Jake and Dick Dale sit and talk about the animalistic origins of the surf guitar sound, mastering the art of rhythm, and how Dick still LITERALLY kicks butt at 76 years of age!
Jake and Ginger talk about the resurgence and revitalization of his musical output and his relationship with his fans that came about through the PledgeMusic campaigns, when Ginger is finally going to make a movie, Thai Prisons, musicians' greed, and of course Ginger and Jake's shared philosophy when faced with going outside of your comfort zone... "JUST DO IT - What's The Worst That Could Happen??"
Jake and John sit and talk about Walking Tours, John's one man show, why he and Harley will never step on stage together ever again, and how a Positive Mental Attitude can overcome (almost) anything!
Jake and Gibby talk about creative junkies, crooked doctors, sizzurp, rip-off artists, Bjork beatdowns, aliens, and where all the money went. And of course the soon to be classic Dear Gibby advice segment.
Jake sits with Stormy of Leave Home Booking - The Queen of Punk Rock Touring - to talk about booking DIY tours before the internet, Rancid's roots, military strategy and history. Bonus: Hear them get questioned by the Salt Lake City Police during the podcast - seriously!
Jake sits with Country Music Superstar Jonny Fritz for a candid discussion about the road, touring on a motorcycle, keeping a band together, Room #305 at the Holiday Inn, and the sweet sweet smell of leather.
Jake sits with Sean Dunne - WINNER of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival award for BEST DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER - for a wildly candid conversation centered on their 4 favorite topics ... Drugs, Juggalos, Punk Rock, and Corndawgs. There's even a little bit of talk about art and Sean's debut feature length documentary Oxyana!
Jake sits with Kevin Gill - The Voice Of Juggalo Championship Wrestling - for a candid conversation about wrestling, punk rock, hardcore, video games, PMA, and being an all around renaissance man of low-brow entertainment.
Jake and Mike Farris sit down and talk about Mike's accidental beginnings in Rock N Roll, Nashville vs. New York, the patron saint of Mike's career, Rose McGathy, and awful band names.
Jake sits with Matt Caughthran of the Bronx / Mariachi El Bronx and they discuss how to make it in a band when you have no discernable talent, feeling like a ghost in your own city, and how "if you can't dazzle them with brilliance, then baffle them with bullshit." You can stream or download through the Rocks Off website or through iTunes HERE. As always you can subscribe through iTunes so new episodes download as they are published - and if you like them we encourage you to rate and review them on iTunes to spread the word.