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Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan have a new podcast. Two (not so) ordinary family guys explore their lifelong obsessions with music. Come join us in the basement ... now 5 days a week!

Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan have a new podcast. Two (not so) ordinary family guys explore their lifelong obsessions with music. Come join us in the basement ... now 5 days a week!
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United States

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Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan have a new podcast. Two (not so) ordinary family guys explore their lifelong obsessions with music. Come join us in the basement ... now 5 days a week!

Twitter:

@suburbspod

Language:

English

Contact:

202-714-6707


Episodes

241: Whistling Songs

12/15/2017
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Dan Gursky likes to come up with odd ideas for the show. Today he fills in for Patrick and suggests this topic: songs with whistling. Decide for yourself if that blows. Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at rock@suburbspod.com Follow us on the Twitter,...

Duration: 00:21:07


240: House Concerts

12/14/2017
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Our friend Dan Gursky talks about going to see a concert in a private home. It's a trend that has really taken off lately. With music by Tristen. Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at rock@suburbspod.com Follow us on the Twitter, Facebook or Instagram...

Duration: 00:20:30


239: House Party - Probing Questions (w/ the Paranoid Style)

12/13/2017
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Day 3 of the House Party (and no, Kevin, you can't leave soon). The Paranoid Style performs "Rock & Roll Just Can't Recall" live in the Suburban Living Room. And we play Probing Questions with the band and other party guests. The Paranoid Style's latest EP, "Underworld USA," is available from Bar/None Records. Learn more about the Paranoid Style at bar-none.com/featured-artists/#/the-paranoid-style Follow the Paranoid Style on Twitter @paranoiacs Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple...

Duration: 00:47:53


238: House Party - Less Talk More Rock (w/ the Paranoid Style)

12/12/2017
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Day 2 of the House Party, with live music by the Paranoid Style. In this episode, we play some Less Talk More Rock with the band. Players get 30 seconds to set up a song they want the house to hear. Then we play 60 seconds, then discuss the song for 30 seconds. Plus, the Paranoid Style plays "The Ambassador's Morning Lift" live in the Suburban Family Room. The Paranoid Style's latest EP, "Underworld USA," is available from Bar/None Records. Learn more about the Paranoid Style at...

Duration: 00:34:47


237: House Party - The Paranoid Style

12/11/2017
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We rocked the house! Jim's Suburban House, that is. It's a House Party with lots of friends and a special appearance by indie band the Paranoid Style, including a live performance of "Underworld USA" in the Suburban Family Room. The Paranoid Style's latest EP, "Underworld USA," is available from Bar/None Records. Learn more about the Paranoid Style at bar-none.com/featured-artists/#/the-paranoid-style Follow the Paranoid Style on Twitter @paranoiacs Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple...

Duration: 00:35:18


236: The Replacements and Other Favorites

12/8/2017
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Will Pfeifer and Billy Kulpa wrap up their week as guest hosts with more discussion of some of their favorite bands, including the Replacements, the Menzingers and more. Follow Will Pfeifer on Twitter @willpfeifer Follow Bill Kulpa @billykulpa Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at...

Duration: 00:30:40


235: Superchunk, Gods Reflex

12/7/2017
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Guest Hosts Will Pfeifer and Billy Kulpa each talk about a favorite band. Superchunk for Will. Gods Reflex for Billy. Follow Will Pfeifer on Twitter @willpfeifer Follow Bill Kulpa @billykulpa Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at rock@suburbspod.com...

Duration: 00:23:01


234: Polished Pop Rock

12/6/2017
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Guest hosts Will Pfeifer and Billy Kulpa talk about some favorite rock bands that make beautiful pop music in the studio. Follow Will Pfeifer on Twitter @willpfeifer Follow Bill Kulpa @billykulpa Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at...

Duration: 00:24:47


233: Gruff Singers

12/5/2017
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Will Pfeifer and Billy Kulpa (filling in as guest hosts this week) talk about bands that feature singers with "non-traditional" voices. Follow Will Pfeifer on Twitter @willpfeifer Follow Bill Kulpa @billykulpa Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at...

Duration: 00:24:55


232: Meet Will and Billy

12/4/2017
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Jim and Patrick take a week off and hand over the mics to friends Will Pfeifer and Billy Kulpa of Rockford IL. On their first guest episode, Will and Billy talk about getting into punk rock, in different eras. Follow Will Pfeifer on Twitter @willpfeifer Follow Bill Kulpa @billykulpa Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with...

Duration: 00:21:39


231: Interview - Tommy Keene, Part 3

12/1/2017
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The conclusion of our interview with Tommy Keene, conducted at Villain & Saint bar and grill in Bethesda, Md., just two months before his sudden passing. In this segment, Tommy talks about working with Paul Westerberg and Robert Pollard in the '90s, plus his biggest regrets in his music career. Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and...

Duration: 00:26:50


230: Interview - Tommy Keene, Part 2

11/30/2017
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Our interview with power pop icon Tommy Keene, conducted just a couple of months before his sudden passing, continues with talk about his '80s solo career, including his major-label stint with Geffen. Be sure to listen to Part 3 tomorrow. Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at...

Duration: 00:24:06


229: Interview - Tommy Keene, Part 1

11/29/2017
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Tommy Keene unexpectedly died on Nov. 22 at age 59. Just two months earlier, we had the great fortune to interview the power pop icon over drinks and dinner at Villain & Saint in Tommy's hometown of Bethesda, Md. He was just off a tour opening for Matthew Sweet, and this may be Tommy Keene's final interview. In this first of three parts, Tommy talks about his early days in the Razz and other bands, before his solo career began. Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or...

Duration: 00:30:39


228: Perfect Pop - Little Feat

11/28/2017
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One more Perfect Pop pick. New friend Steve Sickels joins the party, and brings some Little Feat with him. Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at rock@suburbspod.com Follow us on the Twitter, Facebook or Instagram @suburbspod If you're glad or sad or...

Duration: 00:11:17


227: Perfect Pop - Built To Spill

11/27/2017
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Our friend (and awesome drummer from Night Streets) Bobby Padavick joins the Perfect Pop party. His selection is a recent song by veteran indie band Built To Spill. Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at rock@suburbspod.com Follow us on the Twitter,...

Duration: 00:12:52


226: Perfect Pop - The Beatles

11/24/2017
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We close out this Perfect Pop Week with a true classic. Our friend Mike Snider picks a pop standard by the Beatles. Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at rock@suburbspod.com Follow us on the Twitter, Facebook or Instagram @suburbspod If you're glad...

Duration: 00:12:16


225: Perfect Pop - Spinners

11/22/2017
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Our friend Rob Gates pulls out a 1975 gem that combines Motown R&B with Philly soul for Perfect Pop Week. Ladies and gentlemen, the Spinners. Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at rock@suburbspod.com Follow us on the Twitter, Facebook or Instagram...

Duration: 00:12:09


224: Perfect Pop - The Police

11/21/2017
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Brett Motiff hosted a party in his basement. We went there to record a new Perfect Pop Week. And here is his entry to the playlist, by the Police. Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at rock@suburbspod.com Follow us on the Twitter, Facebook or...

Duration: 00:13:41


223: Perfect Pop - The Housemartins

11/20/2017
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We kick off another Perfect Pop Week with a selection from our friend Dan Gursky. The Housemartins make him happy. (Thanks to Brett Motiff for hosting the basement party.) Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple Podcasts/iTunes and share it with your friends. Find us on the web at SuburbsPod.com Email Jim & Patrick at rock@suburbspod.com Follow us on the...

Duration: 00:12:12


221: When Peter Searcy Met Squirrel Bait Fan Dave Grohl

11/16/2017
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Peter Searcy, formerly of cult band Squirrel Bait, joins by phone to talk about being asked to perform with Dave Grohl at a recent Foo Fighters show. Plus, conversation about life as a teenage punk singer, Squirrel Bait's impact, Peter's follow-up band Big Wheel and his latest solo album "Leave it All Out There." Subscribe to Rockin' the Suburbs on Apple Podcasts/iTunes or AudioBoom. Or listen on other major podcast platforms or at SuburbsPod.com. Please rate/review the show on Apple...

Duration: 00:34:29

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