Tag: Rob Gates

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1378: What Was First: Triple X Records

    Episode 1378: What Was First: Triple X Records

    We wrap up with week with a “bite-size history lesson” on Triple X Records. There is plenty to learn in this episode, including stuff about Jane’s Addiction, the Ramones, Dr. Dre and of course, Rhino 39.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1319: Radio Songs – The Firm, Elvis Costello

    Episode 1319: Radio Songs – The Firm, Elvis Costello

    More DJs from our new online radio station introduce themselves, their shows and their favorite songs about radio. Station manager Keith Jacobsen joins.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1206: Remembering Old Radio Stations

    Episode 1206: Remembering Old Radio Stations

    Rob Gates joins Jim & Patrick to reminisce about radio stations of the ’70s and ’80s.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1187: ‘Needle of Freedom’

    Episode 1187: ‘Needle of Freedom’

    Listener and friend Rob Gates tells the story of how he came to write and record a pandemic-related song, “Needle of Freedom,” with some help from the Suburbs Pod community (namely, Steven Routledge and Hans and Brittany Rees from Frank Muffin).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1186: Dumptruck – An Appreciation

    Episode 1186: Dumptruck – An Appreciation

    Eric Lohrenz, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. He guides us in a discussion of ’80s alternative band Dumptruck. Rob Gates joins in the conversation.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 823: Fan Mail – Drinking Songs

    Episode 823: Fan Mail – Drinking Songs

    We respond to some listener correspondence about drinking songs (from Whiskey Week – episodes 750-754). Rob Gates and Kevin Goff join in. (This episode was recorded before the more severe social distancing efforts went into place.)

  • Thumbnail for Episode 822: Fan Mail – The Kinks

    Episode 822: Fan Mail – The Kinks

    We address listener correspondence about the Kinks (from episode 711).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 821: Tribute Songs

    Episode 821: Tribute Songs

    We discuss songs artists have recorded in tribute to other artists.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 802: Bond Themes

    Episode 802: Bond Themes

    Billie Eilish’s “No Time To Die” provides a springboard for a discussion of Bond movie theme songs. Tug Baker, Rob Gates and Kevin Goff join in the conversation.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 799: Fan Mail – Genesis

    Episode 799: Fan Mail – Genesis

    Kevin Goff and Rob Gates join the show again to talk Genesis, this time responding to listener comments.