Category: Podcast

New podcast digs into KCRW host Deirdre O’Donoghue’s ‘lost’ SNAP! archives

New podcast digs into KCRW host Deirdre O’Donoghue’s ‘lost’ SNAP! archives

A new 10-part podcast series from California public radio mainstay KCRW celebrates ’80s college-rock era host Deirdre O’Donoghue and her archive of in-studio performances.

There are now 2 podcasts dissecting the Talking Heads catalog album-by-album

There are now 2 podcasts dissecting the Talking Heads catalog album-by-album

It’s a great time to be a Talking Heads fan, what with the recent publication of drummer Chris Frantz’s memoir “Remain in Love” and now not one but two podcasts dedicated to breaking down the legendary group’s recorded output album-by-album. Full details and you can listen to the most recent episodes here.

Listen: R.E.M.’s Bill Berry gives very rare interview to ‘In Weird Cities’ podcast

Listen: R.E.M.’s Bill Berry gives very rare interview to ‘In Weird Cities’ podcast

hough he’s been known to hop on stage with his former bandmates in recent years, former R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry has been largely content to let those occasional musical excursions speak for themselves. This past spring, though, Berry did something far more unusual: he sat for an interview with the new podcast “In Weird Cities.”

‘Hit Parade’ podcast charts 1989 U.S. breakthrough by British alternative titans

‘Hit Parade’ podcast charts 1989 U.S. breakthrough by British alternative titans

Here at Slicing Up Eyeballs HQ, we’ve been fans of Chris Molanphy’s deeply nerdy chart-history podcast “Hit Parade” since its debut in 2017. But the latest episode — the “Lost and Lonely Edition,” which charts the slow rise to U.S. hit-making status by The Cure, Depeche Mode and New Order — was practically made for us.

Listen: The Chills’ Martin Phillipps talks to Rockin’ the Suburbs podcast in 3-part interview

Listen: The Chills’ Martin Phillipps talks to Rockin’ the Suburbs podcast in 3-part interview

Our friends at the Rockin’ the Suburbs podcast recently sat down with Martin Phillipps, bandleader of iconic New Zealand indie-pop outfit The Chills, backstage at the Black Cat in Washington, D.C., for a three-part interview — which you can listen to in full right here.

Pixies to release new album in September, document its recording in new podcast series

Pixies to release new album in September, document its recording in new podcast series

The Pixies this week revealed plans to release a new album this September — the legendary indie-rock act’s third post-reunion, post-Kim Deal LP — along with a new 12-part podcast series that will document the recording sessions as well as the group’s history. Plus the band’s going on tour with Weezer. Again.