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Episode #77: Stefani Manard – Her comic book Psycho Path, the indie creative community

This week’s guest is Michigan-based horror/sci-fi author and podcaster, writer of the Psycho Path horror comic series and Secrets Best Kept, Stefani Manard. We talk about growing up in Michigan, how she got into writing, the psychology behind her comic book Psycho Path, the team effort behind making a comic book, the indie creative community, and her podcast The Waystation. Coming soon, she does have another comic book on the horizon called The Last Heist, so look out for that. She’s also...


Episode #76: Mackenzie Nicole – Debut album on Strange Main, the midwest aesthetic

This week’s guest is a native to Kansas City, Missouri, singer/songwriter and first artist on Strange Music’s new pop imprint Strange Main, Mackenzie Nicole. After a few years of popping up on features on Strange Music label boss Tech N9ne’s various projects, Mackenzie Nicole is here with her debut album The Edge, in stores April 13th. During our interview, the 18-year-old classically trained vocalist talked about what went into the making of The Edge and growing up with the music industry...


Episode #75: Kasey Pierce – Life as an author and her latest comic book “Norah"

his week’s guest on the Fresh is the Word podcast is Michigan-based comic book/sci-fi/horror author Kasey Pierce. She is the author of the gore-horror novella Pieces of Madness along with her latest sci-fi comic book Norah, both available via Source Point Press. During our chat, we talked about her career as an author, the comic book community in Michigan, and the nuts and bolts that went into the making of Norah and some of the meaning behind things in the story. Kasey’s recommendation on...


Episode #74: Kris Wolf - Life as a Joshi Wrestler, living in Japan, and life before wrestling

This week’s guest on the Fresh is the Word podcast is Kris Wolf. Based in Japan, Kris Wolf is most known for her time with the Stardom women’s wrestling promotion in Japan as a member of the Oedo Tai faction. Her wiley wolfie persona is not only a sly one being a member of a heel faction like Oedo Tai, but she’s fast become one of the most well-liked Joshi wrestlers over the past few years. During our chat, we talked about how she got into wrestling and her life before moving to Japan from...


Episode #73: Pursuit Grooves - Talking about her new album and her beginnings in music and more

In this episode, your host Kelly “K-Fresh” Frazier interviews the Toronto-based soul/electronic music producer Pursuit Grooves. We dive back to her beginnings as a music artist, her childhood, how she’s progressed a music artist, and her creative avenues outside of music, along with her new album Felt Armour, available now. This is also the first episode where we try out something new in each interview done for Fresh is the Word. At the end of each interview, I close out with the same...


Episode #72: Dabrye - Talking about the new album and the history behind the Dabrye moniker

EPISODE #72: DABRYE – IN THIS EPISODE: Fresh is the Word is back after a six month (sorry!) hiatus with brand new episodes. For the first episode back, your host Kelly “K-Fresh” Frazier talks to Ann Arbor, Michigan-based electronic music producer Tadd Mullinix. Under his hip-hop project alias Dabrye, he recently released his new album Three/Three on Ghostly International, the final installment of his album trilogy which started in 2001 with One/Three and is the first Dabrye full-length...


Episode #71: Night Argent

The Washington State-based Alternative Rock band Night Argent is this week’s guest on Fresh is the Word. Band members Chase Manhattan (lead vocals, guitar), Shane Santanna (keys, guitar, drums), and Evan Taylor (bass) join K-Fresh to talk about their new EP The Fear, out now via Outerloop Records along with the history of the band. Afterward, Vstylez joins the podcast as we recap the big Mayweather vs McGregor fight. Note that Fresh is the Word will be going on a hiatus for a month or two...


Episode #70: The Return of Carley Coma (Candiria)

Its the return of Carley Coma, lead singer of Candiria, to the Fresh is the Word podcast. Recorded at the Auburn Hills, Michigan stop of the Van's Warped Tour, K-Fresh and Carley Coma talk more about music and MMA. We discuss being on this year's Van's Warped Tour, the Mayweather vs MacGregor fight, the changes in both UFC and Bellator, and meeting MMA fighter Matt Browne. Afterward, Vstylez joins in as recap NXT Takeover Brooklyn III, WWE SummerSlam, Jon Jones flagged by USADA, and our...


Episode #69: Laila K (Sonic Boom Six)

Laila K, the vocalist for the Manchester, England-based band Sonic Boom Six, is this week’s guest on Fresh is the Word. Recorded at the Auburn Hills, Michigan stop on the Van’s Warped Tour, K-Fresh and Laila K talk their life-changing experience being on Warped this year along with the history of Sonic Boom Six. It was a very real conversation! Afterward, Vstylez and K-Fresh preview WWE NXT Takeover Brooklyn III and SummerSlam going down this weekend. Subscribe: iTunes:...


Episode #68: Emily Lazar aka September (September Mourning)

Emily Lazar of the band and art project September Mourning is this week’s guest on Fresh is the Word. Lazar, who goes by September in the whole September Mourning universe, created a project that cultivates the joys and struggles of everyday life and results in a sense of upliftment even through some of its dark and murky images. Recently, the first volume of the September Mourning comic book hit shelves through Top Cow Productions/Image Comics along with the new ballet-inspired September...


Episode #67: Davey Muise (Vanna)

This week's guest is Davey Muise, lead singer of the metalcore band Vanna. They recently announced that their current tour is their farewell tour and they will be ending the band after this year. We talk about why the band is ending and also go into other things Muise has been working on. Afterward, Vstylez joins in for the discussion segment of the show where we talk about what's going on in the world of music, pro wrestling, and MMA. Topics include: - Paul Rosenberg Def Jam - UFC 214...


Episode #66: Van's Warped Tour Special

This is a very special bonus episode of Fresh is the Word with K-Fresh's day at the Van's Warped Tour when it hit The Palace in Auburn Hills, Michigan on July 21, 2017. It was an amazing time and was able to interview a lot of great bands. Below is a break down of the interviews on this episode along with the timestamp. Additional interviews with Carley Coma of Candiria and Laila K of Sonic Boom Six from the Warped Tour will be featured separately on upcoming episodes. Stacey Dee from Bad...


Episode #64: Sean Harmanis (Make Them Suffer)

Sean Harmanis of the Perth, Australia-based deathcore band Make Them Suffer joins in on the podcast this week. We talk about their new album Worlds Apart, dropping on July 28th via Rise Records. We also get into the member changes in the band and what's different on this new album, along with their upcoming tour with Enterprise Earth and Spite. Aftward, Vstylez joins in for the discussion segment of the show where we talk about what's going on in the world of music, pro wrestling, and MMA....


Episode #63: Young Wicked (Majik Ninja Entertainment)

Denver-based rap artist Young Wicked is this week’s guest on Fresh is the Word. Young Wicked got his start as one-half of the Axe Murder Boyz on Psychopathic Records, but he has since left the label and has linked up with Twiztid’s Majik Ninja Entertainment. Young Wicked has a new album out The Return of the Prodigal Son out now, so we talk about the new album and being a part of the MNE family along with his childhood and how he got into music. Afterward, Vstylez joins the podcast for the...


Episode #61: Kevin Harvey (RISE & SHIMMER Wrestling)

Kevin Harvey from RISE and SHIMMER Wrestling is the guest on this Beats & Body Slams Edition of Fresh is the Word. We talk about the need for the development organization known as RISE for women’s wrestling and talk about the talent involved, especially my favorite Shotzi Blackheart. Both RISE and SHIMMER will be hosting events this weekend July 7-9 in Berwyn, IL at the Berwyn Eagles Club. Subscribe: iTunes: Stitcher...


Episode #59: Chad Gilbert (New Found Glory)

Chad Gilbert, guitarist and founding member of the band New Found Glory, joins in on the podcast this week. Chad is a big MMA fan, so we talk about all the old school fighters that he likes. Before that, we talk about the early days of New Found Glory, their influence on the pop punk genre, and their new album Makes Me Sick. New Found Glory is currently on their North American 20 Years of Pop Punk Tour. Afterward, Vstylez joins K-Fresh on the discussion segment of the podcast to talk about...


Episode #58: Nevaeh Crist (Rockstar Pro Wrestling)

On another Beats & Body Slams edition of Fresh is the Word, we are joined by the Dayton, Ohio-based wrestler Nevaeh Crist. She is currently the Rockstar Pro Wrestling World Champion, the first woman to hold that honor. Nevaeh also just claimed the Clash Wrestling Women’s Champion in Michigan recently. We talk about becoming the Rockstar Pro Champion and her life as a pro wrestler. And joining in on the Beats and Body Slams discussion segment is Detroit hip hop artist and a member of the...


Episode #57: Dane Petersen & Alexa San Román (HEIRSOUND)

The Los Angeles-based alternative pop duo Dane Petersen & Alexa San Román, known as HEIRSOUND, are the guests on this week’s episode! They are in the middle of releasing their three volume Layers EP collection and we talk about the making of the EPs along with the decision of breaking it up into the volumes. Afterward, Vstylez joins K-Fresh on the discussion segment of the podcast to talk about the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight that is now official for August 26th in Las Vegas...


Episode #56: Spike Slawson (Me First and the Gimme Gimmes) & Audra Angeli-Morse (ISW Wrestling)

For this week’s Fresh is the Word, K-Fresh is joined by Spike Slawson, the lead singer of the wildly fun cover band Me First and the Gimme Gimmies along with their manager and also promoter of Incredibly Strange Wrestling, Audra Angeli-Morse. Incredibly Strange Wrestling was a wrestling promotion that started in the mid 1990s in San Francisco that mixed a lucha libre style of wrestling with crazy, controversial gimmicks along with live bands along with touring on festivals like Warped...


Episode #55: DJ Z aka Zema Ion (Impact Wrestling)

Impact Wrestling’s DJ Z joins us for the first Beats and Body Slams edition of Fresh is the Word. The Beats and Body Slams episodes will focus primarily on wrestling out of the main WWE roster, which would include the independent circuit, New Japan Pro Wresting, Ring of Honor, NXT, among countless other organizations. DJ Z came on board for this episode and he gave us an update on his injury scare down in Mexico City a couple months back and when he’ll be returning. We talked about his...


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