#217: Bands Reuniting Round Table Discussion

March 10, 2015

For our March Round Table Discussion, we're joined by Chip Midnight of Kids Interview Bands, Tom Mullen of the Washed Up Emo, and Louise Post of Veruca Salt to talk about bands reuniting. Louis fills us on how how the band got back together, how the new songs for their Record Store Day seven inch came to be, and plans for a full length album in 2015. We also discuss the break-up of the band and how families and maturity change band dynamics. in addition, we go round the table and discuss whether or not it's necessary for new bands to even put out new material, or if shows are enough, and is it important to have original members back in the band. We also dig into bands if some bands appear to be more interested in the festival paycheck than reuniting for more artistic reasons, what bands reunited that none of us expected, which reunions exceeded expectations and which were let downs, and what bands do we really, really wish would reunite, but probably won't. It's a big show you don't want to miss.

Songs in this Episode:

Intro - It's Holy by Veruca Salt

11:01 - The Museum of Broken Relationships by Veruca Salt

18:36 - Son of Three by The Breeders

21:07 - Matamoros by The Afghan Whigs

42:52 - Almost Ready by Dinosaur Jr.

Outro - Surface Envy by Sleater-Kinney

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