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.
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!
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…
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…
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.
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!
We have a really fun conversation with one of Paul’s favorite electric guitar players, Mr. David Grissom from Austin, Texas. We talk about his history in Austin, Texas, playing with Lucinda Williams, Joe Ely, and John Mellencamp, among other We also have the Worldwide Debut of his new record Live 2020. Turn it up!
We have a very informative interview with Dr. Jeff Balke, resident physician in the ICU Unit at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, MN. Jeff talks about the current pandemic, studying with Dr. Anthony Fauci at NIH in ’87-88 during the AIDS epidemic. Jeff also talks about working with Dr. Harry Jacob at the UofMN Hospital.…
We had a delightful and charming interview with songstress, guitar player, producer, and yoga instructor Ms. Molly Maher. We chatted about her ab-fab new record “Follow” and played several tracks off it. She talked about the record, her musical history, victorious bout with cancer, and more. We Love Molly Maher!