Episodes

Feb. 14, 2022

S5E210 - Patron Valentine's Episode: That Record Broke My Heart

For this BONUS Valentine's Day episode, we asked our Patrons to send us a song that broke their heart. Because sometimes, love st…

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Feb. 12, 2022

S5E209 - ALL 'Allroy's Revenge' with Dan Bonebrake

A self-professed band geek whose first instrument was trumpet, this week's guest - bassist extraordinaire Dan Bonebrake (Dashboar…

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Feb. 5, 2022

S5E208 - Stevie Wonder 'Songs In The Key Of Life' with Bob Fay

We discuss Stevie Wonder's 'Songs in the Key of Life' with special guest Bob Fay

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Jan. 29, 2022

S5E207 - Lucinda Williams 'Car Wheels On A Gravel Road' with Nick Men…

We ventured once again into the Rat's lair - otherwise known as the South Beach studio of Frank 'Rat Bastard' Falestra - and sat …

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Jan. 22, 2022

S5E206 - Bumblefoot 'Abnormal' with Larry Smith

Guitar virtuoso Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal's deeply personal solo record 'Abnormal', with special guest Larry Smith

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Jan. 15, 2022

S5E205 - Elvis Costello and the Attractions 'Armed Forces' with Steve…

We discuss 'Armed Forces' by Elvis Costello and the Attractions with Chicago-by-way-of-North London guest Steve Carroll

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Jan. 8, 2022

S5E204 - The Jam 'Setting Sons' with Rory Cox

We dig into The Jam's 4th album, 1979's 'Setting Sons" with special guest Rory Cox

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Jan. 2, 2022

S5E203 - Bonus Patron-curated Episode: That Female Artist/Female-led …

Some of our Patrons share a favorite song by a Female Artist/Female-led Band

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Jan. 1, 2022

S5E202 - Matthew Sweet 'Girlfriend' with Paul Roub

We discuss Matthew Sweet's 1991 breakout album 'Girlfriend' with singer/songwriter Paul Roub

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Dec. 18, 2021

S5E201 - The Vulgar Boatmen 'You And Your Sister' with Steve Michener

Returning guest Steve Michener brings us the criminally obscure debut record by The Vulgar Boatmen, 'You and Your Sister'

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Dec. 11, 2021

S5E200 - Miles Davis 'On The Corner' with Rich Gilbert

Guitarist extraordinaire Rich Gilbert joins Rob and returning guest co-host Barry Stock to discuss 'On The Corner' by Miles Davis

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Dec. 4, 2021

S5E199 - The National 'Trouble Will Find Me' with Brian Franklin

Returning guest Brian Franklin joins us to discuss The National and their sixth studio album 'Trouble Will Find Me'

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Nov. 27, 2021

S5E198 - The Feelies 'The Good Earth' with Tom Lawery

Returning guest Tom Lawery brings us The Feelies 2nd record, 1986's Peter Buck produced 'The Good Earth'

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Nov. 20, 2021

S5E195 - Beastie Boys 'Ill Communication' with Heidi Caballero

We discuss Beastie Boys' 'Ill Communication' with Patron - and practicing Buddhist - Heidi Caballero

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Nov. 19, 2021

S5E197 - Bonus Episode: Frank Turner 'Tape Deck Heart' with Erin Lee

Bonus livestream episode: Frank Turner 'Tape Deck Heart' with guest co-host Erin Lee

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Nov. 18, 2021

S5E196 - Bonus Episode: Twenty One Pilots 'Scaled and Icy' with 12 ye…

We discuss 'Scaled and Icy' by Twenty One Pilots with special guest - and 12 year old - Jonas

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Nov. 13, 2021

S5E194 - Paul Kantner/Jefferson Starship 'Blows Against The Empire' w…

We discuss Paul Kantner's 1970 concept album 'Blows Against The Empire' with guest Michael Lebron

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Nov. 6, 2021

S5E193 - The Dead C - 'Trapdoor Fucking Exit' with Joe Tunis

Returning guest Joe Tunis brings us New Zealand's The Dead C and their blistering 1990 release: Trapdoor Fucking Exit

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Oct. 30, 2021

S4E192 - New Order 'Technique' with Sarah Nichols

Poet/essayist Sarah Nichols brings us New Order's 1989 release, 'Technique'.

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Oct. 28, 2021

S4EHalloween - Bonus Halloween Episode 'That Scary Song Got Me High'

For this bonus Halloween episode our Patrons sent in their favorite scary songs

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Oct. 23, 2021

S4E191 - Howlin' Wolf with Marty Weil

Chicago Blues historian Marty Weil discusses Howlin' Wolf

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Oct. 16, 2021

S4E190 - Adolescents with Tim Hinely (Dagger zine)

Dagger zine's Tim Hinely brings us Adolescents' self-titled debut record.

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Oct. 9, 2021

S4E189 - Syd Barrett 'The Madcap Laughs' with Corey duBrowa

We discuss Syd Barrett's "The Madcap Laughs", a wonderfully inventive - though at times hard to listen to - document of a gentle …

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Oct. 2, 2021

S4E188 - The Undertones debut with Mick Hans

Chicago's Mick Hans brings us the debut record by Derry lads The Undertones.

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