Whiskey Riff Raff

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Fracalackin
 Feb 22, 2019

Description

A podcast by Whiskey Riff for the country fan. On 'Whiskey Riff Raff,' Steve Gazibara and Wes Langeler give an unfiltered and unapologetic take on country music, life, and all the craziness that comes with it. Laugh with us. Rant with us. Drink with us.


Episode Date
Episode 107 - Dazed & Confused
00:22:23

An extra loopy, and short, podcast this week as we discuss the news in country music.

Mar 16, 2019
Episode 106 - Muscadine Bloodline
00:58:58

A couple of our favorites right here. Charlie and Gary from the duo Muscadine Bloodline sit down to talk about their rabid fan base, touring with Kip, shows in Texas and across the country, their beginnings and the grind. 

Mar 08, 2019
Episode 105 - Fieri Flavor Town Feet
00:53:11

The Drunk Story of The Week is a friendly festival reminder, getting ass tattoos of unreleased songs, Miranda's surprise marriage, Guy Fieri is tweeting Flavor Town feet, Sam Hunt is alive and partying with Gronk, and more.

Mar 06, 2019
Episode 104 - Josh Phillips
00:45:23

New artist Josh Phillips talks Malort, and plenty more.

Mar 02, 2019
Episode 103 - Michael Ray (#2)
01:06:36

Michael Ray has a noon bourbon with us to talk about his meticulously planned engagement to Carly Pearce, throwing out the first pitch at a Cubs game, his single cracking the Top 10, becoming a regular viewer of 'The Bachelor,' crowd fights, and a whole lot more.

Mar 01, 2019
Episode 102 - Josh Abbott
00:53:55

We share bourbon with Josh Abbott talking about Texas country, musical preferences, Josh's experience during the Route 91 shooting, major record labels, and BBQ.

Feb 23, 2019
Episode 101 - Walker Hayes (#2)
00:48:28

Our first two-time guest, Walker Hayes, joins us to talk 90's country, working out, new music, family tragedy, the songwriting process, making noises in an Uber, and plenty more.

Feb 23, 2019
Episode 100 - Jon Langston
00:45:23

EPISODE 100 is celebrated with Jon Langston. We do some drinkin'.

Feb 17, 2019
Episode 99 - Riff Rant #7
00:26:31

We rant about FGL's new album (especially the song "Swerve"), Taste of Country being a joke, Miranda Lambert's salad fight, and the new "48 Hour Challenge."

Feb 16, 2019
Episode 98 - Jillian Jacqueline
01:00:53

We sit down with rising star Jillian Jacqueline, have some lunch bourbon, and talk about athleisure, boy bands, hipsters, new music, touring with Kip Moore and Devin Dawson, and plenty more.

Feb 09, 2019
Episode 97 - Meth, Sex, and Country Music
00:52:00

A meth and sex fueled heavy metal death party for your Drunk Story of the Week, Kip Moore's tweets for your Social Post of the Week, we finally got to hear the new country boy band King Calaway, Eric Church's can't-miss tour rolls on, and FGL won't stop talking about wanting to work with Bruno Mars.

Feb 01, 2019
Episode 96 - Garth, Church, and Strip Clubs
00:47:17

We talk about Garth's new album 'Fun,' Eric Church's new tour, a Nashville strip club trying to help people out during the government shut down, drunk stories featuring a man with an ax, Randy Houser's new album, pooping (guys vs girls that live together), and social posts of the week featuring Wheeler Walker, Jr. and Carly Pearce.

Jan 25, 2019
Episode 95 - Pringles and Rascal Flatts
00:47:17

Steve's edible freak out in Mexico, Drunk Stories of the Week, Rascal Flatts restaurant ain't happening, dads and the Weather Channel, Cody Johnson's new album, and Wheeler Walker, Jr. calling it quits?

Jan 19, 2019
Episode 94 - Riff Rant #6
00:53:12

Drunk Assholes of the Week, Social Media Post of the Week (Abby Anderson), getting drunk on airplanes, a new lab-made country group from Scotland, and the underrated artists we love (Kip Moore, Randy Houser, Mickey Guyton, Frankie Ballard, Kelleigh Bannen).

Jan 11, 2019
Episode 93 - New Year, New Look, New Episode
00:59:57

Drunk Assholes of the Week, FGL's cringy dancing, more Kid Rock controversy, 8 Artists Poised for a Monster 2019, and the Crazy Social Posts of the Week.

Jan 05, 2019
Episode 92 - The Year Is Over
00:53:13

Worst singles of the year, the best singles of the year, the best albums of the year and getting drunk with family on Christmas.

Dec 21, 2018
Episode 91 - Mitchell Tenpenny
00:46:03

We talk to rising country star Mitchell Tenpenny about life growing up in Nashville, songwriting, the mistake of chasing trends, reality singing competitions, a controversial song, getting his first #1 and plenty more ahead of his debut album.

Dec 13, 2018
Episode 90 - Wheeler Walker, Jr.
00:47:43

We sit down with the great, legendary, Wheeler Walker, Jr.

Dec 08, 2018
Episode 89 - Swingin' Hammers with Tim McGraw (a wish)
00:27:47

Buying condoms and toilet paper, Tim McGraw's new gym, country music collaborations, and holidays with your family when it's not a Hallmark movie.

Nov 30, 2018
Episode 88 - Turkey Day
00:25:42

When Twitter shocks you, our Black Friday deal, a recap of our experience at the CMA Awards, and drinking with family on Thanksgiving.

Nov 21, 2018
Episode 87 - CMA Awards Predictions
00:22:55

We prepare for the Red Carpet and give you our predictions for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards.

Nov 13, 2018
Episode 86 - Cole Swindell
00:16:16

We sit down with country superstar Cole Swindell, have some whiskey, talk music and tequila.

Nov 08, 2018
Episode 85 - Giveaway
00:16:53

A giveaway for the fans, a special guest next week, and drinking too much at a brewery ends with....

Nov 03, 2018
Episode 84 - Riff Rant #5
00:22:24

A rant about AJ McLean, fake friends, which country stars you want on your side in an alley fight, Dierks Bentley's new show, and pooping with your shirt off. 

Oct 27, 2018
Episode 83 - Best New Artists + CMT Artists of the Year
00:35:04

Shania Twain Halloween costumes, six new artists you have to listen to, a recap of the CMT Artists of the Year special, and some chain restaurant favorites.

Oct 20, 2018
Episode 82 - 2018 Hits Peak Crazy
00:49:14

A shirt from Whiskey Riff Shop to help those in need after Hurricane Michael's destruction, a look back at our time in PCB, Kanye and Kid Rock at the White House, and Pedialyte anal rehydration (?)...cheers.

Oct 12, 2018
Episode 81 - We're Back
01:05:16

We're back after Steve's wedding and honeymoon. We discuss the travels, drinking abroad, Eric Church's new album, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's new movie 'A Star Is Born,' and plenty more.

Oct 06, 2018
Episode 80 - The Wedding, The Honeymoon
00:12:54

Steve is off to Europe for his wedding and honeymoon. A quick update. A special deal for listeners. A bad elevator ride. And drinking alone.

Sep 14, 2018
Episode 79 - Riff Rant #4
00:31:37

We rant about taking your parents out to eat, cash bars at weddings, Guy Fieri, the price of seafood, warm beer, and Elon Musk smoking weed.

Sep 08, 2018
Episode 78 - The Nominees Are...
00:48:55

We discuss the nominees for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards...

Aug 31, 2018
Episode 77 - Blue Collar
01:02:04

The blue collar blood upbringing. Walmart, gas station chicken, garage sales, Sunny D and plenty more.  

Aug 25, 2018
Episode 76 - What We're Listening To #2
00:38:29

Who and what are we listening to? Find out on this week's podcast. 

Aug 17, 2018
Episode 75 - Riff Rant #3
00:35:28

In our third Riff Rant we go off about our moms asking why we have to drink so much at concerts, pumpkin spice returning in August, folks getting sick at Chipotle again, people that stand up when the plane lands, and angry Eric Church "fans."

Aug 10, 2018
Episode 74 - 'Lifers' by Cody Jinks (Album Review)
00:25:17

We review one of our favorite albums of 2018, 'Lifers' by Cody Jinks.

Aug 01, 2018
Episode 73 - Eric Church and the NRA (and the Angry "Fans")
00:43:20

We discuss Eric Church's 'Rolling Stone' feature, including his comments on Garth, the NRA, and more. We also tip the cap to Kenny Chesney, and prepare for "hoodie weather.

Jul 28, 2018
Episode 72 - More Carrie, Less Kylie
00:53:19

We discuss Kylie Jenner being a "self-made" billionaire, the richest artists in country music, John Daly, and "selling out."

Jul 20, 2018
Episode 71 - Take Me To Church
00:34:50

We discuss Eric Church's new single, Windy City Smokeout, festival drinking, Luke Bryan's new bar...and get drunk at noon.​

Jul 13, 2018
Episode 70 - Riff Rant #2
00:28:29

In the second installment of Riff Rant, we rant about birthday parties, fake blue check emojis, asking artists if they're excited about their new music, feeding pigeons, and people who don't read articles but comment on them on social media.

Jun 29, 2018
Episode 69 - Tyler Rich
00:43:26

Rising country star Tyler Rich joins us for some noon whiskey, stories about getting engaged, new music ("The Difference"), and puppies.

Jun 24, 2018
Episode 68 - Gable Bradley
00:49:03

Country newcomer Gable Bradley is a force, and his song "Johnny's June" will obliterate your repeat button.

Jun 16, 2018
Episode 67 - CMA Fest Survival
00:33:46

A step-by-step guide to surviving CMA Fest including packing extra underwear, Pedialyte, nap times, and more. ​

Jun 06, 2018
​Episode 66 - Riff Rant
00:21:01

A new style of episode we'll do from time to time, Riff Rant. We go off about NOFX's comments on the Vegas shooting, Roseanne and Ambien, Kim Kardashian in the White House, a new CMT show called 'Bachelorette Weekend,' and why artists delete all their Instagram photos ahead of a new song.

Jun 01, 2018
Episode 65 - Memorial Day and Hometowns
00:40:51

A special Memorial Day deal for the listeners, weekend plans (lots of drinking in the sun), plus a comparison of hometowns. 

May 26, 2018
Episode 64 - What We're Listening To
00:43:35

An in-depth wine drunk chat about our current favorite songs, artists, new artists, and plenty more.

May 18, 2018
​Episode 63 - "It's Festival Season!"
00:34:54

Festival season is here, it's time to prepare, compare, and drink yourself to the point of crying in a bathtub with candles and acoustic music because of your hangover after three days and the fact that you ain't as good as you once were. Cheers.

May 12, 2018
​Episode 62 - Maggie Rose
00:56:56

Maggie Rose exemplifies originality. We talked about everything from performing on stage with Bill Murray, to getting sucked into musical trends, Twitter-verse, speaking your mind, and sticking to your guns.

May 04, 2018
​Episode 61 - Michael Ray
00:53:39

Country star Michael Ray joined us to talk about his new album, 'Amos,' traditional country, the crazy and the good of social media, life before cell phones, and how important the Opry is for all of us that call ourselves country fans. 

Apr 27, 2018
​Episode 60 - Alabama from BIG 95.5
01:17:25

We talked to BIG 95.5's on-air superstar Alabama about women in country music, the industry, the tribalism we see, and the issues social media's keyboard warriors bring. 

Apr 21, 2018
Episode 59 - Jaren Johnston from The Cadillac Three
00:47:21

Hit songwriter and front-man for The Cadillac Three, Jaren Johnston, sat down with us instead of going to a Cubs game. The industry, songwriting, and Christmas parties with Kid Rock were discussed. 

Apr 13, 2018
Episode 58 - Logan Mize
01:08:25

We sat down with the incredibly talented Logan Mize and talked about authenticity, sleeping out of a car, fighting for the music you believe in and plenty more...we drank a lot of whiskey.  ​



Apr 07, 2018
Episode 57 - No Thanks
00:39:55

Why are you celebrating your birthday? Growing up with no money, lunch dad beers, Texas country, and new music including a new favorite by Brinley Addington.

Mar 31, 2018
Episode 56 - March Madness
00:43:27

We discuss Brett Young's Delta experience, our March Madness of country stars, the CMA Fest lineup, and how excited you get to drink when visiting Nashville. 

Mar 24, 2018
Episode 55 - Bachelor Party + 2000's Country
00:43:13

We relive Steve's Bachelor Party in Arizona, talk about the current quality singles of country superstars, and the golden age of 2000's country. 

Mar 17, 2018
Episode 54 - Rantin' and Ravin' About the ACMs
00:39:27

We discuss the ACM Awards nominations. And get angry...

Mar 03, 2018
Episode 53 - I Love This Bar
00:46:56

Chris Young responds, we talk about his favorite bar, ours, and what makes one great.

Feb 24, 2018
Episode 52 - A Review of Florida Georgia Line's Whiskey
00:54:33

We did our best to drink as much of Florida Georgia Line's whiskey, Old Camp, as possible. We reviewed both flavors. We are really hungover.

Feb 17, 2018
Episode 51 - Chris Young Selfies
00:36:54

We talked about Chris Young's strange obsession with taking selfies, social media strategies of artists, and drank a lot of tequila.

Feb 10, 2018
Episode 50 - Disaster Date
00:54:20

We talked disaster dates, plus 'GOT' vs 'Breaking Bad.'

Feb 03, 2018
Episode 49 - GRAMMYs
00:35:29

A review of Justin Timberlake's new song with Chris Stapleton ("Say Something"), plus what to expect from the GRAMMYs.

Jan 27, 2018
Episode 48 - Drinking on a Budget
00:59:38

Strategy. Training. Technique. Dad beers. The garage fridge. Drinking on a budget.

Jan 20, 2018
Episode 47 - Riley Green
00:38:33

We sit down with Alabama native, singer-songwriter, and incredible performer Riley Green. Riley made our list of '10 Artists Set To Break Out in 2018.'

Jan 08, 2018
Episode 46 - 2018
01:06:02

We discuss everything we want to see from country music in 2018.

Jan 05, 2018
Episode 45 - The Crazy 2017
01:27:27

A recap of the craziness that was 2017. We also blacked out here. Happy Holidays to all.

Dec 22, 2017
Episode 44 - Walker Hayes
00:41:21

Rising star Walker Hayes has an amazing underdog story. We talked about that, the different forms of country, addiction, and plenty more.

Dec 15, 2017
Episode 43 - Christmas Shopping
00:21:45

An exclusive offer for Whiskey Riff Shop, and horror stories from working retail during Christmas.

Dec 06, 2017
Episode 42 - Selfies and Student Loans
01:05:23

Who invented the selfie? Paris Hilton or Chris Young? Also, saddled with student loans, how do we dig ourselves out of this nightmare?

Dec 01, 2017
Episode 41 - Thanksgiving Nightmares
00:36:03

The good, the bad, the anxiety, the drinking, and the arguments that happen during Thanksgiving. How much wine can I drink before my dad offends someone - the Official Whiskey Riff Thanksgiving Drinking Game.

Nov 22, 2017
Episode 40 - Jon Pardi
00:24:05

We sat down with the reigning Whiskey Riff Album of the Year winner (and CMA Best New Artist), Jon Pardi. We discussed George Strait, people that get in fights at concerts, when you talk about poop in a relationship, and plenty more.

Nov 17, 2017
Episode 39 - Lindsay Ell
00:40:52

We sat down with the incredibly talented Lindsay Ell and talked about the music making progress, Canadians being so nice, the craziness of social media (and MySpace...and AOL Instant Messenger).

Nov 16, 2017
Episode 38 - Sturgill, Church, Garth
00:41:52

We recap the CMAs. Sturgill's boss move. Eric Church not winning 'Entertainer of the Year.' Garth lip-syncing. It's all discussed.

Nov 10, 2017
Episode 37 - Impersonators and Prepping for the CMAs
00:50:50

How annoying are those douchebags that dress like artists to trick fans into thinking they ARE that artist? Also, we get ready for the CMAs.

Nov 03, 2017
Episode 36 - Country Politics
00:51:00

The politics that go on in country music are nasty. We discuss.

Oct 27, 2017
Episode 35 - Best New Artists
00:57:22

We talk about our favorite new artists and describe the annoying cookie-cutter interview process we refuse to do.

Oct 20, 2017
Episode 34 - Russell Dickerson
00:44:06

We sat down with one of the coolest dudes in country music, Russell Dickerson. His new album 'Yours' is out now.

Oct 13, 2017
Episode 33 - State of the Union
00:23:26

It's been just over a week since the tragedy in Las Vegas. We reflect on the most difficult time country fans and artists have dealt with. Also, producer Ana sits down with Hunter Hayes for an interview.

Oct 10, 2017
Episode 32 - Sam Riggs
00:52:04

We sat down with rising country star Sam Riggs to talk about the Las Vegas tragedy, his wild live show, edibles, and more.

Oct 06, 2017
Episode 31 - Chase Rice
00:41:21

We sat down with Chase Rice to talk about his upcoming album 'Lambs & Lions,' fashion in country music, wearing a sports jersey to a bar, and drinking in your 30's vs 20's.

Oct 02, 2017
Episode 30 - Fashion in Country & Authenticity
00:57:04

Why do people care so much about what your favorite country stars wear, along with what makes someone authentic. Sturgill wears Yeezys, FYI.

Sep 29, 2017
Episode 29 - Lower Middle Class
01:02:16

Life growing up as lower middle class - what a time.

Sep 22, 2017
Episode 28 - Kip Moore
00:48:25

We sat down with Kip Moore to talk about his new album, 'SLOWHEART,' the perils of social media, and hangovers.

Sep 15, 2017
Episode 27 - CMA Awards Predictions
00:34:45
We chat about the CMA Awards and the snubs.
Sep 08, 2017
Episode 26 - Social Media Age
00:50:36
The good and nasty of social media for country music, regular folks, and wannabe famous people.
Sep 01, 2017
Episode 25 - Q & A
00:49:27
We answer your questions about country music and life.
Aug 25, 2017
Episode 24 - F*ck N*zis
00:56:21
This week we talk about the events in Charlottesville and how certain country artists stood up for what is right, speaking against racism. We also talk about the cheap friend in every group.
Aug 18, 2017
Episode 23 - Luke Pell
00:48:59
We're joined by country singer/songwriter Luke Pell. He has one interesting background.
Aug 11, 2017
Episode 22 - Power Rankings
01:08:07
The Monthly Top 10 songs, a country record is broken, when she's HANGRY, and more...
Aug 04, 2017
Episode 21 - Six New Artists to Know
00:41:56
6 new country artists you gotta be listening to...NOW.
Jul 27, 2017
Episode 20 - Guys Getting Married
00:48:37
Guys explain what they want when it comes to a wedding.
Jul 21, 2017
Episode 19 - Clayton Anderson
00:37:37
Clayton Anderson is one of the coolest dudes in country music and a good friend. We talked about "that's not country" and much more.
Jul 17, 2017
Episode 18 - Jackie Lee
00:59:02
We got drunk and chatted with rising star Jackie Lee.
Jul 14, 2017
Episode 17 - George Strait Verified Us
00:48:03
George Strait agrees, country music is allowed to be fun.
Jul 07, 2017
Episode 16 - When "Bad" Country is Fun
00:51:38
The guys give their current favorite country songs, and talk about fun country songs with "bad" lyrics.
Jun 30, 2017
Episode 15 - Women. Country Music.
01:08:41
The Lindsay Ell and Bobby Bones fiasco is discussed, as is the double standard facing women in country music when it comes to social media. Along with that, other news such as Kip Moore and Chase Rice announcing new albums.
Jun 23, 2017
Episode 14 - The Nashville Virgin
00:46:25
Special guest, Austin (our buddy), experienced Nashville for the first time over CMA Fest - we discussed...
Jun 17, 2017
Episode 13 - CMA Fest(ft. Walker Hayes)
00:52:43
New artists you can't miss at CMA Fest, clubs, and "laying your hog on the table"...
Jun 07, 2017
Episode 12 - 4 to a 7
00:48:18
35 women described what unattractive guys can do to instantly become attractive. We analyzed.
Jun 02, 2017
Episode 11 - Country Concert Commandments
00:54:11
There are rules, rules we made, when it comes to behavior and prep for a country concert and/or festival. Let's do this...
May 26, 2017
Episode 10 - Male Rompers
00:57:07
Bad fashion trends and cheap beer are discussed.
May 19, 2017
Episode 9 - Nashville Strip Clubs and Robbery
00:34:10
Nashville is fun...
May 12, 2017
Episode 8 - Underrated
00:47:00
The guys talk about the most underrated and underappreciated artists today including Kip Moore, Justin Moore, Brandy Clark and more.
May 10, 2017
Episode 7 - Disaster Date
00:41:39
First date disasters, FedEx engagement ring nightmare, and more.
May 05, 2017
Episode 6 - Honesty in Music
00:44:24
The guys talk about Scotty McCreery's "Five More Minutes," Brad Paisley's new album, and Thomas Rhett's pop-heavy sound/career trajectory.
May 03, 2017
Episode 5 - Dairy Queen Zombies
00:42:48
The guys drink a bunch of $9 wine and talk about the worst jobs they've had.
Apr 20, 2017
Episode 4 - New Artist Spotlight
00:31:42
The guys spotlight SIX of their favorite new artists. Carter Winter Carly Pearce Colter Wall Sam Outlaw Lindsay Ell Charlie Worsham
Apr 19, 2017
Episode 3 - Twitter Police
01:02:22
The guys elaborate on the viral "mainstream" country piece, talk about the Tortuga hangover, and not getting beat up on a Southwest flight.
Apr 13, 2017
Episode 2 - Pedialyte
00:57:55
An ACM Awards recap, and prepping for a festival bender.
Apr 05, 2017
Episode 1 - Grape Snow Cones
00:59:00
The debate over what is "country," spring break nightmare, and being a fan first.
Mar 30, 2017