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Bouncing Souls on Why Blink-182 is “Lowest Common Denominator Music”

on April 17, 2019, 10:52am

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On today’s Kyle Meredith With…, Greg Attonito of The Bouncing Souls talks about their new EP and book, Crucial Moments, namely how the writing on both the songs and pages were influenced by the band’s early days. He also discusses how their cover of The Waitresses’ “I Know What Boys Like” pushes the envelope, why they didn’t want to be a punk band with only guys attending their shows, and why they used to hate Blink-182, which he jokingly calls “Lowest Common Denominator music” a few times.

Kyle Meredith With… is an interview series in which WFPK’s Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Each episode, Meredith digs deep into an artist’s work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2 and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty. Check back Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for new episodes. Rate the series now via iTunes.