24 episodes

Get psyched for the premier festival in the PNW with The Official Sasquatch! Festival Podcast. Running up to Sasquatch, our host John Norris brings you artist interviews, behind the scenes news, captivating discussions with Seattle music insiders, and then reports direct from the festival. Listen to exclusive content you won’t find anywhere else.

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Get psyched for the premier festival in the PNW with The Official Sasquatch! Festival Podcast. Running up to Sasquatch, our host John Norris brings you artist interviews, behind the scenes news, captivating discussions with Seattle music insiders, and then reports direct from the festival. Listen to exclusive content you won’t find anywhere else.

    PATRICK STICKLES INTERVIEW AT THE PEPSI KOLA HOUSE AT SASQUATCH

    PATRICK STICKLES INTERVIEW AT THE PEPSI KOLA HOUSE AT SASQUATCH

    Titus Andronicus' Patrick Stickles is one of this generations most important voices in rock. Patrick spoke to John about his band's latest live release S+@dium Rock: Five Nights at the Opera, making music that resonates with people and continuing to keep the band going as long as possible - while still being able to make music on his own terms.

    • 20 min
    BØRNS INTERVIEW AT THE PEPSI KOLA HOUSE AT SASQUATCH

    BØRNS INTERVIEW AT THE PEPSI KOLA HOUSE AT SASQUATCH

    Michigander Garrett Borns once dreamed of being a magician. But the musical magic he's making these days as BØRNS is undeniable: channeling Marc Bolan in a modern pop context, his melody-chocked debut LP Dopamine, in particular the ridiculously catchy singalong "Electric Love", has star-is-born written all over it. The Sasquatch podcast talked about his endless life on the road, his obsessive fans' contributions to his wardrobe, an upcoming video for "American Money" and more. 

    • 19 min
    WIMPS INTERVIEW AT THE PEPSI KOLA HOUSE AT SASQUATCH

    WIMPS INTERVIEW AT THE PEPSI KOLA HOUSE AT SASQUATCH

    Rachel Ratner, Matt Nice and Dave Ramm have been at this music thing for a minute. Which means they’ve got wisdom on how you sustain a career in the here-today-gone-tomorrow punk scene. They’ve also got something to say - as the track “Capitol Hill” from their latest album Suitcase suggests - about the rampant gentrification of their hometown (which they still love). 

    • 17 min
    Backstage: Baio

    Backstage: Baio

    He's the bassist for what has become of of the world's biggest bands but just as significantly Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio is riding high on his own with a dance-pop LP The Names. He talks to John about the evolution of his solo sound, his new life in London, Rostam's departure from Vampire Weekend, and where that leaves the future of the band. 

    • 26 min
    Allen Stone Interview At The Pepsi Kola House At Sasquatch

    Allen Stone Interview At The Pepsi Kola House At Sasquatch

    The pride of Chewelah, Washington talks to us about music integrity, the newly revamped version of his album Radius and that time he sneaked into Sasquatch as a kid. 

    • 20 min
    Rudimental Interview At The Pepsi Kola House

    Rudimental Interview At The Pepsi Kola House

    England based band Rudimental are more than just a drum and bass group, their live sets blend funk, soul and hip-hop with ease and style. John Norris caught up with DJ Locksmith, Piers and Kesi from Rudimental before their set at Sasquatch. The guys in Rudimental talked about their most recent album We the Generation, their upcoming Wild Life festival and much more. Check it out!

    • 20 min

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