Nov 30, 2018
Ep. 44. "New Joint" is one of the first songs Weezer recorded in their sessions for the Green Album. John talks about this song as the transition point from SS2K to New Joint, and what its original title tells us about this song and its limited scope.
1. "New Joint" on YouTube
1. "New Joint" at
Nov 21, 2018
I'm often asked by fans of the show for my favorite song, my least favorite song, my top ten, etc. I don't have a ready answer for these questions, in part because such an answer is never truly defined.
In that spirit, I'll be using this post as a place to track my favorite (and least favorite!) tracks covered on the...
Nov 14, 2018
Ep. 43. "Cold and Damp" is another entry from the mysterious late '90s period of the band's history, where the band wasn't really a band and Rivers Cuomo was isolated and trying to reinvent his songwriting process. Learn what this song has to do with Oasis, Cuomo's unconscious and the Encyclopedia of Pop on today's...
Nov 7, 2018
Ep. 42. "Dreamin'" is not a perfect song, but it's one of the more interesting ones we'll ever cover on the show. On today's episode, John discusses the amazing bridge, what about this song reminds him of "Across the Sea," and pizza bagels. Yes: pizza bagels.
Nov 1, 2018
Ep. 41. "Diamond Rings" never made it onto Maladroit, but it speaks volumes about what did and didn't work in this period of Weezer's work in and out of the studio.
1. "Diamond Rings" (Live) on YouTube