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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.

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Is It Rolling, Bob? Talking Dylan: Neil Gaiman

1/26/2020
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Writer Neil Gaiman fell in love with A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall via Bryan Ferry’s cover version. It ended up influencing the imagery of his novel American Gods (as well as the Amazon TV series). The song also provided a few gloomy pronouncements (“we’re in an apocalyptic state of mind: the doomsday clock is ticking”) in our otherwise jolly discussion. Colourful Bob theories are espoused: “if I were going to go cold turkey, I would have taken three months off to live with the local...

Duration:00:47:03

Festival Nation 01: Skull & Roses - Interview with Grahame Lesh

1/26/2020
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Host Marla Davies talks to singer and guitar player Grahame Lesh of Midnight North who will perform at Skull & Roses the weekend of April 2-5 for the 4th Anniversary at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. Midnight North recently performed a homecoming show at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA. and special guest Phil Lesh (Grahame's Dad) made a guest appearance with the band. Marla and Grahame talk about how Terrapin Crossroads is a special place, why Grahame is a DeadHead, how metal became...

Duration:00:53:50

Who Cares About the Rock Hall?: Remastered - Whitney Houston with Carl Tart

1/24/2020
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From the archives, this episode from 2018 about Whitney Houston with comedian Carl Tart has been remastered for brevity and to include song clips. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.

Duration:00:47:02

Almost Famous Minute 34: Subtle Hints

1/23/2020
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The thirty-fourth minute starts with a big group walk through the hotel corridor and peeking in rooms and ends with Penny pretending to be a flight attendant. We are joined by guest Megan Baillie. Find her here: Instagram - @ahummusapien This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts at www.pantheonpodcasts.com. Listen to all the other great Rock and Roll podcasts there! Show links: Twitter - @AlmostFamousMin Facebook group - Band-Aids Listener's Society Facebook page - Almost Famous Minute...

Duration:00:23:24

Basic Folk 54: Amythyst Kiah

1/23/2020
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Singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah joins us this week. She can be heard along side Layla McCalla, Allison Russell and Rhiannon Giddens in the Grammy nominated project Songs of Our Native Daughters. Amythyst talks about growing up an independent worker in Mississippi and how music forced her into collaboration. She recounts how writing songs helped her through some of the most difficult family strive, and she explains her effortless class with her gender non-conforming fashion sense. Enjoy!...

Duration:00:58:20

Muses Ep 123: Rita and Bob Marley

1/23/2020
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This week we take you to Kingston, Jamaica where Bob and Rita met and fell in love. Rita was still just a teen when she met The Wailing Wailers and began doing backing vocals for them. At the studio she began to get close to one member in particular, Robert, better known as Bob Marley. Their affection for each other grew fast and strong and before long the young couple were married. From the get go Rita looked at her marriage as a partnership. Rita was there with Bob through years of...

Duration:01:13:23

Deeper Digs in Rock: The HU

1/22/2020
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It’s a Rock N Roll Archaeological Dig as Christian sits down with the hot new band out of the Mongolian Steppes, The HU! Meeting just a few minutes before their Oakland California show in December, the four primary members, who play the traditional instruments and perform the incredible throat singing, Gala, Temka, Jaya and Enkush tell us all about Hunnu culture and how it is infused in all their music, what they like about touring the States and how they are being received in the Western...

Duration:00:33:24

Rock Candy Ep. 102: Nirvana Part 3 - Trying To Cure His Scurvy

1/22/2020
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We've made it to the final installment of our series on Nirvana, and this is where all of the events of the past culminate to the tragic end of Kurt Cobain. We briefly discuss the creation of the final album In Utero (for more info on that, listen to our episode where we review it here) and also give the details on what kept the boys busy when they weren't together. We finish up with the last known movements of Kurt Cobain and the what happened to Krist and Dave after it was all over. Get...

Duration:01:25:22

History in Five Songs 30: The Roots of Grunge

1/21/2020
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Martin digs into the earliest influences of grunge rock in these five songs: Black Sabbath – “A National Acrobat” Aerosmith – “Draw the Line” Iggy & the Stooges – “Death Trip” The Cult – “Phoenix” Soul Asylum – “Down On Up to Me” To connect or learn more about Martin head over to: www.martinpopoff.com This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.

Duration:00:28:19

The Imbalanced History of Rock and Roll: Quadrophenia - Sound And Cinema

1/21/2020
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Markus and Ray discuss the epic Rock Opera, Quadrophenia, contrasting the album and the Franc Roddam film, released six years later. Quadrophenia was Townshend's rebound from the brilliant but failed Lifehouse concept album. It also gave The Who a proper Rock Op follow-up to Tommy. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.

Duration:00:37:03

Highway Hi-Fi Ep. 65: Tolk-Rock: Music's Obsession with Middle-Earth

1/21/2020
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On today’s episode, we are going to seek to understand the bands who spent hours stenciling runes on their guitars and drum heads, writing lyrics in the Black Tongue of Mordor, and filling their pipes with Longbottom Leaf. The bands that wandered into fame beyond belief and those who were lost to the darkest depths of Khazad Dum. Today’s episode: Tolk-Rock: the musical obsession with Middle Earth. Sources used for this episode: The Tolkien Music List An Essay posted on We Are The Mutants by...

Duration:01:50:10

Goldmine: Satisfaction - 10 Albums That Changed My Life with Author Martin Popoff

1/20/2020
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Longtime Goldmine contributor and author Martin Popoff talks about his latest book, Satisfaction: 10 Albums That Changed My Life. The book itself is based on the popular Goldmine column, 10 Albums That Changed My Life, where music artists of all genres are asked the question, "What are the 10 Albums that changed your life and why?" and they always respond in interesting fashion. Martin took 10 album lists from our archives — and updated their bios, of course — and then interviewed artists on...

Duration:00:27:56

No Filler: Paul McCartney Unplugged in '91

1/20/2020
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Fresh off his 106-show Paul McCartney World Tour that featured dozens of staple Beatles and Wings songs, it's no wonder McCartney saw MTV's Unplugged as the perfect opportunity to take his live show format and do the exact opposite. Relatively unheard of up to that point, McCartney's performance and subsequent album release gave Unplugged jumpstarted the show's popularity and helped it gain the cult status that it went onto receive.

Duration:00:53:51

The Band: A History - Cahoots

1/19/2020
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In 1993 Rick Danko told The News-Star: "I think we shipped a million copies of that second album and that changed a lot of people’s lives — in particular, the Band’s. After that, we were only getting together once a year, for a couple of months, to record. It was like we were too decadent to play.” 1970 was a hard year, but it wouldn't get any easier in 1971. Having struggled through "Stage Fright" and taking on the disastrous Festival Express music festival, The Band was burnt out and in a...

Duration:01:05:07

Love That Album Episode 130: Favourite Listens of 2019, Part 2

1/19/2020
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Welcome to episode 130 of Love That Album. It's time for the annual discussion of favourite discoveries of the year. In the previous episode, I consulted with the great music journalists of Melbourne. For part 2, I am joined by my son Max to talk about albums that grabbed our attention in 2019. You want diversity? Trust me...you're gonna get it with these selections. A huge thanks to Max for taking the time to put his list and thoughts together. Sure there are a ton of other lists out there...

Duration:01:10:49

Rock's Backpages 59: Laura Barton on Road Trips + Sam Cooke + Isobel Campbell

1/18/2020
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In this week's episode, Mark & Barney welcome the wonderful Laura Barton and learn all about her career as a star Guardian writer – and as an author and broadcaster. Laura talks about her travels in America, and about working with photographer Sarah Lee on the newly-published collection West Of West. The hosts ask her about her pieces on Bon Iver, Daniel Johnston and Riot Grrrl power – and more generally about her deeply personal approach to music writing. A new Sam Cooke box set prompts a...

Duration:01:05:08

Rock Candy BONUS Episode: Interview with Gangstagrass

1/18/2020
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Hey kids, we got a quick bonus episode for you to chew on whilst you wait for the next episode. We had the honor and privilege to hang out with the one and only Gangstagrass. These guys take the best of hip hop and bluegrass and turn them into something man didn't think was possible. You may know a little of their genre blending style with the theme song to Justified, but they are so much more than that. These talented guys give us a little background on their origin story and let us tell...

Duration:00:30:25

The Career Musician Ep. 38: Gospel Guitar Guru with Rick Watford

1/17/2020
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Rick Watford is a staple in the Gospel and RnB hit record making industry. Humility meets wondrous talent is where Rick's fingers join his soul! https://www.facebook.com/rickwatford https://www.instagram.com/rick.watford/ https://www.allmusic.com/artist/rick-watford-mn0000327113/credits https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4813763/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

Duration:00:39:45

Almost Famous Minute 33: The Farewell Tour, Again

1/17/2020
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The thirty-third minute starts with William running to Penny's car and ends with Vic freaking out about his shirt. We are joined by guest Megan Baillie. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts at www.pantheonpodcasts.com. Listen to all the other great Rock and Roll podcasts there! Show links: Twitter - @AlmostFamousMin Facebook group - Band-Aids Listener's Society Facebook page - Almost Famous Minute Instagram - AlmostFamousMin Merch - TeePublic - www.teepublic.com/user/luckymustard

Duration:00:34:50

Let It Roll: We Dig Mike Judge's Tales From The Tour Bus - James Brown

1/17/2020
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Hosts Nate Wilcox and Justin Bankston discuss Mike Judge's brilliant Tales from the Tour Bus season 2: Funk. This episode covers The Godfather of Funk, James Brown. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts.

Duration:00:47:53