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Second Player Speaks

By Second Player Score
Join the Vancouver, WA-based #nerdpunk band Second Player Score as they discuss their three favorite subjects: rock music, pop culture, and craft beer.
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Ep. 77: The Stayawakes, Blood Fest, and RPM IPA

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Ep. 86: Seventeen Excuses, DOTA: Dragon's Blood, and Velocihoptor IPA
This week, the guys discuss Seventeen Excuses (band from Longview, WA) and DOTA: Dragon's Blood (fantasy show on Netflix) while enjoying some Velocihoptor IPA from Ninkasi Brewing Company.
30:49
June 15, 2021
Ep. 85: Eugene Levy, Shadow and Bone, and Be Happy Hefe
This week, the guys discuss Eugene Levy (pop-punk band from Muscatine, Iowa) and Shadow and Bone (fantasy series on Netflix) while enjoying some Be Happy Hefe from Barrel Mountain Brewing.
31:02
June 1, 2021
Ep. 84: Pop Punk Takeout, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, and Game On! IPA
This week, the guys discuss Pop Punk Takeout (merch box subscription service) and Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (Netflix comedy) while enjoying some Game On! IPA from Level Beer.
32:28
May 18, 2021
Ep. 83: For Lack Of A Term, Mystery Men, and Aloha Death
This week, the guys discuss For Lack Of A Term (alt-punk band from Yonkers) and Mystery Men while enjoying some Aloha Death dark ale from Iron Horse Brewery.
32:17
May 4, 2021
Ep. 82: All Season, Spontaneous, and Salt & Seed Watermelon Gose
This week, the guys discuss All Season (pop-punk band from Portland) and Spontaneous (horror/rom-com on Amazon Prime) while enjoying some Salt & Seed Watermelon Gose from Elysian Brewing.
31:58
April 27, 2021
Ep. 81: Knocked Down, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, and Seismic IPA
This week, the guys discuss Knocked Down (punk band from Stockton, CA) and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (dark comedy on Netflix) while enjoying some Seismic IPA from Ascendant Beer Company.
30:43
April 20, 2021
Ep. 80: The Filthy Lowdown and Neon Daydream Hazy Ale
This week, the guys welcome special guests The Filthy Lowdown (punk band from Pittsburgh) while enjoying some Neon Daydream Hazy Ale from Deschutes Brewery.
33:29
April 6, 2021
Ep. 79: Mercy Music, Dungeons & Dragons, and Sky Kraken Hazy IPA
This week, the guys discuss Mercy Music (punk band from Las Vegas) and D&D while enjoying some Sky Kraken Hazy IPA from Fremont Brewing.
33:15
March 30, 2021
Ep. 78: Pull the Curtain, Rick and Morty, and Quilter's Irish Death
This week, the guys discuss Pull the Curtain (post hardcore band from Connecticut) and Rick and Morty while enjoying some Quilter's Irish Death dark ale from Iron Horse Brewery.
36:17
March 23, 2021
Ep. 77: The Stayawakes, Blood Fest, and RPM IPA
This week, the guys discuss The Stayawakes (power pop band from the UK) and Blood Fest (horror-comedy on Amazon Prime) while enjoying some RPM IPA from Boneyard Beer Company.
35:52
March 16, 2021
Ep. 76: Chaser, They Reach, and Our Dankest Hour IPA
This week, the guys discuss Chaser (SoCal skate punk band) and They Reach (horror-adventure on Amazon Prime) while enjoying some Our Dankest Hour IPA from Pelican Brewing Company.
33:09
March 9, 2021
Ep. 75: Wishful Thinking, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and NW Red Ale
This week, the guys discuss Wishful Thinking (pop-punk band from Australia) and Avatar: The Last Airbender while enjoying some NW Red Ale from Buoy Beer Company.
33:22
March 2, 2021
Ep. 74: Last Letters, Finding 'Ohana, and Hazy Memory IPA
This week, the guys discuss Last Letters (pop-punk band from Brooklyn) and Finding 'Ohana (Netflix movie) while enjoying some Hazy Memory IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company.
32:04
February 23, 2021
Ep. 73: Aftershow with Bad Mary
The formal episode may end, but the tape keeps rolling. Unformatted chat with Mike and Amanda from Bad Mary (episode 31).
32:03
February 16, 2021
Ep. 72: Cheer Up Dusty, Blood Into Wine, and Yellow Snow Pilsner
This week, the guys discuss Cheer Up Dusty (pop-punk band from Philadelphia) and Blood Into Wine (documentary on Amazon Prime) while Brian enjoys some Yellow Snow Pilsner from Rogue Ales & Spirits.
33:34
February 9, 2021
Ep. 71: Heck Yes, Super Bowl, and City of Dreams Pale Ale
This week, the guys discuss Heck Yes (pop-punk band from Seattle) and the Super Bowl while Kyle enjoys some City of Dreams Pale Ale from Fort George Brewery.
35:21
February 2, 2021
Ep. 70: Four Lights, The Lord of the Rings, and Pecan Pie Porter
This week, the guys discuss Four Lights (pop-punk band from Seattle) and The Lord of the Rings while Brian enjoys some Pecan Pie Porter from Backwoods Brewing Company.
34:01
January 26, 2021
Ep. 69: Randells, Sweet Home, and Meridian Vanilla Stout
This week, the guys discuss Randells (pop-punk band from Sweden) and Sweet Home (Korean horror series on Netflix) while Kyle enjoys some Meridian Vanilla Stout from Ecliptic Brewing.
31:54
January 19, 2021
Ep. 68: Cities Never Sleep, Notzilla, and Shadow Shinobi IPA
This week, the guys discuss Cities Never Sleep (pop-punk band from Minnesota) and Notzilla (parody-comedy on Amazon Prime) while Kyle enjoys some Shadow Shinobi IPA from Loowit Brewing Company.
33:08
January 12, 2021
Ep. 67: Television Supervision, Alice in Borderland, and India Golden Ale
This week, the guys discuss Television Supervision (rock band from Tampa) and Alice in Borderland (Japanese series on Netflix) while Brian enjoys some India Golden Ale from Breakside Brewery.
34:01
January 5, 2021
Ep. 66: All Systems Go, Better Watch Out, and Filament Winter IPA
This week, the guys discuss All Systems Go (pop-punk band from New Jersey) and Better Watch Out (horror film on Amazon Prime) while Brian enjoys some Filament Winter IPA from Ecliptic Brewing.
33:54
December 29, 2020
Ep. 65: Zip-Tie Handcuffs, Extracurricular Activities, and Coconut Hiwa Porter
This week, the guys discuss Zip-Tie Handcuffs (punk band from Boston) and Extracurricular Activities (dark comedy/thriller on Amazon Prime) while Dan enjoys some Coconut Hiwa Porter from Maui Brewing Company.
34:07
December 22, 2020
Ep. 64: Point Of View, Uncle Peckerhead, and Bifrost Winter Ale
This week, the guys discuss Point Of View (pop-punk band from South Florida) and Uncle Peckerhead (horror-comedy on Amazon Prime) while Kyle enjoys some Bifrost Winter Ale from Elysian Brewing Company.
35:44
December 15, 2020
Ep. 63: Old Cross, Big Sky, and Meowsa! Double IPA
This week, the guys welcome back special guests Old Cross to discuss their new album "Daggers" along with TV shows, beer, and much more.
45:07
December 8, 2020
Ep. 62: Kids on Fire, Death Note, and Brrr Hoppy Red Ale
This week, the guys discuss Kids on Fire (pop-punk band from Seattle) and Death Note (the anime) while Dan enjoys some Brrr Hoppy Red Ale from Widmer Brothers Brewing.
34:28
December 1, 2020
Ep. 61: Meet Me @ The Altar, Project Power, and Secret Spot Pacific Pale Ale
This week, the guys - back in lockdown - discuss Meet Me @ The Altar (pop punk band) and Project Power (Netflix movie) while Kyle enjoys some Secret Spot Pacific Pale Ale from Worthy Brewing Company.
35:23
November 24, 2020
Ep. 60: Jade Skyline and Tiny Drinker IPA
This week, the guys welcome special guests Jade Skyline (pop-punk band from Colorado) while enjoying some Tiny Drinker IPA from Widmer Brothers Brewing.
41:51
November 17, 2020
Ep. 59: The Galacticas, Blood of Zeus, and Laurelwood Workhorse IPA
This week, the guys discuss The Galacticas (pop-punk band from Calgary, Alberta) and Blood of Zeus (animated show on Netflix) while enjoying some Workhorse IPA from Laurelwood Brewing Company.
30:44
November 10, 2020
Ep. 58: Way To Fall, Horror Video Games, and Cozy Sweater Vanilla Milk Stout
This week, the guys discuss Way To Fall (pop-punk band from the Philippines) and horror video games while enjoying some Cozy Sweater Vanilla Milk Stout from Iron Horse Brewery.
32:14
November 3, 2020
Ep. 57: City Escape Artist, Doki Doki Literature Club!, and FivePine Chocolate Porter
This week, the guys discuss City Escape Artist (punk band from Pittsburgh) and Doki Doki Literature Club! (psychological horror game on Steam) while enjoying some FivePine Chocolate Porter from Three Creeks Brewing Company.
33:22
October 27, 2020
Ep. 56: Special Guest Onofre Ramiscal from Taking the Lead Media and Big Wave Golden Ale
This week, the guys talk music and pop culture with special guest Onofre Ramiscal from Taking the Lead Media podcast (takingtheleadmedia.com) while enjoying some Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Company.
43:12
October 20, 2020
Ep. 55: Outatime!, The Legend of Zelda, and Flyjack Hazy IPA
This week, the guys discuss Outatime! (pop-punk band from Orlando, FL) and The Legend of Zelda while enjoying some Flyjack Hazy IPA from Firestone Walker Brewing Company.
30:52
October 13, 2020
Ep. 54: A Wilhelm Scream, Bill & Ted Face the Music, and Copperline Amber Ale
This week, the guys discuss A Wilhelm Scream (punk band from New Bedford, MA) and Bill & Ted Face the Music while enjoying some Copperline Amber Ale from Backwoods Brewing Company.
31:37
October 6, 2020
Ep. 53: Neverlyn, Wolfcop, and Passion Fruit Sour Ale
This week, the guys discuss Neverlyn (pop-punk band from Livermore, CA) and Wolfcop (horror-comedy movie on IMDb TV) while enjoying some Passion Fruit Sour Ale from Breakside Brewery.
30:24
September 29, 2020
Ep. 52: A Few Too Many, The Babysitter, and Trippy Rickey Cherry Lime Ale
In this week's one-year anniversary episode, the guys discuss A Few Too Many (UK pop-punk band), The Babysitter and The Babysitter: Killer Queen (horror/comedy movies on Netflix), and Trippy Rickey Cherry Lime Ale from Hop Valley Brewing.
27:60
September 22, 2020
Ep. 51: All Hype, the Seattle Mariners, and Steam Train Porter
This week, the guys discuss All Hype (pop-punk band from Portland) and the Seattle Mariners (Major League Baseball team) while enjoying some Steam Train Porter from Snoqualmie Falls Brewery.
31:35
September 15, 2020
Ep. 50: Fluorescents, Unknown Origins, and Dragon's Milk Stout
This week, the guys discuss Fluorescents (post-pop-punk band from Chicago) and Unknown Origins (Spanish film on Netflix) while enjoying some Dragon's Milk Bourbon Barrel-Aged Stout from New Holland Brewing.
31:11
September 8, 2020
Ep. 49: Everbloom, Fullmetal Alchemist, and Big Cedar IRA
This week, the guys talk about Everbloom (easycore band from Omaha, NE) and Fullmetal Alchemist (Japanese anime/manga) while enjoying some Big Cedar IRA from Backwoods Brewing.
31:48
September 1, 2020
Ep. 48: Autumn Fires, What Keeps You Alive, and Wild Little Thing Sour Ale
This week, the guys talk about Autumn Fires (UK pop punk band) and What Keeps You Alive (horror/thriller film on Netflix) while enjoying some Wild Little Thing Slightly Sour Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing. 
30:05
August 25, 2020
Ep. 47: The Bombpops, Guns Akimbo, and Pub Beer
This week, the guys talk about The Bombpops (punk band from San Diego) and Guns Akimbo (movie on Amazon Prime) while enjoying some Pub Beer from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
31:01
August 18, 2020
Ep. 46: The Lousekateers, Afflicted, and Mountain Mama Citra Pale Ale
This week, the guys talk about The Lousekateers (punk band from New York) and Afflicted (Canadian horror movie) while enjoying some Mountain Mama Citra Pale Ale from Everybody's Brewing.
31:08
August 11, 2020
Ep. 45: Punk Ass Summer, Galaxy Quest, and Sapporo Premium
This week, the guys talk about Punk Ass Summer (pop punk band from Japan), Galaxy Quest, and Sapporo Premium Beer.
29:21
August 4, 2020
Ep. 44: Broadside, The Old Guard, and Cream Ale
This week, the guys talk about Broadside (pop punk band from Richmond, Virginia) and The Old Guard (new hit movie on Netflix) while enjoying some Cream Ale from Buoy Beer Company.
30:57
July 28, 2020
Ep. 43: Slackrr, Warrior Nun, and Wanderlust IPA
This week, the guys talk about Slackrr (pop punk band from Southampton, England) and Warrior Nun (new hit show on Netflix) while enjoying some Wanderlust IPA from Breakside Brewery.
31:49
July 21, 2020
Ep. 42: O Canada!
In this Canadian-themed episode, the guys discuss Incase We Crash (pop-punk band from Toronto), Kim's Convenience (sitcom based in Toronto), Molson Canadian Lager, Expo 86, and more.
31:27
July 14, 2020
Ep. 41: Hot Mulligan, The Next Big Thing, and Nut Crusher Peanut Butter Porter
The guys hang out in the Batcave and discuss Hot Mulligan (band from Lansing, Michigan) and what could be the next big pop culture phenomenon while enjoying some Nut Crusher Peanut Butter Porter from Wild Ride Brewing.
32:21
July 7, 2020
Ep. 40: College Radio, Black Mirror, and The Optimist
This week, the guys talk about College Radio (pop punk band from Seattle) and Black Mirror while enjoying The Optimist IPA from Fort George Brewery.
32:13
June 30, 2020
Ep. 39: Almost Made the Mixtape, UFOs/Extraterrestrials, and Smackdab Hazy IPA
This week, the guys discuss Almost Made the Mixtape (from Southeast Michigan) and extraterrestrials (not from Michigan) while enjoying some Smackdab Hazy IPA from Gigantic Brewing Company.
30:54
June 23, 2020
Ep. 38: The Home Team, The Simpsons' Predictions, and Orange Whip Hazy IPA
In their first week back together in the same room, the guys discuss The Home Team (pop punk band from Seattle) and The Simpsons' predictions while enjoying some Orange Whip Hazy IPA from Fortside Brewing Company.
31:12
June 16, 2020
Ep. 37: Wait For Sunlight, Star Trek, and No Bad Days IPA
This week, the guys talk about Wait For Sunlight (pop-punk band from Japan) and Star Trek while Kyle enjoys some No Bad Days IPA from Barrel Mountain Brewing.
34:19
June 9, 2020
Ep. 36: Special Guests? No, This is Patrick!
Two weeks ago, the guys talked about No, This is Patrick! This week, they're talking WITH No, This is Patrick! About music! And Star Wars! And beer (like Hop Valley's Stash Panda and Peanut Butter Blackberry Sour from Southern Grist Brewing)!
36:59
June 3, 2020
Ep. 35: The Maguas, Upload, and Ninkasi
This week, the guys discuss music from The Maguas, TV shows like Upload (and more), and various beers from Ninkasi Brewing Company.
33:24
May 26, 2020
Ep. 34: No, This Is Patrick!, The Mandalorian, and Kirkland Signature Beer
This week, the guys talk about No, This Is Patrick! (the band) and The Mandalorian (the show) while Kyle enjoys some Kirkland Signature Beer (yes, really).
34:57
May 19, 2020
Ep. 33: Beerfest, The Fauxriginals' New EP, and Bits & Bobs IPA
This week, the guys talk about Broken Lizard's comedy classic Beerfest and the new EP from The Fauxriginals ("...If You Believe It") while Brian enjoys some Bits & Bobs IPA from Reuben's Brews.
35:08
May 12, 2020
Ep. 32: Book-to-Movie Adaptations and Carina Peach Sour Ale
This week, the guys discuss book-to-movie adaptations (Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, etc.) while Kyle enjoys some Carina Peach Sour Ale from Ecliptic Brewing.
30:51
May 5, 2020
Ep. 31: Bad Mary and Voodoo Ranger Starship IPA
This week, the guys welcome their first-ever long distance guests: Mike and Amanda from the awesome New York punk band Bad Mary!
44:60
April 28, 2020
Ep. 30: Soundtracks and Mango & Stash IPA
This week, the guys talk about movie and video game soundtracks (Purple Rain, Legend of Zelda, etc.) while Dan enjoys some Mango & Stash IPA from Hop Valley Brewing Company.
32:52
April 21, 2020
Ep. 29: Video Game-to-Movie Adaptations and Topcutter IPA
This week, the guys talk about movies based on video games while Brian enjoys some Topcutter IPA from Bale Breaker Brewing Company.
33:23
April 14, 2020
Ep. 28: Video Game Consoles (Part Two) and Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
In their first socially-distant, remotely-recorded episode, the guys continue their discussion of video game consoles while Kyle enjoys some Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
32:26
April 7, 2020
Ep. 27: Video Game Consoles (Part One) and Buoy Czech-Style Pilsner
In this episode (which was recorded pre-lockdown), the guys talk about video game consoles while enjoying some Czech-Style Pilsner from Buoy Beer Company.
31:41
March 31, 2020
Ep. 26: The Seattle Episode
In these challenging times, the guys discuss some of the things they like about Seattle, including their favorite fellow bands, Brian "The Boz" Bosworth, and Lucille IPA from Georgetown Brewing Company.
34:02
March 24, 2020
Ep. 25: I Am Not Okay With This and Silver City Supafly IPA
This week, the guys discuss their new favorite show while enjoying some Supafly IPA from Silver City Brewing.
28:25
March 17, 2020
Ep. 24: Friday the 13th
To commemorate the upcoming Friday the 13th, the guys discuss the Friday the 13th movie franchise (of course) as well as the differences between "superstition" and "supernatural," all while enjoying Voodoo Ranger Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing.
33:22
March 10, 2020
Ep. 23: Aftershow with Matt Danger
The formal episode may end, but the tape keeps rolling. Unformatted chat with Matt Danger of No Pants Records and Ninjas With Syringes.
31:49
March 3, 2020
Ep. 22: Compilations, Anthologies, and Skyjacker IPA
This week, the guys discuss their favorite anthologies - across all media - while enjoying some Skyjacker IPA from Victor 23 Craft Brewery.
31:46
February 25, 2020
Ep. 21: Aftershow with The Fauxriginals
The formal episode may end, but the tape keeps rolling. Unformatted chat with Tyler, Dylan, and Matt from The Fauxriginals (episode 11). 
31:11
February 18, 2020
Ep. 20: Favorite Fictional Bands and pFriem IPA
This week, the guys discuss their favorite fictional bands - from The Blues Brothers to Spinal Tap and everything in between - while drinking pFriem IPA.
32:06
February 11, 2020
Ep. 19: Ninja Sex Party, Velocipastor, and Batsquatch Hazy IPA
In this over-the-top-themed episode, the guys talk ninjas, dinosaurs, batsquatches, and more! Also, yeast is everywhere
30:39
February 4, 2020
Ep. 18: '80s Music, Stranger Things, and Foster's Lager
In this '80s-themed episode, the guys talk about their favorite non-metal '80s songs, Stranger Things, and more! Also, Foster's: Australian for beer
30:14
January 28, 2020
Ep. 17: Band Names, Kung Fury, and Oakshire Overcast Espresso Stout
What makes a good band name? Does it really matter? Also, how awesome is Kung Fury? And will coffee-infused beer keep you up at night?
34:24
January 21, 2020
Ep. 16: Laurelhurst
In this episode, the guys are joined by very special guests C.J., Jesse, Matt, and Max from fellow punk band Laurelhurst!
33:02
January 14, 2020
Ep. 15: The Iron Episode
In this week's "iron"-themed episode, the guys discuss Iron Maiden, Iron Sky, and even a little Iron Man while drinking Iron Rabbit Hazy IPA from Loowit Brewing.
26:44
January 7, 2020
Ep. 14: Vinyl, CD, Cassette, or Digital?
The guys kick off the new year with a discussion about which audio format is the best, all while drinking Breakside Brewery's flagship IPA ("Tastes Like Vinyl Sounds.")
36:14
December 31, 2019
Ep. 13: Matt Danger
This week's holiday episode features very special guest Matt Danger of No Pants Records and Ninjas With Syringes!
34:41
December 24, 2019
Ep. 12: Aftershow with Old Cross
The formal episode may end, but the tape keeps rolling. Unformatted chat with Chris and Cass from Old Cross (episode 8).
40:46
December 10, 2019
Ep. 11: The Fauxriginals and London Balling Barleywine
This week, the guys are joined by very special guests Tyler, Dylan, and Matt from fellow punk band The Fauxriginals!
36:07
December 3, 2019
Ep. 10: CERN, Multiverses, and the Mandela Effect
Did the world end in 2012? Are we now living in an alternate reality? The guys in Second Player Score offer their takes...
34:00
November 26, 2019
Ep. 9: The Matrix (Not The Movie, The Real One - Possibly)
Are we living in a simulation? Listen as the guys discuss specific events from their own lives that may, possibly, indicate that we are. Also, beer
32:43
November 19, 2019
Ep. 8: Old Cross, Letterkenny, and Ancestry Brewing
This week, the guys are joined by very special guests Chris and Cassidy from fellow punk band Old Cross!
32:25
November 12, 2019
Ep. 7: J-Rock Bands, Anime, and Asahi Super Dry
In this special Japan-themed episode, the guys discuss music, pop culture, and beer (and sake!) from the Land of the Rising Sun.
31:35
November 5, 2019
Ep. 6: Special Extended Halloween Episode
Horror-themed bands! Favorite horror movies! Ghost stories! All while drinking Elysian's Night Owl Pumpkin Ale! 
40:00
October 29, 2019
Ep. 5: Stab in the Dark, Star Wars, & Transcend IPA
In this episode, the guys are joined by very special guests Gary and Josh from fellow punk band Stab in the Dark!
31:39
October 22, 2019
Ep. 4: Sound & Fury, Love, Death & Robots, and Alpha Centauri
Are visual albums the new MTV? What's the difference between art and filler? And what the heck is a "cohumulone"? Find out in this episode!
31:33
October 15, 2019
Ep. 3: Pizza, Pizza, and More Pizza
In this episode, the guys talk about pizza while eating pizza (and also drinking FivePine Chocolate Porter from Three Creeks Brewing).
30:52
October 8, 2019
Ep. 2: The Meaning of Punk, Classic Arcade Games, and Dragonstooth Stout
In this week's episode, the guys discuss the age-old question of "What is punk, anyway?", as well as their favorite arcade games from the past, before sampling Elysian Brewing's Dragonstooth Stout.
30:47
October 1, 2019
Ep. 1: Opening Bands, The Boys, and Wolf Pups
In their first-ever podcast, the guys from Second Player Score talk about opening acts, Amazon's The Boys (warning: spoilers), Golden Road Brewing's Wolf Pup Session IPA, and more.
29:13
September 23, 2019