Jeff and Mike

Show Summary

Jeff and Mike sit down after Jeff's two week tour through the Northwest. The show starts off with the guys discussing the snare drum on Jack Johnson's first album, the piano sound on Don't Stop Believin' by Journey, and AC/DC and Coachella. Then Mike plays music by the band he worked for at Coachella, the guys talk about samples in live music, and they get a visit from an unexpected guest. After a quick break, the guys reconvene and talk about Fitz and the Tantrums, Jeff being a hospitality runner for Brandon Flowers, and David Coverdale and Whitesnake. The show closes with the guys talking about Crosby, Stills and Nash and their relationship to Bill Withers. 

Show Credits

Produced by Mike Sutherland and Jeff Nisen

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Cheyne Magnusson and Yesod Williams

Jeff, Mike, Yesod, and Cheyne

Jeff, Mike, Yesod, and Cheyne

Show Summary

The guys start the show by discussing celebrity surfers, how surf videos introduced kids to surf punk, and Jack Johnson and the Santa Barbara/Hawaii connection. The conversation then switches back to surf videos, Pennywise and the history of Bro Hymn, and Cheyne talks about being on the show "Maui Fever." Then Guttermouth and the on stage antics of their lead singer become the the topic of discussion, Cheyne brings up NOFX and Bad Religion, and then Cheyne talks about a wave controlled by an iPad. The show closes with the group talking about Cheyne's roll at Body Glove, how Jeff's old band shot a music video on the Body Glove boat, and Mike asks the guys what they think of Jay Z's new music streaming App TIDAL. 

Links

Cheyne's Instagram

Show Credits

Produced by Mike Sutherland, Jeff Nisen, and Yesod Williams


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Eric Freedman

Show Summary

Eric starts off the show by talking about his involvement in the Manny Pacquiao documentary, the HBO show THE JINX, and then they discuss a cartoon Eric is developing. Then the guys talk about the difference between touring in a Van and touring in a Bus, Eric's couch surfing when he moved to California, and the first three records Eric owned. Then, Eric tells an Eric Wilson (Sublime's Bass player) story from the studio, the group talks about 90's band Jimmie's Chicken Shack, and the cartoon Bananas in Pajamas. The guys close out the show talking about the different types of personalities in a television pitch and they play and talk about the new Muse song. 

Links

Eric's Website

Credits

Produced by Mike Sutherland and Jeff Nisen
Engineered by Mike Sutherland
 

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Clay Guida and Yesod Williams

Clay, Mike, and Yesod

Clay, Mike, and Yesod

Show Summary

The show opens with Clay talking about how he got into MMA, how his family reacts while he fights, and how living in an RV at the beginning of his career is similar to a young band going on the road. Then the group talks about Clay living in Albuquerque and the city's relationship with the TV show Breaking Bad, how Clay is able to flip a switch when he fights, and the walk out music the two teams in the Super Bowl used. Mike then describes why it's a bad idea to post photos from Pepper's soundcheck after watching a Metallica soundcheck, Clay talks about the last two weeks of training before a fight, and the first album he ever owned. The group closes the show talking about the movie "Whiplash," what it is like to go to a college football game, and how Mike looks like MMA figher Conor McGregor. 

Links

Clay Guida's Instagram
Clay Guida's Twitter
Yesod Williams' Instagram
Yesod Williams' Twitter
Pepper's Website

Show Credits

Produced by Mike Sutherland and Jeff Nisen
Engineered by Mike Sutherland
 

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Mike and Jeff

Show Summary

The show opens with a discussion about the website besteveralbums.com and how it led Jeff to Elvis Costello. Next Mike and Jeff discuss new music they have been listening to and what websites/streaming services they use. Mike talks about the band Glass Animals and listening to music at work then opens up a discussion about listening to music and how it reminds him why he is in the music industry. Next Jeff talks about the Deftones and draws a Tool comparison. Mike talks about the Deftones bass player who passed away and how the band handled the situation. This opens up further discussion about bands who have lost members. Next Mike and Jeff talk about Imagine Dragons and their new record, followed by a discussion about songs that never get old or "won't die" and "alarm clock songs". After that they discuss the upcoming Kurt Cobain documentary and again talk about bands that lose frontmen such as Sublime. The show ends discussing some prominent music copyright infringement cases with Mike and Jeff proving commentary, opinions, and Jeff plays Stairway to Heaven on guitar. 
 

Links

Mike's Twitter
Mike's Instagram
Jeff's Twitter
Jeff's Instagram
Jeff's Band Lose Control
 

Show Credits

Produced by Mike Sutherland and Jeff Nisen
Show Summary by Jeff Nisen
Engineered by Mike Sutherland

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Moi from the band LIFE

Show Summary

The show opens with Moi talking about what his band LIFE has in store, recording an album with his old band Tomorrows Bad Seeds, and a new project called Krooked Trees. Then the guys talk about the use of map apps and their convenience. Mike weighs in on the 311 Cruise and Moi takes a call on the AIR. Moi talks about DJ DIK and discusses his first album ever. Justin Bieber makes his first podcast appearance followed by Elliott Smith. Next the guys discuss some documentaries they've seen recently as well as a brief discussion about House of Cards. The show closes with a discussion of Loveline, some explicit content, Blind Faith, and finally some of their favorite bars and restaurants in Hermosa Beach.

Links

Moi's Instagram
Moi's band, LIFE

Show Credits

Produced by Mike Sutherland and Jeff Nisen
Engineered by Mike Sutherland
 

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Tyler Craig and Yesod Williams

Show Summary

Mike sits down with Pepper's Yesod Williams and the bands tour manager Tyler Craig and discuss the crazy adventure that was the 311 cruise. They discuss sneaking weed on board, what they did in Jamaica, and other random things.

Links

Tyler Craig's Instagram
Yesod Williams' Instagram
Mike's Instagram

Show Credits

Produced by Mike Sutherland and Jeff Nisen
Engineered by Mike Sutherland
 

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Episode 3 - Yesod Williams and Alex Curry

Show Summary

The show starts off with Alex explaining what Gluten is, a discussion about Bob Marley's Birthday and Run DMC, and the impact of O.T. Genasis' song "Cocoa." Next, Alex describes what it's like to have a producer talk to her during a live broadcast, Mike's twitter feud with Slash, the Sons of Anarchy theme, and Yesod talks about recording Pepper's first album. The show finishes up with the gang talking about the new Incubus record, Beyonce's "Drunk in Love," and a live version of O.T. Genasis.

Links

Pepper
Yesod's Twitter
Yesod's Instagram
Alex's Twitter
 

Show Credits

Producers: Mike Sutherland and Jeff Nisen
Engineer: Mike Sutherland
 

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Episode 2 - Mark Trumbo and Riley Breckenridge

The show opens up with Riley talking about an upcoming Thrice show, how Mark and Riley met, and Mark and Riley's first records. Then the gang touches on Beck and Kanye at the Grammys, baseball travel vs. music touring, Mark and Riley's biking habits, and then they take a glimpse into Thrice's songwriting process and unique time signatures. The show wraps up with Riley discussing Thrice's future plans and Mark being star struck upon meeting Slash.

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Episode 1 - Clare Amelino and Alex Curry

Mike and Jeff begin their first podcast joined by Clare Amelino. They discuss the first three albums they owned, Dave Grohl and Jack Black's relationship, Dio, the new Foo Fighters Record, and toilet seat covers. Then, Alex Curry drops in and the group talks about Clare's love for The Dustbowl Revival. 

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