‘Vagrant Records: 25 Years on the Streets’ Podcast Debuts


The inaugural episode of the Vagrant Records: 25 Years on the Streets podcast is available today. (Overcast link.)

New York, NY – June 3rd, 2021 – The inaugural episode of Vagrant Records: 25 Years on the Streets is available today on DSPs (STREAM HERE). Serving as an oral history on the seminal punk & emo record label, the new podcast series is hosted by Matt Pryor of The Get Up Kids, who were one of Vagrant Records first major signings.

The first episode of the podcast features conversations between Pryor and Vagrant co-founder Rich Egan, Amy Fleisher Madden (Fiddler Records), Trever Keith (Face To Face), Mark Hoppus(Blink-182), Max Bemis (Say Anything), Chad Gilbert (New Found Glory), chef Danny Bowien(Mission Chinese) and more, all discussing the early days of the label and sharing behind-the-scenes stories.

With new episodes airing bi-weekly, we’ll hear from the artists, fans and people that helped make Vagrant Records one of the most influential independent labels. The series features interviews with Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional), Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio), Buddy Nielsen (Senses Fail), Derek Grant (Alkaline Trio), Riley Breckenridge & Dustin Kensrue(Thrice), The Get Up Kids, Adrianne Verhoeven (The Anniversary), celebrity chef Graham Elliot, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Craig Finn (The Hold Steady), Andy Hull (Manchester Orchestra), John Reis (Rocket From The Crypt), Francis Mark (From Autumn To Ashes) and more.

Vagrant Records celebrates its 25-Year Anniversary all year long. A list of confirmed vinyl reissues and Record Store Day titles can be found below, with more to be announced throughout the year. Hassle Records will be releasing select titles in the UK and Europe. For all up-to-date information, stay tuned to Vagrant's newly re-launched website www.vagrant.com.