What’s Jim been digging lately? Power pop by the Dates and post-punk by Des Demonas. Plus, an R.E.M. cover by Dan Mangan.
It’s Jim’s turn to make another Perfect Pop pick. He goes dark with a 2012 song by Jack White. Plus, a discussion with the members of Piramid Scheme about cell phones at concerts.
Rarities Week takes a turn toward Kentucky, as Jim talks about a favorite CD in his collection, “Oh Happy Day” by Louisville band Cooler.
Folk pop from Cut Worms. Indie guitar rock from Dream Wife. And a nice message from Frank Turner. These are Jim’s new music discoveries in February 2018. (Patrick’s picks come tomorrow.)
JD Ryznar from the “Beyond Yacht Rock” podcast joins the show to talk about the jazz-rock blend, popularized in the late ’70s and early ’80s. Are you ready to set sail for new musical horizons? Greg Wilson fills in as cohost for Patrick.
We didn’t invent Throwback Thursday, but we may have perfected it. Enjoy some stories of music and youth from Jim & Patrick, plus Greg Wilson, Brandi Crawford and Jim’s wife, Katy. Live from the Wilson Tiki House!
Nate Scott guest hosts while Jim & Patrick are on vacation. Nate is a journalist, a big music fan, a newlywed and an all-around great guy. In this episode, he talks with writer Evan McGarvey about the legacy of Chester Bennington and Linkin Park — and that angsty subgenre called nu metal.
Elvis Costello’s stellar debut album, “My Aim is True,” was released 40 years ago this month. We take the opportunity to launch Elvis Costello Week on Rockin’ the Suburbs. With guest star Mike Snider.