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Pop-Punk & Pizza #168: 10 Songs for May 2021

James William of Hometruths. Photo by, Kristoff Photography.

This episode of Pop-Punk & Pizza is sponsored by Humans Were Here artist, Million Miler. Now Million Miler is actually the solo project of Tom Higgenson from Plain White T’s. His debut album, “MILLY”, is dropping this Monday, May 10th. The latest single, “Never Say Die”, is out now on all streaming platforms.

Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #168: 10 Songs for May 2021

Once a month, I update the Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast Spotify Playlist with 10 songs I think you should give a listen to.

In no particular order, here’s, “10 Songs for May 2021”: Plus the Fan Favorite Song from April!

  1. “Grow Up” – Wasting Time
  2. “What To Say” – Glow & The Dark
  3. “So Over You” – Hometruths
  4. “Rinse & Repeat” – Joystick
  5. “Never Surrender” – Chris DeMakes
  6. “Was It Something That I Said” – Autumn Revival
  7. “This Places Sucks But You Guys Don’t” – Always Grounded
  8. “Sainted Millions” – The Rumjacks
  9. “Wait On Me” – Two Trains Left
  10. “You Don’t Know Anything” – I Am Spartacus

The Fan Favorite Song from April: “Valerie” – Take The Reins

VOTE for your favorite song of the month on the Pop-Punk & Pizza Club Facebook Group. The song with the most votes stays on our Spotify playlist for another month. Just like, “Valerie”, is staying on the list for the month of May.

Much Love,

Jacques LaMore

REMEMBER…….

Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast streams LIVE on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch every Wednesday night at 7:00 PM Central Standard Time! My guest this Wednesday, May 12th is pop punk band, Eugene Levy.

Pop-Punk & Pizza #164: 10 Songs for April 2021

Royals. Photo by, LJR Photography.

This episode of Pop-Punk & Pizza is sponsored by, Blubrry Podcasting. Try Blubrry for FREE today! Go to blubrry.com, select the hosting package you want, and use the promo code BANGARANG RADIO at checkout and your first month is absolutely FREE. 

Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast #164: 10 Songs for April 2021

Hey! I hope you had a great Easter with the fam. I apologize that I’m posting this episode almost a week late. I had some issues with my power at home. We’re back up and running now!

Once a month, I update the Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast Spotify Playlist with 10 songs I think you should give a listen to.

In no particular order, here’s, “10 Songs for April 2021”: Plus the Fan Favorite Song from March!

  1. “Worldwide Catastrophe” – Royals
  2. “Count To A Million” – 3dBs Down
  3. “Valerie Loves Me” – Take The Reins
  4. “As Good As It Gets” – Wolf Rd
  5. “No Filter” – Wild Truth
  6. “What We Want” – Flying Penguin
  7. “Light Me Up” – Crooked Teeth Ft. Talker
  8. “Dry Skin” – Sean D. Harper
  9. “Change Things” – Rivals Ft. Dutch Melrose
  10. “Here’s To Getting Old” – Almost Made The Mixtape

The Fan Favorite Song from March: “It Will Get Better” – Eddy and the Arsons

VOTE for your favorite song of the month on the Pop-Punk & Pizza Club Facebook Group. The song with the most votes stays on our Spotify playlist for another month. Just like, “It Will Get Better”, is staying on the list for the month of April.

Much Love,

Jacques LaMore

REMEMBER…….

Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast streams LIVE on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch every Wednesday night at 7:00 PM Central Standard Time! My guest this Wednesday, April 14th is ska punk band, Courtesy of Tim.

Pop-Punk & Pizza #138: Top 10 Episodes of 2020

This episode of Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast is sponsored by melodic punk band, Hangtime! The band’s two most recent EPs, DESTROY! And INVASION, are being pressed onto one vinyl LP, which you can pre-order now via Say-10 Records (United States) and Dental Records (Canada). 

You can follow the band on Facebook, Instagram, and Bandcamp, @hangtimeband. Their music is available on all streaming platforms.

The 10 Most Listened to Episodes of Pop-Punk & Pizza Podcast in 2020:

I thought it would be fun to ring in the New Year by counting down the ten most listened to episodes of Pop-Punk & Pizza in 2020. The 10 episodes listed below had the most downloads this past year. Ranked from lowest to highest: 

10. #101: Songs & Stories with Kev Wright

9. #96: James VanOsdol

8. #91: Dev & Pat Parker of Til Morning

7. #88: Johnny Hamlin of Lights Over Bridgeport

6. #94: Andrew Zamora of Weigh The Anchor

5. #90: Matty & Courtney of Take The Reins

4. #97: Franky & Jevin of Much The Same

3. #99: Tahlena Chikami of Bite Me Bambi

2. #120: Stubhy Pandav of Lucky Boys Confusion

1. #93: Jake Marquis of Sleep On It

I would like to thank everyone involved in Pop-Punk & Pizza for making 2020 such an amazing year for the podcast. I’d like to extend my sincerest gratitude to all the guests, listeners, publicists, managers, sponsors, supporters, and my closest family and friends. THANK YOU! From my family to yours, Happy New Year!

Much Love,

Jacques LaMore

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Pop-Punk & Pizza #90: Matty & Courtney of TAKE THE REINS

Photo by, Alex Zarek.

It’s been quite a long time since I’ve interviewed a couple on the podcast. This actually marks our first married punk rock couple to be on the podcast. So let’s welcome Matty Benson and Courtney Boyers of suburban Chicago punk band, TAKE THE REINS, to the Pop-Punk & Pizza Party! We discuss their latest single, “Camo Jacket”, what it’s like being in a band as a married couple, and more. Thank you again for the kind words about the podcast, Matty & Courtney.  Enjoy!

Love,

Jacques LaMore

TAKE THE REINS – “Camo Jacket” (Official Music Video)

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Instagram & Twitter: @takethereins312