For over two decades, Mike Collins has been one of the busiest and most sought after drummers and percussionists in the Pacific Northwest.

He’s a graduate of the Musicians Institute of Technology and has studied independently with drummers Michael Shrieve (Santana, George Harrison), Zoro (Lenny Kravitz, Sean Lennon), Graham Lear (Santana, Reo Speedwagon) and world renowned instructor Chuck Silverman.

He’s played venues throughout North America sharing the bill with artists such as Little Richard, Cheap Trick, Joan Jett, Cake, Pat Benatar, Sheryl Crow, George Clinton, Sara Mclachlan, Jason Falkner, Gin Blossoms, Sebastian Bach, Veruca Salt, Soul Asylum and many others.

His drumming and songwriting has been featured on local, national and international television and radio. Mike was also the featured drummer on Portland’s American Idol knock-off “Gimme The Mic”.

Collins has recorded and/or performed with notable artists such as Earl Slick (David Bowie, John Lennon), Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big, Racer X), Cy Curnin (The Fixx), Ken Stringfellow (The Posies, R.E.M.), Tim Smith (Sheryl Crow, Jellyfish), Freedy Johnston (Rolling Stone “Songwriter of the Year”), David Paton (Pilot, Alan Parsons Project ), Lisa Germano (John Mellencamp, Jewel), Danny Peyronel (UFO, Heavy Metal Kids), Dan Reed (Dan Reed Network), Dilana (The Voice, Rockstar Supernova), Gil Assayas (Todd Rundgren, T-Pain), Keith Slettedahl (The 88, Ray Davies) and a who’s who of local artists including Jon Koonce, Terry Robb, LaRhonda Steele, Stephanie Schneiderman, Thrillbilly, The Nowhere Band, Throwback Suburbia, Ants In The Kitchen and many more.

Collins has also recorded with acclaimed producers Jack Douglas (Aerosmith, John Lennon, Cheap Trick), Mark Plati (David Bowie, Prince, The Cure), Jonathan Plum (Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains), Marc Desisto (U2, Pink Floyd), Jeff Stuart Saltzman (Death Cab for Cutie), Gregg Williams (Dandy Warhols, Sheryl Crow), Duane Scott (ELO, Heart), Brian David Willis (Brad Paisley, John Fogerty), Chris Manning (Jellyfish, Santana), Kelly Gray (Candlebox, Queensryche), Kevin Hahn (Scorpions, Paul Gilbert) and Rob Daiker (Katy Perry, Dan Reed Network) to name a few.

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Do you wanna know what it takes to pack up and move to Nashville, kick ass and take names? Hang out with Brian Powell and me for an all access live chat. You’ll be backstage with one of the Northwest’s most versatile bass players, who brought his “chameleon” talents to Nashville!

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“It’s All About the Love”!

Lisa Schroeder is the Executive chef & owner of Mother’s Bistro & Bar in downtown Portland, Oregon who lives to serve! She finds fulfillment sharing love and compassion, which attract the attention of her community and celebrities worldwide.

With the pandemic shutting down in-person dining, Lisa had to make the decision to close Mother’s Bistro until the opportunity provide sustenance to her patrons in a safe manner. No stranger to overcoming adversity, Lisa rolls with the punches like a prize fighter.

She is a mother, grandmother, chef, restaurateur and author devoted to providing better-than-authentic renditions of traditional home-cooked dishes at her popular, award-winning restaurant.

In 1992, while juggling a marketing and catering career and raising her daughter, Schroeder realized there was no place that served the kind of food she would make if she had the time. She concluded what the world needed was a place which served “Mother Food” – slow-cooked dishes, such as braises and stews, made with love. From that moment on, Lisa was determined to open such a restaurant and spent the next eight years working toward that dream.

In 2000, Chef Schroeder’s dream came true when she opened Mother’s Bistro & Bar in downtown Portland to rave reviews, receiving the “Restaurant of the Year” award from Willamette Week. In 2009, Schroeder released her critically acclaimed cookbook, Mother’s Best, and appeared on the Today Show, QVC and more. She is the recipient of the Portland Business Journal’s Businesswoman of the Year award, IACP Chef/Restaurateur Award of Excellence, National Restaurateur of the Year from Independent Restaurateur Magazine and the Woman of Achievement Award from the Oregon Commission for Women. Chef Schroeder nurtures her community as well as her guests. She participates in numerous charities and causes including Share Our Strength, Basic Rights Oregon, Americans for Gun Sense, Our House, the Raphael House and the Bradley Angle House.

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Are you interested in feeling better? Thinking better? Acting better? Briana Borten has a way of helping in each of these areas.

Briana is a leader & teacher in a new category of spirituality, one that focuses on how our connection to our souls, each other, and the earth is the solution. She sees, understands, and can tap into the web of the universe – the unseen energetic field through which we (our human souls, our bodies, and everything on the earth) are all connected. Her observation: that “humans have lost our awareness of that connection and thus, our place in that web.”

“I believe if we can reconnect with that intelligence, the problems in our individual lives, as well as our problems as a species (politically, globally, and environmentally) can be solved.

I can help you take your seat in that web – the seat that was made just for you upon your very incarnation on the earth – and through that clicking into your place and role in the web of the universe, also guide you toward healing your personal energetic field of the blocks and crud that saps your energy, your attention, and your potential.

I believe that these two steps – taking your seat in the web of the universe, and healing your field – are the keys to the next step in human evolution, ushering in a future peace and freedom for all.

Everything I do is inspired by my purpose: to create more peace in the world by seeding it with more peaceful people.”

Visit for more information and resources to become better.

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Joe has been a touring professional drummer, teaching independently for over twenty years and taught at Portland’s School Of Rock for six years. We’ve known each other a long time, sharing the highs and lows of the industry, and it’s a joy to bring his insight to you live on All Access Live!

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Highlight live performances include

Has played live and/or recorded for:

  • EELS (Dreamworks)
  • Priory (Warner Brothers Records)
  • Becca (Sony Music International)
  • The Mediam (Adrenaline Records)
  • Brad Mackeson (Capitol Records)
  • Climber (Fabtone Records, Media Factory)
  • Haley Johnsen
  • Rob Daiker (Sony/Epic)
  • Christian Burghardt (Kemosabe Records)
  • Dan Reed
  • James Low Western Front
  • Love Gigantic
  • Casey Neill and the Norway Rats
  • Sharpening Markers

  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  • The Jimmy Kimmel Show
  • KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic
  • Wednesday J Pop
  • BBC Radio
  • Radio Disney
  • VH1 Big Morning Buzz
  • Summersonic Music Festival
  • Bonnaroo Music Festival
  • Life is Beautiful Music Festival
  • Austin City Limits Showcase SXSW

Marina V is an award-winning Russian-American recording pop artist, singer/pianist/songwriter with a “hauntingly beautiful” voice (LA TIMES) and “melodic and passionate” music (The Washington Post). A self-described “musical lovechild of The Beatles, Tori Amos and Tchaikovsky”, Marina grew up in Moscow and has been singing and writing songs since a very young age.

Raised by a nuclear physicist father & a psychologist mother during the difficult times of the Soviet Union collapse, Marina attended a school of music every evening after regular school.

We cover her diligence and undying effort to pursue her passions by moving to America, her initial phases of crowdfunding that started in the 90s, production of 12 albums, and even her collaboration with KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick. This is a fun one – you’ll love getting to hear a performance!

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Having been a creative foundation in the Portland area music scene, Tony has explored his art and inspiration that drove that passion. In that exploration, he discovered the need to explore and better himself through Marsha Linehan’s DBT Methods.

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy, focused on teaching people how to live in the moment, develop healthy ways to cope with stress, regulate their emotions, and improve their relationships with others.

We’ll discuss our similarities in that quest, and how applying those methods have helped our progress. Perhaps you can relate?

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Join me and my dear pal Zia Uddin, as we rap about his remarkable journey from his teenage aspirations for rock stardom, to international touring and recording with one of the planet’s greatest singers. Zia is a powerful force – both with his drumming, but also his spirit. I’m excited to have you join us as we connect and share some smiles.

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Out of the ashes and into the fire, Rough Cutt is back to rock the world with new music! The rich history of it’s origins in the early Hollywood rock scene makes for some fun conversation as we talk about the past, the present, and what they’re delivering in the future. Fresh off the set of their new music video, the guys in Rough Cutt hung out “backstage” with All Access Live, and we invite you to join in the conversation!

Check out Rough Cutt online to find out about release dates!

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There’s something magical about the combined voices of twin dynamos Darcy and Christie Bradley. Mick Fleetwood knows what’s up… he chose to have them performing at his venue for NYE in Maui, Hawaii. We chatted live about their inspired upbringing, how they find balance, and they treat us to a couple of great holiday songs!

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