3 years in the making. 10 episode documentary series. 25 new songs. An unprecedented look into what life on tour is really like.
Check out our brand new pOdcast:
THE FRONT LOUNGE WITH KONGOS
Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-front-lounge-with-kongos/id1313009955
Google Play: https://goo.gl/GKqEKg
Christiaan is one of the top barmen in the country. If you're in LA you can find him at the renowned A.O.C as well as Lucques and Tavern. The guys talk about the time he made drinks for President Obama, touring in Holland and how the drinking age affects crowds at shows.
In this episode the guys talk about the two new announcements they made this week. A brand new documentary series called Bus Call and their new album called 1929.
In this episode the guys talk about bad clappers, pet hotels, Zakir Hussein, Haim Saban, Square Dancing, Auratone Speakers and potentially announcing a new announcement.
On this special episode the guys talk about their breakout album Lunatic with a full track by track discussion.
Michael “Mic” Quinn is a veteran touring professional hailing from Glasgow, Scotland, who's been around the world with bands such as Jet, Empire of the Sun, The Music, Ratatat, Cut Copy and more. He is currently the Production Manager and Front of House sound engineer for KONGOS.
FITNESS is a new band made up of Kenny Carkeet (formerly of AWOLNATION) and Max Collins (Eve 6). The guys talk about overcoming early success, working with major labels, the Lion of Soweto, Die Antwoord, $100 hamburgers, yoga and piloting single engine planes.
The guys met Adam Ruehmer in 2012 opening for Linkin Park who Adam worked for at the time. They talk about meeting in the Virgin Airlines upper class lounge, Tinariwen, Tartit, Trystero Coffee, the business of social media audiences, Paiste cymbals and why we don't like the sound of our own voice
The guys catch up with friend Sam Pauly, who they met on the Kings of Leon tour, and talk about the details of tour managing, Master Tour, guest list politics, casino food, bootleg Lil Wayne vs Drake merch, Exponential Audio R4 reverb and their friend Stripes getting kidnapped by an uber driver.
The guys catch up with one of their oldest friends and first crew member Mo Gordon. They talk furniture, The GZA, Glenn Gould, The Art of Fugue, paperwork on the road, sleep-talking, leatherman multi tools, The ARP Odyssey synthesizer, forgetting lyrics on stage and the role fashion plays in life.
The guys catch up with good friend and monitor engineer Geron Rains. They talk about coffee snobbery, palm trees, Blake Mills, Bill Withers, John Coltrane, Frequent Flyer miles, how to make perfect cocktail ice, "road brothers" and how touring changes your outlook on life.