The Grammy-nominated drummer has worked with artists including Neil Young, Beck, Daniel Lanois, Sam Morrow, and Manny’s Hollywood party band, Too Free Stooges. He was also the house drummer for the “Echo in the Canyon” film and tour revisiting the heyday of the Laurel Canyon music scene with Jakob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Cat Power, and Fiona Apple. Matt hasn’t spoken to Manny in 25 years, but he knows from experience what he’s in for. Some things never change.
Topics include the Carlo Nuccio tribute, a prank, the rest of the story, Wadzilla’s passing, Tito Puente Day, meeting by accident, long odds, airport access, a reunion, a last meeting, a successful career, Silver Lake, a mountain lion, Zander Schloss, St. Louis, a Miles Davis gig, little criminals, a hippie boarding school, an acid trip, the Unconscious, an opening gig, a backstage video, Dick Rude, Alvarado St., a Club Lingerie show, a rockstar audience, a downward spiral, Mr. Hollywood, the Circle Jerks, Doug Belote, session acumen, New Orleans drummers, the Meters, playing Tipitina’s, Dig, the Kibitz Room, Andy Slater, a period piece, society, Ryan Adams, a Dylan endorsement, Joe Strummer, Matt Groening, and much more.
Intro music: "Just Keeps Raining" by Styler/Coman
Break Music: "You Showed Me" (featuring Jakob Dylan & Cat Power) from "Echo in the Canyon"
Outro Music: "Quick Fix" from "Concrete and Mud" by Sam Morrow
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