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Between Awesome and Disaster with Will Carey

Comedian and musician Will Carey sees life as a balance between two kinds of moments, awesome and disaster. He sits down with a guest to talk about their life, creative interests, and taking a disastrous moment and turning it into an awesome one. www.awesomedisaster.com
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Now displaying: March, 2021
Mar 29, 2021

Scottish Singer-Songwriter Billy Liar has been a DIY musician since his teenage years.  He talks to Will about growing up in Edinburgh, his origins in the hardcore scene before transitioning to acoustic, commanding the stage as a solo performer, DIY Touring, writing and staging a play at the Fringe Festival, and the balance between being an entertainer and a artist.

Listen to Billy Liar:

https://open.spotify.com/album/5Osg4W3lrdeKw0OLpyRGoI?si=bhgAOzkYQ_mP8c0RXgPV_Q

https://twitter.com/thebillyliar

https://www.billyliarmusic.com/

Will's Website: www.awesomedisaster.com

Podcast Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/between-awesome-and-disaster

Mar 22, 2021

Frnd Crcl lead guitarist Dom Giacalone brings guitar hero influences to his Pop Punk Band.  He talks to Will about growing up in New Jersey, what made him want to play guitar growing up, his favorite guitars, recording Frnd Crcl's new album Internet Noise his approach to guitar solos, and plans for the band after the pandemic.

Listen to Frnd Crcl:

https://open.spotify.com/artist/5y4MciXJL9xyGtvnig6zAB?si=ZR5YAen0T-qPM6R3gO9_Ag

Frnd Crcl on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/FRNDCRCL

Dom on Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/domboul/

  

Will's Website: www.awesomedisaster.com

Podcast Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/between-awesome-and-disaster

Mar 15, 2021

Comedian Tom Thakkar listens to less Metal then you would think from the bands covered on his podcast.

He talks to Will about the Comedy Cellar in NYC, being obsessed with stand up comedy as a Teenager growing up in Indiana, Live comedy vs putting together a set for Comedy Central or Conan, his podcast Stand by Your

band, advice for Patreon, and how a comedian doing a several hour set makes him feel for the venue staff.

Tom's Podcast:

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/stand-by-your-band/id1223828700

Tom on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/tomathakkar

https://www.tomthakkar.com/

Will's Website: www.awesomedisaster.com

Podcast Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/between-awesome-and-disaster

 

Mar 8, 2021

Adam Lohrbach has learned that asking himself why is a positive thing.  He talks to Will about Home Grown's beginnings in the Orange County, CA punk rock scene, learning bass 20 minutes before playing it on stage for the first time, signing with Drive-Thru Records, how getting through a full Van's Warped Tour in a van means your band can survive anything, his fight with depression, what worked for him and how that has informed his new project Radical Radical.  

Listen to Home Grown:

https://open.spotify.com/artist/4EasYyQ8WcUJYIxqe0dRqY?si=x8RvsokRQGiRQTpVdXErDw

https://www.radicalradical.net/

Adam on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adamlohrbach/

Will's Website: www.awesomedisaster.com

Podcast Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/between-awesome-and-disaster

 

Mar 1, 2021

Writer Mike Henneberger and are kindred spirits when it comes to both Comedy and Music.  Mike tells Will about running a comedy club in his home state of Texas, joining the Army and then the ordeal to get out, arriving in NYC, winning an Emmy while working at Comedy Central, touring with Gabriel Iglesias, writing his first book Rock Bottom at the Renaissance: An Emo Kid's Journey Through Falling In and Out of Love In and With New York City and future plans for the book.

Buy Mike's Book:

https://www.abergerjoint.com/rockbottombook-store.html

Mike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikeyleerock

Will's Website: www.awesomedisaster.com

Podcast Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/between-awesome-and-disaster

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