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All Your Things Are Gone

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Episode 16: Noell Dorsey of Major Stars

All Your Things Are Gone

The Swimmer: Unreleased
Hey Y'all. Its a very special episode! Dan Mccarthy has shared some early Swimmer tracks. They rule. Thanks Dan! And thanks for listening. Be safe. j. Download: Road to Ruane:
September 3, 2021
Episode 55: Constellation Myths; Migration Trap, Tom Thumb, Soccer Mom
Hey Y'all. In coordination with the release of their singles, Constellation Myths came by the zoom for an interview about modern recording. Change is good. Thanks for listening! j. Bandcamp: Instagram:
August 20, 2021
Episode 54: Jeff Goddard; The Lune, Karate
Hey Y'all. This is a great interview! I was really pumped to talk to Jeff. And it turned out amazing. Thanks for listening. Be safe. j.
July 6, 2021
Episode 53: Nathan Cowing; Phyllis, Crushed By Amps
Hey Y'all. Glad to finally meet this gentleman. He certainly had a legend following him throughout the scene and he lived up to it. Thanks for listening. Be safe. And be aware.  Crushed By Amps: Intro song: Charlene: untitled Crushed By Amps: Useless Wings
May 18, 2021
Episode 52: Richie Parsons; Unnatural Ax, Tomato Monkey, Band 19
Hey Y'all. Obviously this was recorded a while ago. But, It's always great to see Richie. If you see him out at the bar sometime, if that ever happens again, sit down and listen. Some of the best stories you'll ever hear. Thanks for listening! j.
May 4, 2021
Episode 51: Morgan Phalen; Diamond Nights, Justice, Favored Nations
Hey Y'all. Great talk with this gentleman. An interesting story of his writing career and his path to Europe. Thanks for listening! j. Intro song: Charlene- untitled Outro song: Diamond Nights- Medusa
March 26, 2021
Episode 50: Tina & Sean; Milkmoney, Swimmer, Helms
Hey Y'all. This episode is kind of the culmination of this podcast in a lot of ways. Helms are the center of this scene. They we're a very special band. In fact, don't listen to this episode! Play all their records back to back. Then and come back when your done. Thanks for listening! j.
February 19, 2021
Episode 49: Chris Brokaw; Codeine, Come, Pullman, New Year
Hey Y'all! Hot damn! Chris Brokaw! Sometimes your heroes are great! An interview done in the thick of the pandemic. And I'm not sure it happened. But, it all seems like that nowadays. Enjoy. Thanks for listening. Stay safe. Intro: Charlene- Cathode Outro: Come- Shoot Me first
January 26, 2021
Episode 48: Rob Laakso; Wicked Farleys, Swirlies, Diamond Nights, Kurt Vile
Hey Y'all! Fucking Rob Laakso! I think some people used to call him Doc. I wished we talked about that... we talk about alot other interesting shit. Enjoy! Thanks for listening! j. Kurt Vile
December 11, 2020
Episode 47: Andrew Schneider; Placer, Barbaro, Slughog
Hey Y'all. Interviewing this guy was one of my goals! He was in some my favorite bands! Thanks for listening. j.
October 19, 2020
Episode 46: Jebb Riley; No Flowers, Doomriders, Disappearer, There were wires
Hey Y'all. Hadn't seen Jebb in so long. We catch up and discuss his life as a dad and very successful tattooer. And how he left music. Thanks for listening. j. Tattoos No Flowers Doomriders Disappearer
September 18, 2020
Big thanks to everyone who participated. If you have anybody you would like to see interviewed please contact me. Thanks y'all! j.
September 4, 2020
Episode 45: Farhad Ebrahimi; Night Rally, Animal Hospital Ensemble
Hey Y'all. It was enlightening to reconnect with this guy. As he has become very involved with issues that all of us as a society should and need to be confronting on a daily basis. Thanks very much for listening. Be safe. And wear a mask. j. Night Rally: Instagram: @yahtoe BLM
July 15, 2020
Episode 44: Leah Callahan; Turkish Delight, Betwixt, Glass Set
Hey Y'all. Turkish Delight was such a beautifully unique band for it's time. And Leah Callahan was the formidable front woman who connected the experimental with the pop sensibility. Be safe. Wear a fucking mask! Thanks for listening. j. Leah Callahan/ Glass Set Turkish Delight Betwixt Reckless Records Instagram leahturkishd turkish_delight_band Twitter NoonyTD
June 30, 2020
Episode 43: Will and Justin; Soccer Mom, Gold Muse, Rivers & Plains
Hey Y'all. We all have been in bands together at one point or another. In different capacities. Most notably, Will and Juggs we're in a fantastic local band for many years. Its a comfortable conversation. Please enjoy. Stay safe. And thanks for listening. j. Soccer Mom NOTE: There was a fair amount of background noise on this episode. I tried to squelch it as much as i could.  PS: Some may notice that there is a commercial now on episode. Its not much but I will double it and donate to racial equality charities. 
June 17, 2020
Episode 42: Abby DiStasio Hutchins; Hyht
Hey Y'all. A bright conversation with an amazingly positive person in a decidedly dark time. Abby talks how music shaped her life and career. Please enjoy. Be safe. And thanks for listening y'all! j.
June 3, 2020
Episode 41: Joe Grillo; Garrison, Gay For Johnny Depp, Head's On Fire, Judas Knife
Hey Y'all. It was great to talk to Joe. We talk about the philosophy of music and being in a band. He continues to stay very active with music with a family. Thanks for listening. Stay safe! j. Garrison Her Head’s on Fire Judas Knife
May 19, 2020
Episode 40: Michael Hutchins; Lynx, Adomo, Hyht
Hey Y'all. Had a lot of fun talking to Abby and MIke. Great stories I haven't hears before and few I forgot. I hope y'all enjoy as much as I did. Thanks for listening. j. Outro Song: Hyht "01" Intro Song: Charlene "Cathode"
May 5, 2020
Episode 39: Mike Brown; Westerly Touring
Hey Y'all, Great conversation with one of the unsung heroes of the scene. Mike and I talk about the bands that influenced him and how he ended up booking. Thanks for listening. j. Mike Brown Westerly Touring Intro Song Charlene "Cathode" Outro Song Mike Brown "Let's See Who Here Would Have Gone Nazi"
April 21, 2020
Episode 38: Mike Fournier; Razorcake, Dead Tread
Hey Y'all. Not often we have a full fledged writer on the show. This guy is accomplished. Books, bands, zines, podcasts... He's talented and prolific. Thanks for listening! j. Stay safe! Dead Trend
April 7, 2020
Episode 37: Vanessa Downing; Rosa Chance Well, Wicked Farleys, Samuel
Hey Y'all! We have an amazingly intelligent and positive person for this episode. Vanessa talks about her life in art and bands. What brought her to Boston and how she ended up where she is. Thanks for listening. j. Outro: Rosa Chance Well "Fight Song" Intro: Charlene "Cathode" On another note, I wish everyone good tidings in these difficult times. Please stay safe! Communicate! And be respectful!
March 24, 2020
Episode 36: Adam Brilla; Stompbox Sonic, Broken River Prophet, Lockgroove
Hey Y'all. Boston's premier purveyor of boutique guitar pedals is today's guest. He has a great vision of music and how band's work. Great insight from a truly amazing person. Thanks for listening. j. Stompbox Sonic Broken River Prophet Lockgroove
March 10, 2020
Episode 35: Chris Johnson; Summoner, Deafheaven
Hey Y'all, This guy is one of the most prolific musicians I know. He made his career happen! He had a goal and truly chased it. And did it ever pay off. A truly talented and driven person. Thanks for listening! j. The Electric Bunker Summoner Deafheaven
February 25, 2020
Lilypad live 02.08.20: Maethtro, Hyht, Pteradon, Robot
Hey Y'all. This here is a live recording. It came out pretty darn good. It was a great show! Thanks to Mike Brown and all the bands for permission to record and release this. Enjoy! Thanks for listening. j.
February 11, 2020
Lilypad 02/08/20 at 10 PM: Hyht, Maethtro, Pteradon, Robot
Come see this show organized and sponsored By Michael Brown and Westerly Touring Instagram @westerly_touring @dearpockets Hyht Hyht_band Maethtro themaethtro Pteradon dandanmccarthy Robot nathanofthesevenseas
February 4, 2020
Episode 34: Dan McCarthy; Helms, Pizza, Dagobah
Hey Y'all. The last in the a trio of great Boston Drummers. Dan is a stalwart of the bygone era of "math rock" drummers.  He set bars along with fellow musicians such as Doug Scharin, Damon Che, John McEntire. And he can draw a mean dinosaur to boot. Thanks for listening. j. Web: Instagram: dandanmcathy
January 28, 2020
Episode 33: Gavin McCarthy; Karate, E.
Hey Y'all. Very thankful for the opportunity to talk to Gavin! This guy is one of those legendary Boston drummers. And there ain't too many of them. Thanks for listening. j. E Outro: E "Untie Me" Intro: Charlene "Cathode"
January 14, 2020
Episode 32: Ken Benard: Wicked Farleys, Strictly Business, Ra Ra Riot
Hey y'all. Loved talking to this guy about this scene! He was young.-and eager. This perspective is part of what makes this time so special. Thanks for listening. j. intro: Charlene "Untitled" outro: Wicked Farleys "Route 2"
December 17, 2019
Episode 31: Thalia Zedek: E, Thalia Zedek band, Come, Uzi, Live Skull
Hey y'all. Great to talk to one of my heroes! Someone who is so productive and involved in the Boston scene. She is amazing. And I am honored to talk to her. Thanks for listening. j. outro: Come "Half-life" Intro: Charlene "Cathode"
December 3, 2019
Episode 30: Kurt Ballou: God City Studios, Converge
Hey Y'all. This week a great talk about engineering and life in general with Kurt Ballou. We address his feelings on recording and how he approaches the business. What he digs. What he has trouble with... Highly insightful! Thanks for listening! j. Note: This is a phone interview.  I did my best to improve the audio. While listening to these recordings I appreciate your consideration.  AES Banquet 2019 featuring Kurt Ballou and Steve Albini Outro Song: Converge "Permanent Blue" Intro Song: Charlene "Cathode"
November 19, 2019
Episode 29: Dave Norton; Victory At Sea, Stemwinder, Ruin the Night
Hey Y'all, This guy has been a part of this scene for decades. He still makes music and is involved in Boston everyday. From his multitude of bands to his tattooing. We talk about all that and more! Thanks for listening! j.
November 5, 2019
Episode 28: Fin Moore; Diamond Nights, Pizza, Victory at Sea, Robots
Hey Y'all. This week we talk to Fin Moore. From the Cape to NYC and maybe back to the Cape. He might be one of the most prolific musicians from this era. Thanks for listening! j. Victory At Sea Robots Hot Season Instagram
October 22, 2019
Episode 27: Randy Rex, Charlene
Hey y'all. awesome conversation with a great musician! We get into Randy's music and his path to therapy. And of course I want to thank him for the intro song to this show. Wouldn't be the same without it. j. Intro: Charlene Untitled Outro: Charlene Oh Hey
September 24, 2019
Episode 26: John McWilliams of Thurn & Taxis, Dagobah
Hey y'all. Amazing to talk to another person from this great scene.  John guides us through his life from the cape to NYC. Emerson and the Middle east and Newbury.  He gives us a fantastic view of the Boston from a working musician. Thanks for listening! j. Check out his most recent work:
September 10, 2019
Episode 25: Ayal Naor of Spore/ 27
Hey Y'all. What amazing honor to talk to this guy. We cover a lot of spore and his later bands. He had so many great inside stories from the era. Thanks for listening! j.
August 27, 2019
Episode 24: Matt & Peyton of New Radiant Storm King
Hey Y'all. Matt and Peyton we're nice enough to come back to the podcast after I inadvertently lost their episode. We talk mostly about their current projects and the effect NRSK had on those. It was a great conversation. Thanks for listening.  j.
August 13, 2019
Episode 23: Chris Pupecki (Wormwood, Doomriders, Cast Iron Hike)
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Chris Pupecki of the band Wormwood, as well as Doomriders and Cast Iron Hike.  They chat about getting started in his dad's garage to touring around the world and about being a dad.   Check out Wormwood and Doomriders online: Facebook: Doomriders Wormwood Bandcamp: Doomriders Wormwood Intro music: Untitled by Charlene Outro music: We Live in the Shadows by Doomriders
July 30, 2019
Episode 22: Thommy Saraceno
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Thommy about his past in Florida, his early days in Boston, and a stop in Canada.  They also chat about his life as a dad and musician. You can find Thommy online at the links below. Owlfood ASAMA Thommy saraceno / performance / visual design  Intro: Untitled by Charlene Outro "Drift Towards Us" by Owlfood  
July 16, 2019
Episode 21: Emily Arkin of Shepherdess
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Emily Arkin of the band Shepherdess. Emily shares her musical story as well as her dedication to charity and her continued education on that subject. She also talks about how she found a way to combine the two.  Check Emily out at the links below: Intro: Untitled by Charlene Outro: Big Shot by Shepherdess
July 9, 2019
Episode 20: Alex Garcia-Rivera
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J chats with Alex Garcia-Rivera. Alex has been and remains an important cog in the hardcore scene here in Massachusetts and beyond. He has played drums for so many influential bands from American Nightmare to Get High to his personal project Chrome Over Brass. Alex continued his work in music becoming an engineer and opening his own studio, Mystic Valley. Truly an inspiration of hard work and dedication. You can check out Alex online at the links below: Intro Music: Untitled by Charlene Outro Music: Soulstice by Chrome Over Brass
June 18, 2019
Episode 19: Jenn Turpin
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J chats with Jenn Turpin. They talk about her education and her work as teacher. How teaching and music became intertwined. As well as the changing demographic of Boston and its effect on the people and art of the city.   Check out Jenn online at the links below!
June 5, 2019
Episode 18: Sonny Diperri
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Sonny Diperri, who first appeared in episode 8 with the other members of the band Identified.  This time around, they chat about Sonny's career as a producer/engineer/mixer - how he got started after moving out to LA, the internships and major label gigs, and where he is now.  It's a really fascinating story!   You can find Sonny online at: Intro Music: Untitled by Charlene Outro Music: Infinity Vibraphones by These New Puritans
May 18, 2019
Episode 17: Adam McGrath (Cave In)
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with musician Adam McGrath, most notably of the band Cave In.  They talk about how the band started when they were just a bunch of kids from Methuen, MA, their journey as a band in the early days to being courted by major record labels, and about losing his bandmate and friend Caleb Scofield last year.  They also chat about the other projects Adam has worked/is working on, what he has been doing outside of music, and how things have changed for him. Links: Caleb Scofield Benefit Cave In Wear Your Wounds Instagram @nomadstones Twitter @adamcmcgrath Intro Music: Untitled by Charlene Outro Music: All Illusion by Cave In
May 3, 2019
Episode 16: Noell Dorsey of Major Stars
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J chats with Noell Dorsey of bands such as Guillermo Sexo, Beautiful Weekend, and Major Stars.  They talk about her being a classically trained musician, what it's like living and working on an island, and being part of a band. You can check out Noell's work at the links below: Intro Music: Untitled by Charlene Outro Music: Color the Noise by Guillermo Sexo
April 19, 2019
Episode 15: Adam, JL, Josh - 91.3 WDJM
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Adam Brilla, Josh Goldman, and Jason Lessard about college radio.  They all worked together at 91.3 WDJM Framingham State College Radio in Framingham, MA.  They chat about their passion for exploring new music, why they wanted to become radio DJs, and curating music for an audience.   Intro music: Untitled by Charlene Outro music: Subway Token by New Radiant Storm King
April 5, 2019
Episode 14: Christopher Vyce
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Christopher Vyce, radio host on WMBR, MIT's college radio station.  They talk about his career through the years from Newbury Comics, where he worked with J, to bookstores to publishing and ultimately, in radio.  Chris hosts the show Lost and Found on Thursdays from 12pm - 2pm.  Check out the schedule at: Intro music: Untitled by Charlene Outro music: The Popular Front by November Group
March 22, 2019
Episode 13: Nathan Moore
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Nathan Moore of the band Robots.  They talk about his life growing up around MA with his brother Finn, how he got started playing music, and the time he spent wrapped up in a cult-like religious group.  You can check out Nathan's work at the links below. Intro music: Untitled by Charlene Outro music: Gabrielle by Robots
March 8, 2019
Episode 12: Maria and Terri Christopher
Producer's Note: Due to technical difficulties, the audio quality for this episode isn't... great.  And, the episode does end abruptly as it appeared the recording had stopped, although it had not. Technology! We included an outro in this episode about that.  We hope you still enjoy the quality interview! In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with sisters Maria and Terri Christopher of bands such as 27, Phantom Glue, Spore, and more!   You can check out them out at the following links: 27 . Phantom Glue Spore Dirt Merchants Intro music: Untitled by Charlene Outro music: Closer to You (Electric Version) by 27
February 22, 2019
Episode 11: Michael Hutcherson
In the episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J chats with Michael Hutcherson.  Michael is a drummer and keyboardist who has played in a number of bands over the years.  In recent years, he's focused on music recording and producing instead of playing.  Check him out at:
February 8, 2019
Episode 10: Seana Carmody
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J chats with Seana Carmody about her time with the bands like Swirlies and Syrup USA, as well as what she's doing now with music and art.  You can check out Seana's work at the links below.   Seana Carmody Swirlies Syrup USA Hexy Shop Instagram Intro music: Untitled by Charlene Outro music: Chris R. by Swirlies
January 25, 2019
Episode 9: Mike and Ernie
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J chats with Mike Gintz and Ernie Kim of bands such as Clawjob, Hexmap, and Animal Hospital Ensemble.  They talk about the process of recording and the differences between playing live and in the studio, and more!  You can check out their work at the links below! Intro music: Untitled by Charlene Outro music by Animal Hospital Ensemble
January 11, 2019
Episode 8: Identified
In this special episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with the members of his former band, Identified.  The guys talk about how the band got started, what it became, and where everyone is now.         Identified  Sonny Diperri- drums  Zac McGowan- guitar  Chris St. Amant- bass 
December 28, 2018
Episode 7: Justin and Vic
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Juggs and Vic of The Migration Trap about how they met, what the music scene was like then, and what they're doing now. You can find The Migration Trap on SounCloud at the link below. Intro Music: Untitled by Charlene Outro Music: Sunday Neurosis by The Migration Trap
December 14, 2018
Episode 6: Mark McKay
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Mark McKay of the influential Boston Hardcore band, Slapshot. You can find music by Slapshot at the links below. You can also check out Mark on Instagram where he shares his current passion for writing. Slapshot- Writing-
November 26, 2018
Episode 5: Trever Smith
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Trever Smith of Brown Lasers. Check out Trever's work with Brown Lasers, his solo work, and the various bands he's played with, at the links below! Brown Lasers- Solo- Piles- Motorcar- Archelon-
November 9, 2018
Episode 4: Dale Connolly
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J talks with Dale Connolly of the band Lynx, with special guest Matt Doyle. Check out Lynx on Spotify:
October 30, 2018
Episode 1: Dennis and Matt
In this episode of All Your Things Are Gone, J chats with Dennis and Matt of Brown Lasers, and numerous other bands. Brown Lasers Ghost Box Orchestra Ba-Na-Nas
October 29, 2018
AYTAG Ep3: Corey Prince
All Your Things Are Gone is a podcast about the Boston Indie Music scene, hosted by J. Episode 3: Corey Prince The Cast Irons- IG: @nesketchbook
October 12, 2018
Episode 2: Scott Buoncristiano
All Your Things Are Gone is a podcast about the Boston Indie Music scene, hosted by J. Episode 2: Scott Buoncristiano IG: @scottbuon Challenger- Pizza- Don Cab-
September 28, 2018