When Cody Ault was growing up in Minot, he always wanted to be in a band. He never really got the chance — until just a couple years ago, when he met his future bandmates, including friends he made at Pangea House. Now, Cody is making up for all those years that he longed to play music and connect with people by joining as many bands as he possibly can.
On this episode, we talk about Jack White, being in a band with your ex-girlfriend, car accidents, death, Pocket Vinyl, Total Fest, Mr. Dad, bullies, car chases, bicycles, the Zach & Troy guitar seminar, Jacobsen Music, Echo's Answer, the pros & cons of ND culture, growing yr hairs out, bingo, tape recording in the Wal-Mart parking lot, Cody's love of two-piece bands, the boom, the bust, playing cello, folk punk, Pat the Bunny, Ramshackle Glory, Rob Taxpayer, Microcosm, Luke Romano, all ages shows, Nation of Ulysses, Death From Above 1979, Lightning Bolt, David Combs, Spoonboy, Max Levine Ensemble, friendship & connection with bandmates & audiences, Pizza Fest, Many Months Left, Your Awkward Prom Date, Bummer, Sequences, La Dispute, midwest emo, Snapchat, Chris Brown's reel-to-reel recording session, the Brazilian national anthem, TODD, Phil Elverum, Mount Eerie, VHS footage, lost tapes, the TASCAM 424 four-track, tape distortion, iMaschine, all the bands that Cody wants to start, the Robert Kramer interview, Chicken Little, Kitten Forever, forgetting the lyrics to "Meet", that Winterstate mixtape or whatever, sucking at singing, the apocalypse in August 2008, Florence Sparrow lyrics and UFOs.
In the intro, I talk a bunch about Matt Farley & Motern Media Infomercial Podcast episode #96.
At the end of the show, you can hear a preview of the next episode of Prairie Goth with Grace Clark. You can find her blog at campercraftusa.com
yr complete listening guide for Why Not Fest 8. Music, videos, info, it's all here!!!!!!!!!!
"Everything that could go wrong does & will and you just do it anyways because you can't help yourself."
Algorillathym’s demos are a breath of fresh air in this new year, a year that will probably be even worse than last year. The music reminds us not to reach deep inside our hearts so that we may add our own special spice to the pizza sauce that is our lifeblood.
I spoke with all six members of North Dakota bands Vanity Plate and the Juniper Drive after they returned from their tour to the west coast.