Chris DeMakes A Podcast

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Chris DeMakes of Less Than Jake discusses the ins and outs of songwriting with a variety of guests from the world of music.

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Ep. 34: Donnie Vie discusses Enuff Z'Nuff's "New Thing"
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Chris and Donnie Vie discuss the writing, recording, and release of the 1989 Enuff Z'Nuff single "New Thing", which received steady radio and MTV airplay at the time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2021
Ep. 33: Chuck Ragan discusses Hot Water Music's "Remedy"
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Chuck Ragan shares the story behind the writing and recording of the deeply personal 2002 Hot Water Music single "Remedy". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2021
Ep. 32: K.Flay discusses her song "High Enough"
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Kristine Flaherty (better known as K.Flay) discusses the writing, recording, and release of her 2017 single "High Enough". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2021
Ep. 31: Deryck Whibley discusses Sum 41's "Fat Lip"
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Deryck Whibley joins Chris in our 2020 finale to discuss Sum 41's classic single "Fat Lip", which just turned 20 years old this month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2020
Ep. 30: Chris DeMakes discusses Less Than Jake's "Johnny Quest Thinks We're Sellouts"
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Podcast producer Chris Fafalios takes over hosting duties, as Chris DeMakes becomes the guest in this episode about the Less Than Jake fan favorite song "Johnny Quest Thinks We're Sellouts". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2020
Ep. 29: Joe Escalante discusses The Vandals "Oi To The World!"
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Joe Escalante of The Vandals discusses the writing of their holiday classic "Oi To The World!", which was launched into megahit territory when No Doubt released a cover of it in 1997. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2020
Ep. 28: Travie McCoy discusses Gym Class Heroes "Cupid's Chokehold"
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Travie and Chris discuss all aspects of the 2005 Gym Class Heroes phenomenon of a single, "Cupid's Chokehold". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2020
Ep. 27: A. Jay and Jeremy Popoff discuss Lit's "My Own Worst Enemy"
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The Popoff brothers join Chris to tell the story behind the writing, recording, and release of Lit's massive 1999 single "My Own Worst Enemy". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2020
Ep. 26: Steve Soboslai discusses Punchline's "Universe"
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Punchline singer and guitarist Steve Soboslai discusses the story behind their 2012 fan favorite single "Universe". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2020
Ep. 25: Matt Pryor discusses The Get Up Kids "Holiday"
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Matt Pryor of The Get Up Kids tells the story behind the classic Something To Write Home About album opening track "Holiday". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2020
Ep. 24: Chris Carrabba discusses Dashboard Confessional's "Hands Down"
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Chris Carrabba discusses the story behind the writing, recording, and release of arguably the most beloved Dashboard Confessional song "Hands Down". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2020
Ep. 23: Jeff Rosenstock discusses his song "Nausea"
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Jeff Rosenstock tells the heavy story behind his fan favorite song "Nausea". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2020
Ep. 22: Robin Wilson discusses Gin Blossoms "Til I Hear It From You"
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Gin Blossoms lead singer Robin Wilson discusses the writing, recording, and release of their 1995 hit from the Empire Records soundtrack, "Til I Hear It From You". In a Chris DeMakes A Podcast first, Robin also performs the song live on the episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2020
Ep. 21: Mark Hoppus discusses blink-182's "What's My Age Again?"
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Mark and Chris dive into the writing, recording, and release the pop-punk classic "What's My Age Again?" by blink-182. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2020
Ep. 20: Mike Herrera discusses MXPX's "Let's Ride"
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Chris and Mike Herrera get in-depth about the writing, recording, and release of the 2018 MXPX single "Let's Ride". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2020
Ep. 19: Laura Jane Grace discusses Against Me!'s "White People For Peace"
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In this episode, Laura Jane Grace breaks down the writing, recording, and release of Against Me!'s "White People For Peace". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2020
Ep. 18: Trever Keith discusses Face To Face's "Disconnected"
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Trever Keith discusses the writing, recording, and release of Face To Face's classic song "Disconnected". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2020
Ep. 17: Sierra Sellers discusses her song "Grown"
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R&B / neo soul artist Sierra sellers discusses the writing, recording, and relase of her song "Grown". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2020
Ep. 16: Brian Baker discusses Dag Nasty's "Can I Say"
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Brian Baker (of Minor Threat and Bad Religion fame) discusses the writing, recording, and release of the Dag Nasty classic "Can I Say" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2020
Ep. 15: Rick Nielsen discusses Cheap Trick's "Surrender"
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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rick Nielsen discusses the writing, recording, and release of Cheap Trick's classic hit "Surrender". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2020
Ep. 14: Matt Skiba discusses Alkaline Trio's "Radio"
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In this episode, Matt Skiba discusses the writing, recording, and release of the Alkaline Trio classic "Radio". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2020
Ep. 13: Cyrus Bolooki discusses New Found Glory's "Hit Or Miss"
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In this episode, Cyrus Bolooki of New Found Glory discusses the writing, recording, and relase of their hit single "Hit Or Miss". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2020
Ep. 12: Chris #2 discusses Anti-Flag's "Brandenburg Gate"
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In this episode, Chris #2 discusses the writing, recording, and release of Anti-Flag's "Brandenburg Gate". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2020
Ep. 11: Aaron Barrett discusses Reel Big Fish's "Beer"
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In this episode, Aaron Barrett discusses the writing, recording, and release of Reel Big Fish's fan favorite "Beer". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2020
Ep. 10: Ryan Key discusses Yellowcard's "Ocean Avenue"
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In this episode, Ryan Key discusses Yellowcard's 2003 smash hit "Ocean Avenue". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2020
Ep. 9: Angelo Moore discusses Angelo Moore & The Brand New Step's "Pendulum Swings"
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The legendary Angelo Moore of Fishbone discusses the song "Pendulum Swings" from his newest project Angelo Moore & The Brand New Step. This episode also features the debut of the new segment "Band You Might Not Know." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2020
Ep. 8: Howard Benson discusses Less Than Jake's "History of a Boring Town"
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In this episode, world-renowned producer Howard Benson talks with Chris about the Less Than Jake song "History of a Boring Town", as well as the entire Hello Rockview album in general. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2020
Ep. 7: Tim McIlrath discusses Rise Against's "Savior"
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In this episode, Tim McIlrath of Rise Against discusses their megahit "Savior". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2020
Ep. 6: Jen Razavi discusses The Bombpops "Notre Dame"
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In this episode, Jen Razavi (aka Jen Pop) discusses the song "Notre Dame" by The Bombpops. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2020
Ep. 5 : Anthony Raneri discusses Bayside's "The Walking Wounded"
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In this episode, Anthony Raneri discusses Bayside's 2007 single "The Walking Wounded". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2020
Ep. 4: Bill Stevenson discusses Descendents "One More Day" and The Lemonheads "Steve's Boy"
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In this very special episode, Bill Stevenson (Descendents/All/Black Flag) discusses two songs from his career that deal with his relationship with his late father. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2020
Ep. 3: Roger Lima discusses Less Than Jake's "The Science of Selling Yourself Short"
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In this episode, Chris talks to his friend and bandmate Roger Lima about the writing, recording, and release of the Less Than Jake fan favorite "The Science of Selling Yourself Short". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2020
Ep. 2: Jaret Reddick discusses Bowling For Soup's "High School Never Ends"
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In this episode, Chris and Jaret get deep into the writing and recording of Bowling For Soup's fan favorite song "High School Never Ends". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2020
Ep. 1: John Feldmann discusses Goldfinger's "Here In Your Bedroom"
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In the debut episode of Chris DeMakes a podcast, Goldfinger frontman and renown producer John Feldmann digs into his band's first hit song "Here In Your Bedroom". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2020
An Introduction To Chris DeMakes A Podcast
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Episode 1 of Chris DeMakes A Podcast debuts on June 1st, 2020! Each episode, Chris (singer, songwriter, and founding member of Less Than Jake) interviews a variety of guests from the world of music about the ins and outs of their songwriting process. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2020