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(Don't) Quit Your Day Job

(Don't) Quit Your Day Job

By Paul Neil
Did you move to LA in the 80's to make it on Sunset Strip? There are many stories about making music for a living. Sometimes you need a day job and sometimes you play the worst gig. Let's talk about the stuff that happened with people who have "made it" or "come close" or played to a dog in an otherwise empty room. There are funny and enlightening stories out there, so I started a podcast to tell these stories.
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Episode 129 with Black Guy Fawkes: Life, Love & The Bomb
In this episode, Black Guy Fawkes tells us what is important about Juneteenth, and we deep dive into his brand new album Life, Love & The Bomb talking about songs as movies, the personal importance of lyrics, getting creative with physical copies and being true to yourself. The link to get a song recorded to vinyl just for you is below. You can check out Black Guy Fawkes at these places: https://blackguyfawkesmusic.bandcamp.com/ https://leestavall.com/products/blackguyfawkes https://www.facebook.com/blackguyfawkesmusic https://www.instagram.com/blackguyfawkes/?hl=en https://soundcloud.com/blackguyfawkesmusic Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
34:31
June 20, 2022
Episode 128 with Pete Koneda (High Totals): I Have a Guitar And I Can Play a Power Chord
In this episode, Pete Koneda of High Totals talks about playing original songs in a punk band and music as therapy, the reputation and appeal of Detroit, and writing great music as a definition of success. Plus, the importance of playing with better musicians than yourself, spinning records during the pandemic and being positive, and whether or not putting out physical copies matters. You can check out High Totals at these places: https://hightotals.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HighTotals https://www.instagram.com/hightotals/?hl=en Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
30:55
June 09, 2022
Episode 127 with Jim Wilson (Motor Sister): I Was The Only Guy That Played All 21 Nights
In this episode, Jim Wilson of Motor Sister talks about moving out to LA in the late 80’s and his band Mother Superior, the creation of the super group Motor Sister, joining The Rollins Band, and building a long and varied career. Plus, Daniel Lanois, Emmylou Harris, and playing 21 albums in 21 nights with Sparks. You can check out Jim at these places: https://jimwilsonrocks.com/bio https://www.facebook.com/jimwilsonwithphiljones/ https://www.instagram.com/swinginpipe/ https://www.metalblade.com/motorsister/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
31:40
June 02, 2022
Episode 126 with Hansol Seung (Shoreline): We Are Not So Naive To Think We Can Be Die Toten Hosen
In this episode, Hansol Seung of the German punk rock band Shoreline talks about learning English from punk rock songs, the challenges of creating songs and evolving during a pandemic, measuring success, and trying to capitalize on creativity. Plus, playing shows in the former East Germany, signing to End Hits Records, and experiences as an Asian-German including dealing with anti-Asian sentiments. You can check out Shoreline at these places: https://shorelineband.com/ https://www.facebook.com/shorelinepunk/ https://www.instagram.com/shoreline_band/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
33:49
May 31, 2022
Episode 125 with Timmy Gibson (Children of October): My Ears Ring 24 Hours a Day
In this episode, Timmy Gibson talks about finding roles and the importance of having a good time while playing in bands, creativity with merchandise and putting money back into the band, touring while maintaining a day job, and the ability to play on different bills. Plus, the official band haircut, gear for the left leg, and the endless rotation of bass players. You can follow Children of October at these places: https://www.facebook.com/childrenofoctober/ https://childrenofoctober.bandcamp.com/ https://www.instagram.com/childrenofoctober/?hl=en https://open.spotify.com/artist/0VdD1TJClFGER8Z8B8Zblc?si=RzxBbWBQS7S4JXVUSBlpEA Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
30:09
May 23, 2022
Episode 124 with Eugenius: If You Are a Black Kid Listening To Punk Rock, That Becomes Your Whole Identity
In this episode, Eugenius talks about his careers in hip hop and punk rock, playing guitar for Nathan Gray, the music scene in Cincinnati, playing mixed genre shows and dealing with microaggressions and racism. Plus, day job balance when being out on tour, hip hop as a collaborative endeavor and being free to create whatever is inspiring/ You can follow Eugenius at these places: https://www.facebook.com/eugenius513 https://eugenius.bandcamp.com/ https://www.instagram.com/nathangraymusic/?hl=en Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
28:03
May 19, 2022
Episode 123 with Paula Moore (Greater Than): If Your House Burns Down, You Can Rebuild It
In this episode, Music Industry Executive Paula Moore talks about coming up in the music industry from Promoter to Scout to being the first female A&R Research Executive. Paula tells us about her struggles and successes, writing a book called "Glitter and Grit; Be Greater As a Creative" and establishing the company Greater Than in order to help artists achieve success. Plus stories about Lollapalooza after parties and turning down an offer from Mark Cuban. You can follow Paula at these places: https://greaterthanhq.com/ https://twitter.com/greaterthanhq?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor https://www.facebook.com/paulamooreventures/ https://www.instagram.com/paulamooreventures/?hl=en Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
33:21
May 12, 2022
Episode 122 with Mark Tremalgia: The Hotter It is, The Uglier I Get
In this episode, we talk to Mark Tremalgia just as he gets back from a European tour with The Cruzados. Mark tells us about fan crossover with Little Caesar, planning tours to avoid market saturation, differences to touring in the USA, and practicing too much. Plus Mark provides his feedback from guitar forum "hot takes" including jazz, The Beatles, Billy Squier, and Derek Trucks. Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
41:34
May 05, 2022
Episode 121 with Sonny Lombardozzi (Arise From Worms): No Dude, It's Blackened Death Metal Now
In this episode, Sonny Lombardozzi of Arise From Worms (formerly of Incantation) talks about the death metal community, scene gate keeping and music labels, the connotations of being a shredder, the pros and cons of cover bands, and being "too good" for a band. Plus, creating a project to be able to do exactly what you want, playing with Steve Tucker, and composing on paper versus on the instrument. You can check out Sonny at these places: https://www.instagram.com/sonnylombardozzi/?hl=en https://www.haloguitars.com/store/sonny-lombardozzi-exclusive-halo-guitars-interview-incantation https://www.facebook.com/arisefromworms/ https://napalmrecords.com/english/arise-from-worms-digisleeve-cd.html Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
34:29
April 28, 2022
Episode 120 with Bobby Mahoney (and the Seventh Son): Writing Songs That I Would Like to Listen To
In this episode, Bobby Mahoney talks about his new release called We Go On, defining success and improving as an artist, trying to engage with listeners and the impact of social media, and the rub of entertainment versus a message. Plus opening for Bon Jovi in an arena and van disaster stories You can check out Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son at these places: https://www.bobbymahoneymusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BobbyMahoneyMusic/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX-oEokkAS1W1IczVXJmLEg https://bobbymahoneymusic.bandcamp.com/ https://www.instagram.com/bobbymahoneymusic/?hl=en Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
42:26
April 21, 2022
Episode 119 with Molly Mess (Some Kind of Nightmare): I Love Playing Sweaty Basement Shows
In this episode, while her husband and bandmate Chy Mess drives, Molly Mess of Some Kind Of Nightmare talks about deciding to become a full time touring band, the importance of delivering a message and being part of a community, rotating drummers, music as therapy and not being an asshole. Plus, how measuring success changes, the importance of maintaining gear and transportation, and the impact of the pandemic on a full time band. You can check out Some Kind of Nightmare at these places: https://somekindofnightmarepunk.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/somekindofnightmareband https://somekindofnightmare.bigcartel.com/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
29:56
April 18, 2022
Episode 118 with Black Guy Fawkes: My Songs Are Three Chords And The Truth
In this episode, Black Guy Fawkes talks about connecting with Nathan Gray and taking advantage of opportunities, the mental exhaustion of dealing with racism and micro-aggressions on tour, and the ability to be your full self. Plus, what is Appalachian Folk Punk, and the impact of being an activist on crafting songs and delivering messages. You can check out Black Guy Fawkes at these places: https://blackguyfawkesmusic.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/blackguyfawkesmusic https://www.instagram.com/blackguyfawkes/?hl=en https://soundcloud.com/blackguyfawkesmusic Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
31:18
April 14, 2022
Episode 117 with Mark Tremalgia: There Is Usually One Guy Who Makes Things Miserable
In this episode, we talk to Mark Tremalgia while he is out on tour in Europe with The Cruzados about the differences between touring in the EU versus the USA, guitar maintenance in wildly different climates, the ups and downs of touring and trying to enjoy the moment. Plus, tour riders and eating properly and legacy bands who are unable to reunite due to egos despite money to be made. Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
33:12
April 07, 2022
Episode 116 with Paul Del Bello (Dobermann): I Wouldn't Play Any of the Songs That I Wrote at 16 Now
In this episode, Paul Del Bello of Dobermann talks about the realities of being a true independent touring musician, cutting his teeth playing with the legendary Adam Bomb, playing 100 shows in a row and 308 shows in a single year, and fun with fire-breathing on stage. Plus, developing a YouTube audience of bass players, writing good songs, making pro videos, and what it means to be a modern, connected musician. You can check out Paul and Dobermann at these places: http://www.pauldelbello.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/TheSecretPolicemanXX https://www.facebook.com/pauldelbello http://www.dobermannweb.net/ https://www.facebook.com/dobermannrnrband https://www.instagram.com/dobermann_official/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
30:30
March 31, 2022
Episode 115 with Jimi Bell (Autograph, House of Lords): Sharon Osbourne Called And They Want To Fly You Out
In this episode, Jimi Bell of Autograph and House of Lords tells us the complete and unabridged story of auditioning for Ozzy Osbourne's band and ultimately coming in second to Zakk Wylde. Plus, working with Geezer Butler, writing a song that ended up on a Black Sabbath album, and getting up early in the morning to write music You can check out Jimi at the following locations: https://www.jimibell.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnAV0EnpWVOoL8S6rDxBs6w https://www.instagram.com/jimibellmusic/?hl=en Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
32:45
March 24, 2022
Episode 114 with Josh Brown (Capacitor Design Network): So Joe Elliott Would Leave Me These Telephone Messages
In this episode, Josh Brown of Capacitor Design Network talks about working very closely with Def Leppard and Phish, hanging out with Phil Collen, backstage at Fenway Park, and sending design samples on planes in the pre-digital world. Plus, growing up as the son of a Music Teacher, the day job hustle and losing time to play music, and becoming successful with organic business growth. You can check out Josh at these places: https://www.capacitornetwork.com/ https://www.facebook.com/iluvmycapacitor https://twitter.com/CapDesNet Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
36:42
March 21, 2022
Episode 113 with John "Buck Cherry" Armstrong (Modernettes): It Was Somewhere Between a Drag Act And Horror Movie
In this episode, John "Buck Cherry" Armstrong of the legendary Modernettes talks about being tired of the thing that you are most famous for, the enduring popularity of the song Barbra, making the music video in the early 80's, and financial success versus artistic fulfillment. Plus, playing anywhere that would have the band, being ahead of the times musically, and a Chuck Berry playing a car dealership story. You can check out Buck (including his book) at these places: https://www.facebook.com/modernettes https://www.thepunkmovie.com/articles/modernettes https://www.suddendeath.com/bands/modernettes https://www.amazon.com/Guilty-Everything-John-Armstrong/dp/0921586868 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
35:04
March 17, 2022
Episode 112 with Ryan Roupe (Buckwild): Oh My God, There's a Million Guys Better Than Me
In this episode, Ryan Roupe of Buckwild talks about 80's cover bands versus country cover bands, the desire to fit in especially when younger, and taking breaks from playing live but continuing to play for self discovery. Plus evolving music styles as you get older, self expression in a cover band, challenging yourself musically, and the amount of available work for cover bands. You can check out Ryan at these places: https://www.facebook.com/buckwildPGH https://buckwildpgh.com/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
33:43
March 14, 2022
Episode 111 with Brian "Sikes" Howe: I Am Not The Big Break That You Need
In this episode, Brain "Sikes" Howe of Greywalker, Normal Creatures, and Some Faith talks about doing the stuff that you want to do, being busy, how much is "too much" and being fair to everyone involved in multiple projects. Plus, success as a DJ versus other musical projects, being a podcaster and potentially losing the desire due to dealing with musicians, and freedom as success. https://briansikeshowe.com/ https://www.greywalker.net/media https://www.normalcreatures.net/ https://somefaith666.bandcamp.com/ https://startthebeat.libsyn.com/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
40:51
March 07, 2022
Episode 110 with Mark Tremalgia: Everybody Wanted To Be Noticed For Their Shred
In this episode, we find out is Mark can play riffs and licks from famous 80's shredder guitarists. (Spoiler: he can!) Plus, why did so many guitar players sound so similar, Little Caesar not going on the Monsters of Rock Cruise, making a commitment to family and health over the band and the importance of having a support system. Mark plays a solo on Sunday mornings: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
33:32
March 03, 2022
Episode 109 with Mark Tremalgia: The Most Ungodly Smell Would Waft Through The Space
In this episode, Mark gives us all of the details of band auditions in LA including determining a good personal fit, dressing for the part, copping the feel and mindset of another player, and choosing the right instrument. Plus, trying our for Ignite and Love/Hate, performance mode versus meeting people mode and the new Cruzados record is out on vinyl Mark plays a solo on Sunday mornings: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
32:48
February 24, 2022
Episode 108 with Chris Lowe (Volk): It's Not About The Money, But It's About The Money
In this episode, Chris Lowe of Cowpunk duo Volk talks about the most recent tour of the western USA, all of the things that can go wrong with a Kia Sedona, the financial impact of missing shows, and the laundry requirements of a touring band. Plus, playing SXSW. artist compensation and the impact of streaming services for working bands. and the best ways to support bands you love. https://www.livevolk.com/ https://www.facebook.com/livevolk https://www.youtube.com/volkband https://open.spotify.com/artist/7DC7DTFiH8DZXydAIOgABV https://livevolk.bandcamp.com/ https://www.instagram.com/volk_band/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
36:19
February 21, 2022
Episode 107 with Jeff Scott Soto (Sons of Apollo): You Don't Want To Live Your Whole Career Defending Yourself
In this episode, Jeff Scott Soto of Sons of Apollo, Yngwie Malmsteen, Journey, JSS and many other projects talks about the desire to be a household name, getting the gig with Yngwie when he was 18, playing with superstar guitar players, a background in pop and soul music, and trying to establish an identity and career. Plus, recording a live album in Bulgaria, being a person of color in the music industry, and the struggles of  getting older as a singer. You can check out Jeff at the following locations: http://jeffscottsoto.com/retribution/index.html https://www.facebook.com/JeffScottSoto/ https://twitter.com/jeffscottsoto?lang=en https://www.instagram.com/jeffscottsotoofficial/?hl=en https://sonsofapollo.com/ https://sotoworld.net/site/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
37:01
February 17, 2022
Episode 106 with Cohen Hartman (SpiralCaster): We Were That Band, Sound Guys Hated Us
In this episode, Cohen Hartman aka SpiralCaster talks about using an alias for his art, learning studio work from his grandfather in Louisiana, running a record label, becoming a guitar teacher as a day job, and starting a YouTube channel as a pedal demonstrator as a way to get people to care about his music. Plus, the importance of offering value, the toll of social media and performing music during screenings of silent films. You can check out SpiralCaster at the following locations: https://www.instagram.com/spiral_caster/?hl=en https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFPtsApgxOmCgjX2rTZyeXQ https://spiralcaster.bandcamp.com/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
38:43
February 14, 2022
Episode 105 with Al Staehely (Spirit, Staehely Brothers): I Literally Started Law School To Keep a Band Together
In this episode, Al Staehely talks about graduating from law school in Austin, TX, moving to California to be a musician, joining Spirit and putting out solo records. Plus, paying your dues, not expecting your career to decline, the importance of having a trademark and the Spirit versus Led Zeppelin copyright lawsuit. Also, how do you get a suit from Lyndon Johnson's dead brother? You can check out Al at the following locations: http://www.alstaehely.com/ https://www.facebook.com/al.staehely http://www.music-lawyer.com/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
38:26
February 10, 2022
Episode 104 with Josh Mowry (Miskatonic Brewing Company): The Hottest Cover Band In Oxford, OH
In this episode, Josh Mowry of the Miskatonic Brewing Company talks about his journey from young upright bass player, to college cover band professional to paralegal to starting a brewery from scratch. Plus, law school student versus clay tennis court technician versus orchestra last chair versus cruise ship crooner. You can check out Josh at the following locations: https://www.miskatonicbrewing.com/ https://www.facebook.com/miskatonicbrewing/ https://www.instagram.com/miskatonicbrewing/ https://mobile.twitter.com/miskatonicbeer Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
35:37
February 07, 2022
Episode 103 with Mark Tremalgia: We Were Stuck In The Snow In Indiana With No Power And No Heat
In this first post 100 episode, Mark gives us all of the details about touring in a big tour bus including break downs, high expenses, privacy issues, choosing bunks, and the never ending party. Plus having techs at local shows to look cool, on-stage hair mishaps and being in the recording studio for the first time. Mark plays a solo on Sunday mornings: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
34:19
February 03, 2022
Episode 102 with Becky Fontaine (The Iron Roses): Stage Is The Place Where I Forget To Be Anxious
In this episode, Becky Fontaine of Nathan Gray and The Iron Roses talks about singing with Nathan Gray but also working as his Tour Manager, balancing family, motherhood and music, controlling chaos and the desire to be a part of something. Plus, how intimate shows are wonderful and terrifying, stuffed animal mascots, working day jobs from the road, and dealing with misogyny. You can check out Becky at the following locations: https://www.instagram.com/becky.fontaine/?hl=en http://www.nathangraymusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/nathangraymusic https://www.instagram.com/nathangraymusic/?hl=en https://nathangraymusic.bandcamp.com/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
31:34
January 31, 2022
Episode 101 with Jeff Duncan (Armored Saint): The Bigger You Get, The Less You Have To Deal WIth
In this episode, Jeff Duncan talks about the early 80's in LA, Sunset Strip, Odin as a very popular scene band and then getting the opportunity to join Armored Saint. Plus, the impact of being in The Decline of Western Civilization Part 2, moving to Las Vegas to play guitar and make a living, playing in DC4 with his siblings, and the importance of maintaining output and being creative. You can follow Jeff at the following locations: https://www.facebook.com/jeffduncanrocks https://www.armoredsaint.com/ https://www.metalblade.com/us/artists/armored-saint/ https://www.facebook.com/DC4HardRock Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
33:36
January 27, 2022
Episode 100 with Jimmy Minarchick (The Morning Buzz): Some People Are Just Crazy
For our 100th episode, I talk to Jimmy Minarchick of The Morning Buzz about the state of podcasting, being nervous talking to new people and using social media as a necessary evil. Plus, playing music that you don't love to be in a band, using a non-smart phone, and starting a screen printing company out of thin air. You can check out Jimmy's efforts at the following locations: https://www.facebook.com/Themorningbuzzwithjimmy/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzrCdTPojhubhvaiSmJcuhA https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw_CAqHW81X3dNX33w-okjQ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
33:09
January 24, 2022
Episode 99 with Mark Tremalgia: I'm Only Famous In My Family
In this episode, Mark talks about having his family learn about what he has done via the podcast, making mistakes and the imperfectness of guitar, and the future of dealing with pandemics and gigs. Plus working on the Big Brother set, balancing the day job with music, and the competition of late 80's Hollywood via egos, song formula, looks and guitar as athletics. Mark plays a solo on Sunday mornings: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
31:07
January 20, 2022
Episode 98 with Fuzznaut: I Tried Out For A Couple Of Bands, But I Wasn't That Great
In this episode, Fuzznaut talks about where his moniker comes from, playing solo with big gear rigs, using delay as another guitarist, and getting into guitar gear culture. Plus, being an Instagram artist and breaking into YouTube, the difficulty in creating compelling video as another form of expression, and reconciling creating art for yourself while attracting an audience. You can check out Fuzznaut at the following locations: https://fuzznaut.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/fuzznaut/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxP-YKZAc3U57WMnF0fbh4Q https://www.instagram.com/fuzznautdoom/ https://twitter.com/fuzznautdoom Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
31:31
January 17, 2022
Episode 97 with Brian Forsythe (Kix): I Felt We Had Peaked and Were Starting to Go Back Down
In this episode, Brian Forsythe of Kix talks about leaving the band in the early 90's, deciding to get clean and healthy after jail, being recognized, and the origin of the "Damage" nickname. Plus, getting back together with Kix, joining Rhino Bucket, playing cruises and what it means to be in a "legacy" band. You can check out Brian at the following locations: https://brianforsythe.com/ https://www.facebook.com/brian.forsythe https://www.kixband.com/ https://twitter.com/RealBrianDamage https://www.rhinobucket.rocks/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
34:17
January 13, 2022
Episode 96 with Pete Magliocco: Horn Players Are Different Because We Are Better Musicians
In this episode, Pete Magliocco of Quincy Square Music Company talks about his band experiences while simultaneously working as a chef, choosing to play the trombone and the ability to read music, providing entertainment during the early days of the pandemic and the risks of starting a music store from the ground up. You can check out Pete at the following locations: https://www.facebook.com/quincysquaremusic https://squaremusic.co/locations/quincy-il/ https://www.facebook.com/pete.magliocco https://www.instagram.com/maglioccopete/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
37:58
January 10, 2022
Episode 95 with Brian Forsythe (Kix): Everybody Wants To Be Rich and Famous
In this episode, Brian Forsythe of Kix talks about the early days of Kix and the arrival of hair metal, playing a showcase for Atlantic Records and what it meant to get signed, and the band peaking with Blow My Fuse. Plus, being an east coast band, headlining the M3 Festival, and being 2 million dollars in debt. You can check out Brian at the following locations: https://brianforsythe.com/ https://www.facebook.com/brian.forsythe https://www.kixband.com/ https://twitter.com/RealBrianDamage https://www.rhinobucket.rocks/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
32:45
January 06, 2022
Episode 94 with Eli Tyler: They Sell You This Dream of People Just Busting Into Song
In this episode, experimental artist Eli Tyler talks about what makes a performance Avant Garde, visualizing soundscapes, costumes and choreography into a performance, mental preparation, and collaborating with the fashion industry. Plus, being told that Asians can't sell, definitions of success, and playing the Asian Television Awards. You can check out Eli at the following locations: https://www.tuneintoeli.com/ https://www.instagram.com/tuneintoeli/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/2gQ29l3EHwaR2WNPbUEK2z?si=caWgjeRCSIOSgmmV7hD7JA&nd=1 https://www.facebook.com/tuneintoeli https://www.youtube.com/user/tuneintoeli Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
31:51
January 03, 2022
Episode 93 with Justin Burket (The Snipped): My Lifelong Dream Was To Be a Wide Receiver for the Steelers
In this episode, Justin Burket of The Snipped talks about "dadcore" and band vasectomy requirements, why drummers are the worst, creating interesting merch and signing with Allegedly Records. Plus, material handling, putting out physical copies of music, and how the expectations of success change over time. You can check out Justin and The Snipped at the following locations: https://www.allegedlyrecords.com/copy-of-the-snipped https://www.facebook.com/thesnipped https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBxrpxmk9aTaDhpes0pTwOQ https://www.instagram.com/thesnipped/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
29:14
December 20, 2021
Episode 92 with Nathan Gray (The Iron Roses, BoySetsFire): I Don't Feel Angry, I feel Focused
In this episode, Nathan Gray of The Iron Roses and BoySetsFire talks about performance as a ministry, being approachable at shows, varying levels of popularity in EU versus USA and turning new fans on the recent Frank Turner tour. Plus, building a new career with purpose, the importance of a support network and dealing with social media vitriol. You can check out Nathan at the following locations: http://www.nathangraymusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/nathangraymusic https://www.instagram.com/nathangraymusic/?hl=en https://nathangraymusic.bandcamp.com/ http://boysetsfire.net/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
32:43
December 16, 2021
Episode 91 with Jimi Bell (Autograph, House of Lords): My Hair Was Already Spiked, But They Made It Extra Spiked
In this episode, Jimi Bell of Autograph and House of Lords talks about being a left handed guitar player, the connotations of being a "shredder", trying out for Ozzy's band versus Zakk Wylde, and being in a movie with Joan Jett. Plus playing the hits in legacy bands, inventing Shredneck, and playing abilities changing as you get older. You can check out Jimi at the following locations: https://www.jimibell.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnAV0EnpWVOoL8S6rDxBs6w https://www.instagram.com/jimibellmusic/?hl=en Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
39:02
December 09, 2021
Episode 90 with Connor Frost (Dizzy Bats): You're Gonna Look Back On That Release And You Might Not Like It
In this episode, Connor Frost talks about developing a viable music career in punk rock bands and providing songwriting coaching and mentoring. Plus, tempering expectations, deciding a song is good enough, touring in China and being a role model for Asian-Americans You can check out Connor at the following locations: http://www.connorfrost.com http://www.instagram.com/connorlfrost https://www.facebook.com/dizzybatsmusic Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
33:51
December 06, 2021
Episode 89 with Mark Tremalgia: They May Have Sprayed Their Hair, But They Didn't Go Full Make-up
In this episode, Mark talks about legacy bands including Kix and his friendship with Brian Forsythe, being the sole guitar player in what was a 2 guitar player band, and organizing schedules for busy bands with busy members. Plus, hanging out with Ray Gillen, on stage volume wars and dispensing therapy as a guitar teacher. Mark plays a solo on Sunday mornings: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
31:19
December 02, 2021
Episode 88 with Time Nave (TAKAT, Overmountain Sound): Every SIngle Dumb Cartoon Character Had My Accent
In this episode, Tim Nave talks about developing his hillbilly musical identity in eastern TN, playing punk shows in church basements, working night shifts and taking the business of music seriously. Plus, what is experimental folk, the impact of religion on musical expression, and does Gen Z have bad taste in music? You can check out Tim Nave at the following locations: https://www.theartistknownastim.com/ https://www.facebook.com/The-artist-known-as-Tim-685181168581739/?__xts__[%25AB0%25BB]=68... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeZaXLYi_P88QKAb6233M5g https://www.instagram.com/artist_timnave Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
35:58
November 29, 2021
Episode 87 with Mike Jacobs (On The Cinder): We're From Buffalo, There's No Expectation At All
In this episode, Mike Jacobs from On The Cinder talks about never leaving upstate NY, starting out in ska bands, living with bandmates and touring in vans that get gradually less lousy over time. Plus being a particularly thorough DIY band, the usefulness of pros and cons lists, releasing vinyl on your own label and being a stay-at-home dad You can check out On The Cinder at the following locations: https://onthecinder.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/onthecinder/ https://www.instagram.com/onthecinder/?hl=en Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
35:48
November 22, 2021
Episode 86 with Daniel Formica (Your Vocal Teacher): I Can Write a Lousy Song For You If You Want It
In this episode, Daniel Formica talks about vocal coaching, dealing with vocals problems before it is too late, the tribulations of singing in a professional cover band, and some common singing myths. Plus, aging vocalists, performing "Jane" by Jefferson Starship and what the heck was yarling in the nineties? Check out Daniel singing Jane as discussed in the episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJ_ZaEGqJ7k Daniel is a professional singer and vocal coach. You can contact him at the following locations: Your Vocal Teacher https://www.youtube.com/user/danformica https://www.facebook.com/danielformica Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
33:35
November 18, 2021
Episode 85 with Aaron Smith (Elvis Tribute): I Wanted To be Elvis, But Then I Realized You Have To Sound Good
In this episode, Elvis Tribute Artist Aaron Smith talks about his love of Elvis from an early age, developing his era specific Elvis act and spending time with members of Elvis' inner circle. Plus, how the Elvis Tribute community is like the punk rock community. the importance of both stage moves and vocals, and living with autism. You can check out Aaron here: https://www.facebook.com/AaronElvistribute/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
30:54
November 15, 2021
Episode 84 with Mark Tremalgia: Sometimes I Pick Up The Guitar And Think "That Is So Bad"
In this episode, Mark talks about joining a legacy band and handling the resulting expectations from the band, the fans, as well as bringing some of his own personality to the songs while paying the respect to the original playing. Plus, recording ideas on a phone, writing jingles and playing basketball at the YMCA in late 90's Los Angeles with movie stars. Mark plays a solo on Sunday mornings: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
33:49
November 11, 2021
Episode 83 with Rick O Mortis (Children of October): We Just Wanted to Make a Couple of Records And Play Shows
In this episode, Rick O Mortis of Children of October and October Studios, talks about longevity as a primary goal of the band, having 30(!) different bass players, being on tour when COVID hit and the practice requirements of playing drums extremely fast. Plus, the official band haircut, being the type A personality in the band and opening a recording studio. You can check out Rick O and his projects here: https://www.facebook.com/childrenofoctober https://www.facebook.com/OctoberRecordingStudio https://childrenofoctober.bandcamp.com/ https://www.instagram.com/childrenofoctober/?hl=en Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
29:45
November 08, 2021
Episode 82 with Jeff Dean (Heavy Seas, Airstream Futures): I Never Had The Ambition of Being The Front Guy In a Band
In this episode, Jeff Dean of Heavy Seas and Airstream Futures, talks about the need to get out of your creative comfort zone, the impact of luck on finding success in music, getting label support from Little Rocket Records and Sell The Heart Records, and a day job as a recording engineer. Plus touring plans coming out of covid, choosing singles, and seeing Metallica at The Metro in Chicago You can check out Jeff and his projects here: https://www.facebook.com/jeffdeanrecording/ https://www.facebook.com/heavyseaschicago/ https://radgirlfriendrecords.bandcamp.com/album/everything-breaks https://www.selltheheartrecords.com/news.html https://www.instagram.com/heavyseaschicago/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/airstreamfutures/ https://www.facebook.com/airstreamfutures https://littlerocketrecords.co.uk/artists/airstream-futures/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
27:46
November 04, 2021
Episode 81 with Mark Tremalgia: You Think I've Never Had a Tech That's Been Drunk All The Time?
In this episode, Mark talks about finishing up the Little Caesar European tour, decompressing when coming back home, the tour bus lifestyle and how touring has changed since the late 90's. Plus, getting royalties when you hear funk guitar on Jimmy Kimmel, shining flashlights into actors' eyes, and deciding what to do next musically. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
30:44
October 28, 2021
Episode 80 with Chuck Veri (iNCO FIdO): I Have a Big Ass Band Because I Want to Play With These People
In this episode, Chuck Veri of iNCO FIdO, one of the best bands in Pittsburgh talks about the difficulties in having a band with 11 members including rehearsal time, fitting on small stages and songwriting, and what it means to be a band with horns that is not a ska band. Plus, having a hype man in the band and not owning a computer. You can check out Chuck and iNCO FIdO here: https://incofido.com/if https://www.facebook.com/incofido/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/07IYJTJgYOuRcH0c3bxOGu https://www.instagram.com/incofido/?hl=en https://katzulhu.com/inco-fido Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
34:08
October 25, 2021
Episode 79 with Chris Lowe (Volk): I Had to Learn a Lot of Things That I Didn't Really Want to Learn
In this episode, Chris Lowe of the amazing Cowpunk duo Volk talks about working day jobs to stay afloat as a DIY musician in Nashville, the concept of "selling out" and how to build up a small band, and comparisons to White Stripes and bringing influences into the music. Plus, "nudie suits", the demented Dwight Yoakum, and why it is important to be nice to people. https://www.livevolk.com/ https://www.facebook.com/livevolk https://www.youtube.com/volkband https://open.spotify.com/artist/7DC7DTFiH8DZXydAIOgABV https://livevolk.bandcamp.com/ https://www.instagram.com/volk_band/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
37:09
October 21, 2021
Episode 78 with Amy Morris: Well, I Definitely Wouldn't Mind a Space Ship
In this episode, Amy Morris of the label Allegedly Records tell us about starting a business with partners that you have never met in person, splitting up responsibilities, choosing bands and taking submissions. Plus, launching the subscription service Punk Box, getting merchandise submissions and turning down bands while trying to offer encouragement. Amy is one of the the honchos at Allegedly Records. You can check them out and contact them here: https://www.allegedlyrecords.com/ https://linktr.ee/allegedlyrecords https://www.facebook.com/allegedlyrecords https://www.instagram.com/allegedlyrecords/ Punk Box is here: https://punk-box.subbly.me/ https://www.instagram.com/punkboxrox/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
32:44
October 18, 2021
Episode 77 with Frankie Stubbs: The Older You Get, The Less You Care About What People Think
In this episode, Frankie Stubbs of the hugely influential band Leatherface talks about how Sunderland, England is like Pittsburgh and thoughts of living in other places, learning how to write and record songs and label expectations, and dealing with right wing fans who completely miss the point of lyrics. Plus how it feels to be an influence on other bands, touring Germany in blazing heat and getting inspiration from bands on Instagram. You can follow Frankie here: https://www.instagram.com/frankie_stubbs_/ https://frankiestubbs.bandcamp.com/ https://leatherface.bandcamp.com/album/mush https://www.facebook.com/Leatherface.UK Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://katzulhu.com/ https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
32:51
October 14, 2021
Episode 76 with Matt Glasgow: If Lagwagon Isn't Coming Home With a Bunch of Cash, I Better Get a Side Job
In this episode, Matt Glasgow of the band Last Point talks about the effort it takes to play punk drums super fast, learning the trade of carpentry and being able to be a day laborer while out on tour, and signing with Allegedly Records. Plus breaking into California punk rock scenes, getting tattoos, and maintaining a passion for playing in a band. You can follow Matt here: https://www.facebook.com/lastpointband https://www.facebook.com/matt.glasgow.3 https://www.instagram.com/glasgowwoodworks/ https://www.facebook.com/allegedlyrecords https://www.allegedlyrecords.com/ Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://katzulhu.com/ https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
28:14
October 11, 2021
Episode 75 with Mark Tremalgia: So That Means I Have a 1 In 5 chance To Find The Right Room
In this episode, Mark remains on the road in Europe with Little Caesar and we catch up with him in Bratislava where he tells us about what to do on long van rides, washing clothes in a hotel sink and pooping in venue bathrooms. The tour finishes up in Budapest and France and hopefully Mark will remember where his hotel room is! Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
27:45
October 07, 2021
Episode 74 with Gerry LaFemina: Let's Face It, Every Punk Venture Is Not For Profit
In this episode, Gerry LaFemina talks about his passions for literature, poetry and punk rock and how being a tenured Professor of English can be subversive. Plus how the literary community is like the punk rock community, the healthy expression of anger via his band The Downstrokes, poetry versus lyric writing, and the development of the Savage Mountain Punk Festival. You can follow Gerry here: https://www.facebook.com/gerry.lafemina https://www.facebook.com/thedownstrokesMD https://www.facebook.com/svgmtnpunkarts https://www.instagram.com/savagemountainpunkarts/ https://www.facebook.com/SvgMtnPunkFest Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://katzulhu.com/ https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
39:22
October 04, 2021
Episode 73 with Mark Tremalgia: Once The Show Starts I Might Turn It Up One or Two Clicks
In this episode, Mark is still on the road in Europe with Little Caesar and talks about what it's like to replace members in legacy bands, super fans who follow the band around, shows where people are sitting and how to deal with gear trouble. Plus going to places where he has never been, like Amsterdam https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mijrfZzczbg Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
29:47
September 30, 2021
Episode 72 with Mark Tremalgia: I Ate a Whole Pizza Before I Went On Last Night
In this episode, Mark talks to us all the way from Germany where he is currently touring with Little Caesar. Topics of conversation include COVID precautions, set lists, travel days and days off. Plus rehearsing and tightening up during sound check, giving lessons remotely from another continent and planning finances when going out on tour. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
29:07
September 23, 2021
Episode 71 with Justin Palencsar: I Didn't Even Know What a Dominatrix Was
In this episode, Justin Palencsar talks about how far a positive attitude will get you; becoming interested in and apprenticing as a tattoo artist and then building a tattoo business from the ground up called In The Blood. Plus, moving from the country to city, racing motocross and having successful bands in The Last Hope, The Havoc, and Middle Finger You can follow Justin here: https://www.facebook.com/inthebloodtattoo https://inthebloodtattoo.com/ https://www.instagram.com/inthebloodtattoo/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/havocpunks https://www.facebook.com/MiddleFingerPunkRock Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://katzulhu.com/ https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
42:05
September 20, 2021
Episode 70 with Mark Tremalgia: I'm Tired of Pushing Shopping Carts to Get a Quarter to Buy Ramen
In this episode, Mark talks about surviving in late 80's LA by collecting shopping carts and pawning gear to get money to be able to eat. Plus how guitar pedal culture has changed over the past 30 years, getting ready to head to Europe for the Little Caesar tour, travel and the art of guitar maintenance and the impact of Covid on touring. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
40:05
September 16, 2021
Episode 69 with Andy Pohl: You Ran a Label, What's Your Advice? "Just Don't."
In this episode, Andy Pohl of Sell The Heart Records talks about joining Tsunami Bomb, the challenges of going on tour when considering life circumstances like family and day jobs and being trapped in a van for days and days. Plus, why establish a record label, digital versus physical copies, setting expectations when signing bands, measuring success and taking submissions from bands. You can follow Andy here: https://www.selltheheartrecords.com/ https://selltheheartrecords.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/selltheheart https://tsunamibomb.net/ https://www.facebook.com/tsunamibombofficial https://www.facebook.com/andypohlarbear Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://katzulhu.com/ https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
38:32
September 13, 2021
Episode 68 with Fred LeBlanc: Musicians Are Not Known To Be The Most Mature and Sane People
In this episode, Fred LeBlanc of Cowboy Mouth talks about the impact of having a huge hit ("Jenny Says") along with several other hits, what it means for a band's career and corresponding record label politics. Plus treating the live experience like a gospel tent revival, playing Madison Square Garden, advice about enjoying the moment and being a frontman who happens to be playing drums.  You can follow Fred and Cowboy Mouth here: https://www.facebook.com/cowboymouth1 https://www.cowboymouth.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvOUPMsxOS4 Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://katzulhu.com/ https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
33:15
September 09, 2021
Episode 67 with Lindsey Colby: Here's The Address; If I'm Not Out in Two Hours, Send The Police
In this episode, Lindsey Colby talks about trying out for cover bands via Craig's List, vomiting while singing and attempting to split time between family, career and music. Plus, enjoying the relationship side of being in a band and walking the line between being more serious and maintaining the fun in music. Where does vocal talent come from? Lindsey sings in a few cover bands. You can contact her here if you want her in yours: https://www.facebook.com/lindsey.johnson.581525 https://www.facebook.com/donttellred Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://katzulhu.com/ https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
33:29
September 06, 2021
Episode 66 with Dave Hause: Hopefully We Have a Better Night Than We Would Have If We Didn’t Get Together
In this episode, Dave Hause talks about his punk rock roots and working in the singer/songwriter world now, releasing records and working with various labels, and commercial versus artistic ways of measuring success. Plus he tells us how to pronounce his name correctly, working as a roadie and owning a construction company, regrets coming out of The Loved Ones and thoughts on aging gracefully. Dave has a new record called Blood Harmony coming out 22 Oct 2021. You can keep up with him here: http://store.davehause.com/ https://www.facebook.com/DaveHauseMusic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuZIzAU0rxIatxGXYQ7OpeA https://davehause.bandcamp.com/ Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://katzulhu.com/ https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
37:19
September 02, 2021
Episode 65 with Drew Neely: Nobody Walks Away From Seeing a Band Humming the Bassline
In this episode, Drew Neely of Drew Neely and the Heroes and Off the Track Recording talks about building out a studio and establishing a recording business while also maintaining a flexible day job schedule with his interior painting business. Plus, writing, recording and releasing a new song every month, getting burnt out, and naming songs after women. You can follow and contact Drew here: https://www.facebook.com/drewneelyandtheheroes/ https://drewneelyandtheheroes.bandcamp.com/ https://www.instagram.com/drewneelyandtheheroes/?hl=en https://offthetracksrecording.com/ Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
32:40
August 30, 2021
Episode 64 with Mark Tremalgia: It's Mostly Bad Decisions That I've Made That I Am Just Sharing
In this episode, Mark talks about hanging out at the Forum Club in late 80's LA at a Skid Row show with Baz and a million rock stars. Plus playing guitar as a kid and how that develops into adulthood, getting out of LA and moving to North Carolina for a short period of time, and prepping for the upcoming Little Caesar European tour with a new drummer. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
30:21
August 26, 2021
Episode 63 with Chris Trepagnier: The Strings Are Bigger and There Are Less of Them
In this episode, Trip AKA Chris Trepagnier of Fuck Yeah Dinosaurs and many other projects talks about learning to play bass from RHCP, having the goals of being a full time musician meet the realities of making a living and being a Person of Color in various music scenes. Plus embracing being a role model, releasing on vinyl, and answering the age old bass question; pick or fingers. You can follow Trip here: https://www.facebook.com/chris.trepagnier https://www.facebook.com/IDprinting https://www.facebook.com/fyeahdinosaurs https://www.facebook.com/sierra.perlik Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
36:06
August 23, 2021
Episode 62 with Mark Tremalgia: Wow, That's a Really Cool Rock Star Pose
In this episode, Mark tells us about how musicianship and showmanship fit together, the secrets of shredding on stage and the rock star pose. Plus, fast guitar playing as a competition in the 80's, mental preparation and nervousness, and playing while Richie Kotzen stands right in front of you. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/834296584/videos/10159250207636585/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
31:01
August 19, 2021
Episode 61 with Risky Tjokrosonto: The Beauty of the DIY Scene Is Interacting With Other People
In this episode, Risky Tjokrosonto tells us about moving to Pittsburgh from Indonesia to work on his PHD in Ethnomusicology, focusing on Indie music in Indonesia, the "Politics of Sound". Plus, incorporating theater production values into performance and his band in Indonesia called Risky Summerbee and the Honey Thief. You can follow Risky here: https://www.facebook.com/rsthofficial/ https://www.facebook.com/riskysummerbee https://rsth.bandcamp.com/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/08nbcEsElBbqPXrXnPVYdy Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
31:14
August 16, 2021
Episode 60 with Joe Queer: I Got My First Royalty Check and It Was Like Winning the Lottery
In this episode, Joe Queer of The Queers tells us about growing up in NH and going to punk rock shows, becoming a restauranteur then getting signed to Lookout Records, pretending to be Richard Hell's cousin and becoming friends with Joey Ramone. Plus never growing out of a love for music, writing songs for the new Queers record and buying gear with your last dollar. You can follow Joe and The Queers here: https://www.facebook.com/thequeers https://open.spotify.com/artist/1kRABJWDxSnOJFteI351V6 https://www.instagram.com/thequeersofficial/?hl=en https://allstarrecords.limitedrun.com/ Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
37:19
August 12, 2021
Episode 59 with Dean Collier: I Gave Up The Idea of Ever Being On a Tour Bus
In this episode, Dean Collier tells us about the music scene in Bowling Green, KY, training to be a professional drummer, working at the famous Forks Drum Closet in Nashville and doing tech work on Music Row. Plus deciding to go back to a day job, creating the Captain Deen persona, not wanting to play in a cover band and loving the tourist trap that is Gatlinburg, TN. You can contact and follow Dean here: https://www.facebook.com/deen.collier.5 https://www.facebook.com/elastronautaband https://www.facebook.com/captaindeen Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
28:20
August 09, 2021
Episode 58 with Jennifer Batten: Most Known About Me Would Be My Hair With Michael Jackson
In this episode, Jennifer Batten tells us about playing with Michael Jackson, including playing at the Super Bowl halftime in 1993, meeting and then playing with Jeff Beck and developing an online guitar course called Guitar Cloud Symposium. Plus moving from LA to Oregon and wanting to be rich and famous playing the guitar. You can follow Jennifer and get involved with Guitar Cloud Symposium here: https://www.jenniferbatten.com/ https://www.guitarcloudsymposium.com/ https://www.facebook.com/jennifer1batten Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
31:58
August 05, 2021
Episode 57 with David Wince: I Look Like I'm Famous But I'm Not
In this episode, David Wince from City Escape Artist tells us about the highs and lows of being in bands, naming yourself after your dog, switching labels to Allegedly Records and measuring personal success. Plus, why being on a label matters and the impact of politics on playing shows. You can check out Dave and City Escape Artist here: https://www.facebook.com/cityescapeartist https://cityescapeartist.bandcamp.com/ https://www.allegedlyrecords.com/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/4RuTqLaACwNpTr9kBLyMl8?si=vrKfJS5gTNCMOt2xL7Ki9g&dl_branch=1 Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
29:14
August 02, 2021
Episode 56 with Jude Gold: All of a Sudden I Was On a Tour Bus Going All Over the Country
In this episode, all around guitar ambassador Jude Gold tells us about how he became the guitar player in Jefferson Starship, creating the No Guitar Is Safe podcast, working as the Los Angeles Editor of Guitar Player magazine, and being Chair of the Guitar Department at Musicians Institute. Plus getting yelled at by Ace Frehley, playing in JGB, and releasing solo music. Jude also plays guitar for us in the episode! You can keep up with Jude and check out all of his projects: http://www.judegold.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/iRawk http://www.jeffersonstarship.com/index.html https://www.facebook.com/noguitarissafe/ Paul works a day job, puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
54:49
July 29, 2021
Episode 55 with Mike Park: My Mom Makes Me Lunch Every Day
In this episode, Mike Park of Asian Man Records tells us about building up his label from the remnants of Dill Records, working from his mom's garage since 1996, putting out music that is pleasing to his ear while trying to stay relevant and being a role model for Asian-American kids. Plus, The Bruce Lee Band and dealing with Bruce Lee's estate, playing huge venues on Nickelodeon tours and why it feels good to push the delete button. You can keep up with Mike and buy some cool music from the following locations: https://asianmanrecords.com/ https://www.instagram.com/asianmanrecords/ https://www.facebook.com/asianmanrecords https://www.facebook.com/mikeparkmusic Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
28:35
July 26, 2021
Episode 54 with Mark Tremalgia: He's Got A Fan Onstage, You Know, Like Beyonce'
In this episode, Mark is back from playing the huge M3 Festival in Maryland and he tells us all about it; from sound checking after Night Ranger, to the mechanics and behind the scenes of playing a festival and ending with meet and greets with the fans after playing. Plus hanging out with all the rock stars in the hotel lobby! Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
29:52
July 22, 2021
Episode 53 with Josh Latshaw: I Didn't Play On That Song Because I Thought It Was Really Stupid
In this episode, Josh Latshaw of BoySetsFire tells us about the career arc of his band including getting burnt out, break-ups, dealing with labels and the struggles that can come with being a full time musician as well as dealing with popularity differences in different parts of the world. Then learning to work on one's own terms, establishing a record label and successfully balancing a day job with music. Plus, why did BoySetsFire cover a Motley Crue song? Josh is a guitar player and vocalist in BoySetsFire.  http://boysetsfire.net/ https://www.facebook.com/boysetsfireofficial https://endhitsrecords.com/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
29:21
July 19, 2021
Episode 52 with Mark Tremalgia: Everybody Went From Hair Metal to Grunge in Two Weeks
In this episode, Mark talks about meeting and working with Matt Sorum and subsequently playing with Billy Gibbons, Steve Lukather, Slash, and Duff at a large charity event. Plus becoming a side-man; the changing scene in LA as grunge took over, and what it means to be in a "legacy" band. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
41:18
July 15, 2021
Episode 51 with John Stoecker: Going Up To Play I Was So Out of Breath, We Need to Slow Down
In this episode, John Stoecker AKA Johnny Razor, talks about being first call for fill in live shows or recording, preparing for the first show post-pandemic and being too busy to go on tour. Plus, getting the best performance out of bands and the difference between being "bad" and "punk rock bad". John is a busy guy with Johnny and the Razorblades and Razorblade Recordings. You can contact him here: https://www.facebook.com/johnnyandtherazorblades https://johnnyandtherazorblades.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/razorbladerecordings https://www.facebook.com/john.stoecker.5 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.instagram.com/katzulhu.productions/
37:16
July 12, 2021
Episode 50 with Mark Tremalgia: George Thorogood Hates Basketball at the YMCA
In our 50th episode, Mark talks about some possible regrets in following trends; dealing with promoters and the similarities/differences between then and now; and getting the right vibe when preparing to rehearse or record. Plus the neighbor that was Ricky in the "18 And Life" video and playing basketball at the YMCA with Denzel Washington and the Wayans Brothers. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
31:11
July 08, 2021
Episode 49 with John Stoecker: I Want You, But I Want You To Be Country Because That's What Sells
In the start of our conversation with John Stoecker AKA Johnny Razor, we find out what it means to be a Pittsburgh music legend, making a band sound the way that band sounds, and balancing day job responsibilities with a family, a popular band and running a busy recording studio. Plus, how close did Johnny and the Razorblades come to being a country band? John is a busy guy with Johnny and the Razorblades and Razorblade Recordings. You can contact him here: https://www.facebook.com/johnnyandtherazorblades https://johnnyandtherazorblades.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/razorbladerecordings https://www.facebook.com/john.stoecker.5 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.instagram.com/katzulhu.productions/
28:46
July 05, 2021
Episode 48 with Ron Young: He's Not Doing Himself Any Favors Going Out There Looking Like the Abominable Snowman
In this episode, Ron Young talks about a friendship with James Cameron that resulted in him becoming "Pool Cue Biker" in Terminator 2; the break-up of Little Caesar after album two, getting sober and figuring out a day job. Plus, the new project with Cruzados, different vocal approaches for different projects, and getting ready for festivals, cruises and shows coming back. Ron is a working musician in LA, singing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. You can contact him here https://www.littlecaesar.net/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial https://www.instagram.com/littlecaesarband/ https://www.facebook.com/The-Cruzados-113906253685573 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.instagram.com/katzulhu.productions/
29:53
July 01, 2021
Episode 47 with Dave Bovyn: Tight Jeans, Tights Shirts, and Crazy Hair
In this episode, we talk to Dave Bovyn about growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, big afros, and pushing hard with his band Myllhouse to keep egos in check and win the "Million Dollar Battle of the Bands" in the early 2000s. Plus getting flown out to NJ to sing for Marc Anthony and J Lo's backing band and moving into the realtor business and continuing to play live as an acoustic musician. Contact Dave via his realtor business or book his acoustic project: https://www.facebook.com/davidbovynrealtor https://www.facebook.com/david.bovyn.9 https://www.facebook.com/thepowderedtoastmen https://www.facebook.com/myllhouse/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.instagram.com/katzulhu.productions/
32:60
June 28, 2021
Episode 46 with Ron Young: The Expectation Levels and The Egos Are Phenomenally Large
In this episode, we start our discussion with Ron Young of Little Caesar and The Cruzados where he talks about signing with Geffen Records in the late 80s, creating the first Little Caesar record with Bob Rock producing, a crazy story about the label manager getting fired and subsequently getting dropped by the label. Plus getting Mark Tremalgia in the band on guitar and getting photo advice from Jon Bon Jovi. Ron is a working musician in LA, singing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. You can contact him here https://www.littlecaesar.net/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial https://www.instagram.com/littlecaesarband/ https://www.facebook.com/The-Cruzados-113906253685573 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.instagram.com/katzulhu.productions/
29:19
June 24, 2021
Episode 45 with Abby Malczon: I Do Know a Couple People That Love Heavy Metal
In this episode with our youngest guest so far, Abby Malczon talks about the challenges of completing her senior year in high school and subsequently joining the Musical Theater program at Slippery Rock University; the competition within the program and performing remotely during her freshman year. Plus, opportunities when she completes her degree, the punk rock scene in Slippery Rock and the classic skit "Irish Jig and Crying Baby". Abby is a Taylor Swift super fan and is soon to start her sophomore year in the Musical Theater Program at Slippery Rock University. You can follow her Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/abby_malczon/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
29:06
June 21, 2021
Episode 44 with Mark Tremalgia: This Isn't The Kip Winger Interview, Sorry. I Don't Have Any Stage Moves
In this episode, Mark talks about crashing a motorcycle at EVH's house, taking in some mud wrestling, and meeting Steve Martin and Magic Johnson. Plus getting ready for the music industry to come back to life, practicing stage moves, and working in movies and TV as a Set Lighting technician. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
33:36
June 17, 2021
Episode 43 with Stephen Hazel: That Video Is Unlisted Because It Is Painful For Me to Watch
In this episode, Stephen Hazel talks about starting a YouTube channel dedicated to Math Rock, leaving in the mistakes, and wearing pajamas while shooting videos. Plus, living in South Korea and teaching as a day job, using Patreon to allow him to do the thing that he is passionate about, and recording vocals in a car. You can check out Stephen's YouTube channel Let's Talk About Math Rock and band here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9zrdUfI9Ern67Ax657gEkg https://letstalkaboutmathrock.com/ Mountains You can support him on Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/letstalkaboutmathrock/posts Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
36:47
June 14, 2021
Episode 42 with Daniel Formica: Is It Your Birthday? No, I Had A Successful Rocket Launch
In this episode, Daniel Formica talks about being a vocal coach, starting a business teaching people to sing, and playing at a party celebrating a successful Elon Musk rocket launch. Plus, playing a VH1 event with RuPaul, the impact of nerves, alcohol and smoking on singing and making a career performing in a corporate band. Daniel is a professional singer and vocal coach. You can contact him at the following locations: Your Vocal Teacher https://www.youtube.com/user/danformica https://www.facebook.com/danielformica Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
35:40
June 10, 2021
Episode 41 with Charlie Thornton: So Now I Am Fatter Than ever
In this episode, we chat with Charlie about what has happened in the six months since we last spoke, including becoming a sellout by purchasing a home in the suburbs and getting a day job, even if that day job is as a Musical Director. Plus, getting ready for the first live show in more than a year, shaking off the rust and nerves and planning next steps as the world re-opens. Charlie is the Musical Director at Garage Band U and plays in the Chicago area based band Radar. Their new album is called "Goodnight Nurse": https://www.belowthecollar.com/radar https://www.facebook.com/RadarChicago/ https://radarchicago.bandcamp.com/ https://katzulhu.com/radar You can contact Charlie for drum lessons at https://www.patreon.com/Challz and charliethorntondrums.com Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
26:38
June 07, 2021
Episode 40 with Daniel Formica: Let's Go To LA, It's Warmer
In the first episode with professional singer Daniel Formica, he talks about the early days in CT, the motivation to move to LA and subsequently trying to decide what to do next. Plus learning to be a singer, taking lessons and the eureka moment; sipping chardonnay from a Dixie cup, and playing a gig at the Playboy Mansion. You can contact Daniel at the following locations: Your Vocal Teacher https://www.youtube.com/user/danformica https://www.facebook.com/danielformica Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
26:47
June 03, 2021
Episode 39 with Michael Treetop Voss: The Fascists Got Angry Because My Trumpet Is Louder Than Their Speaker System
In this episode with Treetop, he talks about using his trumpet as a weapon to fight fascist rallies in Munich and the resulting sometimes tense situations. Plus the Doping the Void Akron King Burger story, the differences between Munich and Berlin, and starting a new project with label support called Feed LA which is based on spontaneous composition. Treetop plays trumpet in Doping the Void and Feed LA. You can check him out here: The Poets of Rhythm live in 1994: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIe3LvyrXoI Treetop's trumpet from the viewpoint of the fascist rally: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xq7omB3NDc Label: https://waxthematique.com https://www.facebook.com/michael.t.voss Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
34:51
May 31, 2021
Episode 38 with Mark Tremalgia: We Were So Green Coming From Connecticut
In this episode, Mark talks about the vibrant rehearsal space scene in early 90's Los Angeles; being so inexperienced that you don't realize that most bands do not rehearse in the apartment and seeing a fur clad Axl Rose at a party. Plus playing a show with Bob Weir at NAMM and then driving home while he takes a jet. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar and The Cruzados. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
30:50
May 27, 2021
Episode 37 with Michael Treetop Voss: I’m Not Really Talented Because I Can’t Whistle
In the first episode with Treetop, he talks about growing up as the son of a Bavarian brass band conductor and learning to play the trumpet. Plus earning his stripes in Poets of Rhythm, joining a punk band and experiencing complete freedom of expression, and digging through crates of old records for hours at a time. Treetop plays trumpet in Doping the Void and Feed LA. You can check him out here: The Poets of Rhythm live in 1994: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIe3LvyrXoI Label: https://waxthematique.com https://www.facebook.com/michael.t.voss Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
32:37
May 24, 2021
Episode 36 with Mark Tremalgia: The Hollywood Flyer Wars and the Clear Out Band
In this episode, Mark talks about making music videos now versus the late eighties, the great Hollywood Flyer Wars and playing the "clear out band" slot. Plus Hung Up On It Now by Mark Knight and the Unsung Heroes Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
34:58
May 20, 2021
Episode 35 with Chuck Kowalski: Creativity Comes From Preparation and Failure
In this episode, Chuck Kowalski of the band The Filthy Lowdown talks about the development of his satirical news site Pittsburgh Unfiltered, creativity and the writing process, and submitting article headlines to The Hard Times. Plus trying to get your output in front of people, the impact of social media and satire in "news" consumption, being wrong about stuff and releasing video game music. Check out Chuck's band and writing output here: The Filthy Lowdown thefilthylowdown.bandcamp.com https://www.facebook.com/thefilthylowdown https://nopantsrecords.squarespace.com/the-filthy-lowdown Pittsburgh Unfiltered https://www.facebook.com/pghunfiltered Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
31:00
May 17, 2021
Episode 34 with Mark Tremalgia: Don't Play the Solo On the Record, Do Your Own Thing
In this episode, Mark talks about Little Caesar as a legacy band and the importance of having a supporting team behind the band. Plus, trying out for and joining Michael Des Barres' backing band, using social media, going on cruises and playing festivals. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
35:44
May 13, 2021
Episode 33 with Chuck Kowalski: For All I Know He Has Dead Bodies in the Basement
In this episode, Chuck Kowalski of the band The Filthy Lowdown and satirical news site Pittsburgh Unfiltered tells us about whether it is easier to be a German Teacher or a punk rock bass player. Plus favorite German soccer clubs, what exactly is a "yinzer", why someone might love hockey and wondering how a band survives living together. Check out Chuck's band and writing output here: The Filthy Lowdown thefilthylowdown.bandcamp.com https://www.facebook.com/thefilthylowdown https://nopantsrecords.squarespace.com/the-filthy-lowdown Pittsburgh Unfiltered https://www.facebook.com/pghunfiltered Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
27:35
May 10, 2021
Episode 32 with Mark Tremalgia: Got On the Highway the Wrong Way, Sorry About That
In this episode, Mark talks about touring in the south (part 2) with Matt Abts (Gov't Mule) and some resulting disasters. Plus developing different revenue streams as a musician, pawning gear to eat ramen, and preparing for many different projects all at the same time. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
34:45
May 06, 2021
Episode 31 with Bree Myers: Punk Rock Has Saved My Life More Times Than I Can Count
in this episode, Bree Myers of the label Allegedly Records tell us about starting a record label from scratch, then launching a whole year earlier than planned and working with Ska Box. Plus we talk about women in the music industry, the different flavors of ska, supporting local bands and the famous green jacket. Bree is one of the the honchos at Allegedly Records. You can check them out and contact them here: https://www.allegedlyrecords.com/ https://linktr.ee/allegedlyrecords https://www.facebook.com/allegedlyrecords Ska Box is here: https://skaboxrox.wordpress.com/ Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
31:05
May 03, 2021
Episode 30 with Mark Tremalgia: Either I’m a Jukebox or I’m Me
In this episode, Mark talks about balancing musical interests, learning from other guitar players and evolving your guitar style over time. Plus getting compliments from Duff McKagan, touring in the early 2000's with Mark Knight (Bang Tango) and hanging with Quentin Tarantino and Johnny Knoxville. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
30:10
April 29, 2021
Episode 29 with Anthony Allen: Guitars For Metal? The Pointier the Better!
In this episode, Anthony Allen of the band Inoculation and Xeno Guitars tell us about starting a guitar company and measuring success a working metal band in the Cleveland Scene. Plus working a day job as a plumber but dropping it all to go on tour, competitive guitar playing in the metal scene and building the pointiest guitars around. Anthony is the Chief at Xeno Guitars and the Cleveland based death metal band Inoculation. You can check them out here: https://inoculation-maggotstomp.bandcamp.com https://holymountainprinting.com/collections/inoculation https://www.facebook.com/xenoguitars https://www.facebook.com/Inoculation Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
30:56
April 26, 2021
Episode 28 with Matthew Farrow: It Sounds Like a Trash Can Being Put In a Garbage Disposal
In this episode, Matthew Farrow of Disaster Area Designs and Alexander Pedals tells us about playing in bands and building pedals. Topics of conversation include building a company and measuring success as the ability to pay bills; developing pedals starting with a name/idea; taking input from forums, pedal symmetry and the impact of Covid crisis. Matthew is the Chief at Disaster Area Designs and Alexander Pedals. You can check them out here: https://www.disasterareadesigns.com/ https://www.alexanderpedals.com/ https://www.facebook.com/DisasterAreaDesigns https://www.facebook.com/AlexanderPedals Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu https://www.facebook.com/Dont-Quit-Your-Day-Job-podcast-107924851339602
01:05:08
April 22, 2021
Episode 27 with Kevin Koch: Showmanship is Trying Not to Look Like a Moron in Photographs
In this episode, we talk to Kevin about stick twirls and other aspects of drummer performance artistry. Plus mailmen love dogs, unless they are assholes; musical theater experiences; breaking gear; and the possibility that non-drummers are ogres when they get on the kit. Kevin is not a drum teacher, but suggests playing along to The Beatles Anthology, My Aim is True by Elvis Costello, and This is the Modern World by The Jam. Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Kevin play drums in the Pittsburgh based band Los Vampiros Amarillos. Have a listen to We Sleep All Day and support the band if you dig it! You can check them out in the following places: https://www.facebook.com/LosVampirosAmarillos/ https://losvampirosamarillos.bandcamp.com/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/6pDxhyg03pDnzIncK8QrQf?si=YzKAgT7iS--OJsbCBgyyCw
30:06
April 19, 2021
Episode 26 with Mark Tremalgia: You Take a Solo; The Best Steve Stevens Story
In this episode, Mark tells us an amazing and funny story about playing with Steve Stevens (of Billy Idol fame). Plus finishing up the new Los Cruzados record, recording and playing while drunk, jamming with Mitch Perry and Dug Pinnick (King's X) and guitar player volume wars. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
35:26
April 15, 2021
Episode 25 with Kevin Koch: Is It Possible to Separate the Artist From Their Politics?
In this episode, we talk to Kevin about politics in music and whether it is possible to separate the artist from their politics. Plus, changing names from The Me Too's to Los Vampiros Amarillos; opening for The Posies, and describing your band's sound and building cool show bills. Kevin is not a drum teacher, but suggests playing along to The Beatles Anthology, My Aim is True by Elvis Costello, and This is the Modern World by The Jam. Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Kevin play drums in the Pittsburgh based band Los Vampiros Amarillos. Have a listen to We Sleep All Day and support the band if you dig it! You can check them out in the following places: https://www.facebook.com/LosVampirosAmarillos/ https://losvampirosamarillos.bandcamp.com/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/6pDxhyg03pDnzIncK8QrQf?si=YzKAgT7iS--OJsbCBgyyCw
28:02
April 12, 2021
Episode 24 with Mark Tremalgia: Are You Gonna Play With More Gain?
In this episode, Mark talks about trying out for Little Caesar, getting comfortable in the band and dealing with occasional nerves. Feeling pressure when putting out his "Sunday Solos". Plus Try outs on the LA scene including a couple of disasters like auditioning for Love/Hate with a blown up Marshall. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
29:01
April 08, 2021
Episode 23 with Jakob Braun: The Only Way to Clean Your Lederhosen Is With a Goat
In this episode, Jakob tells us about moving from technician to accordion player and learning more than 120 songs. Is the mark of success having your own bartender onstage while playing in a beer tent? Plus playing huge shows and missing the tiny dive bar, adapting EDM into pop songs, and recording bands remotely. Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Jakob is a working musician and producer/engineer in Munich Germany. You can contact him here: http://enginestudios.de https://schoolofrec.de https://activefungus-studios.de/ http://www.allgaeupower.de
35:38
April 05, 2021
Episode 22 with Mark Tremalgia: Big Shows With Famous Drummers and Baseball With Bagwell
In this episode, Mark talks about playing big shows with famous drummers and resulting nerves; the name-dropping episode! Plus playing with Jon E. Love and the Haters, playing baseball with Jeff Bagwell, and friends from Connecticut who found success including Matt Starr and Rivers Cuomo. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
30:10
April 01, 2021
Episode 21 with Jakob Braun: Recording in Rehearsal Spaces and Taking Advantage of Opportunities
In our first episode with Jakob Braun, we learn about building a recording studio and making a career out of recording in rehearsal spaces and taking opportunities as they arise. Plus opening for Mad Caddies, engineer vs. producer, real amps vs. digital amps, and recording bands before they are ready. Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Jakob is a working musician and producer/engineer in Munich Germany. You can contact him here: http://enginestudios.de  https://schoolofrec.de  https://activefungus-studios.de/  http://www.allgaeupower.de
31:13
March 29, 2021
Episode 20 with Mark Tremalgia: Wearing Your Guitar High and Hanging With Joe Perry
In this episode, Mark talks about bad nicknames (hello "Mark Blaze") and looking cool while wearing your guitar high. Hanging out with Joe Perry and Johnny Depp. Plus how he got a sideman gig with Linda Perry, playing all the hits, and going home for a visit as a rock star.  Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
27:41
March 25, 2021
Episode 19 with Kevin Koch: Are You a Brick Guy or a Rug Guy?
In this episode, we talk to Kevin about using bricks or rugs to hold the drum kit in place. Plus we discuss favorite venues in Pittsburgh, canceled gigs in the wake of the plague, livestreaming, roasting bands on social media and preparation for recording. Kevin is not a drum teacher, but suggests playing along to The Beatles Anthology, My Aim is True by Elvis Costello, and This is the Modern World by The Jam. Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Kevin play drums in the Pittsburgh based band Los Vampiros Amarillos. Have a listen to We Sleep All Day and support the band if you dig it! You can check them out in the following places: https://www.facebook.com/LosVampirosAmarillos/ https://losvampirosamarillos.bandcamp.com/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/6pDxhyg03pDnzIncK8QrQf?si=YzKAgT7iS--OJsbCBgyyCw
33:48
March 22, 2021
Episode 18 with Loren Molinare: Opening for Kiss and Moving from The Dogs to Little Caesar
In this episode, Loren tells us about opening for Kiss. Twice. Plus hustling to play gigs and make money in NYC in the early seventies, the dream of getting signed to a label, moving from The Dogs to Little Caesar and working in artist relations after the break-up of Little Caesar in the early 90's. Check out the newest video from The Dogs here: https://youtu.be/EqUuDM6uheI Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Loren is a working musician in LA, playing in The Dogs (Detroit) and Little Caesar. You can check him out here Instagram @lorenmolinare Facebook @lorenmolinare Episode analytics
30:48
March 18, 2021
Episode 17 with Kevin Koch: Keep the Day Job or Go on Tour?
In this episode, we talk to Kevin about whether or not the Post Office is a federal Agency and if there is any danger of closure. Plus we ask if Kevin would walk away from the security of his day job to go on tour with Paul Weller, talk about bad nights, preferred performance slots and sharing gear. Kevin is not a drum teacher, but suggests playing along to The Beatles Anthology, My Aim is True by Elvis Costello, and This is the Modern World by The Jam. Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Kevin play drums in the Pittsburgh based band Los Vampiros Amarillos. Have a listen to We Sleep All Day and support the band if you dig it! You can check them out in the following places: https://www.facebook.com/LosVampirosAmarillos/ https://losvampirosamarillos.bandcamp.com/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/6pDxhyg03pDnzIncK8QrQf?si=YzKAgT7iS--OJsbCBgyyCw
27:15
March 15, 2021
Episode 16 with Loren Molinare: Opening for MC5 and Getting The Dogs Out of Detroit
In our first episode with the guitarist from The Dogs and Little Caesar, Loren Molinare tells us about starting The Dogs while still in high school and opening for MC5. Plus moving to Detroit and then NYC in the early seventies, the many other guitar players in Little Caesar and working a day job for Korg and Blackstar. Check out the newest video from The Dogs here: https://youtu.be/EqUuDM6uheI Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Loren is a working musician in LA, playing in The Dogs (Detroit) and Little Caesar. You can check him out here Instagram @lorenmolinare Facebook @lorenmolinare
28:57
March 11, 2021
Episode 15 with Mike Dunn: Cover Band Break-up Drama
In this episode, we talk to Mike about finding potential band members from Craig's List and playing the worst gig ever while trying to recruit new band members. Plus learning to play from guitar tab before learning how to tune your guitar and band break-up drama. Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mike works a day job and plays guitar sometimes.
34:02
March 08, 2021
Episode 14 with Mark Tremalgia: Over the Donner Pass In a Snow Storm
In this episode, Mark talks about giving lessons until your students die, joining the Chambers Brothers and seeing your face on a giant arena screen while you are playing. Plus the complications of splitting songwriting credits, hanging out with Warren Haynes, rehearsing with Quincy Jones and The Brothers Johnson and driving over the Donner Pass in a snow storm without resorting to cannibalism. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
31:25
March 04, 2021
Episode 13 with Mike Dunn: Cover Bands and Jimmy Page Licks
In this episode, we talk to Mike about learning Jimmy Page licks and then having fun playing in cover bands in the suburbs of Chicago which includes all of the important topics like drinking Coors Light, starting songs in the wrong tuning, and realizing that no one cares about your gear. Plus playing so loud that you get dizzy, and not wanting to be a better band. Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mike works a day job and plays guitar sometimes. 
36:05
March 01, 2021
Episode 12 with Mark Tremalgia: Becoming a Guitar Teacher and the Most Commonly Requested song
In this episode, Mark talks about Los Angeles landmarks in the late eighties including Tower Records, Hamburger Hamlet and watching Stevie Wonder jam at Guitar Center; jamming with Rivers Cuomo back in CT; plus working at Sam Ash and meeting every musician in LA and moving into teaching guitar. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
31:34
February 25, 2021
Episode 10 with Kevin Koch: Musical Theater to Mailman
In this episode, we talk to Kevin about his career arc from working as an actor in musical theater to enjoying his day job as a mailman while playing in bands as a drummer. We discuss meeting Dick Dale and the positives of having the security of a day job. We wonder who was the definitive singer in Jesus Christ Superstar.  Plus, the best and worst gigs and opening for The Posies. Kevin is not a drum teacher, but suggests playing along to The Beatles Anthology, My Aim is True by Elvis Costello, and This is the Modern World by The Jam. Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Kevin play drums in the Pittsburgh based band Los Vampiros Amarillos. Have a listen to We Sleep All Day and support the band if you dig it! You can check them out in the following places: https://www.facebook.com/LosVampirosAmarillos/ https://losvampirosamarillos.bandcamp.com/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/6pDxhyg03pDnzIncK8QrQf?si=YzKAgT7iS--OJsbCBgyyCw
31:44
February 22, 2021
Episode 11 with Mark Tremalgia: Butter knives in Houston Restaurants
In this episode, Mark talks about "what if" scenarios for his bands that were so very close to being signed. Plus, the big tour that fell apart featuring Bang tango, Bullet Boys, Enuff Z’Nuff and Pretty Boy Floyd; getting strings changed by someone who should not change strings; how weekly tour payments work and the end of Mark's time in Bang Tango. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
33:31
February 18, 2021
Episode 9 with Kevin Koch: Nerding Out With the Drummer
In this episode, I start the conversation with Kevin Koch who enjoys his day job as a mailman and uses his vast knowledge of rock history to play drums. We talk about the impact of the pandemic on bands and venues and we tackle the important questions like; are drummers the worst? Can you be a guitar player and a drummer? Why does one decide to be a drummer in the first place? Plus, Kevin is not a drum teacher, but suggests playing along to The Beatles Anthology, My Aim is True by Elvis Costello, and This is the Modern World by The Jam. Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Kevin play drums in the Pittsburgh based band Los Vampiros Amarillos. Have a listen to We Sleep All Day and support the band if you dig it! You can check them out in the following places: https://www.facebook.com/LosVampirosAmarillos/ https://losvampirosamarillos.bandcamp.com/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/6pDxhyg03pDnzIncK8QrQf?si=YzKAgT7iS--OJsbCBgyyCw
27:13
February 15, 2021
Episode 8 with Mark Tremalgia: A Slap from Mr. Sambora
In this episode, I quiz Mark to find out if he knew every guitar player from the late eighties LA scene, or only most of them. George Lynch vs. Don Dokken? Is Tommy Thayer actually Ace Frehley? Plus, learning about the value of music stands with Billy Gibbons and getting slapped by Richie Sambora. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
27:29
February 11, 2021
Episode 7 with Mark Tremalgia: A Record Contract is a Bank Loan with Connections
In this episode, Mark talks about being obsessed with music from a very young age and seeing BB King as his very first concert. How about being in your first band at age 14, and playing outside in December? Is there a difference between a guitarist and a guitar player? Plus going to see bad bands in order to see a great guitarist and trying to write a hit song amid pressure from the label.  Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
29:19
February 04, 2021
Episode 6 with Charlie Thornton: Release a Great Album and then Pandemic Goes Boom
In this episode, we chat with Charlie about all things Radar including acting like a rock star when meeting people for the first time and deciding if you are actually a Chicago band or not. Is it possible to be a successful band from the suburbs? What happens when your band starts gaining traction in late 2019 and then a pandemic goes boom? Plus supporting Local H, being told by helpful family members to get a job and finding a drummer that you can tolerate. Charlie drives for Grubhub and plays in the Chicago area based band Radar. Their new album is called "Goodnight Nurse":  https://www.facebook.com/RadarChicago/ https://radarchicago.bandcamp.com/ https://katzulhu.com/radar You can contact Charlie for drum lessons at https://www.patreon.com/Challz and charliethorntondrums.com Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu
30:13
January 28, 2021
Episode 5 with Mark Tremalgia: Let's Go On a Big Tour in 1996
In this episode, we talk about the big 1996 tour featuring Warrant, LA Guns, and Bang Tango. What happens when the drummer quits the night before the tour starts or your pedal board gets stolen? Do tour buses really have chandeliers? Plus chatting with George Lynch and eating pizza with Dweezil and Frank Zappa. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
28:29
January 21, 2021
Episode 4 with Mark Tremalgia: The Dreaded Record Label Drama
In this episode, we talk about pay to play on Sunset Strip, neighbors in Skid Row videos and hanging with Paul DiAnno. Plus, so much record label drama with Bang Tango and touring with Tesla. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
26:10
January 14, 2021
Episode 3 with Mark Tremalgia: The Highs and Lows of Touring
In this episode, we talk about how Line 6 amps brought Mark and Paul together after many years. Mark talks guitar gear, what it means to be "endorsed" and record label drama in the early 90's. Plus, how Mark joined Bang Tango (hair metal or not??) and the highs and lows of touring which apparently can be experienced all on the same European tour. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
31:54
January 08, 2021
Episode 2 with Mark Tremalgia: The Early 90's Rock Club Scene in LA
In this episode, Mark talks about the changes in the LA club scene post Nirvana and grunge; not just a decrease in hair spray and flyering. Working at AT&T sales. Plus seeing Alice in Chains for the first time, meeting Stevie Wonder and expanding guitar styles. Mark plays a solo every Sunday morning: https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia/videos/10158662627521585 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
27:44
December 29, 2020
Episode 1 with Mark Tremalgia: Let's Move to LA (in 1987)
In our very first episode, Mark tells us what happened when he moved to LA in 1987 with his high school band. Yup, just drive across country and jump out of your van on Sunset Strip. Meet Gene Simmons and Little Richard. And Guns & Roses. Post fliers for Scientology. Here is Mark playing on the Dick Clark show in 1993: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMDc-iRPMv0 Paul works a day job and puts out vinyl and puts on shows via Katzulhu Productions https://www.facebook.com/paul.neil.12 https://www.facebook.com/katzulhu Mark is a working musician in LA, playing in Little Caesar. He also teaches either in person or via skype. You can contact him here https://www.facebook.com/mark.tremalgia https://www.instagram.com/marktremalgia/ https://www.facebook.com/LittleCaesarOfficial
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