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Will Pugh (Cartel)

The Wasting Time Podcast

Will Pugh takes a break from his busy schedule to join us for a chat this time. As the frontman for the band Cartel, Will has plenty of stories to share, covering their early days and subsequent rise to fame. We touch upon the complications of working with major labels and the experience of the band being the subject of the MTV reality show 'Band in a Bubble'. Will tells us about how Wyclef Jean ended up on one of their tracks and what that time in the band was like. In recent years Will some has been involved in a lot of production work, working with artists like The Foxies and Vista Wolf. Will has also been involved with New Found Glory recently, working on both their previous releases and acting as their second live guitarist. Check out his new project TAURIDS here.  thewastingtimepodcast@gmail.com iTunes Instagram Twitter Facebook

1hr 36mins

15 Nov 2020

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Will Pugh | Ep #39


We've got an exciting episode for y'all today! Remember the hit band Cartel and their incredible songs "Honestly" and "Say Anything"?! Well, we're joined by Cartel lead singer, Will Pugh this week! Will fills us in on what he was like as a young teen and how this hit band came to be. He also tells us how he survived in the OG quarantine- Mtv's "Band in a Bubble". This is a fantastic one! Make sure you RATE! REVIEW! SUBSCRIBE!Produced, Shot & Edited By: Kelsey Pribilski Instagram: @gawkwardpod @kelseypribilski Email: gawkwardpodcast@gmail.comFacebook: Gawkward PodcastMusic By: Heath Allyn @heathallynSound Mixing By: Dave Novak @davetothenovakWebsite: Gawkwardpodcast.com

1hr 32mins

12 Nov 2020

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Episode 179 - Will Pugh of Cartel

Between Awesome and Disaster with Will Carey

Cartel Singer and Vocalist Will Pugh has amassed an extensive list of writing and production credits through his career. He talks to Will about how Cartel learned to be headliners from early tours with The Starting Line, and New Found Glory, The punk and hardcore scene around Atlanta, Cartel's breakthrough with the album Chroma and touring in Japan, The Band in a Bubble show on MTV, Songwriting, his approach to producing bands, his electronica side project Taurids, and where he sees himself going musically in the future. Listen to Cartel: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6wQMF27xWhSyJFnO9L5mQk Will's Side Project: https://taurids.bandcamp.com/album/ep https://www.willpughmusic.com/ Will's Social Media, Patreon, Band, and Merch here: https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

1hr 21mins

14 Sep 2020

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Ep. 32 - Will Pugh from Cartel & Taurids

The Goodeness

This episode features Will Pugh formerly from Pop Rock band Cartel and currently from a band called Taurids. Their music is available on iTunes, Spotify, etc. 


25 May 2020

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Will Pugh, Cartel Lead Singer

That Was Awesome

Today’s guest is Will Pugh, who is the lead singer and main songwriter for Cartel, and he also plays guitar, bass, and piano. He’s written two top 40 hits with Cartel, and he’s now a producer and mixer in Nashville, where he’s worked with several artists including New Found Glory, William Ryan Key from Yellowcard, Vista Wolf, The Foxies, and Lonely Benson. And a couple of weeks ago, Will released his first music since Cartel, an EP for a project called Taurids.Will and I discussed the formation of Cartel, how they got signed, the success of Chroma, his thoughts on Cartel’s appearance on MTV’s Band in a Bubble, his favorite Cartel album and songs, the future of Cartel, his work as a producer and mixer, and his new music from Taurids.The interview was a little long, so I’ve added chapters that you can use to jump to sections.Mentions include:Akai MPCBand in a Bubble highlightsNew Found Glory — From The Screen To Your Stereo 3Blackbird Studio in NashvilleTaurids EP@willpug on Instagram@willpug on Twitter@tauridsofficial on InstagramPlease subscribe to the show and rate it on Apple Podcasts, and follow the show on Twitter and Instagram at @TWAwesomePod.

2hr 21mins

24 Apr 2020

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Will Pugh (Cartel)

The Gunz Show

Remember jamming to Cartel back in the day? Then you're gonna love this episode. Cartel is back and Will Pugh joins the show to talk about it.


27 Feb 2020

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Will Pugh (Cartel)

Rocking Music City

On this episode of the podcast I sat down with Will, the frontman to the band Cartel to discuss his music career in depth and where it’s taking him now!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


28 Jan 2020

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Cartel - Chroma w/ Will Pugh

Pod Goes Punk

The Cool Guys™ sit down to talk about Cartel’s debut studio record Chroma with the frontman of Cartel himself, Will Pugh! Get ready or some insider information as Will spills his heart out for you, which of course is on his sleeve. Enjoy!

1hr 43mins

3 Jan 2020

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Behind the Music and It’s Industry with Will Pugh of Cartel

American Youth

What is it like to get signed to a major recording label? How can one man coming to see your show change your entire career? These and many other questions are pondered in this conversation with Will Pugh, the lead singer of band Cartel. If you ever wondered about what a journey into industry success might look like, look no further! Special thanks to Will for coming on to share his story! Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and check out our past episodes! www.americanyouthpodcast.com Will's Links: Instagram: @willpug Website: willpughmusic.com Twitter: @willpug Twitter: @cartel American Youth Links: Instagram: @weareamericanyouth Twitter: @amyouthpodcast E-mail: americanyouthpodcast@gmail.com Website: americanyouthpodcast.com Instagram (personal): @dmylesoliver

1hr 13mins

1 May 2019

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BONUS EPISODE - Will Pugh of Cartel Interview

We Podcast & We Know Things

In this very special bonus episode, we get to interview Will Pugh, the lead singer of Cartel, via telephone all the way from Nashville, TN!! We take a deep dive into Cartel's beginnings, getting a song into Madden 07, John Tucker Must Die & appearing on MTV's Band In a Bubble.  Will also shares his thoughts on the Warped Tour & the band's time on the Warped Tour criuse from 2017. On top of being related to an extremely famous musician/pioneer of music & art (listen to find out who!!), Will has also transitioned to a producer, mixer & engineer in Nashville.  He talks about what it is like to be on the other side of the glass & what is next for him personally (hint, it's pretty huge)!  The stories he told us were beyond belief, especially recording with Wyclef Jean!  SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE BONUS EPISODES & REMEMBER TO LEAVE A RATING AND REVIEW!! VISIT WILL'S WEBSITE: https://www.willpughmusic.com/ FOLLOW WILL ON TWITTER: https://twitter.com/willpug FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: www.Instagram.com/WePodcastAndWeKnowThings

1hr 11mins

12 Mar 2018