Join Brian Jacobs and Craig Smith for the second of four installments covering Paul McCartney’s eighties output. Covered in this episode: Say Say Say; Ode To A Koala Bear; PIPES OF PEACE; No More Lonely Nights; GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROAD STREET; We All Stand Together.
Get in the car already! You guys are under arrest ’cause you can’t do this: WIKKI WIKKI WIKKI WIKKI! Ben Cenac, known to Galactic Funkers as Cozmo D, joins Craig for a conversation about the birth and history of Newcleus and a track by track review of their 1984 album JAM ON REVENGE – filled with stories about the creation of the songs, changes that were made in the studio and Cozmo’s feelings about those changes nearly 35 years on, “fake Newcleus”, some talk about the gear used on the album and much much more. Stick around after the chat for a listen to “The Computer Age (Is Now)” from the forthcoming album JAM-ON RETURNS. Jammin’ on, Jam-On!
You asked for it, and here it is! Brian Jacobs comes on dahn dahn dahn dahn and joins Pods & Sods for a very controversial look at Bruce Springsteen’s 1984 LP Born In The USA, which is considered a masterpiece in some circles.
Electronic music pioneer and 80s icon, Howard Jones joins Eric in conversation. We talk about his two break-out albums of the 1980s, Human’s Lib and Dream Into Action, his performance at Live Aid, the origins of a few specific songs, about technology in music (including his position on auto-tuning,) about his new interactive project Engage and so much more.