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Punk Rock Academy Podcast

Punk Rock Academy PodcastHello and welcome to the Punk Rock Academy. The punk rock podcast that talks to the bands and artists that inspire us about the bands and artists that inspired them and helped shape the exciting and influential punk scene that shaped us.Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/punkrockacademypodcastEmail: PRAPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @PRAPodcastInstagram: @punkrockacademypodcast Hosts Dave Springer & Jon GerlisEdited by Dave SpringerTheme song by Paul RussellArt by Ryan Davies

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Episode 8 - Jord Samolesky (Propagandhi)

This week Dave and Jon sit down with Propagandhi's Jord Samolesky where we discuss punk gang initiations, challenging homophobia in the punk scene, and fond memories of his dad. Join the conversation: Facebook Email: PRAPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @PRAPodcast Instagram: @punkrockacademypodcast This podcast is hosted by Dave Springer & Jon Gerlis. Edited by Dave Springer. Theme song by Paul Russell. Art by Ryan Davies.

1hr 5mins

26 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Episode 7 - Chas Palmer-Williams (Lightyear)

This week Dave and Jon sit down with Chas Palmer-Williams, lead singer of legendary UK ska punk band Lightyear where we discuss expensive dental treatment, the planned documentary with Pledge Music, and many little things he can't talk about. Make sure to check out Chas live in London on 14th August. Join the conversation: Facebook Email: PRAPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @PRAPodcast Instagram: @punkrockacademypodcast This podcast is hosted by Dave Springer & Jon Gerlis. Edited by Dave Springer. Theme song by Paul Russell. Art by Ryan Davies.

55mins

12 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Episode 6 - Laila K (Sonic Boom Six)

This week Dave and Jon sit down with Laila K, lead vocalist of Manchester's Sonic Boom Six. This episode we talk about channelling Axl Rose, battling inner demons, and Laila's appearance on the star-studded Mighty Mighty Bosstones single, The Final Parade. Join the conversation: Facebook Email: PRAPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @PRAPodcast Instagram: @punkrockacademypodcast This podcast is hosted by Dave Springer & Jon Gerlis. Edited by Dave Springer. Theme song by Paul Russell. Art by Ryan Davies.

46mins

28 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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Episode 5 – Daryl Wilson (The Bollweevils)

This week Dave and Jon sit down with Chicago native and all round nice guy, Daryl Wilson, founding member of The Bollweevils, where we discuss Nazi punks, life on the road and Motown. Join the conversation: Facebook Email: PRAPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @PRAPodcast Instagram: @punkrockacademypodcast This podcast is hosted by Dave Springer & Jon Gerlis. Edited by Dave Springer. Theme song by Paul Russell. Art by Ryan Davies.

47mins

14 Jun 2021

Rank #4

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Episode 4 – Dave House (The Steal, Pacer)

This week Dave and Jon sit down with local hero Dave House, founding member of the legendary UK bands Pacer and The Steal, where we discuss MySpace touring in the US and his idol Chesney Hawkes. Join the conversation: Facebook Email: PRAPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @PRAPodcast Instagram: @punkrockacademypodcast This podcast is hosted by Dave Springer & Jon Gerlis. Edited by Dave Springer. Theme song by Paul Russell. Art by Ryan Davies.

42mins

31 May 2021

Rank #5

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Episode 3 - Adam Davis (Omnigone, Link 80)

This week Dave and Jon sit down with the man behind Omnigone and former Link 80 guitarist, Adam Davis, as he discusses the burgeoning ska scene in the US, garlic, and his experiences rooming with UK band Lightyear.  Join the conversation: Facebook Email: PRAPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @PRAPodcast Instagram: @punkrockacademypodcast This podcast is hosted by Dave Springer & Jon Gerlis. Edited by Dave Springer. Theme song by Paul Russell. Art by Ryan Davies.

47mins

17 May 2021

Rank #6

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Episode 2 - Brad Logan (Leftover Crack)

This week Dave and Jon sit down with Leftover Crack's Brad Logan as he discusses life in lockdown, his upcoming book and the city of Stoke. Join the conversation: Facebook Email: PRAPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @PRAPodcast Instagram: @punkrockacademypodcast This podcast is hosted by Dave Springer & Jon Gerlis. Edited by Dave Springer. Theme song by Paul Russell. Art by Ryan Davies.

46mins

30 Apr 2021

Rank #7

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Episode 1 - Jorge Casillas (Voodoo Glow Skulls)

This week Dave and Jon sit down with Jorge Casillas, bassist of skacore giants Voodoo Glow Skulls as he discusses his love of Iron Maiden, playing a festival with David Bowie and the Voodoo Glow Skulls first album in 9 years. Join the conversation: Facebook Email: PRAPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @PRAPodcast Instagram: @punkrockacademypodcast This podcast is hosted by Dave Springer & Jon Gerlis. Edited by Dave Springer. Theme song by Paul Russell. Art by Ryan Davies.

34mins

19 Apr 2021

Rank #8

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Episode 0.5 - School's in session

In this first episode hosts Dave and Jon discuss their pasts, the artists that fuelled their love of music and the origins behind the Punk Rock Academy Podcast. Join the conversation: Facebook Email: PRAPodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @PRAPodcast Instagram: @punkrockacademypodcast This podcast is hosted by Dave Springer & Jon Gerlis. Edited by Dave Springer. Theme song by Paul Russell. Art by Ryan Davies.

29mins

15 Apr 2021

Rank #9