Mar 26, 2017
Bill from The Great Albums podcast joined me via skype a while back. We had a great conversation about all things music and podcasts. I cannot recommend his show more. Go to http://www.thegreatalbums.com/ and find one of your favorite albums!
Mar 18, 2017
White Mystery is releasing their 8th album called F.Y.M.S. on April 20. I got a chance to talk with Miss Alex White a bit about the new album. She is the best and White Mystery have been favorites of mine for a while. So I am biased when I say this album is killer!! Pre order it here https://whitemystery.bandcamp.com/album/f-y-m-s and catch them on tour now http://www.whitemysteryband.com/shows/
Mar 4, 2017
Andrew and I sat down and talked about some of our favorite albums. Having these talks with friends has been so much fun! Listen to us goof around and eventually get down to business.
Feb 25, 2017
A while back I got a chance to catch up with Matthew McNeal and Andre Black. These guys are the definition of salt of the earth rock and roll. Long time friends of DZ Records. Check them out here http://matthewmcneal.com/ and here https://matthewmcneal.bandcamp.com/
Feb 19, 2017
Lustera has a new EP coming out Feb 27 you can pre order it here https://lusteramusic.bandcamp.com/album/farpoint-ep also to check out their awesome DZ Session videos here youtube.com/dzrecords
Feb 11, 2017
The Secret Lives came by and rocked DZ Records and stayed for a great conversation. I dont remember much but Im pretty sure we talked a lot about video games. Dig them! https://www.facebook.com/TheSecretLives/
Feb 4, 2017
Chicago rock and roll at its finest! How awesome was it that Diagonal came by for a session and an interview? https://diagonalchicago.bandcamp.com/ dig what they do!
Jan 31, 2017
Coyote Man just released a breand new self titled album, and guess what? It rips!! Check it out here https://coyoteman.bandcamp.com/releases and here https://soundcloud.com/coyotemanband
Jan 27, 2017
Kadakrome came in and kicked ass. They did one of my favorite sessions. Check it out here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q226BcP8ntw and dig them here https://www.facebook.com/Kodakrometheband/
Jan 21, 2017
The Inn Keepers stopped by late last year for a session. They were kind enough to stick around and chat with me as well. Check them out here http://www.theinnkeepersmusic.com/ and dig their stuff here https://theinnkeepers.bandcamp.com/
Jan 15, 2017
Before the break Little Boy Jr came by the DZ for a couple great sessions and a conversation. Great dudes, good times! Check them out https://littleboyjr.bandcamp.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/LittleBoyJr/ you will not be disappointed
Jan 7, 2017
You might know Jaye from his 2 great podcasts (Sight & Sound and In The Galaxy). We had a great time talking favorite albums, among many other things. Find him @inthegalaxypodcast @sightsoundpod and @jayewilliams on instagram. He's a professional no doubt
Dec 31, 2016
Happy New Year from us to you! Check out this great playlist from the bands we met in 2016! Thank you for another great year. Please love us on @friendswithmusic instagram and @fwmpod on twitter and facebook.com/friendswithmusic
Dec 24, 2016
Merry Christmas from us to you! Check out this great playlist from the bands we met in 2016! Thank you for another great year. Please love us on @friendswithmusic instagram and @fwmpod on twitter and facebook.com/friendswithmusic
Dec 17, 2016
Dylan and I sat down a while back a talked about our favorite albums. Its been a ton of fun putting together these episodes. I hope you dig it! @friendswithmusic on instagram and @fwmpod on twitter likes and follows are more than welcome! Thank you
Dec 11, 2016
We have a slightly new format we want to try out for you. DZ whipping boy (in a loving way of course) Steven and I discuss our personal favorite records in an interesting way. I hope you dig cuz I've had a lot of fun putting these together. Enjoy! @friendswithmusic on instagram facebook.com/friendswithmusic and @fwmpod on twitter thank you
Dec 3, 2016
Brett Morris, better known to you Chartists as Stard, was kind enough to sit down to some mac and cheese with me while on tour with the great Honus Honus. (yes there are restaurant noises in this episode) He was super kind with his time, and we talked a lot. Producer at Earwolf, guitar virtuoso, Summah Soldier, and all around great guy. Please check him out @brettsbrain on twitter, @brettmorrismusic on instagram, every wednesday check out the Who Charted podcast that he is on. He's everywhere!
Nov 26, 2016
The Roalde Dahls came by and melted the DZ. Great dudes, great music, and great to see live! Check out all they do here http://www.theroaldedahls.com/ and here https://theroaldedahls.bandcamp.com/
Nov 21, 2016
The last of our DZ Fest 2016 playlists. This one is from day 2 stage Z. Includin music from Alright Panther, Leafy Greens, Special Death, Hunt Hunt Hunt Camp, The Flips, Love in the Dark, Lever, Black Bear Rodeo, Tara Terra, and The Peekaboos. Check out the videos on youtube.com/dzrecords Enjoy!
Nov 17, 2016
Here is another great playlist from DZ Fest 2016. This time its all the bands from day 2 stage D: Evan Opitz, Jackie Islands, Namorado, Coyote Man, Mr Ma'am, Post Child, Hartford/Focht, Them Dead Poets, Esta Vivo, and Wilshire! So much good live local music! Enjoy!
Nov 6, 2016
Another great local live playlist from DZ Fest 2016! This one is from day 1 stage Z, including the bands MOM, Midijoyful, Little Yellow Dog, Pantomime, Menacerno, Bora Bora, Matthew McNeal, Fox and the Acres, Bad Bad Meow, and Blah Blah Blah. Thank you for coming out to the show if you did. Hope you enjoy the playlist
Oct 29, 2016
The playlist from the bands that played DZ Fest day 1 stage D! Big shout out thank yous to Black Eyes, Courtney, The Just Luckies, Hype, Donkey Hotel, Bigjoy, Absolutely Not, Swimsuit Addition, The Cell Phones, and Avantist! Wow what a line up. Wow what a playlist. Enjoy!
Oct 23, 2016
The incredibly talented Arbor Creek came by DZ Records and completely blew us away! https://www.facebook.com/ArborRock/
Oct 15, 2016
Another installment of the live Intimate Evening series. This time from May and August of 2016. A great thank you to the bands and to DZ Records for putting on these shows! @dzrecords on instagram and youtube.com/dzrecords and @friendswithmusic on instagram enjoy!
Oct 11, 2016
Another great live playlist from the Intimate Evening series. This one is great! From March (leafy greens, hype, avantist, and peekaboos) and April (Jackie islands, lever, baby money, and cell phones). Also the March Intimate Evening was our 200th episode celebration. Good times all around! Don't forget to check all of these videos out youtube.com/dzrecords @dzrecords on instagram and @friendswithmusic
Oct 2, 2016
These Intimate Evening playlists are so awesome! If you don't know, we put on shows here at DZ Records once a month called Intimate Evenings. This episode is a playlist, one song from each band from January and February. A big shout out to all the bands Meristems, Post Child, John Till, Bad Bad Meow, Black Bear Rodeo, Nectar, Menacerno and Little Yellow Dog!! Follow us on instagram @friendswithmusic and @dzrecords
Sep 30, 2016
We put on a shows in October and November 2015 and they were awesome! Here are the tracks that were recorded during them! Check out the videos at youtube.com/dzrecords
Sep 18, 2016
Finally the recorded songs from the DZ Intimate Evening shows are being released in podcast form! I know right!? Check out these songs from August 29 2015 and September 26 2015. Also go to youtube.com/dzrecords to watch the videos and hit us up on instagram @friendswithmusic
Sep 12, 2016
Lung came to us from Cincinnati, in the middle of their tour. They have a sound that immediately grabbed me. It was awesome talking to them! Check them out https://lunglunglung.bandcamp.com/releases and check them out on tour in a city near you https://www.facebook.com/lungtheband/events
Sep 3, 2016
My brain is still trying to process The Hang Union! One of the wackiest DZ Sessions we have ever had. And a great interview, tune in, press play! https://gohangmusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-hang-union-ep
Aug 28, 2016
Ceci est encore notre meilleur épisode ! Ou du moins il est mon préféré . Hugo est une légende ! Aces !!!
This is our best episode yet! Or at least it's my favorite. Hugo is a legend! Aces!!!
Aug 21, 2016
Robb Young and the Elms stopped by a while ago. Love drummers that sing! They were great and a lot of fun to talk to! Check them out here https://robbyoung.bandcamp.com/album/robb-young and check out their session videos here youtube.com/dzrecords
Aug 13, 2016
We were blown away by Fox and the Hounds when they did their DZ Session (youtube.com/dzrecords) and we had so much fun chatting with them for the podcast! You gotta get into this band! http://foxandthehounds.com/home Oh, also, do yourself a favor and watch their 99 problems video!!!!
Aug 6, 2016
The tradition continues! The 5th annual after DZ Fest talk with Benj. It was such a blur. I don't really remember what we talked about. All I know is we were wrecked. Thank you for coming out to the fest if you did, and thank you for continuing to dig what we do here at FWM. You all are the best!
Jul 30, 2016
Charlie in the Moonlight stopped by for a late night session and chat. This is a good one that sort of went all over the place. He's a great guy and makes some good music! Enjoy!
Jul 23, 2016
Greetings from the great white north! Live from Montreal Quebec Canada! (almost) We bring you Noxious Neighbors. Hard hitting, fast and loud. You cannot ask for much more! Dig the episode dig the music https://noxiousneighbors.bandcamp.com/
Jul 16, 2016
Bernie and the Wolf stopped by and crushed a DZ Session! And were kind enough to stick around for a chat. All I remember talking about is the AQUABATS! so tune in and turn up! http://www.bernieandthewolf.com/ Listen to everything they have! https://bernieandthewolf.bandcamp.com/
Jul 9, 2016
Sun Fallen came over and brought so much rock and roll with them! You gotta hear it! http://www.sunfallen.com/
Jul 4, 2016
So a while back we had Sam Crossland and the Side Effects in for a session and an interview. We had a ton of fun hanging out and jamming with them! Dig it https://samcrossland.bandcamp.com/
Jun 25, 2016
The almighty Coyote Man torn the paint off of DZ Records! My ears are still ringing from this one. You cannot miss this episode! Look out for them at DZ Fest July 2-3 they will be playing D stage the 3rd @3:30 pm be there!!!
Jun 18, 2016
Johnny Lightning and the Thunder came in and tore up DZ Records! We had so much fun jamming with them. Check them out https://johnnylightningandthethunder.bandcamp.com/ and dig their DZ Sessions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hstcbyBahyg and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUp32ojFaDc
Jun 11, 2016
Our old pals Namorado stopped by for a session and a podcast and a Bulls game. That's right, I said Bulls game. We had a great time! You gotta check them out https://namorado.bandcamp.com/releases
Jun 3, 2016
Jackie Islands stopped by DZ Records a while back to rock out a session and an interview. We had a great time chatting. Dig them https://jackieislands.bandcamp.com/ Dig us youtube.com/dzrecords
May 28, 2016
Crash Boom Bang! John Kill and the Slacks killed it at DZ Records a while back. Here is proof. Enjoy their episode and enjoy them https://soundcloud.com/itstheslacks
May 21, 2016
We had a blast hanging out and jamming with the guys of Perry Hutchins. So much fun so much rock and roll! For everything Perry Hutchins, check out http://www.perryhutchins.com/
May 14, 2016
Pinto and the Bean aka Paul and Ivan aka this badass duo that came down to the DZ Records and blew us away, join us on this great episode. You gotta check them out! http://pintoandthebean.bandcamp.com/
May 8, 2016
The Leafy Greens have far too much talent. Its not fair! They are not suppose to be this good, but they are. Hit play and find out what im talking about! https://soundcloud.com/the-leafy-greens-official
Apr 29, 2016
The Belvederes are our latest guests. They are killer musicians that do not stop. We had a ton of fun hanging out and jamming. Check them out here http://thebelvederes.com/
Apr 28, 2016
Exactly 10 years ago today was the greatest live experience of my life. This is a quick episode of me trying to remember all I can from it. Hope you dig! Let me know what your favorite show was facebook.com/friendswithmusic @friendswithmusic on instagram and @fwmpod on twitter
Apr 24, 2016
We had a great time hanging out and chatting with Fox and the Acres. So much fun. Politics, weddings, and broken glass (I think that was in this episode) Check them out! http://foxandtheacres.com/ and https://foxandtheacres.bandcamp.com/