Matt chats with the synth punk band Nots (Memphis, TN) while they were on tour for their latest album titled *3*.
Matt also re-caps his first interview with the band back in 2015 when they opened for Roky Erickson at the Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, NC
Nots discussed joining up with the great Memphis label Goner Records, side projects Optic Sink and Hash Redactor, touring Australia, their favorite Memphis bands, jamming out to the lost 80s classic "You Can Do Magic" by America while on the road, the origins of their bug song "Insect Eyes" and more!
Special thanks: producer Emily Davidson, All the members of Nots: Natalie, Charlotte and Meredith, The Pinhook for hosting so many great shows and Goner Records for all the great releases.
Intro track is "Layers" by Electronic Senses.
Matt sat down with the band Tacocat (Seattle, WA) before their show at The Pinhook in Durham, NC to discuss Sub Pop, Cheerwine soda, hologram tours, playing Coachella, High Times Magazine and the "Crimson Wave" music video.
Plus Matt and Chris bring you food news and Emily's Swedish track of the week.
01 - Gauche - Flash - A People’s History of Gauche
02 - French Vanilla - Suddenly - How Am I Not Myself
03 - Tacocat interview
04 - Tacocat - The Joke of Life - This Mess Is A Place - Sub Pop
05 - The Living Eyes - Peak Hour Traffic - Peak Hour Traffic 7 inch (Australian track of the week)
06 - Psykofant - Shorelinevanstern - Hinsides EP - 2015 (Swedish track of the week)
Special thanks: producer/co-host Emily Davidson, co-host Chris Larr, Tacocat, Sub Pop Records
Intro track is "Layers" by Electronic Senses.
Matt sat down with Future Punx (Brooklyn, NY) to discuss their history, love of new wave music and dreams of starting their own Sirius XM satellite radio channel.
Future Punx live set from Cat's Cradle (Carrboro, NC):
The World’s a Mess, It’s in My Kiss (X), Want To Be Wanted -> I Repeat Myself > Debunk Yourself > Manhattan Loverboy > New Place > Mind Over Matter > Up For You > Words Fail Me -> Body Rock, F Boys > Woman’s World
June 2nd, 2019
Produced by Emily Davidson
Intro music: "Layers" by Electronic Senses
Matt recently sat down with the band Glove (Tampa, FL) for an interview at Neptunes in Raleigh, NC. Matt is joined in the studio by Emily and Chris as they discuss the wacky world of food news (salad frosting, coffee dippin dots, Walmart delivering groceries inside your house when you aren't home) plus your Australian (Hierophants) and Swedish tracks of the week (Arre! Arre!).
This week's playlist:
01 - Snayk - Everybody Knows I'm New Wave
02 - Glove - Interview
03 - Glove - Pleasure Intellect
04 - Kikagaku Moyo - gatherings
05 - Arre! Arre! - I Feel It All - Tel me all about them - Malmo - Sweden
06 - Hierophants - Shoemaker Levy 9 - Spitting Out Moonlight - antifade records
07 - Optic Sink - Vanishing Point
Special thanks: producer/co-host Emily Davidson, co-host Chris Larr, Glove (Tampa, FL)
Matt sits down to chat with the band Shopping (London/Glasgow, UK). Plus recent jams by Jon Spencer (New York, NY), Palberta (Brooklyn, NY), Parsnip (Melbourne, Australia) and more!
01 - Jon Spencer - Do The Trash Can - Spencer Sings The Hits - In The red
02 - Oh Sees - Enrique El Cobrador - Smote Reverser - castle face - 21st album
03 - King Khan and the Shrines - Three Hairs and You're Mine - Three Hairs and You're Mine - 2001
04 - Palberta - Roach Goin Down
05 - Public Practice - Fate/Glory - Distance is a Mirror
06 - Shopping interview
07 - Shopping - For Your Money - Consumer Complaints - 2013
08 - Parsnip - Feeling Small - Feeling Small
09 - Straight Arrows - Headache - ON TOP!
10 - Slag Queens - Waterfall - Tasmania
11 - The Dracu-Lahs - We Are Trash - Trashlyvania
12 - Pale Lips - Old Flame -
13 - Grudge - I'm Gonna smash your face in
Matt sits down to chat with the band BANGZZ (Durham, NC) to discuss their recently released Fresh Cut EP plus their favorite artists/venues to play in the area, covering nu metal legends Drowning Pool and more!
01 - BANGZZ interview
02 - BANGZZ - Pretty Is A Trap
Matt is joined in the studio by Emily and Chris to discuss the merits of PBR whiskey, marmite stuffed crust pizza and hamburgers that induce nightmares. Plus an interview with Deaf Wish (Melbourne, Australia) and new jams by Amyl And The Sniffers (Melbourne, Australia), Uranium Club (Minneapolis, Minnesota) and Hash Redactor (Memphis, TN).
01 - The Staches - Great Depression - This Lake is Pointless
02 - Hash Redactor - Good Sense - Drecksound
03 - Amyl And The Sniffers - Monsoon Rock
04 - Destroy All Gondolas -- Destroy Your Gondola Veneto, Italy - Laguna Di Satana
05 - NOTS - Half Painted House
06 - Sauna Youth - Unreal City - Deaths - 2018
07 - Uranium Club - Grease Monkey - Cosmo Cleaners
08 - Deaf Wish interview
09 - Deaf Wish - FFS - LIthium Zion
10 - Razorbumps - Teach me Something New
Matt is joined in the studio by Emily and DJ Dune Sting (aka Chris Larr) to discuss:
The Police, Sting's solo career, mall culture, arcades, Zoltar, the upcoming Nintendo theme park, 80s action TV show flops and the incredibly bizarre 60s TV show *My Mother The Car*.
Plus new jams by Vital Idles (Glasgow, UK), Bananagun (Melbourne, Australia), Future Punx (Brooklyn, NY) and more!
01 - Chain And The Gang - certain kinds of trash - the best of crime rock - in the red
02 - Vital Idles - Break A - EP - Glasgow - Upset the rhyhtm
03 - Bananagun - Top Cat - Do Yeah - Geelong
04 - Secret Shame - Who Died in our backyard?
05 - Future Punx - Do it Again - The World is A Mess
06 - The World - White Raddish - Reddish LP - Oakland, CA
Matt caught up with the band Ed Schrader's Music Beat (Baltimore, MD) recently for a discussion on the history of the band, singing "This Is How We Do It", pulling pranks on Barenaked Ladies and more.
01 - Interview with Ed Schrader's Music Beat
02 - Ed Schrader's Music Beat - Rats