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Feb 27, 2020

It's been 5 years since the last album from Four Year Strong. 

Was it worth the wait?

Let's find out!

Music featured in this episode:

"Brain Pain"

"Learn to Love the Lie"

"Talking Myself in Circles"

"Bada Bing! Wit' a Pipe!"

Feb 21, 2020

This week we hung out with Izzy Thomas!

We talk music, how the dating game sucks, bullying, her drive to spark change and spread awareness, and what TV show she loves.

Music featured in this episode:

“Mad”

“Trouble”

Feb 19, 2020

This week we hung out with MILCK!

We talk the new EP, the effect of “Quiet” and the Women’s March, performing on Tiny Desk, mental health, and Harry Potter.

Music featured in this episode:

“Ooh Child”

“If I Ruled the World”

“Quiet”

“This Is Not the End”

Feb 14, 2020

This week we hung out with James Rhodes, VP of FiXT!

We talk about the future of the label, expanding and adding to their already industry changing roster, music in video games, Altered Carbon and Lost in Space.

Music featured in this episode:

“Can’t Go Back” by PRIZM

“Offworld” by Essenger

Feb 12, 2020

This week we hung out with James from American Authors!

We talk music, how Plinko affects the tour, using their platform to spread change, Goats vs. Ghosts, and Manhwa.

Music featured in this episode:

“Best Day of My Life”

“Microphone”

“Before I Go”

“Champion (feat. Beau Young Prince)”

Feb 6, 2020

This week we hung out with Terrance and Cole from Nightwell!

We talk music and their inspirations, The Circle, Star Wars, and they drop some exciting news!

Music featured in this episode:

“Drive”

“Confident”

“Stay (feat. Saxl Rose)”

Jan 30, 2020

This week we hung out with Johnny from Hollywood Undead!

We talk music, the upcoming album, advice for new bands, His Dark Materials, Kobe, and what he wanted to legally change his name to.

Music featured in this episode:

“Time Bomb”

“Empire”

“Already Dead”

Jan 22, 2020

This week we hung out with Tony from Dragged Under!

We talk music, the upcoming tour, Top Golf, Lost in Space,  The Outer Worlds, and cheating in baseball.

Music featured in this episode:

“Hypochondria”

“Instability”

“Chelsea”

“The Hardest Drug”

Jan 13, 2020

This week we hung out with Max from Wolf Culture!

We talk music, the band’s future, Stephen King, Fallout, and the struggles of being on the road.

Music featured in this episode:

“Wreck”

“Spite”

“Continents”

Jan 10, 2020

This week we hung out with Frank from Neon Dreams!

We talk the upcoming album and tour, the reason he makes music, “a monster truck feeling,” The Witcher, and how Skyrim affects relationships.

Music featured in this episode:

“Life Without Fantasies”

“High School Dropout”

“Turn Back Now”

“We Were Kings”

Jan 1, 2020

Happy New Year from the Nerds!

And why not bring in the new year with our top 10 movies of 2019!

Dan and Francis countdown their lists and there are plenty of surprises.

We also share what we thought the most overrated films of 2019.(We did not agree.)

And we discuss the worst movie we saw in 2019...and we completely had the same movie in mind.

 

Dec 31, 2019

This week we hung out with Aaron and Asia from Ashland!

We talk music, “driving sweat pants,” the first thing Asia saw in Montreal, mental health, video games, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Music featured in this episode:

“I Hate That”

“OMG”

“Over the Moon”

“Motivation”

Dec 24, 2019

This week we hung out with Jonathon from Northbound!

We talk music, the most difficult thing about being on tour, “wet socks and brushing teeth,” Fortnite, and Atypical.

Music featured in this episode:

“Very Long List”

“Bad Blood”

“Cool”

“Special”

Dec 20, 2019

This week we hung out with Deborah Lee Smith!

We talk about The Shasta Triangle, how podcasts help her, creating a “mental health tool-kit,” and Harry Potter.

Dec 18, 2019

This week we hung out with Matt and Bryan from Taller Tales!

We talk music, “making music with a cause,” the good and bad of social media, trouble with Fudgsicles, covering a Spongebob classic, and Baby Yoda.

Music featured in this episode:

“The River”

“Bloodlines”

“Best Day Ever”

“Lay Down and Die”

Dec 13, 2019

This week we hung out with Chris from Wage War!

We talk music, bullying, the upcoming tour, the naked cowboy, the importance of online friends, Fortnite, and “flexing” during jury duty.

Music featured in this episode:

“Low”

“Grave”

“Who I Am”

“Prison”

Dec 12, 2019

This week we hung out with Kelsy Karter!

We talk music, her rollercoaster of a year, staying true to herself, why she is excited about 2020, the meaning of “milk,” and Game of Thrones.

Music featured in this episode:

“Harry”

“Blast Off”

“Liquor Store on Mars”

Dec 11, 2019

This week we hung out with Dante Palminteri!

We talk music, his heavy metal past and “the system”,  writing real life lyrics, and what show he loves on Netflix.

Music featured in this episode:

“Beautiful”

“Far From Me”

“Miles Apart”

“Too Good for Me”

Dec 10, 2019

This week we hung out with Ally and Abby from Potty Mouth!

We talk music, their Power Puff Girl inspired video, Breaking Bad, and how TV helps their mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

“22”

“Favorite Food”

“Plastic Paradise”

“Liar”

Nov 29, 2019

This week we hung out with Ryan from American Grim!

We talk music, “giving a home to the kids that don’t fit in,” being featured on AEW, his love of aliens, and the importance of alone time.

Music featured in this episode:

“Alone (Hate Me)”

“Nightmare”

“Ghost”

“Gods and Kings”

Nov 27, 2019

This week we hung out with Meia!

We talk music, her battles with anxiety, “connecting on a heart to heart basis,” the importance of self-care, and  Netflix bingeing.

Music featured in this episode:

“You Forgot”

“What U Want”

“Boys Don’t Want a Sad Girl”

“Idrc If U Cry”

Nov 22, 2019

This week we hung out with Alex from Young Culture!

We talk music, mental health, “being as vulnerable as I could be,” the special bond he has with fans, and working with Derek DiScanio.

Music featured in this episode:

“Never Changed”

“21 Days”

“Drift”

“Breathe It In”

Nov 20, 2019

This week we hung out with Garrett and Chris from 4th & Orange!

We talk music, playing with reggae icons, tequila waterfalls, deep tweets, “staying distracted,” Overwatch 2, and The Joker.

Music featured in this episode:

“No More Favors”

“Only You”

“Girl Next Door”

“Junky”

(All ideas mentioned in this episode are now protected and time-stamped.)

Nov 19, 2019

This week we hung out with Jeremy, Jared, and JT from The Pink Socks!

We talk music, why you shouldn’t google their name, bad craigslist experiences, Dungeons & Dragons, and anime!

Music featured in this episode:

“The Summer Song”

“Hurricane”

“Waiting”

Nov 18, 2019

This week we hung out with James and David from Little Dume!

We talk music, the story behind the new single, The Possible Dream, “Jack and Rose,” Ghost Recon Breakpoint, and Superman.

Music featured in this episode:

“Dangerous Man”

“Brothers”

“Curious”

“As Always”

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