Episodes

Oct. 1, 2022

S6E252 - New Model Army 'Thunder and Consolation' with Markus Reuter

For the official start of our SIXTH season, musician/composer/producer/instrument designer Markus Reuter brings us an album that …

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Sept. 24, 2022

S5E250 - Gastr del Sol 'Crookt, Crackt, or Fly' with Joe Tunis

This week's guest Joe Tunis (Carbon Records, Pengo) once again guides us into the world of post-rock, with Chicago-by-way-of-Kent…

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Sept. 21, 2022

S6E251 - Bonus Mixtape Episode with Cheetah Chrome

For this BONUS 'Mixtape Episode', we invited guitarist Cheetah Chrome (Dead Boys, Rocket From the Tombs) to curate a mixtape and …

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Sept. 17, 2022

S5E249 - Echo & The Bunnymen 'Ocean Rain' with Corey duBrowa

For Liverpool UK band Echo & The Bunnymen's fourth release, 1984's 'Ocean Rain', they went all-in. Recorded primarily in Paris wi…

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Sept. 10, 2022

S5E248 - Dag Nasty 'Can I Say' with Tim Hinely (Dagger Zine)

This week's guest, Tim Hinely (founder of Dagger Zine and editor of 'Where The Wild Gigs Were: A Trip Thru America’s Legendary Un…

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Sept. 5, 2022

S5E247 - 'That Work Song Got Me High' Patron-curated Bonus Episode

For Labor Day 2022 we asked our Patrons to send in their favorite work-related songs. It's an impressively eclectic list, with su…

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Sept. 3, 2022

S5E246 - The Legendary Pink Dots - 'The Maria Dimension' with Allan a…

Formed in London in 1980, The Legendary Pink Dots - led by core members Edward Ka-Spel and Phil Knight - are an uncategorizable e…

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Aug. 27, 2022

S5E245 - Tori Amos 'Boys For Pele' with Kenny Franklin and Efrain Sch…

Coming up as a teenager playing piano in Washington, D.C. gay bars, Tori Amos has always had a special connection to the LGBTQ co…

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Aug. 20, 2022

S5E244 - Mott the Hoople 'The Hoople' with Brad Elvis and Chloe Orwell

We discuss 'The Hoople' by Mott the Hoople with Brad Elvis and Chloe Orwell of The Handcuffs

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Aug. 13, 2022

S5E243 - The Orb 'Pomme Fritz' with Nick Morfitt

This week we ventured outside the box a bit, as we explored 1994's confounding 'Pomme Fritz' (The Orb's Little Album) by English …

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Aug. 8, 2022

S5E242 - Bonus Mixtape Episode with Mike Watt

"The Man In The Van" himself, Mike Watt (Minutemen, fIREHOSE, The Stooges) joins us for another BONUS "Mixtape Episode", where we…

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Aug. 6, 2022

S5E241 - Fountains Of Wayne 'Welcome Interstate Managers' with S.W. L…

This week's guest, writer/drummer S.W. Lauden, first wrote about NY band Fountains Of Wayne in the book 'Go All The Way: A Litera…

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Aug. 2, 2022

S5E240 - That Duet/Collaboration Got Me High BONUS Patron-curated Epi…

For this BONUS Patron-curated episode, we asked our Patrons to send in a Duet/Collaboration that got them - metaphorically - high…

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July 30, 2022

S5E239 - Be-Bop Deluxe 'Sunburst Finish' with Bill Burns

Founded in Wakefield, West Yorkshire UK in 1972 by singer/guitarist Bill Nelson, Be-Bop Deluxe were a band that combined art-rock…

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July 23, 2022

S5E238 - Harry Nilsson 'The Point!' with Tony Kapel & Maitejosune Urr…

Husband-and-wife bandmates Tony Kapel & Maitejosune Urrechaga (Pocket of Lollipops) bring us Harry Nilsson's wonderfully weird 19…

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July 16, 2022

S5E237 - 13th Floor Elevators 'Easter Everywhere' with Paul Mahern

When this week's guest, producer/audio engineer Paul Mahern, discovered 'Easter Everywhere' by Texas psychedelic rock band 13th F…

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July 11, 2022

S5E236 - Bonus Mixtape Episode #2 with Vanessa Briscoe Hay (Pylon, Py…

Singer/Artist Vanessa Briscoe Hay (Pylon, Supercluster, Pylon Reenactment Society) joins us for another BONUS "Mixtape Episode", …

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July 9, 2022

S5E235 - Ween 'The Mollusk' with Les Norris

Our 2nd foray into the rock and roll enigma that is Ween, this time diving into their sixth studio album The Mollusk with special…

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July 2, 2022

S5E234 - Curtis Mayfield 'There's No Place Like America Today' with A…

Canadian documentary filmmaker Alan Zweig (Vinyl, I, Curmudgeon, When Jews Were Funny) brings us an album of understated, fluid f…

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June 28, 2022

S5E233 - That Instrumental Song Got Me High

It's another BONUS Patron-curated episode! For this one, we asked our Patrons to send in their favorite INSTRUMENTAL song. No sin…

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June 25, 2022

S5E232 - The Motels 'All Four One' with Shelley Novak

We put the AA batteries into our Sony Walkman and fired up Berkeley California's The Motels 1982 New Wave classic 'All Four One'.…

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June 18, 2022

S5E231 - The Police 'Ghost In The Machine' with Russell Mofsky

The fourth - and penultimate - studio album by The Police, "Ghost In The Machine", is both the sound of a band ascending to super…

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June 11, 2022

S5E230 - Scritti Politti 'Cupid & Psyche 85' with Paul Marfleet

When British band Scritti Politti originally got together at Leeds Polytechnic in 1977, they were a punk-inspired collective of a…

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June 4, 2022

S5E228 - David Bowie 'Diamond Dogs' with Oscar Herrera

In 1974, the one-of-a-kind chameleon that is David Bowie was poised to shed his Ziggy Stardust persona for the Thin White Duke. B…

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