#242 Will Mcguirk

Will Mcguirk has always been a strong supporter of independent music from Oshawa. And now he sells records to them! Will explains how his life has come full circle in the best of ways. While wondering through Oshawa as a teenager, Will stumbled onto Star Records and met Mike Star . Eventually Mike Hired Will […]

#241 Nick Woods of “Direct Hit”

Nick Woods is the lead singer and member of Direct Hit and is based out of Milwaukee WI. Direct Hit have been a band since 2007 and have released albums on Fat Wreck Chords as well as Red Scare Industries. Nick and Direct hit will be headlining Blackout Fest on October 18/19 in Brantford Ontario. […]

#240 Tino Valpa of Pine Hill Records

Tino Valpa is the owner of Pine Hill Records and he is based in New Hampshire. As the owner of a punk label, there’s a line drawn on what you want to release and what you need to release. Tino has gone out of his comfort zone by putting a record together with the legendary […]

#239 Jamie Mittendorf of Blackout Fest

Jamie Mittendorf is the founder of Ontario’s longest running and largest punk rock festival Blackout Fest. Blackout Fest was started 13 years ago and it started small in the town of Brantford Ontario. the festival is now running over two days on October 18 & 19. Jamie, like allot of DIY promotors started booking bands […]

#238 Ron Hawkins of “Lowest of the Low”

Ron Hawkins is a singer/song writer, the lead singer of Lowest of the Low and Do Good Assassins, producer and general all round mensch. Lowest of the Low had their beginnings in the early 90’s with the iconic release “Shakespeare my Butt”. The album has since achieved certified Gold status in Canada and is one […]

#237 David Bottrill

David Bottrill is a three time Grammy winning producer who has worked with countless artists like Peter Gabriel, Tool, Moneen, King Crimson and tons more. His 30 year career spans all musical tastes and sounds. In the podcast David and I connected on a few important points on being Canadian and music producer and what […]

#236 Greg Bolton

Greg Bolton is a father, an audio systems tech and general all-round sweetheart. Greg is a returning guest to the show and greg always delivers a great conversation. This time, we dove a little into his band he had with Tyler Wilkinson called “Motion Picture Ending”and what his experience was. This podcast’s common thread is […]

#235 Gwendolyn & Lucy Giles of Dog Party

Dog Party are a two piece rock band based out of Sacramento, California. Dog Party have been a band for 12 years now which makes this early 20’s duo veterans in the punk/touring scene. Their 2018 release Hit & Run is self released through Cobraside distribution. They’re on a summer tour that will have them […]

#234 Gallows Bound

Jordan Joyes and the members of Gallows Bound called in just before a load in with 15 minutes to spare to talk about their tour, band and van as well as their new EP. Appalachian Witch is a mix of bluegrass and punk rock. the band is presently on tour for the summer of 2019 […]

#233 Miguel Chen of Teenage Bottlerocket

Miguel Chen is the bass player for Teenage Bottlerocket. TBR is on Fat Wreck Chords and is in the middle of a world tour. they’ve already played South America, South Africa and South Florida (citation needed). Miguel also owns and operates a Yoga studio with his wife. He’s managed to blend punk rock with a […]