Titan Talk

Titan Talk

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Welcome to world of the rock band Small Town Titans off the stage. Anything goes every week! Go behind the scenes with us on life on the road, creating songs, commentary on what’s trending right now, and more!


Social Media Frequency, Shows We’ve Been Watching, and The Joker Movie
Jun 15 • 67 min
On this episode we’re talking about how often we are online these days personally. Would we be online just as often if we weren’t in a band? We talk about shows we’ve been watching while in quarantine (spoilers for “Waco” on Netflix!), and Phil finally…
Songwriting, Kevin Hart, and the New Sonic the Hedgehog Movie
Mar 3 • 59 min
We’ve been at it for months writing new songs, and we are pushing each other to make each one better than the last. We’re breaking down our new mentality and attitude towards songwriting on the show this week. We’re also talking about the Kevin Hart…
Kobe Bryant and the Aaron Hernandez Netflix Documentary
Feb 12 • 67 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re paying tribute to Kobe Bryant and his family, and we’re talking all about the Aaron Hernandez Netflix documentary the world can’t stop talking about! Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —-…
Life on Tour, Violence in Video Games, and the New Star Wars Movie
Jan 27 • 61 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re talking about life on the road, violence in video games, the new Star Wars movie and more! Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Our Day Off in a Marriott, The Future, and Video Games
Jan 13 • 58 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, it’s a day off on the road and we’re talking about tour life, the future, video games, and more. Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Disney Owns Everything, and Phil’s Getting a Dog
Nov 4, 2019 • 39 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re talking about Disney owning LOTS of things, Phil is getting a dog, and more! Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
What We’re Being for Halloween, Our Previous Bands, and Googling Ourselves
Oct 28, 2019 • 65 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re live from the green room at XL Live in Harrisburg, PA talking about what we’re being for Halloween for the show after this episode, our previous bands, and more. Plus we Google ourselves! Check it out now, subscribe to…
Ben’s Honeymoon, Escape Rooms, and The New Joker Movie
Oct 20, 2019 • 57 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re talking about Ben’s honeymoon, our brand new love for escape rooms, ancient watermelons, Apple, the new Joker movie and more! Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —- This episode is sponsored…
Mistakes on Stage, Aging on Stage and More
Oct 7, 2019 • 68 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re talking about dealing with mistakes on stage, how bands change the way they play live as they get older, and more. Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
Is Addiction a Disease?
Sep 16, 2019 • 57 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re talking about addiction. We’re in an industry where alcohol and other things can certainly get the better of you. What is addiction? Is it a disease? How do we define these things? That and more on this week’s episode.…
Getting to Know One of Our Biggest Fans, Batman, and More Superhero Talk
Sep 9, 2019 • 69 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re coming to you from our hotel room the day before a show! We’re interviewing one of our biggest fans for years about music, Batman and other superheroes, and so much more! Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and…
The Stage Fright Phenomenon and Drunken Shenanigans
Aug 8, 2019 • 59 min
On this episode we’re talking about how everyone feels nerves and excitement before a show, both the fan and the musician. And…we’re drinking! It’s a day off on the road and we’re coming to you from a hotel in Columbus, OH talking about whatever we want!…
Ben Got Married, the Meaning of “TOTD”, the Music of John Carpenter’s “Halloween”
Jul 20, 2019 • 67 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we are recording in a hotel room somewhere in Kentucky the day before we rock the Kentucky Bike Rally! We’re talking about Ben getting married, the meaning of the old band related acronym “TOTD”, the music of John…
Ep 30 - Taylor Swift vs Scooter Braun, Spotify Cancels Important Feature
Jul 9, 2019 • 62 min
On this episode, we break down and give our thoughts on Taylor Swift’s war with the brand new owner of her past music, Spotify cancels an important feature for independent artists (like us!) and more. Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave…
Ep 29 - Technology, Clickbait, and Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road”
Jul 3, 2019 • 69 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re talking about where technology is headed, the art of clickbait, we’re breaking down the #1 song in the US for 13 weeks straight, Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus), and more! Check it out now,…
Ep 28 - A Show Recap, Reactions to Suicide, and Deep Fakes
Jun 24, 2019 • 62 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re recapping our latest show, we unveil our past immediate reactions to recent suicides, and Phil educates the band on deep fakes. Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —- This episode is…
Ep 27 - Job Frustrations, Practicing Our Instruments, and Winning at Photoshop
Jun 24, 2019 • 57 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re talking about some current frustrations at the office, the forgotten art of practicing our instruments, a guy who photo shopped a flat tire to get out of work, and more! Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and…
Ep 26 - The Who, The 10 Foot Rule, and Another Batman
Jun 3, 2019 • 67 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, Jonny recaps seeing The Who in Philly, we’re talking about our past job experiences, and we’re going over current trends on Twitter. Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —- This episode is…
Ep 25 - Transgender Artists, Sir Suspect Snapple, and High School Memories
May 28, 2019 • 97 min
On this episode, we’re talking about transgender artists, high school memories and more! And just who is Sir Suspect Snapple? Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make…
Ep 24 - The Number 24 and Drugs
May 20, 2019 • 77 min
On this episode, we are talking about the significance of the number 24 for us, and drugs. Plants don’t count. Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Ep 23 - Lil Nax X’s New song, Ben Thinks Everyone is Dumb, Revisiting the 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show
May 13, 2019 • 73 min
On this episode, we’re debating whether or not Lil Nas X’s new song “Old Town Road” is a country song, Ben asks the age old question “Why do we have to make smart music when people are dumb?”, and we revisit the controversies surrounding the 2019 Super…
Ep 22 - Baby Wipes, Taylor Swift, and Marvel Movies
May 6, 2019 • 55 min
On this episode we’re talking about baby wipes and why Ben absolutely despises them thanks to touring, and Taylor Swift’s new song “ME!”. Plus our favorite superheroes, and what superpower we would want. Jonny’s kryptonite is Lay’s Sour Cream and Onion…
Ep 21 - Phil’s Knowledge of Bees, Ben Peeing in Weird Places, and More
Apr 25, 2019 • 76 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re talking about bees for some reason, Ben has one hell of a story to tell you from his high school days, we talk about anything trending on Twitter today, and more! Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a…
Ep 20 - Hypothetical Questions, UFC, Libraries, and More
Apr 19, 2019 • 69 min
On this episode, we’re talking about how we would pass time if we were stranded on tour, what it’s like to try learning a new language, UFC and other sports, libraries, and more! Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a review! —- This…
Ep 19 - Math Sucks, WrestleMania Doesn’t, and More
Apr 13, 2019 • 81 min
On this episode, we’re talking about math for some reason, Jonny recaps his eventful weekend long WrestleMania vacation in New Jersey, we talk about the trending #CancelSpotify debate, and more! Check it out now, subscribe to our podcast, and leave a…
Ep 18 - Blacktop Mojo’s Matt James
Apr 1, 2019 • 106 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, we’re sitting down to hang out with our good friend Matt James, lead singer of Blacktop Mojo. We had some drinks and talked about Matt’s influences, how Blacktop Mojo got started, and we have a great discussion on the art vs…
Ep 17 - Motley Crue’s “The Dirt”, Legendary Parties and More
Mar 22, 2019 • 82 min
On this episode of Titan Talk, Jonny discusses his thoughts on “The Dirt” Netflix film (light spoilers!), we take turns talking about our best party stories from college, and more! Plus hear an exclusive acoustic performance of our song “Amnesia”. —- This…
Ep 16 - Facebook and Instagram are down? Noooooo!
Mar 15, 2019 • 95 min
On this episode, we talk about the social media apocalypse that happened this past Wednesday. No Facebook OR Instagram? What?? We’re talking about the role of social media in our personal and professional lives, as well as the “Varsity Blues” scandal!…
Ep 15 - Life After the Gig - Then and Now
Mar 7, 2019 • 71 min
On this episode, we’re talking about life after the gig. How the party scene is now versus how it was then according to the history books. Lots of mentions of Motley Crue’s unbelievable autobiography”The Dirt” in anticipation of their upcoming movie here…
Ep 14 - The love of live rock n’ roll
Feb 21, 2019 • 86 min
On this episode, Jonny is live from the self named Deliciously Disgusting Cafe with the Dressler family and his buddy Mike Swab. This is what happens when some rock n’ roll superfans hit record after a few drinks! We’re sharing stories of bands we’ve seen…
Ep 13 - Current Pitfalls in the Music Industry
Feb 15, 2019 • 94 min
On this episode we’re talking about the decline of PledgeMusic, the Fyre music festival documentaries on Netflix and Hulu, and more! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice…
Ep 12 - Work/Life Balance
Feb 7, 2019 • 94 min
On this episode, we discuss the continuing changes we are all beginning to see in our personal and professional lives, especially online. We’re breaking down what we are doing lately to get the most out of our personal lives as we watch the Titan Army…
EP 11 - Thinking Like a YouTuber vs Thinking Like a Band
Jan 25, 2019 • 101 min
On this episode, we’re live from the green room at Club XL in Harrisburg, PA for our Brrr Fest festival! We’re having a drink and discussing why we started thinking like YouTubers vs thinking like a band. —- Send in a voice message:…
Ep 10 - Going Viral for Christmas
Jan 18, 2019 • 87 min
Today on Titan Talk, we sit down to talk about our viral cover of “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch”, and what it was like to be a part of the insanity. We’re breaking down how and why we decided to record it, and sharing stories about our crazy December…
EP 9 - Queen and the Bohemian Rhapsody Movie
Nov 3, 2018 • 42 min
On this episode we talk about the band Queen in anticipation of the new Bohemian Rhapsody movie out now. We decided to cover their song “You’re My Best Friend” and we break down why. Also we check in with our fans’ live chat in our Titan Army Facebook…
Ep 8 - Behind the Scenes of Our Monster Mash Cover
Oct 29, 2018 • 39 min
Today we are breaking down the creation of our “Monster Mash” cover from start to finish! Hear how it came to be in less than 2 weeks, and how it has motivated us with creating new videos and songs moving forward. Feel free to follow and support us at the…
Ep 7 - Halloween Stories
Oct 29, 2018 • 41 min
Happy Halloween! Today we are talking about any and all things scary. Crazy dreams, experiences with ghosts, our biggest fears and more! Feel free to follow and support us at the links below of your choice! Patreon: http://bit.ly/2rhRKhl Facebook:…
Ep 6 - Beer, Sh*tty Shows, and the Color Brown
Sep 29, 2018 • 48 min
Today’s podcast topics include tour stories about beer, sh*tty shows, the color brown, and the case for legalization. Cheers! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
Ep 5 - New Practice Space
Sep 28, 2018 • 39 min
An interactive chat for our patrons. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/titantalk/message
Ep 4 - Mental Health Awareness, Phil Heads to the Beach, Recapping Our Tour With Adelitas Way
Aug 29, 2018 • 37 min
On this episode, Jonny talks about the panic attack that changed everything, Phil talks about why he’s headed to the beach with his best friend, we share some stories from the Adelitas Way tour, and more! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Ep 3 - The death of Vinnie Paul, cyber bullying, and the mispronunciation of words
Jul 2, 2018 • 45 min
On this episode, we gather round to talk about whatever is on our minds. The passing of Vinnie Paul, the negative side of social media, and how Ben just can’t say stuff right is all discussed. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Ep 1 - Going on Tour With Adelitas Way
Jun 8, 2018 • 68 min
Check out our debut episode! Topics covered include our upcoming tour with Adelitas Way, Batman, Morgan Freeman, Lebron James vs Michael Jordan, and selfie quote girls. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…