THE WANDERING WOLF

THE WANDERING WOLF

United States

THE WANDERING WOLF is songwriter Yoni Wolf's ongoing collection of field recordings from the road, unscripted internal monologues, self-reflective moments, and in depth conversations with musicians, artists, comedians, and interesting people of all kinds.

Episodes

115- Duncan Trussell  

115- Duncan Trussell. Yoni heads to Columbus, Ohio to check out Duncan's stand up gig. After, they meet for the first time in Duncan's bus and end up taping a chat. They philosophize about video games as reality simulation, artificial intelligence, the nature of time and space, color, LSD, and God.

114- Becky Wolf 3 (Sister)  

114- Becky Wolf 3 (Sister). While Becky is in Cincinnati for the holidays, the two siblings take some time to talk. They discuss having conservative parents, family dynamics, and dark matter.

113- Sylvan Esso (Amelia & Nick)  

113- Sylvan Esso (Amelia & Nick). While they are in Cincinnati to play Midpoint festival, Sylvan Esso and Yoni take some time out to talk in Sylvan Esso's tour bus. They discuss Nick's musical upbringing and participation in several semi-successful rock bands, Amelia's youth as a contortionist, Amelia's father as a professional Santa Claus, Mountain Man, mountain men, making thinking persons' pop music, and living in a small city.

Episode 113- Sylvan Esso (Amelia & Nick)  

Episode 113- Sylvan Esso (Amelia & Nick). While they are in Cincinnati to play Midpoint festival, Sylvan Esso and Yoni take some time out to talk in Sylvan Esso's tour bus. They discuss Nick's musical upbringing and participation in several semi-successful rock bands, Amelia's youth as a contortionist, Amelia's father as a professional Santa Claus, Mountain Man, mountain men, making thinking persons' pop music, and living in Durham.

112- Pictureplane (Travis Egedy)  

112- Pictureplane (Travis Egedy). While Yoni is in Denver, he meets up with Pictureplane in the park for a talk. They discuss Travis's early career, his process, his love of harshness, his clothing line, rap battles, fascism, and teenage pranks and antics.

111- Ravi Zupa  

111- Ravi Zupa. Yoni and old friend, accomplished artist, Ravi, get together during Yoni's weekend in Denver for Goldrush festival. They sit on a bench in the park and discuss monogamy vs. polygamy/polyamory, anger, God and religion, Ravi's family history, loss, being like a tree, and living up to one's potential.

110- Sole (Tim Holland)  

110- Sole (Tim Holland). Yoni flies to Denver to play Goldrush festival. The afternoon before his performance he heads over to his old friend Tim's house to pay his respects to the twenty-plus year rap veteran and co-founder of anticon records. They talk about Sole's early years and current career, the genesis of anticon as a collective and label, politics, philosophy, and social justice.

109- Juiceboxxx  

109- Juiceboxxx. While JB is in town Cincy for a show, Yoni and he meet up for an acquaintance making chat. They discuss JB's atypical career path, his upbringing in punk and hip hop, reopening the conversation around the Rap-Rock genre, conceptual art, outsider artists vs. artists with intention, riding trends vs. sticking to one's guns, curating the Thunder Zone catalogue, and being the subject of a notable book.

108- P.O.S (Doomtree)  

108- P.O.S (Doomtree). Yoni and Stef (P.O.S) meet up in Yoni's rental car outside of the legendary club, First Avenue in Minneapolis. They discuss Stef's upbringing, early influences, his high school punk bands, having a teenage son, his career arc, getting a kidney transplant and the trials surrounding it.

107- Sage Francis  

107- Sage Francis. In the morning after Sage's show in northern Kentucky, Yoni and Sage meet up at a coffee shop for a talk. They discuss Sage's upbringing in Rhode Island, the span of his career to date, martial arts, relationships, hustling hard, early anticon label days, Sage's time with Epitaph, and Sage's distaste for babies.

106- Aaron Weiss (mewithoutYou) 2  

106- Aaron Weiss 2 (mewithoutYou). While Aaron is playing in northern Kentucky, Yoni takes the opportunity to meet up for a conversation outside of a coffee shop. They talk about Aaron's impending child, DMT, monastic-style discipline, spirituality, prayer, gurus, and the tour lifestyle.

105- Anna Stewart & Scott Fredette  

105- Anna Stewart & Scott Fredette. While Anna is in Cincinnati for the weekend, the 3 friends meet up at Spring Grove Cemetery and after visiting Anna's grandmothers, they talk. They discuss mindfulness, being easier on yourself, fear, anxiety, and what their last meal would be.

104- Ceschi Ramos  

104- Ceschi Ramos. After Yoni's show in Hamden, Connecticut, Ceschi makes his way over to Yoni's hotel. The two old acquaintances, new friends, discuss Ceschi's rap career, his label Fake Four, doing prison time for a major drug charge, relationships over distance and time, and mental illness.

103- (Blazer) Ramon Rivas II  

103- (Blazer) Ramon Rivas II. After Yoni's show in Cleveland, which Ramon hosts, the two meet up at Yoni's hotel for a talk. They discuss music, comedy, Ramon's career, his upbringing, and romantic relationships.

102- Austin Barga (Yoni's Old Friend)  

102- Austin Barga (Yoni's Old Friend). While in Cincy for a few days, Austin stops by Yoni's house to catch up after not seeing each other for 17 years or so. They go over memories from Junior High and High School, discuss Austin's many outdoorsman activities and occupations, bilingual education, and house renovation.

101- Ryan & Addy Hall  

101- Ryan & Addy Hall. After being invited to appear on Ryan's podcast, Tome to the Weather Machine, and Ryan agreeing to make it a dual release, Yoni heads over to Ryan and Addy's Cincinnati apartment for a talk. They talk about music, Ryan and Addy's time as Peace Corps volunteers in Swaziland, Africa, growing up a Mormon punk rocker, and Swazi toilets.

100- Listeners' Calls  

100- Listeners' Calls. As a celebrations for the centennial episode, Yoni takes calls from podcast listeners and discusses whatever subjects they want. They discuss love, recording, writing, and taking a zen approach.

099- Health Scare  

099- Health Scare. Yoni tells of the adventure of leaving Costa Rica early due to health problems, and spiritual growth through illness.

Episode 98- Matias (Costa Rica)  

Episode 98- Matias (Costa Rica). While in Costa Rica, Yoni meets many people, one of them being Argentine-born lifeguard/personal trainer/phys. ed. teacher, Matias. They discuss surfing, tides, life guarding, personal training, tourists, and Costa Rica.

Episode 97- Megan Gross (Yoni's Jeet Kune Do Coach)  

Episode 97- Megan Gross (Yoni's Jeet Kune Do Coach). Yoni and Megan meet up at Megan's gym on an off day for a talk about how Megan got into martial arts, her time as a plant pathologist in Colorado, running the greenhouse in a deaf school, her doctorate schooling in biology and her thesis, being bullied as a child, raising her child right, and the sixth mass extinction.

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