Tag: interview

  • Episode 607: Book – ‘Capitals of Punk’

    Randall Brown (of Knoxville TN band Quartjar, which provides our theme music) helps us out by interviewing author and cultural geographer Tyler Sonnichsen about his new book "Capitals of Punk: DC, Paris, and Circulation in the Urban Underground."

  • Episode 598: ‘Led Zeppelin Played Here,’ Part 2

    Part 2 of our interview with filmmaker Jeff Krulik about "Led Zeppelin Played Here." In this episode, audience members at Suns Cinemas in Washington DC ask Jeff some questions about the phantom Zep show of 1969.

  • Episode 597: ‘Led Zeppelin Played Here,” Part 1

    We interview filmmaker Jeff Krulik after a screening of his documentary "Led Zeppelin Played Here" at Suns Cinema (a super-cool theater) in Washington DC. Jeff's film explores a bit of music folklore — some say that Led Zeppelin played a show to about 50 people at the Wheaton Youth Center in Maryland in January 1969. Yet there is no physical documentation of this concert.

  • Episode 588: Live Show – Don Zientara, Part 3

    Part 3 of our live show in front of an audience at Spaces in Chevy Chase MD, with producer Don Zientara of Inner Ear Studio. Don takes audience questions and talks about that time Foo Fighters recorded at his studio. Don also plays two of his own songs: "Into the Daylight" and "All of the Pieces."

  • Episode 587: Live Show – Don Zientara, Part 2

    Part 2 of our live show from Spaces in Chevy Chase MD with producer Don Zientara of the famed Inner Ear Studio. Don discusses working with avant-garde band the Happy Flowers, among other topics, and plays two of his own songs: "You Come" and "Jr. Heartbreaker."

  • Episode 586: Live Show – Don Zientara, Part 1

    Welcome Don Zientara, famous producer of DC punk bands (Fugazi, Minor Threat, Bad Brains, etc.) and a singer-songwriter in his own right. In this live show — recorded as part of Alex Vidales' DC Podfest live podcast series at Spaces in Chevy Chase MD — Don talks about how he got his Inner Ear Studio off the ground. Don also plays two songs at the end of the episode: "So Long" and "Easter Morning Prayer."

  • Episode 573: Live Show and Interview – Dan Mangan, Part 3

    We conclude our interview with Dan Mangan. But that's not all: We also got to record his set at DC9 in Washington DC.

  • Episode 572: Interview – Dan Mangan, Part 2

    Part 2 of our interview with Dan Mangan. He talks about his relationship with his label, his bold choices of covers and more. Plus, we recorded Dan performing "Lay Low" at DC9 in Washington DC.

  • Episode 571: Interview – Dan Mangan, Part 1

    We interview Canadian singer-songwriter Dan Mangan backstage at DC9 in Washington DC. He discusses the differences between the Canadian and American music environments, his songwriting, and a project to help musicians play more house concerts.

  • Episode 563: Interview – Ricky Peterson, Part 4

    We conclude our interview with keyboardist Ricky Peterson. He talks about his latest solo album "Drop Shot," the music he grew up with, his thoughts on streaming music and what it's like to play in front of 20,000 people.

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