Part 3 of our interview with Martin Phillipps of The Chills. In this episode, Martin takes us through the creative process for the band’s new album “Snow Bound,” receives a surprise Sloaty gift from Patrick and The Bish, then fields a challenging hypothetical.
Part 2 of our interview with Martin Phillipps of The Chills, conducted backstage at the Black Cat in Washington DC. Martin talks about a new documentary about the band.
Patrick Foster and Nick Scalera went backstage at the Black Cat in Washington DC to interview Martin Phillipps of legendary New Zealand indie rock band The Chills. This is part one of that interview.
We conclude Greatest Hits Week with our most popular episode of 2018. You all really enjoyed hearing Nick Scalera talk about the current bands in the Flying Nun Records galaxy of stars. We get it – the Courtneys, Aldous Harding, Fazerdaze, Wax Chattels – they’re great bands.
Today, we celebrate “Today.” That’s Galaxie 500’s debut album, released 30 years ago. Nick Scalera leads the discussion.
Sonic Youth’s pivotal double album, “Daydream Nation,” was released 30 years ago. Nick Scalera joins the podcast to discuss its impact.
Paul Trap of Omaha joins the show to talk about a couple of bands from Nebraska he likes — Millions of Boys and Jason Steady & the Soft Ponies.
Listeners Paul Trap and Nick Scalera join us in the basement to make their Perfect Pop picks. Both are classic R&B songs. Paul goes with the Ronettes, Nick with Smokey Robinson & the Miracles.
Live from the deck party, Jim spins some new music by Louisville’s Jim James (of My Morning Jacket fame) and D.C.’s Bad Moves. Plus, Nick Scalera touts New Zealand’s The Beths.
We conclude Flying Nun Week with a look at the influential New Zealand label’s current roster, including the Courtneys, Aldous Harding, Fazerdaze, Grayson Gilmour and the Wax Chattels. (Nick Scalera fills in for Jim this week.)