant in the life of Darren Rose since the days he would spin the family albums on his Fisher Price record player. Born and raised in Seattle, he was surrounded in that historic music city by great Rock radio stations like KXRX, KZOK, KNND, and KISW who all pushed the boundaries while connecting music to the masses.  Inspired, Rose set sights on being that voice connecting the fans to the artists and their music.

His radio journey began in the late 90’s just out of college. He found his first on-air gig as an overnight jock at a low signal station south of Seattle (89.9 KGRG). Over 10,000 on-mic hours later, Rose had amassed a weekly audience of a million in Los Angeles at 98.7 KYSR. A good chunk of those thousands of hours on mic were spent interviewing everyone from Rock stars and Rap stars to Pop stars and Porn stars, actors, comedians, corporate execs and everyone in-between. With his laid back attitude and ability for digging deep and pressing the issues he gained a reputation for always delivering entertaining and unique interviews.

Todd Sievers   Matt Skiba Chris Null of Dead Sara
The Mowgli's The Filthy Souls Uli Bella of Ozomatli
Dave Krusen  Meg Myers Mikel Jollett of the Airborne Toxic Event
Noah Engh Joe Sib

Thoughts, ideas, comments, suggestions, questions are all welcome.

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Session 18: Todd Sievers
Session 17: The Mowgli's
Session 16: Dave Krusen
Session 15: Noah Engh
Session 14: Matt Skiba
Session 13: The Filthy Souls
Session 12: Meg Myers
Session 11: Joe Sib
Session 10: Jeff Castelaz
Session 9: Chris Null of Dead Sara
Session 8: Jared Sagal
Session 7: JJ Corsini
Session 6: Uli Bella of Ozomatli
Session 5: Ted Volk
Session 4: Dr. RosenRosen
Session 3: Josh Venable
Session 2: Pete Galli
Session 1: Mikel Jollett of the Airborne Toxic Event
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