The "27 Club" - Far Bigger Than You Think
FEATURED SONG: NICK – “The Same Way” (from The Metrogrande Sessions) https://recarea.bandcamp.com/track/the-same-way In this episode, I talk about the “27 Club”, an informal set of famous people who died at the age of 27. Specifically for this podcast I focus on musicians. The list is much larger than you might think. I also talk about whether or not there’s any actual significance to this “club”. Who do you remember from the 27 Club? Which deaths resonate more with you, if a
PODFAST #6 - I'm CRUSHING IT ... or ... ?
In this PODFAST, I give my quick takes on EIGHT recently released albums (Sept-Oct 2022): 1. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Cool It Down (https://youtu.be/JcrWBc_M6Hw?t=66) 2. Simple Minds - Direction of the Heart (https://youtu.be/JcrWBc_M6Hw?t=235) 3. Rina Sawayama - Hold the Girl (https://youtu.be/JcrWBc_M6Hw?t=363) 4. The Pixies - Doggerel (https://youtu.be/JcrWBc_M6Hw?t=537) 5. Ozzy Osbourne - Patient Number 9 (https://youtu.be/JcrWBc_M6Hw?t=619) 6. Dr. John - Things Happen That Way
My interview with John Kiran Fernandes of Elephant 6
I spend an hour with John Kiran Fernandes. John is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, music creator, and owner of the music label Cloud Recordings. He's been a seminal part of the famed Elephant 6 collective, having played with many of its bands, including The Olivia Tremor Control & Circulatory System. John is also the father of musician/artist Jeremy Kiran Fernandes. Find out more about John, and listen to some of his great music, here: Cloud Recordings - music label ht
GREEN DAY - The most successful PUNK band EVER
FEATURED SONG: REC – “Three More Minutes” (from Synergy for the Weird AND RECcollection: The Best of REC 2007-2020) https://recarea.bandcamp.com/track/three-more-minutes-remastered-2022 Green Day – Proper AND PUNK In this episode, I talk about Green Day, the most successful punk band in history. They show that punk music not only has staying power, but can be as popular, expansive & artistic as any other kind of music. I also talk about what it means to be “true punk”. Have y