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    RECORD REVIEW: Joan Shelley

    Five new slabs o’ throbbin’ wax from Joan from down the block where Sandy lives.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 86: Perfect Pop – Dusty Springfield, The Who

    Episode 86: Perfect Pop – Dusty Springfield, The Who

    We kick off Perfect Pop Week with two nominees: a song by Dusty Springfield (via Chuck Prophet) and Who anthem (via friend Matt Beekley).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 85: Fan Mail Friday 5

    Episode 85: Fan Mail Friday 5

    It’s an episode programmed by you, the listeners! This edition of Fan Mail Friday includes songs by Bonny Doon, Concrete Blonde, the Spice Girls with Echo & the Bunnymen (what?), the Lightning Seeds, Better Than Ezra and more. (There’s even a song about poo; it was bound to happen.) Our friend Adam Woodard joins in the fun.

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    This is Video Clash: The only band that matters, on TV!

    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.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 84: Record Store Day with Quartjar’s Randall Brown

    Episode 84: Record Store Day with Quartjar’s Randall Brown

    You know that rippin’ theme music for Rockin’ the Suburbs? It’s actually called “Ascension,” and it’s performed by Knoxville, Tenn.’s greatest cosmic power trio, Quartjar. Today, guitarist/singer Randall Brown joins via Skype to reveal his Record Store Day scores (Flaming Lips, The Claypool Lennon Delirium) and discuss Quartjar’s new album, “Squatch: An Odyssey in Space and Time.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 83: Record Store Day with Hard Rock’s Jeff Nolan

    Episode 83: Record Store Day with Hard Rock’s Jeff Nolan

    Record Store Day Week continues. We talk with Jeff Nolan, music and memorabilia historian for Hard Rock International. He visited East West Records, an Orlando mom-and-pop shop he has frequented since his youth. And he left with quite the honorable purchase.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 82: The Coop and Record Store Day

    Episode 82: The Coop and Record Store Day

    It’s Record Store Day Week (does that make sense?) on Rockin’ the Suburbs . Today, we talk with our friend Adam Coop, who camped out for hours to get the best special releases. (Plus. White Reaper!)

  • Thumbnail for Episode 81: Shoppin’ on Record Store Day

    Episode 81: Shoppin’ on Record Store Day

    Record Store Day is not a national holiday—not yet anyway—but it feels like it to us. Our friend, and young record collector, Adam Woodward joins to talk about what he found digging in the crates.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 80: ‘Combat Rock’

    Episode 80: ‘Combat Rock’

    Day 5 of Clash Week! It’s the band’s last true studio album, but strangely the one that started it all for our hosts. An exploration of ‘Combat Rock.’

  • Thumbnail for Episode 79: ‘Sandinista!’

    Episode 79: ‘Sandinista!’

    Day 4 of Clash Week features a triple album! It’s the epic Sandinista!