bigmcenroe “Brandon” Podcast Episode 7
For episode 7, bigmcenroe is joined by Sean Carruthers, who was in the retail record business in Brandon and got a lot of music into young people’s hands, as well as hooking up Farm Fresh with the Rheostatics… and finally Tyler aka DJ Hunnicutt joins Rod to wrap up the series.
bigmcenroe “Brandon” Podcast Episode 6
For episode 6, bigmcenroe is joined by Ken Jaworski, who was a mainstay in the punk rock and metal scenes in Brandon starting in the late 80’s. They talk about their common love of skateboarding, getting into playing in bands, and Ken’s organizing to keep the live scene going, including bringing in some legendary acts.
bigmcenroe “Brandon” Podcast Episode 5 with Pip Skid
For ep. 5, bigmcenroe is joined by his old pal Patrick Skene aka Pip Skid. They talk about Pip’s early days of isolation as possibly Brandon’s first hardcore rap fan, becoming friends, switching from Hockey to Skateboarding, collecting and finally making music, doing grafitti in a small town, and finally moving on from Brandon. Lots of laughs on this one!
bigmcenroe “Brandon” Podcast Episode 4 – 1990
bigmcenroe is joined by Alison Walden, a classmate and friend at New Era and Neelin Schools from grade 8 until grade 12. They chat music, high school dances, mixtapes, avoiding fights, and how they went to the school with the worst sporting record in Brandon’s history…
bigmcenroe “Brandon” Podcast Episode 3 ’89 pt. 2
bigmcenroe is joined by Stefan Goulet, an organizer of skateboard culture in the late 80’s in Brandon. They talk about sharing music, how Stefan brought pro skateboarders to Brandon, and “Spine and Grind” – the legendary skatepark that lasted a short time in the small city.
bigmcenroe “Brandon” Podcast Episode 1 ’87–’88
Our new podcast series hosted by bigmcenroe (fka mcenroe). Over 7 episodes, bigmcenroe will be sharing his new album, which is all about growing up in Brandon, Manitoba in the late 80’s and early 90’s, and discovering music, friends, skateboarding and dating.
Peanuts & Corn 2020 Pod: Episode 28 – Finale with DJ Hunnicutt
In this final episode, mcenroe is joined once again by DJ Hunnicutt to go over the series and cover a grab bag of topics – a few Farm Fresh rarities, their encounters with Narduar, The Hummers, Hunnicutt’s loss of sight, P&C Cribs, other Winnipeg artists, and what is next for the label.
Peanuts & Corn 2020 Pod: Episode 27 – Odario (Part Two)
mcenroe concludes his conversation with Odario of Mood Ruff and Grand Analog. In part two, they talk about Peg City Holla, the end of Mood Ruff and the formation of Grand Analog. They talk about working with Shad and with Posdnuos of De La Soul, and play a track from Odario’s latest solo EP.
Peanuts & Corn 2020 Pod: Episode 26 – Josh Martinez
mcenroe catches up with Josh Martinez, who he crossed paths with in Vancouver between Josh’s time in Halifax and Portland. Josh breaks down highlights of his career as Maxwell, his time with Low Pressure and DJ Moves, and his work with Sleep and the Chicharones, Camobear Records, and the Pissed Off Wild.
Peanuts & Corn 2020 Pod: Episode 25 – Odario (Part One)
mcenroe checks in with Odario of Mood Ruff and Grand Analog. In part one, they go over the early days in Winnipeg, their first releases together on Peanuts & Corn, and then the birth of Slo Coach Records and Mood Ruff’s first video, “No Hooks”.