Tag: Patreon

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1301: Great Opening Acts

    Episode 1301: Great Opening Acts

    Kevin Bartlett, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. He talks about artists he discovered because they opened a show, including Pkew Pkew Pkew, Fantastic Negrito, Cordovas and the Refreshments.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1300: Bill Callahan and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – ‘Blind Date Party’

    Episode 1300: Bill Callahan and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – ‘Blind Date Party’

    Scott Parks, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. We talk about his favorite album of 2021: “Blind Date Party” by Bill Callahan and Bonnie “Prince” Billy.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1299: Andrew Howie – Interview

    Episode 1299: Andrew Howie – Interview

    We talk with Scottish singer-songwriter (and sometimes ambient music composer) Andrew Howie about his 2021 album, “Pale White Branches.” This was listener Steven Routledge’s favorite album of last year, and since he is a patron of the pod, he got to pick this topic – and even lined up the guest!

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1252: Top 5 Songs – Listener Steven Routledge

    Episode 1252: Top 5 Songs – Listener Steven Routledge

    Steven Routledge, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. We discuss his all-time favorite songs, by Neil Young, the National, Gram Parsons, Embrace and Teenage Fanclub.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1240: Songs with Dramatic Pauses

    Episode 1240: Songs with Dramatic Pauses

    Mike Kohli, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. He leads us in a discussion of songs with dramatic pauses.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1238: ‘Steadman’s Wake’

    Episode 1238: ‘Steadman’s Wake’

    Jeff Niebuhr, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. And so we listen to the Connells’ new album, “Steadman’s Wake.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1217: The Cocker Spaniels – Interview

    Episode 1217: The Cocker Spaniels – Interview

    We talk with Sean Padilla, who records as the Cocker Spaniels. His music spans many genres: folk-rock, power-pop, funk, grunge, dub, goth, punk, shoegaze, R&B or black metal, depending on the song. His latest album is “The Cocker Spaniels Are Alive and So Are You.” Joining in the conversation is Scott Parks, a patron of the pod who set up this interview.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1216: The Sound – An Appreciation

    Episode 1216: The Sound – An Appreciation

    Eric Lohrenz, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. He leads us in a discussion of ’80s post-punk band The Sound.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1210: Los Lobos – Three Albums

    Episode 1210: Los Lobos – Three Albums

    Tim Hoffman, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. He leads us in a discussion of Los Lobos run of three albums from 1996 to 2002: “Colossal Head,” “This Time” and “Good Morning Aztl├ín.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1205: Neil Young vs. Tom Petty

    Episode 1205: Neil Young vs. Tom Petty

    Mike Snider, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. We consider which rocker achieved greater stardom: Neil Young or Tom Petty. Bill Mulligan also joins in the conversation.