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Dirt from the Road with Brett Newski

Music. Mental Health. Surviving the World. Host Brett Newski (insta: @newskimusic)

Tracks

COLLECTIVE SOUL | recording at Elvis' house, MTV days, finding balance, funny odd jobs, dialing grunge tone
Collective Soul's Dean Roand sits down with NEWSKI to discuss recording at Elvis' house, MTV days, finding balance, funny odd jobs, dialing grunge tone. More on CS: https://collectivesoul.com More on NEWSKI: https://newskimusic.com NEWSKI ON TOUR: 5/24 - Grapeview, WA - Icelandic Horse Farms 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens w/ Verve Pipe 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest @ the Tarlton 6/20 Oshkosh, WI - Waterfest 7/13 - House Show - Dover, DE 7/14 - House Show - Rehoboth Beach, DE   8/16 - Cedar Rapids, IA - NEWBO Market Amphitheater 8/17 - Baraboo, WI - Tumbled Rock Brewing 8/21 - Horicon, WI - Kiwanis Park 8/23 - Madison, WI - Memorial Union Terrace 8/24 - Milwaukee, WI - Humboldt Park Bandshell 8/28 - Viroqua, WI - Concerts in the Park
39:07 5/20/24
Alt Photographer CHRISTAAN FELBER | Mexico underground, Bon Jovi tryouts, weirdest photo projects, world travel
Few photographers go as deep and as weird as NYC-based photographer Christaan Felber. The man really takes some risks and goes where few are willing to go.  More on Felber: https://www.instagram.com/christaanfelber/?hl=en Support the via pod: https://www.patreon.com/Newski NEWSKI TOUR! 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatical Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar   5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens w/ Verve Pipe 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest @ the Tarlton 6/20 Oshkosh, WI - Waterfest 7/13 - House Show - Dover, DE 7/14 - House Show - Rehoboth Beach, DE   8/16 - Cedar Rapids, IA - NEWBO Market Amphitheater 8/17 - Baraboo, WI - Tumbled Rock Brewing 8/21 - Horicon, WI - Kiwanis Park 8/23 - Madison, WI - Memorial Union Terrace 8/24 - Milwaukee, WI - Humboldt Park Bandshell 8/28 - Viroqua, WI - Concerts in the Park  
67:55 5/13/24
NEWSKI live on WMSE debuts Vanity Metrics plus interview
NEWSKI live on air 91.7 WMSE discussing aalog recording and more around his new side project VANITY METRICS. TOUR 5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatical Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens w/ Verve Pipe 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest @ the Tarlton 6/20 Oshkosh, WI - Waterfest 7/13 - House Show - Dover, DE 7/14 - House Show - Rehoboth Beach, DE 8/16 - Cedar Rapids, IA - NEWBO Market Amphitheater 8/17 - Baraboo, WI - Tumbled Rock Brewing 8/21 - Horicon, WI - Kiwanis Park 8/23 - Madison, WI - Memorial Union Terrace 8/24 - Milwaukee, WI - Humboldt Park Bandshell 8/28 - Viroqua, WI - Concerts in the Park
31:57 5/6/24
DAN MANGEN | DIY career survival, tech future, end of critics, old school music promo
Canadian indie-icon Dan Mangen and Brett Newski riff on DIY career survival, tech future, end of critics, old school music promo and mucho mas! More on Dan: https://danmanganmusic.com/ More on NEWSKI: https://newskimusic.com/ NEWSKI ON TOUR 5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatic Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens w/ Verve Pipe 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest @ the Tarlton 6/20 Oshkosh, WI - Waterfest   7/13 - House Show - Dover, DE 7/14 - House Show - Rehoboth Beach, DE 8/16 - Cedar Rapids, IA - NEWBO Market Amphitheater 8/17 - Baraboo, WI - Tumbled Rock Brewing 8/21 - Horicon, WI - Kiwanis Park 8/28 - Viroqua, WI - Concerts in the Park
52:39 4/29/24
WILL HOGE | celeb sightings, gettin starstruck, rec basketball battles, mental health techniques
Nashville circuit staple Will Hoge and Brett Newski riff on funniest celeb sightings, gettin starstruck, weirdest early shows, rec basketball battles, mental health techniques. More on Will: https://www.willhoge.com/shows Support the pod here: https://www.patreon.com/Newski NEWSKI TOUR 5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatic Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens w/ Verve Pipe 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest @ the Tarlton 6/20 Oshkosh, WI - Waterfest 7/12 - TBA - Dover, DE 7/13 - House Show - Dover, DE 7/14 - House Show - Rehoboth Beach, DE 8/16 - Cedar Rapids, IA - NEWBO Market Amphitheater 8/17 - Baraboo, WI - Tumbled Rock Brewing 8/21 - Horicon, WI - Kiwanis Park 8/28 - Viroqua, WI - Concerts in the Park
37:56 4/22/24
MATT THE ELECTRICIAN | creature fear, house concert circuit, Texas life, nomadism
MTE and Newski team up for a troubadour-centric episode.  More on Matt: https://matttheelectrician.com/ Support the pod by joining patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Newski NEWSKI ON TOUR: 5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatic Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens w/ Verve Pipe 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest @ the Tarlton 6/20 Oshkosh, WI - Waterfest
47:42 4/15/24
FRONTIER RUCKUS | combating anxiety, UK adventures, weirdest venues, Mad Men
FRONTIER RUCKUS frontman Matthew Milia and Brett Newski (NEWSKI) sit down to discuss mental health boosts, Euro adventures, playing weird venues in Holland, & Mad Men. More on FR: https://www.frontierruckus.com/ Support the pod: https://www.patreon.com/Newski NEWSKI ON TOUR:  5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatic Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens w/ Verve Pipe 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest @ the Tarlton 6/20 Oshkosh, WI - Waterfest
40:13 4/8/24
DAVE HAUSE | long burn, Canada adventures, Revival Tour, importance of collaboration
Acoustic Punk road dog Dave Hause (The Loved Ones) chats with Brett Newski (NEWSKI) about work ethic, the long burn, Canada adventures, Revival Tour, and the importance of collaboration.  More on Dave: https://www.davehause.com/ Support the pod: https://www.patreon.com/Newski NEWSKI ON TOUR 5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatic Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens w/ Verve Pipe 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest @ the Tarlton 6/20 Oshkosh, WI - Waterfest
49:15 4/1/24
FRUIT BATS returns! (rebroad 23')
One of our fave guests Eric Johnson from the Fruit Bats chats with NEWSKI at the top of 23'. His 2nd appearance.  More on Fruit Bats: https://www.fruitbatsmusic.com/ NEWSKI TOUR: 5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatic Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens w/ Verve Pipe 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest @ the Tarlton 6/20 Oshkosh, WI - Waterfest
61:39 3/25/24
JOE PUG | nomadism, working efficiently, A.I. songwriting predictions, weird shows
Indie-folk troubadour Joe Pug and Newski riff on nomadism, working efficiently, A.I. songwriting predictions, book recs, y mucho mas.  More on Joe: https://joepugmusic.com/ Back the pod! https://www.patreon.com/Newski NEWSKI ON TOUR 5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatic Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest 
49:03 3/18/24
RATBOYS | Japan tours, high school emo, THE FEST, sports cards
Acclaimed Chicago-indie-rockers RATBOYS Julia Steiner and Brett Newski riff on Japan tours, high school emo, THE FEST, sports cards and mucho mas! Moore on RATBOYS: https://www.ratboysband.com/ Support the pod via: https://www.patreon.com/Newski NEWSKI ON TOUR 5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatic Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest 
52:30 3/11/24
TRUCK DRIVER Levi Reeme | weird underbelly of trucking in America
Newski sits down with childhood friend Levi to discuss the weird underbelly of driving truck in America. Support the pod: https://www.patreon.com/Newski www.newskimusic.com TOUR 5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatic Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest 
46:49 3/4/24
WE ARE SCIENTISTS get drunk | Ed Gein, Mormon Marketing, fake meat, NYC subway culture
Newski, Keith and Chris take to the backroom of an Irish pub in lower Manhatten to blast off about New York subway culture, Ed Gein, fake meat, mormon marketing, Billy Joe Armstrong encounters, & why Gorillas are so ripped.  More on WAS: https://wearescientists.com/ More on NEWSKI: https://www.instagram.com/newskimusic  
68:31 2/19/24
ROCK CLUB OWNER Jeremy Quentin | grind, glory & dark humor of running a rock club
Jeremy Quentin (Small Houses) and Newski sit down in Mexico City to talk about the grind, glory & unavoidable dark humor of running an independent rock n roll club. More on the Fox Den music Venue in Iowa:  https://foxdenmotel.com/ Support the pod: https://www.patreon.com/Newski NEWSKI TOUR 5/9 Burnsville, MN - The Garage 5/10 Eau Claire, WI - The Plus 5/18 Manitowoc, WI - Sabbatic Brewing 5/19 Spring Green, WI - Slowpoke 5/25 Port Angeles, WA - JFFA Festival 5/26 Seattle, WA - Bad Bar 5/29 Madison, WI - High Noon 6/11 Rockford, IL - Anderson Gardens 6/14 Marshfield, WI - Wenzel Plaza 6/15 Green Bay, WI - Historic West Fest 
45:20 2/12/24
MODEST MOUSE Guitarist SIMON DOOM | playing in MGMT, best/worst eras for musicians, demise of rock journalism
Simon Doom (Modest Mouse, MGMT) and Brett Newski sit down in Brooklyn to discuss all things indie rock, playing bass in MGMT, touring in Modest Mouse, the CD era, active vs passive fandom, best & worst eras to be a musician,  & the demise of rock journalism.  More on Simon: https://www.instagram.com/simondoomband/?hl=en Support the pod & chip in a sandwich: https://newskimusic.com/merch More on NEWSKI: https://www.instagram.com/newskimusic  
54:51 2/5/24
CHARLIE BERENS & NEWSKI live from Wisconsin! (CripesCast)
Wisconsin's most revered comedic human Charlie Berens hosts Brett Newski on his Cripescast podcast live fromo the Cripescast studios in Milwaukee. This first aired last week on Charlie's channel.  More on Charlie: https://www.charlieberens.com/ Moore on NEWSKI: https://www.instagram.com/newskimusic  
66:29 1/29/24
SOCIAL CIG returns | Tik Tok fails, cloning yourself, booking US tours DIY, why you should get a dog
Parker from SOCIAL CIG goes over to Newski's house to chat about Tik Tok fails, cloning yourself, booking US tours DIY, why you should get a dog. More on Social Cig: https://www.instagram.com/socialcig/?hl=en Please support the pod by joining Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Newski Moore on NEWSKI: https://www.instagram.com/newskimusic  
57:15 1/22/24
VIOLENT FEMMES drummer John Sparrow live in Milwaukee
Violent Femmes drummer John Sparrow and Brett Newski sit down at John's home in Milwaukee, WI. More on Violent Femmes: https://vfemmes.com/ Support the pod by joining patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Newski NEWSKI: https://linktr.ee/newski  
57:04 1/16/24
WE ARE SCIENTISTS live from their NYC apartment!
We Are Scientists Keith and Chris team up with Brett Newski to discuss star-struck moments, finding dead bodies, Noel Gallagher encounters, Dave Grohl brain analysis, band meltdowns on stage, & touring with Arctic Monkeys. More on WAS: https://www.instagram.com/wearescientists/ More NEWSKI: https://www.instagram.com/newskimusic Support the pod! https://patreon.com/newski  
81:13 1/8/24
ANNIE HART (Au Revoir Simone) | tours with Fred Armisen, Brazil tours, staying motivated, living an artist life with kids.
Annie Hart and Newski team up in NYC! Annie chats touring with Fred Armisan, Brazil touring, Japan tours, staying motivated, living an artist life with kids.  More on Annie: http://www.anniehart.nyc/ Support the Pod! https://www.patreon.com/Newski More on NEWSKI: www.newskimusic.com  
52:30 1/1/24
JEFFREY LEWIS returns! Surviving as a creative, work ethic, UK break thru, producing your own shows
Jeffrey Lewis and Brett Newski sit down at Jeffreys apartment in Manhattan to discuss surviving as a creative, work ethic, producing your own shows, & going the distance. More on Jeffrey: https://thejeffreylewissite.com/ Support the pod! https://patreon.com/newski More on NEWSKI: https://newskimusic.com/  
57:25 12/26/23
Sculptor MARK WINTER | battling self-criticism, touring in the visual arts, hi-low creative cycles
Brett Newski sits down with his neighbor Mark Winter who has been a full-time sculptor for over 30 years, traveling the country and vending thru art fairs nationally.  More on Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markwintersculptures/ If you enjoy the pod, please support via Patreon: www.patreon.com/newski  
47:43 12/18/23
BLACK PUMAS bassist Brendan Bond
Black Pumas bassist Brendan Bond site down with Brett Newski in 2021. (rebroadcast) Black Pumas on Tour: https://www.blackpumas.com/shows Support the pod: https://patreon.com/newski  
64:13 12/11/23
VIETNAM | living in Nam with Newski and Brother Ben
Some of the Newski brothers best stories from living in Saigon, Vietnam together circa 2012-14 (rebroadcast from 2020).  Support the pod: www.patreon.com/newski NEWSKI TOUR: Dec 15 - Bowery Ballroom NYC w/ We Are Scientists  
29:15 12/5/23
WE ARE SCIENTISTS live from the road! AZ & TX shows this week
Chris Cain and Keith Murray of We Are Scientists sit down with NEWSKI at the legendary Casbah in San Diego to discuss the tour in real time. More on WAS: https://www.instagram.com/wearescientists/ Support the pod! https://www.patreon.com/Newski 11/27 - Phoenix, AZ - @valleybarphx 11/30 - Dallas, TX - @dada 12/1 - San Antonio, TX - @papertigersatx 12/3 - Austin, TX - @antonesnightclub
40:01 11/27/23
SEMISONIC Dan Wilson | worst stage outfits, organizing lyrics, growing up, weirdest future apps
Semisonic's Dan Wilson chats with Brett Newski (NEWSKI) about worst stage outfits, organizing lyrics, growing up, & weirdest apps of the future. More on Dan: https://danwilsonmusic.com/ More on NEWSKI: https://newskimusic.com/ NEWSKI ON TOUR 11/19 - Vancouver, BC - @wisehallandlounge 11/20 - Seattle, WA - @thecrocodileseattle 11/22 - San Francisco, CA - @theindependentsf 11/24 - West Hollywood, CA - @theroxy 11/25 - Santa Ana, CA - @constellationroom 11/26 - San Diego, CA - @casbahsandiego 11/27 - Phoenix, AZ - @valleybarphx 11/30 - Dallas, TX - @dada 12/1 - San Antonio, TX - @papertigersatx 12/3 - Austin, TX - @antonesnightclubtdan 
49:11 11/20/23
THE RECKS | UK underground tour circuit, rainy island life, tapping inspiration, French tour circuit
Greg Harrison of indie/rock/psych band from the UK channel islands THE RECKS chats with Brett Newski in Guernsey Island at the St James Theatre.  More on the Recks: https://therecks.bandcamp.com/ Keep the pod alive: https://www.patreon.com/Newski NEWSKI TOUR w We Are Scientists  11/19 - Vancouver, BC - @wisehallandlounge 11/20 - Seattle, WA - @thecrocodileseattle 11/22 - San Francisco, CA - @theindependentsf 11/24 - West Hollywood, CA - @theroxy 11/25 - Santa Ana, CA - @constellationroom 11/26 - San Diego, CA - @casbahsandiego 11/27 - Phoenix, AZ - @valleybarphx 11/30 - Dallas, TX - @dada 12/1 - San Antonio, TX - @papertigersatx 12/3 - Austin, TX - @antonesnightclub
51:14 11/14/23
THE SHABS Jon Shaban live on Guernsey Island
THE SHABS Jon Shaban sits down with Newski alongside the sea on the Channel Island of Guernsey, between France and the UK.  More on the Shabs: https://www.instagram.com/theshabsband/ Suppoort the pod: www.patreon.com/newski NEWSKI TOUR 10 Nov - GUERNSEY, UK - St James Concert Hall  US, CANADA w/ We Are Scientists 11/19 - Vancouver, BC - @wisehallandlounge 11/20 - Seattle, WA - @thecrocodileseattle 11/22 - San Francisco, CA - @theindependentsf 11/24 - West Hollywood, CA - @theroxy 11/25 - Santa Ana, CA - @constellationroom 11/26 - San Diego, CA - @casbahsandiego 11/27 - Phoenix, AZ - @valleybarphx 11/30 - Dallas, TX - @dada 12/1 - San Antonio, TX - @papertigersatx 12/3 - Austin, TX - @antonesnightclub
39:01 11/7/23
NEWSKI & TRASTER live in Austria | Brooklyn Jail, Nazi Bunker Venue, best and worst moments
The boys come to you direct from Salzburg, Austria on a special tour updater and insider baseball on what its like behind the curtain.  Support the pod: www.patreon.com/newski NEWSKI TOUR (support We Are Scientists) 11/19 - Vancouver, BC - @wisehallandlounge 11/20 - Seattle, WA - @thecrocodileseattle 11/22 - San Francisco, CA - @theindependentsf 11/24 - West Hollywood, CA - @theroxy 11/25 - Santa Ana, CA - @constellationroom 11/26 - San Diego, CA - @casbahsandiego 11/27 - Phoenix, AZ - @valleybarphx 11/30 - Dallas, TX - @dada 12/1 - San Antonio, TX - @papertigersatx 12/3 - Austin, TX - @antonesnightclub
44:33 11/1/23
MC GORD LAWS | freestyle rapping, MC'ing African festivals, weight loss, mental battles
South African MC, weirdo and general character Gord Laws sits down with NEWSKI in Cape Town to discuss freestyle rapping, MC'ing African festivals, weight loss, mental battles, and bribery of officials :) Suppoort the pod: https://patreon.com/newski NEWSKI EURO TOUR 17 Oct - PARIS, FR - Supersonic 19 Oct - HOOFDDORP, NL - C. 20 Oct - ERMELO, NL - In De Rimboe 21 Oct- HOORN, NL - ’t Kroegie 22  Oct - ROTTERDAM, NL - secret house show 24 Oct - FURTH, DE - Kunstkellar  25 Oct - SALZBURG, AT - hu:goes 14 27 Oct - TIMELKAM, AT - Bart  28 Oct - HOF, DE - Zur Linde 29 Oct - HAMBURG, DE - Monkeys Music Club 31 Oct - KOLN, DE - Trink-Genossin 1 Nov - ST WENDEL, DE - JJs pub 2 Nov - HENGELO, NL - secret house show 3 Nov - AMERSFOORT, NL - Boothill Saloon 10 Nov - GUERNSEY, UK - St James Concert Hall 
63:22 10/23/23

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