The 8123 Podcast

The 8123 Podcast

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The 8123 Podcast is hosted by Pat Kirch and Garrett Nickelsen of The Maine. The guys will be sitting down with friends, fans, and musical guests to talk about music and life.


#82 - Sad Summer Festival
Jun 18 • 40 min
Chatting about how Sad Summer came to be and what we are excited for this summer!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#81 - Live Q and A from the 8123 store!!!
Jun 14 • 25 min
Live Q and A we did at the 8123 store in Arizona!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#80 - Live podcast with Tim Kirch (Manager)
Jun 10 • 62 min
Our first ever live episode of the 8123 podcast!! We had a great talk with our manager Tim about the early days of the band. Part 2 of this episode will be out later in the week!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#79 - American Candy
Jun 6 • 38 min
Deep breakdown on the making of American Candy!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#78 - Happy 6th birthday Forever Halloween!
Jun 4 • 30 min
Track by track breakdown of Forever Halloween on it’s 6th birthday!! Thank you for giving this album a life. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#77 - Adam Simons (Wanderer)
Jun 3 • 55 min
Pat and Garrett sit down with Adam Simons of the band Wanderer. Adam also plays live with The Maine on tour as their auxiliary player! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#76 - The time we got all of our money stolen…
May 30 • 34 min
Pat and Garrett chat about the time The Maine had a BUNCH of money stolen from them… —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#75 - The pros and cons of being an unsigned band
May 24 • 45 min
Pat and Garrett sit down to chat about the pros and cons of being an unsigned band in 2019! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#74 - Q & A (May 2019)
May 12 • 31 min
First Q and A episode in awhile!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#73 - Tanner Radcliffe (Tour Manager)
Apr 26 • 45 min
Sat down with out longtime friend and tour manager Tanner and talked about trying new things and not being afraid to try new things. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#72 -YAO, TBS tour, getting engaged
Apr 19 • 35 min
Life update!!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#71 - Derek Sanders (Mayday Parade)
Apr 3 • 59 min
Chat with out longtime friend Derek from Mayday Parade. Can’t wait to be on the Sad Summer tour with them all summer!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#70 - Jason Tate (Chorus.FM/absolutepunk.net) You Are Ok album preview
Mar 27 • 78 min
A few days away from the release of our new album You Are Ok we sat down with Jason Tate to preview the album and talk about the music scene and much more!!! Hope you all enjoy this one. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#69 - Kennedy Brock (The Maine)
Mar 17 • 57 min
We had a conversation with a member of our own band for the podcast today!! It’s our podcast so we can do that. Hope you all enjoy this one. Lot’s of stories from the early days and talk about what our relationship has meant to each other and why it has…
#68 - Psyko Steve (Concert promoter, partner in 8123 fest)
Mar 8 • 60 min
We sat down with Psyko Steve to talk about the music industry. This will be really insightful for anyone looking to do something different with their lives. Steve found his own path just by being curious, working hard, and doing things for the love of it.…
#67 - “My Best Habit” talks with Jared and Lupe
Feb 22 • 42 min
We have a brand new single out called “My Best Habit” so we did a podcast talking about the making of the song and how we feel now that it is out in the world!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#66 - You Are Ok live special!!!
Feb 19 • 59 min
You Are Ok the live special!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#65 - February Q & A
Feb 13 • 36 min
It’s been a bit since we have done a Q and A episode! So here it is!!! Thank you for the questions. Great ones this week! All the love. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#64 - You Are Ok “The First Look” in-depth album preview with John O’Callaghan
Feb 7 • 54 min
You Are Ok “The First Look” in-depth album preview with John O’Callaghan and Ed Masley —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#63 - Tim Kirch bonus episode
Feb 4 • 24 min
We were having so much fun talking on the podcast with Tim that we kept going and it turned into this bonus episode!!! Hope you enjoy. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#62 - The 8123 fest 2019 episode
Jan 29 • 42 min
Our thoughts about 8123 fest 2019!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#61 - Tim Kirch (Manager, 8123)
Jan 25 • 73 min
This one has been a long time coming we finally talk to Pat’s brother and our manager Tim Kirch on the podcast!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#60 Brennan and Garrett talk (8123 fest episode)
Jan 12 • 39 min
Garrett and Brennan from The Technicolors catch up and get ready for 8123 fest!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#59 - Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop (Track by track bonus episode)
Jan 5 • 32 min
A break down of every track on our first album Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#58 - December Q and A episode!!!
Dec 18, 2018 • 32 min
We are back with another Q and A episode!!!! Hope you enjoy! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#57 - Discovering the sound of the new album
Dec 3, 2018 • 33 min
We get into the making of the new album so far and what we have learned along the way!!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#56 - Matt Squire (Producer)
Nov 28, 2018 • 51 min
#56 - Matt Squire (Producer) by 8123 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#55 - Joel Kanitz (This Century, Gorgeous War)
Oct 5, 2018 • 62 min
We go way back with Joel and have toured the world together. Great talk about him finding himself after being in a band and touring for so long. Just a great long talk. Hope you all enjoy it! —- Send in a voice message:…
#54 - The past few weeks have been hard on us.
Sep 27, 2018 • 44 min
Working through our self doubt. Creating anything is hard, on this episode we talk about where our heads our at right now going through the hard times of making an album. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#53 - What are you willing to do for your dream?
Sep 23, 2018 • 36 min
Inspiring story of hard work and dedication from this summer on Warped tour! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#52 - Dan (Real Friends) & Joe (Knuckle Puck)
Sep 17, 2018 • 52 min
#52 - Dan (Real Friends) & Joe (Knuckle Puck) by 8123 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#51 - Shervon Esfahani (Signed us to Fearless records!)
Sep 6, 2018 • 28 min
Great talk about getting a start in the music industry!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#50 - Our 50th episode!!!
Aug 29, 2018 • 38 min
We have made it to our 50th episode so we had to do something special. We break down the 5 things we have learned while doing this podcast. Thank you all for listening a being a part of it!!!! —- Send in a voice message:…
#49 - Ryan Scott Graham (State Champs)
Aug 20, 2018 • 37 min
Ryan from State Champs is on the podcast this week! This guys makes us feel lazy. He is in two touring bands at the same time. Great talk. Hope you enjoy!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#48 - Can’t Stop Won’t Stop and the future.
Aug 14, 2018 • 47 min
Long talk about the creation of our first album Can’t Stop Won’t Stop and about what we are up to now starting to work on album #7! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#47 - Collin and Nick of Grayscale
Aug 7, 2018 • 37 min
We met Grayscale out on Warped tour. Thought their merch tent was really great. Then asked them to come on the podcast. They are really nice dudes and had a good time chatting! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#46 - Joe Taylor (Knuckle Puck)
Aug 1, 2018 • 39 min
Deep talk with our friend Joe of Knuckle Puck!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#45 - Mike Shea (Alternative Press Magazine)
Jul 24, 2018 • 59 min
Nice long talk with Mike Shea the owner and founder of Alternative Press magazine about the current state of music and where things are headed. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#44 - Sébastien Lefebvre (Simple Plan)
Jul 15, 2018 • 39 min
Great chat with Sébastien Lefebvre from Simple Plan in the back of the tour bus!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#43 - Kyle Fasel(Real Friends)
Jul 9, 2018 • 33 min
Had a talk with Kyle from Real Friends in the back lounge of our bus about the ups and downs of being in a band!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#42 - How successful do you need to be to stop working hard?
Jun 27, 2018 • 38 min
How successful do you need to be to stop working hard? 10 things we have learned from working hard on The Vans Warped Tour https://medium.com/@themaine/how-successful-do-you-need-to-be-to-stop-working-hard-850c6751067e —- Send in a voice message:…
#41 - Gary Ferenchak (Friend, Sound engineer, Mentor, Ordained minister, and much more)
Jun 18, 2018 • 68 min
Long talk with our good friend Gary who really set the example of how we run our band on the road and showed us the ropes early on. He is a great guy and has always been there for us in everything we do as people and in the band. —- Send in a voice…
#40 - Concert experience
Jun 8, 2018 • 22 min
A talk about what it is like going to concerts now that we have been touring for over a decade!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#39 - June Q & A episode
Jun 3, 2018 • 24 min
Pat and Garrett do a new Q and A episode for the first time in awhile!!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#38 -Mike Gunzelman (The Gunz show)
May 28, 2018 • 67 min
#38 -Mike Gunzelman (The Gunz show) by 8123 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#37 - Matt Carter (Emery)
May 18, 2018 • 59 min
#37 - Matt Carter (Emery) by 8123 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#36 - The Way We Talk
May 15, 2018 • 19 min
A deep dive into The Way We Talk EP and the confusion we had while creating it! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#35 - Alex Garcia (Mayday Parade)
May 11, 2018 • 52 min
Great talk with out friend Alex from Mayday Parade!!! We have been having these talks in the backs of tour busses around the world with Alex for years so good to finally get one recorded! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#34 - Telle Smith (The Word Alive)
May 4, 2018 • 77 min
#34 - Telle Smith (The Word Alive) by 8123 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#33 - #SetListDivas
Apr 30, 2018 • 30 min
Pat and Garrett talk with two members of a crew we like to call the #SetListDivas who complain about the set lists we pick for tours. This is all in good fun and we were all mainly messing around… Thank you guys for keeping us on our toes. —- Send in a…
#32 - Ryan Osterman (The Maine, Holy Fawn)
Apr 26, 2018 • 69 min
Pat and Garrett sit down with The Maine’s first guitar player Ryan Osterman to talk about his short time in the band!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#31 - Fry Your Brain Q and A episode!!!
Apr 24, 2018 • 27 min
Pat and Garret do a new Q and A episode from a hotel room on the Fry Your Brain with The Maine tour —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#30 - Nick Anderson (The Wrecks)
Apr 20, 2018 • 65 min
Pat and Garrett sit down with Nick from The Wrecks to talk about his start in music and where he sees his career going! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#29 - Breaking down our mental walls
Apr 16, 2018 • 23 min
#29 - Breaking down our mental walls by 8123 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#28 - Travis Hawley (Night Riots)
Apr 12, 2018 • 61 min
Garrett and Pat have a long chat with our great friend Travis from Night Riots. This one goes deep!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#27 Lovely Little Lonely
Apr 7, 2018 • 23 min
Pat and Garrett talk about the past year since Lovely Little Lonely was released!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#26 - Ksenia Dombo (8123 family member)
Apr 5, 2018 • 33 min
Pat and Garrett talk with Ksenia who has been a fan of the band for nearly a decade!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#25 - Loren Brinton(A Rocket To The Moon, Lydia)
Mar 29, 2018 • 63 min
Pat and Garret sit down with long time friend Loren Brinton to talk about everything from playing in bands to parenting and more!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#24 - Black and White
Mar 26, 2018 • 27 min
A deep dive into our album “Black and White” —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#23 - John Nolan (Taking Back Sunday)
Mar 22, 2018 • 59 min
Pat and Garrett from The Maine talk with John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday about his career in music. His time away from the band and getting back together with them almost 10 years ago now. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#22 - Brand New Q&A Episode
Mar 19, 2018 • 26 min
Pat and Garrett answer your questions about their favorite songs, where they see the new music going and more!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#21 - Max Kerman (Arkells)
Mar 15, 2018 • 54 min
Pat and Garrett talk with Max Kerman, lead singer of Arkells!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#20 - The actual first episode
Mar 12, 2018 • 49 min
This was going to be the first episode of the podcast before we changed the format to doing interviews. Hope you enjoy us trying to figure this out for the first time!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#19 - Kamtin Mohager (The Chain Gang of 1974, Teenage Wrist)
Mar 8, 2018 • 69 min
Pat and Garrett from The Maine site down with their friend Cam from The Chain Gang of 1974, and Teenage Wrist. They talk about early days touring together and his time in the music industry. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#18 - The final Warped Tour
Mar 5, 2018 • 27 min
Pat and Garrett talk about Warped tour coming to an end after this summer!!!! Can’t wait to see you all at a show one more time! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#17 - Lupe Bustos (Touring photographer)
Mar 1, 2018 • 48 min
Pat and Garrett sit down with The Maine’s photographer Lupe Bustos to talk about how he got started and where he is headed next! Lot’s of great info for people wanting to get into photo or anything creative. —- Send in a voice message:…
#16 - 8123 Day winner interview/Q&A
Feb 26, 2018 • 37 min
We talk with the winner of the 8123 Day contest to be on the podcast and answer phone call questions!!!! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#15 - Johnny Minardi (Fueled By Ramen)
Feb 22, 2018 • 62 min
Johnny Minardi (A&R at Fueled By Ramen) joins the podcast to chat about getting his start in the music industry, releasing Panic! At The Disco’s debut full length, and his history with The Maine! Also, check out Johnny’s clothing Good Future…
#14 - Why Would You Pay Money To Meet A Human Being?
Feb 19, 2018 • 22 min
Pat and Garrett talk about their thoughts on paid meet and greets. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#13 - Sean Silverman (The Technicolors, This Century)
Feb 15, 2018 • 72 min
This week we sit down with long time friend Sean Silverman and talk about the start of 8123, his time in This Century, and tons of stories of our time growing up together in bands! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#12 - Forever Halloween
Feb 12, 2018 • 43 min
Pat and Garrett have an in depth talk about The Maine’s album “Forever Halloween” —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#11 - Awsten Knight (Waterparks)
Feb 8, 2018 • 61 min
Pat and Garrett sit down with Awsten Knight of the band Waterparks to talk about the bands quick rise, label problems, and much more! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#10 - Q and A (Your Questions, Our Answers)
Feb 6, 2018 • 14 min
Pat and Garrett sit down to answer your questions! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#009 - Lisa Kirch (Pat’s Mom)
Feb 1, 2018 • 51 min
Today (February 1st) is Pat Kirch’s birthday. To celebrate it, he sat down with his mother, Lisa Kirch. They chat about Pat’s childhood, watching him start the band, and advice for other parents out there with kids pursuing nontraditional careers. Want to…
#008 - Pat Kirch (Why Arizona Podcast)
Jan 29, 2018 • 51 min
This weeks episode comes from the Why Arizona Podcast. Pat Kirch sat down with Zachary Hall from the Why Arizona Podcast to chat about music and growing up in Arizona. ______________________________ We’re not using these tools to try to get people to buy…
#007 - Rian Dawson (All Time Low)
Jan 25, 2018 • 62 min
Rian Dawson of All Time Low joins The 8123 Podcast this week to chat about life, Dirty Work, and being in a band for over 15 years. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#006 - Special Q and A (John O’Callaghan Answers)
Jan 21, 2018 • 16 min
In this special Q and A, John O’Callaghan of The Maine drops by to answer your questions for #8123Day! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#005 - Q and A (You asked and we answered)
Jan 18, 2018 • 22 min
Pat and Garrett answer your questions! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#004 - Kevin Jordan (This Wild Life)
Jan 15, 2018 • 66 min
Kevin Jordan from This Wild Life joins the podcast to discuss what it’s like only having one other band member, getting popular playing cover songs and This Wild Life’s new record. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#003 - Q and A (You asked and we answered)
Jan 10, 2018 • 27 min
This week, Pat and Garrett sit down to answer your questions. Have a question for us? Leave them in the comments below! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#002 - Stephen Gomez (The Summer Set)
Jan 8, 2018 • 65 min
Stephen Gomez (The Summer Set) joins The 8123 Podcast to discuss growing up in Arizona, starting The Summer Set, and we finally address the “beef” between The Summer Set and The Maine. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message
#001 - Eric Halvorsen (A Rocket To The Moon, Cobra Starship)
Jan 2, 2018 • 66 min
Pat Kirch and Garrett Nickelsen sit down with Eric Halvorsen (A Rocket To The Moon, Cobra Starship, and Bad Motivation) to discuss his career and future as a musician. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8123podcast/message