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Chris DeMakes of Less Than Jake discusses the ins and outs of songwriting with a variety of guests from the world of music.

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Chris DeMakes of Less Than Jake discusses the ins and outs of songwriting with a variety of guests from the world of music.

    SNEAK PREVIEW of The After Party "Guilty Pleasures" episode

    SNEAK PREVIEW of The After Party "Guilty Pleasures" episode

    Another little peek into The After Party podcast! If you'd like to hear the rest of this episode, PLUS an entire back catalog of episodes, PLUS a new episode every Monday, you can check out the Supporting Cast program at ChrisDeMakes.com. For the cost of buying Chris and Chris a cup of coffee each month, you can help support the podcast that you love!
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    • 22 min
    Ep. 68: Kevin Martin discusses Candlebox's "Far Behind"

    Ep. 68: Kevin Martin discusses Candlebox's "Far Behind"

    Candlebox's 1993 smash hit single "Far Behind" is still in regular rotation on rock radio today. On this episode, lead singer Kevin Martin discusses the writing, recording, release, and legacy of this timeless single.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep. 67: Pierre Bouvier discusses Simple Plan's "Perfect"

    Ep. 67: Pierre Bouvier discusses Simple Plan's "Perfect"

    Simple Plan vocalist Pierre Bouvier breaks down the writing, recording, and release of their 2002 smash hit single "Perfect".
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep. 66: Ty Tabor discusses King's X "Goldilox"

    Ep. 66: Ty Tabor discusses King's X "Goldilox"

    With a career that spans over four decades, King's X have a strong cult following that would go to the end of the world for the band. In this episode, guitarist and vocalist Ty Tabor discusses the inspiration, writing, recording, release, and legacy of "Goldilox", which is the song that the ENTIRE crowd sings at every King's X show.
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep. 65: Dan Marsala discusses Story Of The Year's "Until The Day I Die"

    Ep. 65: Dan Marsala discusses Story Of The Year's "Until The Day I Die"

    "Until The Day I Die" was the breakout hit that took the St. Louis based Story Of The Year from local band to MTV and radio stations all over the world. In this episode, lead singer Dan Marsala details the writing, recording, and release of this career-defining song.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep. 64: Josh Todd discusses Buckcherry's "Crazy Bitch"

    Ep. 64: Josh Todd discusses Buckcherry's "Crazy Bitch"

    Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd breaks down the writing, recording, and legacy of "Crazy Bitch", the song that launched the band into the stratosphere in the mid 2000s.
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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
522 Ratings

522 Ratings

xRUDOx ,

Johnny socko please!

Please please please

Nate N. ,

So so so good

I just got into this podcast and I have not been disappointed. Even though I’m not musically talented and I get lost when Chris talks technical about music, but the guests and explanation is so great that I don’t mind being lost every so often. Can’t wait for more.

rob gordon's top 5 ,

Great show

Chris (&Chris) make a great show with diverse artists. Chris breaks down the songs in an interesting and entertaining way. Must listen!

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