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An ambitious new exhibition at Queensborough Community College’s renowned Kupferberg Holocaust Center offers a new way to understand the enormity of Nazi genocide by documenting the staggering number of sites across Europe where Hitler’s murderous army carried out his Final Solution. “The Concentration Camps: Inside the Nazi System of Incarceration…
 
Timothy Hunter (Baruch MPA ’23 and City Tech ’20) and Djenabou Barry (City College MPA ’22 ’20 and Guttman ’19) join me in discussing how they founded the incredible CUNY-led initiative Strategy for Black Lives as well as how they utilized both their community networks and their studies at CUNY to contribute to the BLM movement--all the while learn…
 
pulses. & With Sails Ahead are two “progressive”-post hardcore bands from VA and NJ respectively. I got a chance to sit down with them right before a weekender tour together. In this episode we talk about dumbass swancore redditors, phony networking, how COVID forced us all to unplug for a bit, scene clout pyramid schemes and more. Bandcamp: pulses…
 
Student leader Dave Basnet--a Hunter senior who was just named a Rhodes Scholar--joins Hannah to discuss his experiences being a DACA recipient from Nepal, the various trials and tribulations he faced when solidifying his legal status, and what could be done to make the immigration process more accessible to undocumented people.…
 
Marcos Mena is the guitarist of LA based “fruit-rock” band Standards. After a couple of years of extensive touring and loads of online content, the band has etched a name for themselves as a super fun and colorful instrumental band. If you know Marcos you know that he’s a super driven person. It was great to pick his brain about the music industry …
 
We talk gear! We talk solos! We talk attitude!! Nah we did none of that. But we did get to talk about some ins-and-outs that comes with being in a band online in 2021. Adam is working on a collab project with Anthony Green which will be sick. Ky's band Catbamboo just did a collab track with Kurt Travis called "Crave". Both Sawce and Catbamboo have …
 
Got to sit down with two friends that I’ve made through the NJ DIY scene. Hope you’re okay with some goofing around and shit talking. Teddy and Ky are two people who aren’t afraid to speak their minds, which is something I think is highly valuable in a world where people play nice to get ahead. We complain a bit about the scene and poke fun quite a…
 
2020 was a WILD year. I was lucky enough to release some great albums. On this episode, we go through one track from each LP released last year on Choke Artist. Before each track plays there’s a ~5 minute discussion with members of each project. We talk about the track and it’s meaning, along with any anecdotes/fun facts. Was really cool to get som…
 
First ever mixtape podcast episode! It’s half an hour, throw it on on your way to work and check out some new bands. All of these tracks were released this year or last year and there’s some bangers if you’re into mathy/indie/emo stuff. Hell yea. Track List: 1. Typopro - The Thick 2. Champagne Colored Cars - Glacier 3. Little Geronimo - Glow* (prem…
 
With their new EP “still” out this Friday 11/27, it felt only right to have Snooze on this week. Logan Voss and session drummer/producer Anup Sastry come by to chat about the remote recording process and collaborating together for this new release. In this episode we listen to and comment on the first two tracks from the EP. We also talk about soci…
 
OH BOY you’re in for a treat this week. One of my favorite New Brunswick bands, Bathing in Chunks comes to hang on the pod. This podcast got off the rails a bit and mostly stayed there. If you know the band and have seen them perform live, you will understand why. We also premiered Episode 2 of my hit series Man Vs Shirt. You can watch the episode …
 
My pals in The Most come through to discuss their new album “Of What We Have”, out tomorrow 10/9/20. We get into a bit about their history, their influences, and their approach when creating their new album. This features a listen through of a new song "Mile Run” around the 45 minute mark. You can watch it on youtube here Go check “Of What We Have”…
 
Radcliffe is a artist/thinker/shit-stirrer who can frequently be seen around New Brunswick NJ. They perform a bit in the area under the names “Bentwaeve” and “NGGA”. We talk about the difference between these two projects, and what they aim to accomplish. In addition we talk a bit about some tribulations they’ve faced in a predominantly white-based…
 
Derrick Braxton & Jelani are both New Brunswick-area natives who are remarkably community driven. You can often catch either of them spinning records at a NB basement show near you. It doesn’t stop there; in his tenure as a producer, Derrick has produced beats for notable artists like Lupe Fiasco and Raekwon. In addition, he helps run the Hub City …
 
I sat down with verified mall-punk Kait Bemis to chat about Canadian melodic-skate punk band “Reset”. They were pretty good, until two of their members left to join a manufactured pop-punk band called “Simple Plan”. In this episode we uncover the truth about Simple Plan and the deceit in their pop-punk angst filled charade. Tune in to find out the …
 
Got a chance to sit down and hang out with Jake and Dave from DOWNTRODDER (sludgy/grimy politically charged punk from Philly/NJ). Cheech sat in on the pod too. We spent the first 20 min talking about “Camp Anarchy”, a punk rock festival being run by Fat Mike. We mostly talked about why it’s stupid to pay $120+ to sleep in a tent just to see The Off…
 
Natalie from Well Wisher comes by to talk about their new album “This is Fine” out in a few days on 6131 Records!! We talk about the band’s formation from the ashes of Dollys, getting older and balancing music with other aspects of life, the Asbury Park scene, the writing/recording process of the “This is Fine” and more. Check out Well Wisher’s mus…
 
This week Mem Pahl (Teenage Halloween, Jeffrey Lewis, Cat Tatt), Skylar Sarkis (Taking Meds), and Ben Kotin (Taking Meds/Such Gold) come by to chat after a show in New Brunswick. We talk about our past experiences playing/starring in musicals, the start of Taking Meds spawning from Such Gold, the general lack of bass players, rock music losing it’s…
 
Champagne Colored Cars are a DIY punky/math rock band based out of Atlanta, Georgia. They stopped in New Brunswick for a show at Chateau d’If..we did a podcast <3. We talk about the band’s quick formation, post-tour depression, derivative music becoming homogenous, the perks of touring as a 3 piece band, our lives committed to the cajon, the band’s…
 
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