An Austin based podcast and blog. We talk to as many people as possible exploring their lives and musical influences. Follow us on Facebook and at @atxsessions via Twitter, Instagram, & Tumbler.
info_outline Jackie Kashian 02/13/2017
Jackie Kashian After a two year hiatus, we're back with the fantastic, sweet, funny Jackie Kashian! This episode was recorded almost 2 years ago but life got in the way of art. Now we're stoked ti finally put it out into the ether. In this episode we talk about Jackie's podcast The Dork Forest (and podcasting in general), comedy festivals, things called books, and more!
info_outline John Morton 03/02/2015
John Morton Author and speech writer John Morton is our guest this week along with special guest Lucas Molandes! We talk about getting old, hanging with Marc Maron, working the Austin podcast circuit, his new book Fire the Pretty Girl, and more! Follow them on twitter @JMoAustinTx and @lucasmolandes.
info_outline Lowland Hum Returns 12/29/2014
Lowland Hum Returns Lauren and Daniel from the folk duo Lowland Hum return to Austin with their new EP Four Sisters! We got to catch up, talk about their appearance on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert, touring, their new projects, and more! Follow them on Twitter @lowlandhum and Facebook.
info_outline Lance Myers 12/02/2014
Lance Myers Filmmaker, writer, and animator Lance Myers (A Scanner Darkly, Space Jam, Prince of Egypt) is our guest this week. We talk about developing video games, Mad Magazine, working with Richard Linklater, and more. Check out his blog here and his website here.
info_outline Maggie Maye 10/17/2014
Maggie Maye Maggie Maye is part comedian, part actress, part writer, and ALL guest on this episode of Austin Sessions. Maggie joins us to talk about her comedy career, hosting the Comedy Talent Review, her writing style, and more! Follow her on Twitter @maggiemayehaha and check out her website here!
info_outline Statesman Shots 10/02/2014
Statesman Shots Austin Eavesdropper Tolly Moseley and Austin American Statesman tech writer Omar Gallaga join us this week to talk about movies, writing, social media, and their podcast Statesman Shots. Follow them on Twitter @TollyM and @omarg and @StatesmanShots. You can also check out their podcast here.
info_outline Saffron Herndon 09/25/2014
Saffron Herndon Nine year old comedian Saffy Herndon joined us during the Out of Bounds comedy festival. We talked about religious freedoms, dinosaurs, music, and being a kid amongst adults in the comedy world. Follow her on Twitter @SaffronHerndon and check out her website! To listen, subscribe to Austin Sessions on iTunes or listen on Stitcher.
info_outline Megafauna 09/18/2014
Megafauna Dani Neff and Zach Humphrey, from the fantastic band Megafauna, are our guests this week as Austin Sessions returns from a brief but necessary hiatus. We talked about Radiohead, 90's rock, choreography, comedy, making videos and talked about their new album Maximalist. Follow them on Twitter @MegafaunaATX and check them out on Bandcamp. To listen, subscribe to Austin Sessions on iTunes or listen on Stitcher.
info_outline The Texas KGB 08/01/2014
The Texas KGB This week The Texas KGB gets on mic to talk about their new album Captain Americana, their love for Christopher Guest movies, the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and more! Follow them on Twitter @TheTexasKGB, like them on Facebook, and click here to catch them live!
info_outline Damien Lemon 07/23/2014
Damien Lemon This episode we had the opportunity to hang out with comedian and actor Damien Lemon. He tells us about growing up in Brooklyn, building a comedy career, working on MTV's Guy Code, and more! Follow him on Twitter at @dlemoncomedy and watch him on Guy Code here.
info_outline Tracey Schulz 07/10/2014
Tracey Schulz This week we turned the tables on radio host Tracey Schultz to ask him about how he got into radio, the subtlties of interviewing, podcasts, and his show "What's New." Follow him on Twitter @TraceySchulz, find him on Facebook, and check out his show here.
info_outline The Beer Diaries 06/12/2014
The Beer Diaries This week we hang out with Greg Zeschuk and Mike Mann from the Beer Diaries. In this session we discuss how Greg and Mike met, their backgrounds, how the Beer Diaries came into existence, and of course beer! Follow them on Twitter @BeerDiariesTV and watch their episodes here.
info_outline Kerri Lendo 06/04/2014
Kerri Lendo The sweet and funny Kerri Lendo joins us this week to chat about comedy, working on Inside Joke for the Moontower Comedy Festival, her smartphone philosophy, and more! Follow her on Twitter @KerriLendo and check out her website to find out where she'll be performing.
info_outline Wiley Wiggins 05/29/2014
Wiley Wiggins Actor, game designer, and native Austinite Wiley Wiggins is our guest this week! We talk about video games (including his own Thunderbeam), his latest movie Computer Chess, being in cahoots with The Octopus Project, and more! Follow him on Twitter @wileywiggins and check out his new projects here!
info_outline Blogging Sheppards 05/14/2014
Blogging Sheppards This week's guests are husband and wife blogging duo Chris and Kristen Sheppard. We talk about Kristen's Mad Betty blog, Chris' Craft Taste blog, using Wordpress, and some of our favorite movies and TV shows. Follow them both on Twitter @MadBettyATX and @crafttaste.
info_outline Andrew Shapter 05/07/2014
Andrew Shapter This week we hung out with filmmaker and veteran photographer Andrew Shapter. We sat on his patio and talked about his upcoming film The Teller and the Truth, how he became friends with Willie Nelson, and his evolution from photography to film. Follow him on Twitter @AndrewShapter and follow him on Facebook.
info_outline Erin Foley 04/30/2014
Erin Foley The amazingly sweet (and hilarious) Erin Foley was in town performing at the Moontower Comedy Festival and took some time to talk with us. We chatted about her Conan appearance, podcasting, dancing, her love of Austin, her role in Almost Famous and more! Follow her on Twitter @erinfoleycomic and on Facebook!
info_outline Give Autism A Chance Summit 04/02/2014
Give Autism A Chance Summit This episode shares the stories of 3 families affected by the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and how they've adapted to their own unique circumstances. This is a departure from our normal format but we were extremely excited (and challenged) to give it our best to help promote the upcoming Give Autism A Chance Summit.
info_outline Ryan Cownie 03/26/2014
Ryan Cownie We're closing out the month of March with the hilarious comedian Ryan Cownie! Ryan hosts Avalanche Comedy at Holy Mountain every Monday. In this episode we talk about performing at the Moontower Comedy Festival, being a nanny, and the new Spiderman reboot. Follow him on Twitter @RyanCownie and check out his MySpace page here.