Sep 18, 2019
Ep. 81. In light of Ric Ocasek's sudden and unexpected death over the weekend, John talks about the time Weezer covered a Cars song for a Cars movie soundtrack. He also discusses the band's long-ranging relationship with the Cars lead singer.
Sep 11, 2019
Ep. 80. "Get Me Some" is one of Weezer's heaviest rock songs, but John explains why the song feels out of place in both the album era it was created (Raditude) and the larger Post-Pinkerton era in which it was born.
Aug 28, 2019
Ep. 79. John is back with a brand new episode about one of his favorite Post-Pinkerton songs EVER! "Eulogy for a Rock Band" is exactly what its title says it is, and yet, there's a lot of mystery to explore as well, including figuring out which band this song is about.
1. "Eulogy for a Rock Band" on Spotify |
Aug 7, 2019
Ep. 78. "Freak Me Out" is one of the rare Weezer songs for which we have no alternate versions. There's no demos, no live performances, nothing but the album track. John explains why, and examines what makes this one of the most unique songs in Weezer's entire catalog.
Jul 31, 2019
Ep. 77. If any school offered a Masters Degree in covers of the A-Ha song "Take On Me," today's guest Jess Lampe would not only hold one, but also be a tenured professor in the department. Jess joins John to talk about the A-Ha original, the Weezer cover, and so much more in-between.
1. "Take On Me" (Weezer) on...