We Are Weezer
We Are Weezer Is A Podcast About, You Guessed It, Weezer… Rachel & special guests share interesting details on the band, explore the music, review and rate songs, bond, & share their personal stories.
info_outline Perfect Situations #24 An Interview with Yeezer's Alex Hodowanec 12/04/2019
Perfect Situations #24 An Interview with Yeezer's Alex Hodowanec In this episode Rachel interviews Alex Hodowanec, the mash-up artist who created the internet sensation, Yeezer! They talk about how Yeezer came to be, graphic design, Breaking Bad, Kanye, and WEEZER! Check the show notes for links to all of Alex’s social media and download the Yeezer album for free! Thank you for listening! Stay tuned for the next episode where Rachel and Alex review and discuss the Pinkerton classic, Across the Sea.
info_outline Perfect Situations #23 - Weezer News with Sue Ane 11/20/2019
Perfect Situations #23 - Weezer News with Sue Ane In this episode of Weezer News Rachel and Sue Anne fill you in on what has been going on for the last few months in Weezerland. New songs, a new album, new articles, new music videos, and much more. Special fashion correspondent Blazer B-El Jay gives you the latest Weezer fashion news. Jason Cropper, Spanish lessons, and Calico cats. =W=
info_outline Episode 052 - Devotion 11/06/2019
Episode 052 - Devotion Season Three! Rachel and Sue Anne jump in and give you updates and fill you in on what to expect in season three. Shout outs and the usual geography lesson followed by song discussion. El Scorcho’s B-side, Devotion is one of Sue Anne’s favorite songs and the ladies provide their insight on the song’s meaning plus much more. This episode is closed with a new feature, Letters to Weezer. We hope you enjoy the show! Thank you for listening!
info_outline Perfect Situations #22 - Weezer News with Sue Anne! 10/17/2019
Perfect Situations #22 - Weezer News with Sue Anne! In this episode Rachel & Sue Anne discuss Weezer's European tour, Rachel went to see that dog. perform their 25-Year Anniversary show with Graham Coxon of Blur at The Smell in downtown Los Angeles, Brian was in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and it was Rivers' birthday! Plus much, much, more!
info_outline Episode 051 - The Angel And The One with Nikki Enloe 08/07/2019
Episode 051 - The Angel And The One with Nikki Enloe Rachel is joined by Nikki Enloe who produced a music video for Rivers Cuomo’s single, Two Broken Hearts. They discuss Red album’s, The Angel And The One. This song has been compared to Only In Dreams, was produced by Rick Rubin, and features organist Geralyn Fennelly. Find out the original name of the song, who’s favorite it is, and why Rivers is dressed like a cowboy on the album cover. Also, check out the mug Nikki designed for WAW! All proceeds from the sale of the mug will go to charity.
info_outline Perfect Situations #21 - An Interview with Nikki Enloe 07/31/2019
Perfect Situations #21 - An Interview with Nikki Enloe Rachel is joined by famed memer (is that a word?) Nikki Enloe! Nikki created and produced a music video for Rivers Cuomo’s single, Two Broken Hearts, she has a very popular Instagram account, is active in the Weezer community, she works, AND attends college. She has a lot of cool stories to hear, and she also tells us her Weezer favs! Also, check out the mug she designed for WAW! All proceeds from the sale of the mug will go to charity.
info_outline Perfect Situations #20 - that dog. 07/10/2019
Perfect Situations #20 - that dog. Today Rachel tells you all about that dog. A super cool band that shared the stage and more with Weezer in the 90's. It's their debut album's 25th anniversary, they're playing a show in LA 7/13/19, and it's a band member's birthday today! Happy birthday Anna! It was meant to be! Thanks for listening! =W=
info_outline Episode 050 - A Very Special Interview with Jason Cropper - Part Two 07/04/2019
Episode 050 - A Very Special Interview with Jason Cropper - Part Two Please enjoy part two of our Jason Cropper interview. Rachel and Jason talk about Ric Ocasek, Mykel & Carli, Mikey, yoga & meditation, podcasts, his future with Rivers, Weezer, what he's up to now, his new music, his album, and much more!
info_outline Episode 049 - A Very Special Interview with Jason Cropper - Part One 06/26/2019
Episode 049 - A Very Special Interview with Jason Cropper - Part One Rachel is joined by the original guitarist for Weezer, Jason Cropper! In part one of our interview Jason tells his Weezer story in his own words.
info_outline Episode 048 - Happy Hour with Brian from The Great Albums Podcast 06/19/2019
Episode 048 - Happy Hour with Brian from The Great Albums Podcast Rachel is joined by Brian from The Great Albums podcast to discuss track four on Weezer’s Pacific Daydream, Happy Hour. Announced on Twitter, Weezer called it, “sort of a companion piece to Island In The Sun.” There are many versions and remixes, as well as a music video that ended up being used for a different song! R&B Get into the lyrics, the producers, and some interesting articles. Thank you for listening!
info_outline Perfect Situations #19 - An Interview with Brian from The Great Albums Podcast + Yeezer 06/12/2019
Perfect Situations #19 - An Interview with Brian from The Great Albums Podcast + Yeezer Today Rachel is joined by fellow podcaster, Brian from The Great Albums Podcast. They talk podcasting before moving on to discuss a cool Weezer Kanye West mash-up song called, Diamonds Up to Here. Soundcloud member, Alex Hodowanec, AKA Chuckie Nugget has a project album called Yeezer = Weezer + Kanye West and it’s pretty fun to listen to. Next Brian tells Rachel (and you) his Weezer story; how he got into them, his favorite album, and song.
info_outline Perfect Situations #18 - Weezer News with Sue Anne! 06/05/2019
Perfect Situations #18 - Weezer News with Sue Anne! Rachel and Sue Anne give you an update on the latest & greatest in Weezer news. Did you know… Weezer played NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert, Coachella with a special guest appearance from TLC’s Chili, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and more. We Are Weezer had a giveaway, some great guests, and Rachel went to see the Troubies perform Julius Weezer. Happy 25th Anniversary to the Blue Album! The ladies discuss a Jason Cropper interview, a Pat interview, and the latest fanclub only single. Plus SO MUCH MORE! =W=
info_outline Episode 047 - Waiting On You, Featuring John From The Post Pinkerton Podcast 05/15/2019
Episode 047 - Waiting On You, Featuring John From The Post Pinkerton Podcast Rachel and guest host John Carroll from the Post Pinkerton Podcast discuss Waiting On You. A B-Side off of Pinkerton’s Good Life single. They talk Post Pinkerton and have a really great discussion on this gem of a song.
info_outline Perfect Situations #17 - John From The Post Pinkerton Podcast Interview! 05/09/2019
Perfect Situations #17 - John From The Post Pinkerton Podcast Interview! Rachel and guest host John Carroll from the Post Pinkerton Podcast share opinions on current Weezer topics; the future of Weezer, the importance of throwing in a new song every now and then, and how they've managed to stay relevant. John explains his show, Post Pinkerton, shares his Weezer story, favorite album, song, and other projects he’s got going on. Listen to see how you too can be a weeztective and help him achieve his interview goals.
info_outline Episode 046 - Dope Nose with Bill from The Great Albums Podcast! 05/01/2019
Episode 046 - Dope Nose with Bill from The Great Albums Podcast! Special guest Bill from The Great Albums Podcast joins Rachel to discuss Maladroit’s first track and single, Dope Nose. One of three songs originally from the Summer Songs of 2000 to be released on an album. The music video, directed by Marcos Siega, who also directed, ‘Keep Fishin’". Bill and Rachel talk audio, podcasts, they discuss the lyrics, bust rhymes real slow, as well as rate and review the song. Be sure to take a listen to The Great Albums Podcast AND check out Bills band, Fake Pockets!
info_outline Perfect Situations #16 - Bill from the Great Albums Podcast Interview 04/24/2019
Perfect Situations #16 - Bill from the Great Albums Podcast Interview Rachel is joined by Bill from The Great Albums podcast! She interviews him on how he got into the Weez. Was his first Weezer concert any good; has he seen them since? And much more! You won't want to miss some classic 90's stories and Bill's unique take on all things Weezer. =W=
info_outline Episode 045 - You Gave Your Love To Me Softly with Ben from The Pinkertones 04/17/2019
Episode 045 - You Gave Your Love To Me Softly with Ben from The Pinkertones Rachel is joined by Ben from The Pinkertones, a Weezer Tribute band that has been around almost as long as Weezer! They discuss the beloved b-side You Gave Your Love To Me Softly. It was originally recorded for 1995’s motion picture, Angus but released on the El Scorcho single soon after. The Angus Soundtrack is a true gem, featuring tracks by: Green Day, Ash, Dance Hall Crashers, The Riverdales, Smoking Popes, Goo Goo Dolls, The Muffs, Tilt, Pansy Division, Love Spit Love, & WEEZER!
info_outline Perfect Situations #15 - Ben From The Pinkertones Interview! 04/11/2019
Perfect Situations #15 - Ben From The Pinkertones Interview! Rachel is joined by Ben, the bassist for the Weezer tribute band, The Pinkertones! She interviews him on how he got into Weezer, how the band got started, and what it was like to win a Weezer Mexican Fender in December 2018 during Reddit’s Secret Santa!
info_outline Episode 044 - Hold Me with We'z Talkin' Weez 2 Thee 04/03/2019
Episode 044 - Hold Me with We'z Talkin' Weez 2 Thee Chris and Chris return to talk with Rachel about Weezer’s Hold Me.Simple yet effective; Make Believe’s track four does not disappoint. Geography, facts, horrible jokes, and band commentary are also in store in this week’s episode!
info_outline Perfect Situations #14 - We'z Talkin' Weez Interview 03/27/2019
Perfect Situations #14 - We'z Talkin' Weez Interview Get to know Chris and Chris from the We' Talkin' Weez 2 Thee podcast as Rachel interviews them on what got them into Weezer and more!
info_outline Perfect Situations #13 Weezer News with Sue Anne 03/21/2019
Perfect Situations #13 Weezer News with Sue Anne Rachel is joined by WAW's Graphic Designer Sue Anne to give some shout outs, update you on the latest Weezer News, and fill you in on a special giveaway! Then Sue Anne interviews Rachel on what it was like to be in the High As A Kite interview. Tune in to Perfect Situations #14 to see how the ladies break down the music video! Keep it Weezy!
info_outline Episode 043 - Simple Pages with guest host Chris Garcia from the Three Minute Modernist Podcast 03/13/2019
Episode 043 - Simple Pages with guest host Chris Garcia from the Three Minute Modernist Podcast Rachel is joined by fellow podcaster Chris Garcia from the Three Minute Modernist Podcast (and more) to discuss Green Album’s, Simple Pages. She interviews Chris on art, true crime, Weezer, and his thoughts on the Teal album. Get ready because the Computer History Museum’s Curator is going to blow the lid of off this underrated song with his research findings regarding rock band Sugar.
info_outline Perfect Situations 12 Black Album Party Time with We'z Talkin' Weez' 03/07/2019
Perfect Situations 12 Black Album Party Time with We'z Talkin' Weez' Rachel is joined by Chris and Chris from the We'z Talkin' Weez' 2 Thee Podcast to discuss the newly released and highly anticipated Black Album. They go through, track by track, and share their opinions and first impressions on the songs. They talk merch, videos, and thoughts on the album as a whole too! Stay tuned for their feature episode where they will discuss Make Believe's Hold Me. Hasta Luego ~ Adios!
info_outline Episode 042 - Only In Dreams 02/27/2019
Episode 042 - Only In Dreams Rachel is joined by very special guest host Keith! First they have a chat about the Teal Album, and then a mini interview with Keith where he shares his own personal Weezer story. In between molecules of Matt Sharp’s ridiculous bassline, its earthereal lyrics, and the unmistakable and incredible buildup at the end, it seems Only in dreams is unequivocally one of, if not THE best, Weezer song of all time. You won’t want to miss this special song discussion, ratings, and much more.
info_outline Perfect Situations #11 - Cello Studios 02/21/2019
Perfect Situations #11 - Cello Studios Holy shamole' EastWest Studios (Formerly Cello Studios) has A LOT of history. Rachel walks you through the history of this iconic studio the best she can. Did you know it used to be a market and a casino?! Do you know who Bill Putnam is and the giant impact he made on society and music? How is Frank Sinatra tied in to all of this too?! Listen and find out more about this infamous place where Weezer has recorded three albums!
info_outline Episode 041 - The World Has Turned and Left Me Here Feat. Brian Ewing 02/14/2019
Episode 041 - The World Has Turned and Left Me Here Feat. Brian Ewing Rachel is joined by artist Brian Ewing to talk about his experience working with Weezer and the peeps at The Walking Dead during Comic-Con 2013. The experience was also documented in the documentary, Making It. Get ready for lots of Weezer talk, random ramblings, song discussion, review, & ratings. Also, enter to win a rare set of four Weezer - Walking Dead poster prints!
info_outline Episode 040 - A Very Special Karl Koch We Are Weezer 02/06/2019
Episode 040 - A Very Special Karl Koch We Are Weezer Juliet and Rachel join forces to tell you everything you ever wanted to know about Karl Koch! From how he met the dudes in Weezer, his early career at REI and the Warehouse, living in the Valley and Hollywood, and all his fun side gigs. Karl’s Korner, Karlfication, the early Weezer fanclub, and much, much, more! You won’t want to miss this one! Thanks for listening!
info_outline Perfect Situations #10 - Brian Ewing Interview Part 2 01/30/2019
Perfect Situations #10 - Brian Ewing Interview Part 2 In part two of our interview mini, Rachel is joined by legendary artist Brian Ewing! They talk about his beginnings in art, influences, mentors, accomplishments, tattooing, and of course Weezer!
info_outline Perfect Situations #9 - Brian Ewing Interview Part 1 01/23/2019
Perfect Situations #9 - Brian Ewing Interview Part 1 Rachel sat down with legendary artist Brian Ewing to talk about his beginnings in art, how he got where he is today, and of course Weezer! Plus enter to win a set of rare Weezer/ Walking Dead art prints! Listen to find out! Weez out -
info_outline Episode 039 Burndt Jamb Featuring Lori Shriner! 01/17/2019
Episode 039 Burndt Jamb Featuring Lori Shriner! Lori Shriner, Weezer bassist Scott Shriner's sister, joins lil' old Rachel to talk about Maladroit's reggae-esque Burndt Jamb. Why'd she choose this song? What is it like to have a rock star brother? These questions are answered and more in a mini interview; song discussion, plastic Jesus, and ratings. We hope she'll join us again soon! XO =WAW=