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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Segment 1: Accordions, tomatoes and modular synths
Segment 2: "Music Only"
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. His music is one of the main influences on Johnny's accordion playing.
Maskandi music is a huge influence on Paul Simon's Graceland and also the KONGOS sound.
A couple pictures from the last visit to the game reserve (safari) in South Africa.
SEGMENT 3: MUSIC BUSINESS
Segment 4: "member berries"
Mo as the Snack Master from the van days
SEGMENT 5: "OUR FAVORITE GEAR"
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