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Breaking Bread with Benn Grim

Sep 18, 2018

Paul Thorstenson is a musician, creator, Poughkeepsie native and avid contributor to the Hudson Valley Hardcore scene. Paul and I discuss the roots and beginnings of his band Dissolve, the East Coast hardcore scene, the final days of the iconic venue, The Anthrax and the loving relationship between the HVHC scene...


Aug 21, 2018

Amla Mehta is a motivational speaker who at the age of 16 was diagnosed with Gyrate Atrophy. Gyrate Atrophy is a rare genetic eye condition in which the patient gradually loses his or her peripheral vision between the ages of 45 to 60. Only 200 people are diagnosed in the world. Amla speaks to me about her...


Aug 14, 2018

"Colonial Chris" is a marketing manager for a local greenhouse manufacturer that specializes in building greenhouses for marijuana grows. Chris and I talk medical marijuana, recreational marijuana, the state of Connecticut regarding those two topics, marijuana dispensaries and music. Chris and I switch gears and talk...


Aug 7, 2018

Keith Buckley is the frontman for the band Every Time I Die and he is the Author of his newest book, "Watch." I met up with Keith on the back of his bus at (the last) Warped Tour in Hartford CT a couple weeks back. Keith and I talk about the mid 90's hardcore scene, his new book, being a Warped Tour installation, bands...


Jul 31, 2018

The Hempsteadys are a ska, punk, rockish type of band that cannot be pigeon holed into any single genre. The Hempsteadys are comprised of 12 members but today I sit down with 4 of them, NME the Illest, Cody Freedom, Andrew Carey and John Logan. We talk about the roots and beginnings of The Hempsteadys, the other members...