More “Smells Like Teen Spirit” cover suggestions (kind of but not entirely). Kurt Gallagher likes Moog Cookbook’s synth instrumental. BJ Bonin nominates “Weird Al” Yankovic’s parody. And Kjell Arne Sandvik picks Pansy Division’s queer take on the song.
More Dan Gursky + Patrick. They discuss curious cover versions of Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”
The “Singles” soundtrack, a document of early ’90s grunge and alternative, turns 25 years old. Jim & Patrick fly the flannel.
Can you get sick of a great song? We put that question to our listeners, and they offered up several examples.
Fear not, band nerds, you too can play on a rock song. Guest Dan Gursky, a French horn player, spins three famous tunes that feature that brass instrument. Also joining us in the basement this week is friend Kevin Goff.
Journalist and author Rich Cohen joins the pod via Skype to discuss his favorite song of 2016, plus talk some more about the Rolling Stones, natch.