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Hipshot Killer EP Release Episode

Hipshot Killer EP Release Episode

September 24, 2021

Mike Alexander talks about his band Hipshot Killer's new EP "Guns and Gas" and we play four songs from it.

Added Bonus: Benji King is in the house!

Buy the EP HERE.

And follow Hipshot Killer on Instagram HERE.

The Dubinsky Takeover

The Dubinsky Takeover

September 7, 2021

My friend/old roommate Adam "Gramps" Dubinsky takes over the show and plays songs of his choosing.
We talk about our trip to Russia, his old band The Crackbabies, and a bunch of other topics.

I hope you like Morbid Angel!

The Katie Takeover

The Katie Takeover

August 11, 2021

My old friend Katie Ashmore of Love Garden Sounds in Lawrence, Kansas takes over the show and plays a ton of great stuff from the 1970s.

Tune in!

Summer Songs volume 5 with Lizzie

Summer Songs volume 5 with Lizzie

July 14, 2021

Lizzie and I play even more songs about summer and the beach!

Also, we blew it because we thought this was volume 4, but it's actually volume 5. Wooooo!

Check out Lizzie's store:

The Fox Club

1047 N. Western Ave.

Chicago, IL 

Follow the shop on Instagram and stop on by!

A Conversation with Knocko Nolan of the LAPD

A Conversation with Knocko Nolan of the LAPD

April 12, 2021

LAPD Detective Sergeant Knocko Nolan joins me to talk about his career in law enforcement, books and movies, the Delta Bravo Urban Exploration Team, and more.

 

Follow Knocko's podcast The Armbar Podcast HERE.

Quarantine Episode #6 with BC

Quarantine Episode #6 with BC

March 15, 2021

My old pal Brian Collins joins me to talk about working in the film industry in Chicago, our mutual fascination with In Cold Blood, and a host of other topics. 

Tune in!

Parker Takeover, volume 5

Parker Takeover, volume 5

January 27, 2021

Parker's back again and he's running the show.

Enjoy!

 

Check out Creme Tangerine Records HERE

Halloween 2020 with Josh

Halloween 2020 with Josh

October 31, 2020

Josh and I talk about horror movies, haunted houses in Kansas City, and a bunch of other spooky stuff.

Happy Halloween!

Luke Takeover #5

Luke Takeover #5

October 21, 2020

Luke takes over the show and plays all kinds of great tunes!

 

Check out his record shop Premium Sound HERE

 

Quarantine Episode #5 with Benji

Quarantine Episode #5 with Benji

September 3, 2020

After a lengthy hiatus, Benji is back on the show and we play a bunch of great tunes.

 

Enjoy!

Summer Songs volume 4 with Lizzie

Summer Songs volume 4 with Lizzie

July 23, 2020

Lizzie's back again and we play another batch of songs that remind us of summer!

 

Be sure to check out Lizzie's store:

The Fox Club

1047 N. Western Ave.

Chicago, IL 

Follow the shop on Instagram and stop on by!

Quarantine Episode #4 with Josh

Quarantine Episode #4 with Josh

June 24, 2020

Josh is back and we play a bunch of songs and talk some shit!

 

Tune in!

Quarantine Episode #3 with Michael O

Quarantine Episode #3 with Michael O

May 25, 2020

My old friend Michael Ognisanti is the Director of Photography on Work In Progress on Showtime.

We have a long talk about working on the show, film production in Chicago, and how cool Weird Al Yankovic was when he did a cameo on the show. Tune in!

Check out Work In Progress HERE

Check out Michael's website HERE

Quarantine Episode #2 with DJ Elwood

Quarantine Episode #2 with DJ Elwood

May 7, 2020

My friend DJ Elwood takes us on a deep dive into late 1980s and early 1990s hip hop.

Check out DJ Elwood on Instagram HERE.

And on Vimeo HERE.

And check out his "Recent Soul" series on Soundcloud HERE.

Quarantine Episode #1 with Jason and Luke

Quarantine Episode #1 with Jason and Luke

April 18, 2020

Jason joins Luke and I for his first episode and entertains us with tales from his sordid past!

Check out Jason's music HERE, his current band HERE, and his vintage store, Stash Pad, HERE.

Check out Luke's record store Premium Sound HERE.

A Conversation with Don Stradley, author of “Slaughter in the Streets”

A Conversation with Don Stradley, author of “Slaughter in the Streets”

March 23, 2020

Don Stradley talks about his new book "Slaughter in the Streets: When Boston Became Boxing’s Murder Capital" and a host of other topics.

 

This is great stuff, tune in!

 

Get the book HERE, follow Don Stradley on Twitter HERE, and check out Hamilcar Publications HERE.

The Parker Takeover, volume 4

The Parker Takeover, volume 4

November 20, 2019

Parker from Creme Tangerine Records takes over the show again, plays some songs, and talks about how much he doesn't like Dennis Rodman!

A Conversation with Matt Saincome, founder of ‘The Hard Times’

A Conversation with Matt Saincome, founder of ‘The Hard Times’

October 31, 2019

If you're not a fan of 'The Hard Times', you're missing out. It's consistently one of the most hilarious websites out there. 

Matt Saincome joins me to talk about founding the site, growing up punk, 924 Gilman, going to the Pornhub Awards, and a bunch of other stuff. 

Tune in, and buy 'The Hard Times' book HERE.

Orphan Radio #95 with Josh

Orphan Radio #95 with Josh

October 27, 2019

Josh and I are back with another episode. We talk about The Anniversary's upcoming shows in 2020 and play some good tunes. Enjoy!

Orphan Radio #94 with Janko

Orphan Radio #94 with Janko

August 5, 2019

My old buddy Chris Jankowski, a.k.a. Janko, joins me for his first episode! Tune in!

Berwanger Album Release Episode

Berwanger Album Release Episode

June 26, 2019

Josh Berwanger is back with a new album called "Watching a Garden Die." Hear some new songs from the record and listen to Josh talk about his favorite TV show, Rock of Love with Bret Michaels.

 

Order the record from Wiretap Records HERE.

Summer Songs volume 3 with Lizzie

Summer Songs volume 3 with Lizzie

June 18, 2019

Lizzie's back and we play another batch of summer tunes!

And....

Lizzie just opened her own store:

The Fox Club

1047 N. Western Ave.

Chicago, IL 

Follow the shop on Instagram and stop on by!

Luke Takeover #4

Luke Takeover #4

May 20, 2019

Luke takes over the show again and plays a bunch of great stuff!

 

Check out Luke's record store Premium Sound.

O Canada! All Canadian Episode with Ryan and Josh

O Canada! All Canadian Episode with Ryan and Josh

April 10, 2019

Josh and I are joined by our pal Ryan of Halifax, Nova Scotia for a night of all Canadian tunes!

 

Enjoy!

Hipshot Killer Album Release Show

Hipshot Killer Album Release Show

March 20, 2019

Mike Alexander joins Benji and I to talk about the new LP from his band Hipshot Killer, "All This Time is Ours."

Check out Hipshot Killer's Bandcamp page HERE and order the record!

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