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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

Monday, April 6, 2015

  • Chastity Belt
    Julia Shapiro, lead singer for the band Chastity Belt joins us in The Backyard this week to tell the tale of the origin story of the band which involves ukelele... Julia also discusses her thoughts on becoming a female role model, stage fright, the use of selfie sticks, and whether or not Aaron should be concerned over the message being portrayed in most Disney movies. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Chastity Belt

Sunday, March 29, 2015

  • Shabazz Palaces.
    Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces (formerly of Digable Planets) joins us this week to talk about working with producer/musician Erik Blood, the life and death of Digable Planets, and Ishmael recounts a hilarious and epic story of his first time on stage at a high school talent show. Check out Shabazz Palaces on tour HERE Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Shabazz Palaces

Sunday, March 22, 2015

  • Ivan and Alyosha.
    Ivan and Alyosha singer Tim Wilson joins us in The Backyard this week to discuss the bands new album 'It's All Just Pretend' out May 5th 2015 on Dualtone Records, being tired, smelly vans, and the experience of touring with his brother. KRACKLEFEST 5 is coming to the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle on Friday March 27th at 9pm! Hosted once again this year by The Air-Raid Podcast, it's going to be a great folks we hope you can join us. Get Your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Ivan and Alyosha

Sunday, March 15, 2015

  • Judah Friedlander
    Comedian and actor Judah Friedlander of 30 Rock and Wet Hot American Summer joins us this week to chat about becoming a competing ping pong player as a youth, our mutual love of special f/x and claymation, and his role in the upcoming prequel to Wet Hot American Summer that will premier on Netflix July 17th 2015. KRACKLEFEST 5 is coming to the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle on Friday March 27th at 9pm! Hosted once again this year by The Air-Raid Podcast, it's going to be a great folks we hope you can join us. Get Your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Dead Painters

Sunday, March 8, 2015

  • Mike McCready.
    Pearl Jam guitarist, Mike McCready joins us this week to talk about how his obsession with music started at a young age, turning to drugs and alcohol to cope with stress, keeping his medical condition a secret from his bandmates, and his new project Hockey Talkter Records. KRACKLEFEST 5 is coming to the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle on Friday March 27th at 9pm! Hosted once again this year by The Air-Raid Podcast, it's going to be a great folks we hope you can join us. Get Your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Pearl Jam

Sunday, March 1, 2015

  • Red Jacket Mine.
    Red Jacket Mine frontman, Lincoln Barr, joins us this week to talk about his sheltered childhood upbringing in the south, how he eventually found his love for music, and a guitar store that we both hold near to our hearts. KRACKLEFEST 5 is coming to the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle on Friday March 27th at 9pm! Hosted once again this year by The Air-Raid Podcast, it's going to be a great folks we hope you can join us. Get Your tickets HERE. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Red Jacket Mine

Sunday, February 22, 2015

  • Elisa Ambrogio.
    This week, Elisa Ambrogio of Magik Markers joins us to talk about her debut solo record The Immoralist, how her first time on stage was also the second time she had ever played guitar, and the difficulties with keeping your story straight. As Aaron mentioned in the show, our dear friend PJ Ahlers has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and could really use your help! There has been a fundraising site set for him and his family to cover some medical expenses HERE. Anything you can donate would be very much appreciated, and please share this with your friends on social media and help us get the word out. Thank you so much. Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Elisa Ambrogio
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