Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving?
By Henry's Child
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The official Podcast for the band Henry's Child. "Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving" explores the past, present and future of this legendary Pacific Northwest band. We talk about the Personalities, Shows and Music that creates Henry's Child.
||ExplicitEpisode 32: Daniel Riddle||In today’s episode I interview a musical legend: Daniel Riddle of King Black Acid. Daniel is a very cool, intelligent guy who is a self-described “lifer” in music. And when you hear his history, it will all make sense. Daniel talks about his...||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 31: Darren Linder||On today’s Podcast, Thom talks to Darren Linder. Darren plays drums in a band called “The Shrike” and played with Henry’s Child at places like the Westside Station with his band “Multiple Sarcasm” back in the 90’s. They talk about...||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30: September Shows||In today’s “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast, Thom announces two shows that are happening at the end of September. One show is on September 22nd, in Portland at Dante’s opening for “Bullets and Octane”. Thom plays the song...||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 29: Howard Libes Part 2||In today’s “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast, Thom and Howard continue their conversation, discussing Howard leaving the music business (for the first time) and moving to LA. Once in Southern California, Howard pursued his original...||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 28: Howard Libes, Part 1||Thom sits down to talk to his friend and mentor Howard Libes. Howard was the business manager for the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies during the explosion of the Zoot Suit Riot album and the band getting signed to Mojo Records. Howard talks about why he...||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: Getting Ready for GUTS||Thom does a quick between-isode in preparation for the Guitars Under The Stars Festival in Lebanon on July 28th at 2:00 PM. He tells you how to get tickets and how to sign-up for camping spots. There was such a good response from Episode 26, with...||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 26: De-Constructing "Minding My Clarity"||Rich and Andrew sit down and deconstruct the song “Minding My Clarity” from the Henry’s Child album “Clearly Confused”. Andrew intended his lyrics to be about defining your own reality and creating your identity. Rich remembers a review for...||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 25: Brian Forster||Rich and Thom down to talk with Brian Forster. Brian is the lead vocalist for Seven Second Circle, a band that is comprised of four members of Henry’s Child. Henry’s Child met Brian at the Westside Station in Salem, specifically through the bar...||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 24: Carl Sundberg||In today’s “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast, Thom sits down with Carl Sundberg. Carl is an award-winning journalist, media veteran and executive director of a nationally-syndicated radio show based out of Portland, OR. He was the former...||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 23: Jon Boldt & Elemental Records, Part 2||In today’s “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast, Thom and Andrew continue the conversation with Elemental Records creator Jon Boldt. This Podcast, being part 2, picks up where Episode 22 left off: Elemental Records had moved to Eugene,...||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 22: Jon Boldt & Elemental Records, Part 1||In today’s “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast, Thom and Andrew sit down with Elemental Records creator Jon Boldt. Jon Boldt ended up signing Henry’s Child to Elemental Records after they won the first Sonic X-Plosion in 1996. From then...||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Guitars Under The Stars Announcement||Today’s “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast is a between-isode. Thom announces the “Guitars Under The Stars” performance, which will be the only Festival Henry’s Child is playing this Summer. Henry’s Child Official: Official Website..||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 20: Jarrett Holly: Commitment To His Craft Part 2||In today’s “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast episode we continue to explore the Jarrett’s history with Henry’s Child. Today’s episode starts with Andy Makin leaving to go back to the UK. After having completed the final Henry’s...||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19: Jarrett Holly: Commitment To His Craft Part 1||On today’s “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast episode, Rich and Andrew sit down to talk with Jarrett Holly. Jarrett is the Sound Engineer, Recording Architect and now Guitar Player, that helped Henry’s Child from 1995 to its present...||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18: Greg Gillispie||Andrew sits down with Greg Gillispie of Hyding Jekyll for today’s “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast. Greg tells the story of how he chose to get into music and how he realized early in life that “music is a set of circular noises”....||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17: Space Metal Sermon with Carey Rich||Thom sits down with Carey Rich, vocalist and bass player for the band Jollymon. Thom learns how Jollymon chose to get back together in 2016. We talk about how Carey got into music and how his parents were not only influential, but how they supported...||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16: Kevin Richardson: Passion, Playing and Promotion||In this episode of the “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast, Rich sits down and talks to Kevin Richardson. He’s the singer and guitar player for the band “Vial… Experiment”. Kevin has been in the Eugene Music Scene for a long time and...||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Sebastian Phoenix: Bonding with Brother Bands||In this episode of the “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast, Rich sits down and talks to Sebastian Phoenix of the band Othrys. They talk about the “missing scene” of the 2000’s and how many of the active artists of today just barely...||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Show and Shoot Prep||Thom gives you all the details for the Henry’s Child album cover shoot on Saturday, April 14th. If you want to support the band (and be on the cover of the next record) please show up at the Bijou movie Theater on 13th in Eugene and wear some dark...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13: Kevin and Sebastian Talk Influence||In this episode of the “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast, Andrew and Rich sit down with Kevin Richardson (from Vial...Experiment) and Sebastian Phoenix (from Othrys) to talk about Influences. They discuss how they got into music and what...||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Platitudes, Previews and Participation||In this episode of the “Am I Crazy Or Am I Raving” Henry’s Child Podcast, Thom gives some gratitude for the turn-out at the Jason Rowe benefit show and talks about the forthcoming WOW Hall show on April 14th. He also gives a special...||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Tonight's Show at Merlin's||In this episode of the “Am I Crazy Or Am I Raving” Henry’s Child Podcast, Thom gives a quick update about the show tonight at Merlin’s in Lebanon. Thom talks about the times of the bands performing, the new merchandise available at this...||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10: Between The Bands Part 3||In this episode of the “Am I Crazy Or Am I Raving” Henry’s Child Podcast, Andrew and Rich get together to continue the discussion about Andrew’s “between the bands”. Andrew talks about playing with Kris and Quinn Cardwell, a couple...||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: Between The Bands Part 2||In this episode of the “Am I Crazy Or Am I Raving” Henry’s Child Podcast, Andrew and Rich get together to talk about Andrew’s “between the bands”. This starts with Andrew’s story of getting back into music with the acoustic project “A...||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8: Between The Bands Part 1||In this episode of the “Am I Crazy Or Am I Raving” Henry’s Child Podcast, Thom and Rich sit down to talk about the “bands between the bands”. These are the bands between the original incarnation of Henry’s Child and the reunited lineup....||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: Tobby And Thom Talk||In this episode of the “Am I Crazy Or Am I Raving” Henry’s Child Podcast Tobby and Thom sit down to talk about everything music-related. They start with the story of how Tobby joined Henry’s Child: A recommendation from a friend (Bishop...||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: The Origin of Henry’s Child Part 2||In this episode of the “Am I Crazy Or Am I Raving” Henry’s Child Podcast where we continue the origin story of Henry’s Child. We start with an examination of Jeff Reilly’s drum beats and how integral he was to the inception of a Henry’s...||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: The Origin of Henry’s Child Part 1||This is the origin story of Henry’s Child, as told by Andrew Smith and Rich Clinton: Andrew Smith met Rob Wynia at a Dungeons and Dragons game. They bonded over one quoting a Rush lyric and the other finishing it. Yes, the Midi-chlorian was high for..||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: Parental Support & Getting Kicked Out of Bands||In this Episode of “Am I Crazy or Am I just Raving”, we talk about how Henry’s Child writes songs: What ignites the creative spark when it comes to songwriting. It’s not so obvious, but experience mixed with focused action wins out over...||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: Deconstructing Headlights||The song “Headlights” was a fan favorite for decades. Skirting a hybrid combination of heavy guitar riffs and sometimes strange vocal inflections, Andrew describes his inspiration behind the name. We discuss the infamous “Pumping Pumping...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Deconstructing "I Will"||In our second “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving” Podcast we discuss how “I Will” faded from the Henry’s Child Set List for a long time and became the number one fan-requested song from “Mumbles and Screams”. “I Will” also had the most...||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1: Frozen Moments From The Reunion Show||In this first Podcast of “Am I Crazy or Am I Just Raving”, Thom and Andrew look at how and why Henry’s Child got back together after 17 years. Andrew talks briefly about the bands in between the original incarnation of Henry’s Child and the...||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Thank you for creating this. And thank you for continuing to carry the music torch.
Fun Stories and Great Music
This Podcast shares truly captivating stories from a band that is more relevant today than they were in the 90’s. I love the inclusion of local artists as well. This Podcast is creating a music scene for the Pacific Northwest.
It's just ELEMENTAL
A probing look into the life of a band and the people around it