Based in Rockford, Illinois, Sock Monkey Sound is a music and culture podcast. We have conversations about the state of music and culture in our world, picking apart musical genres while exploring the boundaries of our own perceptions and taste. Notable guests on our podcast have included Ian MacKaye (Fugazi), Colin Hay (Men At Work), Eric Bachmann (Crooked Fingers/Archers of Loaf), Hutch Harris (The Thermals), David Bazan and Dan Deacon, as well as members of The Dandy Warhols, Superchunk, Built To Spill, The Dismemberment Plan, Tokyo Police Club and many more.
This episode we dive into the world of video game soundtracks, specifically the Tony Hawk Pro Skater series of games.
Cars! This episode is a deep dive into music about the automobile. Vroom! Vroom!
This episode we talk about Piano Playing Front Men and a Woman.
This week we talk about bands that are underground or have a cult-like following.
This episode we share more of our Guilty Pleasures!
This episode we discuss those artists we lost in 2017. RIP
This episode we uncover the mystique of the Shoegaze genre.
This episode we dive into some of our favorite listens of 2017.
This episode we pick some of our favorite MTV Unplugged performances.
This episode we dive into a conversation about Concept Albums.