The Complex Sneakers Podcast
The Complex Sneakers Podcast

The Complex Sneakers Podcast

The hosts of the Internet’s biggest sneaker shows, Sneaker Shopping and Full Size Run, come together in The Complex Sneakers Podcast. Joe La Puma, Matt Welty, and Brendan Dunne discuss the most important sneaker news and topics every week, and give their expert opinions that can only be told authentically from Complex.

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May 29, 2020

Listen to Episode 28 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': Jimmy Gorecki Responds to the Nike SB Hype

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty and this week they're joined by Jimmy Gorecki, professional skater and co-owner of Standard Issue Tees. They get into the old and new hype of Nike SB, skating with Pharrell's ICECREAM skate team, and much more.

May 22, 2020

Listen to Episode 27 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': Marcus Jordan Tells Michael Jordan Sneaker Stories

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week they're joined by Marcus Jordan, Michael Jordan's youngest son, and sneaker retailer. They talk best moments of The Last Dance, memories of growing up in the Jordan household and, of course, lots of sneaker stories.

May 15, 2020

Listen to Episode 26 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': Bobby Hundreds Tells Sneaker & Streetwear Stories

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week they're joined by streetwear pioneer, Bobby Hundreds to talk about his latest Puma collab, why his business is doing better than ever, and much more.

May 8, 2020

Listen to Episode 25 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': Bobbito Garcia Explains the Birth of Sneaker Culture

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week they have Bobbito Garcia, whose contribution to sneaker culture is undeniable. He gets into the history of the Air Force 1s, why he thinks the Jordan 1 is wack, and what it was like owning the first sneaker boutique. 

May 1, 2020

Listen to Episode 24 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': DJ Greg Street Settles the Air Force 1 Debate

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week they have the legendary DJ Greg Street to talk Air Force's, his crazy sneaker collection and much more.

April 24, 2020

Listen to Episode 23 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': Ariel Helwani Breaks Down UFC Sneaker Deals

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty and this week they're joined by Ariel Helwani, ESPN journalist and broadcaster. They talk about MMA, his love for Nike SB, and much more.

April 17, 2020

Listen to Episode 22 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': Answering the Fans’ Best Questions

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty and this week they answer all your burning sneaker questions.

April 10, 2020

Listen to Episode 21 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': How KITH’s Ronnie Fieg Went From Stock Boy To Mogul

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week they are joined by Ronnie Fieg, the footwear and clothing designer and owner of Kith. They get into Fieg's early years in the business, his retail philosophy, and how Kith is surviving the pandemic. 

April 3, 2020

Listen to Episode 20 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': Our Wildest Sneaker Retail Stories

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week it gets personal as the co-hosts share their craziest stories from inside Foot Locker, to chasing people outside of Finish Line, to meeting your sneaker idol in a record store in Idaho.

March 27, 2020

Listen to Episode 19 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': Running Through Nike’s Air Max History

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. In honor of Air Max Day, they share their favorite Air Max stories and go through the sneaker's most important cultural moments.

March 20, 2020

Listen to Episode 18 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': Premium Pete and New York City's Celebrity Sneaker Scene

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne, and Matt Welty. This week, the co-hosts are joined by the legendary Premium Pete - a staple in New York City's sneaker scene, and they discuss Pete's relationship with Drake, his stint in retail and early sneaker media.

March 13, 2020

Listen to Episode 17 of 'The Complex Sneakers Podcast': The Highs and Mids of Air Jordan's Year So Far

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne, and Matt Welty. This week, the co-hosts discuss Jordan Brand's run in 2020 so far—its women's releases, the huge Dior collaboration, Virgil Abloh's Off-White 5s, the brand's young talent—and what it means. They also reminisce with some personal Air Jordan stories from years past.