Musician Christopher Lathouwers stops by the podcast to talk about meeting me in third grade, his punk rock years, dropping out of high school, having dreadlocks down to his knees, being a middle child, Santa Maria vs. the Bay Area, moving to a tiny house in the mountains, his obsession with modular synthesis, how to say 'Moog', Don Buchla, Morton Subotnick, East Coast and West Coast synthesis, random voltage, when to stop the Turing machine, plucking the vactrol, sculpting sound, always pressing record, improvising at Synthesethesia, limiting himself to 6U, Alessandro Cortini, D.M.T., ibogaine, and conquering addictions through psychedelics.
Find him online at: https://www.youtube.com/user/lacedheavy or
Or follow him on Instagram: @musicalfungus
Co-founders of the first Thanksgiving, James Pilgromme and Jonathan Turkey drop by the podcast to talk about escaping religious persecution and plagues, landing in Plymouth, rooming together in Brooklyn, organizing a feast, serving a giant bass, stuffing Marla, dancing to hymns, the acoustics of pine cones, traditional food origins, their Thanksgiving play, tapping into the baby literature market, whether it's okay to call it Turkey Day, when pumpkins used to speak, cornucopia, channeling Pilgrim God, the influence of art on history, and what they're thankful for.
Actor and comedian, Toby Tropper stops by the podcast to talk about Seincast, The Early Edition Podcast, human Shazam, losing his parents' health insurance coverage, The Real World: Melodrama, Dungeons & Dragons, memorizing lines and the Ceremonial Flush, being the Real Tim Brady, The Great American Melodrama, having the most popular Harry Potter dub on YouTube, doing stand up comedy, being compared to Mr. Bean, the best episode of The Simpsons, only being Jewish for comedic purposes, his Anglophilia, breaking character, writing comedy, how to survive a car crash, being a Tropper, habitual punctuality, being a Toby, growing a beard, his great uncle Murray, "break a leg" texts from his mom, being awkward around celebrities, drawing a Cranston-a-day, his mom's version of The Lord's Prayer, relapsing on McDonald's, sonder, and the satisfaction of dissatisfaction.
Audio engineer and musician, Nolan Perry swings by the podcast to talk about finishing and releasing music, authenticity in art, getting into recording, little kid ghosts, Elle Moss, playing on local tv, tracking a Candle album in a tasting room, morning sessions, his cabin recording studio, maintaining the brochure racks in hotels, baking bread, wanting to play the bassoon, Scut Farkus, when Nintendo 64 changed the world, his middle school Yoshi club, peak nerdiness, Gargoyles, keeping up with new music, the OP-1, foley, mixing, drum miking techniques, Mexican food, compression to tape, Grinny, having things on the tip of your tongue, living like a Christian, being nice to everyone, and delivering a pizza to his old house.
Videographer, musician, and Dungeon Master, Cole Baker swings by the podcast to talk about what he's been up to since 2010, living a fairly corporate life, running around in a tiny town, being alacritously attention-seeking, grinding his teeth, being the perennial beneficiary of his only-child circumstances, watching Pirates of the Caribbean once a week, film class, statues, the haircut that inspired him to move to Pasadena, being accepted to UCLA, being an Argentinian artist-in-residence, living in a gross basement in Portland, becoming an Airbnb project manager, being in a band with Alexandra Wallace, not sharing his music, waiting for The Kris Special's second album, the effects of social media, the Cole Baker hate group on Facebook, proselytizing for Dungeons & Dragons, the Sun exploding, bubonic plague, science vs. religion, and eating a bee.
Student, waitress, and musician, Jesslyn Brundy drops by the podcast to talk about graphic design, being lazy, SZA, not committing to listening to music, true crime podcasts, wanting to find a dead body, hating Coachella, David Lynch, porta potties, camping, generic brand cereals, Facebook drama, compassion and empathy, social media, unfriending friends, talking to Nazis, letting her friend play with the pretty doll, being surrounded by Codys, avoiding awkward parent talks, Adam and Eve doing it, weddings, tripping out on existence, and her perfect burrito baby brother.
Musician Nick Long (Church Mouse) swings by the podcast to talk about A Great Big Pile of Leaves, living on a 22-foot boat, dodging weird tragedies, being kept on a leash, daikaiju movies, Micro Ninja Heart Surgeons, Victor Wooten, learning music like a language, weird time signatures, the sound of Church Mouse, chilling out to Metal Machine Music, effects pedals, clashing politically with an old boss, optimistic nihilism, the inevitable heat death of the universe, meme culture and telepathy, and the most peaceful time in human history.
or follow Church Mouse on Instagram: @churchmouseca
Musician and music teacher, Sean Causby stops by the podcast to talk about graduating from high school at 16, The Sexy Sax Man, seeing Metallica, not seeing Jethro Tull, electronic music, delving into Radiohead, The Life of Pablo, learning to appreciate trash music, Andre 3000, playing Marco Rubio, the Governator, bringing Kennedy back from the dead, voting, Anderson Paak, Asperger Syndrome, getting matching Led Zeppelin tattoos with his mom, musical theater, going to youth group for the nachos pizza, teaching at Certain Sparks Music, and captaining his grandpa's boat.
Follow him on Instagram: @seanyhighroller