Latest Episodes

  • Thumbnail for Episode 118: Perfect pop with Jodi Gersh (and the Book of Love)

    Episode 118: Perfect pop with Jodi Gersh (and the Book of Love)

    Add another song to the Perfect Pop playlist. Our friend Jodi Gersh makes her pick, an ’80s synth pop track by Book of Love.

  • Thumbnail for A Month with The Beatles Channel

    A Month with The Beatles Channel

    SiriusXM satellite radio debuted a Beatles channel in mid-May and our pal Phil Ingrassia soaked it all in. Here are his impressions after 30 days with The Fabs.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 117: A visit to Paisley Park

    Episode 117: A visit to Paisley Park

    Jodi Gersh, a recent transplant to Minneapolis, and her friend Shari Gulley went to Prince’s Paisley Park. They called us from the car immediately after leaving this place of many wonders.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 116: Bonnaroo Bill

    Episode 116: Bonnaroo Bill

    Our friend Bill Horne went to Bonnaroo for the first time, with a couple of his college-aged kids and some friends. And it was even better than he imagined. His report, on Rockin’ the Suburbs.

  • Thumbnail for Why you should always arrive in time to see the opening act

    Why you should always arrive in time to see the opening act

    That ticket you paid for almost always includes more than one band, so why not get your money’s worth? And oh yeah, you might discover a new favorite, like Dryjacket.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 115: Rockin’ the District with Helium and Royal Blood

    Episode 115: Rockin’ the District with Helium and Royal Blood

    The stars aligned, and Jim & Patrick went to separate shows on the same night! They recount their experiences at the Royal Blood and Helium concerts in Washington, D.C.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 114: Echo Park Jimmy!

    Episode 114: Echo Park Jimmy!

    It’s a very special episode of Fan Mail Friday, focused on one very special fan, Echo Park Jimmy. Sit back and enjoy.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 113: less talk, more rock!

    Episode 113: less talk, more rock!

    Want to hear more music on Rockin’ the Suburbs? We set a timer to limit our talk and play more rock. Enjoy. Oh and also, Dan Gursky.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 112: Robyn Hitchcock takes your tweets

    Episode 112: Robyn Hitchcock takes your tweets

    Our friend Dan Gursky joins the show to discuss a recent Robyn Hitchcock concert he attended, in which the singer took requests via Twitter. (Dan also wrote about the experience at SuburbsPod.com.)

  • Thumbnail for Episode 111: Tommy Stinson, part 2

    Episode 111: Tommy Stinson, part 2

    The epic conclusion of our hotbox interview with Tommy Stinson of Bash & Pop and the Replacements (and don’t forget Guns N’ Roses). We tossed some listener questions at him too.