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Unplugged with Tyler Winters and John Pearman

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Welcome to Unplugged (formerly The All Punked Up Podcast), your essential weekly music fix, hosted by best friends and former bandmates Tyler Winters and John Pearman. Tune in as they break down the latest music news and deliver exclusive interviews with top artists and emerging talents in alternative rock, pop-punk, emo, indie, country, and beyond. With their finger on the pulse of the music scene, Tyler and John offer fresh insights, laced with humor and a touch of sarcasm, ensuring you’re both entertained and in the know.

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United States

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Welcome to Unplugged (formerly The All Punked Up Podcast), your essential weekly music fix, hosted by best friends and former bandmates Tyler Winters and John Pearman. Tune in as they break down the latest music news and deliver exclusive interviews with top artists and emerging talents in alternative rock, pop-punk, emo, indie, country, and beyond. With their finger on the pulse of the music scene, Tyler and John offer fresh insights, laced with humor and a touch of sarcasm, ensuring you’re both entertained and in the know.

Twitter:

@allpunkedup

Language:

English


Episodes
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Did Simple Plan just ruin this Disney song?

7/15/2024
Send us a Text Message. On this episode, Tyler and John discuss Disney's exciting announcement of a pop-punk covers album featuring beloved Disney songs. The boys then listen to Simple Plan's cover of Elton John's "Can You Feel The Love Tonight", the album's debut track, for the first time and give their live reactions. Going in, neither one of them had high hopes for this song. Check out the new Simple Plan cover! Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:24:38

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Bands we'd be ok with never hearing from again

7/1/2024
Send us a Text Message. With the boys off this week, Tyler and John are sharing a conversation they had after last week's episode where they discuss bands and songs they'd be ok with never hearing again. Do you agree? Let us know on our socials what bands and/or songs you'd be ok with never hearing again. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:12:25

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New blink-182 + Grading Alt Press' 5 best emo vocalists of all time list

6/24/2024
Send us a Text Message. On this episode, Tyler and John take a look at and grade Alternative Press' recent list of the 5 Best Emo Vocalists of All Time. Do they agree? But before they get to that, they discuss new music from blink-182, The Dangerous Summer, The Story So Far, The Used, and more. Check out blink-182's new song "Can't Go Back". Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:32:59

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Should bands feel obligated to play the hits at concerts?

6/10/2024
Send us a Text Message. This week, Tyler and John are back from their nearly month-long hiatus. On this episode, they explain the reasoning behind the break, answer the question of whether or not bands should feel obligated to play the hits at concerts, talk about the dumbass parent who brought their baby to the pit at a T. Swift concert, bring up the topic of concert fatigue starting to become a thing, and round things out discussing new music. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:45:01

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Unplugged with Yellowcard's Ryan Key (Audio Only)

5/13/2024
Send us a Text Message. For this episode, John and Tyler go LIVE on Yellowcard frontman Ryan Key's Twitch channel. It was a great discussion that touched on topics of the band's reunion, the reasons why they seem bigger than they've ever been, their upcoming tour, and whether or not the band has plans to make a new album. Ryan also shares how he tries to balance life fronting one of the scene's most iconic bands as a new dad. The boys kick things off with a fun discussion after Tyler shares the story of John and his old band’s meeting with Drive-Thru Records and walking on the label head’s back. If you’re a Yellowcard fan, this one is for you. Want to watch the video version? Check it out here. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:01:13:08

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ROASTING our Spotify listening habits

4/29/2024
Send us a Text Message. This week, we get our Spotify listening habits roasted by AI. We also talk about new music from The Dangerous Summer and new Hopeless Records signee Karen Dió. We also follow up on The Starting Line getting a big streaming boost from Taylor Swift and the Smashing Pumpkins revealing their new guitar player. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:35:33

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Bands that SHOULD NOT be universally loved + Jack White can STFU now

4/22/2024
Send us a Text Message. On this episode, before John and Tyler discuss bands that are universally praised by the scene but shouldn't be, they kick things off with a discussion about how The Starting Line was referenced in a new Taylor Swift song.. They also bring up Jack White and his weird call to clean up some rocks. Also in this episode, the boys weigh in on country superstars Morgan Wallen acting like a dipshit and Jelly Roll being sued by Jellyroll. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:55:57

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How big do you think Olivia Rodrigo can get? + Will she keep leaning toward pop punk?

4/11/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode, John and Tyler take to the streets of Reddit again. This time to answer the question: How big do you think Olivia Rodrigo can get? And do you think she will keep leaning towards pop-punk more? The boys have a lot to say about this one. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:16:17

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A terrible Fall Out Boy concert experience + Why do all pop punk bands sound the same?

4/8/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode, Tyler and John take to the streets of Reddit for their topics this week. The first topic includes a 19-year-old female who had the worst experience imaginable at a recent Fall Out Boy concert. They share their thoughts on that and who they think is at fault. The second topic is from someone asking: is pop punk becoming too homogenized nowadays? The boys give their hot takes and weigh in on this while reading comments from others. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:33:59

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What's the deal with song lyrics nowadays? + What we really think about Sum 41's new album

4/1/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode, Tyler and John discuss Sum 41's new and final album Heaven :x: Hell. They also talk about their thoughts on artists who release multiple vinyl variations to boost album sales. Billie Eilish recently came out disapproving of this practice even though she's done it before. Finally, the boys share their thoughts on a trend pointing to song lyrics getting simpler, more repetitive, angry, and self-obsessed. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:40:10

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Unplugged with You (Tommy the Doctor)

3/27/2024
Send us a Text Message. This is a special episode where we talk to fans of the music scene, get to know them a bit more as fans of music, and dive into what they do for a living. This week, we talk to one of you, Dr. Tom, a podiatrist (foot doctor) and a fan of the scene. Dr. Tom is a supporter of the show and (full disclosure) a long-time friend of both Tyler and John, as well as Tyler's personal foot doctor. Before moving into music-related topics, the boys interview the doctor about his work by asking him all kinds of questions, from sawing off feet to the worst feet he's seen to his craziest experiences while practicing podiatry. Tommy also shares his favorite bands, best concerts, a wild concert story, the most he's paid for a single concert ticket, and what albums and tours he's looking forward to most in 2024. To wrap it up, Dr. Tom turns the tables and asks the hosts about the most embarrassing concert they've attended. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:42:06

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Controversial takes we're AFRAID to admit

3/25/2024
Send us a Text Message. This week, John and Tyler review songs from Hot Mulligan, The Story So Far, LØLØ, and The Home Team. They then round out the episode by sharing their hot take reactions on the controversial opinions fans of the scene have but are too embarrassed to admit. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:40:57

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Bands GAMING the Billboard charts need STOPPED!!!

3/18/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode, Tyler and John discuss how artists are gaming the Billboard charts in the lamest way possible to boost rankings. They express frustration with these strategies and question the credibility of chart achievements, particularly regarding the dominance of certain artists like Sum 41, blink-182, Drake, and Taylor Swift. This conversation leads to a discussion about today's potential influence of payola and streaming manipulation. The boys then shift their focus to Spotify rolling out music videos to its platform and whether or not it should be seen as a threat to YouTube. Finally, they round out the episode by discussing one iconic artist's unenthusiastic decision to return to Spotify. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:38:20

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Why pop punk (and emo) failed to stay mainstream

3/4/2024
Send us a Text Message. This week on Unplugged, Tyler and John dive headfirst into this week's news and a handpicked topic to debate. Sum 41 dethrones Blink-182!Hardcore band fires singer... for estrogen?Why do we think pop punk is no longer "mainstream'?Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:42:08

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Are you too old for the pit?

2/29/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode of Unplugged, Tyler and John delve into a Reddit post about hitting the "age wall." Tyler narrates a concertgoer's experience where, at 35, the individual found himself irritated by a group of drunk youngsters constantly bumping into him, so he took matters into his own hands. The hosts discuss the community's responses and share their own thoughts on handling such situations at concerts. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:17:24

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Grading Alt Press’ 5 best debut albums of all time list

2/26/2024
Send us a Text Message. On this episode of Unplugged, Tyler and John grade Alt Press' recent 5 Best Debut Albums of All Time list. What did the publication get right and what did they miss? Additionally, they share milestones from blink-182 and Beyonce, Bill Corgan getting a reality show, and Live Nation killing it in terms of revenue in 2023 as they show no signs of slowing down in 2024. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:30:34

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Unplugged with Osees (John Dwyer)

2/22/2024
Send us a Text Message. Osees' John Dwyer stops by Unplugged to talk about the band's upcoming 2024 world tour, upcoming new music, where it all started, and where it's all going. It's an interview any Osees fan will love to hear. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:41:54

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Would you get rid of WWWY to bring back Warped Tour?

2/19/2024
Send us a Text Message. From Paul McCartney's lost bass to skyrocketing US visa fees, this episode packs a punch! We explore new music drops, the surprising return of porn soundtracks, and Spotify's artist-friendly gig discovery tool. Plus, the Rock Hall nominations are in, and we debate a music fan's ultimate dilemma: Would you get rid of WWWY to bring Warped Tour back? Check out this week's new music! Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:42:33

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32 artists who surprisingly haven't won a Grammy

2/15/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this bonus episode, John guesses which artists from a list of 32 surprisingly have not won a Grammy. But before that, Tyler asks John about his foray into vinyl record collecting and how buying a box of random vinyl records for $5 led to one of those records selling for $2000. Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:24:26

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Emo and pop-punk have peaked

2/12/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode of Unplugged with Tyler Winters and John Pearman, the hosts discuss various topics, starting with an overview of the Grammys, highlighting Taylor Swift's record-breaking wins and Paramore's historic achievement. They also touch upon Paris Jackson teasing new music, and boygenius' hiatus, and they share thoughts on Jay-Z's comments about Beyoncé's Grammy snub. The hosts then express their views on the current state of pop-punk, declaring that it has peaked and discussing the lack of innovation in the genre. The conversation takes an interesting turn as they delve into Kanye West's unauthorized sample of Ozzy Osbourne's song "War Pigs," leading to legal and ethical concerns. The hosts also explore the shocking revelation that Talking Heads turned down an $80 million offer to reunite for festivals in 2024. The episode concludes with a humorous discussion about Kid Rock's claim of getting more "ass" than Mark McGrath, with McGrath himself confirming the statement. But the hosts wonder, of the two artists, who got the more quality of ass? Support the Show. As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal. If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here. Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now! Check out our merch store here! Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.

Duration:00:27:17