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Core is a weekly interview and music show on Code Zero Radio WCZR. The show airs live Saturday mornings from 9-10am CST. We focus on artists from the Fox Cities area of Wisconsin. You can listen to the show live by searching "Code Zero Radio" in the TuneIn app.

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Core is a weekly interview and music show on Code Zero Radio WCZR. The show airs live Saturday mornings from 9-10am CST. We focus on artists from the Fox Cities area of Wisconsin. You can listen to the show live by searching "Code Zero Radio" in the TuneIn app.

Language:

English

Contact:

9202131617


Episodes

Jim Runge

2/17/2024
Jim Runge started in the Green Bay music scene as the frontman for the early 80’s band “No Response”. He’s worked in the music industry for over two decades, notably as the tour manager for artists such as Collective Soul, The Replacements and The Black Keys. He’s recently started uploading videos to his YouTube channel focusing on his career and his battle with Parkinson’s. You can view the Jim Runge IRL channel here: youtube.com/@jimrunge9113 Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:10:02

Rebel Waltz

1/20/2024
Appleton media giant Len Nelson referred to these guys as “The Fox Valley musical legends and golden gods of the local and regional scene in the latter 80s to mid-90s”. Within the last year, the band has made a significant portion of their musical catalog available on the streaming services for the world to enjoy. They got back together on January 20th, 2024 to reminisce on the band. On the Web: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5ziYMCvn02omNQMN4WTxCO?si=agW0NqBwQwiApOP6DYd1fA You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core Youtube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:10:53

Matty Day

1/13/2024
Matty Day's musical journey has encompassed a diverse range of projects, including notable bands such as The Foamers?, The Priggs, Muddy Udders, Hang Ten and his contributions to Cory Chisel's live band, among others. Excitingly, he's on the brink of unveiling his debut solo album, which will also receive a special vinyl release. On the Web: facebook.com/MattyDayVerified You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core Youtube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:15:21

Frank Anderson

12/9/2023
Frank Anderson is a versatile creative force, donning multiple hats as an Animator, Director, Author, Musician, and Historian. His musical journey has been a lifelong passion, with stints as a West Coast musician for Country Western acts and later as a session musician at Smart Studios in Madison. Frank also co-directed the film "The Life of Reilly" and penned the acclaimed work "Wicked Fox Cities." As the curator of Wisconsinology.com, he's a dedicated chronicler of Wisconsin's rich history. Presently, Frank plays steel guitar in the surf rock band Zebra Muscle. In an inspiring endeavor, he will be collaborating with members of renowned bands like Soul Asylum, Garbage, Fountains of Wayne, Belly, and others at Joey's Song this upcoming January, all united in the fight against Epilepsy. On the Web: wisconsinology.com You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core Youtube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:17:58

Jenna Kopitske

12/4/2023
Jenna Kopitske is a drummer, pianist, and composer who has appeared at a wide range of venues throughout the state of Wisconsin for many years. She recently moved to Nashville, TN, and after a few months, she picked up her first national tour drumming/bandleading with Hawaiian country artist Waylon Nihipali. While in Nashville, she landed her first endorsement with her favorite cymbal company, Paiste Cymbals. Within a year, she was invited to perform at the Montisi-Nashville Indie Music Festival in Italy, drum at the Grand Ole Opry, and score the music to a horror short filmed entitled “Pure Evil” directed by Walter J. Buck. She also teaches in-person and virtual piano and drum lessons as well as studying country, classic rock, blues, contemporary and pop music. Jenna joined us on the December 2, 2023 episode of Fox Cities Core. The episode streamed live and broadcasted live to WCZR Code Zero Radio. More info on Jenna: jennakopitske.com You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core Youtube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:00:54:06

Justin Perkins - Mystery Room Mastering

11/20/2023
Justin Perkins is an accomplished musician with roots here in the Fox Cities. He started playing music in bands like Yesterday’s Kids and the Obsoletes, and eventually played all over the country, in bands like Screeching Weasel and Bash & Pop with Tommy Stintson of the Replacements. He’ currently a mastering engineer and runs Mystery Room Mastering out of Madison, WI. We covered a lot of topics over the almost two hour conversation. If you need mastering done on your project, you can't go wrong by working with Justin. On the Web: https://linktr.ee/mystery_room You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core Youtube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:53:51

Ifdakar

11/18/2023
2023 marks Ifdakar’s 16th year together. What started as a high school friends jam session has evolved into an undeniable force in the Midwestern original music scene. Known for their high energy live shows and massive catalog of unique and engaging material, the Appleton based rock group has cemented their legacy as original music trailblazers with a decade and a half’s worth of boundary pushing sonic exploration under their belt. Jon and Zach from Ifdarkar will be joining us for a live interview November 25th, 2023 from 9-10am CST on WCZR Code Zero Radio's Fox Cities Core. You can listen via the station or watch via the YouTube page. On the Web: ifdakar.com You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core Youtube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:00:55:59

Steev Baker

11/11/2023
Steev baker is a lo-fi singer-songwriter from rural Wisconsin. He has spent time in the music scenes of Oshkosh, West Bend, Milwaukee, and Madison over the past 20 years playing songs about faith, doubt, anxiety, love, and the places we call home. Steev's latest album "All Joy E.P." was recorded by Stephen McCabe at Big Garage Studios in Oshkosh, WI. On the Web: https://steevbaker.bandcamp.com/album/all-joy-ep You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core Youtube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee. The donation allows me to improve the show. I know everyone is looking to separate you from your cash so it's completely optional: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:08:56

Kyle Megna & the Monsoons

10/1/2023
Hailing from the vibrant music scene of Appleton, Wisconsin, Kyle Megna & The Monsoons are a dynamic musical force that blends genres, creating a sound all their own. Led by frontman Kyle Megna, the band is known for their soulful, gritty performances and an extensive body of work that spans rock, folk, blues, and beyond. Earlier this year the band released an EP called Charlatan. On September 30th, 2023 we were joined by Kyle Megna along with Ross Catterton, Fred Velpel and Noah Harmon. They ended the show by performing "Taking You Back". You can find more out about Kyle Megna & the Monsoons by visiting their website at: kyle-megna.squarespace.com Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:00:19

The Traveling Suitcase

9/30/2023
The Traveling Suitcase appeared on the show a few months ago. They're back to talk about the new EP called "The Basement Tapes". We go through the album track by track. You can purchase the album here: thetravelingsuitcase.bandcamp.com Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:00:59:28

Green Screen Kid

9/25/2023
Green Screen Kid is a high-energy three piece pop-rock group out of Appleton, WI. They have released numerous EPs and have performed all over the country. They recently announced a new single and a show to commemorate their ten year anniversary as a band. Beau and Alex stopped by to talk about the history of the band and what's to come. On the Web: https://linktr.ee/greenscreenkid Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:00:57:11

DUSK

9/17/2023
DUSK is approaching their 10 year anniversary. The band is set to release their newest album "Glass Pastures" later next month. The band did a live interview on Fox Cities Core to talk about the origins of the band and provided insite into what went into creating the upcoming album. DUSK on Bandcamp: https://countrydusk.bandcamp.com You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core YouTube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:05:49

Anthony Alvarado from Rise Together

9/9/2023
Rise Together Founding member & Board Chair Anthony Alvarado appeared on Code Zero Radio to talk about Rise Together's 10 Year Anniversary Celebration taking place from 5-9pm September 12th (Tuesday) on Houdini Plaza downtown Appleton. This family friendly event will include Spoken Word by Joseph Green of LMS Voice & Alex Schotten of Lifted Poets Society, Music by Crucial Moves, Jammin' with JD featuring Cutter from WAPL and Franki Moscato, Street Art by Metul_Eattr, Storrytelling by Rise's ED & TEDx speaker, Nadine Machkovech, Co-Founder Anthony Alvarado & local storytellers. There will also be a Mayor's Proclamation by Appleton Mayer Jake Woodford. Bring your appetite because there will be food from Deaplos Tacos, Festival Foods & local coffee! WeAllRiseTogether.org You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core YouTube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:00:27:18

Scary Canaries

9/9/2023
Green Bay/Madison Rock Trio "Scary Cannaries" joined us for a live interview on September 9, 2023. During the interview we covered on topics such as how they got into music, how the band started, playing shows and what's to come. You can find out more about Scary Canaries on their webpages: facebook.com/scarycanaries instagram.com/scarycanaries scarycanaries.bandcamp.com You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core YouTube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:00:54:07

Brett Newski

8/5/2023
Brett Newski from "Newski" joined us for a live interview on Code Zero Radio's Fox Cities Core during the Mile of Music Festival. A revival of 90’s alternative, Wisconsin's off-kilter rock trio NEWSKI enlists a friend/musical influence on every track for their new LP Friend Rock. From veterans like Matthew Caws (Nada Surf), Brian Vander Ark (the Verve Pipe), Ryan Miller (Guster), Miles Nielsen, and Scott Terry (Red Wanting Blue) to overseas acts like H Burns (France), The Secret Beach (Canada), and The Shabs (South Africa), NEWSKI compiles an internationally collaborative album from his own tiny house in Wisconsin. The durable three-piece will hit American, European and South African highways for a 100 date touring year behind the new LP. Featuring Steve "Mr Bicep" Vorass on drums, Sean "Tubs" Anderson on 4-string & Brett Newski on guitars and vocals. NEWSKI has played with Pixies, Violent Femmes, Courtney Barnett, Gin Blossoms, Manchester Orchestra, Better than Ezra, Barenaked Ladies, & Nada Surf and has been featured in Rolling Stone, NPR, American Songwriter, SiriusXM, Boston Globe, NBC, Billboard and SPIN. Newski on the Web: newskimusic.com You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core YouTube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:00:49:54

Zebra Mussel

8/3/2023
Zebra Mussel is a supergroup made up of some of the best musicans from the Fox Cities and have been described as "The World's Greatest Psych Prog Surf Band". Zebra Mussel on Facebook: facebook.com/profile.php?id=100082945011647 You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core YouTube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:00:56:35

Sherry Lane

7/29/2023
Sherry Lane is a band from the Green Bay, WI area. Sherry Lane captures the essence of originality, weaving it with their unique Indie/Alternative sound. The band was formed in early 2018. Their latest release is called "Rough Night". Sherry Lane Link Tree: linktr.ee/sherrylane You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core YouTube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:00:34

Disconapse

7/15/2023
Fox Cities based band Disconapse joined us on the July 15th, 2023 episode of Fox Cities Core for a live interview on Code Zero Radio. Disconapse have taken elements of funk, soul and rock and created something all their own. Their first album, "Into the Water", was released in 2021. Join us as we discuss the start of the band, the recording process and so much more. Facebook.com/disconapse --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:00:57:43

Walt Hamburger

6/30/2023
Walt Hamburger joined us on June 29, 2023 for a live interview. Walt has played in various bands over a two decade span. Most recently, he released a couple albums on the One Week Record label. During this interview he talked about touring internationally, his old record label, and The Walt Hamburger Foundation. Official Website: walthamburger.com You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core YouTube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:12:14

Luma Knotty

6/18/2023
Luma Knotty is a band from the Green Bay area that plays an original blend of guitar-driven funk, rock, and reggae. Their latest album ,"Bring the Light", was released early this year. Join us for an interview with Ryan, Hayden, Luis and Aaron of Luma Knotty. Official Website: lumaknotty.com You can listen in via WCZR Code Zero Radio (live.CodeZeroRadio.com) or tune into the Fox Cities Core YouTube page. Code Zero Radio is an independent streaming rock station broadcasting out of Appleton, WI. Listen on the website or anywhere using your smart speaker. If you'd like to support what I'm doing consider buying me a coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/FoxCitiesCore --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/foxcitiescore/message

Duration:01:00:40