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.
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 →
Dave and Bret take a trip back to their middle school years in Bellingham, WA to try and sort out their first meeting, where they discover the possibility that they might have unknowingly started off...Read More →
Dave visits Mr. Edge at his home shortly after he broke his back in a bike accident. Medicated and confined to a wheelchair, Aaron is unable to get away and must endure his own private...Read More →
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 →