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Lean Forward with Jay Harren and Jacob Gilmore is a music discovery podcast with the complementary perspectives of an industry veteran and an avid, opinionated music fan. Listen regularly as Jay and Jacob discuss new releases, revisit overlooked classics, and share backstage stories, inside information, and casual chats about music, life, and the occasional conspiracy theory.

Lean Forward with Jay Harren and Jacob Gilmore is a music discovery podcast with the complementary perspectives of an industry veteran and an avid, opinionated music fan. Listen regularly as Jay and Jacob discuss new releases, revisit overlooked classics, and share backstage stories, inside information, and casual chats about music, life, and the occasional conspiracy theory.
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Brooklyn, NY

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Lean Forward with Jay Harren and Jacob Gilmore is a music discovery podcast with the complementary perspectives of an industry veteran and an avid, opinionated music fan. Listen regularly as Jay and Jacob discuss new releases, revisit overlooked classics, and share backstage stories, inside information, and casual chats about music, life, and the occasional conspiracy theory.

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English


Episodes

Ep 016 - Jacob Goes (mid)West

1/22/2018
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Following up on their year-end podcast with Amy Lee, Jay and Jacob are back with the first episode of 2018. Jacob announces that he is heading to the Midwest on a one-way ticket. They discuss Eminem’s relevance in 2018—an important issue for Jay since they were literally born on the same day. Plus St. Vincent, and the 10th US President’s Grandkids (its worth listening to just for this story, trust us). As always, check out our Quick Hits on Apple Music and Spotify. You can get them at...

Duration:00:28:21

Ep 015 - Amy Lee

12/7/2017
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Amy Lee of Evanescence has sold over 20 million albums worldwide, sells out arenas throughout the world, and has had radio hit after hit in multiple countries, and for some reason decided to sit down with Jay and Jacob to chat about it all. In Episode 15, the fellas dig deep with Amy about all things music including working on her new album “Synthesis” (which debuted at number 8 on the Billboard 20 charts) with David Campbell (Beck’s dad). Post-show, she also sent along her own quick hits...

Duration:00:53:45

Ep 014 - The Truth is Out There

11/12/2017
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The boys are back and ‘Conspiracy Theory Jacob’ is all the way in on Blink 182’s Tom Delonge’s UFO disclosure project. And after seeing a recent sold out performance of Queens of The Stone Age at MSG, the fellas explore who the pinnacle rock stars are from the past 5 years—but aren’t sure there are any. Plus Quick Hits and sneezing fits.

Duration:00:47:28

Ep 013 - Colony House

10/16/2017
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We go live with Colony House—another member of Descendant Records family—immediately after they get off stage at Brooklyn Steel in Williamsburg. They talk about the never-ending life on the road and it’s impact on their families, and how they stay engaged with the creative process. Plus Jay’s love for Brit-pop is on full display with his quick hits, while Jacob goes spacey with some contemporary jazz.

Duration:00:49:02

The Lone Bellow: Live From Rockwood Music Hall

9/25/2017
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Zach and Brian from the Lone Bellow join us on the sidewalk for our first ever field interview—moments after their live performance at Rockwood Music Hall in the lower east side of NYC. Promoting their third album “Walk Into A Storm”, and fresh off of an exclusive show for acclaimed radio station WFUV, the band talks about growing as a family band, and how they altered their approach with this album. And as always Jay and Jacob bring some quick hits, and the boys are all about Faith...

Duration:00:33:26

Ep 011 - Netflix and Chill: Ozark’s Marc Menchaca aka Russ Langmore

8/31/2017
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Netflix’s Ozark is the must-watch show of 2017, and we’re joined by Marc Menchaca who plays Russ Langmore on the groundbreaking new series—who also stars in the latest music video from The Lone Bellow 'Times Always Leaving’. Warning: we get into some major Ozark spoilers, so if you haven’t seen the show stop what you’re doing right now and watch it. Marc also talks about how Jason Bateman is one of the most thoughtful people to work for in Hollywood, and that he’s a HUGE Radiohead fan. Be...

Duration:00:59:24

Ep 010 - Talk To My People w/ Jonathan Eshak

8/13/2017
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Jonathan Eshak joins us from Mick Management, the company responsible for Leon bridges, Maggie Rogers, Ray LaMontagne, Jon Batiste, Real Estate, Walk the Moon, and many others. He explains the role a manager plays in the discovery of an artist, their development, and how they help them achieve their goals. Plus, Jacob goes to a Phish show, and lastly, some delicious Quick Hits.

Duration:01:10:10

Ep 008 - Sweet Inquisition, ft. The Temper Trap's Jonny Aherne

7/14/2017
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Our first guest ever joins the show as Jonny Aherne from The Temper Trap sits down with us, and he talks about what it was like going from working in a mall in Australia to blowing up the charts with "Sweet Disposition", opening up for the Rolling Stones, and how Taylor Swift told them that her boyfriend at the time, Harry Styles, was such a huge fan that he got a Temper Trap tattoo (with a typo). Plus quick hits, Jacob's abhorrent Australian accent, and a quick shout out to HBO's The...

Duration:00:29:22

Ep 007 - Jay's Boss Rick

6/29/2017
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Rick Rubin was Jay's boss for a year, and he fills us in on what it was like working directly for one of the most influential people in contemporary music—while Jacob rattles off almost every band Rick has ever touched. The boys muse about the Nickelback/Corey Taylor feud, and later share some quick hits including Jacob's favorite chef-turned-rapper, and the long and unlikely journey of a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter getting his debut album off the ground. Production note: The missing...

Duration:00:33:26

Ep 005 - Good Grief

6/2/2017
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Buckle up and bear with us on this one. It’s a doozy. Jay and Jacob spend time discussing the very recent loss of a loved one and music’s role (or lack thereof) in it. Producer Lee jumps on the mic to talk about how Rick Rubin gave us the best possible version of Johnny Cash, and the boys weigh the influence and impact of early 90’s rock music in the wake of Chris Cornell’s passing. Bonus: Jay doesn’t know how twitter works.

Duration:00:47:27

Ep003 - Consequence Of Plagiarism

5/2/2017
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Jay and Jacob get teary-eyed over the amount of people who’ve actually listened to the podcast now—then immediately get into a fight over Spotify versus Apple Music. They discuss new music from Portugal. The Man, Mitski, Soulwax and Kelsey Kopecky, and revisit the original Trainspotting soundtrack to discover some overlooked gems. Jacob gives his take on Kendrick’s latest release and talks about the similar career-arch Kendrick shares with Radiohead. He also swears on his life he didn’t...

Duration:00:39:16

Ep002 - How's 'Trix?

4/20/2017
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Jay struggles to place Florida on the map, and Jacob researches a underused southern greeting. Jay reminisces of his radio days at 99X, and starting out in A&R with Manchester Orchestra. Meanwhile, Jacob breaks into new territory with his recent discovery of Thundercat, and discovers a new appreciation for Kendricks’ recent sound.

Duration:00:30:51

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