Episode 118: Billy Brown of Ashers, Crash & Burn, Shoot The Hostages, and Deadly Sins talks to us about Reagan Era Punk, his band Ashers with Mark from The Unseen, Boston Not LA or Boston To LA, The Sense of Community, Rehab in North Hollywood, and Literature and Book Talk, plus much much much much more and then later even some more!
Crash and Burn Bandcamp
Billy Brown Bandcamp
Episode 117: Christoph Jesus of Crazy & The Brains talks to us about Comedy & Music, Open Mic as a Preparation for Ingenuity and Change, Restrictive vs. the Openness of the Punk Style, Building an Ensemble and how it relates to the growth of a band, Jersey City, Gilman St. for Christoph and Jughead, Formatting Music and Timing in the modern age, plus much much more.
Crazy and the Brains Bandcamp
Episode 116: John Jughead of Screeching Weasel, Even In Blackouts, The Mopes, and The Mitochondriacs on LoFi Interviews with HiFi Guests (Power Chord Hour Podcast) Anthony Merchant of Power Chord Hour interviews Jughead about The Origins of Jughead's Basement, Improvisation, What is an ensemble, Is the Urge to Create Turnoffable, Mind and Brain Talk, My Style of So Called Guitar Playing, and talk about Screeching Weasel, Even In Blackouts, and The Mitochondriacs, plus much much much. (Used by permission from The Power Chord Hour Podcast)
Power Chord Hour Link
Even In Blackouts Bandcamp
The Mitochondriacs Bandcamp
Urban Idols, Dan Vapid & The Cheats, Vindictives.
Episode 115: Mike Byrne of The Methadones, Urban Idols, Dan Vapid & The Cheats and Vindictives, talks to us about discovering punk as a 6th grader, Record store and local show talk, Suburbs vs. The City, The path to the Fireside Bowl, Out of Focus Videos, an extensive talk about The Vindictives, The Methadones, The Urban Idols, and our mutual love for anything Dan Vapid related, Mike's years of hardly being able to walk, living at Jughead's House, and much much more.
Urban Idols Bandcamp
Episode 114: Paul Mahern of Zero Boys, Datura Seeds, and *ask also producer and engineer of Toxic Reasons, Blake Babies, John Cougar Mellencamp and more, talks to us about Minimalism and it's relation to punk, His Childhood from Indiana to Chicago to back to Indiana, Kill Your Idols, Is the Need To Teach a Fundamental Characteristic, DIY in the American Hardcore, His Job at The Archives of Traditional Music, his amazing work with John Cougar Mellencamp, a short discussion about Ritchie Blackmore and Much Much Much!
*ask (the band's bandcamp site)
Paul Mahern's Website
Episode 113: Mike of The Huntingtons talks to us about catching up on the history of The Huntingtons, recording live in the studio as a departure approach, losing touch with new music and being a parent, rotating members and its repercussions, our shared indifference to Bad Religion, talk about the christian connections with the band and it's labels, along with discussions about free will and making big changes in life, and our big topic, A Ramonescore discussion where Mike and I get to be honest and respectful, plus much much more.
¡Muerto, Carcel, O Rocanrol! at Bandcamp
Episode 112 - Mikey Erg from The Ergs, The Unlovables, The Worriers, Solo projects and more talks to us about what do you listen to in a punk van, keeping track of music as if it's a job, are you still improving as a musician, solo work and the Ergs Machine, cassette recording to reel to reel to inventing in the studio, from in front of drums to behind in the early band days, can you whistle a Frank Zappa melody, and much much more.
Mikey Erg Bandcamp
Ergs, The Unlovables, Worriers, Solo...
Episode 111: Sammy King of Get Dead talks to Jughead about Real Recognize Real, Genre Hopping in the Modern Age, Punks Becoming Industries, Latch Key Kids, Living in the Gray and Being a Member of Society, Use of Drugs and the Ego, plus much much more.
Get Dead at Fat Wreck Chords
Episode 110: Rob Huddleston of Ann Beretta talks to Jughead about Vinnie Fiorello, Fueled By Ramen, Lookout Records, and Paper & Plastik, wise advice from Bill Stevenson, also the 2020 Clusterfuck leading to 60 days of songs and inspiration, the making of Ann Beretta's new record RISE, their musical friends like Thomas Barrett from Strike Anywhere and Mass Giorgini lending their talents, plus much much more.
Link to new record RISE
Link to Bandcamp with all music
Episode 109: Alice Bag of The Bags, Cholita, Solo Projects and More. On this episode Alice talks to Jughead about Aggression in one's life and music, Punk introspection and Agency, The Harry Potter Sorting Hat, What do you take with and what do you leave behind, Band Dynamics and Solo Projects, Singing, Screaming & Writhing, Female Police Officers in Mexico City, plus much much more.
Alice Bag Bandcamp
In The Red Bandcamp
Alice & Greg YouTube Site
Harry Potter Sorting Hat
The Bags, Cholita, Decline of the western civilization