Latest Episodes

  • Thumbnail for Episode 19: Bands we used to (kinda) hate and now we (kinda) love

    Episode 19: Bands we used to (kinda) hate and now we (kinda) love

    A discussion of bands we once hated, but now we like. As Bud Verge Week continues. It’s a classic rock fest, featuring the Doors, the Grateful Dead and Fleetwood Mac.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 18: Pondering Huey Lewis

    Episode 18: Pondering Huey Lewis

    Go back to the future with Jim & Patrick & Bud (Bud Verge Week continues) as they discuss ’80s music in general and Huey Lewis and the News specifically.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 17: Jim and Patrick’s favorite songs of 2016

    Episode 17: Jim and Patrick’s favorite songs of 2016

    You’ve heard a lot of smart people pick their favorite songs of 2016. Now hear from Jim & Patrick. Hint for song 1: There’s a Replacements connection. Hint for song 2: No one plays the saw on this track (at least we don’t think so).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 16: Bud Verge’s favorite song of 2016

    Episode 16: Bud Verge’s favorite song of 2016

    It’s Bud Verge Week! Our friend Bud joins the pod to talk about his favorite song of 2016. And it is a jam!

  • Thumbnail for Episode 15: Talkin’ ‘dad rock’ with the brother-in-law

    Episode 15: Talkin’ ‘dad rock’ with the brother-in-law

    Mike Peters (not the singer from the Alarm) picked up a mic when Jim recently hung out with family in Florida. And the two of them discussed old music, new music (Julien Baker and Ben Howard) and family.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 14: Talkin’ hip-hop with the nephew

    Episode 14: Talkin’ hip-hop with the nephew

    Jim went to Florida over the holidays, took along the recording equipment and talked music with 16-year-old nephew Brennan Peters. It’s chill.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 13: Bish’s favorite song of 2016

    Episode 13: Bish’s favorite song of 2016

    The Bish should be a man who needs no introduction, yet sadly he does. Dave Bishop is his full name, a longtime friend of Patrick’s is he, and here the man talks about his favorite song of 2016 (plus even more songs because he’s The Bish and talking is kind of his thing).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 12: It all started in the kitchen

    Episode 12: It all started in the kitchen

    We visit Patrick’s Workshop, where he explains the art of kitchen cabinetry and Jim puts on a record that’s just right. Also out first mention of Juliana Hatfield. Just sayin.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 11: Rich Cohen’s favorite song of 2016

    Episode 11: Rich Cohen’s favorite song of 2016

    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.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 10: Georgia’s favorite song of 2016

    Episode 10: Georgia’s favorite song of 2016

    We talk about country, with a music fan in another country. Friend of the podcast Georgia Makitalo picks her favorite song of last year and also talks about growing up in musical hotbed Minneapolis.