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Jun 6, 2019

Ryan doesn’t let a trip to Toronto get in the way of bringing the struggle to you (though our GPS does its best to stop us). We talk with Brendan Shea from Brendan and the Strangest Ways about the origins of the name of the podcast, recording his new album in Nashville and what it’s like hiring pro studio musicians....


Apr 2, 2019

On Episode #33 of The Struggle is Real Buffalo Music Podcast, we interview local rapper, writer, editor, publisher and educator Chuckie Campbell. We talk battle rap tips, if expensive guests on albums are worth the money, Chuckie’s Taking Back Tomorrow scholarship and more! Chandler and Ryan talk upcoming and...


Mar 16, 2019

On Episode #32 of The Struggle is Real, we talk with Nine Layers Deep guitarist and Mohawk Place bouncer Ballsy (aka Alaysa Dale). We talk about things you can do to piss off your bouncer, the plethora of items she has been offered to look the other way when granting access to Mohawk Place, what exactly Doom Sludge...


Feb 17, 2019

Hosts Ryan Gurnett and Nate Noworyta interview chiptune/video game musician Danimal Cannon (aka Dan Behrens). Discussions include his unique music beginnings, favorite video games, why copyright rules are different in Japan, and much more. Ryan, Nate and Will also play a game of Real/Not Real about musician-related...


Feb 1, 2019

Ryan Gurnett, Will Webb and Nate Noworyta talk with John McLucas of the LA-based, music industry podcast “The Stay Spongy Show”. John gives us an inside look at the music business in La La Land and why working for free isn’t always a bad thing as a musician.