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  • Episode 151: All Things Go (Festival, Blog)

    Guest host Nate Scott talks with Zack Friendly of All Things Go about what goes into planning a music festival, co-founding a indie website/blog and trying to keep up with the huge volume of new music available today.

  • Rest in Power: Glen Campbell

    We lost Glen today, but Glen won't ever leave the grooves of L.A.

  • Episode 150: Alex Anderson of Loud Boyz

    Nate Scott continues his guest hosting stint. Today, he chats with Alex Anderson of D.C punk band Loud Boyz. The band's latest is "Party in the USA," a four-song 7-inch released in March.

  • Episode 149: Linkin Park and Nu Metal

    Nate Scott guest hosts while Jim & Patrick are on vacation. Nate is a journalist, a big music fan, a newlywed and an all-around great guy. In this episode, he talks with writer Evan McGarvey about the legacy of Chester Bennington and Linkin Park — and that angsty subgenre called nu metal.

  • Episode 148: Songs of the Day: Songhoy Blues, Jayhawks

    Two summer jams as we head off on vacation (don't worry, the show will go on). Patrick picks a tune by Malian band Songhoy Blues. Jim goes with a Grand Funk Railroad cover by the Jayhawks.

  • Episode 147: Songs of the Day: Coco Hames, Wolf Parade

    Two songs today, both recommended by listener Jimmy Lonetti. First is a cover of a Bash & Pop tune by Coco Hames. Then we close out with a little Wolf Parade. Happy summer!

  • Episode 146: Song of the Day: Chicago

    Band geeks rejoice! Today's song is by Chicago, following a call to the Suburban Party Line from Amy Hesterman. (All week, we're doing mini-episodes because summer vacation.)

  • Episode 145: Song of the Day: John Mayer

    Song of the Day Week continues. We're doing a series of mini-episodes for summer vacation. Today's selection comes from Kevin Bartlett. It's a John Mayer song that reminds him of the Grateful Dead.

  • Episode 144: Song of the Day: Poison Idea

    It's summer vacation time. Jim & Patrick need a break. So this week we present a series of super-short episodes, most responding to listener calls. Today: Trip from Oregon recommends a Go-Go's cover by Poison Idea. (And Patrick actually has this 45 in his basement!)

  • Episode 143: Elvis Costello Retrospective

    To close Elvis Costello Week, we review this important musician's iconoclastic career. Our friend Mike Snider joins in the conversation.

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