One of my favorite songs when I was 13 (in 1995) was “Friends of P” by The Rentals. Well, 15 years later the band (now comprised of former Weezer bassist Matt Sharp, Nick Zinner of Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Ronnie Vannucci Jr. of The Killers) released their fourth full-length studio album Q36. You can hear a track from that on today’s show. I will also feature tracks by Sahara, Ryan Michael Block, Divine Interface, Tiña, and more. Stay tuned!
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen
#StopAsianHate! Do we need to say more? Yes, we do—with music & resources. | read