Episode 25: Todd Swalla (Laughing Hyenas/Necros/Boogaloosa Prayer) Part 2 “We’re Beyond Mixing Sushi with Peanut Butter”

Todd Swalla has been in some pretty damn great bands. So it only stands to reason that I’d want to see what he was into. Todd was kind enough to hand out for a bit and we had a fun discussion about everything except bizarre food combinations as poorly constructed music metaphors. Here’s some of […]

Episode 25: Todd Swalla (Laughing Hyenas/Necros/Boogaloosa Prayer) Part 1 “You Wanna See My Basement?”

Todd Swalla has been in some pretty good bands – actually pretty great bands. So it only stands to reason that I’d want to see what he was into. Todd was kind enough to hand out for a bit and we had a fun discussion. Want to hear about how I embarrassed myself in front […]

Episode 22: Dave Neeson Part 2 (writer-artist Gorgonessa, guitarist Harriet the Spy) “A Story Best Left Untold?”

Dave Neeson is an old friend and one of my favorite people. We cover a lot of ground; comics, old-man punk stories and music.Some of the artists we cover; Armstrong Secret Nine, Black Flag, Unwound, Void, Doom, Sockeye, Stereolab, Huggy Bear, GBH, Daniel Johnston, Chickenhead, and Rollins Band. This is Part 2 of 2. If […]

Episode 22: Dave Neeson Part 1 (writer-artist Gorgonessa, guitarist Harriet the Spy) “Of Speeding Motorcycles and Rubber Cement”

Dave Neeson is an old friend and one of my favorite people. We cover a lot of ground; comics, old-man punk stories and music.Some of the artists we cover; Armstrong Secret Nine, Black Flag, Unwound, Void, Doom, Sockeye, Stereolab, Huggy Bear, GBH, Daniel Johnston, Chickenhead, Rollins Band.

Episode 11: Simon Harvey (Ugly Pop Records) Part 2 “Mark Knopfler is pretty great”

Simon Harvey is an old buddy from Toronto. He is head honcho of Ugly Pop Records and a regular contributor to Ugly Things magazine as well as the excellent book “Tomorrow is Too Late” which covers the Toronto hardcore-punk scene of the early 80’s. Simon is also an incorrigible record collector and an all-around good […]

Episode 11: Simon Harvey (Ugly Pop Records) Part 1 “Toronto has outgrown Peter Ustinov”

Simon Harvey is an old buddy from Toronto. He is head honcho of Ugly Pop Records and a regular contributor to Ugly Things magazine as well as the excellent book “Tomorrow is Too Late” which covers the Toronto hardcore-punk scene of the early 80’s. Simon is also an incorrigible record collector and an all-around good […]

Episode 8: Brent Gargus (raconteur/skater/professional wise-ass) Part 2 “Yeah, we said it.”

Brent is my youngest brother (I’m the oldest of four). He was an incredible skater at a VERY early age and an all around phenomenal athlete. His love of music began when he started skating and is something that he and I have discussed ad-nauseum for our entire lives. I thought that it might be […]

Episode 8: Brent Gargus (raconteur/skater/professional wise-ass) Part 1 “Akron is the World, the World is Akron”

Brent is my youngest brother (I’m the oldest of four). He was an incredible skater at a VERY early age and an all around phenomenal athlete. His love of music began when he started skating and is something that he and I have discussed ad-nauseum for our entire lives. I thought that it might be […]