EPISODES

Dec. 4, 2020

Dan Wilson of Semisonic

Ryan talks with Dan Wilson, songwriter and lead singer of the band Semisonic about their album All About Chemistry . Semisonic.co…

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Nov. 23, 2020

The Postal Service: Jimmy Tamborello

Ryan talks with Jimmy Tamborello, one half of the Postal Service. The other half being Ben Gibbard. Listen to stories behind the …

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Nov. 16, 2020

Everclear's Art Alexakis Tells The Stories Behind Some Of Their Bigge…

Ryan talks with Everclear lead singer and guitarist Art Alexakis about the stories behind the songs on the bands album, "So Much …

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Nov. 9, 2020

Emily Weisband Talks Authenticity, "Out Of This Car," And More

Ryan talks with singer/songwriter Emily Weisband about her new EP, Not Afraid To Say Goodbye , and the story behind her song, "Ou…

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Nov. 1, 2020

Warren Zanes On Tom Petty: What It Was Like Writing His Biography

Ryan talks with Warren Zanes, about what it was like touring with, knowing, and writing Tom Petty's biography, Petty: The Biograp…

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Oct. 26, 2020

Tyler Ramsey Interview

Ryan talks with Tyler Ramsey, the singer/songwriter whose song, "A Dream Of Home," is featured as the intro and outro of the Song…

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Oct. 19, 2020

Wayne Coyne, Flaming Lips Lead Singer Talks "American Head," The Beat…

Ryan talks with Flaming Lips lead singer, Wayne Coyne, about their fantastic new record American Head . Listen to American Head: …

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Oct. 10, 2020

Patrick Droney: State of the Heart

Ryan talks with singer/songwriter Patrick Droney about his new EP, State of the Heart . State of the Heart on Spotify: https://op…

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Aug. 21, 2020

Kevin Moyer on Making Music Documentaries and the Story Behind Pearl …

Ryan talks with music documentary filmmaker Kevin Moyer about his work on several music documentaries. Kevin helped make the amaz…

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Aug. 6, 2020

The Art of Country Music With Brandy Clark

Ryan interviews singer/songwriter Brandy Clark about her newest release, Y our Life Is A Record , and talks about what it was lik…

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July 30, 2020

The Beatles: Hey Jude

Ryan talks with author Colin Fleming about The Beatles in the fifth of five episodes in a series about the band. Colin is writing…

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July 21, 2020

The Beatles: Soldier Of Love

Ryan talks with author Colin Fleming about The Beatles in the fourth of five episodes in a series about the band. Colin is writin…

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July 13, 2020

The Beatles: This Boy

Ryan talks with author Colin Fleming about The Beatles in the third of five episodes in a series about the band. Colin is writing…

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July 7, 2020

The Beatles: Abbey Road Long Medley

Ryan talks with author Colin Fleming about The Beatles in the second of five episodes in a series about the band. Colin is writin…

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July 3, 2020

The Beatles: There's A Place

Ryan talks with author Colin Fleming about The Beatles in the first of five episodes in a series about the band. Colin is writing…

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July 1, 2020

Talking Heads: This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)

Ryan talks with freelance writer Malcolm Jack about his article from The Guardian, "Talking Heads - 10 of the Best," and the stor…

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June 22, 2020

Counting Crows: A Long December

Ryan talks with writer Jim Beviglia about the article he wrote for American Songwriter about the Counting Crows song, "A Long Dec…

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June 17, 2020

Led Zeppelin: When The Levee Breaks

Ryan talks with author Colin Fleming about the Led Zeppelin song, "When The Levee Breaks," from the fourth Led Zeppelin album. He…

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June 9, 2020

Oasis: Wonderwall

What's a wonderwall anyway? Find out in the latest podcast episode featuring Jim Beviglia. Follow Jim Beviglia on Twitter: https:…

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May 31, 2020

The Eagles: Hotel California

Ryan talks with Rolling Stone contributor, music staff editor of People , and co-host of Rivals podcast, Jordan Runtagh. Hear Jor…

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May 24, 2020

Kurt Cobain, Elliott Smith, and What It Was Like Taking Their Photos …

Ryan interviews photographer JJ Gonson, known for her photographs of Kurt Cobain, Elliott Smith, Heatmiser, and many more. Elliot…

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May 17, 2020

The Doors: Five To One

Ryan talks with Colin Fleming about The Doors' song, "Five To One," and why it was such an important song for the band. Follow Co…

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April 3, 2020

Sam Cooke: Bring It On Home To Me

Ryan talks with author Colin Fleming about one of their favorite songs, Sam Cooke's "Bring It On Home To Me." Colin Fleming’s web…

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March 9, 2020

Pearl Jam: The Story Behind "Jeremy"

Ryan interviews Scott Meath, Co-Founder of Atomica Music Library, about the classic Pearl Jam song, "Jeremy." Hear the surprising…

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