Desert Tiger Podcast
By Colton Geschwandtner
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The Desert Tiger Podcast interviews musicians of different genres, athletes, artists of varying types, and people with interesting things to say. The podcast is hosted by Colton Geschwandtner, a former bassist with prairie pop punk band Almost Alien, arts enthusiast, and highly interesting person. Shows release every Thursday (with bonus content occasionally releasing on Tuesday) on Apple music, Google Play, and Stitcher!
||Clean#24 - The Discarded||Punk Rock Family Band?!?! That's right!!! This week on the show we have all 3 members of The Discarded, guitarist and vocalist J.P., and his 2 teenage sons, drummer Caden, and bassist Jared. We talk about how a thing like a punk rock family band came...||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#23 - White Chocolate Thunder||Johnny and Dylan from White Chocolate Thunder are my guest for episode 23! I sat down with them to discuss how the band started out as a funk cover project and transitioned to a pop-punk/alternative rock act. We also talk label headaches, POP...||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22 - Let's Talk , An episode dedicated to Mental Illness, what it is, and where and how to get help.||I'm changing things up a bit this week as we get serious about mental health and illness, what the symptoms of it are, what can possibly cause them, the best options for reaching out and getting help, how mental illness dramatically effects peoples...||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#21 - Kenny Lush of DAGGERMOUTH||Kenny Lush from pop-punk/hardcore band DAGGERMOUTH is my guest. We talk about how the band first got its beginnings in Vancouver, Canada, the bands 2 albums and the tours to support them, the hiatus the band took and the eventual decision to get back...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20 - Band of Rascals||Malcolm and Markus from Band of Rascals call in to talk about how the band came together and their adventures since then, including touring Canada, almost missing flights and thinking other members didn't make it, working with Juno winning producer...||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19 - Sam Corbett of The Sheepdogs||Sam Corbett, drummer for multiple Juno award winning, and certified Platinum & Gold album releasing The Sheepdogs; stops in to talk about how the band basically started as a way to pass time, and through hard work and solid songwriting, burst out...||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18 - Tanner Cyr||Tanner Cyr is here and ready to talk! We discuss writing music that connects together, working with Scott Marshall formerly of Mariana's Trench, learning music production, meeting and working the Storm The Wall (ep.6), the decision to finally share...||1/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17 - Dan Moxon of Bend Sinister||It's our last show before the new year! Dan Moxon of Bend Sinister, sits down with Colton to talk about how the band got started as an instrumental prog rock group and eventually morphed into the hard to classify, energy filled, catchy rhythms that is..||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#16 - Dylan Villain of The Wild!||Western Canadian Rock n Roll bad boy Dylan Villain is on the show! We sit down to talk a bit about how he ended up moving to B.C. from Ontario, how the Wild got their start, how the success of their first single 'Road House' helped kick start the...||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#15 - Cheif State||Three of the members of rising Canadian Pop Punk act Cheif State sit down with Colton to discuss how the idea of the band began in the U.K and thanks to Craigslist moved and began to thrive in Canada's west coast, the effort and drive it takes to take..||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 - The Real McKenzies||Paul McKenzie and Dan Garrison of The Real McKenzie's sat down with Colton to talk about how the Celtic Punk rock veterans got their start, road stories from over the years, the numerous number of past members and some of the ways they got...||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#13 - Aviator Shades||Aviator Shades are here and they are ready to Burn It Down! Colton was joined by the members of Aviator Shades to talk about how rock can bring people (specifically themselves) together, the golden days of rock n roll and taking influence from them,...||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#12 - Nick Vatterott||Nick Vatterott joins Colton on the DTP today to talk about alternative comedy, the differences in the comedy scenes across America, hallucinogenics, touring as a comedian, working with his sketch group Heavy Weight, Andy Kaufman, writing for MTV and...||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 - Calling All Captains||Calling All Captains joined me on the evening of their last show with their lead singer, and founding band member, Mike Millan. We talk to the CaCtains about starting the band, the progression through their two EP's and their latest single 'Nerve',...||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 - Comedian Amber Harper Young||Comedian Amber Harper-Young stops by the DTP as our first comedic guest, and we couldn't be more excited! We talk to Amber about the great protectors of nature (the house cat), learning comedy in Toronto, the difference between the east and west coast..||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 - Too Soon Monsoon||Colton talks to up and coming Saskatoon Pop Rock Drum and Keyboard duo, Too Soon Monsoon. Greg and Nathan talk about the magic of Kijiji, the two EP's that they released this year (Little Fire & Side Effects), the recording of those EP's with Adam 'Gra.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 - Steve Rawles \ Belvedere||Colton talks to Steve Rawles from Canadian Punk Rock icons Belvedere! Steve joined us to talk about the history of the band and being apart of the late 90's, early 2000's punk rock scene, politics in music, the time in between Belvedere's breakup and r.||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 - Hec Crieghton winning QB Noah Picton||Colton is joined by 2016 Hec Creighton trophy winner, and University of Regina Rams Quarterback Noah Picton! Noah talks about what got him into football, the art of playing Quarterback, and his success at the CIS level!||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 - Bellevue / Storm The Wall||We are joined by Alberta Alternative Rock band Bellevue! We talked to them about their writing process and their single "Counting Stars" which has been receiving a ton of good press and has over 60,000 listens already! We also talk to them about Storm.||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 - Beauty Killed The Beast||It's our second bonus episode! Today on the show Colton is talking to the up and coming, Beauty Killed the Beast, out of Regina! The Saskatchewan Alternative Rockers are talking about their EP "Here's Hoping", the recording of the EP, their influences .||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 - Alone I Walk||This week Colton talks to Acoustic Pop Punk act Alone I Walk! We talk to them about their recent summer tour, the meanings behind some of their songs and videos, the recording of their 2 E.P.'s, their upcoming release, and possibly one of the best tour.||10/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 : Screaming Females||Colton talks to New Brunswick, New Jersey, Hard Rock/Punk act Screaming Females! We talk about how they met, their song writing process, their current tour, their shittiest tour story from their history, their interests outside of music and the future .||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#2 : Jesus Piece||Today on the podcast Colton talks to Philadelphia Hardcore band Jesus Piece about their tours this past and upcoming year, their releases, life on the road, pixel art, and documentaries! Colton also talks about Hell In A Cell, and well as the new PC an.||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 : Danny Duggan\Canadian Wrestling Elite||Colton talks to independent wrestler Danny Duggan about running and booking CWE, how the company started and grew, their recent tour with The Mad Russian Nikiti Kollof, how he got his start in the industry and many more topics.||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Loving the Tiger
Love the way Desert Tiger is bringing so much more to the table then your typical podcast might!
Ranging from music and arts to wrestling and sports you’ll enjoy listening!
Desert Tiger also does book reviews and a song of the day!
Great way to keep everyone interest!!
Awesome podcast for music fans. Colton does an excellent job.
Colton does a killer job showcasing local, travelling talented musicians!
As a musician himself he knows what to ask, and he knows what we want to hear!
Great job Colton - subscribed!