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Mike Watt

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SCFB 200: the mike watt interview

"SOMETHING came from Baltimore"

mike watt!!! what did you do when you found out that your friend died on a sunday afternoon? that is a song that I wrote called, mike watt, what did you do? years ago.  it was a tribute to one of the best short-lived bands of all-time "the minutemen".    during the summer of 2021, I was walking everyday and I found the radio show called "the watt from pedro " and boy am I late to the show, this show as been on the air since may 19, 2001.  I am super late.  I noticed that he played a john coltrane song at the beginning of each show, so I thought I could chat to him about his interest in coltrane...and instead we chatted about everything. this is a long form interview on skype.  it is a lot of fun, nothing was cut out. the watt from pedro show - https://www.twfps.com/ mike watt website - http://hootpage.com/ Remember to subscribe to SOMETHING came from Baltimore!  Listen and share with your friends. https://www.patreon.com/somethingcamefrombaltimore Please Subscribe to SOMETHING came from Baltimore Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj7HKmMrFB4vAQm3SKzvftA Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/tomfunproductions Itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../scfb-186.../id1400504427... Anchor: https://anchor.fm/somethingcame-from-baltim --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/somethingcame-from-baltim/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/somethingcame-from-baltim/support

1hr 47mins

28 Feb 2021

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Mike Watt (01.09.20)

BIG EGO Tapes

Bassist, librettist, and musical force of nature Mike Watt on the fear of reruns, the social construct of "winning", being yourself while creating art for a larger audience, working on Ball-Hog or Tugboat? with 17 different bands, recording with Kelly Clarkson, and talking with Jandek about craft beers and Bad Brains.

56mins

22 Feb 2021

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Episode 82 - Mike Watt

Third Gear Scratch

Bassist/Sensei/Rascal/Legend Mike Watt blesses the TGS masses with life lessons learned from his years with The Minutemen, Firehose, mssv, The Stooges and his prolific solo career including Spotify vs Bandcamp, the lie of the "good" ol days vs nowadays, embracing tech, music just being music, what his radio show The Watt From San Pedro has meant to him for the past twenty years, how to live a life in the arts by economizing, his lengthy tenure at Columbia Records and why he does what he does. 

1hr 30mins

15 Feb 2021

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Watt's Up with Mike Watt

Indie Infestation

Welcome back to you dose of podcast excellence!  This week Joe and Zane welcome writer/director Mike Watt to the madness.  Mike talks about his project Exploitation Nation where he wants the Indie scene to unite and pay it forward at the cost of $0; just a 250 word essay on you and then another 250 on someone or some project you want to pay it forward to!  Zane talks about filming next to the Autobahn and long shoots and Joe learns about "Southland Tales".

1hr 36mins

13 Feb 2021

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Mike Watt (Part 2)

Zig at the gig podcast

Michael David Watt (born December 20, 1957) is an American bassist, vocalist, and songwriter. He is best known for co-founding and playing bass guitar for the rock bands Minutemen, Dos, and Firehose. He is also the frontman for the supergroup Big Walnuts Yonder, a member of the art rock group Banyan and involved with several other musical projects. From 2003 until 2013, he was the bass guitarist for The Stooges. Watt has been called "one of the greatest bassists on the planet. CMJ Music News called Watt a "seminal Post-Punk bass player." Readers of NME voted Mike Watt one of the "40 Greatest Bassists of All Time," and LA Weekly awarded him the number six spot in "The 20 Best Bassists of All Time. In November 2008, Watt received the Bass Player Magazine lifetime achievement award, presented by Flea. Mike Talks, Rock operas, John Coltrane Miles Davis, Sun Ra, The Stooges, Philosophy, Minutemen, Punk Rock, and Punk Rock Philosophy, Jamming Econo, Flannel, Dos, His Musical journey, and Much much more in this two-part podcast!    More on Mike Watt http://www.hootpage.com https://twitter.com/wattfrompedro https://www.facebook.com/wattfrompedromusic/

1hr 34mins

16 Dec 2020

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Mike Watt (Part 1)

Zig at the gig podcast

Michael David Watt (born December 20, 1957) is an American bassist, vocalist, and songwriter. He is best known for co-founding and playing bass guitar for the rock bands Minutemen, Dos, and Firehose. He is also the frontman for the supergroup Big Walnuts Yonder, a member of the art rock group Banyan and involved with several other musical projects. From 2003 until 2013, he was the bass guitarist for The Stooges. Watt has been called "one of the greatest bassists on the planet. CMJ Music News called Watt a "seminal Post-Punk bass player." Readers of NME voted Mike Watt one of the "40 Greatest Bassists of All Time," and LA Weekly awarded him the number six spot in "The 20 Best Bassists of All Time. In November 2008, Watt received the Bass Player Magazine lifetime achievement award, presented by Flea. Mike Talks, Rock operas, John Coltrane Miles Davis, Sun Ra, The Stooges, Philosophy, Minutemen, Punk Rock, and Punk Rock Philosophy, Jamming Econo, Flannel, Dos, His Musical journey, and Much much more in this two-part podcast!    More on Mike Watt http://www.hootpage.com https://twitter.com/wattfrompedro https://www.facebook.com/wattfrompedromusic/

1hr 39mins

9 Dec 2020

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Episode 096- Horror Double Feature- Part Two: Filmmakers Mike Watt and Amy Lynn Best

Hellbent For Horror

Halloween is NEVER over!   H4H decided to keep the bone dance going for a few more days to raise our spirits!   We survived the weirdness of Halloween 2020 and now we're in the final stretches of the Year the Wouldn't Die.   H4H is doing a Horror Double Feature with two podcasts of extended conversations with horror enthusiasts and creators!   Part Two is a stream-of-consciousness conversation with the filmmaking team of Amy Lynn Best and Mike Watt (The Resurrection Game, Splatter Movie: The Director's Cut, Razor Days). We discuss their films and their publications (Exploitation Nation, Grindhouse Purgatory), and convention life in the indie horror world, as well as some sobering observations about the horror of the "new normal" of 2020.   So grab a beverage of your choice and close your eyes and imagine yourself hanging out with us at the after-hours bar at Cinema Wasteland!   I hope you enjoy the conversation and thank you for listening!   Follow Mike and Amy here:My book, Screaming for Pleasure: How Horror Makes You Happy and Healthy on sale NOW! https://hellbentforhorror.com/book/ Want to read a chapter for free? Subscribe to my newsletter here: http://bit.ly/2x8cdds Join the Hellbent for Horror Horde! help support the show here! http://bit.ly/2G6CpIJ If you like the show, please consider writing a review on iTunes or Google Play.  It really helps.    You can keep up with Hellbent for Horror on iTunes @iTunesPodcasts iTunes link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hellbent-for-horror/id1090978706 Google Play link:https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ibsk2i4bbprrplyvs37c6aqv2ny Stitcher link: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/hellbent-for-horror?refid=stpr

1hr 51mins

6 Nov 2020

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412: Wire - Pink Flag - Mike Watt

The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers

Minutemen bassist Mike Watt offers a life's worth of wisdom, condensed through the keyhole into the world of punk that is Wire's 1977 debut album Pink Flag. Check out Mike Watt’s hoot page and listen to The Watt From Pedro Show. For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.

1hr 52mins

15 Jul 2020

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S3E118 - Blue Öyster Cult "Tyranny And Mutation" with Mike Watt

That Record Got Me High Podcast

We explore the red, the black, and everything in between Blue Oyster Cult’s “Tyranny and Mutation” with legendary bass player – and all-around good dude – Mike Watt (Minutemen, Firehose, The Stooges…)
Hear Mike break down this surreal hard rock oddity and describe the effect this 1973 record had on him and best friend D. Boon while Barry and Rob do their best to keep up. When the stories are this good, sometimes you just have to shut up and listen…

1hr 39mins

13 Jun 2020

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Ep223: Mike Watt - The Saint of San Pedro

The Vinyl Guide

Minutemen, New Alliance, fIREHOSE founder and LA Punk legend Mike Watt has lived a life of music and stayed true to his roots. Today he discusses the early days of the Minutemen, SST Records, New Alliance records, his decade of playing with Iggy & The Stooges, his recent project Fitted & more.  If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related.

59mins

18 May 2020

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