Matt Smith This week former Almost LIVE! cast member and current monologist/auctioneer, Matt Smith joins us in The Backyard to chat about his new movie "My Last Year With The Nuns" and what went into his choice of using a certain racial slur in the film.
Music Feature In This Week's Episode: Hank Ballard, Booker T and The Mg's, The Champs
Monday, December 8, 2014
Lonesome Shack This week Ben Todd of the band Lonesome Shack stops by The Backyard to chat about his job as a luthier, developing as a musician from punk to Americana/blues, and how the band got its name from an actual shack in the middle of nowhere where Ben lived for a few years.
Music Featured In This Wek's Episode: Lonesome Shack
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Sol. This week we are joined by rapper Sol to discuss the happenings in Ferguson MO, his eye opening trip to Haiti, and spending time in the recording studio as an impressionable teen.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Sol
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Modern Kin. This week Drew Grow of the Portland OR band, Modern Kin, drops by The Backyard for an intense chat about about his evolution as an artist, religion, taking physics in college, and car accidents. This is a great conversation, I hope you enjoy it.
From us here at Air-Raid, we hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday!
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Modern Kin
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Planes On Paper This week Jen and Navid of the band Planes On Paper stop by the Backyard to talk about their new EP 'The Ruins' that will be available on January 1st, studying music in college, and finding each other. Plus! Kevin Sur of Artist Home stops by to talk about thd upcoming TIMBRRRR! WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL coming up on January 9th and 10th in Leavenworth WA. You can get your tickets HERE.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Planes On Paper
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Smokey Brights. This week Ryan Devlin of the band Smokey Brights stops by The Backyard to share some music off of the debut LP 'TASTE FOR BLOOD', chat about recording in a massive freezing cold barn, going to catholic school, and we figure out the meaning of life... nah, just kidding.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Smokey Brights
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Joe Guppy.. This week author and psychotherapist, Joe Guppy, stops by The Backyard to tell us about his experience with a major pshychotic break at the age of 23 which is perfectly captured in his new book 'My Fluorescent God'.
Music Featured In This Wek's Episode: The Duchess and The Duke
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Nightmare This week we are joined by two close friends, Luke Burbank and Kevin Dodril, to discuss our fears.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: SPOON
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Lynn Shelton This week Director Lynn Shelton joins us in The Backyard to tell us about her journey from actor to photogapher to movie director, how Singer/Songwriter Andrew Bird made her cry (in a good way), and the experience of making her biggest production yet: LAGGIES which is out in theaters Oct 24th.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Andy Fitts
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Lou Barlow This week, Lou Barlow of the bands Sebadoh and Dinosaur Jr. joins us to talk about the origins of his lo-fi sound, being a dad on the road, and putting his thoughts out there for the world to hear. You can find the Reissued deluxe edition of Bakesale HERE and the new Sebadoh Album Defend Yourself HERE.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Sebadoh
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Oh! Pears This week Corey Duncan, frontman for the band Oh! Pears, stops by the Backyard to chat about growing up as a shelterd child in a religious household, getting out of his comfort zone, and the art of the perfect pizza. Oh! Pears new album "Wild Part of the World" is available HERE.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Oh! Pears
Monday, September 29, 2014
Ian Karmel This week, we sit down with comedian Ian Karmel to chat about his recent appearance on CONAN, taking an improv class from his uncle, and finding time for video games. BOOM.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: The La's
Sunday, September 21, 2014
S (Jenn Ghetto) This week Jenn Ghetto of the band S stops by the Backyard to chat about her AMAZING new album COOL CHOICES out on Sept. 22nd (Order HERE), the end of her old band Carissa's Wierd, keeping a calendar in order, and what went in to writing such a personal record.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: S
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Deep Sea Diver This week Jessica Dobson, guitar player and lead vocalist for Deep Sea Diver, joins us in the Backyard to chat about her thoughts on cell phones, the role of religion in her life, being in a band with her significant other, and how taking a chance on an email led to playing in a band with Beck, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and The Shins.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Deep Sea Diver
Monday, September 8, 2014
Raz Simone This week, Solomon 'Raz' Simone stops by The Backyard to talk about his love of poetry, his philosophy of playing with a live band, and how he turned his life around from dealing drugs to finding his place in music.
Music Featured In This Week's Episode: Raz Simone