Episode 44: Drumless songs
Yesterday, we talked about great drum songs. Today, we talk about songs we love that have no drums at all (what?). Drummer pal Bobby Padavick joins again — and may be scarred by this discussion.
Episode 43: Songs defined by drums
Our favorite drumming couple, Bobby and Renee Padavick, talk about songs that are defined by their drum parts. (Jim & Patrick make picks too.) This episode will rock your world.
Episode 42: Thin Lizzy!
Bobby Week continues, and our friend Mr. Padavick has been eager to talk about the greatness of Thin Lizzy for a long time.
Episode 41: Drums and marriage
Our good friend Bobby Padavick makes his first appearance on Rockin’ the Suburbs. (Some of you may recall Bobby as the drummer from Night Streets.) But even better, Bobby’s wife Renee also joins in the fun. And she’s a drummer too! They talk about their musical influences on each other.
Episode 40: Perfect pop – part one
What makes a perfect pop song? Jim discusses, Patrick fights bronchitis (and loses).
Episode 39: Tug’s amazing ‘music cleanse’
Every January, our friend Tug Baker stops takes a break from new music and instead does a deep dive into established artists’ work. This year, he listened to a lot of Funkadelic and Kate Bush.
Episode 38: Tug and the Placemats
Our friend Tug Baker joins via Skype and recounts the sordid tales of his days playing in the Placemats (a tribute to the Replacements). The beer was flowing in the basement for this one.
Episode 37: The debut of Patrick’s Book Nook
Patrick discusses books he’s read recently: “Ray Davies: A Complicated Life” by Johnny Rogan and “Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys” by Viv Albertine of the Slits.
Epsiode 36: Feelin’ the Feelies
Indie icons the Feelies have a new album out! Jim & Patrick discuss the long and meaningful career of the jangly New Jerseyans.
Episode 35: New albums we need to hear
All good things must come to an end, and that is true too of Woodard Week. We go out with a record release party as Adam Woodard discusses the 2017 album he’s anticipating (John Mayer). Jim (Dude York) and Patrick (Dirty Projectors) also make picks.