Episode 013: “Ryan Brake & Paul Mercier Pursue MySpace Fame and Crash the Red Hat Society”

Guests: Paul Mercier and Ryan Brake (Until Sunday)
Paul and Ryan share stories about a two-man acoustic tour powered purely by MySpace hype, what happens when two drunk guys crash a meeting of the Red Hat Society, and how selling a single homemade CD for $200 can make your tour profitable.
Music: ‘In Front of You’ by Paul Mercier & ‘On My Way’ by Ryan Brake
*NOTE: We’ve been dealing with some line noise during recording. I’ll be fixed for the next episode. Sorry for the sound quality on this one.

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Episode 006: “B-sides – Andy Patalan of Sponge, and Until Sunday, Fight Nickelback and Narrowly Escape Death!”

Guests: Andy Patalan (of Sponge, Bob Guiney Band, Solid Frog, Throttlebody, The Loft Recording Studio) and Until Sunday’s Josh Brooks, Ryan Brake, and Paul Mercier.
John and Jason discuss the merits of New Age music, we hear Andy Patalan’s stories of working with Ted Nugent, celebrity misunderstandings, and a run-in with Nickelback, and the Until Sunday guys recount their tour van adventures from “pimped-out ride” to “killing machine” on tour with the Super Suckers. Andy Patalan is touring with Sponge this summer on the Summerland tour along with Everclear, Sugar Ray, and Lit!
Music: ‘Insult to Injury’ by Until Sunday

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Thanks to the Sounds Like an Earful podcast for use of the track “Relaxation Loop”: http://soundslikeanearful.com.

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Episode 004: “Ride a Motorcycle to Your Gig, NOT a Horse”

Guest: Until Sunday’s Josh Brooks, Ryan Brake, and Paul Mercier
The guys discuss how sneaky Prince really was, put all the pieces to a story together and realize that streaking dares with singer’s girlfriends means nobody gets paid, and Until Sunday recall a story that taught them it is completely acceptable to ride your horse to a rock show in West Virginia. Music: ‘Hang On’ by Until Sunday

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