The Smugglers, Novelist, & CBC Radio and Tv Personality.
Episode 102 - Grant Lawrence - The Smugglers - Novelist - CBC Radio & TV Personality on LoFi Interviews with HiFi Guests. This week we talk to Grant Lawrence about The Smugglers and the struggle to keep the chemistry, The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The Giorgini Family and their miraculous lives and stories, Dan Vapid and Screeching Weasel talk, Lookout Records and the Gilman Scene, stories about touring with The Donnas, becoming a novelist and his experiences with scriptwriting, his book Adventures in Solitude and much much more!
Grant Lawrence Website
The Smugglers at Bandcamp
500 Miles to Memphis
Episode 101: Ryan Malott of 500 Miles to Memphis talks to Jughead about such things as his legendary slide guitarist David Rhodes, Vinnie Fiorello's label Paper & Plastick, his blood gory music video, Addiction and Redemption, the Ego of a Young Man, From external producers to home studio, plus much much more.
500 Miles To Memphis Official Site
500 Miles To Memphis Bandcamp
Episode 100: Mass Giorgini - Punk Producer and all around Renaissance Man is the 100th episode and also the marker of the 10 year anniversary. In this episode Jughead and Giorgini talk about so many things including but not limited to: The Queers, Naked Raygun, Green Day, Common Rider, Smoking Popes, The Vindictives, Lemonheads, Toxic Reason, Steve Albini, Paul Mahern, Screeching Weasel’s How To Make Enemies and Irritate people with Green Day’s Mike Dirt on Bass, Suzi Moon, Jesse Michaels, building his studio Sonic Iguana, artistic nature and major labels’ effect on sound quality, the Loudness Wars in mastering, and believe it or not… much much more.
anti - flag
Episode 99 - Justin Sane from the band Anti Flag. In this episode we talk about such things as Unity, our mutual friends Mass Giorgini and Jesse Michaels, the seemingly unlikely event of sports bringing punk bandmates together, the 1979 Disco Demolition, Progressive parents and Jughead and Justin's similarly shared chaotic family lives, the naming of Anti Flag, political music influences and American policies addressed by the band plus much much more
In evil hour
Episode 98: Alice Hour from In Evil Hour talks to Jughead about Touring in Europe, Hometown Darlington, Brexit and Touring Across Borders, Tattoos, the origin of In Evil Hour, Alice's "day job", writing for a band with political overtones, Future Plans, and much more.
In Evil Hour Bandcamp
In Evil Hour Facebook
The big cats - samiam - Substance - Skeleton Key
Episode 97: Colin Brooks of The Big Cats, Samiam, Little Rock’s band Substance and about 200 more bands. In this episode we talk about such things as his ongoing friendship and working relationship with Jason White, his bands The Numbskulls and Substance, his metal influences, the then thriving punk scene of Little Rock Arkansas and the documentary Towncraft, his foray into off Broadway musicals, Patreon and Jughead’s history of crowd sourcing, plus his path into the drummer position in the long lasting Berkeley band Samiam
The New Same
Less Than Jake - The inevitables
Episode 96: Vincent Fiorello formerly of Less Than Jake and now The Inevitables talks with Jughead, who goes off the rails, throws away all his pre-determined questions and engages Vinnie in a discussion about Life and Immortality. (Or was it Mortality?)
David Lyons - Mentioned in the Intro
Alex Brindle Johnson
Episode 95 - Daddy Wonk Alex Brindle Johnson of Wonk Unit. In this episode we talk about such things as raising a baby girl, his first band the Flying Medallions and all the glory and tragedies which led him to alcohol abuse and recovery, his ongoing relationship with Duncan Redmonds from the band Snuff, Ego and the selling of the self in music, his new record Uncle Daddy, Dinosaurs are Wankers and much much wonkily more.
Wonk Unit Website
Julabard, weird talented music critic and creator of the bizarre
Episode 94- Poli van Dam formerly of The Bombpops and recent contributor to the popularity of Liquid Death. In this episode Poli talks about such things as her departure from the Bombpops, her history as a diabetic, piano as a strong musical background, meeting her long lasting bandmate Jen, ongoing use of her creativity, birthing a child, plus much more.
the last gang
Episode 93 with Brenna Red from The Last Gang. In this episode Brenna and Jughead talk about such things as Being a Gear Nerd, From Drummer to Guitarist to Singer, What Lunch Table Did You Sit at in School, From Showcase to Main Stage at Punk Rock Bowl, Writing Like Painting, and The Last Gang's Path onto Fat Wreck Chords.