That Record Got Me High with Rob Elba

Great records, great guests, questionable commentary.

Recent Episodes

S6E273 - The Damned 'Strawberries' with Mark Williams

Feb. 4, 2023

Birmingham UK drummer Mark Williams (The Jacobites) joins us this week to discuss 'Strawberries', the fifth studio album - and final one featuring their classic late-70s line-up of Vanian, Sensible, Gray and Scabies - by Bri…

Guest: Mark Williams

S6E272 - Superdrag 'Head Trip In Every Key' with Marko DeSantis

Jan. 28, 2023

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…

S6E271 - 'That Song Broke My Heart, And Got Me High' Patron-curated Episode

Jan. 21, 2023

For this Patreon episode, we asked our Patrons once again to send in songs that break their hearts every time they hear them. They did NOT disappoint. Make sure you have a box of tissues within reach... Songs featured in thi…

S6E270 - Bonus Mixtape Episode with Sam Fogarino of Interpol

Jan. 15, 2023

For this BONUS 'Mixtape Episode', we invited drummer Sam Fogarino (Interpol) to curate a mixtape and dug into his selections. Sam's mixtape: 1.Auf Wiedersehen - Cheap Trick 2.Smash It Up - The Damned 3.Panorama - The Cars 4.…

Guest: Sam Fogarino

S6E269 - Glass Eye 'Bent By Nature' with Larry Smith

Jan. 14, 2023

This week's guest Larry Smith brings us a record by the critically acclaimed, highly influential but criminally unheralded 80s Austin TX band Glass Eye. 'Bent By Nature' is a melodic-yet-quirky, highly intelligent collection…

Guest: Larry Smith

S6E268 - Andy Partridge 'Take Away / The Lure of Salvage' with Kevin Chanel

Jan. 7, 2023

Strap-in for this one, XTC fans: Record/Hot Sauce purveyor Kevin Chanel (Grooves Inspiralled Vinyl/El Enojado Hot Sauce) brings us a curious musical oddity called 'Take Away / The Lure of Salvage', the 1980 debut record by X…

Guest: Kevin Chanel

About the Hosts

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Rob Elba

Rob was born in Queens, NY and also spent some time in Salem, MA in the 80s. Before starting TRGMH Podcast Rob played in several bands (The Holy Terrors and Shark Valley Sisters to name two), and has also co-written a rock opera (Hearing Damage aka: The Rat Opera)
He currently lives in Sunrise, FL with his long-suffering wife Elisa and has two grown daughters who live in CA.

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Barry Stock

Barry co-hosted TRGMH Podcast for the first 3+ seasons before deciding to move on to other things. At various times he's a musician, photographer, graphic designer, dendrologist and deep thinker-of-thoughts.

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Chris Bellus

Chris joins us as co-host for our semi-regular "Live at Laser Wolf" episode tapings. Aside from Beer Mecca "Laser Wolf" he also runs "Invasive Species Brewing" with his brother Jordan, and the "Taco Bellus" food truck.