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Walter Schreifels

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Be Good At Who You Are – Walter Schreifels [GORILLA BISCUITS, QUICKSAND], Ep. 99

One Step Beyond: The Cadence Leadership Podcast

On this episode of One Step Beyond, we are joined by Walter Schreifels. Walter Schreifels is a musician, producer, and songwriter based in New York. Walter is known for his [...]Read More...

1hr 35mins

22 Jun 2022

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The Tone That Made Us with Walter Schreifels

The Tone That Made Us

This Episode is with the songwriting and producing force that is Walter Schreifels. Walter blazed paths that thousands followed with bands like Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, CIV, Rival Schools, Solo and more. While everyone was chasing what Walter was doing, he was already was creating new bands that defined music scenes. We discuss the early days of gear, our love for weird Japanese guitars and how much the evolution of tone, played into the songwriting process.

1hr 12mins

6 Jun 2022

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Good Things with Matt Wells

Renowned and influential musician Walter Schreifels (Quicksand, Gorilla Biscuits, Rival Schools) talks to Matt about the positivity that drew him to hardcore music in the 80's and how he has carried it though his life. He talks about the push and pull of signing to a major label after coming of age in a scene when that was frowned upon, and how he balanced the crests and waves of being an independent minded artist who was sometimes financially beholden to a corporation. Walter also talks about his song "Good Things" and Matt describes how it helped inspire this podcast.  Follow Good Things with Matt Wells on Instagram. Follow Matt Wells on Instagram. Produced by Greater Hood Productions. Theme Song: "Good Things" written by our guest Walter Schreifels and performed by Rival Schools. 

1hr 4mins

25 Apr 2022

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Episode 103: Walter Schreifels of Quicksand / Rival Schools

The New Scene

Keith and Tommy sit down with Walter Schreifels to discuss Walter's history in music, growing up in New York, discovering punk rock and hardcore, Walter's early NYHC days in Youth of Today and Gorilla Biscuits, the formation of Quicksand, their early influences, life as a major label band, the formation of Rival Schools, their debut EP "United By Fate", Walking Concert, Quicksand's 2012 reunion, their latest LP "Distant Populations" plus more. 

1hr 47mins

7 Feb 2022

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Dan O Says So, Episode 40: Walter Schreifels

Dan O Says So

Dan reconnects with Walter Schreifels of Quicksand, Gorilla Biscuits and Youth of Today to dive deep into the creative process and the varying mindsets behind his work on some of the most iconic albums in the history of underground music.


17 Jan 2022

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Episode 140- Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits/Youth of Today/Quicksand)

One Life One Chance with Toby Morse

In this episode we have a return guest, Walter Schreifels! He talks touring, running, footwear, the new album, identity, clashing opinions, reading, making an album, songwriting and influences, Derek‘s beef with CIV breaking up, U2, Cleveland, living in Berlin, living in Queens and the future of things. Please remember to rate, review and subscribe and visit our youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/tobymorseonelifeonechance

1hr 50mins

1 Nov 2021

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137: Walter Schreifels of Quicksand, Youth of Today, etc

Metal Matters

This week’s guest is the great Walter Schreifels, a NYC mainstay and legend with bands like Quicksand, Youth of Today, Gorilla Biscuits, Warzone and so many more under his belt since venturing into music in this pre-teens. Quicksand is currently out on tour in the US playing in support of their new LP Distant Populations. As a result we talked to Schreifels about touring, the addition of Steven Brodsky on guitar, and the perks and downsides of being a music lifer. Stick around! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


26 Oct 2021

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Episode 041 : CIV ”Set Your Goals” w/ Walter Schreifels

Where It Went Podcast

Happy Friday! Decided to drop this surprise on all of you. Enjoy this chat we had with Walter on all things CIV.  Also, don't forget to go see Quicksand on tour right now for their excellent new LP "Distant Populations". The tour has about a week left, ending on 10/31.  Check out the new album and merch here: https://www.quicksandnyc.com


22 Oct 2021

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Walter Schreifels from Quicksand/Rival Schools

100 Words Or Less: The Podcast

Uncle Wally! I am incredibly thrilled to have everyone's favorite hardcore hero, Walter Schreifels from Quicksand/Rival Schools and so much more, on the podcast. We dive right into it with crazy stories from the major label days of Quicksand, being a "zen" dude, straight edge and longevity in music. It's reflective, fun and informative! Let's start today! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 10mins

15 Sep 2021

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EP030: Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand)

The High Way with Kyle Shutt

Welcome back to The High Way with Kyle Shutt! This week I'm catching up with Walter Schreifels, the mastermind behind Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, and too many other bands to mention. We talk about the origin of youth crew hardcore, going from the DIY scene to major label status, and so much more. Be sure not to miss an episode by subscribing to our channel!Help us keep the show moving along by visiting our Patreon page at the link below. For a few dollars a month you can get early access to next week's episode, score some sweet merch, get a monthly guitar lesson from me, and even get a shoutout on a future episode. https://www.patreon.com/thehighwayWe couldn't do it without your support and we thank every one of you for listening. Listen to this episode anywhere podcasts are streaming.


8 Sep 2021