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  • Ep388: 10th Anniversary Spectacular (Duane Denison, Coady Willis, Marnie Stern, Steve Albini, Falco, Bob Bert, David Pajo, Alain Johannes, John Schmersal, Mike Morasky, Dale Crover, Jennifer Precious Finch, Ian MacKaye) (4/29/2024) - 13 (!) new interviews, about 10 minutes each to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the podcast. Wow! 1. Duane Denison (The Jesus Lizard, Tomahawk, DK3) (Ep158, Ep94) 2. Coady Willis – (High on Fire, Melvins, Big Business, Murder City Devils) (Ep132) 3. Marnie Stern – (Ep361) 4. Steve Albini – (Shellac, Big Black, Electrical Audio Studio) […]
  • Ep385: Roger C. Miller (Mission of Burma, Anvil Orchestra, Composer) (4/23/2024) - The legendary guitarist for Mission of Burma arrives to talk about dream interpretations for solo guitar, silent film accompaniment, Vs., reunions, how the world caught up to Mission of Burma, Alloy Orchestra/The Anvil Orchestra (scoring Dr. Caligari at MFF soon!), Moving Parts, working on soundtracks, tapes, drones, Maximum Electric Piano, conceptual art like Transmuting the Prosaic, chamber […]
  • Ep384: Rick Sims (Didjits, Gaza Strippers) (4/19/2024) - 293 episodes since Rick Sims last protoniced, did they even have podcasts then? Was it on wax cylinders? Probably. Anyway! Strictly Dynamite is the new Best of and Rarities Didjits collection. It’s got all of the best stuff, but also has some stuff that even the true heads don’t have. We get into the confrontation […]
  • Ep383: Ryan Patterson (Fotocrime, Coliseum) (4/17/2024) - Long time coming! Ryan Patterson has a great new Fotocrime record called Accelerated. And there’s also a TWO OFF Coliseum reunion/celebration coming up shortly! We dive into all the aspects of the act of creation and connection and what should and shouldn’t be tied to expectation. The wondrous J. Robbins and Ryan’s long time working […]
  • Photo by Mike White, Deadly Designs. deadlydesigns.com Ep382: Buzz Osborne (Melvins) (4/15/2024) - Tarantula Heart. The latest Melvins record which was created in an unorthodox way with Ray from Ministry , and the King Dunn tour (Buzz and Trevor Dunn from Mr. Bungle) is finally happening after nearly 4 years. Eclipse madness! AI Art! Taking pictures and being on instagram. Melvins stuff being more or less free on […]
  • Ep380: Kid Congo Powers (Pink Monkey Birds, the Gun Club, The Cramps, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds) (4/2/2024) - Kid Congo Powers has a brand new record called That Delicious Vice with his band The Pink Monkey Birds. Pair that with his book (Some Kind of Kick), and the recent Wolfmanhattan Project record (with Bob Bert and Mick Collins) and you have a very busy guy! But that is nothing new, The Gun Club […]
  • Ep376: Steve Turner (Mudhoney, Green River, Monkeywrench, Author) (2/26/2024) - Mud Ride is the name of Steve’s book. A messy trip through the grunge explosion. Steve of course, was there for all of it as a first hand participant with Mudhoney and before that Green River. We talk about all of that, along with The Thrown-Ups, folk records, crate digging, Monkeywrech, day jobs and lots […]
  • Ep150: Steve Albini (Shellac, Big Black, Rapeman) (4/3/2020) - Steve Albini Stream/DL For the 150th episode, one of our favorite guests is back, the unmistakable and always interesting Mr. Steve Albini. -Making ends meet in the age of quarantine.-The American Health Care system-The slow escalation of risk with a midwest Shellac tour-Playing new songs live, 1/3 of the set is unreleased stuff.-Live experience vs. […]
  • Ep387: Doni Blair (The Toadies, Hagfish, Only Crime, Author) (4/28/2024) - Doni Blair is best known as bassplayer for 90s legends The Toadies, but just like his brother Zach. Conan knows him from his old band Hagfish! We talk all about the Hagfish days, and van touring, as well as the glory and the allure of the Rickenbacker bass., a father who was a rock DJ, […]
  • Ep386: Danbert Nobacon (Chumbawama, Solo, Axis of Dissent) (4/24/2024) - Danbert is a anarcho-punk icon that cofounded Anarchist collective punk group Chumbawamba in 1982, yes that’s right the one with the “I get knocked down, but I get up again” song. All about the origin and the journey of “the song” that changed the band’s world for quite some time. Split release with Noam Chomsky, […]
  • Ep381: Greg Norton (Hüsker Dü, Ultrabomb) (4/8/2024) - Greg Norton is back! It’s been almost three years since last time. Ultrabomb! Cancer. So much to discuss. The new record Dying to Smile is almost here, we also discuss Time to Burn (the first Ultrabomb record), music discovery and becoming an advocate for the things you love. Progress and patience, New Day Rising, the […]
  • Ep379: Ralph Spight (Victims Family, The Freak Accident, Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine) (3/25/2024) - Victims Family has an awesome new split lp with Nasalrod! “In the Modern Meatspace“. We talk about that as well as a comprehensive history of Victims Family, a band who blazed their own trail throughout the 80s independent rock, the 90s gold rush and beyond. White Bread Blues, The Germ and lots more. Victims Family […]
  • Ep378: Blake Bickel (Bronson Arm) (3/19/2024) - The Bronson Arm self-titled record is still fairly recently released. We get into a detailed song by song of that debut, preceded by a bit of history of the band and how it all came together with so long to gestate. Pedals with Emerald Circuits, Dynamic Sound Mastering and a detailed deep dive into mastering […]
  • Ep377: Norman Westberg (Swans, Heroine Sheiks, Solo) (3/13/2024) - That’s right it is weirdo guitar LEGEND Norm Westberg! Here not just to talk about the genre defying brutality of Swans or his magnificent ambient solo work, but to also speak about at length about the radically underrated Heroine Sheiks with Shannon Selberg of the Cows! So all things Gira and Jarboe, some King Crimson, […]
  • Ep375: Steven Hodson (USA Nails, BLKLSTRS, Kong) (2/23/2024) - Feel Worse is the new record by USA Nails, Steven also plays in the incredible BLKLSTRS as well, and was in Kong and Oceansize. So let’s get into that, as well as recording a record where 3/4 of the band are in the same city and one isn’t. BLKLSTRS eps, subbing in Future of the […]
  • Ep374: Peter Prescott (Mission of Burma, Minibeast, Volcano Suns, Kustomized) (2/19/2024) - stream/dl Peter Prescott is the impresario and driving force behind Minibeast. To this day though, he is known to most as the drummer for the mighty Mission of Burma. We talk about the iconic album, ep and single by that band, and how it was somehow out of time and ahead of their time, and […]
  • Ep373: J. Robbins (Jawbox, J. Robbins Band, Burning Airlines, Magpie Cage) (2/14/2024) - J. Robbins returns! He has a brand new record called Basilisk.  It has been awhile since last he was on. How long? Well his LAST album Un-becoming wasn’t even done yet then and that was 2019. So there you go. In-depth with a song by song on Basilisk as well as For Your Own Special […]
  • Ep372: John Wright (NoMeansNo, Dead Bob) and Jason Lamb (NMN book) (2/9/2024) - John Wright of NoMeansNo and Dead Bob returns! And this time he has the NMN biographer Jason Lamb, author of NoMeansNo: From Obscurity to Oblivion: An Oral History, with him. which has just come out. We speak of the great history of the band and the challenge of getting it all down and doing it […]
  • Ep371: Andrew “Falco” Falkous (mclusky, Future of the Left, christian fitness) (2/6/2024) - It has been 1031 days since Falco’s last appearance on Protonic Reversal and mclusky’s US tour is imminent (for real this time). So much has happened since then, let’s start with the return as a “real” band (or as real as any band is) of the mighty mclusky. Hearing protectiong! The recent double A side […]
  • Ep370: Zach Blair (Rise Against, GWAR, Hagfish, Only Crime, Anti-Heroes Podcast) (1/29/2024) - stream/dl Zach Blair has had an incredible career in music. He and Conan talk about finding a voice with guitar, Anti-Heroes is Zach’s podcast. Anti-Heroes is a podcast about guitar players that aren’t on the covers of the guitar magazines but who Zach thinks should be. Sounds a little familiar? Hmm. No wonder they are […]
  • Ep369: Steve Bartek (Oingo Boingo, Composer) (1/22/2024) - stream/dl Steve started off writing songs and playing flute (!) with the Strawberry Alarm Clock then joined Don Randi’s band (Wrecking Crew). All of that BEFORE Oingo Boingo. So what else?  Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo into Oingo Boingo, Forbidden Zone, Danny Elfman, Little Girls, Only a Lad, KROQ, Bassman vs. Jazz Chorus, The […]
  • Ep368: Gerald V. Casale (DEVO) (1/15/2024) - stream/dl Friend of the show, Gerald V. Casale returns! To talk not only about the 4-d video for the Lounge Version of Pay U Back (with Steve Bartek of Oingo Boingo and Josh Freese), but to talk about the many, many DEVO activities of the last year. US, Europe and Australia tours, a 50 years […]
  • Ep367: Scott Macdonald (Arcwelder) (1/8/2024) - stream/dl Rejoice! For the first time since 1999 there is a new Arcwelder! CONTINUE is out now. What better way to celebrate than to have the amazing drummer and co-primary vocalist Scott Macdonald on. We get into all of the details of recording it, as well as constant comparisons to another Minnestota band…. the original […]
  • Ep366: Matt Cronk (CNTS, Qui, Fake Legs, Cowards) (12/28/2023) - stream/dl Matt Cronk returns, and so has CNTS. This time you can lose the U. let’s hear some stories of what THE CRONK has been up to since Feb 2020 and he was on last. Did anything happen? Medical tragedies, musical triumphs, thoughts on controversial names and sensibilities about that and an eye to a […]
  • Ep365: Jamie Stewart (Xiu Xiu) (12/21/2023) - stream/dl Ignore Grief, is the latest album from Xiu Xiu, it came out in 2023! However, Conan’s history with the band goes way back to the first record. So, how about a relatively comprehensive album by album history? From the very beginning, all the permutations and eras to today. Along with some reasonable derivations on […]
  • Ep364: Eddie Gobbo (Something is Waiting) (12/18/2023) - Absolutely is the new record from Chicago heavy swagger rockers Something Is Waiting. The history of SiW. Going from a 5 piece to a 3 piece. NU-ROLL, The mad scientist nature of Bill Fay Refused. sounding full vs. sounding loud, playing smaller and bigger stages. Glam sound without glam excess, noise-rock, Metal bands faking they […]
  • Ep363: Top Records of 2023 (12/13/2023) - stream/dl Here is my annual show and list of records I really loved and spent a lot of time with. I hope you enjoy it and them. For the terminally impatient or ADD or for people that are only able to process things in the more or less unnatural format of lists. This is the […]
  • Ep362: Stephen Hodges (mssv, Tom Waits, David Lynch, Bob Dylan, Mavis Staples) (12/4/2023) - stream/dl Hodge! Not only does this complete the mssv trifecta for protonic, we get to hear all about his work on those classic Tom Waits records, playing with Bob Dylan, working with David Lynch for the Fire Walk With Me Soundtrack (the PINK ROOM!) and beyond. Dave Alvin and Dave Jaurequi, Until the End of […]
  • Ep361: Marnie Stern (11/20/2023) - stream/dl THE COMEBACK KID! It isn’t just the player, it is the name of the new record. After almost 10 years, Marnie’s back. The 8G band and the difference between playing music there and anything from the world of punk rock (or whatever). A whole lot of talk of music discovery, algorithms, press cycles, and […]
  • Ep360: Simon Bonney and Joshua Murphy (Crime & the City Solution) (11/15/2023) - stream/dl The Killer is the new record by the latest lineup of Crime & the City Solution, the band is embarking on a long tour of Europe with new member multi-instrumentalist Joshua Murphy not just playing in the band but also opening the shows with his own solo set. All this plus Simon’s tour with […]
  • Ep359: Nina Nastasia (Solo, Jolie Laide) (11/13/2023) - stream/dl The inimitable Nina Nastasia! Jolie Laide is the newest record,  a collaboration between Nina and Jeff MacLeod featuring songs evoking classic California Ballads, Desert Dirges and the cinema of leaving behind. However, as somebody Conan has wanted to talk to for years there is discussion of the entire Nina Nastasia catalog. Collaboration with Marissa […]
  • Ep358: Gary Floyd (Dicks, Sister Double Happiness, Black Kali Ma, Gary Floyd Band) (11/7/2023) - stream/dl Punk rock legend Gary Floyd of the legendary DICKS enters the lair of the Protonic Reversal! We talk about HATE THE POLICE, how it has sadly aged pretty well and is quite possibly one of the greatest debut singles of any punk rock band. The origin of the band in Texas (name and flyers […]
  • Ep357: Brian Cook (Botch, Russian Circles, These Arms Are Snakes, SUMAC) (11/1/2023) - stream/dl It is Brian Cook of BOTCH, Russian Circles, These Arms Are Snakes and SUMAC. Right before Botch tours the nation (well, the coasts anyway) in 2023! and SUMAC play a few shows in the midwest. Let’s talk about the why and how of a BOTCH reunion, as well as These Arms Are Snakes and […]
  • Ep356: Todd Trainer (Shellac, Brick Layer Cake, Rifle Sport) (10/30/2023) - stream/dl Well hey there, it’s one of Conan Neutron’s very favorite drummers, here to give all the details of how the amazing Shellac came to be, thoughts on each and every Shellac record in depth. High cymbals, putting on a show, Italian Greyhounds, How many surveyors is enough, Dude Incredible and oh, so much more. […]
  • Ep355: Mike McGinnis (Rid of Me, Fight Amp, Low Dose, Knife Hits) (10/5/2023) - stream/dl Access to the Lonely is the new record by Rid Of Me, and it’s a good’un! A song by song review of the Philadelphia band’s second record is in order, as well as a history of the band in general, methodology and influence, COVERS, Low Dose, Fight Amp (Wha’ happen?) and lots more. That […]
  • Ep354: John Baizley (Baroness) (9/20/2023) - STONE is the one new one by Baroness, no it is NOT named after a color. We get into all the albums that ARE named after colors, as well as the new one in a detailed track by track breakdown. Creating during the pandemic, the incredible YOUR BARONESS tour built off of FAN REQUESTS. The […]
  • Ep353: Robert Kassees (1001 Album Complaints, The Chop, The Beverly Crushers, Repeat After Me) (9/18/2023) - stream/dl Rob was on Protonic Reversal before the show hit double digits. It has BEEN awhile. Let’s hear all about his show 1001 Album Complaints, a music commentary show based on the 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die book by Robert Dimery, they discuss the episodes and decide if they are worthy of […]
  • Ep352: Sleepytime Gorilla Museum (Nils Frykdahl & Michael Mellender) (9/5/2023) - stream/dl Bring Back the Apocalypse! What’s that? Why it’s Nils and Michael from the unique and incredible SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEUM. The bay area treasures are back and the SGM2024 pledge drive is in full effect. You can be a part of helping their wonderful weirdness exist in the modern age. Avant Prog Metal Grindcore Cabaret […]
  • Ep351: Jason Smith (Traindodge) (9/3/2023) - The Alley Parade is the 8th (!) record by the band Traindodge, let’s hear about the other 7 records as well as that one from this very long lived band. Finding common cause with Kansas City and St. Louis. Riddle of Steel! Roma 79! John Congleton! Dan Dixon! A song by song breakdown of the […]
  • Ep350: Eugene S. Robinson (Oxbow, Buñuel, Author) (9/1/2023) - Love’s Holiday is the new album by Oxbow and A Walk Across Dirty Water and Straight Into Murderer’s Row is Eugene’s new book! Both are momentous occasions. Let’s hear about why Oxbow is NOT like Taylor Swift, the meticulous nature of creating in Oxbow and why there are so many videos for this one and […]
  • Ep349: Mike Morasky, Dale Flattum, Dorothy Kent (Steel Pole Bath Tub) w/Noah Landis (8/27/2023) - stream/dl Surprise! All three members of Steel Pole Bath Tub for their first join media appearance in the last twenty years. All of this in service of their first SHOW in 5 years. A celebration in Houston for Emo’s 30th anniversary with many other awesome bands (such as Honky with Pinkus, and Skatenigs). Plus the […]
  • Ep348: Mike Hard (Thrall, God Bullies, They Never Sleep) (8/23/2023) - stream/dl It has been a couple years since Mike Hard was on last and quite a bit has happened. Thrall is back! But David Livingstone of God Bullies has left us, as has Johnnie Johnson III. Memories of both of those great people and players. New(!) music with Mike Hard and David Livingstone that has […]
  • Ep347: Clinton Jacob and Danny Sein (Mr. Phylzzz) (8/20/2023) - stream/dl Clinton and Danny from Mr. Phylzzz have a new one called Fat Chance, recorded at the stately Electrical Audio in Chicago. We go through a track by track of that one, as well as a lot of discussion of the very differently recorded Cancel Culture Club, the powerful advocacy of Tom Hazelmyer of Amphetamine […]
  • Ep346: Randy Randall (No Age, Hyphenate with Randy Randall Podcast) (8/9/2023) - stream/dl Randy has been rocking with his bandmate Dean in the band experimental punk group NO AGE for almost twenty years now sharing the stage with acts such as Foo Fighters, Pixies, Sonic Youth and Pavement! We go over the entire history of the band, including their pre-no age band Wives. The journey of the […]
  • Ep345: Maple Stave (Chris Williams, Andy Hull, Evan Rowe, Chris Rasmussen) (8/1/2023) - stream/dl Durham rock band Maple Stave have a new record called ARGUMENTS and it is the first in a very, very, VERY long time. Listen to this long lived noisy/melodic/sometimes mathy rock band as they talk about bringing in Chris Rasmussen from Police Teeth and Brackets in Seattle and how that has changed the dynamic […]
  • Ep344: Ryan Christopher Parks (B. Hamilton) (7/25/2023) - The one and only Ryan Parks returns! There is some new B. Hamilton music. An ep, even! Other Lives of Magic and Wonder and Whatever, a followup to the recent I Would Give Songs Numbers Instead of Names If I could. I Can? Ok. Here I go, But Not Really. More about this ep business […]
  • Ep343: M. Martin (Coordinated Suicides, Caryatids, Pink City) (7/18/2023) - The fabulous M. Martin FINALLY comes on Protonic Reversal. Mike started playing in bands pretty late in life, but came at it from a place of extreme epicurean interest as a fan. The path (and disography) of Pink City. The origin and creative path of Coordinated Suicides, a song by song breakdown of This Could […]
  • Ep342: Rick Pelletier and J. Ryan (Six Finger Satellite) (7/10/2023) - stream/dl The Pigeon Is the Most Popular Bird has a lush and fantastic reissue on LP by Sub Pop. We talk about that, as well as Severe Exposure, Paranormalized, Law of Ruins, Weapon, Machine Cuisine, Half Control, A Good Year for Hardness and lots more. The Moog Liberation (weighty!) live shows with just synth. Evocative […]
  • Ep341: David Schellenberg (tunic) (7/3/2023) - stream/dl Envisioning tunic and switching from bass to guitar. The upcoming tour with the Johns of JOHN. The wild world of Winnipeg. Starting a band and being ready to play 100 shows a year. Keeping the song Disappointment interesting. Power chords, and the lack of them… Choosing what songs to play. A song by song […]
  • RIP Rick Froberg [Ep237 Rick Froberg (Hot Snakes, Drive Like Jehu, Obits, Pitchfork) Revisited)] (7/2/2023) - stream/dl Rick Froberg was a titan, a legend. A fierce tornado of alley cat wail with an unparalleled artistic sensibility. I got into Drive Like Jehu the year after they broke up. Yank Crime changed my world. I was way too late to see it in person, but I did get to see it in […]
  • Ep340: John Newton (JOHN) (6/28/2023) - stream/dl The band is called JOHN, it has two people in it NAMED John. They are from the UK and are touring the US for the very first time with tunic! Exciting! A Unique design aesthetic and a singing drummer. We talk God Speed in the National Limit, Out Here in the Fridges, Nocturnal Manoeuvres. […]
  • Ep339: Pete and Franz Stahl (Scream, Wool) (6/23/2023) - stream/dl A great conversation with the REAL Band of Brothers, The Stahls! Scream are about to go on tour! DC Special, and the long and winding road to it, celebrating the roots of the band while staying vital and propulsive and bringing something new to it. Joe Lally! DAVE. Writing songs remotely and collaboration, INNER […]
  • Ep338: Tim Green (the Fucking Champs, Nation of Ulysses) (6/19/2023) - stream/dl There is a reissue of the incredible record III by The Fucking Champs (or C4AM95 at the time) reissued by Drag City. Let’s go through a history of that band, as well as Louder studios. Collaborations and tours with Trans Am, recording all manner of bands, Drug Apts, Extra Man, all this plus a […]
  • Ep337: Thymme Jones (Cheer-Accident) (6/16/2023) - stream/dl CONTEXT! it is everything. Look, there is prolific, and long lived and there is Cheer-Accident. Hear about: Compiling setlists from a career of 20+ albums, keeping things unexpected and musicially interesting as a creative auto-immune response. Booking shows in the modern world, plus the announcement of a very cool show! Filet of Nod, compilation […]
  • Ep336: John Wright (NoMeansNo, Dead Bob, Compressorhead, The Hanson Brothers) (6/7/2023) - stream/dl The mighty punk prog powerhouse drummer comes on Protonic Reversal to talk about his fantastic new band DEAD BOB a brilliant new album called Life Like that is also a band. We speak of that, as well as robot bands, hockey themed punk rock, producing Victim’s Family, and a lil’ ol band called No […]
  • Ep335: Meg Castellanos (Totimoshi, All Souls, Alma Sangre) (5/26/2023) - stream/dl The mighty Meg Castellanos of Totimoshi and All Souls comes to Protonic Reversal. Totimoshi is back and playing Caterwaul 2023, playing live for the first time in many years. Listen in as Meg and Conan go through the many eras of Totimoshi (as well as the many drummers!), lots of talk of the glory […]
  • Ep334: Gareth Thomas (USA Nails) (5/15/2023) - stream/dl All the way from the UK. How WAS Your Weekend? Rocking with day jobs and the collision of those different worlds. We talk about Character Stop love for Skin Graft records the split with Psychic Graveyard. Love for Skin Graft, alternate tunings. Enduring and changing. Picking a setlist from a deep catalog and of […]
  • Ep333: Brett Bradford (Scratch Acid, Suckling) (5/4/2023) - stream/dl There’s a new Suckling video for Sisyphus, and it features all 4 members of Scratch Acid! Protonic Reversal gets the honor of premiering it! We talk about all of that, as well as the awesome album that the video is off of. How Brett ended up playing with Win Wallace of Gorch Fock in […]
  • Ep332: Dave Lombardo (Slayer, Fantômas, Dead Cross, Mr Bungle, Solo) (5/1/2023) - stream/dl Dave has a cool new album called Rites of Percussion, a drum and percussion based solo album. We speak about that, as well as rise of Slayer and those classic albums, including the timeless Reign in Blood. Rick Rubin! Tori Amos covers. Blood in the mosh pits and more. Thrill! to the The Fantômas […]
  • Ep331: Clinton Wallace and Brad Bynum (Elephant Rifle) (4/28/2023) - stream/dl The pride of Reno, NV! And their cultural ambassadors. The boys of Elephant Rifle have a brand new banger of a record called Broken Water. We go through a song by song breakdown of the whole durn thing, as well as determining whether Clinton has “gone hippie” or not, a great conversation about community […]
  • RIP Mark Stewart (Ep285: Mark Stewart of the Pop Group revisited) (4/26/2023) - Devastated to hear the news of Mark Stewart of the Pop Group’s untimely passing. He was a one of a kind guy and a serious force of creativity. Here’s a repost of my episode with him from last year. The legendary singer and front-man of the iconic and influential The Pop Group comes on Protonic […]
  • Ep330: Damien Sayell (The St. Pierre Snake Invasion, mclusky) (4/21/2023) - stream/dl The new TSPSI record is called GALORE. It is a bit different then the raucous fury of the first two, but very interesting and worth your time. Damien joins Conan to discuss the many moods of writing this record and the themes within (including new fatherhood), SCRAPPING the original 3rd record entirely, and a […]
  • Ep329: Mike Morasky (Steel Pole Bath Tub, Cassette Prophet) (4/17/2023) - stream/dl Cassette Prophet is Mike from SPBT’s newest thing, a long percolating band and project based on an incredible mythos involving (*checks notes*) Radio Shack? In fact last time he was on it was called: “First Church of Radio Shack.” We discuss that, as well as the many varieties of Milk Cult, the No Coast […]
  • Ep328: Resurrectionists (Joe Cannon, Jeff Brueggeman, Gian Chivas Pogliano) (4/10/2023) - stream/dl Resurrectionists are an awesome new (er) band from Milwaukee and they have a record called Now That We Are All Ghosts that Conan is VERY familiar with! Chamber DOOM Folk Americana. Let’s get into a song by song breakdown, find out if this band is truly clock rock or not and get into the […]
  • Ep327: A Fond Farewell to RadioNOPE (4/7/2023) - To view this content, you must be a member of Conan's Patreon at $1 or more Unlock with PatreonAlready a qualifying Patreon member? Refresh to access this content.
  • Ep326: John Darnielle (the Mountain Goats) (3/20/2023) - stream/dl John was good enough to talk to Conan before their next big tour. What about? Pokerface! Stylistic changeups,the evolution of Mountain Goats from one guy to a large band and what the various members bring. Setlists and when a song works live or doesn’t. Songs that reveal themselves. Shania Twain? GOTHS, The Sunset Tree. […]
  • Ep325: Donna Diane (Djunah) (3/13/2023) - stream/dl It has been 184 episodes since Donna Diane has been on Protonic. A few things have happened since then. Including Djunah’s new record Femina Furens. The absolutely nuts video for Seven Winds of Sekhmet. Legs for bassist, doing everything ones self (no, really!) complex post-traumatic stress disorder, poetry and deadbeat dad Gods. It is […]
  • Ep324: Lori Joseph (Acid King) (3/7/2023) - stream/dl Beyond Vision! An all new Acid King record for 2023. This one is a bit more psychedelic then previous records but still has the essential monolithic AK riffs you would expect. Yet, there are keyboards too. (*gasp*). It is a winding, thundering song cycle of space exploration. There’s a song by song of the […]
  • Ep323: Russell Simins (Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, S-E-R-V-I-C-E, Crunt) (2/27/2023) - stream/dl DANG! it’s the drum man for the BLUUUUUUES EXPLOOOOOSSSION. Who also happens to be half of the creative braintrust of the mighty SERVICE (Whose: DRAG ME was named best record of 2022 by this show!). A detailed history of JSBX, album by album… starting from the very beginning. R.L. Burnside! Playing with Tom Waits. […]
  • Ep322: Rose Marshack (Poster Children, Salaryman, Author) (2/22/2023) - stream/dl The incredible Rose Marshack of Poster Children has written a book called: Play Like a Man: My Life In Poster Children. Join us as we discuss music as community, the nuts, bolts and dollars and cents of making music. Surviving the 90s gold rush on a major label. Creative ventures. Origin stories, tour reports, […]
  • Ep321: Ivan Julian (Richard Hell and the Voidoids, Shriekback, Matthew Sweet) (2/15/2023) - stream/dl Ivan has a new record called Swing Your Lanterns. Starting in live performance with the Foundations (Build Me Up Buttercup) with touring 101, starting in with Richard Hell and the Voidoids in 70s New York. Rehearsing 3 or 4 songs for months for the first ep, Black Generation. Liars Beware! The different sounds and […]
  • Ep320: Kevin Rutmanis (Hepa.Titus, Cows, Melvins, Tomahawk) (2/7/2023) - Kevin is back and he has TWO new records! Uneat, the latest from Hepa.Titus. And Crackpot Whorehead a collaboration with Trevor Dunn. The Bass V – I. A brief history of hepa.titus, and remote collaborations. Selected Melvins memories. The joy of grabbing weird gear and doing cool things with it.  All that and a living […]
  • Ep319: Martin Bisi (Producer, Engineer, Martin Bisi Band) (1/21/2023) - The pride of Gowanus comes on Protonic Reversal. Martin documented all the no waves bands, ran a studio with Bill Laswell before running it himself. Recorded Herbie Hancock’s ROCKIT (!), as well as Ex-Models, Lydia Lunch… Sonic Youth Bad Moon Rising and EVOL. J.G. Thirlwell. All of that, an incredible career and incredible ongoing presence […]
  • Ep318: Mario Lalli (Fatso Jetson, Mario Lalli and the Rubber Snake Charmers, Yawning Man, Across The River, Queens of the Stone Age) (1/11/2023) - Boomer, The godfather of desert rock! Early days with Black Flag, Redd Kross and Saccharine Trust. Restaurants and riffs. The incredible Tony Tornay. Introducing: The free and unique night to night music of the Rubber Snake Charmers. The origins of the incredible Fatso Jetso. Dropping into the desert sessions to do “millionaire” (later to become […]
  • Ep317: Top Records of 2022 (12/28/2022) - stream/dl It is time for the yearly countdown of some of my favorite records of 2022. I can’t include all of them and taste is subjective, but hopefully you can find some gems here that you either were not aware of or have been meaning to check out. And for those that don’t care about […]
  • Ep316: Alec Mackaye (Hammered Hulls, The Warmers, Ignition) (12/23/2022) - stream/dl Hammered Hulls! A new-ish band with a GREAT record called Careening. Singer and frontman Alec Mackaye comes on protonic reversal and goes into a DETAILED song by song of this incredible record, as well as talk of The Warmers, general songwriting, song lyric interpretations as jumping off points and writing prompts for the audience, […]
  • Ep315: Mike Baggetta (mssv, Mike Baggetta / Mike Watt / Jim Keltner, solo) (12/19/2022) - stream/dl Everywhen We Go, that’s the new record by Mike Baggetta / Jim Keltner / Mike Watt is now out! It’s the latest record from a loose limbed collaboration by the iconic experimental guitarist, the mighty Minutemen bass man and the incredible session drummer who has played with everybody. So what’s the difference between that […]
  • Ep314: Mike Watt (mssv, Minutemen, fIREHOSE, the Stooges, Flipper, solo, Mike Baggetta / Jim Keltner / Mike Watt) (12/12/2022) - stream/dl Surprise! It is the one and only Mr. Mike Watt. He’s got a new record with Mike Beggata and Jim Keltner called Everywhen We Go. Hot off the presses! We discuss that (and the difference between mssv!) as well as the Watt from Pedro show, Flipper, Iggy, erasing ageism in movement music, knee blow […]
  • Ep313: Gerald V. Casale (DEVO) (12/6/2022) - stream/dl The unmistakable Gerald V. Casale of DEVO RETURNS! He has new music. The Invisible Man ep, along with a reissue of the Jihad Jerry & the Evildoers material under his own name. Fantastic videos for I’m Gonna Pay U Back and The Invisible Man. Collaboration with Steve Bartek of Oingo Boingo and Josh Freese […]
  • Ep312: Paul Roessler (The Screamers, 45 Grave, Nervous Gender, Nina Hagen, Twisted Roots, Solo, Producer) (11/21/2022) - stream/dl The great Paul Roessler! He’s recently released The Turning of the Bright World, a new solo record. Lots of talk about the iconic and legendary band The Screamers who never recorded a proper record but are legends of punk rock and progenitors of “synth punk” and still a hot topic to this day, Twisted […]
  • Ep311: John Schmersal (Brainiac, Enon, Vertical Scratchers, Crooks on Tape) (11/16/2022) - stream/dl Brainiac touring in 2023? Amazing! Let’s get the full details from the guitar man himself, how a Brainiac tour can (and is) happening without the great Timmy Taylor (RIP). Fresh off a tour with the band Caribou, John breaks it down. How about a rundown of the catalog too? Yeah? Sound good. The Attic […]
  • Ep310: Nick Sakes (Upright Forms, Colossamite, Dazzling Killmen, Sicbay) (11/5/2022) - stream/dl Upright Forms are a new band! One of their first recordings is on the Sounds to Make You Shudder Skin Graft comp. Conan knows the three members from very different bands and circles. The Upright Forms origins are discussed as well as indepth look at Dazzling Killmen (Face of collapse! Jazz guys and wildcard), […]
  • Ep309: Mark Davies (Thinking Fellers Union Local 282) (10/19/2022) - stream/dl Reissues of Strangers From the Universe and Admonishing the Bishops! Yes, it is true. Bulbous Monocle is doing just that. What better time to go over the entire storied and varied TFUL282 catalog with a fine tooth comb? A bit about each record, baroque instruments making weird noises. Optigans! Mother of All Saints! The […]
  • Ep308: microwaves (Dave Kuzy, John Roman, Adam Macgregor) (10/16/2022) - stream/dl The mighty men of MICROWAVES! This incredibly long lived band of uncompromising relentlessly creative Pittsburgh noiseniks have a new one called Discomfiture Atlas, a record with TWO lineups. One of which is with previous bassplayer Steve Moore of Zombi fame. A wild time! Or as Dave says: “We talk about the songs on the […]
  • Ep307: Guy Picciotto (fugazi) (10/3/2022) - stream/dl Well then! How about a comprehensive talk with the fantastic and innovative guitarist and singer? A deep and far ranging conversation on models of operation, freedom and creativity as well as relatively comprehensive deep dives through all of all of the fugazi catalog? Strap in everybody! https://open.spotify.com/episode/1p0swTijm66RHDtB4sBBW4?si=afcffdd906d24d68
  • Ep306: Toshi Kasai (Producer, Engineer, Musician) (9/8/2022) - stream/dl Toshi is the renowned producer of bands like Melvins, Tool and so much more. He’s not only the master mind of the incredible Plan D, but has a fantastic new record called Based on True Stories, that is full of gypsy jazz, backmasking, filters and glitches but is… mostly acoustic? We take a deep […]
  • Ep305: Chat Pile (8/22/2022) - What a treat! All four members of Oklahoma City Noise-rock/sludge superstars come on Protonic Reversal to talk about their awesome new record God’s Country in-depth. An in-depth song by song discussion! Along with talk of logos, art direction, the Oklahoma scene and a surprising amount of 90s swing revival discourse.  stream/dl
  • Ep304: Scott Picco (Almanac Man, Bear Claw, Rented Rooms) (8/19/2022) - stream/dl Almanac Man is a great newer band from Denver, with a great new record called For Your Cause. Song by song breakdown of that record, as well as a comprehensive overview of the long lived, 2-bass and drums Chicago trio Bear Claw. Chris Metcalf of Life and Times and playing in Rented Rooms and […]
  • Ep303: Dan Kubinski (Die Kreuzen, DeadFinger) (8/5/2022) - The mighty Die Kreuzen vocalist and frontman has a brand new dark acoustic duo called DeadFinger. Learn all about that here, as well as a detailed run through of the entire history of Die Kreuzen, key moments and records, what came afterwards and lots more. Reunions, shouting out newer bands, post-Die Kreuzen activities, The Crosses […]
  • Ep302: Carl Shane (Kal Marks) (8/2/2022) - Tom Waits, Harvey Milk, Melvins, Captain Beefheart and more! Turning a solo project into a band and into the same band but with a different lineup. One guitar vs. two guitars. The story of Kal Marks coming back during COVID. The story of playing with Kowloon Walled City, Gentrification and not caring about what is […]
  • Ep301: Stephen Egerton (Descendents, ALL) (7/22/2022) - stream/dl Cool! It’s the guitar man from the mighty Descendents and ALL (and FLAG!). Listen in as Stephen and Conan talk about: bringing the prog to the downstrokes, growing up in a musical family, wireless or wired (never knobs), ALL (the album and the band), Everything Sucks, 9th and Walnut, oh yeah, and some dude […]
  • Ep300: Conan Neutron answers YOUR questions! (7/17/2022) - stream/dl For episode 300, it was time for something COMPLETELY different.Don’t worry, it isn’t only: “When are you going to have _ on?” or “How is babby formed?”. It’s a nice blend of IMs, e-mails and live comments all answered in a live environment.
  • Ep299: Mike Kunka (godheadSilo, Enemymine, Dead Low Tide, Smoke and Smoke) PT.2 (7/6/2022) - stream/dl Part 2 of the epic episode with Mike Kunka! (Part 1 is here) We talk about the later days of godheadSilo, Enemymine, Dead Low Tide, Smoke and Smoke and what exactly the deal was with that reunion tour in the middle of winter a few years back. 
  • Ep298: Mike Kunka (godheadSilo, Enemymine Dead Low Tide, Smoke and Smoke) PT.1 (7/4/2022) - stream/dl Mike Kunka is an American bass guitarist best known as a member of the group godheadSilo. He has also been a member of the groups Dead Low Tide, Smoke and Smoke and Enemymine, based out of Washington state. All that and Three Men and a Baby with Melvins. We talk about… all of that! […]
  • Ep297: Jem Ponussamy (DEAD) (6/18/2022) - stream/dl Jem of the mighty DEAD (Australia) returns to Protonic Reversal to talk about re-pressing Raving Drooling, releasing UP YOURS, We Grit Our Teeth, CLUB DEAD, multiple versions of the band and lots, lots more. (not touring though!)
  • Ep296: Damon Che (Don Caballero) (6/7/2022) - Wait, what?! That’s right, it is the most comprehensive breakdown of all things Don Cab you are likely to hear. Album by album, For Respect to American Don, and even World Class Listening Problem and Punkgasm. The art on 2 and What Burns. Using technology to solve problems. Is he playing? What happened with Bellini? […]
  • Ep295: Stephen DePace (Flipper) (6/3/2022) - stream/dl A comprehensive history of the band Flipper from the genre defining band’s mighty drummer! The positivity of LIFE, the synare of Sex Bomb and the sax solos. Public Flipper Limited, Gone Fishin’, Blow’n Chunks, vs. Studio 54 (Really!), Being Rick Rubin’s favorite band, losing Will Shatter, Krist Noviselic (!) and David Yow (!), joining […]
  • Ep294: Stu Spasm (Lubricated Goat, the Art Gray Noizz Quintet) (5/24/2022) - stream/dl Lubricated Goat! CRUNT! the Art Gray Noizz Quintet! Stu Spasm (aka: Stu Gray) is a legend in underground music. Find out who in Lubricated Goat liked Motley Crue a little too much, playing with Charles Tolnay and Guy Maddison (respectively!), Playing naked on television, getting stabbed in Berlin and various activities in between, CRUNT, […]
  • Ep293: Will Brooks (Dälek) (5/17/2022) - stream/dl Well, well, well! It’s Will Brooks of Dälek, coming in hot with a fantastic new record called Precipice. One that features a guest appearance by young up and comer Adam Jones of (*checks notes*) TOOL, even. Listen in as Will and Conan talk about sharing the stage with everybody from Godflesh to Prince Paul, […]
  • Ep292: Sohrab Habibion and Michael Jaworski (SAVAK) (5/9/2022) - stream/dl SAVAK have a new record, their 5th! Human Error/Human Delight, it’s a great rocker and has a wild array of bass players, just like the band. It’s been 192 episodes since Sohrab was last on and 208 since it was a full episode, and Michael Jaworski has NEVER been on. Here that is finally […]
  • Ep291: Protonic Reversal / Movie Night Extravaganza X’over: This Is Spinal Tap w/ Gerald V. Casale (DEVO) (5/7/2022) - stream/dl THIS CROSSOVER GOES TO 11! That’s right, it is the the classic (and endlessly quotable) Rob Reiner Mockumentary. With a round table discussion that includes Gerald V. Casale of DEVO, Brian Teasley (Birdstuff) of Man…or Astro-Man?/Polyphonic Spree and St. Vincent and so much more! The first ever crossover between Conan Neutron’s Protonic Reversal and […]

Ep275: Ken Andrews (Failure, Year of the Rabbit, Producer)
Ep274: John Mohr, Mike Greenlees, Tom Zaluckyj (TAR)
Ep273: Kevin Whitley and Brent Prager (Cherubs)
Ep272: Tim Quirk (Too Much Joy)
Ep271: Joe Carducci (SST Records, Author: Rock and the Pop Narcotic, Western Stories, Enter Naomi)
Ep270: Chris Murphy (Sloan, Tuns)
Ep269: Shannon Selberg (Heroine Sheiks, the Cows)
Ep268: Ben Verellen (Helms Alee, Verellen Amps, Harkonen)
Ep267: Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle, Fantomas, SpermChurch)
Ep266: Billy Gould (Faith No More)
Ep265: Tony Aguilar (All Souls, Totimoshi)
Ep264: James Woodard (The Grasshopper Lies Heavy)
Ep263: Aaron Beam (Red Fang)
Ep262: Kira Roessler (Black Flag, Dos, Solo)
Ep260: Erica Dunn (Tropical Fuck Storm, Mod Con, Palm Springs)
Ep259: Dana Viloria (Wavebreaker, Turbo Lightning, Batwings Catwings)
Ep258: Lindsey Charles (the Cell Phones)
Ep257: Steve Pike (Exhalants)
Ep256: Dave Norwood (The Gary)
Ep255: Dave Leto (Rye Coalition)
Ep254: Mike Lust (Tight Phantomz, Lustre King, Solo)
Ep253: Aaron Beam (Red Fang)
Ep252: Chris Brokaw (Come, Codeine, The New Year, Martha’s Vineyard Ferries, Solo)
Ep251: Eric Fundingsland (“Why Am I Doing This?” Tour Documentary, The Bismarck)
Ep250: Gerald Casale of DEVO interviews Conan Neutron
Ep249: Hugo Burnham (Gang of Four)
Ep248: Greg Norton (Hüsker Dü, Gang Font, Porcupine)
Ep247: Mick Harvey (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Birthday Party, PJ Harvey, Solo Artist)
Ep261: Johnny Temple (Girls Against Boys, Soulside, Fake Names, Akashic Books)
Ep260: Erica Dunn (Tropical Fuck Storm, Mod Con, Palm Springs)
Ep259: Dana Viloria (Wavebreaker, Turbo Lightning, Batwings Catwings)
Ep258: Lindsey Charles (the Cell Phones)
Ep257: Steve Pike (Exhalants)
Ep256: Dave Norwood (The Gary)
Ep255: Dave Leto (Rye Coalition)
Ep254: Mike Lust (Tight Phantomz, Lustre King, Solo)
Ep253: Aaron Beam (Red Fang)
Ep252: Chris Brokaw (Come, Codeine, The New Year, Martha’s Vineyard Ferries, Solo)
Ep251: Eric Fundingsland (“Why Am I Doing This?” Tour Documentary, The Bismarck)
Ep250: Gerald Casale of DEVO interviews Conan Neutron
Ep249: Hugo Burnham (Gang of Four)
Ep248: Greg Norton (Hüsker Dü, Gang Font, Porcupine)
Ep247: Mick Harvey (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Birthday Party, PJ Harvey, Solo Artist)
Ep246: Craig Wedren (Shudder to Think)
Ep245: Eugene Robinson (Oxbow, Whipping Boy)
Ep244: Elisha Wiesner (The Martha’s Vineyard Ferries, Kahoots)
Ep243: Tim Cedar (Part Chimp)
Ep242: David Yow (The Jesus Lizard, Scratch Acid)
Ep241: Andrew “Falco” Falkous (mclusky, Future of the Left, Christian Fitness)
Ep240: Cheshire Agusta (Stinking Lizaveta)
Ep239: Matt Parish (Stuffed Spider, Ho-Ag)
Ep238: Greg Saunier (Deerhoof)
Ep237: Rick Froberg (Hot Snakes, Drive Like Jehu, Pitchfork, Obits)
Ep236: John Hastie and Robert Gomez (Nonagon)
Ep235: Samantha Paulsen (We Versus The Shark, Mean Queen, Man… or Astro-Man?)
Ep234: Silkworm’s FIREWATER at 25 (with Tim Midyett)
Ep233: Page Hamilton (Helmet, Band of Susans)
Ep232: Danielle de Picciotto (Hackedepicciotto, Solo Artist)
Ep231: Mike Hard (God Bullies, Thrall, They Never Sleep)
Ep230: Dale Crover (Melvins, Redd Kross, Dale Crover Band)
Ep229: Scott Evans (Kowloon Walled City)
Ep228: Jeff Byron (Wavebreaker, the Mae Shi, Turbo Lightning)
Ep227: Joe Mcclune (RLND)
Ep226: Josh Newton (Shiner, Glazed Baby, Season to Risk)
Ep225: Justin Pearson (The Locust, Dead Cross, Retox, Planet B, 31G)
Ep224: Chris Summerlin and Joe Thompson (Hey Colossus)
Ep223: The Tunnel (Jeff Wagner, Michael Jacobs, Sam Black)
Ep221: Brian Teasley (Man… or Astro-Man?, Servotron)
Ep220: Eddie Rivas (Distorted Pony, Leopold)
Ep219: Darren Jackson (Kid Dakota)
Ep218: Heather Smith (Bone and Bell)
Ep217: Greg Saunier (Deerhoof)
HELLS BALLS – An AC/DC Round Table special, with Brian Walsby and Tony Ash
Ep216: Syd Butler (Les Savy Fav, 8G Band, Frenchkiss Records)
Ep215: Tobias Nathaniel (The Red Step, The Black Heart Procession)
Ep213: Helios Creed (Chrome, Solo)
Ep212: Carina Round (Puscifer, Solo Artist)
Ep211: Trey Spruance (Mr. Bungle, Secret Chiefs 3)
Ep210: DEVO – Something For Everybody 10 Year Song by Song Breakdown with Jerry Casale
Ep209: Ian Mackaye (fugazi, Coriky, the Evens, Minor Threat, Dischord)
Ep208: Chris Murphy (Sloan)
Ep207: Jimmy Watkins (Running Punks)
Ep206: Shannon Selberg (the Cows, Heroine Sheiks)
Ep205: Patrick Tape Fleming (Gloom Balloon, Poison Control Center)
Ep204: Ed Fraser (Heads., Kino Motel)
Ep202: Jeff Mueller (June of 44, Shipping News, Rodan)
Ep201: Chris Williams (Maple Stave, Plastic Flame Press, The Operative)
Ep200! Brenna Betts! Josh Davis! “Why Do You Do What You Do?”
Ep199: James Williamson (Iggy and the Stooges)
Ep197: Ben Von Wildenhaus (Von Wildenhaus, Federation X)
Ep196: Alain Johannes (Eleven, QOTSA, Desert Sessions, PJ Harvey, Producer)
Ep195: Buzz Osborne & Trevor Dunn (Melvins, Fantomas, Mr. Bungle, King Buzzo [with Trevor Dunn])
Ep194: Alex Newport (Fudge Tunnel, Nailbomb, Theory of Ruin, Producer)
Ep193: Patty Schemel (Hole, Upset)
Ep192: Phil Manley (Trans Am, Terry Gross, Life Coach)
A tribute to Vern Rumsey
Ep191: Jennifer Finch (L7)
Ep190: David Pajo (Slint, Papa M, Zwan, Household Gods, Tortoise, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Interpol, Dead Child, Stereolab)
Ep189: Ross Knight (Cosmic Psychos)
Ep188: A Deer, A Horse (Rebecca, Angela, Dylan)
Ep187: Phill Calvert (The Birthday Party)
Ep186: Rick Valentin and Rose Marshack (Poster Children, Radio Zero)
Ep185: The Culture of Like and Subscribe with Steve Albini
Ep184: Tony Visconti (Producer: David Bowie, T. Rex, Iggy Pop, Thin Lizzy)
Ep183: Rob Montage (Waxeater)
Ep182: Jordan Sobolew (Reptoid)
Ep181: KatieJane Garside (Daisy Chainsaw, Liar,Flower, Queen Adreena)
Ep180: Jared Warren (Big Business, the Whip, KARP, Melvins)
Ep179: Travis Keller (Buddyhead, American Primitive)
Ep178: Zak Sally (The Hand, Low, Enemymine)
Ep176: David Scott Stone (LCD Soundsystem, Melvins, Unwound, Big Business, Slug, Get Hustle, etc.)
Ep174: Martin Atkins (PiL, Pigface, Killing Joke)
Ep172: Tad Doyle (TAD, Brothers of the Sonic Cloth)
Ep171: Ronnie Barnett (the Muffs)
Ep170: Mario Rubalcaba (Earthless, OFF!, Hot Snakes, Rocket From the Crypt, Clikitat Ikatowi)
Ep169: Tom Hazelmyer (Amphetamine Reptile)
Ep168: Salvation (Jason, Santiago, Victor)
Ep167: Alexander Hacke & Danielle De Picciotto (Hackeddepicciotto)
Ep166: Lori Barbero (Babes in Toyland)
Ep165: Allen Epley (Shiner, The Life and Times)
Ep164: Brian Walsby (Cartoonist, Shiny Beast, Polvo)
Ep163: Kate Wakefield (Lung)
Ep162: Mike Morasky (Steel Pole Bath Tub, Milk Cult)
Ep161: Chris Spencer (Human Impact, Unsane)
Ep159: Jerry Casale (DEVO)
Ep158: Duane Denison (The Jesus Lizard, Tomahawk, DK3)
Ep157: Andrew “Falco” Falkous (mclusky, Future of the Left, Christian Fitness)
Ep156: Toshi Kasai (Producer, Plan D, Big Business)
Ep155: Dale Crover (Melvins)
Ep154: Jem Ponnusamy (Dead)
Ep153: Steven McDonald (Redd Kross, OFF!, Melvins)
Ep152: Andee Connors (A Minor Forest/Aquarius Records)
Ep151: Tim Midyett (Silkworm, Mint Mile, Bottomless Pit)
Ep150: Steve Albini (Shellac, Big Black, Rapeman)
Ep149: Billy Gould (Faith No More, Talking Book)
Ep148: Buzz Osborne (Melvins)
Ep147: Jonathan Nuñez (Torche)
Ep146: Mark Lanegan (Mark Lanegan Band, Queens of the Stone Age, Gutter Twins, Screaming Trees)
Ep145: Creston Spiers (Harvey Milk)
Ep144: Kevin Rutmanis (hepa.titus, The Cows, Melvins, Tomahawk)
Ep143: Mike Watt (Minutemen, fIREHOSE, The Stooges)
Ep142: Matt Cronk (Qui, Cunts)
Ep141: Donna Diane (Djunah, Beat Drun Juel)
Ep140: Greg Saunier (Deerhoof)
Ep139: Mark Deutrom (Bellringer, Melvins)
Ep138: Gareth “Gaz” Liddiard (Tropical Fuck Storm, The Drones)
Ep137: Bill Barbot (Jawbox, Foxhall Stacks, Burning Airlines)
Ep136: Brainiac (John, Juan, Tyler)
Ep135: Ifihadahifi (DJ, Chris, Josh, Michael)
Ep134: Justin Foley (The Austerity Program)
Ep133: 5 Year Anniversary
Ep132: Coady Willis (Big Business, Murder City Devils, Melvins)
Ep131: Travis Keller (Buddyhead, American Primitive)
Ep130: Best Albums of 2018
Ep129: Craig Wedren (Shudder to Think)
Ep128: Bob Bert (Sonic Youth, Pussy Galore, Lydia Lunch Retrovirus, Jon Spencer & the HITmakers)
Ep127: Steve Albini (Shellac, Big Black, Engineer)
Ep126: J.D. Pinkus (Butthole Surfers, Melvins, Honky)
Ep125: Sam Coomes (Quasi. Jon Spencer & the HITmakers)
Ep124: WORK (Joe Cannon, Kavi Laud, Jeff Brueggeman)
Ep123: Toshi Kasai (Producer and Engineer: Melvins, Tool, Helmet)
Ep122: Mike Greenlees/John Mohr (Tar)
Ep120: Jeff Mueller (June of 44, Shipping News, Rodan)
Ep119: Joe Cardamone (the Icarus Line)/Michael Grodner (The Icarus Line Must Die)
Ep118: Rick Valentin (Poster Children, Thoughts Detecting Machines)
Ep117: Andrew Elstner (Dead Now, Tilts, Torche)
Ep116: Andrew “Falco” Falkous (Future of the Left, christian fitness, mclusky)
Ep115: The Bismarck (Chris Jury, Dan Mohr, Eric Fundingsland)
Ep114: Keith Morris (OFF!, Black Flag, Circle Jerks)
Ep113: Rose Marshack (Poster Children)
Ep112: Body Futures (DJ Hostettler, Dixie Jacobs, Chris Maury)
Ep111: Dave Catching (Rancho De La Luna, Earthlings?, Eagles of Death Metal, Desert Sessions, Queens of the Stone Age)
Ep110: Marissa Paternoster (Screaming Females)
Ep109: Top 10 Albums of 2017
Ep108: Darren Jackson (Kid Dakota)
Ep107: Hank Donovan (Magpies, Rattlesnake Cable Company)
Ep106: Keith Brammer (Die Kreuzen)
Ep105: Tim Midyett (Silkworm, Bottomless Pit, Mint Mile)
Ep104: Nick Skrobisz (Multicult)
Ep103: WORK (Joe Cannon, Jeff Brueggeman, Kavi Laud)
Ep101: Fox Face (Mary Joy, Lindsay DeGroot, Lydia Chioda, Chopper Chioda)
Ep101: Lindsey Charles (The Cell Phones)
Ep100: Chris Frey! Christian Lembach! Sohrab Habibion! Josh Newton! Dale Crover! Tom Hazelmyer! Andrew “Falco” Falkous! Rick Valentin! (not) Steve Albini!
Ep099: Rick Sims (Didjits, Gaza Strippers)
Ep098: Eugene Robinson (Oxbow, Whipping Boy, Sal Mineo)
Ep097: Mike Blaha (The Blind Shake, BLAHA, Shadow in the Cracks)
Ep096: J. Robbins (Jawbox, Burning Airlines, Channels)
Ep095: Brian Pennington (Lardo, Megamaul, Radiant Republic)
Ep094: Duane Denison (Jesus Lizard, Tomahawk, DK3)
Ep093: Hammer, Chisel, Fall – Anti-Inauguration Day Jukebox
Ep092: Protonic Reversal Top 10 Records of 2016
Ep091: Justin Trosper (Unwound, Survival Knife, Nocturnal Habits)
Ep090: Christian Lembach (Whores.)
Ep089: Andrew “Falco” Falkous (Future of the Left, mclusky, christian fitness)
Ep088: Brenna Betts (Goodbye Brenna!)
Ep087: Jeff Byron/Dana Poblete (Batwings Catwings)
Ep086: Mike Upchurch (The Hotbox)
Ep085: Bob Hannam/Ryan Sutherby (Melvins Documentary)
Ep084: Sohrab Habibion (Savak, Obits, Edsel)
Ep083: Joel Frost (Playing Rock Star)
Ep082: DJ Hostettler (Unintimidated: Wisconsin Musicians Against Scott Walker)
Ep081: Brendan Canty (fugazi, Deathfix, Burn to Shine)
Ep080: Sean Kirkpatrick (Nervous Curtains, The pAperchAse)
Ep079: Josh Newton (Shiner, Glazed Baby, Season to Risk) -pt2
Ep078: Scott Evans/Jon Howell (Kowloon Walled City)
Ep077: Jason Myers (Author: A Sad History of Beautiful Nostalgia, Exit Here, The Mission)
Ep076: Tim Green (The Fucking Champs, Nation of Ulysses, Louder Studios)
Ep075: Josh Newton (Shiner, Season to Risk, Glazed Baby) Pt. 1
Ep074: Top 10 Albums of 2015
Ep073: Tom Hazelmyer (Amphetamine Reptile Records)
Ep072: Joe Cardamone (The Icarus Line)
Ep071: Jason Myles (La Fin Absolute Du Monde)
Ep070: Phil Manley/Sebastian Thomson (Trans Am)
Ep069: James Burns (SEMINARS / Police Teeth) & Casey Nolan
Ep068: Teri Gender Bender/Chris Common (Le Butcherettes)
Ep067: Christian Lembach (Whores.)
Ep066: Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover (The Melvins)
Ep065: Motherfucker (Erika, Erica, and Mandy)
Ep064: David Yow (Jesus Lizard, Scratch Acid, Actor)
Ep063: Andrew “Falco” Falkous returns (Future of the Left, mclusky, christian fitness)
Ep062: Debates, Humor and General Nonsense
Ep061: Love Moon and Sleeping Bag
Ep060: Brett Eugene Ralph (Kentucky Chrome Revue, Rising Shotgun, Malignant Growth)
Ep059: (redacted)
Ep058: Travis Keller (Buddyhead)
Ep057: Jon Fine (Bitch Magnet, Your Band Sucks [book])
Ep056: Ted Nesseth (Heavenly States)
Ep055: J. Robbins (Jawbox, Burning Airlines, Office of Future Plans)
Ep054: Back in Action.
Ep053: Russell Hall / Jonathan Brown (Tyranny is Tyranny)
Ep052: Tim Midyett (Silkworm, Bottomless Pit, Mint Mile)
Ep051: John Yingling (World Underground, Documentarian)
Ep050: Chris Frey (Porch) & Mike Markowski
Ep049: talk, tunes, etc.
Ep048: Back to the Bay
Ep047: Rick Valentin (Poster Children, Thoughts Detecting Machines, Radio Zero)
Ep046: Tony Molina
Ep045: “Say ‘YES’…to NOPE.”
Ep044: PRF Thundersnow 2015 roundup *OR* Augury and the Douche
Ep043: Sardinian Hello.
Ep042: Travis Keller (Buddyhead)
Ep041: the Neutron and Gritzy Show II – The Final Solution of Fun
Ep040: Michael Cobra & Rebecca Gone Bad (Happy Fangs)
Ep039: Tom Grigor (Sister Grizzly)
Ep038: Dixie Jacobs & DJ Hostettler (Body Futures)
Ep037: (REDACTED)
Ep036: Jon Solomon (WPRB/Comedy Minus One)
Ep035: John Congleton (Producer, the pAperchAse)
Ep034: Matt Gentling (Archers of Loaf)
Ep033: Josh Hensley / Garth Mason (the rutabega)
Ep032: “I Can’t Breathe” music + Talk
Ep031: Jason Myers – Author (Exit Here, The Mission, Run the Game, etc.)
Ep030: Love Moon (Chuck Tom, James Lyter, Jordan Martich)
Ep029: Enough guests, some nice MUSIC for a change!
Ep028: Kevin Burkett (Electrical Guitar Company)
EP027: Rey Washam (Scratch Acid, Rapeman, Ministry)
Ep026: Colin Frangos (The Loyalists, Hey Hey What doc – The Blind Shake/Michael Yonkers)
Ep025: Conan plays a bunch of music.
Ep024: Minot (Matt Solberg, Shannon Corr, Ben Thorne)
Ep023: Elliot Turton (Waxeater, None of the Above Podcast)
Ep022: Jon Illum/Evan Gritzon (Lords of Sealand)
Ep021: Steve Albini (Shellac, Big Black, Engineer)
Ep020: Good Morning, Music
Ep019: David Urbano (Eastern Anchors) / Dixie Jacobs (Body Futures)
Ep018: Ryan De La Hoz (Cool Try)
Ep017: Bob Bucko Jr.
Ep016: Austin Pitts (Hurry Up Shotgun)
Ep015: Todd Rittmann (Dead Rider, U.S. Maple)
Ep014: Andrew “Falco” Falkous returns (Future of the Left, mclusky, christian fitness)
Ep013: Patrick Walsh (Risk/Reward, Live From the Barrage), Shehzaad Jiwani (Greys)
Ep012: The Neutron and Gritzy Show: The Final Solution of Fun!
Ep011: Erica Strout (Motherfucker), Ryan Werner (Passenger Side Books/The Internet)
Ep010: Jeff Moody (Stripwax, FoWlMouTh)
Ep009: More rock, less talk. PRF BBQ Chicago playlist
Ep008: Robert Kassees (Repeat After Me/Red Light Fever)
Ep007: Rebecca Gone Bad & Michael Cobra (Happy Fangs)
Ep006: Bryan Giles (Red Fang)/Melissa Dale Neal (Dark Beach)
Ep005: Bradley R. Weissenberger (The Book-Burners, .22)
Ep004: Andrew Falkous (Future of the Left, Mclusky), Bill Taylor (Songs For Snakes)
Ep003: Andrew Elstner (Torche, Tilts)
Ep002: PRF BBQ Extravaganza! Ben Abraham!, Chris Frey!, Austin Pitts!, Shannon Corr!
Ep001: the Maiden Voyage! Chris Frey of Porch in studio, Call from Austin Pitts of Hurry Up Shotgun