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Olympia Pop Rocks
34 minutes | Oct 27, 2020
OPR #102: Pandemic Catch Up
In Olympia Pop Rock episode #102, Guire and Jemmy Joe catch up with the audience who are interested. We talk about what we’ve been working on and some tips for what is happening in the city of Olympia during the pandemic.Friend Of The Podcast Spotify PlaylistxOhNoJemmy Joe & The Unreliable Narrators
41 minutes | May 28, 2020
OPR #101: xOhNo & Jemmy Joe's new bike
In Olympia Pop Rock episode #101, Guire and Jemmy Joe talk about Jemmy Joe’s new bike, a little bit about the pandemic and Jemmy Joe interviews Donna of xOhNo, the best synth pop band in all of Olympia if not the world. For the love of all that is good in the world, check out the links!
49 minutes | Mar 19, 2020
OPR #100: Corona Virus Q&A
In Olympia Pop Rock episode #100, Guire and Jemmy Joe answer listener’s questions about corona virus from our experience as an ER nurse and a grocer. We also talk about capitalism and Bob Dylan. Crazy times.
59 minutes | Dec 6, 2019
OPR #98: David Petty & Homelessness In Olympia
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews musician and producer David Petty. We talk about music gear, eastern Washington and the pros and cons of Folgers Coffee. Jemmy Joe and Guire also talk about their thoughts about homelessness in Olympia and people’s thoughts about it. Your minds will be changed by this talk.
53 minutes | Nov 7, 2019
OPR #97: The Impotent Satyr & The Return Of Mikey Gee
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Dan from The Impotent Satyr, the satirical website lampooning Oly. He was so much fun and may be Guire’s favorite guest in a long while. High praise! We talked about Photoshop, Evergreen’s food situation and all the regular questions about Olympia that Dan knew about in advance because he is a real deal Friend Of The Podcast. Also Mikey Gee came to visit for our shared birthday party.
59 minutes | Oct 3, 2019
OPR #96: Welcome To Olympia & How To Make Friends
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Rob Smith of the podcast “Welcome To Olympia”. We discuss , his podcast, the difference between a topic and a story and why Olympia has more babies than Seattle. Also, Guire and Jemmy Joe tell you how to make friends.
64 minutes | Aug 11, 2019
OPR #95: The Sassafras Sisters & Guire's Tesla
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews The Sassafras Sisters. We talked about Oly old time music, the love of one’s instrument and where to get the best sweets in Olympia. Also, Guire bought a freaking Tesla and we talk about that.
52 minutes | Jul 1, 2019
OPR #94: Harsh R & "The End Of The Tour"
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Avi Roig of Harsh R. We talk about cheap electronic gear, the merits of the Eastside of Olympia and where the cool shows are in Oly. Also Guire and Jemmy Joe talk about the movie “The End Of The Tour”.
58 minutes | May 11, 2019
OPR #93: Palmer T. Lee & Spotify
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Palmer T. Lee about his solo album, his favorite Sufi poets and why the pot in the Pacific Northwest scares him. Also Guire and Jemmy Joe talk about Spotify.
57 minutes | Apr 27, 2019
OPR #92: Markly Morrison & "Making Sense Of Olympia"
In this episode of the podcast, we interview Markly Morrison about his new podcast “Low Profile With Markly Morrison. We also talk about bands he’s been in, what brought him to Olympia and the usual fair. You know, OPR stuff. Like we do. Plus we have a special addition of the podcast with David Scherer Water reading from the new addition of his book “Making Sense Of Olympia”. A real treat!
67 minutes | Mar 15, 2019
OPR #91: Capcity Presents & Welcome To Olympia
In this episode of the podcast, we interview half of Capcity Presents about booking shows in Olympia, the music scene in town and there to get the best weed. We forgot to ask which they preferred West Side or East Side. Sorry. Also, we have a piece from the new podcast Welcome To Olympia and its fantastic.
56 minutes | Feb 1, 2019
OPR #90: Dave O'Connor & Quitting Facebook
In this episode of the podcast, we interview Dave O’Connor, a drummer in a variety of local bands.Also, Guire and Jemmy Joe talk about how one of us quit Facebook and the other is getting more and more value out it! That, my friend, is called a teaser! Listen to the episode to find out more!!!
61 minutes | Dec 3, 2018
OPR #89: String And Shadow Puppet Theater & "People Of Olympia": Monique's Mom
In this episode of the podcast, we interview Emily from String And Shadow Puppet Theater about the great work this Oly company of performers has been doing in town. Next level excitement for their upcoming show! Click the link below to get tickets!Also, we continue with the People Of Olympia series with an piece by a local woman who told about her mother’s journey to Olympia, what she left behind and what was found…. on Facebook.
56 minutes | Nov 14, 2018
OPR #88: LaVon Hardison
In this episode of the podcast, we interview LaVon Hardison, singer and extraordinaire human being. No bullshitting, this is the best conversation we’ve had on the show. You are in for a treat! Also, Guire and Jemmy Joe talk about the books and stuff they’re into lately.
59 minutes | Oct 4, 2018
OPR #87: Shawna Hawk & People Of Olympia featuring "Changing Your Mind with Whitney"
In this episode of the podcast, we interview Shawna Hawk, from KOWA local radio, Media Island and The Women of Color in Leadership Movement. She wears so many hats we don’t know where to start to billboard her here! We talked about why even do radio when you can do a podcast, about Olympia and the power struggles and backlash she has to deal with by being The Adult In The Room. Also about Olympia. Duh.Also, we have an re-introduction of The People Of Olympia. Friend of the podcast, Whitney, comes on the show to talk about a time she changed her mind about a hot button issue in Oly politics.
53 minutes | Sep 11, 2018
OPR #86: Kendl Winter
In this episode of the podcast, we interview folk singer Kendl Winter. She is a verified Friend-Of-The-Podcast, back for her second interview. Better knows as half of The Lowest Pair, she recently released her latest solo album that has all of Olympia buzzing! Also in this episode, Jemmy Joe and Guire talk about what we did this summer.
51 minutes | Aug 17, 2018
OPR #85: Henry Renee Williams III & r/Olympia
Comedian Henry Renee Williams III, the sweetheart of the Olympian comedy scene, comes on the show and talks about the military. Guire and Jemmy Joe also talk about the Olympia subreddit as well as the cat murders striking Olympia.
49 minutes | Jul 16, 2018
OPR #84: 2060 Records & Jem + Guire Musical Project
In this episode of Olympia Pop Rocks, we interview three of the artists and collaborators of Olympia's own 2060 records. We talk about running a label, making music, where the best drinks are in town and all that sort of thing. You know the deal. Also, Jem and Guire talk about their new music project and Jemmy Joe's new solo album. Links below!
63 minutes | Jun 4, 2018
OPR #83: Lexxi Lovell of Dumpster Values & "Solo" review
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Lexxi Lovell, co-owner of The Dumpsters Values Cooperative. We talked about her move to Olympia, how she came to co-own Dumpster Values and where the cool coffee is in Oly. Also, Jemmy Joe and Guire talk about the new Star Wars movie "Solo" because of course we did.
46 minutes | May 7, 2018
OPR #82: DBST
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Sam of DBST. We talk mad talk about Evergreen, synthesizers, where the best pot is in Oly and duh, about his band. It was a fun, long conversation. Check out his band or say hi if you see him hanging at Le Voyeur.
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