Ep 37 // Max Goransson + Quiet Loudly

Premiere DateMar 28, 2018
00:00 // StereoactiveNYC / BTRtoday ID //
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00:40 // Welcome //
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04:11 “My Trusted Betrayer” (Serious Business, 2012) Quiet Loudly
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07:28 // Introducing Max Goransson + Quiet Loudly //
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08:53 // Learning to play music... //
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15:53 // Max Goransson, aka Fallout Boy //
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17:24 // Emerson College //
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21:56 // Ringleader? //
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22:59 // Meeting Sal Garro / musical influences //
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36:34 // Max has a Rocket From The Crypt tattoo //
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37:53 // Max and Sal form Pinocchio Syndrome / move to Chicago //
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42:21 // Move to NYC / Quiet Loudly 1.0 / Meeting GunFight! and Tony Aquilino //
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46:42 // Burying the 1st record / working on ‘Soulgazer’ //
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52:58 “Church of Mud” Quiet Loudly
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58:07 // About “Church of Mud” //
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69:56 // The Governors / Gabe Rothchild //
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79:13 “Small” The Governors
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85:05 // More about The Governors //
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91:07 // 2nd Quiet Loudly album: “Go Into The Light Smiling” / meeting John Weingarten //
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95:43 // Kickstarter / Jeff Berner / Amy Everard
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100:33 “It’s Not The End Of The World (If It’s The End Of The World)” Quiet Loudly
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106:21 // About the song / What’s different from 1st album? //
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110:05 // Touching on Clouder and Black Salad / Steve Spinella //
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112:38 // What would Quiet Loudly be like now? What is Max working on these days? //
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122:40 // JPK! / Reunion show details //
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125:27 // Outro + Disclaimer //
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127:27 // Finish.
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Max Goransson is a veteran of the local NYC/Brooklyn music scene and played in numerous bands over his years in the city before moving to Massachusetts a few years back. He’ll be back in town in mid-April for a reunion of Quiet Loudly, the group he started with his old buddy Sal Garro and for which he provided much of the songwriting and sonic direction. Max stopped by for a discussion of his musical history, songwriting, and especially the band he and Sal began, which eventually included Tony Aquilino, John Weingarten, and Jonathan Pilkington Kahnt.

Host J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…

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