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Punk Till I Die #17

Punk Till I Die #17

On Punk Till I Die podcast #17, the guys catch up with Midwest punk legend Rick Sims. Sims founded the Didjits and Gaza Strippers, and played in the Supersuckers. He spills the dirt on starting a punk band in farm country, having a song covered by the Offspring, rubbing elbows with Yoko Ono and John McEnroe, and meeting his heroes, the Ramones. He even gives some insight into a young Liverpool Neil! This one is long and wild, and you don't want to miss it! Click here to check out the episode.

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Punk Till I Die: Lucky #13

Punk Till I Die: Lucky #13

On the lucky 13th episode of the Punk Till I Die podcast, the boys catch up with BA, singer of Indianapolis punk legends Sloppy Seconds. They talk about the band's early days, vinyl reissues and upcoming tour. Check out the in depth conversation by clicking here.

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Dan Hickey, formerly of They Might Be Giants, Appears on This Might Be a Podcast

Dan Hickey, formerly of They Might Be Giants, Appears on This Might Be a Podcast

Punknews contributor Greg Simpson has introduced This Might Be a Podcast, a show for They Might Be Giants superfans. On this episode, Dan Hickey played drums with They Might Be Giants from 1997-2003, which included the Working Undercover for the Man EP, which had the song Rest Awhile. Dan picked that song to talk about, and we get insider info on the recording of the song, how he came up with his drum parts, and his thoughts on his former bandmate's lyrics. We also go through his time with TMBG and how he came to be in the band and leave the band. This is a special one. Enjoy!!

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The Mountain Goats

John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats appear on This Might Be a Podcast

Punknews contributor Greg Simpson has introduced This Might Be a Podcast, a show for They Might Be Giants superfans. On this episode, Greg says this: “This is a big one! The Mountain Goats my second-favorite band behind TMBG, so to talk to one of the greatest modern songwriters about some of the other greatest modern songwriters was a dream come true. Thought the recording was marred by technical difficulties-because of course one of the most important recording of the show thus far would be-everything turned out alright, with a twist ending! John was an early fan of the band and then lost touch with their music in the 90s, coming back to it with their kid’s albums when he became a dad. Hear us talk about how “Apartment 4” off of Here Come the 123s is not only a great kids song, but simply a great song.”

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Atom and His Package

Atom & His Package returns to This Might Be a Podcast

Punknews contributor Greg Simpson has introduced This Might Be a Podcast, a show for They Might Be Giants superfans. On this episode, Atom has returned to the show to talk about TMBG's keyboardist John Linnell's solo album, 1999's State Songs. On this special episode, Atom and Greg cover three songs from that album, "South Carolina," "Idaho" and "Montana." We previously posted the collaborative cover that Atom and Greg did of "Montana."

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Corn Mo appears on This Might Be A Podcast

Corn Mo appears on This Might Be A Podcast

Punknews contributor Greg Simpson has introduced This Might Be a Podcast, a show for They Might Be Giants superfans. On this episode, Musician Jon Cunningham, known by his stage name Corn Mo, is an accordionist, keyboardist and vocalist who has created music ranging genres from classical to glam to crazy circus freak-outs. He has toured the world solo, with his band .357 Lover, and with Tragedy, a metal tribute to the Bee Gees. He's toured opening for They Might Be Giants, Ben Folds, and has played in Andrew WK's backing band. On this episode, Corn Mo talks with Greg about the They Might Be Giants song that he sings guest lead vocals on, "No Cops." The song is from the 2015 Dial-a-Song cycle and later appeared on vinyl and CD on My Murdered Remains in 2018. Corn Mo gives insider info on the song recording and video shoot, and the episode also gives a primer to those uninitiated in his eclectic musical career.

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New Punknews Podcast : Punk Till I Die

New Punknews Podcast : Punk Till I Die

Punk Till I Die is a NEW podcast featuring OLD guys. Longtime Punknews contributor Tom Trauma and first wave UK punker Liverpool Neil will talk about all things punk, from the perspective of more than 70 years combined involvement in the scene. Current events may be discussed, but 30 year old stories are more likely. They will talk about the records, past and present, that make life worth living. They will talk to the people responsible for the scenes they grew up in, as well as the people making the best noise today. Most importantly, they will try to decide if there’s still a place for aging punks in today’s very different looking punk landscape. Join them in their march toward dementia! Punk Till I Die!

Click to listen to the first 4 episodes.

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Listen to Punknews Podcast Episode #450!

It's been nine years, NINE YEARS, since we started the podcast and we haven't missed a week since starting (though some episodes… have um… posted late…) We just hit Episode #450! So to celebrate, we threw together a chaotic whirlwind of an episode where we did a TON of live, 5 minute interviews with artists.

We talked to Dom Davi of Tsunami Bomb, Felicia and Matt of Qwam, Jamie Rotante of Archie Comics, all of The Droogettes, illustrator to the stars Brian Walsby, Lauren of FDR Skatepark and Trashknife, all of Crazy and the Brains, Anthony Cardozo of Ottawa's upcoming Side By Side Weekend, and punk rock icon Danbert of Chumbawamba! Check it out below!

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