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Aug 16, 2019

This week we hung out with Kevin Garrett!

We talk about the his latest album, finger cameos, his Loud & Close YouTube videos, mental health, and his future as a Food Network star.

 

Music featured in this episode:

"Faith You Might"

"Title Track"

"It Don't Bother Me At All"

"Running From"

Aug 15, 2019

 This week we hung out with Cody Lovaas!

We talked about the EP, the stories in his music, jumping out of a plane, and his love for Will Ferrell and Rick and Morty.

 

Music featured in this episode:

"Talk Slow"

"Finally Fallen"

"Love No More"

"Lie"

Aug 14, 2019

This week we hung out with Camm and Jay from Never Loved!

We talked music, Jalapeño Gang, tour pranks, The Dead Inside Challenge, modifying Game Boys, and Stranger Things.

Music featured in this episode:

"Charged"

"Where Do I Go From Here?"

"Dead Inside"

"Goddamn"

Aug 13, 2019

This week we hung out with Alex from First and Forever !

We talked music, how Bud Light created the band, what song inspired tank violence, what he nerds out to, and a small interaction on a bus that he won't forget.

Music featured in this episode:

"Chicago"

"Nothing Left To Burn"

"A Violet Ending"

Aug 12, 2019

This week we hung out with Theda!

We talked music, her cover of a classic Soundgarden song, what she binges on Netflix, and what she does to release stress.

 

Music featured in this episode:

"Trouble"

Aug 9, 2019

We talked about new album, playing the last Warped Tour, Dia’s love of Star Wars, how Harry Potter helped Meg, and their personal struggles with mental health.

 

Music featured in this episode:

"Warm Blood"

"American Spirit"

"Koala"

"Dear Heart"

Video for "American Spirit" mentioned in episode!

Aug 8, 2019

This week we hung out with K.Flay!

We talked music, "having super powers," her new "microcast," maintaining mental health, and her spin on a classic Gwen Stefani track!

 

Music featured on this episode:

"Bad Vibes"

"This Baby Don't Cry"

"Sister" (new video)

Video for "Hollaback Girl" mentioned in show!

Make sure to catch her on tour, get tickets here!

 

Aug 7, 2019

This week we hung out with Reece and Beau from Oh, Weatherly!

We talked music, Sad Summer Fest, tour pranks, streaming on Twitch, and Spider-Man: Far From Home!

(Spider-Man spoiler alert!)

Music featured in this episode:

"Here Tonight"

"We're Doing Fine (Dark of the Night)"

"Without My Ring (I Think I Want You)"

Aug 6, 2019

This week we hung out with Callum from The Bottom Line!

We talked music, the star-studded "Reasons" video, searching for meaning after Stranger Things, and "shopping for sinks on Facebook."

 

Music featured in this episode:

"Gone"

"Reasons"

"She Makes Me"

 

Video mentioned in episode:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASj6ggfNry8

 

 

Aug 5, 2019

This week we hung out with Michaela Anne!

We talked music, "taking a step back," female friendships, touring, and shipping Suzie-Poo and Dusty-Bun.

Music featured in this episode:

"By Our Design"

"Child of the Wind"

Aug 2, 2019

This week we hung out with Cody from Carousel Kings!

We talk music, dressing up in cat onesies, being Batman, and mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

"Plus Ultra"

"Lock Meowt"

"Code Breaker (Smile)"

"Monarch"

Aug 1, 2019

This week we hung out with Edith, Téa, and Ada from Meet me @ The Altar!

We talked music, making distance work, Chester, Costco runs for Hayley, and mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

"Beyond My Control"

"Tyranny"

Jul 30, 2019

 

This week we hung out with Petite Meller!

We talked music, "wearing your trauma," interviewing yourself, being "carried" around the US, and what Netflix Movie you should add to your watch list.

Music featured in this episode:

"Aeroplane"

"Baby Love"

Video mentioned in episode:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDBJVgIVPcs

Jul 29, 2019

This week we hung out with Wilson from Last Night Saved My Life!

We talked music, working with Derek DiScanio, The Sad Summer Fest, "12-hour Mac and Cheese Safety," and the letdown of the Night King.

Music featured in this episode:

"On the Ropes"

"Undone"

"Waterfall (feat. Derek DiScanio)"

"I Was Somebody"

Jul 26, 2019

This week we hung out with Matt from ROAM!

We talked new music, the upcoming tour, Apex Legends, Game of Thrones, and the food product that Matt and Dan both love.

 

Music featured in this episode:

"Playing Fiction"

"I Don't Think I Live There Anymore"

"Piranha"(Brand New!)

Jul 25, 2019

This week we hung out with Travis and Bryce from Telltale!

We talked music, "spinning troubles," playing the Forget Me Not Fest, their love of The Lord of the Rings, and Slurpees.

 

Music featured in this episode:

"Timeless Youth"

"Rose"

"Dazy"

Jul 23, 2019

This week we hung out with Liz from Gold Steps!

We talked music, summer tours, Stranger Things, and share some personal stories about our struggles with mental illness.

Music featured in this episode:

"Firestarter"

"Empty Space"

"Bright Side"

Jul 23, 2019

 

This week we hung out with JP Saxe!

We talked music, how heartbreak inspired his songs, the upcoming tour, post breakup vacations, and how to pronounce La Croix.

 

Spoiler Alert, Dan was wrong.

Music featured in this episode:

"Same Room"

"The Few Things"

 

Jul 19, 2019

This week we hung out with Alfred and Greason from The Second After!

We talked about music, scary moments on tour, Skyrim-filled nights with Boyz II Men in the background, and why the Switch is awesome.

 

Music featured in this episode:

"Judy Can Judge Me All She Wants"

"Homewreck Sick"

"A Very Pop Punk Wedding"

Jul 18, 2019

This week we hung out with UPSAHL!

We talked about her new EP, growing up in a punk rock family, something she can check off her bucket list, and TV shows you should binge on!

 

Music featured in this episode:

"All My Friends Are Rich"

"Drugs"

Jul 16, 2019

This week we hung out with Ben and Landis from Lost Henry!

We talked music, losing Chester, the worst cast for a Legend of Zelda movie, and secret YouTube videos.

Music featured in this episode:

"Misfit"

"(You Know) Who You Are"

Jul 15, 2019

 

This week we hung out with Jaret from Bowling for Soup!

We talked music, how important the Warped Tour was to him, podcasting, movies, and his own history with Mental Illness.

 

Music featured in this episode:

"1985"

"Sometimes I Don't Mind"

"Girl All the Bad Guys Want"

Jul 11, 2019

This week we hung out with Andrew and Cory from FELICITY!

We discuss music, "jumping for 21 mins straight," creepy Craigslist, and what they "Nerd" out to.

(And believe it or not, this episode contains Math.)

 

Music featured in this episode:

"Trigger Happy"

"Tough Luck"

"Call Sign"

"Weekend Worrier"

Jul 10, 2019

 

This week we hung out with Samuel Jack!

We discuss music, inspirations, his history with mental illness, and the one movie everyone should have in their collection.

Music featured in this episode:

"Perfect"

"Feels Like Summer"

Jul 9, 2019

This week we hung out with Katey Brooks! 

We discuss her music, love of music festivals, her deep personal connection to the lyrics of her songs, and which "Friends" character she relates to the most!

And yes, we address the "we were on a break" question.

Music featured in this episode:

"All of Me"

"In Your Arms"

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