I have been in the music business since the late 70’s and my philosophy is to bring together musicians and everyday people to keep the inspiration and imagination of the music alive and well. The telling of a story through a song or album has an impact and long lasting effects in our daily lives. I try to promote these effects in hopes that people will continue to use music to learn from, to entertain, inspire, and open new doors in their lives.

I have been a Radio Host/DJ going on five years, and unlike most DJs today I do not spin CDs. I spin Vinyl Records, there is a certain feeling that one gets from playing vinyl but that’s a topic for another day. The other thing you may notice is I will play an entire album side verses just a track from any given artist. I believe whether or not an album is conceptual there is an underlying theme to it, and one cannot get to the bottom of it through one song.

Show Schedule:
Tuesday’s “33 1/3” at 6:00 PM (EST) All Genre Show
Friday’s “PROG@33 1/3” at 5:00 PM (EST) Anything Progressive from neo-prog to modern prog
Saturday’s “Vinyl Confessions with Nick Katona and Mike Maffei” at 10:00 AM (EST) Music and Talk show

When I am not here as a DJ you can find me working with some of the world’s best independent musicians from around the world as I am the Founder and President of Melodic Revolution Records, or you may find me at “Power of Prog” a social network for the prog minded, or you may find me on facebook or supporting a live act in concert, or diggin for music at a local record store.

Links:
Facebook Personal Page: https://www.facebook.com/NickKatona
Facebook Mad Platter Page: https://www.facebook.com/MadPlatter
Twitter: https://twitter.com/themadplater
Melodic Revolution Records: http://mrrmusic.com/
Power of Prog: http://powerofprog.com/

If you are an artist or a label that has released music on vinyl and would like to be played on my shows, then please feel free to contact me via email:

Much Love and Respect
The Mad Platter aka Nick Katona

progat33@gmail.com

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