Dec 25, 2018
Ep. 50. "Silent Night" is the last track on the Christmas With Weezer EP. John takes it as an opportunity to reflect on why he likes this EP, what the detractors have to say about it, and why he thinks it's sneakily one of the band's best Post-Pinkerton projects.
Dec 21, 2018
Ep. 49. On today's show, John talks about "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," why Pat Wilson's love of his iPhone helped lead to Christmas With Weezer, and why this project made him think about, of all things, the Weezer Snuggie.
Dec 18, 2018
Ep. 48. "The First Noel" is the fourth track on the Christmas With Weezer EP, and the focus of today's new episode. John explains who is responsible for the instrumentation given that Rivers Cuomo didn't pick up a guitar at these sessions, and why 2008 was the perfect time for such a different approach to a...
Dec 12, 2018
Ep. 47. "O Holy Night" is a familiar Christmas carol, but not one many would think to be a fit for a band like Weezer. Quite often featured on Christmas albums as a vocal showcase, the song is the most challenging task Rivers Cuomo faced on the Christmas With Weezer EP. On today's episode, John talks about how he...
Dec 8, 2018
Ep. 46. "O Come All Ye Faithful" is the second track on Christmas With Weezer, the EP that began its life as an iPhone application. On today's show, John talks about the band's version of this famous carol and why Rivers Cuomo plays a different role than usual on these recordings.
1. "O Come All Ye Faithful" on...