Decline Minute 29: Remember All Those Jokes (Happy Pat)

Guest: Phillip Mottaz from Ramones of the Day Music: The Germs – Shutdown (Annihilation Man) Rich girl Michelle says she hates painters, and the Germs being playing another song. We talk about the funny, funny language skills of musical artists, discuss closeted punks, and go over the lyrics to Shutdown. Find us places and tell us things: […]

Decline Minute 27: Germs Night at Dodger Stadium

Guest: Phillip Mottaz from Ramones of the Day Music: The Flesh Eaters – I Don’t Wanna Go Down To The Basement Nicole talks about being band mom, and Michelle starts telling an infamous story. We imagine large groups of punks gathering in other places, talk scene diversity, and get more into the ethos of being defined […]

Decline Minute 26: Yeah I Love Her

Guest: Phillip Mottaz from Ramones of the Day Music: Buglamp – Howling at the Moon The Germs finish playing Manimal, then drugs are discussed and famous alcoholic words are uttered. We try to read the marker on Darby’s side, we lipread the romantic inner life of Gary Hirstius, and examine a SoCal Ramones tribute album. Find us […]

Decline Minute 25: Special Guest Noah Segan

Guest: Noah Segan from Looper and What We Do Is Secret Music: Screeching Weasel – Going Home The Germs continue playing Manimal. For our special Friday episode, we talk with Noah Segan about playing drummer Don Bolles in the Germs biopic, in which he recreated this very minute! We also put him on the spot to decide […]

Decline Minute 24: Will 2 Power

Guest: Brett Stillo from 5 Minutes of Trouble and 12 Chimes, It’s Midnight Music: The Germs – Manimal The Germs play a snippet of Richie Dagger, then kick off a full performance of Manimal. We talk about how documentaries are definitely lies, we examine the songmeanings comments about Manimal, we talk a lot about the television program of the same name, […]

Decline Minute 23: Suck It, Website

Guest: Brett Stillo from 5 Minutes of Trouble and 12 Chimes, It’s Midnight Music: The Germs – Richie Dagger’s Crime Darby has microphone crises and Pat Smear does riffs. We discuss analog illiteracy, there’s some gear talk, and we get into the songmeanings details on the song Richie Dagger’s Crime, coming across a bit of a mystery in the process. Find us […]