Jameson catches up with his new/old friend Jon Steingard of Hawk Nelson, covering growth as artists, navigating the Christian music machine and our favorite 90’s bands who may be more genius than most think! And tangents abound including Jon’s love for tour mate Colton Dixon and his old school Further Seems Forever stories. All that and some sick Korn references by Ryan.
Music giveaways coming soon!
Hawk Nelson’s new record Miracles is available now at HawkNelson.com
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Vocalist Chris Loporto hits the streets with Jameson, literally! We discuss fate, the oddity of being signed without a band or songs and who qualifies for captains of friendship. Godspeed will never fail you again. Be sure to grab Can’t Swim’s new record FAIL YOU AGAIN out now on Pure Noise Records. You can hear our previous interview with Can’t Swim’s drummer Andrea Morgan (https://godspeedpodcast.podbean.com/e/61-creativity-is-my-happiness-cant-swims-andrea-morgan/)
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We get heavy with Buddy Nielsen, vocalist of Senses Fail. Is the 12 Step Program for everyone? How do you share the worst events in your life with a massive audience? Does better art come from times of struggle or times of peace? Is Senses Fail due for another rise in fame? Also, Ryan and Jameson single- handedly dismantle Facebook and the NRA in one fell swoop.
Senses Fail’s new record, IF THERE IS LIGHT, IT WILL FIND YOU, is available now at Purenoise.net
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Tommy Rogers of Between the Buried and Me answers a few queries from afar and invades your dreams with their new record Automata I. Ryan and Jameson achieve nutritional maturity while still chasing the ever elusive manhood maturity.
Automata I is out now on Sumerian Records
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“Millions” by Between the Buried and Me from Automata I
Ryan and Jameson are back this week with guest Aaron Stone of My Epic. We talk deconstruction, doubt and devastation. Infinity War discussions abound, Ryan educates the next generation of Marvel fans and Jameson struggles to find another word for “synonym”. Eagle Muntz.
Pre-order My Epic’s latest record, Ultraviolet, now at:
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We’ve been obsessing over the talent on InVogue Records lately and you should too. Godspeed welcomes Emily Prather of FLOODS to talk their brand new record BAD TIMES, the power of music and why moms rule. Jameson discovers his favorite food is gluten and Ryan launches the latest weight loss craze with two little words,
Songs heard in episode: “Feel So High” and “Heavy Hearts”
Godspeed skips a friendship stone across the pond and welcomes Rou Reynolds, vocalist of Enter Shikari. Jameson becomes a bonafide documentary film star while Ryan floats tanks his problems away.
Songs heard on this episode: “Live Outside” and “Rabble Rouser” from Enter Shikari’s latest record The Spark.
Jameson’s previous interview with Reynolds, which he plugs endlessly, can be found HERE
Ryan and Jameson are experts on interplanetary travel, authentic art and fatherhood. Ryan explains the madness of Elon Musk while Jameson confuses Space X jamming David Bowie for the new Space Jam film. Thankfully Blessthefall’s Beau Bokan brings the boys back down to earth with his thoughts on vegetarianism, imitators and what it means be a rockstar parent.
Blessthefall’s new record, Hard Feelings, drops this March on Rise Records.
Song in episode: “Melodramatic”
Ryan and Jameson would rather be broke than brain dead. New Rise Records signees Chapel join Godspeed for one goofy hangout. Posted up in the darkest corner of the Hawthorne Bar, Kortney, Carter and Jameson beef over breakfast food, define success and endure the technicalist of difficulties. Chapel’s latest EP, Sunday Brunch, was one of Jameson’s top 10 best records of 2017 while Ryan longs for simpler times, including an extended and ill-advised camping trip with Woody Harrelson. And as...
A couple of chatty Cathy’s here. Jameson speaks with Sleep On It vocalist Zech Pluister, covering sex scandals, hero worship and why your 20’s is more than kids and mortgages. Ryan chimes in with why Christmas should be obliterated.
Former music mogul, current ministry leader and future bestselling author Chad Johnson joins Godspeed to talk about his new book, One Thousand Risks. What would it look like to follow your very difficult, scary and sometimes awkward calling? What if you embraced those who wished you harm? And the always important question, can limbs regenerate? Ryan tends to a screaming child (Is it his? Find out) while Jameson recaps his encounter with The Disaster Artist.
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We’re just going to start calling this interviews “The Pepinos Sessions”. Vocalist Ryan Locke and guitarist Andrew Eichinger of Seaway discuss their biggest failures, successes and why paying it forward is still a meaningful currency. Ryan and Jameson highlight their own shortcomings, endure migraines and forget to say what their thankful for. Seaway’s new record Vacation is a fun one! Visit the links below to check out more songs and see where you can catch Seaway near...
Celebrating their one year mark with Jersey’s own Andrea Morgan of Can’t Swim, Godspeed looks to the future! How does creativity inform or alter your happiness? What is the drive behind your drive? Does Jameson really ask what it’s like to be the only girl in a band? Plus, we ponder how Ryan got a job making buildings with only a Lego resume to his name. Huge thank you to Andrea, Michael and Can’t Swim. Grab their new record Fail You Again out now on Pure Noise...
Godspeed finally repays Jed and Jay (Church & Other Drugs podcast). The four white men solve addiction, praise Russell Brand and explain why youth group is the best group.
Ryan and Jameson reveal the major loophole in the private education scam, Chris Jericho joins in spirit, and the duo plug their life-changing new apps.
Books: Rewired by Erica Spiegelman
No is a Four Letter Word by Chris Jericho
The second ever repeat guest, comic Mark Normand sits down with Jameson at Portland’s own Lucky Labrador. The duo gets distracted by beauty, discuss Mark’s social anxiety and laugh all the way to the food carts. Ryan’s reasons for his recent reticence are revealed and Jameson stays out way too late. All that and stories they can’t seem to remember on this episode of Godspeed.
Seminary Dropout host Shane Blackshear schools Godspeed on his massive guest list, what it takes to stick with seminary and why Greg Boyd is so freeking awesome. Check out SeminaryDropout.com as well as Shane’s other show OnRamp, a podcast about race through the lens of Christianity.