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We're averaging 1k+ listens daily at this point and will be releasing episode 150 of our bi-weekly podcast on Thursday (10/12)!

We're averaging 1k+ listens daily at this point and will be releasing episode 150 of our bi-weekly podcast on Thursday (10/12)!
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We're averaging 1k+ listens daily at this point and will be releasing episode 150 of our bi-weekly podcast on Thursday (10/12)!

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Episodes

187: BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB – Robert Been on life, loss, and their new album ‘Wrong Creatures’

2/19/2018
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Today we’re hanging out with Robert Levon Been, frontman from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club! Last month they released their eighth studio album Wrong Creatures…he’ll tell us about bringing in producer Nick Launay to work on the project Plus: learning about the music business from his late father Michael Been and paying tribute to him by covering a classic from his band The Call. Make sure to subscribe to the ‘2 Hours with Matt Pinfield’ podcast now so you don’t miss any upcoming conversations,...

Duration:00:42:44

186: THE PIXIES – Joey Santiago on plans for new music, their influential 25+ year career, and summer co-headlining tour with Weezer

2/15/2018
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Today we’re spending some time with a guy we’ve been a huge fan of for several years—he and Matt have recently become great friends as well—Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago! We’ll talk at length about his musical career, influencing everyone from Kurt Cobain to the guys in Foals, and having his song covered by the late-great David Bowie. Plus: upcoming plans for new music from The Pixies and their upcoming co-headlining tour with Weezer! Make sure to subscribe to the ‘2 Hours with Matt...

Duration:00:54:55

185: SIR SLY – Hayden, Jason, and Landon on infinity, their group dynamics, and how tragedy led to their latest album ‘Don’t You Worry, Honey’

2/12/2018
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Today we’re hanging out with Hayden, Jason, and Landon from orange county band Sir Sly! Their latest album Don’t You Worry, Honey is available now however you consume music…they’ll tell us about recording the album at their home studio in Costa Mesa, writing their #TRENDINGTRACKs “High” and “& Run”, and the heartbreaking story of Landon’s mother’s fight with brain cancer. Make sure to subscribe to the ‘2 Hours with Matt Pinfield’ podcast now so you don’t miss any upcoming conversations,...

Duration:00:44:34

184: THE WOMBATS – Matthew Murphy on bad experiences with AirBNB, upcoming tour with Weezer and The Pixies, and their new album ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’

2/8/2018
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Today we’re excited to hang out with someone we’ve been a fan of for a long time, Matthew Murphy—front man from The Wombats! On Friday they’ll release their fourth album Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life…Murph will tell us about coming up with the album title, the stories behind several songs from it, and his excitement about their upcoming tour with Weezer and The Pixies. Plus: putting the band together, his time at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, and he and Matt share...

Duration:00:40:44

183: MYLES KENNEDY – on scrapping his original album before starting work on solo debut ‘Year Of The Tiger’, childhood tragedy leading to the album title, and catharsis in song writing

2/5/2018
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Today we’re hanging out with another former podcast guest: singer Myles Kennedy. His debut solo album ‘Year Of The Tiger’ comes out on March 9th…he’ll tell us about the childhood significance of the album title, scrapping his original album before creating what became ‘Year Of The Tiger’, and the cathartic process of writing about his late father. Plus: auditioning for Led Zeppelin, the latest on Alter Bridge, and the first album he ever bought. Make sure to subscribe to the ‘2 Hours with...

Duration:00:44:34

182: AWOLNATION – Aaron Bruno on getting back to nature, giving back to victims of last year’s natural disasters, and writing/recording the band’s new album ‘Here Come The Runts’

2/1/2018
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Today we’re hanging out with another former podcast guest: Awolnation frontman Aaron Bruno. Aaron built an amazing home studio for their third album ‘Here Come The Runts’—out Friday, February 2nd! He’ll tell us about getting back to nature in his Malibu home, giving back to victims of last year’s devastating hurricanes and wild fires, and why 'Back To The Future' continues to be his favorite film of all time. Plus: awkward eye contact with fans, sharing a stage with his heroes in Prophets...

Duration:00:54:31

181: CHRIS JERICHO – on personal connection with NJPW’s Kenny Omega, latest Fozzy album 'Judas', and season 2 of ‘But I’m Chris Jericho’

1/29/2018
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Today we’ve got a very special guest…not only does he the sing in the amazing band Fozzy…but he’s also one of the biggest podcast hosts on the planet: ‘Talk Is Jericho’ host Chris Jericho! He’ll tell us about his love for producing his weekly show, Fozzy’s latest album ‘Judas’, and how his show ‘But I’m Chris Jericho’ has evolved in its second season. Plus: his childhood connection to New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Kenny Omega, friendship with Lemmy, and his upcoming ‘Rock N Wrestling Rager At...

Duration:01:05:36

180: DAVEY HAVOK – on upcoming Blaqk Audio music, origins of DREAMCAR, and his new novel ‘Love, Fast, Los Angeles’

1/25/2018
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Today we’re hanging out with an amazingly talented former guest: Davey Havok! We spoke with him over a year ago prior to AFI.’s ‘Blood Album’…he’ll catch us up on all things DREAMCAR, tell us just how close we are to hearing the new Blaqk Audio album, and the inspirations behind his upcoming novel ‘Love, Fast, Los Angeles’. Plus: Davey gives us some great book recommendations, tells us about covering INXS with Adam Sandler, and the real reason he wrote his book in a coffee shop. Make sure...

Duration:00:57:49

179: SILENT RIVAL – Sara and Joz on working with producer Matt Wallace, upcoming plans for new music, and their debut album ‘The Kindness Of Strangers’

1/22/2018
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Today we’re talking with a new band we love called Silent Rival! Sara Coda and Joz Ramirez stopped by the studio to discuss their debut album ‘The Kindness Of Strangers’, how they met at UCLA, and working with producer Matt Wallace. Plus: Joz’s musical childhood, their trending track “Die A Little”, and a quick game of 1st Show/Best Show! Make sure to subscribe to the ‘2 Hours with Matt Pinfield’ podcast now so you don’t miss any upcoming conversations, we’ve got new episodes every Monday...

Duration:00:37:53

178: PRAYERS – Leafar and Dave on the cholo-goth sound, Ian Astbury as a spiritual shaman, and their new album ‘Baptism Of Thieves’

1/18/2018
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Today we’re hanging out with a pair of Cholo-Goth pioneers who call themselves Prayers! Leafar and Dave stopped by to tell us about their latest album ‘Baptism Of Thieves’…plus: Leafar’s checkered past—which included a stint behind bars, why he compares the duo to a solar eclipse, and how The Cult’s Ian Astbury became a sort of spiritual shaman for the band. Make sure to subscribe to the ‘2 Hours with Matt Pinfield’ podcast now so you don’t miss any upcoming conversations, we’ve got new...

Duration:00:49:44

177: ODESZA – Harrison and Clayton on Grammy nominations, Foreign Family Collective, and recording their latest album ‘A Moment Apart’

1/15/2018
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Today we’re spending some time with Grammy nominated duo Odesza! Harrison and Clayton stopped by our New York studio just hours before their sold-out show at Barclays Center last month to talk all about their latest album ‘A Moment Apart’…did we mention it’s up for the ‘Best Dance/Electronica Album’ Grammy later this month? We’ll talk about what it felt like to score their two nods…plus: Foreign Family Collective, upcoming plans, and a quick game of ‘1st Show/Best Show’! Make sure to...

Duration:00:42:58

176: THE NEIGHBOURHOOD – Jesse, Jeremy, Zach, and Mikey on prolific recording sessions for series of EPs, working with producer Lars Stalfors, and growing up friends in SoCal

1/11/2018
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Today we’re hanging out with Jesse, Zach, Mikey, and Jeremy from The Neighbourhood! Later this week they’ll release a new ep called ‘To Imagine’…they’ll tell us about writing and recording over fifty songs in the past year and their plan to release them as a series of EPs over the next several months. Plus: growing up together in Southern California, first concert/best concert, and why Jesse chose to release a quick solo album last year. Make sure to subscribe to the ‘2 Hours with Matt...

Duration:00:47:42

175: SOFI TUKKER – Sophie and Tucker on love of Brazil, how the Knocks helped them join forces, and working with some of their “Best Friend(s)” in music

1/8/2018
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Today we’re hanging out with a couple of musicians who we’re really loving right now: Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern from Sofi Tukker! You may have heard their latest single “Best Friend” in an ad for the iPhone X…they’ll tell us about the round-about way they recruited some of their actual best friends to collaborate on the track…plus: Sophie’s South American influences, Tucker’s former life as a basketball star, and the confluence of events that brought them together. Make sure to...

Duration:00:36:16

174: FRANZ FERDINAND – Alex and Bob on creating an emotional response, Lou Reed’s vocal influence, and working with producer Philippe Zdar on their new album ‘Always Ascending’

1/4/2018
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Today we’re spending some time with a couple guys we’ve been fans of for over a decade: Alex Kapranos and Bob Hardy from Franz Ferdinand! In February the band will release a brand new album called ‘Always Ascending’…they’ll tell us how working with producer Philippe Zdar helped them finally realize a ‘live-dance-band’ sound on the new record. Plus: how Lou Reed’s vocal transformation has influenced Alex on the new album and how the band focused on creating an emotional response on several...

Duration:00:43:27

173: BILLY HOWERDEL – on upcoming new music from A Perfect Circle, working with producer Dave Sardy, and the band’s #TRENDINGTRACK “The Doomed”

1/1/2018
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Today we’re ringing in the New Year and hanging out with a very talented guitarist who you know and love named Billy Howerdel! In 1999 he and Tool singer Maynard James Keenan formed A Perfect Circle…and just last year the band released “The Doomed”, our first taste of new music from A.P.C. in four years! He called me during a break at the studio where the guys are hard at work recording their first full length album since 2004’s ‘Emotive’…Billy will tell me about working on the record with...

Duration:00:27:01

172: ANTHONY BOZZA – on 10th anniversary of ‘Slash’ and writing books for Eminem, Tommy Lee, INXS, AC/DC, Mick Fleetwood, and more!

12/28/2017
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Today we’re hanging out with an old friend of Matt’s: author Anthony Bozza. He and Matt met back in the MTV days when Anthony was still a columnist at ‘Rolling Stone’. Today we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of his co-authored ‘Slash’ autobiography…he’ll tell us about the conversation that led to the book and how GN’R bassist Duff McKagen tried to help fill in the blanks of what Slash forgot. He’ll also tell us about writing with the likes of Mick Fleetwood, Tracy Morgan, Artie Lange,...

Duration:00:58:37

171: MORGAN SAINT – on visual and musical influences, learning piano with the help of YouTube, and debut EP ‘17 Hero’

12/25/2017
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Today we’re spending our Christmas morning hanging out with a new artist we think you are going to love named Morgan Saint! She just wrapped up her first ever tour in support of her amazing debut EP ‘17 Hero’…we’ll talk about the varied influences both musical and visual that went into making the record. Plus: how YouTube helped her learn to play the piano, collaborating with fellow Long Island native Cass Dillon, and her first impressions of life on the road. Make sure to subscribe to the...

Duration:00:30:51

170: MARC BROUSSARD – on new album ‘Easy To Love’, growing up in Louisiana, founding his G-Man label, and striving to mentor up-and-coming artists

12/21/2017
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Today we’re hanging out with singer/songwriter Marc Broussard. Born and raised in Louisiana…he’ll tell us about learning about music from his father, his amazing time on the road with the likes of Tori Amos and Bonnie Raitt, and his latest attempt to put together a group with Brian McKnight Jr.! Plus: founding his own label G-Man records following the struggles of working with the majors…and how mentoring up and coming artists has become a main focus of his career going forward. Make sure...

Duration:00:46:00

169: FRONT BOTTOMS – Brian and Mathew on the drinking game that inspired their ‘Champagne Jam’, their childhood friendship, and working with producer Nick Furlong on their new album ‘Going Grey’

12/18/2017
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Today we’re hanging out with a couple of New Jersey natives: Brian and Mathew from The Front Bottoms! In October they released their latest album ‘Going Grey’, they’ll tell us about working with producer Nick Furlong on the album and the ‘recording tour’ they went on to produce it. Plus: the drinking game origins of their annual ‘Champagne Jam’, their childhood friendship, and life on the Jersey Shore. Make sure to subscribe to the ‘2 Hours with Matt Pinfield’ podcast now so you don’t miss...

Duration:00:34:51

168: MATISYAHU – on earliest memories of music, keeping ‘Live At Stubb’s’ alive, and his new album ‘Undercurrent’

12/14/2017
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Today we’re hanging out with a guy you know named Matthew Paul Miller…also known as: Matisyahu! His latest album ‘Undercurrent’ came out this spring…he’ll tell us about several tracks from it including his latest single. Plus: keeping the ‘Live At Stubb’s’ series alive, sharing a stage with Phish’s Trey Anastasio, and playing hockey with his kids. Make sure to subscribe to the ‘2 Hours with Matt Pinfield’ podcast now so you don’t miss any upcoming conversations, we’ve got new episodes...

Duration:00:40:37

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