Episode 104: Everyday I Write the Book

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BIG thanks to Josh Kennedy (aka Thunder Comb) for joining us this week, and contributing music to the episode! You can listen above, and download the episode right here.

Topic:

  • Music biographies (and other books about music)
  • What pushes us to want to read about the bands and musicians we love?
  • Are books about bands better when written by the musician, or by an outside source?
  • How much detail is too much? Do we need to know absolutely everything about the musicians?
  • Which ones are our favorites? Which ones are our least favorites?

Songs:

  • Cream – “White Room”
  • Father John Misty – “I’m Writing a Novel”
  • The Undertones – “Teenage Kicks”
  • Exuma – “Obeah Obeah”

Bands:

  • Jack Bruce / Ginger Baker / Eric Clapton / Cream
  • Mike Doughty
  • Dan Bejar / Neko Case / The New Pornographers
  • MNDSGN
  • SBTRKT
  • MSTRKRFT
  • TNGHT
  • Diiv
  • King Tuff
  • Girls
  • Yoni Wolf / Why?
  • Carrie Brownstein / Corin Tucker / Janet Weiss / Sleater-Kinney
  • Bob Dylan
  • Eddie Vedder / Pearl Jam
  • Pavement
  • Guided by Voices
  • Dinosaur Jr.
  • Sebadoh
  • Blur
  • Sunny Day Real Estate
  • Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
  • Bob Dylan
  • Buzz Osborne / The Melvins
  • Rod
  • Navarone Bandit
  • Mo Troper
  • Curtis Mayfield
  • Paul Revere & the Raiders
  • Bush
  • Dave Grohl / Foo Fighters
  • Minor Threat
  • Rites of Spring
  • Teen Idles
  • Father John Misty
  • John Lennon / Paul McCartney / George Harrison / Ringo Starr / The Beatles
  • John Lydon / Public Image Ltd.
  • Kurt Cobain / Nirvana
  • Courtney Love
  • Keith Richards / Mick Jagger / Rolling Stones
  • Jeff Mangum / Neutral Milk Hotel
  • The Undertones
  • John Peel
  • Napalm Death
  • Saul Williams
  • The Black Keys
  • Jake Bugg
  • Leon Russell
  • Elephant Revival
  • Small Million
  • Awesomer
  • Neither v Either
  • The National
  • Arcade Fire
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Billy Bragg
  • The Kills
  • Mark Lanegan / Screaming Trees
  • Flying Lotus
  • Exuma
  • One Direction
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