Friday, July 10, 2015

Episode 013 - The Gizmos

The Gizmos reunited their original line up last year, and decided to continue as a band. They have two shows scheduled for Indiana- Indy & Bloomington coming up this weekend.

Hour One: Original Gizmos Kenne Highland and Eddie Flowers join by phone and talk about their contributions to selected songs. Tracks from the new "Gizmos World Tour 2014" CD. Music by No Coast, Absonites, Jacco Gardner, and Jorma Whitaker.

Hour Two: Continued conversation and Gizmos music, with Kenne & Eddie. Music by DEEZEN, Wet Heave, Open Sex, Chives, and Vacation Club, plus a snippet from Bebop Tsunami's NPR interview with Eddie Flowers ahead of last year's reunion.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Episode 012 - Mike Rippy of The Dockers

This week's interview guest is Mike Rippy, of the very prolific Indianapolis band, The Dockers. Their sound is a curious blend of metal, punk, comics, and juvenile humor- they call it 'Fezcore'. Karl Hofstetter of Joyful Noise checks in ahead of the 4-day Fountain Square Music festival, which JNR is participating in.

Hour One: Rippy guides us through the new album, 'The Fury Of The Mindless Ones', complete with revealing the references. Karl Hofstetter of Joyful Noise. Statewide show listings. Music all by bands playing in the next five days: Vacation Club, S.M. Wolf, America Owns The Moon, Thee Tsunamis, Apache Dropout, Yonatan Gat, and The Lemons.

Hour Two: More madness with Mike Rippy and The Dockers, also Deezen. Music by The Melvins, Hew Time, Wet Heave, and The Gizmos.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Episode 011 - Dylan Schwab of Jurassic Pop Records

Dylan Schwab is a co-founder of Indianapolis-Cleveland label Jurassic Pop, issuing a steady stream of mostly Midwestern quirky pop bands.

Hour One: Dylan Schwab talks about the formation of the label and guiding principles, plays choice cuts from newest cassette split with Indianapolis bands S.M Wolf and Faux Paw. Music by Bo Jackson 5, Psychic Baos, The Dockers, The Mound Builders, Mr. Clit & The Pink Cigarettes, Thee Tsunamis, and Vacation Club.

Hour Two: Dylan reveals the existence of a Carmel scene, and touts the upcoming album by Champs Elysees, spins favorites from Pfarmers new album. Music by Circuit des Yeux, Mike Adams At His Honest Weight, Sleeping Bag, Dave Segedy, and Memory Map.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Episode 010 - Jimmy Peoni, Glory Hole Records & State Street Pub

Jimmy Peoni recently opened the State Street Pub in Indianapolis, in part to assure a regular venue to showcase bands on his label, Glory Hole Records. Apologies for the sound during the interview. The laptop software decided to bypass the sound board inputs and record on a condenser mic.

Hour One: Jimmy talks about the State Street Pub, and getting it up and running. Music by Chives, Psychic Baos, We Are Hex, The Goldmines, America Owns The Moon, Digital Dots, S.M. Wolf, The Down-fi, Bookstore.

Hour Two: Jimmy talks more about upcoming Glory Hole Records releases. Music by Bo Jackson 5, The Lickers, Vacation Club, Christian Taylor & Homeschool, Crys, Chives, Thee Open Sex, Margot & The Nuclear So-And-Sos, Normanoak, Apache Dropout, The Gizmos, Dave Segedy, and The Panics.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Episode 009 - Chives

Chives is a band, Chives is the man. The play out a lot and have three records in the can. Interview with Chives and Nick Big Dick.

Hour One: Chives & Nick talk about recording at home and their evolutions with line-up changes and new sounds, and the influence of disco. Music by The Pummels, Dave Segedy (of Sleeping Bag), Psychic Baos, Missing Hearts, Chives, and Pattern Is Movement.

Hour Two: More talk with Chives & Nick, profound statements on being support in a band. Music by The Constants, Missing Hearts, Chives, Deezen, Apache Dropout, The Pummels, America Owns The Moon, We Are Hex, and Thee Tsunamis.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Episode 008 - New Music

No interview guest this week, loads of mew music instead.

Hour One: Music from We Are Hex, Apache Dropout, Wet Heave, Psychic Baos, The Pummels, The Lickers, Metavari, Bonesetters, and Sleeping Bag. Statewide show listings.

Hour Two: Music from Psychic Baos, The Down-fi, Mr. Clit & The Pink Cigarettes, The Dockers, The Pummels, Sir Deja Doog, Mike Adams At His Honest Weight.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Episode 007 - John Dawson & Seth Mahern of Magnetic South

Magnetic South is a label, a recording studio, and a venue. Interview guests Seth & John run them all, and play in Apache Dropout (Seth), and Open Sex (John).

Hour One: Talking mainly about the recording studio and Magnetic South values, preview of the upcoming Psychic Baos 7" record, talk about Apache Dropout. The week's show listings. Music by Thee Tsunamis, Christian Taylor & Homeschool, Missing Hearts, The Lemons, and Apache Dropout.

Hour Two: More with Seth & John, talking about the evolutions of Open Sex, upcoming Magnetic South releases, more from the Psychic Baos 7" and an Apache Dropout live recording. Music by Bonesetters, The Pummels, Open Sex, and Circuit des Yeux.