Andy Frasco's World Saving Podcast
Andy Frasco's World Saving Podcast
Andy Frasco
Join Andy Frasco on his travels around the world, interviewing all sorts of folk about their divergent paths. Andy focuses on the adventure life brings to those who dare to pursue their dreams and travel. Like our path in life... we get off track sometimes but we always get back to the road and what inspires us.
EP 106: Geoff Weers (The Expendables)
Andy finds himself in a burgeoning romance & also a sexy gambit as he "pops the question" about opening up to non-monogamy with a girl he really likes. Spoiler alert: it doesn't go well. But don't worry Andy, it's still a win for self-respect and honesty! On the Interview Hour we welcome California raised, Geoff Weers from The Expendables! They talk about the good stuff: reggae, weed, and Santa Cruz. Ahri reviews Thanksgiving. Aw yeah, this is EP 106.
Nov 24
1 hr 26 min
EP 105: J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.)
Andy's triumphant return to Denver is marked by big news, a reality check by manager extraordinaire, Schwartz, and "Baysik" Bassist, Ryan Stasik airing some grievances. And on the Interview Hour, we got the legend himself: J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. Andy rummages thru the annals of J's brain to uncover some historical tidbits and talk about his relationship with the guitar. Ahri reviews the election. This is EP 105.
Nov 17
1 hr 7 min
EP 104: Jeremiah Fraites (The Lumineers)
Can the real Andy Frasco please stand up? Following a complete lock-out from his social media accounts, Andy reflects on a week long holiday from his phone. This week on the Interview Hour, we are elated to welcome Jeremiah Fraites from The Lumineers! He and Andy talk about growing up in Jersey, the death of a beloved brother, and how he got wrapped up in music. Don't miss this convo. Shawn does a song and hopes y'all will sing along. This is EP 104.
Nov 10
1 hr 21 min
EP 103.5 Getting High w/ Todd Glass ROUND 3
It's Election Day. Are you stuck in a tragically long voting line in search of auditory relief? Fear not, Brave Listener, cuz we here at the WSP got you covered with a special episode to keep those doomsday blues away. Andy, along with comedian Todd Glass and sports commentator Dolav Cohen, take an heroic dose of mushrooms and proceed to talk their faces off. Throw this episode on and ease your mind while you ensure that your voice is heard. Be safe out there, World. We love you. This is EP 103.5
Nov 3
2 hr 32 min
EP 103: Chali 2na (Jurassic 5 & Ozomatli)
Andy and the boys just finished up a two week, socially distant tour and what a bizarre feeling it is to work again for the first time in MONTHS. AFUN ends this run in Charleston wherein, Andy gets into it with the LEGENDARY, Chali 2na! They talk about how he got started, how live performances are looking thru this pandemic, and much more. Chris shares his thoughts on lizard people conspiracies. Happy Halloween, y'all. This is EP 103.
Oct 27
1 hr 24 min
EP 102: Michael Alago (A&R Elektra Records, Metallica rep)
In an unbelievably normal turn of events, Andy and the band hit the road for a socially distant run of outdoor, drive-in shows. Listen in as he gives his perspective on the state of live music, mid-pandemic from the safety of the band bubble. And we welcome a living music industry LEGEND, Michael Alago! Michael may best be known for signing Metallica (yes, that Metallica), but his story goes much deeper. Shawn and Beats have a few tunes up their sleeve and Ahri reviews voting. This is EP 102.
Oct 20
1 hr 19 min
EP 101: Ben NIchols (Lucero)
What's a band to do in the middle of a pandemic? PIck up work wherever they can! Andy catches us up on the whereabouts of the AFUN socially distant tour machine. And on the Interview Hour we welcome Ben Nichols of Lucero! Andy and Ben chat about what it's like to be a working musician in the world today. Oddly enough, Dolav congratulates the Lakers. We close out with a special visit from our buddy, Nick McDaniels of Big Something. This is EP 101.
Oct 13
1 hr 56 min
EP 100: Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes)
Andy is back again for the 100th time to remind y'all: YOU GOT THIS. And on a very special Interview Hour we welcome golden voiced rocker, Taylor Goldsmith from Dawes! Taylor and Andy talk about growing up in Malibu, genre, and what legacy means to them. Dolav laments The Jazz and Shawn & Beats sing a song. This is EP 100 and we love all your guts. Thanks for listening in on our madness.
Sep 29
1 hr 22 min
EP 99: Nicki Bluhm
Have you ever wondered about the mind state of a musician about to play his first Red Rocks show? Tune in to catch Andy processing some DEEP emotions. And on the Interview Hour we welcome Nashville Singer/Songwriter, Nicki Bluhm! She and Andy met at the beginning of the year, and some things have changed since then. Ahri reviews parenthood. The boys sing about a topic near and dear to their hearts. This is EP 99.
Sep 22
1 hr
EP 98: Sam Harris (X Ambassadors)
Andy did something questionable on a boat recently. Surprised? You shouldn't be! And on the Interview Hour we welcome Sam Harris of rock trio, X Ambassadors! Sam talks about his band, his brother, and his Jungian Shadow Self. Listen in as Sam & Andy plunge the oceanic depths of self-knowledge, and discover what horrors await there for our intrepid journeymen. Dolav feels unbridled joy. Shawn and Beats sing a song. This is EP 98.
Sep 15
1 hr 10 min
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