The 8123 Podcast

The 8123 Podcast

By The 8123 Podcast
The 8123 Podcast is hosted by Pat Kirch and Garrett Nickelsen of The Maine. The guys will be sitting down with friends, fans, and musical guests to talk about music and life.
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#105 - Pat and Garrett get interviewed about The Mirror tour!!!
See you all on tour very soon!! First show kicks off in just a week! 
35:09
October 13, 2019
#104 - You Are Ok (Track breakdown)
We all breakdown most of the songs on You Are Ok!!!! Hope you enjoy!!! See you all on The Mirror tour very soon. 
31:45
October 7, 2019
#103 - Andrew Stravers (Katastro)
Pat sits down with long time friend and drummer of Katastro, Andrew Stravers. They have a new single called "Older Me" out now!!!! www.katastro.com
58:31
September 27, 2019
#102 - Tim takes over the podcast and interviews Pat, Garrett, and Nick Santino!
The final of the 4 hour mega interview with Tim Kirch and Nick Santino! 
49:17
September 25, 2019
#101 - Tour update/Vernon Go interview (Concert Promoter)
We sat down with Vernon Go who has been the person to bring us to Manila for the past 8 years!!! 
1:05:20
September 20, 2019
#100 - Pat and Garrett get interviewed by Lupe
We thought we would change things up for our 100th episode and let Lupe ask us whatever he wants! Thank you all for listening for so long now. 
49:08
September 17, 2019
#99 - What happens to the songs that don't make the cut
B sides... why do these songs not make it onto an album? Should they have made it onto an album? Could they in the future? We talk about all of this on todays episode!!!
30:58
September 13, 2019
#98 - Making the best of a bad time
Talking about the time where all of our shows were canceled and how we had to make the best of it. 
24:42
September 9, 2019
#97 - One Pack Of Smokes (Song Breakdown)
We talk about the writing and recording of our song "One Pack Of Smokes" a hidden track on Pioneer! 
20:20
September 5, 2019
#96 - Imaginary Numbers
Deep dive into our "Imaginary Numbers" EP
39:09
September 2, 2019
#95 - TBT (John talking about songwriting and being creative)
Another Throwback Thursday episode for you guys today!! Let us know what you want to hear more of on the podcast!!! 
06:55
August 29, 2019
#94 - Q and A episode (August 2019)
Brand new Q and A episode for you!!!!
30:02
August 28, 2019
#93- Breaking the pattern of traditional tours
Talking about some of our more unique tours and what we hope to do in the future.
30:47
August 26, 2019
#92 - Throwback Thursday (The Daily Chorus Interview)
We are trying something new here and bringing some THROWBACK interviews from the band's career. Let us know if you enjoy and want to hear more of these! 
13:05
August 22, 2019
#91 - Song Breakdown (Slip The Noose/Black Butterflies)
Interesting story on how Slip The Noose came to be and a song breakdown!!! 
28:45
August 21, 2019
#90 Nick Santino (Part #002)
Pat Kirch, Garrett Nickelsen, and Tim Kirch sit down with Nick Santino to record a podcast from a phone in Brazil! 
1:00:51
August 19, 2019
#89 - Nick Santino (Part #001)
Pat and Garrett sit down with Nick Santino (A Rocket To The Moon & Beach Weather) while the guys were in Brazil!  Tim Kirch (8123) also joins the podcast! 
1:54:53
August 15, 2019
#88 - Chelsea Dunstall(8123)
Sit down with Chelsea who makes a lot happen behind the scenes for us!! 
36:58
July 25, 2019
#87 - Pioneer
Deep dive into the making of Pioneer and that era of the band!!! 
40:10
July 19, 2019
#86 - Collin Walsh (Grayscale) Second episode
Had a chat with Collin from Grayscale about the making of their new record and more!!! 
31:45
July 9, 2019
#85 - REMEMBERING CRAIG AARONSON
We talk about a friend and supporter of our band and this entire music scene Craig Aaronson. 
32:07
July 4, 2019
#84 Road Trip
Pat & Garrett taking a road trip to a bachelor party. Recorded on a iPhone so audio is rough but still had a great conversation.
34:08
June 28, 2019
#83 - "(Un)Lost" song breakdown
We breakdown the writing and recording of our song (Un)Lost from American Candy!!! 
24:07
June 24, 2019
#82 - Sad Summer Festival
Chatting about how Sad Summer came to be and what we are excited for this summer!!!! 
40:19
June 18, 2019
#81 - Live Q and A from the 8123 store!!!
Live Q and A we did at the 8123 store in Arizona!!! 
25:25
June 14, 2019
#80 - Live podcast with Tim Kirch (Manager)
Our first ever live episode of the 8123 podcast!! We had a great talk with our manager Tim about the early days of the band. Part 2 of this episode will be out later in the week!! 
1:02:07
June 10, 2019
#79 - American Candy
Deep breakdown on the making of American Candy!!!
38:00
June 6, 2019
#78 - Happy 6th birthday Forever Halloween!
Track by track breakdown of Forever Halloween on it's 6th birthday!! Thank you for giving this album a life. 
30:51
June 4, 2019
#77 - Adam Simons (Wanderer)
Pat and Garrett sit down with Adam Simons of the band Wanderer. Adam also plays live with The Maine on tour as their auxiliary player!
55:45
June 3, 2019
#76 - The time we got all of our money stolen...
Pat and Garrett chat about the time The Maine had a BUNCH of money stolen from them... 
34:12
May 30, 2019
#75 - The pros and cons of being an unsigned band
Pat and Garrett sit down to chat about the pros and cons of being an unsigned band in 2019! 
45:55
May 24, 2019
#74 - Q & A (May 2019)
First Q and A episode in awhile!!!!
31:32
May 12, 2019
#73 - Tanner Radcliffe (Tour Manager)
Sat down with out longtime friend and tour manager Tanner and talked about trying new things and not being afraid to try new things.
45:05
April 26, 2019
#72 -YAO, TBS tour, getting engaged
Life update!!!!!
35:58
April 19, 2019
#71 - Derek Sanders (Mayday Parade)
Chat with out longtime friend Derek from Mayday Parade. Can't wait to be on the Sad Summer tour with them all summer!!!
59:16
April 3, 2019
#70 - Jason Tate (Chorus.FM/absolutepunk.net) You Are Ok album preview
A few days away from the release of our new album You Are Ok we sat down with Jason Tate to preview the album and talk about the music scene and much more!!! Hope you all enjoy this one.
1:18:04
March 27, 2019
#69 - Kennedy Brock (The Maine)
We had a conversation with a member of our own band for the podcast today!! It's our podcast so we can do that. Hope you all enjoy this one. Lot's of stories from the early days and talk about what our relationship has meant to each other and why it has lasted so long!!
57:15
March 17, 2019
#68 - Psyko Steve (Concert promoter, partner in 8123 fest)
We sat down with Psyko Steve to talk about the music industry. This will be really insightful for anyone looking to do something different with their lives. Steve found his own path just by being curious, working hard, and doing things for the love of it.
1:00:36
March 8, 2019
#67 - "My Best Habit" talks with Jared and Lupe
We have a brand new single out called "My Best Habit" so we did a podcast talking about the making of the song and how we feel now that it is out in the world!!!
42:23
February 22, 2019
#66 - You Are Ok live special!!!
You Are Ok the live special!!!!
59:03
February 19, 2019
#65 - February Q & A
It's been a bit since we have done a Q and A episode! So here it is!!! Thank you for the questions. Great ones this week! All the love.
36:55
February 13, 2019
#64 - You Are Ok “The First Look” in-depth album preview with John O'Callaghan
You Are Ok “The First Look” in-depth album preview with John O'Callaghan and Ed Masley
54:14
February 7, 2019
#63 - Tim Kirch bonus episode
We were having so much fun talking on the podcast with Tim that we kept going and it turned into this bonus episode!!! Hope you enjoy.
24:41
February 4, 2019
#62 - The 8123 fest 2019 episode
Our thoughts about 8123 fest 2019!!!!
42:55
January 29, 2019
#61 - Tim Kirch (Manager, 8123)
This one has been a long time coming we finally talk to Pat's brother and our manager Tim Kirch on the podcast!!!!
1:13:07
January 25, 2019
#60 Brennan and Garrett talk (8123 fest episode)
Garrett and Brennan from The Technicolors catch up and get ready for 8123 fest!!!
39:30
January 12, 2019
#59 - Can't Stop, Won't Stop (Track by track bonus episode)
A break down of every track on our first album Can't Stop, Won't Stop!!!!
32:14
January 5, 2019
#58 - December Q and A episode!!!
We are back with another Q and A episode!!!! Hope you enjoy!
32:17
December 18, 2018
#57 - Discovering the sound of the new album
We get into the making of the new album so far and what we have learned along the way!!!!!
33:28
December 3, 2018
#56 - Matt Squire (Producer)
#56 - Matt Squire (Producer) by 8123
51:24
November 28, 2018
#55 - Joel Kanitz (This Century, Gorgeous War)
We go way back with Joel and have toured the world together. Great talk about him finding himself after being in a band and touring for so long. Just a great long talk. Hope you all enjoy it!
1:02:09
October 5, 2018
#54 - The past few weeks have been hard on us.
Working through our self doubt. Creating anything is hard, on this episode we talk about where our heads our at right now going through the hard times of making an album.
44:43
September 27, 2018
#53 - What are you willing to do for your dream?
Inspiring story of hard work and dedication from this summer on Warped tour!
36:53
September 23, 2018
#52 - Dan (Real Friends) & Joe (Knuckle Puck)
#52 - Dan (Real Friends) & Joe (Knuckle Puck) by 8123
52:17
September 17, 2018
#51 - Shervon Esfahani (Signed us to Fearless records!)
Great talk about getting a start in the music industry!!!
28:23
September 6, 2018
#50 - Our 50th episode!!!
We have made it to our 50th episode so we had to do something special. We break down the 5 things we have learned while doing this podcast. Thank you all for listening a being a part of it!!!!
38:23
August 29, 2018
#49 - Ryan Scott Graham (State Champs)
Ryan from State Champs is on the podcast this week! This guys makes us feel lazy. He is in two touring bands at the same time. Great talk. Hope you enjoy!!!!
37:15
August 20, 2018
#48 - Can't Stop Won't Stop and the future.
Long talk about the creation of our first album Can't Stop Won't Stop and about what we are up to now starting to work on album #7!
47:46
August 14, 2018
#47 - Collin and Nick of Grayscale
We met Grayscale out on Warped tour. Thought their merch tent was really great. Then asked them to come on the podcast. They are really nice dudes and had a good time chatting!
37:56
August 7, 2018
#46 - Joe Taylor (Knuckle Puck)
Deep talk with our friend Joe of Knuckle Puck!!!!
39:59
August 2, 2018
#45 - Mike Shea (Alternative Press Magazine)
Nice long talk with Mike Shea the owner and founder of Alternative Press magazine about the current state of music and where things are headed.
59:59
July 25, 2018
#44 - Sébastien Lefebvre (Simple Plan)
Great chat with Sébastien Lefebvre from Simple Plan in the back of the tour bus!!!
39:57
July 15, 2018
#43 - Kyle Fasel(Real Friends)
Had a talk with Kyle from Real Friends in the back lounge of our bus about the ups and downs of being in a band!!!
33:38
July 10, 2018
#42 - How successful do you need to be to stop working hard?
How successful do you need to be to stop working hard? 10 things we have learned from working hard on The Vans Warped Tour https://medium.com/@themaine/how-successful-do-you-need-to-be-to-stop-working-hard-850c6751067e
38:41
June 27, 2018
#41 - Gary Ferenchak (Friend, Sound engineer, Mentor, Ordained minister, and much more)
Long talk with our good friend Gary who really set the example of how we run our band on the road and showed us the ropes early on. He is a great guy and has always been there for us in everything we do as people and in the band.
1:08:25
June 18, 2018
#40 - Concert experience
A talk about what it is like going to concerts now that we have been touring for over a decade!!!
22:37
June 8, 2018
#39 - June Q & A episode
Pat and Garrett do a new Q and A episode for the first time in awhile!!!!!
24:41
June 3, 2018
#38 -Mike Gunzelman (The Gunz show)
#38 -Mike Gunzelman (The Gunz show) by 8123
1:07:31
May 28, 2018
#37 - Matt Carter (Emery)
#37 - Matt Carter (Emery) by 8123
59:38
May 18, 2018
#36 - The Way We Talk
A deep dive into The Way We Talk EP and the confusion we had while creating it!
19:42
May 15, 2018
#35 - Alex Garcia (Mayday Parade)
Great talk with out friend Alex from Mayday Parade!!! We have been having these talks in the backs of tour busses around the world with Alex for years so good to finally get one recorded!
52:27
May 11, 2018
#34 - Telle Smith (The Word Alive)
#34 - Telle Smith (The Word Alive) by 8123
1:17:50
May 4, 2018
#33 - #SetListDivas
Pat and Garrett talk with two members of a crew we like to call the #SetListDivas who complain about the set lists we pick for tours. This is all in good fun and we were all mainly messing around... Thank you guys for keeping us on our toes.
30:08
April 30, 2018
#32 - Ryan Osterman (The Maine, Holy Fawn)
Pat and Garrett sit down with The Maine's first guitar player Ryan Osterman to talk about his short time in the band!!!
1:09:06
April 26, 2018
#31 - Fry Your Brain Q and A episode!!!
Pat and Garret do a new Q and A episode from a hotel room on the Fry Your Brain with The Maine tour
27:13
April 24, 2018
#30 - Nick Anderson (The Wrecks)
Pat and Garrett sit down with Nick from The Wrecks to talk about his start in music and where he sees his career going!
1:05:56
April 20, 2018
#29 - Breaking down our mental walls
#29 - Breaking down our mental walls by 8123
23:33
April 16, 2018
#28 - Travis Hawley (Night Riots)
Garrett and Pat have a long chat with our great friend Travis from Night Riots. This one goes deep!!
1:01:15
April 13, 2018
#27 Lovely Little Lonely
Pat and Garrett talk about the past year since Lovely Little Lonely was released!!!!
23:46
April 7, 2018
#26 - Ksenia Dombo (8123 family member)
Pat and Garrett talk with Ksenia who has been a fan of the band for nearly a decade!!!!
33:24
April 5, 2018
#25 - Loren Brinton(A Rocket To The Moon, Lydia)
Pat and Garret sit down with long time friend Loren Brinton to talk about everything from playing in bands to parenting and more!!!!
1:03:05
March 29, 2018
#24 - Black and White
A deep dive into our album "Black and White"
27:40
March 26, 2018
#23 - John Nolan (Taking Back Sunday)
Pat and Garrett from The Maine talk with John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday about his career in music. His time away from the band and getting back together with them almost 10 years ago now.
59:57
March 22, 2018
#22 - Brand New Q&A Episode
Pat and Garrett answer your questions about their favorite songs, where they see the new music going and more!!!!
26:23
March 19, 2018
#21 - Max Kerman (Arkells)
Pat and Garrett talk with Max Kerman, lead singer of Arkells!!!
54:58
March 15, 2018
#20 - The actual first episode
This was going to be the first episode of the podcast before we changed the format to doing interviews. Hope you enjoy us trying to figure this out for the first time!!!!
49:06
March 12, 2018
#19 - Kamtin Mohager (The Chain Gang of 1974, Teenage Wrist)
Pat and Garrett from The Maine site down with their friend Cam from The Chain Gang of 1974, and Teenage Wrist. They talk about early days touring together and his time in the music industry.
1:09:02
March 8, 2018
#18 - The final Warped Tour
Pat and Garrett talk about Warped tour coming to an end after this summer!!!! Can't wait to see you all at a show one more time!
27:41
March 5, 2018
#17 - Lupe Bustos (Touring photographer)
Pat and Garrett sit down with The Maine's photographer Lupe Bustos to talk about how he got started and where he is headed next! Lot's of great info for people wanting to get into photo or anything creative.
48:11
March 1, 2018
#16 - 8123 Day winner interview/Q&A
We talk with the winner of the 8123 Day contest to be on the podcast and answer phone call questions!!!!
37:53
February 26, 2018
#15 - Johnny Minardi (Fueled By Ramen)
Johnny Minardi (A&R at Fueled By Ramen) joins the podcast to chat about getting his start in the music industry, releasing Panic! At The Disco's debut full length, and his history with The Maine! Also, check out Johnny's clothing Good Future Club(goodfutureclub.com) and take 20% off with the code '8123'. Do you have tickets for The Maine's upcoming tour? If not grab them now at www.themaineband.com
1:02:42
February 22, 2018
#14 - Why Would You Pay Money To Meet A Human Being?
Pat and Garrett talk about their thoughts on paid meet and greets.
22:16
February 19, 2018
#13 - Sean Silverman (The Technicolors, This Century)
This week we sit down with long time friend Sean Silverman and talk about the start of 8123, his time in This Century, and tons of stories of our time growing up together in bands!
1:12:19
February 15, 2018
#12 - Forever Halloween
Pat and Garrett have an in depth talk about The Maine's album "Forever Halloween"
43:43
February 12, 2018
#11 - Awsten Knight (Waterparks)
Pat and Garrett sit down with Awsten Knight of the band Waterparks to talk about the bands quick rise, label problems, and much more!
1:01:22
February 8, 2018
#10 - Q and A (Your Questions, Our Answers)
Pat and Garrett sit down to answer your questions!
14:47
February 7, 2018
#009 - Lisa Kirch (Pat's Mom)
Today (February 1st) is Pat Kirch's birthday. To celebrate it, he sat down with his mother, Lisa Kirch. They chat about Pat's childhood, watching him start the band, and advice for other parents out there with kids pursuing nontraditional careers. Want to celebrate Pat's birthday? Pick up a t-shirt with his baby picture printed on it in the 8123 store(https://shop.81twentythree.com/collections/themaine/products/patkirch)! Do you have tickets for The Maine's upcoming tour? If not grab them now at www.themaineband.com
51:03
February 1, 2018
#008 - Pat Kirch (Why Arizona Podcast)
This weeks episode comes from the Why Arizona Podcast. Pat Kirch sat down with Zachary Hall from the Why Arizona Podcast to chat about music and growing up in Arizona. ______________________________ We're not using these tools to try to get people to buy things. It's more about how can we build a better connection with people. - Pat Kirch Welcome to Why Arizona! Today your host, Zachary Hall, had the pleasure of sitting down with Pat Kirch, drummer for the band "The Maine." They're talking about: - Why Pat has never drank coffee - Early life growing up in Tempe, AZ - Why his dedication to music at a young age made it hard to have friends - How Pat has hustled on the internet to interact with fans and grow as many relationships as possible - Getting the band name, "The Maine" - Opening for Good Charlotte at 17 years old and a lesson from their tour manager that changed Pat's entire outlook - Playing on Vans Warped Tour - Interacting with fans and connecting with other musicians - Why EVERYONE thinks everyone else has it figured out - Why you don't need fancy equipment to put your message out there - Why It takes effort to be happy - The Maine getting their own recording studio - Pat's favorite Venues in Arizona - Doing a free tour for fans Thank you for listening! Don’t forget to “Like” and Subscribe! Who would you like to see featured on our show? Let us know at: whyarizona@renzlermedia.com Follow Pat On Instagram @patmaine www.instagram.com/patmaine/ Check Out Their Band Website: www.themaineband.com/ Check Out Their Podcast: www.81-23.com/podcast Follow Zach on FB and Insta @zacharyhall www.instagram.com/zacharyhall/ Check out everything on the Renzler Media Podcast Network at: www.Renzler1.com
51:04
January 29, 2018
#007 - Rian Dawson (All Time Low)
Rian Dawson of All Time Low joins The 8123 Podcast this week to chat about life, Dirty Work, and being in a band for over 15 years.
1:02:36
January 25, 2018
#006 - Special Q and A (John O'Callaghan Answers)
In this special Q and A, John O'Callaghan of The Maine drops by to answer your questions for #8123Day!
16:46
January 21, 2018
#005 - Q and A (You asked and we answered)
Pat and Garrett answer your questions!
22:06
January 18, 2018
#004 - Kevin Jordan (This Wild Life)
Kevin Jordan from This Wild Life joins the podcast to discuss what it's like only having one other band member, getting popular playing cover songs and This Wild Life's new record.
1:06:33
January 15, 2018
#003 - Q and A (You asked and we answered)
This week, Pat and Garrett sit down to answer your questions. Have a question for us? Leave them in the comments below!
27:48
January 10, 2018
#002 - Stephen Gomez (The Summer Set)
Stephen Gomez (The Summer Set) joins The 8123 Podcast to discuss growing up in Arizona, starting The Summer Set, and we finally address the "beef" between The Summer Set and The Maine.
1:05:35
January 8, 2018
#001 - Eric Halvorsen (A Rocket To The Moon, Cobra Starship)
Pat Kirch and Garrett Nickelsen sit down with Eric Halvorsen (A Rocket To The Moon, Cobra Starship, and Bad Motivation) to discuss his career and future as a musician.
1:06:53
January 2, 2018
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