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44 minutes | Jul 25, 2022
Howie Klein (Reprise Records, Sire Records, Creem, New York Rocker, NME)
Former music exec and lifer Howie Klein shares stories from his enchanted life! Sandy Pearlman, Richard Meltzer, doing time with the Fugs, partying with Hendrix, pissing off Tom Verlaine, and more.
48 minutes | Jun 27, 2022
Bill Kopp (Disturbing The Peace: 415 Records and the Rise of New Wave)
Music journalist Bill Kopp talks about his latest book, "Disturbing The Peace: 415 Records and the Rise of New Wave" which tells the story of this influential SF punk and new wave label.
85 minutes | May 7, 2022
The Boston Groupie News (Miss Lyn and Paul Lovell)
Everything you wanted to know about this legendary DIY rag from the 70s, plus deep early Boston punk history, and a sweetly surreal Jonathan Richman story for the ages!
48 minutes | Apr 4, 2022
Tim Hinely (Dagger fanzine, Where the Wild Gigs Were)
Tim Hinely of Dagger fanzine and the recent book "Where the Wild Gigs Were" (HoZac Books) reminisces about zine shopping at See Hear, getting snubbed by J Mascis, fave venues, and more.
45 minutes | Feb 14, 2022
Andy Schwartz (New York Rocker)
Andy Schwartz of the late great New York Rocker spills the goods on his seminal music mag.
38 minutes | Jan 10, 2022
Jim Parrett (Denim Delinquent)
We roll out the red carpet for Jim "Jymn" Parrett of the legendary 70s pre-punk fanzine Denim Delinquent. Abject worship of Iggy, KISS, Greg Shaw, Ugly Things, and "unscholarly" rock writ.
64 minutes | Dec 24, 2021
Daniel Raeburn (The Imp)
Daniel Raeburn of the brilliant underground comics fanzine The Imp on Chick tracts, Mexican historietas, friendship with Chris Ware, Hüsker Dü, and his deepest artistic experience.
65 minutes | Nov 16, 2021
Phast Phreddie Patterson (Back Door Man fanzine)
The legendary Phast Phreddie Patterson regales us with tales of Oki dogs, LA pre-punk, Claude Bessy, Thee Precisions, and the legacy of Back Door Man.
43 minutes | Oct 14, 2021
John Marr (Murder Can Be Fun zine)
John Marr of Murder Can be Fun treats us to much inspired chatter on his beloved zine, book collecting, Cometbus, early SF punk, volunteering at Maximum Rocknroll, and more.
87 minutes | Sep 27, 2021
Glen Galaxy (Trumans Water, Soul-Junk, Zero Gravity fanzine)
A tell-all session with no wave obsessive Glen Galaxy! Naval academy debauchery, false starts with Trout Mask Replica, John Peel, getting no respect from the hip hop underground, and joy in Christ.
54 minutes | Sep 1, 2021
Michael Azerrad (Our Band Could Be Your Life)
We got noted rock journo Michael Azerrad on the horn to discuss the 20th anniversary of Our Band Could Be Your Life, inspiration vs. influence, rock writing cliches, and more.
82 minutes | Aug 1, 2021
Mark Dancey (Motorbooty Magazine)
We get down with Mark Dancey of the immortal Motorbooty Magazine! Art, the superiority of satire to fandom, Michigan hardcore, Big Chief, touring with the Beastie Boys, the wrath of ICP, and more.
73 minutes | Jul 1, 2021
Gary Pig Gold (The Pig Paper)
Gary Pig Gold—pioneering publisher of The Pig Paper and all-around go-getter—tells tales of a charmed life managing Simply Saucer, producing Pat Boone, playing in a Beach Boys tribute act, and more.
60 minutes | Jun 5, 2021
Mike Stax (Ugly Things)
We grill the one and only Mike Stax of Ugly Things magazine about life at the helm of the ultimate rock & roll read.
70 minutes | May 13, 2021
Daniel Stewart (Distort zine; Total Control, UV Race, Straightjacket Nation)
Aussie underground notable Dan Stewart—of Distort zine and Total Control, UV Race, and Straightjacket Nation fame—waxes thoughtful on band dynamics, fanaticism, the Kinks, Black Flag, and heaps more.
55 minutes | Apr 18, 2021
Peter Davis (Your Flesh magazine, Creature Booking)
We cornered Peter Davis - legendary booking agent and publisher of Your Flesh magazine - and pumped him for some stellar stories on life in the 80s/90s American indie underground.
53 minutes | Apr 4, 2021
Richard Langston (Garage fanzine)
On the 40th anniversary of Flying Nun Records we spoke with Richard Langston of 1980s Dunedin fanzine Garage about the sublime sounds emanating from the Kiwi underground.
47 minutes | Mar 20, 2021
Tim Ellison (Rock Mag/Modern Rock Magazine)
Tim Ellison - a singular voice from the 90s underground fanzine explosion - drops mad knowledge on rock writing, Richard Meltzer, The Beatles, Stereolab, The Gories, no wave, and much more.
48 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Brian Hogg (Bam Balam, Strange Things Are Happening)
Brian Hogg of Scotland's Bam Balam fanzine dishes on the greatest 60s-oriented music mag of all time. Seek out Brian's latest book, Cosmopolitan Scum! Edinburgh, the Arts, and the Counterculture.
71 minutes | Feb 13, 2021
Howard Wuelfing (Forced Exposure, Creem, Half Japanese)
We gab with dynamic rock critic, musician and PR vet Howard Wuelfing about Creem, Forced Exposure, Richard Meltzer vs. Lester Bangs, DC hardcore, and his days at indie label JEM and Columbia Records.
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