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Sunday, July 5, 2015

  • Jurassic 5.
    Jurassic 5 is still to this day one of the greatest hip hop acts ever to grace the stage. In this week's episode Zaakir aka Soup joins us to talk about fitting in, winging it in a battle of the bands contest, and the rise and fall (and rise again) of Jurassic 5. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Jurassic 5

Sunday, June 28, 2015

  • The Dan Band
    Trust me. You KNOW who The Dan Band are. Frontman Dan Finnerty is the person solely responsible for the explicit version of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" that everyone now sings at your favorite karaoke bar. Since that appearance in the movie Old School, Dan's band has been featured in Starsky and Hutch and The Hangover and even landed him a fan named Steven Spielberg. In this episode, we talk about all of it including his insane experiences with Braodway musical tryouts. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: The Dan Band

Sunday, June 21, 2015

  • Telekenesis
    This week we travel back in time to 2013 when Michael Lerner (Telekenesis) and Eric Elbogen (Say Hi) stopped by The Dining Room Studios to chat about the  then new TELEKENESIS' album 'Dormarion'. We also chat about embarassing music that we all used to be into, Eric has a stigmatism, and Michael refuses to chastise eyewear for fashion. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: TELEKENESIS

Monday, June 15, 2015

  • Future Twin
    Jean Jeanie of the San Fransisco based Future Twin joins us in The Backyard to chat about the benfits of dancing, being cast as small men in school plays, false names, and how smoking a certain substance with friends is a great way to figure out band names. Tickets are now on sale for Air-Raid LIVE! #2 with comedian Elicia Sanchez, Mikey and Matty, and PICKWICK June 20th 9pm at Naked City Brewery in the Screening Room. This show sold out super quick last year so GET ON IT. Get your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Future Twin

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

  • Roundtable #2 with guest interviewer Stephanie Drury
    Stephanie Drury of Stuff Christian Culture Likes is joined by writers and twitter savants Lindy West and Ijeoma Oluo in this months installment of our Rountable Discussion Series. Topics include: Does twitter hinder or help in the discusion on social change, why the word 'Privilege' is such a trigger, and the benefits of "Staying in your own lane". Tickets are now on sale for Air-Raid LIVE! #2 with comedian Elicia Sanchez, Mikey and Matty, and PICKWICK June 20th 9pm at Naked City Brewery in the Screening Room. This show sold out super quick last year so GET ON IT. Get your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Supergrass

Sunday, June 7, 2015

  • Brite Lines
    Zach Gore of the band Brite Lines joins us in The Backyard this week to chat about whether or not it is OK to take your shoes off on a plane, attending Evergreen State College, and the NEW album 'When We Arrive'. Tickets are now on sale for Air-Raid LIVE! #2 with comedian Elicia Sanchez, Mikey and Matty, and PICKWICK June 20th 9pm at Naked City Brewery in the Screening Room. This show sold out super quick last year so GET ON IT. Get your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Brite Lines

Sunday, May 31, 2015

  • Speedy Ortiz.
    Sadie Dupuis, singer and guitarist for the band Speedy Ortiz, joins us this week to talk about her love (and enxtensive knowledge) of the haunted past of the woods of Connecticut, fender guitars, and her life with music. Tickets are now on sale for Air-Raid LIVE! #2 with comedian Elicia Sanchez, Mikey and Matty, and PICKWICK June 20th 9pm at Naked City Brewery in the Screening Room. This show sold out super quick last year so GET ON IT. Get your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Speedy Ortiz

Monday, May 25, 2015

  • Kim Holcomb
    Kim Holcomb interviewer extraordinaire of local Seattle show Evening joins us in The Backyard to chat about press junkets and the unconventional way she found her first job in broadcasting. Plus we listen to voicemails from The Young Evils, Do206, friend of the show Brian, Christopher Mintz-Plasse (McLovin of Superbad), and Erin Tate about how Aaron totally missed out on Sasquatch this year. Tickets are now on sale for Air-Raid LIVE! #2 with comedian Elicia Sanchez, Mikey and Matty, and PICKWICK June 20th 9pm at Naked City Brewery in the Screening Room. This show sold out super quick last year so GET ON IT. Get your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Cataldo

Monday, May 18, 2015

  • Jon Spencer.
    Jon Spencer of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion joins us this week to chat about keeping it DIY in the music industry for over 20 years, picking up his first guitar, and Aaron makes a stupid mistake. Tickets are now on sale for Air-Raid LIVE! #2 with comedian Elicia Sanchez, Mikey and Matty, and PICKWICK June 20th 9pm at Naked City Brewery in the Screening Room. This show sold out super quick last year so GET ON IT. Get your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

  • Roundtable #1 with guest interviewer Jake Uitti
    In this first installment of of our monthly Roundtable series, guest interviewer Jake Uitti of The Monarch Review has invited writers Shaun Scott, Caleb Thompson, and Seattle hip-hop artist Spekulation to The Backyard for a conversation on race, music, and culture in the city of Seattle. Tickets are now on sale for Air-Raid LIVE! #2 with comedian Elicia Sanchez, Mikey and Matty, and PICKWICK June 20th 9pm at Naked City Brewery in the Screening Room. This show sold out super quick last year so GET ON IT. Get your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: The Great Um, Spekulation

Sunday, May 10, 2015

  • Pinback.
    Pinback lead members Rob Crow and Zach Smith join us this week for a hangover fueled conversation on Star Wars and the origins of the band. Tickets are now on sale for Air-Raid LIVE! #2 with comedian Elicia Sanchez, Mikey and Matty, and PICKWICK June 20th 9pm at Naked City Brewery in the Screening Room. This show sold out super quick last year so GET ON IT. Get your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Pinback

Sunday, May 3, 2015

  • Slow Bird
    Slow Bird is a band that will break your brain with how good they are. This week, frontwoman Jennae Quisenberry joins us in The Backyard to chat about her journey from aspiring musician to Micro Biologist to professional musician, a creepy Frankenstein-esque surgeon, and falling face(book) first into a modeling career. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Slow Bird

Sunday, April 26, 2015

  • Brett Morgen
    The Oscar nominated director of the new documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, Brett Morgen, joins us this week to chat about the emotional toll that came along with making the film, how interest in it has differed from his past films, being away from family, and why he made the desicion to NOT include Chad Channing and Dave Grohl in any interviews. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck will be available on HBO May 4th at 9pm. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Nirvana

Sunday, April 19, 2015

  • The Dead Milkmen.
    The Dead Milkmen frontman/keyboardist Rodney Anonymous joins us this week to chat about why he hates conspiracy theories, the need for more angry women in music, and how The Dead Milkmen started as a character in a homemade board game. The Dead milkmen are headlining this year's TIMBERFEST July 16-18 get your tickets HERE Music Featured In This Week's Episode: The Dead Milkmen

Sunday, April 12, 2015

  • Adam Zacks / SASQUATCH 2015
    Owner and curator of the SASQUATCH Music Festival, Adam Zacks, joins us in th Backyard this week to discuss the ins and outs of the upcoming Memorial Day festival. We feature some of our most favorite acts that will grace the many stages this year as well as what happened with the second weekend of Sasquatch that was cancelled last year. Good stuff people. SASQUATCH Music Festival is May 22 - 25th Memorial Day Weekend at the Gorge. Get your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Run The Jewels, Alvvays, Ought, Bear on Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Manatee Commune
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