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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May 25, 2014

Episode 101 Hartfod/Focht!

Welcome back everyone! We are finally on the other side of 100. And what a great way to kick off the next 100! Hartford/Focht came by to jam at the DZ and chat a bit. Check them out https://www.facebook.com/hartford.focht they are great! Thanks all!

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May 18, 2014

Episode 100!

We did it! Finally made it to 100! Its been a crazy ride. There is not enough room for all the thank yous, so I'll say this quickly. Thank you everybody ever! Especially Benj! You made all this happen. This episode is just me and Benj rambling, unedited, with some of our favorite DZ songs at the end. Thank you, tell a friend, spread the good word. Word 

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May 9, 2014

Episode 99 Jeffery part 2!

The thrilling part 2 of our chat with Jeffery. Again, great dude, great talk. This one is a little different though. Its pretty much him and I just talking about podcasts. Yes a podcast about podcasts! Oh and no music at the end of this one. Instead there is some important information that you must must must listen to! Thanks all! Check us and DZ Records out on all social medias. Too many to type

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May 3, 2014

Episode 98 Wheelers 311 Day Experience!

Todays episode is a little 311 heavy. Say what you will about the band, they take care of their fans. Ian D. Wheeler of Wheelers Weekend Jams Sundays 7-9 only on http://www.windycityunderground.com/  joins us in the DZ to discuss his 311 day experience this past year. Tune in!

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Apr 26, 2014

Episode 97 Jeffery! part 1

Hey there friends thanks for tuning in. Jeffery and I had an awesome conversation. Hes a great dude. We must have talked for hours! It took us a while to get to actually talking to music. Hit play and find out what goes on

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Apr 19, 2014

Episode 96 TacocaT!

Im super excited for this episode! The amazing Tacocat sat down with me for a great chat after a show here recently. They were the best! We talked about spiders and Tom Petty and Summah and a bunch of other things I don't remember. They just released an awesome new album that you can find here http://tacocatdotcom.com/ The best album of the year so far no doubt. Dig

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Apr 12, 2014

Episode 95 Derek from Counterfeit I!

Derek from the band Counterfeit I stopped by DZ Records for a quick chat. Great dude, great band. They just released a new album Still Vol. II Check it out here http://counterfeiti.bandcamp.com/

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Apr 5, 2014

Episode 94 Ratboys!

Hey there everybody. Ratboys stopped by the DZ for a session and a "quick" interview. We talked about deaf parents and basketball for a long time. What made the final cut? tune in and find out!

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Mar 30, 2014

Episode 93 Joe and Jamee!

Joe and Jamee stopped by the DZ for an awesome session and a quick interview. Great people and great tunes. Check them out here http://joeandjamee.com/ Thanks all!

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Mar 22, 2014

Episode 92 Ash!

Ash is todays guest. We had a great chat and she turned me on to some cool stuff. She will also cut your hair. Visit cut and color on one hundred and something and southwest highway! Thank you Ash and crew for listening and being cool!

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Mar 15, 2014

Episode 91 Adrien!

This episodes guest is Adrien. A cool dude. We had a great chat. He deleted his facebook, im jealous. If you haven't already check out the new site friendswithmusicpodcast.com and go to the facebook page and like things and receive my tweets @fwmpod and check out the photos on instagram/friendswithmusic   phew!!!

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Mar 7, 2014

Episode 90 Richie Ramone!

That's right! Richie Ramone! We chatted for a little in the lobby of a recent show he had here in Chicago. Dude is legit, straight up. I tried my best to keep it cool. Ha but it wasn't easy. What a great guy and what a killer drummer! Check out his new album "Entitled" and check him out live when he comes through your town http://www.richieramone.com/

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Mar 2, 2014

Episode 89 Follis part 2!

The thrilling conclusion to our talk with the John Follis. Check it out and check us out on facebook.com/friendswithmusic and @fwmpod on twitter and at friendswithmusicpodcast.com and friendswithmusic on instagram

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Feb 22, 2014

Episode 88 Another Shat Shuffle!

Sheri and I put our ipods on shuffle. Come listen to music with us!

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Feb 17, 2014

Episode 87 Follis!

Mr John Follis joins us on todays show. This is part one of two. We had a great chat. Hes a good dude

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Feb 9, 2014

Episode 86 Reid!

Master builder and almost sober. Reid came by after an early Blackhawks game. It was a fun chat. He was, well, a little loose. Thank you all for finding us. Dig it!

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Feb 1, 2014

Episode 85 Ela!

That's right, Ela was on the show! Those of you that know Ela know how difficult it was to get her to sit down and chat. Im glad she did tho, it was a lot of fun. Thank you Ela for allowing the torture! Thank you all for sticking around. Dig and share and stuff

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Jan 25, 2014

Episode 84 Ryno!

Hello there friends! Welcome back to the greatest podcast to come out of a basement in the s/w suburbs of Chicago. Our guest today is Ryno. We talked about redbull and the blues and a bunch of other things I don't remember. All I know is it was a fun chat. Press play and enjoy. Tell a friend and subscribe on iTunes and all that good stuff. Thank you!

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Jan 18, 2014

Episode 83 Wheeler!

Hey everyone! Todays guest is a professional. Ian Wheeler of the radio show Wheelers Weekend Jams at windycityunderground.com joins us for a great chat. He does great things over there and has been pumping out some awesome interviews! We talked a little Smashmouth a little Rollins Band and a lot of 311. The 311 stuff had to be slightly edited. (sorry, but we talked for like 30-40 minutes on just 311!) So hit play and enjoy! And remember that's Wheelers Weekend Jams every Sunday night 7-9 at windycityunderground.com

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Jan 15, 2014

Episode 82 Bonus B-sides with Craig!

Hey everyone. When Craig was on the show we did a lot of talking. Here is some of the b-side stuff we chatted about. Followed of course by some killer music. We play another track by his new band Musical. Enjoy the midweek bonus episode! Hopefully more to come. Help spread the good word. Tell a friend!

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Jan 11, 2014

Episode 81 Craig!

Welcome back everybody! Todays guest is Craig. He and I go way back to the old O.L. scene. He's been around and done some stuff. Created some good music and continues to pursue his passions. We talked for quite a while. Everything from album art to Mario RPG. We even debut a brand new track from his new project Musical. Check out like and share. Thanks a bunch. Dig

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Jan 4, 2014

Episode 80 Shuffle Roulette with Punk Rock Eric!

Past guest Punk Rock Eric sits down for a deadly round of shuffle roulette. Our ipods duke it out to see who can come up with the better shuffle. Some great tunes pop up. Come listen to music with us!

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Dec 28, 2013

Episode 79 DZ Fest 2013!

So DZ Fest 2013, the legend continues to grow. Long story short. All the recording I did during the fest got lost, except this conversation. Benj and I sat down at the end of the fest. I wanted to pick his brain a little but he didn't have much brain left. He was 98% fried. So we put this episode together in haste completely unedited. Benj did a great job. Now lets go twist and shout!

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Dec 21, 2013

Episode 78 Christmas v. Anti-Christmas!

So Christmas is just about here. I don't know about you but its taking every ounce of strength in me to get out of bed every day. I hate the holidays! For too many reasons to type right now. It gets worse every year. So what do I do with this hatred? Make a playlist and episode for you guys. So that's what this is. Former guest Sheri made a pro-Christmas playlist and I made an anti-Christmas playlist. This is a trial. You are the judge.

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Dec 14, 2013

Episode 77 Punk Rock Eric!

Hey yall welcome back! Im excited to bring you this episode. The P.R.E. joins us for a great chat about things I cant remember. The Effigies were mentioned no doubt. And there is a great playlist for this one, that I know for sure. Punk Rock Eric is legit. Hit play and find out why! Thanks! Share and like and all that good stuff. Double thanks!

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Dec 7, 2013

Episode 76 Lou Weed on Lou Reed!

Lou Reed

March 2 1942 -October 27 2013

 

http://www.loureed.com/go/

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Nov 30, 2013

Episode 75 Vinny!

Wait what!? Vinny was on the show!? Are you sure? The ever elusive always entertaining drummer of Wilshire, Vinny joins us on this episode. And yes he was actually in the studio for this one. Dig it! http://wilshire.bandcamp.com/

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Nov 23, 2013

Episode 74 Shat Shuffle!

Sheri and I put our audio playing devices on shuffle. So come listen to so music with us.... Digging what we are doing? Check out more good stuff at youtube.com/dzrecords   and of course FWM is on facebook.com/friendswithmusicpodcast     Help spread the good word. Share and like. Thank you!

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Nov 15, 2013

Episode 73 Dave Brockie!

Hey everyone! Todays guest is Dave Brockie aka Oderus Urungus (@TheRealOderus) of the hardest working rock and roll band out there, the almighty GWAR!!!! Yeah that's right, the lead singer of GWAR!!! He was nice enough to take some time out of his crazy schedule and sit down and talk for a little. I tried my hardest not to be lame. I think I did ok. And of course as soon as we got done talking I thought of a million better things to ask/say. Oh well, what can I say, im a huge fan of his work. Gwar has been a big part of my life for many many years now and it was an honor to sit down with Mr Brockie. I hope you all dig it. Help spread the good word, tell a friend!

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Nov 9, 2013

Episode 72 Kari!

Hello everybody! This weeks guest comes to us all the way from Bulgaria. Kari is a professional yogi and podcast listener. We had a fun chat. Hope you dig it. Help spread the good word. Thanks all

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Nov 2, 2013

Episode 71 Metal Mike A!

Hello friends! Super legend Metal Mike joins us today for a trip down memory lane. We go back a while. Hes a great dude and it show on this episode. Hope you all enjoy. Thanks for hitting play! Please help us out by telling a friend. You are reading this so you know how to find us. And don't forget the DZ Records youtube channel too

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Oct 30, 2013

Episode 70 Basketball Bonus!

Yeah I know this is a music podcast, but its MY music podcast, and I will do what I want with it dammit! And that includes releasing show about basketball. The basketball season is upon us. I cannot ignore it. So past basketball guests Johnny A and Rapido Edwardo join me for a quick breakdown of the up coming season. Hope you dig it. If you are not down with basketball, hell skip this one and press play on the next one, or the last one. As long as you all keep pressing play that's all that matters to me. Thank you so much! Go Bulls!!!!

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Oct 25, 2013

Episode 69 Scott Dude!

Scott Dude is on this episode! Can you believe it? The legend himself took time out of his busy SoCal lifestyle to chat with us. Scott Dude is more then a man, he is a way of life. Hit play and enjoy everyone. And always remember, Shred The Gnar!

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Oct 19, 2013

Episode 68 Gaby!

Welcome back friends! This is the third and final installment of our New Orleans series. This features the amazing Gaby! This was recorded in the garden district in New Orleans, half in an above ground graveyard and half just walking around mansions. Oh and we spent some quality time at the real world New Orleans house, I know how sweet! So turn this one up and enjoy the sounds of Summah and Gaby and I chatting away. Avoir un grand jour et de manger quelque chose de sain!

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Oct 13, 2013

Episode 67 The Lantern Kickers!

Welcome back everybody! Thanks for hitting play. Todays awesome episode is with the old time band The Lantern Kickers. They are great folks and we had a great chat. They also did some recording here at DZ Records. Check that out on their bandcamp. They do good work so go support them. Tell them you heard them here on Friends With Music! 

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Oct 4, 2013

Episode 66 Liam from the Cancer Bats!

Welcome back all! Liam from the Cancer Bats joins me on todays episode. We did some chatting outside the Abbey Pub here in Chicago. We geek out over Gwar and Clutch, we talk a bit about the Cancer Bats doing Black Sabbath under the name Bat Sabbath, genius I know, and we play some absolute killer tunes at the end. Thanks for sticking around hope you dig it

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Sep 29, 2013

Episode 65 Riotfest Wrap up with Joe and Thigh Tats!

Hello everybody! This is a very special episode. Recorded on location at the legendary Huck Finns Restaurant. Former guest Joe and future guest Thigh Tats tell stories about their Riotfest experiences. And we did some general chatting. Hope you all dig it. Go tell a friend if you did. Hell tell a friend if you didn't

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Sep 21, 2013

Episode 64 Julien!

Bon jour! Welcome to Friends With Music the French Canadian edition. This episode has it all, cool accent, an above ground graveyard, an amazing drummer, what more could you ask for! Julien is one of the best. He is a great dude and we rocked an awesome conversation out in New Orleans. I hope you dig it. Rise Mojo Rise!

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Sep 13, 2013

Episode 63 Tess Brunet!

Hello all welcome back! Very excited for todays episode. Our guest is Tess Brunet. If you are not familiar with Tess, go get familiar! She is among other things a great song writer with a powerful voice, a runner of a record shop, and a drum killer. That's right a drum killer! We had a great chat outside her record shop, Lagniappe Records, in Baton Rouge. Hit play and enjoy!

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Sep 8, 2013

Episode 62 Daisy!

Welcome welcome everyone! This episode biked here all the way from jolly ol England. DZfest legend Daisy joins us for a nice chat. We talk about how bugs shouldn't exist and of all people Chis Isaak. An instant classic. Thank you in advance for the high ratings on iTunes and the positive comments. Help spread the word DZrecords and Friends With Music is moving on up!

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Sep 1, 2013

Episode 61 Justina!

Hello welcome back! Todays guest is Justina. And believe me it is action packed and full of twists and turns. Did we talk about dreams, yes! Did we eat cupcakes, you better believe it! Did you discuss music and the normal things we do on this show, uhm maybe! All I know is Justina was great and is very talented. She is officially a DZfest veteran. Thank you all for checking us out. Tune in press play enjoy! And help spread the word!

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Aug 23, 2013

Episode 60 Suzy!

Friends With Music is back! This time with descriptions! Sorry about the technical difficulties folks. The lovely and short Suzy is our guest this week. She drops a bunch of names that I cant pronounce, or spell. And we had a lot of fun. If you dig it please rat and share and all that good stuff. Thank you so much. Hot cross buns y'all

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Aug 16, 2013

Episode 59 Devin!

Hello all! Welcome back! Im excited for todays show, its a good one. Devin joins us at DZrecords and we do some talking. She is very talented. She did a couple songs for us after, if you haven't checked out her sessions, do so! The audio of said sessions are part of this episodes playlist. Hope you dig. Big things keep happening. Go wake somebody up and tell them about this wonderful show. Thank you

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Aug 9, 2013

Episode 58 Laura!

Hey there, welcome back! Laura is todays guest. We had a great little chat. I hope you all dig it. Friends With Music is now 58 strong. Help keep the momentum, spread the good word. Word

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Aug 3, 2013

Episode 57 Trobe!

Welcome back y'all! 57 strong! Todays guest is Trobe. After him and Benj tripped out and talked music equipment and chords and junk, we eventually sit down for a good chat. Thank you so much for coming by. Leave positive reviews and stuff! Oh and TELL A FRIEND!

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Jul 26, 2013

Episode 56 Julio!

Hey there welcome back! Another great one for you all. The transportationally impaired Julio stops by the DZ to chat. About what, I don't remember. This one was recorded awhile ago. Hope you all enjoy. Thank you for pressing play. Help us out, tell a friend, leave positive reviews, don't leave the water running while brushing your teeth

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Jul 18, 2013

Episode 55 Valient Himself!

Lets get right to it. Valient Himself of the almighty Valient Thorr sat down with me behind Reggies! Can you believe it!? For those of you that follow the show you know how much this means to me. It was a great talk. Wish I could remember what we talkled about, my head was too busy spinning. Hes a great dude, and they crushed later that night! So here it is... A special Thursday,,, excuse me,,, THORRsday release! Enjoy

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Jul 13, 2013

Episode 54 Andrew Bonnaroo!

Hey everybody! In this episode former guest Andrew stops by the DZ for a breakdown of his Bonnaroo experiences this year. He tells some pretty great stories. No music in this one. But stick around because future guest Trobe and I tell a pretty neat Bonnaroo story. Hope you all are digging the show! Thank you so much for sticking around. Help spread the word

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Jul 6, 2013

Episode 53 Andrew WK!

Can you believe it! The mighty party god himself Andrew WK is todays guest! We talked for a little, then later on in the night he blasted us with party fury! The show was incredible! It was a great night. Hope you all enjoy this one. It was fun to do. Plenty more goodness to come. So stay tuned, tell a friend, turn it up

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Jun 28, 2013

Episode 52 Peggy!

Hey friends welcome back! Hope everyone is enjoying Summah so far! Happy one year. We did it. Lasted 52 episodes. The little show that could... Anyway. Todays episode is great, and was a lot of fun. Peggy (if that's her real name) stops by the DZ to chat. We talked music, goofed around, you know the drill. Thanks for sticking around! Please go tell a friend, Friends With Music #52! Help spread the word

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Jun 21, 2013

Episode 51 Cregg from Boy Hits Car

Hello friends! Lets get right to it. This episode is incredible. We are on location for this one at the cubby bear in beautiful down town Chicago. Cregg from the great band Boy Hits Car sits down for an awesome chat. We talk plenty of music and of course that epic stage dive! He went into great detail about the jump. If you are not familiar with the jump, youtube it and hold on. Hope you all enjoy. Thank you all for hitting play

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Jun 15, 2013

Episode 50 BH!

Hello everybody! Its late im tired. BH is on todays show. What a fun episode and such a challenge to edit. We did a lot of talking. Most of it was of the punk rock persuasion. Because, y'know, we were there. Hope you all enjoy this one, its a good one. Thanks BH for stopping by, and for the tattoo, sorry I pussed out. Oh and thanks to Mike for chiming in as well. Thank you for hitting play and for the continuing support!! Tell a friend! 

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Jun 7, 2013

Episode 49 Absolutely Not!

Welcome back everyone! This episode is an instant classic. I got a chance to hang out with the band Absolutely Not before a show a couple weeks ago. They were so so so cool! Enough good things cannot be said about them. Seeing them live makes me think rock and roll will be ok,,, for a long time. So if you are not familiar, press play and get familiar! They have a new album coming out June 30. Buy it! They are playing an album release show on July 6 at the hideout downtown. You gotta go to that! Thanks for sticking around. Dig it

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Jun 1, 2013

Episode 48 Colleen!

Hey there friends! Welcome back! Im super excited for this one. My good friend Colleen came over randomly one day so I forced her to do an episode. We are on location at my place. We had a ton of fun! Colleen is such a cool/crazy chick and Im reminded of that every time I see her. And usually that is barely once a year. I don't mean to get lame here but we've always had like an older brother younger sister thing. She always puts me in my place too. Definitely a friendship I value. Which is what this show is all about! Haha ok i'll stop being lame now. Hope you dig it! Thanks for checking us out. Now go tell a friend! Spread the word. Word.

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May 26, 2013

Episode 47 Andrew!

Hi everybody! Thank you for tuning in to another great episode. Director, documentarian, music lover, and overall super cool dude Andrew stops by the DZ. I feel like I shorted him on his episode. We have had plenty of awesome conversations off mic that for some reason or another never got brought up during this episode. He will be back, that is a promise. So many great things keep happening here with the show. Thank you all for keeping me motivated! Please help spread the word. Word!

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May 18, 2013

Episode 46 B!

Welcome back friends! Todays episode is with B! If you dont know B, hit play and get to know him. We did so much laughing and this one was actually a lot of fun to edit. We tried to keep the inside jokes to a minimum, but its not easy when you have so many! Thank you all for sticking around. Hope you are enjoying all this goodness! And if you havent already,,, GO TELL A FRIEND!!!

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May 11, 2013

Episode 45 David Avantist!

Hello all! Friends with music podcast is back. David the guitarist from the Avantist and Esta Vivo joins us for an awesome chat. If youre keeping track at home 2 Avantist down, 2 more to go. So much is happening. Go check out the Avantist on bandcamp. More importantly check them out live. Thanks so much to everyone for pressing play or download or like or whatever you pressed to get this. Tell a friend!

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May 4, 2013

Episode 44 Bonnaroo vs Osheaga vs Lollapalooza!

Hello everyone! Welcome back! On this weeks show former guest Sheri comes by and we discuss 3 awesome music fests. Bonnaroo Osheaga and Lolla. We break down the line ups and give some helpful tips for any festgoer this summer. All punctuated with an awesome playlist! Thanks so much for checkin us out. The FWM podcast continues to do great things. Please help spread the word. Word

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Apr 27, 2013

Episode 43 Playoff Preview… Plus record store day wrap up!

Hey all! On this weeks episode we break down the NBA playoffs. Yeah I know the playoffs have been going on for a week now. The show has been so busy lately. And its not always easy staying on top of things. Our resident basketball expert and former basketball guest Johnny A and the one and only Rapido Edwardo stop by for a break down of all the rounds and early predictions. I am also aware that this is a music podcast,,, So I threw in a quick run down of record store day 2013. So if you are not down with the basketball, fast forward a little and check out the awesome record store day finds. Thank you all for the continued support! Tell a friend. Help spread the word!

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Apr 20, 2013

Episode 42 Morgan!

Hello friends! Thank you for joining us. On todays action packed episode Morgan joins us for some long over due catching up. Its always fun talking at length with Morgan and his opinion is one that I highly value. The dude is legit. Tons of good Fugazi talk and thats never a bad thing. Gather the family, tell a friend and hit play!

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Apr 13, 2013

Episode 41 Cougars!

Wow what a show we have for you today! The band Cougars were kind enough to let me into their world of rock for a quick interview and, dig this, let me sit in on a practice! Yes seriously! For those of you not familiar with them please do yourself a favor and get familiar. The first part of this episode is the interview and the second part is what I recorded of there practice. They basically played a set for me and jammed out super hard. It came out sounding great but keep in mind it is a practice. I can go on and on but ill let the music do the talking here

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Apr 6, 2013

Episode 40 Steven!

Welcome back friends. So glad you all could make it. The founder of the Wilshire fanclub and self proclaimed biggest Wilshire fan ever, Steven stops by the DZ for a nice chat. We picked his brain about early music, life as a radio dj, and what it takes to be a Wilshire fan. So please click play or download or refresh or however you do it. Thank you all so much! Hey start telling some friends! There will be a contest anouncement soon. AHH the suspense is killing me!!

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Mar 29, 2013

Episode 39 Beta!

Hello there friends! On todays show the Beta Hata is in the DZ. All we basically did was laugh at each other, laugh at ourselves, and then laugh at each other some more. Somewhere in between all that there is some music talk. Join the fun! Thank you for hitting download. Please tell a friend

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Mar 23, 2013

Episode 38 akaGunther!

Hey there friends! Welcome back all. akaGunther and I talked. Alot. About 311. Alot. It was a ton of fun and we may have mentioned a few more things other then 311. I dont remember really. Press play and find out. Hey and tell a frined please. If you all tell one person I would greatly appreciate it, You all are the best!!

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Mar 15, 2013

Episode 37 Rocio!

Hello friends! This week we chat about candy, Spanish music, and other stuff I dont remember. I am kicking myself for not bringing up Shakira and my love for her song hips dont lie. Wait did I just say that out loud? No you idiot you typed it for all the world to see. Oh well. Hope you all have a great st. Patricks day. Be safe. Have fun... Oh and an all candy episode is coming soon! Get ready

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Mar 9, 2013

Episode 36 White Mystery!

Chicagos own, White Mystery were kind enough to sit down and chat with me on todays episode. Not enough great things can be said about this band! They truly are local treasures. Thank you all for finding us and pressing play. If you dig this (and I know you will) check whitemysteryband.com  get all the info you need there. And please, if you havent already, SEE THEM LIVE!!!!

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Mar 2, 2013

Episode 35 Teddy!

Hey there! Welcome back friends! Todays guest is Teddy. You may recognize him from his band The Babarams and the work hes done with Esta Vivo. We talked alot and got a little deep at times. I really dont remember now. One way to find out is to hit play! or download! Thank you all for doing just that. This is a good one

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Feb 23, 2013

Episode 34 Ashley!

Hey there friends! Thanks for coming back. On this weeks show Ashley stops by for a very impromptu conversation. She and her wicked guitar skills may have been put on the spot a little bit. We had a ton of fun and it was super cool of her to sit down and chat with us. Thank you all so much for pushing play. Please if you have not already, tell a friend! Give yourself some good music karma and pay it forward

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Feb 16, 2013

Episode 33 Chris!

Hello friends! Welcome back. Chris is with us for todays episode. We talk mexican candy, Glen Big Dog Robinson, loneliness, oh yeah and some music. Hes a great dude and has supported us from the jump. Unfortunately he still hasnt found those sweet Spanish mixtapes. But when he does, its pants off dance off time!! Hope everybody had a successful Valentines day. Thank you for pressing play. Enjoy

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Feb 9, 2013

Episode 32 Nic! part 2!

Welcome back everybody! Finally the thrilling conclusion to Nics epic episode. Not since Who Shot Mr Burns has a nation held their breath in such anticipation. Wait no more! Get ready for more nonsense from the DZ. Thank you all for sticking around. Please rate and review everything. I hate telling you what to do

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Feb 1, 2013

Episode 31 Audrey!

Hello friends! Welcome back to the greatest podcast the HH has ever seen. Or heard. Todays guest is Audrey. All I really remember is that was a fun night and she held her own in the sausage filled DZ. Oh yeah and we talked a little opera. Good times. Thank you all for checking us out. Please tell a friend! Help spread the word. Word

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Jan 26, 2013

Episode 30 Nic! part 1

I know what youre all thinking, Finally the most requested guest is on the show! What took so long? I'll tell you what took so long. Over five and a half hours of conversation! So after slaving over the editing process I now give you, Nics episode,,,, part 1! We went on and on about some great stuff. Too bad none of it made the final cut. Or did it? Click play to find out!

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Jan 19, 2013

Episode 29 Larry!

Welcome back friends! Another exciting episode here. Larry joins us in the DZ for a great talk and a beautiful surprise at the end so make sure to check that out. This one was a lot of fun! Larry is a very handsome and slippery dude. I think that comes through here during the episode. Check it out. Let us know what you think. Thank you so much for helping us rock!

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Jan 13, 2013

Episode 28 Happy 2013!

Hey happy new year everybody! Benj and I do some year end recapping. I dont remember exactly. All I know is we could have talked a lot longer. Oh and some very good local music is played at the end. Thank goodness all the holidays are over and we survived those lying Mayans! Now... We celebrate! Happy New Year!

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Jan 4, 2013

Episode 27 MC Lars!

Welcome back friends! Im excited for this one. A few weeks ago I contacted hiphop artist MC Lars for a possible interview. He was totally cool with it. So I went out to his show and hung out. He was a super cool dude! And it was a ton of fun. As you know I may not be the most professional so there is a bit of nerves. HAHA! Im getting better!... I hope... So here ya go. Thank you so much for checking us out. Leave us reviews and all that good stuff. Oh and happy 2013!

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Dec 29, 2012

Episode 26 New Wilshire Album!

More presents! Thats right friends. On this weeks very special episode we are giving you Wilshires new album. Really hope you dig it. Please let us know what you think. Leave reviews on all forms of media. Hop you are all having a great and safe holiday season. Much more goodness to come in 2013

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Dec 22, 2012

Episode 25 A Very Wilshire Christmas!

Hope everybody is safe and stress free for the holidays! I sure am not! On this episode of FWM the band Wilshire sits in for a good chat about their music. And for a bonus gift at the end they jam out for everyone. They rocked it pretty hard and I hope you enjoy it. Next week will be a very special gift for y'all so be on the look out. Thank you so much for continuing to press play!

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Dec 15, 2012

Episode 24 Erick! The Avantist

Hello everybody! Thank you for coming back. On this episode Erick from the Avantist stops by to do some talking. We go to Mexico and back a few times. There have been so many instances in my life where I wish I knew how to speak Spanish. This is definitely one of them, Seriously I need to take a class or something. We had a ton of fun and its a great chat. If you are not familiar with his band I suggest you check them out. Their stuff is up on bandcamp and fb and all that. He also moolights in Esta Vivo. Oh and on top of all that, he is a reallt good brother! Thanks for tuning in and checking us out! Yall are the best! Oh, and we ended this one with some killer red velvet french toast! Go to Stacked! Ask for Kat!

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Dec 7, 2012

Episode 23 Jackie!

Garbage bags full of records! The savior of rock and roll and revolutionary front woman of the BEASTJESUS joins us in the DZ for a good chat. Jackie and I go way back and it was cool catching up with her. We talked about a bunch of stuff that I dont remember at this moment. Damn I gotta get better at this! One thing we forgot to mention was our undying love for the Seattle Supersonics. We had a lot of fun in this one! Thank you friends for your continuing support. So much more greatness to come. And always remember during a wind advisory to make sure to have plenty of avocado! 

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Nov 30, 2012

Episode 22 Charlie!

Just when you thought it was safe Charlie comes in and POW its over! Charlie and I have some fun southern style. We were both sick at the time and are feeling great now in case you were wondering. He plowed me over with some country talk and some metal talk. And a lot of other very good things happened that I dont remember. I have to get better at that! One thing I do know is that this playlist rips! Check it! Thank y'all for all of your love and support. Please leave positive reviews and stuff on itunes and like all the facebook stuff. So much more goodness to come! Thank you!

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Nov 23, 2012

Episode 21 Uncle Carlos!

Hey hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! We are back with another rocking episode. Uncle Carlos stops by and by that I mean he walks downstairs for this one. Is there a Red Eye reunion in the making? Probably not. But fingers crossed! The hits just keep on coming. Thank you everyone for finding us and liking us and wanting more of us!

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Nov 17, 2012

Episode 20 Johnny A!

We did it! Friends with Music turned 20! To celebrate here is an episode where I dont think music is mentioned once. Johnny A stops by and we have a long awaited talk about basketball. I can talk basketball just as much as music. Tune in to hear who made our personal dream teams. Could Wesley Person make an apperance? Did Jon just pick the entire 2001 Lakers? Is Shawn Kemp the greatest power forward ever? The answers to these questions and much more are all in this episode. Oh and im well aware that I could have included some basketball related music. But I decided to give you guys a break on that. Thank you all so much for hanging out and having fun! Like the facebook and leave positive comments on the itune. Enjoy!!

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Nov 10, 2012

Episode 19 Brendan!

Welcome back friends! Brendan joins us for an awesome conversation. We talked hip hop, bands we will never see live, and other things that I struggle to remember at this moment. This one may have my most favorite playlist to date. So check it out turn it up and dig it! Thank you everyone for finding us and liking whatever it is that is going on here. Plenty more goodness to come!

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Nov 3, 2012

Episode 18 Joe!…part duex

Hello again friends! The much anticitpated second part of Joes episode has finally arrived! I know many of you have been waiting and waiting for this one. And trust me it delivers. Maybe your worst episode yet! Tune in to find out what twists and turns we take. Thank you everyone for sticking around. You are the best!

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Oct 27, 2012

Episode 17 Katie!

Hello again friends! The journey continues. Thank you for sticking around. Co worker and friends Katie stops by for a last minute recording. Ive learned a lot from her and am in her debt for many reason. And I repay her the only way I know how, tease and make fun of her mercilessly! Haha all in good fun of course! If you like folk punk and have taken the SATs or ACTs this episode is for you!

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Oct 20, 2012

Episode 16 Joe!….part1

Joe stops by during DZ reconstruction. So thats why things sound a little different. This is a very special episode. Joe and I tend to ramble about nothing whenever we are in the same room. We made fun of Brian and talked a little bit of music. There are twists and turns at every corner. Thank you so much everyone for checking us out. There is so much going on with the show and I appreciate all your support!

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Oct 13, 2012

Episode 15 Mike!

Its happening again. That funny feeling your ears get when you hit play. Thats right FWM is back. Today our guest is a loyal listener and music legend Mike. After a botched attempt to start the recording early we finally sit down for a nice chat about all things music. Rockabilly, metal, live shows, and some other stuff I dont remember. I really got to do a better job at these descriptions. Crank this one. Its an instant classic with some great tunes at the end. Thank you for being awesome. Please help spread the word

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Oct 6, 2012

Episode 14 Jake!

You better believe it! Another exciting episode of FWM! Maybe my most favorite so far. Jake the dick knocks me down with some punk rock talk. The good stuff too, not green day! We talked a lot about Damien Rice too but that unfortunately got edited out. So many good things happened. And I think I was still a little sick for this one. Sorry! Roll up your sleeves this is a good one. Thank you guys for rocking with us! You are the best!

Sep 28, 2012

Episode 13 Dill!

Hey there friends! Its that time again. Another poorly thought out description. Does anybody read these? Dill stops by DZ records for some good talking. I apologize for the way I sound. Was dealing with a nasty cold. Feeling much better now thank you. Dill and I trip on some pretty bad and good music. We dissect the band tool. So much that I had to edit a chunk out. Ha it was just to much tool. Then we rocked some good tunes at the end. Thank you guys so much for the support. Please help spread the word! Word! 

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Sep 22, 2012

Episode 12 Ray! Again!

Hey there friends! Ray comes back to get snobby and complain about stuff. Its nice being a cranky old man. We talk music fests and even some fashion. I dont remember the rest but im sure its full of positivity. Thank you so much for sticking around!

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Sep 15, 2012

Episode 11 Esta Vivo Ryan!

DZfest veteran Ryan stops by for some rowdy fun. He has such a great voice, right? Well at least I dig it. We go a little deeper in this one as opposed to his time on the DZfest episode. He is a smooth dude and puts on a great live show. Viva Esta Vivo!

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Sep 8, 2012

Episode 10 DZfest!

Here it is friends! DZfest in all its glory! Or at least the banter in between. It was a magical night full of music, cupcakes, ping pong, Larry, dancing and podcasting! It all happened so quickly. A big thanks to Benj for putting it all together. Tell your friends and spread the word. DZfest lives!

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Sep 2, 2012

Episode 9 Jen!

Jen showed up with no food. I should have yelled at here but what kind of host would that make me. I think we talked music. Another person that grew up a lot cooler then me. You guys get to hear my sultry siren singing again. Lucky you! And next time you are on hold you should savor it!

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Aug 25, 2012

Episode 8 Muri! or Moody…

Oh my the hits just keep on coming! The future of America drops in DZ records to have some fun. I don't know what went wrong here but it was fun. Good luck with this one friends! 50 Shades of Moody!

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Aug 17, 2012

Episode 7 Jason!

Ever wonder what kind of a person turns down a full ride to Juilliard School of Music? Tune in and find out! Jason is a tremendously gifted dude and he sits down and shares some of those gifts with us. A very sitar heavy episode. Thank you for checking us out!

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Aug 11, 2012

Episode 6 Salina!

My best friend in the whole wide world Salina stops by to chat. We talk marriage, she bashes my running abilities, James Brown dies and a bunch of Spanish stuff happens that I dont remember. Thank you guys so much for hanging around! Vamos a la playa!!

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Aug 5, 2012

Episode 5 Eddie!

Eddie saves the day and stops by the DZ for a little chat. Pun intended. We remember rock and roll radio and then kick out some jams. Thank you for rocking with us!

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Jul 28, 2012

Episode 4 Matt and Benj! Again!

Bonjour mon ami musique! A music heavy episode with a theme guess the theme win a prize! Also Benj and I get deep into some loneliness. Merci beaucoup! Au revoir!

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Jul 22, 2012

Episode 3 Ray!

Hey there friends! The positivity just keeps on rolling! Ray drops by the studio and we go on about snobbery, devil music and holograms. Plus a bunch more that I dont remember. You guys are great thank you!

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Jul 14, 2012

Episode 2 Sheri!

Our friend Sheri stops by to discuss music nd being cool at a very young age. Then we play some great stuff after. Thanks for sticking around friends!

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Jul 4, 2012

Episode 1 Matt and Benj!

 

Our first podcast! Hurray!! We did it! Well friends here it is. Benj and I do some talking and play some music.

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