Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Jay Porks Experience (Podcast Edition): Episode Three

As you may have read right here last week, I now have my very own podcast thanks to my buddy Andy Derer of  the Andy Derer Show fame. And you know I couldn't be happier about that. I've got tons of complaints about everything from the land of topical music news to the shit that pisses me off at work-and everything Meat Puppets in between. On a weekly basis, I'll try to come here and post show notes as they're needed.

Episode Three contains an opening rant about the restaurant I work at, and the type of customer I deal with from day to day. Contrary to popular belief, I am not having a nervous breakdown in that first 8 minutes.

8:22- Obvious end of segment one, a much calmer Porks hits the microphone.
9:00 - Read all about the Violent Femmes rain out by clicking here.
10:30 - Head over to the official website of the Boomer and Carton Morning Show by clicking here.
17:15 - The Meat Puppets are most certainly coming to a town near you. Check out all their tour dates by heading to their official website here.
20:30 - Concert Confessions.. Live Music News And Reviews For Fans, By Fans
21:30 - Mexicali Live is a rock venue located in Teaneck, NJ.
22:10 - I actually used to call Pam's jeep the "Pam-Van", the "Pam Wagon" refers to the newer vehicle.
22:50 - Check out coverage of The Black Box Revelation over at Concert Confessions by clicking here
23:45 - You guys all remember the Adventures of Pete & Pete

The theme song is by a band called Polaris, fronted by Mark Mulcahy.

25:40 - It would have been Doug Sahm's 70th Birthday. It just so happens his son Shandon is currently destroying the skins as a member of the Meat Puppets. So the boys got Shandon out from behind the kit to  sing lead on Doug penned song called "She's About A Mover".  Shandon played Curt's guitar, Curt got behind the drums. Magically moment. Sound is awesome, video slightly grainy. Check it out:

Full review from that show courtesy of yours truly can be found up at Concert Confessions. Click here for the full scoop

20:07 - Meat Puppets at The Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg October 12th, come be my friend! Get tickets here.

28:06- Polaris doing Hey Sandy

31:00 - Check out the epic failure of iHeart Radio first reported at AntiQuiet.Com by clicking here. It's too perfect.  

35:05 -  Two years and 99 pounds ago, I was on WSIA 88.9 FM, the College of Staten Island's on campus radio station. That's also on YouTube. 

41:00 - I'm too lazy to enjoy the intricacies of vinyl records. I like to have them to hang on my wall, but I'm not one who thinks a needle scratching against a dead cow. I have a load of classic cassette tapes if Cassette Store Day ever is invented.

Thanks for putting up with my bullshit! Get those three W's going!

JayPorks@Gmail.Com if you'd like to get at me and have anything to do with this podcast

Monday, September 16, 2013

The Jay Porks Experience (Podcast Edition): Episode Two


 It's been years since I wanted to start my very own podcast. Luckily, my buddy Andy Derer envisioned a world where I'd be able to be hosting podcast of my own, airing every Monday here on the interwebs. I'll be discussing and digesting all things going on in the land of music (including my personal live experiences along with topical music news) and in land of Porks. That means I'm gonna use this to also vent about my life frustrations. Things like mass transit, the struggles of living in Staten Island surround by folks I refer to as The Walking Dead because of extend periods of Oxycontin and/or heroin use,  my dead end job and my annoying family are just the tip of the iceberg.

Weekly if needed, this is where we're gonna post the "show notes". Notes of things I may have worded not so clear, and links to the stuff I'm talking about. Even though  I have diarrhea of the mouth, I find that I tend to leave things out when under the gun of recording. Never claimed to be a grounded, stable person. So take a listen to the podcast, linked above, and view the little show notes below. Thanks for putting up with my nonsense for a little while, any suggestions please feel free to send them over.

2:30 - Have me read your LRC's if you got them, hit me up JayPorks@Gmail.Com
3:08 - I should have edited out that little pause myself. Will be better prepared in the future.
8:45 - The soliloquy about not being able to smoke cigarettes in the park, "Bloomy" is my nick name of  New York City Mayor Micheal Bloomberg. I'm not sure if everyone was able to get that.
13:35 - I say the Femmes played "Add It Up". I was there, so I am fully aware that the song is actually "Kiss Off" (because I have the first minute and a half on video). That's me misspeaking because my favorite part of "Kiss Off" involves a verse with counting. When I think number, I think "Add It Up" because of simple mathematics. So this isn't me being wrong, it's just me saying the wrong thing.
17:15 - The "Sucked" inserted there is in light of the situation at hand and not the performance of the band. Even though the weather was a train wreck, what took place on the stage while the band was on the stage was pretty surreal. Who knew this band would ever play again?
17:37 - When I say "Enjoy" it, that's not to say I do not enjoy shows from behind the lens. Actually usually I enjoy them more that way. I meant I didn't run to the pit and scream like a little school girl and jump up and down. I didn't live in the moment, I chose to capture it. And that's my main passion about hitting shows. Capturing the epicness.
18:37 - Mark Sanchez got a raw deal is the point I'm after there. We've got plenty of weeks for sports related podcasts

24:06 - Here's the awesome picture I was talking about. Click here for my full review over at Concert Confessions.
25:25 - If you can play 10-15 seconds of a nifty guitar riff or something for a theme song, hit me up at JayPorks@Gmail.Com
26:42 - These are the videos I referenced:

As we wrap up, Hank Moody is a fictional character in Showtime's series Californication played by David Duchovny. He is one of my heroes. 

Thanks for listening, we'll meet up again next week at TheAndyDererShow.Com where all the Jay Porks Experience Podcast Editions will be hosted.