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#018 - Jason Roedl

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#018 - Jason Roedl

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.

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#016 - Ross Kenyon of Nori

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#016 - Ross Kenyon of Nori

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.

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#015 - Real Genius

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#015 - Real Genius

The guys discuss sweet potatoes, Russian pianists, cellphone free events, classic 80s movie "Real Genius", the Moog Moogerfooger 104m delay and Tony Robbins "I Am Not Your Guru"

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#014 - Christiaan Rollich

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#014 - Christiaan Rollich

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.

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#012 - Pet hotels

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#012 - Pet hotels

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.

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#010 - Michael "Mic" Quinn

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#010 - Michael "Mic" Quinn

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

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#008 - Adam Ruehmer

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#008 - Adam Ruehmer

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, TinariwenTartitTrystero Coffee, the business of social media audiences, Paiste cymbals and why we don't like the sound of our own voice

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#007 - Sam Pauly

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#007 - Sam Pauly

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.

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#006 - Mo Gordon

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#006 - Mo Gordon

The guys catch up with one of their oldest friends and first crew member Mo Gordon. They talk furniture, The GZAGlenn 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.

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#005 - Geron Rains

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#005 - Geron Rains

The guys catch up with good friend and monitor engineer Geron Rains. They talk about coffee snobbery, palm trees, Blake MillsBill WithersJohn Coltrane, Frequent Flyer miles, how to make perfect cocktail ice, "road brothers" and how touring changes your outlook on life.

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#004 - Charlene Kaye

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#004 - Charlene Kaye

The guys catch up with old friend and singer/songwriter Charlene Kaye and talk about her music, her all girl cover band Guns 'n Hoses, ECM records, Keith JarrettArvo Part, the hysterical parody videos she writes with her sister Liann Kaye and the Netflix documentary "Magnus

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#003 - Jonny Marlow

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#003 - Jonny Marlow

Jonny Marlow is a photographer who's recently shot William H. MacyFelicity HuffmanNina DobrevAdam Scott and of course KONGOS. He grew up in Aspen with Hunter S. Thompson as a neighbor. They talk about how they met, Freddie King, riders, and what it's like editing 3 years of tour footage.

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#002 - Why are your accents so weird?

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#002 - Why are your accents so weird?

The guys talk about how weird their accents are, Jesse's cooking, math and music, fast food song syncs, parking lot parties with Young the Giant on the Kings of Leon tour, the Rupert Neve 542 tape emulator, which of each others lyrics' they hate and "How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior"

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#001 - Why are we doing this?

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#001 - Why are we doing this?

In the first episode of "The Front Lounge with KONGOS" the guys discuss why they're doing a podcast, what they've been up to, music, the music business, reminisce about early van touring days, the new BURL AD converter they bought, discuss how much they hate using social media and talk about how disorienting tour life can be.

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