Episode 123 - Robert LaRoche of the Sighs

September 12, 2017

The Sighs were an excellent power pop/rock band in the early 90s with a ton of promise. They released a stellar debut album, What Goes On, in 1992 that was produced by the great Ed Stasium and were starting to get some traction, but ultimately fell victim to almost every pitfall on the "shoulda been" checklist - label was sold, no marketing, poor distribution, internal label politics, etc. Frontman Robert LaRoche has continued to soldier on undaunted, despite it never being easy. Today, he's primarily a sideman for singer Patricia Vonne and does some solo stuff on the side, as well as other odd jobs when necessary. But, these are good days for him and Sighs fans as they just released their 3rd album last week, Wait On Another Day, which deserves to be heard. Robert gives great interview - self-aware, funny stories and talented.

Also, we talk to one of our listeners in Houston who presents an idea on how to provide some relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey. 

 

https://open.spotify.com/user/129134325/playlist/7cZZiwboEVMB1ObhaPb5vM

http://www.thesighsmusic.com/

http://robertlarochemusic.com/

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