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The Vinyl Guide

If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related. Nate is a 40+ year vinyl collector, owns some of the most highly desired titles and enjoys them thoroughly. The Vinyl Guide is his journey through the history of music to speak with the artists and technicians who made music history and get the stories behind the records.

Oct 23, 2023

Joey Cape joins us to talk Lagwagon history, Section 8 and Nardcore scene, helping shape the Fat Wreck sound, forming Me First & the Gimme Gimmes, numerous side projects, record labels, vinyl collections, touring Australia and more. 

  • Joey’s large coffee
  • Joey had to put his records in storage
  • Growing up with Rush and AC/DC
  • Musical family, studying music
  • Living in Socal area / Nardcore scene
  • Forming/recording “Section 8”
  • Fat Mike hated the name “Section 8”
  • The challenges of naming the band “Lagwagon”
  • Lagwagon shaping the Fat Wreck sound
  • Writing songs on acoustic guitar
  • Forming “Me First & the Gimme Gimmes
  • Recruiting Spike to MFATGG
  • The surprise of the success of Me First & the Gimme Gimmes
  • Any more recordings of MFATGG?
  • Rotating members of MFATGG – Chris Shiflett?
  • Lagwagon touring and recording schedule
  • Joey and his many side projects
  • Starting his record label “My Records”
  • Joey despises managing a record label
  • Forming “One Week Records"
  • Other self-released records
  • Moving his catalogue to Fat Wreck
  • Nothing is missing from the tape catalogue
  • The one time Lagwagon was approached by a major label
  • The story of the cover of “Hoss” and the Dan Blocker estate
  • Interview wrap up

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