What’s new in the Rockin’ the Suburbs record collection? How about some Dori Freeman, Deer Tick, Metz and Rostam? Plus, a Big Star cover by Beach Slang.
We love to get listener feedback! And then we answer some of it, in a little segment we call Fan Mail Friday. This edition features music by Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires, Lambchop and User 964848511.
The Screaming Eagle of Soul, Charles Bradley, died of cancer on Sept. 23. It’s particularly sad considering that Bradley, 68, finally achieved recording and performing success only six years ago. Jim & Patrick pay tribute to this supremely talented singer. Rest in Power, Charles.
We conclude our conversation with Matthew Sweet by asking him some questions submitted by Rockin’ the Suburbs listeners. A lot of you were curious about his collaborations with Susanna Hoffs.
We pick up the conversation with Matthew Sweet. He talks about recording via file sharing and the mysteries of time, space and songwriting.
Matthew Sweet joins Rockin’ the Suburbs! The power pop great, who scored hits in the ’90s with “Girlfriend,” “Sick of Myself” and more, sat down with Jim & Patrick backstage at the Birchmere in Alexandria VA. Matthew’s latest album is “Tomorrow Forever.”
A look back from the future (where it’s daylight savings time already), the third album from Jen Gloeckner is a perfect defense against the dying of the light.
Talking Heads Week concludes with album No. 5, the commercial hit “Speaking in Tongues.” But it’s just about as weird as ever.
Day 4 of Talking Heads Week. We explore the sonic adventure that is 1980’s “Remain in Light.”
This ain’t no fooling around. For episode No. 3 for Talking Heads Week, we explore the murky adventure that is “Fear of Music.”