Episode 64: Mike Park owner of Asian Man Records and performer in such bands as Skankin Pickle, The Chinkees, Bruce Lee Band, and Ogikubo Station with Jughead touch on such subjects as Ian MacKaye and the DIY aesthetic, the recent and historical violence against Asians and people of color in America, His days with Skankin Pickle, Fun Fun Punk Records for Children, and much much more.
In Episode 63 Maura Weaver (Mixtapes - Ogikubo Station - Direct Hit) is in conversation with Jughead about Her Okinawan Roots, The Power Chord Academy, Mixtapes, Voice Therapy, Ogikubo Station, and Comedy.
Episode 62: Jaret Reddick from Bowling For Soup talks to Jughead about The history of Bowling for Soup, Phinneas & Ferb, Writing about nostalgia and pop culture, Jaret's Screeching Weasel questions, what is the ego unprotected from, and much much more.
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Episode 61 featuring singer Liz Eldredge from the band Even In Blackouts. This is Liz’s first solo interview in her 19 year career with EIB, so it is something special. In this interview we talk about The Southside of Chicago and it’s Children’s Choir, visiting the Vatican, life on the road, the nurturing of a strange punk acoustic style, the benefits of earplugs on singing stoned, Spanish Television, a ten year hiatus and her writing relationship with the members of her band. I wiil admit this particular podcast is even more personal than usual, Liz is my ling time friend and my front woman for my band, and that private relationship of course commingling with my interview style in this podcast. I hope you enjoy it.
Episode 60: Kelly & Luis from The Dollyrots talk to Jughead about their band, their trip from Florida to California, Vocal Coaching, Balancing Mainstream and Independent music, Panic Button Records, Producer John Fields and More... plus MORE!
In Episode 59 Jesse Michaels (Operation Ivy, Common Rider, Classics Of Love, Musician, Artist, Novelist) engages in a mostly nonmusical conversation with Jughead about their lives and the world in general. Touching on Night Terrors, The War Of Art, Japan, the nature of creativity, the relationship between Jughead and Ben Weasel, Astrology, Monty Python and Friendship.
Chris of the Austria based band The Mugwumps talks to Jughead about German 80s hardcore, Radio Theory of the mid 20th century, the definition of Mugwumps, Integrity in punk rock and its global reach, plus we end with a discussion about the stellar 2018 release Clown War Four on Monster Zero Records.
Today Jughead (and Sara) speak to Manges' frontman, singer/songwriter/guitarist Andrea. The Manges formed in 1993 and are still playing 27 years later. In this episode I split interview credits with Sara Ramone (Ramona Confidential) pop punk superfan and journalist for her one woman effort called 1,2,3,4. Today we talk to Andrea about topics such as home town La Spezia, their hometown venue Skaletta Rock Club, Striped Music, the Manges creative and business dynamics, publishing rights and the Italian system for such things, touring, and their latest record Punk Rock Addio.
Matt and Mike of The DeeCracks talk to Jughead about their new record, Serious Issues. Plus other conversations such as the road atlas vs GPS, Touring China, singing in English, long time friendships/business relationships, and getting kicked out of America.
Reverend Norb from Boris the Sprinkler is visiting Jughead in his basement. They talk about Spiderman, Guilty Pleasures, Origins, Science, and much much more!
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