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Episode #121 - Little League, Death Metal & Deconstruction w/ John Reuben | Part 2

May 7th, 2021

51:09

Matt talks with John Reuben about their time in the Christian Music Industry, and eccentricities of youth group subculture.

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Episode #120 - Little League, Death Metal & Deconstruction w/ John Reuben | Part 1

April 23rd, 2021

1:01:42

Matt talks with John Reuben about their time in the Christian Music Industry, and eccentricities of youth group subculture. Check out John's latest …

Episode #119 - Mics, Pickles & Parliament w/ Reese Roper of Five iron Frenzy

April 2nd, 2021

1:20:48

Matt talks with Reese Roper of Five Iron Frenzy about his new tunes, new mics, and new lease on life. Listen to the latest FIF HERE.

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Episode #118 - Choirs, Tats & Touring w/ Jordan Pundik of New Found Glory

February 26th, 2021

51:26

Matt talks with Jordan Pundik of New Found Glory about studio time, touring, and being a veteran of the pop punk scene. Listen to the latest NFG HERE.

Episode #117 - Intimacy, Philosophy & Siddhartha w/ Dead Emerson

February 12th, 2021

1:04:55

Matt talks with Dean Emerson of the band Dead Emerson about creativity, songwriting, and everything magical in life..

Listen to Dead Emerson HERE

Episode #116 - Universal Stories, Self Talk & Tarot w/ Spaceman Jones

January 22nd, 2021

1:07:20

Matt talks with Spaceman Jones and the conversation quickly turns celestially existential. .

Listen to "Hellmouth" from the Betamosh EP HERE

 

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Episode #115 - Solo Button | Brains

January 8th, 2021

45:49

Matt takes listeners on a magical journey through the raw session file for "Brains" from the Eleventyseven's Betamosh EP.

Listen to "Brains" from the Betamosh EP HERE

 

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Conversations w/ Fans (Episode Extra) - Ethan Ulrich

December 11th, 2020

43:16

In this episode Matt talks w/ Eleventyfan Ethan Ulrich. It's just a candid conversation where band and fan get to know each other a little better. 

Listen to Eleventyseven's Betamosh HERE

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Episode #114 - Softsynths, Synthwave & Social Distance w/ Essenger

November 20th, 2020

53:35

In this episode Matt talks w/ Jeff Simpson of Essenger. Nerd talk, synth geekiness and production tips abound.

Listen to Eleventyseven's Betamosh HERE

Listen to Essenger HERE

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Conversations w/ Fans (Episode Extra) - Stephen Shutters

November 6th, 2020

58:37

In this episode Matt talks w/ Eleventyfan Stephen Shutters. It's just a candid conversation where band and fan get to know each other a little better. 

Listen to Eleventyseven's Hellmouth HERE

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Episode #113 - Apostasy & Power Chords w/ Jon Steingard of Hawk Nelson (Part 2)

October 2nd, 2020

43:14

Matt talks with Jon Steingard of the band Hawk Nelson about leaving Christianity and what life looks like afterwards.

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Episode #112 - Apostasy & Power Chords w/ Jon Steingard of Hawk Nelson (Part 1)

September 18th, 2020

56:18

Matt talks with Jon Steingard of the band Hawk Nelson about leaving Christianity and what life looks like afterwards.

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Episode #111 - Covid, Kindness & Self-care w/ Science Mike

September 4th, 2020

56:17

Matt talks with Mike McHargue (Science Mike) about the collapse of the event business, and what creativity has looked like for him during Covid-19. 

Episode #110 - Blue Mixes, Hell & Hufflepuffs w/ Magnified Pod

August 21st, 2020

1:48:21

Matt is a guest on Magnified Pod, and the conversation quickly turns too Hufflepuffs.  

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Episode #109 - Vibes, Ice Cream & Itches w/ Silas Durocher of The Get Right Band

August 7th, 2020

1:09:29

Matt talks to Silas Durocher of The Get Right Band about their new album, and what life looks like for local musicians in Asheville, NC. 

Check out The The Get Right Band here

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Episode #108 - Critics, Cults & Crushing It w/ Matt MacDonald of The Classic Crime | Part 2

July 24th, 2020

43:38

Matt talks to Matt MacDonald of The Classic Crime about his experience in Protestant culture and his latest album Patterns in The Static

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Episode #107 - Critics, Cults & Crushing It w/ Matt MacDonald of The Classic Crime | Part 1

July 10th, 2020

49:20

Matt talks to Matt MacDonald of The Classic Crime about his experience in Protestant culture and his latest album Patterns in The Static

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Episode #106 - Baphomet, Books & Bandmates w/ Lucien Greaves of TST

June 5th, 2020

1:19:34

Matt talks to Lucien Greaves of The Satanic Temple about his new band Satanic Planet, and what it's like exploring a new creative outlet.

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Episode #105 - Pianos, Parties & Laptop Albums w/ Brad Petering of TV Girl

May 22nd, 2020

55:17

Matt talks to Brad Petering of the band TV Girl. It's awesome. Just listen to it.

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Episode #104 - The Power of Pop Punk w/ Common Creatives | Part 2

May 15th, 2020

54:47

Matt joins Joe and will of the podcast Common Creatives to explore the history and cultural effect of Pop Punk music.

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Episode #103 - The Power of Pop Punk w/ Common Creatives | Part 1

May 8th, 2020

1:03:29

Matt joins Joe and will of the podcast Common Creatives to explore the history and cultural effect of Pop Punk music.

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Episode #102 - Necessary Art, Mystery & Malaise w/ Marley Carroll - Part 2

May 1st, 2020

33:16

Matt sits down to talk w/ electronic artist Marley Carroll

Find out more about Marley here.

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Episode #101 - Necessary Art, Mystery & Malaise w/ Marley Carroll - Part 1

April 17th, 2020

1:09:48

Matt sits down to talk w/ electronic artist Marley Carroll

Find out more about Marley here.

Eleventyseven's Basic Glitches on Spotify, Apple Music,

Episode #100 - Love & Unicorns in The Time of Corona

April 10th, 2020

40:43

It's our 100th episode! This one is dedicated to all the unicorns that made it possible. We get a little retrospective with this one and share some of the audio clips that the eleventyfamily sent us. 

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Episode #99 - Our First Recording Ever. Our Last Regret Sharing It.

March 27th, 2020

42:25

In anticipation of the upcoming 100th episode, Matt dives into the eleventy archives to unearth their first recording as a band at 15yrs old, and the …

Episode #98 - Basic Glitches Album Commentary - Part 4

March 13th, 2020

45:28

Matt sits down with Stephen Long to provide album commentary on for the new eleventyseven album, Basic Glitches.

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Episode #97 - Basic Glitches Album Commentary - Part 3

March 6th, 2020

43:01

Matt sits down with Stephen Long to provide album commentary on for the new eleventyseven album, Basic Glitches.

Basic Glitches on Spotify, Apple Music, Bandcamp.

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Episode #96 - Basic Glitches Album Commentary - Part 2

February 28th, 2020

55:46

Matt sits down with Stephen Long to provide album commentary on for the new eleventyseven album, Basic Glitches.

Basic Glitches on Spotify, Apple Music, Bandcamp.

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Episode #95 - Basic Glitches Album Commentary - Part 1

February 21st, 2020

55:40

Matt sits down with Stephen Long to provide album commentary on for the new eleventyseven album, Basic Glitches.

 

Basic Glitches on Spotify, Apple Music, Bandcamp.

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Episode #94 - Control, Catastrophe & Composition w/ Julia Steiner of Ratboys

February 14th, 2020

37:32

Matt sits down with Julia Steiner of Ratboys to talk about the writing process behind their new album Printer's Devil.

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Episode #93 - Control, Catastrophe & Composition w/ Julia Steiner of Ratboys

February 7th, 2020

45:32

Matt sits down with Julia Steiner of Ratboys to talk about the writing process behind their new album Printer's Devil.

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Episode #92 - Click Tracks, Carjacks and Cover Art w/ Mike Holt of The Huntingtons

January 3rd, 2020

1:25:01

Matt sits down with Mike Holt of The Huntingtons to talk about their first new album in 17 years. 

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Episode #91 - Solo Button | Killing My Vibe

December 27th, 2019

40:11

Matt breaks down the new single Killing My Vibe from eleventy's new album Basic Glitches. Find out how the track was built using only a few synthesizers and drum samples.

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Episode #89 - Plays, Prayers & Dinner Parties w/ Peterson Toscano

November 22nd, 2019

1:09:48

Matt sits down with climate activist and Queer Quaker playwright Peterson Toscano.

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Episode #88 - Solo Button | Wish Myself Away

November 8th, 2019

39:50

Matt breaks down the song "Wish Myself Away" from eleventyseven album Rad Science, and takes listeners on a track by track exploration into how the song was recorded. 

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Episode #87 - Record Deals, Dirtbags & Alternating Currents w/ Brendan Brown of Wheatus | Part 2

October 11th, 2019

39:58

Matt talks with Brendan Brown of Wheatus about his early life, career, atheism, songwriting and roller coaster rides through the music industry.

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Episode #86 - Record Deals, Dirtbags & Alternating Currents w/ Brendan Brown of Wheatus | Part 1

October 4th, 2019

50:36

Matt talks with Brendan Brown of Wheatus about his early life, career, atheism, songwriting and roller coaster rides through the music industry.

Episode #85 - Band Dads, Rusty Rigs & Dissertations w/ Danny Papa of Element 101

September 6th, 2019

1:16:35

Matt talks with Danny Papa about the origins, toughest times, and possible rebirth of his band Element 101. 

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Episode #84 - Midwest Love, Music & Moms w/ Sean Hermann of Skeletal Lighting & Polyvinyl

August 7th, 2019

1:01:13

Matt talks with Sean Hermann (Owner of Skeletal Lightning) about the challenges of running an indie label, his journey through the music biz, and what makes a great fit between a band and a label.

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Episode #83 - Dreams, Drums & Documentaries w/ Glenn Black of Luxury

March 15th, 2019

1:45:14

Matt talks with Glenn Black of Luxury about his experience in the music industry, the weirdness of Christian subculture and the new documentary …

Episode #82 - Perception, Vulgarity & Chingleys w/ Andrew Schwab of Project 86

March 1st, 2019

1:37:02

Matt talks with Andrew Schwab (Project 86) about his new podcast, and why hardcore music takes itself so seriously.

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Episode #81 - Kitties, Kids Books & Cosmic Horror w/ Andrew Verdecchio of Five Iron Frenzy

February 15th, 2019

1:11:58

Matt talks with Andy Verdecchio (FIve Iron Frenzy, The Fast Feeling) about writing poetry and stories vs. writing in a band.

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Episode #80 - Pen, Paper & Preference (A Songwriting Livestream)

February 1st, 2019

58:52

Matt gets interviewed by Clifford Stumme (aka: The Pop Song Professor) about songwriting, overcoming creative blocks, and moving past embarrassing …

Episode #79 - Twin Cities, Radio & Representation w/ Chris Moon of Noisetrade

December 21st, 2018

1:32:10

Matt talks with Chris Moon of Noisetrade about artist management and the changing landscape of the web for musicians.

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Episode #78 - Enneagrams, Heaven & Hot Wax w/ Jonathan Berlin of Sunbears! | Part 2

December 14th, 2018

50:16

Matt talks with Jonathan Berlin (Sunbears!, Johnnyswim) about coping with depression, leaving church, enneagrams and copyright infringement.

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Episode #77 - Enneagrams, Heaven & Hot Wax w/ Jonathan Berlin of Sunbears!

December 7th, 2018

1:13:04

Matt talks with Jonathan Berlin (Sunbears!, Johnnyswim) about coping with depression, leaving church, enneagrams and copyright infringement.

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Episode #76 - Pixie Dust, Murder & Modulars w/ Matt Pusti of Makeup and Vanity Set

November 16th, 2018

1:42:02

Matt talks with Matt Pusti of Makeup and Vanity Set about his creative process, scoring for podcasts (Atlanta Monster / Up and Vanished), and synths.

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Episode #75 - Math, Magic & Hardcore w/ Jordan Valeriote

November 2nd, 2018

51:06

Matt talks w/ mix engineer Jordan Valeriote (Counterparts, Silverstein, Neck Deep) of Hardcore Music Studio about creativity, purpose, and how to move the needle on your music career.

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Episode #74 - Gratitude, Graffiti & Cheap Flights w/ Kevin Breuner of CD Baby

October 26th, 2018

1:31:52

Matt talks w/ Kevin Breuner of CD Baby about his job, life, love and the relentless hustle of being in a band. 

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Episode #73 - Eleventylife AMA | Pizza, Particulars & Pan's Labyrinth

October 19th, 2018

43:00

Matt hosts an AMA episode for the eleventylife Facebook group.

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Episode #72 - Solo Button | Appalachian Wine

October 12th, 2018

45:55

Matt takes you behind the scenes of the song "Appalachian Wine" and lets you hear what all the parts and tracks sound like soloed. Hear raw vocals, …

Episode #71 - Trophies, Tees & Tattoos w/ Kelly Orr of Teen Hearts

September 28th, 2018

1:25:14

Matt catches up with Kelly Orr and talks about his time in the music industry, what it's like running a clothing company and being a new dad. 

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Episode #70 - Distortions, Disciplines & Downtime w/ Ryan Earnhardt of Creative Sound Lab

September 21st, 2018

1:22:33

Matt talks with Ryan Earnhardt of Creative Sound Lab. 

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Episode #69 - Booking Shows, Scene Politics & Moral Compasses w/ Wes Gilliam

September 14th, 2018

1:12:29

Matt & Davey sit down with Wes Gilliam (Talent Buyer, Venue Owner & Booking Agent) to demystify the booking process for bands and provide …

Episode #68 - Medication, Sushi & Guilty Consciences w/ Mikey Carvajal of Islander

August 31st, 2018

1:29:37

Matt sits down w/ Mikey Carvajal to compare notes on the music biz, growing up in the South Carolina, and navigating band politics.

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Episode #67 - Attack of The Mountain Medley Commentary + Track Debut

August 24th, 2018

49:58

Matt recounts the creation of the oddest release in eleventyseven's discography, and gives stories behind each of the tracks. 

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Episode #66 - Marriage, Bagpiping & Abandoned Timelines w/ Tobin Bawinkle of Flatfoot 56 | Part 2

August 17th, 2018

50:00

Matt sits down with Tobin of Flatfoot 56. The guys swap stories and catch up on years of missed history. Part 2

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Episode #65 - Marriage, Bagpiping & Abandoned Timelines w/ Tobin Bawinkle of Flatfoot 56 | Part 1

August 17th, 2018

1:09:31

Matt sits down with Tobin of Flatfoot 56. The guys swap stories and catch up on years of missed history. 

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Episode #64 - Camera Paralysis, Cold Feet & Science Magic w/ Young Mister

August 3rd, 2018

1:22:53

Matt sits down Steven Fiore of Young Mister to compare journeys in the music industry, writing sessions, social media, and love. 

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Episode #63 - Wisdom Teeth, Bachelor Life & Exvangelicalism w/ Blake Chastain

July 27th, 2018

1:18:54

Matt sits down w/ Blake from the Exvangelical Podcast to compare notes on their spiritual paths. College politics, bachelor life, and wisdom tooth …

Episode #61 - God, Instagram & Surfing the Wave of Doubt

July 13th, 2018

1:17:12

After a day of tracking guitars at the Rock Candy Studio Matt & Price Stevens have an impromptu chat that ends up being a raw and vulnerable …

Episode #60 - Pop Music, Potlucks & Pineapples w/ The Pop Song Professor

July 6th, 2018

1:12:44

Matt and Davey grab some hang time with their favorite college Prof, Clifford Stumme (aka:The Pop Song Professor). Roasting, boasting and toasting …

Episode #59 - Solo Button | Worthless by The Jellyrox

June 29th, 2018

43:27

Matt takes you behind the scenes of the song "Worthless" from the Jellyrox album Bang & Whimper, and lets you hear what all the parts and tracks …

Episode #58 - Solo Button | Holding Out

June 22nd, 2018

46:24

Matt takes you behind the scenes of the song "Holding Out" and lets you hear what all the parts and tracks sound like soloed. Hear raw vocals, …

Episode #57 - Curses, Myrtle Beach & A Tilted Universe w/ Glass Mansions

June 15th, 2018

1:32:50

We get to hang out with Glass Mansions this week, and you don't want to miss it. Curses, navigating SXSW, landing the final year of Warped Tour, and a tilted universe are just a few of the topics that get explored in …

Episode #56 - Solo Button | Inside Out

June 8th, 2018

49:24

Matt takes you behind the scenes of the song "Inside Out" and lets you hear what all the parts and tracks sound like soloed. Hear raw vocals, guitar, …

Episode #55 - Autism, Stand-Up Comedy & British Culture w/ Alex Watts

June 1st, 2018

1:44:26

Matt records a skype session with a fan from the UK. Friendship ensues. 

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Episode #54 - Creative Famines & Religious Propaganda in Music w/ The Rough & Tumble

May 25th, 2018

1:16:04

Matt & Davey catch up with The Rough & Tumble and talk about their experiences starting out as songwriters. They explore how their similar religious backgrounds affected the way their viewed art, and how their …

Episode #53 - Solo Button | Microchip

May 18th, 2018

43:54

Eleventyfans asked for more Solo Button episodes, and we're given'em to you. This is a completely exposed dive into individual songs from Rad …

Episode #52 - Going Indie, Writing Books & Making Killer Records w/ Eric Sarafin

May 11th, 2018

1:12:01

Hilary Duff, Ben Harper, Barenaked Ladies, Foreigner. What do they all have in common? Mixerman. We sit down and talk about his journey into music, and go behind the scenes of his new book The Musician's Survival Guide …

Episode #51 - Solo Button | New Rock Bottom

May 4th, 2018

29:30

Have you ever wondered what the individual parts of songs sound like by themselves? Matt takes you behind the scenes of the song "New Rock Bottom" …

Episode #50 - Ska, Girl Power & Sexism in Rock w/ Leanor Ortega Till of Five Iron Frenzy

April 27th, 2018

56:07

It's no secret that most music scenes are male heavy. We sit down with Leanor of Five Iron Frenzy to talk about girls in rock, and what guys can to to make the music scene more inclusive.

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Episode #49 - Cooking, Hugging, Racism & Sampling w/ Brien Worsham of RBTS WIN

April 20th, 2018

1:44:46

 

Matt sits down with Cliff Worsham (RBTS WIN / Secret Lives of The Freemasons / Spaceman Jones & The Motherships) to talk about drugs, love, music, and finding hugs.

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Episode #48 - Creative Wells, Getting Bored & Love w/ S. Bradford Long

April 13th, 2018

1:07:10

Matt sits down with Sacred Tension host Stephen Long, as they discuss creativity, anxiety, relationships, and embarrassing moments.

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Episode #47 - The Rise and Rock of Squad Five-O w/ Jeff Fortson | Part 2

April 6th, 2018

1:20:20

Matt and Davey sit down to talk with Jeff Fortson of the glam rock outfit SquadFive-O. Legalizing Pot, foreboding album covers, and finding faith are just a few of the topics the guys cover in this 2 Part look into the …

Episode #46 - The Rise and Rock of Squad Five-O w/ Jeff Fortson | Part 1

March 30th, 2018

1:17:16

Matt and Davey sit down to talk with Jeff Fortson of the glam rock outfit SquadFive-O. Legalizing Pot, foreboding album covers, and finding faith are just a few of the topics the guys cover in this 2 Part look into the …

Episode #45 - Parallel Lives, High School Dreams & Fortuitous Fanmail w/ Eric Melzer

March 23rd, 2018

35:28

A few months ago Matt received a peculiar email, and decided to follow up with it's sender. What he discovered was someone who had been living a life …

Episode #44 - Rad Science Track Commentary | Side B

March 16th, 2018

1:04:33

Matt and Davey give an in-depth look at the second half of their new album Rad Science. Find out the stories behind the lyrics, the synths behind the sounds, and what inspired the songs. 

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Episode #43 - School Shootings, Demon Possession & Mental Health w/ S. Bradford Long

March 9th, 2018

1:18:04

Matt and Davey sit down with their friend Stephen who opens up about surviving a school shooting. Matt has demons cast out of him, and Davey gets …

Episode #42 - Indie Band Advice, Lazy Rap and First Breaks w/ Ricky Rodriguez

February 23rd, 2018

1:30:04

Every band taking their career seriously hopes for that one elusive break to take them to the next level. We talk to the man, the myth, the Cuban who gave us our first break in the band - Ricky Rodriguez. Find out why …

Episode #41 - Warped Tour's Final Year & America's Favorite Merch Guy

February 16th, 2018

1:04:35

This episode we talk to the one guy that Four Years Strong, Justin Bieber, Third Eye Blind, and Warped Tour all have in common. Jennings Compton takes us behind the scenes of the merchandise lines for some some of the …

Episode #40 - Toxic Worship Culture, Guitar Shops & Session Work w/ Price Stevens

February 9th, 2018

1:14:15

Being a working musician today demands that you be skilled in more than just one area. We sit down with our Friend Price Stevens and talk about how he fell into session work and playing guitar for John Mark McMillan. We …

Episode #39 - Living, Loving, Losing and Making Records w/ Jeremy S.H. Griffith

February 2nd, 2018

1:54:09

We sit down with our friend and amazing mix engineer Jeremy S.H. Griffith to talk about his journey into the music business. We discover how leaving a career in sports, family tragedies, and haunted house are all apart …

Episode #38 - Rad Science Track Commentary | Side A

January 26th, 2018

1:08:11

It's a commentary episode! Matt and Davey talk through tracks 1-5 from their latest album Rad Science. Hear the stories behind the songs, what inspired them, how they changed from the demos, and all the studio …

Episode #37 - Floods, Murderers, Therapy & Kickstarter

January 19th, 2018

54:37

Matt and Davey recap 2017 and the months leading up to Rad Science. Matt is involved in a college scandal and moves away from an abortion clinic …

Episode #36 - Playing Hometown Shows w/ The Rough & Tumble

October 27th, 2017

58:15

Shows in your hometown can be emotionally complicated. Putting on shows for fans is often a totally different experience than playing for friends and family. Matt catches up with Mallory and Scott of The Rough & …

Episode #35 - Are You A Christian Band? | Part 2

October 20th, 2017

40:49

Our first episode on this subject became so hot and heated that we had to keep it going. We continue our conversation on whether or not it is a necessity to identity your music with your religion. We hear lots of …

Episode #34 - Are You A Christian Band? | Part 1

October 13th, 2017

43:56

What does it mean to be a Christian band? Is the term even relevant anymore in the current cultural climate we live in? Oftentimes, the most correct …

Episode #33 - Gains & Losses

October 6th, 2017

44:39

All of us on the podcast spent at least a decade in bands and on the road. In this episode we discuss our life trajectories, and how pursuing a passion often puts you on a totally different path from your friends an …

Episode #32 - Burning Out & Making Amends

September 29th, 2017

55:05

Everyone has a different set of life experiences, and being in a touring band comes with it's own unique set of emotional and relational hurdles. This week we talk about assimilating new band members, member swapping …

Episode #31 - Schmoozing & Producing

September 22nd, 2017

34:01

Producing music is an ever-changing role in the music industry. Lots of folks call themselves producers, but oftentimes lack the skill set to work …

Episode #30 - Losing Friends & Loose Ends | Part 2

September 15th, 2017

40:44

Can friendships be strong enough to endure being kicked out of your own band? In Part 2 of this episode we find out the other side of the coin, and place a phone call to a band member who was kicked out of his own band. …

Episode #29 - Losing Friends & Loose Ends | Part 1

September 15th, 2017

33:39

What is more important, your friends or your dreams? Would you be willing to give one up for the other? Being in a band often puts it's members is …

Episode #28 - Creating Rad Science

September 8th, 2017

30:35

If you want a behind the scenes look at how Rad Science came to be, then this episode is for you. The guys explore where the album name came from, different recording techniques used in the studio, what the writing …

Episode #27 - A Moving Target

September 1st, 2017

33:06

Success is a moving target for a lot of us. Would you be willing to give up a relationship with a friend to achieve that success? The guys continue …

Episode #26 - A Cabin In The Woods

August 26th, 2017

38:02

The guys catch up and reminisce with their friend and special guest Matt Lott from the band Wavorly. Rob recounts his battle for a band name, the …

Episode #25 - The Rough & Tumble | Part 4

June 16th, 2017

32:55

Life on the road is always a challenge, especially when you live in a camper with 2 Bullmastiff dogs. In his fourth and final conversation with The …

Episode #24 - The Rough & Tumble | Part 3

June 16th, 2017

25:12

Every artist at some point struggles with identity, and finding an artistic one that fits you can be a lifelong process. Matt continues his talk with …

Episode #22 - The Rough & Tumble | Part 1

June 9th, 2017

24:58

Origin stories always lend us a new perspective on the work that artists create, and we're all about meeting new voices to introduce you to. In this episode, Matt sits down to talk with Mallory and Scott of The Rough …

Episode #23 - The Rough & Tumble | Part 2

June 9th, 2017

21:59

What does life look like for a touring musician? Underneath the romanticism of "life on the road" there is much more complicated and transient reality. Matt continues his conversation with Mallory and Scott of The Rough …

Episode #21 - Road Stories 2

June 2nd, 2017

25:53

Matt, Davey and Rob are joined by Jonathan Stephens for round #2 of some of their most incriminating road stories during their years spent touring. Jonathan desecrates a Japanese temple and gets kicked out of a …

Episode #20 - Road Stories

May 26th, 2017

24:47

Matt, Davey and Rob are joined by Jonathan Stephens to recount some of their most incriminating road stories during their years spent touring. Hands down, one of the messiest episodes to date, you won't want to miss …

Episode #19 - Breaking Up

May 19th, 2017

23:23

All bands break up eventually, and eleventyseven was no different. Hear Matt, Davey and Rob recount the awkwardness of their final days together, and the honest truth behind how they felt to part ways and separate.  

To …

Episode #18 - Where Are They Now?

May 19th, 2017

37:45

Ever wonder what happens after bands break up? What kind of day jobs or gigs do band members end up with once they're not living on the road anymore? Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven reunite with their drummer …

Episode #17 - Bad Reviews

May 12th, 2017

22:03

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven and their friend Rob read through some of the worst reviews the band has ever received about their music. The internet can be a brutal place for artists, and this week on …

Episode #16 - Sugarfist

May 5th, 2017

39:55

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven and Rob Johnston discuss the writing and production process behind their 4th studio album, Sugarfist. Find out the stories behind the songs, the techniques used in the demoing …

Episode #15 - Fans & Fandom

April 28th, 2017

27:22

Fans are the lifeblood of any recording or touring act. Matt, Davey and Rob of the band eleventyseven discuss the importance of fans and their role …

Episode #14 - The Final Days

April 21st, 2017

27:45

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven recount the final days of the band, the changes in how records are made today, and the complexities of …

Episode #13 - Influences

April 12th, 2017

30:28

Matt and Davey and Rob discuss the impact of influences on their music, their lives and their worldview. This episode explores the process of songwriting, the way nonmusical influences still have an effect on the …

Episode #12 - Eleventyhistory | Part 11

January 27th, 2017

35:56

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #11 - Eleventyhistory | Part 10

January 20th, 2017

29:45

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #10 - Eleventyhistory | Part 9

January 13th, 2017

27:25

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #9 - Eleventyhistory | Part 8

January 6th, 2017

29:49

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #8 - Eleventyhistory | Part 7

December 30th, 2016

27:57

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #7 - Eleventyhistory | Part 6

December 23rd, 2016

27:28

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #6 - Eleventyhistory | Part 5

December 16th, 2016

30:20

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #5 - Eleventyhistory | Part 4

December 9th, 2016

27:59

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #4 - Eleventyhistory | Part 3

December 2nd, 2016

26:17

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #3 - Eleventyhistory | Part 2

November 21st, 2016

28:04

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #2 - Eleventyhistory

November 21st, 2016

29:51

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

Episode #1 - Pilot

November 21st, 2016

26:27

Matt and Davey of the band eleventyseven explore the band's origins with the help of host Kevin McCreary and friend, Rob Johnston. They examine the journey of coming of age through an unlikely rock band from rural South …

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