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.
For the first episode with a content warning right up front, long-time Larson collaborator Matt Matsuoka sits down for an interview after getting far too high for even his infamous “Stoned Bill Clinton” impression to...Read More →
After many years away from the States, Lex returns triumphant and shares with Dave tales of international drama and intrigue. Somewhere in there they also find time to go over their meeting in the early...Read More →
Dave has always had a lot of respect for Soto, going all the way back to the days when he was one of the only other long-hairs in the local scene. Together they sort through...Read More →
Dave and Michaelanne welcome Aram in for a very long conversation with topics ranging from Straight Edge to Straight Edge. Don’t worry if that doesn’t interest you, because there’s plenty in between. Aram tells some...Read More →
In Part 2, Dave and Kevin move the conversation along to more recent times. Topics include Straight Edge, Skeeno, changing musical styles over the years, the pitfalls of running record labels, Kevin’s quest to write...Read More →
Dave sits down with Kevin for a discussion that’s at least a couple of decades overdue. Kevin delves into tales of his early life and the formation of 7 SECONDS, including battles with a bully,...Read More →
MINUS THE BEAR’s Jake Snider sits down with Dave to try to dredge up fuzzy memories from the swirling depths of time. Their success may be questionable, but there is no question that important topics...Read More →
It can be argued that Ron is the guy who did most of the heavy lifting in the creation of the Pacific NW Hardcore scene. Dave makes that argument frequently, but finds little to argue...Read More →
Nate sits down with Dave to discuss his early days discovering Punk and Metal in junior high, cutting class, and getting caught up and busted in random acts of vandalism. Jump ahead a few years...Read More →
Mahdis played the lead female role in Dave’s 1990’s Punk vs. Straight Edge gang film THE EDGE OF QUARREL. Shortly after that, she went on to do amazing things working on human rights issues of...Read More →