Radio8Ball rolls into 2017 with Viggo Mortensen, Veda Hille, Lisa Wilcox & The Hard Way


It seems I’m always working on several Radio8Ball Shows at once; editing the last one, deep in pre-production on the current episode, and keeping my eye out for the guest or venue for the next one. Luckily, synchronicity transcends time and space. It’s all now, man.

The simple act of asking a question, picking a song at random and exploring the connections between the two is more than just a quirky little concept for a game show. It’s calisthenics for a part of our minds that we must develop if we are to transcend the ignorance that keeps us separate and fumbling in the dark on the precipice of destruction. Synchronicity pierces the temporal illusion, illuminating the role each of us has to play in the evolution of consciousness. In times of peace and ease the exploration of sync is a joyful past time. In an age of rising fascism it is a precious connection to the electric and immutable truths that cannot be altered to fit a corrupt narrative. You can’t fake or program the sync and only a fool would try.


I’m currently putting the finishing touches on the edit of Episode 4 of R8B Season Zero, featuring Olympia’s The Hard Way and celebrity guest Lisa Wilcox (A Nightmare on Elm Street 4 & 5). This event was part of the 2016 Olympia Sync Summit last August and I hope to begin releasing the first of 8 segments in mid February. It was a profound event that now seems like it happened in a very different world. The show features thoughtful questions from Nomy Lamm (Sins Invalid, The Transfused), Vince Ynzunza (Pacific Northweird) and other intrepid syncronauts who engaged the Pop Oracle for your pleasure and their own. For those who aren’t familiar with The Hard Way, this will be a perfect introduction to their vocal and instrumental virtuosity, and to the genius of their lead singer and songwriter Scott Taylor. Longtime fans of Radio8Ball will need no introduction to Scott who has been a regular contributor to the show as a guest on the radio show, the live stage production, and as a member of The Radio8Band. He also has several songs in our online oracle. The Hard Way’s performance at this show is, I’m told, the best document of them live onstage yet so if you’re a fan, this is going to be a real treat.


In the mean time we are gearing up for a very intimate Episode 5 with musical guest Veda Hille and celebrity guest Viggo Mortensen on Feb. 22, 2017. That’s Episode V with Viggo & Veda. Fun, right? Viggo, requires no introduction. His iconic roles are too many to mention. He’s up for an Oscar this year for his role in “Captain Fantastic”. See it! Veda, like Scott, is a veteran of many Radio8Ball shows and so should be familiar to our audience. If she isn’t she certainly will be after this show. This episode will be filmed in Apartment Eye with no audience but the cameras and crew. Aside from Viggo’s question and my own, the participants engaging The Pop Oracle will be individuals who have expressed the desire and willingness to go as deep as possible with their question and the interpretation. If you are going to be in Olympia, Washington on that date and wish to be a part of this show please reach out to me directly at theradio8ballshow-at-gmail-dot-com.

Best Of Radio8Ball on KAOS Podcast – February 8, 2005A

This Best of R8B on KAOS
is from February 8, 2005
and features the music of…


and lots of calls from the great KAOS listeners.

Feel free to leave your own interpretations below.

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Veda Hille
“A Fine Start”
Princess of Disks

37-Princess of Disks


Veda Hille, from Vancouver, British Columbia, embodies the perpetually pregnant Princess of Disks with this song for her “Return of The Kildeer” CD for Any Partridge’s Ape House Records.

This song ended up being a part of one of our favorite musical divinations. You can hear it (with her description of the song’s origin) on The Best of Radio8Ball on KAOS podcast – Episode 1A.

Please share your question and interpretation below

Kelsie Love
“Live For Today”
Princess of Cups

29-Princess of Cups

29-Kelsie Love

Kelsie Love
wrote and recorded this song
with Andras Jones
when she was 16 years old.

Kelsie is now Olivia Love,
of Mosquito Hawk and The Radio8Band.

she embodies the youthful feminine Princess of Cups.

Kelsie Love – Vocals
Andras Jones – Acoustic Guitar & Vocals
Veda Hille – Piano
John Nason – Electric Guitar
Carl Dexter – Bass Guitar
Chad Austinson – Drums

Written by Andras Jones & Kelsie Love
Produced by Carl Dexter & Andras Jones

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