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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....


May 15, 2019

Ryan Gurnett interviews Handsome Jack’s Bennie Hayes. We talk about touring Europe, the best ways to make your band viable, their new documentary and Mark McGrath joins the podcast via his evil super powers. Cassidy Dwan joins Ryan for a recap of upcoming and previous concerts, including Erica Wolfling, eels,...


May 1, 2019

Ryan Gurnett and Mike Cid interview Jon Juchniewicz of Dredneks and The Scarecrow Show. We talk about The Scarecrow Show’s eponymously-titled new EP, defining the sound of both of his bands, his favorite singing drummer and we play a game of Slash / Cash / The Clash. Cassidy Dwan joins Ryan for a recap of upcoming...


Apr 16, 2019

On Episode #34 of The Struggle is Real Buffalo Music Podcast, Ryan interviews local folk duo Carmen and Lizzy. They talk about their forthcoming album “Climate”, their influences, favorite local bands and Carmen & Lizzy perform “Carry You” and “Shelter” live from The Struggling Studios. Ryan is joined by...


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...