• Broken Demeanor talk new EP, Cruel Universe & more! | episode 263

    I talked with local Chicago band Broken Demeanor at Frato’s Culinary Kitchen in Schaumburg about their new EP ‘Where Is Home?’, show memories, gear, inspirations, their ongoing rivalry with Cruel […]

  • Northbound talks upcoming album ‘Juniper’ | episode 262

    I talked with Jonathon of (originally Floridian, now LA-based) pop-punk band Northbound about his upcoming album Juniper (out July 12), upcoming release show, working with Smartpunk Records, and which state […]

  • #261: Cruel Universe | horror hardcore

    Cruel Universe, a punk band from the Chicago area talks new members; their new single “Coffin”; how their song “Local God” was a class assignment; kidnapping Damian from Broken Demeanor; […]

  • #260: NOFX tribute and new album coming soon from NJ hardcore band PISSED!

    I talked with NJ punk/hardcore band PISSED! about their contribution to a NOFX tribute compilation (out 3/29) as well as a new album coming soon! Plus a collab with GWAR, […]

  • #259: Definitely Maybe talks Snüzfest, upcoming music

    I talked with members of Definitely Maybe about upcoming music, Snüzfest, the color pink, and more! Listen to Definitely Maybe: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/484921enhGmhOm6s7bw7a7 Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/definitely-maybe/1616734920 Pre-Save “I Don’t Sleep at […]

  • #258: Gold Steps at Bottom Lounge

    Before the show at Bottom Lounge, I talked with Betty, the singer of Gold Steps about their collab with MKNLY, how the band started, favorite pizza places in Wisconsin, and […]

  • 257: MKNLY at Bottom Lounge

    I talked with Benny Green, the lead singer of North Carolina band MKNLY, about playing his first live show on a US Navy ship, the meanings behind their songs, inspirations, […]

  • #256: CAN I START MY OWN RECORD STORE? | Advice from a record store owner

    I interviewed the owner of Hoarders Trading Post, a record store in St. Charles, IL, and got the inside scoop on what it’s like to run a record store, where […]

  • #254: Taken Days

    In this episode, I talked with Taken Days, a California band who recently signed with SBÄM Records, about working with producer Cameron Webb (Weezer, Alkaline Trio, Megadeth…), their upcoming album […]

  • #255: UNWELL

    I talked with UNWELL, a recently formed band that infuses pop-punk with metalcore, about their new album out now “Trial and Error”, touring with Alesana, the message behind their music, […]