Tag: Washington D.C.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 597: ‘Led Zeppelin Played Here,” Part 1

    Episode 597: ‘Led Zeppelin Played Here,” Part 1

    We interview filmmaker Jeff Krulik after a screening of his documentary “Led Zeppelin Played Here” at Suns Cinema (a super-cool theater) in Washington DC. Jeff’s film explores a bit of music folklore — some say that Led Zeppelin played a show to about 50 people at the Wheaton Youth Center in Maryland in January 1969. Yet there is no physical documentation of this concert.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 573: Live Show and Interview – Dan Mangan, Part 3

    Episode 573: Live Show and Interview – Dan Mangan, Part 3

    We conclude our interview with Dan Mangan. But that’s not all: We also got to record his set at DC9 in Washington DC.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 571: Interview – Dan Mangan, Part 1

    Episode 571: Interview – Dan Mangan, Part 1

    We interview Canadian singer-songwriter Dan Mangan backstage at DC9 in Washington DC. He discusses the differences between the Canadian and American music environments, his songwriting, and a project to help musicians play more house concerts.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 557: Interview – The Chills’ Martin Phillipps, Part 2

    Episode 557: Interview – The Chills’ Martin Phillipps, Part 2

    Part 2 of our interview with Martin Phillipps of The Chills, conducted backstage at the Black Cat in Washington DC. Martin talks about a new documentary about the band.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 556: Interview – The Chills’ Martin Phillipps, Part 1

    Episode 556: Interview – The Chills’ Martin Phillipps, Part 1

    Patrick Foster and Nick Scalera went backstage at the Black Cat in Washington DC to interview Martin Phillipps of legendary New Zealand indie rock band The Chills. This is part one of that interview.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 548: Interview – Mandolin Orange, Part 3

    Episode 548: Interview – Mandolin Orange, Part 3

    Part 3 of our interview with Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz of Mandolin Orange. In this concluding segment, we talk about working with independent label Yep Roc, admiration for fiddle players and performing at the famed Ryman Auditorium.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 546: Interview – Mandolin Orange, Part 1

    Episode 546: Interview – Mandolin Orange, Part 1

    We met up with Americana duo Mandolin Orange (Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz) backstage before a sold-out show at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC. In part 1 (of 3), we talk about why acoustic music is so popular today, among other topics.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 533: Interview – Guster’s Ryan Miller, Part 3

    Episode 533: Interview – Guster’s Ryan Miller, Part 3

    Part 3 of our interview with Ryan Miller of Guster, backstage at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC. He talks about his other endeavors, including two video series in Vermont, and the need for bands to release special-edition vinyl these days.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 532: Interview – Guster’s Ryan Miller, Part 2

    Episode 532: Interview – Guster’s Ryan Miller, Part 2

    Part 2 of our interview with Ryan Miller of Guster, backstage at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC. He talks about one of their more ambitious new songs and the band’s relationship with its fans.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 531: Interview – Guster’s Ryan Miller, Part 1

    Episode 531: Interview – Guster’s Ryan Miller, Part 1

    We talk with Ryan Miller of pop-rock band Guster – a fan favorite since the ’90s and still going strong – backstage at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Dig it.