On this episode I chat with Mike Watt - what a great guy, a Punk Rock Bass player legend. Mike is a true cultural omnivore, exhibiting an insatiable appetite for diverse musical experiences. This profound openness and eagerness to explore new sounds is evident as he continues to engage in numerous projects, and captivating live performances.
Mike's bio seems almost as thick as a bible, you can read the full bio/discog, on his website link below. here is a quick overview - Mike...played with the Minutemen from 1981-1985, recording 4 albums and 8 EPs. fIREHOSE trio (1986-1994). Mike toured with "Iggy and the Stooges" and many other well-know musicians and band.
In fact his collaborations span a wide spectrum of artists, ranging from the avant-garde Yoko Ono to the enigmatic Black Moth Super Rainbow, and from the soulful Petra Haden to the pop sensation Kelly Clarkson. Through these varied partnerships, Watt's voracious musical curiosity and adaptability shine brightly, establishing him as an artist unbound by stylistic limitations.
Mike lives in San Pedro, Los Angles, and we have a lunch date when I'm next over the mountains from my home in Las Vegas. Check out Mikes website, podcast, and social media channels, listed below: