Friskie Morris Sessions

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Friskie Morris Sessions is just what you need to discover punk, ska and hardcore music. This weekly multi-format program highlights the local Chicago (where the podcast calls home) scene with live in-studio performances, album reviews and interviews with bands from all over North America. Help support local music by subscribing to this podcast and checking out our Facebook and Twitter page for updates.

Episodes

  • Friskie Morris Sessions 91: Torch The Hive

    Friskie Morris Sessions 91: Torch The Hive

    21/01/2021 Duration: 01h08min

    Friskie Morris Sessions 91: Torch The Hive by Friskie Morris & Friends Podcast Network

  • Friskie Morris Sessions 90: Stellar West

    Friskie Morris Sessions 90: Stellar West

    09/12/2020 Duration: 01h15min

    Stellar West is a band I’ve been following since reviewing their first full-length album and seeing them play Riot Fest as kids back in 2016. Having gotten notoriety young, we talk about how their songwriting and overall sound has grown and evolved as they as have grown and evolved as people and how important the team in the studio has been to their process. Tracks featured on this episode are from their latest release “Mortal Wombats” which came out in early October and is available now.

  • Friskie Morris Sessions 89: Eugeine Grey  The Bad Habits

    Friskie Morris Sessions 89: Eugeine Grey & The Bad Habits

    24/11/2020 Duration: 01h28min

    We're melting faces on the 170th episode of the FM&F podcast network with Eugeine Grey & The Bad Habits!! A perfect blend of alt rock, we talk about DIY COVID concerts in parking lots, the transition from solo project to full band and its impact on the creative process, and what it means to be true entertainers over just musicians. Their latest release 'Altered Beings' is available now and be on the lookout for their new video for “Killer on the Loose” dropping 12/4/20 via Goray Matter Visuals and the upcoming single "EIGHT46". Track Listing: Altered Beings She Gone All in my Head Killer on the Loose Connect with the band on social media: Website - http://www.egxbh.com/ FB - https://www.facebook.com/EGxBH IG - https://www.instagram.com/egxbh_/?hl=en

  • Friskie Morris Sessions 88: Speed Babes

    Friskie Morris Sessions 88: Speed Babes

    04/11/2020 Duration: 59min

    This week Speed Babes hops on to talk about how a bet started the band, recording on iOS GarageBand, the science behind the under 2 minute song, and recording multiple albums during 2020. Their latest release entitled "UK?" is available now. Track Listing: 1) Speed Babes '89 2) That's Rad #sosickbro 3) Televisioning 4) Ditch Class for Hardee's Connect with the band on social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/speedbabes Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thespeedbabes/ Bandcamp: https://thespeedbabes.bandcamp.com/album/uk-2

  • Friskie Morris Sessions #87: Sweetie

    Friskie Morris Sessions #87: Sweetie

    21/10/2020 Duration: 01h09min

    On the 87th Friskie Morris Session, 168th episode of the podcast, and first episode of season 6, we have the dynamic duo Sweetie joining us! We cover a lot in this episode: singing Lion King ballads in the basement of the rugby house at NIU, the pro's and con's of being a two-piece, how they developed their sound, and how COVID has impacted the momentum they were building and the recording of their debut album ‘Bad Thing, Sweet Thing’, available now. Track Listing: 1) Devil Girl 2) Howl 3)La Mome 4) Teeth Connect with the band on social media: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/sweetiebandchicago Bandcamp - https://ohsweetie.bandcamp.com/music Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/sweetieband/

  • The-Out-Of-Towners Episode 36: Night Talkers (Nashville, TN)

    The-Out-Of-Towners Episode 36: Night Talkers (Nashville, TN)

    21/01/2020 Duration: 54min

    Nashville Rock’n’Rollers Night Talkers invite us into their van outside Liar's Club to chat about their unique musical backgrounds, the Nashville music scene, and their latest release 'Code 1079!' available now. Track Listing: 1) Burn Up 2) Code 1079 3) On The Fence 4) Reptile Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nighttalkersband/ Bandcamp: https://nighttalkers.bandcamp.com/

  • The-Out-Of-Towners Episode 35: The Return of Moonraker (Santa Clarita, CA)

    The-Out-Of-Towners Episode 35: The Return of Moonraker (Santa Clarita, CA)

    13/01/2020 Duration: 52min

    After a nail-biting bout of Whirlyball, Moonraker was officially the first band in Friskie Morris history to return for a follow-up episode! We reunite where it all started at The Burlington two years after the first time they were on. We try and wrap up on all the band's done in the past two years, what it was like touring Japan with flat Stan Lee, and the stories behind their latest release. "Lanterns" is available now via Tiny Dragon Music. Track Listing: 1) To the Gills 2) One Trick Phony 3) A Memoir 4) Seven Different Kinds of Smoke Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/moonrakerpunx/ Bandcamp: https://moonraker.bandcamp.com/

  • Friskie Morris Sessions Episode 86: The Studs

    Friskie Morris Sessions Episode 86: The Studs

    30/05/2019 Duration: 47min

    Recorded last summer, this is the final "from the Friskie Morris Sessions vault" episode of 2018. The Studs welcomed me into their practice space to talk about playing festivals, meme generators, writing and recording their latest album, and more. Their latest release, entitled 'Red Planet Rock', is available now and a music video for their single off the album, "Alien", is available on their YouTube channel. Track Listing: 1) Level Up 2) Alien 3) Molecules 4) Pepperoni Payoff Connect with the band on social media: Website: https://thestudsmusic.com/home Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thestuds/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/studsmusic/ Bandcamp: https://thestuds.bandcamp.com/

  • Friskie Morris Sessions 85: The Mizzerables

    Friskie Morris Sessions 85: The Mizzerables

    20/05/2019 Duration: 51min

    Recorded back in the summer of 2018, this is one of two episodes "from the Friskie Morris Sessions vault". The Mizzerables join us for our last in-studio episode at Million Yen to talk about the evolution of the band's sound, album art, everything you need to know about their new LP, the infamous push up challenge, and more. The new album, entitled 'Whatever... This Sucks', is scheduled to come out this summer and a music video for their first single off the album, "Forty Five", is available on their YouTube channel. Track Listing: 1) Fucking Killing It 2) Drinking brews 3) Gravity 4)Bottoms Up Find the band on social media: Facebook= https://www.facebook.com/themizzerables/ Instagram= https://www.instagram.com/themizzerables/ Bandcamp= https://themizzerables.bandcamp.com/

  • Friskie Morris Sessions 84: AM TAXI

    Friskie Morris Sessions 84: AM TAXI

    05/02/2019 Duration: 01h02min

    As the Chicago polar vortex subsided, I ventured to AM Taxi's practice space for our first episode of 2019! In this episode, we dive deep into their latest release 'Shiver by Me' from the songwriting, to the studio, and everything in between. 'Shiver by Me' is available digitally and on CD now with vinyl becoming available in the coming weeks. Make sure to check go the official album release party on February 8th at Reggies in Chicago: https://bit.ly/2t64A4J Track Listing: All tracks are off their latest release 'Shiver by Me' 1) Saint Jane 2) Harpoon 3) Movie About Your Life 4) Stuck Around Hit up AM Taxi on social media: @amtaxi on Facebook & Twitter Am Taxi Website: https://www.amtaximusic.com/

  • Friskie Morris Sessions 83: Fighting For Scraps

    Friskie Morris Sessions 83: Fighting For Scraps

    16/08/2018 Duration: 47min

    On this episode we are invited to a backyard party hosted by the one and only Fighting for Scraps. We talk to the south suburban four piece about their style of punk, recording their latest album, and the importance of family and community. Their latest release entitled "For the Next Generation" is available now on 12". Track Listing: 1. Wild 100's 2. Lone Wolf 3. I'm True 4. Friends Connect with Fighting for Scraps on social media... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fightingforscraps/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/56koTxTy67AUX51Yw6iRzE

  • First Rounds On Me Episode 15: Caitlin  Jason of Punk The Burbs Fest

    First Rounds On Me Episode 15: Caitlin & Jason of Punk The Burbs Fest

    02/08/2018 Duration: 01h05min

    On this episode, I sit down with Caitlin (Bumsy and the Moochers) and Jason (The Run Around); the founders of Punk the Burbs Fest at this year's location, Bascamp in Lisle, IL. This annual music festival held in the suburbs of Chicago is a great event and one Friskie Morris & Friends is proud to be a sponsor of for the second year in a row. We talk about how the organizers got into punk, things they learned from their inaugural fest, what to expect at this year's fest, and how they are able to do it all with just two people. This year's fest is Saturday, September 22nd at Basecamp in Lisle, IL. Tickets are still available and is an all ages event. Track Listing: 1) The Queers - "Fuck The World" off their album Love Songs For The Retarded 2) Bumsy and the Moochers - "Walls" off our upcoming 2nd full length album on Imminence Records 3) The Run Around - "American Dream" off their album Reckless Ones 4) The Bollweevils - "Bottomless Pit" off their album Stick Your Neck Out Punk The Burbs Social Media Links: Fa

  • Album Review Roundtable: Nov-Dec 2017 w/ Nick of Butchered  Josh of Ribbonhead

    Album Review Roundtable: Nov-Dec 2017 w/ Nick of Butchered & Josh of Ribbonhead

    18/07/2018 Duration: 01h20min

    Album Review Roundtable (Nov-Dec 2017). All releases are available on Bandcamp. Thanks to Nick of Butchered (FMS #31), make sure to catch them at Warped Tour this year, and Josh of Ribbonhead(FMS #49)for being our guest panelists this episode. Track listing of featured artists (Format="Name of Release" by Band Name: Track Name) 1) "Pro Skater 2" by Oscar Bait: Let Me Show You A Hot Stunt (Feat. Josh Glass) 2) "Bad Guy Girl" by Gay Name: Feline Aids 3) "Shoot The Messenger" by Dead Ending: Bring on the Mob 4) "You're the Window and You're Jumping out of it" by Trashbag: Tomorrow Bait 5) "Spare Change" by Movies About Animals: Two Decades and Change 6) "Pass the Tinfoil" by A Mammoth Task: Foxy Grandpa 7) "Demo" by Cyber Pink: Bored 8) "Demo" by Molcajete: La Ansiedad 9) "S/T" by Old Jaw: Late August 10) "Bleed Me Out" by Bombflower: Bleed Me Out

  • Friskie Morris Sessions #82: 2 Minute Minor

    Friskie Morris Sessions #82: 2 Minute Minor

    21/06/2018 Duration: 01h16min

    After a brief hiatus, Chicago's punk podcast of 5+ years is back with Posi Hardcore juggernauts 2 Minute Minor!! On this episode at Million Yen Studios we find out what it took to get the band's current line up, their new EP "Blood on our Front Stoop" and the social issues it tackles, and ways the band's music allows them to give back to their community. Track Listing: 1) Victory is Ours / Can't be Defeated 2)Tried and True 3)It's a Disease 4)Change my Life Bandcamp: https://2minuteminor.bandcamp.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2minuteminorhardcore/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/2minute_minor/

  • First Rounds On Me Episode 14: Josh Nutting of MoonRunners Music Festival

    First Rounds On Me Episode 14: Josh Nutting of MoonRunners Music Festival

    02/05/2018 Duration: 56min

    On this episode I sit down with creator and organizer of Chicago's MoonRunner Music Festival Josh Nutting. We talk about how he got into booking shows and running a multi day fest, tips on running your own fest, Micheal Jackson tribute bands, interesting items on bands' riders, and more. The 6th annual MoonRunners Music Festival is May 4th/5th at Reggies. Track Listing: 1) Amigo the Devil - Hell and You 2) Jayke Orvis & The Broken Band - Lead Me Astray 3) Harley Poe - Gorehound 4) Hellbound Glory - Malt Liquor 5)Jeff Shepherd - The Worst Withdrawal MoonRunners Music Festival Links: Website: https://www.moonrunnersmusicfestival.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Moonrunners-Music-Festival-501305486572906/

  • Friskie Morris Sessions Episode #81: Blind Adam and the Federal League

    Friskie Morris Sessions Episode #81: Blind Adam and the Federal League

    19/04/2018 Duration: 01h08min

    Between Million Yen Studios and Cafe Mustache in Logan Square, we talk with country-tinged punk rock and rollers Blind Adam and the Federal League about old school country and it's parallels to punk rock, adding special instrumentation during the recording process, and a lot more. Their debut self titled record is available for pre-order now and comes out April 28th on Friskie Morris & Friends Records. Track Listing: 1) All That I Need 2) Shotgun a Beer and Say Goodbye 3) Stayin' Busy 4) Mansions on the Boulevard Record Release Event Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/360623227752883/ Media Links: Bandcamp: https://friskiemorrisfriends.bandcamp.com/album/blind-adam-the-federal-league Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blindadammusic/

  • First Rounds On Me Episode 13: Collective Failures

    First Rounds On Me Episode 13: Collective Failures

    06/04/2018 Duration: 01h12min

    On this episode of First Rounds On Me, we sit down with Erin, Shea, and Jay from the mockumentary web series Collective Failures at Logan Square's Hopewell Brewing Company. We discuss everything that went into the creation of the show and what fans can expect with the preimer of their second season. We also dive deep into the DIY House scene in Chicago and around the US that became the inspiration for the show. Season 2 Primer Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/162548197792332/ CF Website: https://www.collectivefailures.com/ CF Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/CollectiveFailures/

  • The-Out-Of-Towners Episode 34: Decent Criminal (Santa Rosa/Long Beach, CA)

    The-Out-Of-Towners Episode 34: Decent Criminal (Santa Rosa/Long Beach, CA)

    22/03/2018 Duration: 59min

    Santa Rosa's punk rock and rollers Decent Criminal invited me into their van outside Emporium beercade to talk about the re-birth of the band in 2014, fun tattoos on the road, daiquiri wackers, and more. Their latest album "Bloom" is available now via Dodgeball Records. Track Listing: 1)Expectations 2) Deviant 3) Still 4) Storm Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DecentCriminal08/ Bandcamp: https://decentcriminal.bandcamp.com/ Pick up "Bloom" on Dodgeball Record's website: https://www.dodgeballrecords.com/shop/

  • Friskie Morris Sessions Episode #80: October Bird of Death

    Friskie Morris Sessions Episode #80: October Bird of Death

    16/03/2018 Duration: 01h17min

    Live at Atlas Studios we sit down with punk rock and roller 5 piece October Bird of Death. We talk about the early days of finding the Octobird sound, trusting others with your lyrics and the diversity of meanings behind songs, the casualties of flying microphones on stage, and a ton more. Their latest release "Death Made Its Offer" is available now on their Bandcamp page. Track Listing: 1. Beckoning Beasts 2. Death Made its Offer 3. Vices 4. Shadows Like Teeth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/octoberbirdofdeath/ Bandcamp: https://octoberbirdofdeath.bandcamp.com/releases

  • Album Review Roundtable: Oct 17 w/ Jim  Zack of Oscar Bait  Brad of Turnspit

    Album Review Roundtable: Oct '17 w/ Jim & Zack of Oscar Bait & Brad of Turnspit

    09/03/2018 Duration: 02h07min

    Album Review Roundtable (October 2017). All releases are available on Bandcamp. Thanks to Jim and Zack of Oscar Bait (FMS #62), Brad of Turnspit(FMS #56) and Wiley of October Bird of Death (FMS #80) for being our guest panelists this episode. Track listing of featured artists (Format=Name of Release by Band Name "Track Name") 1. Likes to Talk by Dog & Wolf "Likes to Talk" 2. Death and his Brother Sleep by Only The Bones "Hourglass" 3. Electric Demonic Plague EP by Asphyxiate "E.D.P" 4. S/T by Vacuum "Hot Tub" 5A. I by Dead Ending "Ninety-Nine" 5B. II by Dead Ending "Dead Ending" 6. In With the out Patients by Kobanes "Neat Freak" 7. GoatPop by Bad Jokes "Anxious in G#" 8. Chabubai Gaeshi by MUNCH "Future Problem Solvers" 9. Surfing with Satan by The Aquaholics "Big Red Button" 10. Larry's Cookies by Son of a Gun "Taking Numbers" 11. "Hallucination Realized Split" by Self Hate Honorable Mentions: **Metanoia: Sink or Swim by Short Story Inc **Labor Plays by

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