Latest Episodes

  • Thumbnail for Episode 26: Listeners weigh in on 2016 favorites

    Episode 26: Listeners weigh in on 2016 favorites

    The listeners respond to our series on favorite songs of 2016 with their own picks. Plus, a walk-on appearance by Jasper Colt!

  • Thumbnail for Episode 25: Public Access TV, part three

    Episode 25: Public Access TV, part three

    We conclude our Public Access T.V. interview trilogy, with talk about pop songwriting and — one of our favorite topics — music videos!

  • Thumbnail for Episode 24: Public Access TV, part two!

    Episode 24: Public Access TV, part two!

    John Eatherly of emerging rock/power pop band Public Access T.V. joins us again. This time he talks about some key influences, including Nick Lowe and Sparks. We love “I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 23: Get to know Public Access TV, part one

    Episode 23: Get to know Public Access TV, part one

    You say you like rock ‘n’ roll? Then you’ll love our interview with John Eatherly and Max Peebles of Public Access T.V.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 22: Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ turns 40

    Episode 22: Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ turns 40

    Forty years ago, Fleetwood Mac released an album that sold 20 million copies in the U.S. and, until “Thriller” came along, held the record for the most weeks at No. 1. And yet, “Rumours” sounds better today than it did then. Jim and Patrick pay tribute.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 21: Instant reactions to the Lady Gaga halftime show

    Episode 21: Instant reactions to the Lady Gaga halftime show

    Join our Super Bowl party, in which we comment on the Lady Gaga halftime show. With special party guests: Mike Snider, Julie Snider and Jasper Colt.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 20: The one where we disagree with our wives

    Episode 20: The one where we disagree with our wives

    Marriage means much more than love; it also means blending the record collection. As Bud Verge Week reaches its bittersweet conclusion, Jim & Patrick & Bud discuss the musical differences that cause some domestic friction.

  • 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).