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Throwing Toasters 20th Anniversary Concert Part 2

Happy Saturday.  Here’s Part 2 of the Throwing Toasters 20th Anniversary Concert that happened back on May 30, 2015.  This audio is also available on the GrantCast podcast feed.   If you want to subscribe to the Grantcast, you can do so with iTunes, or by using this feed in your favorite podcatcher.

Setlist for this episode

  • The R.A. Song
  • Everyone’s Invited To The Squirrel Party w/ Chris “Butch” Sheets
  • Names for the Royal Baby w/ Chris “Butch” Sheets
  • Patrick The Spoiler
  • A.T.M
  • P&M
  • Things I’d Do 4 U
  • Our Love Is Like
  • Autumn
  • Sometimes I Wonder

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Throwing Toasters 20th Anniversary Concert Part 1

No big essay or anything this week.  Instead I give you Part 1 of the Throwing Toasters 20th Anniversary Concert that took place on May 30, 2015 at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank, CA.  Enjoy!

Setlist for this episode:

  • HAY
  • Living @ Home
  • Unfriend
  • Bad Influence
  • N.R.L. (Nursery Rhyme Lawyer Song)
  • Frankie
  • Global Warning
  • SkrewU
  • Mrs. Claus
  • New Hampshire

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The story behind Unfriend.

It’s out! Another, brand new, Throwing Toasters song! It’s called UNFRIEND and it is available on iTunes, Bandcamp, CDBaby, Amazon.com and just about everywhere else that singles are available.
This song was written a year or so ago, right around the time I was just getting completely frustrated with Facebook and being on it. I absolutely love how this song turned out and the magic Steve Goodie did with the instrumentation and the background vocals.  I think it is some of the most fun rock ‘n’ roll from Throwing Toasters in a long time.
When I wrote this song, I was pretty done with facebook. If you know me, or have looked for me on the social media site you know I don’t have an account. After several years, I began to realize that the social media service was just not my thing.  The examples given in this song are pretty close to reasons why I left.
While recording this, Steve made the comment that he thought it was funny that at the end I say it’s my mom, making the whole song about her.  That made the baby in the second verse me. Or a sibling. I thought this was pretty funny. I’d never thought of it that way. In my mind the song is about three separate people.
For the record, I was still friends with my mom when I left Facebook. The final verse is not about her. Honest.
So give UNFRIEND a listen. Rock out to it and let me know what you think. If you like it, consider requesting it on the Dr. Demento show by following the following link: http://www.drdemento.com/request/
And while you’re at it, be sure to Like me on….oh…never mind.
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