Episode 37: Joyce Manor

One of the sharpest bands operating in the punk realm at the moment is Joyce Manor, a SoCal outfit that specializes in succinct songs that delve insightfully into the minutia of daily life.

But as Steve learned when he talked to the band’s singer/songwriter Barry Johnson, Joyce Manor’s influence extend far beyond punk. Johnson is actually a huge fan of Guided By Voices and Oasis, two of Steve’s favorites. So, both guys spent a lot of time geeking out in this episode.