NONSENSE is a bi-weekly alternative, pop punk, punk, and hardcore music podcast hosted by band members of What Makes Sense: Aaron Barkstrom and Adam Rebillard. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @nonsensepod for more.
EPISODE 51: ft. Autumn Revival
Joining us this week is Alexy and Mickey of Bronx, NY-based alternative band Autumn Revival. AR just recently released one hell of a single called “What It Something That I Said?”, which is the first glimpse they have provided their fans with into their upcoming EP. In this episode we discuss the new single, playing shows in New York City, Presidente Beer, and some of our favorite up and coming bands. Song of the week: “Meant For Misery” by Settle Your Scores. Outro: “Was It Something That I Said”. Follow: @Autumn_Revival and @NonsensePod for more!
EPISODE 50: ft. The Sparkle and Fade
The BIG 5-0! EPISODE 50 is here and this week we are joined by Tyler and TJ of the CT-based power pop band, The Sparkle And Fade. You may recognize them from being featured as our “Song of the Week” several episodes back. In this episode we discuss their DIY ethos, their favorite piece of gear, and how strange of year it was to be in band last year. Song of the Week: “National Treasure” by 20 SomeThing. Outro: “Up In The Air” by The Sparkle And Fade. Follow @nonsensepod and @the.sparkle.and.fade on Instagram for more
EPISODE 49: ft. Kurt Zikaras (American Thrills)
We welcome on this week Kurt Zikaras, lead singer/guitarist of Connecticut-based punk band, American Thrills. In this episode, Kurt shares with us what he has learned in his many years of being a part of various musical acts. American Thrills has an impressive but thus far short history after starting in 2020–there is much to come on their horizon considering their stacked line up. The band recently released their second EP “Old Things”, now streaming on all platforms. Their song “Discount Casket” (recently featured in Brooklyn Vegan) can be heard at the end of the episode. Song of the week: “Let Me Go” by Go For Gold. Outro: “Discount Casket” by American Thrills. Follow @AmericanThrillsband and @nonsensepod on Instagram for more.
EPISODE 48: ft. Crooked Teeth
Tyson Evans a.k.a. Crooked Teeth joins us this week to talk about his new single “Light Me Up”(ft. talker). Crooked Teeth is an ever evolving project — an amalgamation of music genres blended in the best way possible. We talk about combining genres, Featured X, A&W Root Beer, and Green Day Pillows. Featured song of the week: “No Memes” by A New Hope @anewhopeuk. Outro: “Beg” by Crooked Teeth @crookedteethrock. Follow @nonsensepod for more.
EPISODE 47: ft. Action/Adventure
Brompton Jackson and Blake Evaristo of Action/Adventure join the podcast this week fresh off of signing to Pure Noise Records! Action/Adventure just released their first single/music video on Pure Noise, “Poser”, which can be heard at the episode. The guys share their hidden (and not so hidden) talents, favorite music venues, and memories from the road. Song of the week: “Nothing Serious” by Oakrest @oakrestband. Outro: “Poser” by Action/Adventure. Follow: @actadvband @nonsensepod for more.
EPISODE 46: ft. Cody Ritchie (Goalkeeper)
Cody Ritchie of Goalkeeper joins us this week to discuss their new single “Black and Blue (Reimagined)” — out everywhere 4/9. “Black and Blue (Reimagined)” is a new take on their hit single “Black and Blue”, released late last year. Also joining the podcast this week is Bobo, the cross-eyed cat that has inspired some of Goalkeeper’s greatest hits. Song of the week: “Divine Connection” by Real Talk. Outro: “Black and Blue” by Goalkeeper.