This is an interview with Jeff Cellars, recorded by phone on 16 September 2018.
This program is sponsored by J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link. We are also now a part of the They Might Be Giants Dial-a-Song Network! This week’s TMBG DAS is, “John Postal.”
Growing up in Junction City, collecting records and listening to Modern Mono, finding the community of punk rock and local music, discovering The Ramones and other weird music, The Eugene Music Scene and the attractiveness of DIY culture, the difference between Eugene & Portland and LA, Billy Jack, the problem of venues over time, Dunghill Tapes, Johnson Unit & Snakepit, Panic On 13th Blog and Comp, capturing a time and a place, Disgraceland Tapes, Icky’s Teahouse Library Blog, shooting video at shows to get in while underage, The Exploding Cat and Bunny Summer, E-13 and the unreleased album, unreleased Punishment Farm, Robert Shepard of Giant Worm and Fate vs. Free Will Turn Signals, Douglas McGowan & the Numero Group, The Chuck Clearwater Story, people getting older and dying, playing basketball with Robert Christie, record store stories, House of Records & Green Noise, KPANTS, the Eugene sense of humor, Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, small town life, WOW Hall, Nomeansno, Rawhead Rex – Tango of The Void, Moose Lodge, Ghosts of 13th Street, more talk about music and record labels, the Pilot Story, Awolnation and the lost Foam Lords tape from 1980.