Month: October 2017

  • Ep101: Fox Face (Mary Joy, Lindsay DeGroot, Lydia Chioda, Chopper Chioda)

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    t’s time for a FREEWHEELING episode of Protonic Reversal! Conan and Josh have guests live in the studio: the most excellent Milwaukee band Fox Face! Hear such seemingly endless digressions such as:

    -Josh’s mic antics
    -Fox Face meets Dirtnap
    -Rock ‘n’ roll maternity leave
    -Conan’s most relaxing episode ever
    -Banana and the Handplant
    -the garage rock scene…?
    -Magick? Like from the X-Men?
    -Lindsey watching the Craft a bunch
    -Always dicking on purpose
    -Following a songwriting path
    -Is Britney Spears listening right now?
    -The long history of Fox Face and its members
    -The (not really) fairweather drummer
    -Heterogeneity within genres and being classed as a “girl band”
    -Fox Face’s shock at having a web site
    -Tour talk
    -Writing lyrics in a Trump world
    -Mary’s two-drink stage banter
    -Favorite bands in the world scene
    -The Mundane Epiphany
    -Tectonics talk
    -Fantasy show lineups, but achievable
    -Operation: Mind Spiders
    -The thing you play in the van that everyone else hates
    -An extended discussion of Christian rock
    -Conan digs deep to identify the annoying Aerosmith songs
    -Kyle Motor’s cute cat
    -The asset of a sympathetic engineer
    -Being a parent and continuing to be creative

    This episode is very silly, but it’s very fun, and Fox Face is one of our very favorites. Enjoy!

    Fox Face – Clever Girl
    Fox Face – Nasty Woman
    Fox Face – Hiawatha
    Shellac – The End of Radio (Closing Theme)

  • Ep101: Lindsey Charles (The Cell Phones)

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    It’s Episode #101 of Protonic Reversal! Your hosts, Conan and Josh, are in a sour mood, due to living in the world. But never fear, a phone call with Lindsey Charles of the Cell Phones cures what ails them! After some discussion about Refused (overrated? Or rated just right?) and the fascinating concept of changing a band’s structure by adding in another ill-fitting member out of rock history.

    Topics in this interview include:

    -Lindsey’s talented brother
    -The curse of buying more than you intended during any Target visit
    -Everyone loving the Cell Phones’ “West Coast”
    -People connecting differently to the same song
    -Why don’t we discuss pregnancy?
    -Wielding emotions like a weapon
    -Playing for unexpecting crowds
    -The puzzle of songwriting
    -Hooks!
    -Selling the album title
    -Impressing one’s dad
    -53% (Overrun)
    -NEVER BE QUIET
    -It’s not a joke, sometimes
    -the Kool Aid Man full of period blood
    -Mismatched bookings
    -Well-matched bookings
    -Encounters with Lesley Gore
    -The outlet of performance

    By the end of the episode, Conan and Josh are on Cloud Nine. We think you will be, too!c

    The Cell Phones – West Coast
    The Cell Phones – You Make Me Say No
    The Cell Phones – 53% (Overrun)
    Shellac – The End of Radio (Closing Theme)

  • Ep100: Chris Frey! Christian Lembach! Sohrab Habibion! Josh Newton! Dale Crover! Tom Hazelmyer! Andrew “Falco” Falkous! Rick Valentin! (not) Steve Albini!

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    Oh, shit, it’s the hundredth episode of PROTONIC REVERSAL! Thrill as Conan, Josh, and special in-studio guest Jeff Moody wrangle GUEST AFTER GUEST for two and a half hours! Get ready to hear such scintillations as:

    -Chris Frey on navigating medical crises on a European tour!
    -Christian Lembach on stage rocking with a bum knee!
    -Sohrab Habibion on the new SAVAK album!
    -Josh Newton on Glazed Baby and mysterious Bandcamp apperances!
    -Dale Crover on bootleg shoes and Siri!
    -Tom Hazelmeyer on carrot cake!
    -Rick Valentin on album sequencing and punk rock professorin’!
    -Andrew Falkous on parenthood and moving to London as a grownup!
    -NOT Steve Albini!

    And, believe it or not, EVEN MORE! (Although not more guests, tho, that’s all the guests.) Two and a half hours of entertainment and artistic motivation awaits you, friend!

    Porch – Dickhead
    Whores – I see you are also wearing a black t-shirt
    Savak – Alive in Shadows
    Shiner – The Egg
    Sie lieben maschinen – meat is meat, love is murder
    Dale Crover – Bad Move
    Future of the Left – Eating for None
    Poster Children – Blatant Dis
    Shellac – Steady As She Goes
    Shellac Crow
    Shellac – The End of Radio (Closing Theme)

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