American Trash - an Amphetazine podcast
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Wide ranging discussions about music, pop culture, fringe culture, and sometimes accidental insight.
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #24 - MIX & MATCH Smashmouth's "Fush Yu Mang" | Awesome vs. Tanaka||We’re back with Season 2: Episode Three as we examine the 1997 debut album from the ever controversial Smashmouth, "Fush Yu Mang" AND we revel in the carnage that is Mike Awesome vs. Masato Tanaka from ECW's One Night Stand 2005. These things were...||1/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #23 - Breakfast in America||We’re back with Season 2: Episode Deuce as we discuss the sordid life of G.G. Allin, sordid stories from Manhattan, and the gorgeous and dulcet tones of Supertramp's classic 1979 album -- Breakfast in America. This album was selected by Ben....||12/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #22 - Friendship Music||We’re doing things a little differently as we launch season two of the podcast. In addition to our inane chattering about whatever is going on in the world, in an attempt to stay focused, each episode one of your stalwart on-air personalities will...||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #21 - Special Guest, Scott O'Connor||Ben is joined by author (and former Home Depot commercial star!) Scott O'Connor to discuss his books, the publishing process, acting, Project MKULTRA, the Kennedy assassinations, and of course, professional wrestling. Books by Scott O'Connor: Among...||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #20 - Brief Filler||We're here! But it's not with much. Chill Gordon Solie recaps the World Cup, we talk about what we're listening to and watching, and then there's a Gwen Stefani story as part of our new Celebrity Bump feature (that, let's be real, may only be a one...||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #19 - Freebird Rules||Magnum TH and Ben gather together to discuss rec league sports etiquette, our fascination with professional wrestling, and then go deep into the world of navigating the dumpster fire of the world in the 21st Century. Links to things mentioned in the...||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #18 - PJ Sykes||Chill Gordon and Ben talk to photographer and musician PJ Sykes of the band Hoax Hunters.||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #17 - Cash Grab!||Welcome to the first episode of season two...this is American Trash. It's been a busy hiatus, and there's a lot to get to. Chill Gordon Solie talks about his experience at last weekend's Misfits show in New Jersey (1:25), Magnum TH gives his take on...||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #16 - the old men go see Jawbreaker in Brooklyn||Chill Gordon Solie and Ben talk about seeing Jawbreaker at Brooklyn Steel. Other people getting discussed include: Smashmouth, Metallica, the Misfits, Robert Johnson, Nirvana, In Flames, and others! Also, Ben totally conflates the title of the...||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #15 - Benoit Lelievre||Book reviewer and all around good dude Benoit Lelievre joins Ben to discuss his favorite books of 2017 and what's got him excited for 2018. Authors we talk about (in alphabetical order): J. Reuben Appelman | The Kill Jar Laird Barron | Blood...||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #14 - Special guest, Liberty Hardy of Book Riot||Perhaps the world's best advocate for books and the power of reading, Liberty Hardy joins us on the podcast to talk about books she loved in 2017 and books she's looking forward to in 2018. Books mentioned include: Some of 2017's Best! The Hearts...||1/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #13 - Fermi's Paradox, God, and Space||Radical departure from the normal topics as we discuss an article Magnum shared earlier in the week on Facebook. The Fermi Paradox If the Universe is so big that it contains numbers of stars that we can only slightly comprehend, there has to be more...||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #12 - Special Guest, Todd Taylor of Razorcake||Ben and Chill Gordon Solie talk with Todd Taylor of Razorcake. We discuss growing up punk, old punks, new music, and what it means to fight for what you believe in, and Todd's Best of 2017 list. *note* Audio is a little jacked up in this episode, but...||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Trash #11 - Special Guest, Lola Parks||Sandy Powlik joins Ben to talk about her music, where ideas come from, the extraordinary story of Lola Parks, and explains what Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip mean to Canadians. Lola Parks on: Spotify Bandcamp Facebook Twitter Intro music: Lola...||12/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #10 - Best of 2017||We discuss our favorite music, book, and television shows of 2017. Not necessarily things that were released in 2017, but things that came to our attention this year. Chill Gordon Solie's list: Music - Priests | Nothing Feels Natural Music -...||12/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #9 - Live from Ampheta'Fest!||Live from AmphetaFest 2017 in Las Vegas!||11/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #8 - New Music and Bad Sports||We're back to talk about new music, the addictively corrosive nature of professional sports in America (and elsewhere), how punk rock figures into it all, and some of the early details about the American Trash plan to invade Las Vegas for the big...||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #7 - Dumpster Dive||The Rockefeller Edition||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #6 - The Concert Experience||We're back! And we're here to talk about what favorite concerts, best live acts, what ruins a show, why are things so expensive, and were things really much better in the olden times. Also, whatever happened to Haley's Comet and is elementary school...||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #5 - Jennie Cotterill of Bad Cop/Bad Cop||Regular listeners to American Trash know that we're huge fans of Bad Cop/Bad Cop. On today's special episode of the podcast, Ben is joined by band member Jennie Cotterill to discuss life, music, art, getting signed to Fat Wreck Chords, professional...||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #2 - First Music||We’re back with a brand new podcast discussing the first piece of music we bought, how it holds up, and how we got into heavier music. Definitely some surprises on this list. This Podcast is unofficially brought to you by Ecamm because their...||5/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #1 - The Coma Episode||We’re back with a brand new podcast (please forget the other ones over the last few years or remember them sweetly, either way) called American Trash where we set out to examine the Situational Relevance of Music. We’ve all played the “what...||5/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #4 - The Chris Cornell episode||Tonight's show is a little heavy as we talk about the death of Chris Cornell, the power of depression, and the saving grace of music. Some historical discussion about the rise of grunge in the early 90s.||5/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmerican Trash #3 - New Music and Old Wrestling||The Three Hearsemen of the internet discussing music, professional wrestling, and other aspects of American Trash culture. In this episode we talk about the music we're presently fond of as we head into summer and the curiosities of old school...||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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