Interviews

  • Thumbnail for Episode 904: Radkey – Interview

    Episode 904: Radkey – Interview

    We talk with Isaiah Radke of the awesome rock band Radkey. Patron Mike Snider, friend of the band, set this up.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 903: Lit’s Popoff Brothers – Interview, Part 2

    Episode 903: Lit’s Popoff Brothers – Interview, Part 2

    Part 2 of our interview with Ajay and Jeremy Popoff of Lit. They discuss their new country-tinged project, under the name Popoff Brothers; the need for merchandising in today’s music business; creative past promotions for Lit; and their experiences at Woodstock ’99.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 902: Lit’s Popoff Brothers – Interview, Part 1

    Episode 902: Lit’s Popoff Brothers – Interview, Part 1

    We talk with Ajay and Jeremy Popoff of rock band Lit (via Zoom). They discuss their modern classic “My Own Worst Enemy” and growing up with a top 40 DJ as a dad. (Part 2 tomorrow.)

  • Thumbnail for Episode 893: Joe Pernice – Interview, Part 2

    Episode 893: Joe Pernice – Interview, Part 2

    Part 2 of our interview with Joe Pernice, solo artist and also of Pernice Brothers and Scud Mountain Boys. Joe’s new album is called “Richard.” He discusses his music and also his writing for books and TV.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 892: Joe Pernice – Interview, Part 1

    Episode 892: Joe Pernice – Interview, Part 1

    We talked with indie singer-songwriter Joe Pernice, via Zoom, about his new stripped-down solo album, “Richard.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 884: Meet Cody Piper

    Episode 884: Meet Cody Piper

    Cody Piper, a young singer-songwriter from the Pittsburgh suburbs, joins the show to discuss his music. We even play a full song, “It’s Only You,” at the end of the episode. (This appearance is brought to you by Barret Ries, a patron of the pod.)

  • Thumbnail for Episode 883: Jayhawks – Interview, Part 2

    Episode 883: Jayhawks – Interview, Part 2

    Part 2 of our interview with the Jayhawks: Gary Louris, Karen Grotberg, Marc Perlman and Tim O’Reagan. They talk about the band’s legacy and its lack of acceptance into any “scene.” Plus, more on the upcoming album “XOXO” and a couple of questions from listeners.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 882: Jayhawks – Interview, Part 1

    Episode 882: Jayhawks – Interview, Part 1

    We talked, via Zoom, with the Jayhawks: Gary Louris, Karen Grotberg, Marc Perlman and Tim O’Reagan. Their 11th album, “XOXO,” is a more collaborative project for this acclaimed and beloved band. It comes out July 10.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 881: Tanya Donelly – Interview, Part 2

    Episode 881: Tanya Donelly – Interview, Part 2

    Part 2 of our interview with Tanya Donelly. In this part, we discuss (via Zoom) the more difficult covers on her upcoming album with the Parkington Sisters. Plus, some Belly and Throwing Muses talk.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 880: Tanya Donelly – Interview, Part 1

    Episode 880: Tanya Donelly – Interview, Part 1

    We talk with Tanya Donelly (indie rock pioneer of Throwing Muses, Breeders, Belly and a long solo career) via Zoom about her new covers album with the Parkington Sisters. She also talks about her pandemic home recording project on Bandcamp. (In Part 2 tomorrow, she also talks about Belly and Throwing Muses.)