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SPOCK’S BEARD / ENCHANT Singer TED LEONARD About His LEGACY MUSIC FOUNDATION: “We’re Not Trying to Churn Out the Next Yngwie Malmsteen. We Are Trying to Foster an Interest that Hopefully Becomes Therapy For Them”

Ted Leonard stands in front of his audience—and he’s nervous. These folks don’t know him. They’ve never heard of his bands, Enchant and Spock’s Beard. They’re expecting something great to happen, so the pressure is on. Ted takes his guitar and slowly picks out notes and chords—and the audience smiles in recognition. Lynyrd Skynyrd! The smiles are on the faces…

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TALKING PERSPECTIVES: Episode No. 13 (Riverside / Internet Radio / Phideaux)

This week on Talking Perspectives regulars Nick and Jordan were joined by Mark and Rayna Monforti, co-owners of the ProgRock.com internet radio station and show runners of Music in Widescreen, which has now aired over 750 episodes. Our middle segment focused on the topic of internet radio, their history in it, exploration of it, and how they see it going into the future. That talk was book-ended by a pair of releases that should be on the radar of any progressive rock fan. To start things off we talked the new album from Riverside, Wasteland, due out on September 28. In…