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Episode 155: Matt Pond

Matt Pond  stopped by Going Off Track HQ with guest host Benny Horowitz (Gaslight Anthem) during Matt Pond PA’s ten-year-anniversary... Read on.
Matt Pond  stopped by Going Off Track HQ with guest host Benny Horowitz (Gaslight Anthem) during Matt Pond PA’s ten-year-anniversary show for Several Arrows Later  to talk about leaving Brooklyn to move upstate, his violent experiences in New Hampshire and Philly and why he ran away from home in tights as an eight year old...  Read on.
Matt Pond  stopped by Going Off Track HQ with guest host Benny Horowitz (Gaslight Anthem) during Matt Pond PA's ten-year-anniversary show for Several Arrows Later  to talk about leaving Brooklyn to move upstate, his violent experiences in New Hampshire and Philly and why he ran away from home in tights as an eight year old because his parents wanted him to take ballet lessons. "I think doubt is what I write about lyrically in everything and every time you do something positive and forward there's a lot of noise that will sometimes get in the way," Pond says at one point when asked how he's learned to push that noise to the periphery and push forward after nearly two decades of creativity. Trust us, there are plenty of lessons here worth noting.
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Episode 154: Unwed

Going Off Track alumni Jason Black (Hot Water Music) and Arty Shepherd (Errortype: Eleven, Primitive Weapons) came by with our... Read on.
Going Off Track alumni Jason Black (Hot Water Music) and Arty Shepherd (Errortype: Eleven, Primitive Weapons) came by with our friend Neltie to talk about their new musical project UnWed who just released their debut album, Raise The Kids. As expected we mostly talk about conspiracy theories, what it’s like balancing a band with a...  Read on.
Going Off Track alumni Jason Black (Hot Water Music) and Arty Shepherd (Errortype: Eleven, Primitive Weapons) came by with our friend Neltie to talk about their new musical project UnWed who just released their debut album, Raise The Kids. As expected we mostly talk about conspiracy theories, what it's like balancing a band with a day job/family and the downfall of music journalism. We also discuss why Jason probably doesn't remember your favorite Hot Water Music show, why Saint Vitus enlists professionals to record their shows and why the cassette resurgence drives mostly all of us insane. There's a lot happening here, folks.
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Episode 153: Chris Barron

Chris Barron the  lead singer for 90’s sensation Spin Doctors talks about songwriting, coming up thru the 90’s NYC music scene... Read on.
Chris Barron the  lead singer for 90’s sensation Spin Doctors talks about songwriting, coming up thru the 90’s NYC music scene and lead singer disorder. He also recounts how his happiest moments with the band didn’t come from playing arenas but from being able to afford a steak and milkshake as a starving artist in the...  Read on.
Chris Barron the  lead singer for 90’s sensation Spin Doctors talks about songwriting, coming up thru the 90’s NYC music scene and lead singer disorder. He also recounts how his happiest moments with the band didn't come from playing arenas but from being able to afford a steak and milkshake as a starving artist in the East Village. We also discuss the nihilism of the grunge scene and the misconception that you need to be miserable in order to be creative. "There is plenty of pain in this world to draw from, I think the myth is you need to be tortured and subsequently crippled," Barron says at one point. As someone who's got an incredibly unique perspective on the artistic process and mainstream success, it's worth listening to what he has to say.
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