This week the guys talk about their Greek food party - Inauthentica, their upcoming single - Pay For The Weekend, questions from Patreon Subscribers, and the ridiculous responses on Twitter to Mumford and Sons postponing tour dates.
This week the guys talk about the last episode of Bus Call and the positive response the series is getting on YouTube. They also speak on gearing up for the 1929 Winter Tour, Apartment searching in LA, and Pano’s tour of America.
The guys welcome back photographer and friend Jonny Marlow who helped film Episode 6 of Bus Call in South Africa in 2016. In this remarkable free form stream of unconsciousness conversation they talk about Bus Call and a bunch of other stuff.
The guys catch up with good friends Logan and Sarah Hall, the “editing power couple” who they’ve been working with on Bus Call for the last 2 years. They talk about the latest episode of Bus Call, Alexander Scriabin, Giant Mushrooms, the Catalina Wine Mixer and more.
The guys debut their brand new single Keep Your Head, announce the January 5th, 2019 release date of the Part 1 of the new album 1929, talk about the most recent Episode of Bus Call and remember when they supported One Republic in Europe in 2014.
The guys have big news this week as they announce a North American Tour (https://kongos.com/shows), they go into a bit of detail on Episode 3 of Bus Call - If You Build It, play a snippet of an upcoming song - Interference, the VIP experience, their 1st tour, and a Wireless DAC.
The guys talk about Ad-Free podcast episodes through Patreon, the Premiere of Bus Call on Sep 13, filming the Everything Must Go Music Video, Festival Radius Clauses, their first gig ever and the Gimbal Ronin S.
The guys premiere their new song Everything Must Go and talk about their docu-series Bus Call, mixing in the new room after hitting multiple roadblocks in the previous space, the percentage of money made by musicians in the music industry, and the meaning of the term Bus Call with Colton from the Top Bunk.
The guys talk with photographer Jeff Olsen, about photoshoots with the band, his new Leica M camera, "Decisive Moments", what it's like to film KONGOS during arguments, I'm Dying Up Here, Leonard Cohen, Danny's new obsession with gnocchi. Also Colton From The Top Bunk chimes in about his time in LA.
The guys catch up with multi-platinum selling singer song-writer responsible for one of the most legendary bands to have ever existed. John Kongos, father of KONGOS, chats family history, JOHNNY GUITAR Drive-In, touring and algorithm generated music.
The guys catch up with Jason Roedl, their Tour Manager and long time friend. They talk about the Bus Call screening at Phoenix Film Festival, Jason's band Young Mothers, GQOM, tour accounting, the Pelican 1560 case and a very interesting story about James Brown.
This week we get deep into blockchain. We talk with Ross Kenyon of Nori a blockchain technology firm that is looking to remove carbon from the atmosphere. We also chat Chris Potter, Bob Marley and The Long Way Round.
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.
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, TheArt 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.