First Crack 21. Why We Try with Sandy Smallens from Surface Wound

A conversation with Sandy Smallens, bass and vocals from Too Much Joy, and dot com music executive. His new band – Surface Wound just released a self-titled EP. We talk about the realities of balancing the need to play music while having a day job and family, Creative Commons, and the history of discovering new music.

We discuss and play “Why We Try” and “Slow Bus Home” off the EP, if you like the music, head over to and pick up the album, it’s $6. If you like Too Much Joy, become a patron of the arts.

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Listen to Why We Try with Sandy Smallens from Surface Wound [38 min]

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