Producer Casey Bates (Chiodos, Pierce the Veil, Forgive Durden) has started a new podcast, appropriately dubbed The Casey Bates Podcast. In the first episode, he's joined by Bobby Darling of Gatsbys American Dream for an in-depth discussion about the making of the band's 2005 album, Volcano. You can listen to it on Soundcloud, iTunes or Overcast.
The Money Pit (Nic and Bobby from Gatsbys American Dream) will release their self-titled debut album on September 4th. The album was produced by Casey Bates (Portugal The Man, Pierce The Veil). You can download the first 4 songs released from the record for free here.
You all liked the first song from The Money Pit, right? (You know, the ex-Gatsbys American Dream dudes.) Hit the replies to stream another new one titled "Killing Time in Hawaii." Seriously, though ... fuck that shit.
We toyed with the idea of calling this new project Gatsbys, because it very well could be a Gatsbys album, but everyone is just doing too many things [for a reunion to happen]. We tried to reform like five years ago; we set up a website and said we were coming out with a record. It was such a huge disappointment to us, and Iím sure certain people were bummed, too. It made us look really shitty; I felt really bad about the whole thing. Bobby got really sick in the meantime, and a lot of shit went down. We talked about doing this as Gatsbys, but I just donít think itís going to...