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Episode #126: Our Conversation with Wednesday Week

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya talk with all four members of Wednesday Week, Kelly Callan, Kristi Callan, Heidi Rodewald and David Nolte.

Episode #125: Our conversation with Russ Tolman about True West

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya are joined by guest host Ronnie Barnett (The Muffs) to talk to Russ Tolman about True West and the Kickstarter campaign for the True West 3-CD legacy collection.

Episode #124: Album Focus: The Hellenes, “I Love You All The Animals”

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya take a look at The Hellenes album, "I Love You All The Animals".

Episode #123: Album Focus: Sid n Susie, “Under the Covers, Vol. 1″

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya discuss Sid n Susie's "Under the Covers, Vol. 1".

Episode #122: Album Focus- The Muffs, “Blonder and Blonder”

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya are joined by returning guest hosts Joy Milam and Ronnie Barnett to talk about The Muffs album, Blonder and Blonder.

Episode #121: Our Conversation with Gavin Blair

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya are joined by guest host Ronnie Barnett (The Muffs) to speak with Gavin Blair (True West).

Episode #120: Our Conversation with Vicki Peterson

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya talk to Vicki Peterson (The Bangles, Continental Drifters, Psycho Sisters, Action Skulls) about the Paisley Underground, musical influences, and her latest project.

Episode #119: A Tea Party with Permanent Green Light

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya speak with Michael Quercio, Matt Devine, and Chris Bruckner of Permanent Green Light to discuss their new single, "Enormous Highs" b/w "Silver Girl".

Episode #118: Our Conversation with Derrick Anderson

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya talk to Derrick Anderson about musical influences, chance meetings, and his career in music.

Episode #117: Our Conversation with Petrified Max about “Year Gone By”

On this episode, Jeff and I are joined by Howie Cohen to talk to Vitus Mataré and John Rosewall of Petrified Max about their latest album, "Year Gone By".

Episode #116: A Tribute to Tom Stevens

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya pay tribute to Tom Stevens of The Long Ryders and, in his honor, rebroadcast our previous conversation with him.

Episode #115: Our Conversation with Clive Jones

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya speak with Clive Jones, the editor of the book "Tell Me When It's Over: Notes from the Paisley Underground".

Episode #114: Our Conversation with Genny Schorr

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya speak with Genny Schorr about her work as a stylist with The Bangles, her band, Backstage Pass, and her podcast, Metal Priestesses.

Episode #113: Our Conversation with Donnette Thayer

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya are joined by Ronnie Barnett (The Muffs) to speak with Donnette Thayer (Game Theory, Hex, The Veil, X-Men) about Game Theory's album› "2 Steps from the Middle Ages".

Episode #112: Our Conversation with 28th Day

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya are joined by Ronnie Barnett (of The Muffs) as we speak to Barbara Manning, Michael Cloward, and Cole Marquis of the band 28th Day.›

Episode #111: Paisley Underground on Movie Soundtracks

Soraya & Jeff discuss movie soundtracks that include songs from members of The Paisley Underground.

Episode #110: Artist Focus: Will Glenn

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya take a look at Will Glenn's music with Rain Parade, Opal and Mazzy Star.

Episode #109: Artist Focus: Kendra Smith

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya take a look at Kendra Smith's solo work.

Episode #108: The Last “Look Again” with Joe Nolte and Vitus Mataré

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya speak with Joe Nolte and Vitus Mataré of The Last about the release of "Look Again".

Episode #107: “The Big Shot Chronicles” with Ronnie Barnett and Shelley LaFreniere

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya take a look at Game Theory's "The Big Shot Chronicles" with special guests Ronnie Barnett and Shelley LaFreniere.

Episode #106: Chris Cacavas “Ruins Your Favorites”

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya talk to Chris Cacavas about his latest release, "Ruins Your Favorites".

Episode #105: Bruce Duff & Michael Quercio Discuss Bill Bartell/Pat Fear

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya continue their conversation about Bill Bartell/Pat Fear with Bruce Duff & Michael Quercio.

Episode #104: Our Conversation with Pat Thomas

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya talk to Pat Thomas about his work on Steve Wynn's "Decade" CD Collection.

Episode #103: Matt Devine - A Distant Present

On the episode, Soraya and Jeff welcome back Matt Devine (Permanent Green Light, Medicine, Ventilator, Possum Dixon, Elevated Lines) to talk about his new release, A DISTANT PRESENT.

Episode #102: Green on Red, “Gravity Talks”

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya bring back their album focus format to take a look at Green on Red's "Gravity Talks".

Episode #101: Looking Back on Our First 100 Episodes

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya take a look back at 100 episodes of the podcast.

Episode #100: Our Conversation with Steve Wynn

On this episode, we talk to Steve Wynn about his upcoming 11-CD box set, DECADE.

Episode #99: Bill Bartell Discussion Follow-Up with Howie Pyro& Jeff McDonald

On this episode, we continue our discussion of Bill Bartell with Howie Pyro & Jeff McDonald (Redd Kross).

Episode #98:The Long Ryders “Native Sons”

On this episode, Jeff & Soraya return to their album focus format to take a look at The Long Ryders' "Native Sons".

Episode #97: Danny & Dusty panel

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya are joined by Ronnie Barnett (of The Muffs) to talk about the Danny & Dusty albums (Steve Wynn & Dan Stuart).

Episode #96: Our conversation with Bradley Skaught of The Bye Bye Blackbirds

On this episode, we talk with Bradley Skaught of The Bye Bye Blackbirds about the band's latest release, Boxer At Rest, his approach to songwriting, and the value of the 6' mark for a chorus.

Episode #95: The Go-Go’s Documentary Panel

On this episode, we discuss the recent Go-Go's documentary with Lina Litonjua, Lisa Torres, and Hassan Alamdari.

Episode #94: Our Conversation with The Steppes

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya conclude the VOXX label mini series and talk to members of The Steppes (John Fallon, Tim Gilman, and Jim Bailey) about their music.

Episode #93: Our Conversation with The Tell-Tale Hearts

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya talk to members of The Tell-Tale Hearts (Ray Brandes, Mike Stax, David Klowden, Eric Bacher, and Bill Calhoun) about their music.

Episode #92: Our Conversation with The Things (Steve Crabtree and Roy McDonald)

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya talk to Steve Crabtree and Roy McDonald about their time in The Things.

Episode #91: Bill Bartell Panel

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya talk about Bill Bartell/Pat Fear (White Flag, Tater Totz) with Dave Markey, Ronnie Barnett, Jason Schwartz, and Jennifer Schwartz.

Episode #90: Our conversation with Dave Faulkner of the Hoodoo Gurus

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya talk to Dave Faulkner of the Hoodoo Gurus about music, magic, and a new single.

Episode #89: Our conversation with Melanie Vammen and Karen (Blankfeld) Basset of The Pandoras

Soraya and Jeff speak with Melanie Vammen and Karen (Blankfeld) Basset of The Pandoras to learn about their time with the band, the 1984 HOT GENERATION single, the 2018 E.P. HEY! IT'S THE PANDORAS, the unreleased Elektra album COME INSIDE and we conclude by walking through the band's 1985 Rhino Record STOP PRETENDING track-by-track.

Episode #88: Our Conversation with Matt Piucci and Tim Lee (Gone Fishin’)

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya talk to Matt Piucci and Tim Lee about Gone Fishin' and the album "Can't Get Lost When You're Goin' Nowhere".

Episode #87: Our Conversation with Petrified Max

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya talk to Vitus Mataré and John Rosewall of Petrified Max about their new release, "Charlie Drove North".

Episode #86: Officially Released Live Recordings from The Paisley Underground

On this episode we discuss officially released live recordings from The Three O'Clock, The Bangles, The Dream Syndicate, and Rain Parade.

Episode #85: Our Conversation with Chris Cacavas

In this episode, Jeff and Soraya talk to Chris Cacavas about Home Recordings #1, Burn the Maps, and much more.

Episode #84: Our Conversation with Steve Wynn

Jeff and Soraya talk to Steve Wynn about a new single, recent releases, The Medicine Show, and a special one song performance for our Paisley People.

Episode #83: Our Conversation with Eddie Kalwa

In this episode, we talk with Eddie Kalwa of Rain Parade about when he joined the band, what it was like to record the first two records, his new project DONKEY, and we even learn a little bit more about David Roback. 

Episode #82: Unofficial Releases of the Paisley Underground

On this episode, Jeff and Soraya take a look at some unofficial releases of The Three O'Clock, The Bangles, The Dream Syndicate, and Rain Parade.

Episode #81: First Reactions to Voxx Bands The Steppes, The Tell-Tale Hearts, and The Things

On this episode, Jeff plays some Voxx tracks by the Tell-Tale Hearts, The Steppes, and The Things and gets Soraya’s reactions.

Episode #80: Our conversation with Debbi Peterson of The Bangles

In this episode, Jeff & Soraya talk to Debbi Peterson of The Bangles about the Paisley Underground, the early days of The Bangles, and get some new information about future releases of Doll Revolution and Sweetheart of the Sun.

Episode #79: Our Conversation with Steven Roback about Viva Saturn’s Ships of Heaven

In this episode, Jeff & Soraya talk to Steven Roback about Viva Saturn's unreleased album, "Ships of Heaven".

Episode #78: Our Conversation with Aaron Sherer

On this episode, we talk with Aaron Sherer about his time playing with David Roback and Kendra Smith.

Episode #77: Complilations! Rodney on the Roq Vol. 1-3

In this episode, we take a look at Rodney on the Roq Vol. 1-3 with Howie Cohen and Joy Milam.

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