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It’s All Nice On Ice
Hosted by Jake Dmochowski and Chris Calabrese. It’s All Nice On Ice is a show hosted by two long-time friends, Jake Dmochowski and Chris Calabrese. The weekly show covers pop-culture news with a heavy focus in music. From local bands to pop stars, emo to hip-hop, It’s All Nice On Ice reviews new music, old favorites, concerts, and a lot more.
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Category: Arts, Comedy, Emo, Hip Hop, Local Music, Music, News, Punk, Reggae, Rock, Talk

About Jake Dmochowski and Chris Calabrese

Jake Dmochowski & Chris Calabrese grew up near the coast in New Jersey. The two spent in time in and out of bands together in high school, playing venues in Asbury Park and Red Bank. Jake then went off to Boston University and Chris to Penn State. Jake works with an ad agency in Manhattan and has been involved with multiple podcasts and video productions. Chris works for an indie music/film distributor, plays in a band and runs an independent label.

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  • 48: AWARDS 2019
    by Jake Dmochowski on December 7, 2018 at 7:45 pm

    You've been hearing about it all year long, now listen to us almost forget to do it. Behold, the 2019 IANOI Awards Show! The "Got Loyalty; Got Royalty Inside My BNA (Best New Artist)" award is crowned as well as tons of icebox awards, guest awards, host awards, and an almost unbelievable amount of other real tight stuff. Enjoy and thanks for coming along for this ride with us! Come back in the next two weeks as we run through our top 10 albums of the year! Listen →

  • 47: The Gravy Train
    by Jake Dmochowski on November 28, 2018 at 4:39 am

    Friend of the show Kevin Yetman joins the program to talk about his new book publishing venture, Gravy Train Press. He brings in several authors to talk about his unique line of wonderful Thanksgiving cookbooks. Listen →

  • 46: Brian Perrino (fka McTavish) Plays Us Songs
    by Jake Dmochowski on November 16, 2018 at 6:37 pm

    Eclectic singer/songwriter/veteran Brian Perrino joins us in the IANOI studio to play some new tracks from his latest album, "Check Out All The Types Of Music I Can Play (That’s A Lot Of Types Of Music For Someone To Play)" Listen →

  • 45: The Guy Behind You Has To Pay For It
    by Jake Dmochowski on November 16, 2018 at 6:31 pm

    On the night of the midterm elections, the boys dive deeply into intense political humor and listen to some new tracks from Vince Staples, The C.I.A. and more. Listen →

  • 44: SPOOKSHOW w/ Elmo
    by Jake Dmochowski on November 2, 2018 at 3:20 pm

    It's Halloween time and the studio is more like a - you guessed it - spookedio. Elmo (from Times Square) joins Jake & Chris to chat about what the world is really like for a working furry. The crew cranks out monster jams to Boygenius and Pedro the Lion. This one goes into the books and Chris has some fun in the icebox and Jake just watches, as usual. Listen →

  • 43: Podcast Awards w/ Wanda Quarium
    by Jake Dmochowski on October 26, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    iHeartMedia intern/representative Wanda Quarium joins your guys Jake & Chris to discuss how they will win big at the first annual Podcast Awards. Enjoy scorching new tunes from Cloud Nothings, Open Mike Eagle, and The Front Bottoms, as well as a truly hypothermic icebox session! Break out the milk - you'll need it for this one! Listen →

  • 42: A Band Called "The Czars"
    by Jake Dmochowski on October 19, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    Your guys Chris & Jake finally break it down - John Grant is a fifty-year-old musician living in Iceland and used to be in a band called the Czars before releasing four solo albums. Let's listen to some Stove, Yowler, Kurt Vile, St. Vincent and so much more together in this awesome episode. Featuring a lot of live show recap! And the best icebox segment of the year! Shouts out to the #MooCrew Listen →

    by Jake Dmochowski on October 12, 2018 at 6:16 pm

    Music? Check. Crazy antics? Check. New terms for the icebox? Check. Ali Darling? Check. Listen with Chris & Jake to some new tunes from Fucked Up, St. Vincent, Girlpool, & Anderson .Paak & Kendrick Lamar! That's it? Nah - there's a whole lot more & tune tf in to find out! Listen →

  • 40: Jake Kinda Looks Like Shrek
    by Jake Dmochowski on October 5, 2018 at 5:22 pm

    Week 2 with no guests, only sweet, sweet tunes and the echoes of the cracks starting to show in the structure of IANOI. Listen along to hear some Titus Andronicus, Broken Social Scene, Pinegrove, Steve Harvey (look out singers, rappers, and politicians!) & a whole lot more. Ali Darling once again joins us to swiftly placed Kanye "East" West in the icebox! Listen →

  • 39: The Binge Bits
    by Jake Dmochowski on September 28, 2018 at 5:01 pm

    Back together again. No guests this week - just cold hard cash spoken like fire in the studio! Listen to some Say Anything, Young Thug, Jeff Tweedy, and Jake's now-famous impressions. Chris wants to be now-famous too, so he tries his hand again at overloading the icebox. The guy can't get enough! Listen →

  • 38: Halfway There! w/ Mr. Charlie Greenwald & Pete B. Hafway
    by Jake Dmochowski on September 21, 2018 at 3:46 pm

    Jake is back and healthy after overcoming side-boobonic plague, but Chris suffered a terrible bite from the travel bug and is out of the country suffering symptoms of wanderlust and overall feelings of adventurousness. Mr. Greenwald is back to co-host while up and coming YouTube comedian Pete B. Hafway does some bits and tries to get his catchphrase to stick. Rough music week with Jake behind the dials - the guys suffer through mewithoutYou, Mike Posner, and the same Dizzee Rascal song as last week. Icebox featuring Ali Darling, too. Listen →

  • 37: Is Kevin Smart? w/ Kevin Yetman & Papa John Schnatter
    by Jake Dmochowski on September 21, 2018 at 3:42 pm

    Is Papa John racist? He's back so listen to find out. Kevin gets a bunch of multiple-choice questions wrong while Jake is still away fighting side-boobonic plague. Chris plays some Dizzee Rascal, Waxahatchee and, attention guys, a whole lot more! Icebox, too. Listen →

  • 36: What's A Matta? with Artie and Louise
    by Jake Dmochowski on September 7, 2018 at 3:14 am

    Chris's Aunt Louise and Uncle Artie fill in for the Ice Boys to field phone calls and give advice to distressed listeners. Listen →

  • 35: First, Second, and Third Eye Blind w/ Mr. Charlie Greenwald & Taylor McMahon
    by Jake Dmochowski on August 31, 2018 at 2:07 pm

    The ice guys gladly invite their high school English teacher Mr. Charlie Greenwald and marketing associate Taylor McMahon to cover Bowie and Third Eye Blind a lot and some other stuff too. What else? John Grant, Blood Orange, and Hovvdy! Epic icebox segments this week too! Listen →

  • 34.5: BONUS: Mixtape Radio Hour
    by Jake Dmochowski on August 28, 2018 at 3:22 pm

    Ice guys cover the first few minutes of Mixtape Radio Hour on RFB Tuesdays at 11 while Ali Darling is stuck in a cab. Listen →

  • 34: Vote for Burgers w/ Felix Teich & Friends
    by Jake Dmochowski on August 24, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    Full house this week as we're joined by Ryan Burgers and his campaign staff, including Felix, Alison, Oliver, Gertrude, and Carharl! A lot to cover this week in a jam-packed and pack-jammed episode. Big Icebox week and music from Say Anything, Kurt Vile, Lethal Bizzle, Bugzy Malone, & more! Grade-A can't miss episode. Listen →

  • 33: Indigo Boy Squad w/ Carl Grambit
    by Jake Dmochowski on August 17, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    Corker this week! Guest submission Carl Grambit of the Indigo Boy Squad joins Jake & Chris to chat PVC, Manhattan geography, bald caps, and music. Listen for new Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Foxing, and mewithoutYou. And let's get to the bottom of the Indigo Boy Squad, Icebox, new Mac Miller game, and Jake's new #JustFingVote campaign! Listen →

  • 32: Don't Let Kevin Leave the Studio w/ Kevin Yetman
    by Jake Dmochowski on August 10, 2018 at 12:30 am

    Jake is unusually late for this week's episode, but Kevin joins the show suspiciously in his place. Chris and Kevin talk through new music by Foxing, Death Cab for Cutie and more as the mystery of Jake's whereabouts unravels. Listen →

  • 31: 20 Songs in 60 Minutes
    by Jake Dmochowski on August 3, 2018 at 5:25 pm

    Songs, songs, songs! Minutes, minutes, minutes! The ice guys decide to plow through and review 20 songs in the span of the show, rating each from 1 to 20 ice cubes. So much, so much good tunage. Join us for the trek and stop along at the ice box! Listen →

  • 30: Some Sort Supply-Chain Glitch
    by Jake Dmochowski on July 20, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    Big episode 3-0...holy smokes, folks. The guys are alone in the studio with Sly Stallone for a little bit but mostly alone with the music. What music? This week we got Anderson .Paak, Big Red Machine, Samia, Lemats, & more! Ice box, too! Listen →