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Now displaying: 2020
May 15, 2020

This week we hung out with Tuck from Off Road Minivan!

We talk music, the new album, “Get Tucked,” and how he stays mentally healthy!

Music featured in this episode:

“Vampire”

“Supernova”

“YOU”

“Spiral Gaze”

May 14, 2020

This week we hung out with Annika Rose!

We talk music, how she connects with fans during this time, craving fro-yo and almond butter, Tiger King, and what she does to cope with stress.

Music featured in this episode:

“In the End”

“Naive”

“Fly to You”

“I’m Better”

 

 

May 12, 2020

This week we hung out with Mike Henneberger!

We talk his new book, why he wrote it, how music has affected him, life in quarantine, and a pop star we both love.

Music featured in this episode:

“23” by Jimmy Eat World

May 8, 2020

This week we hung out with Kylie Odetta!

We talked music, defining mental illness, “feeling connected even though we are physically disconnected,” Outer Banks, and Mario Kart.

Music featured in this episode:

“Too Broke Too Busy”

“Roots & Petal”

“Look at Us Now”

“Like Literally (Acoustic)”

May 6, 2020

This week we hung out with Luke and Will from Royals!

We talk music, covering a Taylor Swift hit, Beer Pong Truth or Dare, Warhammer, and whether Infinity War was better than Endgame.

Music featured in this episode:

“Digital”

“Out of Reach”

“Me!”

“Up All Night”

May 4, 2020

This week we hung out with Stevie Ray!

We talk music, “psychological warfare,” staying at home, the least redeeming character on The Office, The Last Dance, and mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

“Waist Up”

“Nothing But Love”

“All That I Had (feat. Andre Paxton)”

“Feelin’ Old (great. A-1)”

May 1, 2020

This week we hung out with Lizzy Farrall!

We talk about the new album, how the pandemic affects artists, photography, Animal Crossing, and Studio Ghibli.

Music featured in this episode:

“Barbados”

“Knocked for Six”

“Gaslighting

“Games”

Apr 20, 2020

This week we hung out with Natalie Shay!

We talk the new EP, live streaming, her appreciation for Chicken Nuggets, her life in quarantine, Club Penguin, and musicals she loves.

Music featured in this episode:

“Not the Girl”

“Owe It to You”

“Naked”

Apr 17, 2020

This week we hung out with Johnny Stimson!

We talk music, a risk that helped him get famous fans, getting love from BTS, how we need to support each other more than ever, and anime.

Music featured in this episode:

“Flower”

“Hard to Say Goodbye”

“Hallelujah”

“Idwly”

Apr 17, 2020

This week we hung out with Myq Kaplan!

We talk about the new comedy album, life in these crazy times, how laughter is important now, how he got into comedy, and comics.

Apr 14, 2020

This week we hung out with Patrick and Jaryd from Haunting Portraits!

We talk music, the new EP, “The Smokemon Center,” World of Warcraft, Game of Thrones, a possible Doug Benson sighting, and hoarding cats.

Music featured in this episode:

“Sunshine Motel”

“Everybody Knows the Rules”

“Duvet”

“Storm & Stress”

Apr 8, 2020

This week we hung out with Ilan from The New Regime!

We talk music, the new album, the instrument he just bought that he is excited to learn, how he spends his time in quarantine, and Final Fantasy 7.

Music featured in this episode:

“Smoke & Mirrors”

“Heart Mind Body & Soul”

“It’s Gonna Be OK”

“You Can Be (Whoever You Want to Be)”

Apr 3, 2020

This week we hung out with Elliot Lee!

We talk music, choosing the perfect worm, the importance of YouTube right now, SOS, Studio Ghibli, and Animal Crossing.

Music featured on this episode:

“Cruel”

“Pink (Freak)”

“Dirt”

“Sry Ily”

Apr 1, 2020

This week we hung out with Johnny from The Wildfires Projekt!

We talk music, the new EP, the tour, Reverse the Trend, being a Marvel nerd, who HIS Spider-Man is, and mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

“A Letter to Myself (feat. Ronnie Winter)”

“Eyes Sewn Shut”

“Open Heart // Closed Casket”

Mar 30, 2020

This week we hung out with Brandon Banks!

We talk music, his writing process, the new EP, how the pandemic has affected musicians, wanting a new Hulk movie, video games and anime.

Music featured in this episode:

“PICO”

“LUCY”

“BALANCE (feat. UMI)”

“BUTTERFLY”

Mar 27, 2020

This week we hung out with Charlie and Alex from Rematch!

We talk music, the new EP, “a Josh thing,” how the Coronavirus hurts on so many levels, anime, and video games.

Music featured in this episode:

“Unstoppable”

“Live a Little”

“Hello Heartache”

“Lifeline”

Mar 24, 2020

This week we hung out with Tyler James Bellinger!

We talk music, being on Songland, his writing process, his guilty reality tv pleasures, and how he stays mentally healthy.

Music featured in this episode:

“Find a Way”

“Giving You Up”

“Messy”

“Break Me Down”

Mar 16, 2020

This week we hung out with Linda from Halflives!

We talk music, the new EP, the memorable tour, “being on lockdown because of coronavirus,” her favorite video games, The Last of Us, and Morrigan.

Music featured in this episode:

“Rockstar Everyday”

“Hard to Break”

“Snake”

“Time Bomb (feat. Kellin Quinn)”

Mar 13, 2020

This week we hung out with Conor Matthews!

We talk music, true honesty in his lyrics, “Mr. Mom,” and the importance of “quiet time.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Take All Night”

“Anyone’s But Mine”

“Older”

“Midnight Flight”

Mar 12, 2020

This week we hung out with Mixi from Stitched Up Heart!

We talk music, the new album and tour, fostering kitties,  and how Top Ramen helped get some airplay.

Music featured in this episode:

“Darkness”

“Straitjacket”

“Warrior”

“This Skin”

Mar 11, 2020
This week we hung out with Church Girls! We talk music, the tour, performing live on YouTube, Love is Blind, speed-solving Rubix Cubes, and real life connections through video games. Music featured in this episode: “The Haunt” “Regression” “Nothing” “Twin Hell Fire”
Mar 6, 2020

This week we hung out with Neale from Neverkept!

We talk music, signing to Epitaph, the upcoming tour, board games, and Snorlax.

Music featured in this episode:

“Complicated”

“Vertigo”

Mar 4, 2020

This week we hung out with Slavo and Justin from Fly By Midnight!

We talk music, working with awesome artists, making a big move, video games, movies you must have in your collection, and the importance of “disconnecting.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Drove You Away”

“The Ad Above Your Head”

“Lovely”

“Love Me Like a Friend”

Mar 2, 2020

This week we hung out with Zambricki from Magic Giant!

We talk music, touring with American Authors, performing on Good Morning America, the Nintendo Switch, and “turning off the mind.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Set on Fire”

“Disaster Party”

"Shake Me Up"

Feb 28, 2020

This week we hung out with Ron from The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus!

We talk music, being a Rockstar Dad, the band instrument that saved his life, “Songs That Saved My Life,” the upcoming tour, and Call of Duty.

Music featured in this episode:

“Face Down”

“A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Called LA”

“Trust”

“Your Guardian Angel”

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