No Sleep Till Don't Sleep Podcast
By Garrett Rothman and Tony Bavaria
Podcast featuring Garrett and Tony from the band Don't Sleep interviewing people from the punk, hardcore, and independent music scene.
Episode 6 - James Menefee & Pedro Aida
Garrett and Tony interview James Menefee (River City High, Fun Size, Higley, Long Arms) & Pedro Aida (Ann Beretta, River City High, Fun Size, Shot Clock, Audio Verite Recording Studio). They talk about James and Pedro singing harmonies on the new Don't Sleep record, Pedro recording vocals for the record, River City High winning an MTV battle of the bands, the Richmond, VA music scene, and James playing in a band with Bill Stevenson!
October 16, 2020
Episode 5 - Chris Bavaria
Garrett and Tony interview Chris Bavaria. Chris is an accomplished photographer and musician who plays/played in the bands Mindset, Praise, and No Heads, is a photography professor in VA, is the art director at satirical punk/hardcore news site The Hard Times, and who took the cover photo for the new Don't Sleep album Turn The Tide. They talk about Chris' bands, photography, The Champion Ship (the club Chris and Tony ran together), their previous straight edge band, and more!
October 9, 2020
Episode 4 - Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland
Garrett and Tony from the band Don't Sleep interview Grammy nominated producers Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland from Atrium Audio, who worked on their new record Turn The Tide. Carson and Grant have produced and recorded records for Live, Everclear, August Burns Red, Candlebox, and many more, and also play in the Star Wars tribute band Galactic Empire. They talk about how they got into recording, how they began working together, some of their influences, and playing in Galactic Empire.
October 2, 2020
Episode 3 - Dave Smalley
Garrett and Tony from the band Don't Sleep interview their singer, Dave Smalley. Dave has played in the influential hardcore and punk bands DYS, Dag Nasty, ALL, and Down By Law. They talk about recording their new record Turn The Tide, working with Walter Schreifels and Brian McTernan, how Don't Sleep started, and how Dave writes and works on songs for his various projects.
September 25, 2020
Episode 2 - Brian McTernan
Garrett and Tony from the band Don't Sleep interview Brian McTernan of the bands Battery, Be Well and Ashes, and owner of Salad Days Studio, about his involvement with their new record Turn The Tide, and his current band Be Well.
September 17, 2020
Episode 1 - Walter Schreifels
Garrett and Tony from the band Don't Sleep interview Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits, Rival Schools, Quicksand, Youth of Today) who helped produce and co-write some songs on their new record Turn The Tide. They talk about song writing, producing, hanging with hardcore legends, and what live music will look like in the future.
September 1, 2020