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Now displaying: 2020
Jul 7, 2020

This week we hung out with Harry and The Chicks!

We talk music, the advice she would give to her younger self, Bratz, an app she is addicted to, Harry Potter, and The Sims.

Music featured in this episode:

“Colour Me In”

“Time”

Jul 3, 2020

This week we hung out with Corrin Campbell!

We talk about the inspiration for her latest project, looking back at her experiences, Second Life, Westworld, and how she stays mentally healthy.

Music featured in this episode:

“Sunbeam (kkami Remix)”

“Sunbeam (Cello Version)”

“Find Your Way”

“Pieces (BAD ONE Remix)”

 

Jul 2, 2020

This week we hung out with Jason from CONVERSATION!

We talk the new EP, Jay’s World, life without touring, virtual mosh pits, Star Wars vs. Star Trek, and if Halo would make a good movie.

Music featured in this episode:

“Black Coffee Blues”

“Lessons”

“Just Breathe”

“I’m More Savant Than Soldier”

Jun 30, 2020

This week we hung out with Max Frost!

We talk music, his new single, the meal that he would cook to win an Iron Chef Challenge, The Last Dance, and how he stays mentally healthy.

Music featured in this episode:

“Good Morning”

“Sayonara”

“Back In the Summer”

“Money Problems”

Jun 25, 2020

This week we hung out with J.R. De Guzman!

We talk his album, becoming a comedian, the dreams of Filipino parents, mixing a message with humor, and why he believes Yoda is asian.

Segments from the album:

“63 Cents a Day”

“Interracial Baby”

“Wedding Singer”

“Let’s Get Fiscal”

Jun 24, 2020

This week we hung out with Luc and Tim from Calling All Captains!

We talk their new documentary, their Twitch stream, fighting for a cause, Chuck E. Cheese, The Simpsons, the movie that made Luc “cry so hard,” and life lessons from The Last Airbender.

Music featured in this episode:

“Chasing Ghosts”

“Disconnected”

“Fools Gold”

Watch "Made for This" here!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcn1s2FSknlrfuihrENv6yw

Jun 23, 2020

This week we hung out with Nick from Amarionette!

We talk the new album, using your voice to speak out during this time, American Idol, what he “nerds out” to, and The Last Dance.

Music featured in this episode:

“Modern Disco III”

“Golden Without You”

“Counterfeits”

“Modern Disco II”

Jun 19, 2020

This week we hung out with Finn from Love Ghost!

We talk the new single, his own mental health struggles, using your voice to reach others, comics, and Joker.

Music featured in this episode:

“Let It All Burn”

“I’ll Be ‘Fine’”

“Friday Afternoon”

Jun 18, 2020

This week we hung out with BINNY!

We talk music, being able to sing before saying his first word, real life “Pitch Perfect,” Top Golf, Amazon cart decisions, and The Sims.

Music featured in this episode:

“Retrograde”

Jun 17, 2020

This week we hung out with Tor from Mantric!

We talk the new album, how his profession inspired “Polyanna,” how the band has lasted since the 90s, and sleeping with ghosts.

Music featured in this episode:

“Every Day is Independence Day”

“Polyanna”

“Norwegian Dastard”

Jun 16, 2020

This week we reviewed Forever + Ever x Infinity, the brand new album from New Found Glory!

The album drops 6/19! And to help celebrate, the band will be playing 40 songs live that day!

You can purchase tickets now at https://songathon.newfoundglory.com!

A portion of all proceeds will go to colorofchange.org.

Music featured in this episode:

"Boy Crazy"

"Greatest of All Time"

"Himalaya"

"Shook by Your Shaved Head"

Jun 12, 2020

This week we hung out with Matt from Neck Deep!

We talk the new album, their YouTube star-studded music video, why Animal Crossing is important now, and the awesome reason why he streamed FF7 for 35 hours straight.

Music featured in this episode:

“In Bloom”

“When You Know”

“Lowlife”

“Torn”

Jun 11, 2020

This week we hung out with Oskar, Filip, and Felix from Those Without!

We talk music, the new EP, quarantine life, social distancing mosh pits, video games, and a debate on Deathnote/Avatar.

Music featured in this episode:

“Took Your Chance”

“She Will Be Loved”

“A Thin Line Between Hope & Despair”

“Seattle”

Jun 3, 2020

This week we hung out with hollowgang!

We talk music, swords/guns/Smash Mouth, “Hello Officer,” writing about real life, and how Skyrim would make a great movie.

Music featured in this episode:

“hate to see you smile”

“all the small things”

“postcard”

“Birthday”

May 29, 2020

This week we hung out with Jesse Camacho!

We talk Locke & Key, how easy it is for him to get into character, the one horror film you must have in your collection, and how Harry Potter helped his mental health.

May 29, 2020

This week we hung out with Francesca Louise!

We talk music, her upcoming EP, the advantages of playing shows online, finding pockets of happiness, and The Sims 4.

Music featured in this episode:

“Just One More Day”

“Ride the Waters”

“Out of Sight (Out of Mind)”

“Birds”

 

 

May 27, 2020

This week we hung out with Trish Rainone!

We talk stand-up comedy, “Winederbra,” her latest project, the importance of laughter right now, running for mental health, and the man with 900 abs.

May 26, 2020

Quarantine and Chill: Episode 3

This a series of bonus episodes where we interview people from all over the world about their experience in quarantine and how they are coping with the pandemic.

This week we talk with Becky Kovach!

This episode we talk life in quarantine, the challenges of working from home, missing her family, how the pandemic affects other industries, the “good” in all of this, and what she is looking forward to most after this is over.

May 25, 2020

This week we hung out with AJ and Matthew from Sundressed!

We talk new music, concerts during the pandemic, playing classic video games, songs about coughing, and anime.

Music featured in this episode:

“Heart Lie (feat. Tiny Stills)”

“Home Remedy”

“So Poetic”

“Beck and Call”

May 22, 2020

This is another episode in our bonus series on life in quarantine. We interview people from all over the world about their experience in quarantine and how they are coping with the pandemic.

This week we talk with Hannah Encarnacion, a friend who is an introvert like me.

We talk about the little things that we miss, our worries about the coronavirus, how the pandemic affects local restaurants, why Animal Crossing is important right now, and how quarantine affects her mental health.

May 22, 2020

The first episode of Quarantine and Chill!

Bonus episodes where we talk with friends from all over the world about their experiences with quarantine and what they have been doing to stay sane.

This week we talk with Allyn Beltran, a friend I have known for almost 30 years.

We talk garage parties, growing up in Vallejo and trying to be a rapper, how coronavirus affected his family life, what his fear is, and face mask fashion.

May 21, 2020

This week we hung out with Ella Isaacson!

We talk music, working with Gallant, how journaling helps her, Outlander, and her extremely nerdy project.

Music featured in this episode:

“Expectations (feat. Gallant)”

“Naked (Acoustic)”

 

May 20, 2020

This week we hung out with Charlotte Sands!

We talk music, real life lyrics, loving yourself, working with Music Cares, how life is for her in quarantine, and Game of Thrones.

Music featured in this episode:

“Blame It on My Ex”

“Nothing’s Even Wrong”

“Dream About You”

“I Love You, But”

May 18, 2020

This week we hung out with WRTHLESS!

We talk music, how they started as a band, “Dad bod Thor,” and creating quarantine music videos.

Music featured in this episode:

“Happy”

“Good Enough”

“A Place to Call My Own”

“Home”

May 15, 2020

This week we hung out with Billy DeVore!

We talk about his new comedy album Drinking At The Kids Table, how he got started in comedy, missing baseball, the video game that confuses the hell out of him, and bad movies.

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