Sunday, January 26, 2014

The Wild - 140126 - Music Manumit Podcast

The Wild

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In this episode:
We talk with creative commons band The Wild

Here are Doug's notes from the interview.





Don’t know if we’re

Tell us about the band and tell us what’s new!


Folk rock! Punk rock, in fact

play music that is mix of their influences:


This Bike is A Pipe Bomb

The Band

fun at the shows!

Where are the shows?
Shows all over the country!

100% whether big or small show

sucks when a band seems to be above things

Feel lucky to be able to play together and tour

How long?
Five years

Where did the project name originate (aka, how wild are you guys)?
Not the movie!

some self-fulfilling

Witt is a big Bruce Springsteen fan!

Feeling in the moment or out in the wilderness

ancient self

Tom tells Gregory Corso beat story

Killer Tofu from

All of the same outfit

Where did you go on your upcoming tour? More videos
Best tour

You Blew It:

The Front Bottoms:

Which was the best place to play?

no stage in Sacramento California!

energy exchange between the band and audience

easier to feel dynamic in smaller place

Did you pick CC or did it just come with being part of QUR?
Bonfire Club (, Asian Man (, Sidejar (run by Anthony, who sadly died of cancer), etc. ← Jeff Rosenstock was in Bomb The Music Industry!

Jeff produced the band’s first album.

We talked a bit about Asian Man back

Chris Candy

BTMI was active Asian Man. Jeff was A&R a bit for Asian Man.

Plunderphonics: John Oswalt

girltalk: 3AM late night drive music

Sampling not a problem

What are some samples?
Regular stream of people

An Australian in an electronica

Some hiphop stuff!

Lupe Fiasco ←

What would you say was your punkiest track? Doug’s entry is “Cut from the Cloth”
subject matter can be punk: New Bedford off the new album ← intense political message

values are punk

Avril Lavigne?

Corporate Puppet!

The Wild is DIY!

not that much of a difference between punks and hippies

Witt is a big Phish fan!

Bad Brains come up again

just dub!

Just because Justin Bieber got arrested does not make him a hip hop artist

how did the band come about?
Witt came from folk music and punk music.

A lot of members in the past.

Mumford and Sons


Grateful Dead is an influence

How about Atlanta?
Atlanta is home base

Diana and Witt live in San Francisco

Greenville, SC

Brooklyn, NY

touring is the time they get together

Rhythm section is key!

Who are some people you think we should try to get on the show (aka, who are the important people in Creative Commons music today)?
Jeff Rosenstock

Metallica is fighting it!

We’re the right side!

Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
Dreams Are Maps - recorded by guy from Against Me!


Diana (Witt’s fiance) is at SF Art Institute

Fuck responsibilities!