The Hustle

Episode 238 - Mike Watt of the Minutemen/fIREHOSE

November 27, 2019
There's never been anyone like Mike Watt. He's an American treasure at this point. There's the Minutemen. Then fIREHOSE. Then about a million other projects of various size including a period with Porno For Pyros, another with Iggy and the Stooges and even an appearance on a Kelly Clarkson record! One of Mike's recent projects is the Jumpstarted Plowhards - a collaboration between him and guitarist/singer Tony Congelliere with a a rotating roster of drummers. Their first release of a projected series, Round One, hit the streets a few weeks ago. In this wide-ranging chat, Mike touches on just about everything including his former bandmates D Boon, George Hurley, and ed fROMOHIO, his stint with Iggy, his philosophy on life as a musician and collaborator, and much more. There simply is no one else like him. We're lucky to have him!