Tag: Quartjar

  • Thumbnail for Episode 980: ‘All Rights and Privileges’

    Episode 980: ‘All Rights and Privileges’

    On this day after the election, just listen to Quartjar’s “All Rights and Privileges,” from their 2017 album “Squatch: An Odyssey in Space and Time.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 639: Guest Shot – Interview – Jeff Heiskell of Judybats, Part 2

    Episode 639: Guest Shot – Interview – Jeff Heiskell of Judybats, Part 2

    Part 2 of guest host Randall Brown’s interview with Jeff Heiskell, formerly of the Judybats. Jeff talks about his struggles in the music business, and outside of it. Jim & Patrick are on vacation and will return next week.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 638: Guest Shot – Interview – Jeff Heiskell of Judybats, Part 1

    Episode 638: Guest Shot – Interview – Jeff Heiskell of Judybats, Part 1

    Guest host Randall Brown of Knoxville TN interviews Jeff Heiskell, a hometown hero. Jeff was the frontman for the indie band Judybats, who recorded for Sire Records in the ’90s. He now releases his own music. Jim & Patrick are on vacation and will return next week.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 607: Book – ‘Capitals of Punk’

    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.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 549: Guest Shot – Knoxville Rocks!

    Episode 549: Guest Shot – Knoxville Rocks!

    Jim and Patrick take some time off. Today, Randall Brown, singer and guitarist for Rockin’ the Suburbs house band Quartjar, and Becky talk about cool bands from Knoxville TN, including Ex-Gold and the Holifields, plus some other “musical musings.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 338: Record Store Day – Flaming Lips, Prince, Genesis and More

    Episode 338: Record Store Day – Flaming Lips, Prince, Genesis and More

    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.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 274: Listener Favorites 2017 – Glen Campbell, Wax Fang and More

    Episode 274: Listener Favorites 2017 – Glen Campbell, Wax Fang and More

    We conclude our series on listener favorites from 2017 with a roundup of calls. We cover a lot of ground, including Glen Campbell (Rest in Power), Jake Clemons, Wax Fang and St. Vincent. Enjoy.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 248: Interview – Cory Branan, Part 1

    Episode 248: Interview – Cory Branan, Part 1

    We hung out backstage with alt-country rocker Cory Branan. This is part of the entertaining conversation that resulted. Enjoy.

  • 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.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 84: Record Store Day with Quartjar’s Randall Brown

    Episode 84: Record Store Day with Quartjar’s Randall Brown

    You know that rippin’ theme music for Rockin’ the Suburbs? It’s actually called “Ascension,” and it’s performed by Knoxville, Tenn.’s greatest cosmic power trio, Quartjar. Today, guitarist/singer Randall Brown joins via Skype to reveal his Record Store Day scores (Flaming Lips, The Claypool Lennon Delirium) and discuss Quartjar’s new album, “Squatch: An Odyssey in Space and Time.”