Episode #079: The Ones You Can’t See [feat. Ryan Gurnett & Dennis Reed Jr]

Ryan Gurnett and Dennis Reed Jr from The Struggle is Real Buffalo Music podcast join us to talk about the struggles of being a DIY musician. We discuss good and bad venues, scary craigslist auditions, and the trouble with naming bands. Dad jokes about drummers are told. We go through a Not Too Much Guy history lesson. They talk about their very first gigs, and selling out. Dennis tells us about his guitar nightmares. We also officially announce a big addition to their podcast. Which venue has the worst bathroom in Buffalo? Listen to find out!

Outro Song: ‘Everything Happens for a Reason’ by The Lady, or the Tiger?

Bonus Episode: Shumway Cast

Drew Przybycien of the Blue Ribbon Bastards and Steve Duckworth of Healer join us as we take a trip down memory lane and talk about Bub’s old band Shumway. We talk about the current state of the Buffalo music scene, and the music scene in general. We also discuss the struggles & joy of watching porno during the days of pre-internet. There’s a difference between sport coats & blazers and we cover it. We also talk about when Steve laughed too hard at a restaurant, Drew tells us about being on Off Beat Cinema, and we all reminisce about when we played ball hockey in our old apartment. All this & more! Check it out!

Theme Song: ‘Smoke on the Water’ by Deep Purple
Outro Song:
‘Cain [live from The Continental]’ by Shumway
Sound Clips:

· ‘It’s great what we’re doing’ (Portlandia- Season 7, Episode 10)
· ‘Old No. 7’ by The Devil Makes Three
· ‘Three wishes, eh?’ from Desert Moon
· ‘Cinamin?’ from American Movie
· ‘Watchin’ Porno’ by Shumway
· ‘Hypocrite’ by Shumway
· ‘Ted Danson’ by Shumway
· ‘The Mode’ by Shumway
· ‘Pickin’ Up Change’ by Shumway