Episode 5: Talking Inspiration with Harold Hensley


In episode five, Harold Hensley stops by. Hensley is the guitarist and singer for The Repeating Arms. He also has a new solo album coming out in the fall of 2017. In a “Side Tracks” first, Hensley played a couple tunes for us. “Songs of Home” (6:21) and “Pose” (16:10) will both be featured on that forthcoming solo effort. We dive into Hensley’s album choices with Bright Eye’s 2005 masterpiece “I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning” (19:20). We then move to Monsters of Folk’s self-titled debut (29:10) from 2009, Matt Costa’s 2006 debut “Songs We Sing” (41:36) and Doug Martsch’s “Now We Know” (57:08) from 2002. Thanks as always to Frontier Folk Nebraska for use of their track “Cut You Loose” from their 2017 EP WARPIG.

Episode 4: Talking comedy with Chef Ja


Episode four features Jason Mosely (Chef Ja). We  kick off with a discussion of the “Game of Thrones” season seven premiere (2:18) before jumping into a new batch of stand up specials. We talk about Rory Scovel’s new hour “Tries Stand Up for the First Time (22:50). Our classic choice this time is Patrice O’Neal’s “Elephant in the Room” (34:38). We talk a little about the forthcoming “Destiny 2” video game (50:10) and Mosley gives a prediction about Detroit’s future (52:57).

The theme music is “Cut You Loose” by Frontier Folk Nebraska, from their 2017 EP WARPIG.

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Episode 3: Talking Brian Eno with Don Thrasher

Don Thrasher stops by for the first edition of a new segment dubbed “From the Used Bin,” where we find some underappreciated artists or works and discuss why they deserve more attention. This episode focuses on Brian Eno’s four mid-1970s vocal albums.

Don talks about when he discovered these Eno albums (1:34) and gives a brief overview of what makes Eno such a unique figure in music history. We briefly talk about Smug Brothers latest album “Disco Maroon“(7:03). The deep dives into the Eno albums kicks off with “Another Green World” (10:35), followed by “Here Come The Warm Jets” (16:51) “Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)” (27:01) and finally touching on some of Eno’s producing credits and “Before and After Science” (35:24).

These four Eno albums are also being re-released on 180 gram vinyl remastered for half-speed 45 RPM playback. For more info, click here.

As always, thanks to Frontier Folk Nebraska for use of their track “Cut You Loose” as the theme music from their 2017 EP “WARPIG

Episode 2: Talking Comedy with Chef Ja

 

Jason Mosley (Chef Ja) is back to talk about more stand up comedy. We dive into Sarah Silverman’s newest hour “A Speck of Dust” (1:50) and George Carlin’s 1996 HBO special “Back in Town” (15:03). Mosley breaks down the “Black Panther” trailer(48:50) and his thought on this year’s E3 (52: 54).

Theme music is “Cut You Loose” by Frontier Folk Nebraska from their 2017 EP “WARPIG.” Please support this great rock and roll band!!!

Episode 1: Talking comedy with Chef Ja

On this inaugural episode of “Side Tracks with Rusty Pate,”  Jason Mosley (Chef Ja) joins in to discuss two stand up comedy specials: Hasan Minaj’s “Homecoming King” (1:30) and Tom Segura’s “Mostly Stories” (15:30). We also talk about some new movie trailers: “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” (26:40), “Logan Lucky” (32:40).

Theme music is “Cut You Loose” by Frontier Folk Nebraska. The track is from the band’s 2017 EP “WARPIG.” Please support this great rock and roll band!!!