Mike Wagner, a patron of the pod, picks the topic. We talk about albums that followed big hit records, including works by Bruce Springsteen, Fleetwood Mac, Prince, Beastie Boys and Peter Gabriel.
Mike Snider and Brett Motiff fill in for Jim and Patrick while they are away for a bit. They talk about the use of rock and pop songs in movies.
It’s Guest Star time! Barret Ries of Pittsburgh joins via Skype. As a patron of the pod, he picks the topic: Perfect albums that you must listen to in order, start to finish. Featuring U2, Ween, Prince, R.E.M. and The Stooges.
In Part 2 of our interview with veteran keyboardist Ricky Peterson (currently touring with Fleetwood Mac), we talk about his collaborations with Prince.
Patrick’s been digging indie rock from Hop Along, jazz from Sons of Kemet and a newly released classic jam from Prince.
It’s Randall Brown’s turn to talk about Record Store Day finds. He picked up special editions by Flaming Lips and Prince, plus used records including classic Genesis. Randall’s band, Quartjar, provides the theme music for this podcast.
Day 3 of cover songs chosen by listeners. Today’s episode features Foo Fighters and the Cardigans.
Jodi Gersh, a recent transplant to Minneapolis, and her friend Shari Gulley went to Prince’s Paisley Park. They called us from the car immediately after leaving this place of many wonders.
The epic conclusion of our hotbox interview with Tommy Stinson of Bash & Pop and the Replacements (and don’t forget Guns N’ Roses). We tossed some listener questions at him too.
Spoon has a new album out called “Hot Thoughts.” And so we present our thoughts about this Austin indie band. Featuring good friend Nate Scott.