Listeners call in with their favorite albums of 2018! Phil Ingrassia goes with “Years” by Sarah Shook & the Disarmers. And Bud Verge likes “Tearing at the Seams” by Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats. Plus, we play Bud’s song of the year: “New Birth in New England” by Phosphorescent.
The Great Bud Verge calls in to tell us about his favorite music of 2017, including Lindsey Buckingham-Christine McVie, Courtney Barnett-Kurt Vile, Morrissey and the Killers.
Our friends Bob Popik (a really important stadium DJ) and Matt Sebastian (editor of Slicing Up Eyeballs music website) make their picks for Perfect Pop songs.
Slicing Up Eyeballs, a website dedicated to ’80s college rock, recently polled its readers about the best Smiths songs. Site editor Matt Sebastian joins via Skype to discuss the results, plus we play a few of our favorites. Friend Bob Popik also shares his personal ranking of the Smiths catalog. Also on the panel: Bud Verge, Rob Gates, and of course, Jim & Patrick.
Slicing Up Eyeballs, a website dedicated to ’80s college rock, polled readers about the best songs by The Cure. We talk with site editor Matt Sebastian about the results — and weigh in with a few favorites of our own. Bud Verge, Bob Popik and Rob Gates join in the conversation, with Jim & Patrick, of course.
This week: a series of mini-episodes from listeners (while Jim & Patrick continue their Summer Break). Today, the great Bud Verge talks about attending a record auction and nabbing some Beatles, Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66, and more.
Every party eventually comes to an end. And so it goes with the Rockin’ the Suburbs Deck Party. We conclude with two more Perfect Pop picks, including a repeat selection! Brett Motiff goes with Michael Jackson, while Bud Verge chooses a classic by the Mamas & the Papas.
It’s a backyard Zima party! And yet we talk about perfect pop songs from the pre-brewed citrus beverage era. Kevin Goff picks the Pretenders. Bill Horne favors the B-52’s. Cheers!
Our friend Brett Motiff went to see U2 in D.C. And Bill Horne saw U2 at Bonnaroo. And Kevin Goff was about to see U2 in New York. We talk to all of them, as part of our weeklong deck party in the suburbs.
Some of us just ran a 4-mile race. And that’s the perfect opportunity to discuss music as workout motivation. Featuring special guests Bud Verge, Brett Motiff and Bill Horne.