Tag: Rob Gates

  • Thumbnail for Episode 173: Perfect Pop: Smiths, Neil Young, Pixies

    Episode 173: Perfect Pop: Smiths, Neil Young, Pixies

    Our friends Bob Popik (a really important stadium DJ) and Matt Sebastian (editor of Slicing Up Eyeballs music website) make their picks for Perfect Pop songs.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 171: Best Songs: Smiths

    Episode 171: Best Songs: Smiths

    Slicing Up Eyeballs, a website dedicated to ’80s college rock, recently polled its readers about the best Smiths songs. Site editor Matt Sebastian joins via Skype to discuss the results, plus we play a few of our favorites. Friend Bob Popik also shares his personal ranking of the Smiths catalog. Also on the panel: Bud Verge, Rob Gates, and of course, Jim & Patrick.

  • Thumbnail for Epsiode 129: Dead and Company, first set with Rob Gates

    Epsiode 129: Dead and Company, first set with Rob Gates

    Our friend Rob Gates, a longtime Deadhead, went to see the latest incarnation of the band, called Dead & Company. Here is his report, including lots of talk about how pop singer and guitarist John Mayer fits into group.