Todd Edwards & Alexis Rivera
Todd Edwards is a legendary house music producer and vocalist, recently featured on daft punk’s new album, Alexis Rivera is his, and many other artist’s manager, and general renaissance man. Nikki and I chat em up about scion, we try and get to the bottom of Todd’s gay rumors, which becomes an on running theme for the show, nikki’s candle interactions, music journalism,...
I travel to New York and record a podcast high atop time square with DJ, producer, label owner, party thrower, and podcaster DJ Ayres. We chat about NY, editing movies, the creative process, raising kids, the Polish people, sex, BJ’s, and so much more. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Coachella Recap with Theo Bark & Fred Guerrero
Theo Bark is a music Journalist living in LA, Nikki and I chat with him about our Coachella weekends, but mainly just talk about drugs. Fred Guerrero is one of the owners of The Oinkster, a very successful restaurant here in LA with some upcoming podcast collaborations. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Yacht is a band on DFA Records from Portland who just moved to LA, they may be the most interesting and impressive people ever! Nikki and I chat with them about DIY stand up comedy, Hip Hop Beef, sewing, shoeless DJ parties, their macbook air cases, bitcoins, the film Sphere, their various URLs, Spring Breakers, their comedy pilot, their publicly traded friend, what cars we drive, and we cover...
Jason & Nikki
Just a solo podcast with Jason and Nikki, we start off realizing we have nothing to talk about, but then we get into my new music stuff, new video stuff, new comedic writing, gifting suites, tank tops, sweat pants, semen strobe lights, John Hamm’s dick, Amanda Bynes twitter activity, Miami, riding scooters in bikinis, strip club money garbage bags, Simon Rex’s vine account, Southwest...
Tashi Candelee is an old pal and stand up comedian living in LA. Nikki and I talk about her stand up journey, and using it to overcome some depression issues, Girls, gay stuff, red box, her mom’s podcast, drugs in cars, arraigned marriages, growing up, souplantation, me being not allowed to say babies are cute, twitter for a comedian, the word “finna,” OK cupid mishaps, nazi...
Flight Facilities are Hugo and Jimmy, an Australian production and DJ duo. Nikki and I chat with them about Orange County, the Dutch Rudder, American generalizations, Whole Foods, the underlying tone of Hugo’s murderous tendencies, Drake’s stripper photos, Ladyboys, Australian rap stigmas, dubstep, a few would you rathers, dicks for fingers, and iPhone google search history. ...
Yung Skeeter & Simon White
Yung Skeeter is a DJ producer and internet entrepreneur from LA, and Simon White is a band manager extraordinare from England, currently living in LA. Nikki and I chat with them about Scotland, Pyrex, expensive streetwear, Morrissey, Tiesto, Radiohead, how to deal with a leaked record, Frank Ocean, Daft Punk commercials, tourdat.es, 2007, ke$ha, big sean’s birthday, drake stalking, jay-z...
Cosmo Baker & Thee Mike B
Cosmo Baker is a DJ and producer from Philly currently in New York, and Thee Mike B is a past pod great who does the same. Nikki and I sit down with them about how the Simpsons shaped our lives, SNL hate, their new musical journey, marijuana, ketamine, mushrooms, salvia, the overlooked side of a DJ career, selling out, requests, Oscar buzz, and we end with a few classic iPhone google search...
Chris Black & Nicholas Maggio
Podcast veteran Chris Black returns for his standard smoked out chatter, and Nicholas Maggio, sexy photographer man who drives an OJ bronco, sit down with Nikki and I to talk about Cleaning ladies, coconut water, ipod touches, candles, Nick’s screenplay career, my tennis serve, DJ Khaled, piercings, tattoo artist vs DJ comparisons, gluten, unfortunately the sound on a couple mics cuts out...
Paul Tao co-owns and operates the LA indie label IAMSOUND, he also does events and DJs. Nikki and I speak with him about Freaknik, mushrooms, living alone, being tall, my moms email address, starting up a record label, SXSW, Paul winning a car and $11,000 on wheel of fortune, absolutepunk, and some fairly mild iphone google history. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Nikki and I sit down with Jensen Karp, a fascinating fellow podcaster from shows Get Up on This, and The Hype Men. We talk about rollerblades, growing up in the Valley, Selena, how nice Bun B is, his influence on the white rap game, Jimmy Iovine, his art gallery, Nick Catchdubs, writing for Monday night RAW, raising kids, obsessive toy collections, college life, souplantation twitter battles,...
Rory Phillips & Alexis Rivera
Nikki and catch up with DJ and Producer Rory Phillips while he’s in the states on a national tour, and Alexis Rivera, head chingon of Echo Park Records, and one of the heads behind the infamous Club Called Rhonda. We break into daddy’s moonshine stash and get into some alcohol feuled talks about my accents, cruise ships, puka shell necklaces, food diaries, kale, quinoa, fights,...
Nikki and I sit down with underground house music kingpin Jesse Rose. We talk about his move to LA, house party theft, learning to love the sound of your own voice with Jesse’s new podcast, growning up in London, his early family and upbringing, his new music projects and how he plans on giving back, his cologne, how to get out of a ticket in LA, Berlin travel tips, and so much more! ...
Nikki and I sit down with bespoke electronic music man Daedelus, known for forward thinking and genre bending live sets and pioneering the Monome midi player. We chat about cornrows, raves, pirate radio, putting donks on it, Coachella rumors, the fall of dance music culture, hiking, Mormonism, what its like playing huge festivals, Hentai, and we end with classic iPhone search history. ...
2012 Year in Music!
Nikki and I sit down one on one to play our top 10 tracks of 2012 while we chat it up, it will be very entertaining for you! Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Juan Maclean and Stevie Be
Nikki and I sit down with DFA’s own Juan Maclean, and our favorite guest/awesome producer and DJ Stevie Be. We start off with some ass to mouth talk, dissecting dance music itself, using yoga to suck your own dick, an actual serious conversation about trading addictions and AA meeting sociology, dubstep, del taco, and the reality of getting older and preferring your laptop and food to...
Nikki and I sit down to Canadian’s finest EDM bro, Felix Cartal. We talk about how fat people sound, stripper poles, Felix’s podcast, tall people, fedoras, girls with short haircuts, windstorms, Y2K, popular movies we have not seen, government grants, skunk killing, cell phone history. Unfortunately theres a little crackle in the audio throughout the pod, but its only slightly...
Classixx & Cosmic Kids
Nikki and I sit down with Michael from Classixx, and Ron from Cosmic Kids , two disco house duos from right here in Los Angeles. We start drinking Jagermeister and get silly about their recent European tour, whale oil, typhoid, bird flu, u2’s zoo tv tour, my music video career, bear bars, halloween costumes, and we get into our google search history. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Nikki and I start off with a little intro chat about our encounter with the enigma that is RiFF RaFF, go through some dreams we’ve had about each other and read some of my google search histroy. We then get into our chat with the man himself, on location at the W Hotel before his show that night. The discussion is what one might expect with him, basically a hilarious and bizarre glimpse...
Nikki and I sit down with friend, producer, DJ, and verified twitter user Jerome LOL. We chat about all things internet, Rihanna visuals, .tif files, Tour stories, OK Cupid, Paintball, Lost in Translation, Jamba Juice secret menu, google search history, and we end with Jerome’s classic Jamaican / Scottish impressions. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Nikki and I sit down with elusive blogger, creative consultant, and all around loveably Australian, James Bailey, better known as Yimmy Yayo. His extremely popular blog yimmyayo.com has garnered him worldwide attention, and recently brought him to LA. We chat about stealing stuff, Halloween costumes, cocaine, my horrible Australian accent obsession, home invasions, R Kelly’s Single...
I sit down with funnyman Jonah Ray, co-host of the Nerdist Podcast, host of his own pod, Bing commerical dude, and long time pal. We talk about the early days of our (his) comedy careers here in LA, a fair amount of punk chats, his recent episode of WTF with Marc Maron, Crossfit, and being able to expand your comedic career choices in the new age of the internet! ...
Ace of Cakes girls
Nikki and I sit down with Katherine and Lauren from the TV show “Ace of Cakes.” We chat about mostly Guy Fieri, cakes of all kinds, riding dildos, facebook creepers, and a lil bit more. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
The Fat Jew & Nick Catchdubs
Nikki and I sit down with the infamous and hilarious Fat Jew, star of stage and laptop screen, and dj, producer, Fool’s Gold records head honcho Nick Catchdubs. We talk about problems with tweeting celebrity phone numbers, puerto rican vampires, Scottsdale Arizona, Amber Rose, Flipping off Paul Rudd, Cafe Gratitude, putting webcams in showers, and very gnarly Whitney Port discoveries. ...
So Super Sam, David Cho, Donald Glover pop in
Nikki and I sit down with DJ pal of mine So Super Sam, and her pal David Cho of Grantland. We talk about Drake memes, rating our favorite Asian cuisine, Donald Glover pops in for a chat about the 4 dudes who hump the couches, teen dancing, instagram, Korean everything, hyphy slang, Shaq, long distance relationships, and we end on G Unit tank tops. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Stevie Be & Louisahhh
Nikki and I sit down with podcast favorites Stevie B and Louisahhh, who together form NYCPARTYINFO, very awesome house music producers. We talk about the history of downloading music, The mystery method, Halloween costumes, deadmau5, Sizzler chicken wings, Shout outs, Stevie meeting Tracy Morgan, and so much more… Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Lara Schoenhals & Matt Goldman
Nikki and I sit down with writer and twitter personality Lara Schoenhals of White Girl Problems, and renaissance man promoter, designer, lasersmith Matt Goldman. We get a little silly and cover abbreviations, middle school fashion, LMFAO, bug killing, laser smithing, vaginas, louie ck, planet hollywood, hula hoops, and so much more. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Rory Phillips and Goddollars
Nikki and I sit down with London based DJ and producer Rory Phillips, and friend of the show Loren Goddollars, of A club called Rhonda fame. We talk about public urination, a full Rhonda recap, doing molly off an iphone, Rory’s past radio work, Jellybean Benitez babysitting Loren as a child, my brother, and so much more. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Nikki and I sit down with Braden Graeber, twitter-ly known as Hipster Mermaid, a hilarious writer, tweeter, and all around funnyman who’s outlook on life we both enjoy. We talk about Pop up video, SNL joke pitching, the similarities between french accents and how deaf people talk, meeting Paris Hilton, Youtube candle reviews, and we close strong with a good 15 mins on Dollywood. ...
Mad Decent Block Party
Nikki and I setup a makeshift podcast studio at the Mad Decent Block Party over the weekend, we did some short lil chats with Jim-e Stack, Light Year, Goddollars, Harvard Bass, and last but not least AJ English. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Alexi Wasser & Dallas Clayton
I sit down with blogger, writer, podcaster, and all around internet babe Alexi Wasser, and her bff Dallas Clayton, superstar children’s book author, and guest on the my first ever episode. We talk about some pretty personal dating business, adderall, using mideval times for sexual analogies, and so, so, so much more. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Paper Magazine press / Podcast update
Paper Magazine was nice enough to do a write up on Tall Tales, in the new feature from past guest fav Chris Black. I’ll be recording a new episode today, which will be up on monday! Paper Magazine - You Should Check This Out - Tall Tales
Nikki and I sit down with Jerome LOL Boys, and Samo Sound Boy, two LA dudes who run the label Body High. We get into dead dog stories, even more Whitney Port chat, prom stories, Atrak’s Huffpo piece, Scientology, marshmallow vodka, scriptwriting, and so much more. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Katy Goodman & Todd Wisenbaker
Nikki and I sit down with Katy Goodman from Vivian Girls, and Todd Wisenbaker, guitar player from her other band La Sera, and all around hilarious fella. We get into Juggalo decapitation, the Coachella Cruise, Pitbull heading to Alaska, her recent column on barefoot situations, her online gaming history, and we close things out with an amazing stand up comedy story from Todd. ...
Nikki and I sit down with Luisa Matsushita, singer of Brazilian band CSS, better known as Lovefoxxx. We talk about doing nitruous, Lady Gaga’s boobs, more drugs, bleaching eyebrows, Japan, and drunken midnight snacks. Check out CSS’ radio show Frappucino & Friends Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Nikki and I sit down with Ryan O’Connell, Writer/Editor at ThoughtCatalog.com. An extremely popular and addicting website featuring writing, journalism, and the like. We talk a lot about xanax, how to do Coachella right, Katy Perry, M Cafe, his Time Magazine expose, his early script writing, and we close out with a fair amount of vomit chat. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Nikki and I sit down with internet special person, marketing guru, and tastemaker bro Chris Black. Chris was on an earlier infamous episode with Drop The Lime, he returns to talk about races in Pasadena, male pleasure devices, sweating, piercings, tumblr, BET awards, Tall Tales coffee mugs, and so much more. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Summer 2012 Mix
Summer 2012 Mix by Themjeans on Mixcloud
Nikki and I sit down with Cassian, a young and bubbling producer and DJ from Sydney. He’s a fan of the podcast so he slides right in with his smooth Aussie tone. We talk about Major Lazer shows, Instagrams, The Game, Green Card Marriages, the word “Yolo,” Dreads, meeting Marc Maron, and so much more. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Nikki and I sit down with Poolside, two fellas who make some fantastic summery smooth dance music. They recently finishing their record which they’re self releasing, and we spend the majority of the show getting into the ins and outs of that process. Aspiring producers should take notice, as you could learn a thing or two about how to stumble upon an awesome music career. We also talk...
I drink too much coffee and sit down with RAC. Andre and Karl, two out of the three members of this internationally acclaimed production group. We talk in depth about chalk boards, Canadian Immigration, Gypsies, the pains of traveling with checked luggage full of Steve Aoki’s alcohol, and so much more. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Todd Edwards and Goddollars
I sit down with legendary house producer Todd Edwards, and creator of the infamous party “A Club Called Rhonda,” Loren, aka Goddollars. We talk about Todd growing up in New Jersey and hear him break down how he made all of his first songs in high school, how his popularity grew in Europe, and remix rates back in the good old 90s. Todd and Loren have some touching moments, as...
Simon Rex & Killer Cam
Nikki and I sit down with actor, comedian, rapper fella Simon Rex, and our friend and his DJ Killer Cam. We get into Simon’s work with Riff Raff and Andy Milonakis, and hear a song from their new group 3 Loco. We talk about Simon growing up in the Bay area, idolizing Too Short, and his new appreciation for country music after visiting the Stagecoach Festival. Please note my mic cuts out...
Nikki and I have a lovely chat with Australian born DJ, Producer, Singer Anna Lunoe. She recently relocated to Los Angles, we talk about some aussie business, her breeding rabbits as a young entrepeneur, my hiking troubles, me pretending I was in the strokes, and so much more… Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
After a short break, Tall Tales returns with the infamous DJ, Producer, Author and heartthrob, Diplo. Recorded in the Mad Decent studios in LA, Nikki and I ask about the recent passing of MCA, blackberry commercials, his Rolling Stone interview, early documentary film making back home in Florida, smoking weed with Snoop Dogg, Rusko twitter rants, and so much more. ...
Daily Swarm interview for Tall Tales →
We sit down with Atlanta Disco house man Treasure Fingers. We talk Coachella stuff, TF’s previous podcast past, his life growup up with strange jobs in the south, DJing while blackout drunk, and sweaty beard rubbing hugs. Itunes / RSS / Mixcloud / Direct Mp3
Brendan Sexton & Neoteric
Nikki and I sit down with star of stage and screen Brendan Sexton, a young actor well known for such roles as Empire Records, Black Hawk Down, and most recently TV’s The Killing. Also joined by Jeremiah, aka Neoteric, a DJ and producer. We start off the show of course with rape chats, move into Brendan’s acting career, skype sex, his down-low social networking, Nikki’s love...