Your Next Favorite Band

SouthSide Film Festival (highlighting music-related entries) - Your Next Favorite Band

June 08, 2023 Stereophilia.Studio Season 4 Episode 56
Your Next Favorite Band
SouthSide Film Festival (highlighting music-related entries) - Your Next Favorite Band
Show Notes

We'll see the movies!  Join us for a special episode where Phillip and David spend time with founders and board members of the SouthSide Film Festival in Bethlehem, PA - Jeff Vaclavik and Ben Bertalan.  We'll hear about the history of the festival, how to support it and attend to enjoy some of the films and festivities.  Then we'll hear from some of the film makers of the music-related entries in to this year's festival, which is another method of music discovery in our pursuit of finding your next favorite band.

SouthSide Film Festival website:

First, we dive in to the story of brothers Lawrence and Mark Zubia and their band The Pistoleros with producers of the documentary by the same name, David Hilker and Lehigh University grad Jeff Freundlich, both of Fervor Records.

Pistoleros movie website:
Fervor Records:

Then we learn all about the inspirations and validations growing up of Madstone Rowan of Tripping Jupiter in their short film Lipstick of the Brave.  Madstone is Executive Producer, Bill Plympton is the Illustrator and Director, and also joining for the interview is Music Producer Barb Morrison.

Tripping Jupiter website:
Listen to "Lipstick of the Brave"
Audience feedback from Wildsound

And finally we get to experience the wonderful world of The Elephant 6 Recording Co. with Director C.B. Stockfleth.  We learn about their beginnings, where their music pursuits took them, and how their shared visions kept them together and supporting each other in spectacular ways.

The Elephant 6 Recording Co. movie:
The Elephant 6 Recording Co. website:

We hope you enjoy these interview highlights during the episode, and we will release the full versions as separate BONUS episodes

If you can't make it to the SouthSide Film Festival, you can find these movies out there and be sure to check them out.  You're sure to enjoy them, and they may just be your #nextfavband.

As always, our hope is to bring you "your next favorite band". If you tuned in today because you already knew this musician - thank you very much! We hope that you enjoyed it and would consider following us and subscribing so we can bring you your #nextfavband in the future. And check out for our entire catalog of interviews!

If you have a recommendation on who you think OUR next favorite band should be, hit us up on social media (@nextfavband everywhere) or send us an email at

Thank you to Carver Commodore, argonaut&wasp, and Blair Crimmins for allowing us to use their music in the show open and close. It makes everything sound so much better!

Let’s catch a live show together soon!

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