Branden Daniel

Ep 77: Jake Snider - Minus the Bear

Ep 77 Jake Snider - Minus the Bear

Jake and BD sit down to talk backstage at the Showbox in Seattle. Jake tells BD about his upbringing in the PNW. How he found his way into music as a teenage guitarist before being pushed into the frontman roll and what the Seattle music scene was like 20 years ago.

Also, an exclusive Pre-Release Listen to the New Single “No One Else” from BD+theSheeks 2017 Album “1, 2 and A 3” that you can only hear here until the Release Show at Neumos on May 25th

Buy Minus the Bear Music here: https://www.minusthebear.com/discography/

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Ep 70: Mario Cuomo & Dominic Corso - The Orwells

Ep 70: Mario Cuomo & Dominic Corso - The Orwells

We get an exclusive early listen to the Orwells New Single “They put the body in the bayou”. Then Mario and Dominic tell us about the beginnings of the band when Dominic and fellow bandmate Matt had their own group “Kid” where Dominic was the singer before talking a reluctant Mario to join in that position. Then we get into their new song writing process for their New Album “Terrible Human Beings”. Their experience working in a remote studio in the woods and how they finally found a great connection with their new Producer Jim Abbiss (Arctic Monkeys, Adele, Bombay Bicycle Club). 

Listen to and Pre Order The Orwells New Album here: http://www.theorwells.com/terriblehumanbeings

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Ep 67: Nic Offer - !!! (Chk Chk Chk)

Ep 67: Nic Offer - !!! (Chk Chk Chk)

Nic tells BD about growing up in Sacramento and his first DIY punk band with his siblings. Prince to Kanye, they wax poetic about the music you find through your favorite artists. When you come around to music you didn’t get before and how a cheap Oberheim Synth changed his band’s sound while writing their next record.

 

Buy Chk Chk Chk’s latest Record here: http://chkchkchk.net

 

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Ep 66: Seth Murray & Wes Taylor - Natural Child / Sade Sanchez & Irida Pai - L.A. Witch

Ep 66: Seth Murray & Wes Taylor - Natural Child / Sade Sanchez & Irida Pai - L.A. Witch
Seth & Wes tell BD about growing up in Nashville and meeting each other in those formative teen years playing in bands. They found more success out of their hometown which kept them touring these past 8 years. The hecklers they’ve experienced touring all over the country are apparently not as bad as German critics.
 
Buy Natural Child’s new album “Okey Dokey” here: http://www.naturalchildrecords.com

Then Sade and Irida from L.A. Witch tell BD about their early years in and around the Los Angeles area where Sade started her first band with their drummer Ellie. How Irida started on keys in the band before find her current place as bassist. The busy times their in on the road and trying to finish their upcoming record before taking off to Europe for 2 separate month long tours.

Buy L.A. Witch’s new 7” “Drive Your Car” here: https://lawitches.bandcamp.com

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Ep 65: Val Loper - Bear Hands / Sanae Yamada - Moon Duo

Ep 65: Val Loper - Bear Hands / Sanae Yamada - Moon Duo
Val tells BD about growing up in Connecticut, playing is violin like a guitar and the phone call from his music teacher that lead to him getting his first guitar. He also shares how Bear Hands have gone from Indie to Major Label and now run their own.

Buy Bear Hands’ New Album “You’ll pay for this” here: http://bearhandsband.com

Sanae from Moon Duo tells us how the band got started when she was a frustrated English teacher and writer. How they toured relentlessly as a two piece in their minivan, something not easily done by a bigger group. How she’s now fully committed to making music and incorporating rhythm into the songs with the keys.

Buy Moon Duo’s New Album “Shadow of the Sun” here:  http://moonduo.org

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Ep 64: Leroy Macqueen - The Gooch Palms

Ep 64: Leroy Macqueen - The Gooch Palms
Leroy and BD have a great conversation about Leroy and Kat’s move from Newcastle Australia to Los Angeles. The also discuss “Luck” in the music industry, the LA Music scene and how high rent pushes artists and venues out of big cities. Leroy also talks about getting his first drum set from his neighbor, who just happened to be the drummer for Silverchair.

Buy The Gooch Palms new album “Introverted Extroverts” here: http://www.thegoochpalms.com

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Ep 63: Bonnie & Larry - Death Valley Girls

Ep 63: Bonnie & Larry - Death Valley Girls
Death Valley Girls’ founding members Bonnie Bloomgarden and Larry Schemel tell BD about their current tour, their lives leading up to the forming of the band and how they met through the birth sisters' babies. Bonnie shares her story about performing in front of Lou Reed. They discuss a Mystery Tequila Man in Seattle, plus BD shares a story about the car he witnessed blow it’s tires on the train tracks near Burger Records in Fullerton, CA.

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Ep 58: BD shares New Music from BD+theChics

In this special first time Episode Branden Daniel shares his bands New Singles before they come out on FRI July 29th and tells you this listener fun details about the recording of the music, the making of the music and a bit about what's behind the writing of the songs. This is a first, it may be an only - we'll see. Enjoy!

BD+theChics Record Release Show FRI July 29th @ Neumos w/ the Hoot Hoots, the West & DJ Goo Goo Buy Tickets here:

Songs: BD + the Chics

1. Do It to Death

2. Willie William

3. My Fault

Buy Branden Daniel & the Chics Music here: https://brandendanielandthechics.bandcamp.com/

Ep 44: Scott Yoder - Solo Artist formerly of the Pharmacy

Ep 44: Scott Yoder - Solo Artist formerly of the Pharmacy
Scott tells BD about how a Bike Accident that broke his wrist drove him to make his New LP “Looking back in blue”. Why going solo was a pursuit of honesty for him. Weird people of Harrisburg, PA in his childhood before moving to Vashon Island in the Puget Sound. Recording his new record as Live as possible and the Police Block Party that inspired a new music video concept.

Buy Scott Yoder’s Debut LP “Looking Back In Blue” here: http://scott-yoder.com

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