Tag: Patreon

  • Episode 1066: Todd Rundgren and Utopia, 1977-78

    Tim Hoffman, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. We discuss Todd Rundgren's output in 1977 and '78: "RA" and "Oops! Wrong Planet" by Utopia and solo albums "Hermit of Mink Hollow" and the live "Back to Bars."

  • Episode 1055: Pete Townshend and The Who, 1980-82

    Mike Wagner, a patron of the pod, picks the topic. We discuss Pete Townshend's output in the early '80s: two solo albums ("Empty Glass" and "All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes") and two albums with The Who ("Face Dances" and "It's Hard.")

  • Episode 1002: Robert Pollard’s Fading Captain Series

    Tim Hoffman, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. We discuss Robert Pollard's Fading Captain series of albums from 1999. -Robert Pollard, "Kid Marine" -Lexo and the Leapers, "Ask Them" -Nightwalker, "In Shop we Build Electric Chairs" -Robert Pollard with Doug Gillard, "Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department"

  • Episode 988: Sophomore Albums

    Noah Crane, a patron of the pod, picks the topic. We discuss great sophomore albums by The Band, New Order, R.E.M. and Gaslight Anthem.

  • Episode 979: Love – ‘Forever Changes’

    Part two of our conversation about Love, with Nick Scalera, a patron of the pod. Today, we go deep on one of Nick's favorite albums, "Forever Changes."

  • Episode 978: Love – Debut Album and ‘Da Capo’

    Nick Scalera, patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. In a special two-part appearance, Nick leads us through a discussion of influential '60s band Love. This is part one.

  • Episode 971: Tom Petty – ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’

    Mike Snider, a patron of the pod, picks the topic. We discuss the new deluxe edition of Tom Petty's 1994 album "Wildflowers," featuring many songs that were part of the artist's original vision for a double album.

  • Episode 970: The Undertones – An Appreciation

    It's a second consecutive patron episode with listener Eric Lohrenz. We discuss the late '70s/early '80s work of Northern Ireland's Undertones.

  • Episode 969: 1980 Debut Albums

    Eric Lohrenz, a patron of the pod, picks the topic. We discuss debut albums that came out in 1980, including those by Pretenders, Echo & the Bunnymen, U2, Half Japanese, Huey Lewis and the News, Kurtis Blow and Jim Carroll Band.

  • Episode 930: Somasonic – Interview

    Barret Ries, a patron of the pod, picks the topic. He invites some old friends from Ohio rock band Somasonic to talk, via Zoom, about their '90s regional success, receiving a cease-and-desist order from Semisonic, and getting the band back together a couple of decades later.

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