Tag: Hunter Bennett

  • Thumbnail for Episode 928: Warren Zevon – ‘The Wind’ and the Aftermath

    Episode 928: Warren Zevon – ‘The Wind’ and the Aftermath

    The conclusion of Warren Zevon Week, with our friend Hunter Bennett. We discuss Zevon’s terminal illness and his “death album.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 927: Warren Zevon – The Wilderness Years, Part 2

    Episode 927: Warren Zevon – The Wilderness Years, Part 2

    Day 4 of Warren Zevon Week, with our friend Hunter Bennett. Today we discuss Zevon’s album “Life’ll Kill Ya” and “My Ride’s Here.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 926: Warren Zevon – The Wilderness Years, Part 1

    Episode 926: Warren Zevon – The Wilderness Years, Part 1

    Day 3 of Warren Zevon Week, with our friend Hunter Bennett. We discuss Zevon’s career in the ’80s to mid-’90s, including his work with members of R.E.M. and his stint as musical director of a network TV show.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 925: Warren Zevon – The Asylum Years

    Episode 925: Warren Zevon – The Asylum Years

    Day 2 of Warren Zevon Week, with our friend Hunter Bennett. In this episode, we discuss Zevon’s successful run on Asylum Records, including his hit album “Excitable Boy.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 924: Warren Zevon – The Early Years

    Episode 924: Warren Zevon – The Early Years

    We kick off Warren Zevon Week with our friend, Hunter Bennett. He’s a big fan of this under-appreciated artist. In part one, we discuss Zevon’s early years as a songwriter.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 842: Fan Mail – African Music, Counting Crows, Crime Songs

    Episode 842: Fan Mail – African Music, Counting Crows, Crime Songs

    We answer listener correspondence from Bill Mulligan, Hunter Bennett, Jay Ignacio, Kevin Clement and Kurt Gallagher about previous episodes on crime songs (ep. 784), Counting Crows (ep. 786) and African music (ep. 787).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 735: Hardcore in DC

    Episode 735: Hardcore in DC

    We conclude Hardcore Week (feat. Hunter Bennett) with a discussion of the famed Washington DC scene, including some lesser-known bands like Embrace, the Snakes, Ignition, Kingface and Shudder to Think. Plus, Hunter picks a song by his current band Dot Dash that he considers “hardcore.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 734: Hardcore’s Big Tent

    Episode 734: Hardcore’s Big Tent

    Hardcore Week with Hunter Bennett continues. On this episode, Hunter tells us about bands that pushed the genre’s boundaries, including the Big Boys, the Mentors, Saccharine Trust, 9353 and McRad.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 733: Hardcore – TSOL

    Episode 733: Hardcore – TSOL

    On today’s Hardcore Week episode, Hunter Bennett talks about influential Southern California band TSOL (aka True Sounds of Liberty).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 732: Hardcore in the Midwest

    Episode 732: Hardcore in the Midwest

    All this week, our friend Hunter Bennett (of DC band Dot Dash) is sharing his love of hardcore punk. Today, we visit the Midwest and such bands as the Meatmen, the Necros, Negative Approach, Husker Du and the Zero Boys.