Episode 1805: January 2024 New Music 5: Sleater-Kinney, Kim Gordon

The January New Music Train steams through Kentucky and Michigan today, with Jay Ignacio and Mark Neese as conductors. They tell you about new tunes from Sleater-Kinney and Kim Gordon.

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  • Thumbnail for Episode 502: Fan Mail – Escape to Lollapalooza

    Episode 502: Fan Mail – Escape to Lollapalooza

    Travis Johnson sent us one of the greatest concert stories ever! It involves a jail break to see the original Lollapalooza festival. Plus, Jim and Patrick share some of their own tales.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 135: Lollapalooza ’91

    Episode 135: Lollapalooza ’91

    On this date in 1991, a monumental rock festival staged its first show. It was Lollapalooza, then a touring circus of sorts, with Jane’s Addiction, Living Colour, Ice-T and Body Count, Butthole Surfers, Rollins Band and more drawing waves upon waves of GenXers in a glorious celebration of “alternative rock.” On this episode, we reminisce about the event. Patrick saw a show on that first tour, as did our podcast bandleader Randall Brown and some listeners.

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    Why ‘Pretty In Pink’ is ground zero for the college rock explosion

    A few thoughts on the soundtrack that marked the beginning of college rock appreciation for millions of fledgling music lovers.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 106: Summer Songs 2 – Jane’s Addiction, Rush, Bananarama

    Episode 106: Summer Songs 2 – Jane’s Addiction, Rush, Bananarama

    From the poolside Tiki House, Summer Songs Week continues. With friend (and party host) Greg Wilson. Jim, Patrick & Greg pick more songs that put them in the sunny summer mood.