Dashiell Thompson: “Well I’m Gonna Do This Forever”

Dashiell Thompson: “Well I’m Gonna Do This Forever”

This is my interview with Dashiell Thompson, conducted on the Lava Lamp Lounge Patio on 31 May 2018.

This program is sponsored by LivBar, J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.

 

(Performance Excerpts are from a show at The Space Concert Club on 13 May 2018.)

Topics Include:

Helium‘s “Dirty Dozen” show, three years in, the road to being good at comedy, The Space Show, working on material and pacing yourself, process-talk, Chaotic Amateurs w/ Bentley Michaels, actual play D&D games, Sneak Attack & Critical Role, improv & The Pilots, main cast improv team, Dash’s backstory, going up and performing anecdotes, figuring out improv, finding a good persona, trying to be somewhat “clean,” Date Night, open mic talk, killers & networkers, D&D talk, Friday Night Funny and other shows.

 

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Emma Jonas: “I Have to Assume The Audience Does Not Agree With Me”

Emma Jonas: “I Have to Assume The Audience Does Not Agree With Me”

This is my interview with Emma Jonas, conducted on the Lava Lamp Lounge Patio on 27 May 2018.

This program is sponsored by LivBar, J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.

 

(Performance Excerpts are from a show put on by Jane Malone at The Drake in Eugene, OR on 25 May 2018.)

Topics Include:

Getting on the student team at The Capital City Theater, finding your voice, Dash Thompson & Chad Johnson, Salem Comedy Studios, The Pilots, Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project, starting out advice, The “One & Dunn” cautionary tale, doing a lot of shows, Tony Meyer, working on material, DJing on The Moon Sundays at 6 PM, musical taste, musicality and playing instruments, Geoff Needs Something To Do, a cautionary tale about recording albums, Friday Night Funny, Front Street Inn, Emma on Facebook & Instagram, Truth or Dare Live, & Zach Chappell Everybody.

Little Fyodor: “The Human Condition is Hilarious”

Little Fyodor: “The Human Condition is Hilarious”

This is my interview with Little Fyodor, conducted by phone on 18 April 2018.

This program is sponsored by LivBar, J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.

 

Topics Include:

The 10 Albums Meme, On The Beach and Neil Young, listening to the radio & records as a kid, starting out in radio in college, discovering punk, punk as a gateway to other stuff, what his early radio shows were like, Under The Floorboards, writing songs & feeling alienated, Evan Cantor & moving to Colorado, Ed Fowler, Walls of Genius, The Dave, cassette culture, releasing 30 tapes in three years, Little Fyodor begins to emerge, meeting Babushka, being funny and serious at the same time, writing “Everybody’s Fucking,” depression as an entertainment device, touring with Negativland, playing the SubGenius X Day Shows, making a name for themselves in Denver, fashion talk.

Obadiah Baird: “I Like To Take People Out of Their Comfort Zone”

Obadiah Baird: “I Like To Take People Out of Their Comfort Zone”

This is my interview with Obadiah Baird, conducted in The Book Bin’s Rare Book Room on 8 May 2018.

This program is sponsored by LivBar, J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.

 

Topics Include:

The Audient Void, ‘zines and their influence, Dan Sauer, Fox Blue Printing, The Crimson Circle, The Book Bin, the poetry problem, Lovecraft’s influence, playing in bands, Cozeth and The Despots, ‘zines connecting punk & weird fiction, 

Book Bin origins, what’s wrong with college, the education you get from bookstores, Rare Book Room History, Cometbus & Jawbreaker, bookselling as a profession, Independent Bookstore Day, favorite rare books:

Caves of Steel by Issac Asimov

Dark Carnival by Ray Bradbury

Genius Loci By Clark Ashton Smith

What Is Noise?: “Please Welcome…”

What Is Noise?: “Please Welcome…”

These live performances were recorded live at The Majestic Theater on 31 March 2018.

 

 

Performers (in this presentation):

Chemotroph

Chemotroph

Chemotroph

Deadly Discs

Deadly Discs

Deadly Discs

 

Camas Swale

Camas Swale

Camas Swale

Mononym

Kyle Stant, TJ & Scav

Kyle Stant, TJ & Scav

Kyle Stant, TJ & Scav

 

Sea Moss

Sea Moss

Sea Moss

Rust Promoter

Rust Promoter

Rust Promoter

 

 

Don Haugen & Klowd

Don Haugen & Klowd

Don Haugen & Klowd

Juice Machine

Juice Machine

Juice Machine

 

The Halloweener

The Halloweener

The Halloweener

Chris Durnin: “Fascinated By All Sounds”

Chris Durnin: “Fascinated By All Sounds”

This is my interview with Chris Durnin, conducted by phone on 4 April 2018.

This program is sponsored by LivBar, J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.

 

Topics Include:

What is Noise? Fest March 31st, the monthly Interzone noise shows four years running, creating a space for art to flourish, breaking gender expectations and cultivating diversity, the Willamette Valley noise scene, The Majestic Theater, The Halloweener and artists working in experimental fields, gathering the non-audio artists, Camas Swale / Hobby Knife, sound worshipers, Don Haugen & KLOWD, an encounter with the police, trying to keep money out of booking shows, negotiating with venues, growing up with drums in the house, Don’t Say Anything They Won’t Sue You, finding free-jazz through noise, Goblins, experimental is the new punk rock, Luther Maggot, the butoh dancer story, making your own gear, and complaints putting on shows.

Luthor Maggot Meets The Grumpy Punk! (#63)

 

Some Kind of Nightmare: “It Never Ends”

Some Kind of Nightmare: “It Never Ends”

This is a live performance by and interview with Some Kind of Nightmare recorded live at The Space Concert Club on 28 February 2018 (& 21 September 2017).

This program is sponsored by LivBar, J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.

Topics Include:

Tour stories, We The Lepers EP, Still Not Broken, fighting illnesses, rotating drummers, 11 years as a band, “FDA Approved,” learning from people on the road, the anonymity of the Internet, being a couple as artists, show stories, future plans, how to live on the road, getting robbed and the power of the punk scene, punk DIY tips, Bridge To Poison breast cancer awareness record.