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.
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 →
Dave met Bill Baker (JAYHAWKER, SLOWSIDEDOWN, Incision Records) on the mean streets (playgrounds) of Bellingham in the 1970s. They formed a bond that carried them through violence and revenge, attempted murders, and classroom behavior that...Read More →
For our second episode, Rocky Votolato sits down with Dave to discuss how and when they might have met for the first time. From there, Dave goads Rocky into unearthing all sorts of potentially incriminating...Read More →
Episode 1 of a new Podcast. Conversations between Dave Larson (Excursion Records, THE EDGE OF QUARREL) and interesting old friends. This first episode brings Dave back together with Greg Bennick (TRIAL, BETWEEN EARTH & SKY, One...Read More →