David Larson is a screenwriter from the Seattle area who ran an independent record label called EXCURSION for many years. Over the course of the last three decades, Dave has formed friendships with a large number of people who have made an artistic impact, mostly in the world of Punk Rock and Hardcore music. Many of these people have gone on to greater and more varied adventures in the worlds of art, film, music, politics, and activism. In this podcast, Dave uses the timeline of their first meeting to explore back and forth through their histories to try and gain a better understanding of how they came to be the people they are today.
They say history is written by the conquerers, and while none of these campaigns are complete yet, it is time to get some of these tales nailed down before they are lost to time and age.
John and Dave share a love of many things, from Straight Edge to skateboarding to The Cure, to apparently Miss Michaelanne, who makes one of her unplanned drop-ins on the recording to hang out next...Read More →
Carrie appeared out of nowhere in the NW Hardcore scene in mid-1994. That was Dave’s perspective anyway, but of course that doesn’t explain how a girl with a nice smile he passed on the street...Read More →
Ben was quite young when he first accosted Dave at a show about a missing lyric sheet in an Excursion record. At the time he was the kid brother of the Botch singer, and though...Read More →
A chance conversation on a city bus in the 90s forged the bonds of friendship between Griff and Dave, and they have been made only stronger over the years by the fact that they are...Read More →
Dave lucks out and gets Ranae from FINDING BIGFOOT to sit down with him for a long chat despite the fact that it violates the arbitrary rules of the podcast. Then they sort of figure...Read More →
“Posi” Chris Williams has been a fixture in the NW Hardcore community for the better part of two decades. Dave and Chris discuss the rocks he used to throw at his friendly neighborhood BMX Hesher...Read More →
For our debut half-step episode, Dave’s first guest Greg Bennick returns to catch us up on his activities as a touring band vocalist, spoken word activist, and potential stand up comedy powerhouse. Then we laugh...Read More →
Derek and Dave didn’t start out as friends right away, as an offhand comment from Dave regarding one of Derek’s early bands was played up into a serious affront by mutual friend and chaos instigator...Read More →
Dave and Carl both do music-based interview podcasts, so they split up the hosting duties on this one to interview each other. Dave gets a chance to revel in his redneck upbringing as Carl’s story...Read More →
Dave and Demian lose track of time and structure almost immediately, which causes Dave to forget to ask Demian how he got the nickname “The Spice” back in the day. Despite that, the conversation does...Read More →