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A podcast for the musically obsessed with hosts Craig Smith & Eric Miller.

A podcast for the musically obsessed with hosts Craig Smith & Eric Miller.
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A podcast for the musically obsessed with hosts Craig Smith & Eric Miller.

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English


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Lisa Coleman of The Revolution Picks the Essential Prince

4/19/2018
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Lisa Coleman of The Revolution Picks The Essential Prince Lisa Coleman of The Revolution shares her 10 Essential Prince songs. Keyboardist Lisa Coleman also shares memories of the songs chosen, first hearing Prince's music, her parents' reaction to the sexual nature of Prince's work, connecting with Prince as a fellow pianist, thoughts and memories of the unreleased song Lisa and what was unique about their relationship, Prince's growth as a poetic lyricist, the power of Prince's puppy dog...

Duration:01:32:38

BrownMark of The Revolution Picks the Essential Prince

4/18/2018
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BrownMark of The Revolution Picks The Essential Prince BrownMark of The Revolution shares his 10 Essential Prince songs. Bassist BrownMark also shares memories of the songs chosen, learning Prince's preferred style of bass playing, memories of the infamous 1981 gig opening for The Rolling Stones - his first gig, first hearing When Doves Cry with its lack of a bassline, his extended bass jams with Prince, Wendy joining The Revolution, Prince as a drill sergeant, the possibility of joining...

Duration:01:55:19

Bobby Z of The Revolution Picks the Essential Prince

4/17/2018
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Bobby Z of The Revolution Picks The Essential Prince Bobby Z of The Revolution shares his 10 Essential Prince songs. Drummer Bobby Z also shares memories of the songs chosen, being witness to early Prince sessions including for local advertising spots, what it was like on the road touring with Prince and Rick James in the early days, how he and Prince over talking drummer influences, how Prince wore those influences on his sleeve, what hidden gems are buried in Prince's legendary vault that...

Duration:01:29:40

Dr Fink of The Revolution Picks the Essential Prince

4/16/2018
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Dr Fink of The Revolution Picks The Essential Prince Dr Fink of The Revolution shares his 10 Essential Prince songs. Dr Fink also describes first hearing Prince's music, great stories about his audition, Prince's sense of humor and some practical jokes along the way, the writing and recording of Dirty Mind, how was Prince when it came to co-writing, what's his favorite classic video, diversity in the band, Prince's sexuality through the years, what hidden gems are buried in Prince's...

Duration:01:37:49

Corey Glover Picks the Essential Bill Withers

4/12/2018
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Corey Glover Picks The Essential Bill Withers Corey Glover of Living Colour shares his 10 Essential Bill Withers songs. As a young kid growing up in New York, Corey first discovered the music of Bill Withers in his home and on long car-rides with the family. The work of Bill Withers would inspire and influence Corey's life as a performer, vocalist, and songwriter. He also shares memories of meeting Bill, his appearance in the Bill Withers Still Bill documentary, some insights on the songs,...

Duration:01:28:59

EM74 - Rod Morgenstein

4/10/2018
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Rod Morgenstein of Dixie Dregs and Winger joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early days discovering drums, moving to Miami and his first connections with Steve Morse and the formation of Dixie Dregs, memories of working with Ken Scott and recording the first couple Dregs albums, playing in front of his musical heroes in the 70s, how he first connected with Kip Winger and Reb Beach, what was his experience like moving from jazz fusion to a more straight ahead rock drummer, thoughts on...

Duration:01:05:33

Moronophonics 10 | Ben Folds Five / The Unauthorized Biography Of Reinhold Messner

4/6/2018
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MORONOPHONICS Ian Zapczynski & Craig Smith episode 10: Craig's choice Ben Folds Five / The Unauthorized Biography Of Reinhold Messner 1999 This podcast is presented by the Pods & Sods Network. You can hear us in moronophonic in the following locations: http://www.podsodcast.com https://www.facebook.com/podssods RSS FEED: http://www.podsodcast.libsyn.com/rss Record/scratching sound effects courtesy of freesfx.co.uk. All musical clips used are for educational use only.

Duration:01:20:55

Nancy Wilson Picks the Essential Jimmy Page

3/29/2018
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Nancy Wilson Picks The Essential Jimmy Page Nancy Wilson of Heart and Roadcase Royale shares her 10 Essential Jimmy Page, err.. ok it pretty much devolves into the Essential Led Zeppelin songs. Heart has long been unabashed Led Zeppelin fans, having performed tons of Zeppelin songs through their career. As Nancy shares her essential Led Zeppelin songs, she also shares memories about the first time she saw them in concert, the first time she met them, her memories on the legendary Kennedy...

Duration:01:27:10

Bryan Beller Picks the Essential Mike Keneally

3/22/2018
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Bryan Beller Picks The Essential Mike Keneally Bryan Beller shares his 10 Essential Mike Keneally songs. Originally connecting in Dweezil Zappa's band in the early 90s, Bryan Beller (The Aristocrats) and Mike Keneally have been longtime friends and collaborators in various bands (Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, G3, Dethklok) and on each other's work for 25+ years. The music of Mike Keneally is creative, progressive, versatile, introspective, layered, adventurous, humorous, emotionally powerful,...

Duration:01:59:45

Gun Violence In Music - 21 Lives and 516 Years Gone

3/15/2018
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Gun Violence In Music - 21 Lives and 516 Years Gone In this very special episode, we're joined by more than a dozen of our friends from the podcast community for a retrospective of all those musical greats lost as a result of gun violence. Some of these stories involve domestic abuse, suicide, robbery, murder, but all of them are stories of gun violence. A gun in every single one of these scenarios turned a moment of crisis or crime into a fatality. Irreversible. Join the fight for...

Duration:02:14:15

EM73 - Meshell Ndegeocello

3/13/2018
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Me'Shell Ndegeocello joins Eric in conversation to discuss her early days growing up in a musical home, discovering exciting and varied music in her family's vast record collection, buying her first Prince record, auditioning for Living Colour just before signing her major label deal, working in the hit-centric music business, thoughts on recent comments regarding female artists from the Grammy world, thoughts on the current political and social climate in the world, the importance of her...

Duration:00:48:55

Album By Album | Steven Wilson

3/2/2018
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ALBUM BY ALBUM: STEVEN WILSON presented by Henning Mielke and Craig Smith for the Pods & Sods Network recorded December 2017 Steven Wilson superfan Henning joins Steven Wilson obsessive Craig for a look at the solo catalog of their absolute favorite artist. First known for his work with Porcupine Tree, Wilson is one of - if not THE - most prolific musicians of our generation with numerous side projects and production credits to his name. Starting with 2009's Insurgentes, Wilson weaves...

Duration:01:51:55

Neal Morse Picks the Essential Genesis

3/1/2018
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Neal Morse Picks The Essential Genesis Neal Morse shares his 10 Essential Genesis songs. As one of the founders of Spock's Beard and Transatlantic, Neal Morse is a prog hero from the 90s through to today with his solo work (new album: Life & Times) and his Neal Morse Band. One of his favorite bands is Genesis - classic Genesis! So Neal shares his ten essential Genesis songs and his thoughts on why he picked those songs, how they influenced him, that era of prog rock and thoughts on...

Duration:01:40:33

EM72 - Andy Powell of Wishbone Ash

2/27/2018
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Andy Powell of Wishbone Ash joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early days discovering guitar, forming Wishbone Ash in the vibrant British music scene of the early 70s, breaking into America, the success of the band's classic Argus, some memories of gigs with such interesting opening acts as Bruce Springsteen and KISS, the changing business through the 1980s, the recent deluxe reissues of Twin Barrels Burning and Raw To The Bone, and his honest thoughts on the artwork of the time,...

Duration:01:01:37

Dan Reed Picks the Essential Danny Vaughn

2/15/2018
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Dan Reed Picks The Essential Danny Vaughn Dan Reed of Dan Reed Network shares his 10 Essential Danny Vaughn of Tyketto songs. These two fan favorites have joined forces in recent years for a recurring tour called the Snake Oil and Harmony Tour. And they've also become great friends and admirers of each other's work both as solo artists and with their respective bands. On this Part Two of Two, Dan Reed shares his essential Danny Vaughn songs, why he chose the songs he chose, how they...

Duration:01:20:35

EM71 - Jeff Scott Soto

2/13/2018
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Jeff Scott Soto of Sons of Apollo joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early days discovering his voice, how he got the gig singing on the first two Yngwie J. Malmsteen records and what he learned from that experience, finding his own voice after early days in cover bands, performing with such greats as Journey, Queen and Jimi Jamison, his various solo careers efforts - Soto, his solo albums, working on Song For Joey in tribute of his brother, the new W.E.T. record, connecting with...

Duration:00:52:36

Danny Vaughn Picks the Essential Dan Reed

2/8/2018
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Danny Vaughn Picks The Essential Dan Reed Danny Vaughn of Tyketto shares his 10 Essential Dan Reed of Dan Reed Network songs. These two fan favorites have joined forces in recent years for a recurring tour called the Snake Oil and Harmony Tour. But, they've become great friends and admirers of each other's work both as solo artists and with their respective bands. On this Part One of Two, Danny Vaughn shares his essential Dan Reed songs, why he chose the songs he chose, how they...

Duration:01:18:06

Researching Prince: A Conversation With Author Duane Tudahl

2/2/2018
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RESEARCHING PRINCE: A CONVERSATION WITH AUTHOR DUANE TUDAHL Author Duane Tudahl joins Craig for a discussion about his book PRINCE AND THE PURPLE RAIN STUDIO SESSIONS: 1983 AND 1984. A Prince fanatic with an impressive resume going back several years, Duane tells the story about procuring a stack of Prince's session documents from Sunset Sound and how interviews with those who worked with Prince folded into an impressive work which is - in Craig's opinion - the ultimate look at the Purple...

Duration:02:29:06

Glen Phillips Picks the Essential Talk Talk

2/1/2018
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Glen Phillips Picks The Essential Talk Talk Glen Phillips of Toad The Wet Sprocket joins Eric to share his 10 Essential Talk Talk songs. Talk Talk lead the synth pop movement with their 1982 debut album The Party's Over and scored a couple MTV style hits early on, but they quickly evolved beyond their beginnings to become a truly innovative and unique band under the direction of Mark Hollis. Their final album was 1991's incomparable, experimental and inspired Laughing Stock, which is...

Duration:01:37:44

EM70 - Ronnie Platt of Kansas

1/30/2018
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Ronnie Platt of Kansas joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early days discovering his voice, working his way up through the Chicago music scene for decades struggling through a string of bands including Shooting Star and ARRA, his near misses with both Survivor and Foreigner, how that prepared him for when he ultimately got the meeting with the guys in Kansas after Steve Walsh had announced his retirement, what it's been like for him to take the stage and record and write with one of...

Duration:01:42:18

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