Mandy talks about feelings, groove, and the group collaboration that helped develop her composition “Easy,” which happens to be Dan Cole’s favorite song when mixing the band’s live show. Phil revisits his time in a reggae band.

Heard in this episode:


  • original demo, 2019
  • Live at The Range, Ithaca, NY. November 2nd, 2019.

Referenced in this episode:

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After spending the last fifteen months on other projects, Noon Fifteen returns to Finish What You Started! In this episode, recorded in the driveway of Sam and Mandy’s new home (because COVID-19), the band discusses the politically-motivated Lupowitz composition “Dinosaurs,” and how you should try to listen to it while listening to Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The band also teases Mandy’s gospel record (Joe doesn’t like the direction in which it’s headed).

Heard in this episode:


-Sam’s original cell phone demo
-2017 rehearsal recordings (Chris Armitage – drums)
-Unused 2018 studio recording

Also referenced in this episode:

Ozzy Osbourne – Mr. Crowley, Mama I’m Coming Home, Crazy Train
Led Zeppelin
Tower of Power
Otis Redding
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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Harry talks about breaking away from traditional pop song structure (and accessible song titles) with “Dave Coulier” (track 5 of Volume 1). Sam talks the ups and downs of self-producing a recording project.

Also heard in this episode:

You Oughta Know – Harry Nichols
Original working demo of “Dave Coulier,” 2017

Dave Coulier – Noon Fifteen
-In-studio rehearsal recording, May 2017
-Take 4 (unused), June 2017
-Sam’s rough mix
-Mark Hennessey’s remix
-Sam & Mark’s tweaked final mix
-Gabe Solomon’s final master

One Hell of a Pill – The Flying Pigs
From Same Place Next Year, 2011

Also mentioned in this episode:

Mark Hennessey (producer/engineer/musician/songwriter)
Gabe Solomon – S&S Studios
You Oughta Know – Alanis Morissette from Jagged Little Pill (1995)
Abbey Road

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