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The official podcast for Alternative Tentacles Records and Jello Biafra. As one of the most legendary independent labels in the world, Alternative Tentacles remains a vital and abundant source of punk rock, hardcore, spoken word artistry and a wealth of other genres. Founded in 1979 by then-Dead Kennedys frontman and outspoken provocateur Jello Biafra, A.T. has never shied away from embracing both the radical and the experimental, serving to expand the world’s idea of what constitutes punk.

The official podcast for Alternative Tentacles Records and Jello Biafra. As one of the most legendary independent labels in the world, Alternative Tentacles remains a vital and abundant source of punk rock, hardcore, spoken word artistry and a wealth of other genres. Founded in 1979 by then-Dead Kennedys frontman and outspoken provocateur Jello Biafra, A.T. has never shied away from embracing both the radical and the experimental, serving to expand the world’s idea of what constitutes punk.
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The official podcast for Alternative Tentacles Records and Jello Biafra. As one of the most legendary independent labels in the world, Alternative Tentacles remains a vital and abundant source of punk rock, hardcore, spoken word artistry and a wealth of other genres. Founded in 1979 by then-Dead Kennedys frontman and outspoken provocateur Jello Biafra, A.T. has never shied away from embracing both the radical and the experimental, serving to expand the world’s idea of what constitutes punk.

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English

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510 896-8985


Episodes

136: How Punk Is Politics?

2/8/2019
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2/8/18 - The bATcast crew this week share the latest and greatest news from AT, discuss how punk rock it is to care about politics, and some of the worst concert experiences of all time!

Duration:01:17:58

135: What Would Jello Do? Part 68: SEIZE PG&E!!

2/7/2019
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2/7/19 - Jello Biafra's spoken word YouTube series "What Would Jello Do?" In this episode of WHAT WOULD JELLO DO?, Jello addresses how California’s utility company, PG&E has declared bankruptcy to protect themselves from the coming lawsuits due to their criminal negligence on the upkeep of their equipment which has caused many of the recent Northern California fires. Protected by the Californian Democrat & Republican politicians in their pocket, they have been getting away with this kind...

Duration:00:09:52

134: A Question Of Werewolves

1/25/2019
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1/25/19 - This week the bATcast crew are joined by Renée Berol from the Philadelphia based Museum Of Punk! The latest news from Alternative Tentacles, the world of politics, and what's currently up in music and pop culture. Basically nothing is safe! Featuring tracks by The Silver Machine, Jello Biafra and The Melvins, and The Germs.

Duration:01:16:25

133: The Stupid Shutdown

1/11/2019
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1/11/19 - This week the bATcast hosts a punk rock politics discussion about the current governmental shutdown, the 100 new congresswomen, possible presidential candidates, and two big AT announcements: THE DARTS on this year's Punk Rock Bowling Festival in Las Vegas and introducing THE SILVER MACHINE to Alternative Tentacles!

Duration:01:22:20

132: 2018 Year End Recap!

12/28/2018
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12/28/18 - The Alternative Tentacles bATcast crew Dominic, Corey, and Just Chris, review what 2018 was for Alternative Tentacles Records. Looking at tracks from ArnoCorps, The Darts, Fish Karma, Dead Ending, Itchy-O, and Pachinko! While reviewing some of their favorite moments from the past year.

Duration:01:00:32

131: What Makes A Band Great?

12/14/2018
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12/14/18 - The Alternative Tentacles bATcast returns with a brand new episode! AT staff Dominic, Corey, Chris, and Anne-Marie talk about Jello Biafra's most recent WWJD? and focus on the importance of voting! They also talk about what makes a band great? How do you get your band noticed and signed to a label? From influences, to the shows you play. Everything short of the songs themselves!

Duration:01:09:50

130: What Would Jello Do? Part 67: Thoughts On The Mid-Terms & What's Next?

12/10/2018
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12/4/18 - Jello Biafra's spoken word YouTube series "What Would Jello Do?" For episode 67, Jello Biafra address what needs to be done now that the mid-term elections are over. What comes next? What do we need to focus on? Subscribe to Alternative Tentacles Records YouTube channel to see new episodes of What Would Jello Do? as they go live. Find it: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL636ABE10C3CCC992 https://alternativetentacles.com/

Duration:00:08:33

129: What Would Jello Do? Part 57: De-escalate Hate

12/10/2018
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8/18/17 - Jello Biafra's spoken word YouTube series "What Would Jello Do?" For episode 57, Jello addresses how to properly resist the modern Neo-Nazi movement. Subscribe to Alternative Tentacles Records YouTube channel to see new episodes of What Would Jello Do? as they go live. Find it: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL636ABE10C3CCC992 https://alternativetentacles.com/

Duration:00:20:55

128: Metal Urbain

12/10/2018
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3/15/17 - Jesse Luscious sits down with Eric Debris, the vocalist for the legendary French electro-punk band, Metal Urbain

Duration:01:04:19

127: Alternative Tentacles 2016 Review

12/10/2018
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4/25/16 - Kevin None spins some of the latest releases on Alternative Tentacles!

Duration:00:36:05

126: The Women of AT!

12/10/2018
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2/4/16 - Kevin None explores some notable bands on Alternative Tentacles that feature women as members!

Duration:00:54:43

125: Krampus Night!

12/9/2018
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12/1/15 - Kevin None highlights the upcoming Alternative Tentacles Krampus Night concert in San Francisco on December 5th, featuring Death Hymn Number 9, The Fleshies, ArnoCorps, and Jello Biafra and The Guantanamo School of Medicine!

Duration:00:35:34

124: Dick Lucas of Subhumans UK, Citizen Fish, and Culture Shock - PART 2

12/9/2018
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11/9/15 - Part 2 of Jesse Luscious and Kevin None's interview Dick Lucas of Subhumans UK, Citizen Fish, and Culture Shock

Duration:00:36:41

123: Dick Lucas of Subhumans UK, Citizen Fish, and Culture Shock - PART 1

12/9/2018
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10/25/15 - Part 1 of Jesse Luscious and Kevin None's interview Dick Lucas of Subhumans UK, Citizen Fish, and Culture Shock

Duration:00:47:25

122: Bob Suren - Author of "Crate Digger: An Obsession With Punk Records"

12/9/2018
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10/19/15 - Jesse Luscious speaks with Bob Suren, author of "Crate Digger: An Obsession With Punk Records

Duration:00:32:09

121: Alternative Tentacles Review

12/8/2018
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9/24/15 - Dominic Davi & Fred Hausman III review the most recent releases from Alternative Tentacles Records

Duration:00:45:22

120: D.O.A.

12/6/2018
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8/10/15 - Jesse Luscious interviews D.O.A. (interview originally appeared on KALX)

Duration:00:43:30

119: Jello Biafra by Stench Radio

12/6/2018
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4/22/15 - Dominic Davi presents Stench Radio's interview with Jello Biafra by Stig Stench. Hear more at stenchradio.com

Duration:01:58:38

118: Really Red by Stench Radio

12/6/2018
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3/12/15 - Jesse Luscious and Liz Audry present Stench Radio interview by Stig Stench with Bob Weber from Really Red. Hear more at stetchradio.com

Duration:01:11:32

117: Peace Creep

12/6/2018
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2/4/2015 - Dominic Davi and Alex-Chelsea sit down with Christian Beaulieu from Peace Creep and talk to them about their new s/t album out on AT.

Duration:00:55:53