Episode 102: Less Than Jake w/ Chris DeMakes

Less Than Jake is an American ska punk band from Gainesville, Florida, that formed in 1992. If you don’t know who they are then go listen to Pezcore and Losing Streak. I’ll wait…

This interview is very nostalgic but if you’re currently in a band, you need to take notes because Chris breaks down all of the things they did to grow their band.

Luckily I got him on the Skype, and this is what we talk about:

  • His upcoming book
  • Meeting Roger
  • The song Fucked
  • How they marketed the fuck out of their band
  • Naked people at their shows
  • How they found Alan Rappaport’s house for the backyard show
  • And a ton more

Make sure you go check out Chris’s podcast, Chris DeMakes A Podcast where he discussed the ins and outs of songwriting with a variety of guests from the world of music.

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