Mookie's Interviews

Mookie's Interviews

  • 7horse Interview

    Apr 20, 2014 | 40 min
    Phil and Joie from 7horse came back to the KX 93.5 studios just before the release of their second LP called Songs For A Voodoo Wedding. We debuted two new tracks on the air and the guys also performed a stripped down set in the studio, including the song A Friend In Weed. This rocking duo has a signature sound and clearly knows how to have fun. You may have heard the song Meth Lab Zoso sticker on TV and film as well. This might be your new favorite band. Here's the audio.
  • Aura Bakker Interview

    Apr 17, 2014 | 33 min
    Independent musician Aura Bakker came to the KX 93.5 studios to talk about the release and recording process of her LP Desert Sea. Aura performed a couple songs LIVE on the air and talked about how crowd-funding programs could be good for artists who need a little help from their friends.
  • The Bad Suns Interview

    Apr 10, 2014 | 16 min
    KX 93.5 was the first station in the country to spin the infectious song Cardiac Arrest... now this SoCal band is blowing up. Mookie had the guys on his afternoon show to talk about their new EP, performing on Conan and what's next for the band. Here's the audio.
  • The Circus Kids Interview

    Apr 10, 2014 | 26 min
    Southern California's The Circus Kids came to the KX 93.5 studios to talk to Mookie about their debut self-titled LP. This band has the Stooges in their head and the Rolling Stones in their heart. The dynamic duo also performed a stripped down set LIVE on the air.
  • ROME Interview

    Apr 06, 2014 | 25 min
    Rome Ramirez came to the KX 93.5 studio to talk about the upcoming release of his solo LP called Get Free. He talked about his collaborations with Dirty Heads and what's down the road for Sublime With Rome. Here's the audio from the acoustic set and interview with Mookie... they also debuted the brand new single Terrorista.
  • Miniature Tigers Interview

    Mar 29, 2014 | 19 min
    Miniature Tigers came to the KX 93.5 studio weeks before the release of the "Cruel Runnings" LP to debut a new single. They talked about relocating to Jamaica to record the album, the producer they linked up with and more. Here's the audio.
  • 28 North Interview

    Mar 27, 2014 | 43 min
    28 North came to visit the KX 93.5 studios just before the release of their World On Fire LP. Fresh off of a tour with ZZ Top, these guys are a bunch of passionate musicians with a drive to write meaningful songs and perform all over the country. Here's the audio from their interview and stripped down performance on Mookie's afternoon show. Enjoy.
  • Little Hurricane Interview

    Mar 20, 2014 | 23 min
    Tone and CC are an independent alt/blues duo out of San Diego. They stopped by the KX 93.5 studios to hang with Mookie and talk about the release of their 2nd full length LP Gold Fever as well as a bunch of other things. This band has already had great success in the alternative music world and they're just getting started. Here's the audio.
  • Jeremy Messersmith Interview

    Mar 20, 2014 | 14 min
    Jeremy Messersmith took the time to call the KX 93.5 studios to talk about the latest tour, his extensive back catalog of music and his new relationship with Glassnote Records. His Glassnote debut LP Heart Murmurs is available now. Here's the audio.
  • Skaters Interview

    Mar 18, 2014 | 17 min
    Fresh off a UK tour and a bunch of gigs at SXSW, New York's own SKATERS came to KX 93.5 to talk about things... including their major label debut LP, the inception of the band and their self-published zine. Here's the audio.
  • Sam Roberts Band Interview

    Mar 18, 2014 | 26 min
    Sam Roberts came to the Laguna Beach KX 93.5 studios off the heels of playing SXSW and in the middle of a sweep up the west coast. His new record Lo-Fantasy is a wonderfully produced LP and an absolute winner of a record. Sam brought Dave Nugent to the studio and they both performed a stripped down set for us too. Here's the audio.
  • Karl Denson Interview

    Mar 13, 2014 | 23 min
    Karl Denson's Tiny Universe is more than just an average jam band... they fuse together soul, funk, jazz and rock in an original and compelling way. Karl Denson came to the KX 93.5 studios to talk with Mookie about the details of the New Ammo LP, his jazz and mo-town roots and past collaborations with various artists.
  • KIEV Interview

    Mar 12, 2014 | 32 min
    Southern California's own KIEV came to visit Mookie in the KX 93.5 Pearl Street studios to talk about their latest record Falling Bough Wisdom Teeth, their upcoming festival appearances AND to perform LIVE on the air. These are some of the nicest guys you'll ever meet in indie music today.
  • London Rose Interview

    Mar 01, 2014 | 26 min
    Independent R&B/Soul/Rock singer London Rose stopped by the KX 93.5 studios to talk with Mookie about her new Kick Drum EP, her latest swing through the left coast and to perform some stripped down songs LIVE.
  • Dig The Kid Interview

    Feb 25, 2014 | 44 min
    The Bay Area's own Dig The Kid took the time to cruise to the KX 93.5 studios to talk about their EP and perform a stripped down set LIVE on Mookie's afternoon show. This is a very hard working 3-piece with a great core of fans. We like this rock band a bunch. Here's the audio.
  • Kiven Interview

    Feb 19, 2014 | 25 min
    Southern California's own Kiven came to talk with Mookie in the KX 93.5 studios just days before the release of their debut self-titled LP. These guys have put together a brilliant modern rock/progressive/alternative leaning record. Here's the audio from the interview and stripped down performance.
  • LIFE Interview / Acoustic Set

    Feb 05, 2014 | 33 min
    Moises, Sean and Matt (formerly of Tomorrow's Bad Seeds) have a brand new project called LIFE. These talented Southern California musicians came to the Pearl Street studios to visit Mookie on the KX 93.5 afternoon show to debut their new single, perform a stripped down set and talk about what's next for the band.
  • Authority Zero Interview / Acoustic Set

    Feb 03, 2014 | 29 min
    Authority Zero took the time to hang with Mookie during his afternoon show. They came to talk about their latest record, perform a couple of songs LIVE in our Pearl Street studio and talk about the latest tour with Guttermouth and the Ataris. These are some of the nicest guys you'll ever meet in rock music.
  • Liam Gowing Interview

    Jan 29, 2014 | 36 min
    Liam Gowing came to the KX 93.5 studios to talk about his background in writing, the formation of his record Drunk Sluts Forever and his own record label called MojoSon Music. Here's the audio from the interview and exclusive acoustic performance as it happened on the air. Mookie has been calling Liam Gowing's debut solo album an instant indie-rock classic.
  • Blondfire Interview

    Dec 16, 2013 | 24 min
    Erica and the guys in Blondfire took the time to chat on Mookie's radio show before a Southern California show with The Mowgli's and Hunter Hunted. We talked about the inception of the band, the nature of the industry, their music in film AND we even premiered a brand new song from their upcoming LP due out in February.
  • The Burning Of Rome Interview

    Dec 13, 2013 | 21 min
    The Burning Of Rome (once again) came to the KX 93.5 Pearl Street studios to chat and perform LIVE on Mookie's afternoon show. They talked about their brand new record "Live and Acoustic at The Belly Up", their signature IPA and new LP which is on schedule to be available early 2014.
  • Ciscandra Nostalghia Interview

    Dec 09, 2013 | 24 min
    This musician/poet/performer took the time to chat with Mookie about the inception of her musical project "Nostalghia". She also debuted 3 songs from her upcoming self produced LP.
  • Reverend Horton Heat Interview

    Nov 25, 2013 | 20 min
    Mookie was joined by Reverend Horton Heat on the air before a show at The Observatory in Santa Ana. We debuted two songs from his upcoming 11th record due out in January 2014, talked about the roots of rockabilly and more. This artist has been blazing trails in the rockabilly genre for years.
  • Son Of Stan Interview

    Nov 18, 2013 | 22 min
    Jordan from Son Of Stan came to visit Mookie in the Pearl Street studios to talk about the release of his debut LP called Divorce Pop. Jordan has performed with Ringo Starr, Ben Harper and countless others in the past. The Divorce Pop record is available now and is an instant indie rock classic.
  • Cayucas Interview

    Nov 13, 2013 | 30 min
    Cayucas is a gem from the California coast. The guys came to the Pearl Street studios to talk about their music, the latest tour and the release of their Bigfoot LP. Here's the audio from the interview and LIVE radio performance.
  • Sons Of Hippies Interview

    Nov 13, 2013 | 35 min
    Sons Of Hippies are a psych rock trio from Florida with a debut LP called Griffons At The Gates Of Heaven. On their first ever sweep through Southern California, the band took the time to come and chat with Mookie AND play LIVE in the Pearl Street studios.
  • Jarinus Interview

    Nov 08, 2013 | 17 min
    Jarinus is the songwriting / production team of Linus of Hollywood and Jaret Reddick... it is also the world's greatest bro-mance. These guys have made a living in the music industry and have a GREAT record out which features Mookie's new musical obsession, The Morrissey Song.
  • Mike Doughty Interview

    Nov 08, 2013 | 15 min
    Mookie talked to to published author, former frontman of Soul Coughing and accomplished musician Mike Doughty about his various projects, new album of re-imagined Soul Coughing songs and his current tour.
  • Arthur Channel Interview

    Nov 05, 2013 | 48 min
    Arthur Channel is the project featuring Jon Greene, Jack Irons, Alain Johannes and Greg Richling. Jon has linked up with some talented musicians who have been involved with other successful projects in the past. Jon and Greg came to the Pearl Street studios to talk with Mookie about their debut record. We even got a stripped down LIVE performance from Jon.
  • Lost In Los Angeles Interview

    Nov 05, 2013 | 34 min
    Danny, Eddie and Clark from Lost In Los Angeles came to talk to Mookie in the Pearl Street studios and play a stripped down set on the air. They talked about being an independent band on the road, other project they're involved in and performed a song from "The Hovering" EP as well as a previously unreleased track.
  • Trapdoor Social Interview

    Nov 01, 2013 | 11 min
    After meeting in an Environmental Analysis program at Pomona College, Trapdoor Social‘s Merritt Graves and Skylar Funk bonded over a deep concern for the future of the planet. The duo introduced themselves with the “Death Of A Friend” EP and a full length is now in the works.
  • The Neighbourhood Interview

    Oct 31, 2013 | 17 min
    Last time Mookie talked to Bryan from The Neighbourhood it was weeks before their major label debut and just after a set at Coachella. This time... we got him on the phone while on a well deserved break from touring the country.
  • Jocelyn Celaya Interview / Acoustic Set

    Oct 30, 2013 | 18 min
    Jocelyn is an amazing guitar player. She coined the term "Radical Classical" and that's exactly what her style is... classical guitar infused with rock, pop and punk rock.
  • Pop Noir Interview / Acoustic Set

    Oct 29, 2013 | 41 min
    The twins of Pop Noir came to the Pearl Street studios to chat with Mookie about their great new EP called Jealousy. This talented duo even performed LIVE for us... and introduced us to their 1980's Casio keyboard. We had a blast.
  • Gary Numan Interview

    Oct 29, 2013 | 18 min
    Gary Numan called the studio before a show in Santa Ana to talk about his new record Splinter (Sounds From A Broken Mind) the tour and why he took a hiatus for roughly 7 years.
  • Kate Nash In-Studio Interview

    Oct 29, 2013 | 30 min
    Kate Nash came to Mookie's show while touring the California coast... it was actually just one leg of her WORLD tour. She's been making records since 2007 and her third LP called "Girl Talk" may be her best work yet. We talked music, social networking and philanthropy.
  • Filthy Souls Interview / Acoustic Set

    Oct 29, 2013 | 31 min
    The Filthy Souls took time out of their busy schedule to come and hang with Mookie at our Pearl Street Studios. Dave Green and his band have already had tremendous success here in Southern California in a relatively short period of time.
  • Islands Interview / Acoustic Set

    Oct 29, 2013 | 30 min
    Nick and Islands came to visit our studios while touring the West Coast to support the new record "Ski Mask". The new LP is one of our favorites of the year. Islands have been putting out records since the mid 2000's, originally out of Montreal. We talked about the recording process, comic strip characters AND the guys even performed with two acoustic guitars on loan from the music store.

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