Darkside Records Podcast

Darkside Records Podcast

The Darkside Records Podcast is a monthly podcast recorded at Darkside Records, an independent record store located in Poughkeepsie, NY. The podcast is a roundtable discussion of music, vinyl records, the music industry, and whatever else hosted Justin Johnson, JB and Roberto and features interviews and conversations with store staff, bands, industry professionals, and more.

Darkside Records, located at 611 Dutchess Turnpike (Rt 44) in Poughkeepsie, NY is an independent music retailer and CIMS member with the Hudson Valley's largest selection of new & used Vinyl, CDs, Cassettes, Turntables and more!

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The first episode of the Darkside Records and Gallery Podcast, recorded 10/12/14 at the Darkside Man Cave. This episode stars store staff Darrell "Nickelback Darren" Carey, Roberto Hull, Justin "JJ" Johnson, and John Bryan, with Executive Producer Erin Gladding. This week, the group introduces themselves and discusses new albums by Prince and the Melvins, NY Comic Con, coheed and cambria fans, professional wrestling icons, record pressing trends and delayed manufacturing times, baby books, the fact that Darrell hasn't seen the movie the Big Lebowski, the new craft beer put out by the Hanson brothers "Mmmhops", and lupus.

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Oct 2014

1 hr 5 min

The second episode of the Darkside Records and Gallery Podcast, recorded 11/23/14 at the Darkside Man Cave. This episode stars store staff Darrell "Nickelback Darren" Carey, Roberto Hull, Justin "JJ" Johnson, and John Bryan, with Executive Producer Erin Gladding. This week, the group discusses Record Store Day, Black Friday (including our own specials and sales), Trampling-related deaths, Horses, Famous Marist College Alumni, Berto's DNA, More movies Darrell hasn't seen, and Didi Barrett.

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Nov 2014

51 min 29 sec

The third episode of the Darkside Records and Gallery Podcast, recorded 12.7/14 at the Darkside Man Cave. This episode stars store staff Darrell "Nickelback Darren" Carey, Roberto Hull, Justin "JJ" Johnson, and John Bryan, with Executive Producer Erin Gladding. This week, the group discusses holiday gift guides for possibly the most finicky of gift receivers: vinyl lovers. Also, The holidays, Bill Cosby, MTV News, horses, vinyl, turntables, shrinkage, and beards; and Nipper (the Darkside Dog) makes his podcast debut.

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Dec 2014

1 hr 5 min

The fourth episode of the Darkside Records and Gallery Podcast featuring our Top Ten of 2014 lists. Recorded 12/14/14 at the Darkside Man Cave. This episode stars store staff Darrell "Nickelback Darren" Carey, Roberto Hull, Justin "JJ" Johnson, and John Bryan, with Executive Producer Erin Gladding. This week, the group discusses our top ten albums of 2014 lists. Also, the holidays, horror movie soundtracks, the importance of pronunciation, Jack White's gimmicks, Jeff Grohl, Sonic Highways, and educated horse questions. Justin- 1. Manchester Orchestra - Cope/Hope 2. Jack White - Lazaretto 3. Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams 4. First Aid Kit - Stay Gold 5. Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright In The End 6. Beck - Morning Phase 7. Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways 8. Mastodon - Once More Round The Sun 9. Electric Wizard - Time To Die 10. Black Keys - Turn Blue Honorable Mentions: Conor Oberst - Upside Down Mountain, Hozier Roberto- 1. Alex North - 2001 Original Score 2. Earth- Primitive and Deadly 3. Smashing Pumpkins- Monuments to an Elegy 4. Julio Piado- Here come the Devil 5. Ghostface Killa- 36 Seasons 6. Pixies - Indie Cindy 7. Jeff Grace - House of the Devil (soundtrack) 8. Ryan Adams - s/t 9. Beck - Morning Phase 10. John Butler Trio - Flesh and Blood Honorable Mentions: Fu Machu- Gigantoid JB- 1. Lazer/Wulf - The Beast of Left and Right 2. Helms Alee- Sleepwalking Sailors 3. Pallbearer - foundation of burden 4. Floor - Oblation 5. Yob – Clearing the Path to Ascend 6. Mutoid Man – Helium Head 7. Jack White - Lazaretto 8. Melvins - Hold It In 9. Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots 10. Prince - plectrum electrum Honorable Mentions: Code Orange - I am King, Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack Darrell- 1. SÓLSTAFIR - Otta 2. The Botanist - VI: Flora 3. Devin Townsend - Z2 4. Junius- Days of the Fallen Sun 5. Arctic Sleep - The Passage of Gaia 6. Myrkur - Myrkur 7. Pyton - What’s Done Is Done 8. Los Random - Pidanoma 9. Northern Oak - Of Roots and Flesh 10. Tengger Cavalry - Ancient Call Honorable Mentions: Prince - Art Official Age and Plectrum Electrum

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Dec 2014

1 hr 17 min

This week, Erin is back and the gang discusses "music that changed our lives", this time with more crying babies. and we don't just mean Berto. Plus, lionel ritchie, babies, hotdogs with loose casings, ska, doug, 90s rap metal, limp bizkit, marilyn manson, billy joel, weezer, tabletalk pies, first albums, huey lewis and the news, mixtapes, smashing pumpkins, grunge rock, van halen, julian adler, bar mitzvahs, napster, ramones, nick cave, and linkin park.

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Jan 2015

1 hr 12 min

This week, the gang discusses some personal live music experiences, injuries, chips, and redheads. Plus: Pringles, snowstorms, pantana, dethklok, coheed and cambria, southern comfort, hangovers, mastodon, snocore, metallica, panhandling, redheads, fistfights, moshpits, show-related injuries, and even a little bit about music.

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Mar 2015

1 hr 6 min

This week, the gang discusses the upcoming Record Store Day event happening 4/18, discussing upcoming exclusive titles and how we do RSD. We also answer twitter questions (#darksidepodcast) and talk about bible camp, vaggie tales, veggie tales, the white stripes, metallica, brand new, ambassadors, crosley turntables, the Rockettes, and more.

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Apr 2015

1 hr 1 min

This week is a special edition podcast- a pre-caffienated, rarely-coherent early morning recording from our Record Store Day event, 4/18/15. JB and Berto gave real-time updates and interviews with everyone who shared #RSD15 with us. In addition, we discuss cupcakes, what people came looking for including exclusive releases from brand new, electric wizard, metallica, twin peaks, citizen dick, built to spill, and more.

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May 2015

28 min 42 sec

We’re back! And we’re Moving! This week, the gang discusses our moving to a new store! Plus: David McCullough, Berto’ grandmother, selling horses on the internet, records we like, record store day black friday, horse anatomy, scat porn, star wars, and even a little bit about music. Recorded at the Darkside Man Cave Oct 25, 2015. Send us your questions via twitter: #darksidepodcast

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Nov 2015

54 min 34 sec

This week, the gang discusses Record Store Day Black Friday! plus Adele, an american tail, our new store, totally legal breast milk, secret handshakes, small business saturday, breast milk, Justin’s super powers, and even a little bit about music. Recorded at the Darkside Records new location on Nov 19, 2015. Send us your questions via twitter: #darksidepodcast

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Nov 2015

48 min 54 sec

This week is another special edition podcast- recorded live in the early morning hours of Record Store Day Black Friday event, 11/27/15. Berto is on-site interviewing a few shoppers who shared #RSDBF with us. In addition, we have our first artist interview- as we spend a few minutes with singer/songwriter Bobby Long, who performed Live in the store and had an RSD First album “Ode” that came out on Black Friday.

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Nov 2015

28 min 11 sec

The twelfth (twelth?) episode of the Darkside Records and Gallery Podcast featuring our #dstopten2015 Top Ten of 2015 lists! Recorded 12/21/15 at the new Darkside man cave. This episode stars store staff Roberto Hull, Justin "JJ" Johnson, and John Bryan, with Executive Producer Erin Gladding. This week, the group discusses our top ten albums of 2015 lists. Also, The new store, autoerotic asphyxiation, astisan human breast milk, star wars, crying babies, and of course, our picks... Roberto Hull: 10. Death Cab For Cutie- Kintsugi 9. The Sword- High Country 8. Father John Misty- I Love You Honeybear 7. Tribulation- Children of the Night 6. Adele- 25 5. Baroness- Purple 4. Marilyn Manson- Pale Emperor 3. Jason Isbell- Something More Than Free 2. A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night OST 1. Lord Huron- Strange Trails John Bryan: 10. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly 9. Grimes - Art Angels 8. Intronaut – The Direction of Last Things 7. Mutoid Man - Bleeder 6. Carved Up - Matador 5. High on Fire - Luminiferous 4. Between the Buried and Me - Coma Ecliptic 3. Ken Mode - Success 2. Baroness - Purple 1. Torche - Restater Justin Johnson: 10. Coheed and Cambria - Color Before The Sun 9. Neil Young - live at blue note cafe 8. Desaparacedios - payola 7. Clutch - psychic warfare 6. Modest Mouse - strangers to ourselves 5. Punch Brothers - phosphorescent blues 4. The Sword - high country 3. The Decemberists - what a terrible what a 2. Silversun Pickups - better nature 1. Father John Misty - I love you honeybear Honorable mentions: Marilyn Manson - pale emperor Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - so delicious Courtney Barnett - sometimes I sit Uncle Acid - night creeper Baroness - purple Mutoid Man - bleeder Jason Isbell - something more than free Ryan Adams 1989

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Dec 2015

1 hr 19 min

The thirteenth episode of the Darkside Records Podcast stars store staff Roberto Hull, Justin "JJ" Johnson, and John Bryan, with Executive Producer Erin Gladding. This week, the group discusses moving into our new location and our #grandreopening celebration, inter-species erotica, furries, slithers, Comanche vs Ben the horse, godzilla variations, outdated racial slurs that sound like sexual positions, Cirque Du Soleil, David Bowie, baby fight clubs, our favorite January releases, homestar runner, and thank yous to everyone who helped us move and supported us in our reopening! Recorded at the Darkside Records new location (611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie). Send us your questions via twitter: #darksidepodcast

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Jan 2016

58 min 20 sec

The fourteenth episode of the Darkside Records Podcast stars store staff Roberto Hull, Justin "JJ" Johnson, and John Bryan, with new temporary Executive Producer Bekah. This week, we have some special guests: our staff member Gerk, whose birthday it is (was), our first musical performance from Jesse Tepper of Sound of a Smirk, and Jeff and Kim who were invited to discuss their critique of the podcast. the group discusses vinyl rarities and collectibles! In addition, we discuss children developmental stages, dog ice cream, raw milk, veganism, self-aware cows, Jimmy Urine, Soylent Green, sex workers at the Super Bowl, taste testing, rap battling, trash eating, brand new, foxy shazam, the melvins, lana del ray, How Bekah got hired, juggalo strip clubs, STI’s vs STD’s, bad pickup lines, . Recorded February 25th 2016 at the Darkside Records new location (611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie). Send us your questions via twitter: #darksidepodcast

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Feb 2016

1 hr 8 min

The fifteenth episode of the Darkside Records Podcast stars store staff Roberto Hull, Justin "JJ" Johnson and John Bryan, with special guest staff member Gerk, This episode the group discusses Record Store Day 2106! In addition, we discuss cheap beer, dad jokes, Darkside Open Mic, Darkside DJ Night, Hudson Valley Homegrown radio show on WRRV, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, weird pranks, AIM Away Messages, Berto's craigslist personals, Daredevil, shoplifting policies, Record Store Day politics, Record Store Day policies, The #RSD16 list including Clutch, Gwar, Goblin, Run The Jewels and many more. Recorded March 20th 2016 at the Darkside Records new location (611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie). Send us your questions via twitter: #darksidepodcast

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Mar 2016

1 hr 1 min

This episode is a special edition episode, recorded at our Record Store Day event! JB is out in the line interviewing a few customers who had been waiting in line, plus some music recorded live in the store on #RSD16 from MSL, We Got Whales, & Mike Hamel. Record live April 16th, 2016 at Darkside Records (611 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie NY). Send us your comments/questions using #darksidepodcast

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Apr 2016

45 min 22 sec

The seventeenth episode of the Darkside Records Podcast, This episode the group Sits down for an exclusive interview with the band Cold Hands and plays their new song ‘Laconic’! In addition, we discuss listener questions, surprise releases, Record Store Day 2106, Exploding food trucks (RIP El Guapo Tacos), upcoming Darkside events, Lacuna Coil, The Monkees, Geezer, common mispronunciations of Beyonce’s name, Prince, The Misfits, John Carpenter, Prophets of Rage, Lord of the Rings, Pitch Perfect, vasectomies, broccoli and a special darkside milestone. Recorded May 26th, 2016 at the Darkside Records new location (611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie) and starring store staff Roberto Hull, Justin "JJ" Johnson and John Bryan. Send us your questions via twitter: #darksidepodcast

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Jun 2016

1 hr 13 min

This episode the group discusses celebrity impressions, Gathering of the Juggalos, embarrassing high school admissions including Berto’s theatre experiences JJ’s substitutes and JB’s adolescent music tastes, our juggalo names, Philip Anselmo, awful facial hair choices, a christmas carol, the muppets, sesame street, bukkake parties, kmart, ruff ruff tweet and dave, cats in the cradle, Don McLean Vs John McClane, sumo wrestler testicular rescinding, . Recorded July 8, 2016 at the Darkside Records new location (611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie) and starring store staff Roberto Hull, Justin "JJ" Johnson and John Bryan.

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Jul 2016

1 hr 3 min

A low brow episode this month with Special Guests Jesse Tepper (Sound of a Smirk) and an interview with the band Ate Bit (at 51:30) and the debut their new song “Not So Stellar”! Plus, man buns, upcoming events, impressions, dale earnhart, juggalos, william sadler sightings, Berto joins an exclusive club, bob dylan winning the nobel prize, cyber attacks, beer, groveling for a PBR sponsorship, kidney stones, vasectomy, Disneyland and Disneyworld, Metro North policies, we give listener homework, body disposal methods, Jesse Tepper incriminates himself, JB calls out a pro wrestler, and roberto discusses women’s issues. Recorded October 21, 2016 at Darkside Records, 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie, NY.

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Oct 2016

1 hr 17 min

This episode we discuss our black friday- aka record store day’s back II black friday- offerings! including exclusive releases, sales, food trucks, the new darkside super wash, new starter kits, and much more! We also discuss our Small Business Saturday offerings, including an entirely different set of sales, plus the premiere of our beer, brewed in collaboration with Underground Coffee & Ales and North River Hops & Brewing! Plus, we discuss A Christmas Story and My Summer Story, Jesse Tepper’s “alleged” innocense, enhancing our podcasts, Russian food, actors who look like kieran culkin, bluetooth, and more. Recorded Nov 17th 2016 at Darkside Records, and starring Justin Johnson, John Bryan and Roberto Hull.

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Nov 2016

49 min 16 sec

This week is special edition podcast- recorded live in the early morning hours of Record Store Day Black II Black Friday event. JB is on-site interviewing a few shoppers who waited in line and shared #RSDBF with us, including customers and an interview with the hosts of the Hudson Valley Legends podcast. Recorded live Black Friday 11/26/16 at Darkside Records, 611 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie NY 12603.

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Dec 2016

30 min 30 sec

This month, we discuss our picks for the top ten albums of 2016 with special guests Bekah and Will the Brit! See the complete staff picks here: http://www.darksiderecordsandgallery.com/single-post/2016/12/21/Best-of-2016-Darkside-Staff-pt-2 We also discuss racism, british accents, free beers, puppy balls, darkside super wash, things we’re thankful for, modes of transportation, Bekah’s roommates and band camp stories, vinyl record sales trends, best selling albums in 2016, nielsen ratings, marist cats vs vassar deer, Bekah’s million dollar idea, star wars characters, melvins reissues, feminist problems of 2016, anxiety, wrrv sessions, dog movies, brexit, edm, a retrospective on 2016 and new years resolutions. Recorded live at Darkside Records, 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie NY on December 18th, 2016.

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Dec 2016

1 hr 33 min

Extra long edition, with special guests Mike Shishmanian, Jason Carpino and Rick Lohm from Hudson Valley Tattoo Co. We discuss our upcoming coloring night, tattoos, and music. We also discuss secret talents, impressions, nicknames, john holmes’ penis size, irregular penises, tattoo table secrets, recent album purchases, first albums, Rob Halford, Anderson .Paak, tattoo artist stereotypes, hockey, snapchat, interacting with strangers, coloring night, nair, manscaping, gym nudity, ball shaving techniques, fears, tattoo apprenticeship stories, marijuana legalization, memory problems, N64 No Mercy, Munchkin, Rivetwars, board games, Secret Hitler, and farting.

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Jan 2017

1 hr 50 min

Another extra long edition, with special guests Toni and Mike from Hudson Valley Legends Podcast (hudsonvalleylegends.com). We talk about our respective podcasts, Upcoming Events- V-Day vintage (2/11) and NSFW Color Party Planned Parenthood Fundraiser (2/12), and also discuss Dead Radio Podcast, Beers, bootlegs, blue raspberry, frozen pizza, white castle microwavable burgers, phone sex, 1-900 numbers, digital currency, tinder, GFE, Andrew Dice Clay, Sausage Party, Comedy movies, Ghostbusters, Toni’s secret JB shrine, 90s goth fashion, slipknot, eminem, The Jerky Boys, UFO Stories, band names, and the Australian outback. Recorded Feb 6, 2017 at Darkside Records, 611 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie NY.

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Feb 2017

1 hr 35 min

This episode is all about Record Store Day happening April 22, 2017! With special Guests Bekah and Tyler from the Darkside staff, we discuss Food, live music, craft beer, sales, and of course the exclusive releases! We also discuss malt liquor, brexit, funeral plans, Facebook live, parenting, racist uncles, imperialism, the first vegan, beers, neutering, roman helmets vs braining, driving creep stories, Falafels, Shawshank Redemption, Goosebumps, roadkill, acid trips, 90s nostalgia tunes, garbage rap, JB’s middle name, and more.

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Apr 2017

1 hr 21 min

This episode is a special edition episode, recorded live at Record Store Day 2017! JB was out in the line interviewing a few customers, plus interviews with some of the bands that performed including Cold Hands, DJ Perly, Logan Callahan and Frances Dean. Record live April 22, 2017 at Darkside Records (611 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie NY). Send us your comments/questions using #darksidepodcast

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May 2017

57 min 47 sec

This episode we welcome special guests from West West Side Music (http://www.westwestsidemusic.com), Chief Engineer Alan Douches and his assistant Alec Hydos! We discuss music mastering, physical formats, music, super audio CDs, analog source preservation, swap stories and much more. We also discuss racist cartoons, record store day, new jersey, grilled cheese, magnetic tape, jack white’s vault, iron mountain, record cleaning techniques and much more. Recorded May 10th 2017 at Darkside Records, 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie NY.

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May 2017

1 hr 37 min

This episode we welcome special guests from West West Side Music (http://www.westwestsidemusic.com), Chief Engineer Alan Douches and his assistants Steven and Alec! We continue our discussion music industry roles, music mastering, physical formats, FM radio, listening methods, cassettes, hifi equipment, favorite albums, record care and more. We also discuss sham weddings, Dead Empires’ new album recording, box sets, rob zombie, radiohead, turntables, album release schedules, Rick Rubin, Sonos Speakers, Sufjan Stevens, Eugene Merman, our new lightning round and more. Recorded June 12th 2017 at Darkside Records, 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie NY. Music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com) Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/darkside-records-podcast/id929349274?mt=2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/darkside-records-podcast-2/darkside-records-podcast?refid=stpr Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://bit.ly/darksidepodcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecordsandgallery.com

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Jun 2017

1 hr 25 min

A tide-over episode this month while JJ is away in Louisiana, we welcome back Berto for a darkly dorky darkside podcast. We discuss Soundtracks, Mondo Deathwaltz, German pronunciations, Movies, Atomic Blonde, Baby Driver, John Carpenter, Box Sets, The Fifth Element, Aliens, Preorders, Fabio Fritzi, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Marvel. We also share an interview with the band WE TAKE THE NIGHT recorded back in June, where we discuss their summer tour, but also David Bowie, Warped Tour, Gwar, Puking, pornhub and more. Plus we play their song "Not Now Chief, I'm In The Zone"!

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Aug 2017

1 hr 2 min

This episode we discuss Cassette Store Day 2017 with special guest TJ Spiak of local record label Queen City Tapes. #CSD17 is Oct 14th and we discuss the limited-edition cassette releases, Queen City Tapes and the live showcase happening that day. We also discuss beer, nazi tattoos, face tattoos, cats, record store day, city nicknames, ads, airplane bathrooms, squatty potty, poop frequencies, and more. We also have an interview with Francesca Olsen of House Sparrow and we spin their new song “You’ll See Colors”. Intro music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com) Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/darkside-records-podcast/id929349274?mt=2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/darkside-records-podcast-2/darkside-records-podcast?refid=stpr Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://bit.ly/darksidepodcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecordsandgallery.com Subscribe to Dorkside Podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dorkside-at-darkside-podcast/id1071462395?mt=2 Subscribe to Dorkside Podcast on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126832&refid=stpr

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Oct 2017

1 hr 3 min

This episode we discuss Record Store Day Black Friday, happening Nov 24- everything else happening that day and the limited-edition releases, including titles from Dave Matthews, Game of Thrones, Studio Ghibli, Run The Jewels, ICP, and more. We also discuss stinky feet, incense, neil young, marriage, comanche, blocking junk mail, juggalos, Danny Elfman, Neil Young chronology, Call waiting, Zilly Marley, and more. Sponsored by the Vinyl Starter Kit at Darkside Records, available now. Intro music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com) Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/darkside-records-podcast/id929349274?mt=2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/darkside-records-podcast-2/darkside-records-podcast?refid=stpr Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://bit.ly/darksidepodcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecordsandgallery.com http://www.facebook.com/darksiderecordspk

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Nov 2017

50 min 38 sec

This episode was recorded live on November 24, 2017 aka Record Store Day Black Friday! JB shares some early-morning interviews with some folks waiting in line, and we discuss everything happening that day and everyones’ picks for the limited-edition releases. We also present a special interview with Ozark Henry- who we sat down with at BSP Kingston to discuss his one-of-a-kind live show there. Sponsored by the Vinyl Starter Kit at Darkside Records, available now! Intro music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com) Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://bit.ly/darksidepodcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecordsandgallery.com Subscribe to Dorkside Podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dorkside-at-darkside-podcast/id1071462395?mt=2 Subscribe to Dorkside Podcast on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126832&refid=stpr

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Nov 2017

1 hr 9 min

This episode features some of the Darkside Crew- Kendra, Julia, Drew, Gerk and Brian with special guest Will from the UK. Recorded live on December 19, 2017, we discuss our top ten albums of 2017. We also discuss artists we lost in 2017, christmas music, racism, soundtracks, vinyl reissues, tacos, astrology, nicknames, the beach, JBs middle name, stalking, and JB gets a special surprise. Sponsored by the Vinyl Starter Kit at Darkside Records, available now! Intro music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com) Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecordsandgallery.com

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Dec 2017

1 hr 30 min

This episode we discuss Best Buy & Targets recent decision to stop selling CDs. Then JB & Gerk interview ‘The Genius’ Lanny Poffo, former WWF superstar! We also discuss foot odor, tap NY, first CDs, loss leaders, MOD, Billy Joel, Clarence Carter, independent bands, vinyl, bluetooth audio, dead empires, Hulk Hogan, Wrestling, Shel Silverstein, Poughkeepsie history and more. Sponsored by the Vinyl Starter Kit at Darkside Records, available now! Intro music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com) Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecordsandgallery.com Subscribe to Dorkside Podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dorkside-at-darkside-podcast/id1071462395?mt=2 Subscribe to Dorkside Podcast on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126832&refid=stpr

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Feb 2018

1 hr 14 min

Vinyl collectors will know that the Record Store Day list dropped a few days ago- so we took some time to go over some of the exclusive titles that we’re excited about in a little more detail. Including titles from David Bowie, Cheech & Chong, Courtney Barnett, Rage Against The Machine, Patton Oswalt, Pink Floyd, Soundtracks, Sufjan Stevens, Phish and more. See the complete list on our website, darksiderecords.com. We also talk some of our #RSD18 fun- Ben & Jerry’s and Dogfishhead Beer will both be here. And as a bonus, we share a clip from a few weeks ago of our process for writing & recording an ad. Recorded live at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie NY. Intro music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com) Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com

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Mar 2018

56 min 43 sec

It is our yearly Record Store Day recap episode! Recorded live in the early morning of April 21 2018 at Darkside Records, It features interviews from the morning of #RSD18, including Milky Mike, Billy Fields from Run Out Groove, Merch Guy Brian, JB’s old boss Rhea, The Withrows and more. We also have an interview we conducted a few weeks back with Frank McGinnis of American Film History and his label Sub Family Records. That interview was interrupted halfway through due to an error- but we wanted to share what we had, plus we debut a new AFH song. We also talk about nicknames, roller derby, tailgating, injuries, tattoos, CIA, police encounters, dildos, koalas, lil’ toenail, vermont maple syrup, celebrity encounters, cassettes and more. Intro music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com) Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com

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May 2018

1 hr 28 min

It’s been a bit- but we’re back! It’s our yearly Black Friday list episode! Recorded live October 8 at Darkside Records, we go over highlights from the list of exclusive title that will be available here on Nov 23 for Record Store Day Black Friday including Nothing, Dio, Type O Negative, Grateful Dead, Dave Matthews Band, Chris Cornell & many more. We also talk about JB’s wedding, gooch, Fred Durst, our new mobile app, kids, side boob, JB’s inability to do accents, brand names, holiday albums, Spotify, Small Business Saturday releases and more. See the complete list and event details on our website! Intro music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com) Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com

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Oct 2018

1 hr 17 min

This episode was recorded live on November 23, 2018 aka Record Store Day Black Friday! JB shares some early-morning interviews with some folks waiting in line as well as G$ (the Fried Chicken & Waffles Guy) and we discuss everything happening that day and everyones’ picks for the limited-edition releases. Sponsored by the Vinyl Starter Kit at Darkside Records, available now! Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Intro music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Nov 2018

48 min 46 sec

This episode features some of the Darkside Crew- Julia, Gerk, Audrey & Brian with special guests. Recorded live on December 13, 2018, we discuss our top ten albums of the year and answered questions from facebook live. We also discuss artists we lost in 2017, christmas music, racism, soundtracks, vinyl reissues, tacos, astrology, nicknames, Kool-Aid flavors and more. Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Intro music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Dec 2018

2 hr 4 min

As we celebrate 8 years, we look back at some of our favorite memories here at Darkside, go over some 2018 statistics, as well as discuss record shops, origin stories, new music, logos, egyptian mythology, mushroomhead, and a secret is revealed.. Hosted by the staff and recorded live at Darkside Records, Poughkeepsie NY. Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706 Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Jan 2019

1 hr 43 min

This episode we discuss store events including Vintage Valentines indoor market, Octave Music Battle of the Bands & Record Store Day; The Grammys, Spotify & music streaming statistics, Youtube, preorders, Tool new album, as well as Patreon, beer, english accents, european holidays, capybaras vs chupacabras, hairy backs, contests, hummus recipes and more. Hosted by the staff and recorded live Feb 9 2019 at Darkside Records, Poughkeepsie NY. Follow us on facebook to watch the podcast recording livestream for bonus content! Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706 Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Feb 2019

59 min 33 sec

This episode we discuss Record Store Day, happening here April 13th, and the recently released list of exclusive titles available that day, including Mastodon, Grateful Dead, Pearl Jam, High of Fire, Jack White, Prince, Billy Joel, L7, Otis Redding & more! We also talk about soundtracks, 3” turntable, South Park, Juggalos and more. See complete details at darksiderecords.com/RSD Hosted by the staff and recorded live March 1 2019 at Darkside Records, Poughkeepsie NY. Follow us on facebook to watch the podcast recording livestream for bonus content! Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706 Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Mar 2019

1 hr 4 min

Episode 43: Live from Record Store Day 2019 This episode was recorded live on April 13, 2019 aka Record Store Day! JB shares some early-morning interviews with some folks waiting in line as well as with local musician Ciarra Fragale and discuss everything happening that day, everyones’ picks for the limited-edition releases and more. Plus we premiere her new single ‘Miss That ’. Hosted by the staff and recorded live at Darkside Records, Poughkeepsie NY. Follow us on facebook to watch the podcast recording livestream for bonus content! Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706 Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Apr 2019

39 min 21 sec

This episode was recorded live on July 14, 2019 at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY with special guest Mike Burdge from Story Screen. Some technical difficulties- one mic didn’t work right but we discuss other podcasts, Story Screen Theater in Beacon NY, soundtracks vs scores, Kate Blanchett vs Kate Beckinsale, Beers from Alewife Brewing, cursing, Mike Patton, the black stallion, trent rezone and atticus ross, listener questions, hudson valley magazine, hours movies & more. Hosted by the staff and recorded live at Darkside Records, Poughkeepsie NY. Follow us on facebook to watch the podcast recording livestream for bonus content! Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706 Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Jul 2019

1 hr 32 min

Recorded live on August 11, 2019 at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY with special guest Mike & Andy from All Out War. We discuss CIMS summer camp, air quotes, tour stories, angry sandwiches, impossible burger, veganism, canada, odd jobs, record stores, tool, telemarketers, & more. Hosted by the staff and recorded live at Darkside Records, Poughkeepsie NY. Follow us on facebook to watch the podcast recording livestream for bonus content! Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706 Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Aug 2019

1 hr 35 min

Recorded live on Oct 15, 2019 at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY with special guests Julia and Brian! We dive into Black Friday and highlight some of the exclusive vinyl releases; plus we discuss Kate’s Lazy Meadow, Twin Peaks, the 1975, twitter impressions, cartoons, David Lynch impressions, UFOs, MTV, The Goonies, & more. Hosted by the staff and recorded live at Darkside Records, Poughkeepsie NY. Follow us on facebook to watch the podcast recording livestream for bonus content! Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706 Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Oct 2019

1 hr 4 min

Recorded live December 6, 2019 at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY ! We talk about Black Friday (special thanks to Poughkeepsie Grind, G$s Fried Chicken & Waffles, DCSPCA & WRRV), plus we talk price chopper, Italy, our #fuckthemall #shopsmall challenge and small business saturday; then sit down for an interview with the band The Jacks where we discuss their new single, touring, sonic the hedgehog, guitar pedals, nashville and more. Hosted by the staff and recorded live at Darkside Records, Poughkeepsie NY. Follow us on facebook to watch the podcast recording livestream on facebook for bonus content!    Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify  More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com  Music by Dead Empires and Wall of Ego 

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Dec 2019

1 hr 8 min

The Darkside Staff is on the show to discuss our #dstopten2019 top ten album picks of 2019, some favorite memories, Smirnoff Ice, colemine records, and we welcome a couple special guests. Recorded live at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY. Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706 Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Dec 2019

1 hr 54 min

This episode we celebrate our 9th anniversary as a store (join us 1/18 for the party!) and do a deep dive into 2019 best seller statistics at Darkside (see complete lists on our website), music sales statistics industry-wide, answer listener questions, talk 2019 memories and discuss dental health, the beatles, casey casem, record store day, M Night Shyamalan, and more. Recorded live at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY.     Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify  More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com  Music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com 

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Jan 2020

1 hr 9 min

50th EPISODE!! This episode we talk about JJ’s recent interview in Rolling Stone about Directshot and the distribution crisis affecting independent record stores and the vinyl world today. Read the article here: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/cd-vinyl-distribution-crisis-950327/ We also discuss JB’s roller derby injury, local beers from Mill House Brewery, airplane reclining, joe’s apartment, amazon, billie eilish, preorders and more. Recorded at Feb 25, 2020 at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY. Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706 Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/dspodcastspotify More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/podcast More about Darkside Records: http://www.darksiderecords.com Music by Dead Empires: http://www.deadempires.com

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Feb 2020

52 min 52 sec