Episodes

Episode One Hundred! - Jhariah returns!

Sept. 3, 2021

We finally made it, it's time to celebrate! And how better to mark the one hundred episode and two year milestone than with a conversation with one of my favorite current artists? And a new theme song he composed to boot! Th…

Episode Ninety-Nine - Cheers to Two Years!

Sept. 2, 2021

We are here, the final double digit episode of Fly On The Call! Before we hit episode 100 and the two year anniversary, I wanted to take a quick second to talk about the origins of the show, and my goals for it, reflect on t…

Episode Ninety-Eight - A Tiger Made of Lightning

Sept. 2, 2021

A Tiger Made of Lightning released one of my songs of 2020 with their debut single "exhausted". It encompassed what so many of us were feeling, with a strong, passionate sound, and without pulling any punches. At the same ti…

Episode Ninety-Seven - Arms Like Roses

Aug. 31, 2021

Arms Like Roses came together in an almost spur of the moment way and even the band themselves are almost surprised at how far they've come. Their debut EP, Get Some Sleep, melds classic emo and post-hardcore sounds with a p…

Episode Ninety-Six - Telethon returns

Aug. 30, 2021

Telethon are back! I say this both referring to the fact that they were one of the first guests on Fly On The Call, way back in episode two, and that they just released their ripper of a new record, Swim Out Past The Breaker…

Episode Ninety-Five - The Spins

Aug. 27, 2021

As we come to an end of the first week of this two week celebration of Fly On The Call, I'm stoked to bring you my conversation with The Spins. They are a sunshiney alternative indie band with hints of emo, pop punk, and ple…

Episode Ninety-Four - The Big Easy

Aug. 27, 2021

Last year, The Big Easy captured the sound of a DIY basement show when they were not possible. The Long Year and its post-script single, "All Saints Day", can't be pigeonholed into a single genre, but instead by a mindset. T…

Episode Ninety-Three - Matt Wilson (Near Dark + Set Your Goals "Mutiny!" 15th anniversary)

Aug. 25, 2021

Near Dark is a melodic punk project that came together remotely as a pandemic project with Matt Wilson as their vocalist. They released their debut EP, Silver Linings, earlier this year and have another one on the way soon. …

Episode Ninety-Two - Palette Knife

Aug. 24, 2021

Palette Knife's debut LP, Ponderosa Snake House and the Chamber Of Bullshit, is a polished blend of emo, math rock, and post hardcore. Their confessional lyricism and references to media that they're earnestly passionate abo…

Episode Ninety-One - PRONOUN

Aug. 23, 2021

Fly On The Call is back, baby! For the next two weeks I will be dropping episodes Monday-Friday, leading up to episode 100, a brand new theme song, and the two year anniversary of the show! Today's guest is Alyse Vellturo …

Episode Ninety - America Part Two

June 3, 2021

America Part Two is aggressive and, at times, abrasive. Their lyrics seek to shed an honest light on their experiences as young adults in America. Today we're talking all about Price Of A Nation, the extended live recording …

Episode Eighty-Nine - Hit Like A Girl

June 2, 2021

Round two of this week's Fly On The Call triple header is here! Today I am talking to Hit Like A Girl all about Heart Racer, an album that's as huge as it is personal. We discuss songwriting as storytelling, unique ways of c…

Episode Eighty-Eight - Baby Boys

June 1, 2021

In the first of three episodes this week, I am talking to Baby Boys. Their debut full length, Threesome, is a challenging, but worthwhile listen. The band, made up of Jake Luppen and Nathan Stocker of Hippo Campus and rounde…

Episode Eighty-Seven - Remember Sports (+ Downhaul livestream audio)

May 20, 2021

Remember Sports recently released their latest, Like a Stone. It's one of those albums you can put on and relax in the sun with, but at the same time it has a huge amount of depth. Tune in to hear Carmen talk about songwriti…

Episode Eighty-Six - Speak, Memory

May 18, 2021

Today on Fly On The Call is Speak, Memory, a mathy instrumental rock band from Oklahoma. We're talking all about their EP, Adirondack, which will be out this Friday and their first release since 2014. Our conversation hits o…

Episode Eighty-Five - Harmony Woods

May 12, 2021

Another special episode of Fly On The Call comin' at ya! Today I'm talking with Harmony Woods all about their newest album, Graceful Rage. We discuss the record as a cohesive piece, creating the huge dynamics, recording with…

Episode Eighty-Four - Record Setter

May 6, 2021

Record Setter released a real barn burner of an album at the end of last year with I Owe You Nothing. Sonically, it hits all the emo/screamo notes you'd want and more, while it is lyrically full of dark honesty. It's an "alb…

Episode Eighty-Three - Downhaul

May 4, 2021

Today's a goodie! I'm talking to Downhaul, one of my favorite bands, who have their sophomore LP, PROOF, coming out May 21st. It's a totally new direction for the band with different goals & environments in mind, expanding t…

Episode Eighty-Two - Skegss

April 22, 2021

Today's guest is coming at you all the way from Australia! I'm talking to Skegss, who recently had their first #1 debut on the Australian charts with their album, Rehearsal. Their rocking, sunshiny vibes are infections and t…

Episode Eighty-One - Leafing

April 20, 2021

Today on Fly On The Call I'm talking to Leafing, a mathy emo band from Brooklyn. At the start of 2021, they released their debut full-length, which came together during the early stages of the pandemic. While the band had pl…

Episode Eighty - Really From

April 14, 2021

Really From released their self-titled album last month and it is a doozy. Blending together elements of emo, indie, math rock, and jazz, the band puts just as much focus on the silences. Their only goal is to develop their …

Episode Seventy-Nine - How I Became Invisible

April 8, 2021

Today's guest on Fly On The Call is Ndot Reed of How I Became Invisible. Her newest EP, Low Midnight Sun, is based in rock music, but has elements of ska, folk, electronic, and more. This discussion hits on the story told th…

Episode Seventy-Eight - Partner

April 6, 2021

Partner's sophomore album, Never Give Up, stands out as one of the most fun (and funny) releases of one of the least fun years. Both joy and humor are core tenets of the band, their songwriting process, and the energy they p…

Episode Seventy-Seven - Jesse Cannon (+ What's The Buzz? & a giveaway!)

March 31, 2021

Today's episode of Fly On The Call is jam-packed with all sorts of goodness! I'm talking to special guest Jesse Cannon about all that he does - producing, mixing & mastering, podcasting, writing essential books for musicians…