Los Angeles musician Marko DeSantis (Sugarcult) is a rock and roll lifer. Coming up in the Santa Barbara, CA music scene in the mid-90s, he's made hit records, toured the world and knows a LITTLE bit about the music-business angst described in...
Los Angeles musician Marko DeSantis (Sugarcult) is a rock and roll lifer. Coming up in the Santa Barbara, CA music scene in the mid-90s, he's made hit records, toured the world and knows a LITTLE bit about the music-business angst described in alt-rock-cum-power-pop band Superdrag's second record, the meticulously recorded, universally ignored unsung masterpiece 'Head Trip In Every Key'. Believe the hype!
Songs featured in this episode: Amphetamine - Superdrag (Live Irving Plaza NYC 11/2/07); Do It Alone - Sugarcult; Calling All Destroyers - Tsar; Self Destructive - Ridel High; Van Halen - Nerf Herder; Nastassja - Popsicko; Sucked Out, Lighting The Way, Keep It Close To Me - Superdrag; Accident Prone - Jawbreaker; Losing A Whole Year - Third Eye Blind; Phaser - Superdrag; Inside Of Love - Nada Surf; What's My Age Again? - Blink-182; Times Like These - Foo Fighters; Frogs - Failure; I'm Expanding My Mind, Hellbent - Superdrag; You're The One - Sugarcult; Sold You An Alibi - Superdrag; Ruby Soho - Rancid; Do The Vampire - Superdrag; Dream All Day - The Posies; Amphetamine, Bankrupt Vibration - Superdrag; Break Stuff - Limp Bizkit; Mr Underground, Annetichrist, She Is A Holy Grail, Pine Away, Shuck & Jive, Wrong vs Right Doesn't Matter, The Art Of Dying - Superdrag; Gettin' Used To You - Popsicko
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Marko DeSantis is a music professional best known as the lead guitarist/co-founder of pop-punk legends Sugarcult.
Sugarcult released three records which spawned hit singles such as; "Bouncing Off the Walls", "Pretty Girl", and "Memory" since launching out of Santa Barbara, CA in 2001.
Sugarcult headlined their own tours; performed on the main stages of festivals; were main support on tours with Green Day, Blink 182, and countless others.
He also plays in an ongoing side-project called Bad Astronaut (w/ Lagwagon frontman Joey Cape)
In past years, Marko played in bands such as The Ataris, Nerf Herder, Popsicko, Swingin Utters, etc.
Marko is based in Los Angeles where he lives with his wife and two children. He is currently a music business & songwriting professor at several colleges.