My Turning Point

My Turning Point

Music journalist Steve Baltin gets personal with major artists and explores the stories behind pivotal moments that changed the course of their careers.

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October 3, 2022 30 min
Tool and Puscifer frontman Maynard James Keenan joins host Steve Baltin to talk about the new Puscifer album, how moving from Ohio to Michigan as a teen fostered his love of agriculture and indirectly led to his winery, and his ongoing fascination with the mystique of bands like Pink Floyd.
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Faced with the tragic loss of both of his parents, singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw turned to music for comfort. As he explains to host Steve Baltin on this week's My Turning Point the result is the deeply personal, moving and profound 'Face The River' album. Gavin DeGraw's parents, his heroes as he calls them, are felt on every part of his stunning new 'Face The River' album. On this week's incredibly pe...
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March 28, 2022 41 min
While known as a guitar hero, Johnny Marr has been a frontman for years as well. Hear him discuss that role, as well as his new album, and the singers, from Patti Smith to Ray Davies, that shaped his vocals.
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March 21, 2022 46 min
Grammy winning R&B superstar Maxwell is back with a highly anticipated arena tour and a new album later this year. On a fascinating My Turning Point he joins host Steve Baltin to talk about fame, longevity and why he is glad to be considered a R&B singer and not a pop star.
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March 14, 2022 37 min
Superstar DJ Alison Wonderland has an eagerly awaited new album, 'Loner,' due May 6. On this week's My Turning Point she tells host Steve Baltin the album, though born out of a difficult experience, is the most optimistic record of her life. Three years after her last album, Australia's Alison Wonderland has an upcoming tour and album, 'Loner.' The album is very much an expression of who Wonderland is in ...
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March 8, 2022 31 min
Band Of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell discusses his band's superb new album, Nick Cave, and why the Atlanta Braves need to change their team name to honor the legendary "Hammering" Hank Aaron.
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February 28, 2022 23 min
Rock icon Dave Grohl joins host Steve Baltin to talk about the Foo Fighters' horror comedy movie, "Studio 666," why Bonnie Raitt is so cool, and which Foo Fighter improvised his whole script.
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February 21, 2022 30 min
Avril Lavigne joins host Steve Baltin to talk about returning to her pop/punk roots on her new album "Love Sux," working with boyfriend Mod Sun, painting, and more.
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February 14, 2022 35 min
Rock legend Slash joins host Steve Baltin to talk about how recording in Nashville influenced "4," his new album with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, as well as playing with both GN'R and the Conspirators.
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February 7, 2022 36 min
Bastille is ready to embrace the future with their new album, "Give Me The Future." Frontman Dan Smith joins host Steve Baltin to talk technology, movies, and much more.
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January 31, 2022 37 min
Sebastián Yatra is living a dream, literally. The Colombian singer gets to celebrate his heritage in the new Disney film 'Encanto.' On this week's My Turning Point Yatra talks to host Steve Baltin about the the film, his new album and much more.
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January 24, 2022 36 min
Superstar DJ/producer Marshmello does very few interviews, but he joins host Steve Baltin for a rare chat about the making of his Grammy-nominated "Shockwave" album, touring, his friendship with Post Malone, and more.
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January 17, 2022 52 min
Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer John Mellencamp has a brilliant new album Strictly A One-Eyed Jack. He joins host Steve Baltin on this week's My Turning Point to talk about the new album, his fantasy poker game, why he is still amazed at the success of "Jack And Diane" and more.
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January 10, 2022 34 min
British soul singer Joss Stone joins host Steve Baltin on the first My Turning Point of 2022 for a fascinating conversation on how motherhood has changed her, the perils of fame, new music and much more.
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December 20, 2021 31 min
L.A. rockers Dead Sara released one of the best rock albums of the year with "Ain't It Tragic." Rock star frontwoman Emily Armstrong joins host Steve Baltin on the final My Turning Point of 2021 to talk about the album, the ultimate California songs, and much more.
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December 13, 2021 38 min
Grammy-winning British soul singer Corinne Bailey Rae hits the U.S. in 2022 for a co-headlining tour with Joss Stone. Rae tells host Steve Baltin about the tour, touring with family, her favorite U.S. experiences, and more.
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December 6, 2021 29 min
Old Dominion's Matthew Ramsey joins host Steve Baltin on this week's My Turning Point to talk about how the band's excellent new album, 'Time, Tequila And Therapy,' is made up of equal parts of all three.
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November 30, 2021 36 min
Legendary duo Tears For Fears return in 2022 with "The Tipping Point," their first album in 18 years. The duo's Roland Orzabal joins host Steve Baltin to talk about the new album and more.
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November 22, 2021 21 min
Legendary Rock And Roll Hall-Of-Famer Rod Stewart has a new album, "The Tears Of Hercules." Stewart joins host Steve Baltin to talk about the new record, being more comfortable now as a songwriter than ever, and sex.
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November 15, 2021 39 min
Acclaimed singer/songwriter Aimee Mann joins host Steve Baltin to talk about her brilliant new album and how a neurological disease she had in the last year gave her a new appreciation for music.
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