Month: February 2016
Author Jason Myers returns to Protonic Reversal to talk about his new book A Sad History of Beautiful Nostalgia, on being a San Francisco character, Barmuda-Bearmuda Triangle, Going your own way, the potential drudgery of success and candor not paying for burritos. Also: rights of first refusal, “Enter There” and the Boss, Iowa and it’s progressive streak, Nostalgia for times that never were, Capital failure, fear to fly, Turkey gentrification, The fetishization of Nostalgia, snakes in a name, creative control, desperate innocence of “Run the Game”, characters that are harder to “buy in” with and digging deep.
Conan Neutron & the Secret Friends – Casually intense (Opening theme)
Big Business – Just as the Day Was Dawning
400 Blows – The Root of Our Nature
the Poison Control Center – Pacific Sunrise.
the Poison Control Center – Torpedoes on Tuesday
Drive Like Jehu – Luau
Shellac – the End of Radio (closing theme)
Mortality themes, too soon for Bowie? Palin endorses Trump and vomit ensues, metaphorical puppets. Then we talk with Tim Green about naming your bands after amps or other things in the room, the rise of Louder Studios and moving to Grass Valley, destination recording, writing ridiculous parts for your bandmates, on Josh leaving the Champs, looking for a new DRUMMER, and having Phil Manley join. Timesharing with other bands, the breakup, Boyjazz, The Young, the Young Ginns, Nation of Ulysses and new kids disccovering it every year, on *NOT* visiting Steve in Bali, NOU reunion thoughts, times and places, Melvins shows and much more.
Interview begins at 32:00 minute mark
The Fucking Champs- valkyrie is dying
The Fucking Champs-Extra Man
The Fucking Champs-You’ve Got a Thirst, Portland
The Fucking Champs-What’s a Little Reign?
Shellac – The End of Radio (Closing Theme)