Get Your Rocks Off (general)







March 2020
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Jake reflects on the life and times of his best friend, Sir Rockin’ Rodney Speed. Jake tells the story of how they meet and fell in love, and recounts plenty of their bizarre adventures. This episode also compiles the complete collection of Rodney’s Corner segments from the podcast, Jake’s eulogy for Rodney, and live set of the Rodney Speed Experience live from the Mercury Lounge in NYC.

Direct download: Rodcast128kbs.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:35am EDT

Jake and Mishka sit and talk about his amazing run of Kindle Single successes, the agony and ecstasy of long runs, their shared obsession with rock n roll and how many graduate degrees it takes to change a lightbulb.

Direct download: GetYourRocksOffWithMishkaShubaly.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04pm EDT

Jake sits with HIMSELF and talks about completing the ORIGINAL MARATHON in Athens, Greece this past Sunday, attending his first Opera in Budapest, his pilgrimage to Slovakia to confront his long-held fears of Eastern Europe since being traumatized by the film Hostel, why his mother aka SzufMama is his favorite traveling companion, and how a Positive Mental Attitude can get you through just about ANYTHING.

Direct download: SoloGreecePodcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:08pm EDT

Jake and Tommy sit and talk about the T-Shirt business, how Tommy built his silk-screening empire Underground Press, his quest to get the signatures of all 5 original members of Guns n' Roses tattooed on his arm and the resulting forthcoming film "Where's Izzy" and why Jake's mom thinks his name should be Tommy T-Shirt!

Direct download: GetYourRocksOffwithTommyRockstar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:18pm EDT

Jake sits with Mike johnso, one fo the world's top Pro Wrstling reporters, to talk about their shared love of wrestling,Mike's start in the entertainment business, how he ended up getting paid to do what he loves, and of course the Rocks Off Pro Wrestling Film Festival!

Direct download: MikeJohnsonPodcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23pm EDT

Jake sits with Luke to talk about tattoos, fashion, the Lost Art of the Gentlemen, Hard Work, Self Made, Dues Paid, BeeKeeping, and the mean streets of Oceanside, CA.

Direct download: LukeWessmanPodcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:02pm EDT

Jake and Silky Sammy sit and talk about Sam's longitme tenure as bassist for Dick Dale, Agent Orange and Donovan Frankenreiter.  And Sam explains just how much he hates the nickname Silky.

Direct download: SilkySammyBollePodcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:09pm EDT

Jake and Chris sit and talk about the finer points of NYC,Rock n Roll, crowd funding for rock albums, Mariachis, and generally how amazing of a person that Chris is! This is the legendary "lost episode" Finally found for your listening pleasure.

Direct download: GetYourRocksOffWithChrisCatalyst.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:11am EDT

Jake sits down all by himself and celebrates the podcast turning 18 by going guest-less and discussing what happens when you fall in love with a girl who is running off to Botswana to join the Peace Corps, how to make the most of the time you've got, interior decoratiung, Tragedy, the art of self-reinvention and reflections on turning 40!

Direct download: GYROEpisode18SoloPodcast.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:49pm EDT

17. Get Your Rocks Off With Jon Braun

Jake and John sit and talk about accidentally starting successful touring tribute bands and the outstanding audience recations yet lack of repsect they garner.  Also the joys of re-scoring and vastly improving the classic film Point Break, and comparing and contrasting the great Frank Zappa and Bob moog!

Direct download: GetYourRocksOffWithJonBraun.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:37pm EDT

Jake and Amon sit and talk about their trip to Japan, the ISAM tour, what's keeping Amon from hopping aboard the EDM gravy train, and that fast fast black car.

Direct download: GetYourRocksOffWithAmonTobin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:33pm EDT

Jake and Dick Dale sit and talk about the animalistic origins of the surf guitar sound, mastering the art of rhythm, and how Dick still LITERALLY kicks ass at 76 years of age!

Direct download: GetYourRocksOffWithDickDale.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:09am EDT

14. Get Your Rocks Off With Ginger Wildheart

Jake and Ginger talk about the resurgence and revitalization of his musical output and his relationship with his fans that came about through the PledgeMusic campaigns, when Ginger is finally going to make a movie, Thai Prisons, musicians' greed, and of course Ginger and Jake's shared philosophy when faced with going outside of your comfort zone...  "JUST DO IT - What's The Worst That Could Happen??"

Direct download: GetYourRocskOffWithGingerWildheartPodcast.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04am EDT

13. Get Your Rocks Off with John Joseph of the Cro Mags

Jake and John sit and talk about Walking Tours, John's one man show, why he and Harley will never step on stage together ever again, and how a Positive Mental Attitude can overcome (almost) anything!

Direct download: JJCroMagRocksOffPodcast.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:16pm EDT

Jake and Gibby talk about creative junkies, crooked doctors, sizzurp, rip-off artists, Bjork beatdowns, aliens and where all the money went. And of course the soon to be classic Dear Gibby advice segment.

Direct download: GibbyHaynesGetYourRocksOff.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:17am EDT

Jake sits with Stormy of Leave Home Booking - The Queen of Punk Rock Touring - to talk about booking DIY tours before the internet, Rancid's roots, military strategy and history, and hear them get questioned by the Salt Lake City Police during the podcast - seriously!

Direct download: StormyPodcast.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:45pm EDT

10.  Get Your Rocks Off with Jonny Fritz - veritable Country Music Superstar!

Jake sits with Country Music Superstar Jonny Fritz for a candid discussion about the road, touring on a motorcycle, keeping a band together, Room #305 at the Holiday Inn, and the sweet sweet smell of leather.

Direct download: JonnyFritzGetYourRocksOffPodcast.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:02pm EDT

Jake sits with Seqan Dunne for a wildly candid conversation centered on their 4 favorite topics ...  Drugs, Juggalos, Punk Rock, and Corndawgs.  There's even a little bit of talk about art and Sean's debut feature length documentary Oxyana!

Direct download: SeanDunneFinalPodcast.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:05pm EDT

8. Get Your Rocks Off With Kevin Gill

Jake sits with Kevin Gill - the Voice of Juggalo Championship Wrestling - for a candid discussion about wrestling, punk rock, hardcore, video games, PMA, and being an all around renaissance man of low-brow entertainment!

Direct download: kevin_gill_full_podcast.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT

Jake and Mike sit and talk about Mike's accidental beginnings in Rock N Roll, Nashville vs. New York, the patron saint of Mike's career Rose McGathy, and awful band names!

Direct download: MikeFarrisPodcast.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:17am EDT

Jake and Matt sit and discuss how to make it in a band when you have no discernable talent, feeling like a ghost in your own city, how to slow down time, and how "if you can't  dazzle them with brilliance, then baffle them with bullshit!"

Direct download: Rocks_Off_-_Matt_Caughthran.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:38pm EDT

Jake sits with Joe Queer of The Queers to discuss being in the same band for 30+ years, writing songs with Joey Ramone, the nice-guy side of GG Allin, and smoking weed with the Police at the Rathskller in Boston in 1978! 

Direct download: get_your_rocks_off_podcast_with_joe_queer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:55pm EDT

4. Get Your Rocks Off w/ Peter Shapiro

Jake and Peter Shaprio sit down and talk about The Wetlands, Brooklyn Bowl, the Capital Theater, Kid Rock's Fur Coat, and Rats.  Glorious Times Square Rats!!  And at the end is a recording the eulogy Jake gave at the funeral for Wetlands Preserve founder and all aorund great American Larry Bloch.

Direct download: Peter_Shapiro.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm EDT

Jake sits with Tomato of the Sound of Urchin and discusses the grassroots effort that set the band in motion, the ins and outs of his time touring and recording while signed to a major label, and the power of rock and roll!

Direct download: TomatoPodcast.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

Jake sits with Eddie Eyeball to discuss his introduction to, and the history of 2 SKINNEE Js, the evolution of the music scene in New York City and what it means to be a "Champion"!
Direct download: Get_Your_Rocks_Off_Podcast_Eddie_Eyeball.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35pm EDT

1. Get Your Rocks Off  w/ Marc Brownstein of the Disco Biscuits
Jake sits with Disco Biscuits bassist and mascot Marc Brownstein for a candid discussion abut the origins of the Disco Biscuits, why Marc was kicked out of the band at the end of 1999, Drugs aka Tuesday Bluesday, the parallels and differences of the guitarists in the Biscuits and Conspirator and much more.
Direct download: 01_Get_Your_Rocks_Off_-_Disco_Biscuts.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:58pm EDT