Started in 2008,theFIVE10.com has helped music fans connect with artists, bands, and comedians through a fun conversation about their careers and where the music industry is headed. Former guests of theFIVE10 Radio included The Pharcyde, Imagine Dragons, Natasha Leggero, and many many more!
Dave Allen is the founding bass guitarist for the post-punk band, Gang of Four. In 1981, he left Gang of Four to form Shriekback. He later founded World Domination Recordings and two of its bands, The Elastic Purejoy and Low Pop Suicide (with Rick Boston). He appeared on several LPs and EPs with each of these bands, The Harvest and the Elastic Purejoy's The Clutter of Pop and Talk Radio. After leaving Shriekback in 1988, Allen founded King Swamp with other former bandmates. According to Pitchfork.com, in 2006, Allen formed a super-group under the name Faux Hoax with Danny Seim of Menomena, John Askew of Tracker, and Pioneers Press author Adam Gnade. A 7" single, "Your Friends Will Carry You Home," featuring Gnade on vocals, was released by Polyvinyl records in 2008.
JC got a chance to sit down with Dave to talk about the formation of Gang of Four, getting into the tech industry, living in the PNW, and what he's up to now. All of this and much more on this new episode of theFIVE10 Podcast!
For nearly a decade Marco Collins was the voice of Seattle's 107 The End. Breaking bands such as Garbage, Beck, No Doubt, Prodigy, and many more Marco introduced America to the grunge scene in the 90's and radio was never the same again. Part of Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, Marco was also the focus of a documentary called "The Glamour and the Squalor" which chronicled his fight with addiction as well as his fall from grace.
Today Marco still lives in Seattle and has been sober for more than 3 years. On top of it all, he has also survived a bout with cancer. He is still working in the music industry helping young companies find their footing.
JC sits down with Marco to cover all of it and more on this episode of theFIVE10 Podcast!
Joe Wong is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer, and podcaster based in Los Angeles, Ca. He is currently the host of The Trap Set, a weekly podcast and radio show about the lives of musicians.
As a drummer he is known for his work with Parts & Labor, Marnie Stern, Aa, Man Forever, and Mary Timony. Wong was also chosen to participate in the Boredoms' event 88 Boadrum. Wong's drumming style has been described as "trancelike", "propulsive", and "explosive".
As a composer he has worked on projects that include the hit Netflix series Russian Doll and Master of None; the Sundance Special Jury Prize winning feature, The Pool; documentaries such as Collapse, The Yes Men, and Independent Lens; the hit young adult film To All the Boys I've Loved Before; and avant-garde work such as Adult Swim's Superjail! and the 2014 film Hamlet A.D.D.. Wong's scoring projects have garnered praise from the New York Times, Time, and The A.V. Club. (bio taken from Wikipedia)
In this episode JC chats with Joe about his new album, Nite Creatures (out Sept. 18, 2020) on Decca Records, working with film directors, and where the music industry is headed.
For over 10 years Clay Lancaster has been theFIVE10's photographer. From Metallica to Justin Timberlake, Clay's pictures have found their way into other sites and even on the cover of Ben Folds Live album. Throughout his career he has worked closely with JC to capture and document interviews and shows for most of theFIVE10's history.
In this episode JC and Clay chat about their most memorable shows and conversations. From The Pharcyde to venues closing in the San Francisco Bay Area due to COVID, they cover a lot of ground in the first episode back as theFIVE10 radio reinvents itself as a podcast.