Hosts Nate Wilcox and Brooks Long discuss Etta James' storied career and stormy personal life in this discussion of "Rage to Survive" the autobiography she wrote with David Ritz.
Hosts Nate Wilcox, Eugene S. Robinson & Alexei Auld discuss the "Early Metal Part 1: US Division" episode of Metal Evolution which covers the emergence of hard rock in America in the late 1960s and bands like The MC5, The Stooges, Steppenwolf and Blue Cheer.
Host Nate Wilcox interviews with Barry Alfonso, author of "A Voice of the Warm: The Life of Rod McKuen." Topics include the pop-folk origins of the wildly popular poet-songwriter, his pioneering self-promotion and direct sales techniques, his work with Frank Sinatra and the critical backlash he endured.
Hosts Nate Wilcox, Eugene S. Robinson & Alexei Auld discuss the "Pre-Metal" episode of Sam Dunn's Metal Evolution.
Nicky Hopkins' Piano Graced Classic Rock by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks and many more
An interview with Julian Dawson author of "And on Piano ...Nicky Hopkins: The Extraordinary Life of Rock's Greatest Session Man." Host Nate Wilcox and Julian discuss Hopkins' career and contributions to many famous songs.
This week hosts Nate Wilcox & Ryan Harkness conclude this series of TechnoRoll by interviewing Simon Reynolds, author of "Energy Flash: A Journey through Rave Music and Dance Culture."
The A Team Created The Nashville Sound Behind Stars Like George Jones, Patsy Cline, Roy Orbison and Bob Dylan
An interview with Travis D. Stimeling author of "Nashville Cats: Record Production in Music City." Host Nate Wilcox discusses the history of the Nashville session system and some of the key behind the scenes players with Travis. From Owen Bradley and Chet Atkins to Floyd Cramer, Hank Garland and Bob Moore; Anita Kerr to the Jordanaires and Brenton Banks to Shelly Kurland, we try to cover a representative sample of the Nashville studio greats.
Hosts Nate Wilcox and Ryan Harkness conclude their discussion of Simon Reynolds' "Energy Flash: A Journey Through Rave Music and Dance Culture" with a look at the final chapter of the last edition which covers the back-from-the-dead bigger-than-ever re-emergence of EDM in North America in the 2010. We talk dubstep, brostep, ghettotech, and a little bit of Daft Punk.
Let It Roll is a series of in-depth interviews with music writers like Ed Ward, Robert Gordon, Paul Trynka, Peter Doggett, Elijah Wald and more.