Eddie Jason & Chris: Interviews and Current Events
Summary: Eddie, Jason & Chris talk about current events, pop-culture, alternative music, and make each other cry. Hear it live Friday nights at www.idobiRadio.com. www.EJCshow.com.
Eddie Jason & Chris are back with the creators of the insanely popular virtual metal band, Pentakill. Also, up-and-coming indie act, Culture Wars. First up, Viranda Tantula and Jason "chupacobbler" Willey, two of the team members at Riot Games who've helped create and compose for the Billboard Top 40 and #1 iTunes Metal sensation, Pentakill. The band consists of bad ass character skins available in the 100 million player strong, League of Legends. Next up on EJC, Culture Wars. The Austin based trio are currently preparing to release their debut, self-titled EP (out Friday) with production by Robert Sewell and mixing by Alan Moulder (The Killers, Nine Inch Nails) and Manny Marroquin (Kanye West, Imagine Dragons). Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.
This week on Eddie Jason & Chris, the legend and awesomely taltend Max Collins of Eve6 and his new project Fitness and Kyle Morris of Unlikley Candidates.
REALLY, REALLY BIG SHOE…er, show. Eddie Jason & Chris welcome Nick Hexum, lead singer of rock/reggae legends, 311, and YouTube star Nathan Sharp (NateWantsToBattle). 311 are back with their epic 17-song opus, MOSAIC. The band recorded with producing legend John Feldmann, as well as Scotch Ralston (who produced the group’s iconic Transistor, Soundsystem, and Stereolithic albums). There’s a lot of excitement around 311’s current single “Too Much To Think,” of which Hexum states, “Musically, it starts out with a signature 311 guitar riff…the song’s been described as an earworm. It sticks in your head.” NateWantsToBattle has since become synonymous with the joyful consumption of a wide range of media: gaming, anime and, most of all–music. A singer, pianist, guitarist and songwriter, Sharp has written over 200 compositions and renditions that range from parodies of popular hits to English renditions of anime openings to music about video games to his very own rock originals. Also, Jason and Chris have a battle royale to see who can make each other laugh, Chris goes to a Renaissance fair, the guys have a Harry Potter debate (sigh), Eddie confesses to being a sci-fi geek, Chris with the news. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.
This week, Eddie Jason & Chris welcome publicist/musician Jesea Lee and tons more. Jesea Lee was the guitarist for the now defunct punk band One Days Notice and began working on solo material once the group called it quits in the summer of 2016. His debut EP, Sleepspent , will be released on July 14th and all proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Pre-orde now on iTunes or Bandcamp and get an instant download of the EP's first single "TV Glow." Also, America shows signs of senility on its 241st birthday, David from Australia has a dating misadventure, Eddie's hillbilly cousin hates the flag (prank call), Chris sings karaoke, Chris with the news and more. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.
Eddie Jason & Chris this week features Portugal radio and television announcer Alvaro Costa, and Fish of idobi Radio's Gone Fishkin for a rare in-studio appearance. Alvaro Costa is a popular Portuguese radio DJ, music, sports, and pop-culture commentator. His sense of humor is infectious and fits right in with the EJC boys as they discuss the Portugal music scene and life in general. Also, Fish from idobi Radio's Gone Fishkin joins the guys live in the studio, David from Australia brings on one of the first responders who rescued him from the septic tank, Jason and Eddie rant about grocery cart traffic, the guys offer their twist on the college commencement and Chris with the news. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.
Eddie Jason & Chris with a new episode featuring illusionist from CW TV's Masters of Illusion, Michael Grandinetti, rapper Juiceboxxx, and Kendall Smith from Denver's Underground Music Showcase. Rapper Juiceboxxx might be out of his mind, but in all the best ways—he owns it and commits to this unstoppable onslaught of creative ideas and outbursts. Freaked Out American Loser is a punk rap blast that captures the anarchic, aggressive spirit of Juiceboxxx’s live show. Michael Grandinetti's career history includes performances on television series and specials. He was also the first illusionist ever invited to appear in the National Independence Day Parade in Washington DC, where he levitated a girl high above a float as it moved down Constitution Avenue as 250,000 people lined the streets. He will be appearing on the next season of CW TV's Masters of Illusion, premiering on June 30th at 8 pm. And, Kendall Smith, Director of The Underground Music Showcase (UMS), the largest indie music festival in the Rocky Mountain region. This year’s UMS will feature hundreds of performances in 15 venues along a one-half mile section of Denver's iconic South Broadway. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.
Eddie Jason & Chris welcome New York's The Howlin' Souls and Tobias Krause, a festival and event curator working on Denver's Underground Music Showcase. The Howlin’ Souls’ collective influence includes British rock greats The Rolling Stones, as well as the blues legends that inspired them–Muddy Waters, Jimmy Reed and the iconic Howlin’ Wolf (whom they honor in their name). Formed in Downtown Manhattan in 2012, The Howlin' Souls have emerged onto the music scene with a fresh yet classic sound. Tobias Krause is a Wisconsin-native, calling Colorado home for the past 10 and a half years. Krause served as the local talent buyer for the Westword Music Showcase for two years before making the jump over to the Underground Music Showcase. Krause has quickly become one of the most prominent event planners in Denver. Also, the guys chat about the weather (WOW!), David from Australia helps pick a ReverbNation Artist of the Month, Eddie gets a Lyft, Chris with the news, and more. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.
For episode 270, Eddie Jason & Chris pack in about 300 segments, including interviews with Microwave (idobi Warped Radio Pre-Interview), Josh Scogins of '68 and Portugal Invasion artist You Can't Win, Charlie Brown. First up, Afonso Cabral of Portugal's You Can’t Win, Charlie Brown. The band is from Lisbon and is currently promoting their third album, Marrow, released by Sony Music Portugal. Listen in as Cabral Skypes in with EJC. Next, Josh Scogin of '68–an American rock duo consisting of Scogin (vox/guitar) and Michael McClellan (drums). With this project, Scogin (who is better known for his work with Norma Jean and The Chariot) is trying to cross even more boundaries than he did with his previous bands by binding genres all across the board including art punk, garage rock, post-hardcore, jazz, and more. And finally, as part of idobi Warped Radio pre-interview coverage, Nate Hardy of Microwave. Atlanta four-piece Microwave balances frankness with a penchant for wit, allowing personal confessions to make a striking impact. Owning the best of the punk continuum, lead vocalist Hardy will sing, scream and yelp amidst snarling guitar work. Also, David from Australia falls in his septic tank, Kathy Griffin raises ire for holding up a fake severed head of Donald Trump, a US civil war could be brewing, Eddie champions for Wonder Woman and more. Brought to you by our friends at Dollar Shave Club! Head on over to DollarShaveClub.com/EJC for a $5 starter box. Also, HelloFresh! For $30 off your first week of deliveries, visit hellofresh.com and enter EJC30 when you subscribe! Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.
It's the unofficial Eddie Jason & Chris kickoff to summer, EJC's Summer Celebration featuring Fame Riot! The guys broadcast live from their summer kickoff party and have Fame Riot perform live from the idobi Session Studio.
Eddie Jason & Chris preview Van's Warped Tour for idobi Warped Radio with Trophy Eyes and David from Australia drops the nuggets on the kitchen floor. First, like a smooth criminal, Trophy Eyes hails from England but lives in Australia. They've released two full-length albums and one EP. As the band gets ready to hit the road on a UK headlining tour, they're already getting a sunburn before Warped Tour. Listen in as drummer Callum talks about everything from almost getting arrested one time, to what it's like to be a drummer in the background of live shows and more. Also, BREAKING NEWS while live: Explosions at an Ariana Grande concert causes dozens of injuries, deaths, Chris soundboard pranks online radio shows, the guys, but David mostly, insults a publicist over a scheduling snafu, Jason sees a child get dismembered, Jason's million dollar movie pitch, a woman on social media claims dinosaurs are fake and backs it up with unimpeachable logic, Chris with the headlines and more. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.
This week, Sequin continues the Portugal Invasion and new EJC Correspondent David from Australia drops everything and violently crashes the show into a McDonalds.
Kevin Lyman is the Loren Micheals of punk rock, Best Youth raid EJC via the Portugal Invasion, and horror movie director Chris Sun Skypes with David from Australia.
This week, EJC welcomes ReverbNation Artist of the Month, Vanilla Sugar and from the Thomas Nicholas Band, Thomas Ian Nicholas! Vanilla Sugar touts its self as an all female-fronted band with the mission of spreading their music across the world by doing multiple tours, expanding their fan base, and eventually getting signed to a label. Listen in as they talk about what their experience in the music industry has been so far, where they're headed and more. Then, Thomas Ian Nicolas calls in to promote his upcoming CD release party, Cinco De Drinko at the Whisky a Go Go in LA! Get your tickets now here. Plus, the Fyre Festival firestorm, Chris contaminates the Chex Mix, Eddie reviews The Circle, David from Australia goes on antidepressants, Jason confronts Eddie's anger issues, and do we allow Silicon Valley too much access to personal data? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.
A jam-packed EJC as Rozwell Kid drop the world premiere of "UHF on DVD" and Coast Modern call in from the road to say hello. Plus, Samantha Scarlette's final regular appearance on the show as she welcomes popular Tarot Reader, Tamar. First up, Rozwell Kid. With a heavy Weezer influence, this band gives and crunchy pop-alternative a fresh spin. Their new record, Precious Art, drops this June. Listen in as lead man Jordan Hudkins talks about his influences, the new release, comedy and more. Then Samantha Scarlette joins EJC for her final regular spot before spinning off her own show (with Eddie) called Blackout. For her final appearence she brings on her segment's first guest, Tarot Reader Tamar. Finally, Coast Modern calls in from the road to talk about where they're currenty residing on their journey. These guys are going to be huge! Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.
This week on EJC, Samantha Scarlette welcomes popular New York Psychic, Jesse Bravo! Jesse Bravo claims to be the "premier psychic medium in NYC". He's been featured on ABC News, MTV, Associated Press and more. When he's not contacting the spirit world, he can be found making trades on Wall Street. Also, Chris gives up circular food for Lent, EJC exclusively interview Bill O'Reilly, David from Australia tries to get his own show on idobi Radio, ReverbNation submissions, Chris with the news and more. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.