Tony Hoffer has produced or mixed songs for Beck, Phoenix, Goldfrapp, M83, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Griswolds, Air, and many more. So clearly I was stoked when my friends and eternal homies The Griswolds hired him to produce their first record.
I showed up about a week into recording with
As many of you know I spent 22 - 29 on the road as a tour manager. Many of the guests I have on my show are friends from this long and harrowing experience. Although there are many great stories from this time, one in particular stands out. It’s a
Hello everybody, welcome to the Sugar High podcast. It’s the same as the Tour Manager’s Guide just a new name. Also I love Empire Records so it all works out. The show is still focused on my obsession with why certain bands are successful. I dissect artist’s ambitions, triumphs, failures,
The Griswolds are a band from Syndey, Australia that rose to prominence with their single, Beware the Dog. Shortly after its release the band went on tour with Walk The Moon and gained a sizeable fanbase in the U.S.A. Their second album High Times for Low Lives just dropped and we
Day One: Alabama Shakes, BORNS, Bully, Moon Taxi, The Struts, The Weeknd, Walk the Moon
Day Two: Atlas Genius, Cage the Elephant, Kurt Vile, Panic! at the Disco, Portugal. the Man, The Griswolds, X Ambassadors
Day Three: Courtney Barnett, Fetty Wap, Florence and the Machine, Haim, Judah and the Lion, Lenny Kravitz
If there's one thing we first noticed about The Griswolds aside from their stellar tunes, it's that these boys are jokers, so it came as no surprise that their team created an EP entirely about cool dads. Yes, you read that right -- while bored on tour days and nights
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On April 18th, our buds The Griswolds will be bring their Hotline Spring Tour with Magic Man to Toronto's The Mod Club. Courtesy of Embrace, we're contesting a prize pack which includes two tickets to the show along with a t-shirt from the Sydney charmers!
To enter the giveaway, all you
Welcome to our fifth episode of In The Loop, our brand-new YouTube feature! In today’s episode, we discuss which bands we interviewed over the past two weeks (Neck Deep, Simple Plan, Classified, and more), our interview with Mac DeMarco, two incredible upcoming giveaways (which include WayHome and David Bowie), and
AMBY adores Australian dance-rock group The Griswolds. From featuring the foursome three years ago when the site was just created to interviewing them in-person last summer, it's always a pleasure teaming up with this group!
In celebration of all the love and romance in the air on Valentine's Day, The Griswolds