Tuesday, December 9, 2014

SUP feat 831 Empire


This week we welcome the 831 Empire to the podcast. The 831 Empire is the Monterey County chapter of an international group of San Francisco 49er supporters groups. Besides being die-hard supporters of their team, they also support the community. This episode was recorded several hours after the 49ers tough loss to the Raiders but they powered through.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

The Parade of Lights Episode


The annual Parade of Lights in downtown Salinas passes in front of the Public House so we decided to set up and record from the sidewalk. We do our best to narrate the events of one of the largest events in Salinas. New York City has its Thanksgiving Day Parade and this is our response.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

SUP 11-23-14


In this episode we talk about what is going on with the plan to build a minor league baseball stadium in Salinas. Could a new neighborhood be built in part of the Carr lakebed that includes a stadium? We also talk about the Market St renovation, you're going to want to hear Posole's diatribe.
Stitcher link- SUP 11-23-14

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

SUP 11-16-14


Here is this weeks episode for all your enjoyment! This week we focus on Salinas news and events of the last month. The burrito contest is still alive and kicking, new segments are on their way and we also have an update on the U-17 soccer team that Baldo and a group are planning. The soccer idea is really making waves locally and on Reddit so that is one you are going to want to stay updated on.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

SUP feat Frankie from In Your Face Productions


This week we talk to Franky from In Your Face Productions, a group bringing in bands from all over the West Coast to an awesome venue in Salinas. This all ages venue at the Epek Print-shop has been consistently putting on great shows and have plans well into the future. Listen to get all the updates.

Monday, November 10, 2014

11-7-14 Cherry Bean Open Mic


This is the fourth month that we are bringing you the Cherry Beans Open Mic during the First Friday Artwalk in Downtown Salinas and the house was packed for this one. There were people all over the cafe and even some that had to stand right outside the door! You don't need to worry about any of that as the whole show is in this one episode.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

SUP feat The Letters Home


What do you do when a band from Pasadena stops by your city's artwalk to do a show before going on to play in San Francisco? You interview them! This is our interview with The Letters Home a Soul-Rock band from Pasadena that brought down the house at the XL Public House this Friday.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

SUP 11-2-14 feat Psycho Cyclers


This week our guests are some of the leaders in the Salinas bicycle scene. Thats right, Salinas has a bicycle scene and it is making huge waves all over town. How it all happened and what is in store for the future, it's all here in this episode.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

10-26-14 SUP If They Build it, Who Will Come?


With the recent news of an attempt to build a baseball stadium for a minor-leauge team we sat down and asked what we thought would be an obvious question. Why not soccer? Salinas seems to be a perfect fit for the most popular sport in the world and the fastest growing in the country. What does everyone else think?

Saturday, October 25, 2014

10-19-14 SUP 6 Months Later


6 months ago we started our journey into the world of podcasting. We have been learning all we can since then to make a better more entertaining show. This week our guest had to reschedule so we made an episode where we talk about our journey and encourage you to begin your own.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

10-12-14 SUP feat Vanessa and Jeanette from Ciclovia Salinas


This episode our guests are two volunteers that are helping plan the the Ciclovia Salinas event on November 1st. There are over 50 high school students involved in different phases of the planning process. Vanessa is a senior from Everett Alvarez High School who spoke in great detail about her and the other students involvement and how other kids can help out. 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

10-5-14 SUP feat Monique


No, not Monique the comedienne, but Monique from Salinas, the 26 year old Alvarez graduate with a Masters in Poetry. We continue to find the people that make this such a great community to live in and Monique is a true gem for this city. She shares several of her poems with us and if you have spent any time in Salinas you will automatically be transported to the places in her poetry. Instantly you become a child again and her words are so descriptive you can almost smell the air described in her poems. She is truly a great citizen of Salinas and a very talented poet.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Cherry Bean Open Mic 10-3-14


We are back at the Cherry Bean on Oldtown Salinas for another night of open mic. Once again random strangers show up to exhibit their talent during the monthly First Fridays Art Walk. Listen and show up next month and be a part of the crowd.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

9-29-14 SUP feat Frank Savino


In this episode we bring in the un-offical Mayor of downtown Salinas Frank Savino. Franks is the owner of Aquablue spa on the 200 block of Main St and also the chairperson of the Salinas Valley Food and Wine Festival. This year the event is going to happen on Oct. 11 and cover 7 blocks of Oldtown Salinas. Any info you need to know are in this episode plus many other interesting stories of Salinas you might not be familiar with.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

9-21-14 SUP feat Alvarez Soccer Head Coach Edgar Luquin


This week we bring in Alvarez head coach to Salinas Underground. We talk about his expectations for next year after losing several seniors to graduation. We also talk about last years season and how they can improve on their first round CCS playoff defeat. Alisal is also brought up and, as the conversation goes whenever a rival comes up, the talk is worth a listen.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

9-14-14 Salinas Underground "I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore."


If you have ever seen the movie Network, then you know where this weeks title came from. If you haven't seen it, thats ok you are in the majority and can be assured that you are not a movie nerd. In this episode Baldo does his best Howard Beale impression when he talks about the upcoming city elections. We also have another update on our burrito competition, which is growing much faster than we anticipated.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Salinas Underground Podcast 9-7-14 feat Lillie Lemon


This week our guests are indie-pop band Lillie Lemon from Monterey. We talk about Lillie Lemon's, the person, start playing acoustic originals in Wisconsin coffeehouses to working with some of the most talented artists on the Central Coast. We also get to hear a couple of songs off their upcoming debut album including two live in studio. Great interview, great band, great music, great episode.

Monday, September 8, 2014

SUP #18 Cherry Bean Open Mic “The only truth is music.”


This episode was recorded at the Cherry Beans open mic event on Friday September 6, part of the Oldtown Salinas Artwalk. The 3 hour show was condensed down to under 2 hours of acoustic R&B, poetry, electric pop, and some sort of duck shaped kazoo thing. 

Friday, September 5, 2014

SUP #17 9-1-14 with Grab a Beer a Jacket Podcast "Good people drink good beer."


This is a special episode recorded at Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma. This a supershow recorded with James and Jonesy from our brother podcast Grab a Beer and Jacket. The folks at Lagunitas graciously opened their doors during their annual Blues concert and we had a great time. A great pork nacho, blues, beer filled time. 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

8-31-14 SUP #16 feat Roland Lagoy


This week we welcome in to the podcast local music producer extraordinaire Roland Lagoy. Roland has been producing music locally for as long as anyone we ask can remember. After producing music locally for years Roland tried his hand at some freelance work and now his music can be heard anywhere from video games to movies. We also play another round of Stump Cujo w/ Sports!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Salinas was only a part-time river. The summer sun drove it underground.


This weeks episode was recorded way too late on a weekday so things got weird quickly. This episode also features an introduction to a group of artists we will be working with more in the future, Moonlight Productions. They are a group of Salinas hip-hop artists dedicated to changing their community using the written word. 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

SUP #14 8-17-14 After reading the literature, anyone who did not want to settle in the Salinas Valley was crazy.


Salinas Underground is back with another episode. In this episode Baldo recounts his adventure of becoming a waiter on Saturday with 6 hour notice. Also we try out a new segment called "Know Shit Idea", which promises to deliver simple solutions to life's complicated problems. We also update you on the burrito competition we are planning plus much more madness. 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

SUP #13 8-10-14 Hell may be our destination, but not this trip


This episode takes us back to the lair to record an episode. Baldo was called back to the mothership for the weekend, so this episode is being held down by Cujo and Posole. Mando also joins the action to talk about some of the best concerts they guys have ever been to.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

SUP #12 8-3-14: Salinas was never a pretty town. It took a darkness from the swamps.


This week on Salinas Underground: Baldo talks about his experience at Levis Stadium for the opening event featuring the Seattle Sounders vs. Earthquakes. Parking is a nightmare but if you go to a Brazilian steakhouse first, at least you can wait in gridlock on a full stomach. Also on this episode, why the Salinas Police and the people living in the HWY 68 corridor give Salinas a bad name.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

8-1-14 SUP #11 Live from the First Friday


In this episode we migrate a couple blocks down from our home at the XL Public House to the Cherry Beans open mic event for First Fridays. This was our first time there so we kept the episode short but packed it with a bunch of great content. We also chat with Rebecca from the Midnight Thieves after her acoustic set. 

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

SUP #9 7-27-14 The Grand Opening Episode

We have been at this podcast thing for just about 4 months now and our audience has grown tremendously! So we decided to do an episode focused on the listener. Are we talking about topics that interest you? How can you listen to Salinas Underground everywhere you are? How can I be a guest on the show? Who the hell are these guys, anyway? Why Salinas Underground? All those questions and many more are answered in one neat little one hour episode.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

7-20-14 SUP #9 feat Joel from Hinge

This week we welcome Joel a local musician that plays everything from Jazz to ancient Sumerian jams. This guy lives and breathes music and if you enjoy it as well you are going to want to hear this interview. Listen as Joel drops his wisdom and advice, if you want to start playing an instrument, this episode is a must!
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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

7-13-14 SUP #8 feat Posole and Marek aka Polish Mark

Here is the newest episode of Salinas Underground! This week Posole steps in front of the mic to cover for Cujo. Some topics include: a recap of the world cup and how Messi disappeared in the knockout stages (3 min), the growth of the MLS following the United States Mens success in Brasil (10 min). Also Marek, or as Baldo calls him Polish Mark, sits in to talk about his interactive art piece that was projected on the Grehound building. They discuss Marks progress in creating a magazine featuring local artists. Check out his website to see his art, you will not believe what he is painting right here in Salinas.

SUP #7 7-6-14 feat Anthony from Heavy Hands

SUP #6 6-29-14 feat Mando aka the Behemoth

SUP #5 6-22-14 feat Mike PZ

World Cup Special

SUP #4 6-17-14

SUP #3 6-8-14

SUP #2 5-27-14

SUP #1 5-27-14