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This week Kyle and Matthew are joined by Marty Ploy to talk about booking shows and choosing a life in DIY music. Marty was a prolific booker for decads booking early SoCal shows for tons of bands including Against Me!, Defiance Ohio, and Frank Turner. He shares his story of getting involve in music without being a musician. We talk about the often undersung heroes of a music scene. The people outside of the bands who book shows and run zines and put out records. A healthy scene needs to be supportive if it wants to thrive and Marty gives some great insights into how to foster a good scene.


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Kyle – Floating Features by La Luz (album), Digging the Greats (youtube) De La Soul albums are streaming! (music)

Matthew – Corneal Health (health)


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