Apr 25, 2015

Episode 151 Mike Dixon!

Mike Dixon of Midijoyful joins us on this episode. We may or may not have talked about forklifts for the majority of our conversation. One thing is certain though, Mike makes some killer music! Dig it and dig the playlist at the end https://www.youtube.com/user/windgrabsymmetry/videos

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Apr 17, 2015

Episode 150 Wheelers 311 Cruise Experience!

Ol' Ian Wheeler (of Wheelers Weekend Jams fame) stopped by to talk about his 311 Cruise experience. Plenty of great stories followed by a great playlist. Dig it and dig this http://wheelersweekendjams.com/ He just released his mini 311 Cruise doc, so be sure to check it out!

Apr 11, 2015

Episode 149 Another Shuffle Roulette with Andrew!

Andrew is back for another round of Shuffle Roulette. We sparred for 6 rounds and created a great playlist. Come listen to music with us! Check out our social medias also instagram.com/friendswithmusic and @fwmpod on twitter. Follow us ya sheep!

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Apr 3, 2015

Episode 148 Ben Caplan!

On todays show we have a great musician from Halifax Nova Scotia Canada, Ben Caplan! He was coming through Chicago on his first US tour and was gracious enough to hang out and chat. Seeing him live is an experience. No joke, you gotta catch him live! Check out all his stuff here http://bencaplan.ca/ Thanks L!

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Mar 28, 2015

Episode 147 The Bribes!

The Bribes are with us in this new episode. They crushed a DZ Session, then sat down for a great chat! This is mandatory http://thebribes.com/ 

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Mar 21, 2015

Episode 146 Leo!

Leo from the band Punky Brewster sat down for a chat after his band did a great DZ Session. Check it out here https://www.youtube.com/user/windgrabsymmetry/videos Dig all our stuff and like all our social medias Instagram.com/friendswithmusic and @fwmpod on twitter and iTunes and facebook. You can do it. I believe in you

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Mar 15, 2015

Episode 145 John Niehoff!

John Niehoff is a great dude. He had a really good one on one chat. Talked a lot about records. He has quite the collection. And stick around for an awesome playlist. Also please check us out on instagram.com/friendswithmusic and @fwmpod on twitter thank you!

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Mar 7, 2015

Episode 144 Luke Henry and Rabbitfoot!

Luke Henry and Rabbitfoot came by the DZ for a great session and interview. Check them out https://www.youtube.com/user/windgrabsymmetry/videos great dudes great chat. Keep an eye out for them. And say hello to Luke if you happen to be in the New Zealand area

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Feb 28, 2015

Episode 143 Intimate Winter Evening!

This is a quick playlist from the most recent Intimate Evening at DZ Records on 1-31-15. A big thank you to all who showed up and enjoyed the great music. And a bigger thank you to those playing the music; Trevorrrrrrr (aka Mom), Midifoyful, Joe and Jamee, Victoria Blade, and Fee-Lion

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Feb 24, 2015

Episode 142 Fern from The Avantist! part 2

The much anticipated part 2 of my conversation with Fern from The Avantist. Warning: this is a basketball heavy episode with a short playlist of specific songs. Don't forget about his first episode. And you must must must check out his band https://theavantist.bandcamp.com/

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Feb 21, 2015

Episode 141 Fern from The Avantist! part 1

Fern the singer of the great local band The Avantist was finally on the show. About 3 years in the making. And of course we couldn't stop talking. This is part one of a great two part episode. Hope you dig. Oh and you gotta check out The Avantist https://theavantist.bandcamp.com/ they are one of the best bands around

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Feb 14, 2015

Episode 140 Glass Mountain!

The might Glass Mountain stopped by DZ Records the other day to do a great session and interview. Hit play and enjoy! Check them out http://glassmountaintrio.bandcamp.com/releases  and please check us out on facebook and instagram.com/friendswithmusic and rate review and subscribe on iTunes. You are the best

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Feb 8, 2015

Episode 139 Another Shuffle Roulette with P.R.E.!

Punk Rock Eric and I put our ipods on shuffle and battled to the death! Press play and see who is the last man standing. Please rate and review us on iTunes and check us out on facebook and instagram. Share and help spread the word!

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Jan 31, 2015

Episode 138 Another Shatt Shuffle!

We are live and on location. Sheri and I put our ipods on shuffle, come listen to music with us! It ended up being a great playlist. And be sure to rate and comment on iTunes and check us out on facebook and instagram. And of course tell a friend, spread the word!

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Jan 24, 2015

Episode 137 Okapi!

The band Okapi joined us in studio for a session and an interview. They crushed the session! No joke, you all must check them out http://okapiband.bandcamp.com/  And of course it was great talking with them and getting to know them a bit. Make sure to watch their session videos here too  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEl81lLSEhI  And please help spread the word, tell a friend, rate and share and like all our social medias. And have a pleasant afternoon!

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Jan 17, 2015

Episode 136 Shuffle Roulette with Andrew!

Any time Andrew and I are in the same room, magic happens. So it is only appropriate that we put our ipods through a shuffle roulette. Tune in to find out who the last man standing will be!

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Jan 9, 2015

Episode 135 Mikayla!

Mikayla is a professional. And she is also a Samurai. So this was an easy conversation (at a safe distance of course) We had a great chat and she is the future of America! Press play and enjoy and share with everyone you know!

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Jan 1, 2015

Episode 134 DZ New Years Playlist!

Happy 2015 everybody! Hope 2014 treated you kindly and I hope 2015 does as well! On todays show Andrew Benjamin and I put together a quick playlist of some of our favorite DZ Session tunes. All of which you can find here https://www.youtube.com/user/windgrabsymmetry/videos Press play and enjoy!

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Dec 26, 2014

Episode 133 A DZ Playlist for Christmas!

Benjamin, Andrew and myself put together some of our favorite DZ Session tunes for this music heavy Christmas episode. Check out all the videos for these songs here https://www.youtube.com/user/windgrabsymmetry/videos Hope you all had a great Christmas. Thank goodness its over

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Dec 21, 2014

Episode 132 Emersion!

Emer and Stefan of the band Emersion stopped by the DZ to play their acoustic/violin/rap/spoken word infused music. It was awesome! what happens when Dublin and San Diego collide? Press play and find out! As always, thanks for tuning in and tell a friend!!

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Dec 14, 2014

Episode 131 Victoria Blade!

The amazing Victoria Blade stopped by the DZ and played some great songs for us. And we had a really good chat after. Press play and enjoy!

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Dec 6, 2014

Episode 130 Follies!

Kate from Follies came by the DZ not too long ago to jam for us and sit for an interview. Check out her soundcloud here https://soundcloud.com/folliesmusic tons of great stuff on there!

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Nov 30, 2014

Episode 129 Little Star!

Little Star came by a couple weeks ago and crushed a session. And I got the pleasure of chatting with them. They make great noises! Check them out here http://stellasmusic.bandcamp.com/ 

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Nov 23, 2014

Episode 128 The New Wilshire Album!

The new Wilshire album was just released!!!! Its called My Metamorphic Mind and its awesome! So we packaged it up as its own episode. Check it out here and also at http://wilshire.bandcamp.com/

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Nov 15, 2014

Episode 127 Flagass!

Local punk rock legends Flagass stopped by for a DZ session and a quick chat. Check them out here http://flagass.bandcamp.com/ 

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Nov 8, 2014

Episode 126 Ben Scott!

All the way from http://www.thestereostudio.com/ the Benjamin David Scott joins us for a quick chat and some tunes. Stereo Studio does great work! Please check them out. And tell them Friends With Music sent you

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Nov 1, 2014

Episode 125 Trevor!

Everything you ever wanted to know about our guest Trevor is in this episode and this link http://www.thestereostudio.com/trevor-harris-roberts  He is part of the Stereo Studio crew. They are doing great stuff in the city. Please check them out. Oh and one more thing, TREVORRRRRRRRRRRRR!!

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Oct 28, 2014

Episode 124 Bonus Talking Basketball!

Another NBA season is just about to start. You know what that means! This music podcast is talkin hoops! Johnny A comes by and we quickly rattle off opinions and facts about the upcoming season. Will the Bulls dominate the east? Will D Rose win another MVP? Will Thibs play his rookies? The answers to those questions and so much more in this episode (spoiler alert: YES!) unedited for your listening pleasure 

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Oct 25, 2014

Episode 123 Another Shuffle Roulette with P.R.E.!

Thee Punk Rock Eric came by and we put our ipods on shuffle. Cant tell you what happens next, you gotta tune in! Come listen to some music with us!

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Oct 18, 2014

Episode 122 Boss Fight!

The mighty Boss Fight come out to the DZ and did a great session with us. We may or may not have talked more about the Mighty Ducks movies more then music. Im not quite sure. You will have to tune in to find out. Dig and share http://bossfightchicago.bandcamp.com/ 

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Oct 11, 2014

Episode 121 A Cool Hand!

These dudes were awesome! They came in, jammed some killer tunes, chatted for a great interview and then stuck around and watched the Bears game with us! Please check them out https://acoolhand.bandcamp.com/

Oct 3, 2014

Episode 120 Hunt Hunt Hunt Camp!

Welcome back everybody! Joe and Aurora from the band Hunt Hunt Hunt Camp joined us for a DZ Session and an interview. Great people great music great talk. Enjoy and share! http://hunthunthuntcamp.bandcamp.com

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Sep 27, 2014

Episode 119 Harry!

You are in for a treat! Todays guest is a legend no doubt. The Harry Hokinson joined us for a great chat. He's seen a bunch and he's done a bunch. We went on and on and just when you thought it was over, we kept going. Stay tuned for a killer playlist at the end also! Thanks for finding us. Please go tell a friend!

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Sep 20, 2014

Episode 118 Emily!

Another classic style episode. Emily and I sat down for a great chat. She is a drummer and wrangler of creativity! Its good to know professionals. Thank you for finding us. Check out friendswithmusicpodcast.com and @fwmpod and our instagram.com/friendswithmusic    y all are the best!

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Sep 13, 2014

Episode 117 Michelle!

Back to FWM classic style. Just Michelle and I chatting. You are going to want to hear this. She has stories. That's all I'll say. Thank you all for checking us out! Please like and share on facebook.com/friendswithmusic. Check us out on twitter @fwmpod and check out the super cool instagram.com/friendswithmusic  

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Sep 6, 2014

Episode 116 DZ Fest 2014!

DZ Fest 2014!! It was an amazing night! Here is some audio pulled from the fest. I was able to pick Benjs brain (or what was left of it) after the fest. And we play some music at the end of all the bands that were there. Thank you to everyone that came out and had a good time, thank you to the bands for rocking our socks, thank you to the great DZ crew for putting it all together, and thank you to Benjamin for always being just crazy enough to come up with these ideas but sane enough to make sure they are executed fully

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Aug 29, 2014

Episode 115 Robbie from The Simpsons Show Podcast!

Greetings podcast-a-reenos! This is a very special episode. Robbie from the super awesome Simpsons Show Podcast joins us via Skype. We talked for a long time about, well, The Simpsons! It was so much fun talking with him, he's a great dude and his podcast is excellent! Check it out before I run out of Simpsons references to drop in this description http://www.thesimpsonsshow.com/  Oh and a quick shout out to Matt his co host, he couldn't make the interview, he was busy harvesting lima beans for somebody called The Leader

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Aug 23, 2014

Episode 114 New Color!

Hey there friends welcome back! The band New Color are out guests on this one. They played some tunes for us in the DZ Studio, check them out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnHr4s7wZSA&list=UUPGJjRSbuNJoTjvtWFLaCGw Some great stuff! Dig it and share it!

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Aug 16, 2014

Episode 113 Counterfeit I!

Hello there loyal listener! Todays show is with the band Counterfeit I. You may recognize that name, we had on Derek a couple months ago. We got the entire band to come by the DZ and jam out for us. Check them out http://counterfeiti.bandcamp.com/ And check out the videos they did for us youtube.com search dz records

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Aug 8, 2014

Episode 112 Fight With Monsters!

We have another FWM on FWM! The band Fight With Monsters joined us for a DZ session and a quick chat. Check them out http://fightwithmonsters.bandcamp.com/ Good stuff good dudes. Check out the videos they did for us on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZzLgr_pMfA&list=UUPGJjRSbuNJoTjvtWFLaCGw and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmI6Y4_SM74&list=UUPGJjRSbuNJoTjvtWFLaCGw Thanks yall!

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Aug 1, 2014

Episode 111 Kyle Corbin!

We have a great episode for you all! Kyle Corbin came by, played a little music and chatted with us. We talked a lot about basketball, which may or may not be included I don't remember. And we talked a lot about TMBG! Good times good dude. Check him out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdHb2WuUo_s&list=UUPGJjRSbuNJoTjvtWFLaCGw Thanks!

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Jul 27, 2014

Episode 110 The 92s!

Coming a little late and still tired from DZ Fest last night, this next episode is with the band The 92s. Great dudes great music! Check them out here http://the92s.bandcamp.com/ and here https://www.facebook.com/the92s Thank you all for hitting play! You are the best

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Jul 20, 2014

Episode 109 Ghost Horses!

Thank you everyone for tuning in! The band Ghost Horses came by DZ Records and did a great session. They were also kind enough to sit down for a quick chat. Check them out http://ghosthorseschicago.bandcamp.com/ also give them a like https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ghost-Horses

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Jul 12, 2014

Episode 108 The Drifts!

JK and Matt from the band The Drifts join us on todays show. They stopped by the DZ for a quick session and chat. Check out their stuff here http://driftschicago.bandcamp.com/ and hit us up on facebook.com/friendswithmusic or @fwmpod on twitter and also instagram friends with music. Thank you all for hitting play!

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Jul 4, 2014

Episode 107 Swimsuit Addition!

We seriously had Swimsuit Addition on the show! How awesome! They came in rocked a session and sat down for a quick chat. If you are not familiar you gotta check them out http://www.swimsuitaddition.com/Swimsuit_Addition/Home.html  They have a new album out called Wretched Pinups. Go get it! Thanks

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Jun 28, 2014

Episode 106 Sara Tea!

We are now 106 strong! On todays show we have a phone interview I did with the great Sara Tea! She was kind enough to call in and chat with me for a little bit. We talked about fashion and drumming and everything in between. She cannot be stopped. And theres a killer playlist at the end. Check her out at http://sarateashop.com/ hit her up on FB https://www.facebook.com/sarateashop and twitter @saratea   thanks everyone for hittin play! Enjoy!

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Jun 21, 2014

Episode 105 Knitted Cap Club!

Welcome back everyone! On this episode we have a very special guests, The Knitted Cap Club is here! They did an awesome DZ Session and stuck around for an interview. Thanks for hitting play. Check them out http://theknittedcapclub.com/

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Jun 16, 2014

Episode 104 BigJoy!

The amazing band BigJoy joined us for an awesome session! Some serious rockin! Check them out http://big-joy.bandcamp.com/ and check out their DZ Session http://www.youtube.com/user/windgrabsymmetry/videos Thanks yall!

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Jun 7, 2014

Episode 103 Tim!

Im very excited for this one. Tim our guest was a blast to have in the DZ. Another long talk creatively edited. We talked a lot of literature, punk rock, trends old and new, and a bunch of other stuff that I don't remember. Thanks for checking us out. Hope you dig! If you can please leave positive reviews on iTunes and https://www.facebook.com/friendswithmusicpodcast @fwmpod on twitter and instagram.com/friendswithmusic

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May 31, 2014

Episode 102 Meristems!

We made some history on this one. The very first known recordings of the band Meristems! They were great! But unfortunately we had some technical difficulties during the interview. Tune in to see what happened. And check out Meristems https://www.facebook.com/yameristems

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