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. 55: Butch Walker discusses Marvelous 3's "Freak Of The Week"
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Butch Walker has made his mark on the world of music as both a songwriter and a producer. In this episode, he takes us back to the writing, recording, and release of his first hit song. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2021
Ep. 54: Max Collins discusses Eve 6's "Inside Out"
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Eve 6 frontman Max Collins tells the story behind the band's first big hit, which he wrote at an astoundingly young age. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2021
Ep. 53: Derek Sanders discusses Mayday Parade's "Kids In Love"
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Mayday Parade vocalist Derek Sanders stops by the podcast to discuss the writing, recording, and release of the 2009 fan favorite single "Kids In Love". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2021
Ep. 52: Rosie Frater-Taylor discusses her song "Think About You"
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With a mix of jazz, folk, pop, and soul, London-based singer-songwriter Rosie Frater-Taylor is an extremely promising new artist and a force to be reckoned with. In this episode, she discusses her 2021 single "Think About You". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2021
Ep. 51: Joey Cape discusses Lagwagon's "May 16th"
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May 16th has become a holiday for Lagwagon fans all over the world. In this episode, Joey Cape discusses the personal origins behind the song, as well as the song's lasting legacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2021
Ep. 50: Matt Embree discusses Rx Bandits "Ruby Cumulous"
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Matt Embree tells the deeply personal and heartbreaking story behind the 2014 Rx Bandits single "Ruby Cumulous". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2021
Ep. 49: Chad Gilbert discusses New Found Glory's "My Friends Over You"
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New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert discusses the writing, recording, and release of their 2002 single “My Friends Over You”, which was the song that propelled the band to MTV superstardom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
Ep. 48: Jenn Fiorentino discusses her song "Survive"
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Toronto-based singer-songwriter and YouTube sensation Jenn Fiorentino breaks down the writing, recording, and release of her 2019 single "Survive". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
Ep. 47: Blake Schwarzenbach discusses Jawbreaker's "Boxcar"
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Blake Schwarzenbach stops by the podcast to discuss the writing, recording, release, and legacy of Jawbreaker's "Boxcar". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
Ep. 46: Frank Turner discusses his song "Recovery"
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Not only is Frank Turner an incredible songwriter and musician, but he's also one of the most down-to-earth and friendly people you'll ever meet. In this amazing episode, he breaks down the writing, recording, and release of his 2013 single "Recovery". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
Ep. 45: Jim Lindberg discusses Pennywise's "Society"
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Pennywise lead singer Jim Lindberg discusses the writing, recording, and release of their classic 1997 single "Society". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
Ep. 44: Elizabeth Stokes discusses The Beths "Future Me Hates Me"
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New Zealand indie pop band The Beths released the song "Future Me Hates Me" on the album of the same name in 2018. Elizabeth Stokes joins Chris to discuss the inspiration, writing, recording, and release of this fan favorite song. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
Ep. 43: Dan Andriano discusses Alkaline Trio's "Every Thug Needs A Lady"
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Beloved Chicago songwriter, bassist, and vocalist Dan Andriano breaks down the inspiration, writing, recording, and release of Alkaline Trio's song "Every Thug Needs A Lady" from their 2003 album Good Mourning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
Ep. 42: Jim Adkins discusses Jimmy Eat World's "The Middle"
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Despite the massive cult appeal of Jimmy Eat World's 1999 album Clarity, it was 2001's Bleed American album - and more specifically, the breakout hit "The Middle" - that launched the band into superstardom. On this episode, Jim Adkins discusses the story behind the writing, recording, and release of this classic song. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
Ep. 41: Dicky Barrett and Joe Gittleman discuss The Mighty Mighty Bosstones "The Impression That I Get"
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Dicky and Joe from the Bosstones tell the story behind their 1997 hit "The Impression That I Get", as well as their 2021 single "The Final Parade". If you're interested in advertising on Chris DeMakes A Podcast, email advertising@soundtalentmedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
Ep. 40: Karina Deniké discusses Dance Hall Crashers "Go"
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Co-lead vocalist Karina Deniké of the legendary Berkeley ska-punk band Dance Hall Crashers, discusses the writing, recording, and release of the song "Go" off of their 1995 album Lockjaw. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
Ep. 39: Kevin Bivona discusses The Interrupters "She's Kerosene"
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The Interrupters guitarist Kevin Bivona discusses the writing, recording, and release of their hit single "She's Kerosene". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2021
Ep. 38: Mark McGrath discusses Sugar Ray's "Every Morning"
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Sugar Ray frontman Mark McGrath joins Chris to discuss the writing, recording, and release of Sugar Ray's chart-topping 1999 megahit "Every Morning". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2021
Ep. 37: Fat Mike discusses NOFX's "Linoleum" and "Linewleum"
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Legendary NOFX frontman Fat Mike joins Chris to discusses the writing, recording, and release of the punk rock classic "Linoelum", as well as the newly-released "Linewleum". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
Ep. 36: Alex Gaskarth discusses All Time Low's "Monsters"
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"Monsters" spent an amazing 17 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Alternative charts in 2020. In this episode, Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low discusses the writing, recording, and release of this massive hit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
Ep. 35: Shane Told discusses Silverstein's "My Heroine"
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Shane Told of Silverstein (and the Lead Singer Syndrome podcast) tells the story behind their fan favorite song "My Heroine". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2021
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