Scott Parks of Valparaiso IN is a Rockin’ the Suburbs patron. So we let him pick the topic. He chose to discuss “Riding with the Ghost,” a book about the brilliant but troubled musician Jason Molina of Songs: Ohia.
A third June new music episode. We follow up our Bruce Springsteen Week with our thoughts on his new album “Western Stars.” A panel discussion with Jim, Patrick, Mike Snider and Intern Sam Lisker.
What’s Jim been digging lately? Rock ‘n’ roll by Titus Andronicus, Stef Chura and New Swears. Plus, we play a Lou Reed cover by Karen O. and Danger Mouse. Intern Sam Lisker and Mike Snider join in the fun.
What new music has Patrick been digging lately? Tracks by Mannequin Pussy and Knife Wife. Plus, we play a Seeds cover by Jenny O. Intern Sam Lisker joins in the fun.
Guest host Jesse Jackson talks with Kevin Clement of Baton Rouge LA about Cajun and zydeco music. Jim & Patrick are on vacation and will return next week.
Part 2 of guest host Randall Brown’s interview with Jeff Heiskell, formerly of the Judybats. Jeff talks about his struggles in the music business, and outside of it. Jim & Patrick are on vacation and will return next week.
Guest host Randall Brown of Knoxville TN interviews Jeff Heiskell, a hometown hero. Jeff was the frontman for the indie band Judybats, who recorded for Sire Records in the ’90s. He now releases his own music. Jim & Patrick are on vacation and will return next week.
Guest host Steven Routledge of Scotland talks about his love of the live album “Weld” by Neil Young & Crazy Horse. Jim & Patrick are on vacation and will be back next week.
We’re talking summer songs from the Greg Wilson Tiki Bar. Jim & Patrick make songs picks. So do Greg, plus Rob Gates and Kevin Spain.