Wall of Power Radio Hour

Wall of Power Radio Hour

Saturdays 6pM - 7PM

Paul Metsa’s Wall of Power will bring together music, entertainment, and cool people from all walks of life.

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Wall Of Power Radio Hour – August 1, 2020

We had a great conversation with NYC songwriter and journalist Jeff Slate. We played several snippets of his 2 CD set (one disc of originals, one disc of Dylan covers.) We also chatted about his music history, and how he came to write a 10,000 word essay for the release of Bob Dylan’s More Blood,…

Wall of Power Radio Hour – July 25, 2020

We had a great conversation with Professor Anne Margaret Daniel about Bob Dylan’s new masterpiece Rough and Rowdy Ways. Prof. Daniel is both a Bob Dylan and F. Scott Fitzgerald scholar, talks about both of them, their MN connection, and the poetic allusions in Dylan’s great new disc, among other things. Really fun show!

Wall of Power Radio Hour – July 18, 2020

Musician Lisa Michelle Anderson (Lisa Wooster) joins Paul to discuss her new record, Quincy Street.

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – July 11, 2020

We had a great conversation with Professor Anne Margaret Daniel about Bob Dylan’s new masterpiece Rough and Rowdy Ways. Prof. Daniel is both a Bob Dylan and F. Scott Fitzgerald scholar, talks about both of them, their MN connection, and the poetic allusions in Dylan’s great new disc, among other things. Really fun show!  

Wall of Power Radio Hour – June 27, 2020

We had another great Checkpoint Charlie episode with the esteemed Charles Pierce, a writer for Esquire.com, about Bob Dylan’s new masterpiece Rough and Rowdy Ways. We chatted about Dylan, the new disc, and related stuff. Always a gas with Mr. Pierce!  

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – June 20, 2020

Wall of Power Radio Hour – June 13, 2020

We had a fascinating interview with Mr. Aaron Dixon, author of My People Are Rising: A Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain. He told us about his upbringing, his political awakening, his time in the Black Panthers, and his feelings about the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent worldwide protests. Highly informative and…

Wall of Power Radio Hour – June 6, 2020

We had a wide ranging discussion with Professor Monte Bute (Metropolitan State University) about his leadership in the Anti-War demonstrations at the UofMN in the early 70’s. It included his early years (Red Wing Reformatory, Haight Ashbury) his political awakening and his take on the murder of George Floyd and the dangers of the Trump…

Wall of Power Radio Hour – May 30, 2020

We had an incredibly informative conversation with Mr. Andy Mannix, the Investigative Reporter for the Minneapolis StarTribune since 2016. We focused on the murder of George Floyd, subsequent protests, police practices, Andy’s history, and more.

Wall of Power Radio Hour – May 16, 2020

Another great episode of Checkpoint Charlie, featuring Mr. Charles Pierce- who Paul refers to as his psychological morphine drip for all things political. Charlie writes for Esquire.com and is one of the best political minds on the scene and a Wall of Power Radio Hour Listener favorite!