Mike Garrigan Podcast

Mike Garrigan Podcast

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Through 2020, Mike will be posting a monthly podcast. This show will feature songs from previously recorded shows as well as essays about life in the 80s and 90s.


1987
Feb 3 • 55 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan shares a live piano version of “Hey, Angel” and two essays about life in 1987.
1986
Dec 16, 2019 • 31 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan shares a live piano version of “Sundrop” and three essays about life in 1986.
1985
Oct 7, 2019 • 30 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan shares three essays and a live piano version of “Automatic.”
1984
Sep 9, 2019 • 35 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan shares three essays and a live piano version of “Rusted Radio.”
1983
Aug 19, 2019 • 32 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan shares three essays and a live piano version of “Superhero.”
Confessions of a Law Student, Part 6
Jun 26, 2019 • 61 min
Mike Garrigan reflects on his final semester of law school.
Geeks & Bacon
Feb 4, 2019 • 22 min
Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan performs and discusses “Geeks & Bacon,” a song from the Scenes, Vol. 3 EP.
Confessions of a Law Student, Part 5
Jan 7, 2019 • 48 min
Mike Garrigan reflects on his fifth semester of law school.
Going Digital
Jul 25, 2018 • 36 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan explains his rationale for abandoning analog amplifiers in favor of digital ones.
Confessions of a Law Student, Part 4
May 23, 2018 • 56 min
Mike Garrigan reflects on his fourth semester of law school.
The Art of Nostalgia
Mar 7, 2018 • 44 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan reflects on various approaches to performing older material. Live, solo acoustic versions of “Superhero,” “Automatic,” and “Wonderland” are shared.
Confessions of a Law Student, Part 3
Jan 10, 2018 • 48 min
Mike Garrigan describes his third semester as a law student.
2017 6/12: Gender Disparity in the Music Industry
Aug 16, 2017 • 29 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan and Rachel Hirsh discuss gender disparity in the music industry. “Boys Will Be Boys” from Rachel’s band Bruxes is shared.
2017 5/12: Vampires & Small Towns
Jul 5, 2017 • 37 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan and Ashley DiMuzio discuss vampires, including favorite vampire fiction, improving the vampire, and practical considerations for contemporary vamps. “Dark Room” from Scenes, Vol. 2 is featured. Mike reads an essay,…
2017 4/12: Remembering Chris Cornell
Jun 21, 2017 • 34 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan reflects on Chris Cornell’s passing.
2017 3/12: Confessions of a Law Student (Part 2)
Jun 7, 2017 • 42 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan reflects on his second semester of law school.
2017 2/12: Reel Commute
Mar 8, 2017 • 31 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter and law student Mike Garrigan debuts two new recordings (“Mulligan White” and (hanging orc)) & discusses media highlights from his daily commute. Hear commentary on Frank Ocean’s Blonde, James Salter’s Light …
2017 1/12: Dystopias
Jan 11, 2017 • 31 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan and Niti Parthasarathy discuss The Purge: Anarchy and dystopian fiction.
Transitions 24/24: Confessions of a Law Student
Dec 28, 2016 • 54 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan recounts his first semester of law school.
Transitions 23/24: Confessions of a Rock Singer
Nov 16, 2016 • 29 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter shares his singing philosophy and processes for long-term vocal maintenance. “Oceans” from the Lessons of Autumn 20th Anniversary Show is shared.
Transitions 22/24: Confessions of an Indie Musician
Nov 2, 2016 • 40 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter discusses two promotional strategies. “November” from the Lessons of Autumn 20th Anniversary Show is shared.
Transitions 21/24: Top Ten Miles
Oct 19, 2016 • 40 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan discusses and ranks 10 Miles Davis studio albums.
Transitions 20/24: Confessions of a Road Dog
Oct 5, 2016 • 35 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan recounts life on the road. “Seems” from the May 2016 Collapsis reunion is shared.
Transitions 19/24: Confessions of a Music Producer
Sep 21, 2016 • 39 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan shares his insights into producing music. “Superhero” from the May 2016 Collapsis reunion is shared.
Transitions 18/24: Confessions of a Songwriter
Sep 7, 2016 • 48 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan offers a tell-all about his songwriting experiences. “October” from the May 2016 Collapsis reunion is shared.
Transitions 17/24: Top 10 Live Albums
Aug 24, 2016 • 50 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan counts down his favorite live albums. A live version of “Stumble” from the May 2016 Collapsis reunion is shared.
Transitions 16/24: Confessions of a Guitar Player
Aug 10, 2016 • 48 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan reflects all-things-guitar. He considers acoustic tastes, electric preferences, and how to get good. “See You Tonight” from The Promise of Summer is shared.
Transitions 15/24: Confessions of an Audio Engineer
Jul 27, 2016 • 46 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan reflects on his time as an audio engineer. Hear recording tips, tricks, techniques, and secrets. “She Alone” from the summer StageIt show is shared.
Transitions 14/24: A Disturbance in the Force (Part II)
Jul 13, 2016 • 40 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan continues his analysis of Star Wars, Star Wars fandom, and the impact of technology on intellectual property. “Sour Milk” from the Summer StageIt show is shared. Contains spoilers.
Transitions 13/24: A Disturbance in the Force (Part I)
Jun 29, 2016 • 45 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan considers the origins of divisions within the Star Wars fan community. Evolving technology, and its impact upon intellectual property, is also discussed. “Sigourney Weaver” from the Summer StageIt s…
Transitions 12/24: Saving Francis
Jun 15, 2016 • 23 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan attempts to save an azalea bush and finds inner peace. “Sundrop” from the June 11, 2016 StageIt show is shared.
Transitions 11/24: The Bite Sized Blueberry Frosted Mini Wheats & X-Ray Show
Jun 1, 2016 • 32 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan describes a recent breakfast disaster. He also discusses what happens during an x-ray. Fly-on-the-wall recordings of “What You Will” and “Rusted Radio” from a recent house concert are shared….
Transitions 10/24: Dog Heaven & Def Leppard
May 18, 2016 • 22 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan considers dog heaven. He also reviews the recent Def Leppard concert in Greensboro, NC.
Transitions 9/24: A Eulogy for Lord Smithfield
May 4, 2016 • 33 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan delivers a eulogy for Lord Smithfield, his canine companion of 12 years.
Transitions 8/24: Ice Cream & Consequences
Apr 20, 2016 • 21 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan considers Neapolitan ice cream, broadcast system failure, and Spring days. A previously unaired take of “Come Alive” from the April 2016 StageIt show is shared. “Fallin’ in Love Too Fast” from the…
Transitions 7/24: The Threat Is Real
Apr 6, 2016 • 33 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan considers the heavy metal worldview vis-a-vis the Megadeth catalog.
Transitions 6/24: Lights! Camera! Action?
Mar 23, 2016 • 26 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan considers the effectiveness of Marlon Brando’s refusal of his 1973 Oscar win. Mike goes on to consider matters of taste. “My Heart Is a Vacuum” from the February 2016 StageIt show is shared.
Transitions 5/24: Radio Casual
Mar 9, 2016 • 27 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan considers the term “business casual” as well as practical “rock” fashion. Mike shares how Stephen King has been an on-going songwriting influence. Murray breaks into the feed. A new studio recording…
Transitions 4/24: The Elephant in the Room
Feb 24, 2016 • 33 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan considers the War of Currents, AC/DC, circus ethics, Ozzy’s amazing guitarists, and a direct current world. A studio version of “February Street” is debuted (12:28). A live-in-the-studio version of …
Transitions 3/24: Tarantula Bones
Feb 10, 2016 • 23 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan considers tarantula molting and calendar reform. A studio version of “September” is debuted. A live in-the-studio version of “February Street” is performed.
Transitions 2/24: A Different Set of Rules
Jan 27, 2016 • 23 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan considers the world’s largest Rubik’s Cube, Smurf v Smurf (1972), and plumbing methods. New recordings of “Secretly Peculiar” are shared: Scenes, Vol. 1 version at 5:15 and Live-in-the-Studio versio…
Transitions 1/24: Hot Christmas & the Upgrade Brigade
Jan 13, 2016 • 30 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan reminisces about the hottest Christmas in recorded history and the arduous process of upgrading a pro audio system. WARNING: Contains vomit and jargon.
Interim 5/5: Something Different
Dec 30, 2015 • 29 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan explains his rationale for attending law school.
Interim 4/5: Something New
Dec 16, 2015 • 18 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan discusses, at length, his next music project.
Interim 3/5: Rest of Mike Garrigan on StageIt 2015
Dec 2, 2015 • 38 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan shares more songs from his 2015 on-line concert archive. Playlist: 1) 1:33 - “A Quiet Impostor,” 2) 4:40 - “Fallin’ in Love Too Fast,” 3) 7:58 - “She Alone,” 4) 11:30 - “Come Alive,” 5) 16:00 - “Out…
Interim 2/5: Best of Mike Garrigan on StageIt 2015
Nov 18, 2015 • 57 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray review the year of Mike’s on-line concerts on StageIt.com. Commentary appears between songs. 1) 2:17 - “In Warm Blood,” 2) 7:19 - “Under the Sky,” 3) 11:59 - “The Great Divide,” 4) 16:02 - “Seminole Train,” 5)…
Interim 1/5: Tim’s Fire Pit
Nov 4, 2015 • 28 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan travels to Rowley, MA for a house concert. He interviews Tim Kasprzyk about the show. “Civil Twilight” and “The Secret of Happiness” from the house concert are shared.
Passion 6/6: The Tomb
Oct 21, 2015 • 35 min
www.gossmanpassion.com - www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan and Wade Baynham conclude their discussion of The Gossman Passion
Passion 5/6: Eli, Eli Lema Sabbachthani?
Oct 7, 2015 • 27 min
www.gossmanpassion.com - www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan and Wade Baynham continue their discussion of the Gossman Passion. “Eli, Eli Lema Sabbachthani?” is considered.
Passion 4/6: Barabbas
Sep 23, 2015 • 28 min
www.gossmanpassion.com - www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan and Wade Baynham continue their discussion of The Gossman Passion. “Barabbas” is played and considered.
Passion 3/6: Caiaphas
Sep 9, 2015 • 59 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - www.gossmanpassion.com - Mike Garrigan and Wade Baynham continue their discussion of the The Gossman Passion. “Caiaphas” is featured and considered. Further details of the technical aspects of recording the project as well as noti…
Passion 2/6: Gethsemane
Aug 26, 2015 • 39 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - www.gossmanpassion.com - Mike Garrigan and Wade Baynham continue their discussion about the Gossman Passion. “Gethsemane” is shared and considered.
Passion 1/6: Take & Eat
Aug 12, 2015 • 57 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - www.gossmanpassion.com - Mike Garrigan & Wade Baynham discuss The Gossman Passion, a musical interpretation of the Passion according to St. Matthew. “Take & Eat” is featured and considered.
Echoes 15/15: Rosencrantz II
Jul 29, 2015 • 32 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss the final song in the series, “Rosencrantz II.” On Studio Time, they discuss “Nietzsche & Godot,” a song recorded for Winter, but not released on the outtakes collection. Murray has a pet peeve about …
Echoes 14/15: Slow Night
Jul 15, 2015 • 29 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss “Slow Night,” an outtake from The Echoes of Winter. Studio Time features a live performance of “Bitter” from the Keys & Imagination broadcast. Murray aired no pet peeves.
Echoes 13/15: Fish in the Furnace
Jul 1, 2015 • 25 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan and his friend Murray discuss “Fish in the Furnace,” a song from the upcoming fan-exclusive outtakes EP from The Echoes of Winter sessions. Studio Time - Drastic Edits - Murray’s Pet Peeves - Observ…
Echoes 12/15: Sweet Milk
Jun 17, 2015 • 28 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan discusses an outtake from his album The Echoes of Winter. Murray asks further questions. Studio Time - Get Behind the Kit - Murray’s Pet Peeves - The Guitar Pedal Power Paradox
Echoes 11/15: Silver Screen
Jun 3, 2015 • 21 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan discusses the final track on his album The Echoes of Winter. Murray chimes in with commentary and questions. Studio Time - Demoing Duds - Murray’s Pet Peeves - Clearly Marking Your Property
Echoes 10/15: My Heart Is a Vacuum
May 20, 2015 • 31 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan debuts “My Heart Is A Vacuum,” a medley from his album The Echoes of Winter. Murray comments. Studio Time - Changing Cables - Murray’s Pet Peeves - Tiny Gym Lockers
Echoes 9/15: A Quiet Impostor
May 6, 2015 • 36 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews JimmyFro regarding “A Quiet Impostor,” a song from Mike’s album The Echoes of Winter. Mike and Murray have a discussion about the Winter Kickstarter. Murray has no pet peeves. Note: Mike’…
Echoes 8/15: Money Is Water
Apr 22, 2015 • 38 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan and superfan Christina Wingate discuss “Money Is Water,” a song from Mike’s album The Echoes of Winter. Tori Amos re-issues and the realities of being a certified financial planner are also discusse…
Echoes 7/15: Rosencrantz, An Underdog
Apr 8, 2015 • 46 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan discusses music, art, and life with elementary school friend Peter Lettre. “Rosencrantz, An Underdog” from The Echoes of Winter is featured. Studio Time - Writing Guitar Solos - Murray’s Pet Peeves …
Echoes 6/15: Lazarus Sign
Mar 18, 2015 • 17 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss “Lazarus Sign” - Studio Time: Re-Recording - Murray’s Pet Peeves: Improper Use of the Passing Lane
Echoes 5/15: Photograph
Mar 4, 2015 • 24 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews EDM vocalist Quilla regarding the song “Photograph.” Quilla also comments upon the arrangement of “Them.” Studio Time - “Save Often” Murray’s Pet Peeves - “The Ills of Autocorrect”
Echoes 4/15: Bridges to Nowhere
Feb 18, 2015 • 38 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews super fan Lewis Slade from the UK, but not before Murray forgets to reschedule a drum tracking session. A new song, “Bridges to Nowhere” is discussed. Studio Time: “Experimentation” …
Echoes 3/15: Them
Feb 4, 2015 • 20 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan and his friend Murray discuss Mike’s song “Them.” Studio Time: “Click Tracks” Murray’s Pet Peeves: “Parking”
Echoes 2/15: In Warm Blood
Jan 21, 2015 • 31 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews super fan Tim Kasprzyk regarding Mike’s song “In Warm Blood.” Studio Time: “When to Cancel” Murray’s Pet Peeves: “A Lack of Specificity in Journalism”
Echoes 1/15: Fade Away
Jan 7, 2015 • 24 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan and his friend Murray discuss “Fade Away,” the first song on Mike’s album The Echoes of Winter. Studio Time: “Jumping In” Murray’s Pet Peeves: “The Gym”
26/26: Best of 2014 Reel + Holiday Song
Dec 3, 2014 • 45 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss the experience of interviewing creatives during 2014. Murray shares a best of reel of interviews from 2014. Plans for 2015 are shared. Mike’s song “I’ll Be Around (On Christmas)” is shared. Happy Holi…
25/26: Nic Brown
Nov 19, 2014 • 45 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews author & drummer Nic Brown. Topic’s include Nic’s writing, Athenaeum, Building a Hole, the great mustache contest of 1999, and the creative process. “Prozac” from the Building a Hol…
24/26: Conrad Hunter
Nov 5, 2014 • 37 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews audio engineer and producer Conrad Hunter (who recorded Building a Hole, Mike’s first album). “Orange” from Building a Hole is shared. “Stay” and “Bitter” from the 20th Anniversary Show…
23/26: Road Trip II
Oct 22, 2014 • 34 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews promoter Lee Wheeler before the 10/10/14 show in New Bern, NC at the Trent River Coffee Company. “Them” and “Silver Screen” from the show are shared. Mike’s post-show thoughts are aired…
22/26: Tha Mike Pilot
Oct 8, 2014 • 50 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews podcasting guru Tha Mike Pilot via Skype. Topics include Pilot’s podcasting career, Star Wars, and elements of good podcasting. “Another Day in Paradise” from the mg4 StageIt show is…
21/26: Quilla
Sep 24, 2014 • 58 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews EDM vocalist Quilla. Topics include music, her new album, metaphysical quandary, and celebrity. “A Million Broken Bikes,” “Exploding Galaxies,” and “Beans” from Beautiful Hybrid are sha…
20/26: Christina Wingate
Sep 10, 2014 • 59 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews superfan Christina Wingate. Topics include Collapsis, MG4, many of Mike’s songs, genre jumping, the creative process, and Christina’s top 5 albums. A long lost MG4 demo of “So Strange”…
19/26: April Stewart
Aug 20, 2014 • 55 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews voice actress April Stewart. Topics include musical theater, South Park, voice acting, co-writing, comic book conventions, and Collapsis. A mutual admiration of the Dave Matthews Band i…
18/26: Janine K. Spendlove
Aug 6, 2014 • 40 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews author Janine K. Spendlove. Topics include the War of the Seasons trilogy, dystopian YA settings, Aaron Alston’s mentorship, awesome elf guitars, the role of music in writing fiction, th…
17/26: John Plymale
Jul 23, 2014 • 65 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews producer John Plymale. Topics include the Pressure Boys reunion, working with Krist Novoselic, Kickball, the Lessons of Autumn, the Promise of Summer, and production philosophy. “Beau…
16/26: Derek Hunter
Jul 9, 2014 • 33 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews graphic artist Derek Hunter regarding his latest comic collection Skidmarks. Topics include Slurpees, Adventure Time, Pirate Club, Free Comic Book Day, 24 Hour Comic Day, the creative…
15/26: Bryan Young
Jun 25, 2014 • 42 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews sci-fi author Bryan Young. Topics include Young’s book The Serpents Head, the creative process, Star Wars, and Silence in the Library.
14/26: Adam Pitts & the Pseudo Cowboys
Jun 18, 2014 • 45 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan interviews singer/songwriter Adam Pitts. They discuss Adam’s upcoming show at the Oak City 7 concert series, the creative process, and musician realities. “Diane Daily,” “The Charlatan’s Last Stand,” and “Through Y…
13/26: New Reveille
Jun 4, 2014 • 42 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews the Raleigh, NC band New Reveille. Topics include the band’s formation, the creative process, and real-life musician stories. “Conway Shore,” “Babylon,” and “Miracle” from New Reveille’…
12/26: Michael Sweet
May 28, 2014 • 30 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews Michael Sweet of Stryper. Topics include Michael’s autobiography, new solo album, Stryper, and faith.
11/26: Jonatha Brooke
May 21, 2014 • 30 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan interviews singer/songwriter Jonatha Brooke about her musical My Mother Has 4 Noses. Visit 4noses.org for more info about this amazing project.
10/26: Mark Ivanitch
May 7, 2014 • 51 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike (and his co-pilot Ike) Garrigan interview singer/songwriter Mark Ivanitch. They discuss the realities of musician life and the creative process. Mark’s songs “Tammy & Wayne” and “All Good Deeds” are shared. Mike record…
9/26: The Kneads
Apr 23, 2014 • 49 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Greensboro indie rock band The Kneads hang out at Two Egrets after the mixing session for “Toto Recall” and “Deus Ex Machina.” Mike Garrigan asks questions about how the band formed, their creative process, and road stories. Hea…
8/26: Ross White
Apr 9, 2014 • 66 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan interviews poet Ross White. They discuss hanging out at Governor’s School, the early 90’s, poetry forms, the Grind, Ross’s poetry, the creative process, and the pros and cons of open mics. An unearthed boombox live…
7/26: Matt Pruitt
Mar 26, 2014 • 62 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan interviews singer/songwriter Matt Pruitt, former guitarist for the band Injected. Mike & Matt discuss songwriting, creativity, and Matt’s adventures as a Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization expedition leader….
6/26: Jay Garrigan
Mar 12, 2014 • 52 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan interviews his brother Jay Garrigan. They discuss Jay’s new band (The Eyebrows), songwriting, and musician life realities. An alternate mix of Jay’s song “Let It Go” is shared as well as a demo of Mike’s song “Add …
5/26: Mysti Mayhem
Feb 26, 2014 • 45 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan interviews Mysti Mayhem, winner of the 2013 Deep South Open Mic Competition. They discuss “Time for a Change,” Mysti’s single, as well as what she learned from being neighbors with Bo Diddley. “Out of My Mind” from…
4/26: Chip & Laury
Feb 12, 2014 • 51 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan interviews South Florida acoustic duo Chip & Laury. They discuss Catch That Spark, Chip & Laury’s new EP which was both produced and partially co-written by Mike. “Broken Arrow” from Chip…
3/26: IWTDI
Jan 29, 2014 • 61 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan talks career, creativity, and the road with John Booker and Rachel Hirsh of the Chapel Hill, NC band I Was Totally Destroying It. “Come Out, Come Out” and “Seasonal Low” by IWTDI are featured. …
2/26: Chris Bowen
Jan 15, 2014 • 54 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan talks with independent film maker and super fan Chris Bowen. Topics include the Collapsis reunion, the creative process, and the state of music. Chris asks questions about the seasonal albums as…
1/26: Road Trip
Jan 1, 2014 • 40 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/songwriter Mike Garrigan hits the road with two Collapsis reunion shows, two Mark Kano Band shows, and a StageIt show. Live versions of “Charyou Tree” and “See You Tonight” are featured. On location interviews and van dis…
Winter 11/11: Continuance (Dec 2013)
Dec 4, 2013 • 48 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mark Kano & Mike Garrigan discuss via Skype the realities of being a musician through different stages of life. Playing out, songwriting, and continuance are topics. Mark’s “Calling Saturn” is featured. Mike’s “Icicles” and…
Winter 10/11: Murray’s End (Nov 2013)
Nov 6, 2013 • 36 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Murray’s extended lucid dream concludes. “False Glove,” “Avalanche,” and “Separate” are debuted.
Winter 9/11: Melodies & Emotions (Oct 2013)
Oct 2, 2013 • 66 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan and Brian Wiltsey discuss the many roles that emotions play in crafting songs. “Freight Train,” “Wild Mistletoe,” and “I Won’t Let You Go” are shared from Mike’s demo reel. “This Time Around” and “It’s Good to Be U…
Winter 8/11: Muses (Sep 2013)
Sep 4, 2013 • 65 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan and Anna Luisa Daigneault discuss where songs come from. Anna talks about her stage personas Quilla and Banana Lazuli. “Photograph,” “Vacuum,” and “February Street” are shared from Mike’s demo reel. Writing from m…
Winter 7/11: Murray in Space (Aug 2013)
Aug 7, 2013 • 31 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Murray’s dream continues. “The Raisin Maids,” “Framed in White,” and “Fish in the Furnace” are debuted.
Winter 6/11: Collapsis Reunion & Resonance (Jul 2013)
Jul 3, 2013 • 41 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike Garrigan and Kyle Hanlin (former Collapsis tour manager and front-of-house engineer) discuss the upcoming Collapsis reunion. Resonances among Mike’s seasonal albums are also entertained. “Money Is Water,” “Conservative Blue…
Winter 5/11: Murray’s Island (Jun 2013)
Jun 6, 2013 • 30 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Murray recalls an extended lucid dream. “Dogs Like Eskimos,” “A Quiet Impostor,” and “Goodbye” are debuted.
Winter 4/11: Detours (May 2013)
May 1, 2013 • 30 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss ukuleles and how to get in & out of a rut. “Bridges to Nowhere,” “Secretly Peculiar,” and “Plush Worm” are debuted.
Winter 3/11: Decisions (Apr 2013)
Apr 3, 2013 • 29 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss production decisions regarding the new album. Demos for “In Warm Blood,” “Nietzsche & Godot,” and “Sweet Milk” are debuted.
Winter 2/11: Considerations (Mar 2013)
Mar 6, 2013 • 30 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray debate various considerations regarding the new album. “Slow Night,” “Rosencrantz II: Going Nowhere,” and “Fade Away” are debuted.
Winter 1/11: The Beginning (Feb 2013)
Feb 6, 2013 • 28 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss the beginning of a new album. Demos of “Them,” “Lazarus Sign,” and “Rosencrantz I: An Underdog” are debuted.
Pillar 10/10: Light Songs
Jan 16, 2013 • 28 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss the song “Shine On.” The heavy demo of “Two Shadows” is aired. “Walking on Elm Street,” an outtake, is shared.
Pillar 9/10: Other Songs
Jan 9, 2013 • 27 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss the song “Pillar of the Sun.” A live version of “Two Shadows” is debuted. An outtake, “Sparks,” is shared.
Pillar 8/10: Rock Songs
Jan 2, 2013 • 26 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss the song “Water & Wine.” A live version of “See You Tonight” is debuted.
Pillar 7/10: Time Songs
Dec 26, 2012 • 44 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike and Joe Garrigan discuss musicianship and creativity. “Snake Eyes” is featured. Live versions of “Focus, Part One” and “Another Day in Paradise” are debuted.
Pillar 6/10: Ghost Songs
Dec 19, 2012 • 28 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss the song “Paper Staircase.” A live version of “Water & Wine” is debuted. An outtake, “The Great Divide,” is shared.
Pillar 5/10: Boundary Songs
Dec 11, 2012 • 29 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss pushing creative boundaries. “The Elephant Rides Again” is featured. Live versions of “Birthday Song” and “Shine On” are debuted.
Pillar 4/10: Dark Songs
Dec 5, 2012 • 29 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Murray’s dance party is crashed. Mike & Murray discuss “Wicked Light” from Pillar of the Sun. Live versions of “Lost?” and “The Elephant Rides Again” are debuted.
Pillar 3/10: Heart Songs
Nov 28, 2012 • 28 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss “Out of My Mind” from Pillar of the Sun. Live versions of “Fallin’ in Love Too Fast” and “Hey, Angel” are debuted.
Pillar 2/10: Train Songs
Nov 21, 2012 • 30 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss songs about trains. “Seminole Train” from Pillar of the Sun is played. Abandoned demos from the Monomer/Steromer project are debuted. A live version of “Seminole Train” is shared.
Pillar 1/10: First Songs
Nov 14, 2012 • 27 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan discusses his album Pillar of the Sun in a ten part series. 1/10: First Songs features “Come Alive” and live recordings of “Obscure Momentum” and “Static.” Song origins, production choices, and…
Spring: 3/3 (November 2011)
Nov 8, 2011 • 23 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss The Return of Spring. “April Moon” and “Two Shadows” from the new album are played. “Snake Eyes,” an out-take from The Return of Spring, is debuted.
Spring: 2/3 (June 2011)
Jun 30, 2011 • 34 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike debuts two new recordings from his forthcoming album The Return of Spring. Special guest Rob Jarosinski from the band Convergence comments on the new tracks. Mike & Rob also discuss the recording of Convergence’s new al…
Spring: 1/3 (May 2011)
May 19, 2011 • 30 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike debuts three new recordings from his forthcoming album The Return of Spring. Special guest Jay Garrigan comments on the new tracks. Also, the two brothers discuss Jay’s band Garrigan, pedalblog.com, and music business…
Malamander Live: 3/3 (December 2010)
Dec 1, 2010 • 21 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Voyage of the Malamander CD Release Podcast, Vol 3. Mike & Murray discuss the year. “Obscure Momentum” from the September 18, 2010 CD release show is played. Murray debuts three remixes of Malamander songs: “Tornado,”…
Malamander Live: 2/3 (November 2010)
Nov 1, 2010 • 16 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Voyage of the Malamander CD Release Shows Podcast, Vol 2. Highlights from the September 18, 2010, Charlotte, NC CD release show.
Malamander Live: 1/3 (October 2010)
Oct 1, 2010 • 28 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Voyage of the Malamander CD Release Show Podcast, Vol 1. Highlights from the September 17, 2010, Greensboro, NC CD release show.
Voyage of the Malamander - Part 5 of 5: Outro
Apr 14, 2010 • 23 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Voyage of the Malamander - Part 5 of 5: Outro; Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan and his friend Murray discuss the new album. A studio version of “Changing Form” is played. “Trying to Be Still” and “Malamander” are debuted.
Voyage of the Malamander - Part 4 of 5: Arrival
Mar 20, 2010 • 24 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Voyage of the Malamander - Part 4 of 5: Arrival; Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan and his friend Murray discuss the new album. “Strange Spark” and “Salamander” are debuted.
Voyage of the Malamander - Part 3 of 5: Journey
Feb 15, 2010 • 18 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Voyage of the Malamander - Part 3 of 5: Journey; Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan discusses the new album. “Lost?” and “Obscure Momentum” are debuted. An upcoming show is announced.
Voyage of the Malamander - Part 2 of 5: Departure
Jan 15, 2010 • 29 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Voyage of the Malamander - Part 2 of 5: Departure; Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan & his friend Murray discuss the new album and feature two new recordings, “Ghost Hotel” & “Slow Change.” A live recording of a new song, …
Voyage of the Malamander - Part 1 of 5: Intro
Dec 14, 2009 • 26 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Voyage of the Malamander - Part 1 of 5: Intro; Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan returns to podcasting, announces a new album in 2010, and features two new recordings, “Jenny” and “Tornado.” Upcoming shows are also announced.
Mike Garrigan Podcast - April 2009
Apr 14, 2009 • 33 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan discusses the latest news, has a dialog with Mark Kano about his new record, suggests ways to prepare for a recording session, and considers the duality of musical life. “Rusted Radio,” “Walk in…
Mike Garrigan Podcast - March 2009
Mar 18, 2009 • 26 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Mike & Murray discuss the recent solo acoustic show in Holly Springs, NC. Three “bootleg” style recordings from that performance are aired: “Shine On,” “Nightmares,” and “Don’t Fade Away.” The value of assessing live…
Mike Garrigan Podcast - January 2009
Jan 19, 2009 • 31 min
www.mikegarrigan.com - Singer/Songwriter Mike Garrigan & his friend Murray discuss what’s been goin’ on since the last podcast. They also discuss topics concerning the economics of music, including company organization and live performances. “Anoth…