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The Rock N Roll audio magazine! 2018 Nominee for Best Music Podcast! The Rock N Roll audio magazine featuring shows: Rock N Roll Archaeology, Rock n Roll Librarian, Art of Rock with Kosh & Friends, Vinyl Snob, Reel Rock, Muses, Rock Candy, Career Musician, & Deeper Digs in Rock. All things Rock N Roll. The Music. The People. The Culture. The Technology.
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The Rock N Roll audio magazine! 2018 Nominee for Best Music Podcast! The Rock N Roll audio magazine featuring shows: Rock N Roll Archaeology, Rock n Roll Librarian, Art of Rock with Kosh & Friends, Vinyl Snob, Reel Rock, Muses, Rock Candy, Career Musician, & Deeper Digs in Rock. All things Rock N Roll. The Music. The People. The Culture. The Technology.






Muses Ep. 112: Michele Overman

She's the girl with love in her eyes and flowers in her hair. We couldn't be more excited to share our conversation with the always enchanting Michele Overman. Michele has had quite a life and shares with us many stories. From growing up in Greenwich Village, becoming a teen model and her relationships with pre-famous Rock Gods such as Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant. Michele also talks about her enduring friendships with other muses such as Pamela Des Barres,...


Deeper Digs in Rock: Can't Give It Away on Seventh Avenue - The Rolling Stones in New York City

Start Me Up! The Rock n Roll Archaeologist sits down with author Christopher McKittrick to discuss his new and very timely book, ‘Can’t Give It Away on Seventh Avenue: The Rolling Stones and New York City. When the Rolling Stones first arrived at JFK Airport in June 1964, they hadn’t even had a hit record in America. By the end of the decade, they were mobbed by packed audiences at Madison Square Garden and were the toast of New York City’s media and celebrity scene. More than fifty years...


Rock Candy Ep. 82: Grace Jones - The Complete Opposite of a Fat Orange Cat

This week we cover the story of the hypnotizing and talented Queen of all trades- Grace Jones. Her androgeny helped her modeling career, her voice and writing skills helped her music career, and her charisma helped her film career. She can and has done it all! Learn how her tough love childhood helped to shape her into the formidable woman that she is today. Through ups and downs, this woman has always managed to keep herself at the top of her game! And while you're listening, help yourself...


History in Five Songs: Dirty Hair Metal

In this latest episode Martin gets into the history of Dirty Hair Metal in these Five Songs: Faster Pussycat – “Smash Alley” Guns N’ Roses – “My Michelle” L.A. Guns “No Mercy” Skid Row – “Piece of Me” Love/Hate – “One More Round” To connect or learn more about Martin head over to: Listen to all the great podcasts over on Pantheon


The Career Musician Ep. 24: I’m Not Only A Drummer, I Play One On TV with Nate Morton

Nate Morton (born December 30) is an American drummer. He is the drummer for the house band on NBC's TV show The Voice. In 2005 and 2006 Morton appeared on the Mark Burnett's Rock Star: INXS and Rock Star: Supernova reality shows, as drummer for the House Band. During that time he has also appeared on two CDs, Rock Star: A Night at the Mayan Theatre, and Dark Horse, released by Ryan StarIn 2004, Morton completed a national tour as drummer with the American Idol band. Before that, he was the...


Let It Roll - History of a Song: House of the Rising Sun from the Appalachians to New York to London to the World

This week host Nate Wilcox talks to author Ted Anthony about his book "Chasing the Rising Sun" which unearths the history of one song from its roots as a folk song to the top of the charts.


Woodstock Nation Ep 8: A Conversation with Nancy Nevins from Sweetwater

Host Marla Davies chats with original Woodstock Artist Nancy Nevins from Sweetwater - only 1 of 5 female performers at Woodstock. Nancy takes us back to those 3 Days of Peace and Music and remembers what it was like to be the first band to perform at Woodstock. Music: 'Motherless Child' - Nancy Nevins 2009 Sausalito Art Festival


Who Cares About the Rock Hall?: Slayer with Greg Heller

Television producer and former rock journalist Greg Heller joins Joe and Kristen to discuss the Rock Hall merits of thrash metal godfathers Slayer. Also discussed in this episode is Greg's experiences working on Behind the Music, Bono's induction speech for Bob Marley, and Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament's stupid "omissions" t-shirt.


Almost Famous Minute: Introduction and Trailer

Pantheon presents a new show...Almost Famous Minute - the movie, broken down minute by minute! This is the introductory episode where we meet our host Eric Nash and guest Aaron Stark and they discuss the trailer for the Cameron Crowe movie Almost Famous.


Rock Candy Ep. 81: Robyn - She Made Her Own Rage Room

Today we are talking about an icon and a legend, Robyn. She came onto the scene in the 90's with a smooth pop hit song and when she was just about to reach the height of her fame, she walked away so she could pursue music the way she wanted. Little did she know when she first came out how much she would shape and mold the world of pop music as we know it. Always a trend setter, many have attempted to copy her musical stylings, only to come up a little short. But she has already given us so...


Rock N Roll Librarian: Cruel to Be Kind: The Life and Music of Nick Lowe

Join the Rock N Roll Librarian Shelley Sorenson and the Rock N Roll Archaeologist Christian Swain as they discuss the definitive biography of singer-songwriter Nick Lowe, best-known for "Cruel to Be Kind" and "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding" Described as "Britain's greatest living songwriter," Nick Lowe has made his mark as a pioneer of pub rock, power-pop, and punk rock and as a producer of Elvis Costello, Graham Parker, the Damned, and the Pretenders. He has been a...


Deeper Digs in Rock: Nirvana Manager Danny Goldberg

After Christian opens the show with a public service announcement about his experience with the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting incident, where he and his band were playing when the killer began his rampage on their audience, he puts back on his Rock N Roll Archaeologist's hat and interviews the legendary manager and record executive, Danny Goldberg! 'Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain’ is Danny’s newest book and is his recollections and experiences managing the seminal Grunge...


The Career Musician Ep. 23: From Jailhouse to Production House with Michael Raphael

Michael Raphael has composed music for over 1,000 television and film projects, including Adam Sandler films. He has also co-written songs with various types of artists and received platinum and gold records. Recently, he worked with Disney Records as a songwriter/producer, which included Miley Cyrus records and Disney Mania projects. He was signed to Capital Records with his band Jailhouse in 1988 (which is still in rotation on VH-1 Classic). In 1999, he was signed by Randy Jackson to...


Who Cares About the Rock Hall?: The J. Geils Band with Mike Scully

Writer/producer Mike Scully (The Simpsons) joins Joe and Kristen to talk about one his favorite groups and frequent Rock Hall nominee, The J. Geils Band. Also discussed in this episode is the laborious induction of the E-Street Band, the merits of Tommy James and the Shondells, and Mike's experience writing and producing the most rock-centric episode of The Simpsons.


Muses Ep. 111: Walk on the Wild Side

This week we focus on the Warhol Superstars featured in Lou Reed's classic song 'Walk on the Wild Side'. Holly Woodlawn, Candy Darling, Joe Dallesandro, Joe Campbell and Jackie Curtis served as inspiration to both Lou Reed, Andy Warhol and many others along the way. This incredibly fabulous array of trailblazers paved the way with their talent, passion and strength and we hope you find them all as inspiring as we do! Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo!! For $80 off your first month of...


Woodstock Nation Ep 7: The Song Woodstock and the Bands That Didn't Play the Festival

Host Marla Davies explores different interpretations of the song 'Woodstock' - written by Joni Mitchell and made popular by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. We also look at some of the bands that turned down the opportunity to play Woodstock including Joni Mitchell, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Jethro Tull, The Doors, Chicago and The Rolling Stones. Songs: Joni Mitchell 'Woodstock' live at the BBC October 9, 1970 David Crosby, Snarky Puppy, Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis 'Woodstock' live in...


Rock Candy Ep. 80: Bad Country Babes - Truck Talk

This week we shake things up like the two main artists we talk about. Country music has always had some strict rules, especially when it came to the behavior of women. But we've had the pleasure of seeing some ladies not taking it and defying the standard set out for them. Like Loretta Lynn before them, both Dixie Chicks and Kacey Musgraves sing their truths no matter how many try to muffle their voices. And none of them are strangers to controversy, either, always taking the high road in...


History in Five Songs: Proto-Metal Part 1

Part 1 of the history of Proto-Metal in these Five Songs: Johnny Burnette Trio – Train Kept A Rollin’ Dick Dale and his Del-Tones – Miserlou Twist The Kinks – You Really Got Me Jimi Hendrix Experience – Purple Haze Cream – Sunshine of Your Love This is the show that aims to make grand and often oddball hard rock and heavy metal points through a narrative built upon the tiny idea of a quintet of songs. Buttressed with illustrative clips, Martin argues quickly and succinctly why these...


The Band: A History - The Brown Album

While The Band had critical success on their first studio effort 1968's "Music From Big Pink" they didn't waste anytime before getting back into the studio to make their follow up. The Band was now respected in their own right apart from Ronnie Hawkins and Bob Dylan. They had the support of a growing fanbase, critics and most importantly musicians like George Harrison and Eric Clapton. However, while The Band were enjoying the frills of a now more luxurious lifestyle that didn't impede on...


Who Cares About the Rock Hall?: De La Soul with Oliver Wang

Culture writer, author, and podcast host Oliver Wang (Heat Rocks podcast) joins Joe and Kristen to talk about the potential Rock Hall future of groundbreaking hip-hop trio De La Soul. Also discussed in this episode is the PBS documentary Soundbreaking, Oliver's music writing beginnings on online newsgroups, and Kristen's passionate hatred for skits on rap albums. Check out all the great music podcasts over on Pantheon!