Jersey Beat Podcast
The Podcast of Jersey Beat fanzine

On this episode of the JB Podcast,  host Jim Testa talks with Joseph D'Agostino of Cymbals Eat Guitars about his band's new album, and the state of the band in the current indie-rock landscape.

Songs on this podcast:

Cymbals Eat Guitars - Laramie  (from Lose)
Cymbals Eat Guitars - Another Tunguska (from Lenses Alien)
Cymbals Eat Guitars - Wind Phoenix (Radio Edit) (from Why There Are Mountains)
Cymbals Eat Guitars - XR (from Lose)
The Wrens - I Guess We're Done (from "Abbott 1135")
Cymbals Eat Guitars - Warning (from Lose)

Direct download: JB111.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:48am EST

Jersey Beat Podcast #110:  Happy Birthday, Jean Shepherd

This is a rebroadcast of Jersey Beat Podcast #12 from 2006 when we paid tribute to Jean Shepherd, the author, filmwriter ("A Christmas Story,") comedian, raconteur, and longtime star of The Jean Shepherd Show on WOR-AM. 

Direct download: JB110.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:08pm EST

Jim Testa talks to Peter Stampfel about his latest album, his long career, and never slowing down.

Peter Stampfel & The Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Banjo Squadron - Roadkill
Peter Stampfel & The Ether Frolic Mob - I Will Survive
Jeffrey Lewis & Peter Stampfel - Hoodoo Bash
Peter Stampfel - Keep A'Knockin'
The Unholy Modal Rounders - Griselda
The Unholy Modal Rounders - Midnight In Paris
Peter Stampfel & The Bottle Caps - Surfer Angel
Peter Stampfel & The Bottle Caps - Springtime In Alaska
Peter Stampfel & Jeffrey Lewis - Do You Know Who I Am? I'm Fuckin' Snooki!
Peter Stampfel & The Worm All-Stars - Fucking Sailors In Chinatown
Peter Stampfel & The Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Banjo Squadron - Page 88 (outro music)

Direct download: Jersey_Beat_Podcast_109.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:30pm EST

Jersey Beat Podcast #108

On this episode of the podcast, we talk with Chad Oliver of the Brooklyn band The Graveyard Kids about his band and its involvement in the Mama Coco's Funky Collection collective.


Mama Coco's is a DIY recording studio around which has built a coalition of musicians and fans working to create music in an atmosphere of mutual cooperation and support. With its old space flooded out, Mama Coco's has launched an IndieGoGo campaign to build a new state of the art studio to serve as a nexus for low-cost, quality recording facilities as well as community activities.


Music on this podcast:


The Graveyard Kids - Raft of The Medusa

The Graveyard Kids - Jor G

Ghostpal - Do You Know The Way?

The Great American Novel - Layne Montgomery Is Bad At Girls

The Harmonica Lewinskies - The Ghost Pal Song

The Jean Jackets - The Myth of Sisyphus

Ghostpal - God Save Mama Coco's

Direct download: JB108.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:02pm EST