The MV Podcast 108: Dog Problems (10-Year Reunion)

News / Podcast / The MV Podcast / March 4, 2016

Episode 108 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast kicks off our 10-Year Reunion. All year, we’ll be looking back on 2006 records, along with a slew of guests. First up, Mo Shafeek, production manager for Mondo Music and Death Waltz (and tour manager for a bunch of great bands during this time period) is here to talk The Format’s Dog Problems.


5:00, Reader Question
7:14, 3 Up/3 Down
15:15, Plastic Flowers — Diver
Discussion with Mo Shafeek
18:10, Working in the music industry
26:25, Being introduced to Dog Problems, finding an early copy
33:45, The album’s origin/Beginning our track-by-track
44:30, The Two Relationships of Dog Problems
53:20, Working within social media, singing about vanity
59:40, “If Work Permits”
1:13:30, Mo’s 10-Year Reunion

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Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

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