We conclude our interview with keyboardist Ricky Peterson. He talks about his latest solo album “Drop Shot,” the music he grew up with, his thoughts on streaming music and what it’s like to play in front of 20,000 people.
Mike Wagner of Houston (a past guest host of Rockin’ the Suburbs) makes his holiday song pick: a cover of a Bob Dylan song by Sinead O’Connor.
Bradford Maylor joins the podcast to discuss an intricate theory he has about Bob Dylan’s “Ballad of a Thin Man.” Then Patrick discusses theories he has about R.E.M.’s “Kohoutek” and Pete Townshend’s “Rough Boys.”
Mike Snider, good friend of the show and accomplished writer, breaks down Tom Petty’s studio work. As he says, “there’s no right answer,” when ranking Petty’s work, but we’re glad Mike gave it a shot.
Elvis Costello Week continues. Today, we explore his most excellent second album, 1978’s “This Year’s Model.” Our friend Mike Snider joins in the conversation.
Ryan Week continues with Tales from the Record Store. Peaches Records & Tapes, to be specific.
Day 2 of Covers Songs chosen by listeners. Today’s episode features the Gipsy Kings and America.
Our friend Dan Gursky joins the show to discuss a recent Robyn Hitchcock concert he attended, in which the singer took requests via Twitter. (Dan also wrote about the experience at SuburbsPod.com.)
Covers Week continues! Day Two features reworkings of songs originally recorded by Bob Dylan and NRBQ.
Mary Week continues! Happy Tuesday, everyone! We discuss new supergroup BNQT, composed of the singers from Midlake, Franz Ferdinand, Band of Horses, Travis and Grandaddy. (And it kind of sounds like another supergroup you may know.)