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Join Andy Frasco on his travels around the world, interviewing all sorts of folk about their divergent paths. Andy focuses on the adventure life brings to those who dare to pursue their dreams and travel. Like our path in life... we get off track sometimes but we always get back to the road and what…

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    EP 179: Andy's Parents

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 45:34

    Have you ever wondered what happened to Andy Frasco to make him the way he is? Well, wonder no further cuz we got his parents on the Interview Hour to review the events that led him to become the maniac he is today. Plus! The man, the myth, the giant with a heart of gold: GONZO. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Shawn Eckels Andee Avila Ernie Chang Arno Bakker

    EP 178.5: Isaac Teel of Tauk (A Peach Fest Episode)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 63:10

    Who's going to Peach Fest this weekend?! Oh shucks, not you? Fret not! Just toss on a pair of skimpy shorts, pour yourself a cocktail, and tune into Isaac Teel of Tauk on the Interview Hour this week! You'll be instantly transported to scenic Scranton, floating on a tube amongst a bunch of jam band music-loving strangers. Stay hydrated, dammit! Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Check it: www.taukband.com This weekend! thepeachmusicfestival.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Arno Bakker

    EP 178: Duane Betts (A Peach Fest Episode)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 87:40

    Andy and Nick are back this week with updates about life, the world, and how to hit the "RECORD" button. Plus, we got Duane Betts on the Interview Hour?! Hot damn! Let's lend an ear and LEARN SOMETHING. You'll want to know Duane a bit better before you see him hit the stage this weekend at the unrivaled, Peach Fest. Support each other. Support women. And in the face of the supreme injustices: remember to loogie well Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Check it: www.duanebetts.com This weekend! thepeachmusicfestival.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Todd Glass Arno Bakker

    EP 177.5: Dave Watts (The Motet)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 68:52

    Welcome to an extra special, Peach Fest Edition of the pod as Andy and Nick welcome Geoff and Jon to talk about the epic, Scranton PA music festival they've built. But then, Andy AND Nick double team the Interview hour as they put Dave Watts (drummer for the Motet, see also: stud) on the hot seat. Sometimes you gotta release an extra mid-week episode... we love you ;) Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Check it: Dave Watts on IG Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Arno Bakker

    EP 177: Jen Hartswick & Nigel Hall (Trey Anastasio & Lettuce)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 80:54

    Helluva week for the Frasco boys as they pull off the ol' Tennessee/Colorado Do-si-do! (ie hitting Bonnaroo AND Red Rocks back to back. Raw dogging that sleep deprivation. Real freaky.) But the question remains: Does Frasco smoke mids?! Review and rate us with your response. Do it for science. Or at least check out the Interview Hour this week as we welcome good friends, musical collaborators, and all around impeccable human beings: Jen Hartswick & Nigel Hall!  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Check it: www.jenniferhartswick.com & www.nigelhallofficial.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brendan Bayliss & The fella's from Umphrey's McGee Arno Bakker

    EP 176: Goth Babe

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 76:27

    Listen in to part 3 of our Bonnaroo series in which we highlight artists performing at one of the world's greatest festivals... this week we got fellow musical road dog Griff Washburn, aka Goth Babe! Uncover some old truths with a slight sprinkling of dark secrets. Also, updates from the band. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Sick and also Tight music @ www.gothbabemusic.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Arno Bakker

    EP 175: Cory Henry

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 80:26

    Listen in to part 2 of our Bonnaroo series in which we highlight artists performing at one of the world's greatest festivals... this week we got one of the hottest musicians out there: virtuosic keyboardist, Cory Henry! Plus, Andy and Nick get their old pal Ryan Stasik on the phone to discuss what makes one like him, so dang hot. Big D!ck Nick makes his triumphant return. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Find out what just how good this young master is: coryhenry.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ryan Stasik Nick MacDaniels

    EP 174: Stu Mackenzie (King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 69:30

    Bonnaroo 2022 baby! This is pt1 in a series in which we highlight artists performing at one of the world's greatest frestivals... tune in this week to learn more about the infamous, prodigious, and peerless King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard; straight from the multi-instrumentalist source: Stu Mackenzie! Plus, a new song from The U.N.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  More content than the Library of Alexandria: kinggizzardandthelizardwizard.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: The U.N.

    EP 173: Magic CIty Hippies

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 81:27

    Andy and Nick are back in the saddle and ready to take you to FLAVORTOWN (shoutout to the legend, Guy Fieri). Summer Camp is coming up soon, so get the low down here. Such as the fact that Magic City Hippies are on the bill this year AND this episode's Interview Hour! These guys are great. And that's not just the drugs from my surgery talking. Get to know the boys and see just how magical these hippies can be; all whilst I try real hard to not pass out on this keyboard. Excuse my typos. This is epu2390f9j and I am dr^gs Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Magical tunes for a magical band: magiccityhippies.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Andy's Doctor Arno Bakker Dr Yang (on the septal reconstruction this morning)

    EP 172: CHERUB

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 74:56

    Nick and Andy reveal intensely personal details on this very special, *very* sexual episode. And we got massively proficient earworm wizards, CHERUB on the Inteview Hour! Andy and the guys discuss the criss-crossing paths they've taken over the years that led them to this: the next installment into our Summer Camp Music Festival series... Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Music to get down to: cherublamusica.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Andy's Agent Arno Bakker

    EP 171: Bill Payne (Little Feat) & Dave Bruzza (Greensky Bluegrass)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 116:38

    It's a Summer Camp extravaganza this week as Nick and Andy preach the Gospel of 6am Kickball (who will take the reins now?) Don't skip this episode. The mythical BIll Payne from LITTLE FEAT is on the Interview Hour?! Hear some stories from the halcyon days of LA and also some excellent excerpts from Mozart and Beethoven. We close out with Dave Bruzza debuting some sexy new tunes on the podcast ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! This is EP 171. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Follow the legends themselves, at: www.littlefeat.net Then get thee to the Heart of Santa Cruz Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Andee Avila Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker

    EP 170: Nick and Andy Reunite

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 63:57

    A tearful reunion between two old friends... Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify    Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Arno Bakker

    EP 169: Shovels & Rope and Little Stranger (A Charleston Episode)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 95:21

    Step right up to this Charleston themed, double header of an episode! On Part 1 of the Interview Hour we welcome melodic hip-hop duo, Little Stranger, and follow it up in Part 2 with masterful folk power couple, Shovels & Rope. Get to know Charleston a little better thru these rad humans who just wanna sprinkle some tasty ear candy into your life. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Check out Charleston's gems: Little Stranger and Shovels & Rope Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: The U.N. Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker

    EP 168: John Craigie & Twiddle

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 83:11

    Like sand through the hourglass, so are the days of our Twiddle. The boys gather round to process some heavy emotions upon the end of their run together and to talk about hot-bagging on the tour bus. Also! On the Interview Hour we got one of our all time favorites, John Craigie! He remains dude of the year in our book. You can watch this puppy on youtube if you're more of a visual person Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  Check out Craigie's new album! johncraigiemusic.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ryan Dempsey The U.N. Arno Bakker

    EP 167: Hanson

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 78:01

    Pod-Bard Shawn delivers a special message to MIA co-host, Nick Gerlach. Andy catches up with the band on the road and an airing of the grievances occurs. But most importantly, we got legends on the Interview Hour this week as we welcome all 3 brothers, Taylor, Zac, and Isaac of Hanson!  You can watch this puppy on youtube if you're more of a visual person Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Puff Break (Believe That)" on iTunes, Spotify  These guys rule: https://hanson.net/home Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Shawn Eckels The U.N. Arno Bakker

    EP 166: Ryan Dempsey (Twiddle)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 62:43

    We're keeping it low, short, and squatty this week as Andy and the boys prepare for a nationwide tour opening for our buds, Twiddle. And speaking of Twiddle: we got massively talented keyboardist, alien truther, and all-around nice dude Ryan Dempsey on the Interview Hour! Listen in as Andy & Nick grill him on his worldview as we (& maybe you?) become converts. Join us, won't you? On this journey into the unknown... or not. Either way, free that mind from external conditioning, baby! You can watch this puppy on youtube if you're more of a visual person Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Wash, Rinse, Repeat" on iTunes, Spotify  Check out our buds, Twiddle! twiddlemusic.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: The U.N. Arno Bakker

    EP 165: Gilbert Gottfried & Frank Santopadre

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 78:05

    As a wise man once said: "sometimes you gotta dip those balls in the fountain of youth, baby." He may be alive and well, but will Andy find the strength to leave Puerto Rico? Praised be the gods of comedy as we're graced with the voices of angels on the Interview Hour this week; Kings of the crude joke: Gilbert Gottfried and Frank Santopadre! The boys talk legacy, crafting a filthy joke, and Andy's excellent segues. End episode summary. Get your voyeur kicks in now by watching this episode via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Wash, Rinse, Repeat" on iTunes, Spotify  Listen to Gilbert & Frank's Podcast! www.gilbertpodcast.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: The Super Cocuzza Bros. Arno Bakker

    EP 164: Anderson East

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 75:03

    Andy checks in from Puerto Rico, indicating that he is in fact, still alive; perhaps, despite the best efforts of good friends and party maniacs, the Cocuzza bros. Will our boy survive the hardships of a hard vacay? But nevermind all that, cuz more importantly, we got Nashville's own, Anderson East on the Interview Hour today! Your favorite gum is coming back in style. Let's rock.  Get your voyeur kicks in now by watching this episode via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Wash, Rinse, Repeat" on iTunes, Spotify  Catch him on the road and/or at www.andersoneast.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: The Super Cocuzza Bros. Arno Bakker

    EP 163: Round 2 w/ G. Love

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 92:24

    REDEMPTION! Can Nick & Nick bring balance to the force? Andy prepares for a trip to Puerto Rico. Will we lose him forever to the hypnotic siren's call of warmer waters? More importantly, we welcome G. Love back to the show for a 2nd round of probing questions!  Get your voyeur kicks in now by watching this episode via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Wash, Rinse, Repeat" on iTunes, Spotify  Listen to some good tunes at philadelphonic.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: The U.N. Nick MacDaniels Arno Bakker

    EP 162: Sierra Ferrell

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 91:10

    To quote Nicholas: War is bad. Ok? Let's leave it at that. Also: Frasco gets hammered in Tampa! While Nick ponders whether the world loves Andy Frasco for his mind... or his feet. And heck yes: we got Sierra Ferrell on the Interview Hour! It's EP 162, and you got the juice now. Get your voyeur kicks in now by watching this episode via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Wash, Rinse, Repeat" on iTunes, Spotify  Listen to some good tunes at sierraferrellmusic.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Mara Davis Brian Schwartz Arno Bakker

    EP 161: Round 3 w/ Nick MacDaniels (Big Something)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 79:53

    In which our good buddy and recurring podcast guest, Nick MacDaniels joins us on the Pod! Listen to this sweet baby angel reveal why he's in Denver amongst Andy's other favorite Nick... Plus! Special appearance by podcast bard, Shawn Eckels! We love you. Stay safe out there, eat your haggis, and don't forget to have fun. Get your voyeur kicks in now by watching this episode via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Wash, Rinse, Repeat" on iTunes, Spotify  Big Something is both sick and also tight. Check them out here: bigsomething.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Foot Festishists Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker

    EP 160: Butch Walker

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 98:42

    Let's talk about the who-knows-who show of the jam scene provocateur circuit. Nick defines sit-in etiquette for those in dire need of it (Hint: don't ask). And what's this about a male stripper? Also! We got legendary producer, Butch Walker on the Interview Hour?! Listen now as Andy fawns over one of his childhood heros as he surveys the narrative landscape of a truly righteous artist. Get your voyeur kicks in now by watching this episode via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Wash, Rinse, Repeat" on iTunes, Spotify  Get to know Butch a little better: www.butchwalker.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Arno Bakker

    EP 159: Kitchen Dwellers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 88:20

    Listen up! Andy offers y'all some tasty ear candy as he intro's the band's newest single: Wash, Rinse, & Repeat. Andy & Nick navigate the intricacies of Denver's music scene, the merits of HBO's Euphoria, & whether Andy should go to rehab. But more importantly! On the Interview Hour today, we welcome our buddies, the Kitchen Dwellers! Find out what it takes to be in a kickass bluegrass band. We got dates and we'd love to see y'all out on the road. Smooches  Get your voyeuristic rocks off now by watching (most of) this episode via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Wash, Rinse, Repeat" on iTunes, Spotify  Listen now to the Kitchen Dwellers: www.kitchendwellers.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Arno Bakker

    EP 158: Elizabeth Cook

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 89:10

    Every week come Tuesday morning, we tend to display a flagrant disregard for boundaries by judging one anothers' hotness. This time, Nick compares Andy's body to that of another keyboardist. But who's face is hotter?! Leave us a review on Podcast App with your answer. Breath in the sweet smell of sound check as we welcome Elizabeth Cook to the Interview Hour! She's not only an incredible songwriter, but a helluva story teller too. Listen now and know her better! This is EP 158 and Happy m'ƒn birthday, Andy Frasco. We love you, buddy Get your voyeuristic rocks off now by watching (most of) this episode via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Spill The Beans" on iTunes, Spotify  Elizabeth Cook crushes. Check out her new album: www.elizabeth-cook.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Arno Bakker

    EP 157: Fatboy Slim

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 89:10

    Andy & Nick breakdown the psychedelic allure of hosting a properly unruly dance party at Cervantes. Is Nick proud of Andy? Let's talk about his Bumble profile and judge him accordingly. But more importantly, we welcome a true gentleman & party scholar: Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim)! Get the lowdown on his origins, evolutions, & forthcoming horizons. Andy gives him basketball advice. Get uplifted. Get your voyeuristic rocks off now by watching this episode via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Spill The Beans" on iTunes, Spotify  make yourself happy: www.fatboyslim.net Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Arno Bakker

    EP 156: Freddie Prinze Jr.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 89:26

    Just how hefty a price tag has the internet affixed to Andy Frasco? Listen in as Nick attempts to guess Andy's net worth with stunning accuracy. Also! More Hot-Guy Reviews: 90's Edition. Then, Fresh from the 90's, we welcome Freddie Prinze Jr. to the Interview Hour! Freddie tells some insane stories about working for Vince McMahon as a writer. Peek inside the mind of a fascinating individual: Dolav. This is his origin story. Did you know we videoed most of this conversation? Get your voyeuristic rocks off now by tuning in via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Spill The Beans" on iTunes, Spotify  Listen to Freddie's excellent podcast: Wrestling with Freddie Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Mara Davis Eric Benny Bloom Dolav Cohen Shawn Eckels Andee "Beats" Avila Arno Bakker

    EP 155: Clyde and Gracie Lawrence

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 97:15

    Andy continues to fight off the sloth of post-tour life. What was he doing at age 23? Nick reveals newly unearthed evidence of a primordial Frasco band. Also: musings on nerds and their unholy revenge upon society. And on a very special season 5 premiere of the Interview Hour, we welcome the wildly fun, Lawrence! Brother/Sister Clyde and Gracie talk about doing school work in green rooms, their history with Frasco, and the elusive quest for fame. We love Lawrence. If you don't already, you likely will too. Did you know we videoed this whole conversation? Get your voyeuristic rocks off now by tuning in via youtube.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Gorge yourself on some Lawrence: lawrencetheband.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Arno Bakker

    EP 154: Season 5 Opener w/ Nick & Andy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 43:16

    New season. New disgruntled voicemails. Same old problems. Should Frasco get a girlfriend? How did he score on his BDSM test? But more importantly: what does Nick thinks of his co-host's sexual proclivities?! Studies* have shown that listening to Andy Frasco can increase one's sex appeal. (*studies not based in reality). Season 5 coming in HOT. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Arno Bakker

    EP 153.5: World Saving Awards Ceremony

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 40:21

    An Awards Show in which our road worn hosts recollect their 3 month long fall tour to haphazardly bestow their deep appreciation upon the most deserving (in NIck's opinion) Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Arno Bakker

    EP 153: Steven Van Zandt

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 101:30

    No better way to start your day than with our very own podcast bard, Shawn Eckels, recapping the highlights of this year thru the highest of art forms: song parody. And we got you on a DOOZY of a finale to close out season 4; cuz on the Interview Hour, we welcome a living legend of stage and screen: Steven Van Zandt! Little Steven walks us thru his upbringing, how he discovered rock, and generally spends an hour being iconic all for our benefit. Andy and Nick update us with future talk. This is EP 153. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Sprinkle some Little Stevie on your new year: littlesteven.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker

    EP 152.5: A Very Mushy Xmas with Todd Glass Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 97:59

    In which Andy and his old pals: Todd Glass, Phillis, and Nick Gerlach, take an Heroic dosage of psilocybin and squeegee their third eye. This is part 2 of our Christmas tradition... Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Todd Glass Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker

    EP 152.5: A Very Mushy Xmas with Todd Glass Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 102:11

    In which Andy and his old pals: Todd Glass, Phillis, and Nick Gerlach, take an Heroic dosage of psilocybin and squeegee their third eye. This is part 1 of our Christmas tradition... Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Todd Glass Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker

    EP 152: LP

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 92:29

    All good things must come to an end, and so it is with heavy hearts that Nick and Andy bid a fond farewell: to tour. To Mexico. To yelling at each other on the daily. Will Nick reveal his true feelings for Andy before the end of the episode?!  On the Interview Hour we welcome Singer/Songwriter and high-quality hang: LP! Do record labels matter these days? Listen in for sage insight. Our friend Lyle sings us a catchy tune. Don't let the doomsdays get ya down. This is EP 152 y'all.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Don't overthink it! Stream  LP's new album iamlp.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Lyle Divinsky Arno Bakker

    EP 151: Béla Fleck

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 93:11

    Andy and Nick rate the men of the jam scene, based mostly on the quality of jawline and whether they have a cool, reptilian-like nickname. Rate our show on iTunes and cast a vote for who's hottest: Ryan Stasik, Gator Petropulos, or Floyd Kellogg. But more importantly, we have a living legend on the Interview Hour this week as we welcome Banjo legend, Béla Fleck! Lot's of sage wisdom and wild stories from the nicest dude. Andy closes the show with sick & also tight guitarist, Taylor Scott! EP 151, amirite? Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Béla Fleck turns the key; get to know his music and pick up a banjo while you're at it: belafleck.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: The U.N. Arno Bakker

    EP 150: Ari Shaffir

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 73:56

    The band: in an ever-fluctuating state of abuse and recovery. Of what, you might ask? Alcohol and each other, mostly. That's right, we have more 1-minute interviews with Nick Gerlach! And on the Interview Hour, we welcome comedian and darn nice fellow, Ari Shaffir! Listen in as Andy and Ari tread gracefully across a sea of topics such as introversion, comedy, and drugging your friends right in front of their kids. Plus: Brian chastises Andy for mushroom banter and Mara joins the circus. This is EP 150. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Treat yourself to some guffaw at arithegreat.com   Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Mara Davis Brian Schwartz Shawn Eckels Andee Avila Arno Bakker

    EP 149: Amanda Shires

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 93:39

    Andy & Nick discuss the end of tour, Thanksgiving, and the crush we all have on Todd Glass. Warm your heart by the fires of this pair's banter as they decide whether they'll miss each other after tour. And on the Interview Hour we welcome singer/songwriter & masterful fiddler, Amanda Shires! Andy and her discuss transcendental meditation, injuries, and her new Christmas album.. Nick conducts 1minInterview #2; Case subject: Floyd. It's EP 149, yo Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Check out Amanda Shires while you're reading this!    Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Mara Davis Floyd Kellogg Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker

    EP 148: Dave Schools (Widespread Panic) Round 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 106:16

    A call from his manager clues Andy into some good news for the band (& some REALLY good news for the German swinging community). We check in with our listenership to see how everyone's doing. And on the Interview Hour we welcome back the Obi-Wan to our Skywalker: Dave Schools! Andy and Dave go deep to talk on the legacy of Neal Casal, and discuss the new compilation album honoring his music and his enduring influence on us all. Dolav joins us to talk sports in a calm, cool, & collected manner. It's EP 148 yo. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Stream Highway Butterfly now: https://open.spotify.com/album/5AX09rVNqMNqtzOyRhrLSK Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Dieter, The German Swinger Dolav Cohen Arno Bakker

    EP 147.5: Nick and Andy Green Room Sessions

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 56:00

    A little quickie from the green room at Urbana's Canopy Club...  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Nick Gerlach Caleb & Eric (from James' place in Chicago) Arno Bakker

    EP 147: Paul Cauthen

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 99:42

    The band is down a bassist and a drummer but this rollercoaster ain't stopping; not even when the Halloween Sunday Scaries hit. Gerlach nominates Shawn Eckels as president and Andy agrees that a pay raise is in order ($30 sound ok?). And on the Interview Hour we welcome golden voiced, Texan singer/songwriter, Paul Cauthen! Discussions on health, drugs, and the space between those two abound. Shawn sings a song about truckers. PSA: Don't pour whiskey into your electric pianos. This is EP 147 Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Get into some real outlaw business: paulcauthenmusic.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Nick Gerlach Shawn Eckels Andee "Beats" Avila Arno Bakker

    EP 146: Eli Winderman from Dopapod

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 105:28

    Andy gets thrown thru a table at his show in Buffalo and Nick accidentally takes a 50mg dose of edibles before playing. What's up with Buffalo and why does it rule? Find out whilst Andy tries to get Floyd to kiss him on the mouth. And on the Interview Hour we welcome keyboardist and musical wizard, Eli Winderman of Dopapod! Sleep (& the occasional microdose) is important. Remember: Nick Gerlach will NOT be collected by Andy Frasco. Shawn warns of the danger of self-love. Bring your whistle, cuz this is EP 146.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Listen to their new single "Think" www.dopapod.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Nick Gerlach The NBA Dolav Cohen Brown-Out Phillis Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker

    EP 145: Wes & Tommy from Moon Taxi

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 89:40

    Andy and Nick take some time to give Arkansas a little love- not just for the 6am bars, but also for how easy it is to be a manwh0re there. Self-control is important! And on the Interview Hour, we welcome new friends, Wes & Tommy from Moon Taxi! They talk about the mutual love we share for the Howard Stern show, the music they've scored syncs on, and how hard it is to go thru the world being so darn pretty (they're great, y'all). Andy & Shawn sing a song extolling the joys of science. This is EP 145. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Head the call and ridethemoontaxi.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Nick MacDaniels Kyle Ayers Shawn Eckels Andee "Beats" Avila Arno Bakker

    EP 144: Melissa Etheridge

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 63:13

    Andy and Nick contemplate life, death & the merits of non-theism. Is there just One consciousness shared amongst all living things, like some kind of Socialist Energizer Bunny? Or perhaps we're here to simply help out some rescue dogs and eat mushrooms... But wait! On the Interview Hour, we welcome Melissa Etheridge! We're not worthy. Stay tuned till the end for a very special edition of some spirited (read: DRUNK) sports yelling with our brother-in-Jazz, Dolav. This is EP 144. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Friends (A Song About Friends)" on iTunes, Spotify  Get hip to the Etheridge Nation: melissaetheridge.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Nick Gerlach The U.N. Sports with Phillis Dolav Cohen Arno Bakker

    EP 143: Adam Deitch (Lettuce, Break Science)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 109:43

    On the Interview Hour we welcome a powerhouse of a musician, living drum legend, and all around good-dude, Adam Deitch! No cuts given today as we present to you Andy's unfiltered conversation with tons of stories and insights from Deitch himself. Today's hymn comes from Chapter 13, verse 42 From the Book of Floyd; Join us as we sing: "I'm your friend and you're my friend, so let's be friends until the end. We'll be old men and old women; until the end, let's be friends." This is EP 143, my friends.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "DANCIN' AROUND MY GRAVE" on iTunes, Spotify  Find out what pocket means: deitchbeatsdontquit.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: The U.N. Nick Gerlach Arno Bakker

    EP 142: Ryan Montbleau & Luke Bemand (Lespecial)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 117:30

    Andy and co-host Nick Gerlach finally conclude who the hot guy in the band is (spoiler alert: it's our boy, Beau). Plus: inspiring words of wisdom and (helpful) discouragement from Nick. And just because we love each and every one of you, we're giving y'all a double dose of Interview Hour with podcast veteran, master wordsmith & singer-songwriter Ryan Montbleau; followed by prog-rock aficionado, bassist and new friend: Luke Bemand from Lespecial! There's more to tour life than blown tires. This is EP 142. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "DANCIN' AROUND MY GRAVE" on iTunes, Spotify  follow our good buddy ryanmontbleau.com Dial R for RAD music @ http://lespecial.net/ Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: John Bongiorno Brian Schwartz Nick Gerlach Arno Bakker

    EP 141: Bert Kreischer

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 97:18

    What's a band without a tour van to do when stuck in the city by the bay? Mourn the sad, sad loss of our old friend and tour van and well... make podcasts, of course. But Soft! What light through yonder window breaks? On the Interview hour we welcome Mr Positivity: comedian, Bert Kreischer! Listen in as Bert and Andy become best friends. Andee & Shawn have a word of advice for all those struggling bands out there. This is EP 141. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "DANCIN' AROUND MY GRAVE" on iTunes, Spotify  make room for one more shirtless man in your life:  bertbertbert.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Shawn Eckels Joseph McDermott Andee "Beats" Avila Arno Bakker

    EP 140: Jay Blakesberg

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 99:21

    Andy is joined this week by local sexpot and tour van sasshole, Nick Gerlach! Updates from the road: what fate will befall the band's van? Tune in now for some titillating tidbits as we solve the riddle of Andy's latest sex dream. More importantly though, on the Interview Hour we welcome LEGENDARY photographer Jay Blakesberg! Jay's shot extensively for bands like the Grateful Dead, Talking Heads, and so many more. Don't skip out on EP 140. It's good for ya. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "DANCIN' AROUND MY GRAVE" on iTunes, Spotify  Peruse some eye candy at blakesberg.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Shawn Eckels Andee "Beats" Avila Arno Bakker

    EP 139: Kanika Moore (Doom Flamingo)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 93:34

    Bonnaroo: Cancelled! It is a period of unrest for musician's round the country as our intrepid heroes search for the means to juggle life's lemons. Andy is here to say: the juice is worth the squeeze, yall. On the Interview Hour we welcome Doom Flamingo front woman, brilliant human being, and powerfully magnetic performer: Kanika Moore! She's got stories that'll make you feel your feelings. Andy opens up too. Don't let these doomsdays get you down. We love you. This is EP 139. TW: SA/DA Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "DANCIN' AROUND MY GRAVE" on iTunes, Spotify  Keep an eye on the rising star of the undeniably brilliant, Kanika Moore Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: John Bongiorno Joe Angelhow Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker

    EP 138: Jackie Venson

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 99:34

    Andy and the boys are getting ready for their Bonnaroo debut this week. And by "getting ready," I mean to say: drinking heavily. On the interview hour we welcome multi-instrumentalist, musical prodigy, and KILLER songwriter, Jackie Venson! Listen in as Andy finds out about her musical origin story and much more. Shout out to all the love the band's been getting at these festivals. Get your vaccination and stay safe out there, y'all. This is EP 138. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "DANCIN' AROUND MY GRAVE" on iTunes, Spotify  Don't miss out on the immaculately adept, Jackie Venson! Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Fink Nick Gerlach Ahri Findling Shawn Eckels Travis Gray Arno Bakker

    EP 137: Son Little & Kris Lager

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 135:55

    On a very special, doubleheader episode of the WSP, we're giving you twice the recommended daily dosage of interviews. We kick off this set of deep questions in the shallow end with our old buddy, Kris Lager just before bringing it on home with Son Little! Also- updates from the road, Summer Camp, and the state of that nitrous tank sitting at Andy's house...  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "DANCIN' AROUND MY GRAVE" on iTunes, Spotify  Follow the incomparable Son Little and our deep brother, Kris Lager Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Beau Bilinski  Brian Schwartz Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker

    EP 136: Faye Webster

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 95:17

    In a world dying for a drink, what lengths might YOU go to stay hydrated? Andy welcomes the insatiable Plasma Princess to discuss the potential health benefits of imbibing that sweet golden discharge from your bod. And on the Interview Hour we welcome insanely talented singer/songwriter, Faye Webster! She's been releasing some of the best music of late & Andy wants to hear more. Plus: the premiere of a new song from our buddies, Vintage Pistol. This is EP 136 y'all Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Love Hard" on iTunes, Spotify  listen in on something amazing: www.fayewebster.com & follow our good buddies, www.vintagepistol.com don't forget to stay hydrated: plasma princess 33 Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Mara Davis Plasma Princess Garrett August Dolav Cohen Nick Gerlach Arno Bakker

    EP 135: Dave Macklovitch (Chromeo)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 111:31

    Andy invites members of the band to grade our thick skinned bass player, Floyd Kellogg! Listen in as they air their grievances publicly, and ask the question: is Floyd a man, or a trash can for the band (as in, a literal trash can... for trash)? And on the Interview Hour we welcome the FUNKY Dave Macklovitch from Chromeo! Helluva interview. Don't skip this one. A song from Shawn. And to close us out: a word from our friends of Floydfest! This is EP 135 and it's about FLOYD Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new song, "Love Hard" on iTunes, Spotify  get FUNKY: chromeo.bandcamp.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Floyd Kellogg Ahri Findling Shawn Eckels FLOYDFEST Andee "Beats" Avila Arno Bakker FLOYD

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