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Episode 213: Scott Sturgeon

Scott Sturgeon, aka Stza Crack, runs through all the punk rock drills that matter. Benny Horowitz (Gaslight Anthem), our favorite... Read on.
Scott Sturgeon, aka Stza Crack, runs through all the punk rock drills that matter. Benny Horowitz (Gaslight Anthem), our favorite guest host, was also on hand for discussions about police brutality and dealing with general un-welcomeness in all environments. Scott also talked about 9/11 and how it directly affected him, his music and some of...  Read on.
Scott Sturgeon, aka Stza Crack, runs through all the punk rock drills that matter. Benny Horowitz (Gaslight Anthem), our favorite guest host, was also on hand for discussions about police brutality and dealing with general un-welcomeness in all environments. Scott also talked about 9/11 and how it directly affected him, his music and some of his deeper suspicions about the event.
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Episode 212: Anika Pyle

Singer-songwriter Anika Pyle formerly of the band Chumped talked about the genesis of her new solo act Katie Ellen. She... Read on.
Singer-songwriter Anika Pyle formerly of the band Chumped talked about the genesis of her new solo act Katie Ellen. She also explains to Steven and Jonah what The Gender Binary is and what it was like growing going up getting a Montessori education. We discuss how she almost went broke attending NYU and why she was determined...  Read on.
Singer-songwriter Anika Pyle formerly of the band Chumped talked about the genesis of her new solo act Katie Ellen. She also explains to Steven and Jonah what The Gender Binary is and what it was like growing going up getting a Montessori education. We discuss how she almost went broke attending NYU and why she was determined to escape the cycle of poverty she was born into. (Just to clarify, she intended on breaking that cycle by going to college not by starting a punk band, for some reason.) We also talked about her current day job at a barista, why your tastes in everything from food to friends is ultimately based on your access to time and money and a bunch of other stuff that we're not really smart enough to totally understand. It's a crazy world out there and we're glad we have Anika to keep us in check. Follow Anika on Twitter Katie Ellen on Bandcamp
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Episode 211: Astronautalis

Astronautalis aka rapper Andrew Bothwell came by Going Off Track with guest host Benny Horowitz (The Gaslight Anthem) to discuss... Read on.
Astronautalis aka rapper Andrew Bothwell came by Going Off Track with guest host Benny Horowitz (The Gaslight Anthem) to discuss the time he accidentally fractured his skull falling off the Warped Tour stage and how his adventures in eastern Europe influenced his new album Cut The Body Loose. He also talks about why Harley Davidson...  Read on.
Astronautalis aka rapper Andrew Bothwell came by Going Off Track with guest host Benny Horowitz (The Gaslight Anthem) to discuss the time he accidentally fractured his skull falling off the Warped Tour stage and how his adventures in eastern Europe influenced his new album Cut The Body Loose. He also talks about why Harley Davidson gave him a motorcycle to drive all over the country just for being a nice guy and how he developed his uncanny ability to freestyle on literally every topic from Hungry Hungry Hippos to Kanye West. "When it comes to rhyming these days I don't have to think about the words," Andy admits at one point. "There are certain elements of improvisation  and technical rap stuff [when it comes to crafting a rhyme] and it's like the same way a chess player can see multiple moves ahead of the game, the longer I do it the further ahead that I can see." Judging by this new disc, Andy is staring straight into 2059 right now so Jay-Z had better stay on his game. Astronautalis Astronautalis on Twitter  
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Episode 210: Keith Buckley

What does Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley have in common with our hosts Benny Horowitz (The Gaslight Anthem) and... Read on.
What does Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley have in common with our hosts Benny Horowitz (The Gaslight Anthem) and Steven Smith? They all recently had premature children. In this highly candid podcast Buckley discusses what it was like to be on the road when he found out his child was being born at 30...  Read on.

What does Every Time I Die's Keith Buckley have in common with our hosts Benny Horowitz (The Gaslight Anthem) and Steven Smith? They all recently had premature children. In this highly candid podcast Buckley discusses what it was like to be on the road when he found out his child was being born at 30 weeks, how he was able to lean on Horowitz during this uniquely traumatic experience and the way it informed the lyrics on the next ETID record. We also discuss Buckley's fantastic new novel Scale, why his hometown of Buffalo had one of the countries most divisive hardcore scenes and how he's managed to transcend his public persona and inner aggression even if he had to admit that the hippies were onto something. “I think a big fear of being positive is the way that people think it's going to affect their image,” he explains at one point. "Being happy is uncool, it really is, but I've decided I would rather be happy more than worry that I might be proved wrong down the road if I try."

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