September 16, 2021
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September 13, 2021
Candlebox's 1993 smash hit single "Far Behind" is still in regular rotation on rock radio today. On this episode, lead singer Kevin Martin discusses the writing, recording, release, and legacy of this timeless single.
September 06, 2021
Simple Plan vocalist Pierre Bouvier breaks down the writing, recording, and release of their 2002 smash hit single "Perfect".
August 30, 2021
With a career that spans over four decades, King's X have a strong cult following that would go to the end of the world for the band. In this episode, guitarist and vocalist Ty Tabor discusses the inspiration, writing, recording, release, and legacy of "Goldilox", which is the song that the ENTIRE crowd sings at every King's X show.
August 23, 2021
"Until The Day I Die" was the breakout hit that took the St. Louis based Story Of The Year from local band to MTV and radio stations all over the world. In this episode, lead singer Dan Marsala details the writing, recording, and release of this career-defining song.
August 16, 2021
Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd breaks down the writing, recording, and legacy of "Crazy Bitch", the song that launched the band into the stratosphere in the mid 2000s.
August 09, 2021
Suicide Machines frontman J. Navarro takes a look back at the writing, recording, and release of "Break The Glass", which is a classic fan favorite from the legendary Detroit ska-punk mainstays.
August 02, 2021
Juliana Theory singer Brett Detar sits in to discuss the writing, recording, and release of The Juliana Theory's fan favorite song "We're At The Top Of The World" from their 2000 album Emotion Is Dead.
July 26, 2021
The always interesting and hilarious Brendan Kelly breaks down the writing, recording, and release of the fan favorite from The Lawrence Arms, "The YMCA Down The Street From The Clinic".
July 19, 2021
Singer, songwriter, saxaphonist, and Asian Man Records founder Mike Park discusses the writing of legendary ska=punk band Skankin' Pickle's first ever song, "I Missed The Bus".
July 12, 2021
Against The Current lead singer Chrissy Costanza breaks down the inspiration and recording process for their 2016 fan favorite single "Wasteland".
July 08, 2021
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July 05, 2021
Brooklyn-based singer and songwriter VÉRITÉ discusses her heartwrenching 2020 single "Younger Women". This deeply personal song was written and recorded early in the Covid-19 lockdown, and she shares the story behind her first foray into self=producing.
June 28, 2021
"All For You" has maintained mainstream staying power for decades now. Sister Hazel frontman Ken Block details the song's evolution, from the very first demo to smash hit single status.
June 21, 2021
The Maine's John O'Callaghan discusses the trippy origins and unique recording experience of a fan favorite song.
June 14, 2021
Butch Walker has made his mark on the world of music as both a songwriter and a producer. In this episode, he takes us back to the writing, recording, and release of his first hit song.
May 31, 2021
Mayday Parade vocalist Derek Sanders stops by the podcast to discuss the writing, recording, and release of the 2009 fan favorite single "Kids In Love".