The MC Lars Podcast

New joyful interviews every week!

About the show

Join MC Lars as he talks to friends and colleagues about their creative processes and influences. Featuring conversations with rappers, musicians, writers, educators and DIY mavericks, the MC Lars Podcast is sure to leave you thinking and smiling.

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  • Episode 87: MC Snax (Part II)

    April 27th, 2020  |  36 mins 53 secs

    Part two of my in-depth interview with Canadian nerdcore Juggalo rapper MC Snax in which we talk about the different types of Christianity, Violent J's autobiography and his upcoming projects. Thanks Snax!

  • Episode 86: MC Snax (Part I)

    April 20th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins

    An interview with Canadian Juggalo / nerdcore rapper and producer MC Snax! We talk about C.S. Lewis, his collaboration with Anybody Killa and his future projects.

  • Episode 85: MC Lars

    April 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins

    This week on the podcast, my tour manager / guitarist / bass player Mike Russo interviews me about the creative process and why on earth I keep doing this stuff.

  • Episode 84: K-Murdock

    April 6th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins

    An interview with K-Murdock, a teacher, producer and friend I met through Mega Ran in 2011. We talk about live in DC, being a father and upcoming projects. Thanks Kyle!

  • Episode 83: Former Fat Boys

    March 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 22 mins

    An interview with Ben Garbe, the creative mind behind Former Fat Boys, an OG nerdcore project. We talk about Star Wars, Nerdaplooza, and marketing on this in depth classic interview. Thanks Ben!

  • Episode 82: Tribe One

    March 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 24 mins

    An interview with nerdcore rapper Tribe One (Niles Gray), who made a name for himself rapping about comic books and popular culture. We talk about our tours and how he goes from famous rapper on the weekends to teacher during the week! Thanks Niles.

  • Episode 81: Zak Vetter

    March 16th, 2020  |  1 hr 28 secs

    An interview with my high school friend and sustainability educator Zak Vetter! We talk about our past and future projects and his work with the Dry Climate Forum. An awesome interview with a great dude!

  • Episode 80: The Doubleclicks (Part II)

    March 9th, 2020  |  41 mins 56 secs

    This week’s podcast is the second part of my two-part series on the Doubleclicks! Recorded towards the end of our amazing tour together, I talk to Aubrey Turner about her role in the band as a cellist and arranger, and her working relationship with her sibling Laser!

  • Episode 79: The Doubleclicks (Part I)

    March 2nd, 2020  |  43 mins 52 secs

    An interview with Laser Malena-Webber of the Doubleclicks! We talk about their music, the book they wrote and what it was like touring together this February!

  • Episode 78: Yes Gabriel

    February 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins

    A conversation with Yes Gabriel frontman Gaby Alter, where we talk about his time playing with MC Frontalot, his musical work, and his new solo project.

  • Episode 77: Stewart Hendler

    February 17th, 2020  |  1 hr 33 mins

    An interview with director Stewart Hendler, where we talk about his music video work, his film work and fatherhood. A great interview with my awesome cousin!

  • Episode 76: Matt Milligan

    February 10th, 2020  |  2 hrs 1 min

    A conversation with Matt form Wheatus, where we talk about the changing music industry and how Hanson’s “MMMBop” actually has a lot in common with “Teenage Dirtbag”. Wheatus covers the Hanson classic to further prove the point! So tight.

  • Episode 75: The Gothsicles

    February 3rd, 2020  |  43 mins 48 secs

    An interview with Brian from the Gothsicles, where we talk about his origins in Milwaukee fusing gothic and comedy music, as well as his upcoming releases and shows. Thanks Brian!

  • Episode 74: Marshal Carper

    January 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 15 mins

    An interview with MMA fighter, marketing guru and author Marshal Carper! We talk about our collaborations, his projects, and what it was like to live on the Big Island of Hawaii.

  • Episode 73: Doctor Popular

    January 20th, 2020  |  55 mins 36 secs

    An interview with San Francisco chiptune artist, nerdcore rapper, professional yoyoist, and game designer, Doctor Popular! We talk about his new game KnifeTank as well as his upcoming album.

  • Episode 72: Angelo Moore

    January 13th, 2020  |  56 mins 46 secs

    A conversation with Fishbone's Angelo Moore, where we talk about about the Warped Tour, KRS-One and Los Angeles. An awesome interview with a legend - thanks dude!