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E50 This or That (50th EPISODE CELEBRATION!!)

50 FREAKING EPISODES BABYYY!!

 

Unfortunately we had a last minute interview cancellation BUT THE SHOW MUST GO ON so  Jake and Dylan sat down for a little "This or That" game full of difficult pointed questions! Album reviews this week are from November 12th 2021! Huge shout out to everyone who has supported us trying to support local music; thank you <3

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Eyes Wide Open - Through Life And Death (Arising Empire)
  • Gold Necklace - Gold Necklace (Kill Iconic)
  • Idles - Crawler (Partisan)
  • The Seafloor Cinema - In Cinemascope with Stereophonic Sound (Pure Noise)
  • Silent Planet - Iridescent (Solid State)
  • (EP) Vended - What Is It/Kill It (independent release)

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

all of you beautiful people for tuning in

 

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E49 The Bronze Age

Episode # 49 featuring The Bronze Age is here!!

 

The Bronze Age is here in the studio to promo their new single, "Mixed Signals" and chat about the future! The emo rock outfit from Raleigh, NC released a string of singles over 2021 and we're excited to hear their plans for 2022! Album reviews this week are from November 5th 2021! Go ahead and find a Bronze Age show to go to (INCLUDING TODAY 11/17 @ AMOS SOUTHEND IN CHARLOTTE NC) and listen to their new single, "Mixed Signals"!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Bullet for My Valentine - Bullet for My Valentine (Spinefarm)
  • (EP) Heart Attack Man - Thoughtz & Prayerz (Triple Crown)
  • (EP) Like Moths to Flames - Pure Like Porcelain (UNFD)
  • Portrayal of Guilt - Christfucker (Run for Cover)
  • SeeYouSpaceCowboy - The Romance of Affliction (Pure Noise)
  • Youth Fountain - Keepsakes & Reminders (Pure Noise)

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

Jesse, Mike and Casey for chit chatting with ya bois <3

 

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E48 Celaris

Episode # 48 now rests upon your ears!

 

Today, Rachel and Jon, from Raleigh, NC's progressive metal act, Celaris, join us in the studio for an interview! The band released their debut EP, "In Hiding", last year and are looking to get back to writing more! Album reviews this week are from October 29th 2021! Give Celaris some love by checking out their debut EP, "In Hiding"!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • (EP) 156/Silence - Don’t Hold Your Breath (Sharptone)
  • Black Veil Brides - The Phantom Tomorrow (Sumerian)
  • Calling All Captains - Slowly Getting Better (Equal Vision)
  • Mastodon - Hushed and Grim (Reprise)
  • Save Face - Another Kill for the Highlight Reel (Epitaph)
  • Whitechapel - Kin (Metal Blade)

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

Jon and Rachel of Celaris for hanging out with us <3

 

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Thank you for listening <3

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E47 No Rope

Episode # 47 is here after our two week WTTF break! Thank you to everyone who was involved and made that weekend so special <3

 

Today, Charlotte NC's, No Rope, a beloved local emo rock band joins us in the studio! The band sits down for a little chit chat about their reunion and their new single, "86 My Will To Live"! Album reviews this week are from October 22nd 2021! Please go support No Rope by checking out their 2019 EP and their latest single, "86 My Will To Live"! All available on Band Camp

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Biffy Clyro - The Myth of the Happily Ever After (Warner Bros.)
  • Can’t Swim - CHANGE OF PLANS (Pure Noise)
  • Circa Survive - A Dream About Love (Rise)
  • Don Broco - Amazing Things (SharpTone)
  • Empty - Made of Fire (Solid State)
  • Every Time I Die - Radical (Epitaph)

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

Jordyn, Dalton and Pete from No Rope <3

 

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Thank you for listening <3

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E46 Blaakhol

Episode # 46 has arrived for your listening pleasure!

 

Today we are joined by Chris & Tony from Charlotte, NC's massive death doom band, Blaakhol. We'll be sitting down and chatting about their self titled EP as well as their new cover of "Mr. Crowley"! Album reviews this week are from October 1st 2021! Please go support Blaakhol by checking out their self-titled EP, cover of "Mr. Crowley" and seeing them live Sunday Oct 17th at The Milestone Club in Charlotte!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Andrés - Adventures of a DIY Astronaut (Kill Iconic)
  • Asking Alexandria - See What’s On the Inside (Sumerian)
  • Blood Youth - Visions of Another Hell (Rude Records)
  • Cherié Amour - Internal Discussions (Equal Vision)
  • Dying Wish - Fragments of a Bitter Memory (SharpTone)
  • Frontierer - Oxidized (independent release, Blood Blast Distribution)
  • Full of Hell - Garden of Burning Apparitions (Relapse)
  • Wage War - Manic (Fearless)

 

Festival Promo!

Welcome To The Family Festival is finally able to have its sequel THIS WEEKEND! Friday October 15th, Saturday October 16th and Sunday October 17th @ The Milestone Club in Charlotte NC! Tickets are just $18/day or $48/weekend to see 32 amazing bands! 

 

Tickets @ bit.ly/wttffest2021

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

Chris and Tony from Blaakhol for being great guests <3

 

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Thank you for listening <3

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E45 Boy Named Sue

We are back with the 45th Episode of Alt Talks Podcast!

 

Today we are joined by the lovely trio, Ben, Scott & Keith of the Raleigh, NC rock band, Boy Named Sue. We just reviewed their debut release, "The Way I Was", and will be talking through the release with the band! Album reviews this week are from September 24th 2021! Please go support Boy Named Sue by checking out their new album, "The Way I Was!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Angels & Airwaves - Lifeforms (Rise)
  • Badflower - This Is How the World Ends (Big Machine, John Varvatos)
  • (EP) Cherry - Safe in Your Stare (independent release)
  • One Step Closer - This Place You Know (Run for Cover)
  • Ozone Jones - Changes (independent release)
  • Poppy - Flux (Sumerian)
  • Rivers of Nihil - The Work (Metal Blade)
  • Sad Park - It's All Over (Lauren)
  • Signs of the Swarm - Absolvere (Unique Leader)
  • Sleep Token - This Place Will Become Your Tomb (Spinefarm)
  • Tourneforte - Swimming Lessons (independent release)

 

Festival Promo!

Welcome To The Family Festival is finally able to have its sequel NEXT WEEK! Friday October 15th, Saturday October 16th and Sunday October 17th @ The Milestone Club in Charlotte NC! Tickets are just $18/day or $48/weekend to see 32 amazing bands! 

 

Tickets @ bit.ly/wttffest2021

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

Ben, Scott and Keith for hanging out on the couch with us <3

 

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Thank you for listening <3

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E44 COVID Catch Up!!

Back in the saddle again with episode 44!

 

This week we are taking the opportunity of not having an interviewee to go over some musical releases that occurred during our pandemic hiatus! There was so much good music put out during 2020 and early 2021! Let us know who you were jamming during lockdown <3

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Eidola - The Architect (Blue Swan, Rise)
  • Employed to Serve - Conquering(Spinefarm)
  • Mini Trees - Always in Motion (Run for Cover)
  • (EP) Real Friends - Torn in Two (Fearless)
  • The Plot in You - Swan Song (Fearless)
  • Spiritbox - Eternal Blue (Pale Chord, Rise)
  • Thrice - Horizons / East (Epitaph)

 

Festival Promo!

Welcome To The Family Festival is almost here! Friday October 15th, Saturday October 16th and Sunday October 17th @ The Milestone Club in Charlotte NC! Tickets are just $18/day or $48/weekend to see 31 amazing bands! 

 

Tickets @ bit.ly/wttffest2021

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

 

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @alttalkspodcast

Thank you for listening <3

Also available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher and Google Play!

E43 Frontside (WE‘RE BACK BABBBYYY!!!)

Episode 43 has arrived after A YEAR AND HALF OF PANDEMIC!!!

 

We are SO SO SO glad to be back and hanging out with Walter of the amazing band, Frontside! The Raleigh, NC progressive pop punk trio recently released an EP, "Closer To Closure", and Walter is here to provide all the details on its release as well as the history of the band! As a special return episode treat we reviewed albums from both weeks of September 3rd and 10th! Please go support Frontside by checking out their new acoustic single, "Take Heed" and seeing them at Welcome To The Family Fest on Friday October 15th at the Milestone Club in Charlotte NC!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Just Friends - JF Crew, Vol 3 (Pure Noise)
  • Boy Named Sue - The Way I Was (Independent)
  • Carnifex - Graveside Confessions (Nuclear Blast)
  • Dead / Awake - Melancholia (We Are Triumphant)
  • Earth Groans - The Body (Facedown)
  • Iron Maiden - Senjutsu (Warner Bros.)
  • Jail Socks - Coming Down (Counter Intuitive)
  • Meadows - In Those Days & Also After (Facedown)
  • Mourn - The Next Life (Independent)
  • New Found Glory - Forever and Ever x Infinity..... And Beyond!!! (Hopeless)
  • Aborted - ManiaCult (Century Media)
  • Aphasia - Rebirth (Blood Blast)
  • The Death Set - How to Tune a Parrot (Cobraside, Behomoth)
  • Hawthorne Heights - The Rain Just Follows Me (Pure Noise)
  • Hot Milk - I JUST WANNA KNOW WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I'M DEAD (Music For Nations)
  • Inferi - Vile Genesis (The Artisan Era)
  • RVNT - Hell Follows Me (Theoria)
  • Sincere Engineer - Bless My Psyche (Hopeless)
  • We Were Promised Jetpacks - Enjoy The View (Big Scary Monsters)

 

Festival Promo!

Welcome To The Family Festival is finally able to have its sequel! Friday October 15th, Saturday October 16th and Sunday October 17th @ The Milestone Club in Charlotte NC! Tickets are just $18/day or $48/weekend to see 32 amazing bands! 

 

Tickets @ bit.ly/wttffest2021

 

Thank you so much to:

Celeste Funk - for being a boss ass editor

Zack Dufort (Exodian Studios) - for providing deliciously heavy interlude riffs

and of course Walter Stanley (Frontside) - for sitting and chatting with us <3

 

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @alttalkspodcast

Thank you for listening <3

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E42 Social Distancing

Episode 42 is live and ready for your listening pleasure! Due to the virus and wanting to be safe we decided to postpone any guests this week as well so its just Dylan and Jake chatting! We go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Mar 20th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Support the safety of everyone else and stay home!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Heaven Shall Burn - Of Truth and Sacrifice (Century Media)
  • Neck of the Woods - The Annex of Ire (Pelagic)
  • Tenside - Glamour & Gloom (Ivorytower)
  • The Oblyvion - The Amygdala (Independent)
  • No Company - Homes (Independent)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Where Are You” - Silverstein
  • “I've known you for so long but know nothing about you” - NOMVDIC
  • “Child of Jisatsu” - Forsaker
  • “Spineless” - Anchorlines

 

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Thank you for listening <3

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Editing by Cole Funk (best boy)

E41 Coronavirus

Episode 41 has arrived and is ready for your quarantined ears! Due to the virus and wanting to be safe we decided to postpone any guests this week so its just Dylan and Jake chatting! We go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Mar 13th! Albums reviewed and transition songs are listed below! Support the safety of everyone else and stay home!

Albums reviewed this week:

  • Belmont - Reflections (Pure Noise)
  • Blueshift - Voyager (Independent)
  • Code Orange - Underneath (Roadrunner)
  • Gloves Off - Life (Upstate)
  • Invent Animate- Greyview (Tragic Hero)
  • Mundy's Bay - Lonesome Valley (Pure Noise)
  • Ocean Grove - Flip Phone Fantasy (UNFD)

 

Transition Songs used this week:

  • “Cottonmouth” - In Hearts Wake
  • “Beer Pressure” - Municipal Waste
  • “Cyanide Divinity” - Vatican
  • “Blood Wolf” - Dance Gavin Dance

 

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Thank you for listening <3

Also available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher and Google Play!

 

Editing by Cole Funk (best boy)

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