NYU Diaries: Making Music and Eating Pizza ft. Moollz

Moollz is an incredibly talented musician who is a veteran guest of Matt's YouTube channel -- so it was only natural that she'd be on the podcast. Riding the wave of her exceptional debut EP, Moon Fruit, she returned to LA after her Freshman year at NYU to talk with Matt about her next album, almost dying on the Subway, and wanting to physically transform into Thom Yorke. Inspired by Radiohead, Bjork, St. Vincent and the Talking Heads; Moollz is an artist you need on your radar and this is a great look into who she is behind the music.

At the end of the episode we play her terrific track "Astro, Naught"

Check out more of her tunes on Spotify by following this link: https://play.spotify.com/album/2Qbyp55vLgEUcZYQCoRoXg

Pearl Jam Discography Discussion (Part 3)

The final part of the Pearl Jam discography trilogy has Matt and Jake discussing the Self-Titled album, or Avocado as Matt calls it (and Jake hates), Backspacer, and Lightning Bolt including a tragic story regarding Matt's vinyl history with the album. They wrap up by discussing the state (of love and trust) of Pearl Jam in 2017 and speculate on where the newly inducted to the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame band is going.

A New Friend

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Jake, who runs Dragon Wagon Radio, has a neighbor who loves music and vinyl. Matt had him come on the show, without knowing him at all, and as it turns out, they have the same taste in music in an almost eerie way. Watch the two hit it off as they discuss their real life run-ins with Kanye West, their favorite Beck album (not what you'd expect), 5 records they'd save in a fire, and their similar vinyl philosophies.

Power Pop and Pop Punk Party

Fellow Dragon Wagon Radio podcast host and the artist behind August Brings, Zen Zenith joins Matt on this episode of Too Many Records. Zen is an awesome songwriter who has a lot of power pop and pop punk influences, two genres of music that Matt really loves. The two of them unpack excellent bands such as Weezer, Jimmy Eat World, Motion City Soundtrack, the Eels, and more!

Los Angeles Music Venues (Part 1)

LIVE MUSIC RULES! The Troubadour! The El Rey! The Roxy! The Echo! The Fonda! The Wiltern! Los Angeles is home to dozens of incredible venues, small and large, and you could see a different show every night of the week if you wanted to. Matt goes to a lot of concerts, and so does his friend Jessica. The two of them talk about their favorite venues in LA and share some of their favorite memories and shows from their top picks.

The Metal Episode ft. Chris

Matt enjoys some metal, but on a very surface level. Metal fans are intense and passionate about the genre and he wanted to learn more about the history of, and why people love it so much. In this episode, Chris takes Matt through the history of all the metal sub genres and tells some legendary lore from the black metal history books.

Ticketmaster Tell-All

Matt sits down with anonymous guessed called "Alex" to discuss the history of online ticketing, specifically via Ticketmaster. "Alex" worked there for five years, so he certainly has a lot to say. In this episode, we take a behind the scenes look at Ticketmaster, learning the truth about where your money really goes for "convenience fees", how the secondary ticket market came to be, and so much more.

Pearl Jam Discography Discussion (Part 1) w/ Jake Lloyd

In the inagural episode of Too Many Records, Matt (a new, but devoted adoptee to the Jamily) and Jake (a long time superfan) dissect Pearl Jam's discography and share their thoughts on albums, songs, and the era they came out in. Matt also shares his knowledge about the vinyl releases for each album. Stupidly thinking they could get through the full discography in one podcast, they only were able to conquer the first few LPs, so look forward to part 2!