Aug 29, 2018
Ep. 33. John is joined by Diana Metzger of Brightest Young Things to discuss "Don't Let Go," her favorite track off of The Green Album. Diana talks about what this song means to her, the extent of her relationship with the band over the years, and why the tweaked version of the song the band started performing...
Aug 22, 2018
Ep. 32. The common joke about "Misstep" is that it was, well, a misstep for the band. But, more than anything, this demo illustrates the ways that Weezer's experimental recording process in 2001 and 2002 constrained their ability to play around by publicizing almost all of their studio work.
1. "Misstep" (April...
Aug 15, 2018
Ep. 31. "Trampoline" is a song from the mysterious Weezer period of the late 1990s, but fans didn't get to hear it until it surfaced on the compilation Death to False Metal in 2010. Learn about the song's history on today's show, and how it illuminates both sides of the "Is this an album?" debate raging amongst...
Aug 8, 2018
Ep. 30. "I Wanna Know" is one of Weezer's most forgettable songs, which is why John and his guest Scott Auth (I Miss the Old Weezer) spend most of the episode talking about their Top 5 songs that evoke the classic 1990s Weezer sound.
1. "I Wanna Know" on YouTube
Aug 1, 2018
Ep. 29. John welcomes Scott Auth (I Miss the Old Weezer blog) to the show to discuss "Fake Smiles and Nervous Laughter," what it has to do with the band Wavves, the specific way it invokes Pinkerton, and the broader ways it plays around with the '90s Weezer sound.
1. "Fake Smiles and Nervous Laughter" on