A.B.T.: Always Be Trollin’

Mark and Nic pick the 7th t” from each others record collection and talk about those albums.  They also discuss what’s been going on in the last week/month, online web series, and Dave Montanye calls in to talk about the new Deviant Monday album.

Music in this episode:

Deviant Monday- Sateen Dura Luxe

Deviant Monday- Throw Me In The Dirt

Deviant Monday- So This Is It, huh?

 

Do You Remember Your First Walkman?

Mark and Nic sit down and talk about the emergence of live streams for music during this time of quarantine.  They also talk about clowns, book deliveries, and the raffle industry.

Music in This episode:

Odd Abilities- Roulette

Odd Abilities- Strange

Odd Abilities- Symbols and Signs

We Tried Time Travel… It Didn’t Totally Work.

Mark and Nic are joined by their friends Mike Gibson and Nick Streeter to talk about the Feb. Album challenge that Mike and Mark participated in.  (Disclaimer, we recorded this a week in advance so some of the recaps may not be 100% true).

Music in this episide:

Mike Gibson- Hey Hey Rocketboy

Operation Hennessey- Pulling The Plug

Mike Gibson- California Smoke

 

Homemade Chai

Mark and Nic (eventually) sit down with Mike Gibson and Nick Streeter to talk about the new Cellerman’s Folly whiskey tasting event at Singer’s Sunday March 15th.  They also talk about picture frames, running around on parade day, and upcoming shows.

Music in this episode:

When Particles Collide- Bell Jar

When Particles Collide- Lay My Body Down For You

When Particles Collide- Best Friends

Back From Summer Vacation

In this special episode, Mark and Nic sit down with Mike Gibson and Alex Barnes to talk about the new LRS Covers LRS compilation available Jan 1st at http://lrsrecords.bandcamp.com/  They also talk about star wars, inside baseball, and what’s happened since the last podcast episode.

Music in this episodes:

Underwater Bosses- Pink Shoes (Summer Cult Cover)

Sympathy- I Won’t Stay (Against The Giants Cover)

The Action!- Hive Mind (Matthew Blake and the Blues Dragons Cover)

Mo!

Mark and Nic sit with their friend Rick White to talk about side hustles.  They also talk about pizza, records and shops.

Music in this episode:

Against The Giants- Fuck You and Your Yuppie Friends

Against The Giants-  I Make Loneliness Look Easy All The Time

Against The Giants- I Won’t Stay

No More Tooth Brushes

Mark and Nic sit down with Ian McNeil who is running for the Board of Trustees in the First Ward of Solvay.  They also talk about records, old bands, and brushing your teeth.

Music in this episode:

Goodnight Forever- The Devil Himself

Of Fortune and Fame- You Blew It

Black Throat Wind- Sunwalk

Keeping It Interesting

Mark and Nic’s schedules are all messed up this week.  So listen to Mark’s interview with their friends Lee and Z on their podcast, Keeping It Interesting.

Music In This Episode:

Bridge Under Fire: (Jeff Goldblum’s Laugh In Jurassic Park)

The Andrea Doria: Dammit Jim, I’m A Diesel Mechanic

Bridge Under Fire: Sex Dungeons and Dragons

Sex-Positive Pizza

Mark and Nic are back from vacation and sitting in with their friend James Manton to talk about the art of music videos.  They also discuss Mexican food, health insurance and super-group records.

Music in this episode:

Matt Blake- Slide

Matt Blake-Surf

Matt Blake- Suzanne

Washed Out Weekly

Mark and Nic interview Chris from The Slaughterhouse Chorus and talk about their new album In The Name of Progress.  They also talk about the end of the band, Crafted Festival and Elvira, Mistress of The Dark.

Music In this Episode:

The Slaughterhouse Chorus- Greenplates

The Slaughterhouse Chorus- Used Tombstones

The Slaughterhouse Chorus- Wellsville

Mark’s Turn on the Therapy Couch

Mark and Nic talk about this weekend’s upcoming Crafted Festival.  They also talk about unhealthy diets, weekend travels, and how busy they’ve been.

Music in This Episode:

The Action!- April Fool’s Song

Matthew Blake and The Blues Dragons- Hive Mind

Underwater Bosses- Basshead

That’s A Different Podcast

Mark and Nic sit down with Against The Giants to talk about their upcoming gig at the Palace Theater with Plan Bee.  They also talk about high school bands, hidden microphones and learning how to be a new band.

Music in This Episode:

Against The Giants: History In The Making

Against The Giants: I Make Loneliness Look Easy All The Time

Against The Giants: I Won’t Stay

Ol’ Nick

Mark and Nic sit down to discuss a newly purchased record collection of rare 60’s psych-rock.  They also talk about obscure labels, medical treatment, and sandwich makers to avoid.

music in this episode:

highland Funeral: We Didn’t Know

Any Questions: Little Death, Long Sleep

Modafferi: Scuba Gear

I Read Books

Mark and Nic sit down with Mike and Adam from The Action! to talk about their new Live album 20 Years Alive.  They also talk about recording a live record, why this podcast is listen-able, and other silly things.

Music in This Episode:

The Action!- Never Been to Boston

The Action!- April Fools Song

The Action!- Thanks for Coming

1990’s Price Guide

Mark and Nic talk with Stephen Douglas Wolfe about his new music series: Second Sunday’s at The Listening Room at 443.  They also talk about Binghamton, weather, and favorite colors when writing songs.

Music in this episode:

Mattydale Music Collective: Floating On Air

David Montanye: Did I Ever Tell You About Rosa Colletti?

The Amazing Shakes: Like a Phoenix

Prior Proper Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance

Mark and Nic are back this week to talk about Record Store Day.  They also discuss finishing up flea markets, history and pocket rulers

Music In This Episode:

Modafferi- I hope I’m Alright

Modafferi- Get Out Amongst The People

Modafferi- Satan’s Fingers

Vinyl Record Safari

Mark Nic sit with their friend Rob McCall from the band All Poets and Heroes to talk about their upcoming show at The Westcott Theater.  They also discuss vinyl safaris, the world of live bands and when are there too many bands at a concert.

Music In This Episode:

Future Teens- Sleep Schedule

Future Teens- Whats My Sign Again

Future Teens- Girlfriend On A Gap Year

 

American Cheese Single On A Taco

Mark and Nic sit with 90’s cover band, My So-Called Band members Nick Streeter and Caleb Liber to talk about the differences between being in a cover band and original bands.  They also talk about the band’s history, their favorite moments and foot stuff.

Music In This Episode:

Highland Funeral: Long Bus Ride

Highland Funeral: Bourbon In The Rain

Highland Funeral: We Didn’t Know

I Want You, To Bankrupt Me

Mark and Nic sit down with their friend Nick Burger to talk about his upcoming birthday show.  They also discuss favorite records, Moron Manor Media and some cool bands they’ve never heard of

Music in this episode:

Underwater Bosses: Ride of The Surfer’s Ride

Underwater Bosses- Basshead

Underwater Bosses- Turtle Neck Sweater Zombies

Record Fair Burner Phones

Mark and Nic feature their interview with their nomadic friends When Particles Collide.  They also talk about tour tips, St. Patrick’s Day and data mining.

 

Music in This episide:

When Particles Collide: Lay My Body Down For You

When Particles Collide- Best Friends

When Particles Collide: Good Girl

When Particles Collide: Bell Jar

Return To Innocence by Enigma

Mark and Nic sit with Jamie Cunningham and talk about his new album Luvrok.  They also discuss trips to Queens, the good old days and the return of Sandwich of The Week.

 

Music in This Episode:

Jamie Cunningham- Sip My Love

Jamie Cunningham- Paint The Way

Jamie Cunningham- Love Like The Wind

How Do You Properly Use A Traffic Circle

Mark and Nic sit down with Mike Gibson and Caleb Liber to talk about how they completed the February Songwriter Challenge.  They also discussed traffic, aliens and wrestling podcasts

Music in This episode:

Caleb Liber- Free Flow Passion

Mark Turley- The Lagoon

Mike Gibson- Space Case

Things Are Hoppin’, People Shoppin”…

Mark and Nic sit down with Chris Whitmore and Steve Lowe from Bridge Under Fire to talk about their show this Friday.  They also talk about bowling leagues, family life and  “my wife”.

Music In This Episode:

Talk Wrong: Eating Crow

Talk Wrong: Natural Causes

Talk Wrong: You Rarely Got Me

….Are You Serious?

Mark and Nic sit down with Josh Coy and Jeff FRench from Long Since Forgotten and Nick Streeter from The Scarlet Ending to talk about their bands’ reunion show this Saturday.  They also discuss old venues, the bands’ histories and Josh’s new panini business.

Long Since Forgotten: On My Way

The Scarlet Ending: Ghost

Long Since Forgotten: From That Far

Emo Drinking Game

Mark and Nic sit down with Collins  and Jake from Closure t talk about their new album.  They also talk about the emo revival, album requirements, and how Mark and Nic feel old.

music in thie episode:

Closure: Leave Me Alone, Adam

Closure: top Ten anime Betrayals

Closure: nineteen nighty eight

An Album is Like Serena Williams SLAMMING a Tennis Ball In Your Face

Mark and Nic talk about singles vs. albums.  They also discuss horror movies, escape rooms, and rescheduling the Plan Bee Record Release Show.

Music In This Episode:

Bridge Under Fire- AD80

Bridge Under Fire- Self-Unemployed

Bridge Under Fire- Just Fake It ‘Til You Make It, Baby

Briefcase Full of Vegetables

Mark and Nic sit down with their friend Megan Cullen and 1st time caller Casey Vanderstow to talk about the importance of marching band in young musicians development and the upcoming release of Plan Bee’s 12″ vinyl record.  They also talk about the recording process, thrifting your own stuff and nick’s dietary habits.

Music in this episode:

Plan Bee- Firework

Plan Bee- Dude Looks Like A Lady

Plan Bee- 7-Nation Army

Here’s Unfiltered

Mark and Nic wit down with the the guys from Outside Voices and talk about their new EP and upcoming shows.  They also talk about cults, touring and velvet paintings.

Music in this episode:

Outside Voices- Skydiving

Outside Voices- Unfiltered

Outside Voices- My Best Days

“You Find uhhh Lead Belly In There?”

Mark and Nic welcome in 2019 with a year in review of 2018 for LRS and make some predictions about 2019.  They also talk about designer babies, gear breaking and new year new… don’t say it!

Music in this episode:

Tesla’s Revenge- Miles From Where We Started

Homeward- Letdown

Burned Out- Ripper

2018 Holiday Playlist

In this holiday episode Mark and Nic gift a playlist of some of their favorite music featured in 2018 to you the listeners.  They also talk about Christmas, food, and holiday travel.  Thanks for tuning in in 2018.  See you in 2019!

Music in this episode:

Mike Gibson- I’m Your Santa Claus

Telegraph Hill- Follow Through

Late Earth- Walter

Catl.- Bide My Time Until I Die

Stephen Douglas Wolfe- Tinker Street

Lady D and The Shadow Spirits- Fooled Me

The Surrogates- Swinging

When Particles Collide- Fight

Difficult- Abandon

Townhouse Warrior- Fake Confrontations

The Amazing Shakes- Cherry Pie Suicyde

Mobil Mockingbird- Moses Put Your Pants On

Bat Signal- Silent Days

Mattydale Music Collective- Eating Rays From The Setting Sun

Anyway, about the release show…

Mark and Nic sit down with their friends from Evan Bujold, Kevin Brite, Jake Marshall from the band Late Earth to talk about their new album and New Years Eve record release show.  They also discuss Star Trek, Fishing, and existential crises.

Music in this episode:

Late Earth: Infinity Myth

Late Earth: Serendipity

Late Earth: Not A Saint

Finagling Resumes

Nic and Mark sit down with their friend Michael Heagerty and talk about the new pop-up shop Wildflowers Armory and the upcoming events and art featured inside its four walls.  They also talk about Overpass Fest, potato raps, and basketball games.

music featured in this episode:

The Amazing Shakes- Cherry Pie Suicyde

The Amazing Shakes- The Dead Walk

The Amazing Shakes- Dynamite Lady

Don’t Waste Your Life in Fultonville, NY

Mark and Nic sit with their friend Chris Reiley to talk about his band Trench, their new record and his show-booking operation Regeneration Booking.  They also talk about car troubles, finding new music and a whole lot of records.

Music in this episode:

Trench- Liminial

Trench- Strawberry Moon

Trench- Carbon Dust

Area Rugs Are Fucking Stupid Expensive

Mark and Nic sit down with members of The Action! Mike Gibson, Adam Carkey and Chris Nolan all share their input and experiences of 20 years in the band.  They are recording a live album this Friday at Shifty’s to celebrate this milestone.  They also talk about snow day traditions, sandwich technicalities and the dark times.

music in this episode

The Action!- I’m Gonna Beat Up Your Boyfriend

The Action!- 18 Years Later

The Action!- Pocket Full of Bees

Are You Calling Me From a Gas Station On The Side of The Road?

Mark and Nic sit with their friend Charley Orlando and talk about his career as a musician, DIY booking agent and talent buyer for Funk n Waffles.  They also discuss retro video games, slacking on the job and ordering custom sandwiches.

Music in this episode:

Charley Orlando- Take Cover (Live at The Palace Theater)

Ruha- Halo

Charley Orlando- Change of Scene

KISS in Cargo Shorts

Mark and Nic with down with members of Highland Funeral (Nick Streeter, Matthew Blake, Surly Dylan Suttles, and Jon Tedd) and play musical Would You Rather?  They also discussed terrible customer service, regret, and pooping in the woods.

Music in this episode:

Summer Cult- 3 Chord Demo

Highland Funeral- Off The Island (Live)

Highland Funeral- I Never Drink Alone (Live)

Tired, Good and Not Dead

Mark and Nic sit down with return guest, Stephen Douglas Wolfe to talk about his new album Quixotic Symphony.  They also talk about record fairs, the recording process and feature a new segment: Sandwich Shaming.

Music in this episode:

Stephen Douglas Wolfe- I, Tinker Street

Stephen Douglas Wolfe- III, Via Della Conciliazione

Stephen Douglas Wolfe- V, East Fayette Street / Always Kidd Me Goodnight

All You Need In Life Are Shelves

Mark and Nic sit down and talk about questions bands and musicians should ask themselves before signing to a label.  They also talk about networking at record fairs, marathons and wrestling references…. so many wrestling references.

music in this episode:

No Sugar: Peanut Butter Sandwiches

No Sugar: Wasting Time

No sugar: People Like You

Better Off Being A Porn Star Than A Valet.

Mark and Nic sit down and talk about artists valuing and charging for their work.  They also talk about Roy Orbison, desert dwelling redheads and Nic taking pictures of shoes.

Music in this episode:

Judge Gazza- Nobody’s Fault But Mine

Lady D and the Shadow Spirits- Fooled Me

Lady D and the Shadow Spirits- Get Out

You Got Your Money, I’m Tryin’ a Get Mine!

Mark and Nic feature an interview with Steve Sopchak,  the owner the Square Studio and and composer in Syracuse.  They also talk about Nic’s feelings on the listeners, Mark and Nic’s alternating sleep schedules and plan their friend’s upcoming wedding.

Music in this episode:

Eyes Averted- Voices

Eyes Averted- Cables and Keystrokes

Steve Sopchak- Realms

The Nihilist Advertising Company

Mark and Nic do their first live episode.  Check out the Facebook Live stream.  They also talk about social media, Halloween decorations, and answer questions from people watching the live-stream.

music in this episode:

Telegraph Hill- It Comes Together

Telegraph Hill- Isomerism

Telegraph Hill- Losing strength

Mix Master Master Mix Tape

Mark and Nic make mix tapes for each other and explain the rules and concepts behind this coming of age tradition.  Also, they talk about food puns, new bands and mix tape memories.

music in this episode:

Against The Giants- Japanese Guitars

The Amazing Shakes- The Dynamite Lady

The Amazing Shakes- Shiver and Shake

Your Lisa Frank Dolphin-Covered Folder

Mark and Nic learn about each other’s musical tastes with questions meant for English language learners.  They also discuss the robot uprising, filthy photos, and that time Mark got sick before a show from eating too much.

music in this episode:

Suburban Samurai- Birthday

Suburban Samurai- This Town

Suburban Samurai- Gutter Eyes

Never Be Embarrassed By A Good Mouth-Trumpet.

Mark and Nic sit with their friends Matt and Pam and talk about an outsider’s view of Syracuse.  They also talk about Syracuse University, The NY State Fair and Nic’s organization.

Music in this episode:

Matthew Blake and The Blues Dragons- Adagio Bear

Matthew Blake and The Blues Dragons- Hive Mind

Matthew Blake and The Blues Dragons- 2,000 Pounds

Just A Hamster On A Wheel of Creativity

Mark and Nic sit down and talk about travel tips for bands on a DIY budget.  They also talk about Nic’s photo process, old tour stories and Nic living in someone’s sock drawer.

Music in this episode:

Jordan Kobo- The Breakup Song

Jordan Kobo- Shout Out To My Ex

Jordan Kobo- Distance

 

Horse Radish and Mustard Would Solve That Problem.

Nic and Mark sit down and talk about the pros and cons of smaller shows and larger concerts.  The also discuss pizza grievances, inflation and the mystery behond the thrift fond of the week.

music in this episode:

Telegraph Hill- Follow Through

Trampoline Jetstream- Rooftop

Department- Systems

Thrift Store Lobster

Mark and Nic sit down and recap their week and feature an interview with Holly Berlin, owner of Singer’s Karaoke Club in Syracuse, NY.  They also talk about intelligent design, lobster prices and donuts of the week.

Music in this episode:

Doom Service- Miner Forty-niner

Doom Service- Jurassic Bark

Doom Service- Collider

The Andrea Doria- No You Shut The Fuck Up, Dad

Love at First Mugshot

Nic is on vacation this week so Mark sits down with Alex Barnes, Brendan Hilyard and Brian Cool to play Nick Oliver Trivia.  They also talk about Toto, Culture Club and crispy bread.

Music in this episode:

Telegraph Hill- Isomerism

The Nudes- Hey Girl, You Got A Nice Body

The Nudes- Trunk Full of Zima

Ask If Prevolone Is Right For You

Mark and Nic sit down with their friends in Mattydale Music Collective to tackle the question, “Does art matter”? They also discuss funerals, instrumental music and cheese.

Music in this episode:

Mattydale Music Collective- And Suddenly… A riot

Broadside Barnes- Jolee

Broadside Barnes- Ain’t No Fixing Me Now

I Catch Bouquets and I Do The Limbo

Mark and Nic sit down and reflect on their top 5 favorite LRS Records releases thus far.  They also talk about weddings, diamond mining and announce the next LRS Records release!!

Music in this episode:

Summer Cult- American Way

Telegraph Hill- Follow Through

Telegraph Hill- Losing Strength

All This For A Belt?

Mark and Nic sit with their friends Dave Parkhurst and Executive Producer Howie to reminisce about their childhood and do a wrestling watch along.  You can watch along with them WARNING: it gets kinda bloody…. like a lot.  They also discuss Nintendo, VCR’s and slow sale days.

music in this episode:

When Particles Collide- Fight

When Particles Collide- Lay My Body Down For You

When Particles Collide- You’re My Home

Link to watch the match with the guys. WARNING….IT GETS GROSS.

 

I Don’t Eat Dark Chocolate For Breakfast…Lunch and Dinner…Every day.

Nic and Mark discuss the love of nostalgia in the music community.  they also discuss 90’s rolling stone, Birthday dinners and Binghamton. NY.

Music in This Episode:

Spooky Candy- Et Tu Fucker?

The Cuddlefish- Kurt Cobain Was Murdered

The Cuddlefish- Blind Man

I Hoped She Would Come Back So I Could Smash The Glasses In Front Of Her

Mark and Nic sit down with return guest Enrique Blanco to kick off flea market season and discuss the finer points of flea market life.  They also talk about records, haggling and putting holes in the wall.

Music in this episode:

Matthew Blake and The Blues Dragons- Don’t Leave Me

The Flashing Astonishers- Insignificant Others

The Flashing Astonishers- On Involuntary Bliss

Data Points On The Cat

Mark and Nic are a day late with the podcast this week.  They talk about self-promotion and the importance of advertising.  They also discuss IKEA meatballs, David Cross and Syracuse nightlife.

music in this episode:

Difficult- To Heal

Difficult- What You Make It

Difficult- Abandon

There Are Mean People On the Internet?!

Mark and Nic sit with their friend Ryan Shannon and talk about how and why tastes in music change over time.  They also discuss witchcraft, nostalgia, and the fallout of the sandwich episode.

Music this episode:

Modern Instinct- December 1969

Modern Instinct- You Guess Is As Good As Mine

Modern Instinct- You’ll Never Get Away With It

Finally, Everything Is Coming Up Nick

Mark and Nic sit down with Mark’s wife Krystal and their friends Melissa and Dave Cohen and their 6-week old son Eli to have the great debate: Is a hamburger A sandwich? They also discuss, fine art, tax law and pinball.

Music in this episode:

The Action!- Good Old Time

Mobil-Mockingbird- Broke Townie Blues

Mobil-Mockingbird- Good Things, Bad Things

Letters To The Howie

Nic and Mark chat about inspiration for music photography and L.R.S. Records… But there are a lot of side tangents.  They also discuss Derek Hess’ film Forced Persepective, flea market-life, comic books and wrestling.

music in this episode:

Against The Giants- Gas Station Roses

Rob Button- Living The Dream

Rob Button- Pixie Dust