Ep112: Jakko M Jakszyk of King Crimson Pt 2

Ep112: Jakko M Jakszyk of King Crimson Pt 2

Jakko M Jakszyk is living his dream, playing with his musical heroes King Crimson. Today Jakko discusses his studio work and current remixing projects for Emerson Lake & Palmer, Jethro Tull & more, plus a heap of great stories as only Jakko can tell them. This is part 2 of a 2 part series.

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Ep110: Tales of The Ramones w Ed Stasium

Ep110: Tales of The Ramones w Ed Stasium

The Ramones defined the sound of popular music for decades, influencing countless bands in their wake. Yet, at the time, their success was limited. Ed Stasium was in the studio for most of their classic recordings and tells the tales of the Ramones; the music, the records, the people.

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Ep109: Growing up Moon Unit Zappa

Ep109: Growing up Moon Unit Zappa

This week we speak to Moon Unit Zappa about her musical moments with her father, what it was like growing up in the Zappa home, the music they shared, the music they didn't, the unexpected hit 'Valley Girl' and her ongoing quest for normality.

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Ep108: Derek Shulman of Gentle Giant

Ep108: Derek Shulman of Gentle Giant

Prog Rock legends Gentle Giant have an extensive history and catalogue of rare records. Founder Derek Shulman discusses the band, Simon Dupree & The Big Sound, the missing multitrack tapes, the latest remix release "Three Piece Suite" with Steven Wilson, and heaps more. Plus a Gentle Giant track for listeners of The Vinyl Guide to enjoy!

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Ep107: Jake Burns of Stiff Little Fingers

Ep107: Jake Burns of Stiff Little Fingers

Formed in Belfast during the Northern Ireland conflict known as 'The Troubles', Stiff Little Fingers rose to not only write and record some very important punk rock songs but also inspire hundreds (thousands?) of bands in their wake. We talk to Jake Burns today about the history and legacy of Stiff Little Fingers.

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Ep105: Don Was, President of Blue Note Records

Ep105: Don Was, President of Blue Note Records

Don Was has had an amazing career, making hits as a musician / producer, winning Grammys and industry accolades, and now President of Blue Note Records, the most legendary record label in music history. Don talks about how he got the gig, the turnaround of Blue Note, the legacy of the label, the cool stuff in the vault, his strategy on vinyl reissues and the new Blue Note Review boxset.

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Ep103: The Mystique of Betty Davis - w Oliver Wang

Ep103: The Mystique of Betty Davis - w Oliver Wang

Betty Davis wrote three of the most influential albums of the 1970s and then disappeared. Today we learn about her life, music and records while attempting to glimpse into her decision to walk away from it all. Oliver Wang, music and cultural journalist, talks us through the life and mystique of Betty Davis.

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Ep102: Joey Santiago of The Pixies

Ep102: Joey Santiago of The Pixies

Joey Santiago may be the most important guitarist of his generation. His unique guitar work has contributed greatly not just to the sound of the Pixies, but his influence is the butterfly effect to popular music. Join us for the conversation with a very cool, humble dude who loves to listen to records.

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Ep101: Darryl DMC McDaniels - Back From The Dead: The Legend Lives

Ep101: Darryl DMC McDaniels - Back From The Dead: The Legend Lives

Darryl DMC McDaniels is 1/3rd of the rap pioneering band RUN DMC and today he takes us through the early days, the bittersweet times and the pivot points of life that led him to global success with Raising Hell and inspire a generation of hip-hop artists. We also share the stories and a taste of his latest EP "BACK FROM THE DEAD: THE LEGEND LIVES" which is available on Record Store Day Black Friday Nov 24.

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Ep100: Henry Rollins - Record Collector

Ep100: Henry Rollins - Record Collector

Henry Rollins has a brilliant and diverse career, including fronting Black Flag, Rollins Band, authoring books, hosting TV shows and touring the world, however today he joins us as a fellow record collector. Henry shares about his legendary vinyl record collection, his approach to title curation, his adventures around the world looking to fill those voids in his collection and more. It's a very special episode of The Vinyl Guide so pls enjoy and share!

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Ep099: Charlie Benante of Anthrax

Ep099: Charlie Benante of Anthrax

Anthrax is one of the "Big 4" metal bands, alongside Metallica, Slayer and Megadeth. Today Charlie Benante shares about the history of the band, the early days, the recordings and deep dives into songs like "Indians", "I'm the Man" and the remake of "Bring The Noise" with Public Enemy. Also discussed is the history of the SOD project and what's in store for Anthrax and Charlie's coffee empire.

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Ep098: Why Vinyl Matters w Dr Jennifer Otter Bickerdike

Ep098: Why Vinyl Matters w Dr Jennifer Otter Bickerdike

Dr Jennifer Otter Bickerdike has authored many books and her latest, "Why Vinyl Matters", is a testament of passion and respect to the audio format we love and the people behind it. Today we have a colourful discussion on vinyl records and find we have much more than vinyl in common. Plus I did a mystery record swap with a listener, hear the results live on air!

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Ep097: Paz Lenchantin of The Pixies

Ep097: Paz Lenchantin of The Pixies

Paz Lenchantin grew up with classically trained parents and went on to play with some of the most influential bands of modern music, spending time with A Perfect Circle, the short-lived Billy Corgan project Zwan, The Entrance Band and finally becoming a full time member of The Pixies. Today Paz shares her journey on The Vinyl Guide.

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Ep096: Elliot Easton of The Cars, The Empty Hearts & More

Ep096: Elliot Easton of The Cars, The Empty Hearts & More

Elliot Easton's contribution to modern music cannot be overstated; As a member of The Cars, Elliot has composed some of the most amazing melodies and guitar solos in the history of rock music. Today he talks about his past with The Cars and his present and future with The Empty Hearts, a super-group with Elliot, members of Blondie, The Romantics & The Chesterfield Kings. Plus today we share two of Elliot's favourite tracks from their debut LP, turn it up and enjoy!

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Ep095: My Crazy Life with DFL

Ep095: My Crazy Life with DFL

DFL started as a fun side project with Monty Messex, Crazy Tom Davis, Mike D and Adam Horovitz (Ad-rock) of the Beastie Boys, and quickly flourished into one of the best hardcore punk bands of the 90s. Hear the full story today.

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Ep093: Paramount Records with John Tefteller

Ep093: Paramount Records with John Tefteller

Paramount Records has been out of business for nearly 90 years but still influences musicians today and holds a permanent place of mystique and reverence for record collectors and music fans. Today we talk about the history and legacy of Paramount Records with world renown record collector and blues historian John Tefteller.

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