Episode 126: Colossal w/ Pat Ford
Colossal is an American indie rock band from Elgin, Illinois, United States, who formed in 2001.
Their albums are Brave the Elements, Welcome the Problems, and a split with Owen.
Their lyrics and musicianship display a depth much like that found in math rock.
I got Pat on the Skype and this is what we chat about:
- Potentially partying with him in Chicago in 2000
- his band Flowers
- The Elgin Scene
- Working for Milk Magazine
- Brendan Kelly’s podcast
- Being on Asian Man Records
- The stories behind the artwork for the albums
- What attire one should not wear on stage
- And a ton more
Fun fact, this was recorded during the storming of the Capital back in January, so we start off referencing that.
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