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Grateful Dead – What’s So Great?
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! What the heck makes the Grateful Dead so great anyway? The songs? The jams? The culture? Dan and Dan debate with longtime Deadhead and music industry veteran Jack Barton. Jack enlightens us on his experience with the Grateful Dead, the community it inspired and the bands musical legacy. Plus, hear new ‘Songs of the Week’ from Starcrawler and Tracey Thorn.
Music Rivalries with Author Steven Hyden
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! We talk music rivalries on this edition of the podcast! Steven Hyden is the author of a new book called 'Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me: What Pop Music Rivalries Reveal About the Meaning of Life'. Dan and Dan welcome Steven to talk Beatles vs. Stones, Oasis vs. Blur, Kanye vs. Taylor and what these rivalries say about us. Plus, with the DNC in Philly, Dan and Dan tell us which song they'd pick as a campaign song if they were running for President. Listen now to find out what they picked!
Merle Haggard – plus an interview with Peter Wolf
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! We recently lost a musical treasure in the great Merle Haggard. Dan and Dan remember the country icon and reminisce how the music of Merle touched their lives. Plus, Peter Wolf, legendary frontman of the J. Geils Band, calls in to talk about his relationship with Merle and shares some stories about their time together. The guys also share their favorite Merle Haggard songs, offer up a new two minute drill and more!
Carmine Appice
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! It's one of the most sensational interviews we've ever done on the Dan and Dan Music Podcast. Iconic rock drummer Carmine Appice dropped by the studio to talk about his brand new biography 'Stick It! My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock N Roll'. The book is an open and honest look back at Carmine's life breaking into the music industry and playing with some of rock n roll's most celebrated superstars. It's a fascinating interview. Dan and Dan also pick their Songs of the Week and kick off the show with a brand new two minute drill.
Record Collections, Part 1 – Vinyl
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! The Dan's want to know what music fans are doing with their Record Collections in the digital age of music. Neil Shah of the Wall Street Journal recently wrote a great piece titled "Why Vinyl's Boom Is Over". We talk to Neil about the resurgence of vinyl and what it has meant for artists and record collectors. Plus, what does the future of vinyl look like? We'll find out. Plus, Guns 'N Roses debut turns 30 years old and brand new 'Songs of the Week'!
Dave Morrell
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! This week, the guys talk with music industry veteran and author Dave Morrell. Dave has just released two books, Horse-Doggin': The Morrell Archives Volume 1 and 1974 - The Promotion Man - New York City: The Morrell Archives Volume 2. Dave shares incredible stories from his days in the record business including meeting his hero John Lennon, working with the Allman Brothers, Graham Nash and more. It's a must-listen interview on the Dan and Dan Music Podcast!
An Interview with Greg Dulli
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Frontman and founder of The Afghan Whigs, Greg Dulli joins the Dan and Dan Music Podcast. Greg is getting ready to embark on a solo tour in 2016, and he gives us a preview of what to expect. Our conversation also touches on current events and some of Greg's favorite musical discoveries of the past year. Dan and Dan also tackle the recent Grammy nominations in our Two Minute Drill and offer up their favorite holiday tunes for this week's Homework Assignment.
Music Streaming - Part II
Dan and Dan follow-up on their discussion about music streaming from last episode. Having had the opportunity to spend some time with Apple Music, the guys offer some reaction and feedback. Plus it's the halfway point of 2015, the guys pick their favorites of the year so far and have new Songs of the Week!
25th Anniversary of Nirvana's 'Nevermind'
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! It was a ground-breaking album and just celebrated its 25th anniversary. On this podcast, Dan and Dan remember Nirvana's 'Nevermind' with some special guests. The Dan's talk with John Rosenfelder, who was the National Director of College and Metal Promotion at Geffen Records, and Kurt St. Thomas, who was the Music Director at WFNX in Boston, both of whom were integral during the release of the album. Together the guys remember one of the greatest albums in the history of rock and roll on its 25th anniversary.
Mother's Day w/ Virginia Hanlon Grohl
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Happy Mother's Day! The Dan's are excited to welcome Virginia Hanlon Grohl to the podcast. Yup, Dave Grohl's mom joins us to talk about her new book 'From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars'. She is a fabulous interview and tells stories about her newfound relationships with other rock moms. Plus, a very special guest appearance by Dan's mom! Which one? You'll have to listen to find out.
Dorothy Carvello
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Dorothy Carvello was the first female A&R executive in the history of Atlantic Records. She chronicles her career in a new book ‘Anything for a Hit: An A&R Woman’s Story of Surviving the Music Industry’. It’s a shocking portrait of an industry already known to be somewhat lawless. Dorothy talks to Dan and Dan about her intentions for writing the book, how the culture within the industry has changed and what it was like to working alongside industry icons like Ahmet Ertegun.
Best of Dan and Dan 2018 (So Far!)
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! We’re at the halfway point of 2018 and this time around on the podcast we revisit some of our favorite interviews of the year so far. We’ll listen back to a conversation the Dan’s had with legendary record man, Seymour Stein! Plus, Morgan Lander of the heavy metal band Kittie opened our eyes to what it’s like being an all-female band in a male dominated genre. Both were fantastic guests, and you can relive their interviews now!
A&R with Steve Ralbovsky
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Steve Ralbovsky is the founder of Canvasback Music and a true music industry veteran. For decades Steve has played an integral part in launching artists careers and his current label roster is home to Alt-J, Frightened Rabbit, Grouplove, The Orwells, and more. Steve talks in depth about his career and offers his perspective on the current state of the music industry. Also, our ‘Two Minute Drill’ reviews the current Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees, and the Dan’s pick their favorite songs about food!
A&R with Steve Ralbovsky (Part 2)
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! It's part 2 of our conversation with Canvasback Music founder Steve Ralbovsky, and this time in person! Steve took the trip to Philadelphia to continue the conversation about the role of a modern-day A&R person in the music industry. Steve gives some insightful advice for young bands and shares unique stories about some of the talented artists he has worked with over his career including Joe Henry and David Gray. Also, the Dan’s remember the late Gord Downie, frontman of the Tragically Hip, and pick new 'Songs of the Week'
Lou Reed: A Life – an interview with Anthony DeCurtis
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Dan Reed calls ‘Lou Reed: A Life’, by Anthony DeCurtis, the best rock biography he’s ever read. The book chronicles the life of one of the most intriguing, and complicated, artists of all-time. Anthony stops by the studio to talk with the Dan’s about Lou’s career, the task of writing this book, as well as his own relationship with Lou.
Bob Forrest
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! This week, the guys invite Bob Forrest to the studio for a conversation. It's a captivating, wide-ranging discussion with Bob about his time as the frontman for the influential LA band Thelonius Monster. Bob also opens up about his struggles with addiction, his recovery and now role as a drug counselor, most notably alongside Dr. Drew Pinksy on Celebrity Rehab. Dan and Dan also talk with Bob about his emotional new studio album, Survival Songs and his new memoir coming out soon. It's a must listen this week, plus the guys review the new song from Adele and offer up their Songs of the Week!
The Song Machine - An Interview with Author John Seabrook
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! This week, the guys have a conversation with author John Seabrook. John has a new book called The Song Machine. It's a fascinating read and a detailed look at the current state of music recording. Dan and Dan ask John about the inspiration for the book and take a look at the formula for creating a hit! Also, Dan and Dan pick their Top 5 acts from this year's Hall of Fall nominees, tell us their favorite SAD songs, and offer up their Songs of the Week!
New Order - A Conversation with Bernard Sumner
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Today Dan and Dan talk New Order! Founder of Joy Division and New Order, Bernard Sumner calls in to chat on this edition of the podcast. He talks about the band's new album 'Music Complete' and working with folks like Iggy Pop and Brandon Flowers. Dan and Dan also discuss the impact of New Order's music over the past 30 plus years. And if that's not enough the guys offer up their 'Songs of the Week' and divulge their first ever rock concerts!
Iggy Pop
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! On this edition of the podcast, we spotlight Iggy Pop. There is a new documentary about The Stooges. The guys review the new Jim Jarmusch film, 'Gimme Danger', and talk Iggy from the beginnings of The Stooges up through his most recent album with Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age. Plus, new Songs of the Week from the Cincinnati band Dawg Yawp and Conor Oberst!
Rita Coolidge
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! She's a two-time Grammy winner who has sung with the likes of Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan, Joe Cocker, and Eric Clapton. She was also the inspiration for songs by Leon Russell and Stephen Stills. Needless to say, Rita Coolidge was at the center of some historic rock and roll moments. Her new memoir, 'Delta Lady', is an honest and intimate recount of her life. Rita joins the podcast to share some of these wonderful stories. Also on the show, the Dan's pick brand new Songs of the Week and remember the 20th anniversary of the death of Tupac Shakur.
Bands of Brothers
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Who are some of your favorite rock n roll 'Bands of Brothers'? In many ways a band is like a family. So what happens when actual family members try to co-exist in a band? On this edition of the Dan and Dan Music Podcast the guys discuss some of the best brotherly rivalries in music. From Noel and Liam in Oasis to Ray and Dave Davies of The Kinks, bands of brothers have been responsible for some incredible music … and also some legendary battles. The Dan's also pick brand new Songs of the Week and more!
The State of Country Music
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Today, we talk The State of Country Music. Dan and Dan welcome former CEO of Universal Music Group Nashville and founder of Lost Highway Records Luke Lewis to the podcast. Luke has worked with major country stars like Shania Twain and also helped grow of careers of artists like Ryan Adams and Lucinda Williams. He gives great perspective on country music past, present and future. The Dan's lament the popularity of 'Bro-Country' and ponder the impact that talented current artists like Sturgill Simpson and Chris Stapleton will have on country music.
Amy Rigby and Wreckless Eric
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Dan and Dan debate stepping away from the music industry and entering the world of marriage counseling. Don’t worry, that notion doesn’t last too long. However, the Dan’s do welcome a husband and wife musical couple to the show. Amy Rigby and Wreckless Eric call in to talk about their own respective careers and what it’s like to be married to a fellow musician. Plus, the guys give their thoughts about the departure of Lindsey Buckingham from Fleetwood Mac during our ‘Two Minute’ Drill.
Memphis Rent Party – An Interview with Author Robert Gordon
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Acclaimed author Robert Gordon drops by the podcast to chat with the Dan’s about his latest book, ‘Memphis Rent Party’. Like his book, our interview paints an insider picture of one of music’s most influential cities. Robert tells tales dating back to the advent of Sun Records to his personal experiences with Jeff Buckley and more recently, Cat Power. It’s a masterful account of the history of music in Memphis. Plus, both Dan DeLuca and Robert Gordon are graduates of the University of Pennsylvania. Don’t miss the story of how they first met!
The End of Classic Rock with Steven Hyden
Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Author Steven Hyden returns to the podcast to discuss his new book ‘Twilight of the Gods - A Journey to the End of Classic Rock’. The guys explore the impact that classic rock radio has had on artists themselves and generations of listeners. Plus, Steve explains the influence that the deaths of David Bowie and Tom Petty had on the book. In addition to our interview with Steven Hyden, the Dan’s also pick their favorite songs of the year … so far!
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Podcast Details
Started
Feb 3rd, 2015
Latest Episode
Jan 14th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
88
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No

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