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Because everyone has a story. A podcast focused on music, culture, beer, beards, faith and doubt.

Because everyone has a story. A podcast focused on music, culture, beer, beards, faith and doubt.

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United States

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Because everyone has a story. A podcast focused on music, culture, beer, beards, faith and doubt.

Language:

English

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6153361807


Episodes

Mics, Drums, & Beat Machines, a conversation with Sojourn

8/2/2022
Hello good people!! We’ve got a hot one for you !! On this episode we’ve got the multitalented MC, drummer, and producer….Sojourn! For those who know and don’t know he came up in the mid 90’s with The Tunnel Rats and of course his group Future Shock. We discuss what it was like being in a massive crew and also the moves Future Shock made. We also discuss his journey as a solo artist and his beginnings and career as a drummer. We get to discuss drumming and how it fostered his love of many...

Duration:01:43:18

Nomadik and Chunjay discuss Brews, Beards, and well.....Shipwrecks

5/14/2022
Nomadik and Chunjay get together to chat about Ukraine, life, baptisms, cussing, and a whole lot more. On this episode we have a “just the two of us” episode. Jamey and Nomadik take some time to catch up, check in and talk about some things that have been in our minds and hearts. We each brought a few things to the table to discuss and took some time to go deeper into those subjects with each other. As always, we discuss what we’re sipping and Nomadik kicks it off talking about the recent...

Duration:01:52:57

Matt Wells: Monday Night Brews, Beards, Brews, Shipwrecks & Brews

2/9/2022
Hello Beautiful People! We got an UNRELEASED pre-pandemic episode! This one comes from back in 2017. Jamey sits down with Matt Wells at Monday Night Brewing in Atlanta, GA. Matt is a friend of Greg "Manchild" Owens of the legendary crews, Mars Ill and Deepspace5. After the three of them were hanging out, a podcast spontaneously broke out between Jamey and Matt. They chop it up about music, faith, and, (surprise) beer! Who knew how similar craft beer and music world are, but as the...

Duration:01:38:11

Paul Robertson: Drums, Rums, & Shipwrecks

1/2/2022
What up good people!!! It's 2022 and we are alive and well!* We hope you are living blessed! On this episode we our joined by Paul Robertson of the Drums & Rums podcast. As many know Chunjay and Nomadik Vagabond are both drummers, so it only seemed natural to have a fellow drummer, imbiber (is that even a word?), and podcaster on the show. We discuss everything from distilling and brewing methods to drummers and multi-genres of music. We just let the rum take us where we needed to go. It...

Duration:01:47:32

Mary Daniels: Bakersfield history, the importance of family, and finding joy in adversity

12/25/2021
Today we bring you an episode with my Great Grandmother's sister, Mary Daniels. Born in 1907, she faced many difficulties in her life, all of which she tackled with joyful determination. A self-less woman, she exemplifies kindness and contentment in ways that are rarely seen. We have a special announcement around the 37:37 mark. You'll want to hear that. Share http://brewsbeards.com with your friends. - Jamey

Duration:00:56:14

Carlos Aguilar of Mestizo Coffee on the intersection of Religion, Philosophy, and Coffee

11/24/2021
What is up beautiful people!!! We got a treat for you!! We had the pleasure of chopping it up with Carlos of Mestizo coffee. This episode was a combination of fun and depth. We went deep but still had plenty of laughs. He shared with us his journey into faith by way of evangelical Christianity in his teen years and how he came into adulthood with a different perspective, especially after a backpacking trip across Mexico with a friend. He talks about the beginnings of his journey into his...

Duration:01:25:20

Raphael Fiedler of Orthodox Review discusses book reviews, battling depression, and the importance of a name

9/28/2021
Yo yo! What's up good people of planet Earth!?! We hope y'all livin' good and healthy. In this episode we get to sit down with our good friend Raphael Fiedler of Orthodox Review. He discusses with us how he got started with his Youtube channel and how it has grown to what it is today. He shares with us his experience in the Orthodox Church and what it means to him. "Now that I'm trying to live as an Orthodox Christian, I don't think the old me is representative of that at all." Raphael...

Duration:01:49:55

Soup the Chemist on rap tours, building community with positivity, & putting Christian hip-hop on the map

8/8/2021
What's up party people!! Hope y'all staying up!! This week we get to sit down with a living legend!! Listen Up! as we talk to the Saved Man in The Jungle as he talks about what feels like Phase III of his life and how he has been bringing Illumination on and off the stage with DJ'ing and his trade as an electrician. He had to Dust off his mic to share with us about the Eargasmic Arrangements he has created. Tune in and turn it up!! "I'll be real with you, I can't stand that trap...

Duration:02:25:07

Vocab Malone (and Alberto) discuss hip-hop, street preaching, and interfaith encounters (sometimes with the Orthodox internet)

7/23/2021
Vocab Malone used to rap with a lot of the same cats that Royal Ruckus ran with. He now talks to people about his Christian faith via livestream, and recently ruffled some feathers online with some Orthodox Christians. Jamey and Clayton have him on to get to know him and open a friendly conversation. He also shares some super interesting stuff about a group known as the "Black Hebrew Israelites." He brought his friend Alberto along, who was a lot of fun too. We talk about eating crickets,...

Duration:01:37:15

What's up with these CICADAS? A round-up of interviews for the Summer of the Cicadas

6/20/2021
The average man knows little of cicadas, thinks rarely of cicadas. And yet on the rare occasion he hears the word “cicada,” his mind invariably drifts off into those few truths about the insects which he was taught in grade school: the cicada lives underground for seventeen years, emerges briefly, dies. A certain kind of man cannot recall such claims without immediately thinking of himself, staring into the distance, and wondering if he is truly a man, or if he is, in fact, a cicada. The...

Duration:01:43:45

Jamey sits down with the Areopagus hosts Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick and Pastor Mike Landsman to talk about religious conversion, Mormonism, and a lot more

6/4/2021
Greetings!! Welcome to another D.I.T.A (Diggin' In The Archives) episode. We take a step back in time to 2017 on Ancient Faith Radio's the Areopagus podcast, with Father Andrew Stephen Damick and Pastor Mike Landsman, where they interview Chunjay about his his family's history with the Mormon faith, growing up evangelical and exploring Protestantism, and what eventually led him to the Orthodox Christian Faith. Plenty of fun banter to make you smile!!! Follow us on instagram...

Duration:01:26:44

Sev Statik on fatherhood, being part of two rap super-crews, and navigating religion

5/22/2021
What's up good people!! Glad to be back after some time away. A lot going on in both of our lives right now but, we're here and do we have a treat for you!! In the episode we sit down with the one and only Sev Statik of the legendary Tunnel Rats and Deepspace5 super-crews. On beards: "Mine was growing nice and girthy." Sev lets us in on what his beard-care regime is and how he treats his beard for the east cost weather. He shares how he sees the brotherhood being formed through beard...

Duration:01:52:29

Joey the Jerk on rapping, not rapping, navigating conversations, and growing up in L.A.

3/30/2021
Hello world! We got a fun filled episode that will have you laughing! This is an episode from the archives where Chunjay and Joey the Jerk (of L.A. Symphony) basically reverse interview each other and see how much they know about one another. We kick it off with Joey talking about how he doesn't really feel inclined to rap anymore: “I’d rather just dis through conversation and actually say what I want to say as opposed to make it try to rhyme.” “It’s a lot of work when you try to say...

Duration:00:42:43

Deacon Michael of Lawrence, KS on Living with Cancer, and Loving People and Reggae.

3/10/2021
“Welcome back!! Sorry it’s been a while but trust us, it’s worth the wait!!!” This episode we have Father Deacon Michael Wilson who is a retired deacon in the Orthodox Christian Church. Listen in as he shares his journey to love. “The simple answer is Bob Marley” FD Michael shares his journey from reggae music into the Rasta faith, and eventually what and who led him to Orthodox Christianity.“I feel like I’m blessed ya know?”FD Michael talks about how he is able to show and spread love.“When...

Duration:01:17:38

Jeremiah Dirt: Hip-Hop, Homelessness, and Hot Chocolate

2/5/2021
Greetings wonderful people!! We hope you all have been well. We are extremely excited to bring you this episode with the one and only Jeremiah Dirt, the founding father of the Shadow of the Locust rap collective. "Definitely never got into beer, I always thought it tasted like pee pee." We start off discussing beverages as usual and then get into music and his early days experiencing homelessness as a kid and teenager, how the Rasta community in San Diego cared for him during these times,...

Duration:01:53:29

Quiet Entertainer: Covid, coffee, and cultivating relationships through intentional conversations

1/18/2021
Greetings world!!! Happy New Year and we pray you're all in good health and bright spirits. On this episode we got the chance to sit down with Quiet Entertainer, a DJ, producer, musician and all around great guy. "I realized the lockdown took away my only social outlet, which was shows." We discuss how the pandemic/quarantine/lockdown has changed the way we socialize. Quiet Entertainer takes us on his journey of 100 cups of coffee with 100 people, how the idea came about, and how he...

Duration:01:28:50

Pirate Monk Podcast: Authentic Brotherhood, Challenging Times, and the Holidays

1/4/2021
On this episode we bring out a favorite interview Chunjay did on a segment of the Pirate Monk podcast a few years back. Chunjay discusses the challenges of tour life, and goes behind the music a bit. They also discuss the Samson Society and the importance of men supporting each other and speaking into one another’s lives, especially during rough periods in life. They also share some Christmas tunes... Thanks for listening and as always like, share and subscribe! - Nomadik Vagabond You can...

Duration:00:36:28

Pirate Monk Podcast: Authentic Brotherhood, Challenging Times, and the Holidays

12/22/2020
On this episode we bring out a favorite interview Chunjay did on a segment of the Pirate Monk podcast a few years back. Chunjay discusses the challenges of tour life, and goes behind the music a bit. They also discuss the Samson Society and the importance of men supporting each other and speaking into one another’s lives, especially during rough periods in life. They also share some Christmas tunes... Thanks for listening and as always like, share and subscribe! - Nomadik Vagabond You can...

Duration:00:34:18

Alexandra Craig: Schooling during COVID, overcoming loss, & finding hope during the holidays

12/10/2020
Welcome to another episode!! This week we talk with newly dubbed crew member Alexandra Craig, about dealing with the loss of her husband John “J-Qwess” Craig to cancer. He was also a friend of Chunjay’s, which makes this episode extra special. Listen as you get the deeper meaning of the dandelion, how to cope with loss during the holidays, and especially how to hold on when it gets tough. Forgive the recording glitches, we zoomin in 3 times zones and trying our best!! Hope it blesses...

Duration:01:42:06

Chunjay Interview

11/30/2020
Greetings people!!! Last week you got to get to know Nomadik Vagabond more. This week we turn the tables and Nomadik take the helm and interviews Chunjay. You might learn some things about him you didn’t know and maybe some things you already knew. As always thanks for listening, subscribe, rate, review. Peace and Blessings, Chunjay and Nomadik Vagabond Find us on instagram: @brewsbeards @royalruckusofficial @nomadikvagabond Ending song from the Royal Ruckus “Summer of the Cicadas”...

Duration:01:07:29