Latest Episodes

  • 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.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 9: Best of the best of lists, part 3

    Episode 9: Best of the best of lists, part 3

    The trilogy concludes with two more musical discoveries from year-end best-of lists.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 8: Best of the best of lists, part 2

    Episode 8: Best of the best of lists, part 2

    The middle section of our trilogy in which Jim & Patrick present discoveries from year-end “best of” album lists.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 7: Best of the best of lists, part 1

    Episode 7: Best of the best of lists, part 1

    We went through the Best of 2016 album lists, so you don’t have to. In the first of a three-part series, Jim & Patrick present great year-end musical discoveries.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 6: Edd Bowser’s favorite song of 2016

    Episode 6: Edd Bowser’s favorite song of 2016

    Edd Bowser of the “Soul in Stereo” blog and the “You Know I Got Soul” podcast talks about music of the past year and shares his favorite song of 2016.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 5: Cookin’ with Gas

    Episode 5: Cookin’ with Gas

    The heat is on in this episode of Rockin’ the Suburbs, as Jim tells a story about domestic life and Patrick tries to relate it to a song.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 4: The Struts (not Cheap Trick)

    Episode 4: The Struts (not Cheap Trick)

    Adam Coop joins the show again to talk about his love of The Struts. And that reminds Jim of another band.