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Third Gear Scratch

Sep 30, 2019

Composer/rocker Jeff Garber walks us through how he creates the music for shows like This Is Us and Nancy Drew, what he learned about himself from his band Castor, and how he grew away from being in a band and why it felt so right.

Sep 23, 2019

Photographer/skater/free spirit Jerimiah Smith recounts his days as a Pro-Am skater with Given Skateboards, what the confederate flag means to a southerner, how to leave it all behind and just go and why no job's too shitty if he can exist and create. 

Sep 16, 2019

Bassist/pro-sweetie Matt "Battle Bot" Armstrong waxes about his dionysian times with Murder By Death, his love of space rock, how he got and stays sober on the road with Frank Iero and the Future Violents, and how old ain't old till your actually old.

Sep 9, 2019

Singer/guitarist/electronics innovator Andrew Elsner explains how not to buy a van pre-tour, how he recovered from math(rock) addiction, details his time with Riddle of Steel,Torche and now Dead Now, and why bat pee in your eye equals 15 minutes of fame.

Sep 2, 2019

Jawbox bassist/icon/educator Kim Coletta teaches Allen about the politics of moving from rocker to teacher, how best to drop your kid off at college, the origins of Jawbox, and why she thought J Robbins was Bryan Baker for months.