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episode 1
James Murphy: Sex and Drugs and Northern Soul

Budgie and Lol discover that James knows all about the English Doom. They discuss the Power of newness. Limitations are good now, everyone thinks they’re cool. James says he loves us (we love him back). Later Lol and Budgie discover leather pants…read more


episode 2
James Murphy: THE WEIRD KID IN MY TOWN

James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) is back to chat with Lol and Budgie for the second time. Lol and Budgie discover that James really digs crazy music. They talk about the Road to Damascus leading to the Fountain of Eternal Youth…read more


episode 3
Michael Dempsey: recollections of an imaginary boy

James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) is back to chat with Lol and Budgie for the The Cure. Lol and Budgie discover that Michael really dug Lol’s hairdo…read more


BONUS EPISODE 1
FASHION FAUX PAS

1970s why Punk just had to be! Everything was flared! I ain’t no square with my corkscrew hair! T-Rex, Bryan Ferry and Jelly sandals…read more


EPISODE 4
Terri Nunn: THE AMBITIOUS VOICE OF BERLIN

Terri Nunn (Berlin) joins Lol and Budgie this week on Curious Creatures. Lol and Budgie discover that the journey is half the battle…read more


BONUS EPISODE 2
RELIGION

How the stiff upper lip of the post-war British combined with the fire and brimstone straight jacket of religion made punk inevitable…read more


Episode 5
Tim Burgess: Psychedelic Guru of Manchester

Budgie and Lol talk to The Charlatans frontman and creator/host of everyone’s favorite Twitter listening parties, Tim Burgess…read more


BONUS EPISODE 3
STRANGE STORIES PT. 1: gangPlanks and flashlights

Where Lol and Budgie swap tales of life on tour. From Florida to Finland and Texas to Tokyo these two have seen it all…read more


EPISODE 6
ORIGINS PT. 1: ROGUES AND RUFFIANS

In which Budgie and Lol revealIt all started at the fairgrounds of England. Like a Stephen King novel? read more


EPISODE 7
ORIGINS PT. 2: the prodigal sons of post punk

The continuation of last week’s episode in which Budgie and Lol discover they were a little scared of normal… read more


EPISODE 8
MASON SILVA: THRASHER’S SKATER OF THE YEAR 2020

I makes no sense when Budgie and Lol find out there are people out there who don’t like music – it’s like breathing…read more


BONUS EPISODE 4
STRANGE SHOWS PT. 2: HELLO DARKNESS, MY OLD FRIEND

Lol and Budgie talk getting dizzy in Denver, backstage cocktails and more tales of life on tour in Strange Shows Pt. 2…read more


EPISODE 9
KATE SCHELLENBACH PT. 1: NEW YORK CITY

Lol and Budgie sit down with Beastie Boys/Lucious Jackson drummer Kate Schellenbach…read more


EPISODE 10
KATE SCHELLENBACH PT. 2: LOS ANGELES

Lol and Budgie continue their conversation with Kate Schellenbach as the story moves west to Los Angeles…read more


BONUS EPISODE 5
CURIOUS CUISINE

In which Lol and Budgie discover why Lol won’t eat leftovers…read more


Bonus EPISODE 6
HBD!

It’s Lol’s birthday and we’re celebrating with a new Bonus Episode…read more


EPISODE 11
FEARLESSNESS & FEAR: BOYS DON’T CRY

In this first episode, Lol talks about Boys Don’t Cry and Cure manager Chris Parry’s penchant for not wearing socks, a naked drum sound, or playing the drums naked?…Read More


EPISODE 12
WILL SERGEANT: We WHEN WE WERE ALL PUNKS

Lol and Budgie are chuffed to welcome Will Sergeant from Echo and the Bunnymen and author of the new book Bunnyman…Read More


EPISODE 13
JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN: LIFE AND LOSS AND PASSION

In this episode Lol and Budgie talk to Joan Wasser aka Joan As Police Woman…Read More


EPISODE 14
MAC MCCAUGHAN: PUNK PIONEER OF CHAPEL HILL

In this Episode Lol and Budgie talk to Mac McCaughan from Superchunk and Merge Records…Read More


EPISODE 15
HORACE PANTER: SKA’D FOR LIFE

Lol & Budgie talk with the legendary bassist for The Specials, Horace Panter…Read More


BONUS EPISODE 7
FOG, FAIRGROUNDS AND INFAMY!

Lol & Budgie talk about growing up with Fog, Fairgrounds and Infamy in the first Bonus Episode of Season 2…Read More


EPISODE 16
ZOLA JESUS PT. 1: THE COLLECTIVE UNCONSCIOUS

Lol & Budgie talk community, curation and catharsis with songstress Zola Jesus…Read More


Episode 17
Zola Jesus Pt. 2: Letting Go – Letting The Chi Flow – Magical Shamanic Music Of The Soul

Lol & Budgie continue their conversation about the creative process with Zola Jesus as she prepares to release new music…Read More


EPISODE 18
THE MUSEUM OF EMOTION AND CONNECTION

In which Budgie and Lol talk to Greg Harris, President and CEO of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…Read More


episode 19
Slim Jim Phantom & Jennie Vee: Everyone Has To Agree On Eddie Cochran!

Lol and Budgie talk with Stray Cats Drummer Slim Jim Phantom and his wife, Eagles of Death Metal Jennie Vee…Read More


EPISODE 20
CUT: THE SLITS

Lol and Budgie talk about Budgie’s experiences with The Slits and the iconic album Cut…Read More


BONUS EPISODE 8
1977: NO ELVIS, BEATLES OR ROLLING STONES

In which Budgie and Lol describe one of their favorite albums growing up…Read More


BONUS EPISODE 9
1977: THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH – DAVID BOWIE – LOW

Lol and Budgie continue their conversation about pivotal albums with David Bowie’s Low…Read More


BONUS EPISODE 10
JUJU: SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES

In this Episode Lol and Budgie discuss Juju : Siouxsie and The Banshees…Read More


BONUS EPISODE 11
LOL AND BUDGIE TALK TO HAROLD SELVES!

In this Episode Lol and Budgie talk to Harold Selves! With whom, we discuss: BEING RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW! …Read More

EPISODE 21
JOSH KLINGHOFFER:THE EMOTIONAL CONNECTIONS (HOW NOT TO BE ALONE)

Lol and Budgie talk with multi-instrumentalist (The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam, Morrisey, Dot Hacker and Pluralone) Josh Klinghoffer. Read more…


EPISODE 22
DUSTY CHUDDA!

In this Episode Lol and Budgie talk to: DUSTY CHUDDA! Read More…


EPISODE 23
OLIVIA V: ALL THINGS NICE ‘N SLEAZY

In this episode Lol and Budgie talk to Olivia V of Indie Sleaze! With whom, we discuss: All Things Nice ‘N Sleazy! Read More…


EPISODE 24
THE THREADS THAT WEAVE THROUGH TIME AND THE AUSTIN, TX BAT BRIDGE.

In this Episode Lol and Budgie talk to E.A. Chother! Read More…


EPISODE 25
MILES & MGT: THE ROAD OF HAPPY DESTINY

In this Episode Lol and Budgie talk to: Miles Hunt (The Wonder Stuff) and Mark Gemini Thwaite (Peter Murphy, The Mission, Tricky, etc.). Read More…


EPISODE 26
MILES & MGT PT. 2: DRINKING AND FOOD

In this Episode Lol and Budgie talk to: Miles Hunt (The Wonder Stuff) and Mark Gemini Thwaite (Peter Murphy, The Mission, Tricky, etc.). Read More…


EPISODE 27
DECORUM CAME LATER

In which Lol and Budgie answer your Curious Questions (er…sort of). Read More…


EPISODE 28
FLAMS AND ZULU

In while Lol and Budgie talk rudiments, ramen and REM while answering more audience questions. Read More…


EPISODE 29
KEVIN HASKINS PT 1: IGGY POP AND THE FRESH FACE KID

Lol and Budgie talk to the Bauhaus Drummer Kevin Haskins. Read More…


EPISODE 30
KEVIN HASKINS PT. 2: FOLLOW YOUR INNER MOONLIGHT; DON’T HIDE THE MADNESS

Lol and Budgie continue their conversation with Bauhaus, Love and Rockets, (and more) drummer Kevin Haskins. Read More…


EPISODE 31
THE DANDY WARHOLS PT. 1: STRIP CLUB JANITOR

Lol and Budgie talk to Portland’s indie rock darlings Courtney Taylor-Taylor and Peter Holmström from The Dandy Warhols. Read More..


EPISODE 32
THE DANDY WARHOLS PT. 2: SWEEPING IT UNDER THE CARPET

Lol and Budgie continue their conversation with The Dandy Warhols’ Courtney and Peter. Read More…


EPISODE 33: ‘ERE WE GO, DOIN’ THAT THANG!!!

Lol and Budgie answer more of your “Curious Questions…Read More.


EPISODE 34: JUSTIN PEARSON PT. 2: THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION?

In this Episode Lol and Budgie talk to Justin Pearson (The Locust, Dead Cross), with whom we discuss more about: The Decline of Western Civilization…Read More.


EPISODE 35: JUSTIN PEARSON PT. 2: STRAIGHT EDGE FOODIES

In this Episode Lol and Budgie continue their talk with Justin Pearson, with whom they discuss more about Straight Edge Foodies…Read More


EPISODE 36: GRAHAM ELLIOT: MASTERCHEF EXTRAORDINAIRE

In this Episode Lol and Budgie share recipes with Graham Elliot (Master Chef Extraordinaire) with whom, we discuss in no particular hors d’oeuvre…Read More


EPISODE 37: WHAT DID WE SAY?

Lol and Budgie are back answering your Curious Questions this week…Read More


EPISODE 38: THE BEATLES BEATBOX US TO IT

In which Lol and Budgie answer more of your Curious Questions…Read More


EPISODE 39: PEPPER SOMERSET: CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

In this Episode Lol and Budgie spill the beans with Pepper Somerset from ‘My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult’…Read More


EPISODE 40: MARTIN ATKINS: THE HAIRS OF THE DOGS

Lol and Budgie get animated with Martin Atkins (Master Drummer and Entrepreneur) with whom, we discuss in no particular order of merit…Read More


EPISODE 41: JENNIFER OTTER BICKERDIKE: PYRAMID SCHEMES, A HOOKER FOR JESUS AND THE CHURCH OF WHATEVER

In this Episode Lol and Budgie talk to Dr. Jennifer Otter Bickerdike (Our Rock and Roll Confidante). With whom we discuss – (amongst many other wonderful things) ‘Pyramid Schemes, a Hooker for Jesus and the Church of Whatever.’…Read More


EPISODE 42: JENNIFER OTTER BICKERDIKE PT. 2: DOWN AT THE GLUE FACTORY!

In this Episode Lol and Budgie continue their conversation with Dr. Jennifer Otter Bickerdike (Our Roots Rock Reggae Confidante) with whom we discuss – (amongst many other wonderful things)…Down At The Glue Factory!…Read More


EPISODE 43: SIMONE MARIE BUTLER PT. 1: THE CHEMISTRY MAKES THE BAND

In this Episode Lol and Budgie talk to Simone Marie Butler, our beatific angel of bass, with whom we discuss – The Chemistry Makes The Band…Read More

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