Turned Out A Punk

Damian Abraham has been many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ and food network host, one of the minds behind TV's "The Wrestlers", parent of 3... and undeniably, a punk music obsessive. Each week, he sits down and chats with an interesting person from various walks of life to find out how their world was influenced and changed by the discovery of a novelty genre that supposedly died out in 1978... PUNK!



Ben Gibbard from Death Cab For Cutie, The Postal Service and Pinwheel

Episode 417:
This is why we do this thing! Ben Gibbard is here and ready for a Turned Out A Punk party! Listen in as he and Damian discuss: punk heroes as religious icons, indie rock plus sincerity equaling emo and what was the Northwest's proto-punk? From going to Undertow shows, to high school with MxPx, to the Mono Men ruling and so much more: don't miss this one!

Also, don't miss the new Death Cab For Cutie video for "Here To Forever", off their upcoming "Asphalt Memories" LP! More info at Deathcabforcutie.com

Also, grab a shirt for the podcast here at turnedoutapunk.com

Also touched on: 

A tape with Bad Brains and the Descendants 
A Devo lovin’, military man, hippy dad
AC/DC: the greatest rock band ever
The Mono Men
Moving to Bremerton
Bad Religion 80-85 as The Velvet Underground And Nico
MxPx and the religious punk divide
Undertow RULE
Liking Fugazi but loving Minor Threat
Ian: never made a mistake
Looking for someone to give us rules
Vulnerability in anger
The Sonics as the area proto-punk
Post Nasal Drip
The Britpop/ American indie influenced Pinwheel



 2022-07-27  1h38m