Episodes
We follow the Dead Kennedys as they take on the 80s.   Taking us out: City Barricades   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode   Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
Published 10/08/20
We continue our story as the Dead Kennedys help shape the emerging hardcore scene, take on Nazis and kick ass.    Taking us out: FIENDS IN HUMAN SHAPE   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode   Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
Published 09/11/20
  We follow the Dead Kennedys as they become San Franciscan hometown heroes, engage in political activism, and form their record label Alternative Tentacles.   Taking us out: The Morphics   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode   Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
Published 09/04/20
In this special minisode, Carolina and Marcus dissect the newly-released Stooges show at the Goose Lake Festival, which gives an entirely new perspective to the show that got bassist Dave Alexander kicked out of the band and greatly shifts the accepted history of the Godfathers of Punk.   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode   Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
Published 08/28/20
We kick off our series on the genre-defining hardcore punk band Dead Kennedys.     Taking us out: Very Serious   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode   Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
Published 08/21/20
This week we cover the earworm of the century, the one, the only, Surfin' Bird.   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode   Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
Published 08/11/20
We conclude our series on the Cramps by discussing gruesome injuries, their tv and movie work and a surprising friendship with someone straight out of a Last Podcast episode.    Taking us out: Shitstorm   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode   Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0  
Published 07/30/20
We continue with The Cramps as they develop their signature psychobilly sound, go on tempestuous tours, and have a run-in with f****n' Morrisey.    Taking us out: Flummox   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode   Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
Published 07/23/20
Join us as we dive into the horror-rockabilly world of The Cramps.   Taking us out: Vuvuzela    Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode   Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
Published 07/16/20
We sit down with Allan Arkush and he tells us all about the punk scene of the 70s, the filming of Rock n Roll High School and what it's like to play trivia pursuit with rock stars.   Taking us out: Killer Kin   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 07/02/20
We conclude our series on the Slits by following them as they choose principals over success and go on to become your favorite musician's favorite band.    Taking us out: Anna Arrobas   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 06/25/20
In part two, we follow the Slits as they face down record companies, misogyny, and addiction.    Taking us out: Dancefloor Detonator   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 06/18/20
We start off our two-parter on the influential and endlessly original all-female group The Slits by following them as they become founding members of the original British punk scene.    Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 06/12/20
We wrap up our exploration of The Misfits by following them as Glenn Danzig burns bridge after bridge.    Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 06/04/20
We kick off our series on the group that first injected horror into punk, The Misfits   Taking us out: Spiritual Warfare and the Greasy Shadows   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 05/21/20
In our finale on The Ramones we follow the band through tumultuous days of questionable solo projects, love triangles and working with Phil Spector.   Taking us out: Long Knife   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode  
Published 05/07/20
We follow The Ramones as they hit the road, meet Phil Spector and make Rock 'n' Roll High School.   Taking us out: Metroyd Myk   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode  
Published 04/29/20
Published 04/29/20
We continue our series on The Ramones!    Taking us out: King Black Acid   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 04/16/20
Hey! Ho! Let's go! We kick off our series on our hometown boys The Ramones.    Taking us out: The Hypnophonics   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 04/09/20
We try to unravel the famous unsolved murder of Nancy Spungen.    Taking us out: The Lavender Scare   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 04/01/20
We conclude our series on The Damned by following them as they break up and get back together, break up and get back together, break up and...   Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 03/24/20
In part two, we follow The Damned as they head out onto the road. We talk about how this group of kids who neither looked nor acted like punks managed to influence scenes around the world while concentrating only on the music, and the fun of playing it.    Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 03/17/20
Welcome to our series on The Damned! We explore how The Damned helped punk rock jump the pond from America and how they kicked off a new generation of British musicians rebelling against an increasingly right-wing post-WWII UK.     Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 03/10/20
We wrap up our two-parter on Suicide by discussing how this controversial and combative duo act alienated audiences worldwide while influencing and inspiring a new generation of musicians.    Follow Marcus on Spotify to listen to all of the songs used in this episode
Published 03/03/20