Shortwave with Grant-Lee Phillips
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Shortwave host singer-songwriter Grant-Lee Phillips interviews fellow musicians about their craft, and guests perform acoustic renditions of their songs and new music that they're working on.
||Explicit17 Best of Shortwave 2012||As we ring in the new year we want to say thank you to all the listeners. Today we dig into the Shortwave archives to enjoy some live performances from guests such as Aimee Mann, Glen Phillips, Susanna Hoffs, Rhett Miller, YACHT, and much more.||12/31/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit16 Alex Wong - A City On A Lake||Brooklyn based producer, multi-instrumentalist, and singer-songwriter Alex Wong AKA A City On A Lake sits down to chat on today’s episode of Shortwave. Alex talks about his progression from producer to singer, his first bands, and how the legend of...||12/24/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit15 Gayle Skidmore||The prolific, poetic, and profoundly original Gayle Skidmore stops by to chat on this week’s Shortwave. Gayle talks about driving to Brooklyn from San Diego for her fans, catching up to releasing the almost 1700 songs she has written, and her...||12/17/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit14 Magnolia Memoir||The swinging and swaggering five-piece ensemble Magnolia Memoir sits down to chat with Grant-Lee Phillips on today’s episode of Shortwave. Mela Lee, Alexander Burke, and Aron Forbes talk about their first concert, approaching songs from any given...||12/10/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit13 The Section Quartet||The jubilant and charming Section Quartet sit down with Grant-Lee Phillips and talk about how they transitioned from classic orchestra to alternative rock on this weeks Shortwave. They discuss challenging the musical establishment, who gets the title...||12/3/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit12 Winterpills||Northampton’s Winterpills sit down to catch up with Grant-Lee Phillips on today’s episode of Shortwave. Winterpills’ Philip Price & Flora Reed talk about turning Grant-Lee onto Kombucha, how Philip & Flora met, and the process of...||11/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11 Charlie Peacock||Nashville based artist and producer Charlie Peacock sits down to chat about his musical influences on this week’s Shortwave. Charlie talks about living in a former church, how he started working with The Civil Wars, and drops some knowledge about...||11/19/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit10 Howe Gelb||Tucson Troubadour Howe Gelb & Giant Giant Sand set their sights on the Shortwave studios. Howe describes how the band formed by the wrath of coincidence, performing 3 hour long improvisational sets, and the story behind Erosion Rock. Howe also...||11/12/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit9 Jill Sobule||21st century balladeer Jill Sobule stops by to recall the many cover band names of her past on this week’s Shortwave. Jill talks about taking her mother to see Dancing With the Stars, working on a couple of musicals, and describes how street...||11/5/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit8 Guest Host: Paul F. Tompkins||Comedian/actor/writer Paul F. Tompkins takes on hosting duties to interview the host of Shortwave, the voice of Grant Lee Buffalo, and the Gilmore Girls beloved town troubadour Grant-Lee Phillips. Grant-Lee talks about his writing process, the fear of...||10/29/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7 Kristin Hersh||Founder of the alt/punk group Throwing Muses, frontrunner of the alt band 50 Foot Wave, and old friend Kristin Hersh catches up with Grant-Lee on this week’s Shortwave. Kristin talks about how she decided to write her own memoir after a journalist...||10/22/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit6 Rhett Miller||The Old 97‘s frontman, critically acclaimed author, and old friend Rhett Miller drops by to reveal the secret to the Old 97’s longevity on today’s episode of Shortwave. Rhett describes the interesting experience of working with mad genius Jon...||10/15/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit5 YACHT||Delve into the hermetic world of YACHT on this week’s episode of Shortwave. Jona Bechtolt and Claire Evans sit down with Grant-Lee Phillips to talk about how utopias inspired their current album “Shangri-La,” having to explain how they have...||10/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit4 The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs||It's been 16 years since she's released a solo album, Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles sits down to chat on this week's Shortwave. Susanna shares her writing process, explains how Keith Richard's audiobook inspired her throughout the...||10/1/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3 Toad the Wet Sprocket's Glen Phillips||A soft spoken Glen Phillips sits down with Grant-Lee Phillips on this week’s Shortwave. Glen & Grant-Lee chat about their collaborating history and going out on tour together. Glen also shares stories about his early beginnings as a theatre geek...||9/24/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2 Jukebox the Ghost||Jukebox the Ghost has traveled all the way from New York to join us in studio this week on Shortwave. Grant-Lee Phillips sits down with Ben, Tommy, and Jesse to chat about the dizzying and melodically haunting world that is Jukebox the Ghost. They...||9/17/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1 Aimee Mann||Welcome to the very first episode of Shortwave with Grant-Lee Phillips! Gather round as Grant-Lee Phillips welcomes old and new friends each week to share their music. Aimee Mann joins us on our very first episode to discuss her experience...||9/10/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
Just what I've been looking for!
I was so happy to hear that Earwolf was going to have a music podcast, and the first episode definitely did not let me down! I am a huge fan of comedy podcasts, especially those on the Earwolf network, and Shortwave seems like it will be a great look into the minds and lives of musicians, just as many of my favorite comedy podcasts do with comedians. I am already looking forward to the next episode!
I want a blanket made out of Grant-Lee Phillips's rich, velvety voice. I would never stop snuggling it.
Great choice for a host, Earwolf!
One of my favorite musicians, hosting a podcast on one of my favorire networks? Somebody pinch me! Big GLP(B) fan for nearly 20 years, always enjoyed his appearences on other 'casts, definitely deserves his own. Grant is a thoughtful, intelligent and funny musician who will continue to bring out the best in his guests.