Day 3 of the New Music Challenge. Will classic rock fan Kevin Spain like our picks? Patrick introduces him to White Reaper. Jim goes with Sheer Mag. Friends Greg Wilson and Rob Gates join in the fun.
Day 2 of the New Music Challenge. Rob Gates, who came up with the idea, is in the hot seat today. Can we get this classic rock fan to embrace some new bands? Jim thinks Rob might like the Raconteurs. Patrick plays him some Dr. Dog. Friends Greg Wilson and Kevin Spain join in the fun.
We take a classic rock fan and try to get him into some new music. That’s the show, from Greg Wilson’s Tiki Bar. Patrick thinks Greg might like Hiss Golden Messenger. Jim goes with JD McPherson. How did they do? Also featuring friends Rob Gates and Kevin Spain.
Eric Lohrenz of Lincoln IL is a patron of Rockin’ the Suburbs. And so he gets to be a Guest Star and choose a topic. He contributes to our Perfect Pop list with a classic power pop song by the Vertebrats, a little-known band from Champaign-Urbana IL (once covered by the Replacements).
Keith Jacobsen of Grand Rapids MI is our Guest Star today. As a supporter of the show on Patreon, he gets to pick the topic, and he wanted to talk about bands that were big in their home countries but struggled in the U.S. He cites Canada’s Tragically Hip and England’s Elbow, while Jim & Patrick chime in with some of their own picks.
Listeners respond to our episode about perfect albums (thanks to Barret Ries for kicking off the topic). Steven Routledge suggests an album by Suede, while John Off calls in with a list that includes Tom Petty, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, Oasis, Hall & Oates, Blue Oyster Cult and New Order.
Part 2 of our conversation with Fishbone frontman Angelo Moore at Tally Ho Theater in Leesburg VA. He talks about his solo projects, the lack of social progress in America and how music keeps him going.
Part 1 of our conversation with Fishbone frontman Angelo Moore at Tally Ho Theater in Leesburg VA. He talks about his love of ska and funk and dislike of streaming services.
Today, get to know Intern Samantha Reed of the California East Bay Area. She talks about her musical interests, from Cherry Glazerr to Foreigner.
It’s meet the intern time. Matt Windeler of Menlo Park CA (about to move back to his Canadian home) tells us about his musical interests, from Red Hot Chili Peppers to Sam Roberts.