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WELCOME TO EPISODE #60

Hopeless Records was founded in 1994 by Louis Posen. The label's artists are generally considered to fall under the genres of punk rock, pop punk, post-hardcore, and alternative rock, but some also include elements of heavy metal. Some of their most well-known artists include All Time Low, Sum 41, Neck Deep, Avenged Sevenfold, Thrice, Yellowcard... 

Thanks to Denis 88 I was able to get Louis on the phone and this is what we talked about...

  • Heckle
  • Filming videos for NOFX and Guttermouth
  • Figuring out how to put out a record
  • What was Guttermouth like
  • The Sampler CDs
  • What they did to stand out in the industry
  • Davey Tiltwheel
  • Napster coming into the picture
  • And a ton more

This week's episode is sponsored by my animation company drive80.com. I do explainer animations, logo animations, and Instagram animations. Feel free to reach out to me if you need videos that don't suck ass.

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