solipsistic NATION No. 284: Metal Postcard Records

Last weekend I headed up to LA with my friend. No particular reason, we both just needed to get out of San Diego. Don’t get me wrong, San Diego is a slice of paradise but it is lacking in some of the cultural amenities. I wanted to see Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman perform their Hollywood Babble-On podcast at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club at Universal City Walk. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to see Kevin Smith because he was on the road promoting his new book, Tough Shit:... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 196: Meshuga

I really enjoy having lots of guests on solipsistic NATION. It’s a lot of fun to play on track from each artist and then have them comment on their music or what their process is in making music. There’s something to be said about appreciating a song on its own merits but I also think it might make us appreciate a song a bit more when you hear the musician talk about their craft. But I have to tell you, these shows are a lot of work. Getting today’s show is the... Read More