Episode 1561: February 2023 New Music 2: The Men, MEM_MODS, Yo La Tengo, Kanaan
Our early start on February New Music continues with picks from Paul Hayden and Bob Peterson. Fresh hits from The Men, MEM_MODS, Yo La Tengo and Kanaan will be featured.
Episode 1560: February New Music 1: Daikaiju, Harborcoat, The Lathums, Hamish Hawk
We get an early start on music from last month. Two of the coolest people in Scotland (Steven Routledge and Roger Grace) kick us off with music from Daikaiju, Harborcoat, The Lathums and Hamish Hawk.
Episode 1559: U2’s ‘War’ Turns 40
February 28th is the 40th anniversary of U2’s ‘War’ album and we take a look back at this classic record.
Episode 1558: Songs Titled ‘Elizabeth Taylor’
There are a lot of songs named for the famous Hollywood icon (who was born on February 27th).
Episode 1557: American Band Madness Update: Region C First Round Winners
Bill Mulligan (college team: Virginia) and Jeff Perry (Kansas) join Jim to analyze the results of some first-round matchups in the American Band Madness tournament.
Episode 1556: Theme: Mike Post
Musician Mike Post is one of the most successful TV theme composers of all time. Today we take peruse his body of work.
Episode 1555: The Incredible Tommy Morgan
A conversation about a 1970s TV theme song leads to the discovery of one of the most amazing harmonica players of all time: Tommy Morgan.
Episode 1554: The Story of the Mardi Gras Indians
In honor of Fat Tuesday, guest host Kevin Clement takes us through the history (and music) of New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Indians.
Episode 1553: American Band Madness Update: Region B First Round Winners!
Kevin Clement (college team: LSU) and Mark Neese (Michigan State) join Jim to analyze the results of some first-round matchups in the American Band Madness tournament.
Episode 1552: Book Nook: A Riot of Our Own: Night and Day with The Clash
A bookend episode to our Book Nook on the Clash from last year, today’s episode examines a book by the band’s former roadies, Johnny Green and Garry Barker.