For today’s guest episode, BJ Bonin and Laura Poehlman discuss bands with multiple singers.
Van Halen’s debut album was released 40 years ago this month. And so we launch our latest album-by-album series. All week, we’re talking about this epic SoCal hard rock band, with guest Kevin Spain.
Another Fan Mail Friday! We answer your letters and notes. Featuring music by Talking Heads, Husker Du, Kiss, R.E.M. and Filthy Friends.
One would think the network TV landscape of the late ’70s and ’80s would offer no career opportunities for political punkers like the Clash, but one would be wrong.
Our friend Tug Baker joins via Skype and recounts the sordid tales of his days playing in the Placemats (a tribute to the Replacements). The beer was flowing in the basement for this one.
We featured songs about the suburbs back in Episode 2. Now, the listeners respond. (Along with a pick by our bud Jasper Colt.)